Women make up 72 per cent of new e-commerce entrepreneurs while rural areas are not left out with a 13.3 per cent penetration rate, primarily driven by younger women looking for income in Covid-19 era.
Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob says the Batu Sapi by-election will go on as scheduled on Dec 5 as the government does not have the authority to cancel or postpone the voting date as it is under the jurisdiction of the Election Commission.
As far as the rakyat is concerned, it was just another day of “wayang” and “sandiwara” as they continue to wonder what lies ahead – health-wise and financially.
Former Penang Free School student Boo Soon Yew and friends help to feed security personnel and families in Penang Remand Prison quarters who are under the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO).
Laughter is certainly the best medicine as Malaysian humour shines amid the darkness and rising Covid-19 cases which have more than doubled in three weeks.
Criminologist Assoc Prof Datuk Dr P. Sundramoorthy questions the standard operating procedures on the release and re-arrest of detainees by one law enforcement agency to another following escape of Macau scam main suspect from Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission headquarters last week.
Child rights advocate Daphne Iking was distraught about the hardship faced by her fellow Sabahans. She started two crowdfunding initiatives to help marginalised families and to raise funds for medical supplies.
The Attorney-General’s Chambers decided there will be “No Further Action” against Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali following his Covid-19 breach as he was not given a form. Will the authorities now investigate the Health Ministry over the issue?
Fatigue may have set in for a majority of the population who play soldiers in battle against an unseen enemy, but will our politicians give in and put their personal differences aside for a short while in the interest of the nation?
National hockey coaches A. Arul Selvaraj, Mohd Amin Rahim and Wallace Tan are under self-isolation after coming with contact with a person under investigation (PUI), whose housemate has Covid-19. The National Sports Institute dietician, however, has tested negative for the virus and the trio will resume their daily activities soon.
Former Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum and friends raised nearly RM300,000, enough to buy one mobile isolation chamber and 20 units of powered air purifying respirators.
Twentytwo13 executive editor Graig Nunis is feeling paranoid as there was a Covid-19 case in his apartment block.
Taiping Municipal Council president Khairul Amir Mohamad Zubir shares with Twentytwo13 the local council’s plans, timeline and what traders and visitors can expect once conservation and upgrading work are completed at the town’s iconic wet market, better known as Siang Malam.