Raja Permaisuri Agong berkenan rasmikan Festival Diraja 2022

PUTRAJAYA – Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah berkenan mencemar duli merasmikan Festival Bunga dan Taman Diraja Putrajaya 2022 (Floria Diraja) yang membuka tirainya hari ini. Ketika majlis berkenaan, Raja Permaisuri yang sempat bertitah beberapa minit menyuarakan hasrat untuk menanam lebih banyak bunga-bunga di Istana Negara. “Beta memang suka bunga dan tanam sayur […]

Huge relief operation under way as Pakistan flood death toll rises

SUKKUR: A huge relief operation was under way Monday and international aid began trickling in as Pakistan struggled to deal with monsoon flooding that has affected more than 33 million people. Officials said 1,061 people have died since June when the seasonal rains began, but the final toll could be higher as hundreds of villages […]

Merchantrade partners Indonesia’s Bank Jatim to enable cross-border remittance payout

PETALING JAYA: Merchantrade Asia Sdn Bhd has partnered PT Bank Pembangunan Daerah Jawa Timur Tbk (Bank Jatim), the largest regional bank in East Java, Indonesia in a move that will boost remittance payout service access to Indonesia for its customers in Malaysia. Bank Jatim’s first international partnership with Merchantrade, launched in conjunction with Bank Jatim’s […]

Taiping hit by one of worst floods in 15 years

TAIPING: A heavy downpour yesterday evening caused flash floods here which residents described as among the worst in 15 years. Among the places inundated were Taman Seri Kota Fasa Dua, Kampung Sempadan, Kampung Air Kuning and Taman Kuning Sari. Housewife Nur Lalilah Yang Yahaya, 79, and her husband Mohamad Shaiyuddin Ahmad, 83, from Taman Seri […]

Inflasi Malaysia meningkat 4.4 peratus pada Julai

KUALA LUMPUR – Inflasi Malaysia meningkat 4.4 peratus kepada 127.9 pada Julai 2022 berbanding 122.5 pada bulan yang sama pada tahun sebelumnya, kata Ketua Perangkawan Jabatan Perangkaan Malaysia, Datuk Seri Mohd Uzir Mahidin. Beliau berkata, Indeks Makanan yang meningkat 6.9 peratus kekal menjadi penyumbang utama kepada kenaikan inflasi pada bulan itu. “Peningkatan inflasi Malaysia pada […]

Quake measuring 6.1 strikes off Indonesia’s Sumatra island

JAKARTA, Aug 29 — A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia’s Sumatra island, the third tremor to rattle the area since early today, according to the country’s geophysics agency. Indonesia’s meteorology and geophysics agency (BMKG) recorded the shallow quake off the Mentawai islands, off Sumatra’s west coast just before 10.30 am and said […]

Najib’s lawyers threaten legal action against Malaysian Bar president for defamation

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 — Three lawyers involved in former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s SRC International case today threatened to sue the Malaysian Bar over a press statement that claimed the lawyers were unprofessional, unless a “full and unequivocal retraction and apology” was given. According to Free Malaysia Today, lawyers Datuk Mohd Zaid Ibrahim, Liew […]

Tangguh pelaksanaan Akta Kerja, majikan perlukan masa selesaikan isu kekurangan pekerja – Saravanan

KUALA LUMPUR: Penangguhan pelaksanaan Akta Kerja 1955 (Pindaan) 2022 dari 1 Sept depan kepada 1 Jan 2023 bertujuan memberi ruang kepada majikan untuk menyelesaikan isu berkaitan kekurangan tenaga buruh dan pengambilan pekerja asing, kata Menteri Sumber Manusia Datuk Seri M.Saravanan. Beliau berkata penangguhan ini dibuat setelah mempertimbangkan permintaan pihak majikan yang berdepan masalah kekurangan tenaga […]

Nasa shoots for the Moon, on its way to Mars

KENNEDY SPACE CENTRE, United States: Nasa’s most powerful rocket yet is set to blast off today on the maiden voyage of a mission to take humans back to the Moon, and eventually to Mars. Fifty years after the last Apollo mission, the space programme called Artemis is under way with the blast off of the […]