Singapore News Asia Thu, 20 Feb 2020 17:40:38 +08002 more COVID-19 patients discharged in Malaysia, 5 remain hospitalised
KUALA LUMPUR: With two more COVID-19 patients in Malaysia discharged on Wednesday (Feb 19), only five remained in the hospitals, Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad said.
It was also the fifth consecutive day of zero new cases, since an American octogen...Thu, 20 Feb 2020 17:35:48 +0800Philippines turns to tech to help protect its overseas workers from abuse, exploitation
RIZAL, Philippines: Ms Marina Sarno, 43, looks after her 5-year-old grandson while enticing customers to look through her 1 sq m booth in one of the Philippines’ most famous bazaars.
Occasionally, Ms Sarno gives in to the lowballers. But even whe...Thu, 20 Feb 2020 17:00:37 +0800South Korea reports first COVID-19 death as infected cases reach 104
SEOUL: South Korea reported on Thursday (Feb 20) the first death in the country of a person infected with coronavirus and 22 new cases, bringing the total to 104.
The exact cause of death is being investigated, the Korea Centers for Disease Control...Thu, 20 Feb 2020 16:47:37 +0800China lab says conspiracy theories hurting efforts to curb COVID-19
An outbreak of disinformation in China and elsewhere has hurt global efforts to combat the new coronavirus, said a specialist infectious disease lab located at the epicenter of the epidemic - and at the heart of a number of conspiracy theories.Thu, 20 Feb 2020 16:10:37 +0800Indonesian minister calls on the rich to marry the poor as a way to cut country's poverty rate
JAKARTA: An Indonesian minister on Wednesday (Feb 19) proposed for the rich to marry the poor as a means to reduce the country’s poverty rate.
“What happened if poor people are looking for other poor people (for marriage)? There will be more poo...
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