Daily Archives: June 10, 2020

Pahang police cripple human trafficking syndicate, 11 agents nabbed

KUANTAN   Pahang police have crippled a human trafficking syndicate with the arrest of 11 men including a Myanmar national, who were believed to be syndicate agents in a raid in three districts in the state.   Pahang police chief Datuk

Zoo Melaka reopens with min RM5 ticket price, max 500 people per session

Zoos have been allowed to reopen during the recovery movement control order (RMCO) which started today with Zoo Melaka implementing a 500 visitor limit per session, with two sessions held daily from 8.30am – noon and 2pm – 5pm.  

COVID-19: Positive cases surpass 34,000 in Indonesia, death toll at 1,959

JAKARTA  The number of positive COVID-19 cases in Indonesia has surged past 34,000, with a total of 1,959 deaths.   According to the Indonesian government’s spokesman on COVID-19, Achmad Yurianto, in the 24-hour period until noon today, 1,241 new positive

COVID-19: Screenings to go on despite single digit cases – Health DG

The Ministry of Health (MOH) will continue to conduct COVID-19 screenings, despite having achieved single digit positive cases, for three consecutive days.   Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said screenings were ongoing as usual, including for the identified

MOE optimistic of schools completing this year’s syllabus

The Ministry of Education (MOE) is optimistic that schools will have enough time to complete the syllabus for this year.   Education Minister, Dr Mohd Radzi Md Jidin said the government would restructure the school schedule this year when schools

Four Taiping prison ex-inmates grateful at job offers

  TAIPING  Four former convicts of Taiping Prison get a new lease of life after they completed their jail terms and secure jobs through an employment placement programme by the Malaysian Prison Department.   They would be hired by a

ATM heightens patrol to ensure RMCO SOP compliance

KUALA LUMPUR  Patrols have been heightened at public areas to ensure that standard operating procedures (SOPs) under the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) are being followed, Defence Force chief Gen Tan Sri Affendi Buang said.   He said since there

Sabah Minister expects to be charged in Kota Kinabalu court tomorrow

KOTA KINABALU  Sabah Infrastructure Development Minister Datuk Peter Anthony is expected to be charged in court here tomorrow for money laundering.   Peter, who is also Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) vice-president, said he had received a warrant in connection with

Long queues on first day of RMCO

KUALA LUMPUR  After almost three months of not being able to travel to other states, many vehicles were seen entering and exiting the federal capital since midnight last night, following the commencement of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO).  

COVID-19: Thailand plans to reopen more high-risk business next

  BANGKOK  Thailand plans to reopen more high-risk business and venues including schools, outdoor sports facilities, amusement parks and playgrounds under its fourth phase of relaxation as the kingdom continues to report no local transmission of COVID-19 in the last