Thursday, January 21, 2021

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Umno’s ‘icons of shame’ still in control despite lessons of 2018, say party veteran, analyst

A bigger defeat could lie ahead if Umno fails to embrace promised reforms, they warn.

Nora Anne’s family to file for revision of misadventure ruling

The family's lawyer says the application for revision will be filed at the Seremban High Court as soon as possible.

11 more deaths as new cases top 4,000 again

4,008 new cases, 2,374 recoveries.

Anwar says PH will join emergency bipartisan body

He says three names have been given to the authorities, after initial threats to boycott the committee.

‘It was my private beach’: Nazri’s wife denies breaking quarantine after hubby tests positive

A video of her at the beach wearing the pink wristband signifying home quarantine had gone viral on social media.

Thousands start school – at home – but problems persist

Lack of devices and internet access are some of the biggest setbacks to the implementation of online learning.

Umno election chief Tajuddin down with virus, too

He is currently under home quarantine as he has not experienced any symptoms.

Rights group warns against targeting LGBT after spectre of heavier punishments

Lawyers for Liberty urges the government to follow the example of other Muslim-majority countries that have recognised the rights of the transgender community.

Govt files WTO complaint over EU palm oil restrictions

Malaysia charges that the EU had imposed restrictive measures on the use of palm oil that violate international trade agreements.

A special court to expedite politicians’ graft trials?

A senior lawyer says the emergency period is the right time to establish such a court, while another says any move towards this end would be bound by the constitution.

Deputy speaker rejects call for parliamentary session on emergency

She says it is unlikely that the Agong will call for a parliamentary sitting or cancel the emergency.

MCO everywhere but Sarawak from Jan 22

The MCO in Kedah, Perak, Pahang, Terengganu, Perlis and Negeri Sembilan will run for two weeks until Feb 4.

Other News

Umno’s ‘icons of shame’ still in control despite lessons of 2018, say party veteran, analyst

A bigger defeat could lie ahead if Umno fails to embrace promised reforms, they warn.

‘Ikon cercaan’ masih kawal Umno walaupun tersungkur pada 2018, kata veteran, penganalisis

Ini adalah sesuatu yang tidak wajar berlaku dan rakyat akan terus gelak dengan ikon-ikon tersebut.

Kerajaan sibuk memerangi Covid-19, pembangkang tetap berpolitik

Pantang ada peluang, perkara yang bermanfaat pun dimanipulasi sebagai 'senjata' untuk membangkitkan rasa curiga rakyat.

School closures still ‘last resort’ despite virus variants, says WHO

School closure should be implemented as a last resort, be temporary and only at a local level in areas with intense transmission, WHO says.

Perbicaraan kes jenayah berkepentingan awam akan diteruskan semasa PKP, kata ketua hakim

Semua perbicaraan dan prosiding jenayah di seluruh negara akan bersambung pada 27 Januari.