Kuala Lumpur Education Department director Zainal Abas admits children have been rather inactive throughout the Covid-19 pandemic as he hopes the Malaysia Schools Sports Council (MSSM) meet will eventually be held in September.
In conjunction with World Consumer Rights Day, Federation of Malaysian Consumers Association (Fomca) secretary-general Datuk Paul Selvaraj says more advocacy and education are required to push for policy changes and consumer empowerment to address plastic pollution.
PLUS corporate, community and public engagement head Syed Mohammed Idid Syed Ahmad Idid says having Covid-19 was the worst thing to ever happen to him and is glad the vaccine is available in the country.
National Press Club of Malaysia president Datuk Ahirudin Attan says latest law on fake news regarding Covid-19 is regressive and open to abuse.
In a bid to strengthen Umno’s position in the Malaysian political landscape, will Datuk Seri Najib Razak and Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi accept radical changes which include the party president not being prime minister and the formation of a council that will scrutinise the leader of the government?
Those who flout standard operating procedures (SOPs) may face fines of up to RM10,000 starting today. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador explains that the spirit of the increase in fines is to show that Malaysia’s battle against Covid-19 is not over.
Senior lawyer Datuk Seri Jahaberdeen Mohamed Yunoos says the Kuala Lumpur High Court’s decision to allow non-Muslims to use the word Allah is consistent with Article 11 (1) of the Federal Constitution which states every citizen is free to practise and profess a religion of their choice.
Criminologist Assoc Prof Datuk Dr P. Sundramoorthy doubts an Independent Police Conduct Commission will be set up anytime soon in Malaysia given that Parliament is not in session and a general election is looming.
Government further relaxes rules by allowing tourism bubble with strict conditions. Also, bands can start playing in hotels from tomorrow while live events can take place.
Pop Meals to open eight dine-in outlets by the end of next month with plans of a presence in the region. The quick-service food brand also pays tribute to journalists by pledging funds to National Press Club’s Journalist Welfare Fund.
Zainal Abas speaks about his new role as Kuala Lumpur Education Department director while paying tribute to teachers who go the extra mile in making schools fun and safe.
The government’s aim of expanding work from home arrangement for the public and private sectors will only work if employers draw up an effective strategy for their workers, says leadership coach Faridah Hameed.
The responsibility of ensuring schools are safe in the Covid-19 era does not lie with teachers alone. Parents too play a big part.