KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): GFM Services Bhd’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Global Facilities Management Sdn Bhd’s contract with Iskandar Education Enterprise Sdn Bhd as an integrated facilities management services provider has been extended for another two years, from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2023.
PUTRAJAYA (April 6): A total of 20 Covid-19 clusters were detected in the education sector from March 20 until Sunday, with the highest number of infections coming from the Paloh Rambai cluster in Kelantan.
TASEK GELUGOR (April 3): The Ministry of Education (MoE) will close schools with Covid-19 cases if the infections force a large number of teachers to be quarantined and affect the efficiency of school operations.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 4): Six university hospitals have been entrusted to serve as Vaccine Administration Centres (VACs) to assist the government in implementing the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK), Minister of Higher Education Datuk Seri Dr Noraini Ahmad (pictured) said.
PETALING JAYA (Feb 22): The Education Ministry (MOE) is in talks with the Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry (MOSTI) to include teachers in the first phase of the Covid-19 Immunisation Programme seeing that schools will be opening next month.
BANGI (Feb 18): The Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) has given assurance that no one from the six categories of students who are allowed to return to their campuses starting March 1 will be ordered to go home upon arrival at their respective universities.
PUTRAJAYA (Jan 23): The Education Ministry (MOE) will not postpone major examinations, scheduled to begin in February, but will arrange separate sessions for candidates who test positive for Covid-19 or are under mandatory quarantine.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 11): Former education minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid (pictured), who is now chairman of Tenaga Nasional Bhd, has again denied that he took a hefty bribe in exchange for awarding a RM1.
KLANG (Aug 7): Property developer Mitraland Group welcomed Orbix Education Group (a subsidiary of Abric Bhd) to set up its third international school at Pier8 @ Gravit8 in Kota Bayuemas, Klang, come January 2021.