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Muhyiddin explains why MCO 1.0 cannot be done

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Modified 23 May 2021, 2:38 pm

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin today explained why the government cannot reimpose the same version of the movement control order (MCO) first implemented last year that saw most economic sectors shut down.

He acknowledged that the Health Ministry had recommended MCO 1.0 as the "best option" but said the impact would be severe.

Muhyiddin said the MCO 1.0 nearly led to economic collapse and...

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