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