KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Six new Covid-19 cases stemming from local transmissions in Wuhan, China just two weeks after the city discharged its last patients from hospital are worrying health authorities, reported the Straits Times (ST) To prevent a second wave of infections, the authorities have “ordered” all of the city’s 11 million residents to “undergo nucleic acid testing over a 10-day period”, said the report.
WUHAN (May 12): An official has been sacked in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province after the city recently reported six new confirmed Covid-19 cases, local authorities said yesterday according to Xinhua and Asia News Network.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): US President Donald Trump (pictured) has described the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic as the "worst attack" ever on his country, BBC reported today.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): Researchers in China have revealed that the novel coronavirus causing the Covid-19 disease has been found in the semen of infected men, reported the UK-based The Guardian newspaper yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 30): President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he believes China’s handling of the coronavirus is proof that Beijing “will do anything they can” to make him lose his re-election bid in November, according to a Reuters article today.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 27): Singapore now has Asia’s highest number of Covid-19 cases after China and India, Bloomberg reported yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 25): China has dispatched a team to North Korea including medical experts to advise on leader Kim Jong-Un, according to a report by Reuters quoting three people familiar with the situation.
PETALING JAYA (April 23): The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted Sabah tourism industry players to rethink the importance of market diversification in tourist catchment to achieve sustainable growth going forward, said Knight Frank Malaysia (Sabah branch) executive director Alexel Chen.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): Li Zehua (pictured), a Chinese journalist who went missing for almost two months after streaming videos from Wuhan, China about the COVID-19 situation there has reappeared, reported The Daily Mail of the UK.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): The attorney general of the state of Missouri in the US, Eric Schmitt, filed a lawsuit against the Chinese government yesterday “claiming” that China’s denials and cover-ups led to the coronavirus spreading all over the globe and causing “trillions of dollars” in economic damage, reported the South China Morning Post (SCMP).