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Visitors to Pulau Pangkor must pre-book ferries, hotel stays

IPOH, Sept. 15 -- Perak authorities will require visitors to Pulau Pangkor here to pre-book the ferry and hotel services they require on the island to prevent congestion at the jetties that could lead... Read More


Gym operators in Ipoh, echoing counterparts in rest of the country, say they can no longer sustain businesses without opening

IPOH, Sept. 5 -- Gym owners here are pleading with the government to allow them to reopen soon as many are close to shutting down permanently. Gym operators interviewed by Malay Mailsaid they are str... Read More


Perak tourism group says imperative to ease Covid-19 travel fears

IPOH, Sept. 1 -- Perak Tourism Association (PTA) president Datuk Mohd Odzman Abdul Kadir said authorities and stakeholders should begin promoting the state as a safe travel destination to prepare for ... Read More


MB: Perak has received over two million Covid-19 vaccine doses, to increase by 50pc in Sept

IPOH, Aug. 30 -- Perak has received a total of 2,383,460 Covid-19 vaccine doses as of August 28, said Mentri Besar Datuk Saarani Mohamad. He said that the state had received four different vaccines, ... Read More


Three Perak assemblymen to miss state assembly sitting due to Covid risk

IPOH, Aug. 23 -- Three assemblymen will not be allowed to attend the Perak state legislative assembly, which will reconvene on Wednesday. Perak Speaker Mohammad Zahir Abdul Khalid said one tested pos... Read More


You can now buy Covid-19 vaccines for your workers, Perak MB tells restaurants operators in state

IPOH, Aug. 19 -- Restaurant operators in Perak can now buy Covid-19 vaccines for their workers from the state-owned investment firm Majuperak Holdings Berhad. Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Saarani Mohamad... Read More


In Kinta Valley National Geopark, century-old cave monastery fighting for its survival as quarrying activities encroach

IPOH, Aug. 15 -- One of the last 12 remaining limestone hills in the Kinta Valley National Geopark, Gunung Kanthan is surrounded by lush greenery that is home to some endangered species of flora and f... Read More


Perak to implement bubble concept for state assembly meeting on Aug 25

IPOH, Aug. 12 -- Perak will implement the bubble concept for the state legislative assembly sitting on August 25, in order to curb the spread of Covid-19. State Speaker Mohammad Zahir Abdul Khalid sa... Read More


What's next for our MPs: Wait for the confidence vote in Parliament or band together and appoint a PM-designate now?

IPOH, Aug. 8 -- Does Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin still enjoy the confidence of the majority in Parliament? He says yes and will prove it when Parliament reconvenes in September. Muhyiddin... Read More


Bersatu deputy president Ahmad Faizal made PM's special advisor

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 5 -- Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) deputy president Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu has been appointed as a special advisor to Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. The... Read More