Friday, June 25, 2021

citizenship

Folk with no identity document, citizenship still eligible for vaccine

BINTULU: Individuals with no identification, or citizenship, documentation are also eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, says Bintulu health officer Dr Melvin Chung. They can go to any health facility or nearby district office to register for the vaccine, by...

Zuraida to raise issue of citizenship for illegitimate child

KUALA LUMPUR: Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Zuraida Kamaruddin will raise the issue regarding an illegitimate child’s citizenship status to the relevant minister or the Cabinet. In a statement today, she said it was to ensure that the child...

Stateless no more

MIRI: It was a joyous day for seven-year-old Jack Chin Jin Jie from Batu Niah as after years of applying, he was finally registered as a Malaysian citizen. On April 12 this year, the Home Ministry agreed to register the...

Religion not a determining factor of citizenship

KUCHING: Religion is not a determining factor in granting citizenship or identification documents, clarified Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah. She said among the factors which could cause a child’s undetermined citizenship status...

Ministry to submit citizenship applications

ABANDONED CHILDREN KUCHING: The Ministry of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development (KWKPK) will submit citizenship applications for four children under the care of welfare institution Rumah Kanak-Kanak (RKK) Toh Puan Hajah Norkiah here. Its Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah...

Ministry to help rural folk in citizenship matters

KUCHING: The Home Affairs Ministry will assist the rural communities in citizenship matters via the Menyemai Kasih Rakyat (Mekar) programme, said Deputy Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ismail Mohamed Said. “We will go to the ground together with our mobile...

Not easy to get citizenship

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is a sovereign country that will not give citizenship easily, including to stateless children, according to Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin. He said being born in the country does not entitle a person to automatically obtain...

Ex-Miri mayor praises effort to revive citizenship committee

MIRI: Former Miri mayor, Datuk Lawrence Lai, lauded the effort made by Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Dato Sri Fatimah Abdullah to revive the Sarawak Special Committee on Citizenship Status. "With its revival, this would expedite...

Ministry to revive citizenship special committee

KUCHING: The Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Ministry are seeking to revive the special committee for citizenship to solve the stateless children issue in Sarawak. Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah said this was agreed during a meeting...

Fatimah hopes to see end to stateless issue

KUCHING: The long-standing issue of stateless children is being resolved by the Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Ministry. Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah said the issue stemmed from various factors. “Among them, the mothers of their children are...
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Folk with no identity document, citizenship still eligible for vaccine

BINTULU: Individuals with no identification, or citizenship, documentation are also eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, says Bintulu health...
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