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.
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.
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.
A source who held a ranking position in Rela say the uniformed body knew about involuntary signs up 10 years ago, but no action was taken. He warned the authorisation cards can be misused during the lockdown.
Syarifuddin ‘Damok’ Azman dedicates stunning win in FIM CEV Moto3 Junior World Championship to Malaysia. Also, in Twentytwo13’s news highlights today, Malaysian-born journalist Edmund Yong wins Pulitzer Prize and confusion cleared after police say only three areas in Kampung Sungai Penchala, Kuala Lumpur are under Enhanced Movement Control Order.
Coordinating Minister for the Covid-19 National Immunisation Programme, Khairy Jamaluddin says those who submit a request to MySejahtera helpdesk to change their vaccination venue will be given new appointments at a nearby centre “as soon as possible”.
Political uncertainty and the war against Covid-19 in the last 15 months have broken the hearts and spirits of Malaysians. Will there be good news for Malaysia following the meeting between Malay rulers on June 16?