Saturday, 18 November 2017
By Siti Radziah Hamzah

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- With threats of serious financial crime looming with the emergence of new technologies, including cryptocurrencies, can bitcoin survive scrutiny from central banks globally? 

Amid growing warnings of a market bubble, central banks, such as that of China, have restricted cryptocurrencies trading, which sent the virtual currency dropping as much as 40 per cent since reaching a record high of US$4,921 on Sept 1, cutting about US$20 billion in market value.

This is following a crackdown by Chinese regulators on cryptocurrencies trading, including bitcoin, which according to the authorities have become a tool for speculation among investors and also serves as a payment conduit for illegal fundraising and money laundering.  
Friday, 09 October 2015

Malaysia, Indonesia To Discuss ASEAN Power Grid Project Soon

By Mohd Faizal Hassan

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 9 (Bernama) -- Another milestone for the ASEAN Power Grid (APG) project could be achieved soon when Malaysia and Indonesia discuss a power project stretching from Eastern Kalimantan to Sabah.

Friday, 09 October 2015

MPOB: Malaysia, Indonesia Have To Work Closer To Face Challenges In Palm Oil Industry

By Azlee Nor Mahmud

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 9 (Bernama) -- As the world's major producers and exporters of palm oil, both Indonesia and Malaysia have to work closer together in facing challenges encountered by the industry, said Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) Economics and Industry Development Division Director, Balu Nambiappan.

Friday, 09 October 2015

Kes Pelik 'Kehilangan' Sisa Buangan Untuk Kitar Semula

Oleh Kisho Kumari Sucedaram

KUALA LUMPUR, 9 Okt (Bernama) -- Pelaksanaan pengasingan sisa pepejal di punca bermula pada 1 Sept ibarat 'pucuk dicita ulam mendatang' bagi para pemungut sampah yang mengunjungi taman-taman perumahan mencari sisa buangan isi rumah untuk dikitar semula.

Friday, 09 October 2015

A Curious Case Of Recyclable Household Wastes Going 'Missing'

By Kisho Kumari Sucedaram

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 9 (Bernama) -- Itinerant waste pickers who comb through housing estates in search of recyclables from the garbage discarded by households seem to be having a field day following the implementation of solid waste separation at source on Sept 1.

Thursday, 08 October 2015

Ringgit Value Should Reflect Country's Strong Fundamentals, Says Academician

By Zairina Zainudin

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 8 (Bernama) -- The ringgit could still possibly appreciate further and meet its actual value of 3.00 against the US dollar to reflect the country's strong fundamentals.

As for now, the volatility in the foreign exchange market due to the challenging global environment has put pressure on the local unit, said National Council of Professors (MKN) cluster committee member for finance and management, Prof Dr Syed Azizi Wafa Syed Khalid Wafa.

Thursday, 08 October 2015

PM2.5 Measurement Provides Real Picture Of Haze Hazards, Say Experts

By Norshazlina Nor'azman

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 8 (Bernama) -- Local environmental experts want the government to speed up efforts to upgrade its Air Pollutant Index (API) to include readings of fine dust measuring 2.5 microns (PM2.5).

Wednesday, 07 October 2015

Kayap Penyebab Pelbagai Komplikasi

Oleh Erda Khursyiah Basir

KUALA LUMPUR, 7 Okt (Bernama) -- Sheela Paul sedang mengandung anak kedua apabila beliau menderita serangan satu episod kayap yang sangat menyakitkan kira-kira 20 tahun lalu.

Ketika mula-mula berasa kesakitan yang tajam serta kegatalan di bahagian pinggul kiri berhampiran pinggangnya, Sheela, 28 tahun ketika itu, langsung tidak mengetahui tentang penyakitnya itu namun ia amat membimbangkannya kerana sedang hamil enam bulan.

Monday, 05 October 2015

Vapor: Manfaat Atau Mudarat?

Oleh Jenny Imanina Lanong Abdullah

KUALA LUMPUR, 5 Okt (Bernama) -- Trend terkini menyaksikan ramai perokok telah beralih kepada rokok elektronik.

Rokok elektronik yang dikenali sebagai 'Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems' atau 'e-Cigarette' adalah sebuah inovasi dari bentuk rokok konvensional menjadi rokok moden juga lebih dikenali sebagai 'vapor' atau 'vape'.



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