KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia will hold a general election when the novel coronavirus pandemic is over, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said on Saturday, shortly after he averted a showdown by winning parliamentary support for his administration's budget.
KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia has agreed to buy 12.8 million doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, becoming the first country in Southeast Asia to announce a deal with the U.S. drugmaker after some expressed reservations over the need for ultra-cold storage.
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 27 Malaysia has agreed to buy
12.8 million doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, becoming the
first country in Southeast Asia to announce a deal with the U.S.
drugmaker after some expressed reservations over the need for
KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin won parliamentary approval for his government's 2021 budget on Thursday, avoiding a potential political crisis in the midst of other crises brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's parliament will on Thursday decide whether to approve the government's 2021 budget, in a vote that could decide Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's political future as the country grapples with a coronavirus-induced health and economic crisis.
KUALA LUMPUR Asia Pacific leaders set aside differences on Friday with their first joint communique in three years, calling for free and predictable trade to help a global economy laid low by the coronavirus pandemic.
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 A virtual summit of Asia
Pacific leaders started on Friday with U.S. President Donald
Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in attendance to
discuss the coronavirus crisis and global economic recovery amid
lingering trade differences.
KUALA LUMPUR Asia-Pacific leaders called on Thursday for open and multilateral trade to support a global economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic and some hoped for more engagement with the United States under a Joe Biden administration.
KUALA LUMPUR Fresh from the success of creating the world's largest free trade region, China's President Xi Jinping will be among the speakers on Thursday heralding a Asia-Pacific virtual summit that U.S. President Donald Trump has decided to skip.
KUALA LUMPUR Ministers from Asia-Pacific countries on Tuesday said free, fair and non-discriminatory trade practices were key to an economic recovery from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.