Have a blessed and joyous Hari Raya Aidilfitri from all of us at Twentytwo13.
Malaysians welcome Hari Raya Aidilfitri tomorrow, but for the second consecutive year, there’s no respite for the resolute frontliners at the Covid-19 Integrated Quarantine and Treatment Centre (PKRC) 2.0 in Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS).
There are only 734 beds in intensive care units in the country, of which more than 500 are currently occupied due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
World Health Organisation (WHO) representative in Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore Dr Lo Ying-ru Jacqueline said the latest Movement Control Order (MCO) is the right move to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the country.
The Movement Control Order (MCO) will be enforced nationwide but the economy will remain open as Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin urges the public to be more disciplined and adhere to the SOPs.
Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad urges the public to follow the standard operating procedures (SOPs), adding the Covid-19 situation now is getting more pressing with the emergence of new variants.
The government and Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) will face a lengthy and tedious process if the former intends to allow a new player to manage the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport in Subang, Selangor. It includes getting approval of MAHB’s board of directors and its international investors for the government-linked company to deviate from their operating agreement.
Top criminologist Datuk P. Sundramoorthy is urging the government to get serious about addressing corruption, especially within the public service, as it has become an epidemic and will soon damage government departments if real solutions are not taken.
If you think you’re reading something similar, you are right. The standard operating procedures (SOPs) continue to leave many confused as to what is going on.
Criminologist Datuk P. Sundramoorthy said new IGP Datuk Seri Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani cannot ignore work done by former IGP Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador and must do all he can to raise the professional image of the Royal Malaysia Police.
Schools in Selangor to shut tomorrow as six districts will be placed under the movement control order. Ramadan bazaars in MCO areas will end, starting Saturday. Also in our news round-up today, KL to be placed under MCO starting Friday while Khairy Jamaluddin says slow Covid-19 vaccine supply may disrupt the nation’s immunisation programme.
It will be another quiet Hari Raya Aidilfitri, especially for the six districts in Selangor that will be placed under the movement control order starting Thursday.
Diving star Cheong Jun Hoong qualifies for the Olympics in the women’s individual 10m platform event. Also in our news round-up, the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission will not investigate claims of political interference in the police while Disney+ will be available in Malaysia soon.