Chan Kok Leong

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

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7 hours ago

Covid-19 cluster forces Menara City One lockdown

Government introduces enhanced order after discovering 17 cases in luxury complex.

Covid-19 cluster forces Menara City One lockdown

9 hours ago

No exponential spikes in Covid-19 cases yet, says MOH

The ministry's director-general says the increase of cases has been steady, which is between 150 and 200 daily.

No exponential spikes in Covid-19 cases yet, says MOH

1 day ago

Perikatan restores funding for opposition seats, say MPs

However, it’s unclear if RM100,000 a one-time payment to cushion Covid-19 blow or an annual allocation.

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Perikatan restores funding for opposition seats, say MPs

3 days ago

Group crowdfunds to help feed health workers

Savor of Life staff prepare hundreds of nutritious meals to keep Covid-19 frontliners going.

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Group crowdfunds to help feed health workers

1 week ago

10 million masks for those in need, says PM

Item brought in from China to fill shortage while local manufacturers told to be reasonable with prices.

10 million masks for those in need, says PM


1 week ago

Putrajaya to decide on MCO extension next week

PM appeals for compliance for order to be effective.

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Putrajaya to decide on MCO extension next week

1 week ago

Health Ministry to get extra RM500 million

Govt steps up Covid-19 fight with funds for ICE, lab equipment.

Health Ministry to get extra RM500 million

1 week ago

Food suppliers running out of boxes, cartons

Warning that compliance with Covid-19 order could lead to shortages, as products must be packed before reaching retailers.

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Food suppliers running out of boxes, cartons

1 week ago

Singapore to foot Malaysian workers’ accommodation bill

Ismail Sabri Yaakob says republic agrees to fund housing for those affected by 2-week MCO.

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Singapore to foot Malaysian workers’ accommodation bill

1 week ago

Putrajaya to pay for varsity students’ meals

Cost to feed 60,000 will be determined by Disaster Management Agency, says minister.

Putrajaya to pay for varsity students’ meals

1 week ago

Stay home and keep hydrated, virus-positive MP advises public

Dr Kelvin Yii, who is warded at Sarawak General Hospital, undergoing daily tests.

Stay home and keep hydrated, virus-positive MP advises public

1 week ago

Selangor ruler decrees all mosque activities on hold till April 17

Congregational Friday prayers to be replaced with Zohor prayers at home, says state’s official newsletter.

Selangor ruler decrees all mosque activities on hold till April 17

1 week ago

Covid-19 control order to be extended if virus chain not broken, says PM

Muhyiddin Yassin pleads with Malaysians to stay home during two-week period.

Covid-19 control order to be extended if virus chain not broken, says PM

1 week ago

University, college students barred from leaving campus

The learning institutions are to take care of their basic needs, security, welfare during time of partial lockdown.

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University, college students barred from leaving campus

1 week ago

Quiet first day of movement-control period

Temperature checks for few visitors to usually bustling Sunway Pyramid.

Quiet first day of movement-control period