Malaysia Malay Mail Sun, 05 Apr 2020 07:30:56 +0800How charity groups are helping the poor and vulnerable get by amid tighter MCO
KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 — Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are continuing to make their case to be allowed out during the movement control order (MCO) so they may keep helping those in need. Malay Mail met several that help disadvantaged...Sun, 05 Apr 2020 07:20:53 +0800Look inside Malaysia’s new 600-bed Covid-19 quarantine and treatment centre in Serdang
SERDANG, April 5 — As the battle to contain the Covid-19 outbreak in Malaysia intensifies, proactive and preemptive measures are being taken by the government to better manage the strain on the public healthcare system should an exponential spike.....Sun, 05 Apr 2020 07:06:06 +0800No work, no EPF savings: Some PPR folks find money drying up as country goes into extended MCO
KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 — In the Kerinchi people’s housing project (PPR) low-cost flats, Norayni who is in her 60s stands just inside her house — kept dark, with the only light streaming through her door frames. Switching them off keeps ...Sat, 04 Apr 2020 23:49:38 +0800Health D-G: Covid-19 screenings, social distancing done in prisons
PUTRAJAYA, April 4 — The Ministry of Health (MOH) today said that Covid-19 testing are also being done in prisons. In a press conference here, Dr Noor Hisham was responding to a question as to the measures taken to prevent the virus outbreak in...Sat, 04 Apr 2020 23:38:21 +0800Singapore expresses gratitude to Malaysia for evacuation from Nepal
SINGAPORE, April 4 — The Singapore government today expressed its “heartfelt gratitude” to the Malaysian government and the Embassy of Malaysia in Kathmandu for accepting its request to help accommodate Singapore residents on a flight back...