Malaysian Floods Death Toll Rises to 46

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA — The death toll from Malaysia’s worst floods in years rose to 46 Saturday, with five people still missing, officials said, as work crews continued a massive cleanup on Christmas Day. Days of torrential rain caused rivers to overflow last weekend, swamping cities, cutting off major roads, and forcing tens of thousands of […]

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ASEAN-Korea Centre opens pitch contest for ASEAN startups

Seoul, Korea – The ASEAN-Korea Centre (Secretary General Kim Hae-yong), together with the Gyeonggi Center for Creative Economy & Innovation (GCCEI, CEO Shin Hyun-sam) are hosting the fourth annual ‘2021 ASEAN Startup Week’, scheduled for November 29 ? December 1, 2021. The event is held with support from the Korean Ministry of SMEs and Startups and […]

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Death Toll From Malaysia’s Floods Rises To 41, As Of Yesterday

KUALA LUMPUR, The number of people who died in the massive floods in Malaysia has risen to 41, as of yesterday, authorities said. Besides those confirmed dead, at least another eight individuals have been reported missing, Inspector-General of Police, Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani told a media briefing. He said, of the 41 cases reported, 25 […]

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Travellers From Countries With Travel Restrictions Allowed To Enter Malaysia’s Sabah With Conditions

KOTA KINABALU (Sabah, Malaysia), Travellers arriving from countries that are subject to temporary travel restrictions or have a travel history within 14 days from those countries are allowed to enter Malaysian state of Sabah but must comply with the conditions set by the state government. For one, Sabah Local Government and Housing Minister Masidi Manjun […]

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Two Vietnamese Boats Detained In Malaysian Waters

PASIR PUTEH (Kelantan, Malaysia), The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) detained two Vietnamese fishing boats for encroaching and carrying out fishing activities in the state of Kelantan waters at a distance of approximately 46.3 and 48.8 nautical miles from the Tok Bali estuary, here on Wednesday. Kelantan Deputy Director of Maritime Operations Maritime Commander Khairun […]

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COVID: Almost 23 Million Of Malaysia’s Adult Population Fully Vaccinated

KUALA LUMPUR, A total of 22,834,352 individuals or 97.5 per cent of the adult population in Malaysia have completed their COVID-19 vaccination as of Friday. Based on the Health Ministry’s COVIDNOW website, 23,134,179 individuals or 98.8 per cent of the group have received at least one dose of the vaccine. As for the adolescent population […]

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49 New Cases Of Omicron Variant Detected In Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA (Malaysia), A total of 49 new cases of COVID-19 infection of the Omicron variant have been detected in Malaysia, bringing the cumulative number of cases of the variant in the country to 62. Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said of the total, 61 cases are imported cases, while one is likely to be a local […]

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