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Malaysia’s tourism industry decimated by the shutdown

26-May-2020 Intellasia | FreeMalaysiaToday | 7:46 AM

This year, tourism in Malaysia was supposed to boom like never before. The worldwide advertising drive for Visit Malaysia 2020 (VM2020) was slated to attract about 30 million [...]
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Authorities stop 1,243 vehicles trying to cross state lines for ‘balik kampung’, most in Selangor

26-May-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Police ordered the drivers of 1,243 vehicles to turn around at highways yesterday after they were found to be trying to travel out of state without authorisation, Senior [...]
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‘A sad mood’: Muslim doctor in Malaysia spends Eid in hospital amid pandemic

26-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Malaysian doctor Muhammad Syahidd Al-Hatim was used to being away from his family on Eid al-Fitr, having spent the past two years celebrating the end of the holy Ramadan [...]
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Immigration D-G: 207 undocumented migrants tested positive for Covid-19 in Malaysia

26-May-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

A total of 207 of the 13,929 undocumented migrants detained at three Immigration Detention Depots in Peninsular Malaysia have been found to be positive for Covid-19 [...]
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Malaysia and Singapore to continue coaction to beat Covid-19 pandemic, says republic’s senior minister

26-May-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Being close neighbours, Singapore and Malaysia will continue working together in overcoming this difficult Covid-19 pandemic period, said the republic’s Senior minister [...]
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Malaysian net foreign outflow eases to RM394.34mil for May 18-21

26-May-2020 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

Foreign investors continued to exit Bursa Malaysia for the May 18-21 period, recording a total net outflow of RM394.34 million, as the country entered the third week of its [...]
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MOH to discuss establishing special care centres for children of Covid-19 frontliners, says deputy minister

26-May-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The health ministry will hold discussions to establish a special care centres for children of frontline personnel involved in managing the Covid-19 outbreak. Deputy Health [...]
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Malaysia’s Petronas to cut spending, sees output cuts

26-May-2020 Intellasia | ArgusMedia | 6:02 AM

Malaysian state-owned oil company Petronas will cut capital expenditure (capex) by 21pc and operating costs by 12pc this year to help weather a collapse in energy demand [...]
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CMCO: Penang releases guidelines to reopen arts, cultural spaces, says state tourism chief

26-May-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Penang government has released a set of guidelines to reopen arts and cultural spaces, emphasising on social distancing and other public health requirements mandated by the [...]
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Singapore PM sends Aidilfitri greetings to Malaysian, Brunei, Indonesian leaders

26-May-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Singapore prime minister Lee Hsien Loong today conveyed his Hari Raya Aidilfitri greetings to leaders of the republic’s neighbours that include Malaysia, according to [...]
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Dr Noor Hisham: Malaysia records 172 new Covid-19 cases today, of which 159 are non-Malaysians

26-May-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysia recorded 172 new Covid-19 cases today, bringing the total to 7,417 cases. Out of the 172 cases, five are imported cases while 167 are local transmissions, where 159 [...]
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Singapore, Malaysia team up to bust transnational love scam syndicate that cheated victims of S$400,000

26-May-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Singapore and Malaysian police have arrested four people and crippled a transnational love scam syndicate believed to be have cheated victims out of more than S$400,000. The [...]
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Commentary: Malaysia succeeded in suppressing COVID-19 but here comes the harder part

25-May-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Malaysia has been emboldened by its recent success in suppressing the spread of COVID-19 and can take heart from its increasingly sophisticated health interventions. It has [...]
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Nearly 3,000 immigration detainees in Malaysia to be tested for COVID-19 after dozens of positive cases

25-May-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

All immigration detainees in two detention centres in Malaysia will be tested for COVID-19, following dozens of positive cases in both facilities. The two detention centres, [...]
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Malaysia PM In Home Quarantine After Officer Tests Coronavirus Positive

25-May-2020 Intellasia | NDTV | 6:02 AM

Malaysian prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin will be home quarantined for 14 days after an officer who attended a meeting with him this week tested positive for the new [...]
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