Malaysia extends COVID-19 lockdown until end of June

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Malaysia extends COVID-19 lockdown until end of June” – below is their description. The Malaysian government has extended a two-week nationwide lockdown, shutting all non-essential businesses, as the country is fighting a surge in the cases of COVID-19. More than 80 percent of reported infections do not … Read more Malaysia extends COVID-19 lockdown until end of June

Vaccines on wheels: Malaysia turns to mobile inoculations amid Covid-19 surge

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Vaccines on wheels: Malaysia turns to mobile inoculations amid Covid-19 surge” – below is their description. Malaysia is taking its vaccination programme to the streets in Kuala Lumpur amid a Covid-19 surge. The government plans to add 39 more mobile jab clinics to speed up the … Read more Vaccines on wheels: Malaysia turns to mobile inoculations amid Covid-19 surge

Malaysian schoolgirl slams teacher’s rape joke in viral TikTok video

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Malaysian schoolgirl slams teacher’s rape joke in viral TikTok video” – below is their description. Malaysian teenager Ain Husniza Saiful Nizam has unwittingly sparked a #MeToo movement in school and beyond, after exposing a teacher’s rape joke in the classroom. The teacher allegedly joked about rape … Read more Malaysian schoolgirl slams teacher’s rape joke in viral TikTok video

Asian countries face record COVID resurgence

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Asian countries face record COVID resurgence” – below is their description. Many Southeast Asian nations that were seen as coronavirus success stories are now being forced to impose new restrictions as infections surge to record levels. In Malaysia, a two-week nationwide “total lockdown” has come into effect. … Read more Asian countries face record COVID resurgence

COVID-19 crisis escalates across Asia Pacific

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “COVID-19 crisis escalates across Asia Pacific” – below is their description. Authorities in Australia’s second most populous state of Victoria have imposed a one-week lockdown to contain a COVID-19 outbreak detected earlier this week. Elsewhere in the region, Taiwan reported 667 new domestic COVID-19 cases on Thursday, … Read more COVID-19 crisis escalates across Asia Pacific

Malaysian officials cite ‘human error’ after train collision injures over 200

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Malaysian officials cite ‘human error’ after train collision injures over 200” – below is their description. Malaysia’s transport officials have cited “human error” for a train collision that has left over 200 people injured. An empty light-rail train was on a test run in a tunnel in downtown Kuala … Read more Malaysian officials cite ‘human error’ after train collision injures over 200

Over 200 injured after 2 trains collide in Kuala Lumpur

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Over 200 injured after 2 trains collide in Kuala Lumpur” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-05-25/Over-200-injured-after-2-trains-collide-in-Kuala-Lumpur-10xMZaMWR9e/index.html More than 200 people were injured in Malaysia on Monday when two trains collided in the capital Kuala Lumpur. Authorities said 166 people sustained minor injuries while 47 were severely injured. … Read more Over 200 injured after 2 trains collide in Kuala Lumpur

More than 200 injured after metro trains collide in Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “More than 200 injured after metro trains collide in Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur” – below is their description. More than 200 people were injured in Malaysia on May 24, 2021, when two light rail transit (LRT) trains collided in an underground tunnel close to the Petronas … Read more More than 200 injured after metro trains collide in Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur

Eco-friendly Malaysian fashion brands shift from ‘throw away’ culture

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Eco-friendly Malaysian fashion brands shift from ‘throw away’ culture” – below is their description. Fast fashion is easy on the wallet, but the environment pays a high price. As fads change quickly, what is no longer considered on-trend is often discarded. But many are coming round to … Read more Eco-friendly Malaysian fashion brands shift from ‘throw away’ culture

Asia Pacific countries face economic perils despite rebound forecast

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Asia Pacific countries face economic perils despite rebound forecast” – below is their description. Progress on coronavirus vaccination is helping the global economy to start recovering from the damage done by the pandemic. Asia Pacific countries are forecast to rebound stronger than previously thought. But the Asian … Read more Asia Pacific countries face economic perils despite rebound forecast

Malaysia, Indonesia ease COVID-19 restrictions for Ramadan

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Malaysia, Indonesia ease COVID-19 restrictions for Ramadan” – below is their description. Muslims in Southeast Asia are observing the first day of Ramadan. In Indonesia and Malaysia it is expected to be more lively compared to last year’s sombre affair. Both countries have eased some coronavirus restrictions, … Read more Malaysia, Indonesia ease COVID-19 restrictions for Ramadan

Malaysia’s Najib Razak appeals corruption conviction

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Malaysia’s Najib Razak appeals corruption conviction” – below is their description. Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is in court trying to get his conviction on corruption charges overturned. Najib, who has been convicted on 7 charges and still faces 35 more, has denied any wrongdoing. If … Read more Malaysia’s Najib Razak appeals corruption conviction

Malaysia deports 1,086 Myanmar nationals despite court order

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Malaysia deports 1,086 Myanmar nationals despite court order” – below is their description. Malaysia has deported 1,086 Myanmar nationals, despite a court order temporarily halting the repatriation amid concerns the group could at risk if they were returned to military-ruled Myanmar. Kairul Dzaimee Daud, director-general of Malaysia’s … Read more Malaysia deports 1,086 Myanmar nationals despite court order

Thousands of Myanmar protesters in standoff with police in Yangon

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Thousands of Myanmar protesters in standoff with police in Yangon” – below is their description. Thousands of people took to the streets of Yangon to denounce a military coup and demanded the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The protest came six days after the … Read more Thousands of Myanmar protesters in standoff with police in Yangon

At COVID-19 ‘breaking point’, Malaysia suspends parliament

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “At COVID-19 ‘breaking point’, Malaysia suspends parliament” – below is their description. Malaysia’s king has declared a state of emergency at the request of the country’s embattled Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin who says he needs the additional powers to stop a surge in COVID-19 cases. The country … Read more At COVID-19 ‘breaking point’, Malaysia suspends parliament