Penang will continue with MCO until May 8, before implementing CMCO

Penang will continue with MCO until May 8, before implementing CMCO

Date: 3 May 2020 Penang has opted to continue with the present movement control order (MCO) conditions until May 8, to enable it to prepare a comprehensive guideline for the conditional restrictions (CMCO), which the federal government has espoused. This means that only companies listed as essential and allowed to operate under Phase I, II […]

Conditional MCO declared from May 4 to ease lockdown

Conditional MCO declared from May 4 to ease lockdown

Date: 1 May 2020 Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin this morning announced that the government will enforce a conditional movement control order beginning May 4 to ease the partial lockdown implemented in March to contain the Covid-19 pandemic. In a special address, he said certain economic and social activities will be allowed except for mass gatherings […]

MCO extended until April 28

MCO extended until April 28

Date: 10 April 2020 Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has announced that the movement control order (MCO) will be extended for another two weeks, from April 15 to April 28 to curb the spread of Covid-19. The first phase of the MCO, which was introduced to break the chain of Covid-19 infection, was from […]

7 Online Grocery Shopping Stores During The COVID-19 Outbreak

7 Online Grocery Shopping Stores During The COVID-19 Outbreak

Date: 17 March 2020 With the news of more than 500 Coronavirus cases across nationwide, queues have shown up at many grocery stores. Many Malaysians have flocked to stock up on essentials like rice, eggs and also instant noodles. While some are left with disappointment as the shelves are emptied out. But fret not, here’s […]

Malaysia announces movement control order after spike in Covid-19 cases

Malaysia announces movement restriction after spike in Covid-19 cases From 18 March to 31 March

Date: 16 March 2020 1. Government announces movement restriction from 18-31/3 through out the country. 2. This restriction includes cancellation of all religious activities, social activities. All religious houses closed except for groceries stores. 3. All Malaysian’s banned from travelling overseas. All Malaysians returning from overseas to be on self quarantine for 14 days. 4. […]

George Town Festival 2020 has been cancelled

George Town Festival 2020 has been cancelled

Date: 12 March 2020 Dear all, we deeply regret to announce that George Town Festival 2020, scheduled initially to take place from 11 – 26 July has been cancelled in an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. We would like to thank all of you for the relentless support all the while and assure […]

MBPP to convert two-way street to one-way

MBPP to convert two-way street to one-way

Date: 20 February 2020 The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) will be turning a portion of Lorong Air Terjun into a one-way street from 10am on Feb 20. In a statement recently it said two-way traffic flow will be converted to one-way from Jalan Gottlieb to the Estet Mount Erskine junction on a trial basis […]

Penang Road Closured at 8th & 9th Feb

Penang Road Closure on 8th & 9th Feb

Date: 7 February 2020 Thaipusam will be celebrated on Saturday, but the two chariot processions will take place on Friday and Sunday. On Saturday evening, the state government will host a Chap Goh Meh celebration at the Esplanade padang in Jalan Kota Lama from 5pm to 11pm. More than 10,000 spectators are expected to turn […]

Pedestrian bridge near Penang ferry terminal damaged by piling crane

Pedestrian bridge near Penang ferry terminal damaged by piling crane

Date: 5 February 2020 An overhead pedestrian bridge near the Pengkalan Raja Tun Uda ferry terminal in Weld Quay was damaged when a piling crane crashed into it. Pengkalan Kota assemblyman Daniel Gooi, who was on site, said the crane’s arm went over the overhead pedestrian bridge, which was built more than 30 years ago. […]

Penangites to pay lower Penang Bridge toll from Feb 1

Penangites to pay lower Penang Bridge toll from Feb 1

Date: 26 January 2020 Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the Penang Bridge toll for cars would come down to RM4.60 for Penangites, while out-of-towners will pay RM5.74 from Feb 1 onwards. Previously, Penangites paid RM5.60 using special Touch n’ Go cards registered at the bridge, while others paid RM7. Lim said this was part […]