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Patriotic fervour fills capital

Patriotic fervour was evident as thousands converged on Bandar Seri Begawan early on Sunday morning, to celebrate Brunei Darussalam’s 36th National Day. With the...

A memory to last a lifetime for National Day oath reader

It was a proud moment for 26-year-old Mindplus Education Project Leader Muhammad Fatin Abdul Rahman bin Kifli, when he led 30,000 people in the...

Youth wear patriotism on their sleeves

Thousands of patriotic youth turned up for the 36th National Day celebration in the capital, among them students from higher education institutions including Universiti...

COVID-19: Malaysian woman fully recovered, allowed to go home

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) - A 40-year local woman previously warded for COVID-19 has fully recovered and was discharged on Sunday afternoon. More details in...

Vietnamese dissident monk who was a Nobel Prize nominee dies at...

HANOI (AFP) -ThichQuang Do, a dissident Buddhist monk who has effectively been under house arrest since 2003 and was nominated multiple times for the...

Virus ship crew’s families fear for kin as Philippines evacuation postponed

MANILA (AFP) -Families of hundreds of Filipino crew members still stuck on board the coronavirus-stricken Diamond Princess cruise ship are increasingly worried for their...

Kazakhstan detains 200 opposition protesters

ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN (AFP) - Police in Kazakhstan detained around 200 people as two opposition groups called for anti-government demonstrations in the oil-rich Central Asian...

Seven killed after quake on Iran border

ISTANBUL (AFP) -Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said yesterday that seven people including three children were killed in eastern Turkey after a 5.7 magnitude...

Iran’s leader says fears of new virus used to stifle voting

TEHRAN, IRAN (AP) — Officials in Iran haven’t announced the voter turnout from parliamentary elections two days ago, but on Sunday the country’s supreme...

Italy’s second coronavirus death sparks fears, lockdowns            

CODOGNO, ITALY (AFP) - Two deaths from the new coronavirus sparked fears throughout northern Italy on Saturday, as towns shuttered shops and schools to...

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