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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.
Shopping centres have been urged to adopt temperature checks and provide hand sanitisers to restore customers’ confidence.
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.
The 14 men targeted victims from the mainland by impersonating successful investors and setting up group chats with them.
The country’s restrictions have made it difficult for vegetable growers to transport their produce to market.
Alixson Mangundok, who had returned from Japan, feared he might carry the coronavirus and chose not to take any public transport.
Malaysia has reported 1,624 cases of coronavirus and 15 casualties.
The Malaysian army will be deployed to assist police in ensuring that people stay in their homes.
‘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.
The Malaysian woman, identified as Noorhaiza Abdullah, claimed a Facebook page had uploaded a picture of her with former PM, alluding they had married.
The 10 new patients are all close contacts of Patient 33, Malaysia’s health director general 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.
The pair can be seen on the trailer of the second season of Dirty Money, which premieres on March 11.
Food stalls and durian sellers in Malaysia have reported a dramatic fall in business as tourists stay away amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Husband and wife, who were the seventh and eighth cases in Malaysia, were allowed to return home on Tuesday.
The government will also bar any cruise ship that has departed from or transited China to enter Malaysia.
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.
Malaysian nationals Carine Wong and Dr Lim Ze Shun have shipped thousands of masks and loads of medical supplies to China.
Citizens of the Southeast Asian nation have also been warned against spreading fake news, with action having been taken in eight cases so far.
Four people were arrested on Wednesday and one on Tuesday for uploading false information on social media.
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.
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.
The 22-year-old woman is accused of intentionally causing the death of her only child.
By 2040, nearly one-quarter of the population will be aged 60 or over in some areas, according to the latest government forecasts.
Journalist Katie Morley earned the wrath of Malaysians after she complained about the local dish she had on a British Airways flight.
Australian influencer Jamie Zhu claims he was upgraded to business class for free after faking a broken ankle.
Prosecutor Datuk V Sithambaram said that the move at such a late stage of trial clearly showed that the application was an ‘afterthought’.
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.
By the time he was in nursery, ‘Little Haryz’ could read his own favourite storybooks.
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.