Tighter health checks in Labuan for travellers from Sabah

LABUAN, Sept 20 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Travellers from certain parts of Sabah will be subjected to stricter health checks on entering Labuan because of the surge in COVID-19 cases on mainland Sabah, said Labuan Health Department director Dr Ismuni Bohari. He said depending on their travel history, those who had been away from Labuan for…

Iran’s FM Says U.S. Cannot Restore Pre-2015 Sanctions

TEHRAN, Sept 20 (NNN-IRNA) – The Iranian foreign minister said, the United States will not be able to restore pre-2015 sanctions against Iran, in its unilateral attempt in the UN Security Council. The United States lost its authority pertaining to any action in the Iranian 2015 nuclear deal, when it…

10,000 Kg Of Used Paper Parcel Packages In Thailand To Be Up-Cycled Into Practical Furniture Sets

BANGKOK, Sept 20 (NNN-TNA) – In a bid to re-use and recycle the ever-growing parcel paper packages, in an era of online shopping, Thailand’s largest postal service said, it would recycle and up-cycle 10,000 kilograms of used parcel packages and envelopes into table and chair sets, for students in Border…

Kenyan Police Arrest 12 Somali Nationals In Border Region

GARISSA, Sept 20 (NNN-KBC) – Kenyan police, yesterday, arrested 12 people from neighbouring Somalia without valid identification documents, along the common border. Garissa divisional police commander, Joseph Muriuki, said, the suspects were being ferried in a Garissa county government vehicle, but had the government of Kenya number plates. Muriuki said,…

Unesco recognition for Penang Hill expected in two years – PHC

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 19 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Penang Hill Corporation (PHC) expects Penang Hill and its surrounding areas to be accorded recognition as a Unesco Biosphere Reserve in the next two years. PHC general manager Datuk Cheok Lay Leng said the Cabinet has recently approved the paperwork for the application submitted by…

Developer of SUKE issues stop-work order following incident

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The developers of the Sungai Besi-Ulu Klang Elevated Expressway (SUKE), Projek Lintasan Kota Holdings Sdn Bhd (Prolintas), has issued a stop-work order following the incident in which a parapet wall slab from the ongoing highway construction fell and hit a car along the Middle Ring Road 2(MRR2) in Bandar Tasik…

Indian State-Owned Shipping Company To Start New Vessel Service To Maldives From Monday

MUMBAI, Sept 19 (NNN-PTI) – India’s state-owned Shipping Corporation of India (SCI), will commence new direct vessel service to the Maldives from Monday, the company said. It will be a container and break-bulk cargo service, with the support of the country’s shipping and external affairs ministry, the company said. The…

CPEC To Boost Regional Connectivity, Benefit Central Asian Countries: Pakistani President

ISLAMABAD, Sept 19 (NNN-APP) – Pakistani President, Arif Alvi, told his Turkmen counterpart, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, in a telephone conversation that, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), would boost regional connectivity, the president house said. Alvi said, countries of the region, particularly Afghanistan and Central Asian countries, would tremendously benefit from CPEC’s…

Aussie PM “Encouraged” In Fight Against Second Wave Of COVID-19 Infections In Hardest-Hit State

CANBERRA, Sept 19 (NNN-AGENCIES) – Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, declared that he is “encouraged” by the nation’s fight against a second wave of COVID-19 infections in the state of Victoria. Morrison yesterday held a meeting of the Cabinet, which is composed of the prime minister and state and territory…

88 illegal immigrants, four skippers, one smuggler detained by M’sian police

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 18 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Eighty eight illegal immigrants, four skippers and a smuggler were detained while attempting to enter the country under Ops Benteng yesterday. Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said eight land vehicles were seized in the arrest. “There were 82 roadblocks conducted yesterday involving…
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