KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): The Ministry of Health (MoH) has confirmed a viral social media post that a foreign barber has tested positive for Covid-19.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 26): The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) said today it fully supports Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) president Dr N Ganabaskaran's call on employers to improve the poor living conditions of foreign workers in the country and recognise the fact that merely testing their employees would be insufficient to prevent an outbreak of Covid-19.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): The number of active Covid-19 cases in Pudu, where the government has imposed a semi-enhanced movement control order (SEMCO) starting midnight yesterday, climbed to 40 yesterday, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).
KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): Pudu was cordoned off early this morning as authorities upped Covid-19 screening efforts in the area, the Malay Mail reported today.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 27): It has been over six weeks since Malaysia shut down its RM1.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Malaysia has yet to see any significant cluster of Covid-19 infections among foreign workers in the country, according to the Ministry of Health.
PETALING JAYA (April 15): S P Setia Bhd will be submitting applications for several of its projects to resume work following the government's decision to allow several additional economic sectors to operate during the third phase of the Movement Control Order which ends on April 28.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Singapore, for months hailed at home and overseas as the “gold standard” for responding to the Covid-19 pandemic, on Friday moved to defuse escalating criticism over how it has handled a surge in infections within foreign worker dormitories that activists had earlier flagged as public health risks due to their cramped conditions, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 23): Putrajaya's decision to increase minimum wage to RM1,200 in major cities would result in an estimated RM2.
PETALING JAYA (March 28): The Sepang Municipal Council (MPSepang) has come up with guidelines for workers’ accommodation in shoplots, reported The Star today.