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Anti-Hopping Bill to be tabled in July
Apr 11, 2022
The government plans to table the Anti-Hopping Bill during the Parliamentary sitting in July.
The PM also denied that the government has any intention of delaying tabling the Bill.
Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob explained several matters must first be resolved, including the proposed constitution amendment, which will be tabled today.
He says as soon as the amendment is approved with a two-thirds majority, a special committee will be formed to draft the bill.
The committee will comprise representatives from the government, opposition, as well as academic experts.
Tourism revenue expected to reach RM77bil in 2025
Malaysia is on track to revive the tourism industry, with tourism revenue expected to reach up to RM77 billion in 2025.
The Tourism, Arts, and Culture Ministry says there were over a quarter of a million arrivals and departures in the first four days of the reopening of international borders.
Most of them involved Malaysians returning from overseas, while there were also some 50,000 foreign tourist arrivals from the UK, Singapore, and Thailand among others.
Daily COVID cases below 10K for the first time since Feb
Daily COVID-19 infections dropped by some 2,000 cases to 8,112 yesterday.
It’s the first time that new cases fell below the 10,000 mark since early February.
Meanwhile, a further 12 fatalities were recorded nationwide, including 4 brought-in-dead cases.
Most of the deaths were detected in Sarawak.
There were also more than 15,000 recoveries.
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