Background The current COVID-19 outbreak and the measures imposed, including the movement control order has changed the landscape of how business is done, especially for micro, small and medium enterprises. AirAsia is responding towards this situation by opening up its ecosystem and making its resources available to all local businesses,...
  The World Health Organization is working with scientists across the globe on at least 20 different coronavirus vaccines with some already in clinical trials in record time — just 60 days after sequencing the gene. “The acceleration of this process is really truly dramatic in terms of what we’re able to...
  Cryptocurrencies saw a sharp bounce higher after violent selling in the past two weeks despite equity markets not showing big moves to the upside. As of 8:42 a.m. Singapore time, the market capitalization or value of the entire cryptocurrency market rose around $23.8 billion over the past 24 hours to...
  KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysian technology company Big Dataworks welcomes the new cabinet line-up announced by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. Big Dataworks CEO Sheriza Zakaria said that “The key element of integrity runs through the various people of the newly named cabinet members. “This integrity will be an essential part of the new leadership team tasked with rebuilding the local...
  KUALA LUMPUR:  Malaysian based on-demand service provider Bungkusit has offered an extensive delivery service during the movement control order announced by the government. Bungkusit offers services in the range of posting parcels, ordering food, picking up medicine from pharmacy, delivery of electronic items and others deem necessary within the delivery...
#OPINION Malaysia is into its third week of the movement control order (MCO) and there are already whispers and hopes that the order will be revoked come April 14, four weeks after its implementation due to the novel corona virus (Covid-19) outbreak. But lets not kid ourselves. The number of positive Covid-19...
  KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian authorities are taking all its necessary steps to track down 4,000 participants of Sri Petaling mosque event for COVID-19 tests. The Straits News team learning from a Bukit Aman police officer is urging the public to share or alert them if they notice anyone suspicious to be...
  PETALING JAYA – AMWAY Malaysia has stepped up to the call from the Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia to ensure the country’s healthcare professionals, the frontliners in the country’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, patients, family members, and the general public get high quality and cleaner air at government...
  KUALA LUMPUR:  Myanmar Ethnic Rohingya Human Rights Organization Malaysia (MERHROM) has received hundreds of request from Rohingya in Malaysia for the Emergency Support during Covid 19 pandemic. Many of the Rohingya Refugees in Malaysia cannot go to work due to Movement Control Order (MCO) imposed by the Malaysian government to...
#OPINION While the Covid-19 continues to cause disruption all round the globe, politicians here and almost in all countries have not really reacted professionally. In Malaysia, the government too has been seen lacking the will power and experience to make hard decisions. Frankly there is no two ways about it. It is...