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KUALA LUMPUR: An Opposition MP has urged the government to subsidise the production of fabric face masks to ease the financial burden of Malaysians.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore will make some incoming travellers wear an electronic monitoring device to ensure that they comply with coronavirus quarantines as the city-state gradually reopens its borders, authorities said on Monday.
OVER 30,000 North Korean defectors risked their lives to cross one of the world’s most heavily fortified borders and settle in South Korea, escaping their communist homeland.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Global social distancing rules targeting coronavirus have pushed influenza infection rates to a record low, early figures show, signalling that the measures are having an unprecedented impact on other communicable diseases.
BRUSSELS, July 30 (Xinhua) -- The Council of the European Union (EU) on Thursday removed Algeria from its updated list of countries from where citizens are allowed to enter the bloc despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
SYDNEY/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Spikes in novel coronavirus infections in Asia have dispelled any notion the region may be over the worst, with Australia, India and Hong Kong reporting record daily cases, Vietnam testing thousands and North Korea urging vigilance.
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's nominal head of state inspected the locked down border town Kaesong after a defector suspected of having the coronavirus returned from South Korea, said state media, signalling serious concerns about cross-border contamination.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union is set to exclude Algeria from its safe list of countries from which the bloc allows non-essential travel after a meeting of EU ambassadors on Wednesday.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in's new point men on North Korea face a daunting challenge: they must engineer a breakthrough in strained ties amid public scrutiny of their history with Pyongyang, which once landed them in prison.
PETALING JAYA: Some RM196,000 worth of compounds were issued for recovery movement control order (MCO) violations on Tuesday (July 28).