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Malaysia's PM faces calls to quit after failed bid for emergency rule

Malaysia's PM faces calls to quit after failed bid for emergency rule

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin faced calls to resign on Monday as doubts swirled over the support that he commands, after the king rejected his request to declare a state of emergency to fight the coronavirus epidemic.

Pandemic destroys US jobs as Germany urges unity

Pandemic destroys US jobs as Germany urges unity

The coronavirus epidemic sent US jobless totals soaring to historic highs Friday, increasing pressure on authorities to follow Europe in phasing out lockdown measures despite still climbing American death tolls.

Coronavirus epidemic 'far from over' in Asia - WHO

Coronavirus epidemic 'far from over' in Asia - WHO

The coronavirus epidemic is "far from over" in the Asia-Pacific region, and current measures to curb the spread of the virus are buying time for countries to prepare for large-scale community transmissions

China urges overseas Chinese to stay away as imported virus cases rise

China urges overseas Chinese to stay away as imported virus cases rise

Chinese authorities on Tuesday asked overseas Chinese to reconsider or minimise their travel plans as the coronavirus epidemic spreads across the world