Sharyl Kaur

Sharyl Kaur joined the Hybrid News family in November 2016. She enjoys a wide range of topics, but has special interest in issues concerning human rights, as well as women and children's rights. She was formerly a journalist and producer at BFM Radio, a business-focused Malaysia-based radio station, where she spent three years on the News and Current Affairs Desk. She holds a Broadcast News Degree from Drake University, Iowa, USA.

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Myanmar to tax tourists, travelers with business visa soon

MYANMAR plans to impose a tourism tax on travelers in a move to fund tourism promotion activities without relying on government funds. According to Myanmar Times, the Myanmar Tourism Federation (MTF)...

Airlines overbook flights more often than you think

LAST weekend, United Airlines made headlines after security officers forcibly removed a passenger from an overbooked flight. Video footage revealed the passenger – identified as 69-year-old David Dao – was...

Wave of tighter security on electronics hits aviation industry

FOLLOWING a controversial Trump-endorsed “Muslim ban”, US and Britain recently imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices from airports in select Muslim-majority countries. The US Department of Homeland Security said passengers...

Influx of Chinese visitors props up Australia’s tourism market

THE Chinese have caught on to Australia’s far-reaching appeal of sunshine, golden beaches, wine regions, and fascinating wildlife. Last year, over 1.2 million Chinese visited Australia, making up a significant portion...