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New Covid-19 clusters resulted from social events flouting SOPs, Health Ministry warns public

Reuters Video: Arsenal manager Wenger to leave after 22 years in charge
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is to leave at the end of the season after a reign of almost 22 years that made him the most successful boss in the Premier League club’s history. Julian Satterthwaite reports. — Reuters Read More

BY SHAHRIN AIZAT NOORSHAHRIZAM
November 28, 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 28 — The Ministry of Health (MOH) has warned the public today to follow standard operating procedures (SOP) while attending social events, amid still... Read more

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Foreigner who died from Covid-19 today in Sabah 130 years old? Health Ministry statement says so

BY SHAHRIN AIZAT NOORSHAHRIZAM
November 28, 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 28 — The Health Ministry recorded the age of a foreign man who died in Sabah today of Covid-19 at 130. This, of course, would make him the oldest person who has ever lived as a check with the Guinness World of Records shows the oldest person who has ever lived was Jeanne Louise Calment, who died at the age of 122 years... Read more

Onlookers watch Nepali workers trying to bring a Malindo Air plane back onto the runway at the international airport in Kathmandu April 20, 2018, after it skidded off the runway following an aborted take-off. — AFP pic Read More

Inside Milan Design Week 2018

Inside Milan Design Week 2018

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People visit an airborne labyrinth of polycarbonate installation called ‘Limbo’, created by Jacopo Foggini, during Design Week in Milan April 18, 2018. — Reuters pic

Inside Milan Design Week 2018
Arcadia show in London

Arcadia show in London

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A posed performance of the ‘Lords of Lightening’, part of the upcoming Arcadia show held next to the Orbit Tower in London April 18, 2018. — Reuters pic

Arcadia show in London
Eva Longoria gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Eva Longoria gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Eva Longoria wipes a tear on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California April 17, 2018. — Reuters pic

Eva Longoria gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
The ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ stars in Singapore

The ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ stars in Singapore

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Cast members Robert Downey Jr, Benedict Cumberbatch, Karen Gillan, with director Joe Russo and executive producer Trinh Tran at a fan event for Marvel Studio’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ movie, in Singapore April 17, 2018. — Reuters pic

The ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ stars in Singapore
At the Academy of Country Music Awards 2018

At the Academy of Country Music Awards 2018

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Keith Urban performs ‘Coming Home’ at the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada April 16, 2018. — Reuters pic

At the Academy of Country Music Awards 2018
Stars at the Hong Kong Film Awards

Stars at the Hong Kong Film Awards

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Hong Kong actor Philip Keung wins Best Supporting Actor award at the 37th Hong Kong Film Awards at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre in Hong Kong April 16, 2018. — Reuters pic

Stars at the Hong Kong Film Awards

Pope installs new cardinals, including first African-American

November 28, 2020

ROME, Nov 28 — Pope Francis today installed 13 new cardinals, including the first African-American to hold the high rank, further expanding the pontiff’s impact on the group that will one day elect his successor. The cardinals were installed in a ceremony, known as a consistory, that was markedly slimmed down because of the Covid-19... Read more

Reuters Video: Strikes had limited impact on Assad, say US sources
American sources say the US, French, and British attacks on suspected chemical weapons facilities in Syria did not make as large a dent in President Bashar al-Assad's capabilities as White House statements suggest. — Reuters Read More

Hamilton takes 98th career pole in Bahrain

November 28, 2020

MANAMA, Nov 28 — Seven times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton took his 98th career pole position in qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix today, with Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas alongside on the front row. Red Bull’s Max... Read more

Russia gears up for Spain

Russia gears up for Spain Read More

Angkasa says over 400 credit co-ops in Malaysia affected by Covid-19 pandemic

November 28, 2020

SEREMBAN, Nov 28 — Over 400 out of the 600 credit cooperatives nationwide that are registered under the Cooperative Commission of Malaysia (SKM) have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic since March. Angkatan Koperasi Kebangsaan Malaysia Berhad (Angkasa) president Datuk Abdul Fattah Abdullah said the situation had caused the... Read more

A customer shops at a South African retailer Pick n Pay in Johannesburg April 20, 2018. ― Reuters pic

CMCO food takeaway: Be bowled over by these hearty offerings from PJ Taman Mayang’s Chan Kee Beef Noodles

By Lee Khang Yi
November 27, 2020

PETALING JAYA, Nov 27 — Opened just about two months or so, Chan Kee Beef Noodles delivers satisfying bowls of beef noodles. The highlight is the generous portions of tender beef shin and brisket cuts using Australian sourced meat. The family-run business uses a recipe from the patriarch, one which he has been perfecting for 30 years or... Read more

Chicken dishes on a street-food vendor's stall in Kuala Lumpur April 20, 2018. — Reuters pic

Netflix short ‘If Anything Happens I Love You’ gets its own TikTok challenge (VIDEO)

November 28, 2020

LOS ANGELES, Nov 28 — A new challenge has taken over TikTok. Will you cry when watching If Anything Happens I Love You on Netflix? To participate TikTokkers film themselves before and after having watched this 12-minute animated short. Less than a week after coming out on Netflix, the film has already become a viral sensation. The... Read more

Reuters Video: Tribeca Film Festival celebrates the life of late comedian Gilda Radner
The New York festival offically opened with the documentary film, 'Love, Gilda.' — Reuters Read More

Tesla could widen release of ‘self-driving’ software in two weeks

November 28, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 28 — Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said yesterday there will probably be a wider roll out of a new “Full Self Driving” software update in two weeks. In October, Tesla released a beta, or test version, of what it calls a “Full Self Driving” software upgrade to an undisclosed number of “expert,... Read more

Piaggio's Vespa 946 scooters are seen at the Pontedera's farm, Italy April 20, 2018. — Reuters pic

‘Routier’ restaurants offer French truckers a lifeline amid lockdown

November 28, 2020

PARIS, Nov 28 — After a long day on the road, Didier Huaume saw little to cheer as he sipped a beer with fellow truck drivers at a brightly lit cafe, as President Emmanuel Macron announced a phased easing of France’s coronavirus lockdown. Restaurants will remain closed until further notice, Macron told the nation Tuesday, which means... Read more

Reuters Video: Belgium to kids, go play outside!
It's all fun and games without the television or computer. Angela Moore reports. — Reuters Read More

New patent suggests Apple is upgrading the MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar with Force Touch

BY NIC KER
November 28, 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 28 — We’re just hearing that the Touch Bar on the MacBook Pro might be upgraded soon, if a newly-registered patent application is anything to go by. Apple recently applied to patent a new version of the Touch Bar — one that features Force Touch technology. This means that we might be seeing upgraded functionality to... Read more

Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ collaborative robot stacks rice balls at Delicious Cook & Co’s food factory in Narashino April 20, 2018. — Reuters pic

World tourist trap Italy turns into a coronavirus no-go zone

April 9, 2020

ROME, Apr 9 — Tourists from across the world flock daily to Italy to marvel at its art-filled cathedrals and Roman ruins. But the rolling hills of Tuscany and the ancient city of Pompeii have looked almost abandoned since the coronavirus pandemic turned the Mediterranean country into a strict no-go zone. The resulting economic hit to... Read more

Reuters Video: Luxury liner Queen Elizabeth II reopens as floating hotel
One of the world's most famous ships is now a floating hotel permanently moored at Dubai's Mina Rashid port. Elly Park reports. — Reuters Read More

Gagal patuhi penjarakan fizikal, kesalahan tertinggi ingkar PKP

November 28, 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, 28 Nov — Gagal mematuhi penjarakan fizikal merekodkan kesalahan tertinggi ingkar arahan Perintah Kawalan Pergerakan (PKP) semalam, walaupun semasa kes penularan Covid-19 harian kini mencecah empat angka. Menteri Kanan (Kluster Keselamatan) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob berkata daripada 577 individu yang ditahan atas... Selanjutnya

Anggota MCA Negeri Sembilan Lam Fok Lam, 57, memasang bendera Barisan Nasional ketika tinjauan pemasangan bendera parti sempena Pilihan Raya Umum ke-14 di Jalan Rasah, Seremban hari ini, 20 April 2018. ― Foto Bernama

Four novels for young adults to discover ahead of the third season of ‘13 Reasons Why’

August 17, 2019

NEW YORK, Aug 17 — The third season of 13 Reasons Why is right around the corner, as the teen drama series will start streaming on Netflix on August 23. Here is a selection of four recently-published young adult novels to discover while counting the days before the season’s premiere. Shout by Laurie Halse Anderson (Penguin Young Readers... Read more

Artist Deborah Kass attends New York Magazine & WeWork Celebrate New York’s 50th Anniversary in New York April 20, 2018. — AFP pic

Artist Deborah Kass attends New York Magazine & WeWork Celebrate New York’s 50th Anniversary in New York April 20, 2018. — AFP pic