Monthly Archives: December 2020

Sarawak staying focused on developed status by 2030 despite COVID-19, says Uggah

The Sarawak government’s commitment to bring the state to developed status by 2030 has not swayed despite having to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas.He said although the pandemic had caused 2020...

Malaysia condemns terror attack at Aden International Airport in Yemen

Malaysia strongly condemns the terror attack at the Aden International Airport in Yemen on Wednesday.The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement today said Malaysia also extends its heartfelt sympathies and condolences to those affected by this inhu...

Dr Rohaizat Yon ends duties as Health Deputy DG

-- After more than four months of returning from his retirement, Datuk Dr Rohaizat Yon finally ended his duties as Health deputy director-general (Medical) today.The matter was announced by Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah via hi...

Malaysia ends 2020 with record high 2,525 new cases, eight deaths – Health DG

Malaysia will end 2020 on a jarring note after setting a new record-high of COVID-19 infections since the pandemic began in January with 2,525 new cases reported today. Adding to the dismay was the announcement of eight more fatalities,

MCMC advises organisations to remain vigilant against cyber attacks

-- The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has advised organisations, as well as system and website administrators in Malaysia to remain vigilant against cyber attacks.The advice came after the National Cyber Security Agency (NACS...

Man goes extra mile to raise funds for cancer-striken children

A 57-year-old man has gone the extra mile to raise awareness and funds for cancer-stricken children.Muchlis Ilyas walked for 320 kilometres from Johor to Pahang in his bid to collect funds for a non-governmental organisation (NGO) called Kumpulan Ibu B...

Meat cartel: Give authorities space to investigate – Takiyuddin

All parties should leave it to the authorities to investigate into the meat cartel issue which has sparked public concern of late.Minister in the Prime Minsiter’s Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan said investigations by various ag...

301 detained, 298 compounds issued for MCO violations – Ismail Sabri

The Royal Malaysia Police detained 301 individuals for vIolating the Movement Control Order (MCO) yesterday, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.He said from those detained, 298 were issued compounds while three were ...

COVID-19: Five new clusters identified – Dr Noor Hisham

-- The Health Ministry identified five new COVID-19 clusters in Selangor, Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Putrajaya and Kuala Lumpur today. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said this takes the total number of clusters so far in Malaysia ...

NUTP objects to PSD’s new service circulars

-- After the Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs), the National Union of the Teaching Profession (NUTP) also objected to the two new service circulars issued by the Public Service Department (PSD) which would