US charges three North Koreans hackers in US$1.3 billion theft scheme

WASHINGTON – The US Justice Department charged three North Korean military intelligence officials on Wednesday (Feb 17) in a campaign of cyberattacks to steal US$1.3 billion in crypto and traditional currencies from banks and other targets. The first action against Pyongyang by President Joe Biden’s administration took aim at what the department called “a global campaign of […]

PBB gesa wujudkan pelan vaksinasi global

GENEVA: Pertubuhan Bangsa-Bangsa Bersatu (PBB) menyeru supaya usaha global menangani COVID-19 diselaraskan, sambil memberi amaran bahawa jurang ketidaksamarataan dalam usaha awal membawa risiko kepada seluruh dunia. Buat pertama kali dalam sejarah, sesi Majlis Keselamatan PBB menyaksikan menteri luar mengadakan mesyuarat mengenai vaksinasi secara dalam talian. Ia dipengerusikan oleh Britain, yang menyatakan dunia mempunyai ‘tanggungjawab moral’ […]

Nearly 5,000 Hong Kong citizens sign up for new UK visa

LONDON – Nearly 5,000 Hong Kong citizens have applied for visas to live, work and study in the United Kingdom since changes that make it easier for people in the Asian financial hub to be granted entry, The Times newspaper reported. About half of the 5,000 applications received were from Hongkongers who were already in […]

Pengasas ‘Sugarbook’ ditahan

SHAH ALAM: Polis menahan seorang lelaki warga tempatan merupakan pengasas ‘Sugarbook’ di Kuala Lumpur semalam. Suspek berusia 34 tahun itu ditahan perkarangan sebuah kondominium di Kuala Lumpur kira-kira pukul 4.30 petang semalam. Ketua Jabatan Siasatan Jenayah Selangor, Datuk Fadzil Ahmat berkata, penahanan itu dibuat oleh Jabatan Siasatan Jenayah Ibu Pejabat Polis Kontinjen (IPK) Selangor dan […]

‘Detektif Lim’ pilih Norhayati jadi teman hidup

KUALA LUMPUR: Pelakon drama bersiri Gerak Khas yang terkenal dengan watak Detektif Lim, Mohd Farid Amirul Hisham Wu Abdullah, 55, diijabkabulkan dengan wanita pilihan, Norhayati Abdullah, 39, di sini, pagi semalam. Sah dengan sekali lafaz, pasangan yang sudah enam tahun menyulam cinta itu dinikahkan di Jabatan Agama Islam Wilayah Persekutuan (JAWI), di sini, disaksikan enam […]

Seluruh Lubnan bergelap disebabkan salji lebat

KAHERAH: 18 Feb — Seluruh wilayah Lubnan terputus bekalan elektrik berikutan salji lebat melanda negara itu, lapor Agensi Berita Sputnik memetik syarikat tenaga nasional. “Akibat ribut salji yang melanda Lubnan, laluan voltan tinggi dari grid tenaga Lubnan berlebihan pada pukul 4.35, Rabu (14:35 GMT), setelah semua stesen janakuasa terputus dari grid tenaga,” kata syarikat itu dalam […]

Facebook cuts off news in Australia in fight over payments

FACEBOOK Inc has started restricting the sharing of news on its service in Australia, defying a controversial proposed law that would require technology companies to pay publishers when their articles are posted by users. The ban constitutes the strongest action yet in response to the proposed legislation, which would force Facebook and Alphabet Inc.’s Google […]

‘Broken-down cars’ form a line of defense to protect Myanmar coup protesters

OPPONENTS of Myanmar’s military coup parked their cars in the middle of city streets and on bridges on Wednesday, pretending they had broken down to block police and army trucks moving around to break up protests. Calls for a “broken-down car campaign” spread quickly on social media after the military’s overnight block on the internet was lifted. […]

KPDNHEP bongkar penyelewengan gas petroleum cecair bersubsidi

KUALA LUMPUR: 18 Feb — Kementerian Perdagangan Dalam Negeri Dan Hal Ehwal Pengguna (KPDNHEP), merampas 113 tong gas petroleum cecair (LPG) 50 kilogram (kg) dan 206 tong gas LPG 14kg dengan nilai keseluruhan rampasan berjumlah RM147,270, dari sebuah premis di Puchong. Timbalan Pengarah Penguat Kuasa (Operasi) Shamsul Nizam Khalil berkata, dalam serbuan pada Selasa di premis kilang yang dijadikan […]