Five-year strategic plan to strengthen public service launched

PUTRAJAYA : The Public Service Department (PSD) today launched Human Resource Psychology Service Strategic Plan 2021-2025 that outlines the strategic direction for five years to improve the wellbeing of the public service. PSD director-general Tan Sri Mohd Khairul Adib Abd

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Khairy: Malaysia to place more resources for students who need mental health assistance

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 26): Malaysia will place more resources and efforts in providing the necessary interventions for students who need mental health assistance, especially through using technology tools that may be more familiar for a digitally-native generation, said Khairy Jamaluddin.

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Emergency ordinances fully annulled only after approval by both Dewan Rakyat, Senate – Expert

KUALA LUMPUR: The emergency ordinances under the Emergency Proclamation will be fully annulled only after being approved by both the Dewan Rakyat and Dewan Negara, constitutional expert Prof Datuk Dr Shamrahayu Ab Aziz said. The motion to annul the ordinances was

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COVID: 94.7 pct of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 22,166,633 individuals or 94.7 per cent of the adult population in the country have completed their COVID-19 vaccination as of yesterday. Based on the Health Ministry’s data on the COVIDNOW portal, 97.5 per cent of the

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Floods: 176 people still at relief centers in three states this morning

UALA LUMPUR: A total of 176 evacuees are still being housed at relief centres (PPS) in Melaka, Selangor and Kedah as of 9 am today. In MELAKA, State Civil Defence Force director Lt Colonel Cuthbert John Martin Quadra said four people

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Short-term rates to remain stable on BNM’s operations

KUALA LUMPUR: Short-term rates are expected to remain stable today on Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) operations to absorb surplus liquidity from the financial system. Liquidity is estimated at RM42.74 billion in the conventional system and RM25.52 billion in Islamic funds. The

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Arman Azha sworn in as senator

KUALA LUMPUR: UMNO Supreme Council member Datuk Arman Azha Abu Hanifah was sworn in as senator before Senate President Tan Sri Dr Rais Yatim at the Dewan Negara today. Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has consented to

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ASEAN begins series of virtual summits with COVID-19, economic recovery high on agenda

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Tuesday began their 38th and 39th summits under the chairmanship of Brunei via virtual conference, with battling the COVID-19 pandemic and promoting economic recovery high on their

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Measures to prevent Covid-19 spike during Melaka election among focus in Parliament today

KUALA LUMPUR: As the Melaka State Election approaches, the measures to be taken by the government to prevent Covid-19 case spike in the state like what happened after the Sabah election last year, will be among the focus at today’s

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Indonesia to gradually reopen regions with high vaccination rates, president says

JAKARTA: Indonesia will gradually reopen parts of the country where COVID-19 vaccination rates are above 70%, its President Joko Widodo told a Southeast Asian business forum on Monday. Jokowi, as the president is known, also said Southeast Asia should start loosening

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