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Coronavirus: Malaysia announces US$36 billion aid package but lockdown continues; Australia races to stem Delta’s spread

Malaysia on Monday unveiled a 150 billion ringgit (US$36 billion) aid package to help people through a nationwide lockdown that was extended for a second time with Covid-19 infections still elevated.The plan includes a 10 billion ringgit direct fiscal injection and 10 billion ringgit direct cash aid to the people, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said in a televised addressed.The announcement marks the fourth stimulus package announced by the government this year. It was announced a day after…

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