A worker pushes crates at a fruit market in Kuala Lumpur on May 4, 2020. Photo: AFP A worker pushes crates at a fruit market in Kuala Lumpur on May 4, 2020. Photo: AFP
A worker pushes crates at a fruit market in Kuala Lumpur on May 4, 2020. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: as Malaysia eases lockdown, some states insist restrictions will remain

  • The reaction by states including Pahang and Kelantan, whose governments are aligned with the ruling Perikatan Nasional coalition, has raised questions about internal dissent
  • Meanwhile, the federal government says migrant workers will have to be tested for the Covid-19 disease, and that employers will foot the bill

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A worker pushes crates at a fruit market in Kuala Lumpur on May 4, 2020. Photo: AFP A worker pushes crates at a fruit market in Kuala Lumpur on May 4, 2020. Photo: AFP
A worker pushes crates at a fruit market in Kuala Lumpur on May 4, 2020. Photo: AFP
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