Monday, September 20, 2021


Dilema ‘cukai durian runtuh’: Tanggungjawab moral atau dihukum kerana keuntungan

Pelbagai reaksi timbul terhadap cadangan syarikat miliki keuntungan besar sepanjang pandemik haru bayar lebih banyak cukai.

Lockdown approach no longer appropriate, says PM

Ismail Sabri Yaakob says continuing with the lockdown approach may have further implications, including on mental health.

Covid-19 cases more than double in southeast China as Delta spreads

The National Health Commission said 59 new locally transmitted cases were reported for Sept 13, up from 22 infections a day earlier, all in Fujian.

NZ keeps Auckland in strict lockdown to beat Delta

New Zealand had been largely virus-free for months until an outbreak of the Delta variant imported from Australia prompted a snap nationwide lockdown on Aug 17.

Philippines ‘learning crisis’ as kids face second year of remote schooling

A 'blended learning' programme has been plagued with problems as most students in the Philippines don't have a computer or internet at home.

Covid-19 cases in Australia’s second biggest state hit 13-month high

The surge in new cases comes as Australia struggles to contain the highly infectious Delta variant that threatens to push the country's economy into its second recession in as many years.

Singapore braces for daily cases to breach 1,000

The city-state has been witnessing a sharp rise in Covid-19 infections due to the ultra contagious Delta variant.

The way we were: Denmark lifts all Covid curbs

Denmark's vaccination campaign has gone swiftly, with 73% of the 5.8 million population fully vaccinated, and 96% of those 65 and older.

Long break over, Langkawi ready to welcome back thousands in ‘new norm’ tourism

The Langkawi Tourism Association expects some 24,000 tourist arrivals within days of the island reopening on Sept 16.

Japan to extend Covid emergency curbs in Tokyo, other areas

Japan has been struggling with a fifth wave of the virus and last month extended its long-running curbs until Sept 12 to cover about 80% of its population.

Philippines reimposes lockdown in capital after one day

Current rules will be extended until Sept 15, or until the trial for targeted lockdowns was implemented.

Philippines lifts lockdown in capital as virus surges

The lighter restrictions in the national capital region, which accounts for about a third of the country's economy, will enable many hard-hit businesses to reopen and spur local tourism.

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