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Punjab govt school teachers the only 2 from India selected for online Malaysian training workshop

Indian Express 22 Jun 2021
DAYS AFTER Punjab emerged at the top of the Centre’s Performance Grading Index (PGI), two government school teachers have brought laurels to the state with their selection for the online Malaysian Technical Cooperation Program for ‘Digital tools to develop basic English language Proficiency,’ being organised by the Malaysian government.

Malaysia arrests over 300 immigrants in overnight raid

La Prensa Latina 21 Jun 2021
Kuala Lumpur, Jun 21 (EFE).- Malaysian authorities arrested ... In November last year, worker dormitories of Malaysian rubber glove maker Top Glove in the same state of Selangor were put into lockdown due to an outbreak of Covid-19, which affected nearly 15,000 staff and residents.

COVID: MRCS wants the homeless in JB vaccinated

Malaysian National News Agency 21 Jun 2021
JOHOR BAHRU, June 20 -- The Malaysian Red Crescent Society (MRCS) has applied to the state government last week regarding ...

Singapore may accept MySejahtera as vaccination passport soon

The Star 21 Jun 2021
PETALING JAYA. Singapore may become the first foreign country to recognise the MySejahtera application as Malaysia’s “vaccination passport” in order to allow fully-vaccinated Malaysians to enter the island state. Read full story ... .

'Tip of a much larger iceberg': Report reveals more evidence of forced-labour goods imported to Canada

Canada Dot Com 21 Jun 2021
... goods possibly made with forced labour are entering Canada from China and elsewhere, despite being banned in the United States.

Final Exxon AGM tally lifts ex-MetLife chairman to board

Reuters 21 Jun 2021
The tally was released more than three weeks after a vote that gave tiny hedge fund Engine No. 1 a quarter of the seats on the Exxon board. read more ... 1 criticized ... 1 ... Former International Business Machines Corp Chief Executive Samuel Palmisano and former Malaysian state oil company chief Wan Zulkiflee also lost their seats, the final vote count showed.

FREYR and Alussa Energy Presents the FREYR Battery Board of Directors Ahead of Listing on ...

The Marshall News Messenger 21 Jun 2021
Torstein Dale Sjøtveit, FREYR, is the Executive Chairman and Founder of FREYR and has held various prior executive management positions including, CEO of Malaysian State-owned utility company Sarawak Energy Berhad and as Executive Vice President with Norsk Hydro ASA responsible for the company’s global upstream aluminum business.

Ex-AIADMK minister M Manikandan arrested for allegedly raping Malaysian woman: Report

Hindustan Times 20 Jun 2021
AIADMK’s M Manikandan met the actor, a Malaysian national, in 2017, and they stayed and travelled together in Delhi and Chennai, according to the complaint ... According to the prosecution's complaints, the then state minister had offered to marry the Malaysian actor after divorcing his wife.

China's Saudi oil imports plunge 21%

Reuters 20 Jun 2021
That is a possible sign that Iranian oil shipments were slowing further from peaks early this year amid talks between Tehran and world powers to revive the nuclear deal the United States exited in 2018 ... Venezuela oil, however, had slipped into China, passed on as Malaysian bitumen blend after transshipments in Malaysian waters, analysts said.

Heated debate in Malaysia on when Parliament should reconvene

Straits Times 18 Jun 2021
Opposition members of Parliament have warned of a constitutional crisis if the government fails to reconvene federal and state legislatures as the Malay rulers had urged following a special meeting at Istana Negara to discuss the Covid-19 pandemic ... He cited Article 55(1) of the federal constitution, which states.

HM4P, a two-week humanitarian mission to extend aid to Palestinians

Malaysian National News Agency 18 Jun 2021
"The two-week mission is aimed at stating the solidarity of Malaysians and UMNO with the Palestinians in Gaza and the West ...

COVID-19 Weekly Round-up: Daily New Cases Stay Below 6,000, Recovery Rate Nearly 90 Percent

Malaysian National News Agency 18 Jun 2021
The Gran Stumbin cluster in Sri Aman, Sarawak, is among the biggest community clusters reported in the state ... Boxes of personal protective equipment donated to Malaysian frontliners by the United States Embassy in Kuala Lumpur ... The state with the second-highest number of new cases yesterday was Negeri Sembilan with 1,086 cases.

Asian Insider: Vaccines and opening up of economies | Malaysia's royal caucus

Straits Times 17 Jun 2021
The Malaysian King and his fellow Malay rulers have met to discuss the pandemic and political situation ... After a flurry of audiences with political leaders, the Malaysian King met the other eight state monarchs on Wednesday to discuss the Covid-19 and political crises.

COVID-19: Malaysia’s royals meet over emergency

Taipei Times 16 Jun 2021
Malaysia’s royal leaders were to meet yesterday amid growing public anger over the Malaysian government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic during a state of emergency that has left democracy suspended for a year ... Malaysia’s move to declare a state of emergency was the first in more than half a century.

A timely royal meeting for Malaysia: The Star contributor

Straits Times 16 Jun 2021
Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi related to the King that his party wanted Parliament to be convened and the state of Emergency not to be continued after Aug 1 ... And on Wednesday, Malaysians' ... They will also discuss whether to extend the state of Emergency," he said.