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Delta variant is pushing Southeast Asia to the breaking point

By Helen Regan | CNN Countries across Asia are grappling with their worst coronavirus outbreaks of the pandemic, spurred by low vaccine rates and the highly-contagious Delta variant. While nations such as China, Japan and South Korea are seeing growing outbreaks, the sharp edge of the Delta wave is being keenly felt in Southeast Asia, with countries seeing rapid rises in case numbers and deaths. Southeast Asian nations that managed to contain outbreaks last year are now struggling with overwhelm...
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Malaysia PM Defies Calls to Quit, Wants Confidence Vote Next Month

By Liz Lee and Mei Mei ChuKUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) -Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin defied mounting pressure to quit on Wednesday, saying...
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Malaysia PM Defies Calls to Quit, Says Commands Majority

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said on Wednesday he continued to command majority support among lawmakers,...
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Asian stocks rise following uptick on Wall Street

By ANNABELLE LIANG SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher Wednesday as traders mirrored overnight gains on Wall Street during another busy earnings week. The Kospi in South Korea advanced 0.9% to 3,264.78 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong added 1.5% to 26,589.87. The Shanghai Composite index gained 0.3% to 3,458.31. Sydney’s S&P/ASX 200 was also 0.3% higher at 7,497.40. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 fell 0.1% to 27,612.29, however. Shares edged higher in Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines but ...
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Malaysia: Recent Competition Law Cases In Malaysia - Azmi & Associates

The Malaysia Competition Commission ("MyCC") has carried out many investigations and enforcements, some of which are of notable importance and should be of interest.
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Malaysia: Substance Over Form: An Analysis Of The Federal Court Decision In Maple Amalgamated Sdn Bhd & Anor v Bank Pertanian Malaysia Berhad - Azmi & Associates

Modern Islamic finance has seen a significant increase in utilisation since its inception in the 1960s, and its continuing development demands that the legal framework within which Islamic finance...
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Malaysia's Embattled PM Says Will Discuss Debate on Emergency Laws

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin said on Tuesday his cabinet would discuss holding a debate in parliament to...
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Coronavirus live news: Iran posts new record daily cases; Philippines gearing up for strictest lockdown

Iran reports more than 37,000 cases of coronavirus in 24 hours for the first time; Manila hospitals reach ‘critical levels’China tests millions as Nanjing airport outbreak sees Covid cases surgeWellbeing in decline in England as loneliness rises, report showsFauci backs new masks guidance as Florida reports highest one-day Covid case totalRishi Sunak pushing Boris Johnson to relax travel rules 12.23pm BST Health authorities in Iran have reported more than 37,000 cases of coronavirus in 24 ho...
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Malaysia Suspends Parliament Session Citing Risk of COVID Infection

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's special parliamentary sitting will be cut short after the detection of COVID-19 infections in the building, the...
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COVID-19 Surge Hits Asia; Tokyo, Thailand, Malaysia Post Record Infections

(Reuters) -The Olympics host city Tokyo, as well as Thailand and Malaysia, announced record COVID-19 infections on Saturday, mostly driven by the...
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Delta Variant Rampant in Asia; Tokyo, Thailand, Malaysia Post Record COVID Infections

(Reuters) - The Olympics host city Tokyo, as well as Thailand and Malaysia, announced a record number of COVID-19 infections on Saturday, mostly...
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Binance ordered to halt operations in Malaysia by mid-August

Chaopeng Zhang is the chief executive officer of Binance, the world's largest crypto exchange. Binance Malaysia ordered Binance to halt its operations in the next 14 days for illegally operating a digital asset exchange. Binance must disable both its website and mobile application must be disabled 14 days from July 26. Binance also said it will wind down its futures and derivatives offerings in Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Befor...
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Malaysia Extends Emergency Rule in Sarawak State to Stop Polls

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia extended a state of emergency in the eastern state of Sarawak until February 2022 to suspend regional elections...
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Coronavirus live news: Japan’s daily cases exceed 10,000 for first time; French minister accuses England of discrimination

Case high comes amid another record day of 3,865 infections in Tokyo; French minister complains after England lifts rules for EU but not FranceOnce a Covid success story, South Korea sweats through summer of Delta surgeFive Cuban generals dead in recent days – is the Covid spike to blame?New US mask guidance prompted by evidence vaccinated can spread DeltaSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.10am BST Burundi’s government has said it will accept Covid-19 vaccines - but that it will not take re...
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Billion-dollar whales fill #1MDB’s wide net | Reuters

Billion-dollar whales fill 1MDB’s wide net | Reuters Malaysia is steadily making good on its 1Malaysia Development Berhad disaster. The Southeast Asian country has so far clawed back $4.3 billion. That’s close to the base headline amount U.S. prosecutors indicated had been misappropriated from the sovereign fund originally set up by disgraced former Prime Minister Najib Razak to buy power plants and fund a new financial district. Now the current government may even be able to recoup enoug...
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Coronavirus live news: Tokyo cases hit all-time high as Thailand, South Korea and Malaysia see record infections

Tokyo reports 3,177 new cases; South Korea reports 1,896 new cases; Thailand reports 16,533 new cases and Malaysia registers 17,405 new infectionsBiden to announce vaccine requirement for US federal workers – reportWho’s behind Australia’s anti-lockdown protests?UK poised to end amber list quarantine for people vaccinated in US and EUSee all our coronavirus coverage 10.00am BST Tokyo has reported 3,177 new coronavirus cases, setting an all-time high and surpassing 3,000 for the first time da...
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Anger as Covid-ravaged Malaysia lifts pandemic measures

It comes as hospitals are overwhelmed, with pictures showing patients sharing oxygen cylinders.
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Indonesia-based grocery app HappyFresh reaps $65M led by Naver Financial and Gafina

HappyFresh, the on-demand grocery app based in Indonesia, announced today it has raised a $65 million Series D. The round was led by Naver Financial Corporation and Gafina B.V., with participation from STIC, LB and Mirae Asset Indonesia and Singapore. It also included returning investors Mirae-Asset Naver Asia Growth Fund and Z Venture Capital. The company’s previous round of funding was a $20 million Series C announced in April 2019. Resurgent HappyFresh raises $20M for its online grocery ser...
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Malaysia: The Legal Framework Of Mining Industry In Malaysia - Azmi & Associates

Mining is one of the oldest industries in Malaysia and this may be traced back to the early 1820s following the arrival of Chinese immigrants in Perak.
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Malaysia's Parliament Opens After 7 Months, Emergency to End

Malaysia’s government says it will not extend a coronavirus emergency further as Parliament reopened after a disputed seven-month suspension amid a worsening pandemic.
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Southeast Asia COVID-19 Cases Hit New Highs, Malaysian Doctors Protest

By Mei Mei ChuKUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Thailand reported a record number of coronavirus cases on Monday, while Malaysia has notched up more than 1...
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Malaysia Will Not Extend State of Emergency - Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia will not extend a national state of emergency when it ends on Aug. 1, state news agency Bernama reported on...
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Malaysia Will Not Extend State of Emergency, Says Law Minister

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia will not extend a months-long national state of emergency when it ends on Aug. 1, law minister Takiyuddin Hassan...
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Malaysia's Parliament Reopens After 7-Month Virus Suspension

Malaysia’s Parliament has reopened for the first time this year after a seven-month suspension under a coronavirus emergency that has failed to curb a worsening pandemic.
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The Latest: Virus on rise in eastern Chinese city of Nanjing

By The Associated Press BEIJING — New coronavirus cases continue to grow in the major eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, with another 38 reported on Monday, bringing the total to more than 60 over recent days. Tens of thousands of people are under lockdown and authorities are conducting mass testing of the population, standard practices in China that have generally been successfully in controlling the spread of the virus. One other case of local transmission was reported in the nearby city of Suqi...
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The Latest: Turkey reports increase in COVID-19 cases

By The Associated Press ISTANBUL— Turkey’s daily COVID-19 infections have increased, reaching 14,230 new cases in the past 24 hours. Health ministry statistics show that the 7-day average is now 10,269, a significant increase from the average of the previous week at 6,880. With nearly all restrictions lifted in July, Turks are arriving back in the cities after a 9-day holiday when they and international tourists flocked to seaside towns where masking and distancing rules were widely ignored. The...
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Malaysia's Total Coronavirus Infections Rise Above 1 Million

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's total coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic surpasssed 1 million on Sunday after the country's...
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Coronavirus live: Tokyo has 1,359 new cases as Olympics start; Philippines bans children from going out

Latest updates: Tokyo battles wave of infections as Olympics get underway; Philippines bans children aged 5-17 leaving the house until end of JulyPfizer vaccine second dose has ‘sweet spot’ after eight weeksFears for Indonesia provinces as Delta variant spreads out of JavaNew Zealand shuts Australia travel bubble as Sydney outbreak worsensUK coronavirus updates – liveTokyo Olympics live blog – live 9.59am BST A new study suggests that the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine provides poor protection fr...
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Philippines to Bar Travel From Malaysia, Thailand to Curb Delta's Spread

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines will ban travellers coming from Malaysia and Thailand, as well as tighten restrictions in the Manila area, in a...
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Malaysia: Digital Asset Exchanges In Malaysia - MahWengKwai & Associates

The digital currency industry in Malaysia received long-awaited clarity sought by many entrepreneurs and investors when on 15.1.2019 digital assets were finally recognized as securities under the Capital Markets and Services ...
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