PARIS (Nov 4): Face masks will become obligatory again in schools in 39 regional departments of France where COVID-19 cases have crossed the alert threshold.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 23): Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin (pictured) has given a “not so gentle reminder” to his colleagues to mask up during meetings.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 5): Supercomputer simulations in Japan have revealed that wearing two masks provided only limited extra benefit “in blocking viral spread” compared with wearing just one “properly fitted mask”, Reuters reported today.
PETALING JAYA (Jan 4): In light of the increasing number of Covid-19 positive cases, gyms and fitness centres in the Klang Valley might need to review the current “no-mask” standard operating procedure (SOP) to protect the safety of the clients and staff.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 21): Property developer Iconic Worldwide Bhd has “the ambitious target of becoming one of the world’s top five rubber glove manufacturers” even though there are “doubters and sceptics”.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 19): Local actor Mustaqim Bahadon (pictured) had to suffer a lighter wallet recently when he was fined RM1,000 for the removal of his face mask in a public space, reported The Star.
PETALING JAYA (Aug 28): Israeli jewellery house Yvel is now working on a bejewelled face mask claimed to be the most expensive face mask in the world.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Malaysia’s new ceiling price for three-ply face masks at RM1 per piece will be enforced beginning Saturday (Aug 15) in line with the government’s decision on the mandatory use of the item to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi said today.
PETALING JAYA (August 3): For those who was being fined for not wearing masks in private vehicles, Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob now assured that they do not need to pay the fines as the police will be cancelling the fines, reported Malay Mail.