COVID-19: Malaysia extends movement control order for third time until May 12

COVID-19: Malaysia extends movement control order for third time until May 12

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s movement control order (MCO) has once again been extended by another 14 days, until May 12, as announced by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on Thursday (Apr 23). The MCO, which began on Mar 18, has been extended twice. It was supposed to end on Apr 28. Advertisement Advertisement “Although the numbers have […]
Commentary: Amazon is thriving in a time of COVID-19

Commentary: Amazon is thriving in a time of COVID-19

LONDON: It is hard to spot sure-fire corporate winners in the latest economic catastrophe. Amazon looks like one. The giant e-commerce platform, which is benefiting from the closure of so many brick-and-mortar stores, has seen its global sales surge to US$11,000 a...
COVID-19 will be with us for a long time: WHO

COVID-19 will be with us for a long time: WHO

GENEVA: The World Health Organization on Wednesday (Apr 22) warned that the coronavirus crisis would not end any time soon, with many countries only in the early stages of the fight, as the global death toll surpassed 180,000. The pandemic has sparked not only a...
COVID-19 will be with us for a long time: WHO

COVID-19 ‘will be with us for a long time’: WHO

GENEVA: COVID-19 will stalk the planet for a long time to come, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday (Apr 22), warning that most countries were still in the early stages of tackling the pandemic. WHO boss Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said some countries that...