Coaches must be given priority to accompany athletes to major competitions, especially for something as big as the Olympics.
Hockey icon William Fidelis’ funeral on Wednesday was a quiet affair as the Covid-19 pandemic meant many could not turn up to say goodbye.
Malaysia Athletics Federation president Datuk S.M. Muthu downplays recent spat between national discus thrower Irfan Shamsuddin and general manager Anthony Samy, insisting there’s “no problem” between the two.
“Attractive” RM3,000 prize money for song to end state of emergency shows how certain quarters continue to devalue and disrespect the arts and creative industries in Malaysia.
Sabah politician Phillip Among claimed trial to five charges of outraging the modesty of two women, 24 hours after Permatang Pasir state assemblyman Muhammad Faiz Fadzil claimed trial at the Shah Alam magistrate’s court for outraging the modesty of a woman in a car.
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad believes the setting up of a National Operations Council is the way forward, but doubts Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin will suggest this to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong ahead of a meeting among Malay rulers on June 16.
No one is safe from this virus, no matter your social or economic position. If one segment of this community is affected, the rest will eventually succumb to it, too, writes Professor Emeritus Datuk Dr Mohamed Ghouse Nasuruddin.
Istana Negara reveals Malay rulers will meet on June 16. This announcement confirms Twentytwo13’s report, published last Friday, regarding such a meeting among the Sultans. All eyes will now be on the summit, which is said to be vital, given the state of affairs in Malaysia.
Selangor will receive Covid-19 vaccines in phases by end of June as part of its Selangor Covid-19 Vaccination Programme, with priority given to the elderly and factory workers. Also, in Twentytwo13’s new highlights today, Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman slapped with RM1,500 compound, and RM8.6 million worth of drugs seized in Pasir Mas.
Our civil service promotion system is seriously flawed and much needs to be done to repair the damage, writes Universiti Sains Malaysia honorary associate professor (criminology) Datuk Dr. P. Sundramoorthy.
Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah says Selangor has a population of 6.5 million and is shocked to hear that only some 615,000 doses had been given to the state. Also, in Twentytwo13’s news highlights, LRT crash report to be presented to Cabinet tomorrow, and government agencies to go cashless next year.
Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s meeting with leaders from various political parties from June 9-11 could possibly be a prelude to Agong’s meeting with Malay Rulers regarding future of Malaysia.
Only 12,887 out of 150,000 laptops promised have been distributed to students from B40 households to date as schools resume online learning next week.