The European Championship isn’t about 22 men chasing after a ball – but the connection it has with the billions of fans worldwide. And the memories leave a lasting impression, decades on.
Getting the population vaccinated against Covid-19 is far from smooth, but we must still get it done. Among the other items in this week’s ‘The MCO Diaries’ are a sad milestone in Covid-19 fatalities, chicken recipes and a Father’s Day song by Connie Francis.
Multiple shots have been fired, yet Malaysia Athletics Federation (MAF) officials tasked with safeguarding the national athletes and the athletics scene seem to be stuck at the starting blocks and comfortable being placed in such an awkward position.
Malaysians quarantined at local hotels hope authorities will make their stay there less traumatic after dismal service by health and Civil Defence Force personnel there during their confinement.
Government will ‘follow up, based on the Federal Constitution and nation’s laws’, following Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s decree that Parliament be opened immediately and for a strong and stable government.
In detailed Regeneration Plan handed to Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin last Friday, Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) lists jet operations and existing market segments between KL International Airport and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport in Subang as factors that will erode KLIA as global aviation hub.
The People’s Volunteer Corps’ (Rela) ‘sign-ups without consent’ fiasco has opened a Pandora’s box on how a government registration system could have been misused by Rela members to climb up the ranks.
The Yang di-Pertuan Agong has made it clear – there must be a stable government and Parliament must reconvene as soon as possible.
Sources say it’s best for government to call for an open tender after Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) latest to submit 80-page plan to Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin over ways to manage Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport in Subang, Selangor.
Tunku Ismail Ibrahim made Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) a much-feared team in the region, but it must be noted that his time as Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) president saw failures on the field. It remains to be seen if the national body will cave in to his request of managing the national team.
Quarantine centres in Sabah, and Terengganu especially, are in need of some good upkeep. If the powers-that-be have no money to clean them up, get those infected with Covid-19 to stay home instead, writes Muhammad Yunus Zakariah.
Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin says under four-phase Covid-19 National Recovery Plan, government projects normalcy by year-end. Also in Twentytwo13’s news highlights today, experts to present findings to Malay rulers tomorrow, and Malaysia approves Pfizer shots for ages 12 and above.
People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela) fails to explain how personal details of Malaysians got into its registry and if any party made claims on behalf of those who didn’t even realise they were members. Instead, Rela denies it had been automatically registering Malaysians without their knowledge or consent.