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    Monthly Archives: June 2021

    Malaysia deputy Parliament Speaker under police probe over durian feast

    KUALA LUMPUR (CNA) - The deputy speaker of Malaysia’s Lower House of Parliament Mohd Rashid Hasnon apologised on Wednesday for causing confusion over a...

    Indonesia to finalise emergency COVID-19 measures

    JAKARTA (CNA) - Indonesia is finalising emergency social restrictions aimed at containing a surge in coronavirus cases in the world’s fourth most populous country,...

    Laos confirms first three cases of Delta variant

    VIENTIANE (XINHUA) - Lao Ministry of Health on Wednesday confirmed the first three cases of Delta variant of COVID-19. More details in Thursday’s Borneo...

    Ferry sinks in rough seas near Bali; seven dead and 11 missing

    DENPASAR, INDONESIA (AP) — Rescuers on Wednesday were searching for 11 people missing in rough seas overnight after a ferry sank near Indonesia’s resort...

    Two Australian states urge against under 40s taking AZ vaccine

    CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA (AP) — The Queensland and Western Australia state governments on Wednesday advised people under age 40 not to take the AstraZeneca vaccine...

    Boy thrown 27 times in judo class dies

    TAIPEI (AFP) - A seven-year-old boy in Taiwan who was in a coma for over two months after he was repeatedly thrown to the...

    Variant surge forces Bangladesh into new lockdown

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The crowds of COVID-19 patients and worried kin are new scenes for the 1,200-bed Rajshahi Medical College Hospital, which serves...

    Brunei testing the water on floating solar photovoltaic

    Hakim Hayat Brunei is currently studying the feasibility of using floating solar photovoltaic (FSPV), which will likely see a demonstration project early next year at...

    Wet market vendors show full compliance to pricing directive

    The Department of Competition and Consumer Affairs (DCCA), Department of Economic Planning and Statistics (DEPS) conducted a follow-up visit to meat vendors in Pasar...

    FRD removes slithery visitors

    James Kon The Sungai Kebun Fire Station responded to a call at 3.49pm on Sunday, to remove two snakes from a property in Kampong Lumapas...

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