Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Dewan Rakyat

New date for tabling of MA63 bill

PUTRAJAYA: The Cabinet has decided to set another date for the tabling of the bill to amend several provisions in the Federal Constitution relating to Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63), said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri Dr...

RMAF to tighten handling of weapons following shooting incident in Sarawak

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) will improve and tighten the standard operating procedure (SOP) of managing and handling weapons following the incident of four RMAF personnel being killed in a shooting incident at their camp in...

Govt offers incentives for electric vehicles

KUALA LUMPUR: 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 development of EV ecosystems such as charging facilities. Minister of International...

Heterologous vaccination method recommended for booster dose

KUALA LUMPUR: A recommendation has been made to the government to proceed with the heterologous vaccination plan or the use of a vaccine different from the original vaccine received by an individual, through the administration of booster doses starting...

Azalina calls for special court for sexual crimes against children

KUALA LUMPUR: The government should immediately set up a special court for sexual crimes against children in every state to protect the children who had fallen victim to such crimes, Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said (BN-Pengerang) said. She said the...

Finance Ministry tables proposed amendment for Temporary Measures Bill

KUALA LUMPUR: The Finance Ministry (MOF) has tabled the Temporary Measures for Government Financing (Amendment) Act 2021 for the first reading in the Dewan Rakyat today. Tabled by Deputy Finance Minister Mohd Shahar Abdullah, the Bill aims to increase...

Efforts to enhance socioeconomic development in Sabah, Sarawak to be intensified

KUALA LUMPUR: The socioeconomic development of Sabah and Sarawak will continue to be given priority under the 12th Malaysia Plan 2021-2025, in line with the federal government’s commitment to solving the issues relating to the demands of the two...

PH’s unfulfilled promises: Nanta ticks off Dr Yii

KUCHING: Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi has castigated Democratic Action Party (DAP) Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii for stirring up the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) issue. He said promises to return the state...

KKMM committed to ensuring high-speed internet access nationwide

KUALA LUMPUR: The Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM) is committed to ensuring high-speed internet access is available nationwide, especially in Sabah and Sarawak, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Its minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa said it was through a...

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...
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Immediate transfer for unvaxxed teachers

SEMARIANG: Immediate disciplinary action will be taken against teachers who continue to refuse Covid-19 vaccinations before Nov 1. “They will...
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