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Coronavirus: visitors entering Malaysia must pay for mandatory quarantine, minister says

Malaysian citizens returning from abroad will have to pay 50 per cent of the US$34 per day cost while non-citizens have to bear the full expense.

21 May 2020 - 12:01PM

Malaysian citizens returning from abroad will have to pay 50 per cent of the US$34 per day cost while non-citizens have to bear the full expense.

Coronavirus: visitors entering Malaysia must pay for mandatory quarantine, minister says
Coronavirus: Malaysian shops reopen but retailers count cost of spoiled merchandise

Shopping centres have been urged to adopt temperature checks and provide hand sanitisers to restore customers’ confidence.

12 May 2020 - 3:00PM

Shopping centres have been urged to adopt temperature checks and provide hand sanitisers to restore customers’ confidence.

Coronavirus: Malaysian shops reopen but retailers count cost of spoiled merchandise
Coronavirus: Daughter of Malaysia’s former deputy PM Ahmad Zahid Hamidi fined for flouting lockdown

The daughter and son-in-law of Malaysia’s former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi were fined 800 ringgit each for travelling to Putrajaya for a meeting.

5 May 2020 - 9:19PM

The daughter and son-in-law of Malaysia’s former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi were fined 800 ringgit each for travelling to Putrajaya for a meeting.

Coronavirus: Daughter of Malaysia’s former deputy PM Ahmad Zahid Hamidi fined for flouting lockdown
Malaysia arrests 14 Chinese men who targeted victims from China in cryptocurrency scam

The 14 men targeted victims from the mainland by impersonating successful investors and setting up group chats with them.

19 Apr 2020 - 11:28PM

The 14 men targeted victims from the mainland by impersonating successful investors and setting up group chats with them.

Malaysia arrests 14 Chinese men who targeted victims from China in cryptocurrency scam
Malaysian farmers work to avoid waste during coronavirus lockdown

The country’s restrictions have made it difficult for vegetable growers to transport their produce to market.

16 Apr 2020 - 3:29PM

The country’s restrictions have made it difficult for vegetable growers to transport their produce to market.

Malaysian farmers work to avoid waste during coronavirus lockdown
Coronavirus: Malaysian man walks 120km home to avoid infecting anyone with Covid-19, adopts dog along the way

Alixson Mangundok, who had returned from Japan, feared he might carry the coronavirus and chose not to take any public transport.

8 Apr 2020 - 8:50PM

Alixson Mangundok, who had returned from Japan, feared he might carry the coronavirus and chose not to take any public transport.

Coronavirus: Malaysian man walks 120km home to avoid infecting anyone with Covid-19, adopts dog along the way
Malaysia’s Queen Tunku Azizah cooks for health care workers fighting coronavirus pandemic

Malaysia has reported 1,624 cases of coronavirus and 15 casualties.

25 Mar 2020 - 10:44AM

Malaysia has reported 1,624 cases of coronavirus and 15 casualties.

Malaysia’s Queen Tunku Azizah cooks for health care workers fighting coronavirus pandemic
Coronavirus: Malaysia brings in army to enforce partial lockdown amid outbreak

The Malaysian army will be deployed to assist police in ensuring that people stay in their homes.

20 Mar 2020 - 10:11PM

The Malaysian army will be deployed to assist police in ensuring that people stay in their homes.

Coronavirus: Malaysia brings in army to enforce partial lockdown amid outbreak
Coronavirus: former Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad in self-quarantine

‘We must self-quarantine at home for 14 days. If we do that, there will be less possibility of the virus spreading to other people,’ Mahathir said.

20 Mar 2020 - 4:34AM

‘We must self-quarantine at home for 14 days. If we do that, there will be less possibility of the virus spreading to other people,’ Mahathir said.

Coronavirus: former Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad in self-quarantine
Viral reports that Malaysia’s former PM Najib Razak took ‘second wife’ prompt woman to file police complaint

The Malaysian woman, identified as Noorhaiza Abdullah, claimed a Facebook page had uploaded a picture of her with former PM, alluding they had married.

15 Mar 2020 - 10:51PM

The Malaysian woman, identified as Noorhaiza Abdullah, claimed a Facebook page had uploaded a picture of her with former PM, alluding they had married.

Viral reports that Malaysia’s former PM Najib Razak took ‘second wife’ prompt woman to file police complaint
Coronavirus: Malaysia turns away cruise ship, as cases rise to 93

The 10 new patients are all close contacts of Patient 33, Malaysia’s health director general says.

19 Mar 2020 - 12:35AM

The 10 new patients are all close contacts of Patient 33, Malaysia’s health director general says.

Coronavirus: Malaysia turns away cruise ship, as cases rise to 93
Robert Kuok retains top spot on Malaysia’s rich list with US$11.5 billion, Forbes says

Of the country’s 50 richest people, 22 saw their net worth decline from a year ago. An equal number were modestly better off.

5 Mar 2020 - 10:37PM

Of the country’s 50 richest people, 22 saw their net worth decline from a year ago. An equal number were modestly better off.

Robert Kuok retains top spot on Malaysia’s rich list with US$11.5 billion, Forbes says
Ex-Malaysian PM Najib and wife Rosmah to appear on Netflix documentary about corruption

The pair can be seen on the trailer of the second season of Dirty Money, which premieres on March 11.

28 Feb 2020 - 10:39PM

The pair can be seen on the trailer of the second season of Dirty Money, which premieres on March 11.

Ex-Malaysian PM Najib and wife Rosmah to appear on Netflix documentary about corruption
Coronavirus: food stalls, durian sellers in Malaysia hit hard as Chinese tourists stay away

Food stalls and durian sellers in Malaysia have reported a dramatic fall in business as tourists stay away amid the coronavirus outbreak.

19 Mar 2020 - 12:46AM

Food stalls and durian sellers in Malaysia have reported a dramatic fall in business as tourists stay away amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: food stalls, durian sellers in Malaysia hit hard as Chinese tourists stay away
Coronavirus: Chinese couple among Malaysian cases that have recovered and left hospital

Husband and wife, who were the seventh and eighth cases in Malaysia, were allowed to return home on Tuesday.

19 Mar 2020 - 12:46AM

Husband and wife, who were the seventh and eighth cases in Malaysia, were allowed to return home on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: Chinese couple among Malaysian cases that have recovered and left hospital
Coronavirus: no more Westerdam cruise ship passengers allowed into Malaysia, after US woman tests positive

The government will also bar any cruise ship that has departed from or transited China to enter Malaysia.

19 Mar 2020 - 12:46AM

The government will also bar any cruise ship that has departed from or transited China to enter Malaysia.

Coronavirus: no more Westerdam cruise ship passengers allowed into Malaysia, after US woman tests positive
Malaysia’s Mahathir: ‘I asked Trump to resign to save the US’

Comments made in response to Middle East peace deal were not levelled at the American people, Malaysian prime minister told a dialogue of French firms on Monday.

10 Feb 2020 - 9:23PM

Comments made in response to Middle East peace deal were not levelled at the American people, Malaysian prime minister told a dialogue of French firms on Monday.

Malaysia’s Mahathir: ‘I asked Trump to resign to save the US’
Coronavirus: Malaysians go extra mile to get masks for friends in China

Malaysian nationals Carine Wong and Dr Lim Ze Shun have shipped thousands of masks and loads of medical supplies to China.

19 Mar 2020 - 1:01AM

Malaysian nationals Carine Wong and Dr Lim Ze Shun have shipped thousands of masks and loads of medical supplies to China.

Coronavirus: Malaysians go extra mile to get masks for friends in China
Malaysia reports eighth China coronavirus case, turned away 14 travellers from Wuhan this week

Citizens of the Southeast Asian nation have also been warned against spreading fake news, with action having been taken in eight cases so far.

19 Mar 2020 - 3:53PM

Citizens of the Southeast Asian nation have also been warned against spreading fake news, with action having been taken in eight cases so far.

Malaysia reports eighth China coronavirus case, turned away 14 travellers from Wuhan this week
Malaysia arrests five for spreading fake news about coronavirus

Four people were arrested on Wednesday and one on Tuesday for uploading false information on social media.

30 Jan 2020 - 4:11AM

Four people were arrested on Wednesday and one on Tuesday for uploading false information on social media.

Malaysia arrests five for spreading fake news about coronavirus
China coronavirus: Malaysia confirms 3 new infections, taking total cases to 7

The new cases involve a four-year-old girl, a 52-year-old man and the mother of two children confirmed infected earlier. All are Chinese nationals.

19 Mar 2020 - 12:51AM

The new cases involve a four-year-old girl, a 52-year-old man and the mother of two children confirmed infected earlier. All are Chinese nationals.

China coronavirus: Malaysia confirms 3 new infections, taking total cases to 7
China coronavirus: only one correct way to wear mask, says Malaysian mythbuster. Here it is

It doesn’t matter if you are wearing the mask because you are sick and don’t want to spread your germs; or wearing it to prevent yourself being infected, says Malaysian medical mythbuster.

19 Mar 2020 - 12:51AM

It doesn’t matter if you are wearing the mask because you are sick and don’t want to spread your germs; or wearing it to prevent yourself being infected, says Malaysian medical mythbuster.

China coronavirus: only one correct way to wear mask, says Malaysian mythbuster. Here it is
Malaysian single mother charged with murder of two-year-old daughter

The 22-year-old woman is accused of intentionally causing the death of her only child.

22 Jan 2020 - 3:39PM

The 22-year-old woman is accused of intentionally causing the death of her only child.

Malaysian single mother charged with murder of two-year-old daughter
Malaysia’s states set to rapidly age as they fail to retain young talent

By 2040, nearly one-quarter of the population will be aged 60 or over in some areas, according to the latest government forecasts.

22 Jan 2020 - 10:11PM

By 2040, nearly one-quarter of the population will be aged 60 or over in some areas, according to the latest government forecasts.

Malaysia’s states set to rapidly age as they fail to retain young talent
UK woman who mocked airline nasi lemak says the real thing is ‘delicious’

Journalist Katie Morley earned the wrath of Malaysians after she complained about the local dish she had on a British Airways flight.

21 Jan 2020 - 2:07PM

Journalist Katie Morley earned the wrath of Malaysians after she complained about the local dish she had on a British Airways flight.

UK woman who mocked airline nasi lemak says the real thing is ‘delicious’
How to get a Cathay Pacific business class upgrade for free: YouTuber’s stunt prompts anger

Australian influencer Jamie Zhu claims he was upgraded to business class for free after faking a broken ankle.

21 Jan 2020 - 10:48AM

Australian influencer Jamie Zhu claims he was upgraded to business class for free after faking a broken ankle.

How to get a Cathay Pacific business class upgrade for free: YouTuber’s stunt prompts anger
Former Malaysian prime minister Najib’s bid to call handwriting expert a ‘tactical manoeuvre’, says prosecutor

Prosecutor Datuk V Sithambaram said that the move at such a late stage of trial clearly showed that the application was an ‘afterthought’.

20 Jan 2020 - 7:20PM

Prosecutor Datuk V Sithambaram said that the move at such a late stage of trial clearly showed that the application was an ‘afterthought’.

Former Malaysian prime minister Najib’s bid to call handwriting expert a ‘tactical manoeuvre’, says prosecutor
China coronavirus outbreak: Malaysia on ‘high alert’ ahead of Lunar New Year travel rush

Thermal scanners are being used at Kuala Lumpur International Airport ahead of the Lunar New Year travel rush after the WHO confirms the virus has spread to Japan and Thailand.

19 Mar 2020 - 1:01AM

Thermal scanners are being used at Kuala Lumpur International Airport ahead of the Lunar New Year travel rush after the WHO confirms the virus has spread to Japan and Thailand.

China coronavirus outbreak: Malaysia on ‘high alert’ ahead of Lunar New Year travel rush
Mensa UK’s youngest member is a 3-year-old Malaysian boy who stars in YouTube channel Little Haryz

By the time he was in nursery, ‘Little Haryz’ could read his own favourite storybooks.

20 Jan 2020 - 6:19PM

By the time he was in nursery, ‘Little Haryz’ could read his own favourite storybooks.

Mensa UK’s youngest member is a 3-year-old Malaysian boy who stars in YouTube channel Little Haryz
Malaysian serial rapist known as the ‘Datuk’ preyed on women using mobile phone job app, police say

Police say they have received reports of rape from two women who were targeted over the Bigo Live app and there may be more to come.

20 Jan 2020 - 6:04PM

Police say they have received reports of rape from two women who were targeted over the Bigo Live app and there may be more to come.

Malaysian serial rapist known as the ‘Datuk’ preyed on women using mobile phone job app, police say