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The video game giant Activision Blizzard said Monday it has fired nearly 40 employees and disciplined more than 40 others since July as it deals with allegations of sexual harassment and other misconduct.
PETALING JAYA: The Omicron variant may be less severe compared to the Delta variant, but its infectivity rate is very high, says Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
THE nation kicks its presidency of the Group of 20 (G20) into high gear this month with a flurry of activities and events, including forums for CEOs of companies from member countries where they will discuss issues from sustainable development to women’s empowerment.
News highlights from Asean countries in the Star-AseanPlus section for Monday (Jan 17)
BEIJING (The Straits Times/Asia News Network): China's economy grew 4 per cent year on year in the three months to December, bringing its full-year growth for 2021 to 8.1 per cent, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Monday (Jan 17).
JAKARTA (Xinhua): Indonesian President Joko Widodo has chosen Nusantara, or archipelago in English, as the name of the new national capital to be built on the country's Kalimantan island, a senior government official said Monday (Jan 17).
PHNOM PENH (Xinhua): Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen met here on Monday (Jan 17) with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Secretary-General Lim Jock Hoi on regional issues, a senior official said.
BEIJING (AFP): Former basketball star Yao Ming on Monday (Jan 17) invited staunch Beijing critic Enes Kanter Freedom to visit China after the Boston Celtics player urged athletes to boycott the Winter Olympics in the capital.