Tag: Malaysia Movement Control Order

Most Malaysian workers properly housed, so Singapore discontinuing S$50 support

Singapore — Although Malaysia has extended its Movement Control Order (MCO), effectively a lockdown, for two weeks from April 1 to 14, Singapore will not be continuing with its scheme of extending assistance to employers with regard to housing for Malaysian workers. The Government gave...

Malaysia takes down PSA posters telling women to speak like Doraemon to avoid conflict during MCO

Kuala Lumpur — Posters advising wives how to act during the movement control order (MCO) in Malaysia raised a hue and cry from women’s rights groups, as well ridicule online from many others. This prompted an apology from the Women’s Development Department, which released a...

Malaysia extends lockdown to April 14 due to spike in Covid-19 cases

Putrajaya — The Malaysian government has extended to April 14 the Movement Control Order (MCO) it announced on March 16 to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the country. The MCO, effectively a lockdown of the country, had originally been meant for two weeks,...