While our vaccination rate is praiseworthy and commendable, the same cannot be said of our testing rate. A two-pronged approach is crucial and necessary if we want to win this war against the invisible virus.
Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican hopes Malaysians will give 100 per cent support to national athletes competing at Tokyo Olympics after announcing a three-medal target for them. Also in our news highlights today, Malaysia records 10,972 new Covid-19 cases and new SOPs for fully vaccinated individuals will be revealed after Hari Raya Aidil Adha.
A Malaysian who tested positive for Covid-19 after returning from work abroad says health personnel based at quarantine hotels should provide adequate information to Covid-19 patients, instead of leaving them in a quandary.
In Young Voices this week, 12-year-old Eshana Devadass expresses, through her poem, how Covid-19 has impacted us and our freedom.
Working from home can be fun and productive, but nothing beats interacting with colleagues.
The Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) ends in Selangor today. Here’s a reminder of what Selangor folks can, and cannot do during Phase 1 of the National Recovery Plan.
Waiting for a loved one to get vaccinated can be boring, but N. Vipularatnam puts his time to good use by stretching his legs and enjoying the sunshine.
Two local companies team up to introduce an initiative that will allow fully vaccinated tourists to visit Langkawi. Also in Twentytwo13’s news highlights today, Malaysia records 13,215 Covid-19 cases today and an MP urges government to quickly vaccinate delivery riders and e-hailing drivers.
Chief Statistician Malaysia Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Uzir Mahidin said the mean monthly salaries and wages declined to RM2,933 in 2020 after recording over RM3,000 for two consecutive years.
Federal Territories Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa is fined RM2,000 following recent visit to former prime minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi’s home. Also, in Twentytwo13’s news highlights today, ‘Spanish fly’ gaffe lands Dr Adham Baba in ‘warm’ water again.
In Young Voices this week, Trix Tong, 13, wishes she can once again carry her schoolbag, walk into her school, and be greeted by the laughter of her friends.
It is now mandatory for all employees in the manufacturing sector in Selangor to undergo RTK Antigen swab tests twice a week during the Enhanced Movement Control Order period. Also in our news highlights today, DAP’s Lim Kit Siang calls for setting up of coalition government to fight Covid-19.
Being a volunteer at a vaccination centre means long hours on your feet, but the joy expressed by those vaccinated makes it all worthwhile, writes Twentytwo13’s Graig Nunis.