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Although the CODIV-19 pandemic has devastated the world economy, it has also created new success stories. Former research chemist and founder of Riverstone, Wong Teek Son, has now become the 5th billionaire in Malaysia. Riverstone, a leader in glove manufacturing, has seen a significant rise in demand since March thanks to the growing demand for protective products during the pandemic. ...

Earlier today, Malaysia's 8th Prime Minister, Muhyiddin Yassin, announced another four-week extension for the existing "conditional" movement control order. The movement control order will now be scheduled to end on  9th June 2020. In addition to the extensions, interstate travel for Hari Raya, Kaamatan, and Gawai are also forbidden. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMxKeSohRUY Live Announcement by Malaysian Prime Minister. The new four-week extension ...

The Malaysian government has decided to mobilize the army this Sunday (March 22nd) to assist the police with the enforcement of the movement control order, The Star reports. This was announced in a press conference on Friday (March 20th) by the Defence Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob earlier today. "We believe with the army's assistance, the movement control would ...

Malaysia's Ministry of Health has reported 190 new covid-19 cases in the country, most of them linked to a religious event at a mosque that was attended by over 10,000 people. This figure represents the biggest single-day jump of cases identified in Malaysia to date. https://twitter.com/KKMPutrajaya/status/1239123467573686278 Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah “Based on initial investigations, the majority of ...

Dropee, the Malaysian B2B wholesale marketplace startup, has been accepted into Y Combinator, one of the most prestigious Silicon Valley accelerators from America. Founded by Lennise Ng and Aizat Rahim, Dropee is the second Malaysian startup company to be accepted into the program, the first being Dahmakan in 2017. Dropee founders: Aizat Rahim and Lennise Ng. Dropee is a business-to-business ...

An upcoming gaming championship event is coming to town, and it will feature prizes of up to RM12,000. Following the success of the previous event, this year's eCurve Gaming Championship will be held from March 13th to 22nd, and will feature a strong lineup of competitions for popular games to cater to everyone’s interest. Below are the games being contested, ...

His name is Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin and he was just appointed as Malaysia's 8th prime minister by Malaysia's King — Yang Di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad shah). After being sworn in tomorrow morning at the National Palace, Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin will officially be Malaysia's 8th prime minister. "After getting representation from all leaders representing their respective parties and independent ...

Interim Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dr Mahathir Mohamad has announced a RM20 billion economic stimulus package earlier today. The purpose fo the stimulus is to combat the worsening economic conditions that's taking place as a result to the COVID-19 outbreak. In addition to the stimulus, Bank Negara Malaysia will provide special credit guarantees of RM2 billion for SMEs at 3.75% ...

The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development (KPWKM) said the Talian Kasih 15999 is now a toll-free number under Malaysia Emergency Response Services (MERS) 999. The Talian Kasih 15999 hotline received 25,868 calls in 2019, an increase of over 70 percent compared with 15,046 calls in 2018. Of the total number of calls received, domestic violence and child abuse ...

Some parents opt for international schools for their children to ensure a quality education that can help them to be the best version of themselves. There are about 163 international schools available in Malaysia. Here is a list of 5 most expensive international schools in the country: The International School of Kuala Lumpur The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) ...

National Property Information Centre’s Q3 2019 figures showed there were 1,035 shopping complexes in Malaysia, offering 16.42 million sq m of retail space. It is expected that 39 more shopping complexes will come on board and another 27 shopping complexes are being planned. The oversupply of malls has contributed to the struggle and survival of shopping complexes. The retail industry ...

According to the Annual Global Retirement Index for this year, Malaysia has been placed as the 7th best country to retire in. The cost of living, which includes the price and quality of food, healthcare and accommodation, is a major factor for foreigners when looking for a place to retire in. In Malaysia, a family of six can dine out ...

The Malaysian startup ecosystem has grown rapidly. Let's explore some startups in the country who have been through international pitch competitions even though they are not yet widely known. Favoriot Photo credit: Google Favoriot offers IoT solutions by providing companies with an IoT platform, tools and services. The startup helps IoT developers with new and innovative IoT solutions. HostAStay HostAStay ...

When it comes to outdoor activities, Malaysia has endless choices for you. Here are 5 recommended outdoor activities you can do in Malaysia: Climbing Mt. Kinabalu in Sabah Do you want to do more than just sightseeing? Then Mt. Kinabalu is the right destination for you. With RM1,330 for 4-6 people, you can enjoy a package including packed lunch, buffet ...

Malaysian health minister told a news conference today that three confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) have been detected in Malaysia The three are Chinese citizens who were among eight quarantined at a Johor Baru hotel over the past few days. The individuals are relatives of a 66-year-old coronavirus patient from Wuhan who is currently being treated in Singapore. They ...