Navigating through the MCO instructional labyrinth

Ng Xiang Yi

Modified 25 Mar 2020, 11:24 am

Malaysians were nonplussed when Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin announced the movement control order (MCO) on March 16. Soon, scenes of chaos emerged.

Government agencies compounded the confusion with contradictory instructions, inconsistent guidelines and reversals.

To be fair, this is the first time the government has imposed a law restricting public movement in response to a global pandemic.

This article aims to guide the public through the MCO labyrinth and would be updated when the need arises.

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