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A win-win solution for banks and debtors

THE targeted extension of the moratorium on bank loan repayments for those who have lost jobs or had their pay cut as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic was welcome news indeed earlier this week.

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Covid-19 cases on the rise in the wake of public apathy

EVEN the usually calm and collected Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah appeared agitated as he lamented the public apathy that has led to the emergence of new Covid-19 clusters.

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Parents must teach children the importance of SOP

FINALLY, Year One to Year Four pupils will be resuming classes on Wednesday, making them the last batch of children to physically return to school.

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Vital to prevent a new wave of infections

AFTER almost four months, the Health Ministry declared the Sri Petaling tabligh Covid-19 cluster over on Wednesday, July 8.

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Boost for tourism industry

AS much of the world starts to ease Covid-19 travel restrictions, Malaysia too is moving towards opening up its borders to tourists from “green zone” countries.

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Honouring the fathers in our lives

TODAY, on Fathers Day, we honour the bond between fathers and children.

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Stay safe, stay well as Covid-19 still a threat

WE are in the recovery movement control order (MCO) period and the government has lifted restrictions on interstate travel and almost all businesses but that does not mean the Covid-19 threat to the country has subsided.

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Tougher action against drink driving long overdue

A drunk driver, according to a 2012 study by the Malaysian Insti­tute of Road Safety Research (Miros), is 13 times more likely to cause an accident compared to a sober person.

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Raya spirit of love will always remain

THIS Hari Raya Aidilfitri is different from all other Hari Raya seasons.

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It’s our duty to prevent a second wave

LAST Monday, 55 days since the unprecedented movement control order (MCO) was introduced on March 18, the government finally lifted some of the restrictions imposed, allowing more businesses to open and jump start the economy.

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Mothers are always on the front line

THIS Mothers Day celebration will be unlike others in many ways – no gatherings, lavish meals in restaurants or holiday treats during this movement control order (MCO) period. But celebrate mothers we must, especially today.

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‘Antidote’ to the misinformation pandemic

TODAY is World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) – a day dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of a free press. It is also a day of reflection among media professionals about issues of press freedom and professional ethics.

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