Flood evacuees fall to 13,872 in Batu Pahat

THE number of flood evacuees in Batu Pahat has dropped to 13,872 as of 8pm tonight, compared to 15,907 people recorded at 4pm this afternoon, following the closure of nine temporary relief centres as flood waters continue to recede. The State Disaster Management Committee said with the closure of the PPS, 59 centres housing 3,985 […]

Former Qatar finance minister charged with bribery, corruption

QATARI prosecutors have charged former finance minister Ali Sharif Al-Emadi with bribery, money laundering and a range of corruption charges, the state news agency said today. Al-Emadi, 54, was arrested in May 2021 when he was one of the most influential business executives in the Middle East. He will face trial with other defendants, Qatar […]

How AI ‘revolution’ is shaking up journalism

JOURNALISTS had fun last year asking the shiny new AI chatbot ChatGPT to write their columns, most concluding that the bot was not good enough to take their jobs. Yet. But many commentators believe journalism is on the cusp of a revolution where mastery of algorithms and AI tools that generate content will be a […]