Arkib Bulanan: February 2024

INTERACTIVE: Early start to hot and dry season in Malaysia

INTERACTIVE Early start to hot and dry season in Malaysia

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s hot and dry season started earlier this year compared to the past two years, due to the ongoing El Nino weather phenomenon. High temperature notices have been issued for 22 locations across 8 states so far this year. In comparison, such advisories were only issued starting in …

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Businesses raising production after holidays

Businesses raising production after holidays

HANOI: Factories are increasing production from the first months of this year, with improvements in orders coupled improving domestic consumption. The conditions are creating optimism for economic recovery after a difficult period. Unlike in 2023, the garment and textile industry is seeing positive signals. Vinatex Da Nang returned to work …

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Architects to host tours of KL buildings they designed

Architects to host tours of KL buildings they designed

HAVE you ever looked at a building and wondered about its design or the secrets it holds within its walls? SinggahKL 2024 presents a rare opportunity to traverse the thresholds of Kuala Lumpur’s esteemed structures, some of which are not accessible to the public. The tour programme is inviting visitors …

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Bersih submits notice to police one day before protest

Bersih submits notice to police one day before protest

KUALA LUMPUR: The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih) has submitted an official notice to the police ahead of a planned gathering near Parliament today. Its chairman Muhammad Faisal Abdul Aziz tweeted on X that the notice was handed over to Dang Wangi police here yesterday. “The handover of …

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New research marks a step toward carbon neutral future

New research marks a step toward carbon neutral future

BEIJING: A Chinese-led team has developed a carbon dioxide electrolysis system whose equipment has a longer life span and higher conversion efficiency. This could not only help tackle climate change but also dispose of hazardous spent lead-acid batteries. Electrolysis that reduces carbon dioxide to useful chemicals can help the world …

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Overwhelming demand for Ramadan bazaar lots

Overwhelming demand for Ramadan bazaar lots

WITH the fasting month just weeks away, Ramadan bazaar organisers have been overwhelmed by applications from traders. Apart from applying for a permit from local councils for the bazaars and vetting trader applications, organisers said they have to appoint a contractor to provide cleaning services. They said there has been …

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Ryanair may have to cut flights due to further Boeing delays

Ryanair may have to cut flights due to further Boeing

DUBLIN: Ryanair will receive even fewer Boeing aircraft by the end of June than previously expected, chief executive officer Michael O’Leary says, potentially prompting the budget carrier to cut its summer schedule at the busiest time of the year. The Dublin-based airline is the first in Europe to warn of …

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Ampang Jaya records 44% rise in dengue cases

Ampang Jaya records 44 rise in dengue cases

THE mukim (sub-districts) of Ampang and Hulu Kelang in Hulu Langat district recorded 1,180 dengue cases from Jan 1 to Feb 17, an increase of 43.5% compared to the same period last year. With the spike, Ampang Jaya Municipal Council (MPAJ) said it was actively implementing various preventive measures. Dengue …

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Regulator’s car loan review entangles banks

Regulators car loan review entangles banks

LONDON: United Kingdom banks gave investors reasons to be optimistic about their earnings over the past few days. But one key unknown won’t go away anytime soon: the ultimate cost of potentially mis-sold car finance. The Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) review of commissions for car loans remains a major drag …

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