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Karaoke centres allowed to reopen from July 15th in Malaysia.

After nearly 4 months of closures.
Karaoke Malaysia Reopen July 15 News Asia Today

Karaoke centres in Malaysia will now be allowed to reopen starting from July 15th.

This move comes after nearly 4 months of closure since Malaysia’s Movement Control Order (MCO) took effect on March 18th.

The announcement to ease restrictions was made earlier today by Malaysia’s Defence Minister, Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, adding that the government took into consideration the livelihood of some 3,000 staff members in the sector.

Karaoke centres allowed to reopen from July 15th in Malaysia. 25
A popular Karaoke outlet in Malaysia.

Aside from Karaoke centres, family entertainment outlets such as game arcades, fun fairs, children’s’ gyms, and theme parks will also be allowed to reopen.

Despite the ease of restrictions, all outlets are required to adhere to standard operating procedures, such as performing body temperature checks and registrations prior to entering the premises.

Bars and clubs however, are still prohibited from reopening.

Rajitha Reddy
Journalist at News Asia Today covering topics on Life, Business, and Tech in Asia.