BNM aware of Jho Low transfers to Zeti's husband and other news you may have missed

Kini Roundup
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BNM aware of Jho Low transfers to Zeti's husband and other news you may have missed
BNM aware of Jho Low transfers to Zeti's husband and other news you may have missed

KINI ROUNDUP | Key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.

1. Singapore police had alerted Bank Negara (BNM) about suspicious transactions from fugitive businessperson Jho Low to a company owned by Zeti Akhtar Aziz's husband and son when she was still the central bank's governor.

2. Inspector-General of Police Abdul Hamid Bador said police were going after drug lords who hid behind their Tan Sri, Datuk Seri and Datuk titles.

3. Police said the RM10,000 fine for SOPs violators, effective on March 11, will only be imposed on individuals who breach the movement control order repeatedly, as well as those who can trigger the spread of Covid-19.

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4. Coordinating Minister for the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Khairy Jamaluddin said those vaccinated must still wear a mask, pending sufficient data for the government to decide otherwise.

5. Khairy said he will take the next approved vaccine irrespective of its brand to assuage doubts among Malaysians who viewed certain vaccines as better than the others.

6. A PKR lawmaker questioned the whereabouts of Federal Territories deputy minister Edmund Santhara Kumar following a report alleging that he had travelled to New Zealand to rejoin his family in December 2020.

7. Foreign Affairs Minister Hishammuddin Hussein will make an official visit to Brunei from Sunday until Monday at the invitation of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah

8. Three more Amanah assemblypersons have left the party and joined PKR. Amanah deputy president Salahuddin Ayub said it was inappropriate for Pakatan Harapan parties to take in defectors from allies.

9. PKR secretary-general Saifuddin Nasution claimed that Perikatan Nasional was stepping up efforts to entice opposition MPs to cross over and back the government in Parliament.

10. Umno Youth chief Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki refused to apologise to former education minister Maszlee Malik and is still insisting on defending his previous statement on the issue of Form 4 history textbook allegedly "glorifying communists".

11. Former deputy education minister Teo Nie Ching will take legal action after it was alleged that she had "interfered" in changing the contents of school history textbooks.

12. The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) declared a dividend of 5.2 percent for Simpanan Konvensional and 4.9 per cent for Simpanan Shariah.