KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 12): Face-to-face schooling sessions for educational institutions under the Ministry of Education (MoE) in areas placed under the Movement Control Order (MCO) will only involve students sitting for major local examinations in 2020 and 2021, as well as equivalent international examinations.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Schools are responsible for providing personal protective equipment such as face masks and hand sanitisers, which are for students and teachers’ use, Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said.
PETALING JAYA (June 18): The Covid-19 standard operating procedure (SOP) preventive measures for preschools and kindergartens will be very hard to maintain over long periods, Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy told FMT today.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 15): The Education ministry inspect schools at random to measure the “efficacy” of the standard operating procedures (SOPs) to keep the Covid-19 at bay when some of them reopen on June 24, reported Berita Harian during an interview with Education Minister Mohd Radzi Md Jidin.
PETALING JAYA (April 9): The Education Ministry will not reopen schools immediately right after the Movement Control Order (MCO) period ends, without considering students' safety first, Deputy Education Minister Senator Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon told Sinchew Daily.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): The judge in Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor’s graft trial reminded the latter’s lawyer today that a former government official currently testifying in the case is not the accused person, after the lawyer asked the witness if he had pulled strings to obtain payment for a project.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 11): Former education secretary-general Datuk Seri Alias Ahmad said Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor had asked him to speed up the signing of Jepak Holdings Sdn Bhd’s contract for the solar hybrid power project so that progress payments to the company could be released.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 11): Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak, when he was prime minister and finance minister, helped to clear way for Jepak Holdings Sdn Bhd to obtain interim and advance payments of over RM190 million from the Ministry of Finance (MoF).
KUALA LUMPUR (March 9): A former education ministry official told the Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor graft trial today that Jepak Holdings Sdn Bhd was required to give feedback over its proposal to implement a solar hybrid project for rural schools in Sarawak.