MAJOR NEWS ITEM MOVED BY BERNAMA AS AT 4.30 PM: MARCH 22

NURSYABIHA SUKRI

1. KUALA LUMPUR: A group of 212 Malaysians who were stranded in Tashkent, Uzbekistan had arrived safely at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) at 9 pm last night. (147 words /1533hrs)

 

2. KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s close relations with many countries have made it easier for the country to receive assistance in the fight against the increasingly alarming COVID-19 outbreak, said Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein. (384 words/ 1516 hrs)

 

3. KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has again shown its concern and ability in managing the welfare of its stricken citizens overseas after successfully repatriating 46 people stranded in Tehran, Iran following the COVID-19 pandemic. (358 words/ 1501 hrs)

 

4. KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has recorded another death, bringing the COVID-19 death toll in the country to nine to date. (192 words/1356 hrs)

 

5. KUALA LUMPUR: Almost 50,000 law enforcers comprising Armed Forces, police, RELA, and local authorities’ personnel are out to ensure public compliance of the Movement Control Order announced by the government to flatten the infection curve of COVID-19. (372 words/ 1500 hrs)

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