Earthquake death toll in Turkey rises above 45,000 – AFAD

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The death toll in Turkey from last month’s devastating earthquake has risen to 45,089, the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said on Wednesday, bringing the total toll including Syria to about 51,000. The earthquake and subsequent powerful tremors injured more than 108,000 in Turkey and left millions sheltering in tents or […]

Study: Climate change pushes whales to forage further

WELLINGTON: Tohora, or southern right whales, are searching further north and south for food across the Southern Ocean, researchers said today. The researchers from the University of Auckland said the changes happened over the past 30 years, after a long period of ‘remarkable consistency’ in whale feeding ranges dating back to the 1700s. The change […]

TH umum agihan keuntungan awal suku kedua 2023

KUALA LUMPUR: Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) akan mengumumkan agihan keuntungan bagi 2022 pada awal suku kedua tahun ini selepas kedudukan kewangannya selesai diaudit dan diluluskan. TH dalam kenyataan berkata sebelum ini agihan keuntungan dilaksanakan pada suku pertama tahunan berdasarkan kedudukan kewangan awal. “Keputusan ini mengambil kira saranan penambahbaikan serta maklum balas awal Suruhanjaya Siasatan Diraja (RCI), selaras dengan […]

Tesla gets nod to import battery electric vehicles into Malaysia- MITI

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Miti) has approved TESLA’s application to import battery electric vehicles (BEV) into Malaysia. In realising this objective, Tesla will establish a head office in Malaysia, introduce Tesla’s “experience centres,” service centres and establish its “Supercharger” network. TESLA’s presence in Malaysia is expected to create skilled and […]

Bank officer arrested for fraudulent credit card transactions

TAIPING: Police arrested a bank officer who is suspected of using customers’ personal details to apply for credit cards, which resulted in a loss of RM563,422. District police chief assistant commissioner Razlam Ab Hamid said the 31-year-old was arrested at his home in Jinjang, Kuala Lumpur, on Monday after police received a report from the […]

TikTok Malaysia: No political ads allowed under new policy

PETALING JAYA: TikTok Malaysia has denied claims that a former employee, who served as a content moderator, promoted certain political parties on TikTok. According to a statement from its public policy head Hafizin Tajudin, following a revised policy last year, all political advertisements have been banned from the social media platform. Below is the statement […]

Only one company allowed to import eggs into M’sia, says Mat Sabu

KUALA LUMPUR: Only one company has been given the green light to import eggs from India during the supply shortage in 2022, says Datuk Seri Mohamad Sabu. In a Parliamentary written reply, the Agriculture and Food Security Minister said the issue involving shortages in the supply of eggs in the local market took place when […]

MAHB Record RM187 Million Net Profit Amidst Traffic, Revenue Recovery

The Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad Group reported its financial results for the financial year ended 31 December 2022 (FY22), reporting revenue of RM3.13 billion, 86.9% higher compared to the revenue for the same period last year (FY21). The Group’s Earnings Before Interest Taxes, Depreciation and Amortisation (EBITDA) rose to RM1,186.3 million from RM220.3 million a […]

Anwar ulangi pendirian kerajaan belum cadang laksana semula GST

KUALA LUMPUR: Kerajaan tetap dengan pendirian belum bercadang untuk memperkenalkan semula Cukai Barang dan Perkhidmatan (GST). Menteri Kewangan, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim berkata, sistem cukai itu tidak akan dilaksanakan kerana cabaran ekonomi dijangka dihadapi pada 2023 iaitu kadar inflasi makanan yang agak tinggi serta kadar pertumbuhan ekonomi yang sederhana. Menerusi jawapan bertulis pada Selasa, Anwar […]