Now not the time for a crackdown on migrants, immigration boss told
Activist says enforcement exercises during a public health crisis will further aggravate the situation and endanger the lives of many.
Now what, educationists ask as UPSR exits the scene after 30 years
They say the education ministry must provide clear communication to address the concerns raised by parents and teachers about the way forward without the Standard Six exam.
Toe the line or lose it all, health experts warn on park ‘loophole’ in SOPs
While many are taking advantage of the freedom for individual exercise to meet up with others, health experts say this could lead to a complete ban on outdoor activities.
Fewer buses going all through town leave waiting commuters tapping their feet
The pandemic's effect on public transport has made it even more difficult for those without their own cars to get around.
Rural B40 families left in the dark as tech-savvy townies shop, pay their bills online and more
Even poor people have to go online in Covid times, experts say, so surely somebody should make computers cheaper and rural internet access more reliable.
Be on your guard, health experts tell youth as age of Covid-19 patients dips
While there is no direct link yet between virus variants and the rise in infections among the youth, they say compliance with SOPs is critical.
Smartphones can be a blessing or curse in lockdown Raya
Modern phones are supremely useful tools but too much of a good thing can harm physical, social, and psychological well-being, warn experts.
Don’t go over the top, designers urged in fashioning traditional outfits
They are all for creativity but say some things should not be changed.
Takeaway prices bite but there’s nothing for it, say restaurant groups
The increase in cost of raw ingredients coupled with other expenses make it impossible for them to shave down prices any further.
NGO calls for action over Jelebu prison abuse
Sebaran Kasih says the police and prison officers must know the limits of their power.
Cons outweigh the pros, health officials say on legalising pot for medical purposes
They say the psychoactive effect of marijuana is one of the top concerns in the move to maintain the ban.
Letting private hospitals procure vaccines could speed up herd immunity, group says
Malaysia currently ranks fourth in Asean for Covid-19 inoculation, behind Singapore, Cambodia, and Indonesia.