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Ringgit ends lower against greenback
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 — The ringgit closed lower against the US dollar today despite some technical correction experienced by the greenback after appreciating quite rapidly in the past few weeks, said an analyst.At 6 pm, the local note depreciated to 4.1690/1700 versus the US dollar from Friday’s
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Sultan of Selangor pleased with state vaccination rate, advices for increase of mental health services as well
By Jerry ChoongSHAH ALAM, Oct 18 — The Sultan of Selangor has recommended that more focus be given to the preparation of better psychiatric and mental health services in the state, particularly during the Covid-19 pandemic.Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj was similarly satisfied when informed b
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MB desires Yayasan Selangor to be primary mover of education in state
By Mustakim RamliSHAH ALAM, Oct 18 — Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Amirudin Shari has stated his wish to see Yayasan Selangor function as the main driver of education in the state, and on track for the Selangor Negeri Pintar 2025 concept.This was confirmed by the foundation, which said Amirudin spoke
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Selangor Foundation tasked with driving education forward
By Mustakim RamliSHAH ALAM, Oct 18 — The Menteri Besar wants the Selangor Foundation to be the main driver of the education sector in the state and position itself as the platform to manage the Selangor Smart State 2025 initiative.The Selangor Foundation said Dato’ Seri Amirudin Shari made the r
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Statement on anti-vaxxers: Govt has explained enough on benefits of Covid-19 vaccines — Khairy
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 — Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said the government had made enough effort to explain the goodness and effectiveness of the Covid-19 vaccines to the public.He said his ministry had in fact provided all the scientific evidence on the effectiveness of the vaccines on people.
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MOH plans to meet with anti-vaccine groups
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 — The Health Ministry (MOH) plans to meet with anti-vaccine groups to provide them with facts and information on the Covid-19 vaccine, based on authentic clinical studies, the Dewan Negara was told today.Its Deputy Minister Datuk Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali said he could help arrange
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Melaka state election : Nominations set for Nov 8, polling on Nov 20
MELAKA, Oct 18 — The Election Commission (EC) has set November 20 as polling day for the Melaka state election.Nomination day is November 8 and early polling will be held on November 16.This was announced by EC chairman Datuk Abdul Ghani Salleh at a press conference after chairing a special EC mee
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 MOE in talks with MOH on Form Five students’s school attendance
TAMPIN, Oct 18 — The Ministry of Education (MOE) is discussing with the Health Ministry (MOH) on the vaccination rate of Form Five students to enable them to attend school without rotation.Education Minister  Datuk Dr Radzi Jidin said it was following the increase in the vaccination rate of Form
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Selangor maintains stance to implement ECRL via southern alignment — MB
By Sheeda FathilGOMBAK, Oct 18 — The state government remains firm in choosing the southern alignment for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) construction involving Hulu Langat, Sepang and West Port areas. Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Amirudin Shari said the state administration is adamant with the dec
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Rise in vaccination rate helps to curb outbreak at schools
By Zareef MuzammilHULU KELANG, Oct 18 — The rise of vaccination rates in the country has raised hopes it will be able to curb Covid-19 outbreaks at school.Nonetheless, Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Amirudin Shari said everyone must continue to adhere to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) to ens
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Orang Asli villages land gazette to be completed this term — MB
By Sheeda FathilGOMBAK, Oct 18 — The gazetting of Orang Asli village lands in Selangor is expected to be completed within this term, said Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Amirudin Shari.He said the process is part of the efforts by the state government to secure Orang Asli settlements, as well as ensuri
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Covid-19: 93.8 pct of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 — A total of 21,960,911 individuals or 93.8 per cent of the adult population in Malaysia have completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of yesterday.Based on the Health Ministry’s data on the CovidNOW portal, 97.2 per cent of the adult population, or 22,745,310 individuals, ha
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Ringgit opens unchanged against US dollar
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 — The ringgit opened unchanged against the US dollar today amid quiet trading ahead of the public holiday on Tuesday.At 9 am, the local note stood at 4.1560/1605 versus the greenback from Friday’s close of 4.1560/1590.Analysts anticipate that the ringgit may experience some
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No haste to inoculate children below 12, a wise move — Experts
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 — Experts have thrown their support behind the government’s move to wait for the results of studies and obtain adequate data on the effectiveness and safety of the Covid-19 vaccine for children under 12 before deciding to inoculate the group, describing it as a wise decision
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Special MKI meeting to discuss SOPs for mosque, surau activities — Idris
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 — The Muzakarah Committee of the National Council for Islamic Religious Affairs (MKI) is set to convene a special meeting to discuss issues relating to standard operating procedures (SOP) for mosque and surau activities, including a proposal to reduce the gap between congregan
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Covid-19: 6,145 new cases reported Sunday, 97.7 pct in categories one and two — Health DG
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 17 — The number of daily Covid-19 cases in Malaysia recorded a decrease with 6,145 new cases reported as of noon today, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said.The last time daily new Covid-19 cases dipped below the 7,000 mark was on Oct 11 when the coun
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Invest Selangor allocates RM11 mln for SIBS 2021
SHAH ALAM, Oct 17 — Invest Selangor Bhd, the investment arm of the Selangor State  Government, has allocated RM11 million for the whole development and management of the Selangor International Business Summit 2021 (SIBS 2021), which is set to commence via hybrid —  virtual and physical, on Nov
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Motac sets RM6,900 as floor price for umrah package of 12 days, 10 nights
KUALA LUMPUR,  Oct 17  — The government, through the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (Motac), has set the floor price for an umrah package of 12 days and 10 nights at RM6,900.The ministry, in a statement today, said the price was set in line with current developments due to the increase in
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Selvax for teens to begin in November — Exco
By Norrasyidah ArshadSHAH ALAM, Oct 17 — The Selangor Vaccination Programme (Selvax) for Adolescents which focuses on the individuals aged 12 to 17 years old in the state is expected to start next month, says Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud.The state executive councillor for public health said the programme
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Stay vigilant, observe SOPs as Selangor shifts into Phase Four of NRP
By Sheeda FathilGOMBAK, Oct 17 — People in Selangor are advised to remain vigilant and continue to observe the standard operating procedures (SOPs) as Selangor shifts into Phase Four of the National Recovery Plan (NRP) starting tomorrow.Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Amirudin Shari said failure to adh
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