Daily Archives: May 17, 2020

KPDNHEP awaits hospital explanation on pricey face masks

KANGAR The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) is still waiting for an explanation from a private hospital in Kuala Lumpur which for allegedly increased the price of three-ply masks for patients receiving treatment.   Its deputy minister Datuk

Countering fake news related to COVID-19 on social media, as at 1130 hrs May 17 – KKMM

  KUALA LUMPUR The following is the morning update from the Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM) Quick Response Team on countering fake news related to COVID-19 on social media.       The Pahang state government denies an earlier statement

Use Information Technology to continue fighting to free Palestine – Abdul Hadi

Muslims throughout the world must use modern information technology as a platform to continue the struggle to free Palestine which has been brutalised by Israel, said PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang.   The Prime Minister’s Special Envoy to

Seven nabbed for gambling at oil palm plantation

KUANTAN Police detained seven men for gambling at an oil palm plantation at Felda Jengka 7, Maran, near here, yesterday.   Maran District Police Chief, DSP Norzamri Abd Rahman said the suspects aged between 50 and 72 were local men

COVID-19: Bernama highlights need to focus on efforts by Muslim scientists in finding solutions

The Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama), during the first Media Forum of the Union of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) News Agencies (UNA), highlighted the need to provide extensive coverage on the efforts taken by Muslim scientists and medical societies

MTUC urges authorities to make list of SRF, EIS recipients public

The Malaysian Trade Unions Congress (MTUC) has called on the authorities to be transparent and make public the list of recipients of the special relief facility (SRF) and Employers Insurance Scheme (EIS) to avoid abuse of such aid.   In

Kelantan awaiting consent on number of worshippers for Friday, Aidilfitri prayers

  KOTA BHARU The Kelantan government is now waiting for the official results of the state Council of Islamic Affairs and Malay Customs (MAIK) as well as the consent from the Sultan of Kelantan, Sultan Muhammad V, to allow more

‘Dine-in’ allowed to for 8,800 premises in Penang starting tomorrow

  GEORGE TOWN About 8,800 more premises in the state are allowed to provide dine-in services starting tomorrow under Phase 2 of the Penang Gradual Recovery Strategy.   State Housing, Local Government, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh

Sandakan Marine Police foil bid to smuggle petrol to Philippines

SANDAKAN The Marine Police Force (PPM) here today thwarted an attempt to smuggle 90,000 litres of petrol worth RM117,900 to the Philippines.   Sabah Marine Police (Region 4) Commander ACP Mohamad Pajeri Ali said the incident happened at around 7.30