Daily Archives: August 3, 2020

Elephants cause panic among highway users in Gerik

The presence of three elephants at the East-West Highway near the Puncak Banjaran Titiwangsa rest and service area in Gerik caused panic among road users who were passing by the area last night.   In the 7 pm incident, one

Youth can drive Malaysia to a better future – Tun M

— Youths, the leaders of tomorrow, should be given more chances and opportunities to voice out their opinions with their multiracial compatriots, said former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today.   The 95-year-old nonagenarian believes that Malaysian youth can

Wearing of face masks compulsory only in crowded public places – Ismail Sabri

KUALA LUMPUR, The wearing of face masks is only compulsory in crowded public places and on public transport and not in areas where physical distancing is possible, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.   He said

Action against Sivagangga Cluster premises to be discussed at MKN

PUTRAJAYA, Forms of action that can be taken by local authorities against premises whose owner had violated the mandatory quarantine order at home and opened the restaurant in Napoh, Kedah, should be discussed at the National Security Council (MKN) level.

B40 group students returning from abroad exempted from paying quarantine costs – Ismail Sabri

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysian students from the B40 group who are returning from abroad and can’t pay the quarantine costs will be exempted from doing so, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.   He said those who

Civil servant gets 14 years jail, RM70,000 fine for making false claims

IPOH, The Sessions Court here today sentenced a civil servant to a total of 168 months jail and fined a total of RM70,000 after he pleaded guilty to making  claims using forged documents, involving RM75,438.70, in 2014 and 2015.  

Labuan COVID-19 check for new students

LABUAN, The Labuan Health Department is leaving no stone unturned in ensuring that the over 2,000 new students coming to the Labuan Matriculation College here are free from COVID-19.   Its director, Dr Ismuni Bohari, said the team from the

Administrative EMCO in four mukim in Kedah beginning today – Ismail Sabri

The government has agreed to enforce the administrative Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) in four mukim in Kedah beginning today until Aug 30, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.   He said the decision was made

1MDB: Najib attends trial as convicted felon

For the very first time Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today returned to the High Court here for his 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) trial involving RM2.3 billion as a convicted felon.   This was after the former prime minister was

Mindef mulls delayed littoral combat ships project

The Ministry of Defence (Mindef) is considering three options in relation to the direction of the littoral combat ship (LCS) project, which has been been delayed, said its Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaacob.   He said that, as at