Daily Archives: May 4, 2020

Junshi Biosciences and Lilly to Co-develop Antibody Therapies for the Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19

SHANGHAI and INDIANAPOLIS, May 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Junshi Biosciences (HKEX: 1877) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today they have entered into an agreement to co-develop therapeutic antibodies for the potential prevention and treatment of COVID-19,

Water supply to Bandar Bukit Puchong to be restored by midnight

KUALA LUMPUR Water supply disruption to several areas in Bandar Bukit Puchong in Sepang and Petaling districts following a burst pipe at the entrance of Apartment Baiduri Court in Bandar Bukit Puchong 2 is expected to be completely restored by

King holds teleconference with Ismail Sabri

KUALA LUMPUR Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah today granted an audience to Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob via teleconferencing.   The Prime Minister’s Department, in a statement, said His Majesty was briefed

Johor agrees to implement federal govt’s CMCO

ISKANDAR PUTERI The Johor State Government will implement the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) as announced by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin on May 1, starting from today.   Menteri Besar Datuk Ir Hasni Mohammad said the state government

Having goals can beat stress during MCO

JOHOR BAHRU It has been 48 days since the Movement Control Order (MCO) came into force and today is the first day of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO).   There is no denying that the community has faced numerous

MNS lauds Sabah’s commitment to state forest

KOTA KINABALU The Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) Sabah Branch lauds the state government’s commitment to gazette high biodiversity forests as Totally Protected Areas (TPA), with the aim of protecting at least 30 per cent of the state’s forests by 2025.

Govt looks into heavier punishment for drivers causing death

PUTRAJAYA The Road Transport Act 1987 (Act 333) will be reviewed so that those responsible for causing death or injuries to other road users would face heavier punishment, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.   He said

CMCO: Sports activities, dine-ins not allowed in Melaka

MELAKA The Melaka government is not allowing any sports activities to take place and restaurants to cater to dine-in customers during the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO), which came into effect today.   Chief Minister Datuk Sulaiman Md Ali said

Borders re-opening : Singapore likely to start small and selectively

SINGAPORE Singapore is likely to start small and selectively in the reopening of its border, said the republic’s Health Minister Gan Kim Yong.   Gan said a mix of isolation and test requirements will continue to be imposed, to protect

Melaka to spend RM300 million on drought mitigation project

MELAKA The Melaka government will undertake the Tasik Biru and Kesang River Mitigation project in Jasin, costing RM300 million, as an alternative to address drought and to ensure continuous water supply in the state.   Chief Minister Datuk Sulaiman Md