KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 4): Up to 147 Chinese citizens from Hubei province has been denied entry into the country since Jan 27 (when the government suspended entry for Chinese from Hubei following a spike in coronavirus cases), The Malaysian Insight reported.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 3): Based on the latest findings, experts in China have stated that novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) "could be transmitted through the digestive system", Xinhua reported today.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 3): China has been Malaysia’s third biggest tourist source country after Singapore and Indonesia since 2012, displacing Thailand from the top three.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 3): To say Malaysia’s much anticipated Visit Malaysia Year 2020 (VMY2020) is not off to a good start is probably an understatement, what with the severe blow dealt to the tourism industry by the Wuhan virus, now a global health emergency that has caused the death of over 300 and infected over 14,000 worldwide since the start of the outbreak at end-December.
China does not allow our military transport planes to evacuate Malaysians, must use commercial flights
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 31): Beijing has not given the greenlight for Malaysia to use military transport planes to evacuate our citizens stuck in Hubei province and Wuhan as a result of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Foreign Affairs Minister Saifuddin Abdullah (pictured) said, reported Malaysiakini.
PETALING JAYA (Jan 31): With the global infection cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) now closing in on the 10,000 mark, this means that it has surpassed the “total number of cases in the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) pandemic in 2003”, reported The Star today.
Coronavirus: Malaysia may push stimulus package 'if necessary', too early to revise GDP forecast for now
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 30): The Malaysian government is not discounting bringing forward its stimulus packages planned to address the US-China trade war risks in light of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, but only if it is really necessary, said Minister of Finance Lim Guan Eng.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 30): With many questions yet to be answered in terms of the severity of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, market watchers caution against panic selling as there are opportunities emerging in counters hammered by the recent selldown.
SINGAPORE (Jan 28): The city state’s Health Ministry has confirmed today that two more cases of coronavirus infection originating from Wuhan, China have been detected.