Malaysia has new prime minister World

Malaysia has new prime minister

Malaysia’s King Al-Sultan Abdullah has named Ismail Sabri Yaakob, Vice President of the United Malaysia National Organisation (UMNO) as the country’s new Prime Minister, the Royal Palace said in a statement.
Malaysian Prime Minister and cabinet resign World

Malaysian Prime Minister and cabinet resign

Malaysia's cabinet led by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has tendered its resignation to the King, Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation Khairy Jamaluddin announced on August 16 on his Instagram account.
Thailand speeds up vaccinations for target groups World

Thailand speeds up vaccinations for target groups

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health is racing against time to give COVID-19 vaccines to target groups, especially senior citizens, to reduce their death rate, reported the Bangkok Post newspaper.
Malaysia to post strong economic recovery in Q4 World

Malaysia to post strong economic recovery in Q4

Malaysia will likely record a strong economic recovery in the fourth quarter of this year if the government's actions to contain the coronavirus are proven to be effective in bringing down the number of COVID-19 cases.
Malaysia on track to achieve herd immunity: PM World

Malaysia on track to achieve herd immunity: PM

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin is confident that Malaysia is to achieve herd immunity on schedule as projected by the National Recovery Plan following the increase in the supply of COVID-19 vaccines.
Toyota, Honda suspend production in Malaysia World

Toyota, Honda suspend production in Malaysia

Toyota Motor Corp and Honda Motor Co. have ceased operation of their factories in Malaysia after this Southeast Asian country initiated a national lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19 on June 1.
Malaysian minister upbeat about economic growth in 2021 ASEAN

Malaysian minister upbeat about economic growth in 2021

Malaysia can achieve its 2021 gross domestic product (GDP) growth target of between 6.0 and 7.5 percent if the COVID-19 health crisis can be stabilised after the eventual lifting of the Movement Control Order (MCO 3.0), said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Economy) Mustapa Mohamed.