Taylor Swift is happier than ever on tour

OVER the weekend, Taylor Swift was performing at the Gillette Stadium in Boston during her ongoing Eras Tour, when she decided to get personal. The singer stopped for a moment before singing the track Question…? from the Midnights album to tell fans exactly how she was feeling. “I have just never been as happy in … Read more

Do in-depth analysis on Cambodia SEA Games debacle

KUALA LUMPUR: Stakeholders involved in the national sports set up must admit the weaknesses in the local sports scene and work on ways to return to be among top medal contenders in the SEA Games, after the recent Cambodian Games debacle. Sports administrator Datuk V. Radhakrishnan (pix) when analysing the country’s performance said, instead of … Read more

RMS Synergy in JV with Vietnam OSV service firm

PETALING JAYA: RMS Synergy Sdn Bhd has entered into a joint venture (JV) with Vietnam-based offshore support vessel (OSV) service provider Hai Duong Petroleum and Marine Corporation (Haduco) to form Haduco RMS Sdn Bhd, driven by the increased demand for OSV by O&G operators in Malaysia. Both parties entered into a shareholders’ agreement under the … Read more

French rescuers break walls to reach 391kg woman

PARIS: French emergency workers broke down walls to transport a 391kg American woman for medical treatment from her home in north-eastern France on Thursday, reported German news agency. The woman, who has lived in Stenay, near the border with Belgium and Luxembourg, for about 20 years, had previously refused medical help, according to broadcaster France … Read more

Ringgit remains on a downtrend in early session

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit continued to remain on a downtrend against the US dollar in the early session today due to the prevailing risk-off mode. At 9.20am, the local note slid to 4.4475/4500 versus the greenback from Tuesday’s closing rate of 4.4460/4500. Bank Muamalat Malaysia Bhd chief economist and social finance head Mohd Afzanizam Abdul … Read more

Occidental Petroleum quarterly earnings down 48%, miss estimates

HOUSTON: US oil and gas producer Occidental Petroleum Corp on Tuesday (May 9) reported a 48% decline in first-quarter earnings that fell well short of analyst estimates as global economic growth concerns led to a decline in oil prices. Global energy prices in the quarter pulled back from last year’s peaks triggered by Russia’s invasion … Read more

20 mahasiswa OKU tempatan terima sumbangan akaun Simpan SSPN

KUALA LUMPUR: Seramai 20 pelajar kategori Orang Kurang Upaya (OKU) daripada institut pengajian tinggi (IPT) tempatan menerima sumbangan keseluruhan berjumlah RM10,000 daripada Perbadangan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN). Timbalan Menteri Pendidikan Tinggi Datuk Mohammad Yusof Apdal berkata sumbangan itu diberikan dalam bentuk deposit akaun Simpan Skim Simpanan Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (Simpan SSPN) Prime kepada masing-masing … Read more

US hiring accelerated in April as employers added 253,000 new jobs

Job creation in the US accelerated last month, in a sign that the labor market remains surprisingly resilient in the face of rising interest rates, chronic inflation, multiple bank failures and mounting economic uncertainty.   Despite those headwinds, total employment rose by a surging 253,000 jobs in April. That was far above what economists had projected, … Read more