Ten months on from the first movement control order (MCO) in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Malaysia is now in its second MCO in its economic heartland and has embarked on a six-and-a-half-month Emergency.
Covid-19: Move aside politics and politicians, let the real experts do their jobs and helm this crisis
With the rising numbers of Covid-19 positive patients in Malaysia, the alarm bells have been ringing non-stop. Every organisation or person related to the health industry is jumping onto the bandwagon to contribute their ideas on how to address the issue.
Malaysia’s king declares a nationwide state of emergency to fight a covid surge.
Flooding hits the country’s east coast during the rainy season annually.
One of the biggest public health challenges in 2021 will revolve around immunisation of up to 30 per cent of the Malaysian population to protect against Covid-19 infection and severe disease.
A common concern raised is the allegation that Malaysians will end up being guinea pigs for untested and unproven vaccines.
Malaysia’s coastguard has made its largest-ever seizure of methamphetamine, a top official said on Sunday, seizing 2.12 tonnes of the drug disguised as tea in a shipment believed to have come from Myanmar.
Malaysia’s Top Glove saw profits soar and its stock price jump as much as 400%.
The booming e-commerce market in Malaysia has been aided by the increasing number of Internet users and Internet access.
Malaysia to allow illegal migrant workers to return to their country or apply legally.
On November 27, Putrajaya made three important Covid-19 vaccine announcements: a purchase agreement for the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, payments to the COVAX Facility and the start of a clinical trial with a Chinese vaccine.
The signing of RCEP, the world’s largest trade agreement, will contribute towards sustaining Malaysia as a preferred trading hub and investment destination.
One of the worst-kept secrets in the country is how out of control migrant workers’ management has been the past decade. Or longer.
There has been a huge outcry of public concern about the proposal to print and distribute money to stimulate the economy and provide support for people suffering from the effects of the Covid-19 lockdown.
Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz got it right when he said that we face an unprecedented crisis due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
In light of the country’s current Covid-19 situation, schools and vocational colleges will close starting November 9 to the last day of the 2020 school calendar year, Education Minister Mohd Radzi Md Jidin said today.
We are missing one essential weapon in the battle against Covid-19, and our failure to develop this weapon is largely responsible for the second and third waves of the virus.
The King had expressed his satisfaction with the current administration’s handling C-19.
It is most disconcerting to read reports that the government of the day is considering invoking a state of Emergency Powers and that the prime minister (PM) has made a proposal to YDP Agong.
In my 20 years in politics and as a four-term MP, never before has a letter caused inexplicable mayhem in Malaysian politics.
Political intrigue can result in foreign net selling, meaning capital flows out from the country which can be inimical for the economy as a whole — with possible knock-on effects on the other variables such as employment levels, currency value, exchange rate and bond yields.
In the despair of the Covid-19 pandemic, the country braces itself for another political/constitutional predicament, thanks to Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s proclamation that he has the numbers to launch a coup to become Prime Minister.
Malaysia is now at a momentous point in history as it faces the twin challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting global economic fallout.
A North Korean man accused of laundering money lost a legal bid to halt his extradition from Malaysia to the US to face charges Thursday, but will lodge a final appeal.
Digitisation and digitalisation of the economy is at the forefront of societal change today, as countries emerge from a debilitating pandemic and face the challenges of recovery in the new normal.
USCBP agency blocked FGV’s palm oil on grounds of alleged forced labour.
Issues like unfulfilled election manifestos and party hopping continue to take place in Malaysia, which have caused many people to become frustrated with the country’s politics as well as politicians.
The global economic fallout has been as problematic, with major economies, and now Malaysia also, recording eye-watering double-digit hits to quarterly GDP.
Malaysia’s embattled prime minster passes his biggest political test since taking office.
Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim has declared the Perikatan Nasional (PN) government led by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has fallen in a media conference on September 23.