Daily Archives: March 8, 2020

Business as usual at Menara Maybank as necessary sanitation done

KUALA LUMPUR, March 8 -- Maybank has assured that there will be no disruption to any of its services at Menara Maybank, Jalan Tun Perak, Kuala Lumpur, as it has taken all the necessary measures after one employee tested

COVID-19: Malaysia bars entry of cruise vessels

KUALA LUMPUR, March 8 -- Malaysia will not to permit entry of cruise vessels to its ports with immediate effect due to the COVID-19 outbreak until the overall situation improves and the spread of the virus is contained, said Health

Forest fire in Kuala Langat Selatan permanent reserve forest mostly contained

SHAH ALAM, March 8 -- The remaining 2.8 hectare of forest fire affecting the Kuala Langat Selatan Permanent Forest Reserve is expected to be fully extinguished in three days, said Selangor Fire and Rescue Department assistant director (operations)

Foreign workers must be free of COVID–19 before starting work

ARAU, March 8 -- Foreign workers wishing to work in the country must undergo health screening and confirmed free of COVID-19 infection before being allowed to start work.Human Resource Ministry secretary-general, Datuk Amir Omar however said the decis...

Face Mask: MCPG wants ceiling price lifted, ban on export amid COVID-19 infection

GEORGE TOWN, March 8 -- The Malaysian Community Pharmacy Guild (MCPG) urged the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) and the Ministry of Health (MOH) to temporarily lift the ceiling price for face mask, as well as

PPj dismisses COVID-19 claims

PUTRAJAYA, March 8 -- The Putrajaya Corporation (PPj) today dismissed a 44-second audio recording that has gone viral on social media which claimed that Putrajaya has been hit by COVID-19 as untrue.In a statement posted on its Facebook account,

Women are the pillars of loving families – Mohd Zuki

KUALA LUMPUR, March 8 -- The role of women is vital in laying the foundation for loving families and as catalysts for the nation’s progress, said Chief Secretary to the Government Datuk Seri Mohd Zuki Ali.In conjunction with

A brief look at what will happen at the start of MH17’s trial

AMSTERDAM, March 8 -- All eyes will be on the District Court of The Hague at the Schiphol Judicial Complex (JCS) in Badhoevedorp tomorrow as the criminal proceeding against four men accused of shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

Istana Negara Statement On The Guardian Editorial

KUALA LUMPUR, March 8 (Bernama) -- Following is the statement issued by Istana Negara today regarding an editorial by the British daily The Guardian.Istana Negara wishes to refer to the Guardian’s editorial entitled, “The Guardian view on a royal coup:...

Six years and counting, MH370 remains biggest aviation mystery

KUALA LUMPUR, March 8 -- Today, March 8, is exactly six years to the day when Malaysia Airlines’ MH370 vanished from the radar while flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, China. Despite the long passage of time, the world