TANGKAK (June 23): The government will have to study various factors including the actual Covid-19 situation in the country and intervention methods being implemented before deciding whether to move into phase two of the National Recovery Plan, said Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pictured).
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is confident that Malaysia's target to achieve herd immunity as projected by the National Recovery Plan can be completed as scheduled following the increase in the supply of Covid-19 vaccines by the country's major suppliers.
KOTA KINABALU (June 19): Parti Bersatu Rakyat Sabah (PBRS) and Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) yesterday expressed gratitude for the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah’s views that Parliament should reconvene as soon as possible.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 19): The average Covid-19 daily cases must be below 4,000 for seven consecutive days for Malaysia to transition into the second phase of the National Recovery Plan.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): The National Recovery Plan (NRP) needs the commitment of all stakeholders for it to succeed, the Malaysian Employers Federation said.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): The Government is reviewing all existing measures and is prepared to introduce additional assistance to support the affected people and businesses in weathering the economic challenges in the coming months.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): The government will establish a Poverty Circle with members comprising representatives of the government, private sector, civil community organisations and academics to discuss and formulate the best strategies to tackle poverty, particularly during the Covid-19 pandemic.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): The Finance Ministry is studying ways on how the government can provide additional assistance to the people, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Economy) Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed (pictured).
PUTRAJAYA (June 17): The four-phased National Recovery Plan strategy will be able to revitalise the domestic trade ecosystem under the supervision of the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP), especially to retail, wholesale and distributors through economic activities that will be opened in stages.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 16): Malaysia’s economic health is expected to recover gradually as the nation shifts to phase two of the National Recovery Plan (NRP) in July and August and phase three in September and October, with more sectors to be allowed to resume operations, said Kenanga Research.