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Star French chef comes up with ‘Covid-safe’ restaurant

French superchef Alain Ducasse is using a ventilation system similar to those in hospital operating theatres to reopen one of his Paris restaurants. Ducasse, whose...

Airlines improvise gradual liftoff as lockdowns ease

Cabin crews on standby with destinations revealed only hours before the flight, pilots put on simulators to keep up to date -- an airline...

A post-pandemic world: will populations be on the move?

Could the Covid-19 pandemic spell the end of globalisation and migration? Not according to new epidemic research published in Nature – Scientific Reports, by a group of...

EU likely to limit travel from outside Europe to July

The EU is not expected to open its borders to travellers from the rest of the world before July, officials said Friday after a...

Marriott ceases Cuban operations after new Trump sanctions

Marriott has been ordered by the US Treasury Department to close its Four Points Sheraton hotel in Havana by the end of August and...

South Korea court to rule on arrest warrant for Samsung heir

The heir to South Korea's Samsung empire appeared in court Monday as judges deliberate on whether to detain him over a controversial merger of...

Japanese April spending sees sharpest drop since 2001

Japan's household spending recorded its worst drop in nearly two decades in April, government data showed Friday, as the world's third-largest economy reels from...

North Korea releases pictures of Kim appearance

North Korean state media published pictures Saturday of leader Kim Jong Un making his first public appearance in nearly three weeks, following intense speculation...

Trump angers China by warning US may seek damages over virus

US President Donald Trump suggested he may seek damages from China over the coronavirus pandemic which began in the Chinese city of Wuhan and...

US oil sinks towards USD10 as fund sells off holdings

US oil nosedived towards USD10 a barrel Tuesday after a major exchange-traded fund started selling its short-term contracts of the commodity, and storage concerns...

Asian markets mostly up as lockdowns eased but oil plunges again

Asian stocks mostly rose Tuesday as investors track government moves to ease lockdown measures around the world, helping extend the previous day's rally, but...

Virgin Australia collapses under coronavirus strain

Cash-strapped Virgin Australia collapsed Tuesday, making it the largest carrier yet to buckle under the strain of the coronavirus pandemic, which has ravaged the...

Virus could mean 1.2 billion fewer airline passengers: UN agency

The coronavirus pandemic could mean 1.2 billion fewer airline passengers worldwide by September, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) said. The "most substantial reduction in...

TikTok pledges USD250 million for COVID-19 relief

TikTok, the fast-growing mobile video app, pledged Thursday to contribute USD250 million to coronavirus relief efforts around the world. TikTok, which US officials and lawmakers...

Covid-19: How Many People Will Die?

Though scientists are still scrambling to understand new coronavirus and its likely impact, experts are warning it could kill millions globally unless widespread and...

Wuhan Recovery Gives Rest Of World Hope: WHO

The World Health Organisation said that the original epicentre in China of the coronavirus outbreak at last reporting no new cases gave hope to...

As World Cowers, China Glimpses Coronavirus Aftermath

Restaurants are reopening, traffic and factories are stirring, and in one of the clearest signs yet that China is awakening from its coronavirus coma,...

Malaysian Prime Minister announces movement restriction to curb Covid-19 outbreak

Malaysian Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhiyiddin Yassin has announced a movement restriction order for all activities inclusive of sports and religious activities from March...

SDB and flakes.my bring joy to SS2 community with weekend bazaar

In conjunction with International Women’s Day last weekend, Selangor Dredging Berhad (SDB) and flakes.my co-hosted a weekend bazaar consisting of small sustainable...

A Roaring Success as Children with Special Needs showcase their Musical Abilities at ‘One-Two-Star’ Talent Show

Selangor Dredging Berhad (SDB), in collaboration with Milestone Productions, recently hosted the “One-Two-Star” Talent Show at Hotel Maya Kuala Lumpur when various children with...