Daily Archives: February 15, 2020

Civil servants must maintain their neutrality, professionalism KSN

PUTRAJAYA, Civil servants must abide by their principle of neutrality and professionalism and respect that separation power is an essential element in the Rule of Law as enshrined in the Federal Constitution.Chief Secretary to the Government Datuk Seri...

Bill to set up Harmony and Reconciliation Commission expected to be tabled this year

KUALA TERENGGANU, The Bill to set up the Harmony and Reconciliation Commission is expected to be tabled in Parliament this year.Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Senator P. Waytha Moorthy said the independent commission would, among others, h...

DOSH begins probe into under construction condo collapse Zuraida

KUALA LUMPUR, The Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) today started an investigation into the partial collapse of a 37 storey condominium under construction in Taman Desa, Jalan Klang Lama yesterday.Housing and Local Government Ministe...

Mujahid to meet muftis to discuss further on ‘bin Abdullah’ issue

KUALA LUMPUR, The 'bin Abdullah' issue will be discussed further with muftis, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof.He said this included the need to synchronise laws and regulations among the states."So far, the ...

RM100,000 fine, jail 20 years for drunk driving Lim

BUTTERWORTH, The government is studying amending the penalty for motorists found guilty for driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, as well as for dangerous driving, causing death, with a fine of up to RM100,000, said Finance Minister Lim

COVID 19 situation in Malaysia: Two new cases, total now 21

KUALA SELANGOR, Two new COVID 19 cases were detected in the country overnight, bringing cumulative cases so far to 21.However, as of yesterday (Feb 14), seven had recovered and were discharged from their respective hospitals.Health Minister Datuk Seri...

Taman Desa condominium structure may not have followed specifications

KUALA LUMPUR, Weak foundations or pillars which do not meet the specifications could possibility be the cause for the collapse of part of the structure of a 37 storey condominium under construction in Taman Desa, Jalan Klang Lama yesterday,

Malaysia to organise two TVET courses for instructors from IMT GT region

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia will be organising two courses in capacity building programmes for TVET instructors as part of the move to strengthen technical and vocational education training (TVET) and skills training within the Indonesia Malaysia Thailand...

Boat capsize: Body of GOF personnel found

-- The General Operations Force (GOF) personnel from the 15th Battalion here, who was reported missing after the boat he was in capsized in the waters off Sandakan yesterday morning, was found dead at 6.20 pm today.Sandakan Zone Malaysian Maritime

Chingay festival held on smaller scale due to COVID-19

The annual Chingay festival here was held on smaller scale today in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.Checks by Bernama found devotees thronging the Xing Gong temple in Jalan Ulu Ayer Molek here as early as 3 pm. The temple