Malaysian Automotive Association commends government for listening to industry players, pledges support for SOPs

Every industry is facing challenges with the current COVID-19 pandemic, and the auto industry in Malaysia is no exception. The government has tried to strike a balance between strict conditions to cut the chain of infection and avoiding a major impact on businesses and the economy of the country. To do this, it has had […]

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No dining-in at highway R&Rs but you can pre-order to minimize interaction

Various versions of the Movement Control Order (MCO) are in effect with interstate and interdistrict travel being forbidden unless permission is given by the police. As there will still be many people permitted to travel long distances on highways, PLUS is ensuring that their needs are met safely when they are at the rest and […]

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All food courts at PLUS R&Rs open for business (dine-in as well)

PLUS Malaysia Berhad has reopened its food court dining areas at all its rest and service areas (R&Rs), including the two overhead bridge restaurants and lay-bys along PLUS-operated highways as well as the Lebuhraya Pantai Timur 2 (LPT2). This follows the government’s announcement effective February 10, 2021. While interstate travel is not permitted and inter-district […]

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Driving licence renewal can be deferred during February and March

As in 2020 when the first Movement Control Order (MCO) restricted movements to the extent that even government offices had to shut down, the Ministry of Transport Malaysia has announced that renewal of driving licences need not be done if they expire between February 1 until March 31, 2021. This is in view of the […]

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Inter-state travel allowed for married couples and family from Wednesday

While the Movement Control Order (MCO) is still on, the government has decided that families can be reunited if they are in different states. Announcing this at the daily press briefing today, Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, said married couples can cross state lines from Wednesday, January 27, 2021. The provision is for [...] Continue Reading

All Volkswagen outlets nationwide remain open for business

Once again, the Movement Control Order (MCO) is in force, and businesses have to adjust to stricter conditions. However, this time round, there isn’t a total shutdown in the economic sector and where the auto industry is concerned, outlets and service centres can remain open. However, owners are limited by a 10-km range from their […]

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PLUS highway services and facilities remain open in accordance with SOPs

Although inter-state and inter-district travel has been stopped with the new Movement Control Order (MCO) in selected states (from  January 13 until January 26 2021), PLUS Malaysia Berhad is maintaining its services and facilities as before, while adhering to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). “The PLUS highways are critical linkages of the nation and PLUS is […]

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Movement Control Order (MCO) will start again from Wednesday, January 13

The Movement Control Order (MCO) will be introduced again in Malaysia from January 13 and is set to run for 2 weeks until January 26 2021. Whether it will be extended will be decided at a later time. However, the MCO will not apply to every state and the strictest conditions will apply to Pulau […]

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Interstate travel permitted, no limit on number of occupants in vehicle

Much of the Klang Valley (Selangor and WP Kuala Lumpur) will continue to be under the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) which has been in force since October 14. Penang can resume its Recovery MCO (RMCO, except for the sub-districts of Barat Daya and Timur Laut  which will be under CMCO until December 20. Other […]

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