Daily Archives: July 24, 2020

Four appointed as EAIC Commissioners, Mohd Sidek as Chairman

PUTRAJAYA The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has given his consent to the appointment of four commissioners of the Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (EAIC) with former Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Mohd Sidek Hassan

RON95, RON97 down four sen, diesel down five sen per litre – MOF

KUALA LUMPUR The retail prices of RON95 and RON97 petrol will go down by four sen to RM1.68 and RM1.98 per litre respectively while that of diesel will drop five sen to RM1.82 per litre for the one-week period from midnight tonight. The Finance Ministry, in a statement today, said the

Aidiladha: Prison visits on Aug 1-2

  KUALA LUMPUR Family members are allowed to visit inmates on Aug 1 and 2, in conjunction with Hari Raya Aidiladha.   The Prisons Department in a statement said, however, said no visitation is allowed on the first day of

Sugu charged with injuring Pavithra

IPOH The husband of a Youtube star was charged again at the Sessions Court here this afternoon with causing injury to his wife on Tuesday.   The accused, M. Sugu, 29, pleaded not guilty when the charge was read out

COVID-19: 95,418 positive cases, 4,665 deaths in Indonesia

JAKARTA COVID-19 positive cases in Indonesia have risen to 95,418, including 1,761 new cases within a period of 24 hours.   Between noon yesterday and noon today, 89 deaths were recorded, bringing the total number of fatalities from the viral

Babysitter claims trial for fatal child neglect

  KUALA LUMPUR A 46-year-old babysitter was charged at the Sessions Court here today for neglecting a one-year-old boy under her care which resulted in the boy’s death last year.   She was also charged with running an unregistered childcare

Two Myanmar men get 18 months’ jail for stealing Istana Negara’s fence accessories

KUALA LUMPUR Two Myanmar men were sentenced to 18 months’ jail each by the Magistrate’s Court here today for stealing 62 pieces of accessories installed on the Istana Negara fence this month.   Magistrate M. Saravanan meted out the punishment

Penang proposes increase in cap for income tax relief to boost tourism

  GEORGE TOWN The Penang government has proposed to the federal government to consider an increase in the cap for RM1,000 income tax relief on spending pertaining to domestic tourism.   State Tourism, Arts, Culture and Heritage Committee chairman, Yeoh

Penang water bill payments via Jompay rise to RM50 mln in six months

  GEORGE TOWN Perbadanan Bekalan Air Pulau Pinang Sdn Bhd (PBAPP) has collected RM50 million through JomPAY in the first half of this year, just RM10 million short of the amount netted for the whole of last year through this

People returning from overseas not allowed to choose quarantine stations

  KUALA LUMPUR People under surveillance (PUS) including foreigners and Malaysians returning from overseas who must undergo a 14-day quarantine at quarantine stations are not allowed to choose the stations.   This is according to the ‘Guidelines on the Entry