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Two Chinese Patients Test Positive Months After Virus Recovery

by BLOOMBERG
Two patients in China that recovered from Covid-19 months ago tested positive for the coronavirus again, raising concern of the virus’s ...

Wirecard’s Jan Marsalek Added to Interpol’s Most Wanted List

By BLOOMBERG / pic source: Interpol website
Former Wirecard AG executive Jan Marsalek (picture) was added to Interpol’s red notice list, sparking ...

Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris to be VP

Harris would become America’s 1st female and 1st black VP if elected
WASHINGTON • Presidential hopeful Joe Biden named Senator Kamala Harris, a former ...

Duterte to be Russian vaccine’s ‘guinea pig’ as talks begin

MANILA • Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will be a guinea pig for a controversial Russian coronavirus vaccine, his spokesman said yesterday, as the ...

Beirut explosion: All Malaysians in Lebanon reported to be safe

by BERNAMA/ pic by TMR FILE
ALL Malaysians in Beirut, Lebanon, have so far been reported to be safe, although the number of casualties due to the ...

Thailand’s youth take on the establishment

Protesters are calling for a rewrite of the constitution and the dissolution of Parliament
BANGKOK • Leaderless, social media-savvy and inspired by ...

New Zealand election date in doubt

Parliament was due to be dissolved yesterday to allow the election to take place, but Ardern held off the move until Monday
AUCKLAND • Prime Minister ...

Virus gives Sri Lanka’s threatened elephants a reprieve

COLOMBO • Sri Lanka’s coronavirus lockdown has helped reduce the death toll from clashes between elephants and humans, conservationists have said.
A ...

UK in record recession as 2Q output shrinks 20%

Britain officially entered recession in the 2Q after GDP contracted by 2.2% in the 1st 3 months of the year
LONDON • Britain’s economy contracted by a ...

Apple must pay RM2.1b over patent violations, US court rules

SAN FRANCISCO • Apple Inc must pay more than US$500 million (RM2.1 billion) in damages and interest for 4G patent infringements held by intellectual ...

Tesla splits stock to make lofty shares attainable again

SAN FRANCISCO • Tesla Inc is splitting its richly valued shares in a 5-for-1 exchange, a move designed to make the stock less expensive for individual ...

Cathay rises most since 2008 as reopening chance offsets virus

The carrier releases its 1H results with a net loss of RM6b as the pandemic brought travel to a near standstill
HONG KONG • Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd ...