Govt drafting Temporary Measures Bill

KUALA LUMPUR (June 30): The government is in the process of drafting a “Temporary Measures Bill” to mitigate the social and economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, said Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali (pictured) today.

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Deferment of KL-Singapore HSR project extended to Dec 31, 2020

KUALA LUMPUR (May 31): The Malaysian and Singaporean governments have agreed to resume discussions on the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) infrastructure project in the near future, said Senior Minister cum International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali (pictured).

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MTUC sec-gen shocked by Azmin using Socso to pay for screenings

KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): MTUC secretary-general J Solomon has come out swinging against Azmin Ali's announcement that Socso funds would be used pay for the mandatory Covid-19 screening of employees who are allowed to operate during the movement control order (MCO), Malaysiakini reported today.

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SDs are irrelevant at this point, says Anwar

KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 26): PKR President Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim contends that the statutory declarations (SDs) signed by multiple members of parliament (MPs) purportedly to support Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as prime minister are no longer relevant as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong will only consider the nominated individual conveyed personally by MPs during separate meetings with them at the Istana Negara.

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