Friday, June 18, 2021


32 in Johor fined for playing badminton during lockdown

The owner of the premises was fined RM2,000 while the players were compounded RM1,500 each.

Industry leaders tell how to improve Miti’s CIMS

They cite problems with the transparency of company applications and the long waiting time for approval.

Boss fined RM10,000 for letting too many workers on bus

The bus driver meanwhile was fined RM2,000.

No final decision yet on ending or extending emergency, say PH trio in advisory committee

They also say there is no need for an emergency as a stricter MCO would be the best approach.

PM announces 4-phase exit plan, targets Parliament reopening in Sept/Oct

Transition between phases will be based on indicators including the state of Covid-19 transmission in the community and the capacity of the public health system.

Ku Li needs a police permit for his press conference, says health DG

No gatherings are allowed under the full lockdown, even with a limit on the number of attendees.

Restaurant bosses urge govt to allow dining in, longer opening hours

Primas also calls for other measures to help operators stay afloat including an automatic loan moratorium and rental relief assistance.

To ease SOPs or not depends on risk metric, says health minister

Dr Adham Baba says the metric will take into consideration factors such as the daily infectivity rate, number of deaths and capacity of frontliners.

Lockdown SOPs to be reviewed if daily cases drop below 4,000, says Ismail Sabri

He voices hope that the daily caseload will hit the target figure by next week.

Next 2 weeks of lockdown critical for cutting daily infections to 4,000, says Noor Hisham

He warns that the number of daily cases is still on the rise.

Middle class money problems will hurt too, economists warn

A drop in the spending power of the M40 will have repercussions for the local economy although they may not need as much assistance as the B40.

Lockdown extended 2 weeks to June 28

The extension comes as the country continues to log more than 5,000 new infections each day.

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