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ASEAN Digital Senior Officials’ Meeting begins today (source — 19/01/2021 04:41:47

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19: The inaugural ASEAN Digital Ministers’ Meeting (ADGMIN1) begins today with the Senior Officials’ Meeting (ADGSOM1).Held virtually, ADGSOM1 will be headed by the Ministry of Commu...

MOH, Pfizer sign manufacturing and supply agreement for Covid-19 vaccines (source — 11/01/2021 08:44:14

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11: The government via the Health Ministry and Pfizer (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd today signed the manufacturing and supply agreement for the pharmaceutical company’s COVID-19 vaccines in Malays...

Let tourists in now (source — 04/01/2021 06:11:50

PETALING JAYA: Players in the tour and travel business are keen to welcome visitors to Malaysia again and want the government to reopen borders.The Malaysia Association Tour Agency (Mata) believes tha...

ASEAN Digital Ministers’ Meeting to focus on post-Covid-19 digital ecosystem (source — 29/12/2020 11:01:35

KUALA LUMPUR: The inaugural ASEAN Digital Ministers’ Meeting (ADGMIN1) to be hosted by Malaysia in January 2021 will focus on strengthening ASEAN member states’ digital ecosystem in facing the post-Co...

10 key resolutions to ensure women will not be left behind during Covid-19 — MWGF (source — 19/12/2020 03:35:15

KUALA LUMPUR: The inaugural Malaysia Women and Girls Forum (MWGF) yesterday concluded with 10 key resolutions to ensure women and girls in the country do not get left behind in the wake of the Covid-1...

Covid-19: No compulsory quarantine required for Sabahans returning from Brunei (source — 15/12/2020 17:33:27

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government has decided that Sabahans in Brunei could return to the state without having to undergo compulsory quarantine, said state Housing and Local Government Minister, Dat...

Thriving business for some industries during pandemic (source — 15/12/2020 06:55:30

KUALA LUMPUR: The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a number of businesses particularly small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to shut down as they struggled with cash-flow issues, although some have survived...

Malaysia hopes Brunei will establish reciprocal green lane — Muhyiddin (source — 08/12/2020 07:28:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia hopes that Brunei will consider the proposal to establish the reciprocal green lane in an effort to revive economic activities of the two countries which had been affected by th...

Malaysia’s Tourism performance records negative growth of 78.6% from Jan-Sep 2020 (source — 07/12/2020 07:15:00

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia continues to record negative growth for the national tourism performance overall, due to the spread of the pandemic Covid-19 which has impacted the tourism sector globally.In terms...

These Countries Are On The UK's Travel Quarantine Exemption List (source — 24/11/2020 09:55:08

There has been a flurry of positive announcements in the battle against coronavirus in recent days, most notably the prospect of a third vaccine being distributed within a matter of weeks. And th...

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