ISKANDAR PUTERI: Paralympian Chew Wei Lun, who won silver in boccia for Malaysia at the recently concluded Tokyo Paralympics 2020, is eyeing a place in the next Paralympics, which will be held in France in 2024.
The 26-year-old, who was born in Johor Baru, said to book his ticket to Paris 2024 Paralympics, all he needs to do is to ensure he has enough points through entering boccia competitions to qualify.
"The next Paralympic is still a long way to go but I really want to qualify for the games. I must make sure that I have enough points to put me in Paris 2024," he added.
Wei Lun said this when met after receiving RM15,000 in cash incentives from Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Hasni Mohammad for his outstanding performance during the Tokyo Games at KotaRead More »
ISKANDAR PUTERI: The Federal government has been urged to review the new criteria for the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme.
Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Hasni Mohammad said that he had brought the matter up to the attention of Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz during the latter's two-day visit here.
He said the MM2H was an important programme for Johor, especially due to its close proximity with Singapore.
"MM2H programme is one of Johor's strengths. The new criteria announced by the Federal government for MM2H has greatly affected the state.
"The programme is among matters that I have discussed with the Finance Minister during his two-day working visit here.
"We hope that the Federal Government would not onlyRead More »