Tag: Malaysia

Death rates soar in Southeast Asia as virus wave spreads

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Indonesia has converted nearly its entire oxygen production to medical use just to meet the demand from COVID-19 patients struggling...

Muslims mark Eid al-Adha holiday in pandemic’s shadow

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CAIRO — Muslims around the world were observing Tuesday yet another major Islamic holiday in the shadow of the pandemic and amid growing concerns...

Asian qualifying: Japan, Australia in Group B for last round

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Japan and Australia have been grouped together along with Saudi Arabia, China, Oman and Vietnam in the final round of...

French conspiracist accused in kidnapping expelled home

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PARIS — A Frenchman accused of inspiring the kidnapping of a young girl arrived in his home country Wednesday to face changes following his...

MH17 trial moves to crucial merits phase, examining evidence

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SCHIPHOL, Netherlands — Nearly seven years after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine, the trial in a Dutch court of...

Asian World Cup qualifiers to be moved from China to UAE

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — China‚Äôs COVID-19 travel restrictions have forced World Cup qualifying matches scheduled for the eastern city of Suzhou to be relocated...

Judges lawyers in MH17 trial visit wreckage of plane

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GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands — Judges and lawyers in the trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian charged in the 2014 downing of Malaysia...

Malaysia’s worsening COVID-19 outbreak sparks alarm

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A worsening coronavirus outbreak in Malaysia has sparked alarm and is spilling over into neighboring Thailand, which recently discovered a...

Resorts World Las Vegas gets regulatory OK to open June 24

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LAS VEGAS — The Malaysia-based owner of one of the biggest casino projects ever on the Las Vegas Strip won regulatory approval Thursday to...

Restrictions reimposed as virus resurges in much of Asia

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TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taxi drivers are starved for customers, weddings are suddenly canceled, schools are closed, and restaurant service is restricted across much of...