KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 26 — Property overhang spurred by unaffordability continues to remain a persistent issue in the real estate industry notwithstanding the Covid-19 pandemic, property consultant...
JOHOR BARU, Jan 26 — An alleged drug syndicate head, his girlfriend and three other men were charged at the Magistrate’s Court here today for drug-trafficking activities that saw the seizure of...
A Japanese non-profit sports institute paid $1.3 million by the Tokyo Olympic bid committee during a campaign to secure the 2020 Games shut down all its activities at the end of December, according to a notice on its website. The Jigoro Kano Memorial International Sport Institute, established in 2009 and run by former Japanese prime minister Yoshiro Mori, did not provide a reason for ceasing activities on its website. Mori did not respond to a Reuters request for comment when contacted by email through the Tokyo organising committee.
KOTA KINABALU, Jan 26 — Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor has approved an emergency allocation of RM150 million to repair 41 roads damaged in the statewide floods two weeks ago. The state...
* British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was looking at toughening border quarantine rules because of the risk of "vaccine-busting" new variants. * The Italian government sent a letter of formal notice to Pfizer calling on the company to respect its contractual commitments over its COVID-19 vaccine deliveries. * China reported a fall in new COVID-19 infections as the number of cases in two of the provinces particularly hard hit by the latest coronavirus wave fell to single digits.
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 26 — Foreign investors have lost confidence in Malaysia as an attractive investment destination, PKR Youth claimed today. Citing the United Nations Conference on Trade and...
The Netherlands has been hit by a second night of riots, as coronavirus curfew frustrations boiled over, even as President Joe Biden said herd immunity could be achieved this year.
Locked Down is a rom-com heist film with Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor playing reluctant criminals.
The radio station to investigate into the issue following netizens' backlash
An intense winter storm swept through central Iowa, dumping snow across the city of Ames on Monday, January 25.This video uploaded to Twitter, shows parts of Ames blanketed in piles of thick snow as ice continues to fall.The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning, cautioning locals against leaving their homes as the snow could make travelling “near impossible at times.” Credit: @CF3_Weather via Storyful
Japan's government said Tuesday it still planned to recruit 10,000 medical personnel for the virus-delayed Olympics, despite the heavy strain on the healthcare system caused by a third wave of infections.
The controversial rapper was found lying on the grass bleeding near an apartment block prior to his death
Thousands of Australians defied coronavirus rules on Tuesday to protest the country's national day, held on the anniversary of British colonisation of the vast continent that its Indigenous population marks as "Invasion Day".
Business owners hailed Gov. Gavin Newsom's decision to lift stay-at-home orders across California in response to improving coronavirus conditions, but local health officials expressed concern that it may cause residents to let down their guard. California is experiencing a “flattening of the curve,” Newsom said during a virtual news conference on Monday. The metrics are markedly improved since last month, when some Southern California hospitals overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients were crafting emergency plans for rationing care.
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Immigrant rights activists energized by a new Democratic administration and majorities on Capitol Hill are gearing up for a fresh political battle to push through a proposed bill from President Joe Biden that would open a pathway to citizenship for up to 11 million people. The multimillion-dollar #WeAreHome campaign was launched Monday by national groups including United We Dream and the United Farm Workers Foundation. It starts with ads on Facebook and other social media to reach lawmakers and the constituents who can pressure them.
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 26 ― The Malaysian property market is expected to rebound in 2022 and not the second half of this year as previously predicted, property consultant firm Rahim & Co...
The Houston Astros have re-signed All-Star outfielder Michael Brantley to a two-year contract, general manager James Click announced Monday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Brantley will reportedly earn $32 million over the course of the deal, according to numerous reports. "There were a lot of mixed emotions, obviously, in a small timeframe," Brantley said.
Star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is a major doubt for Bangladesh's tour of New Zealand next month because of injury and personal reasons.
Armed and ready to go, Taiwan air force jets screamed into the sky on Tuesday in a drill to simulate a war scenario, showing its fleet's battle readiness after dozens of Chinese warplanes flew into the island's air defence zone over the weekend. Taiwan, claimed by China as its territory, has been on edge since the large-scale incursion by Chinese fighters and nuclear-capable bombers into the southwestern part of its air defence identification zone on Saturday and Sunday, which coincided with a U.S. carrier group entering the South China Sea. The base in the southern city of Tainan, home to F-CK-1 Ching-kuo Indigenous Defence Fighters (IDF), frequently scrambles jets to intercept China's air force.