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LIAM Collaborates With MDEC To Empower Malaysian Freelancers With "Perlindungan Tenang" Affordable Protection Plans

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 12 (Bernama) -- The Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM) and Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate and cooperate as strategic partners for a mutually beneficial and synergistic relationship for Malaysian freelancers in the country.

LIAM and MDEC have agreed to collaborate as strategic partners for the following:

1. Safety net (insurance coverage) for Malaysian freelancers via the "Perlindungan Tenang - Mampu & Mudah" initiative.

2. LIAM member companies as potential employers under this eGlobal Freelancer Programme 3. Malaysian freelancers as potential Perlindungan Tenang representatives (Wakil Tenang) to sell/promote Perlindungan Tenang products to the Malaysian consumers.


Recommendations By Independent Inquiry Body Following Investigations On The Alleged Sexual Misconduct

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 12 (Bernama) -- The independent inquiry body that was set up to probe into the alleged sexual misconduct by a head of department (HOD) in a hospital in Klang Valley has completed their investigation and had presented their findings to me; the Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister (KPWKM) YB Hannah Yeoh and the top management of the Ministry of Health (KKM).

The findings revealed that there were enough grounds for KKM to proceed with further action against the said HOD. The inquiry body, which composed of members from both KKM and KPWKM, had made the following recommendations:
1. A report to be lodged to the Malaysian Medical Council (MPM) to investigate the said HOD for professional misconduct based on the provisions provided under the Medical Act 1971;
2. KKM to take the necessary action to suspend the said HOD to facilitate further investigations by relevant authorities.