Tuesday, January 26, 2021
3,585 new cases, 4,076 recoveries with 280 in ICU.

South Korean giant announces first overseas plant in Malaysia in another major pandemic-season investment

The Sabah plant will cater to the increasing global demand for copper foil which is crucial for electric vehicle batteries.

DAP leader hits out at Noor Hisham over ‘personal preferences’, ‘blind spots’

Liew Chin Tong criticises the DG for cautioning against the use of rapid test kits, adding that the government has 'practically abandoned' contact tracing as well.

Putrajaya on alert after cyberattack threat

A group calling itself 'Anonymous Malaysia' has threatened to carry out cyberattacks on government websites and online assets, saying authorities are ignoring data security.

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Covid-19 in Malaysia
190,434
Total confirmed cases
Updated on Jan 26, 2021 10:59 PM 10:59 pm
40,574
Total active cases
Updated on Jan 26, 2021 10:59 PM 10:59 pm
149,160
Total recovered
Updated on Jan 26, 2021 10:59 PM 10:59 pm
700
Total deaths
Updated on Jan 26, 2021 10:59 PM 10:59 pm

#Covid-19

Indonesia passes one million Covid-19 cases

There are reports of patients being unable to access ICUs and isolation rooms due to high demand – a shortage underscored by an East Java city's move to outfit a train carriage to accommodate the sick.

Philippine president tells kids to stay home and watch TV

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has reimposed a ban on children aged 10 to 14 leaving home, a move which others say could hamper economic recovery.

Tiger euthanised in Covid-19 outbreak at Swedish zoo

Three gorillas at a California zoo are recovering from the virus in what experts believe is the first known case of transmission to primates.

News
Latest

Anwar challenges PM over suspension of parliament

Lawyer Ramkarpal Singh says they are challenging the advice of the PM for the king to suspend parliament, not the emergency itself.

Najib’s bid to disqualify Sri Ram to resume tomorrow

All hearings of criminal cases initially scheduled for Jan 13 to 26 initially postponed due to the movement control order will resume tomorrow.

Terengganu has highest infectivity rate in the country, says health DG

Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah shares an infographic showing that Terengganu's R-naught value as of Jan 25 was 1.36 while the Rt for the entire nation is 1.04.

Cities outside KL see better property demand in 2020

The subsale property demand in these cities shows a positive trend, attributed in part to the change in lifestyle brought about by Covid-19.

Mydin boss tells why he’s no believer in online shopping

Ameer Ali Mydin says only 'two multinational suppliers' benefit from e-commerce.

Unity govt a recipe for massive disunity, warns prominent thinker

Chandra Muzaffar says recent experience shows that such a proposal would not be feasible due to the existence of politicians obsessed with power.

Editor's Pick

‘Silent’ Zahid challenged to issue SD to show commitment to ‘no Anwar’ rule

His secret letter to the palace last year still hovers over calls for him to quit as president.

Buat SD ikrar tidak kerjasama dengan Anwar, DAP, pemimpin bahagian cabar Zahid

Sebagai presiden Zahid seharusnya tidak membelakangkan keputusan yang sudah diputuskan majlis kerja tertinggi (MKT) parti.

Shift online brings cash flow problems for small food businesses in Sarawak

Simple things like delivery services can jeopardise their already shrinking revenue.

Out There Now

‘No skin to skin contact’: Indian court overturns sex assault verdict on minor’s groping

Since the accused groped the 12-year-old without removing her clothes, the offence cannot be termed sexual assault.

Thousands of Australians defy virus rules to mark ‘Invasion Day’

The celebration of the origins of the modern nation is a time of mourning for indigenous Australians, who have inhabited the land for 65,000 years.

Turkey says no word on sailors taken by pirates off Nigeria

Last year, pirates kidnapped 130 sailors in 22 incidents in the same waters, accounting for all but five merchant seamen seized worldwide.

Berita
Terkini

Pemimpin kanan DAP selar Noor Hisham

Ketua pengarah kesihatan itu didakwa menunjukkan kelemahannya dalam perang melawan Covid-19.

Gantung Parlimen, Anwar cabar PM di mahkamah

Anwar, selaku pemohon memfailkan permohonan itu di Mahkamah Tinggi Kuala Lumpur semalam menerusi Tetuan Karpal Singh & Co.

Pasangan ‘PJJ’ boleh rentas negeri mulai esok, kata menteri

Kerajaan bersetuju memberi kelonggaran itu tetapi pasangan terbabit perlu mendapat kebenaran polis terlebih dahulu.

Kes kematian capai angka 700, 4,076 dilaporkan pulih

Kes aktif dengan kebolehjangkitan pula berjumlah 40,574.

Ancaman serangan siber, Nacsa keluar notis amaran

Tindakan itu diambil berikutan ancaman untuk menggodam laman web kerajaan oleh penggodam ‘Anonymous Malaysia'.

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Melaka’s MCO blues

This historic city is second only to Kuala Lumpur in attracting tourists from across the world, but today it tells the same story of despair due to lockdowns related to Covid-19.
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Warga kota berniaga selepas dibuang kerja akibat Covid-19

Tinjauan dilakukan sekitar Kuala Lumpur mendapati banyak peniaga ambil kesempatan berniaga bagi menampung kehidupan terjejas akibat Covid-19.

The city sleeps again

These sets of pictures taken at seven major roads in Kuala Lumpur show life in the city before and after the movement control order was reinstated this week, bringing back memories of the first lockdown in March 2020.

Opinion
opinion

Asking for some kindness

Sexual minorities are not likely to have a lot of kindness in which to put their hopes any time soon.

Are bad Covid test practices churning out false positive cases?

While only the authorities working together with independent parties and the scientific community can verify these probabilities, so far we have no reason to assume the worst.

Tackling the problem of homelessness

Homelessness might appear to be a complicated issue but people will suffer if nothing is done.

Review needed for Langkawi reclamation project

The priority should not be for huge high-end development that will only benefit a few and keep their pockets happy.

What matters right now

For many, politics is the last thing on their mind as they struggle to put food on the table.

Wacana

Kematian gajah Pygmy Borneo berita amat tragis

Jika tidak dibendung dengan serius, berkemungkinan besar populasi haiwan itu akan pupus.

Membedah pembedah P. Ramlee

Buku itu, laris keras, demikian berusaha mengupas simbol budaya, seraya menafsir hayat P. Ramlee.

Fahami gelandangan serta beri perhatian yang lebih

Tidak semua gelandangan ingin hidup dalam keadaan mereka sekarang.

Masalahnya, ramai yang rasa tidak akan kena Covid-19

Tepuk dada tanya iman, apakah anda terasa diri sendiri susah nak terkena Covid-19?

Biden memikul tanggungjawab mengisi harapan besar dunia pada Amerika

Biden dilihat mempunyai personaliti lemah berbanding presiden-presiden daripada Parti Demokratik yang dahulu iaitu Barack Obama, Bill Clinton dan Jimmy Carter.