MCO: College student held for abusing cops
KANGAR: Kangar Police have arrested a student from a college in Perlis for using profane language at policemen making a public announcement of the Movement Control Order (MCO). Kangar district police...
No hindrance to press operations
PETALING JAYA: There will be no hindrance to print media operations, which includes distributing and selling of newspapers to the public.
Efforts underway to help SMEs, says Perak MB
IPOH: The Perak state government has started efforts to draft economic stimulus packages to help the business community, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), says Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu.
MCO: UMMC can post prescriptions to patients outside 10km radius
PETALING JAYA: Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) can post prescriptions for medication except insulin to outpatients living further than 10km during the movement control order (MCO) period, says hospital director Professor Dr Tunku Kamarul Zaman Tunku Zainol Abidin.
More clinical waste in Feb, March - Tuan Ibrahim
KUALA LUMPUR: The amount of clinical waste generated in the country increased by 27% last month compared to a 17% rise in February following the Covid-19 outbreak, said Environment and Water Minister ...
MCO: Region One records 98% compliance
GEORGE TOWN: The level of community compliance with the Movement Control Order (MCO) at the coastal and sea areas is 98%, according to Region One Marine Police Force (PPM) commander ACP Rosman Ismail.
USM produces Covid-19 guidelines, action plan
GEORGE TOWN: Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) has issued a document on the guidelines and action plan for Covid-19 pandemic, thus making it, the first public university in the country to present a comp...
Amcham rallies members to help Covid-19 fighters
KUALA LUMPUR: The electrical and electronics industry including semiconductor manufacturers are rallying to provide immediate and much-needed supplies to those working on the front line againt Covid-19.
Malaysians in favour of tougher MCO
PETALING JAYA: The majority of Malaysians surveyed in a National Security Council (NSC) online poll want a tougher movement control order (MCO).
SMG scores with digital edge
PETALING JAYA: A Google portal has lauded Star Media Group’s (SMG) digital innovations, user-centric approach and design thinking practices which it says have culminated in many new initiatives to elevate its business.
Thumbs up rating for stay at quarantine centre
PETALING JAYA: While a quarantine may sound daunting for some, it appears to be a pleasant experience for others, as two Malaysian students found after being placed under mandatory isolation at a government centre following their return from Indonesia.
Supermax donates 500,000 gloves
PETALING JAYA: Rubber gloves manufacturer Supermax Corp Bhd has answered the call of Star Frontliners Initiative for supplies to help medical professionals fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
Zoo Negara in need of food donations
KUALA LUMPUR: Zoo Negara needs more donations in the form of animals’ food such as meat, vegetables and fruits to ensure adequate food supply during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period.
Covid-19: 4,577 Malaysians overseas brought home
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 4,577 Malaysians overseas have so far been brought home through the repatriation exercise funded by the government, with contributions from political parties, private sector a...
Covid-19: Penang cancels Ramadan bazaars
GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government has cancelled all Ramadan bazaars in the state this year to curb the spread of Covid-19 pandemic, said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (pix).
Malaysia Airlines operates rescue flights
SEPANG: Malaysia Airlines deployed two rescue flights on Thursday (April 2) to ferry 176 Dutch nationals stranded in Nepal and the Philippines back home, after the two countries instituted stringent m...
Rina Harun thanks NGOs for help in delivering aid to needy
PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Rina Harun has thanked non-governmental organisations (NGO) for assisting authorities to hand out food and other necessities to underprivileged individuals and families during the Movement Control Order (MCO).
Analysts say Abdul Hadi's appointment aimed at appeasement
PETALING JAYA: The appointment of PAS president Datuk Seri Dr Abdul Hadi Awang as the special envoy with ministerial position to the Middle East, which came under heavy criticism during the height of a health crisis, was a political decision aimed at appeasement, said several analysts.