Moneylenders, pawnbrokers agree to 3-month moratorium: Zuraida

Moneylenders, pawnbrokers agree to 3-month moratorium: Zuraida

PUTRAJAYA: The Licensed Money Lenders Association or the Credit Community, as well as the pawnbrokers association have agreed to a three-month moratorium to ease the burden on borrowers, according to Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin. Licensed moneylenders registered with the ministry, meanwhile, had agreed not to impose late charges throughout the Movement Control Order (MC... »


Armed Conflicts, State Repression Causing Human Rights Abuses In Africa, Says Amnesty International

  Amnesty International has said that armed conflicts and state repression were causes of human rights abuses in Africa. The organisation in its annual review of human rights in the region on Tuesday said rights defenders in Africa were persecuted and harassed for standing up and speaking out against governments. According to the report, there are major developments from the past year, which inclu... »


Nigeria’s Unhealthy Healthcare In Eye Of Coronavirus By Runcie C.W. Chidebe

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is right here to show us a lesson; I hope we be taught. Nigeria’s healthcare is unhealthy. But as an alternative of fixing it our rulers have been busy flying up and down to profit from different nation’s productive well being system. With Coronavirus, actuality is upon us. No extra operating abroad for medical trip. Our rulers can’t journey to the United Kingdom... »


MCO violations: 98 including senior citizens, juveniles charged

KUALA LUMPUR: Ninety eight people had been dropped at courtroom in a number of states including senior residents for infringing the Movement Control Order (MCO) in addition to a girl who went viral for shouting at a policeman at a Covid-19 street block. Most of the offences had been for failing to adjust to MCO by shifting from one contaminated place to a different and a few had been charged for o... »


MCO: Five jailed three months each after throwing drink cans at police

KUALA LUMPUR: Five men were sentenced to three months’ jail each by the magistrates’ court here today for criminal violence against a policeman who was conducting his duty to prevent the spread of Covid-19, following the Movement Control Order (MCO), effective March 18. Magistrate M. Saravanan sentenced D. Candran, 38, K. Kandasamy, 50, D. Thavachilan, 34, D. Gunalan, 39, and D. Ravintran, 36, aft... »


BREAKING: Sowore Raises The Alarm Over Plot By Buhari’s Regime To Re-arrest Him After SaharaReporters Exposed Coronavirus In Aso Villa

Omoyele Sowore Omoyele Sowore BBC Rights activist and journalist, Omoyele Sowore, has raised the alarm over a plot by the Nigerian Government to detain him over revelations by his news outlet, SaharaReporters, that Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, tested positive for Coronavirus.  On Monday night, SaharaReporters had exclusively reported that Kyari was ill and had contract... »


Private hospitals urged to provide more assistance to govt hospitals

PETALING JAYA: Private hospitals are asked to put profits aside for now and in the name of service, support the Health Ministry in combating the Covid-19 pandemic. Federation of Malaysian Consumers Association (Fomca) CEO Datuk Dr Paul Selvaraj said in this time of crisis, private hospitals, especially those run by government-linked companies, should give their utmost to assist the government give... »


Covid-19 test: No charges for foreigners at public clinics, hospitals

PUTRAJAYA: Foreigners who appear for Covid-19 tests at clinics and public hospitals will not be charged, according to Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. He said the decision was in line with the circular issued by the Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) on Jan 29. “If the foreigners come to the MOH clinic or hospital for non-Covid-19 diseases, they will be charged the set fee. “(... »


Coronavirus: Telcos are taking steps to meet increased demand at reduced rates

Telecommunication providers are taking positive steps to meet consumers’ demands in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, the National Broadband Network (NBN Co) is being urged to reduce its wholesale broadband charges for these providers. Read More Hits: 1 Tags: Business »