Daily Archives: July 25, 2020

Heng Swee Keat remains as second-in-command in Singapore’s new Cabinet

SINGAPORE Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong today announced his new Cabinet line-up following his party, the People’s Action Party (PAP) retaining power in the republic’s general election on July 10.   Heng Swee Keat will to continue as Deputy

Butterworth has a new clean and green attraction

BUTTERWORTH Harnessing its natural assets, the Seberang Perai City Council (MBSP) has created a tranquil green space by the sea called Robina Eco Park which it hopes will stimulate domestic tourism.   Better known as Taman Rekreasi Pantai Robina, the

Complete 13th day COVID-19 screening within next two days to avoid arrest – Ismail Sabri

  KUALA LUMPUR A total of 2,897 individuals under mandatory home quarantine who have yet to undergo the COVID-19 13th day screening have been given two days from today to do so.   Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail

All flood evacuees in Papar allowed to return home

  KOTA KINABALU Residents from 13 villages who were evacuated to a relief centre at Dewan Masyarakat Papar last night due to the flood have been allowed to return home.   The Malaysian Civil Defence Force (APM) in a statement,

Za’ba, a warrior, in fight for independence

  JEMPOL His role in injecting the spirit of struggle among the Malays against the yoke of colonialism for national independence cannot be refuted and, in fact, his writings are indelibly fresh until today.   The figure in question is

COVID-19: 513 new cases in Singapore, majority at dorm

  SINGAPORE Singapore has preliminarily confirmed an additional 513 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, with the vast majority still being foreign workers staying in dormitories, according to brief noon data released here today.   With the new figures, the

COVID-19: Malaysia’s lab testing capacity increases to 37,000 cases daily – Dr Adham

JOHOR BAHRU The capacity of COVID-19 screening sample testing and detection laboratories in the country has increased to 37,000 cases a day.   Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba said thus far it involved 56 laboratories nationwide compared to

Over 60,000 lose jobs since early this year – Saravanan

TAPAH A total of 64,495 workers from various sectors nationwide have lost their jobs since early this year, said Human Resource是 Minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan.   He said the statistics released by the office of the Employment Insurance System

319 returnees sent to quarantine stations yesterday – Ismail Sabri

KUALA LUMPUR A total of 319 individuals who entered or returned to Malaysia from overseas yesterday were sent to government-designated quarantine stations for the 14-day mandatory isolation, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.   He said

Old model vehicles popular choice for car thieves – Police

KUALA LUMPUR The public perception that old model vehicles being less of a choice for criminals to steal needs to be changed because they are, in fact, among the ‘hot items’ among criminals at the moment.   Cheras district police