Movement Control Order (MCO)

TNB introduces relief package for residential customers

Kuala Lumpur, 15 May 2020- Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has introduced a relief package comprising an Easy Payment Plan (EPP) that offers surcharge waiver on late payment and an extension of supply disconnection suspension for its 7.5 million residential customers. President and chief executive officer Datuk Seri Amir Hamzah Azizan said the initiative was to further cushion the impact …

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Govt reiterates it will only bear costs to quarantine Malaysian citizens returning from abroad

Putrajaya, 14 May 2020- The government has reiterated that it is only footing the bill for Malaysian citizens from overseas to undergo compulsory quarantine upon their return to the country. Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, however, said that non-Malaysians, including the spouses of citizens, needed to bear the costs themselves. He said foreign …

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Grab doubles down to help small traditional businesses embrace digital economy

Kuala Lumpur, 22 April 2020– Grab will add five more markets across Selangor to its ‘Pasar by GrabMart’ service in its endeavour to empower and ensure that small traditional businesses and micro-entrepreneurs will not be left behind as the country transitions to a digitised nation. The initiative, effective April 24, follows the positive feedback on Pasar by GrabMart, which allows customers to buy fresh …

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Almost 130k applications received for wage subsidy scheme, says Socso

Petaling Jaya, 17 April 2020- The Social Security Organisation (Socso) has received almost 130,000 applications involving 1.07 million employees for the wage subsidy scheme as of April 15. In a statement on Thursday (April 16), Socso CEO Datuk Seri Dr Mohammed Azman Aziz Mohammed said, so far 111,900 applications involving 727,288 workers had been approved. From …

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GoCar For Delivery At RM30/day: An Initiative To Support Our SMEs

Kuala Lumpur, 13 APRIL 2020 – GoCar for Delivery, a new initiative by GoCar Malaysia, aims to help small-to-medium enterprises (SME)s provide their own delivery services to customers during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period.  The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has affected businesses worldwide, and the extended MCO period will pose a greater threat to SMEs in the upcoming …

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