KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Many traders who have set up Ramadan bazaar stalls for years will have to miss out this year as the government has decided to ban the operation of Ramadan bazaars in a bid to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, Malaysiakini reported today.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Countries that ease restrictions imposed to fight the spread of Covid-19 should wait at least two weeks to evaluate the impact of such changes before easing again, the World Health Organization (WHO) said yesterday, according to a Reuters report.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): The Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) wants the government to give optical shops the option to continue operations during the third phase of the Movement Control Order (MCO).
KUALA KANGSAR (April 15): Eight employees from a funeral service company were fined RM8,000 (RM1,000 each person) for defying the Movement Control Order (MCO), Sinchew Daily reported today.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): The Ministry of Health (MoH) has not managed to bring up its daily testing capacity for Covid-19 to 16,500 tests per day, a target it previously said would be achieved by mid-April.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 14): A lack of shelters during the movement control order has forced some domestic violence survivors to resort to sleeping in their cars, said the Women's Aid Organisation, Malaysiakini reported today.
PETALING JAYA (April 14): There are still grey areas when it comes to property management services for stratified properties as the country enters into its third phase of the Covid-19 Movement Control Order (MCO) which has been extended until April 28.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): While Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah agrees that the government should be planning on how to slowly return life to normal for Malaysians after the movement control order (MCO), he feels it should postpone allowing barbershops and hair salons to operate, Malaysiakini reported today.
PETALING JAYA: A hairstylist association disagrees with the government’s move to allow barbershops and salons to resume service during the movement control order (MCO) period, Free Malaysia Today (FMT) reported today.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Higher Education Minister Noraini Ahmad’s proposal to promote the use of Tiktok among youths during the movement control order (MCO) period could jeopardise youths’ mastery of language, said the Universiti Malaya Academic Staff Union (Pkaum) in a Malaysiakini report last yesterday.