Ragananthini Vethasalam

Ragananthini is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

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1 day ago

35th person dies of Covid-19

Woman had travelled to Indonesia. 

35th person dies of Covid-19

1 day ago

Statistics Training Institute in Perak turned into quarantine centre

It's to house close contacts of Hilir Perak cluster, says Health D-G.

Statistics Training Institute in Perak turned into quarantine centre

1 day ago

Health Ministry to get 3,000-staff boost to battle Covid-19 

1,500 new medical workers inducted on March 16, another 2,660 to be taken in on Wednesday.

Health Ministry to get 3,000-staff boost to battle Covid-19 

1 day ago

Ministry mulls EMCO for some areas in Selangor

State has highest number of infections in the country.

Ministry mulls EMCO for some areas in Selangor

1 day ago

Coronavirus claims 7 lives in 24 hours

Highest daily toll takes Malaysia’s total fatalities to 34.

Coronavirus claims 7 lives in 24 hours


2 days ago

Bold second stimulus will help economy weather virus, say economists

Businesses, households get much needed financial assistance.

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Bold second stimulus will help economy weather virus, say economists

3 days ago

RM4.5 billion in exemptions to ease SMEs’ cash flow in Covid-19 package

The money is split into 5 initiatives to help businesses affected by the pandemic.

RM4.5 billion in exemptions to ease SMEs’ cash flow in Covid-19 package

3 days ago

RM8 million insurance, takaful fund to subsidise private Covid-19 tests

The fund will foot up to RM300 of the screening costs by insurance or takaful holders at private healthcare facilities.

RM8 million insurance, takaful fund to subsidise private Covid-19 tests

3 days ago

PM announces RM250 billion stimulus package amid Covid-19 pandemic

Muhyiddin Yassin promises no one will be left behind.

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PM announces RM250 billion stimulus package amid Covid-19 pandemic

3 days ago

Logistics hurdle for food suppliers under MCO

One issue is lack of coordination between ministries and those enforcing govt directive on the ground.

Logistics hurdle for food suppliers under MCO

4 days ago

80 health workers infected, but none due to Covid-19 patients

Most of them believed to have contracted disease at wedding also attended by infected tabligh members, says Health D-G.

80 health workers infected, but none due to Covid-19 patients

4 days ago

Covid-19 home tests pricey due to high operating costs

Transportation, manpower, PPE and kits bring price to about RM700.

Covid-19 home tests pricey due to high operating costs

5 days ago

Bursa closes higher on news of Washington’s US$2 trillion stimulus

Analyst expects sell-off if Wall Street declines tonight.

Bursa closes higher on news of Washington’s US$2 trillion stimulus

6 days ago

Offer contract medical officers full-time posts, urges MMA

Putrajaya can’t afford to squander talent at critical time in Covid-19 fight.

 

Offer contract medical officers full-time posts, urges MMA

1 week ago

Health Ministry procures 33 million units of protective clothing

Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says safety of frontline medical workers paramount.

Health Ministry procures 33 million units of protective clothing