Archive for October 6th, 2021

Why the silence on cabotage debate, Guan Eng asks Wee

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Freemalaysiatoday | 5:02 AM

DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng is waiting for an update from transport minister Wee Ka Siong after accepting the MCA president’s challenge to hold a public debate [...] » More

Malaysia reports 8,075 new COVID-19 infections, daily fatalities lowest since July

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Xinhua | 5:02 AM

Malaysia reported another 8,075 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Monday, bringing the national total to 2,285,640, according to the health ministry. Six of the new [...] » More

Malaysia to use mix-and-match approach for Covid-19 vaccine boosters, says Health minister

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 5:02 AM

Malaysia will use a “mix-and-match” approach for those eligible for Covid-19 vaccine booster shots, said Health minister Khairy Jamaluddin on Monday (October 4). [...] » More

PM says he is aware of public concern over Covid-19 risk posed by possible Melaka election

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Bernama | 5:02 AM

Prime minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob today said he took note of the people’s concern on the risk of spreading Covid-19 in Melaka if a state election is called [...] » More

New OECD report suggests Malaysians could be paying more for goods because of anti-competition transport rules

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

A new competition assessment report by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) shows that we could be paying more for goods because of the [...] » More

MoF: Over RM330b out of total economic stimulus utilised as of Sept

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Bernama | 5:02 AM

More than RM330 billion or 62 per cent of the RM530 billion allocated by the government under eight economic stimulus and aid packages have been utilised, benefitting 20 [...] » More

Malaysia summons Chinese envoy to protest South China Sea incursion

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Malaysia late Monday summoned Beijings’s envoy to the Southeast Asian country in protest after Chinese vessels entered its maritime economic zone in the disputed South [...] » More

Party reps won’t get to meet Melaka governor till Thursday, says aide

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Bernama | 5:02 AM

Political party representatives will not be able to have an audience with Melaka Yang Dipertua Negeri Tun Mohd Ali Mohd Rustam until this Thursday, said the governor’s [...] » More

MoH received over 220,000 calls seeking emotional support, counselling as of Sept, Senate told

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Bernama | 5:02 AM

A total of 223,990 calls to the Psychosocial Support Line were received as of September 19 with 80.8 per cent of the callers needed emotional support and counselling, the [...] » More

Zahid’s call for Melaka polls gets the thumbs down

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Freemalaysiatoday | 5:02 AM

The head of an election watchdog group and a political analyst have given the thumbs down to a call by Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi for a state election to be held in [...] » More

Covid-19: No quarantine for fully vaccinated individuals to enter Sabah, says state minister

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Borneo Post | 5:02 AM

There is no quarantine requirement for fully vaccinated persons to enter Sabah unless arriving from overseas. State Local government and Housing minister Datuk Masidi Manjun [...] » More

As Malaysia mulls banning Muslim transgenders from mosques, a look at what the community feels about it

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

A recent decision by the Perlis Islamic authority to ban transgender folk from entering mosques for worship has caused a stir among critics and the gender minority after it [...] » More

Putrajaya to offer incentives for electric vehicles, Dewan Rakyat told

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

The government has offered incentives in the form of direct and indirect tax relief for the assembly or manufacturing of electric vehicles (EV), component parts, and the [...] » More

Report: After Pandora Papers expose, Najib claims advisers did not raise red flags over 1MDB irregularities

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has insisted today that he is faultless in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal, further claiming that advisers such [...] » More

Work on recognition of vaccination cert, MP tells govt

06-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Freemalaysiatoday | 5:02 AM

The government should give priority to getting other countries to recognise the vaccination certificate issued by the health ministry, an MP has suggested. Gopeng MP Dr Lee [...] » More