Health ministry mulls taking contract workers as permanent staff without pensions
Health Minister Dr Zaliha Mustafa says this is to deal with the workload that exceeds the capacity of available resources, as well as to reduce the burden of the country's pension scheme.
Ministry mulls committee to study pre-marriage course for non-Muslims
Deputy Minister Aiman Athirah Sabu says the committee will propose suitable programmes to be presented to the Cabinet in the near future.
Cabinet okays new policies on efforts to abolish mandatory death penalty
Minister Azalina Othman Said says the first reading of two new bills will be carried out on March 27.
Education ministry mulls hiring assistants to trim teachers' workload
Deputy minister Lim Hui Ying says seven other measures have been implemented to address the issue.
Nearly 7,000 medical officers, specialists quit health ministry since 2018
More than 1,600 pharmacy officers also left their jobs during the same period.
Education ministry in bid to make secondary school compulsory
At the moment, only primary school is compulsory.
Dewan Negara passes anti-hopping amendments
The Constitutional (Amendment) Bill (No. 3) 2022 had been tabled for a second reading today.
Anti-hopping bill doesn't apply to senators, PM says
Ismail Sabri Yaakob says senators and other stakeholders will be briefed before the amendment is made for members of the Dewan Negara.
Dewan Negara sitting approves motion to extend enforcement of Sosma clause
A total of 24 senators participated in the debate session.
MySejahtera data fully owned by govt, Khairy tells Dewan Negara
He says this was one of the key terms in the non-disclosure agreement between the National Security Council and KPISOFT.
4,471 children reported missing since 2017
Of these, 72 are still missing.
Govt won’t simply open borders, says PM
Ismail Sabri Yaakob says permission for entry will depend on the Covid-19 situation in the travellers' countries of origin.