301 nabbed for flouting SOPs

31 December 2020 A total 301 individuals were nabbed for flouting the standard operating procedures (SOPs), of which 298 were issued compounds and three were remanded. Among the violations were not wearing face masks (77), failure to adhere to social distancing (149), and being in entertainment venues (two), said Senior Minister (Defence) Datuk Seri Ismail … Continue reading 301 nabbed for flouting SOPs

Govt to speed up approval for entry of business travellers, subject to strict conditions

30 December 2020 The government is in the midst of improving the process in order to expedite and smoothen the approval process for business travellers who make short trips to Malaysia for investment purposes. However, they will be subject to strict standard operating procedures (SOPs). To eliminate red tape and bureaucracy, the government has set … Continue reading Govt to speed up approval for entry of business travellers, subject to strict conditions

Immigration DG: Digital printing will replace manual passport stamping to stop corrupt practices

27 December 2020 In a bid to address corruption among its enforcement personnel, the Immigration Department would be replacing its current manual passport stamping with digital printing, its director-general, Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud said. The Star reported him saying that the new system, coupled with the installation of closed-circuit televisions (CCTVs) at counters, are among … Continue reading Immigration DG: Digital printing will replace manual passport stamping to stop corrupt practices

Agong satisfied with visit to Abu Dhabi, arriving home tomorrow

25 December 2020 Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah is scheduled to arrive in Malaysia after a five-day special visit to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Comptroller of the Royal Household of Istana Negara, Datuk Ahmad Fadil Shamsuddin said the King and his delegation would undergo Covid-19 screening before returning home … Continue reading Agong satisfied with visit to Abu Dhabi, arriving home tomorrow

Passenger traffic to increase across MAHB’s airports

24 December 2020 Passenger traffic is likely to increase throughout Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd’s (MAHB) network of airports during the upcoming festive holidays. The airport operator said the recent relaxation of domestic travel would spur its passenger traffic in particular at the main hub of Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). MAHB expects more than 99,000 … Continue reading Passenger traffic to increase across MAHB’s airports

MAHB – A long-term bet

18 December 2020 THE year Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) has had so far has certainly gone against the grain of what the airline operator has been accustomed to, but just as vaccines for the Covid-19 disease is slowly working its way into societies throughout the world, the beleaguered airport company is slowly finding its … Continue reading MAHB – A long-term bet

Brewing potential in Seremban

18 December 2020 Believe it or not, barbecue crab, baked meat buns (siew pau) and beef noodles are the reasons many Klang Valley folks flock to Seremban for brief visits. Yet, Seremban offers much more than a quick fix for food cravings. In recent years especially, enhanced connectivity has shortened the distance between major business … Continue reading Brewing potential in Seremban

MAHB’s November passenger traffic down 30.8% m-o-m on CMCO extension

15 December 2020 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd’s (MAHB) passenger traffic for November slid 30.8% month-on-month (m-o-m) to 1.8 million, from the previous month’s 2.6 million passengers. This is the second consecutive m-o-m decline in passenger traffic from September, which saw 3.5 million passengers. In a filing to Bursa Malaysia today, the airport operator said Malaysia’s … Continue reading MAHB’s November passenger traffic down 30.8% m-o-m on CMCO extension

MAHB’s passenger traffic drops 84.2 percent YoY to 1.8 million in November

15 December 2020 Passenger movement at Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd’s network of airports declined 84.2 per cent year-on-year (YoY) to 1.8 million for November 2020, against 11.55 million previously with the extension of the conditional movement control order (CMCO). Domestic passenger movement declined 78.3 per cent YoY to 1.3 million in the month under review, … Continue reading MAHB’s passenger traffic drops 84.2 percent YoY to 1.8 million in November

WCE to spur growth in Banting

15 December 2020 To many of us, Banting seems like a faraway place. Some may associate it with Morib, a popular weekend beach destination that boasts good seafood restaurants, but Banting is not a town that one would visit on a whim. However, it has its share of history and attractions and is becoming a … Continue reading WCE to spur growth in Banting

Pakistani gets 30 days’ jail, fined RM10,000 for bribing immigration officer

11 December 2020 A Pakistani was sentenced to 30 days’ jail and fined RM10,000 by the Sessions Court for bribing an immigration officer RM12,500 to release 20 of his countrymen and a Bangladeshi to leave the country. The sentence was handed down to Muhammad Irfan, 34, after he pleaded guilty to the offence today. Judge … Continue reading Pakistani gets 30 days’ jail, fined RM10,000 for bribing immigration officer

Immigration officer accused of freeing foreigners in exchange for bribes claims trial

11 December 2020 An immigration officer was today slapped with 17 counts of receiving RM21,500 in bribes to free foreign nationals who had committed immigration-related offences. Mohd Al-Ridhuan Ahmad Zaini, who was nabbed during a Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) sting operation called ‘Ops Selat’, claimed trial to all the charges before Sessions Court judge Rozina … Continue reading Immigration officer accused of freeing foreigners in exchange for bribes claims trial

Judge reprimands Immigration officer before sentencing him to 30 days’ jail

9 December 2020 An immigration officer who admitted taking RM12,000 to speed up the remand process of two foreigners from China was reprimanded by a Sessions Court judge before being sentenced to 30 days’ jail. The officer was also fined RM20,000. “People who bribe others and accept bribes will burn in hell. Always remember this. … Continue reading Judge reprimands Immigration officer before sentencing him to 30 days’ jail

Malaysia seeks HSR changes, including direct connection to KLIA

8 December 2020 THE Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project has again been put under the spotlight after a spokesman for Singapore’s Transport Ministry told The Straits Times that Malaysia has sought some changes. The sought changes come with only a month left to Singapore’s “final extension” of a suspension period sought by Malaysia … Continue reading Malaysia seeks HSR changes, including direct connection to KLIA

Covid-19: Two new cases recorded in Sarawak; Kuching and Serian districts remain yellow zones

7 December 2020 Sarawak recorded two new Covid-19 cases today, bringing the total number of positive cases in the state to 1,070. According to the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC), one locally transmitted case in Serian involved an Indonesian woman, who is the wife to Case 1,066. “Case 1,069 is the wife to Case 1,066. … Continue reading Covid-19: Two new cases recorded in Sarawak; Kuching and Serian districts remain yellow zones

KLIA immigration officer caught red-handed accepting RM22k bribe

3 December 2020 Efforts to unearth graft activities among Immigration Department personnel has led to a fresh arrest, this time of an Immigration officer based at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). The 26-year-old officer, who has a KP 19 grade and is attached to KLIA’s operations department, was arrested by the Selangor Malaysian Anti-Corruption … Continue reading KLIA immigration officer caught red-handed accepting RM22k bribe

Selangor to take 3 new initiatives to curb spread of Covid-19

2 December 2020 The Selangor government has announced three new initiatives to curb the spread of Covid-19. The initiatives, agreed upon during the 14th Selangor Security Council special meeting, are to isolate KLIA’s cargo workers, identify five locations to open low-risk quarantine and treatment centres, and increase coordination with district health offices to expedite screening … Continue reading Selangor to take 3 new initiatives to curb spread of Covid-19

MAHB slips into red in Q3, total costs reduced by RM709 million in nine months

1 December 2020 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) saw its income and profit drop substantially in the first nine months of 2020 due to the Covid-19 fallout. But effective cost containment efforts executed by the airport operator led to a sharp contraction in total costs by RM708.9 million, presumably preventing a larger top and bottomline … Continue reading MAHB slips into red in Q3, total costs reduced by RM709 million in nine months

Selangor govt unveils three measures to counter Covid-19 threat within state

1 December 2020 The Selangor state government today announced three initiatives to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the state which were agreed upon at the 14th Selangor State Security Council special meeting. Selangor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari in a statement said that the three measures were to isolate the Kuala Lumpur International … Continue reading Selangor govt unveils three measures to counter Covid-19 threat within state

Immigration syndicate blitz: MACC arrests three foreign worker agents

25 November 2020 Three agents for foreign workers have been detained by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) under “Ops Selat”, the nationwide blitz on an immigration stamp forgery syndicate. The Putrajaya Magistrate’s Court allowed the three to be held under MACC remand until Dec 1. The agents were arrested in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday (Nov … Continue reading Immigration syndicate blitz: MACC arrests three foreign worker agents

MAB Kargo staff in KLIA to be quarantined after spike in Kaya cluster’s Covid-19 cases

25 November 2020 All MAB Kargo employees at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) will be quarantined from November 26 to December 9, said Senior Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. In his press briefing today, Ismail said the government decided this in response to the spike in Covid-19 cases from the Kaya cluster … Continue reading MAB Kargo staff in KLIA to be quarantined after spike in Kaya cluster’s Covid-19 cases

AirAsia introduces good to go app

24 November 2020 AirAsia has partnered with digital transformation company GrayMatter to launch Scan2Fly, a technology that can determine a passenger’s eligibility to fly before they arrive at the airport, including real-time verification of relevant health documentation. With Scan2Fly, passengers can scan and upload their medical certificates during the online self-check-in process. This includes the … Continue reading AirAsia introduces good to go app

Immigration scandal: Why was someone with a criminal record appointed to the civil service?

23 November 2020 Investigators probing the recently-busted international smuggling syndicate run by Immigration officers are baffled as to how individuals with criminal records are able to enter the civil service. This follows the discovery that an Immigration officer, with a KP 19 grade, has a criminal record for vehicle theft. Sources close to the investigation … Continue reading Immigration scandal: Why was someone with a criminal record appointed to the civil service?

Here’s How Much Screening & Quarantine Costs For All Travelers Arriving KLIA

22 November 2020 PCR Screen Test and a 14-day quarantine are mandatory for all incoming travellers to Malaysia to curb the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic. According to MySafeTravel, a service provided by MYEG and approved by the Ministry of Health, travellers are supposed to pay for the Covid-19 Screening and Quarantine costs before their … Continue reading Here’s How Much Screening & Quarantine Costs For All Travelers Arriving KLIA

3 more arrests involving Immigration officers, including deputy director

21 November 2020 Another three Immigration officers, including a senior officer with the rank of deputy director, have been arrested as probes widen into an international crime smuggling syndicate involving Immigration Department officers. Sources close to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) investigation said the deputy director was stationed at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). … Continue reading 3 more arrests involving Immigration officers, including deputy director

CMCO in Kelantan: Mengketil cluster infection spreading rapidly – Health DG

20 November 2020 The high infectivity rate from the Mengketil Cluster in Kelantan has caused infections to spread rapidly, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. He said that apart from recording a spike in cases in a short period, the cluster had also spread to the districts of Kota Bharu, Tanah Merah … Continue reading CMCO in Kelantan: Mengketil cluster infection spreading rapidly – Health DG

Airasia adds technology to make flying more hygienic and seamless

20 November 2020 AirAsia is adding new technology to make flying more hygienic and seamless for passengers. The airline has partnered with digital transformation company GrayMatter to launch Scan2Fly, an industry-leading technology that can determine a passenger’s eligibility to fly before they arrive at the airport, including real-time verification of relevant health documentation. AirAsia is … Continue reading Airasia adds technology to make flying more hygienic and seamless

Malaysia cripples cash-rich syndicate helping illegal foreign workers evade the law

19 November 2020 Malaysian authorities have crippled a criminal gang that raked in RM14.5 million (S$4.7 million) in the last four years to help illegal foreign workers and foreigners with expired visas to remain the country. Sources say the authorities have arrested 46 people, including 27 Immigration officers and 14 agents for foreign workers, in … Continue reading Malaysia cripples cash-rich syndicate helping illegal foreign workers evade the law

MACC busts syndicate misusing entry and exit stamps, immigration officers among over 40 arrested

17 November 2020 The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has crippled a syndicate misusing entry and exit stamps at the country’s main borders following the arrest of 46 individuals including 27 Immigration officers in a large-scale operation yesterday. The special sting operation known as ‘Op Selat’ was carried out in collaboration with the Immigration Department through … Continue reading MACC busts syndicate misusing entry and exit stamps, immigration officers among over 40 arrested

MACC nabs 27 Immigration officers involved in syndicate which caused ‘serious breach’ in country’s borders

17 November 2020 The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has busted a syndicate involving Immigration Department officers which caused a serious breach in the country’s borders. So far, MACC has arrested 27 Immigration officers for facilitating the movement of illegal immigrants and foreign workers. The immigration officers, along with 14 foreign worker agents and five civilians, … Continue reading MACC nabs 27 Immigration officers involved in syndicate which caused ‘serious breach’ in country’s borders

NSC Mulls Free Movement Between Green Districts, States For Tourism

16 November 2020 The Tourism Ministry has proposed free movement within and between green zones. The National Security Council (NSC) is considering the Tourism Ministry’s suggestions for free movement within “green” districts, as well as between “green” districts or states. The “green” classification in the Ministry of Health’s (MOH) moving charts refers to districts that … Continue reading NSC Mulls Free Movement Between Green Districts, States For Tourism

Malaysia establishes online payment system for Covid-19 tests for inbound travelers

14 November 2020 Summary: The High Commission urged all to follow the necessary procedures when traveling to the southeastern nation After payment, a QR code will be generated and this will be used as proof of payment upon arrival at KLIA This will be effective from November 15 Malaysian authorities will be requiring foreigners to … Continue reading Malaysia establishes online payment system for Covid-19 tests for inbound travelers

MAHB’s October passenger traffic down 78.1% year-on-year

11 November 2020 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd’s (MAHB) network of airports recorded 2.6 million passengers in October 2020, a decline of 78.1% from October 2019 and a decrease of 25.7% from 3.5 million in September. “Malaysia’s traffic performance in October was largely affected by the resurgence of COVID-19 cases, resulting in the re-imposition of Conditional … Continue reading MAHB’s October passenger traffic down 78.1% year-on-year

MAHB registers 2.6mil passengers at its airport network in October

11 November 2020 Passenger movements throughout Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd’s (MAHB) network of airports dropped 78.1 per cent year-on-year (YoY) to 2.6 million in October. The airport operator said domestic and international passenger movements during the month stood at 2.0 million and 600,000 passengers respectively, down 67.4 per cent and 89.7 per cent. “Malaysia’s traffic … Continue reading MAHB registers 2.6mil passengers at its airport network in October

Four more tabligh members return from India, says deputy foreign minister

7 November 2020 Four more tabligh members arrived in the country from India yesterday after completing their legal process there. Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Kamarudin Jaffar, in a statement today, said the tabligh members, who underwent the legal process in Buxar, India, arrived on an Air India Express flight from New Delhi at the Kuala … Continue reading Four more tabligh members return from India, says deputy foreign minister

Tune Hotel KLIA-klia2 named as Asia’s Leading Airport Hotel for 2020

6 November 2020 Tune Hotel Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA-klia2) has been named as Asia’s Leading Airport Hotel for the second consecutive year by the World Travel Awards (WTA). In a statement today, Ormond Group’s chief executive officer, Gareth Lim said the award is one of the numerous awards and recognitions that the group’s properties … Continue reading Tune Hotel KLIA-klia2 named as Asia’s Leading Airport Hotel for 2020

Alibaba e-com hub will give Kuala Lumpur Airport a massive cargo boost

5 November 2020 Alibaba’s long-awaited e-fulfilment hub at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is now open for business. And officials are hoping to see cargo volumes and freighter flights double within a decade. Billed by the Malaysian government in 2017 as a “game-changing idea by [Alibaba chief] Jack Ma”, they hope the Cainiao Aeropolis eWTP … Continue reading Alibaba e-com hub will give Kuala Lumpur Airport a massive cargo boost

MAHB eyes double freighter flights at KLIA in next 10 years

3 November 2020 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) is targeting to double the current number of freighter flights at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in the next 10 years following the commencement of operations of the new e-fulfilment hub, Cainiao Aeropolis eWTP Hub, Malaysia. Group chief executive officer Datuk Mohd Shukrie Mohd Salleh said … Continue reading MAHB eyes double freighter flights at KLIA in next 10 years

Latest CMCO dine-in rules: Maximum of four people per table in Selangor, KL, Putrajaya; takeaway and delivery only for Sabah

2 November 2020 The National Security Council (NSC) has released its latest version of the standard operating procedures for the conditional movement control order (CMCO) that has been imposed on the Klang Valley and Sabah until November 9, including whether dining-in is allowed. The NSC yesterday issued two separate sets of CMCO SOPs as of … Continue reading Latest CMCO dine-in rules: Maximum of four people per table in Selangor, KL, Putrajaya; takeaway and delivery only for Sabah

AirAsia’s regional passenger volume takes off again

27 October 2020 AirAsia Group Bhd maintained its recovery momentum into the third quarter of 2020 with almost a 10-fold increase quarter-on-quarter (q-o-q) in its passenger volume for Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. Its consolidated aircraft operating certificate recorded 1.91 million passengers from July to September, representing a load factor of 66% compared with 204,082 … Continue reading AirAsia’s regional passenger volume takes off again

Pos Malaysia Integrated Parcel Centre In KLIA Closed Until Further Notice

26 October 2020 Pos Malaysia has announced that its Integrated Parcel Centre (IPC) in Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is closed until further notice. The postal service stated that the decision was made in order to carry out precautionary measures due to the impact of the Kaya Cluster in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan and Putrajaya. The … Continue reading Pos Malaysia Integrated Parcel Centre In KLIA Closed Until Further Notice

Deputy foreign minister: Nine tabligh members arrive in Malaysia from India

24 October 2020 Nine tabligh members arrived in the country from India yesterday via Air India Express flight, said Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Kamarudin Jaffar. He said two of them departed from New Delhi and arrived at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) at 3.30pm, while the other seven boarded the same airline from Tiruchirappalli … Continue reading Deputy foreign minister: Nine tabligh members arrive in Malaysia from India

MAHB wants Malaysia Airports in Sepang to be excluded from AirAsia X’s debt restructuring plan

23 October 2020 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) said its wholly-owned subsidiary, Malaysia Airports (Sepang) Sdn Bhd (MASSB), has filed an application to intervene and be excluded from AirAsia X Bhd’s (AAX) proposed debt restructuring scheme. MAHB said pursuant to the terms of the Conditions of Use for the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), MASSB … Continue reading MAHB wants Malaysia Airports in Sepang to be excluded from AirAsia X’s debt restructuring plan

MAHB files civil suit against AirAsia X for RM78m outstanding aeronautical charges

22 October 2020 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) is taking legal action against AirAsia X Bhd (AAX) to claim RM78.16 million being the outstanding aeronautical charges that the airline failed to collect at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). The airport operator said its wholly-owned subsidiary, Malaysia Airports (Sepang) Sdn Bhd (MASSB), had filed a … Continue reading MAHB files civil suit against AirAsia X for RM78m outstanding aeronautical charges

MARC affirms Segi Astana’s RM415m ratings, lowers outlook

21 October 2020 Malaysian Rating Corporation Bhd (MARC) has affirmed its AA-rating on Segi Astana Sdn Bhd’s RM415mil Asean green medium-term notes facility (MTN facility). MARC said on Wednesday the rating outlook was revised to negative from stable. The current outstanding under the rated facility is RM365mil. “The outlook revision reflects MARC’s concern that the … Continue reading MARC affirms Segi Astana’s RM415m ratings, lowers outlook

Jaya Grocer: Two security guards at klia2 branch test positive for Covid-19, outlet closed today until further notice

20 October 2020 Grocery chain Jaya Grocer today announced that its outlet at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) will be closed until further notice, as two security guards there had tested positive for Covid-19. In an announcement on Facebook, Jaya Grocer’s management said it had since last week taken the initiative to test … Continue reading Jaya Grocer: Two security guards at klia2 branch test positive for Covid-19, outlet closed today until further notice

New Arrival Protocols For Sabah Flights Are Running Smoothly Today

15 October 2020 Following the implementation of COVID-19 screening by the Ministry of Health (MOH) for all arrivals from Sabah, Malaysia Airports has been working closely with all relevant agencies to ensure passenger comfort and convenience, while going through this additional measure. We have highlighted our concerns to MOH and other related agencies and have … Continue reading New Arrival Protocols For Sabah Flights Are Running Smoothly Today

More International Airlines Resume Operations At KL International Airport

15 October 2020 Effective COVID-19 safety measures at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (IATA Code: KUL) continue to contribute towards increasing confidence in air travel. In early October 2020, three more international airlines resumed operations at KUL with British Airways (IATA Code: BA) offering four flights a week from KUL to the UK and beyond, Oman … Continue reading More International Airlines Resume Operations At KL International Airport

MAHB’s passenger traffic plunged 69.4% YoY to 3.5m in September

15 October 2020 Malayais Airports Holdings Bhd’s (MAHB) network of airports recorded 3.53 million passenger movements in September, a decline of 69.4% year-on-year (YoY) against 11.55 million travellers in September 2019. Meanwhile, domestic passenger movements in Malaysia were partly driven by pre-election movements and leisure travel to Sabah, Kuching, Langkawi, Penang and Kota Baru, recording … Continue reading MAHB’s passenger traffic plunged 69.4% YoY to 3.5m in September

NSC: Police permit required for inter-state travel in or out of CMCO areas

14 October 2020 Those residing within Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) areas who need to travel across state lines for medical or emergency purposes are required to apply for special permits from the police. Those intending to travel into or pass through a CMCO area for the same purposes will also be required to apply … Continue reading NSC: Police permit required for inter-state travel in or out of CMCO areas

Covid-19: Police permit now required for interstate travel in Sarawak, says Uggah

14 October 2020 A police permit is now required for interstate travel, Deputy Chief Minister and State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas announced today. “Those travelling between states from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to Kuching and Kuching to KLIA, as well as between Kuching and Kota Kinabalu, will now … Continue reading Covid-19: Police permit now required for interstate travel in Sarawak, says Uggah

Air travel confidence up, KLIA remains attractive regional hub – MAHB

14 October 2020 Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) remains an attractive regional hub for aviation with three more international airlines resuming operations in early October on the back of increasing confidence in air travel following effective COVID-19 safety measures. In a statement today, Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) said the international airlines were British Airways … Continue reading Air travel confidence up, KLIA remains attractive regional hub – MAHB

More international airlines have resumed ops at KLIA — MAHB

14 October 2020 More international airlines have resumed their operations at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) following effective Covid-19 safety measures, said Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB). In a statement today, MAHB said in early October 2020, three more international airlines resumed operations at KLIA with British Airways offering four flights a week from … Continue reading More international airlines have resumed ops at KLIA — MAHB

Individuals on duty in Selangor, KL, Putrajaya allowed to cross district with approval letter

13 October 2020 Inter-states and inter-districts travel will be prohibited across Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya following the reimposing of the conditional movement control order (CMCO) which will take effect this midnight until October 27. However, Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob explained that workers are allowed to travel inter-district and inter-state provided … Continue reading Individuals on duty in Selangor, KL, Putrajaya allowed to cross district with approval letter

Klang Valley CMCO: Dine-Ins And Outdoor Jogging Allowed, Cinemas Closed, Conferences Prohibited

13 October 2020 All restaurants and shops will be allowed to operate from 6am till 10pm during the conditional movement control order (CMCO) period in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, and Putrajaya from Oct 14-27. Dine-ins and no-contact sports will be allowed in the Klang Valley during the conditional movement control order (CMCO) period, while cinemas and … Continue reading Klang Valley CMCO: Dine-Ins And Outdoor Jogging Allowed, Cinemas Closed, Conferences Prohibited

Klang Valley Lockdown: No Dine-Ins, Jogging, Work Letter Needed To Cross KL-Selangor-Putrajaya

12 October 2020 A Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) — which permits businesses to operate — will be implemented in Malaysia’s economic and administrative centres of Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, and Putrajaya from October 14 to 27. The Defence Ministry’s corporate communications unit, in response to questions from the press, also clarified today that people need … Continue reading Klang Valley Lockdown: No Dine-Ins, Jogging, Work Letter Needed To Cross KL-Selangor-Putrajaya

KLIA among world’s top 10

11 October 2020 Despite the Covid-19 pandemic restricting international travel, the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) has earned a Top 10 ranking in the latest global survey by Airport Service Quality (ASQ), a programme carried out by Airports Council International. In a statement announcing the news, Malaysia Airports said KLIA leapt from 17th last year … Continue reading KLIA among world’s top 10

Tekun provides financial aid to airport taxi operators

7 October 2020 TABUNG Ekonomi Kumpulan Usaha Niaga (Tekun Nasional) recently provided financial assistance to taxi drivers and operators of Airport Limo who have been severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Entrepreneur and Cooperative Development Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said the assistance would cover the drivers’ maintenance capital, installation of natural … Continue reading Tekun provides financial aid to airport taxi operators

Bintai Kinden to pay US$10mil to Generex upon Covid-19 vaccine commercialisation

6 October 2020 Bintai Kinden Corporation Bhd’s subsidiary, Bintai Healthcare Sdn Bhd (BHSB) will be paying about US$10 million to Generex Biotechnology Corporation and its majority-owned subsidiary, NuGenerex Immuno-Oncology Inc, upon commencement of their Covid-19 vaccine’s commercialisation. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia today, Bintai Kinden said BHSB has entered into a Distribution and Licensing … Continue reading Bintai Kinden to pay US$10mil to Generex upon Covid-19 vaccine commercialisation

Could the airport be the next big domestic tourism destination?

2 October 2020 Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad has unveiled the latest instalment of their Airport Staycation programme, which offers guests a once in a lifetime experience with the Airport Fire & Rescue Services (AFRS) team. The initiative aims to promote Kuala Lumpur International Airport as a destination in and of itself, echoing the government’s ongoing … Continue reading Could the airport be the next big domestic tourism destination?

Different testing methods reason behind conflicting results, said State Health director

20 October 2020 The different methods of the Rapid Test Kit Antigen (RTK Antigen) and Reverse Transcription Polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test is the reason why sometimes the results of the Covid-19 test may not reflect the actual situation, said State Health director Dr Chin Zin Hing. He said this was the reason why travellers … Continue reading Different testing methods reason behind conflicting results, said State Health director

260 new Covid-19 cases

1 October 2020 Malaysia records a significant jump in the number of new Covid-19 cases today with 260. This is a big leap from yesterday’s 89. This is the second-highest since June 4, with the total number of cases now at 11,484. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said from the total number … Continue reading 260 new Covid-19 cases