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Italy Tightens Virus Lockdown After Worst Daily Death Toll

Government reinforced near-total lockdown in Italy.

Thai Mass Shooter Killed After Deadly Rampage at Mall

A soldier with a grudge gunned down 26 people and wounded 57 in Thailand's worst shooting spree.

Fake-News Arrests Jump Across Asia to Stop Virus “Infodemic”

Governments across Asia are bringing out the handcuffs to counter a scourge of misinformation that appears to be picking up steam as the coronavirus spreads.

Concerns Rise as Several Who Died from Wuhan Virus Did Not...

Several people who died from a new virus in China didn’t display symptoms of fever.

Iran: We Accidentally Shot Down Ukrainian Jet

Iran said it accidentally shot down a Ukrainian jetliner this week after mistaking it for a hostile target.

AG Looking into Reopening Altantuya Case

A-G Tommy Thomas will look into reopening the case of Altantuya.

After Jho Low Exposé, Cyprus to Strip Citizenship of 26 “Investors”

Jho Low among those who will be stripped of Cypriot citizenship.

Jho Low RM226M Lingerie Office to Be Sold in US Forfeiture...

UK home of Low’s lingerie firm allegedly bought with stolen 1MDB funds to be sold. Office The London office used by Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho...

Taiwan Lashes Out at Carrie Lam, Labels HK a Criminal Paradise

The war of words between Hong Kong and Taiwan is heating up as a murder suspect at the centre of months of unrest in the financial hub was released from jail.

Goldman Penalty of Just US$2B for 1MDB Discussed in Private

Unclear whether a multibillion-dollar settlement might lead A-G to drop all charges against Goldman Sachs, or 17 current and former bank executives individually charged.

Murder Suspect in Case Behind HK Protests to Surrender to Taiwan...

The suspect in a Taiwan murder case that sparked HK's biggest political crisis in decades is willing to turn himself in to Taiwanese authorities.

Panic Sets in as Hong Kong Descends into Recession

Hong Kong is facing its first recession since the global financial crisis, with little prospect of an immediate recovery as the city confronts its most violent protests in decades.

Calls for Curfew, Face Mask Ban in Tension-Filled HK

Hong Kong police groups are urging the city to impose curfews and invoke other powers under a controversial colonial era-emergency law.

Popular US Fashion Chain Forever 21 Files for Bankruptcy

Forever 21's bankruptcy marks another casualty among brick-and-mortar players, who have suffered from changing consumers trends of shopping online as opposed to visiting malls.

Jack Ma Ends 20-Year Reign Over Alibaba Wealth Creation Empire

Jack Ma is giving up the reins of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. after presiding over one of the most spectacular creations of wealth the world has ever seen.

Ismail Sabri: Hotel Quarantine Centres Can’t Charge More Than RM150 per Room Night

Hotels which have been gazetted as quarantine stations for Malaysians returning from abroad cannot charge more than RM150 per room per night as agreed with Putrajaya.

Government to Distribute 4 Face Masks per Household

A total of 24.6 million face masks will be given away to households nationwide to protect themselves against Covid-19.

Authorities Slammed for Inaction Against Airlines Refusing to Refund Cancelled Flights

Matta has voiced its disappointment with the authorities for their silence on fare refund issues faced by travel agents and passengers of cancelled flights due to Covid-19.

Cops to Issue RM1,000 Fine for Violating MCO from Today

Flouters of the movement control order will face a compound of at least RM1,000 from today.

Jailed for Fishing to Feed Family amid MCO, Duo Now Sentenced to Community Service

Two labourers who were sentenced to three-month jail after they were caught fishing during the MCO to feed their families, were ordered to perform community service.

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