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AirAsia to raise up to RM1.024 bln from proposed rights issue

KUALA LUMPUR: Budget airline, AirAsia Group Bhd (AAGB) has proposed to undertake a renounceable rights issue of up to RM1.024 billion in nominal value of seven-year redeemable convertible unsecured Islamic debt securities with a nominal value of RM0.75 each...

Vaccine passports possible only after more people inoculated

KOTA SAMARAHAN: The issuance of vaccine passports for travel is only possible after more people are vaccinated, says Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. “For a vaccine passport to be implemented, it requires cooperation between all participating countries. “Once we are able...

Mdec facilitates creation of VR-powered travel platform called Igoroom

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (Mdec) in collaboration with pitchIN, an equity crowdfunding platform, today announced the creation of a revolutionary way to travel and book hotel rooms, powered by a virtual reality (VR) platform, Igoroom. In a...

Family travels two hours to receive vaccine jab

KUCHING: Realising the importance of vaccination to reduce the risk of severe Covid-19 infection, a 35-year-old man decided to take his parents through three roadblocks along their 60km journey to the vaccination centre. According to Delvern Sindom, he and his...

Malaysia’s trade deficit in services hit record RM47.4 bln in 2020

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s trade deficit in services increased to RM47.4 billion in 2020, the highest deficit ever recorded, owing to the unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic that has significantly restrained economic activities globally. The Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM) said total trade...

WHO says against proof of vaccination for travel

GENEVA: The World Health Organisation's emergency committee said Monday it was against international travellers being required to have proof of vaccination, partly on grounds such a measure would deepen inequities. "Do not require proof of vaccination as a condition of entry, given...

AirAsia introduces ‘Asean Unlimited’ to ensure smooth take-off when travel returns

KUALA LUMPUR: Capitalising on positive Covid-19 vaccination developments across the Asean region, low-cost airline AirAsia Group Bhd has revived its engines to ensure a smooth take-off when travel returns by introducing its all-new product, Asean Unlimited. The Asean Unlimited offers...

Chariot allowed to travel under strict conditions

PUTRAJAYA: Special permission has been given for the chariot carrying the statue of Lord Murugan to travel from Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, Kuala Lumpur to Sri Subramaniam Temple in Batu Caves tomorrow as it is an important part of...

Taiwan airlines offer sight-seeing flights during pandemic

TAOYUAN, Taiwan: Faced with the coronavirus collapse in travellers, Taiwanese airlines have begun offering sight-seeing "flights to nowhere" on their passenger jets — including flight attendant lessons for children. At the headquarters of Taiwan's China Airlines in Taoyuan on Saturday,...

Critical service workers can travel

KUCHING: Sarawakians who work providing essential services are allowed to travel to and from their homes and workplaces, and even between districts.  However, they do need to obtain permits from the respective Resident’s or District Offices, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah...
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AirAsia to raise up to RM1.024 bln from proposed rights issue

KUALA LUMPUR: Budget airline, AirAsia Group Bhd (AAGB) has proposed to undertake a renounceable rights issue of up to...
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