Elon Musk no longer joining Twitter board: CEO

SAN FRANCISCO: Elon Musk is no longer joining the board of Twitter, the CEO of the social media company said late Sunday, in a reversal less than a week after announcing the Tesla chief would be appointed. Musk was named to join the Twitter board after buying a major stake in the firm and becoming […]

London’s Heathrow reports highest passenger numbers since start of Covid

LONDON, April 11 — Passenger numbers at London’s Heathrow Airport returned to the highest level since the pandemic began in March, driven by outbound leisure travel and the removal of all Covid restrictions. Heathrow said in a statement on Monday that inbound leisure and business travel had remained weak however due to high levels of coronavirus […]

Queen Elizabeth felt ‘exhausted’ from Covid

LONDON, April 11 — Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, who turns 96 soon, has spoken of serious fatigue after she contracted Covid-19 in February despite aides downplaying her illness. At the time, Buckingham Palace said the vaccinated monarch had “mild, cold-like symptoms”. But she was forced to cancel a series of appointments with foreign diplomats, at […]

Shanghai’s Covid infections rise as city looks to get moving again

SHANGHAI, April 11 — China’s financial centre of Shanghai reported more than 25,000 new coronavirus infections as authorities began on Monday to shape an exit plan from a lockdown of its 25 million residents, many of them chafing at the human cost of such quarantines. Some areas are struggling to find food and medicine after spending […]

Sedar ditipu Macau Scam selepas sejam pindah duit

Kota Bharu: Pengurus lombong bijih berputih mata apabila kerugian RM40,000 akibat diperdaya Macau Scam, Sabtu lalu. Mangsa berusia 36 tahun menyedari ditipu, sejam selepas memindahkan wang daripada akaun Tabung Haji ke akaun Bank Islam, selain mengisi maklumat bank menerusi pautan yang diberi suspek. Ketua Jabatan Siasatan Jenayah Komersil (JSJK) Kelantan, Asisten Komisioner Mohd Wazir Mohd […]

Jual tanah lapangan terbang: Siasatan SPRM mula minggu ini

Seri Iskandar: Suruhanjaya Pencegahan Rasuah Malaysia (SPRM) akan memanggil dan merakam percakapan beberapa individu untuk membantu siasatan berhubung isu penjualan tanah untuk pembinaan lapangan terbang antarabangsa di Seri Iskandar bermula minggu ini. Pengarah SPRM Perak, Datuk Mohd Fauzi Mohamad berkata, individu berkenaan turut membabitkan beberapa ahli lembaga mesyuarat beberapa jabatan berkaitan. Mohd Fauzi berkata, pihaknya […]

Sektor pelancongan perlu budaya aspek keselamatan aktiviti luar

KUALA LUMPUR: Sektor pelancongan negara perlu membudayakan aspek keselamatan dalam setiap aktiviti luar yang dijalankan, bagi mengelak kejadian yang mengancam nyawa dan keselamatan pelancong. Pengerusi Ikatan Komuniti Selamat, Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye, berkata langkah itu perlu ketika negara kini sedang berusaha untuk memulihkan ekonomi sektor pelancongan yang terjejas teruk akibat wabak sebelum ini. “Saya […]

Tindak balas ubat pelali

Kuala Lumpur: Duka pemergian insan tersayang belum hilang di kalangan waris dan lebih parah, mereka terkilan dengan penyebaran berita palsu mengenai punca kematian ahli keluarga yang dieksploitasi untuk mengelirukan orang ramai daripada mengambil vaksinasi Covid-19. Walaupun laporan perubatan jelas membuktikan punca kematian namun waris terus dikecam termasuk dituduh menerima bayaran semata-mata menyembunyikan perkara sebenar. Bagi […]

Lebih 132,000 kanak-kanak di Malaysia lengkap vaksinasi COVID-19

KUALA LUMPUR: Sebanyak 132,390 kanak-kanak berumur lima hingga 11 tahun sudah melengkapkan dos suntikan vaksin COVID-19 menerusi Program Imunisasi COVID-19 Kebangsaan Kanak-kanak (PICKids) setakat semalam. Berdasarkan data menerusi laman web COVIDNOW, sebanyak 1,365,915 kanak-kanak dalam kumpulan sama atau 38.4 peratus daripada populasi itu sudah menerima sekurang-kurangnya satu dos vaksin. Bagi populasi remaja berusia 12 hingga […]