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Malaysians with long Covid plagued by insomnia, sleepless nights as virus' long-term effects linger on

PETALING JAYA, Aug. 24 -- Getting a good night's sleep isn't as easy as it used to be for Lim Chi Weng. The 32-year-old fell ill with Covid-19 in May and although he only experienced mild symptoms at... Read More


BTS' star power fuels McDonald's global sales growth by 40.5pc in 2021 Q2

PETALING JAYA, July 29 -- McDonald's global sales growth is lighting up like dynamite thanks to the star power of K-pop band BTS. CNN Business reported that McDonald's restaurants open for at least 1... Read More


AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes to delve into new role as podcast host next month

KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 -- AirAsia Group boss Tan Sri Tony Fernandes will be adding a new feather to his cap next month with the launch of his podcast Talks With Tony. The airline magnate has eight epi... Read More


Former K-pop singer Mina of AOA reportedly in hospital after suspected suicide attempt

PETALING JAYA, July 29 -- Former K-pop star Mina of the girl group AOA has reportedly been hospitalised after a suspected suicide attempt. A report by Korean newspaper Hankook Ilbo stated that the 27... Read More


Singaporean anti-vaxxers cry 'discrimination' after Gong Cha offers discount to vaccinated customers

PETALING JAYA, July 28 -- Anti-vaxxers in Singapore are feeling bitter over Gong Cha's sweet deals for those who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19. A screenshot from a Telegram group dedicated to... Read More


'It was edited': Tony Fernandes defends AirAsia from sexism allegations after F-bomb incident with Thai CEO

KUALA LUMPUR, July 28 -- AirAsia Group boss Tan Sri Tony Fernandes has defended the airline against sexism allegations after a video of its Thailand chief executive officer (CEO) Tassapon Bijleveld cu... Read More


AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes apologises after Thai CEO hurls F-bomb at female colleague in online meeting

PETALING JAYA, July 27 -- AirAsia Group boss Tan Sri Tony Fernandes has apologised for the behaviour of the airline's Thailand chief executive officer (CEO) Tassapon Bijleveld during a virtual town ha... Read More


Chernobyl, Dracula: Korean broadcaster vows reform after using inappropriate photos to depict countries at Olympics

KUALA LUMPUR, July 27 -- MBC president Park Sung-je has apologised after the Korean broadcaster used inappropriate photos to introduce countries in the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony. Photos of the ... Read More


Malaysian Olympic swimmer Welson Sim's dashing looks sets hearts aflutter at home and abroad (VIDEO)

PETALING JAYA, July 26 -- Malaysian Olympic swimmer Welson Sim Wee Sheng set hearts fluttering on social media after his brief TV appearance at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday. S... Read More


Durian treats for dogs: Malaysian pet bakery whips up smelly titbits so furry friends can enjoy the fruit

PETALING JAYA, July 22 -- Durian season is the perfect time for fans of the thorny fruit to get their fill, but why should the fun be limited to humans? Malaysian pet bakery Barkery Oven recently rel... Read More