Passenger traffic to improve up to 70pct this year: MAHB

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) expects passenger traffic at the airports it owns or manages to improve between 60 per cent and 70 per cent of pre-Covid-19 levels this year as the coronavirus-ravaged airline industry experienced its sharpest-ever decline in passenger demand during 2020. Group chief executive officer Datuk Mohd Shukrie Mohd Salleh […]

Green light for Malaysia-Indonesia travel bubble

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has been given the green-light by Indonesia over a Reciprocal Green Lane/Travel Corridor Arrangement (RGL/TCA) travel bubble between both nations. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri said the travel bubble initiative is one of the ministry’s tourism and culture recovery plans formulated last July as part of the measures […]

MCO 2.0 leaves gym, sports venue operators in the dark

UNLIKE most businesses that have successfully transitioned to digital platforms in the wake of the pandemic, the same mode of business could not be implemented by gym operators who are struggling to stay afloat. Gym and sports venue operators have found themselves in deeper water during the Movement Control Order (MCO) 2.0 than the first, […]

Malaysia, Indonesia agree in principle on reciprocal green lane

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 — Malaysia and Indonesia have agreed in principle to implement the reciprocal green lane (RGL) scheme or known in Indonesia as corridor travel arrangement, to enhance bilateral trade. Foreign Affairs Ministry Secretary General Datuk Seri Muhammad Shahrul Ikram Yaakob said however that a follow-up was required to fine-tune the standard operating […]

‘We need detailed vaccination plan now’

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry has to devise a comprehensive plan on the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme soon to ensure an orderly and chaos-free vaccination process takes place. Epidemiologist Datuk Dr Awang Bulgiba Awang Mahmud said that without planning, the government would not be able to implement the massive inoculation exercise properly, such as in […]

‘Super sub’ Messi penyelamat Barcelona

LONDON: Lionel Messi meledak gol hanya tiga minit selepas dibawa masuk dari bangku simpanan untuk membantu Barcelona menang 3-2 ke atas Real Betis dalam aksi sengit La Liga di tempat lawan pagi tadi. Tuan rumah mendahului 1-0 pada babak pertama menerusi rembatan jarak dekat Borja Iglesias hasil serangan balas pantas. Messi yang rehatkan oleh pengurus […]