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Search intensifies for Titanic sub with only hours of oxygen left

(Reuters) – A multinational search team crisscrossed the sea and skies above the century-old wreck of the Titanic for a fifth day on Thursday, seeking a tourist submersible that went missing with five people aboard and was just hours away from the presumed end of its air supply. The minivan-sized submersible Titan, operated by U.S.-based […]

Beijing breaches 40 degrees Celsius for first time in 9 years

BEIJING: The temperature in Beijing soared above 40 degrees Celsius on Thursday for the first time since 2014 as the Chinese capital warned of blistering hot weather through the weekend with the return of heatwaves that scorched northern China a week earlier. A weather station on the southern outskirts of Beijing recorded 40.1C (104 Fahrenheit) […]

Almost RM1b in EPF-backed personal loans approved: Finance Ministry

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of RM981.9 million has been approved for the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Account 2 Support Facility (FSA2) up to June 11, said the Finance Ministry. A total of RM878.6 million involved the FSA facility under MBSB Bank Bhd and the remaining RM103.3 million was under Bank Simpanan Nasional, it said. “A […]

Public Bank introduces cooling-off period for abnormal transactions to fight scammers

PETALING JAYA: Public Bank Bhd has introduced a 12-hour cooling off transfer period from Thursday (June 22) to be proactive in dealing with scammers who use bank transfers to cheat unsuspecting victims of their savings. In a statement to its customers, Public Bank said it was introducing a 12-hour transaction cooling-off period for abnormal transfers. […]

Lebih 8 juta terima STR 3 mulai Isnin ini

PUTRAJAYA – Lebih 8 juta golongan B40 yang layak bakal menerima Sumbangan Tunai Rahmah Fasa 3 (STR 3) mulai Isnin ini. Perdana Menteri, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim berkata, pembayaran tersebut membabitkan peruntukan lebih RM2 bilion di mana penerima akan menerima antara RM100 hingga RM1,300 berdasarkan kelayakan masing-masing. “Kerajaan telah memutuskan pembayaran STR 3 dipercepatkan dan […]

Pengarah syarikat buat tuntutan palsu program Penjana Kerjaya 2.0 didenda RM50,000

KUALA LUMPUR: Seorang pengarah syarikat pembekal tenaga kerja didenda RM50,000 oleh Mahkamah Sesyen di sini hari ini kerana mengemukakan dokumen palsu kepada Pertubuhan Keselamatan Sosial (Perkeso) bagi menuntut insentif di bawah Program Penjana Kerjaya 2.0 berjumlah RM31,200. Hakim Suzana Hussin menjatuhkan hukuman itu terhadap S.Ratah, 54, selepas dia mengaku bersalah atas satu pertuduhan pilihan dan […]

Taktik baharu scammer, dakwa culik, minta wang tebusan

KUALA LUMPUR: Eksekutif akaun nyaris menjadi mangsa penipuan scammer yang mendakwa menculik anaknya dan meminta sejumlah wang tebusan. Ketua Polis Daerah Brickfields, Asisten Komisioner Amihizam Abdul Shukor berkata, pihaknya menerima empat laporan berkenaan satu pesanan yang tular di WhatsApp mendakwa berlaku kejadian culik murid sekolah di sekitar Lembah Klang, antara 13 hingga 15 Jun. “Salah […]

YouTuber didenda RM2,500 kerana miliki dadah

PETALING JAYA: Seorang YouTuber didenda RM2,500 oleh Mahkamah Majistret hari ini, atas kesalahan memiliki dadah di kawasan parkir sebuah kondominium di sini, tiga bulan lalu. Majistret, Muhammad Iskandar Zainol, mengenakan denda itu selepas Noel Faizal Firdaus Muhamad, 40, mengaku bersalah sejurus pertuduhan dikemukakan kepadanya. Mahkamah juga mengarahkan tertuduh dipenjara dua bulan jika gagal membayar denda […]

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