Month: April 2021

Criminalise Stalking Now!

If your boyfriend or girlfriend just dumped you, but you still care of them. You call and text your ex numerous times a day or perhaps you follow them around. It seems like a typical, innocent heartbreak, but beware, you could be a stalker. Stalking is a form of harassment, where a person is repeatedly …

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Street hawkers go digital

SOURCES: The Star PETALING JAYA: Ramadan bazaars, an annual nationwide affair trademarked by open-air markets packed with people looking for meals to break their day-long fast, went digital in 2020 due to Covid-19. This year, although some states allowed bazaars to operate, many street hawkers are sticking to online platforms, after the trial run last …

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Customer service in Malaysia

Sources: TheStar PETALING JAYA: The issue of unsatisfactory customer service in the country has been one that been lamented on social media for quite some time. Frankly, we have been whining about it for decades before people even came up with social media. Today netizens make it clear that they are far from satisfied with …

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Recognizing situation involve Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is the violence or other abuse in domestic setting such as in marriage or cohabitation. Domestic violence is often used as synonym for intimate partner violence which is committed by person in power in an intimate relationship against another person. This can relate with spouses or partner and include former spouse or partner. …

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Off the scale: Can forensics save the world’s most-trafficked mammal?

A pioneering new project trials fingerprinting techniques to battle pangolin poaching Forensic fingerprinting techniques will now be used in the battle against illegal wildlife trade as new methods of lifting fingermarks from trafficked animals, are announced today. Researchers at the University of Portsmouth and international conservation charity ZSL (Zoological Society of London), with support from …

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From Forests to Forensics: The Applications of DNA Forensic in Wildlife Investigation.

Wildlife DNA Forensic is the application of regular DNA forensic methods for proper identification of wildlife parts and their products. Recent advances in molecular genetic studies have generated a new and exciting range of possible applications of genetic methods to wildlife research, conservation, and management. These advances have led to an explosion in genetic research …

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Health Ministry data show Malaysia may be hit by fourth wave of Covid-19, says Ismail Sabri

Sources: Bernama Putrajaya, which today warned that Malaysia could potentially face a fourth wave of the pandemic, has decided that Selangor, Johor, Kelantan, Kuala Lumpur and Penang will remain under the Conditional Movement Control Order or CMCO from April 15 until 28. Sarawak, too, will be kept under the CMCO from April 13 until 26, …

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Malaysia relaxes some Covid-19 curbs as fasting month arrives

Sources: The Strait Times KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia has relaxed coronavirus restrictions in most states as Muslims begin fasting on Tuesday (April 13), allowing the return of popular Ramadan bazaars and the evening prayer service, although new Covid-19 cases have remained above 1,000 a day for most of this year. All food premises will be …

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Malaysia approves COVID-19 vaccination leave

Sources: HRM ASIA Human resources minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan has given the green light allowing employers to give their staff leave for getting vaccinated. The decision came after the meeting of the COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee Special Committee (JKJAV) where coordinating minister for the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme Khairy Jamaluddin said several suggestions were raised with the …

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Malaysian authorities suspend Kuala Lumpur highway project after fatal crane accident

Sources: The Straits Times KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – The Malaysian authorities have issued a stop-work order and an immediate safety audit on the Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang Elevated Expressway (Suke) site where a crane toppled on Monday (March 22), killing three workers and injuring two others as well as a member of the public. One …

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