It is understood there are plans to get the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to revoke several emergency ordinances before the Dewan Rakyat special sitting tomorrow – despite the King’s past decree that the state of emergency and ordinances must be discussed and debated in Parliament.
As many spend most of their time at home due to the Covid-19 pandemic, smart home gadgets will make your stay at home safer and comfortable. In Young Voices this week, 14-year-old Aidan Kwong shares some cool tools that will put a smile on your face.
With several positive cases recorded among Parliament staff following a swab test last week, and the number of Covid-19 cases continuing to surge, those working and accompanying their MPs to the august House admit feeling uneasy, and hope the timing and meetings are kept to a minimum.
There should be no compromise or sympathy shown to the police station chief and his three colleagues who were arrested earlier this week for having an alcohol-fuelled wild party inside a police station in the Kajang district, complete with women, booze and ketum juice.
A complete lockdown and strict standard operating procedures (SOPs) did not stop the team at UiTM Shah Alam from completing their mission of producing a fresh take on a traditional design for the Malaysian contingent’s attire that was donned during the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics yesterday.
It has been an extraordinary start to Tokyo 2020, with little attention paid towards the Summer Games, compared to previous editions. A podium finish by the national athletes in Japan will surely put a smile on the faces of Malaysians – albeit temporarily.
The Tokyo Olympics officially began yesterday. Following our national athletes’ exploits can help ease our lockdown blues and hopefully, one of them can come back with the elusive gold medal.
The years of sacrifice, blood, sweat and tears would all come to nought if an athlete does not start at the Olympics. Merely showing up at the showpiece event, or even coming on as a substitute, is not enough to be bestowed the ultimate recognition of being an Olympian, writes Devinder Singh.
While it may be prestigious, university deans and directors are often bogged down with meetings and paperwork, leaving them with little time to explore ideas for the academic excellence of a school, writes Professor Emeritus Datuk Dr Mohamed Ghouse Nasuruddin.
Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye says Bukit Aman’s Integrity and Standards Compliance Department must take firm action against a police station chief involved in a ‘wild party’ after he tested positive for ganja.
Penang-born and raised Khoo Hooi Hye was in Paris for the 1924 Olympics as a member of a four-man delegation – all tennis players – representing China. That may make him the first Malayan to appear at the Summer Games, three decades before the country sent a contingent to Melbourne in 1956.
While our vaccination rate is praiseworthy and commendable, the same cannot be said of our testing rate. A two-pronged approach is crucial and necessary if we want to win this war against the invisible virus.
A criminologist urges the police to come down hard on the bad apples in the force, after a station chief and some of his men were caught in a wild party at a police station in the Kajang district, yesterday.