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ANM in the News Archive January 01 - 10,  2020

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January 10, 2021

New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Jan 10 2021 @ 12:00

Remember your oath to defend the Constitution? Time to seek audience with Agong, PKR MP tells Muhyiddin after losing majority support

Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is obliged to seek an audience with the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to inform the Ruler that he no longer commands the majority in the Dewan Rakyat, PKR lawmaker Hassan Karim said today. |Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Jan 09 2021 @ 13:00

Nazri warns of mass Umno exodus from PN

Padang Rengas MP says departures could result in Muhyiddin, who is Bersatu president, having to meet with the Yang diPertuan Agung|Read more >TheVibes

January 09, 2021

New Malaysia | New initiatives | Jan 09 2021 @ 18:00

See potholes? Report to DBKL on WhatsApp

The public can now make a complaint or channel any information on any road damage in the capital to Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) over WhatsApp.|Read more >| NST

 

New Malaysia | Govt: MCMC | Jan 09 2021 @ 15:00

MCMC: Fines up to RM500,000 for using unauthorised mobile signal boosters and repeaters

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has reported an increase in complaints with regards to interference from the usage of Cellular Booster or Repeaters (CBR).|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | Viewpoints | Jan 09 2021 @ 13:00

Kedah MB doesn’t understand climate change, says former minister

Xavier Jayakumar says deforestation will only worsen the ongoing floods in Peninsular Malaysia|Read more >TheVibes

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January 09, 2021

New Malaysia | Covid-19 | Jan 09 2021 @ 12:00

Periodic Commuting Arrangement Scheme expansion to include Malaysian workers holding Singapore PR from Jan 11

Malaysian citizens holding permanent resident (PR) status who are working in Singapore are now eligible to apply for the Periodic Commuting Arrangement (PCA) Scheme, according to the High Commission of Malaysia in Singapore.|Read more >Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Govt: MoT | Jan 09 2021 @ 08:00

Transport Ministry did not cancel Penang Govt infrastructure projects

The Transport Ministry (MOT) did not cancel three infrastructural projects which the Penang government wanted to implement as claimed.|Read more >SunDaily

January 08, 2021

New Malaysia | Covid-19 | Jan 08 2021 @ 20:00

NPRA gives conditional registration for Pfizer vaccine for use in M'sia

The Health Ministry's National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) has given conditional registration for the Covid-19 vaccine developed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer.|Read more >| NST

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19 | Jan 08 2021 @ 18:00

Covid-19: PM to make special announcement on Monday - Ismail Sabri

 Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin will make a special announcement on Monday regarding the action to be taken by the government to deal with the recent spike in Covid-19 cases.|Read more >SunDaily

New Malaysia | Govt: State | Jan 08 2021 @ 16:00

Penang will keep ferry service going if PPC hands over fleet, exco says

Zairil Khir Johari says state govt respects residents’ sentiments|Read more >TheVibes

New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Jan 08 2021 @ 16:00

Umno says no political cooperation with DAP, PKR

Umno has always been consistent in its stance against any political cooperation with DAP and PKR.|Read more >| NST

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January 08, 2021

New Malaysia | Govt: SOCSO | Jan 08 2021 @ 14:00

Socso sets up task force to look into claims by contributors infected with Covid-19

The Social Security Organisation (Socso) has set up a special task force to investigate claims under the Socso Employment Injury Scheme for Covid-19 to expedite payments to those involved.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | New initiatives | Jan 08 2021 @ 16:00

MOSTI launches Malaysia Grand Challenge, supported by 5 funds

The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) has launched the Malaysia Grand Challenge (MGC)|Read more >SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Scandal: Prasana graft | Jan 08 2021 @ 09:00

Not first case of breach of fiduciary duties – Terence Fernandez

Are directors, through their inaction, complicit in Prasarana’s failings? MoF said to revamp board with bigwig appointments|Read more >TheVibes

 

January 07, 2021

New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Jan 07 2021 @ 19:00

Signature campaign to reinstate 4 infrastructure projects for Penang

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will appeal against the decision of the Registrar of Society (RoS) rejecting his application to register the party Parti Pejuang Tanah Air (Pejuang).|Read more >| NST

New Malaysia | Govt: State | Jan 07 2021 @ 17:00

Dr M: Pejuang will appeal as soon as possible

Penang DAP today launched a mass signature campaign, demanding the federal government reinstate four infrastructure projects it cancelled over the past year.|Read more >| NST

 

New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Jan 07 2021 @ 10:00

The wedge between 2 titans

Umno grassroots leaders feel they can do better independently without pandering to Bersatu, say analysts|Read more >SunDaily

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January 07, 2021

New Malaysia | Projects: HSR | Jan 07 2021 @ 09:00

M’sians working in S’pore devastated by HSR cancellation

Rail link could have been socio-economic catalyst for both nations, solved many connectivity problems, they say|Read more >TheVibes

New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Jan 07 2021 @ 08:00

Bersatu to continue with PN agenda without Umno

Party will maintain ties with other PN allies, says info chief|Read more >TheVibes

New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Jan 07 2021 @ 08:00

Analysts: Umno’s clear rejection of Bersatu has shot to pieces Perikatan’s long-term viability

Perikatan Nasional’s (PN) long-term viability as a political coalition is in tatters as its ally Umno openly rejects cooperating with Bersatu in any shape or form for the upcoming general elections, according to political observers.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Jan 07 2021 @ 00:00

Umno to push for GE before end of first quarter 2021

Umno will raise a motion to sever ties with Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) in the 15th General Election (GE15), during its annual general assembly on Jan 31.|Read more >NST

January 06, 2021

New Malaysia | Govt assistance | Jan 06 2021 @ 21:00

EPF approves 2.5 mln applications for i-Sinar involving RM19.62 bln

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has approved 2.5 million out of 3.88 million applications for i-Sinar under Category 1, involving withdrawals totalling RM19.62 billion as at Jan 4, 2021.|Read more >SunDaily

New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Jan 06 2021 @ 17:00

Now, Annuar says Umno snubbed Muafakat Nasional registration on Zahid’s orders

Tan Sri Annuar Musa today blamed Umno president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi for the continued failure to formalise the Muafakat Nasional (MN) political coalition with PAS.|Read more >Malaymail

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January 06, 2021

New Malaysia | Covid-19 | Jan 06 2021 @ 16:00

Saravanan: Employers must pay for Covid-19 screening tests for employees

Employers must pay for all immunisation-related (vaccination) expenses, including Covid-19 screening tests for their employees, in accordance with Section 24J (f) Workers' Minimum Standards of Housing and Amenities Act 1990 (Act 446).|Read more >NST

New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Jan 06 2021 @ 15:00

I’ll quit as foreign minister if Umno orders it: Hisham

Party, however, should not make decisions based on emotions, short-term goals, says Sembrong chief|Read more >TheVibes

 

New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Jan 06 2021 @ 15:00

Annuar claims Umno planning to form new govt with DAP

Former Barisan Nasional secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa has claimed that Umno was currently preparing to work with DAP to form a new government.|Read more >NST

New Malaysia | New initiatives | Jan 06 2021 @ 14:00

Kelantan targets planting of 3 million trees a year

Kelantan is aiming to plant three million trees a year under the "100 Million Tree-Planting Campaign 2020-2025".|Read more >NST

 

New Malaysia | Projects: ECRL | Jan 06 2021 @ 14:00

RM10 billion worth of ERCL works to be awarded to local contractors, suppliers

Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRLSB) and China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC) have agreed for the latter to appoint local sub-contractors and suppliers for at least 40 per cent of the civil works of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project worth nearly RM10 billion.|Read more >SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Jan 06 2021 @ 14:00

Some Umno hidden hands support Anwar’s bid to topple govt: Annuar

Party negotiations involving DAP ongoing, known as the Formation of a New Political Alignment, says Ketereh MP|Read more >TheVibes

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New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Jan 06 2021 @ 12:00

Annuar Musa’s divergent views caused unease in Umno, says party info chief

Umno information chief Shahril Hamdan has admitted that many party members were unhappy with Tan Sri Annuar Musa whose views strayed from theirs.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | New initiatives | Jan 06 2021 @ 11:00

Tracking system for padi seeds

The Agriculture and Food Industries Ministry, via the National Farmers’ Organisation (Nafas), has introduced a tracking system known as TrekBPS, for the supply of padi seeds approved by the government.|Read more >SunDaily

New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Jan 06 2021 @ 11:00

Umno info chief says party in favour of snap GE15, but decision not in its hands alone

Umno information chief Shahril Hamdan said yesterday that while the party can politically push for the 15th general election (GE15) to be called soon, the decision does not fall in its hands alone.|Read more >Malaymail

January 05, 2021

New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Jan 05 2021 @ 19:00

MPs dismiss Umno's demands to hold snap polls as selfish

Umno's demands to hold snap polls amid the raging pandemic has been described as wicked and selfish ambition for power.|Read more >NST

 

New Malaysia | Covid-19: Vaccine | Jan 05 2021 @ 18:00

Malaysians can register soon via MySejahtera for Covid-19 vaccine

Malaysians who wish to get the Covid-19 vaccine will soon be able to register themselves through the MySejahtera application.|Read more >SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Jan 05 2021 @ 17:00

Umno won’t work with DAP or PKR, says Khairy

Umno’s Khairy Jamaluddin emphatically said that there will be no cooperation between his party and DAP or PKR amid speculations that the parties may team up to take down the Bersatu-led federal government.|Read more >Malaymail

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January 05, 2021

New Malaysia | Political Crisis | Jan 05 2021 @ 17:00

Ahmad Maslan confirms appointment as BN sec-gen but insists Annuar Musa wasn’t sacked

Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan today confirmed that he has replaced Tan Sri Annuar Musa as Barisan Nasional (BN) secretary-general.|Read more >Malaymail

New Malaysia | Covid-19: Vaccine | Jan 05 2021 @ 17:00

PAC satisfied with govt clarification on vaccine procurement

The Public Accounts Committee is satisfied with the clarification given by government representatives on the use and procurement of Covid-19 vaccines.|Read more >NST

New Malaysia | Govt assistance | Jan 05 2021 @ 16:00

Penang looking to include kindergartens in childcare scheme

Plan aims to alleviate burden of B40 working parents, increase women’s participation in workforce|Read more >TheVibes

New Malaysia | Projects: HSR