Khoo Kay Kim, true symbol of Malaysia’s unity – Sultan Sharafuddin

File photo of the late Professor Emeritus Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Kim. SHAH ALAM, July 11 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The late Prof Emeritus Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Kim is a true symbol of Malaysia’s spirit of unity, said the Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah. In a statement from the Selangor Palace,…

Govt charters two special flights to deport 367 detained Indian nationals

KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The Malaysian government today chartered two special flights to deport 367 Indian nationals held at various Immigration detention centres nationwide. The Indian High Commission in Malaysia, said in a statement today that the two charter flights were operated by Malaysia Airlines, with one bound for Amritsar and the…

Reopening borders will be final act by govt in war against COVID-19 – Health Minister

PONTIAN, July 11 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Reopening the borders will be the last thing to be implemented by the government in its war against the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure imported cases in the country continue to decrease, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba. He said this would be done because most…

Unique scheme for opposition voice in Singapore parliament

By Massita Ahmad SINGAPORE, July 11 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The People’s Action Party (PAP), which has formed the government since Singapore gained independence in 1965, has a scheme which allows the voice of the opposition to be heard in Parliament. This Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) scheme, introduced 36 years ago, is the…

Border security personnel on the take are traitors – IGP

KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Security forces personnel placed at the country’s borders who conspire with and take bribes from migrant smuggling syndicates are traitors to the country, says Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador. He said such despicable acts by those entrusted to maintain security had…

COVID-19 in Indonesia: 72,347 positive cases, 3,469 deaths

By Mohd Shukri Ishak JAKARTA, July 10 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The number of COVID-19 positive cases in Indonesia has risen to 72,347 including 1,611 new cases recorded within 24 hours. Indonesian government spokesman for COVID-19, Achmad Yurianto said between noon yesterday and noon today, there were 52 more deaths, bringing the cumulative number to…

Govt allocates RM200 mln to increase fresh milk production

KENINGAU, July 10 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The government has allocated RM200 million in an effort to increase fresh milk production in the country, said Deputy Agriculture and Food Industry Minister Datuk Che Abdullah Mat Nawi. According to last year’s statistics, he said the country could only produce 40.6 million litres of fresh milk compared to 68.8 million…

Malaysia Airlines, Japan Airlines enter partnership

KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Malaysia Airlines Bhd and Japan Airlines (JAL) are set to launch a joint business partnership on July 25, 2020 where the two carriers will cooperate commercially on flights between two countries. Through this partnership, MAB and JAL will take on new challenges to further enhance…

Pathologist among six men sentenced to death for murder of DPP Kevin Morais

KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The High Court here Friday sentenced pathologist Colonel Dr R. Kunaseegaran and five men to death after finding them guilty of murdering deputy public prosecutor Anthony Kevin Morais, whose body was found in a barrel filled with concrete five years ago. Judge Azman Abdullah imposed the sentence on Kunaseegaran,…

Inquest on Nora Anne to begin Aug 24

File photo of Franco-Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin with her mother Meabh Quoirin. SEREMBAN, July 10 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The Coroner’s Court  here today set Aug 24 to begin the inquest proceeding on a Franco-Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin who went missing and later found dead during a family holiday at a resort here last year. Coroner Maimoonah…
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