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Covid-19: Fake news, orphans and unvaccinated teachers to be raised in Parliament on Monday (Sept 20)



KUALA LUMPUR: Fake Covid-19 news, children made orphans by the pandemic and unvaccinated teachers are some of the issues to be highlighted in the Dewan Rakyat on Monday (Sept 20).

Datuk Azizah Mohd Dun (PN-Beaufort) wants to know what steps are being taken by the Communications and Multimedia Ministry to prevent abuse of social media especially Facebook and WhatsApp with regard to Covid-19.

She will be raising the issue with Tan Sri Annuar Musa in light of the anxiety caused by such abuses, particularly with regard to Covid-19 vaccines.

Hannah Yeoh (PH-Segambut), on the other hand, wants to know the number of children who were made orphans due to the pandemic.

She will be asking Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rin

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Deputy Speaker appointment delayed due to Bersatu’s objection, says party MP



PETALING JAYA: The delay in the appointment of a new Deputy Speaker is believed to be due to the disagreement by Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia MPs with Umno’s choice of fielding Pontian MP Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan for the post.

“Yes,” said a Bersatu MP who wanted to remain anonymous, when asked on the matter through WhatsApp.

According to a Sinar Harian report, this confirmed claims by Umno supreme council member Datuk Dr Mohd Puad Zarkashi who had accused Bersatu MPs of refusing to support Ahmad for the Deputy Speaker’s post.

The unnamed Bersatu MP also said the party’s decision not to support Ahmad as Deputy Speaker was because Bersatu wants the candidate as a person who isn’t facing any charges in court.

The MP declin

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Proton-Geely partnership gives local vendors opportunity to penetrate global market

Thursday, 27 July 2017 KUALA LUMPUR: Proton Holdings Bhd’s strategic partnership with China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group would provide an opportunity for local car parts vendors to penetrate the global market, said Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed. He said the partnership would allow local car …

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