Khoo Kay Kim, true symbol of Malaysia’s unity – Sultan Sharafuddin

File photo of the late Professor Emeritus Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Kim. SHAH ALAM, July 11 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The late Prof Emeritus Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Kim is a true symbol of Malaysia’s spirit of unity, said the Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah. In a statement from the Selangor Palace,…

Reopening borders will be final act by govt in war against COVID-19 – Health Minister

PONTIAN, July 11 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Reopening the borders will be the last thing to be implemented by the government in its war against the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure imported cases in the country continue to decrease, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba. He said this would be done because most…

Unique scheme for opposition voice in Singapore parliament

By Massita Ahmad SINGAPORE, July 11 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The People’s Action Party (PAP), which has formed the government since Singapore gained independence in 1965, has a scheme which allows the voice of the opposition to be heard in Parliament. This Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) scheme, introduced 36 years ago, is the…

Israel Adds 1,441 New COVID-19 Cases, Totalling 36,266

JERUSALEM, July 11 (NNN-MA’AN) – The number of COVID-19 cases in Israel rose to 36,266 on Friday, with 1,441 new daily cases, the state’s Ministry of Health said. This is the second highest daily figure since the outbreak of the pandemic in Israel, in late Feb. The number of death…

India’s May Factory Output Down 34.7 Percent, Rebounds From Apr

MUMBAI, July 11 (NNN-UNI) – India’s factory output contracted sharply by 34.7 percent in May to 88.4, over the same month last year, but indicated a pickup in industrial activity from the preceding month, as data released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, on Friday. In Apr, the…

Thailand Intensifies Border Control With Myanmar Amid Concerns Of COVID-19

BANGKOK, July 11 (NNN-TNA) – The Thai Immigration Bureau said, it dispatched hundreds of officers to patrol the porous areas bordering Myanmar, for fear of illegal migrants crossing to Thailand and spreading COVID-19. The Thai army, police and administrative officers of border town, Mae Sot, in the northern province of…

CPEC To Bring Peace, Prosperity For Pakistan’s Balochistan Province: Political Representatives

ISLAMABAD, July 11 (NNN-APP) – Political representatives, said that, the projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), will bring peace, prosperity and development in Pakistan’s Balochistan province. The webinar, convened by prominent Islamabad-based think tank, the Emerging Policymakers’ Institute, was attended by representatives of Balochistan’s mainstream political parties, the Chinese…

Border security personnel on the take are traitors – IGP

KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Security forces personnel placed at the country’s borders who conspire with and take bribes from migrant smuggling syndicates are traitors to the country, says Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador. He said such despicable acts by those entrusted to maintain security had…

Govt allocates RM200 mln to increase fresh milk production

KENINGAU, July 10 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The government has allocated RM200 million in an effort to increase fresh milk production in the country, said Deputy Agriculture and Food Industry Minister Datuk Che Abdullah Mat Nawi. According to last year’s statistics, he said the country could only produce 40.6 million litres of fresh milk compared to 68.8 million…

Malaysia Airlines, Japan Airlines enter partnership

KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Malaysia Airlines Bhd and Japan Airlines (JAL) are set to launch a joint business partnership on July 25, 2020 where the two carriers will cooperate commercially on flights between two countries. Through this partnership, MAB and JAL will take on new challenges to further enhance…
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