KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): News that 21 Covid-19 cases have been detected at several old folks homes in Malaysia has left operators scrambling to tighten regulations in a bid to contain the spread of the deadly virus among the most vulnerable members of society.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 19): With Aidilfitri just around the corner, members of the public with relatives or friends who are former Covid-19 patients should wait for 14 days after their discharge from hospital to visit them.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has called on the government to come out with clear guidelines and directives on the screening of workers for Covid-19, saying a lot of confusion remains on the ground.
PUTRAJAYA (May 12): Only the names and telephone numbers of customers need only be recorded before they are allowed to enter business premises as required under the Gerak Malaysia application.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Malaysian Bar president Salim Bashir today cautions that the government's move to arrest and charge Movement Control Order (MCO) violators to seek heavier sentences would lead to more people being incarcerated.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): No new red zones were reported so far as of noon yesterday, according to the statistics by the Health Ministry’s Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC).
KUALA LUMPUR (Apr 8): Malaysians working in Singapore are advised to stay in the city-state for at least another two weeks, instead of coming back home.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 6): Pet owners are advised to observe good hygiene practices when handling their pets if they are unable to distance themselves from their animals, said health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 1): In the storm of infection and death sweeping Italy, Reuters reported that one big community stands out to health officials as remarkably unscathed — the 50,000 ethnic Chinese who live in the town of Prato.