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Virus misinformation fuels panic in Asia (source — 29/05/2020 07:18:19

HONG KONG: False alerts about a man shot dead at a coronavirus checkpoint, old footage of a supermarket stampede in reports of panic buying, and a 2015 video of a police raid on a brothel recirculated...

Shattered dreams (source — 29/05/2020 05:42:57

KUALA LUMPUR: In 1994, Yohanes Mbenu, 48, paid an Indonesian agent on Flores Island the equivalent of RM1,500 on the promise that the agent would get him a job in Malaysia.Apart from the fare, the fee...

Tourism industry in need of specific stimulus package (source — 28/05/2020 18:18:19

GEORGE TOWN: A specific stimulus package is needed for the tourism industry, the sector worst hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, former tourism, culture and arts deputy minister Muhammad Bakthiar Wan Chik ...

Webinar on how to do business virtually (source — 28/05/2020 06:57:02

PETALING JAYA: Without a doubt, businesses drive the economy, but even the most global-centric enterprise is not immune to the negative impact brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic.The pandemic has even...

Thailand reports 9 new Covid-19 cases, no new deaths (source — 27/05/2020 07:59:34

BANGKOK: Thailand on Wednesday reported nine new coronavirus infections, bringing its total to 3,054 confirmed cases. There were no new deaths reported.The cases were Thai nationals in quarantine who ...

Coronavirus: Kiwi living in Thailand helping locals bounce back, rather than flying home (source — 27/05/2020 01:33:25

The tourist hotspot has been crippled by the pandemic, but one Kiwi is doing his best to help.

Thailand: Elephants on 'great migration' to survive coronavirus starvation (source — 26/05/2020 02:02:23

With the collapse of the tourism industry because of the coronavirus, Thailand's captive elephants are now at risk of starvation.

Coronavirus live news: Spain to reopen to tourists in July (source — 23/05/2020 23:12:47

Spain to welcome foreign visitors from July and restart football league in early June, as Iran relaxes lockdown and Thailand begins testing its vaccine on monkeysSpain to reopen to overseas tourists f...

Myanmar editor jailed for 2 years over coronavirus error (source — 22/05/2020 13:14:00

YANGON: A Myanmar news editor has been jailed for two years after his agency reported a coronavirus death that turned out to be false, his lawyer said Friday.The country has only 199 confirmed cases o...

Tighten border control, prevent illegals from sneaking in: PM Muhyiddin (source — 22/05/2020 10:01:32

PUTRAJAYA: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pix) wants the national maritime border control to be tightened so that no more immigrants will be able to sneak illegally into the country.The prime minister said...

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