Daily Archives: June 5, 2020

COVID-19: Screening test first before prison for detainees, convicts

Each remand detainee or convicts to be sent to the prison in the future will undergo COVID-19 health screening tests, said Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador.   He said the matter would be co-ordinated with the Ministry

PENJANA to ensure recovery of tourism sector – Minister

The National Economic Recovery Plan (PENJANA) to address the challenges faced by industry players in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak is proof that the government is concerned about helping the recovery of the economic sector especially tourism.   Tourism,

Elderly businessman fined RM2,500 for using fake ‘Datuk’ title

The Magistrate’s Court here today imposed a RM2,500-fine on an elderly businessman for using a fake ‘Datuk’ title.   Mohsin Bujang, 62, pleaded guilty after the charge was read out to him through a court interpreter in the presence of

Country not ready to run general election now– Dr Mahathir

PUTRAJAYA Malaysia is not ready to hold a general election in view of unfavourable conditions in the country, and the focus should now be on containing the COVID-19 pandemic, said former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.   “Some say

KEMAS childcare centres expected to reopen July 1

  KUALA LUMPUR The Community Development Department (KEMAS) is expecting its childcare centres to reopen on July 1 and is now awaiting a final decision from the Ministry of Health (MOH).   KEMAS director-general Datuk Mohd Yasid Bidin said today

MCO: Air Selangor to readjust water bills

KUALA LUMPUR Pengurusan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Air Selangor) will be making the necessary readjustments for the water bills which were based on the average water consumption during the Movement Control Order (MCO) between March and May.   “The total

Novavax Awarded Department of Defense Contract for COVID-19 Vaccine

$60 million funding for manufacturing of NVX-CoV2373 10 million doses to be delivered to DoD in 2020 GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX), a late-stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases,