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'Shoot Them Dead': Philippine President Duterte Warns COVID-19 Lockdown Violators

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MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has warned violators of coronavirus lockdown measures they could be shot fo... Read more

Explainer: What Now For Indonesia After Jokowi Signed Regulation On Social Restrictions To Tackle COVID-19?

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JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Tuesday (Mar 31) declared the country to be in a state of “public health ... Read more

Several Malaysian States Call Off Ramadan Bazaars Amid COVID-19 Fears

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SINGAPORE: Several Malaysian states, including Kedah, Selangor, Terengganu and Melaka, have announced that Ramadan bazaa... Read more

Christians In Malaysia To Celebrate Easter Online Amid Extended COVID-19 Movement Curbs

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KUALA LUMPUR: Churches in Malaysia will hold Easter celebrations online as the movement control order prohibiting m... Read more

Philippine Student Hopes 3D Printer Can Be Lifesaver For Doctors

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MANILA: A schoolboy in the Philippines has been putting his free time to good use by making dozens of plastic face shiel... Read more

As The World Battles COVID-19, Governments Are Under Fire

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PARIS: As the world battles the coronavirus pandemic, the main question for most is simply: "When will it end?" But oth... Read more

Disgraced Cardinal Pell To Receive Final Verdict

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BRISBANE: Australia's High Court said on Thursday (Apr 2) it will rule on Cardinal George Pell's appeal against child ... Read more

Trump Casts Doubt On China's Coronavirus Figures

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WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump cast doubt Wednesday (Apr 1) on the accuracy of official Chinese figures on its cor... Read more

Commentary: Malaysias Latest Stimulus Package Provides Huge Relief But Is Only Enough Until May

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The new economic stimulus measures will bolster household incomes and boost companies’ cash flow but the challenge is ... Read more

US Navy Evacuating Virus-struck Aircraft Carrier Roosevelt

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WASHINGTON: The US Navy is evacuating thousands of sailors from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosev... Read more

Afghan Government Holds Talks With Taliban In Kabul On Prisoner Swap

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KABUL: Afghan government representatives have met with the Taliban in Kabul for the first time to discuss a prisoner swa... Read more

Singapore, China Agree To Strengthen Cooperation To Address Global COVID-19 Threat

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SINGAPORE: Singapore and China expressed concern over the COVID-19 pandemic and agreed to strengthen bilateral, regional... Read more

Sri Lanka Seizes Record US$65 Million Worth Of Drugs

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Sri Lanka's navy seized $65 million worth of crystal methamphetamine and ketamine on Wednesday in the country's biggest ... Read more

Man Found Dead On Thai Train Tests Positive For COVID-19

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A man found dead on a passenger train in Thailand has tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said Wednesday, as ... Read more

Malaysia Makes Massive Seizure Of Pangolin Scales

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Malaysian authorities seized about six tonnes of pangolin scales and smashed a smuggling syndicate, officials said Wedne... Read more