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Myanmar confirms first two cases of Covid-19

HANOI: The Ministry of Health and Sports of Myanmar on March 23 reported the two first cases of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).

Europe reports over 17,000 new Coronavirus cases in 24 hrs

GENEVA: Europe reported 17,506 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours as of midnight Thursday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases...

Over 20,000 test positive in Italy, 368 new deaths

ROME: The coronavirus epidemic claimed 368 lives in locked down Italy on Sunday, Xinhua news agency reported based on new data released by the...

Indifference or ignorance?

By Allan Jay & Nur Ashikin Louis KUCHING: With the latest news of the state recording nine positive cases of Novel...

Avoid physical contact, crowded places

MIRI: The public are told to avoid physical contact — such as shaking hands — and crowded places amid the Covid-19 outbreak, said Assistant...

Toilet paper cannot replace face masks

KUCHING: Members of the public have been told that toilet paper cannot replace face masks.  Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii pointed...

Help these teachers and families

KUCHING: Sarawak Teachers' Union (STU) hopes travel agencies or any relevant ministries will come up with alternative plans for teachers and families who are...

Don’t panic buy

KUCHING: Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) Minister Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi urges the people here to avoid panic buying, and hoarding of goods...

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Turning to YouTube to generate an income

BY SHANIKA ABDULLATIB KUALA LUMPUR: It is no secret that the entertainment industry...

Jade mine landslide kills over 110 in Myanmar’s Kachin state

YANGON: More than 100 miners were killed in a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar,...

UN Security Council adopts resolution urging global ceasefire amid Covid-19

NEW YORK: The UN Security Council adopted a resolution urging establishing a global ceasefire to focus on...

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Jade mine landslide kills over 110 in Myanmar’s Kachin state

YANGON: More than 100 miners were killed...