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General election will give the new government a fresh, full five-year mandate. The new government can focus on the national agenda – which includes handling the coronavirus pandemic, the economy and jobs – and the difficult decisions it will have to make and to carry
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The recent resurgence had led to conclude that the country was in the grip of a second wave of the virus, and expected it to continue.
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The capital reported 27 new cases for Monday, while four infections in Hebei province and one in Sichuan were also traced to the sprawling Xinfadi food wholesale market, believed to be the source of the latest outbreak which has so far affected 106 people.
“By the will of Allah the Almighty and with a heavy heart, the Ministry of Health (MoH) would like to inform the public on a third case that has returned to the grace and mercy of Allah the Almighty due to COVID-19 in this country.”
What the poor need are more sustainable avenues for steady income, paths to existing poverty via education and micro-loans, avenues for training or reskilling and aid to carry them through times such as the pandemic or financial downturns.
Malaysians need to fully embrace that poverty is our problem not just a problem for the poor and true progress can only be made when we all make poverty alleviation a collective goal.
The numbers are in stark contrast to the rest of India, whose daily tally of new infected cases has quadrupled since early May. Located near Mumbai’s financial district, Dharavi’s dogged approach to “chase the virus” could be a template for emerging markets across the world, from the favelas of Brazil to shanty towns in South Africa.
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