Daily Archives: August 9, 2020

COVID-19: Perak JKN tracing close contacts of health staff detected positive

The Perak State Health Department (JKN) is tracing and conducting COVID-19 screenings on all close contacts including patients who were treated by a healthcare worker at a clinic here.   State Health director Datuk Dr Ding Lay Ming said the

Unaware among reasons many MAF veterans yet To register – JHEV

  KUALA LUMPUR Unaware of the registration function and low digital skills have been identified as among the reasons many Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) veterans have yet to register with the MAF Veteran Affairs Department (JHEV).   JHEV director-general Major

Pak Wan cycled to Kuala Lumpur in 1960 to witness Merdeka celebrations

KOTA BHARU Witnessing the National Day celebrations in Kuala Lumpur after cycling for 11 days in 1960 was an experience that forever etched in the memory of septuagenarian cyclist Wan Hashim Wan Mahmood or better known as Pak Wan.  

More schools may be closed in Sanglang — Exco

  SANGLANG More schools in Sanglang district and its surrounding areas may be closed following the implementation of the Targeted Enhanced Movement Control Order (TEMCO) in COVID-19-affected places last night.   Yesterday, the State Education Committee chairperson Rozieana Ahmad said

Four shophouses in Kuala Pilah destroyed in fire

  A furniture shop and three other shophouses in Pekan Air Mawang, Johol here were razed by fire today. “No casualties were reported and the cause of the fire and losses incurred are still under investigation,” Negeri Sembilan Fire and Rescue Department assistant director

Overnight camping, hiking allowed at half capacity – Forest Dept

  KUALA LUMPUR Camping and hiking activities involving overnight stays whether done privately or with family members are allowed but limited to half the total capacity.   Peninsular Malaysia Forestry Department’s Forest Eco-Parks and State Forest Parks director Mohd Yussainy

Three routes to Kuala Sanglang closed starting last night

SANGLANG Three main routes to Kuala Sanglang have been closed since 10 pm yesterday following the imposition of the Targeted Enhanced Movement Control Order (TEMCO) in two villages in the area.   Perlis police chief Datuk Surina Saad said police

Pak Lah’s aide to lodge police report on fake news about death

  KUALA LUMPUR Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi’s special officer Datuk Jefridin Atan said he will lodge a police report tomorrow regarding the circulation of fake news that the former prime minister had died.   Jefridin said they viewed this matter

Pandan Job Fair offers 500 job opportunities

KUALA LUMPUR The 2020 Pandan Job Fair is being held today and about 500 jobs in various sectors are up for grabs.   Pandan Indah MP Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the one-day career guidance carnival was

Jainudin Dijimin re-elected Labuan Media Practitioners Association president

  LABUAN Jainudin Dijimin of Borneo Daily Bulletin has been re-elected for a fifth term as the president of the Labuan Media Practitioners Association.   Jailani Hasan of the Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama) was also re-elected as the deputy