Malaysia is extending an two-week lockdown another two weeks as average daily infection rates remain high. Malaysia's total case count sits at 646,411 after 6,849 new cases were reported by the health ministry on Friday.
Worried about the well-being of nearby residents, the two men decided to transport the massive snake by whatever means necessary.
The two-week closure of businesses comes as the country's health ministry announced 9,020 new COVID cases on Saturday.
A massive python weighing a whopping 88 pounds was discovered by a startled butcher as he set up shop for the day.
Malaysia will go into a near-total two-week lockdown on June 1 after recording more than 8,000 new COVID cases Friday, a daily high for the country. Malaysia's infection and death rates have spiked since the Muslim EID festival, with 40% of the country's total deaths occurring in May alone.
Malaysian Senior Minister Ismail Sabri said many Muslims ignored the COVID-19 safety rules that prevented them from seeing each other during the Eid festival
Cases reached 7,289 on Tuesday, bringing the country's overall count to 525,889.
Nearly 50 people reportedly suffered serious injuries in the collision in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Monday evening.
For health workers, the pandemic has lingered in their days and nights long after the public applause quieted. And yet, they remain at the forefront of efforts to save lives and curb the spread of COVID.
It is no secret that 2021 may be the last year to adequately address climate change.
Dai Bao, named after Disney's Dumbo, was rescued as a stray off the streets and heartbreakingly died defending his family from a four-foot snake.
Malaysia's Top Glove said, "We have temporarily stopped production in 16 of our facilities."
"[I have] no idea how to describe it because one of the impossible things just happened," Zackrydz Rodzi said. "I shook and laughed so hard and quickly ran towards my parents to tell them."
Authorities are scrambling to track the other passengers who were cleared for travel and allowed to disembark the MS Westerdam cruise ship after showing no signs of illness.
"If people want to see us as the rubbish dump of the world, you dream on," Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin told the press.
An initial investigation found the victim was believed to have drowned while bathing in the pool, police said.
Malaysia follows Vietnam, which pulled the movie from theaters earlier this week, protesting a contentious boundary displayed on a map in the DreamWorks production.
Thousands of tons of plastic "recycling" have been sent to Malaysia from the U.S., the U.K., Australia, Europe, Japan and elsewhere. It's time these nations stepped up to help deal with their own waste.
"New demons just keep coming," said reality-show imam PU Syed Bakri, who also attacked K-Pop boyband Nu'est.
Customs agents seized 5,255 baby red-eared slider turtles they found in suitcases belonging to two Indian men, who claimed they were selling the reptiles as pets.
Kim Jong Nam was assassinated with a nerve agent in February 2017, reportedly after having met with his CIA contact in Malaysia.
Siti Aisyah, an Indonesian national, was freed after Malaysian prosecutors withdraw charges against her.
"I don't think we have anything like that in our country," Mohamaddin Ketapi, Malaysia's travel minister said, referencing gay people.
The couple were detained by Malaysian police over the alleged abuse.
More than 1,000 people turned up to the event to claim just 200 free meal coupons.
Najib Razak could be sentenced to more than 200 years in jail if found guilty of the 38 charges brought against him to date.