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Cabotage exemption reinstatement will hasten Malaysia’s vision to be tech-driven nation

KUALA LUMPUR: The reinstatement of cabotage policy exemption for submarine cable repair vessels will accelerate Malaysia’s progression towards becoming a digitally-enabled and technology-driven high-income nation by 2030, said the American Malaysian Chamber of Commerce (Amcham). Chief executive officer Siobhan Das...

PM wants MOE to expedite national education digitalisation programme

MUAR: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin wants the Education Ministry (MOE) to expedite the national education digitalisation programme to enable more students to have access to high quality education. He said the Covid-19 pandemic which hit the country since...

RM300 Pemerkasa subsidy for households to buy smartphones

KUALA LUMPUR: To reduce the digital gap, the government has enhanced by RM300 the subsidy for buying smart phones for B40 households with school-going children under the Prihatin Network Programme, said Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. The prime minister said the...

MCMC to provide satellite broadband services at 839 locations

KUALA LUMPUR: The Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is inviting qualified and interested licensees to carry out installation work and provide satellite broadband services in 839 locations in the country. In a statement today, the locations are in Johor, Kelantan,...

cHeart application for public to seek medical advice, consultation online

KUANTAN: The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia has launched an e-medical application named cHEART under its Community Internet Centres (PIK) to enable the public to seek medical advice or schedule follow-up consultations online. Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said the application...

Digi launches upgraded postpaid plan

KUALA LUMPUR: Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd has unveiled an upgraded Digi Postpaid plan to help more Malaysians bounce back to recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. Chief marketing officer Praveen Rajan said the new plan continues to deliver more simplicity and...

Address lack of Internet connectivity

KUCHING: The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia (MCMC) was told to address the lack of Internet connectivity in Sarawak’s rural areas thoroughly. Hulu Rajang MP Datuk Wilson Ugak Kumbong said if the Ministry was not able to supply Internet...

‘Exercise self-discipline’

KUCHING: Young people have been advised to exercise self-discipline when it comes to the usage of mobile phones and other electronic gadgets. Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau said parents are worried about their children being too engrossed until they do...

Telcos working hard to boost connectivity in current surge

KUALA LUMPUR: Telecommunications companies and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are working hard to reduce the strain that residential connections are experiencing, which was caused by the surge in internet demand from households due to the movement control order (MCO). The Malaysian...

‘Not all students can benefit from online teaching’

KUALA LUMPUR: The closure of schools and institutions of higher learning during the movement control order (MCO) period has presented new challenges to educators in ensuring continuity of the teaching and learning process. While online teaching and learning is not new in this country,...
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4,113 new Covid cases, 34 deaths nationwide today

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 4,113 new Covid-19 cases were reported today, a slight drop from the 4,855 infections...
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