2024 Olympic torch relay to start in Marseille

THE torch relay for the Paris Olympics will start in the southern port of Marseille in April 2024, organisers announced on today.   The torch will arrive in Marseille from Greece, the spiritual home of the Olympics, on a three-masted ship.  

Umno says has looked into seats it wants to contest in Selangor polls

SELANGOR Umno has looked into the seats it wants to contest in the upcoming state elections and will hold a state-level Barisan Nasional (BN) meeting to discuss it officially. State Umno chief Megat Zulkarnain Omardin said following that, they would sit down and discuss with Pakatan Harapan (PH) the seat distribution for the election.

Sanofi forecasts lower earnings growth in 2023

FRENCH pharmaceutical giant Sanofi today forecast slower earnings growth for 2023 after profits jumped last year on the back of popular eczema and asthma drug Dupixent. The company’s net profit rose by 8% to €6.7 billion (RM31.15 billion) last year.

Police identify man who threw whiskey bottle onto busy road

POLICE have identified the individual who threw an empty whiskey bottle from the balcony of a building onto a busy road and have launched a manhunt. Dang Wangi district police chief Noor Dellhan Yahaya said the incident took place at a residential unit in Jalan Cendana, Kampung Baru, Kuala Lumpur recently.

Disruption across England as train drivers strike

RAILWAY commuters across England faced travel misery today as train drivers staged their second stoppage over pay this week, the latest in a wave of UK industrial action. Millions of people were forced to make alternative travel plans or work from home as the majority of train companies on the country’s fragmented network said they […]

Tawau MMEA foils attempt to smuggle contraband cigarettes

KOTA KINABALU: An attempt to smuggle contraband cigarettes found inside banana-filled gunny sacks from a neighbouring country into Tawau has been foiled by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Friday (Feb 3). Read full story