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Singapore adds precautionary measures in response to Wuhan virus

SINGAPORE, Jan 21 – Singapore is putting in place additional precautionary measures to reduce the risk of importation of the novel coronavirus pneumonia in China to the island republic following confirmation by the Chinese authorities of its human-to-human transmission.

PPR guidelines to be released in June

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 21 -- A guide will be introduced for new applications for the People's Housing Project (PPR), which will include the implementation of the demerit system, said Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin.

Man who climbed 150m-tower, stayed on for 30 hours, finally persuaded to come down

KANOWIT (Sarawak), Jan 21 -- A man who climbed a 150-metre telecommunications tower in Bukit Mamaloh and stayed up there for more than 30 hours since early yesterday, finally came down at 3.51 pm today.

Tun Dr Mahathir chairs first National Productivity Council meeting

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 21 -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today chaired the first National Productivity Council (NPC) meeting for 2020.

Water rationing in Melaka will be systematic - CM

MELAKA, Jan 21 -- Any water rationing in Melaka following the unsatisfactory levels of several dams will be implemented systematically to minimise the impact of water supply disruption to consumers, said Chief Minister Adly Zahari.

MED rebranding exercise to be tabled in Cabinet tomorrow

PETALING JAYA, Jan 21 -- The Ministry of Entrepreneur Development (MED) will table a proposal to rebrand itself by inserting the word 'cooperatives' in the ministry's name at the Cabinet meeting tomorrow.

Don't forget the needy during festivals - Gobind Singh

SERDANG, Jan 21 -- Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo today reminded the people that the poor and needy groups who needed assistance should not be forgotten when celebrating the Chinese New Year this weekend.