In Twentytwo13’s news highlights today, eyebrows were raised as to why Carlsberg is allowed to operate during the total lockdown. Tan Sri Limkokwing passes away, while civil servants give up their allowances for three months.
Twentytwo13’s creative editor Amar Qastellani saves a tortoise he spotted just outside his apartment block in Subang Jaya. He releases it at a nearby lake – much to the amusement of the strict, yet compassionate policemen patrolling the area.
Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani said police will conduct more stringent checks at roadblocks nationwide, when the total lockdown begins tomorrow.
Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob announces list of essential, economic sectors that can operate in Malaysia throughout the “total lockdown” for the next two weeks.
According to a statement by the Prime Minister’s Office, all sectors will not be able to operate except “essential economic and service sectors”.
Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi urges shoppers to practice self-control and not shop beyond the two-hour time limit. Also, in our news round-up today, Neelofa gives statement to cops, and police are tracking down individual who linked death of Olympian Haziq Kamaruddin with Covid-19 vaccine.
Government announces two-pronged strategy, including 8am-8pm operating hours for businesses, to reduce Covid-19 cases.
Many Malaysian are unhappy the nation has once again entered a ‘lockdown’. Is the lockdown justified and will there be lessons learnt from the third Movement Control Order?
World Health Organisation (WHO) representative in Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore Dr Lo Ying-ru Jacqueline said the latest Movement Control Order (MCO) is the right move to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the country.
The Movement Control Order (MCO) will be enforced nationwide but the economy will remain open as Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin urges the public to be more disciplined and adhere to the SOPs.
Schools in Selangor to shut tomorrow as six districts will be placed under the movement control order. Ramadan bazaars in MCO areas will end, starting Saturday. Also in our news round-up today, KL to be placed under MCO starting Friday while Khairy Jamaluddin says slow Covid-19 vaccine supply may disrupt the nation’s immunisation programme.
What exactly have we learnt from the Movement Control Order enforced a year ago? Have we become better or are we still griping and pointing fingers without first trying to improve ourselves?
Jokes, memes, recipes, songs and lots and lots of issues. ‘The MCO Diaries’ looks back at how the Movement Control Order (MCO) has flown by.