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ANM in the News Archive April 11 - 20,  2020

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April 20, 2020

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 202020 @ 23:00

Transport Ministry releases guidelines for p-hailing services

The Transport Ministry today released guidelines for food, drinks and parcel delivery services using motorcycles, or p-hailing (parcel-hailing), for the duration of the Movement Control Order (MCO).|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 202020 @ 18:00

Civil servants have to make loan repayments during MCO

The Public Sector Home Financing Board (LPPSA) loan repayment for civil servants resumes since they still receive salaries during the Movement Control Order (MCO).|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 202020 @ 15:00

Make district office main collection, distribution centre for food aid

A main collection centre should be put in place to minimise movement of volunteers and ensure equal distribution of food assistance to the people during the Movement Control Order (MCO).|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 202020 @ 14:00

MCO: MAIPS introduces online zakat payment

The Perlis Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (MAIPs) has set up various online platforms to facilitate Muslims in the state pay tithes during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 202020 @ 14:00

ASNB unit holders can withdraw investments via myASNB portal

Amanah Saham Nasional Bhd (ASNB) has announced an online withdrawal facility for selected unit trust funds under its management through the myASNB portal, allowing unit holders to withdraw their investments from any of their ASNB unit trust accounts except for ASN Sara 2 and ASN Equity 5.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 202020 @ 10:00

List of panel health clinics, hospitals to screen workers for Covid-19 will be released soon, says Socso

The Social Security Organisation (Socso) will soon release a list of clinics and hospitals that provide mass Covid-19 screening for workers in the third phase of the movement control order (MCO).|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 202020 @ 09:00

MCO Phase 3: What’s new, challenges faced, and what lies ahead

The Movement Control Order (MCO) – now in Phase 3 – was extended a second time until April 28 after it was determined that the country’s Covid-19 infection curve was nowhere near flattening.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 202020 @ 07:00

Group calls for centralised database as Covid-19 relief still beyond reach to many Orang Asli families

For many Orang Asli families deep in the interiors, help amid the Covid-19 pandemic remains elusive.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 202020 @ 07:00

KL wholesale market to re-open tomorrow

The Kuala Lumpur wholesale market in Batu Caves, which recently saw Covid-19 cases among several traders and their workers, will re-open tomorrow after being ordered to close for two days.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 202020 @ 07:00

Infected kin of frontliners entitled to cash from special fund

Relatives and families of government healthcare frontliners who get infected and sick or die while handling or treating Covid-19 patients will be entitled to payments from a special fund.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 202020

Council calls upon hawkers, petty traders to apply for trading permits via website

Unlicensed hawkers, petty traders and eatery food stall operators here can now download the permit application forms via Sibu Municipal Council (SMC)’s website www.smc.gov.my, to qualify for the special grants under state government’s Sarawakku Sayang Assistance Package 2.0.|Read more >| BorneoPost

April 19, 2020

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 192020 @ 21:00

Hotline to direct complaints straight to FT Minister

The Federal Territories Ministry today launched a hotline for residents to channel their inquiries and complaints to the ministry.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Govt: State Apr 192020 @ 17:00

S’gor launches ‘Ops Sumber Air’ to prevent river basin pollution

The ‘Ops Sumber Air’ currently being carried out by Lembaga Urus Air Selangor (LUAS) and other relevant agencies would focus on the Sungai Selangor, Sungai Langat and Sungai Semenyih basins.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 192020 @ 16:00

90 days after MCO to register deaths, births

The Home Ministry has extended the registration of births and deaths during the Movement Control Order (MCO) for up to 90 days after the restriction ends.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 192020 @ 16:00

ATMs to operate from 8am to 8pm during MCO

The government has restricted the operating time of 24-hour automated teller machine (ATM) vestibules in order to further strengthen the Movement Control Order (MCO) enforcement.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 192020 @ 15:00

Senior Minister: MPs allowed to work but must strictly follow movement control order SOPs

All members of parliament (MPs) are allowed to continue to work during the movement control order (MCO) as long as they adhere to the rules and regulations in place, senior minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said today.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 192020 @ 08:00

BSN implements BPN cash payment until Dec 31, 2020

Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) has implemented cash payment to recipients of the Bantuan Prihatin Nasional (BPN) who do not have bank accounts or credit failures beginning April 17 to Dec 31, 2020.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Facts & Stats Apr 192020 @ 07:00

Food reserve plans in the pipeline

A Cabinet Committee on Food Security chaired by the Prime Minister will be set up soon to formulate the National Food Security Policy, says Agriculture and Food Industries Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Facts & Stats Apr 192020 @ 07:00

Beefing up food security

The Covid-19 pandemic has put the spotlight on Malaysia’s immediate and long term plan for food security.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Facts & Stats Apr 192020 @ 07:00

It’s time to consider a new economic model

Fatality figures from the Covid-19 pandemic are increasing every day around the globe.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 192020

New website to facilitate aid delivery – Safar

The State Government has launched a new website to expand and improve the delivery efficiency of the Sabah Covid-19 Assistance Package, said State Secretary Datuk Safar Untong.|Read more >| BorneoPost

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April 18, 2020

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 182020 @ 20:00

Three factors to consider before MCO can be lifted

The Health Ministry will look into three pertinent factors before coming to a decision on whether to extend the ongoing Movement Control Order (MCO) or not following the Covid-19 pandemic.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 182020 @ 20:00

Selangor introduces two Ramadan e-bazaar platforms

The Selangor government is introducing the GRAB Selangor and the Selangor Platform (PLATS) as two special e-commerce platforms for the Ramadan e-bazaar programme.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 182020 @ 14:00

Socso to screen workers allowed to operate during MCO

The Social Security Organisation (Socso) will be conducting health screening for workers of companies allowed to resume operations during the movement control order (MCO).|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 182020 @ 14:00

Senior minister: Only virtual AGM allowed for companies, societies and associations during MCO

All companies, cooperatives, associations and organisations are required to postpone their annual general meetings (AGM) to another date on the advice of the Ministry of Health (MOH) during the movement control order (MCO).|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 182020 @ 08:00

FoodPanda riders nationwide to get Socso protection benefit

A total of 2,544 Foodpanda riders nationwide will now get protection under the Self-Employed Social Security Scheme (SKSPS), with contribution from Foodpanda Malaysia.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Govt Apr 182020 @ 07:00

Parliament to sit on May 18 for just one day

Dewan Rakyat will sit for just one day when lawmakers meet for the first time this year on May 18.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 182020

Hawkers, petty traders to get RM1,500 Sarawakku Sayang grant

The Sarawakku Sayang Special Assistance Grant of RM1,500 will be given to each hawker and petty trader registered with the local authorities.|Read more >| BorneoPost

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 182020

SBF: Let all banks offer BKSS 2.0 interest-free loans to SMEs

Sarawak Business Federation (SBF) is appealing to the Sarawak government to allow all banks to offer the interest-free loans for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) rather than just three designated banks.|Read more >| BorneoPost

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 182020 @ 00:00

Easier business recovery financing scheme application online

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) will have easier transactions after the Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives ministry made available the Covid Business Recovery Financing Scheme (CBRM) application online.|Read more >|NST

April 17, 2020

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 172020 @ 23:00

Johor: Cash aid for non-recipients of BSH, BPN

The Johor government will provide cash assistance of between RM250 and RM500 to people who are not among the recipients of the Cost of Living Aid (BSH) or Bantuan Prihatin Nasional (BPN) in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 172020 @ 17:00

Requirement for NGOs to register with JKM important: Ismail Sabri

The government requirement for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) or individuals out to help the people during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period to register with the Welfare Department (JKM) is in the interest of safety of all parties involved.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 172020 @ 17:00

FT Ministry plans to set up mobile kitchens at EMCO areas

The Federal Territories Ministry plans to set up mobile kitchens to provide food to residents in areas under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO).|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 172020 @ 17:00

Selangor to proceed with e-bazaar

The Selangor state government will proceed with e-bazaar for Ramadan while assuring that social distancing will be implemented.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 172020 @ 16:00

Ismail Sabri: All food delivery riders must undergo Covid-19 screening

Food delivery riders from over 40 e-hailing companies nationwide are now required to undergo Covid-19 screening.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 172020 @ 15:00

MTUC against govt decision that Socso bears compulsory Covid-19 screening costs of workers

The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has raised concerns over the fact that the Social Security Organisation (Socso) would be bearing the cost of Covid-19 screenings for workers.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 172020 @ 07:00

Govt assistance for FT residents

What assistance is the government offering to Covid-19 patients and patient-under-investigation (PUI) as well as their families?|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Govt: State Apr 172020

Sabah committed to have 30 per cent TPA forests by 2025

The Sabah state government is committed to continue its policy to gazette high biodiversity forests as Totally Protected Areas (TPAs) which make up at least 30 per cent of the state by 2025, said Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sabah Tun Juhar Mahiruddin.|Read more >| BorneoPost

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 172020 @ 00:00

Socso to announce employer application for wage subsidy beginning today

Beginning today, the Social Security Organisation (Socso) will be announcing the weekly status of applications submitted by employers under the Wage Subsidy Scheme via video recording.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 162020 @ 18:00

Companies given greenlight to operate need not reapply

Companies that have obtained approval from the International Trade and Industry Ministry (MITI) to operate during the Phase 1 and 2 of the Movement Control Order (MCO) do not need to re-apply for their operation in phase 3.|Read more >|NST

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April 16, 2020

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 162020 @ 18:00

Covid-19: Selangor community screening shows 80% of positive cases display no symptoms

The first community Covid-19 screening tests conducted by the Selangor Government on Saturday and Sunday in Hulu Langat found that four out of five positive cases were asymptomatic.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 162020 @ 18:00

Two incentives to lighten financial burden of water companies

The Environment and Water Ministry has announced two incentives to reduce the financial burden of water companies during Movement Control Order (MCO), to ensure continuous water supply.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 162020 @ 17:00

MCO: Perak implements online, drive-thru zakat payment

Muslims in the state can pay their property tithe through various online platforms including Maybank QR Code, Snap N Pay application, GoPayZ and Financial Process Exchange (FPX) which can be accessed via the Perak Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (MAIPk) portal.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 162020 @ 16:00

Senior minister: No Ramadan bazaars in any shape or form

Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob today said that the government will not allow any sort of bazaars, including e-bazaars or e-iftar, during Ramadan.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 162020 @ 16:00

Employees in sectors allowed to operate must undergo Covid-19 screening

All employees working with companies that are allowed to operate during the Movement Control Order (MCO) must undergo Covid-19 screening, International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali said.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 162020 @ 15:00

Ramadan “balik kampung” not allowed under MCO

Malaysians are not allowed to travel back to their hometowns during Ramadan, as long as the movement control order (MCO) is in place.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 162020 @ 12:00

Penang allocates RM2m to city councils to clean up public spaces

The Penang state government has allocated almost RM2 million to both of its city councils to purchase equipment and carry out disinfection and cleaning work in public spaces such as markets, hawker complexes and public housing schemes, said state exco Jagdeep Singh Deo.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 162020 @ 11:00

Applications to public tertiary institutions to go on as scheduled, says Ministry

Admission into public higher education institutions for the 2020/ 2021 academic year will go on as scheduled.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 162020 @ 07:00

RM200 one-off payment for students under Bantuan Prihatin Nasional

Form Six, matriculation, diploma and university students will receive a RM200 one-off payment under the Bantuan Prihatin Nasional (BPN 2020).|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 162020 @ 07:00

Delivery Service Directory (Updated Daily)

Stay safe, stay put at home. Get your essentials taken care of within the comfort of your own home. Delivery is just a tap or a call away.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 162020

RM930,680 aid for 23,267 students

The Sabah Government has approved RM930,680 aid for 23,267 students from 40 public and private higher learning institutions in Sabah.|Read more >| BorneoPost

April 15, 2020

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 152020 @ 22:00

Selangor extends scope of hawkers, petty traders to receive RM500 aid

The Selangor government has agreed to expand the scope for eligible recipients of the RM500 special aid under its Prihatin Economic Stimulus Package for hawkers and petty traders renting at premises owned by local authorities (PBTs) in the state.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 152020 @ 22:00

Sabah gives over RM16.8m cash aid to 42,569 recipients

New e-commerce platforms are being introduced to facilitate the selling and buying of essential items when feting Ramadan especially during the Movement Control Order (MCO).|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 152020 @ 16:00

Education Ministry: UPSR, PT3 exams this year cancelled, SPM, STPM postponed

The Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced today the cancellation of UPSR and PT3 examinations for Standard Six and Form Three students, amid the Covid-19 pandemic this year.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 152020 @ 16:00

13 correctional academies to be made temporary detention centres

13 Malaysia Prison Department’s correctional academies will be transformed into temporary detention centres for those arrested for defying the Movement Control Order (MCO).|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 152020 @ 15:00

Sarawak rubber smallholders urged to register for PAT-G card

Rubber smallholders in Sarawak have been urged to register for their Rubber Transaction Authorisation Permit (PAT-G) card with the state Agriculture Department or any Malaysian Rubber Board (LGM) office to enable them to benefit from the Rubber Production Incentive (IPG).|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 152020 @ 13:00

List of essential services expanded to 15 for third phase of MCO

The list of essential services has been expanded to 15 items from 10 in the third phase of movement control order (MCO).|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | 1MDB Apr 152020 @ 10:00

Malaysia has received US$620m of 1MDB to-date

Malaysia has received US$620 million (US$1 = RM4.32) to-date from the United States since the 1Malaysia Development Bhd’s asset recovery efforts were initiated in June 2018, Minister of Finance Tengku Datuk Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz said today.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 152020 @ 09:00

Buy Ramadan, festive needs using new e-commerce platforms

New e-commerce platforms are being introduced to facilitate the selling and buying of essential items when feting Ramadan especially during the Movement Control Order (MCO).|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 152020 @ 07:00

Day 29: MCO enters its third phase today (April 15)

Phase three of the Movement Control Order (MCO) begins Wednesday (April 15), and the commitment of every Malaysian is needed to help break the chain of Covid-19 infection in the country.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 152020

RM300,000 to train youths for online business

The State Government has allocated RM300,000 for intensive courses to help drive youth’s involvement in online business.|Read more >| BorneoPost

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April 16, 2020

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 162020 @ 18:00

Covid-19: Selangor community screening shows 80% of positive cases display no symptoms

The first community Covid-19 screening tests conducted by the Selangor Government on Saturday and Sunday in Hulu Langat found that four out of five positive cases were asymptomatic.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 162020 @ 18:00

Two incentives to lighten financial burden of water companies

The Environment and Water Ministry has announced two incentives to reduce the financial burden of water companies during Movement Control Order (MCO), to ensure continuous water supply.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 162020 @ 17:00

MCO: Perak implements online, drive-thru zakat payment

Muslims in the state can pay their property tithe through various online platforms including Maybank QR Code, Snap N Pay application, GoPayZ and Financial Process Exchange (FPX) which can be accessed via the Perak Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (MAIPk) portal.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 162020 @ 16:00

Senior minister: No Ramadan bazaars in any shape or form

Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob today said that the government will not allow any sort of bazaars, including e-bazaars or e-iftar, during Ramadan.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 162020 @ 16:00

Employees in sectors allowed to operate must undergo Covid-19 screening

All employees working with companies that are allowed to operate during the Movement Control Order (MCO) must undergo Covid-19 screening, International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali said.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 162020 @ 15:00

Ramadan “balik kampung” not allowed under MCO

Malaysians are not allowed to travel back to their hometowns during Ramadan, as long as the movement control order (MCO) is in place.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 162020 @ 12:00

Penang allocates RM2m to city councils to clean up public spaces

The Penang state government has allocated almost RM2 million to both of its city councils to purchase equipment and carry out disinfection and cleaning work in public spaces such as markets, hawker complexes and public housing schemes, said state exco Jagdeep Singh Deo.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 162020 @ 11:00

Applications to public tertiary institutions to go on as scheduled, says Ministry

Admission into public higher education institutions for the 2020/ 2021 academic year will go on as scheduled.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 162020 @ 07:00

RM200 one-off payment for students under Bantuan Prihatin Nasional

Form Six, matriculation, diploma and university students will receive a RM200 one-off payment under the Bantuan Prihatin Nasional (BPN 2020).|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 162020 @ 07:00

Delivery Service Directory (Updated Daily)

Stay safe, stay put at home. Get your essentials taken care of within the comfort of your own home. Delivery is just a tap or a call away.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 162020

RM930,680 aid for 23,267 students

The Sabah Government has approved RM930,680 aid for 23,267 students from 40 public and private higher learning institutions in Sabah.|Read more >| BorneoPost

April 15, 2020

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 152020 @ 22:00

Selangor extends scope of hawkers, petty traders to receive RM500 aid

The Selangor government has agreed to expand the scope for eligible recipients of the RM500 special aid under its Prihatin Economic Stimulus Package for hawkers and petty traders renting at premises owned by local authorities (PBTs) in the state.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 152020 @ 22:00

Sabah gives over RM16.8m cash aid to 42,569 recipients

New e-commerce platforms are being introduced to facilitate the selling and buying of essential items when feting Ramadan especially during the Movement Control Order (MCO).|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 152020 @ 16:00

Education Ministry: UPSR, PT3 exams this year cancelled, SPM, STPM postponed

The Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced today the cancellation of UPSR and PT3 examinations for Standard Six and Form Three students, amid the Covid-19 pandemic this year.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 152020 @ 16:00

13 correctional academies to be made temporary detention centres

13 Malaysia Prison Department’s correctional academies will be transformed into temporary detention centres for those arrested for defying the Movement Control Order (MCO).|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 152020 @ 15:00

Sarawak rubber smallholders urged to register for PAT-G card

Rubber smallholders in Sarawak have been urged to register for their Rubber Transaction Authorisation Permit (PAT-G) card with the state Agriculture Department or any Malaysian Rubber Board (LGM) office to enable them to benefit from the Rubber Production Incentive (IPG).|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 152020 @ 13:00

List of essential services expanded to 15 for third phase of MCO

The list of essential services has been expanded to 15 items from 10 in the third phase of movement control order (MCO).|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | 1MDB Apr 152020 @ 10:00

Malaysia has received US$620m of 1MDB to-date

Malaysia has received US$620 million (US$1 = RM4.32) to-date from the United States since the 1Malaysia Development Bhd’s asset recovery efforts were initiated in June 2018, Minister of Finance Tengku Datuk Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz said today.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 152020 @ 09:00

Buy Ramadan, festive needs using new e-commerce platforms

New e-commerce platforms are being introduced to facilitate the selling and buying of essential items when feting Ramadan especially during the Movement Control Order (MCO).|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 152020 @ 07:00

Day 29: MCO enters its third phase today (April 15)

Phase three of the Movement Control Order (MCO) begins Wednesday (April 15), and the commitment of every Malaysian is needed to help break the chain of Covid-19 infection in the country.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 152020

RM300,000 to train youths for online business

The State Government has allocated RM300,000 for intensive courses to help drive youth’s involvement in online business.|Read more >| BorneoPost

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April 14, 2020

New Malaysia | Govt: PH Apr 142020 @ 20:00

Anwar says met Muhyiddin to talk about Covid-19 crisis, insists on transparency

PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said today he called on Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin at the latter’s office to talk about the Covid-19 crisis.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 142020 @ 18:00

Penang police warn of stricter enforcement during Phase 3 of MCO

Jalan Pangkor and Jalan Perak here have been identified as hotspots due to high volume of traffic during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 142020 @ 16:00

Finance Minister: 90,000 e-hailing drivers to get RM500 aid on April 20

Some 90,000 full time e-hailing drivers will get their RM500 aid under the government's economic stimulus package on April 20, says Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 142020 @ 16:00

Govt to implement ceiling price on 12 essential items from tomorrow

The government will implement ceiling prices on 12 essential items from tomorrow until April 28.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 142020 @ 16:00

No more compounds, MCO violators will be dragged to court

Beginning tomorrow, those who violate the Movement Control Order (MCO) which enters its third phase will no longer be issued with compound notice by police, but instead, they will be arrested and charged in court.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Red flags Apr 142020 @ 12:00

‘Unprecedented and indefensible’: Anwar blasts move to appoint MPs as GLC heads

PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has lambasted the move to make Perikatan Nasional (PN) MPs not holding any government positions GLC heads, calling it “unprecedented and indefensible”.|Read more >Malaymail

April 13, 2020

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 132020 @ 15:00

Govt rescinds decision to allow hair, beauty salons to operate

The government has rescinded its decision to allow hair and beauty salons as well as optometry shops to operate during the movement control order (MCO) period, says Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 132020 @ 13:00

Eligible BPN recipients yet to receive cash aid urged to update bank accounts

Eligible Bantuan Prihatin Nasional (BPN) recipients who have yet to receive cash aid are urged to update their bank accounts.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 132020 @ 12:00

Proposals put forth on ways to restart businesses

Two proposals have been put forward to enable businesses to resume at least partial operations while the nation rides out the movement control order (MCO).|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 132020 @ 10:00

Religious education goes digital

Every cloud has a silver lining, so goes a popular proverb. In the case of Pusat Kecemerlangan Hatimurni, which runs three private Islamic schools in the Klang Valley, the movement control order (MCO) provided the stimulus to kick-start its digital teaching platform.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | Kg Baru Redevelopment Apr 132020 @ 10:00

Maintain land ownership rights in Kg Baru development plan

Since attaining independence in 1957, our nation has undergone much development, including physical development involving land.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 132020 @ 10:00

EPF grants extension for April 2020 contribution payment date

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has extended the date for employers to remit their mandatory contribution for the salary month of March 2020.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 132020 @ 07:00

Most healthcare workers eligible for allowance

Below are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the special allowance for doctors and healthcare professionals helping to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 132020

Register with Sarawak Pay to receive Sarawakku Sayang aid, hawkers told

Hawkers and petty traders with operating licences issued by the local authorities need to register with Sarawak Pay Merchant Account to enable them to receive the RM1,500 assistance from the Sarawak government.|Read more >| BorneoPost

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April 12, 2020

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 122020 @ 22:00

MyCareCoV19 provides guidance and counseling services during MCO

The #MUSAADAHCOVID19 campaign will see the introduction of the MyCareCoV19 programme to provide spiritual guidance, legal advice and emotion management for Malaysians of all races and religions during the implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO).|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 122020 @ 17:00

TM unveils Stayalert.My, one-stop source for official news, updates on Covid-19

In a move to keep Malaysians #stayinformed and #stayalert with the latest news and important announcement during the Movement Control Order (MCO), Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) has launched StayAlert.my, a one-stop centre for official news and updates on the Covid-19 pandemic.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Assistance Apr 122020 @ 17:00

80% smallholders have yet to claim IPG, says minister

Some 80% of the smallholders nationwide have not yet applied for the Rubber Production Incentive (IPG), introduced by the government to help them during the drop in the commodity prices.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Covid-19 Apr 122020 @ 16:00

Price control on essential goods from April 15

The government will impose a price control on essential goods starting April 15 during the third phase of the Movement Control Order (MCO).|Read more >|SunDaily

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