Category Covid-19

Learn from our mistakes – Detaining Undocumented Foreign Workers Worsens Prison Overcrowding and Exacerbates Covid-19 Spread

MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE ALL PARTY PARLIAMENTARY GROUP MALAYSIA FOR THE REFORM OF PRISONS AND ALL PLACES OF DETENTION 3 JUNE 2021 1. Dato’ Seri Hamzah Bin Zainudin, Minister of Home Affairs, was reported to have said on 29 May 2021, that the Immigration Department,…

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Vaccine passport between Malaysia and Singapore a major priority

The flow of people at the Malaysia-Singapore border is the most important factor to the Johor economy. Prior to the border closure, many Johoreans and Malaysians from other states travel to work in Singapore. Businesses in the Johor Bahru area are also highly dependent on Singaporean visitors.
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How political mismanagement has fuelled Malaysia’s coronavirus surge

Dr Adham Baba, the new health minister, made a disastrous first television appearance on March 19 in which he told the public to drink warm water to “flush” the virus down to the stomach. The doctor, who used to run several small-town private clinics, was roundly panned on social media and instructed by Muhyiddin’s media operatives to disappear from public view.
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