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Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad denied that he had any intention of preventing Pakatan Harapan chairman Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim from leading the next administration.

I have never blocked Anwar from becoming PM - Tun Mahathir

Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad denied that he had any intention of preventing Pakatan Harapan chairman Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim from leading the next administration.
Wed Nov 25 2020
Over 260 people died by suicide from March to October, during which we had the series of MCOs. This averages to more than 30 suicides per month -- or one every day. Significantly higher than suicide rates have been over the last 5 years. How can we understand how mental distress escalates?  Melisa Idris and Sharaad Kuttan speak to clinical psychologist Dr Chua Sook Ning, Founder of the mental health NGO, Relate Malaysia.

Consider This: Suicide (Part 3) - Is Awareness Sufficient For Prevention?

Over 260 people died by suicide from March to October, during which we had the series of MCOs. This averages to more than 30 suicides per month -- or one every day. Significantly higher than suicide rates have been over the last 5 years. How can we understand how mental distress escalates? Melisa Idris and Sharaad Kuttan speak to clinical psychologist Dr Chua Sook Ning, Founder of the mental health NGO, Relate Malaysia.
Wed Nov 25 2020
Over 260 people died by suicide from March to October, during which we had the series of MCOs. This averages to more than 30 suicides per month -- or one every day. Significantly higher than suicide rates have been over the last 5 years. How do we understand this uptrend? Melisa Idris and Sharaad Kuttan speak to Ardy Ayadali, Publicity Director, Befrienders KL.

Consider This: Suicide (Part 1) - 1 Suicide Per Day From March to October

Over 260 people died by suicide from March to October, during which we had the series of MCOs. This averages to more than 30 suicides per month -- or one every day. Significantly higher than suicide rates have been over the last 5 years. How do we understand this uptrend? Melisa Idris and Sharaad Kuttan speak to Ardy Ayadali, Publicity Director, Befrienders KL.
Wed Nov 25 2020
Over 260 people died by suicide from March to October, during which we had the series of MCOs. This averages to more than 30 suicides per month -- or one every day. Significantly higher than suicide rates have been over the last 5 years. Are we playing catch-up in social services deal with mental health issues? Melisa Idris and Sharaad Kuttan speak to Assoc Prof Dr Amer Siddiq Amer Nordin, Consultant Psychiatrist, Universiti Malaya Specialist Centre.

Consider This: Suicide (Part 2) - Are Lockdowns, Economic Distress To Blame?

Over 260 people died by suicide from March to October, during which we had the series of MCOs. This averages to more than 30 suicides per month -- or one every day. Significantly higher than suicide rates have been over the last 5 years. Are we playing catch-up in social services deal with mental health issues? Melisa Idris and Sharaad Kuttan speak to Assoc Prof Dr Amer Siddiq Amer Nordin, Consultant Psychiatrist, Universiti Malaya Specialist Centre.
Wed Nov 25 2020
Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad welcomed Joe Biden as the choice of the American people to be the next President.

Biden is better than Trump - Tun Mahathir

Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad welcomed Joe Biden as the choice of the American people to be the next President.
Wed Nov 25 2020
Communications and Multimedia Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said that reviving the Special Affairs Department (Jasa) will take less than the RM85.5 million it has been allocated.

He also assured the people that the agency will not be headed by politicians or be used for political propaganda for the Perikatan Nasional government.

Speaking during his Budget 2021 winding-up speech this afternoon, Saifuddin said Jasa would be rebranded as Jabatan Komunikasi Komuniti (J-KOM) and be used for grassroots communication.

#KiniNews: Jasa rebranded as J-Kom, will not be a propaganda machine, says Saifuddin

Communications and Multimedia Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said that reviving the Special Affairs Department (Jasa) will take less than the RM85.5 million it has been allocated. He also assured the people that the agency will not be headed by politicians or be used for political propaganda for the Perikatan Nasional government. Speaking during his Budget 2021 winding-up speech this afternoon, Saifuddin said Jasa would be rebranded as "Jabatan Komunikasi Komuniti" (J-KOM) and be used for grassroots communication.
Wed Nov 25 2020
Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad acknowledged that the time for leaders from his generation had expired, and the government's legacy should be continued by the younger generation.

My generation is over, it's time for young leaders but... - Tun M

Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad acknowledged that the time for leaders from his generation had expired, and the government's legacy should be continued by the younger generation.
Wed Nov 25 2020
The decision to hold a general election during the current third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is dangerous, said former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Dangerous to hold 15th General Election now - Tun Mahathir

The decision to hold a general election during the current third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is dangerous, said former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
Wed Nov 25 2020
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad admitted that it's not impossible to reconcile with Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin if the approach is right.

I can reconcile with Muhyiddin but ... - Tun Mahathir

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad admitted that it's not impossible to reconcile with Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin if the approach is right.
Wed Nov 25 2020
Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad tonight revealed that he had been told by Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah that he could find a sufficient number of MPs to change the Federal Government.

Ku Li proposed to change government, but that did not happen - Tun Mahathir

Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad tonight revealed that he had been told by Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah that he could find a sufficient number of MPs to change the Federal Government.
Wed Nov 25 2020
Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today denied that a politician needed his blessing to lead the government administration in the country.

No need for my blessing if anyone wants to be Prime Minister - Tun Mahathir

Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today denied that a politician needed his blessing to lead the government administration in the country.
Wed Nov 25 2020
Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad admitted there is a possibility that the 2021 Budget presented by Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz can be passed in the Dewan Rakyat.

2021 Budget may be passed, hope government listens to criticisms - Tun Mahathir

Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad admitted there is a possibility that the 2021 Budget presented by Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz can be passed in the Dewan Rakyat.
Wed Nov 25 2020
The Ministry of Health (MOH) identified five new clusters today, while three clusters have been declared ended, bringing the total number of active clusters to date to 169.

MOH identifies five new clusters, three declared ended

The Ministry of Health (MOH) identified five new clusters today, while three clusters have been declared ended, bringing the total number of active clusters to date to 169.
Wed Nov 25 2020
The National Task Force (NTF), which implements Ops Benteng, is considering increasing the number of personnel at the Malaysia-Thailand border area by involving various other enforcement agencies.

NTF considers increasing number of border personnel - Ismail Sabri

The National Task Force (NTF), which implements Ops Benteng, is considering increasing the number of personnel at the Malaysia-Thailand border area by involving various other enforcement agencies.
Wed Nov 25 2020
Indonesia recorded 5,534 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours up to noon Wednesday, the highest since the first case was detected on March 2 in the republic.

Indonesia records 5,534 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

Indonesia recorded 5,534 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours up to noon Wednesday, the highest since the first case was detected on March 2 in the republic.
Wed Nov 25 2020
Pengerusi Top Glove Tan Sri Lim Wee Chai juga menyifatkan perniagaan itu kekal kukuh dalam jangka panjang manakala potensi saham-saham syarikat itu bergantung kepada pendapatan dan prestasinya.

Vaksin: Top Glove jangka permintaan sarung tangan terus meningkat

Pengerusi Top Glove Tan Sri Lim Wee Chai juga menyifatkan perniagaan itu kekal kukuh dalam jangka panjang manakala potensi saham-saham syarikat itu bergantung kepada pendapatan dan prestasinya.
Wed Nov 25 2020
Persatuan Bola Sepak Malaysia meminta agar SOP kuarantin selama 14 hari dikaji semula menerusi Kementerian Belia dan Sukan.

FAM harap SOP kuarantin 'lebih mesra' buat skuad Harimau Malaya

Persatuan Bola Sepak Malaysia meminta agar SOP kuarantin selama 14 hari dikaji semula menerusi Kementerian Belia dan Sukan.
Wed Nov 25 2020
Sejak diwujudkan pada 26 Mac hingga 22 Nov lepas, Talian Khas Kaunseling COVID-19 menerima sebanyak 3,012 panggilan yang dihubungkan terus kepada Lembaga Kaunselor Malaysia.

Bunuh diri: Hubungi telekaunseling jika ada ahli keluarga, rakan tertekan

Sejak diwujudkan pada 26 Mac hingga 22 Nov lepas, Talian Khas Kaunseling COVID-19 menerima sebanyak 3,012 panggilan yang dihubungkan terus kepada Lembaga Kaunselor Malaysia.
Wed Nov 25 2020
Malaysia memiliki sistem yang baik untuk mematuhi pelbagai undang-undang perlindungan alam sekitar, hak buruh dan keselamatan di tempat kerja.

UK harus buka pasaran lebih luas bagi minyak sawit Malaysia - MPOA

Malaysia memiliki sistem yang baik untuk mematuhi pelbagai undang-undang perlindungan alam sekitar, hak buruh dan keselamatan di tempat kerja.
Wed Nov 25 2020
Indonesia merekodkan 5,534 kes baharu positif COVID-19 dalam tempoh 24 jam lalu dan jumlah itu merupakan kes harian tertinggi sejak kes pertama dicatatkan di negara itu pada Mac lalu.
Dengan kes baharu itu, ia menjadikan jumlah keseluruhan kes di negara itu adalah 511,836 kes.

Indonesia catat 5,534 kes baharu, kes harian tertinggi sejak Mac

Indonesia merekodkan 5,534 kes baharu positif COVID-19 dalam tempoh 24 jam lalu dan jumlah itu merupakan kes harian tertinggi sejak kes pertama dicatatkan di negara itu pada Mac lalu. Dengan kes baharu itu, ia menjadikan jumlah keseluruhan kes di negara itu adalah 511,836 kes.
Wed Nov 25 2020
Penghasilan vaksin global, COVAX berpuas hati dengan hasil ujian klinikal awal vaksin Astrazeneca dan Oxford yang menunjukkan 70 hingga 90 peratus keberkesanan mengelak jangkitan COVID-19.
Gavi selaku peneraju bersama inisiatif COVAX menganggap perkara itu sebagai penanda baik, selari dengan misinya untuk mengedarkan vaksin berkesan kepada golongan tersasar di seluruh dunia, tidak kira peringkat pendapatan.

Keberkesanan vaksin Astrazeneca dan Oxford satu penanda baik - COVAX

Penghasilan vaksin global, COVAX berpuas hati dengan hasil ujian klinikal awal vaksin Astrazeneca dan Oxford yang menunjukkan 70 hingga 90 peratus keberkesanan mengelak jangkitan COVID-19. Gavi selaku peneraju bersama inisiatif COVAX menganggap perkara itu sebagai penanda baik, selari dengan misinya untuk mengedarkan vaksin berkesan kepada golongan tersasar di seluruh dunia, tidak kira peringkat pendapatan.
Wed Nov 25 2020
Seorang anggota Pasukan Gerakan Am (PGA) cedera ringan selepas terkena tembakan ketika sedang bertugas di sempadan Malaysia-Thailand dekat Bukit Kayu Hitam, petang Rabu.

Ketua Polis Kedah Datuk Hasanuddin Hassan berkata kejadian berlaku kira-kira pukul 6.15 petang semasa anggota PGA itu sedang menjalankan rondaan.

Lagi anggota PGA cedera terkena tembakan

Seorang anggota Pasukan Gerakan Am (PGA) cedera ringan selepas terkena tembakan ketika sedang bertugas di sempadan Malaysia-Thailand dekat Bukit Kayu Hitam, petang Rabu. Ketua Polis Kedah Datuk Hasanuddin Hassan berkata kejadian berlaku kira-kira pukul 6.15 petang semasa anggota PGA itu sedang menjalankan rondaan.
Wed Nov 25 2020
Sebanyak 970 kes baharu COVID-19 dilaporkan setakat 12 tengah hari Rabu, menjadikan jumlah keseluruhan kes di Malaysia kini sebanyak 59,817 kes.
Menurut Ketua Pengarah Kesihatan, Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, Malaysia turut mencatat pertambahan empat kes kematian baharu.

970 kes baharu, empat kematian

Sebanyak 970 kes baharu COVID-19 dilaporkan setakat 12 tengah hari Rabu, menjadikan jumlah keseluruhan kes di Malaysia kini sebanyak 59,817 kes. Menurut Ketua Pengarah Kesihatan, Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, Malaysia turut mencatat pertambahan empat kes kematian baharu.
Wed Nov 25 2020
Dua beranak antara tiga ejen pekerja asing ditahan reman antara 5 dan 7 hari bagi membantu siasatan berhubung kes sindiket rasuah dalam urusan cap palsu di pintu masuk antarabangsa negara.
Perintah reman ke atas tiga individu berkenaan dikeluarkan Majistret Siti Roslizawati Mohd Zanin di Mahkamah Majistret Kuala Lumpur.

Dua beranak antara 3 ejen pekerja asing direman

Dua beranak antara tiga ejen pekerja asing ditahan reman antara 5 dan 7 hari bagi membantu siasatan berhubung kes sindiket rasuah dalam urusan cap palsu di pintu masuk antarabangsa negara. Perintah reman ke atas tiga individu berkenaan dikeluarkan Majistret Siti Roslizawati Mohd Zanin di Mahkamah Majistret Kuala Lumpur.
Wed Nov 25 2020
Anggota Pasukan Gerakan Am (PGA) yang parah dalam insiden berbalas tembakan dengan kumpulan penyeludup di sempadan Malaysia-Thailand di Padang Besar, dipindahkan ke Hospital Pulau Pinang (HPP) malam tadi.
Ketua Polis Daerah Timur Laut, Asisten Komisioner Soffian Santong berkata, ambulans yang membawa Sarjan Norihan Tari tiba di Jabatan Kecemasan dan Trauma HPP sekitar jam 9.20 malam.

Sarjan Norihan dipindahkan ke HPP untuk pembedahan

Anggota Pasukan Gerakan Am (PGA) yang parah dalam insiden berbalas tembakan dengan kumpulan penyeludup di sempadan Malaysia-Thailand di Padang Besar, dipindahkan ke Hospital Pulau Pinang (HPP) malam tadi. Ketua Polis Daerah Timur Laut, Asisten Komisioner Soffian Santong berkata, ambulans yang membawa Sarjan Norihan Tari tiba di Jabatan Kecemasan dan Trauma HPP sekitar jam 9.20 malam.
Wed Nov 25 2020