Foodpanda sees rising demand for cloud kitchen

FOODPANDA Malaysia Sdn Bhd sees demand for cloud kitchens from food and beverage (F&B) industry players, as more people now opt for takeaway or delivery service rather than eating out. Cloud kitchen is a concept which only offers pick-up and delivery options which differentiate it from other conventional restaurants, said its director of operations llanges […]

Top Glove stocks see a turnaround after owner acquire shares

TOP Glove Bhd has led a rebound of the Big Four glove stocks after three consecutive session of sell-off. At 3.22pm, the world’s largest glove maker was up 10 sen or 1.66% at RM6.11 with 17.79 million shares traded, thus valuing the company at RM50.11 bil. Soon after commencing trading at 10am following an hour […]

Indonesia says $9.8 bln EV battery MOU agreed with LG Energy Solution

JAKARTA: Indonesia and a unit of South Korean firm LG Group have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on a $9.8 billion electric vehicle (EV) battery investment deal, the head of Indonesia’s Investment Coordinating Board said on Wednesday. The deal was signed on Dec. 18 and includes investments across the EV supply chain, the board […]

Dr Adham luang masa tinjau kelengkapan saringan COVID-19 di KLIA sebelum ke Langkawi

PUTRAJAYA, 30 Dis — Menteri Kesihatan Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba hari ini meluangkan masa meninjau kelengkapan saringan COVID-19 di Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Kuala Lumpur (KLIA), sebelum berlepas ke Langkawi atas urusan rasmi. Dr Adham dalam satu hantaran di laman sosial Facebook ‘Friends Of Dr Adham Baba’, juga sempat menyantuni petugas-petugas barisan hadapan yang berkhidmat […]

Malaysia to intensify Covid-19 vaccine development with UAE, says Agong

KUALA LUMPUR: To overcome the Covid-19 pandemic, Malaysia is looking forward to intensifying efforts on vaccine development with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), said the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah. In an exclusive interview with Emirates News Agency (WAM), Sultan Abdullah said UAE has demonstrated itself as a friend of Malaysia […]

No more new import licence for cigarettes from Jan 1, 2021, says Customs D-G

PUTRAJAYA, Dec 30 — There will be no more new import licence for cigarettes issued by the Royal Malaysian Customs Department (JKDM) effective January 1, 2021, said Customs director-general Datuk Seri Abdul Latif Abdul Kadir. However, he said the existing import licences could still be renewed. “To tighten the renewal of Cigarette Import Licence, the […]

Remember the Covid: Sabah cops ask people not to gather for New Year’s

KOTA KINABALU: New Year celebrants in Sabah are reminded to refrain from gathering at public areas to usher in the New Year. This reminder came as it is the norm here for people to either camp or congregate along river banks and beaches to welcome the New Year, so that they can take a dip […]

MAHB, UiTM lancar buku manual kecergasan anggota bomba lapangan terbang

SEPANG: Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) bekerjasama dengan Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) dalam menerbitkan buku manual kecergasan bagi perkhidmatan Bomba dan Penyelamat Lapangan Terbang (AFRS) seluruh Malaysia. Manual Kecergasan AFRS setebal 142 muka surat itu disediakan pakar kecergasan dan pemakanan daripada Fakulti Sains Sukan dan Rekreasi (FSR) UiTM. Selain disertakan ilustrasi senaman, manual itu juga […]

First US Congress member dies of COVID-19

WASHINGTON – A representative-elect from Louisiana died of COVID-19 on Tuesday (Dec 29), the first member of Congress to succumb to the disease. Republican Luke Letlow, 41, had been elected to Louisiana’s 5th district and was due to be sworn in on Sunday. “It is with heavy hearts that @FirstLadyOfLA and I offer our condolences […]