Thursday, June 24, 2021


Lorry driver issued summons for carrying 48 Covid-positive workers

Police say the employer had arranged for a lorry to bring 135 workers who had tested positive for Covid-19 to the district health office.

Thailand says tourism may not recover until 2026

This is an ominous sign for one of the most tourism-dependent economies in the world.

Immediate closure of premises if bosses keep staff from observing quarantine

Health minister says non-compliance by employers must be reported to the police.

Najib’s 1MDB trial, SRC appeal hearing postponed as key lawyer under Covid-19 quarantine

Prosecution says the defence applied for the postponement last Friday.

More than 360 students, teachers quarantined at Shah Alam school

This comes after eight students tested positive with 100 others reported to be symptomatic.

NZ pauses travel bubble with Western Australia after virus case

The decision came after Western Australia announced that the regions of Perth and Peel were entering a three-day lockdown due to a traveller testing positive for Covid-19.

All jabbed up? Come right in! More countries dropping quarantine for vaccinated travellers

But one big snag is: what if you have been inoculated with the 'wrong' brand vaccine?

Singapore quarantines migrant workers after virus cases among those thought to have recovered

Officials are investigating whether a group of workers were re-infected, or if they are still shedding the virus from earlier infections.

US says vaccinated people can travel, with precautions

Within the US, vaccinated people will not have to quarantine or take a Covid-19 test after travelling although they must still wear masks and observe social distancing.

Thailand to lift tourist quarantine for Phuket

Foreign visitors will be required to have had two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, a certificate signifying negative test results, and to download a mobile tracking application.

Tell Zahid no meetings, court says after quarantine sees trial postponed for third time

High Court judge Collin Lawrence Sequerah says otherwise, the case will never conclude.

No apology, Umno man tells PM over quarantine remarks

Mohd Puad Zarkashi says he will not allow himself to be bullied by Muhyiddin Yassin.

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