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Gig economy rides out Covid-19 storm

KUALA LUMPUR: The number of gig workers has escalated this year, especially in the e-hailing and delivery services, in light of the implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO). The unprecedented economic challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic also saw

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Analysts see MyEG as hidden gem poised to soar

KUALA LUMPUR: While healthcare stocks are hogging investors’ attention amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, some analysts have expanded their focus to other stocks with strong upside potential. Foremost among them seems to be MyEG Services Bhd, the electronic government services provider.

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Section 17A of MACC Act can curb graft post-MCO

PUTRAJAYA: Section 17A of the MACC Act 2009, which came into force on June 1, is the perfect weapon to curtail corruption at a time when companies struggling to keep afloat may consider bribery to earn a quick profit. Malaysian Anti-Corruption

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Churches to remain closed until MCO fully lifted

KUALA LUMPUR: Churches will remain closed until the Movement Control Order (MCO) is fully lifted despite the government permitting non-Muslim houses of worship in green zones to reopen from June 10. Council of Churches of Malaysia General Secretary Rev Dr

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Extend loan repayment moratorium to December, says Fomca

KUALA LUMPUR: The Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations (Fomca) has urged the government to consider extending the six-month moratorium on bank loan repayments until December. Fomca president Datuk Dr Marimuthu Nadason said this is because the general public will be having

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Socso: Applications for training programmes increase during MCO

KUALA LUMPUR: The Social Security Organisation (Socso) has recorded an increase in applications for training programmess for workers who have lost their jobs since the Movement Control Order (MCO) came into effect on March 18. Its Socso Employment Insurance System Office

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Court to set new dates for Zahid’s trial

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here will fix new dates for the trial of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi who is facing charges of corruption, criminal breach of trust (CBT) and money laundering involving funds from Yayasan

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MCO4 almost comes to an end, will life return to normal soon?

KUALA LUMPUR: The question of whether or not the Movement Control Order (MCO) that came into force on March 18 will be further extended will be answered in about 72 hours, if not sooner. After 53 days, many would want

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MCO: Court imposes RM1,000 fine on student out on assignment

KUALA LUMPUR: A student of a higher institution of learnings (IPT) was fined a maximum RM1,000 by the Selayang Magistrate’s Court here today for leaving his house on an assignment at a friend’s house during the second phase of the

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CMCO – We are still not ‘free’, we cannot celebrate

KUALA LUMPUR: After 47 days of confinement, today is the first day of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO), a modification of the Movement Contol Order (MCO), imposed by the government to curb the spread of COVID-19. What are the

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