Daily Archives: June 8, 2020

PENJANA: Employers must utilise financial aid to ensure workers’ wellbeing

KUALA LUMPUR Employers’ integrity and sincerity play an important role in ensuring holistic and fair management of the financial aid allocated by the government under the National Economic Recovery Plan (PENJANA).   Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) executive director Datuk Shamsuddin

SAR operation for missing man in Teluk Cowie called off

TAWAU The search and rescue (SAR) operation for Nurul Maslan Sabran who was reported missing at Teluk Cowie on Friday, has been called off after his body was found floating on Tinagat waters here today.   Tawau Maritime Zone director

RMCO: Traffic police to adjust tasks in accordance with govt, NSC directives – Bukit Aman

KUALA LUMPUR The task of the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) during the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) period, to be implemented from June 10, will be streamlined in accordance with the directives from the government and National Security Council (NSC).

UiTM, IJN collaborate to offer Cardiothoracic postgraduate programme

SHAH ALAM Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) and the National Heart Institute (IJN) are collaborating to offer Cardiothoracic postgraduate programme, the first of its kind in the country.   UiTM in a statement here said the two-year basic programme (non-specialist programme)

MOH expects second wave of dengue cases

PUTRAJAYA The Ministry of Health (MOH) has forecast a second wave of dengue cases from June until September, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.   He said that although there had been a downtrend in the number of

COVID-19 : A different qurban ritual at Singapore mosques this year

SINGAPORE No livestock will be imported to Singapore for the purpose of Qurban ritual this year during Aidiladha due to the COVID-19 situation.   However, mosques will facilitate arrangements for Muslims who wish to perform the Qurban in Australia, with

Name a street after late IGP Abdul Rahman, says MIC

KUALA LUMPUR The deeds and sacrifices of the third Inspector-General of Police (IGP), the late Tan Sri Abdul Rahman Hashim, who was assassinated on June 7, 1974, should be given better recognition, said MIC vice-president Datuk T. Murugiah.   He

COVID-19: Singapore draws up contingency plans for safe General Election

  SINGAPORE The Singapore Elections Department (ELD) has drawn up contingency plans to ensure that the General Election, due to be held by April 2021, can be conducted safely even if the COVID-19 situation persists until then.   At a

Socso has approved 293,033 wage subsidy applications

KUALA LUMPUR The Social Security Organisation (Socso) has approved 293,033 applications under the Wage Subsidy Programme (PSU) involving an allocation of RM4.03 billion as of yesterday, said its chief executive officer Datuk Seri Dr Mohammed Azman Aziz Mohammed.   He

Malay warriors of bygone era greet customers at Bota stall

    PARIT Like the days of the Malay bygone era, that’s the feeling when you step into Warung Qawwam Sri Bota in Kampung Seri Kaya, Bota here.   The feeling is evoked largely by the stall workers who are