Change of leadership on the cards?

PETALING JAYA: The withdrawal of support by two Umno MPs for Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin in January raised the spectre that the Perikatan Nasional administration could fall but the declaration of emergency put this speculation to rest. Now, there are rumblings and murmurs of changes in the corridors of power. Nearly six months since the emergency began on Jan 12, the question over whether Muhyiddin has majority support in Parliament is looming once more. The prospects of a prolonged emergency and delay in reconvening Parliament appear remote. The Malay rulers have made… Read More

PKPD dijangka dilaksana di mukim sekitar Kuala Muda

Alor Setar: Beberapa mukim di Kuala Muda dijangka dikenakan Perintah Kawalan Pergerakan Diperketatkan (PKPD) berikutan peningkatan kes aktif Covid-19 di kawasan berkenaan. Pengerusi Jawatankuasa Kesihatan dan Kerajaan Tempatan negeri, Datuk Dr Mohd Hayati Othman berkata cadangan PKPD di mukim terbabit adalah berdasarkan kajian dan alasan jabatan kesihatan negeri (JKN) kepada Majlis Keselamatan Negara (MKN). “Jadi ia akan diumumkan oleh MKN, saya tak pasti berapa mukim yang akan dikenakan PKPD, mungkin dua atau lebih. “Kebanyakan kes di mukim ini membabitkan kluster kilang, ia bermula di asrama pekerja kilang dan merebak dalam kalangan komuniti,”… Read More

After audience, deputy speaker says PM must advise King on Parliament reopening

PETALING JAYA: Parliament will only reconvene after the Yang di-Pertuan Agong has been advised by the prime minister, Dewan Rakyat deputy speaker Mohd Rashid Hasnon said today after his audience with the King today. Speaking to reporters outside Istana Negara, Rashid maintained that the King must be advised by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin before Parliament can reopen, even during the emergency. The former PKR MP thanked the King for granting him an audience and for his concern over the situation. “We will reconvene Parliament whether through hybrid or normal proceedings,” he said… Read More

Bantuan Khas Covid-19: Isi rumah M40 dapat RM250, bujang RM100

PETALING JAYA: Perdana Menteri Muhyiddin Yassin hari ini mengumumkan bantuan wang tunai berjumlah RM10 bilion sehingga hujung tahun ini yang bakal dinikmati pelbagai lapisan termasuk isi rumah dan golongan bujang daripada kategori M40. Beliau berkata, ia merangkumi tiga bantuan, iaitu Bantuan Prihatin Rakyat (BPR), Bantuan Khas Covid-19 (BKC) dan Bantuan Kehilangan Pendapatan. “Semasa pengumuman Pemerkasa Tambahan yang lepas, kerajaan bersetuju memberi bayaran tambahan bagi BPR sehingga RM500 pada Julai dan bayarannya akan dibuat secara berperingkat mulai esok, 29 Jun. “BPR fasa ketiga dengan kadar bantuan antara RM100 hingga RM1,400 akan dibayar pada… Read More