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Govt considers grants for smes affected by floods — Tengku Zafrul
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 20 — The Finance Ministry is considering providing grants to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and micro-entrepreneurs affected by the 2021/2022 Northeast Monsoon floods.Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz said the ministry was waiting for the list of entrepren
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APPGM-SDG proposes establishment of Climate Change Commission
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 20 — The All-party Parliamentary Group Malaysia (APPGM) -Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) has proposed for a Climate Change Commission to be established in the country.APPGM-SDG chairman Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim said the commission would act as an independent oversight bo
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Dr Noor Hisham: 896 AEFI reports linked to booster shots received, 42 serious
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 20 — A total of 896 of 24,286 reports received on adverse events following immunisation (AEFI) cases up to January 15 is related to Covid-19 booster shots, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said.He said of the 896 cases, 42 involved severe side effects while
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Covid-19: Health Ministry to remove thermal scanning from mandatory SOPs — KJ
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 20 — The Health Ministry (MOH) has agreed to remove the mandatory use of thermal scanners to scan body temperatures from the standard operating procedures (SOPs) of Covid-19 risk control nationwide, soon, said its Minister Khairy Jamaluddin.Therefore, he said, only the MySejahter
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Covid-19: 3,764 new cases reported today — Health D-G
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 20 — There were 3,764 new Covid-19 cases reported as of noon today, a slight increase from yesterday’s 3,229, bringing the cumulative number of infections in the country so far to 2,820,927.Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said of the new cases, 47 (1.2 p
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Selangor Sultan hopes civil servants will demonstrate high level of integrity
SHAH ALAM, Jan 20 — Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj hopes that civil servants, especially in Selangor, will demonstrate a high level of integrity in performing the duties and responsibilities entrusted to them.“I hope civil servants will carry out their duties will integri
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Friday prayers: New ruling made on advice from Selangor health director
SHAH ALAM, Jan 20 — The new ruling on the implementation of Friday Prayer in Selangor, which received the consent of the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj, was made after obtaining the advice and views from Selangor State Health director Datuk Dr Sha’ari Ngadiman.In a post
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Selangor state assembly to convene on March 14
SHAH ALAM, Jan 20 —The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj, has given his consent to the reconvening of the 14th Selangor State Legislative Assembly for two weeks from March 14.Selangor State Assembly Speaker Ng Suee Lim said the opening of the assembly would be held in accorda
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Education clusters: Unnecessary to close boarding schools — KJ
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 20 — There is no necessity to close boarding schools despite an increase in Covid-19 clusters as many of the cases there involve mild symptoms or were asymptomatic, Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said.He said closing them would be a step backward as the teenage vaccination rat
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Anti-Hopping Bill to be tabled in next Parliament session — Wan Junaidi
PUTRAJAYA, Jan 20 — The Anti-Hopping Bill will be finalised and tabled in the next Parliament session which will begin on February 28, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar.In a statement today, Wan Junaidi said the decision wa
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ECRL construction to record 37 pct progress this year — Malaysia Rail Link
KOTA BHARU, Jan 20 — Construction work of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) Project in Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang, and Selangor is expected to record a progress rate of 37 percent this year.Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) chief executive officer Datuk Seri Darwis Abdul Razak said the infrastructu
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Joint committee on integrity, anti-corruption to be set up — Rais Yatim
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 20 — The Dewan Rakyat speaker and Dewan Negara president’s meeting today have decided that a joint committee on integrity and anti-corruption will be set up.Senate Select Committee on Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption chairman Tan Sri Rais Yatim said a joint statement o
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MPs propose various ideas on tackling flood disasters
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 20 — Government and Opposition MPs took the opportunity to propose various flood mitigation ideas at the Special Meeting of the Dewan Rakyat today.The meeting was convened to discuss the way forward following the floods at the end of last year which claimed 55 lives and caused im
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KJ: Health Ministry to roll out vaccination for children from February
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 20 — The Health Ministry (MOH) will begin Covid-19 vaccination for children aged five to 11 starting this February, as soon as the Pfizer vaccine (for children) supply arrives here, scheduled to start January 31, said its Minister Khairy Jamaluddin.He said that the decision was b
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Ringgit ends higher on BNM’s positive economic tone
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 20 — Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) continuous positive tone over Malaysia’s economic growth has helped to lift the ringgit to end higher against the US dollar today.At 6pm, the local currency was traded at 4.1880/1910 against the greenback compared with 4.1925/1950 at Wednesda
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Fake Covid-19 vaccination certs: Individuals willing to be injected with distilled water
KUALA TERENGGANU, Jan 20 — There are individuals who are willing to be injected with distilled water just to get fake Covid-19 vaccination certificates from a doctor at a private clinic in Marang.In revealing the matter, Terengganu police chief Datuk Rohaimi Md Isa said so far, 23 individuals of v
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Tengku Amir joins flood assistance mission in Sungai Lui
SHAH ALAM, Jan 20 — The Raja Muda of Selangor, Tengku Amir Shah Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, participated in the flood assistance mission alongside several other agencies at Sungai Lui in Hulu Langat yesterday.In a Facebook statement, the Selangor Royal Office said Tengku Amir went on ground to
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Early steps taken in Selangor despite unexpected floods — Exco
SHAH ALAM, Jan 20 — The state government prepared a comprehensive flood planning several months before the floodings in December last year, despite no forecast of extraordinary weather patterns.Bukit Melawati assemblyman Juwairiya Zulkifli, citing the Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia), said
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Govt urged to issue moratorium against logging activities — Anwar
By Mustakim RamliSHAH ALAM, Jan 20 — Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has urged the Federal government to immediately stop awarding logging concessions in flood-prone areas.“I recommend putting a stop to all projects that have been approved until the cause has been identified, unless t
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OCM expect to send about 140 athletes to 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 20 — Malaysia are expected to send a contingent of about 140 athletes to the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games scheduled to be held from July 28 to August 8.Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) president Tan Sri Mohamad Norza Zakaria said Malaysia had been allocated 92 quota places
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