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Malaysia detects four new cases with Coronavirus mutation strain 10 times more infectious than the original
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Malaysia detects four new cases with Coronavirus mutation strain 10 times more infectious than the original

The mutation has increased the number of "spikes" on the coronavirus which in turn significantly increases it ability to infect human cells.

AirAsia shares tumble 17% in biggest single-day fall; Ernst & Young flags concerns over travel slump
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AirAsia shares tumble 17% in biggest single-day fall; Ernst & Young flags concerns over travel slump

In response, AirAsia said that Malaysia’s stock exchange had granted it 12 months relief from being classified as a financially distressed firm

Galwan Valley clashes may have been China's pushback against efforts to thwart its ambitions for Indo-Pacific region
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Galwan Valley clashes may have been China's pushback against efforts to thwart its ambitions for Indo-Pacific region

In the days since the violent face-off took place between the soldiers of the Indian Army and the People's Liberation Army in Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh, the Chinese media has time and again brought the US and its Indo-Pacific Strategy into the conversation

Malaysia to strengthen trade ties with India after palm oil purchases resume after gap of four months
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Malaysia to strengthen trade ties with India after palm oil purchases resume after gap of four months

Malaysia voiced its commitment to further strengthen diplomatic and trade ties with India, after the world’s largest edible oil buyer renewed purchases of Malaysian palm oil, in a sign of improving relations between the two countries

India resumes purchases of Malaysian palm oil after four-month gap following diplomatic row
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India resumes purchases of Malaysian palm oil after four-month gap following diplomatic row

Indian buyers have resumed purchases of Malaysian palm oil after a four-month gap following a diplomatic row, with buying spurred by a fall in domestic inventories and discounted prices, trade sources said

Malaysia signs record rice import deal with India after rival suppliers restrict exports; shipment may rise this year
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Malaysia signs record rice import deal with India after rival suppliers restrict exports; shipment may rise this year

India is now offering white rice for around $390-$400 per tonne compared with more than $450 for other countries, exporters said.

Malaysian prosecutors drop money laundering case of $248 mn against The Wolf of Wall Street producer Riza Aziz
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Malaysian prosecutors drop money laundering case of $248 mn against The Wolf of Wall Street producer Riza Aziz

A sessions court judge ruled that the charges against Riza Aziz would be withdrawn without acquittal, after prosecutors said they had reached a deal which would see the government receiving “a substantial sum running into several million ringgit”.

COVID-19 Lockdown: Laid off and stranded without help, Indians living in Malaysia fear worse days ahead, plead New Delhi to take them back
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COVID-19 Lockdown: Laid off and stranded without help, Indians living in Malaysia fear worse days ahead, plead New Delhi to take them back

Indians living under COVID-19 lockdown in Malaysia have formed two WhatsApp groups to create a network of informed kinship; hunger is a rampant issue, and most are struggling to find a way to pay the next month’s rent

Coronavirus Outbreak: India agrees to sell hydroxychloroquine to Malaysia to help fight pandemic;
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Coronavirus Outbreak: India agrees to sell hydroxychloroquine to Malaysia to help fight pandemic;

Malaysia has been using hydroxychloroquine for mild to severe COVID-19 cases along with other drugs.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Weightlifters from Thailand, Malaysia to miss rescheduled Games due to doping cases, confirms IWF
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Weightlifters from Thailand, Malaysia to miss rescheduled Games due to doping cases, confirms IWF

Weightlifters from Thailand and Malaysia will miss the Tokyo Olympics after the sport’s governing body said on Saturday it had banned their athletes after a high number of doping cases.

Malaysian govt apologizes for sharing sexist poster advising women on how to 'behave' during lockdown
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Malaysian govt apologizes for sharing sexist poster advising women on how to 'behave' during lockdown

Another campaign poster suggested that women should use baby voice of cartoon character Doraemon instead of nagging their husbands, the report added.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Thailand reports 120 new infections, taking total number of positive cases to 1,771; 12 fatalities in country so far
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Thailand reports 120 new infections, taking total number of positive cases to 1,771; 12 fatalities in country so far

The new figures brought the total number of infections in the Southeast Asian country to 1,771 and 12 fatalities

Malaysia says relations with India to improve after New Delhi lifts import duty on palm oil; to send a delegation
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Malaysia says relations with India to improve after New Delhi lifts import duty on palm oil; to send a delegation

India has been the biggest buyer of Malaysian palm oil for five years, but imports trickled to a halt after it restricted imports of refined palm and informally asked traders to avoid Malaysian palm.

'He genuinely cared for people', former footballer Harjinder Singh recalls time spent with PK Banerjee
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'He genuinely cared for people', former footballer Harjinder Singh recalls time spent with PK Banerjee

A big part of Banerjee's legacy was his man-management skills, and Harjinder shared his experience of the same, stating that he "gave each player his due" and knew how to bring the best out of each player.

Malaysia’s new prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin to announce his Cabinet today; move comes a week after his appointment
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Malaysia’s new prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin to announce his Cabinet today; move comes a week after his appointment

Muhyiddin Yassin succeeded Mahathir Mohamad after the seasoned politician abruptly quit last month

COVID-19: Nine travellers quarantined in Maharashtra; no confirmed case of coronavirus so far
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COVID-19: Nine travellers quarantined in Maharashtra; no confirmed case of coronavirus so far

As many as 161 travelers admitted to isolation wards of hospitals in Maharashtra tested negative for the coronavirus (COVID-19), and currently only nine persons are quarantined

Coronavirus outbreak spreads to more countries as new cases slow in China; alarming clusters of disease continue to swell in South Korea, Italy, Iran
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Coronavirus outbreak spreads to more countries as new cases slow in China; alarming clusters of disease continue to swell in South Korea, Italy, Iran

The coronavirus spread to ever more countries and world capitals Monday, and the US death toll climbed to six , even as new cases in China dropped to their lowest level in over a month.

Coronavirus outbreak: Indonesia confirms two cases; infected patients hospitalised in Jakarta, says President Joko Widodo
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Coronavirus outbreak: Indonesia confirms two cases; infected patients hospitalised in Jakarta, says President Joko Widodo

The two had been hospitalized in Jakarta, Widodo told reporters at the presidential palace in the capital