January 29, 2022

Day: December 25, 2021

Miscellaneous

Ban On Thailand To End Soon Following Changes In Doping Law

The amendment to Thailand’s Sports Doping Control Act 2012 is expected to be completed next month in bid to end a ban imposed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). Government Spokesperson Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana said Thailand has been amending 24 sections of the law related to WADA standards, with the draft amendments to be submitted to […]

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Health Protection

Malaysia Reports 3,528 New COVID-19 Infections, 25 More Deaths

Malaysia reported another 3,528 new COVID-19 infections, as of midnight, bringing the national total to 2,735,241, according to the health ministry. Some 103 of the new cases are imported, with 3,425 being local transmissions, data released on the ministry’s website showed. Another 25 more deaths have been reported, bringing the death toll to 31,290. About […]

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

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 deaths were […]

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Two Vietnamese Boats Detained In Malaysian Waters

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 Dalilah Baharin said the […]

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Health Protection

49 New Cases Of Omicron Variant Detected In 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 infection reported […]

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Miscellaneous

Malaysian Ringgit To Continue Uptrend Against Us Dollar Next Week

The Malaysian ringgit is expected to extend its uptrend momentum against the US dollar next week, riding on positive market sentiment as fears over Omicron subside. Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd chief economist Mohd Afzanizam Abdul Rashid said the latest news that the Omicron variant might be less lethal than its predecessors suggested that the reopening […]

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Health Protection

COVID-19: 5 New Cases, 8 New Recoveries, 1 New Death

Five new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Cambodia this morning; the national counts rose to 120,445, according to the Ministry of Health. These are PCR test results, it underlined, adding that 3 of which were imported and the rest were locally transmitted cases. At the he same time, 8 new recoveries and a new […]

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