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How mass pilgrimage at Malaysian mosque became coronavirus hotspot

19-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Worshippers slept in packed tents outside the golden-domed mosque, waking before dawn to kneel on rows of prayer mats laid out in its cavernous central hall. All the while, [...]
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Malaysia and the Philippines enact sweeping measures, as coronavirus cases jump in Southeast Asia

19-Mar-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Tens of millions of people in Southeast Asia have had their movements, travel and daily life restricted as countries prepare for a surge in novel coronavirus cases. On [...]
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Has Malaysia’s Democratic Experiment Imploded?

19-Mar-2020 Intellasia | CFR | 6:02 AM

In recent weeks, Malaysian politics have been upended by a series of dramatic moves, countermoves, and reversals. Less than two years after the landmark May 2018 election [...]
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MOM gives range of options to house workers during Malaysia lockdown

19-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

While there are a range of options available for companies who want to house their Malaysian workers in Singapore, the most amenable option may be to encourage the affected [...]
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How a century-old Indian Muslim movement became Malaysia’s Covid-19 hotspot

19-Mar-2020 Intellasia | FreeMalaysiaToday | 6:02 AM

Worshippers slept in packed tents outside the golden-domed mosque, waking before dawn to kneel on rows of prayer mats laid out in its cavernous central hall. All the while, [...]
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After midnight rush, Malaysia’s two-week isolation starts

19-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Malaysia went into a two-week partial lockdown on Wednesday after coronavirus infections in the country spiked to the highest in Southeast Asia, with some buyers rushing to [...]
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Malaysia starts two-week isolation to rein in coronavirus

19-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Malaysia went into a two-week partial lockdown on Wednesday after coronavirus infections in the country spiked to the highest in Southeast Asia, with some buyers rushing to [...]
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Covid-19: Malaysia to go into nationwide pause from March 18 and what we know so far

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 2:40 PM

Malaysia will effectively be pausing all non-essential activities for two weeks from Wednesday (March 18) until March 31 to stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus, but what do [...]
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Malaysia reports 2 COVID-19 deaths, including one from mosque gathering: Health minister

Malaysia reports 2 COVID-19 deaths, including one from mosque gathering: Health minister

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 2:33 PM

Two COVID-19 patients in Malaysia have died on Tuesday (Mar 17), including a man who attended the Sri Petaling religious gathering linked to more than 400 cases in the [...]
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Bags packed, Malaysians stream into Singapore ahead of coronavirus travel ban

Bags packed, Malaysians stream into Singapore ahead of coronavirus travel ban

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 1:20 PM

Thousands of Malaysian commuters, many with suitcases stuffed with clothes, crossed into neighbouring Singapore on Tuesday evening, prepared for at least two weeks away from [...]
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Can hot weather, like in Malaysia, stop coronavirus?

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A dramatic surge in coronavirus infections in Southeast Asia in recent days has increased doubts over a theory that warmer weather could stem the spread of the virus, health [...]
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Malaysia to ban people from crossing Singapore border for two weeks website

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Malaysia will bar people from crossing its border with Singapore as part of travel curbs that take effect from Wednesday until March 31 to rein in the spread of a [...]
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Malaysia to ban citizens from travel abroad, foreign arrivals: PM

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Malaysia will ban its citizens from travelling overseas and foreigners from entering the country in drastic measures announced by the prime minister Monday aimed at curbing [...]
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Hishammuddin: China pledges to provide Malaysia with medical items to fight Covid-19

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | The Star | 6:02 AM

China has pledged to supply necessary medical equipment to Malaysia in its efforts to counter the Covid-19 outbreak, says Foreign minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein. He [...]
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Flow of goods, food supplies will continue during Malaysia lockdown: PM Lee

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Lee Hsien Loong has received assurance from his Malaysian counterpart Muhyiddin Yassin that the flow of goods and cargo between Singapore and Malaysia [...]
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