Friday, July 30, 2021

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Agong’s signature not essential for revocation of ordinances, says former top judge

Gopal Sri Ram cites a precedent set in a landmark constitutional case six decades ago showing that ultimate authority lies with the Cabinet.

All constitutional procedures followed, Putrajaya explains move to repeal emergency

Muhyiddin Yassin emphasises the importance of acting in accordance with the law in carrying out his duties.

Govt still has majority support, says DPM as Zahid, Anwar step up ‘derhaka’ calls

Anwar Ibrahim meanwhile slams Ismail Sabri, saying as a 'son of Pahang' he should be mindful not to commit 'treachery' against the Agong.

Health experts pan calls by PH reps for ivermectin to treat Covid-19

They recommend waiting for authentic information obtained through clinical studies on the matter.

Hungary anti-graft body describes ventilators deal as ‘hotbed of abuse’

This comes as a Malaysian businessman defends his part of the huge contract as being 'above board'.

Vaccine passports, aye or nay?

As Putrajaya mulls relaxing restrictions for those who have been fully immunised, experts weigh in on the pros and cons of depending on proof of vaccination for greater domestic flexibility.

New teachers from mass recruitment drive need to be equipped, say educationists

One says there is 'no room to train them' while another says pre-service training could be an option as not many have been prepared for the pandemic-season online learning methods.

Sarawak’s floating mosque struggles to stay above Covid wave

Initially touted as a main tourist attraction, it is now struggling to continue fulfilling its various duties to the community as financial problems persist.

Covid strikes MPs, Parliament staff ahead of special sitting

Many who tested positive were also close contacts.

Two months and counting for migrant workers unable to work

They have cut down their meals to one a day, waiting for the time when they can go back to work.

Artists plead for show to go on during lockdown

They say art is a cultural asset and that exhibitions should be allowed to continue as there is no telling when the pandemic will end.

Putrajaya announces extensions, benefits for contract doctors, promising comprehensive plan on the way

PM Muhyiddin Yassin says the government remains committed to ensuring that the welfare and career paths of contract officers are given due attention.

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