Stimulus Packages to Combat COVID-19 Impact in Malaysia
The Malaysian government has launched several measures to mitigate the short-term impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. The first emergency stimulus package worth USD 4.8 billion has been issued in February 2020 to counter the economic impact.
Malaysia Loses RM 3 Billion in Tourism as COVID-19 Persists
Malaysia’s tourism industry has seen an estimated RM 3 billion losses, particularly from cancellations and bookings caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Pork Imports on Watch After African Swine Virus Detected
MoA stated that the move will be taken following the DNA of the African Swine Fever (ASF) virus that was detected in the luncheon pork product in Sarawak.