Time to remove masking rule, say experts

ANY ruling still in place on the wearing of masks should be removed altogether, said former deputy health minister Dr Lee Boon Chye. He told The Malaysian Insight the fear of contracting Covid-19 has gone and most people now no longer wear masks.

Muda considers working with Khairy in state elections

KHAIRY Jamaluddin has a large youth following and Muda is looking forward to working with him if he should decide to contest in the coming state polls, the party’s secretary-general said.  Amir Hariri Abd Hadi said that even if the former health minister started his own party, they were willing to discuss matters with him. 

Muda to up game on social media as state polls near

MUDA will ramp up its presence on social media to woo Undi18 voters as the youth party prepares to do battle in six state elections. Its secretary-general Amir Hariri Abd Hadi said the party has stepped up engagement with young people after the November general election.

Disney lays off 7,000 as streaming subscribers decline

ENTERTAINMENT giant Disney said yesterday it was laying off 7,000 employees, in CEO Bob Iger’s first major decision since he was asked back to lead the company late last year.  The layoffs follow similar moves by the US tech giants that have laid off thousands of workers as the economy sours and companies dial back […]

PMQ pilot test to start next week

KUALA LUMPUR: There will be a Prime Minister’s Question and Answer (PMQ) session in the Dewan Rakyat at the First Meeting of the Second Session of the 15th Parl­iament, which starts on Feb 13.Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Johari Abdul said the PMQ session would be carried out as a pilot test every Tuesday. Read full […]

KJ: Vaccine order properly done during pandemic

PETALING JAYA: The Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) probe on Covid-19 vaccine procurement found that all acquisitions were approved by Putrajaya, says former Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. Read full story

Seven killed in Genting van crash

GENTING HIGHLANDS: The co-driver of a tourist van which crashed here succumbed to his injuries, raising the death toll to seven, said Pahang police chief Comm Datuk Seri Ramli Mohamed Yoosuf. Read full story

For Parliament’s attention

PUTRAJAYA: The procurement of Covid-19 vaccines and why it did not go through due process will be brought to the attention of Parliament in the coming session next Monday. Read full story

Keeping up with the times

KUALA LUMPUR: Higher education leaders need to have a sound business sense in order to keep their institutions relevant with the current financial outlook and market volatility, says Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah. Read full story