NSTnation The hotel industry in the state is expecting a marked improvement in occupancy rates this upcoming ChineseNewYear season as well as the long school break in February, after two years of pandemic curtailed bookings.
JOHOR BARU: The hotel industry in the state is expecting a marked improvement in occupancy rates this upcoming Chinese New Year season as well as the long school break in February, after two years of pandemic curtailed bookings.
Education Ministry not informed of invite by 'mat rempit', says Radzi
KUALA LUMPUR: The Education Ministry was not informed about the invitation of a self-identified 'mat rempit' to a secondary school in Kuala Lumpur, says Datuk Dr Radzi Jidin. Read more >>
Hearings on Rohingya genocide case set for February at World Court | New Straits TimesDAKAR/THE HAGUE: Representatives of Myanmar's junta are expected to challenge the jurisdiction of the World Court to hear allegations the country committed genocide against its Rohingya minority in a fresh round of hearings from Feb 21, the attorney general of Gambia, which brought the case, told Reuters on Friday.
New data finds AstraZeneca booster generates higher antibodies against Omicron | New Straits TimesAstraZeneca said on Thursday preliminary data from a trial it conducted on its Covid-19 shot, Vaxzevria, showed it generated a higher antibody response against the Omicron variant and others, including Beta, Delta, Alpha and Gamma, when given as a third booster dose.
Japan's Osaka expects 2,400 new Covid cases | New Straits TimesNSTworld Japan's western prefecture of Osaka expects to record about 2,400 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, media cited the governor, Hirofumi Yoshimura, as saying. Covid19
Germany's Covid-19 cases hit new record as labs warn of testing crunch | New Straits TimesNSTworld Germany on Thursday reported a record of more than 81,000 Covid19 infections in a day as the government's coronavirus crisis manager warned of possible bottlenecks in testing.
Appreciating the old and new mode of viewing films | New Straits TimesNSTopinion Cinema is not just about storytelling, but how the stories are told. What makes the cinema unique are the cinematography, editing and sound, which help shape a film's idea and story.
Ushering in the new year on two wheels | New Straits TimesKUALA KUBU BARU: Most people would avoid outdoor activities during the monsoon season.