Malaysia will provide an automatic moratorium on loan repayments for the poorest 40% of the population, the Finance Minister says
Here comes #AsiaPacific #COVID19 updates: - India's deaths rise to 135,223, total cases reach 9,266,705 - Infections in Indonesia increase by 4,917 to 516,753 - The Philippines reports 1,392 new cases - Malaysia records 935 new infections
With a population of 21 million, Florida announced 10,109 new covid cases today. With a combined population of 2.6 billion, China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Australia, and the European Union are averaging 6,760 new cases.
"We cannot be bullied by developed countries." Malaysia says it will ship back all the waste smuggled in from foreign countries.
BREAKING: Mahathir Mohamad is sworn in as Malaysia's prime minister, making him the oldest PM in the world at 92.
Malaysia’s opposition party Pakatan Harapan has won the general election. This is the first time since the country's independence from Britain in 1957 that ruling party Barisan Nasional has been ousted from power.