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More people will hopefully stay indoors on third day of MCO

KUALA LUMPUR, The Movement Control Order (MCO) enters its third day today, and hopefully more people will comply as it is aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 in the country.After the first day which saw only about 60

Johor police deny restricting operating hours of eateries, petrol stations

JOHOR BAHRU, Johor police have denied issuing directives on the Movement Control Order (MCO) ordering restaurants, petrol stations and convenience stores in the state to close between 7 pm and 7 am.Johor police chief Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay

MAIPs committed to assisting asnaf despite MCO – Raja Muda

KANGAR, The Perlis Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (MAIPs) is committed to helping the asnaf (poor) group affected by the nationwide Movement Control Order (MCO) to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.Raja Muda of Perlis Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Put...

Temporary Accommodation: M’sians advised to contact High Comm in S’pore urgently

SINGAPORE, The Malaysian High Commission in Singapore has advised Malaysians who have yet to secure temporary accommodation here throughout the duration of the nationwide Movement Control Order in Malaysia, to get in touch with it immediately.“They ar...

All travellers to Thailand must show health certificate before boarding

BANGKOK, Starting Sunday (March 22), all travellers to Thailand must show proof of medical certificate and health insurance before boarding their flights to the kingdom, as part of efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.This latest measure was

Frenchman reported missing after last seen in KLIA

KUALA LUMPUR, March 18 -- A Frenchman has been reported missing after being last seen at Kuala Lumpur international Airport on March 10.The victim is identified as Francois Ange Dominioue Garrigues, 29.Wangsa Maju police chief Supt Rajab Ahad Ismail wh...

Govt may extend Movement Control Order if 14-day period fails to prevent COVID-19 spread

KUALA LUMPUR, March 18 -- The government may be forced to extend the existing 14-day Movement Control Order if it fails to prevent the spread of COVID-19, said Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin tonight.“The government hopes that after this

KL Information Dept makes public announcements on Movement Control Order

KUALA LUMPUR, March 18 -- The Information Department of the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur began making public announcements today to disseminate accurate information on the government’s 14-day Movement Control Order effective March 18 to 31, to pre...

Friday prayer on March 20, 27 in Perak replaced by Zuhur prayer at home

IPOH, March 17 -- The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah has decreed that the Friday prayer on March 20 and 27 would be replaced by zuhur prayer in the respective Muslim’s home following the Movement Control Order starting

Govt urged to reconsider hotels as essential services

KUALA LUMPUR, March 17 -- The government has been urged to consider hotels as an essential service under existing laws following yesterday's movement control order to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. Following the order, industry players fear some hotels...