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Massimo Bread Factory Is Back To Operate Today After Being Closed For A Week Because Of COVID-19

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Massimo Bread Factory is scheduled to be operating, as usual, starting on the 3rd of February 2021 after has been asked to close for a week because of COVID-19. Through a particular post uploaded on Facebook, Massimo Bread in a statement has said that they will reopen the bread factory in Klang, Selangor.

It is understood that the operation of the Massimo Bread Factory in Klang was temporarily closed as part of the Covid-19’s preventive measures on the instructions of the Klang Municipal Council (MPK).

According to a previous statement released by Massimo Bread, their operations were temporarily affected as they had to comply with preventive measures in line with the conditions given by the local MPK authorities.

Looking at the comments section on Massimo Bread’s Facebook, it is found that netizens are really happy and also welcomed the news of the reopening of the bakery gladly.

Sources: Facebook Massimo Bread.

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Malaysian Ambassador To Lebanon Hands Over Letter of Appointment To President

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KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 29 —  The new Malaysian Ambassador to Lebanon, Azri Mat Yacob, handed over the letter of appointment to the President of the Republic of Lebanon Michel Aoun in a ceremony, yesterday.

During a meeting with the President after handing over the letter, Azri underlined that he will continue to work to further strengthen existing bilateral relations, as well as strengthen cooperation at the international level and trade relations between the two countries.

According to a statement from the Malaysian Embassy in Lebanon sent to Bernama through Wisma Putra, Aoun welcomed the commitment and also expressed his hope that cooperation between the two countries could be further enhanced in the future.

“Diplomatic relations between the two countries were established in 1965 and since then, the two countries have established good and friendly relations.” said the statement.

The Malaysian Embassy in Beirut was opened in 2005 and a total of 850 officers and members of the Malaysian Battalion (MALBATT) were also in Southern Lebanon to maintain peace and carry out the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) mission.

Since 2007, the MALBATT team has been involved as one of the peacekeepers to enforce United Nations Security Council Resolution 1701.

Azri started his career as an Administrative and Diplomatic Officer and served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2001. Prior to his appointment as Malaysian Ambassador to Lebanon, he was the Secretary of the Communications and Public Diplomacy Division, Wisma Putra.

Sources: BERNAMA

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Number of Laid-Off Workers During MCO Among Focus In Parliament Wednesday

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KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 29 — The number of individuals who lost their jobs since the implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO) is one of the questions that will be raised at the Dewan Rakyat sitting today.

According to the Order of the Dewan Rakyat meeting for the day, the matter will be raised during the question and oral answer session by Su Keong Siong (PH-Kampar) to Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister.

Su also wanted to know steps taken by the government to help those who lost their jobs, especially in the tourism, hotels and the food and beverage (F&B) industry, to regain their jobs.

During the same session,  there will also be a question by Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim (BN-Baling) to the Finance Minister on the i-Citra Employees Provident Fund (EPF) programme that was implemented in July 2021.

Apart from that, Chan Foong Hin (PH-Kota Kinabalu) will pose a question to  Senior Education Minister on the distribution of 150,000 units of laptops which were approved in the 2021 Budget, especially in Sabah.

Chan also wanted to know whether the ministry would increase the distribution of laptops to facilitate the implementation of the Home-based Teaching and Learning  (PdPR) programme during the COVID-19 pandemic period.

After the question and oral answer session ends, members of the house will continue with the debate on the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) for the second day today.

On the first day of the debate yesterday, a total of 17 Members of Parliament (MPs) took part.

The 12MP was tabled by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob last Monday.

The current Dewan Rakyat sitting will be for 17 days until Oct 12.

Sources: BERNAMA

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Eight Flood Evacuation Centres Opened In Kedah

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ALOR SETAR, Sept 29 — Eight relief centres (PPS) have been opened in Kedah to accommodate  210 flood victims, comprising  66 families, in the Sik and Baling districts.

According to a statement by the Kedah Malaysian Civil Defence Force (APM), seven of the PPS are in Baling, while the PPS in Sik is at Sekolah Kebangsaan Gulau, which accommodates 61 people from 15 families.

Picture: BERNAMA

The PPS in Baling are at SK Tunku Putera, SK Siong, SK Bandar, SK Tanjung Pari, SK Bayu, SK Titi Gantung and Dewan Banggol Derom.

It said the situation in several areas in Yan and  Gurun (Kuala Muda), which were affected by the floods late yesterday, had returned to normal.

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Continuous heavy rain for several hours yesterday caused flooding in several areas in Sik, Kuala Muda, Yan and Baling.

Sources: BERNAMA

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