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Aaron Sarma exits AirAsia.com, mulls greater ecosystem role
Digital News Asia has reliably learnt that Aaron Sarma, founder and chief executive officer of travel discovery platform Vidi, has stepped down from his role as chief operating officer of AirAsia.com ...
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Pushing for amendments to provisions on citizenship
PETALING JAYA: The Women, Family and Community Develop­ment Ministry has called on the Home Ministry to make an amendment to the Federal Constitution to...
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Ministry wants automatic citizenship for kids of Malaysian women born overseas
PETALING JAYA: The women, family and community development ministry today urged the home ministry to review the relevant laws to allow the children of Malaysian women who are born overseas to obtain a...
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DNA confirms charred remains to be of senior citizen
KUANTAN: A deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) test carried out on bone specimens found at the site of a fire at Sungai Lembing on Aug 31 confirmed them to belong to an elderly woman.
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Sg Lembing fire: DNA test confirms charred remains are that of senior citizen
KUANTAN (Bernama): A DNA test carried out on bone specimens found at the site of a fire in Sungai Lembing on Aug 31 confirmed them to belong to an elderly woman.
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Malaysian man escapes gallows over death of teenage girl
PUTRAJAYA: A 29-year-old man has escaped the gallows over the death of a teenage girl after his murder charge was reduced by the Malaysian Court of Appeal on Thursday (Sep 12).
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Man dubbed ‘cosplay killer’ gets 22 years’ jail, instead of death, upon appeal
PUTRAJAYA: A self-employed youth, who was dubbed “cosplay killer”, today escaped the gallows for the murder of his teenaged girlfriend whose remains he stuffed in a suitcase.
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World premiere of BMW vehicles in Frankfurt
FRANKFURT: The BMW stand at the IAA Cars 2019 international motor show in Frankfurt am Main had a slew of world premieres, starting with the BMW Concept 4.
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Here’s how the next 4 Series might look like, courtesy of the BMW Concept 4
The IAA motor show 2019 is now well underway in Frankfurt.
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Gojek launches gaming platform GoGames in Indonesia
Indonesian unicorn Gojek has launched GoGames, a service that enables users to top up gaming credits, read up on trends and guides for games, and consume content from influencers and professionals in ...
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But does PKR also stand for justice, Nik Nazmi?
LETTER | I refer to Setiawangsa MP Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad’s opinion piece, in which he writes, “As for PKR and myself, we will continue to fight for a Malaysia that does justice to and is home for al...
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The Lazada mafia is leading ecommerce’s new wave
Dear readers, What happens when a startup gets big and then acquired?
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A window into PPBM’s house of cards
When PPBM was formed nearly three years ago, many expected that the party would serve as the perfect vehicle for reform-minded politicians to drive the changes needed to push Umno out of power.
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Sungai Lembing fire: Elderly couple was preparing for youngest son’s wedding
KUANTAN: An elderly couple believed to have perished in a blaze which razed 32 buildings in Sungai Lembing here this morning was preparing for their youngest son’s wedding scheduled to be held next ...
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Elderly couple killed in Sg Lembing fire was preparing for son's wedding
KUANTAN (Bernama): An elderly couple believed to have perished in a blaze which razed 32 buildings in Sungai Lembing here on Saturday morning (Aug 31) was...
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Sungai Lembing fire: Elderly couple was preparing for youngest son’s wedding
KUANTAN, Aug 31 — An elderly couple believed to have perished in a blaze which razed 32 buildings in Sungai Lembing here this morning was preparing for their youngest son’s wedding scheduled to be...
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A window into Bersatu’s house of cards ― Fazrul Muhammad
AUGUST 31 ― When the Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) was formed nearly three years ago, many expected that the party will serve as the perfect vehicle for reform-minded politicians to drive...
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Telco Deep Dive 2019: Gobind laser focused on ensuring no Malaysian left behind in Digital Economy
“This government is all about transparency and collaboration,” said Al-Ishsal Ishak, chairman of Malaysia’s Communications and Multimedia Commission at a lunch briefing yesterday on the just ann...
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New VW Golf enters final testing phase
WOLFSBURG: A new Golf is rolling up to the starting grid, marking the eighth generation, and VW is heralding its imminent arrival with a teaser photo showing the car in camouflage.
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Test DNA of former Selangor MACC deputy chief again, urges Teoh Beng Hock group
PETALING JAYA: A group dedicated to seeking justice for political aide Teoh Beng Hock has called on the police to reopen investigations into former Selangor Malaysian-Anti Corruption Commission (MACC)...
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The race to greatness
Petronas wins big with home-grown talent gaining global recognition.
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The new Porsche Taycan’s cabin is an absolute screen fest!
Porsche seems determined to tickle our heartstrings with a rather “comprehensive teaser” on what we can expect from the fully electric supercar ahead of its global unveiling next month.
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SAR op for missing kayakers extended to Kerteh waters
MERSING: The search and rescue (SAR) operation for two Singaporeans who went missing while kayaking in Endau waters here entered its seventh day today, with the search area now extended to Kerteh wate...
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Search and rescue ops for missing kayakers extend to Kerteh waters
The search and rescue (SAR) operation for two Singaporeans who went missing while kayaking in Endau waters here entered its seventh day today, with the search area now extended to Kerteh waters in Ter...
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Bentley AR app let's you explore the EXP 100 GT
CREWE: Bentley Motors launched Bentley 100 AR, an augmented reality experience that allows users the opportunity to explore the Bentley EXP 100 GT at their fingertips.
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New national car to launch in March 2021, powered by Daihatsu!
Turns out that all the hoopla surrounding an electric SUV designed by Giugiaro was a smokescreen after all.
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Singapore celebrates its 54th National Day
Singapore is celebrating its 54th National Day today and this year the celebration is a special one as it marks the nation’s bicentennial milestone, 200 years since Stamford Raffles came to Singapor...
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Gen Y job portal WOBB raises US$1.3m in pre-Series A round
WOBB, the leading Gen Y specialised job portal in Malaysia, has announced a pre-Series A investment of US$1.3 million (RM5.4 million) from CAC Capital Investment Limited Partnership (CAC Capital), Acc...
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MySalam: RM400 mil premium for a RM3 mil payout?
Dear Tun Dr Mahathir, Three weeks ago, a 48-year-old lorry driver with stage 4 cancer of the colon came to see me as he was in financial distress.
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MySalam - RM400m premium for a RM3m payout?
LETTER | An open letter to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Dear Tun Dr Mahathir, Three weeks ago, a 48-year-old lorry driver with stage 4 cancer of the colon came to see me as he was in financial distress.
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Communications & Multimedia Minister Gobind ambitiously aims for 1H 2020 launch of 5G services in Malaysia
Delighted with the commitment and hard work put in by the 113 strong multi-stakeholder 5G Task Force at the mid-term report on Monday in Cyberjaya, Gobind Singh Deo, Malaysia’s Minister of Communica...
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Enterprises the key to IoT adoption: Industry players
THERE are signs that the adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) is beginning to pick up in Southeast Asia after the technology was hyped up as the next big thing (no pun intended) to hit the telecom...
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Orang Asli’s deaths: Early report probably next week
SIK: An early report on the forensic results of 12 bodies of Orang Asli who died in Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan is expected to be ready next week.
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How much longer can we indulge in hatred and prejudices?
LETTER | Every day and night, we witness through the mass and the social media horrendous massacres, bombings, killings, pain and suffering across the globe, particularly in West Asia and North Africa...
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Dev Kumar is Sarawak’s new deputy police commissioner
Dev (right) and Dzuraidi (left) perform the handover of duties, witnessed by Azman.
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Dev Kumar returns to Sarawak as deputy police commissioner
Dev (right) exchanging documents with Dzuraidi (left) at the handing over of duties at the Sarawak IPK this morning, as Azman looks on.  KUCHING: New Sarawak Deputy Police Commissioner Dato’ Dev K...
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Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face rape charge
Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will face no charges in Las Vegas in connection with a 10-year-old sexual assault allegation because the case cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt, prose...
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Senior citizen who rapes little girl loses appeal
KOTA KINABALU: A senior citizen’s appeal against his sentence for raping a six-year-old girl four years ago was dismissed by the Court of Appeal here yesterday.
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Chinese voice recognition firm iFlytek gets $407m from state investors
IFlytek, China’s national champion in voice recognition, has raised 2.8 billion yuan (US$407 million) via a private placement that brought in money from a state-backed industry fund and several prov...
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‘My task is to ensure this country excels as a great nation’
DISPLAYING a keen understanding of the role government must play, and when it must step aside, to allow the digital economy and innovative entrepreneurs to flourish, Anwar Ibrahim, leader of the Parti...
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Maybank IB adjudged AsiaPac’s best Islamic investment bank, Sukuk adviser
KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank Investment Bank (Maybank IB) won 13 awards at The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2019 including two accolades for Best Islamic Investment Bank and Sukuk Adviser of the Year for Asia Pacific.
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United and together we will rise or fall
LETTER | North, south, east, west (Vietnamese and Germans) have been united.
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Is PAS out of touch with common good?
The Association for Community and Dialogue (ACID) is concerned about the statement by PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang that the asset declaration initiative was derived from communist and socialist phil...
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Lotus's first electric hypercar will be the Evija
LONDON: Lotus is set to unveil its first 100% electric hypercar on July 16 here.
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Geely Debuts GKUI19 And New Custom Chipsets
ECarX, a subsidiary of Geely, has announced its latest E-Series of chipsets at the debut of the new Boyue Pro running on the new GKUI19 infotainment system.
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Who else thinks the G06 BMW X6 looks like a concept car?
The first-generation BMW X6 (E71) set the standards in the luxury coupe SUV when it first made its debut in 2008.
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Skeletal remains in waters tank is missing UiTM student - police
The skeletal remains found in the water tank at Felda Palong 12 in Jempol on March 25, have been confirmed to be that of Muhammad Aiman Hakim Mat Ani, 22, a student of Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)...
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Skeletal remains in Jempol water tank confirmed to be that of missing UiTM student
JEMPOL, July 3 — The skeletal remains found in the water tank at Felda Palong 12 here on March 25, have been confirmed to be that of Muhammad Aiman Hakim Mat Ani, 22, a student of Universiti Teknolo...
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Skeletal remains in water tank confirmed to be missing UiTM student
JEMPOL (Bernama): The skeletal remains found in the water tank at Felda Palong 12 here on March 25, have been confirmed to be that of Muhammad Aiman Hakim Mat Ani, 22, a student of Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Raub, Pahang, who went missing about a year ago.
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Police announce transfers, promotion of six senior officers
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) on Friday (June 28) announced the interdepartmental transfers and promotion of six of its senior officers, effective July 29.
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Thai PM Prayuth officially opens 34th Asean summit
BANGKOK: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad Sunday attended the opening of the 34th Asean Summit where the Asean chairman, Thailand Prime Minister Gen Prayuth Chan o-cha, laid out his vision for t...
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Thai PM lays out vision for Asean at summit
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today attended the opening of the 34th Asean Summit where Asean chairperson, Thailand Prime Minister Gen Prayuth Chan o-cha, laid out his vision for the 10-nation re...
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Three more blood test laboratories by year end: Dzulkefly
KUALA LUMPUR: Three more laboratories providing nucleic acid testing (NAT) will be built by the Health Ministry (KKM) by the end of the year, bringing a total of four NAT laboratories nationwide inclu...
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Dzulkefly: Three more blood test laboratories by year end
KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — Three more laboratories providing nucleic acid testing (NAT) will be built by the Health Ministry (KKM) by the end of the year, bringing a total of four NAT laboratories nati...
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French mother gets 20 years jail for murdering 5 of her children
French farmer Philippe Gava found the bodies of four babies near Galfingue, eastern France in 2003.
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What is there in design thinking? The DNA of Genovasi
JUNE 19 — What is the most important asset of a country?
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Develop products for overseas market, Abang Johari tells SEB
Abang Johari and Sipol (second left) displaying the mat that they rolled to mark the closing of Gawai.
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Disney projected to top 130 million online video subscribers in five years: analyst
Disney could have more than 130 million subscribers across its online video services worldwide by 2024, Morgan Stanley analyst Benjamin Swinburne projected in a note to investors.
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Kelantan Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council to bear expenses of Orang Asli burial
KOTA BARU, June 16 —The Kelantan Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (Maik) will undertake the full cost of burial of 14 Orang Asli of the Batek tribe, both Muslims and non-Muslims who are b...
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Yoursay: Perhaps Dr M should ‘interview’ Haziq like he did Azizan
YOURSAY | ‘The wheel has come full cycle and the same charges are being levelled at his protégé.’ Azmin: My accuser exhibits character of one who is manipulated Anonymous_b3cdcd05: Just because ...
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Bone fragments found near Gua Kandu not of missing GUT 2019 participant
IPOH: Human bone fragments found near Gua Kandu, Gopeng in April do not belong to missing Gopeng Ultra Trail (GUT) 2019 participant Mohammad Ashraf Hassan.
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Bone fragments found near Gua Kandu not a match to missing trail runner, say Perak police
IPOH, June 14 — Human bone fragments found near Gua Kandu, Gopeng in April do not belong to missing Gopeng Ultra Trail (GUT) 2019 participant Mohammad Ashraf Hassan.
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Police await DNA results to identify murdered woman stuffed in box
JOHOR BARU, June 12 — The process of identifying the decomposed body of a woman found stuffed in a box by the roadside in the light industrial area in Taman Setia Indah, here, two days ago, has not...
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Police await DNA results to identify murdered woman
JOHOR BARU: The process of identifying the decomposed body of a woman found stuffed in a box by the roadside in the light industrial area of Taman Setia Indah, two days ago, has not been easy.
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Perak records 20 deaths in 12-day Op Selamat 15
IPOH, June 10 — The total number of deaths due to road accidents in Perak as on the 12th day of Op Selamat 15/2019 had gone down by 31 per cent compared with the same operation last year.
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Credolab turns to smartphones as a proxy for credit scoring
FOUNDED in 2016, Singapore-based Credolab is in the B2B business of selling its credit scoring tool that uses mobile phone metadata to help those in finance institutions with the underwriting of loans...
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11 individuals arrested for trespassing into Taman Negara
KUALA LUMPUR: The Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) arrested nine foreigners and two locals for trespassing into Taman Negara and storing various wildlife parts last month.
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Xavier: 11 individuals arrested for trespassing into Taman Negara
KUALA LUMPUR, June 1 — The Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) arrested nine foreigners and two locals for trespassing into Taman Negara and storing various wildlife parts last mo...
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Police: Perlis man held for death of his daughter likely to be released
ARAU, May 31 — A man who was arrested on suspicion of smacking his six-month-old daughter to death is likely to be released as police could not find evidence to charge him.
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Police: Man held for death of six-month-old daughter likely to be released
ARAU (Bernama): A man who was arrested on suspicion of smacking his six-month-old daughter to death is likely to be released as police could not find evidence to charge him.
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Grab driver robbed and killed
KOTA KINABALU: Missing Grab driver Mohd Hanafiee Jaafar has been murdered in a robbery, said the police after they tracked down his last two passengers who confessed to the crime.
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Computex 2019: HP unveils world’s first wood finished convertible PC
TAIPEI, May 28 — Today at this year’s Computex tech show in Taipei, Taiwan, HP debuted a convertible Envy PC reimagined with an authentic wood finish — a first not only for the company, but for ...
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HP unveils world's first wood finished convertible PC
At this year's Computex tech show in Taipei, Taiwan, HP debuted a convertible Envy PC reimagined with an authentic wood finish – a first not only for the company, but for the entire industry.
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Chinese AI firms in crosshairs amid trade tension with US
This article is co-written by Meng Jing.
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Two hundred petabytes in a single gramme of DNA
"WE'RE taking the tools of biology to store digital data within DNA molecules," explained Hyunjun Park (pic), Catalog's chief executive.
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As IPO looms, Uber clings to hard-knuckled tactics in pursuit of growth
Uber co-founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick used to tell investors he liked to keep his company teetering between order and chaos.
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As IPO looms, Uber clings to hard-knuckled tactics in pursuit of growth
SAN FRANCISCO, May 7 ― Uber co-founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick used to tell investors he liked to keep his company teetering between order and chaos.
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Reclamation a big part of development
IF there were no land reclamation in Penang, there would be: > No Bayan Lepas Free Industrial Zone; > No Straits Quay; > No Gurney Drive; > No Weld Quay; > No Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway; > No Quee...
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Zalora a data first, before fashion company, says CCO
DATA and analytics is sexy. And it is not unusual for C-suite execs to casually describe their company as a data company first.
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Zalora a data first, before fashion company, says COO
DATA and analytics is sexy. And it is not unusual for C-suite execs to casually describe their company as a data company first.
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Limited edition KIA Stinger GTS breaks cover
NEW YORK: Kia Motors America unveiled a new limited edition Stinger GTS with a newly-developed dynamic all-wheel drive system (D-AWD) Limited to just 800 units, it is said that the Stinger's D-AWD sy...
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Legoland scores a first promoting edutainment to over 500 Malaysian schools
KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 —Legoland® Malaysia Resort has launched Eduplay Express 2019, a programme to bring outdoor learning to 500 schools in Peninsular Malaysia, beginning with Johor.
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Perdana ParkCity takes home two Awards for EdgeProp Malaysia’s Best Managed...
PETALING JAYA (April 21): For Perdana ParkCity Sdn Bhd, the master developer of Desa ParkCity and a unit of Sarawak-based Samling Strategic Group, building a sustainable township is to create a “lov...
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Perdana ParkCity takes home two Awards for EdgeProp Malaysia’s Best Managed Property Awards 2019
PETALING JAYA (April 21): For Perdana ParkCity Sdn Bhd, the master developer of Desa ParkCity and a unit of Sarawak-based Samling Strategic Group, building a sustainable township is to create a “lov...
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No approval on PSR yet, says Chow
GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has clarified that there is no approval yet for a plan to reclaim three man-made islands off the southern coast of Penang island.
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Expert: Region needs gene-editing ethics panel
KUALA LUMPUR: After a Chinese scientist raised alarm bells saying he edited genes in human embryos, many have called for controls on the controversial practice.
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No approval of reclamation project ‘technically true’, says Penang CM
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Penang South Reclamation project’s EIA rejected last year, says CM
GEORGE TOWN, April 19 — The first Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the controversial Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project was rejected last year, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow revea...
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Anwar has crowd in stitches with his humour
PETALING JAYA: A forum on building an inclusive digital entrepreneurship can be a dry, serious affair.
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Two Vietnamese poachers snared in Terengganu National Park
Two Vietnamese poachers saw their killing spree brought to a grinding halt when they were arrested in the Terengganu National Park yesterday.
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Perhilitan nabs Two Vietnamese poachers
PUTRAJAYA: The Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) arrested two Vietnamese poachers, believed to be involved in a wildlife hunting syndicate, in the Terengganu National Park.
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AI test pinpoints more cancers targeted by Astra, Glaxo drugs
Using artificial intelligence to pinpoint tumour cells with reduced ability to repair their own DNA can help identify tens of thousands of patients who would benefit from treatment with drugs from AstraZeneca Plc and GlaxoSmithKline Plc, researchers said.
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Prestariang SKIN files US$177 million claim against Malaysian government
PRESTARIANG SKIN Sdn Bhd (PSKIN), a subsidiary of Prestariang Bhd on April 15 filed a legal claim totalling US$177 million (RM732 million) against the Malaysian government for the unilateral terminat...
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Police: Bones found near Uniten belong to woman in her 20s
SEPANG, April 11 — The human bones found by a surveyor at an abandoned rubber plantation near Universiti Tenaga Nasional (Uniten), here yesterday are believed to have belonged to a woman aged betwee...
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Telenor takes on Telia in Nordics with DNA deal
STOCKHOLM: Norwegian mobile operator Telenor ASA is buying a majority stake in Finnish phone company DNA Oyj for 1.5 billion euros (US$1.69bil), challenging rival Telia Co for dominance in the Nordic region.
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McLaren readies continent-crossing ‘grand tourer’
LONDON: McLaren has removed the shape-changing, additional body panels previously used to hide the form of its imminent "Grand Tourer". The car’s sleek and boldly elegant design can now be discerne...
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Under 1% of Malaysians against vaccines, says health ministry
KUALA LUMPUR: Less than 1% of Malaysians are against vaccines, Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chai told the Dewan Rakyat today, adding that these are not an organised group.
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How a Chinese firm is using artificial intelligence to zero in on liver cancer
Genetron Health has developed a technique that detects the disease earlier than other methods.
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e-Wallets will come into their own sooner rather than later
MALAYSIA is still in the very early stage of e-wallet adoption, says Poshu Yeung, the vice president of Tencent International Business Group, the developers of the WeChat social media and mobile payme...
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Microsoft researchers stored and retrieved "hello" message from DNA
Microsoft announced that a team of researchers successfully executed a proof-of-concept test demonstrating that messages can be encoded in DNA then retrieved and converted back into digital data.
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