Malaysia morning news for July 6

Malaysia morning news for July 6

Malaysia morning news

Sabah aims to reopen tourism for international tourists by Sept 1
The Sabah government aims to reopen its doors for the arrival of international tourists by September 1 this year, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew. She said this would be done by observing the current…
— Malay Mail

Malaysia: Kulim pineapple farm seeks out European market
According to KPF general manager Mohamad Yami Bakar, this year, the Kulim Pineapple Farm is eyeing the European market, being in talks to export to Germany and in the process of obtaining the GLOBALGAP certification for good agricultural practices.
— Fresh Plaza

Youths show Malaysia’s lawmakers that virtual Parliament completely possible
Frustrated with the fact that Parliament has not convened for any debate since December and the government’s refusal to hold online Dewan Rakyat meetings, a group of youths today sought to demonstrate that a digital Parliament was feasible.
— Malay Mail

Shameless – Najib & Azmin Show Off!
Two men who are presently unable to answer questions about their vast unexplained and undeclared wealth are strutting round together asking Malaysians to applaud their riches and treat them like the Boss.
— Sarawak Report

Malaysia’s manufacturing sector to have uneven recovery
Malaysia’s manufacturing sector could record an uneven recovery, given the strong headwinds from the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak, analysts project in an economic update.
— The Borneo Post

Malaysia’s new Covid-19 law will be similar to NZ, Singapore, says finance minister
The Covid-19 Bill, which the government plans to introduce soon, will be similar to what has been implemented and announced in countries like New Zealand and Singapore, says Finance Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Zafrul Abdul.
— Malay Mail

Malaysia reports five new Covid-19 cases, end of Gombak and Cheras residential clusters
The Ministry of Health (MoH) reported today five new Covid-19 cases in the country as at 12pm noon, raising the total number of cases to 8,663 so far.
— The Edge Markets

Construction of a new hospital has been suggested for Kapit, says Sarawak deputy health minister
The construction of a new hospital has been suggested for Kapit as a long-term plan to meet the rising demand for healthcare in the region.
— Malay Mail

Billion-ringgit flood mitigation project in Kelantan to be completed by April 2022, says Tuan Ibrahim
The first phase of the RM1.029bil integrated flood mitigation project to address flood woes in Rantau Panjang, Pasir Mas and the banks of Sungai Golok in Kelantan would be completed by April 2022, says Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man.
— The Star Online

Govt spends over RM42m to help Malaysian fishermen in five months, says deputy minister
The government has spent more than RM42 million on cost of living aid for fishermen nationwide in the first five months of this year.
— Malay Mail

Signing of master agreement for PTMP a welcome devt
Gamuda Bhd’s (Gamuda) 60-per cent owned subsidiary, SRS Consortium Sdn Bhd’s (SRS) signing of the master agreement with the Penang state for the Penang transport master plan (PTMP) has been viewed as a welcome development to the progress of the project.
— The Borneo Post

Chini victory an endorsement of Muhyiddin’s leadership and Perikatan Nasional
Barisan Nasional (BN) winning the Chini state seat was pretty much expected and the thumping victory by Umno’s candidate can be seen as an endorsement of the Perikatan Nasional (PN) coalition of three Malay-based parties.
— Malay Mail

MP: Clearer instructions able to foster better compliance with SOP for school reopening
The Ministry of Education (MoE) should provide a detailed set of standard operating procedures (SOP) in preparation for any eventuality as schools are reopening.
— The Borneo Post

Opposition MPs object govt’s motion to change Dewan Rakyat Speaker and deputy, says no solid basis to seek removal
A group of seven opposition MPs today issued a joint statement objecting to the Perikatan Nasional government’s proposed motion to remove the Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof along with his deputy Nga Kor.
— Malay Mail

Rahman raises concerns over timing of RM7 bln project
The RM7 billion Sabah Foundation (YS) and Tegas Bangsa Sdn Bhd (TBSB) mixed development project in Putatan is void of affordable housing plans and risk failing in the volatile market conditions of the Covid-19 era, said Umno Supreme Council member and Tuaran Division chief Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan.
— The Borneo Post

Public told to be cautious, although local Covid-19 infection under control
The public has been cautioned on the need to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the community with the tally on daily positive cases back to two digits.
— Malay Mail

Covid-19: Malaysia back to single-digit
Malaysia is back to recording single-digit of new Covid-19 cases, at five, as of noon today, compared to 10 cases yesterday, bringing the total tally of infections in the country to 8,663.
— New Straits Times

Chief statistician: Census 2020 helps to build Malaysia’s future
The Malaysian Population and Housing Census 2020 (Census 2020) which will begin Tuesday, is a comprehensive data collection to assist the government in organising its needs and charting a better future for Malaysians.
— Malay Mail

Tokenize Xchange fortifies security with BitGo global financial insurer
Digital asset exchange (DAX) operator Tokenize Xchange, a fully approved exchange by Securities Commission Malaysia (SC), is taking further stringent measures to guard the safety and security of its users by partnering with BitGo.
— The Borneo Post

Finance minister: 2021 Budget to revitalise Malaysia’s economy, restore confidence
The 2021 Budget, to be tabled in Parliament on November 6, is designed to revitalise the economy as well as to restore investors and consumers’ confidence to drive the economy, says Finance Minister Datuk Seri Tengku.
— Malay Mail

Bintulu Port confident of strategies, sustainable initiatives
Bintulu Port Holdings Bhd (Bintulu Port) is confident that with the implementation of its strategic business thrusts, underpinned by its sustainability initiatives, the group will continue to return consistent and sustainable value to stakeholders as Bintulu Port is moving into a new and vibrant concession period.
— The Borneo Post

Sabah CM says notified Immigration Dept about Chinese workers decision
Sabah’s decision to allow workers from China to enter the state had already been notified to the Immigration Department for coordination with the federal government.
— Malay Mail

PBB branch reminded not to be complacent over past results
Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Pantai Damai branch members have been reminded not to be lulled into complacency by the good results achieved in the past, but instead work even harder to ensure such achievements will be maintained.
— The Borneo Post

Rural Development Ministry approves RM2m for infrastructure in Lawas
The Minister of Rural Development (KPLB), Datuk Abd Latiff Ahmad approved a RM2 million allocation to build numerous infrastructures in the Lawas Parliamentary constituency before ending his three-day working visit to Sarawak.
— Malay Mail

55 vehicles checked, 48 summonses issued during police roadblock, two drink-driving suspects under probe
Forty-eight summonses were issued during a police roadblock at Jalan Simpang Tiga here from 9.30pm on Saturday to 2am yesterday.
— The Borneo Post

Azmin says remaining two Rapid Transit System issues expected to be resolved next week
The Transport Ministry has assured the remaining two issues related to the Rapid Transit System (RTS) project linking Johor Baru and Singapore are expected to be resolved next week before the whole negotiation process is.
— Malay Mail

Parlimen Digital reps ‘questioned’ by police
Several representatives from the youth run virtual “Parlimen Digital” were contacted by police after the end of their first ever session yesterday, including delegates from Sabah.
— The Borneo Post

MetMalaysia says cross-border haze not expected to occur soon
Cross-border haze from east and central Kalimantan, Indonesia is not expected to hit the country soon, said the Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia).
— Malay Mail

Samsung Odyssey G7 Monitor range optimised for gamers now available in Malaysia
Samsung Malaysia Electronics announced its Odyssey lineup of curved high-end gaming monitor, the Odyssey G7 is now available in Malaysia.
— The Borneo Post

Roof of 71-year-old school building in Perlis collapses
Part of the roof of the 71-year-old block C building at Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Derma collapsed at about 12.20pm yesterday.
— Malay Mail

BN still relevant and accepted by the people, Zahid says after Chini win
Six victories in by-elections, including the latest for the Chini state seat tonight has proven that Barisan Nasional (BN) is still relevant and accepted by the people.
— Malay Mail

Dang Wangi police step up patrol at tourist spots, public places
The Dang Wangi police are stepping up patrols at tourist hotspots and public places to ensure safety of tourists and maintain public order in the city.
— Malay Mail

Govt urged to extend moratorium
The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has urged the Finance Ministry and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to pull its weight in ensuring banks extend the moratorium by at least another six months, especially for the targeted group of workers who are still unable to service the loans.
— The Borneo Post

MetMalaysia: Weak earthquake at Lahad Datu coastal area
A weak earthquake measuring 3.5 magnitude on the Richter scale was reported to have occurred at the Lahad Datu coastal area, Sabah, at 9.20pm tonight.
— Malay Mail

Foreign workers in PJ market ponder their fate in Malaysia
Kamal, from Bangladesh, is worried. A few weeks ago his rent was due and because of Covid-19, and with the ensuing movement control order (MCO) in Malaysia, he has not been able to work or.
— Malay Mail

DAP to field new, young candidate in Bukit Semuja
State Democratic Action Party (DAP) has decided to field a new and young candidate at Bukit Semuja in the next state election.
— The Borneo Post

Guan Eng joins call for govt to extend loan repayment moratorium, cites jobless surge among Malaysians
DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng has backed those calling the federal government to consider extending the moratorium on loan repayments slated to end in September by at least another six months.
— Malay Mail

DBKL introduces colour-coded uniforms for KL wholesale market workers
Workers at the Kuala Lumpur wholesale market must comply with a colour code for their uniforms, depending on the type of produce they are selling, the city mayor has said.
— Malay Mail

Malaysian police intensify patrols in mangrove areas to curb migrant smuggling
Police have increased patrols and surveillance in mangrove areas across the country to curb the smuggling of undocumented migrants. Bukit Aman Internal Security and Public Order (KDNKA) director Datuk Seri Acryl Sani.
— Malay Mail

Bigger business, robust network: Why local traders feel DBKL ban won’t root out ‘illicit’ foreign market traders
During the movement control order (MCO), foreign workers lost their jobs after they were forcibly pushed out of the Kuala Lumpur Wholesale Market in Selayang, but this has not stopped them from trading.
— Malay Mail

 

 

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