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Dyson builds ventilator in 10 days featuring its digital motor technology

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With the rapid spread of COVID-19 across the globe especially in the US and Europe, health systems are exceedingly strained. Many countries are experiencing shortages in personal protective equipment (PPE) and vital medical equipment such as ventilators. Dyson, the UK company best known for their stylish, high-tech vacuums, hair dryers, and air purifiers, has answered the call to arms and has developed a ventilator in collaboration with The Technology Partnership (TTP). Dubbed “The CoVent”, the bed-mounted, portable ventilator can run from battery power in field-hospital conditions, reports Fast Company.

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U Mobile: Free daily data starting 1 April

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Following the announcement of the “Prihatin Rakyat” Economic Stimulus Package by prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin on Friday, U Mobile will be providing free daily 1GB of high-speed data to all its customers starting 1 April 2020.

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Apple launches COVID-19 screening website, app

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Apple has launched a website and accompanying app dedicated to COVID-19 screening. Both channels offer up-to-date information and guidance about the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, various tips as well as a COVID-19 screen tool. The website and app are developed in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the White House.

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Mobile

MCMC: Telcos commit to MYR1b in special packages, network upgrades

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The MYR250 billion people-centric Economic Stimulus Package announced by prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin today is designed to help cushion the country from the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. One of the key focuses of the package is the multimedia and telecommunications industry.

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Economic Stimulus Package: All Malaysians to get free internet starting 1 April

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Prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin today unveiled the MYR250 billion people-centric Economic Stimulus Package to help cushion the country from the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. One of the key highlights of the initiative is the MYR600 million allocation to provide free internet for all Malaysians through the Movement Control Order (MCO).

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COVID-19: PM unveils people-centric MYR250b economic stimulus package

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In a special address today, prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin announced a MYR250 billion economic stimulus package focused in cushioning the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. The people-centric “Prihatin Rakyat” package will benefit all segments of the society.

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Celcom extends communication support to medical frontliners fighting COVID-19

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In support of the Ministry of Health’s (MOH) efforts to curb the COVID-19 pandemic, Celcom recently provided additional connectivity assistance for on-ground medical staff throughout hospitals managing COVID-19 cases nationwide.

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COVID-19 UPDATE 3: Protecting our partners’ well-being

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  • Grab establishes two funds to support driver & delivery partners.
  • Grab works with Government of Malaysia to provide updated and accurate news.

26 March 2020: With the extension of the MCO, it is even more imperative for us to look out for our network of delivery partners as they continue to serve our customers. 

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This Malaysian cooperative is making PPEs for COVID-19 frontliners, but they need your help

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The world is facing a formidable albeit invisible adversary right now. The COVID-19 disease continues to spread across the globe putting a strain on healthcare systems, forcing governments to lockdown cities, impacting the economy, people’s lifestyles and livelihoods. In many countries, the frontliners especially the police, military, doctors, nurses and hospital staff, and many others, risk exposure to the coronavirus daily; many shockingly without sufficient protection. The critical shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is real.

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PM: Movement Control Order extended until 14 April 2020

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Day 8, Movement Control Order. In a special public address today, Malaysian prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin officially announced the extension of the Government’s Movement Control Order (MCO), until 14 April 2020. This is a two-week extension from the original order that was scheduled to end on 31 March.