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Malaysian government announces additional $3.7 billion stimulus package as cases rise

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Shah Alam, Jan 18 (EFE/EPA).- The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Muhyiddin Yassin, announced Tuesday an additional stimulus package worth around $3.7 billion to strengthen the economy in the Asian country after it was hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic.The package is known as ' Malaysian Economic and People Protection Assistance Package' (PERMAI) and its initiatives will be based on three main objections, which are to combat the Covid-19 pandemic, to ensure the welfare of the people, and to support the survival of businesses. Malaysia has so far recorded over 150,000 confirmed cases and 601 deaths of the COVID-19. (Camera: FAZRY ISMAIL).SHOT LIST: MEDICAL PERSONNEL PREPARE FOR A SWAB CORONAVIRUS TESTING AT SHAH ALAM, OUTSIDE KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA.

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