Labour London Assembly members block free Underground station loos rejecting Green party amendment

Labour London Assembly members block free loos at Underground stations rejecting Green party amendment to invest £20million into new facilities Labour London Assembly has refused new free toilet facilities across TfL stations Transport for London have faced pressure to cut down on costs  By Ffion Haf For Mailonline Published: 10:17 GMT, 27 January 2023 | Updated: … Read more

Malaysia Airports records 52.7m passenger traffic in 2022

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s passenger traffic across all local network of airports operated by Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) gained momentum in 2022, registering a substantial increase to 52.7 million passenger movements compared with 10.72 million passenger movements in 2021. “Domestic passenger movements recovery momentum continued in 2022 after the lifting of interstate travel ban on … Read more

PH, BN told to stop behaving like ‘big brother’

ALOR SETAR: Pakatan Harapan (PH) and Barisan Nasional (BN) have been told not to behave like a ‘big brother’ in determining seat distribution if they choose to work together during the Kedah state election this year. Kedah PH chairman Datuk Mahfuz Omar said both coalitions under the Unity Government must accept the fact that no … Read more

Shell reviewing home energy business in UK, Germany, Netherlands

LONDON: Shell is conducting a “strategic review” of its home energy retail business in the UK, the Netherlands and Germany amid “tough market conditions,“ the British energy giant announced on Thursday (Jan 26). The review of Shell Energy, which supplies energy to around 1.4 million homes across Britain and broadband to around half a million … Read more

49 schools, more than 15,000 students affected by floods

KOTA KINABALU: A total of 49 schools with 15,531 students have been affected by floods that hit seven districts in Sabah today. A spokesman for the State Education Department when contacted told reporters that there were 43 primary and six secondary schools involved. “A total of 20 schools were closed as the roads around the … Read more

LG Display posts record operating loss in Q4 due to weak demand

SEOUL: South Korean display panel maker LG Display today (Jan 27) posted a record operating loss in the December quarter, as global demand for smartphones, computers and televisions remains depressed amid an uncertain economic outlook. The Apple Inc supplier posted a 876 billion won (RM3.01 billion) operating loss for the October-December quarter, compared with a … Read more

Bung Moktar, wife’s corruption case fixed for mention on March 27

KUALA LUMPUR: The defence trial proceedings of Kinabatangan Member of Parliament Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin and his wife Datin Seri Zizie Izette Abdul Samad on three charges of corruption has been fixed for mention in the Sessions Court on March 27 following ongoing appeal. The couple filed an appeal against a High Court’s dismissal … Read more

TikTok star Jesse Sunset lists the surprising differences between Australia and America

A TikTok star has revealed the main differences between life in Australia and the USA, sharing how the two countries have vastly different tastes and dating cultures. Jesse Sunset, 32, real name Jesse Willesee, revealed he’s spent half of his life in each country as his father – respected TV journalist Terry Willesee – is … Read more

Most bosses ‘secretly’ want all of their staff back in the office, says CBI boss Tony Danker

Most bosses ‘secretly’ want all of their staff back in the office ‘but it’s not going to happen overnight,’ CBI boss Tony Danker says The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) represents 190,000 UK businesses  Danker told BBC radio that the world of work has ‘gone crazy’ since pandemic  He also said the discussion over home working … Read more

Nick ‘Mr Loophole’ Freeman reveals how delayed notices could help drivers evade fines

‘Mr Loophole’ lawyer to the stars reveals how December’s postal strikes could help drivers evade fines and points on their licence if their speeding tickets arrive late If they successfully argue their case it is likely to be thrown out by magistrates He said to stop the loophole begin notifying people by email and text … Read more

Fee for labour recalibration programme to remain at RM1,500

PUTRAJAYA: The fee to hire undocumented migrants in this country under the Labour Recalibration Programme (RTK) 2.0 will remain at RM1,500, Home Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail said. “So far, there is no plan to reduce or abolish the fee. So it remains status quo,” he said in response to calls by the Federation … Read more

Malaysia’s total trade up 8.6% to RM236.0b in December 2022

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s total trade for December 2022 amounted to RM236.0 billion, an increase of 8.6 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y), with exports rising 6.0 per cent y-o-y to RM131.9 billion while imports rose 12.0 per cent y-o-y to RM104.1 billion, said the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DoSM) today. Chief Statistician Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Uzir … Read more