On Thursday, we learnt the second Movement Control Order (MCO) for all states – except Sarawak – would end on Feb 4. Chances are it will continue beyond Chinese New Year.
Parent Action Group for Education (PAGE) president Datin Noor Azimah Abdul Rahim says the Education Ministry should consider moving core subjects to English as it will open up the learning channels for our children – especially when lessons are carried out online.
Parent Action Group for Education (PAGE) president Datin Noor Azimah Abdul Rahim says had teachers embraced digital learning much earlier, they would not be struggling to teach online today.
Malaysian F&B Operators Alliance welcomes the decision to extend business hours until 10pm but is concerned with the extension of the Movement Control Order in six states and three federal territories.
Cameron Highlands Indian Farmers Association secretary V. Paneselvam says the increase in prices of vegetables is unavoidable due to several issues that have also left farmers in the lurch. Meanwhile, Pakatan Harapan has proposed three names of representatives who will sit in the independent special committee that will advise the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on the emergency.
Not knowing when the Movement Control Order will end, the National Union of the Teaching Profession says digital training for teachers is crucial to ensure students get the best.
Parliament should convene as more details on emergency are required, says Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. Meanwhile, Pasir Salak MP Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman tests positive for Covid-19 while Selangor government rolls out RM73.8mil stimulus package to address pandemic-related challenges.
Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob announces all states, except Sarawak will come under the Movement Control Order from Friday.
Harimau Malaya to conduct quarantine-based training ahead of 2022 World Cup/2023 Asian Cup second round qualifiers.
Ex-teacher A. Velurajan says children who missed out on classes since March 2020 need remedial classes. He suggests that the Education Ministry rope in former teachers for the task while parents should voice out and brainstorm with the ministry.
Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announces Perlindungan Ekonomi dan Rakyat Malaysia (Permai) assistance package worth RM15 billion but there is hardly anything new.
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While this Movement Control Order is slightly relaxed than last year’s edition, one would have thought the authorities would be more prepared with the rules. Yet, confusion still reigns.