EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today

EVENING 5: Five things you need to know today
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EVENING 5: Govt to review Covid-19 strategy

Dirty dealings. Corporate battles. Consumer woes. Here are five things you need to know today.

1. The government will evaluate and refine its strategies in the fight against Covid-19 as new daily infections continue to surge.

2. Selangor’s Health Department says half of the Covid-19 clusters reported in the state in July came from the manufacturing sector.

3. DPM Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri says thirty-one BN MPs will continue to support the PN government until a vote of confidence is tabled.

4. The US Justice Department says it has repatriated an additional US$452 million in misappropriated 1MDB funds to Malaysia.

5. The EPF approves a total of 4.57 million applications for the i-Citra facility, amounting to RM19.1 billion in withdrawals.