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Malaysians in Wuhan coming home soon
Feb 03, 2020
Image: The Star Online
The Malaysian Embassy in China is in the final stage of preparations to bring back all Malaysians in Wuhan!
However, it says their return home could be delayed for a while, due to the complicated situation there.
More than 130 Malaysians and family members are waiting to be repatriated from Wuhan, which is the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak.
Health Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad says all Malaysians arriving from Wuhan will undergo decontamination and a health screening process
He said, "Mereka yang akan dibawa pulang, hanyalah mereka yang didapati sihat. mereka yang didapati bergejala pulak, as i said, saya ulangi, mereka yang didapati bergejala akan dibawa ke fasiliti kesihatan di Wuhan untuk menerima rawatan selanjutnya."
He adds that the Malaysians arriving will not enter through the KLIA terminal building.
Malaysia's total number of coronavirus cases remains at eight, and test resuls on 16 other cases are still pending.
Government still committed to decriminalising attempted suicide
The Law Minister says the government remains committed to decriminalising attempted suicide
This after a disabled man in Terengganu was sentenced for six months in prison, for attempted suicide.
Meanwhile, rights groups have called on the Attorney General's Chambers to reivew the case, so that the sentence can be overturned
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Malaysia 43rd in EIU Democracy Index 2019
Image: Economist Intelligence Unit
In other news, Malaysia has recorded its best-ever score in the Economist Intelligence Unit's Democracy Index
Msia rose 9 spots to 43rd place, due to election reforms and the decision to repeal the anti-fake news act last year.
We finished higher than other ASEAN nations including the Philippines, Indonesia and Singapore.
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