Kelahiran hidup Malaysia 2021 rekod penurunan tertinggi dalam satu dekad

KUALA LUMPUR: Jumlah kelahiran hidup pada 2021 merekodkan penurunan tertinggi dalam satu dekad dengan 439,744 kelahiran berbanding 471,504 kelahiran pada 2020, menurut laporan Perangkaan Penting Malaysia 2022 yang dikeluarkan hari ini. Ketua Perangkawan Datuk Seri Mohd Uzir Mahidin berkata Kadar Kelahiran Kasar (CBR) turut merekodkan penurunan daripada 14.5 kelahiran pada 2020 kepada 13.5 kelahiran pada […]

TH utamakan bakal haji tersenarai tunai ibadat pada 2020, 2021

KUALA LUMPUR: Keutamaan haji tahun depan akan diberi kepada bakal haji yang tersenarai menunaikan ibadat itu pada 2020, diikuti 2021 dan 2022, seterusnya mengikut prinsip sistem pendaftaran sedia ada. Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) berkata, pada setiap musim haji terdapat kekosongan disebabkan permohonan untuk menangguh giliran haji atas pelbagai sebab seperti kesihatan dan pendidikan anak. “Kekosongan […]

Eropah ‘diserang’ gelombang COVID-19 baharu

FRANKFURT: Sebuah lagi gelombang jangkitan COVID-19 berkemungkinan bermula di Eropah apabila kes mula menunjukkan peningkatan di seluruh rantau itu. Memetik laporan Reuters, Pertubuhan Kesihatan Sedunia (WHO) dan Pusat Pencegahan dan Kawalan Penyakit Eropah (ECDC) menegaskan walaupun situasi banyak berubah berbanding setahun lalu, jelas bahawa pandemik COVID 19 masih belum berakhir. “Malangnya kita melihat petunjuk meningkat […]

Pengarah syarikat didenda RM8,000 jual kelengkapan komunikasi tak diperakui

MELAKA: Seorang pengarah syarikat menjual barangan elektrik dan elektronik didenda RM8,000 oleh Mahkamah Sesyen di sini hari ini atas kesalahan menjual kelengkapan komunikasi tidak diperakui. Hakim Nariman Badruddin menjatuhkan hukuman itu terhadap Chong Hui Yee, 38, selepas dia mengaku bersalah atas dua pertuduhan. Dia dituduh melakukan kesalahan itu di Taman Kota Laksamana pada pukul 12 […]

OPEC+ oil supply cuts could tip world into recession: IEA

LONDON: A decision by the OPEC+ oil producer group last week to rein in output has driven up prices and could push the global economy into recession, the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday. “The relentless deterioration of the economy and higher prices sparked by an OPEC+ plan to cut supply are slowing world oil […]

Suspected human skull found outside Japan’s Universal Studios

TOKYO: Suspected human bones, including a skull, have been found outside the popular Universal Studios Japan theme park in the western city of Osaka, police said Thursday. An officer, who spoke to AFP on condition of anonymity, said police had been called to investigate Wednesday after the discovery of bone-like objects. “A staff member (found […]

Taiwan welcomes back visitors after ending Covid quarantine rules

TAOYUAN, Oct 13 — Taiwan began welcoming back visitors on Thursday after finally ending mandatory quarantines to control the spread of Covid-19, with gifts of cuddly toy black bears for the first tour group that stepped off the plane shortly after midnight. Taiwan had kept some of its entry and quarantine rules in place as […]

American who allegedly made false bomb threat on board SIA flight denied bail

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/Asia News Network): The 37-year-old man who allegedly claimed there was a bomb on board an Singapore Airlines (SIA) flight has been denied bail on Thursday (Oct 13) as he is deemed to pose a danger to the public. On Sept 29, La Andy Hien Duc, an American, was charged with using […]

Govt lifts ‘economy class only’ air travel ruling for civil servants

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has lifted the amended ruling of ‘economy class only irrespective of grade’ air travel for civil servants. A circular dated Oct 3, stated that the Cabinet Meeting on Sept 30 agreed to grant an exception to the amendment made on July 14 which was made as a cost cutting measure. This […]