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White House, experts clash over use of drug for coronavirus | World

Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, during a daily briefing at the White House in Washington March 25, 2020. — Reuters pic WASHINGTON, …

US warns China not to ‘exploit’ virus for sea disputes | World

File picture shows a Chinese Coast Guard vessel manoeuvring to block a Philippine government supply ship with members of the media aboard at the disputed Second Thomas Shoal, part of …

Hong Kong ex-lawmaker convicted for protest assault with loudhailer | World

A former Hong Kong lawmaker was convicted of using a loudhailer to assault police officers during huge pro-democracy protests. — AFP file pic HONG KONG, April 6 — A former …

Indonesia makes wearing of face masks compulsory when away from home | World

People with surgical masks look on at station Tanah Abang, following the outbreak of the coronavirus , in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 13, 2020. — Reuters pic JAKARTA, April 6 — …

All firms in Singapore to get 75 per cent wage subsidy in April | World

Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat announced a slew of measures to support businesses in the republic. — TODAY pic SINGAPORE, April 7 — To help companies retain and …

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Women and low-paid among worst hit by UK coronavirus job cuts | Money

Young people, women and the low-paid will find it hardest during the current pandemic. — Reuters pic LONDON, April 6 —Low-paid workers, young people and women are most likely to …

Malay

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Popular Ipoh hotel to shut for good April 30 as MCO deals final blow | Malaysia

A general view of the Tower Regency Hotel and Apartments in Ipoh April 1, 2020. — Picture by Farhan Najib JOHOR BARU, April 1 — For a hotel in Ipoh, …