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UOB: Malaysian exports benefited from US-China trade tensions, Covid-19 pandemic

KUALA LUMPUR: UOB Group said US-China trade tensions and the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic have benefited Malaysia’s exports as shipments to its top three trade partners, China, Singapore and the United States, have risen during the period. In a research note on Tuesday, the banking organisation said Malaysia’s exports to China rose by RM60 billion between […]

EPF members exhaust savings

ABOUT 30% or 1.6 million members of Employees Provident Fund (EPF) may have exhausted nearly all of their retirement savings in Account 1, leaving a minimum required balance of RM100 in the aftermath of various Covid-19 related programmes. Outgoing EPF CEO Tunku Alizakri Raja Muhammad Alias said the other issue worth noting is that close […]

Spekulasi hangat

KUALA LUMPUR: Adakah kali ini benar-benar Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim beli kelab Valencia? Itu tanda tanya yang kini berlegar buat peminat bola sepak tanah air apabila pemilik kelab Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT), Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim seolah memberi bayangan kemungkinan dirinya bakal membeli kelab La Liga di Sepanyol itu. Menerusi perkongsian di laman Instagramnya pagi […]

EPF: Payment for current i-Sinar applications starts Tuesday

KUALA LUMPUR: Applications for the i-Sinar facility in February submitted before Feb 25 will be approved in batches and payments started Tuesday (March 2), the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) said. The EPF said in a statement this included applications awaiting approval and were previously rejected, before the improvised i-Sinar facility without criteria was implemented in […]

Kebakaran hutan di Jalan Pekan-Nenasi terkawal

PEKAN – Kebakaran kawasan hutan seluas 50 hektar berhampiran Kampung Cenderwasih, Jalan Pekan-Nenasi di sini sejak Isnin berjaya dikawal daripada merebak ke kawasan kampung dan ladang berhampiran. Ketua Balai Bomba dan Penyelamat (BBP) Pekan, Wan Samsul Effendi Wan Mahmud berkata, hasil operasi pemadaman, 35 hektar kawasan terbakar berjaya dipadamkan. Menurutnya, baki 15 hektar lagi masih […]

Doakan Awang Rasau sihat

KUALA LUMPUR: Bukan sebutir sebaliknya lima butir peluru senapang patah dikesan terbenam dalam tubuhnya. Itu penderitaan dialami harimau jantan bernama Awang Rasau yang terpaksa menjalani pembedahan semalam bagi mengeluarkan peluru hidup dari dalam tubuhnya. Harimau Malaya seberat 160 kilogram sebelum ini ditangkap di ladang sawit di Felda Kerteh 3, Terengganu selepas dikesan penduduk muncul di […]

Hoteliers urge govt to lift interstate travel ban soon to revive tourism sector

KUALA LUMPUR: The lifting of Movement Control Order 2.0 (MCO 2.0) in Selangor, Penang, Johor and Kuala Lumpur from this Friday has provided some relief to business operators. They are hopeful that it is a step forward towards the country’s economic recovery. The Malaysian Association of Hotels said industry players from the sector were looking […]