Thursday, April 15, 2021

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Lim demands RM20 million in damages from Raja Petra

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng is demanding general damages of RM20 million in his suit against blogger Raja Petra Raja Kamarudin over a series of articles on the RM6.3 billion Penang undersea tunnel project. Lim, 61, the...

Waqf initiative can be extended to GLC

IPOH: The government's initiative to encourage civil servants to make waqf (endowment) contributions through salary deductions can be extended to government-linked companies (GLC). Prasarana Malaysia Berhad chairman Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman said the initiative announced by Prime Minister Tan...

Malaysia’s Immunitee health passport successfully verifies first live passenger in Singapore

SINGAPORE: Immunitee, a Malaysian health passport public-blockchain based app, has successfully completed its first live passenger verification from KL International Airport to Singapore on April 10, using a paperless and secure blockchain-based electronic Covid-19 swab test digital result. In partnership...

Chittirai Puttandu and Vishu tomorrow

Tamil New Year, Vishu rush in Little India, Brickfields KUALA LUMPUR: The Tamil and Malayalee communities in this country will observe their respective new year festivals on April 14, namely Chittirai Puttandu and Vishu respectively. A survey at Little India in...

About 500 health personnel mobilised to Sarawak to contain rise in Covid-19 cases

KUCHING: About 500 staff of the Health Ministry will be mobilised to Sarawak to help contain the increase in Covid-19 cases in the state, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba today. He said the staff would include doctors,...

IRB service counters close 30 minutes earlier during Ramadan

KUALA LUMPUR: The Inland Revenue Board (IRB) is closing the daily operations of its service counters 30 minutes earlier during Ramadan. A statement issued by IRB here today stated that its service counters in all states, except Johor, Kedah, Terengganu,...

Saudia launches IATA travel app trial for flights from Kuala Lumpur to Jeddah

JEDDAH: The Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, announced on Monday a cooperation agreement with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to trial the IATA Travel Pass, which aims to support...

Muhyiddin announces RM4 mln for Sikh community

PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today announced a RM4 million allocation for Sikhs in Malaysia this year, to help strengthen the community. He said as a government subscribing to the principle of caring and inclusiveness, the Perikatan...

Four-day extension of 50 per cent discount for paying summonses via MyBayar Saman

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have extended to April 15 the 50 per cent discount for traffic summonses paid through the MyBayar Saman because of an overwhelming response to the online payment facility. Bukit Aman Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department director Datuk...

Senior citizens to be given Sinovac vaccine

PUTRAJAYA: Senior citizens will be given the Sinovac vaccine under phase 2 of the National Covid-19 immunisation Programme starting April 19, said programme Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said it was decided by the Covid-19 Vaccine Access Guarantee Special Committee...

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No MCO; CMCO to continue

KUCHING: Sarawak will not be placed under the movement control order (MCO) as was widely speculated on Wednesday. Sarawak Disaster...