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Malaysia: Noraseela first woman president at Malaysian Olympians Association

Malaysia: Noraseela first woman president at Malaysian Olympians Association

KUALA LUMPUR: Former national hurdler Noraseela Mohd Khalid has become the first woman to helm the Malaysian Olympians Association (MOA). The association, in a statement today, announced the historic news, saying that Noraseela was appointed alongside seven others as MOA’s 2020-2022 term office-bearers without voting as their nominations were not challenged, national news agency Bernama […]

International chefs to share Malaysia Queen’s recipes with the world

International chefs to share Malaysia Queen’s recipes with the world

  KUALA LUMPUR: Masters of Malaysian Cuisine (MOMC) will collaborate to cook dishes from the cookbooks published by Malaysia’s Queen, Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah, throughout December. MOMC’s online cooking demonstrations will be broadcast live and feature some of the top Malaysian cuisine experts around the world who first came together during the Covid-19 lockdown to […]

Malaysian PM: Celebrate Deepavali joyously, but adhere to COVID-19 rules

Malaysian PM: Celebrate Deepavali joyously, but adhere to COVID-19 rules

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has wished Hindus in the country a very Happy Deepavali, but stressed that while celebrating the occasion joyously, they should comply with the stipulated standard operating procedure (SOP) since the struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic is continuing. Muhyiddin said Malaysians should respect and appreciate the diversity that exists […]

Budget unity emergency contemplated in Malaysia

Budget unity emergency contemplated in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians are holding their breath as they wait for more developments to unfold in the coming hours regarding the situation in the country amid reports that the state of emergency would be declared. Official news agency Bernama said that was received by Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and that the car was seen […]

Malaysia COVID-19: Jailed and fined for ignoring quarantine order

Malaysia COVID-19: Jailed and fined for ignoring quarantine order

By Mohamad Nasir Yusoff KUALA LUMPUR: A restaurant owner in the state of Kedah in northwest Malaysia has been fined RM12,000 ($2,860) and sentenced to 5 months jail for violating a quarantine order imposed upon his return from Sivagangga, a town in Tamil Nadu, India. The 57-year old restaurant owner violated the quarantine order by […]

Mandatory face mask: Malaysians generally compliant, self-disciplined

Mandatory face mask: Malaysians generally compliant, self-disciplined

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians have generally complied with the government’s directive to wear face masks in crowded public places to help curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to national news agency Bernama, people around the capital seem to have taken the matter seriously, especially in crowded public places, by using their face masks as […]

Malaysia, Singapore agree on gradual re-opening of causeway border

Malaysia, Singapore agree on gradual re-opening of causeway border

JOHOR BAHRU: Malaysia and Singapore have finalised arrangements for long-term pass holders and travellers on essential or official business to cross the border. The foreign ministers of the two countries fine-tuned the details as they met at the midway point of the Johor Causeway and agreed to resume on August 17 cross-border travel that had […]

Facemasks must be worn properly, Health Director-General urges

Facemasks must be worn properly, Health Director-General urges

KUALA LUMPUR: A facemask must be worn properly to be effective in preventing the spread of diseases, Malaysia’s Health Director-General Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah has said. He said the facemask should cover the entire nose up to the chin, while leaving it around the forehead or neck, or having it only cover part of the […]

Malaysia: South China Sea should remain sea of peace and trade

Malaysia: South China Sea should remain sea of peace and trade

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia’s position regarding the South China Sea has been clear and consistent, with views that it should remain a sea of peace and trade, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has said. “Malaysia holds the view that the South China Sea should remain a sea of peace and trade,” he said. “Thus, matters relating to the […]

In second setback this year, Dr Mahathir loses party membership

In second setback this year, Dr Mahathir loses party membership

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been dismissed from Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu), the political party he founded in 2016 A letter signed by the party’s executive secretary Muhammad Suhaimi Yahya said that the party memberships of Dr Mahathir, Bersatu deputy president Mukhriz Mahathir, Bersatu supreme council members Dr Maszlee […]

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