TOKYO (April 21): The government plans to impose a fresh coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo, Osaka and Hyogo prefectures soon as a surge in severe cases chokes the areas' health care systems, according to government sources.
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.
KANGAR (March 15): The government will spell out the offences which are subject to a RM10,000 compound under the Emergency (Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases) (Amendment) Ordinance 2021 to clear any confusion over its implementation, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): The RM10,000 compound under the Emergency (Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases) (Amendment) Ordinance 2021 applies to all categories of Movement Control Order (MCO), said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
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).
KUALA LUMPUR (March 4): The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) today objected to the leave for judicial review being sought by Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (pictured) to challenge Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s advice to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah to suspend Parliament during the Emergency period.
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).