Three Sabah districts – Kota Kinabalu, Penampang and Putatan – will enter Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) from 12.01am on Wednesday, joining Lahad Datu, Tawau, Kunak and Semporna which are under Targeted Enhanced MCO (TEMCO) until Oct 12. Businesses will be severely affected and Sabahans are hoping the government will consider reintroducing moratorium for loans.
Federation of Consumers Association Malaysia (Fomca) says banks should not make decisions on loan extensions from a literal and narrow perspective as no two persons are in the same predicament.
The moratorium kicked in on April 1 but many continue to call their respective banks as they remain confused over their status. Twentytwo13 gathers FAQs from various institutions and Bank Negara Malaysia to give an overview of the situation.
The Malaysian Bar has urged the government to spare undocumented foreigners by not arresting them. This will encourage them to seek medical help at hospitals in light of increasing number of Covid-19 cases in the country.