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Singapore PM sends Aidilfitri greetings to Malaysian, Brunei, Indonesian leaders (source — www.thesundaily.my) 24/05/2020 17:30:31

SINGAPORE: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (pix) today conveyed his Hari Raya Aidilfitri greetings to leaders of the republic’s neighbours that include Malaysia, according to the Prime Minist...

Police thwart foreigner’s escape bid from Pudu market area (source — www.thesundaily.my) 16/05/2020 03:23:14

KUALA LUMPUR: A foreigner’s brazen attempt to escape from the Pudu Market area, which has been placed under tightened administrative control, failed when he was arrested by police today.In the inciden...

Health reforms must survive political transitions: Expert (source — www.thesundaily.my) 07/05/2020 05:46:35

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia needs a sustainable Health Reform Act that could survive any changes over time, according to a health systems specialist. Dr Khor Swee Kheng said the Covid-19 pandemic has highl...

Covid-19: Polish students challenge M’sians to undertake educational tasks at home (source — www.thesundaily.my) 30/04/2020 12:24:42

KUALA LUMPUR: The Embassy of Poland in Malaysia has come up with a unique competition for Malaysians, especially youngsters, comprising a series of tasks that can be done at home.Ambassador of Poland ...

80 Malaysians stranded in Saudi Arabia to return home tomorrow: Hishammuddin (source — www.thesundaily.my) 10/04/2020 16:58:25

PUTRAJAYA: The 80 Malaysian citizens who are stranded in Saudi Arabia following the suspension of flights and travel ban by the government of the kingdom due to the Covid-19 outbreak, are expected to ...

Islamic group faces pressure after gatherings raise virus fears (source — www.thesundaily.my) 09/04/2020 14:48:21

ISLAMABAD: An Islamic missionary movement is at the centre of a growing controversy in South Asia after it repeatedly held massive gatherings despite warnings about the coronavirus.Hundreds of followe...

Malaysia joins global ‘Solidarity Trial’ to test possible treatments for Covid-19 (source — www.thesundaily.my) 06/04/2020 07:50:28

KUALA LUMPUR: The “Solidarity Trial”, launched by the World Health Organization (WHO), will see Malaysia’s involvement in an international effort to test several drugs in treating Covid-19.Malaysia’s ...

Covid-19: 4,577 Malaysians overseas brought home (source — www.thesundaily.my) 03/04/2020 17:27:41

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 4,577 Malaysians overseas have so far been brought home through the repatriation exercise funded by the government, with contributions from political parties, private sector a...

Cases may dip by end of MCO: Virologist (source — www.thesundaily.my) 03/04/2020 06:28:02

PETALING JAYA: Medical experts expect the number of people infected with Covid-19 in the country to drop by the end of phase two of the movement control order (MCO).Emeritus Professor Datuk Dr Lam Sai...

Covid-19 forces Sarawak couple to postpone wedding (source — www.thesundaily.my) 29/03/2020 04:13:44

KUCHING: Wedding bells will not be ringing any time soon for two couples here who had to postpone their big day due to Covid-19 and movement control order (MCO).Natalia Arderiasonia Wilroade, an immig...

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