Turkey Confirms 20,107 New COVID-19 Cases

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ANKARA, May 8 (NNN-ANADOLU) – Turkey yesterday confirmed 20,107 new COVID-19 cases, including 2,210 symptomatic patients, raising the total number of cases in the country to 4,998,089, according to its health ministry. The death toll from the virus rose by 278, to 42,465, while total recoveries climbed to 4,662,328, after ... Read More


Malaysia To Collect Nearly US$72.94 Million From Windfall Tax On Palm Oil In Q1 2021

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KUALA NERUS (Terengganu, Malaysia), May 8 (NNN-Bernama) — Malaysian government is expected to earn RM295 million (US$72.94 million) in windfall profit tax in the first three months of this year with crude palm oil (CPO) prices rising above RM2,500 a tonne. (US$1 = RM4.11) Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Dr ... Read More


Covid-19: Singapore, Brunei among countries and territories on England’s quarantine-free travel list

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LONDON, May 8 (NNN-AGENCIES) — Britain will allow people in England to resume international travel from May 17 but is limiting the number of destinations open for quarantine-free holidays to just a handful of countries as it cautiously emerges from lockdown restrictions. Portugal, Israel, New Zealand, Australia and Singapore all ... Read More


Powerlifting World Cup: Bonnie, Bibiana win gold for Malaysia

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KUALA LUMPUR,. National powerlifter Bonnie Bunyau Gustin is on the right track for the Tokyo Paralympics after emerging victorious in the 2021 World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Bangkok, Thailand today. The 20-year-old Kuching-born Bonnie lifted 226kg to bag gold in the men’s above 72kg category, an improvement from his ... Read More

Pandelela wins Malaysia’s only gold at Fina World Cup

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KUALA LUMPUR,. National diver Pandelela Rinong splashed her way to the gold medal in the women’s 10m platform at the FINA Diving World Cup 2021 today. Pandelela amassed 355.70 points to win the final at the Tokyo Aquatic Centre in Japan. The 28-year-old Sarawakian became the only athlete to contribute ... Read More


Prince Harry and J-Lo lead ‘Vax Live’ concert in Los Angeles

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BRITAIN'S Prince Harry joined pop royalty including Jennifer Lopez at a star-studded concert in Los Angeles Sunday to urge faster and more even global vaccinations, as he voiced support for India during its devastating COVID outbreak. "Vax Live: The Concert To Reunite The World" featured video messages from the pope ... Read More

MPs call for government to maintain limits on international travel

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A cross-party parliamentary group has urged the government to introduce stricter checks at airports and curbs on international travel to prevent Covid-19 cases being imported into the UK. There are particular fears over new variants of the virus that could evade current vaccines. In a report published today, the All-Party ... Read More


Reforming our political funding culture to be more transparent

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Due to the lack of constraint, the misuse of such funds is an “open season”. In Malaysia, our political and, by extension and inclusion, economic system has been largely driven by and over-reliant on patronage, especially in the form of “money politics” (within the party concerned) and cronyism ... Read More