KUALA LUMPUR (March 20): The enforcement of the Emergency (Essential Powers) Ordinance (No 2) 2021 is not a move by the Government to restrict freedom of expression says Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) chief regulatory officer Zulkarnain Mohd Yasin.
Saifuddin: Emergency Ordinance only focuses on tackling fake news on Covid-19, Emergency Proclamation
PUTRAJAYA (March 13): The enforcement of the Emergency (Essential Powers) (No 2) Ordinance 2021 is specifically aimed to tackle fake news on Covid-19 and Emergency Proclamation, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdullah (pictured).
KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): A man has been slapped with a RM10,000 compound for not registering his details while in a restaurant in Bukit Jalil yesterday as part of Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs), The Star reported.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): The federal government has gazetted an ordinance that seeks to criminalise "fake news" relating to Covid-19 and the Emergency proclamation, with stiff penalties for offenders.
PUTRAJAYA (March 10): A total of 186 private medical practitioners have been empowered under Section 10 (2) of the Emergency (Prevention and Control of Infections Diseases) (Amendment) Ordinance 2021 to handle COVID-19 positive cases effective tomorrow, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba (pictured).
PUTRAJAYA (March 3): The order to wear a tracking device is among the five new provisions under the Emergency (Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases) (Amendment) Ordinance 2021, which will come into force on March 11, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba (pictured).
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 2): The Attorney-General's Chambers is currently drafting a proposal to increase the value of the compound for those who violate the standard operating procedures (SOP) of the Movement Control Order (MCO), says Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
Govt establishes Emergency Management Technical Committee to monitor implementation of Emergency Ordinance
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 26): The government has established an Emergency Management Technical Committee to monitor issues related to the implementation and management of the Emergency Ordinance (Essential Powers 2021) that has been effective since Jan 12 until Aug 1.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 25): The leaders of parties in the Pakatan Nasional (PN) government are satisfied with the explanations and in-depth discussions on the Emergency Ordinance, as well as how the emergency and the Covid-19 pandemic are being managed, said Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 15): The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) said the Emergency Ordinance announced by the government should be used responsibly and not to bully the private healthcare sector in order to use its resources.