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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 2 ― Bangi MP Ong Kian Ming today urged the government to reconsider the existing Covid-19 prevention regulations, especially those for cinemas, saying they made little sense.

The DAP lawmaker highlighted several disparities between the SOPs for cinemas and restaurants, saying some of the regulations hampered the economic recovery of the RM1.5 billion cinema industry, which employs more than 20,000 people.

One example he noted was the rule requiring cinemas to sell food and drinks online to moviegoers with only counter service limited to collection of the edibles when dining in is allowed at restaurants.

“SOPs for Phase 2, 3 and 4 all state that F&B at the cinemas can only be ordered online while ordering the cinema tickets!

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