BERNAMA FOREIGN NEWS ADVISORY: MARCH 23, 2020

SHARIFAH ARFAH BINTI MESTADDIN
  1. COVID-19: AUSTRALIA STRENGTHENS MEASURES TO FIGHT VIRUS, ex-CANBERRA (BERNAMA-NNN)
  2. SOMALIA ARMY ARRESTS AL-SHABAAB INTEL CHIEF, ex-MOGADISHU (ANADOLU)
  3. AFGHANISTAN CONFIRMS FIRST CORONAVIRUS-RELATED DEATH, ex-KABUL (ANADOLU)
  4. DOCTORS RESPOND EN MASSE TO ITALY'S CALL TO CREATE A SPECIAL TASK FORCE, ex-ROME (ANADOLU)
  5. MOZAMBIQUE CONFIRMS FIRST CASE OF COVID-19, ex-MAPUTO (XINHUA)
  6. CHINA HOME TO 61 PERCENT OF WORLD'S SELF-MADE WOMAN BILLIONAIRE: REPORT, ex-BEIJING (XINHUA)
  7. MERKEL GOES UNDER HOME QUARANTINE OVER COVID-19 CONCERNS - GERMAN GOVERNMENT, ex-BERLIN (SPUTNIK)
  8. DELHI ON LOCKDOWN AS INDIA ADOPTS DRASTIC MEASURES TO FIGHT CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK, ex-NEW DELHI (BERNAMA)
  9. JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER ABE SAYS TOKYO OLYMPICS POSTPONEMENT POSSIBLE, ex-TOKYO (XINHUA)
  10. QUAKE-HIT CROATIAN NEWS AGENCY CONTINUES OPS, ex-ANKARA (ANADOLU)
  11. CANADA WILL NOT SEND ATHLETES TO TOKYO GAMES, ex-OTTAWA (XINHUA)
  12. MCDONALD'S TO CLOSE RESTAURANTS IN UK, IRELAND OVER COVID-19 BY MONDAY EVENING, ex-MOSCOW (SPUTNIK)
  13. 7 ARRESTED IN PORTUGAL FOR DISOBEDIENCE AMID COVID-19 OUTBREAK - MINISTER, ex-PORTO (XINHUA)
  14. NEW ZEALAND TO GO INTO LOCKDOWN IN TWO DAYS - PM, ex-WELLINGTON (XINHUA)
  15. VIETNAM: HANOIANS TO RECEIVE ONE MILLION FREE FACE MASKS, ex-HANOI (VNA)
  16. BOTSWANA’S PRESIDENT IN SELF-ISOLATION AFTER TRIP, ex-JOHANNESBURG (ANADOLU)
  17. AL-AQSA MOSQUE SHUT AMID CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK, ex-JERUSALEM (ANADOLU)
  18. US ENVOY TO BURKINA FASO TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19, ex-KIGALI (RWANDA)
  19. NEW YORK STATE TO BUILD TEMPORARY HOSPITALS AMID COVID-19 OUTBREAK, ex-NEW YORK (XINHUA)
  20. FIRST CORONAVIRUS DEATH REPORTED IN MONTENEGRO - HEALTH INSTITUTE, ex-BELGRADE (SPUTNIK)
  21. TURKEY: ONLINE EDUCATION STARTS AMID COVID-19 OUTBREAK, ex-ANKARA (ANADOLU)
  22. CHINA'S 2020 GDP GROWTH COULD FALL TO 2.6PCT DUE TO COVID-19 -- TOP INVESTMENT BANK, ex-MOSCOW (SPUTNIK)

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