M'sians from S'pore now need re-entry permits and 8 news from yesterday

Kini Roundup


KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.

1. Malaysians returning from Singapore will now be required to get a re-entry permit before allowing back into Malaysia. This is to regulate the flow of people amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

2. Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Ismail Sabri Yaakob clarified that interstate travel won't begin from May 1, as previously announced by police, because the government must first study the number of people who want to travel.

3. Police said some 100,000 people have applied for interstate travel in just 12 hours.

4. Veternarians will be allowed to open for appointments during the movement control order (MCO) period.

5. Malaysia recorded 38 new Covid-19 cases yesterday, bringing the total to 5,780 infections.

6. Seventy percent of the imported Covid-19 cases under quarantine originated from Indonesia.

7. Batu MP P Prabakaran confirmed that suspended PKR leader Dr Afif Bahardin had tried to convince him to quit the party.

8. PKR president Anwar Ibrahim said leaders shouldn't avoid the Rohingya issue just because it is an unpopular topic.

9. Kangar MP Noor Amin Ahmad asked Communications and Multimedia Minister Saifuddin Abdullah to lodge a police report after the latter questioned if critics believe Pakatan Harapan was not corrupt.

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