05 October 2020 – Foreign students excluded from entering the country until next year

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Immigration
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Immigration director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud

Overview: Foreign students are not allowed to enter the country until the end of the year.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/10/05/no-entry-of-foreign-students-until-dec-31

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat