Noel Achariam

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

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12 hours ago

Ministry to study feasibility of Ramadan bazaars, says Annuar 

Going ahead would mean coming up with new guidelines, the FT minister says.

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Ministry to study feasibility of Ramadan bazaars, says Annuar 

1 day ago

Malls facing RM2 billion losses, says association

Some building owners are offering rent rebates or loosening operation rules to help tenants. 

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Malls facing RM2 billion losses, says association

2 days ago

Serdang agro park’s halls converted into temporary hospital

Facility to house Covid-19 patients should there be a spike in cases next month.

Serdang agro park’s halls converted into temporary hospital

2 days ago

Ministry ‘working around the clock’ to bring down virus numbers

JP Morgan predicts surge to 6,300 cases next month, while MIER’s projection is higher at 8,900.

Ministry ‘working around the clock’ to bring down virus numbers

2 days ago

5,084 tabligh attendees yet to be tested for Covid-19, says health D-G

Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says Health Ministry working with police to identify these individuals.

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5,084 tabligh attendees yet to be tested for Covid-19, says health D-G


3 days ago

MCO enforced to stop Malaysians from going overseas, says Health D-G

It coincided with school holidays when many planned to travel abroad with family, Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah reveals.

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MCO enforced to stop Malaysians from going overseas, says Health D-G

3 days ago

Malaysia testing S. Korean-made Covid-19 rapid test kits

If they are accurate, ministry will purchase 1 million units, says Health D-G.

Malaysia testing S. Korean-made Covid-19 rapid test kits

3 days ago

Malaysia chosen as WHO test site for possible Covid-19 drug

Health Ministry will carry out research, data collection, says Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

Malaysia chosen as WHO test site for possible Covid-19 drug

3 days ago

Johor’s Covid-19 cases may be linked to tabligh, says Health D-G

4 clusters possible from cases present at both Sri Petaling event and local wedding, Dr Noor Hisham explains.

Johor’s Covid-19 cases may be linked to tabligh, says Health D-G

5 days ago

RM63 million to help urban poor, traders and hawkers

Annuar Musa says it includes food, goods, exclusion of rentals, cash and services.

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RM63 million to help urban poor, traders and hawkers

5 days ago

Bukit Kiara longhouse residents hope for govt aid if MCO extended

Most of them are low-income earners and the MCO is preventing them from working.

Bukit Kiara longhouse residents hope for govt aid if MCO extended

6 days ago

Food supplies into capital will not be disrupted, says Annuar

Federal Territories minister says food chain distribution essential service after truck turned back due to ‘misunderstanding’.

Food supplies into capital will not be disrupted, says Annuar

6 days ago

Suhakam officials with Covid-19 get all-clear, leave hospital 

Patients are discharged after tests show up negative twice for the virus.

Suhakam officials with Covid-19 get all-clear, leave hospital 

1 week ago

Public transport restrictions may worsen outbreak, says Loke

The former transport minister says it may cause passenger numbers to spike during the allotted hours.

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Public transport restrictions may worsen outbreak, says Loke

1 week ago

Sri Petaling mosque, surrounding areas Covid-19 red zone, says Annuar

Federal Territories minister says authorities keeping close eye on spread of virus at location.

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Sri Petaling mosque, surrounding areas Covid-19 red zone, says Annuar