Nik Nazmi calls for all sectors to address biodiversity loss and climate change

DUBAI: Addressing biodiversity loss and climate change requires both to be mainstreamed across all sectors, Natural Resources, Environment and Climate Change (NRECC) Minister Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad said. He said mitigation and adaptation measures need to be seriously considered and implemented to alleviate the disastrous impacts on the nation’s biodiversity. The minister said there is … Read more

APM terima tambahan 900 kit makanan untuk mangsa banjir

PASIR MAS: Angkatan Pertahanan Awam Malaysia (APM) Kelantan menerima tambahan 900 kit makanan bagi menampung keperluan mangsa banjir di negeri ini yang meningkat sejak beberapa hari lepas. Pengarah APM Kelantan Lt Kol (PA) Mohd Adzhar Mujab berkata bantuan itu untuk menambah kit makanan sedia ada berjumlah 3,500 sebelum ini yang telah diagihkan ke beberapa daerah … Read more

Albanian opposition sounds off on controversial migrant deal with Italy

The opposition in Albania on Wednesday spoke up at the Constitutional Court against the ratification of a contentious deal the government has signed with Italy to jointly process some asylum applications of migrants arriving in Italy by sea. Last month, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama and Italian counterpart Giorgia Meloni announced a five-year deal in … Read more

Hydroelectric dams prepared to face northeast monsoon

KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has taken steps to prepare the hydroelectric dams in Cameron Highlands, Sungai Perak, and Tasik Kenyir to face the impact of the northeast monsoon. TNB Power Generation Sdn Bhd (TNB Genco) managing director Muhamad Nazri Pazil said the preparation included the dams’ capacity to hold the increased water levels … Read more

Sabah JBPM monitors aftershocks following strong quake in Philippines

SANDAKAN: The Sabah Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) will continue monitoring aftershocks to assess any impact on the state following the earthquake that struck Mindanao, Philippines last night. State JBPM assistant director (Operations) Hamsa Isnurdini said even though the authorities have not received any report, the situation is closely monitored especially in the east … Read more

UNESCO recognises Songkran as intangible cultural heritage of humanity

BANGKOK: Songkran, Thailand’s traditional New Year festival, has gained recognition on UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The decision was reached during the 18th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, held in Kasane, Botswana Wednesday. Songkran is celebrated annually from April 13 to 15, … Read more

Melaka identifying new tourism products for TMM2024

JASIN: The Melaka government will identify new tourism products at the parliamentary and district levels to be highlighted in conjunction with the 2024 Visit Melaka Year (TMM2024), said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Ab Rauf Yusoh. Referring to the Sungai Rambai, he said, the state constituency in Jasin is the host of the two-day D’Bendang Carnival … Read more

It’s the most wine-derful time of the year! Revellers brave freezing Arctic chill gripping Britain and head out to pubs and bars in Leeds – as Christmas party season officially begins

Temperatures in the city stayed at an ice-cold 1C from 7pm until 1am last night By Dan Woodland Published: 09:36 GMT, 3 December 2023 | Updated: 15:55 GMT, 3 December 2023 Share or comment on this article: It’s the most wine-derful time of the year! Revellers brave freezing Arctic chill gripping Britain and head out … Read more

Kate Middleton reveals Princess Charlotte has inherited her musical talent and is learning to play the piano

By Melody Fletcher Published: 11:43 GMT, 3 December 2023 | Updated: 11:44 GMT, 3 December 2023 Princess Charlotte has taken after her mother Kate Middleton with her newfound musical hobby – learning how to play the piano. The Princess of Wales, 41, proudly discussed her daughter’s musical prowess while attending the Royal Variety Performance at … Read more

KBS achieves 22 reforms in nine months: Adam Adli

KUALA LUMPUR: The Youth and Sports Ministry (KBS) has introduced 22 reforms to drive development in sports which were achieved in nine months, three months before the MADANI administration completed one year, said its Deputy Minister Adam Adli Abd Halim. Adam Adli said the reforms encompassed for main aspects namely strengthening the sports ecosystem, cultivating … Read more

The skip hire boss who takes his work home! Nightmare neighbour has turned a leafy street into an industrial waste ground… ‘wiping thousands off the house prices’

Homeowners in a leafy suburban town are up in arms about a neighbour plaguing the area with ‘industrial waste’, which is devaluing their houses. David Feely is the owner of Feely Grab and Skip Hire in Worcester Park, Surrey, which was fined £19,000 in 2015 for running an illegal waste facility. Feely was also fined … Read more