|AMCHAM Update #275 COVID-19 Outbreak|
During this period of Full Movement Control Order (FMCO 3.0) starting June 1 to June 14, AMCHAM will be bringing you daily updates on the latest COVID-19 developments, which includes Government-issued orders, regulations, and SOPs as well as initiatives from related bodies and organizations.
Hospital Ampang has close to 150 COVID patients now in, and for the past few weeks the hospital has been expanding the wards in terms of manpower, equipment, and proper isolation spaces.
Both patients and clinicians need equipments urgently to be able to do their work.
Click on the 'Read More' tab to view the equipment needed.
It is not a compoundable offence under the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988 if subscribers had not updated their status on the government COVID-19 management app. Though it is not an offence to not update the status in the application, it is advised that people be honest and responsible when updating one's health details in the application.
Only letters from the relevant ministries and agencies are permitted at roadblocks for those in the essential services starting Tuesday (June 8). The letters will be accepted as proof for workers to travel from their homes to their workplaces. The documents must be dated from June 1. Those who do not have such documents or using expired letters will be instructed to turn back.
The government will open up more vaccine dispensing centres (PPV) for certain industry sectors allowed to operate during the ongoing lockdown. The first PPV for industry would be located at the Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (Rapid) in Pengerang. It will start operations on June 16. The government has made a policy of giving vaccinations to the sectors allowed to operate.
More than 30,000 people in the Klang Valley will receive the COVID-19 vaccine jabs daily once the process is ramped up at several mega vaccination centres. This will come with plans to increase the current 10,000 daily vaccination capacity at the KL Convention Centre mega vaccination centre to 15,000 a day in the coming weeks.
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Digital growth has soared throughout Asia and benefits both the public and private sectors. Whether we use it for work or play, we have become incredibly dependent on online connectivity and digital platforms. The threats to cybersecurity have also increased.
Today, AMCHAM held a webinar on ‘The Power of Collaboration – The Key to Next Generation Cybersecurity in Asia’, a spotlight session by IronNet Cybersecurity.
In a recent interview with The Edge, Citi Malaysia’s CEO Usman Ahmed reinforced Citi’s commitment to Malaysia and priorities for the future, outlining the roadmap ahead to grow its institutional banking business, digitalization, sustainability and the pursuit of excellence across the franchise.
Gibraltar BSN, one of Malaysia’s fast growing life insurance companies, launched the Syioking June campaign on 1 June, 2021.
Customers can stand a chance to win an iPhone 12 Pro Max and other “syioking” prizes when they take steps to boost their protection with Gibraltar BSN Life Berhad this month.
Hess Malaysia and its partner, Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Petronas, had successfully concluded negotiations with Petronas to amend the Upstream Gas Sales Agreement (UGSA) of the PM302 Production Sharing Contract (PSC).
The pandemic has left businesses and governments to grapple with a perplexing collection of supply-chain and logistical disruptions. Over a year ago, we knew we were facing upheavals in health, education, and workplace systems. Ramifications such as the semiconductor shortage, however, were harder to predict. This week, McKinsey examined a variety of unexpected pandemic consequences and looked for ways to address them.
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