JOHOR BAHRU (March 1): Johor is envisioning negotiations on travel arrangements between Malaysia and Singapore, including reopening of borders, following the implementation of the Covid-19 immunisation programme in the country.
JOHOR BAHRU (Jan 30): The Johor Lorry Operator Association hopes the authorities could come up with a prompt solution on the congestion problem faced by lorry drivers at the Johor Causeway and the Malaysia-Singapore Second Link border gates.
PUTRAJAYA (Jan 21): Taxis, rented cars and e-hailing services are allowed to fully operate during the movement control order (MCO) but they must ensure that their passengers have the necessary approval before crossing districts or state borders.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 8): The SME Association of Malaysia is concerned that another round of Movement Control Order (MCO) might lead to the folding of more local businesses and increased unemployment in the country.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 4): The third wave of Covid-19 infections in Malaysia will be "inevitable" if the country loosens its border control, said Health director-general (D-G) Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
PUTRAJAYA (July 6): The discussion on the reopening of the border between Malaysia and Singapore needs to be resolved comprehensively, taking into account all Malaysians traveling back and forth or staying in the republic, says Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 27): It took CEO Brian Chesky a dozen years to “build” Airbnb but he has revealed that “we lost almost everything in four to six weeks” owing to the Covid-19 outbreak.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Singapore would prefer a "step by step approach" to reopening the border with Malaysia, the republic’s Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan revealed today.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 10): As Covid-19 infections remain low in Malaysia, authorities are looking at easing border controls when the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) ends on Aug 31, starting with its neighbours which have successfully curbed the spread of the coronavirus.
PUTRAJAYA (June 10): Malaysia’s borders may only be reopened if daily confirmed Covid-19 cases are maintained at single digits until the end of the recovery movement control order (RMCO) on Aug 31, according to Ministry of Health (MoH) director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.