Archive for March 27th, 2020

Eight grim milestone in last 24 hours in invisible global war against Covid-19 virus which could last 12 – 18 months and alter national lives and international relations

Lapan peristiwa penting 24 jam lepas dalam peperangan global melawan wabak Covid-19 yang boleh berlanjutan selama 12 ke 18 bulan dan mengubah kehidupan dan hubungan antarabangsa

Dalam tempoh 24 jam yang lalu, terdapat lapan peristiwa penting dalam peperangan global terhadap virus Covid-19 yang boleh berlanjutan selama 12 hingga 18 bulan dan akan mengubah kehidupan dan hubungan antarabangsa, iaitu:

1. Jumlah global yang disahkan Covid-19 telah melepasi paras 500,000 kes, sebanyak 531,504 kes disahkan;

2. Amerika Syarikat mengatasi China dengan jangkitan 84,946 kes positif Covid-19, berbanding 81,340 kes di China;

3. Hari kedua berturut-turut di mana Amerika Syarikat mempunyai lebih daripada 10,000 peningkatan harian kes Covid-19 – peningkatan sebanyak 16,992 kes semalam berbanding dengan kenaikan harian sebelumnya sebanyak 14,823 kes.

4. Jumlah korban keseluruhan Covid-19 melebihi 24,000 nyawa – 24,138 dengan kenaikan harian sebanyak 2,027. Read the rest of this entry »

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Will Muhyiddin, as in Singapore, United Kingdom and the United States, bring out the “big bazooka” in his comprehensive economic rescue plan tomorrow to help Malaysian business and households to survive the Covid-19 pandemic?

Singapore has brought out the “big bazooka” in its economic resilience package to help business and households in Singapore to survive the economic crisis created by the Covid-19 pandemic when its Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, Heng Swee Keat announced an additional S$48.6 billion scheme in Parliament this evening.

It is a package of new measures and enhancements to existing schemes costing S$4 billion aimed at stabilising Singapore’s economy amid the uncertainties caused by COVID-19.

Cash payouts announced in the Singapore Budget 2020 last month will be tripled, with all adult Singaporeans receiving S$300, $600 or $900 depending on their income.

The amount for parents with at least one Singaporean child aged 20 and younger this year will also go up to $300, from $100 before.

Low-income Singaporeans, originally slated to get $100 a year in grocery vouchers over 2020 and 2021, will now have this year’s allowance increased to $300. This means that they get a total of $400 in grocery vouchers over this year and the next. Read the rest of this entry »

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