PETALING JAYA, Dec 1 — It was a year of scrimping and saving, but it was all worth it when Nurhazreen Md Ris managed to achieve her goal — to surprise her mother with a special 54th birthday gift...
UALA LUMPUR, Dec 1 — Parliament passed three ministries’ budgets today, including two by voice vote, after the Opposition only pushed for a bloc vote for one ministry today. Speaker Datuk Seri...
She urged people to show more respect for one another
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A bright fireball was spotted across western Japan in the early hours of Sunday, November 29, NHK reported.The director of the Akashi Municipal Planetarium in Hyogo Prefecture, Takeshi Inoue, told Japan Today that the meteor would be classed as a bolide due to its brightness. “We believe the last burst of light was as bright as the full moon,” he said.This dashcam footage was shared on YouTube and shows the fireball streaming across the sky in Wakayama. Credit: shige y via Storyful
Residents and staff at Fraser Island’s Kingfisher Bay Resort and Village were urged to prepare to leave on Tuesday, December 1, as a raging fire reached more than 80,000 hectares.“You need to be ready to follow your bushfire survival plan,” the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services said. “If you do not have a plan, or intend to leave, you should be ready to leave the area because the situation could get worse quickly.”Authorities said firefighters “may not be able to protect every property.” Credit: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services via Storyful
New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): Mercedes will be without Lewis Hamilton for this coming weekend's Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain after the seven-time world champion tested positive for coronavirus.
A group of environmental organizations backed by thousands of Dutch citizens is launching a civil case Tuesday against the energy giant Shell, asking a court to order the multinational to commit to reining in its carbon emissions by 45% by the year 2030. The legal battle led by Milieudefensie, the Dutch arm of Friends of the Earth, is the latest in a string of cases around the world in which activists are using the courts as a venue to fight for action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from governments and companies. Ahead of the opening of hearings at The Hague District Court, Shell said that it agrees with Friends of the Earth that action is needed to cut emissions and has already invested billions of dollars in low-carbon technologies from wind power to electric vehicle charging.
PETALING JAYA, Dec 1 — Actress Datin Seri Umie Aida has spoken up in defence of stray animals after videos of men shooting dogs in Malaysia made the rounds online. The Dukun star teamed up with...
Canada-based global distribution group Blue Ant International has notched up sales of crime-themed content to several Asian platforms, coming into the Asian Television Forum (ATF) in Singapore. The ATF runs as part of the Singapore Media Festival. Pan-Asian linear network, A+E Networks Asia has picked up season five of Arrow Media and Saloon Media's "See […]
Argentina’s Sebastian Schindel is venturing into unfamiliar territory with romcom-spy adventure hybrid “Mienteme” (“Lie to Me”), which he plans to shoot next year. "Although most of my filmography falls into the “psychological thriller” genre, with a strong social context, what excites me most about making films is the possibility of exploring and experimenting in new […]
There are ways to reduce risk, but health experts advise avoiding it when possible. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says holiday shopping in crowded stores is a “higher risk” activity and that people should limit any in-person shopping, including at supermarkets. Try to spend as little time inside the store as possible, says Dr. Isaac Weisfuse, a public health expert at Cornell University.
Pleasingly, we experienced two record days of sales during the week, with strong sales across all product categories. As demand for party wear was hit due to less events in 2020 because of lockdowns, the retailer started selling a much wider range of casual clothing.
Following Chile’s most successful theatrical release of 2020 and high-profile streaming premieres in Latin America and the U.S. as an Amazon Prime Video Exclusive, Argentina’s Meikincine, sales agents on this year's Argentine Oscar submission "The Sleepwalkers," has sold Chilean political thriller “Jailbreak Pact” to Swift Productions in France and SBS in Australia. Recent deals struck […]
JOHOR BARU, Dec 1 — The National Anti-Drug Agency (NADA) wants more drug addicts to come for voluntary treatment at rehabilitation treatment centres nationwide, citing the fact that most were their...
Berlin-based Picture Tree International has picked up global sales rights to Mexican director Raúl López Echeverría’s feature debut, the socially conscious soccer comedy "Domingo," and will introduce the film, in final postproduction, to buyers at Latin American film market Ventana Sur this week. The film tells the story of Domingo, a man of 55 living […]
Javier Krause, co-founder of Argentina’s Rispo Films and long one of the country's key sales agents, has crossed the Atlantic and started Kafilms, a new Swiss production company where he is taking the reins to create new content for international audiences, including two new Italian co-productions which Krause has announced in exclusivity with Variety. Joined […]
Achieving a rare double this year - selection for both the Mar del Plata Festival and Ventana Sur’s pix-in-post competitions - Malena Solarz’s "Album for the Youth” marks the first solo feature of a director who tackles one of the most common of debut themes - a coming of age tale - but begs to […]
Leicester [UK], December 1 (ANI): Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers said that his team didn't play at the level they are expected to after his side suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Fulham in the Premier League.
The panicked 22-year-old is led to Consultation Room No. 2, with its easy-mop floor and honeycombed meshing over the window. Behind her, the psychiatric emergency ward's heavy double doors — openable only with a staff member's key — thud shut. With anxious taps of her white sneakers, she confides to an on-duty psychiatrist how the solitude of the coronavirus lockdown and the angst of not finding work in the pandemic-battered job market are contributing to her maelstrom of anxieties.