Monday, May 10, 2021

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Down to 3,733 new cases, Selangor still over 1,000

26 deaths take virus toll to 1,683.

Concerns raised over long-term debt for B40 homebuyers

Industry players say long-term loans could heap financial pressure on these buyers and end up as multi-generational burdens.

State of emergency helps keep us from going India’s way, says Noor Hisham

The health DG says pre-emptive action is needed in the fight against Covid-19.

New cases top 4,500

4,519 new cases, 25 deaths.

Putrajaya releases list of 150 premises considered as Covid-19 hotspots

Malls and shops in KL and Selangor dominate the list, with the public urged to put off plans to visit them.

For Umno’s Ahmad Maslan, party boss Zahid a ‘victim of injustice’

He says Zahid has been unfairly treated since Dr Mahathir Mohamad's first term in power.

With UPSR gone, tuition centres look to chart new path

While some say it is too early to predict their fate, others acknowledge a need to re-evaluate their approach to the extra classes which have long been a mainstay of students preparing for exams.

Most youths don’t care about politics, politicians, survey finds

A majority believe politicians don't care about 'people like them' while still more say politics is 'complicated'.

New cases shoot past 4,000

1,424 cases in Selangor, 750 in Sarawak.

Govt urged to open up other vaccine brands after good response to AstraZeneca

The Association of Private Hospitals Malaysia says this could help economic frontliners as well as those who require the vaccine for international travel.

In Sarawak, calls for leadership by example as cases surge ahead of Raya, Gawai celebrations

From community leaders to authorities at the top level, constant enforcement is needed especially given the strong emphasis on cultural activities which play a role in spreading the infection.

Hundreds of Covid-positive people, close contacts visited bazaars and malls in KL, says FT ministry

Federal Territories Minister Annuar Musa says some shopping malls were visited by 700 people categorised as close contacts.

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