Daily Archives: July 16, 2020

2,000 Set to take part in Perak Virtual Run 2020

IPOH  — The state government expects about 2,000 people to participate in the Perak Virtual Run 2020, which will be held at 30 selected tourist spots statewide from Aug 1-30.   State Housing, Local Government and Tourism Committee chairman Datuk

Sarawak school bus and van operators to receive BKSS aid by end of month – Lee

KUCHING   — School bus and van operators in the state will receive the RM600 one-off aid under the SarawakKu Sayang Special Assistance (BKSS) by the end of this month.   State Transport Minister Datuk Lee Kim Shin said a total

COVID-19 : 248 new cases in Singapore, tally exceeds 47,000-mark

SINGAPORE   — Singapore has recorded another 248 new cases of COVID-19 infection in the last 24-hour with 11 cases in the community, thus bringing the total tally to 47,126.   According to brief noon data released by the Ministry of

‘I want to sweep away all elements of gangsterism’ – IGP

KUALA LUMPUR  — “Anyone who claims to be a gangster will be arrested and taken action against under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (SOSMA),” said Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador.   He said he and

Local authorities must act against owners of abandoned premises – S’gor MB

SHAH ALAM  — Local authorities in Selangor have been directed to take stern action against owners of abandoned premises, including government departments or agency buildings, to prevent these places from becoming breeding grounds for Aedes mosquitoes.   Selangor Menteri Besar

Tanjung Gemok RKK to help bolster position as tourist destination

ROMPIN  — A river cruise jetty, a hotel with a unique concept, a dedicated venue for street arts, a fish market and an Integrated Transportation Terminal Complex will be some of the additional features for Tanjung Gemok, here, under its

Singapore Election: Two PSP candidates declared as Non-Constituency MPs

SINGAPORE  — Two candidates from Progress Singapore Party (PSP) have been officially declared as Non-Constituency Members of Parliament (NCMPs) by the Returning Officer today.   They are Leong Mun Wai and Hazel Poa, who contested in the West Coast GRC

Water supply expected to be fully restored tomorrow – Air Selangor CEO

  PETALING JAYA  — The water supply to all 290 areas affected by a scheduled water supply disruption in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur is expected to be fully restored by 5 pm tomorrow, says Pengurusan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Air

29 entertainment outlets, sports bars in Labuan faces closure in October

  LABUAN   — At least 29 entertainment outlets and sports bars (including karaoke) in the duty-free-island here are at risk of closure, the latest by October, after the owners incurred losses to the tune of RM6 million since the start

Raise statutory debt limit, Najib urges govt

  KUALA LUMPUR   – Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has urged the government to raise the statutory debt limit from 55 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP), saying it would give the government sufficient physical