Malaysia morning news for June 29

Malaysia morning news for June 29

Malaysia morning news

Miti: Malaysia calls for cohesive economic measures among Asean members in mitigating impact of Covid-19
Malaysia has called for cohesive economic measures among Asean member states to build socioeconomic resilience in mitigating the impact of Covid-19, said the International Trade and Industry Ministry (Miti).
— Malay Mail

Singapore asked to consider allowing Malaysian workers to commute daily – Muhyiddin
Malaysia has asked Singapore to consider allowing Malaysians working in the republic to commute daily between the two countries, said Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pix).
— The Sun Daily

Petronas refutes report on alleged conflict over tax payment to Sarawak
Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) has categorically refuted a newswire report titled “Malaysian energy giant’s board at odds with prime minister over payment to Sarawak state.
— The Sun Daily

Jho Low’s 1MDB Diplomacy Role For China Exposed!
As speculation grows about Jho Low’s apparent protected status in China, one US based journalist has revealed the extent to which the fugitive’s 1MDB entanglements extended to working on corrupt foreign policy initiatives in favour of that regime.
— Sarawak Report

Dr Noor Hisham: 18 new Covid-19 cases recorded in Malaysia today, 14 transmissions via foreigners
The number of Covid-19 cases in Malaysia remained at double digits with 18 new positive cases reported today, bringing the cumulative total to 8,634 including 195 active cases.
— Malay Mail

Covid-19: Follow-ups necessary, no guarantee ex-patients immune to re-infection – Health DG
The Health Ministry (MOH) will carry out follow-up checks on discharged Covid-19 patients every three months to monitor their antibody levels and lung health.
— The Borneo Post

Penang records increase in dengue cases
Penang recorded 31 dengue cases between June 14 and June 20 this year an increase of eight cases compared to the previous week.
— The Sun Daily

RM6.5m allocated to build two multi-purpose halls in Parit Buntar
The Ministry of Housing and Local Government has approved a proposal to build two multi-purpose halls at a total cost of RM6.5 million in the Parit Buntar parliamentary constituency.
— The Sun Daily

Non-Muslim religious associations now allowed to hold wedding ceremonies on July 1 with limited attendance
Wedding ceremonies at places of worship and non-Muslim religious associations will now be allowed starting July 1, with the total attendance limited to 20 people after taking into consideration the social distancing etiquette of one metre.
— The Borneo Post

Sarawak says only assistant registrars may officiate non-Muslim marriages during RMCO
Sarawak’s Unit For Other Religion (Unifor) today reiterated that only non-Islamic houses of worship and religion associations with assistant registrars of marriages are allowed to perform marriage ceremonies among non-Muslim.
— Malay Mail

Govt firm in blocking entry of Rohingya refugees
The government is firm in its stand to stop the entry of Rohingya refugees into the country, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob (pix).
— The Sun Daily

One Penang JE patient still being treated, says state health director
One of two Japanese Encephalitis (JE) cases reported in Penang involving two children, aged two and eight respectively, is still receiving treatment at the Penang Hospital (HPP).
— Malay Mail

RM9.5m to revive abandoned housing project in Felda Chini 3 – MB
The federal government has approved an allocation of RM9.5 million to revive the Felda Chini 3’s second generation housing project which has been abandoned since 2017 due to problematic contractors, said Pahang Mentri Besar Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail (pix).
— The Sun Daily

Cooperation between Nadma, Malaysia Civil Defence Force needs to be strengthened, says minister
Cooperation between the National Disaster Management Agency (Nadma) and the Malaysia Civil Defence Force (APM) needs to be strengthened, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Special Functions) Datuk Seri Mohd.
— Malay Mail

RMCO: More relaxation but everyone must remain vigilant
Efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19 in Malaysia which have shown positive results have convinced the government to allow more economic sectors to resume operations.
— The Sun Daily

UCSF to impose 50% pay cut as student enrolment falls – VC
The Covid-19 pandemic is unprecedented. In the past two months, many businesses have been severely impacted.
— The Borneo Post

Take steps to support prohibition of torture, says Suhakam
The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) yesterday called on the government to immediately take steps to support the ban on torture under international conventions.
— The Sun Daily

Johor floods: Number of people at evacuation centres dips
The flood situation in Johor is further improving with the number of evacuees at relief centres dropping to 264 people from 70 families as at 8pm, as compared to 278 people (74 families) at 8am yesterday.State Health and Environment Committee chairman R. Vidyananthan in a statement said they are at four shelters and that only the Muar and Batu.
— The Sun Daily

Concede PM post and work with Anwar as PKR has stronger base, analysts tell Dr Mahathir
With both Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim adamant about being the helmsman of Pakatan Harapan (PH) and its allies, several political observers have suggested that the former should give way to the.
— Malay Mail

Wan Junaidi: Delay in implementation of projects in Santubong caused by MCO, progress to resume immediately
Santubong MP Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar has asked for all 18 projects delayed in his constituency due to the Movement Control Order’s (MCO) implementation, among other factors, to be expedited immediately.
— The Borneo Post

Ismail Sabri: Putrajaya firm in its stand to stop entry of Rohingya refugees
The government is firm in its stand to stop the entry of Rohingya refugees into the country, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
— Malay Mail

PM Muhyiddin reminds public to continue complying with Covid-19 SOP until vaccine is found
Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today reminded the public to continue complying with the government’s standard operating procedure (SOP) as long as the Covid-19 infection in the country has not been fully eradicated and.
— Malay Mail

ProLintas carries out ongoing initiatives to combat malaria in KL
Kumpulan Syarikat ProLintas, the concessionaire of Sungai Besi-Ulu Klang Elevated Expressway (SUKE), will carry out ongoing initiatives to curb the spread of malaria.
— Malay Mail

Govt to continue with Covid-19 SOP, says Muhyiddin
The government will continue to implement the standard operating procedure (SOP) aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19 as long as no vaccine has been found.
— The Star Online

ProLintas carries out ongoing initiatives to combat malaria
Kumpulan Syarikat ProLintas, the concessionaire of Sungai Besi-vated Expressway (SUKE), will carry out ongoing initiatives to curb the spread of malaria.
— The Sun Daily

Umno info chief: Chini by-election will be initial cooperation between PN leaders in preparation for GE15
The Chini state by-election will be the initial cooperation between the leaders of Perikatan Nasional (PN) which could be translated as preparations for the 15th General Election (GE15).
— Malay Mail

Muhyiddin visits food processing factory in first trip back to Pagoh constituency since MCO
Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today visited De Muara Enterprise, a small and medium industry (SMI) in Bukit Gambir here.
— Malay Mail

Sexual harassment, social work Bills to be tabled by year-end, says Women Ministry
The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development is expected to table the proposed Bills on sexual harassment and recognition of social work as a profession by the end of this year Minister Datuk Seri Rina Mohd Harun…
— Malay Mail

About 7,000 childcare operators to receive Penjana grants
About 7,000 operators of childcare centres are expected to receive grants of up to RM5,000 each allocated to them by the government under the National Economic Recovery Plan (Penjana).
— The Sun Daily

Health D-G says Malaysia in talks with Singapore, Brunei for Covid-19 express lanes
Malaysia is negotiating with neighbours Singapore and Brunei for freer movement between the countries to mitigate the economic harm from border controls introduced to contain Covid-19, according to Datuk Dr Noor Hisham.
— Malay Mail

King checks on SOP compliance, teaching and learning process at SMK Danau Kota
The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah’s concern over the safety and health of teachers and students has prompted him to personally check on the level of compliance with recovery movement control order (RMCO) standard operating procedures (SOP) and the face-to-face teaching and learning.
— The Star Online

PAS submits motion of confidence on PM for tabling in Parliament – Takiyuddin
PAS has submitted a motion of confidence on Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin for tabling and debate in the Parliament session beginning July 13.
— The Sun Daily

Some 1,000 imitation Longchamp bags seized in Cheras
A total of 1,020 counterfeit Longchamp handbags and pouch bags worth RM31,500 were seized in a raid on a house in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Thursday.
— The Sun Daily

Muhyiddin visits Haji Muhammad Yassin mosque in Pagoh
Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today visited the Haji Muhammad Yassin Mosque located in the Pagoh Higher Education Hub in Bandar Universiti Pagoh here.
— The Sun Daily

Cops: Driver who rammed into Taman Melawati restaurant was driving under influence of alcohol
The driver of the car which ploughed through a restaurant in Taman Melawati, was driving under the influence of alcohol.
— The Star Online

One of Penang JE patients still being treated
One of two Japanese Encephalitis (JE) cases reported in Penang involving two children, aged two and eight respectively, is still receiving treatment at the Penang Hospital (HPP).
— The Sun Daily



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