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Mer Film, the well-established Norwegian film production banner, is reteaming with “Sami Boy” filmmaker Elle Sofe Sara on her feature debut “Arru.” The project will be pitched for the first time at the virtual Nordic Film Market, the industry program of the Goteborg Film Festival, whose full lineup has just been unveiled. “Arru” is a […]
Taiwan on Tuesday cancelled a major festival during the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday as the island reported four locally transmitted cases of COVID-19, the biggest daily rise in local infections in nearly 11 months. Taiwan, which has kept the pandemic well under control thanks to early and effective prevention methods, has been unnerved by new domestic transmissions, first in December and now in a hospital in the northern city of Taoyuan. The Taiwan Lantern Festival, an annual celebration to mark the end of the upcoming Lunar New Year in mid-February, will be cancelled this year because of COVID-19, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications said, citing the recent local infection cases.
Turkey on Tuesday slapped advertising bans on Twitter, Periscope and Pinterest over their non-compliance with a controversial new law that requires social media platforms to appoint legal representatives in the country. The law — which human rights and media freedom groups say amounts to censorship — forces social media companies to maintain representatives in Turkey to deal with complaints about content on their platforms.
Medical experts say the South Korea governent is not taking the steps necessary to achieve its goal of reaching herd immunity to the coronavirus through mass vaccinations by November. They say the government has failed to secure enough vaccines and has also been slow to train staff for storage, distribution and inoculation. It has also lagged in making decisions over vaccination sites, they said.
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A thick blanket of snow was seen near Rochester, Vermont, on January 18 after up to 20 inches of snow fell in parts of the state, according the National Weather Service.The service warned of slippery roads, encouraging drivers to take extra care. Credit: Glenn Ericksen via Storyful
Mittal spent several years promoting Hike Messenger as he believed that India will have two leading messaging app.
South Africa's trailblazing Black food writer Dorah Sitole's latest cookbook was widely hailed in December as a moving chronicle of her journey from humble township cook to famous, well-traveled author. The country's new Black celebrity chefs lined up to praise her as a mentor who encouraged them to succeed by highlighting what they knew best: tasty African food. In “40 Years of Iconic Food,” Sitole engagingly described how she quietly battled South Africa's racist apartheid system to find appreciation, and a market, for African cuisine.
Temperatures in the small town in Naama province reached -3 degree Celsius (26.6 degree Fahrenheit) on Wednesday (January 13). The town has experienced snow only three other times in 42 years - in 1979, 2017 and 2018. 2017 also saw a blizzard dumping snow up to a meter thick in Ain Sefra.
Firefighters battled a fire in the foothills of Milpitas, California, on January 18, according to local reports.The fire was reported about 8:45 pm, with evacuations initially ordered for residents in Cervantez Court, Camarillo Court, Calaveras Ridge Drive and Calera Creek Heights Drive.Residents were told they could return home just before 10 pm. Credit: @brenp0wer via Storyful
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19 — Non-profit organisation Eliminating Deaths & Abuse in Custody Together (Edict) has criticised Sarawak police commissioner Datuk Aidi Ismail’s response to the rape of a...
Footage shared to Instagram on January 8 captures the heartfelt moment a law school graduate found out he passed the California Bar Exam.Omarr Rambert, a recent UCLA School of Law graduate, decided in fifth grade he wanted to be a lawyer and described passing the exam as “the greatest accomplishment” of his life.“I was the first male in my family to go to college, let alone law school,” he said.Rambert lost his stepfather, the songwriter LaShawn Daniels, in a fatal car crash in 2019, during his final year of law school. Despite the pain of losing of one of his “biggest supporters,” he pushed on and finished “the mission because that’s what [Daniels] wanted.”“I graduated UCLA School of Law that same year, had a virtual graduation ceremony because of COVID-19, and began the process of studying for the California Bar Exam,” he said. “The CA Bar Exam is considered the hardest in the nation, and I passed due to God and hard work.”This video shows Rambert and his mother emotionally reacting to the news of his exam results. Credit: Omarr Rambert via Storyful
Social media was abuzz Tuesday after India secured a historic fourth Test and series win over Australia by three wickets after a thrilling final day.
Throwing stones and gasoline bombs the streets in Tunisia's capital were on fire late Monday, as hundreds of young people clashed with police. Protests erupted following the 10 year anniversary of a revolution that was sparked when a fruit seller set himself on fire protesting over similar issues, and inspired a wave of revolt known as the Arab Spring. In Tunisia it brought democracy but few have seen material gains and anger has been growing at the dire prospects for jobs and poor state services. Around 300 young men confronted police and violence followed in several Tunisian cities. With no clear agenda, it's uncertain what direction the demonstrations are moving towards, or whether they will die down, as there's no clear political leadership or backing from major parties. There were no slogans chanted on Monday, but one protester who spoke to Reuters said the goal was to expose their daily struggles, calling for jobs and dignity. After shaking off the shackles of autocratic rule, Tunisia was heading towards an economic crisis even before the global coronavirus pandemic. Tanks were deployed on the streets on Sunday and over 600 people -- mostly teenagers -- were detained by police. Human rights groups are calling for restraint, citing footage of police beating and dragging protesters.
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19 — Far more Malaysians sought to dispose of their cars during the first movement control order (MCO) last year compared to Indonesians and Thais who faced a similar lockdown,...
The veteran actress breathed her last on 16 January after battling pneumonia
Malaysia’s biggest gloves factory ‘extremely disappointed’ actions taken to improve workers’ lives excluded from report. This article, Top Glove says ‘misleading and damaging’ Canadian report omits new company policies, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is likely to agree with regional leaders on Tuesday stricter requirements for working from home among other measures as they try to rein in the coronavirus, leading politicians said. New infections have been decreasing in recent days and pressure on intensive care units has eased slightly, but virologists are worried about the possible spread of more infectious variants of the virus. National and regional leaders meet on Tuesday to decide on extending a current lockdown which has closed most shops and schools and introducing new restrictions.
The Treasury said on Monday that more than 1.4 billion government-backed loans have been taken up by businesses and used to support jobs around the UK since the pandemic broke out. Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the loans have helped to protect jobs and livelihoods up and down the country, and reiterated a commitment to safeguard employment and create opportunity. The retail and construction sectors were the biggest beneficiaries, according to the Treasury’s data, with regions "receiving loans proportionately to the amount of businesses located there".
The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 30 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Tuesday (19 January), taking the country’s total case count to 59,157.