KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): The Ministry of Health (MoH) today announced 110 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, bringing the tally to 900.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): The trading of shares will go on, said the Securities Commission (SC) and Bursa Malaysia in a joint statement today.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Bursa Malaysia’s construction index, which tracks share prices of builders listed on the exchange, settled down 13.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Public Bank Bhd will be providing a special relief facility for small and medium enterprise (SME) customers and a relief assistance programme for loan repayments.
JAKARTA (March 18): Thousands of Muslim pilgrims from across Asia gathered in Indonesia today, despite fears that their meeting could fuel the spread of a coronavirus, just two weeks after a similar event in Malaysia caused more than 500 infections, Reuters reported today.
Genting Malaysia announces temporary closure of Resorts World Casino New York City amid COVID-19 pandemic
KUALA LUMPUR (March 17): Genting Malaysia Bhd said the group has decided to temporarily close its Resorts World Casino New York City in the US due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): The World Health Organization called the new coronavirus outbreak a pandemic on Wednesday, issuing a grim warning that the global spread and severity of the illness was due to "alarming levels of inaction", AFP reported late yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 26): A global recession is likely if COVID-19 becomes a pandemic, and the odds of that are uncomfortably high and rising with infections surging in Italy and Korea, according to Moody’s Analytics.