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NUTP recommends primary schools to reopen in late Sept

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Union of Teaching Profession (NUTP) Peninsular Malaysia has recommended that the earliest for primary schools to reopen nationwide, is in late September or October. However its president Aminuddin Awang said, this was subject to the Covid-19 situation

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Arrangement of seats for 222 parliamentary members settled

KUALA LUMPUR: The arrangement of seats for all the 222 parliamentary members for the coming Dewan Rakyat session is settled, according to Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof. He said the arrangement was finalised after negotiations were made with all

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Covid-19: Health DG pays tribute to frontliners, urges M’sians to keep up the fight

KUALA LUMPUR: Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pix) has expressed his gratitude to frontliners for helping to flatten the Covid-19 curve in the country and reminded Malaysians that the fight against the deadly disease is far from over.

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MCO Phase 4: Recovery phase demands whole-hearted commitment from govt, people

KUALA LUMPUR: The Movement Control Order has now entered its fourth phase, with the country now in the stage of recovery from the COVID-19 outbreak. The pro-active and aggressive steps of the government in curbing the spread of the disease have

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Lim: Don’t be the first country in the Covid-19 pandemic to emasculate Parliament

Did the Health Ministry advise against the holding of Parliamentary meetings, including a virtual Parliament and Select Committee meetings to exercise oversight and scrutiny of government measures in the Covid-19 pandemic, and propose a one-day meeting on May 18? Yesterday,

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COVID-19: No new red zone

KUALA LUMPUR: Twenty districts are still categorised as red zone COVID-19 areas as at noon yesterday, with Lembah Pantai recording the highest number of positive cases, according to the Health Ministry’s (MOH)  Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC). Based on

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COVID-19: 287 new cases at dorm in Singapore, tally at 1,910

SINGAPORE: Singapore yesterday reported 287 new cases of COVID-19 in the republic, the biggest daily upsurge so far with the majority linked to foreign worker dorms, bringing the tally to 1,910. Ministry of Health (MOH) director of Medical Services Assoc

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Kedah awaiting approval to turn some hotels into quarantine centres

ALOR SETAR: The Kedah state government is working closely with the National Security Council (MKN) and the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture to turn some of the hotels on the state’s mainland into COVID-19 quarantine centres. Menteri Besar Datuk

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MCO: Work from home with young children, pets not easy

KUALA LUMPUR: Working from home (WFH) is not as easy as many people think, especially when you have young children and pets. Yes, even pets. To others, it might seem easy having pets in the house. After all, don’t you

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Hisham: PPE supplies for frontliners in hospital is enough

PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Health (MOH) has a sufficient supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontliners in hospitals, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. He said many parties had contributed PPE to the ministry, including fashion industry

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