Malaysia real-time news

Coronavirus UK LIVE: Preston warns ‘don’t kill granny’ after lockdown imposed as Malaysia and Brunei added to safe list (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 08/08/2020 21:04:32

Belgium, Andorra And The Bahamas Added To UK Quarantine List (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 06/08/2020 22:40:54

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more.The UK’s governments have removed Belgium, Andorra and the Bahamas from its quarantine-e...

Why some countries are surging and others slumping in pandemic (source — www.smh.com.au) 05/08/2020 11:31:30

Indonesia and the Philippines have been smashed by the coronavirus, but Thailand and Malaysia are slowly re-opening and Singapore has coped reasonably well. How?

The 15 Best Instagram Recipes From July 2020 (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 04/08/2020 09:00:02

We’re here to guide you through the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism.In the summer, we’re expected to crave light foods tha...

Lynas touts geopolitical strength as production takes a pandemic hit (source — www.smh.com.au) 22/07/2020 09:44:02

The Rare earths miner says it is expecting higher demand for its ores in the current half year after the COVID-related shutdown of its Malaysian operations crippled production for the June quarter.

Rohingya face ‘cruel’ caning sentence in Malaysia as hostility to refugees grows (source — www.theguardian.com) 21/07/2020 09:15:35

Survivors of dangerous sea journey convicted amid a rise in hate speech and mass detentions in centres rife with Covid-19Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA group of Rohingya...

Global report: France reveals 400-500 active Covid-19 clusters as mask rules tighten (source — www.theguardian.com) 20/07/2020 17:13:39

Melbourne battles fresh coronavirus outbreak; Belgian cases rise sharply; Hong Kong attempts to rein in third peakCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFrance has made the wearin...

Global report: France reveals 400-500 new Covid-19 clusters as mask rules tighten (source — www.theguardian.com) 20/07/2020 17:13:39

Melbourne battles fresh coronavirus outbreak; Belgian cases rise sharply; Hong Kong attempts to rein in third peakCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFrance has made the wearin...

Qatar Airways and Malaysia Airlines plan a return of regular flights to New Zealand (source — www.stuff.co.nz) 18/07/2020 01:14:54

Qatar Airways and Malaysia Airlines returning to New Zealand following Covid-19 hiatus.

Coronavirus: Kiwi stuck on oil rig in Malaysia for 126 days with no way home thanks to 'unfair' flight freeze (source — www.stuff.co.nz) 10/07/2020 00:25:51

Gareth Jolly has been at work on an oil rig for over 120 days - but he won't be coming home anytime soon.

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death