MEASAT Global Bhd will provide satellite broadband services for free under its Corporate Social Responsibility programme to frontline Malaysian Armed Forces personnel stationed at selected remote border checkpoints across Malaysia.
The attention over the past two weeks has been on flood relief and rehabilitation efforts for thousands of displaced flood victims. This must continue, even as Malaysians brace for a second wave.
2021 will go down in history as the year Malaysian authorities failed its citizens. It’s time to go back to the drawing board, including re-evaluating the status of our armed forces as the first line of defence during disasters like floods.
The Covid-19 pandemic and the emergence of new variants is a wake-up call for a better public-private healthcare partnership, including the setting up of a national health insurance scheme, says a Malaysian Armed Forces public health and disaster management expert.