Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announces Perlindungan Ekonomi dan Rakyat Malaysia (Permai) assistance package worth RM15 billion but there is hardly anything new.
Look at emergency declaration from health perspective and not through political lens, says Universiti Sains Malaysia’s Assoc Prof Dr Azeem Fazwan Ahmad Farouk.
Malaysia declared a state of emergency this morning to stem the spike of Covid-19 cases nationwide. The emergency is effective until Aug 1, 2021. Here’s what it means …
Forty-six prominent physicians, including Datuk Dr Amar Singh HSS, have sent an open letter to Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin proposing 10 urgent and critical actions to prevent Malaysia from slipping into Covid-19 intensive care.
An academician says now is the best time for Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin to call for a general election. This comes after 69 per cent of close to 3,500 Malaysian voters surveyed by Merdeka Centre said they are satisfied with his performance as prime minister.
Universiti Sains Malaysia’s Dr Azeem Fazwan Ahmad Farouk says it is unwise for the present administration to squabble over prime minister’s position due to their wafer-thin majority in Parliament.
It’s nice to shake hands and hug each other to strengthen bonds but some have forgotten that we’re fighting a pandemic. Stop all that and wear your face masks in public or the lockdown may be re-imposed, “warns” Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Prof Datuk Dr Teo Kok Seong tells Twentytwo13 why group of 115 academicians supports Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s administration.
In embracing the ‘new normal’ Twentytwo13 will round up the biggest news items of the day through The News Normal.
While Perikatan Nasional and Pakatan Harapan both claim to have the majority, they can only convince Malaysians by declaring their support publicly. Till then, it’s all a psychological war where, not the Palace, but the average MPs play kingmakers.
A defiant Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad insists he is still Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia chairman and “sacks” working secretary Capt (Rtd) Muhammad Suhaimi Yahya. But secretary-general Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin insists the membership of Dr Mahathir and four others are “automatically nullified”.
Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin may survive the motion of no confidence but will be tested when drawing up Budget 2021 later this year – when unemployment rates are set to soar and economy is depressed because of Covid-19.
Drama or otherwise, the rule of law will determine who wins the top seat in Putrajaya when Parliament resumes, writes senior lawyer Datuk Seri Jahaberdeen Mohamed Yunoos.