Tag: emergency

What alternatives to lockdowns are there?

Kuala Lampur, Nov. 25 -- I'm no virology expert but it's clear to me (and about millions of others) that the on-going conditional movement control order (CMCO) hasn't done much (if at all) to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the Klang Valley. The numbers...

Arthritis drug can reduce mortality rate in Covid-19 patients by 71%: Study

India, Nov. 15 -- With almost a year since the coronavirus (Covid-19) disease was declared a pandemic, the viral disease continues to wreak havoc across the world. There is still very less we know about the disease and the researchers are working day and...

Rapid KL staff steps in as midwife to deliver baby boy at Puchong Prima LRT station

PETALING JAYA, Nov. 9 -- A Rapid KL staff member doubled up as a midwife to help a woman who was experiencing labour pains. The incident took place yesterday at 6.30pm at the Puchong Prima LRT station on the Sri Petaling line. Rapid KL employee Shahira...

Analysts: Budget 2021 with added bonus of putting Perikatan in good light

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 7 -- While Budget 2021 is a necessary rescue package that will soften the impact Covid-19 has had on the country's economy, it will also give Perikatan Nasional (PN) a political boost among voters, analysts have suggested. The Budget, which was tabled...

Prepare for next pandemic now, WHO urges world leaders

India -- The World Health Organisation (WHO) has asked world leaders to prepare for the next pandemic during its 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA) which was held virtually. In its press release, the international body said, "We must prepare for the next pandemic now. We've...

Despite ‘backdoor govt’ label, survey shows 53pc Malaysians see Perikatan as country’s saviour, says Emir Research

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 3 -- A research found that despite the label of a "backdoor government", 55 per cent of Malaysians think the formation of the Perikatan Nasional (PN) government has been the country's saviour. Emir Research said that a study conducted recently showed only...

Guan Eng: No Unity Budget if Perikatan rejects Pakatan’s fiscal measures to save jobs, economy

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 2 -- There will not be a Unity Budget if the Perikatan Nasional (PN) administration rejects the fiscal measures suggested by Pakatan Harapan (PH) to save jobs and the economy, cautioned DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng. In a statement today, Lim listed...

Muhyiddin toys with emergency ahead of Budget

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says declaring a state emergency is the only way to stop any elections in the country. This came ahead of the Parliament seating today and the tabling of the Budget 2021 by the Perikatan Nasional government. This will be Muhyiddin's first budget...

Amid ‘unity govt’ talk, sources confirm Dr M met with Ku Li, minister Zulkifli, Mat Sabu this week

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 29 -- Photographs of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's recent meetings with different political and government leaders have surfaced online, with sources confirming that those photos are authentic. Today, a fan club of Dr Mahathir shared on its Facebook page the three different...

Anwar willing to work with politicians who are against corruption

Anwar Ibrahim, the leader of the Keadilan opposition party, says he is willing to work with politicians who desire a system free of corruption and abuse of power. "We are willing to work with politicians who desire a system free of corruption and abuse of...