Ravin Palanisamy

Ravin is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight. You can follow him on Twitter.

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9 hours ago

Unpacking Malaysia’s MCO 3.0

More than a year since the first lockdown, country’s Covid-19 situation sees rapid deterioration.

Unpacking Malaysia’s MCO 3.0

5 days ago

MCO 3.0 is pointless with all economic sectors staying open, says union

J. Solomon says government has not learnt its lesson and is continuously making the same mistakes.

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MCO 3.0 is pointless with all economic sectors staying open, says union

5 days ago

19 new Covid-19 clusters today

Workplaces form the bulk at seven, says Noor Hisham. 

19 new Covid-19 clusters today

5 days ago

3,807 new Covid-19 cases, 17 deaths

Selangor once again contributes bulk of new infections at 1,149.

3,807 new Covid-19 cases, 17 deaths

5 days ago

Khairy says HIDE list focuses on large hotspots

Not all hotspots are listed, as this could cause further panic and alarm, he says.

Khairy says HIDE list focuses on large hotspots


6 days ago

No more walk-ins into AstraZeneca vaccine centres allowed, says Khairy

Only those on waiting list will be called for appointments.

No more walk-ins into AstraZeneca vaccine centres allowed, says Khairy

6 days ago

AstraZeneca jab appointments rescheduled to prevent crowding

Change of plan affects more than 2,000 people.

AstraZeneca jab appointments rescheduled to prevent crowding

6 days ago

436 active clusters with 13 detected today

Workplaces, community transmissions report five clusters each, says D-G.

436 active clusters with 13 detected today

6 days ago

416 admissions into ICU, highest number since pandemic started

Of this, 216 patients needed respiratory support.

416 admissions into ICU, highest number since pandemic started

6 days ago

Record 26 Covid-19 deaths today, despite fall in case numbers

Bulk of cases in Selangor for 17th straight day.

Record 26 Covid-19 deaths today, despite fall in case numbers

1 week ago

Ministerial contradictions confusing public, business, says Kok

Seputeh MP points to yesterday’s conflicting hotspot directives from Khairy, Ismail Sabri as example.

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Ministerial contradictions confusing public, business, says Kok

1 week ago

Health Ministry wants longer closure for education sector

Director-general of health says students should stay at home until the end of the month to curb the Covid-19 transmission.

Health Ministry wants longer closure for education sector

1 week ago

Covid-19 now infecting more young people, says health D-G

Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says some of them suffer severe symptoms and do not respond to treatment.

Covid-19 now infecting more young people, says health D-G

1 week ago

Public urged to follow SOP as hospitals run out of beds

Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says the next 4 weeks are crucial for country to contain the spread of Covid-19.

Public urged to follow SOP as hospitals run out of beds

1 week ago

Malaysia could record 7,000 Covid-19 cases by end-May

Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says this could happen if people fail to comply with prescribed SOP.

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Malaysia could record 7,000 Covid-19 cases by end-May