Friday, October 30, 2020
Leaders did not address the elephant in the room but focused on the dilemma of supporting next week's budget.

That’s freedom to them, says Dr M on Twitter censorship

The former PM says his comments were taken out of context.

French expert who studied Dr M explains his Twitter post

Sophie Lemiere also criticises Anwar Ibrahim's response to the crisis in France as 'pseudo-intellectual'.

Survival of the fittest as hiring picks up again

Evolution this time will see those able to adapt to new pandemic norms getting ahead.

Column

Covid-19 in Malaysia
30,090
Total confirmed cases
Updated on Oct 30, 2020 4:45 PM 4:45 pm
10,087
Total active cases
Updated on Oct 30, 2020 4:45 PM 4:45 pm
19,757
Total recovered
Updated on Oct 30, 2020 4:45 PM 4:45 pm
246
Total deaths
Updated on Oct 30, 2020 4:45 PM 4:45 pm

#Covid-19

WHO in Europe says virus lockdowns should be ‘last-resort’

Downsides to national lockdowns include poor mental health, increases in domestic violence and damage to the economy, WHO warns.

France, Germany head towards lockdown as virus surges in Europe

France and Germany are now taking bold steps to shut down social life in the face of spiking infections across the continent.

New cases dip to 649, zero deaths

Total confirmed infections cross 30,000 mark.

News
Latest

Twitter deletes Dr M’s post on Muslims killing French

Twitter says Mahathir's comments 'violated policy regarding glorification of violence'.

France on emergency footing after knifeman kills 3 at church

French anti-terror prosecutors are handling the inquiry into charges related to a 'terrorist murder'.

Melbourne enjoying return to life after 111-day lockdown

Many restaurants are already fully booked a month in advance although office blocks remain empty.

How to conduct pandemic polls? Senior officials tongue-tied in meeting with PM

No clear solution proposed on how to conduct impending election in Sarawak.

801 new cases, death toll up by 8

573 more patients discharged.

Sungai Pelek rep detained over social media post

Ronnie Liu is being investigated under the Sedition Act and the Communications and Multimedia Act.

Editor's Pick

PKR’s pro-Anwar faction threatens to derail budget despite royal call

There is fear of a move towards 'reconciliation' which could neutralise and split the opposition following the boost to Muhyiddin Yassin's government from Sunday's royal endorsement.

Virus chaos in schools brings golden opportunity for private tutors

Demand for private tuition is strong as parents worry about children sitting for major examinations this year.

Pendedahan: Kisah di sebalik surat Zahid kepada Agong

Mesyuarat panas, pemimpin Umno terkejut dengan permintaan presiden agar memecat pemimpin partinya daripada Kabinet.

Out There Now

NZ votes to back euthanasia

Early figures show a decisive 65.2% of voters support euthanasia, with 33.8% against.

3 more Indian politicians killed in another Kashmir attack

The attackers fired at a car the three were using in the southern Kashmir Valley.

Giant US supermarket chain hides guns and ammo as sales explode

Walmart says it has done this due to the current unrest in the country.

Berita
Terkini

Itulah kebebasan bagi mereka, kata Dr Mahathir selepas Twitter memadam tulisannya

Twitter memadamkan komen Mahathir selepas pemerintah Perancis membantah petikan tulisannya.

Pendaftaran Pejuang masih dalam semakan, kata RoS

Pendaftaran Pejuang belum diluluskan selepas lebih dua bulan permohonan bertulis dan secara dalam talian dikemukakan kepada RoS.

Pakar dari Perancis jelaskan maksud kenyataan Dr Mahathir

Sophie Lemiere turut menyelar respons Anwar Ibrahim terhadap isu di Perancis sebagai ‘kurang cerdik’.

PM tinjau persiapan penghantaran bantuan ke Sabah

Antara barangan yang dibawa termasuk pelitup muka, peralatan perlindungan diri (PPE), pelindung muka, baju penutup badan.

Mesyuarat PH ‘senyap’ tentang rancangan Anwar-Zahid-Najib

Tiada siapa yang membangkitkan mengenai isu itu tetapi fokus kepada dilema untuk menyokong belanjawan bulan depan.

Multimedia

Ex-drug hub goes green with community veggie plot

Flat Colombia in Taman Keramat, just a few minutes' drive from the iconic Kuala Lumpur Twin Towers, has a dark past. It was once a hub of illicit drug activities but today, its thriving community garden is the pride of residents. The 'rehabilitation' was thanks to help from a commercial bank which allowed for the use of a plot of land.

A journalist’s bout with Covid-19

Azrul Affandi Sobry, a journalist struck as he was on the line of duty covering the recent state election in Sabah admits that it wasn't entirely unexpected as the nature of the job entails jostling with others in order to land the story and also confesses that he could have done more to prevent it from happening.

A session with the bone-setting master

Chris Leong aka 'Sifu Chris' specialises in treating those struggling with aches and pains through the use of a method known as 'tit tar'.

Opinion
opinion

Bug out, litterbugs

Littering on roads and highways especially could cause damage to other vehicles or even give rise to accidents as drivers swerve to avoid the garbage.

Enough with self-serving politicians

Hopefully, these politicians will take heed of the Agong's call for them to suspend their politicking and not to derail the 2021 budget in Parliament.

Happily ever after for sexual minorities

We have become accustomed to tragic stories of sexual minorities, but it is also true that they can sometimes simply be happy if they are accepted.

Give me liberty, and death too?

Today's royal command is the next best thing to a state of emergency to stop our disruptive politicians.

Why an emergency declaration is the only way to stop more Covid-19 spikes

No practical solution has been offered so far to overcoming the major reason for the spike in cases we see today: the holding of elections.

Wacana

Kebuntuan politik salah rakyat atau ahli politik?

Jangan sesekali menggunakan rakyat dalam segala isu, walhal bukan semuanya adalah salah rakyat.

Monsieur Tang

Janji dan berjanji. C’est la vie – inilah hidup.

Bagaimana jika lelaki hamil?

Siri-siri XY ini adalah berdasarkan kisah benar.

Jangan kata Agong tak adil

Bukan sahaja cadangan ketua pembangkang ditolak, hatta cadangan perdana menteri pun ditolak.

Berikan saya kebebasan, dan juga kematian?

Titah Agong hari ini merupakan perkara terbaik daripada pelaksanaan darurat untuk menghentikan gangguan daripada ahli politik kita