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Face masks may be ‘new normal’ as U.S. prepares gradual reopening

NEW YORK: The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in the United States approached 31,000 on Wednesday as governors began cautiously preparing Americans for a post-virus life that would likely include public face coverings as the “new normal.”A food delivery

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KPDNHEP: Shortage of eggs due to delivery issues

PUTRAJAYA: The difficulty of obtaining eggs in certain areas currently has been attributed to delivery issues, coupled with high demand for the commodity. Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) enforcement director Datuk Iskandar Halim Sulaiman said, egg producers

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24.62 million face masks being distributed to people

PUTRAJAYA: Some 24.62 million face masks are in the process of being distributed to the people nationwide for free, Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said. Ismail, who is also Defence Minister, said each household will receive

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COVID-19: Price of face mask fixed RM1.50, effective April 1

 PUTRAJAYA: The new ceiling price for face masks has been fixed at RM1.50 per piece effective April 1, the government announced today. Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said, the new price is lower than the RM2

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Two individuals cheated by online face masks, hand sanitiser

KUANTAN: Two individuals have claimed they lost thousands of ringgits in two separate cases involving online purchases of face masks and hand sanitisers, said Pahang police. Pahang Commercial Crime Investigation Department head Supt Mohd Wazir Mohd Yusof said, both victims

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Online face masks scams involves losses of RM 130,000

GEORGE TOWN: Penang police have received 31 reports on online face masks scams involving losses of RM130,000 since last month, at the start of COVID-19 outbreak. Penang police chief Datuk Sahabudin Abd Manan said, suspects were from several syndicates as

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COVID-19: 393 cheating cases of face mask selling reported

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 393 cheating cases of face masks sales were reported to police nationwide during the Movement Control Order (MCO), so far with a total loss of about RM1.1 million. Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Datuk Mazlan Mansor

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COVID-19: Mask prices are increasing rapidly, says Saifuddin

SUNGAI BULOH: Mask prices are sold for exorbitant price from 80 cents to RM 2. Some sellers are jacking up prices by three or four times the original cost. In a facebook posting, former Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister

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Indonesia ban mask exports to make sure domestic supply

JAKARTA: Indonesia will temporarily ban the export of face masks to safeguard domestic supply amid the coronavirus outbreak, Trade Minister Agus Suparmanto said today. “We will issue a temporary export ban for mask products to meet demand from domestic industries

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