Malaysia real-time news

Special SOP for Chini by-election a benchmark for future elections: EC (source — 30/05/2020 10:45:32

PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission (EC) regards the Chini state by-election, to be held on July 4 , as a benchmark for it to hold other by-elections, as well as a general election, during a pandemic s...

Call to put politics aside and focus on fighting Covid-19 (source — 30/05/2020 10:05:27

GEORGE TOWN: Politics should take a back seat for now, so that the country can focus on fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, several politicians have told theSun.Former PKR deputy secretary-general S. Rave...

Residential electricity usage soars 23% during MCO: Minister (source — 30/05/2020 07:04:50

KUALA LUMPUR: Electricity usage by residential users in Peninsular Malaysia soared 23% during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period compared to a decrease of 33% in the overall use, according to the...

Malaysia set for recovery in 2021 with most employees back at work: Tengku Zafrul (source — 30/05/2020 05:05:53

KUALA LUMPUR: In line with the reopening of the economy which saw nearly 70 per cent of the workforce returning to work in various sectors, Malaysia has the capacity that is set to spur an economic re...

Malaysian medical students in Indonesia apply for exit exam exemption (source — 30/05/2020 04:09:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian medical students in Indonesia are applying to the Indonesian government to consider their exemption from sitting the Medical Profession Program Student Competency Test (UKMPPD)...

Rina Harun denies quitting Bersatu (source — 30/05/2020 03:45:00

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Rina Harun (pix) yesterday denied claims she will be leaving Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu), reiterating that she is the party’s women’s chief.Rina, who is also Wom...

PM conveys Kaamatan Festival, Gawai Day greetings (source — 30/05/2020 02:45:19

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin yesterday conveyed his Kaamatan Festival and Gawai Day greetings to the people of Sabah and Sarawak.He hoped that the festivals would serve as a c...

Mahathir says he still holds position of Bersatu party chairman (source — 29/05/2020 16:32:55

PETALING JAYA: I am still the Bersatu (Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia - PPBM) chairman and we want to sack the party’s president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yasin through the proper channels, Tun Dr Mahathir Mo...

MCO administative control measure at Jalan Pudu ends tonight (source — 29/05/2020 16:16:40

KUALA LUMPUR: The Movement Control Order (MCO) implemented under administrative control in areas around Jalan Pudu here, will end tonight, Kuala Lumpur police chief Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim said.With t...

Chini: Number of people allowed at nomination centre will probably be limited, says EC (source — 29/05/2020 16:12:18

PUTRAJAYA: Setting the maximum number of people allowed to be at the nomination centre and the new normal in the election campaign are among the standard operating procedures (SOP) expected to be intr...

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