Digital content and others listed as essential services

PETALING JAYA: The government has further tweaked its list of essential services allowed during the movement control order to include the digital creative content industry.

The new list, which includes a total of 52 items, specifies work in the sector such as content development in the studio, including film editing, as an essential service.

The new list can be found on the International Trade and Industry Ministry website under SOPs and Gazette.

The new list also further specifies areas under e-commerce, communications and information technology services.

Updated on Jan 21, it lists sectors under e-commerce to include e-marketplaces, digital payments and local e-commerce service centres.

Meanwhile, the list also specifies communication services to include telecommunications, postal and courier, and broadcasting, while information technology services include global business services and call centres.

The list comes into effect from now until Feb 4.

Further information can be found on

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 18
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3

Did you find this article insightful?


100% readers found this article insightful

Next In Nation

MACC to investigate after PKR’s Sekijang MP lodges report over poaching allegations
Structural repairs on Penang Bridge to be shortened by a week
China to boost Asean ties, supports region in fight against Covid-19
Siblings aged seven, 14, injured, parents die in car-van collision
Covid-19: Sarawak records 201 new cases, two new clusters detected
Covid-19: Eight new clusters identified, five linked to workplaces
PKR’s Sekijang MP lodges report with MACC over poaching allegations
Ismail Sabri: 442 nabbed for Covid-19 SOP violations on Saturday (March 6)
Ismail Sabri: EMCO in Kg Tringgus in Bau, Sarawak from March 8-21
Dr M gives thumbs up after receiving Covid-19 vaccine

Stories You'll Enjoy