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Selangor Police To Intensify Roadblocks To Curb Interstate Travel

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SHAH ALAM, May 20 — Selangor Police will intensify roadblocks at five major highway exits out of the state to curb unauthorised interstate movement during the coming Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations.

Selangor Police COVID-19 Special Op spokesman ACP Muhammad Yazid Muhammad Yew said the five roadblocks would be set up at the North South Expressway (PLUS) near the Tanjung Malim Toll Plaza (north-bound); PLUS near the Putra Mahkota Toll Plaza (south-bound); and North–South Expressway Central Link (Elite) near the Bandar Serania Toll Plaza (south-bound).

“We will also set up a roadblock at the Kajang-Seremban Highway (Lekas) near the Eco Majestic Toll Plaza and Gombak Toll Plaza (south-bound).

“Anyone found making unauthorised interstate travel will be issued with a compound and ordered to turn back. All the roadblocks will be on the highways,” he told a press conference here today.

He added that police also inspected a total of 118,852 vehicles at 14 roadblocks from last Wednesday (May 13) until yesterday, with 2,405 vehicles ordered to turn back for making unauthorised interstate travel.

He said that from May 6 to yesterday, police also received 33,090 applications from Selangor residents for interstate travel but only 30,112 were approved.

— BERNAMA

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30-Year-Old Son Allegedly Reports Mother For Kicking Him Out For Not Having A Job

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Mexico, a 30-year-old man allegedly reported his mother to the authorities for kicking him out of her house, because he didn’t want to get a job or at least help her with chores.

Recently, Mexican media reported the case of a *C, a man who denounced his own mother and aunt to the before the Mexican Prosecutor’s Office, accusing them of assault and harassments.

The man claimed that he was beaten out of the house by the two women, who also threw water on him, What he actually failed to tell the authorities was that he had been living at his mother’s house for months, free of charge, without contributing to the family finances or even do the chores.

*C’s mother explained that he had come to live with her at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, just after losing his job. She was happy to help him, but he had only sitting on the couch and playing video games all day. To make everything worse, the man never helps with anything and expected everything to be served to him.

The mother had asked the son to find a job since Mexico started recovering after the lockdown and businesses started re-opening. The mother wanted him to contribute to the family budget, but he ignored her.

In an act of desperation, the woman admitted that she called her sister and together they threw *C out of the house, pouring water on him and hitting him with brooms.

Reported that *C complained that he was offended that his own mother threw him out and by the way she did it and that’s why he filed a complaint against her.

Source: Oddity Central

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Czech Republic And Slovakia Are Set To Declare COVID-19 State Of Emergency

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To prevent the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic, the Czech Republic and Slovakia will reportedly declare a state of emergency this week after the number of cases increased sharply.

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis expects that a state of emergency will be agreed after a meeting to be held on Wednesday.

The Czech Republic has recently reported an increase in COVID-19 cases making a total of 65,313 confirmed cases and 615 deaths.

According to the Jakarta Post, Babis decisions were also voiced by Slovakia Prime Minister, Igor Matovic who said the “extremely serious” situation called for “very bold decisions” following a meeting of his country’s crisis management team.

If implemented, Slovakia will face a state of emergency for the second time to curb the spread of COVID-19. Under the proposed ban, all sporting, cultural and religious events will be banned from October 1.

Weddings and funerals will only be allowed if all participants can prove that they have undergone a negative test for COVID-19.

Restaurants, bars, and cafes will also be closed by 10:00 pm and if people who do not live in the same house approach two meters (six feet) outside the house, they should wear face masks.

Wearing a face mask is also mandatory when in public indoor spaces in Slovakia.

Source: The Jakarta Post

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Hajiji Sworn In As Sabah’s 16th Chief Minister

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KOTA KINABALU, Sept 29 — Sabah Perikatan Nasional chairman and Sulaman assemblyman, Datuk Hajiji Nooryang was sworn in as Sabah’s 16th Chief Minister today.

Also taking their oath before Sabah Yang Dipertua Negeri Tun Juhar Mahiruddin were the three Deputy Chief Ministers, namely Sabah Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman and Lamag assemblyman Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin, STAR president Datuk Dr. Jeffrey Kitingan (Tambunan assemblyman), and Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) vice-president Datuk Dr. Joachim Gunsalam (Kundasang assemblyman).

Bung Moktar also took his oath as State Minister of Local Government and Housing, Jeffrey (Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries) and Joachim (Minister of Industrial Development).

State Bersatu deputy chief Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun took his oath as Sabah Works Minister while PBS secretary Datuk Jahid Jahim was sworn in as State Rural Development Minister.

Also present at the ceremony were the Governor’s wife Toh Puan Norlidah R.M Jasni, Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, who is also UMNO vice-president, Agriculture, and Food Industry Minister Datuk Seri Dr. Ronald Kiandee, who is also Bersatu vice-president and PBS deputy president Datuk Seri Radin Malleh.

Earlier, the leaders received their letters of appointment from Juhar.

After taking their oath, they signed the appointment letters, witnessed by Kota Kinabalu High Court Judge Datuk Martin Idang, before Sabah Mufti Datuk Bungsu Aziz Jaafar recited prayers.

Gabungan Rakyat Sabah (GRS) won the 16th Sabah election on Saturday with a simple majority to take over the state government from Warisan after winning 38 out of the total 73 state seats.

Sources: BERNAMA

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