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Less Redtape for Students Flying Overseas
Sep 15, 2020
Students no longer need to get prior permission from the Immigration Department, before leaving the country to further their studies.
Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob says they will only need to show proof at the point of departure.
New students will be required to show their offer letters, while existing ones can offer up their student cards.
Meanwhile, parents who wish to accompany their kids are allowed to do so.
Datuk Seri Ismail says two people are allowed to accompany the student, and they must undergo a two-week quarantine period upon returning to Malaysia...
No decision yet to enforce Administrative EMCO in Sabah
The government has not yet decided whether to place Sabah's Tawau and Lahad Datu districts under an Administrative Enhanced MCO.
Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob says the Health Ministry is still conducting COVID-19 tests in the two districts.
As such, an administrative EMCO will only be implemented once these areas see a surge in positive cases.
New COVID-19 cluster detected in Kunak, Sabah
The number of active COVID-19 infections has risen to 632, after 23 new cases were reported today.
13 were local transmissions in Sabah, including eight from a new cluster in its Kunak district called the Pulau Cluster.
The death toll is still at 128.
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