Omicron: Symptoms to Watch Out For
The country is currently experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases due to the Omicron variant. Here are some of the symptoms to watch out for...
Fri Feb 04 2022
Stay Home or Face Arrest, Philippines' President Duterte Warns the Unvaccinated
Faced by a surge of COVID-19 cases driven by the Omicron variant, Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the arrest of unvaccinated people who violate stay-at-home orders.
Fri Jan 07 2022
Waytha Urges Hindus to Rethink Thaipusam Celebrations Amid Omicron Threat
Former minister P Waythamoorthy has urged Hindus to rethink the way they will celebrate Thaipusam on Jan 18, citing concerns over the highly-transmissible Omicron variant of COVID-19.
Wed Jan 05 2022
COVID-19: Omicron Becomes the Dominant Strain in the US
The COVID-19 Omicron variant has become the dominant coronavirus strain in the United States - in just three weeks after the first case was reported in the country.
Tue Dec 21 2021
Omicron: Where We Stand Now
Two weeks since the first case of the COVID-19 Omicron variant was announced in the country, this is where we stand now.
Fri Dec 17 2021
Saravanan: 'Why Restrict Thaipusam When Keluarga Malaysia Event Can Take Place?'
Human Resources Minister M Saravanan has decried the alleged double standards in imposing restrictions on Thaipusam celebrations next month, while allowing the "100 Days Keluarga Malaysia Aspiration" event to take place without regards to physical distancing.
Fri Dec 10 2021
Thaipusam 2022: No Chariot Processions Due to Omicron Threat, Says Minister
The government has decided to not allow Thaipusam processions next month, amid the COVID-19 Omicron variant threat, National Unity Minister Halimah Sadique has said. Also in the proposed ban list are group 'kavadi' bearing and river-bathing rituals.
Tue Dec 07 2021
India Postpones Resumption of International Flights Amid Omicron Scare
India has postponed its decision to resume commercial international passenger flights from December 15, as had been initially planed, in the wake of the COVID-19 Omicron variant scare.
Thu Dec 02 2021
COVID-19: Omicron Puts Putrajaya's Endemic Phase Plans On Hold
Putrajaya has paused the plan to move the country into the endemic phase of COVID-19, due to the emergence of the Omicron variant of the virus, Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein has said.
Wed Dec 01 2021
Omicron: What We Know So Far
Here are some quick facts that you might want to know about Omicron - the latest COVID-19 variant with multiple mutations.
Tue Nov 30 2021