Covid-19 climbs up 50% to 105 from 69 yesterday

PUCHONG: Malaysia reported 105 new positive Covid 19 cases today, bringing the total number to 6,176 cases. In a media briefing today, Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said no Covid-19 deaths were reported to the health ministry’s Crisis Preparedness and

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Man detained for alleged murder of housemate

SHAH ALAM: A 47-year-old man has been remanded for seven days for allegedly murdering his housemate before dumping the body in the bushes behind a supermarket in Kampung Jawa here. Shah Alam district police chief ACP Baharudin Mat Taib said

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RTS: Singapore agrees to further extend to July 31, 2020

SINGAPORE: Singapore has agreed to further extend the suspension of the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link project to July 31, 2020. The republic’s Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan said it was at Malaysia’s request, adding “we have agreed

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Edmund Santhara received brickbats for claiming anti-Rohingya xenophobia linked to DAP

PETALING JAYA: Netizens hurl brickbats against Deputy Federal Territories Minister Edmund Santhara following his comments yesterday that the anti-Rohingya sentiment on social media comes from a section of netizens with allegiances to DAP. In a statement today, Klang MP Charles Santiago

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EzeeFood makes it look easy during difficult times

The need for accessible, reliable and importantly, tasty ready-to-eat meals is definitely a priority for every movers and shakers today. Be it for travel junkies, top business executives, or even young families — ready-meals that encompass the criterias of being

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CMCO: MCO extended, court premises remain closed

PUTRAJAYA: Court premises remain closed and non-operating, due to the extension of the Movement Control Order (MCO), pending instructions from the government. According to a statement issued by the corporate communications unit of the Federal Court Chief Registrar’s Office (PKPMP)

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MBM: MCO best time to promote e-payment

KUALA LUMPUR: The implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO) is seen as the best time for the government to increase awareness on cashless payments (e-payment). Malaysian Youth Council (MBM) vice-president Muhammad Sherhan Nizam Abdul Aziz said there has been

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Financial institutions urged to abolish accrued interest/profits during moratorium

KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz today urged financial institutions to consider abolishing the accrued interest (on hire purchase loans) or profits (on fixed rate Islamic financing) during the six-month moratorium period. He made the call

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Application for ERP still open: Saravanan

PUTRAJAYA: Employers can still submit applications for the Employment Retention Programme (ERP) under the Social Security Organisation (Socso), according to Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan. “Under the programme which is still ongoing, individuals whose applications have been approved

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Labuan Police reduce roadblocks on Monday

 LABUAN: Labuan police will reduce the number of roadblocks from three to only one beginning Monday in line with the government’s Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO).  Labuan police chief Supt. Muhamad Farid Ahmad said following the provisions in the CMCO compared to

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