Comprising 40 domestic transmissions and 12 imported cases.
Of the 20 new infections, 17 were local transmissions, while three were imported.
MACC arrests ex-Armed Forces officer, company director over claims linked to RM800m Sarawak road project
The investigation, according to the source, involves the implementation of 10 state roads in Sarawak under the Ministry of Defence to connect several small towns in Sarawak, including Miri, Kapit, Ba’kelalan, Limbang and Belaga.
Datuk Rizal Mansor (file picture), the prosecution's 21st witness, was asked by Senior Deputy Public Prosecutor Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram whether he had struck any deal or arrangement with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to have his own graft charges dropped by giving false evidence against Rosmah. To this, Rizal said, “Never.”
Former aide Datuk Rizal Mansor: The team [was] managed by me and was tasked with scrutinising social media content that gave a negative impression on her. The team [was] tasked with fending off and refuting slander or accusations made against Rosmah.
Giving an insight into how the Prime Minister's Office worked and the influence that she possessed, Datuk Rizal Mansor, 46, (pictured) who is the prosecution's 21st witness, said he was entrusted by Rosmah to collect funds or contributions given to her as the prime minister's wife.
Rosmah asked for higher contribution from Jepak to fund big political spending, says ex-special aide
“The political situation at that time required a lot of money and I saw Datin Seri Rosmah spend a lot on personal and political affairs, such as paying bloggers and cybertroopers, to defend her image and reputation,” the witness testified.
Lawrence Tee, the prosecution's 20th witness, said he was asked by Rosmah's aide Datuk Rizal Mansor to prepare the agreement in 2016. Although reluctant, Tee said he went ahead with it because Rizal said "Mam" wanted him to do so.
AMCHAM urges Putrajaya to reconsider entry ban on foreign citizens, warns of severe impact on major investors
"The ban will affect, amongst others, expatriates with valid work permits in Malaysia such as Employment Passes and Professional Visitor Passes. Within our membership, these categories would severely impact the immediate operations of some of the country's largest investors.”
UOA attributed the lower revenue largely to lower progressive recognition in the current quarter due to the Covid-19 pandemic that halted the construction progress during the MCO and conditional MCO period.