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June 30, 2020

‘Zero infection target unlikely’

PETALING JAYA: It is almost impossible for Malaysia to achieve zero infection in Covid-19 cases by next month, a respiratory physician said yesterday. Dr Helmy Haja Mydin […]
June 19, 2020

Top management expatriates, medical tourists can enter Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will allow expatriates in top management positions and medical tourists to enter the country without permission from the Immigration Department. They however must […]
June 19, 2020

Government opens borders on several conditions

PETALING JAYA: The government has decided to open up Malaysia’s borders to allow international visitors to enter our country. However, several conditions must be met before they […]
June 19, 2020

行管第94天】开放医疗目的入境 沙比里:允1人陪同

依斯迈沙比里:大马允许外籍人士以医药旅游目的入境我国。 国防部高级部长拿督斯里依斯迈沙比里披露,大马允许外籍人士以医药旅游目的入境我国,惟必须要先在原国或抵马时进行新冠肺炎检测。 “以医药旅游目的的外籍人士需要通过卫生部,以及向大马医疗旅游理事会(MHTC)登记。” 他说,基于有关人士抵马后就被带至医院,所以无需隔离,并允许一人陪同入境,惟他们都需要下载MySejatera应用程序,以掌握他们的行踪。 他周五是在行管令例常记者会上,如是宣布。另外,依斯迈沙比里披露,拥有医药、紧急事宜与紧急会议目的大马人也允许出国,但是需要在出境口出示信函证明其出境目的。 “因此,有关人士无需提前向移民局申请出境批准。” Source: Kwong Wah
June 19, 2020

Govt in talks with S’pore to open up borders for citizens of both countries, says Ismail Sabri

PETALING JAYA: The government is in talks with Singapore to open the borders to citizens of both countries, says Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob (pic). The Senior […]
June 19, 2020

Borders eased for certain foreigners

PUTRAJAYA: Putrajaya has decided to open the country’s international borders for certain people to enter and for some Malaysians to leave, Senior Minister for Security Ismail […]
June 18, 2020

Malaysian State Penang Looks At Tourism Revival

Malaysian state Penang has set up the Tourism Penang Next Normal Task Force, primarily to collect the opinions of stakeholders in tourism to formulate strategies to […]
June 18, 2020

Blockchain – Exploring its potential for Malaysian Healthcare

Medical data are highly privacy-sensitive; hence giving patients control of access to their own records and exchange of health data between institutions raise the risks of […]
June 18, 2020

What you need to know about the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) in Malaysia

As the number of COVID-19 positive cases declines, Malaysia is set to enter the Recovery MCO phase (RMCO) from June 10th to August 31st 2020. In […]
June 18, 2020

Traveloka Launches Medical Heroes Appreciation Campaign, Recognising Healthcare Workers for Serving Malaysia amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Kuala Lumpur, 18 June 2020 – Traveloka, Southeast Asia’s leading online travel and lifestyle experiences booking platform, presents the Medical Heroes Appreciation Campaign to celebrate and recognise […]
June 18, 2020

Screen all commercial outlet frontline staff: MMA

PETALING JAYA: Screening frontliners in the various business sectors is an appropriate move to prevent a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Malaysian […]
June 17, 2020

When and how to use masks

WHO’s guidance and advice on the use of masks to protect against and limit the spread of COVID-19. Source: World Health Organization

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