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JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia began imposing a previously announced ban on domestic travel on Thursday as it sought to contain the spread of the coronavirus during the Eid al-Fitr celebrations, when millions normally travel to mark the end of the Islamic fasting month.
IT was a heart-breaking day in Malaysian history. On Dec 26,2004, the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami struck and the Pearl of the Orient was not spared.
LANGKAWI: Their 30ha settlement is a somewhat secluded neighbourhood hidden away from the iconic eagle in Kuah town and unknown to many Malaysians visiting this “touristy” island.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's weather agency warned on Friday that a second tropical cyclone in the space of a week could trigger floods and landslides in more central areas after cyclone Seroja killed 163 people in eastern parts of the country.
Private hospital group welcomes green light to buy Covid-19 vaccines directly, says planning must start now
PETALING JAYA: The Association of Private Hospitals Malaysia has welcomed the government's move allowing them to negotiate with suppliers for the purchase of Covid-19 vaccines but noted that procurement planning has to start from now.
Apart from pre-existing challenges and limited rights, domestic workers are now faced with additional risks of abuse following the implementation of Covid-19 mitigation measures. How can we ensure their fair treatment in Malaysia?
PETALING JAYA: NGOs familiar with the homeless and migrant communities are prepared to help the government reach out and encourage them to get vaccinated.
ON Dec 26, 2004, the Asian tsunami struck and the Pearl of the Orient was not spared.