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Malaysia Cartoon And Comic House brings back nostalgia of past cartoons

KUALA LUMPUR Who would have thought that a magazine that once used to be priced at RM1 can now fetch up to RM9,000, much higher than an average smartphone or laptop.   Such is the value of the first edition

Five Vietnamese held for illegal fishing in Labuan waters

  LABUAN A Vietnamese fishing vessel with five crew members was detained by Labuan Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Saturday afternoon for allegedly encroaching the waters of Labuan for illegal fishing.   The vessel and the five Vietnamese crew

Police deny viral message of COVID-19 spread in Seremban UTC

SEREMBAN Police today denied a message which went viral on the social media since yesterday of the supposed spread of the COVID-19 pandemic at the Seremban Urban Transformation Centre (UTC).   Seremban District Police Chief ACP Mohd Said Ibrahim said

Disney World to Reopen as Coronavirus Cases Surge in Florida

  “The Most Magical Place on Earth” is reopening after nearly four months with new rules in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom are reopening Saturday, while Epcot and Disney’s

Pandemic, Racism Compound Worries About Black Suicide Rate

CHICAGO – Jasmin Pierre was 18 when she tried to end her life, overdosing on whatever pills she could find. Diagnosed with depression and anxiety, she survived two more attempts at suicide, which felt like the only way to stop

Visa Delays Could Hamper VOA News Coverage, Journalists Say

“I start looking around the house thinking, ‘How long does it take to sell a couch on craigslist? How long does it take to sell my wife’s piano?’ Every day is weighing on us,” said Warangkana Chomchuen, who goes by

China’s Southern Jiangxi Province Declares Highest Flood Alert

BEIJING – The southern Chinese province of Jiangxi issued its highest flood warning on Saturday, predicting a big overflow from a lake that joins the Yangtze River as torrential rain continued to batter much of the country, state media said.

WHO: COVID Cases Doubled Globally Over Last 6 Weeks

  The World Health Organization reported Friday that the total number of COVID-19 cases worldwide doubled over the past six weeks. At his regular briefing from WHO headquarters in Geneva, WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said only aggressive

WHO Experts Arrive in China to Probe COVID-19 Origins

An advance team from the World Health Organization (WHO) has arrived in China to prepare an investigation into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic. The virus that causes COVID-19, which is believed to have started in animals before jumping to humans, first

Rebranding of Village Community Management Councils

  PUTRAJAYA The Village Community Management Council (MPKK) and the Federal Village Community Management Council (MPKKP) have been rebranded as the Village Development and Security Committee (JPKK) and the Federal Village Development and Security Committee (JPKKP).   Rural Development Minister