Monday, August 2, 2021

Emergency Ordinance

Mayor agrees to increase in fine for violating MCO

KUCHING: The increase in fine for those who breach the movement control order (MCO) regulations is good, however, it goes down to the effectiveness of the enforcement and cooperation from the public, said Kuching City South Council (MBKS) mayor...

Fair enforcement of SOPs needed

KUCHING: The only adequate deterrent for people to obey and to not violate the required standard operating procedures (SOPs) during the movement control order (MCO) is with frequent and fair enforcement of SOPs, said Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin...

New cases dip below 2,000 marks

KUALA LUMPUR: Since the enforcement of the Emergency Ordinance on Jan 11, the number of daily new Covid-19 infections in the country dipped below 2,000 for the first time today (Feb 25), with 1,924 cases reported.  Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah...

So, GE15 can now be held?

Reconvening of Parliament during emergency KUCHING: With the Parliament being allowed to reconvene amidst the Emergency, it means that the general election can be held too, said Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri James Jemut Masing. “The possible reconvening of Parliament during...

Heavier fines for MCO violators from March 11

KUCHING: Any individual found violating the movement control order (MCO) will soon be slapped with a fine of up to RM10,000.   Any company guilty of the same offence is liable to a maximum fine of up to RM50,000, a...

Federal minister urged to discuss with state on Act 446

KUCHING: Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan has been asked to discuss the implementation of the amended Workers' Minimum Standards of Housing and Amenities Act 1990 (Act 446) with the state government. Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri...

Legislature not suspended during emergency

KUCHING: The Parliament was not suspended in the first place, said Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar. “The Yang di-Pertuan Agong has stated it clearly that Parliament can sit during this emergency. The provision of...

Use Emergency Ordinance responsibly

KUCHING: The federal government has been urged to use the Emergency Ordinance (EO) responsibly, and not as a means to bully or twist the arm of the private healthcare sector in order to use its resources. Malaysian Medical Association (MMA)...
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Illegal online gambling call centre shut down

KUCHING: An online gambling call centre, which was operating out of a double-storey terrace house in Jalan Airport here,...
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