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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top U.S. federal watchdog vowed on Saturday to continue to conduct “aggressive” independent oversight of government agencies, after President Donald Trump fired the inspector general of the U.S. intelligence community late Friday night. Michael Horowitz, chair of the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE), an independent agency
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PHNOM PENH: The United States had returned to Cambodia two ancient statues after they were looted from the kingdom decades ago during the civil war, according to a joint press statement on Saturday (April 4). The statues arrived at the Phnom Penh International Airport on Tuesday and representatives of the two countries attended a Buddhist
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The decision on congregational terawih prayers during this Ramadan depends on the implementation of the movement control order (MCO), says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Religious Affairs) Datuk Seri Dr Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri. “Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin will announce whether there will be another extension of the MCO, and we
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MANY corporations are stepping up measures to help alleviate hardships of those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and Sunway Group is one of them. The group’s staff are joining the battle individually and voluntarily. Some employees have come together in solidarity and support, asking for the opportunity to do their part and share their blessings
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Republican lawmakers signalled caution on Tuesday over Democratic plans to prepare another large spending bill to battle the coronavirus crisis, even as President Donald Trump called for $2 trillion (£1.61 trillion) in spending, this time on infrastructure. Democratic House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Congress needs to take up a
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KUALA LUMPUR: In a show of support for the nation’s efforts in tackling the Covid-19 outbreak, the Naza group of companies is donating RM1.25mil to the government’s Covid-19 fund. The cheque was presented to Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin on Monday (March 30) afternoon at the Prime Minister’s Office in Putrajaya by Naza Corporation
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PARIS (Reuters) – French health authorities reported 319 new deaths from the coronavirus on Saturday, up 16% on the previous day and taking the total to 2,314, as the government scrambled to increase the number of intensive care beds nationwide. The daily government tally only accounts for those dying in hospital but authorities say they
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HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe will impose a nationwide lockdown for 21 days from Monday to help curb the spread of coronavirus, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Friday. Only state and health workers will be exempted from the lockdown, Mnangagwa said. Zimbabwe has five confirmed coronavirus cases, including one death. (Reporting by MacDonald Dzirutwe; Writing by
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