Category Archives: Lifestyle

Malaysia Day celebrations in Sibu, Sarawak to go on – Saifuddin

The Malaysia Day celebrations this year will still be held in Sibu, Sarawak despite the spread of COVID-19 cases in the state, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said the ministry understood the worry

No more awards, please – Sugu Pavithra

  IPOH Popular YouTube couple S. Pavithra and M. Sugu have decided not to accept any more awards following the recent misunderstanding in their family.   Pavithra, 28, who was recently recognised as this year’s Ipoh City Icon by the

MPs suggest for gov’t to come up with clear guidelines on film releasing licence

KUALA LUMPUR Two Independent MPs today proposed that the government review and issue clear guidelines on the need for traditional film producers and those on social media platforms to obtain a licence from the Malaysian National Film Development Corporation (FINAS)

Al Jazeera has no licence to film controversial documentary – Finas

  KUALA LUMPUR Al Jazeera International (M) Sdn Bhd did not have the Film Production Licence or the Filming Authentication Certificate (SPP) to produce the controversial documentary ‘Locked Up in Malaysia’s Lockdown’, according to the National Film Development Corporation (Finas).

29 entertainment outlets, sports bars in Labuan faces closure in October

  LABUAN   — At least 29 entertainment outlets and sports bars (including karaoke) in the duty-free-island here are at risk of closure, the latest by October, after the owners incurred losses to the tune of RM6 million since the start

Make “Road To Oscar” a reality – Saifuddin

KUALA LUMPUR Films that revolve around the Malay world, culture and religions can bring the local film industry to greater heights including going to the Oscar, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.   He said local film industry

COVID-19: Penang Hill Festival postponed

GEORGE TOWN The Penang Hill Festival 2020 (PHF2020) has been postponed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   In a statement today, Penang Hill Corporation (PHC) said the event would be rescheduled subject to compliance with guidelines by

Fans says ‘hello’ to Adele’s transformation

KUALA LUMPUR Internet users across the globe, including Malaysians, were thrilled and surprised when English singer-songwriter Adele shared a photograph showing off her physical transformation, making her look almost unrecognisable.   Fans were stunned when the Grammy Award winner, known

Reservations open for Pokémon Rooms at APARTMENT HOTEL MIMARU

KUALA LUMPUR,  Reservations for Pokémon Rooms at APARTMENT HOTEL MIMARU locations in Japan are now open for stays, beginning Dec 24 onward. This follows the announcement by Cosmos Initia Co Ltd, in collaboration with The Pokémon Company. Five MIMARU locations

LZS aims to attract Muslims to pay zakat via GoPayz

KUALA LUMPUR,  Lembaga Zakat Selangor (LZS) aims to attract 1.2 million Muslim U Mobile subscribers in Selangor to pay their zakat (tithe) by using GoPayz, U Mobile’s universal e-wallet. LZS chief executive officer (CEO) Saipolyazan Mat Yusop said the collaboration