KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin has taken over from Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as chairman of the board of directors of Khazanah Nasional Bhd effective immediately.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 31): American singer Barbra Streisand praised Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong for speaking "common sense" and doing "everything that needed to be done to be ready for this virus", Singapore's Straits Times reported yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 30): The government’s second economic stimulus package is expected to widen its fiscal deficit this year to 4% of the gross domestic product (GDP).
KUALA LUMPUR (March 28): British Health Minister Matt Hancock announced over twitter yesterday that he had tested positive for COVID-19.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 26): Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced yesterday that the movement control order (MCO) was being extended from March 31 to April 14 to curb COVID-19 spread.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 26): Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, along with all federal ministers and their deputies, are taking a two-month pay cut, with the savings to be donated to Putrajaya’s COVID-19 Fund, the Malay Mail reported today.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 25): The government has identified several places to be temporarily used as isolation and quarantine centres should the number of COVID-19 cases exceed the current bed capacity at the 34 designated hospitals nationwide.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 25): Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pictured) said he will be announcing a more comprehensive economic stimulus package this Friday (March 27), to assist Malaysians during these trying times.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 25): Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced another 172 new confirmed COVID-19 infections as of noon today, bringing the total number of cases to 1,796.