Daily Archives: July 26, 2020

Bukit Malut, Langkawi, Issue : KeTSA to get detailed report

LARUT The Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) will get the detailed report on illegal settlements which had allegedly sprouted on the Bukit Malut Mangrove Forest reserve land in Langkawi, Kedah.   Its minister, Datuk Dr Shamsul Anuar Nasarah,

COVID-19: MCO may be enforced again if cases reach three digits – Ismail Sabri

  KOTA BHARU The government will re-implement the Movement Control Order (MCO) if the number of COVID-19 cases climbs to three digits, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.   “If it reaches three digits, we have

People who failed to go for second screenings will be arrested from tomorrow

KUALA LUMPUR Beginning tomorrow, police will take stern action and arrest and charge anyone who has not taken the second screening test on the 13th day of home quarantine.   Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said

Malaysia, Singapore hold historic Causeway meet, Aug 17 cross-border travel resumption likely

JOHOR BAHRU The foreign ministers of Malaysia and Singapore today held a historic meeting at the midway point of the Johor Causeway and agreed to resume as early as Aug 17 cross-border travel that had been denied since March by

Taman Tugu Forest Park offers quiet reprieve from city bustle

KUALA LUMPUR Amidst the hustle and the bustle of the nation’s capital, a patch of tropical rainforest with about 5,000 trees covering 230 species lie waiting for those seeking some peace and tranquillity.   Despite being located right in the

Thailand seeks lasting solution in southern region despite peace talks disrupted by COVID-19

PATTANI Thailand is committed to finding a peaceful and lasting solution to end decades of conflict in the troubled southern region although peace talks have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.   Negotiations between the Thai government’s representatives, led by

Tamil film distributors waiting for green signal from India

KUALA LUMPUR The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a lot of industries to put things on hold, and the Kollywood industry is one that has especially been affected by the “pause”.   Tamil cinema has witnessed a complete shutdown since the

SRC trial: Ex-PM Najib to know fate on Tuesday

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysians and likely the world over will be waiting with bated breath for Tuesday, July 28, 2020.   It is going to be a momentous day in the annals of Malaysian judicial history as a court will be

COVID-19: JOTA-JOTI 2020 to proceed in Penang

  GEORGE TOWN The annual Jamboree On The Air – Jamboree On The Internet (JOTA-JOTI) event would proceed in Penang despite the COVID-19 pandemic.   Penang Scouts Chief Commissioner Zulkafli Kamaruddin today said that the programme will be held on

MCMC seeks public feedback on National Digital Identity

KUALA LUMPUR The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has initiated a public consultation process to gather people’s views and perspectives on the development of the National Digital Identity Framework.   MCMC in a statement today said the feedback received