Netflix keeps growing in pandemic, tops 200 million subscribers

SAN FRANCISCO – Netflix on Tuesday topped subscriber growth expectations in the past quarter, keeping ahead of new streaming rivals competing for viewers stuck in their homes during the coronavirus pandemic. The streaming television leader added some 8.5 million paid subscribers in the quarter to reach 203 million, topping 200 million despite recent price hikes, […]

ISG a key cog in MAHB airport network amid pandemic

KUALA LUMPUR: Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (ISG) in Turkey is expected to be an important contributor to Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd’s financial sustainability as the airport operator goes through the recovery phase. Group chief executive officer Datuk Mohd Shukrie Mohd Salleh said ISG’s presence in MAHB’ network of airports had contributed significantly to its […]

Floods: Situation in Sarawak, Pahang improving, no change in evacuees in Sabah

KUALA LUMPUR: The flood situation in Sarawak and Pahang shows signs of improving with the drop in the number of victims still at the relief centres (PPS) this morning. However, in Sabah, there is not much change in the flood situation. The number of evacuees at the relief centres remained the same as of last […]

Exam takers return to school amid MCO

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 20 — The long-silent school bells rang today as many of these institutions reopened their doors for face-to-face lessons for secondary students sitting for 2020 public examinations postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The rest of the schoolchildren, from primary pupils up to the new Form Five students, will follow their lessons […]

STL Champions Cup to continue after MCO

KUALA LUMPUR – The Sepak Takraw League Champions Cup in Iskandar Puteri, Johor which has to be stopped temporarily will resume after the Movement Control Order (MCO). The Malaysian Sepak Takraw Association (PSM) president Datuk Seri Ahmad Ismail said the national players taking part in the championship had returned to the National Sports Council Complex (MSN), Bukit Jalil to […]

LPGA launches 34-stop 2021 season with Champions tourney

MIAMI — The LPGA launches its 71st season Thursday with plans for a 34-event global campaign paying a record US$76.45 million (RM309.6 million) in prize money but a lame duck commissioner. A field of 25 women will gather with celebrities for the LPGA Tournament of Champions at Four Seasons in Orlando to begin the 2021 […]

38 anggota polis dikuarantin selepas OKT positif Covid-19

TAIPING: Seramai 38 anggota polis pelbagai pangkat di Taiping diarahkan menjalani kuarantin kendiri oleh Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia (KKM) selepas seorang wanita Thailand yang ditahan menerusi Ops Noda, 11 Januari lalu positif Covid-19. Ketua Polis Daerah Taiping, Asisten Komisioner Osman Mamat berkata, dalam operasi jam 6 petang itu, wanita berusia 31 tahun yang berkerja sebagai tukang […]