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Emergency: Minister says govt benefits from more power to manage Covid-19

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Modified 14 Jan 2021, 12:22 pm

Defence Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob has defended the government’s use of the national emergency, saying it allows Putrajaya additional powers it can use to better manage the Covid-19 pandemic.

Such powers include fining private hospitals up to RM5 million for refusing government requests...

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