Malaysian Prime Minister and cabinet resign World

Malaysian Prime Minister and cabinet resign

Malaysia's cabinet led by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has tendered its resignation to the King, Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation Khairy Jamaluddin announced on August 16 on his Instagram account.
COVID-19: Malaysia drafts National Recovery Plan World

COVID-19: Malaysia drafts National Recovery Plan

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said on June 13 that the Government is drafting a National Recovery Plan in preparation for the country to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic at a reasonable level.
Malaysian minister upbeat about economic growth in 2021 ASEAN

Malaysian minister upbeat about economic growth in 2021

Malaysia can achieve its 2021 gross domestic product (GDP) growth target of between 6.0 and 7.5 percent if the COVID-19 health crisis can be stabilised after the eventual lifting of the Movement Control Order (MCO 3.0), said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Economy) Mustapa Mohamed.
Schools in Singapore begin home-based learning ASEAN

Schools in Singapore begin home-based learning

All schools in Singapore will start full home-based learning (HBL) from May 19 until May 28 when the school term ends, amid a sharp spike in COVID-19 cases in the community, Minister of Education Chan Chun Sing has announced.
Malaysian PM launches digital economy blueprint World

Malaysian PM launches digital economy blueprint

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on February 19 launched MyDigital - the Malaysia Digital Economy Blueprint - that will chart the growth trajectory of the country's digital economy development.
Malaysia launches education TV channel ASEAN

Malaysia launches education TV channel

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on February 17 launched the special terrestrial Education TV channel DidikTV KPM, which can be viewed from 7am to midnight daily.
Signatories highlight RCEP’s significance to economies World

Signatories highlight RCEP’s significance to economies

Signatories of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement affirmed its significance to each country’s economy and regional trade-investment activities following the signing of the pact on November 15.
Malaysia, China enhance bilateral cooperation World

Malaysia, China enhance bilateral cooperation

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin met with visiting Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe in Kuala Lumpur on September 7, during which they discussed cooperation between the two countries.
Indonesian President cancels holiday public gathering World

Indonesian President cancels holiday public gathering

Indonesian President Joko Widodo will not host an open house public gathering at the State Palace on the first day of the Idul Fitri holidays on May 25 to comply with physical distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Malaysian Prime Minister delays confidence vote ASEAN

Malaysian Prime Minister delays confidence vote

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin will not face a confid​ence vote on May 18 as earlier scheduled, the speaker of the parliament said on May 13 after the government cited the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic as a priority.