Tuesday, September 21, 2021

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Supply of Covid-19 vaccine sufficient for booster dose, adolescent immunisation programme

PUTRAJAYA: The supply of Covid-19 vaccine for the booster dose and National Covid-19 Adolescent Immunisation Programme (PICK) is adequate, said Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. "In terms of supply, God willing, we have enough," he told a press conference in conjunction...

Gov’t mulls allowing interstate tourism

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is discussing the possibility of allowing interstate tourism and will announce the decision soon, Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri said today. She said the move was to expedite the recovery of the...

MACC confirms arrest of three of its senior officers over alleged abuse of power, misconduct

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has confirmed that three of its senior officers had been detained to assist investigations into allegations of abuse of power and misconduct in the case of a former head of department of...

Umrah agencies need to be prepared for new rules, SOPs

KUALA LUMPUR: Umrah management agencies need to be prepared to understand the new rules and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the minor pilgrimage as set by the Saudi Arabian government. Tabung Haji (TH) Haj executive director Datuk Seri Syed Saleh...

Ministry gradually shifting to output orientation in providing subsidies to farmers

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industries (MAFI) is in the process of gradually shifting from input orientation to output orientation in providing subsidies and incentives to farmers. Minister Datuk Seri Ronald Kiandee said presently, any drastic reduction...

All states should celebrate Malaysia Day

By Rachel Mina KUCHING: All states in Malaysia should take turns hosting Malaysia Day celebration, said political analyst Dr Ammar Redza Ahmad Rizal. “Also, I believe that Sarawak and Sabah also need to embrace the first National Day celebration on Aug...

Mount Kinabalu climb reopened to public since Sept 16

KOTA KINABALU: All Sabah Parks stations and offices (TTS), including climbing activities to the summit of Mount Kinabalu, have been reopened to the public since Sept 16, says Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Jafry Ariffin. He said the...

Tighten checks on MySejahtera status at all premises

ALOR SETAR: There is a need to tighten checks on the MySejahtera application status of individuals at all premises, especially supermarkets, to ensure those placed under the Home Supervision Order (HSO) do not gain entry. Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said...

Dispensing of Covid-19 vaccine booster dose expected to begin in October

ALOR SETAR: The administering of the third or booster dose of Covid-19 vaccine to groups who are vulnerable to Covid-19 infection is expected to start in October, said Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said the groups included senior citizens with...

New Covid cases slides further to 14,954

KUALA LUMPUR: The number of Covid-19 new cases dropped over the last four days when 14,954 cases were reported up to noon today. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the country had reported 15,549 cases yesterday, 17,577...

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Gifts of hand sanitisers for departments

MIRI: The Malaysian Red Crescent (MRC) Miri District distributed 380 bottles of one-litre liquid hand sanitisers to the Community...