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Malaysian villagers escape floods on excavator as 28,000 evacuated

Malaysian villagers were evacuated in an excavator while others swam through deep waters Wednesday as the number forced from their homes by floods rose to more than 28,000 with at least four dead.  Flooding hits the country's east coast during the rainy season annually and...

Boris Johnson locks down UK again, says ‘variant spreading at an alarming rate’

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India, Jan. 5 -- Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday night announced another national lockdown from early Wednesday following continuing spike in the number of new Covid-19 cases - seven consecutive days registered over 50,000 daily cases - as the race between vaccine and...

UK approaches one million vaccinated as cases surge

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by Anna MALPAS Britain said Thursday that it had vaccinated almost 950,000 people, as a surge in coronavirus cases prompted the reopening of field hospitals and warnings not to party on New Year's Eve. According to the latest government figures, 944,539 people in the UK had...

Boris Johnson’s father seeks French citizenship

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's father Stanley confirmed plans on Thursday to seek French citizenship as the free movement of Britons in the EU comes to an end under the Brexit pact delivered by his son. Speaking to France's RTL radio in French, Stanley Johnson...

Kaspersky: Information shared online becomes one’s reputation and creates an impact in the real world

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Manila, Dec. 10 -- Asia Pacific (APAC) is fertile land for social media, housing more than half of the world's total users and center of Facebook's growth. East Asia logs the most number of virtual network users at over 1 billion as of 2020, with...

US, China dominated arms market in 2019: report

US and Chinese companies dominated the global arms market in 2019, while the Middle East made its first appearance among the 25 biggest weapons manufacturers, a report by the SIPRI research institute said Monday. The US arms industry accounted for 61 percent of sales by...

DAP sources: MPs toeing line set by Anwar but some upset with decision on budget

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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 26 -- Sources from DAP have explained that all its MPs received instruction from Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim against bloc voting for the Budget 2021 that was subsequently approved in the first stage earlier. According to them, the instruction was...

Rise in Covid-19 cases leaves health experts divided on CMCO’s efficacy

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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 23 -- The persistent spike in daily Covid-19 cases in the last two months has prompted health analysts to question if the renewal of the conditional movement control order (CMCO) has been effective in reining in the pandemic. Despite the consensus that...

Sensex rises as Pfizer vaccine announcement buoys investor hopes

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India, Nov. 10 -- Sensex joined rising global markets on Tuesday as news of Pfizer's vaccine results gave hope to investors. The Sensex climbed 1.39% to 43,187.45 and Nifty rose 1%. The S&P BSE Sensex also touched a peak of 42,959.25 in the opening...

Online sales for Malaysian condom manufacturer, Karex jumps seven folds since MCO started

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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 31 -- The start of the movement control order (MCO) in March to combat the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in seven-fold sales for one of the country's major condom manufacturer companies. Channel News Asia reported condom manufacturer Karex's chief executive officer Goh...
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