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Topic: South China Morning Post

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KKMM awaiting report on passenger data breach
PUTRAJAYA: Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said he is waiting for the full report on the data breach involving the personal details of Lion Air and Malindo Air passengers.
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Ministry awaiting report on Malindo passenger data breach
PUTRAJAYA: Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said he is waiting for the full report on the data breach involving the personal details of Lion Air and Malindo Air passengers.
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Gobind says waiting for report on Malindo, Lion Air passenger data breach
PUTRAJAYA, Sept 19 ― Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said he is waiting for the full report on the data breach involving the personal details of Lion Air and Malindo Air pass...
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Passenger details leaked - Change your password, says Malindo
Malindo Airways Sdn Bhd is asking its passengers to change their passwords fortheir other online services if it is the same one used for the airline's website.Thiscomes after the South China Morning P...
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Malindo Air confirms data breach, exposing millions of passengers' personal data
Subsidiaries of Indonesian low-cost airline Lion Air have suffered a massive data breach, resulting in the information of millions of passengers - including passport details, home addresses and phone ...
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Report: Malindo Air says no financially sensitive info exposed in data breach
Passengers who have Malindo Miles accounts should change their passwords if identical passwords have been used on other services online.
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Change your password, says Malindo after 'millions' of passenger details leaked
Malindo Airways Sdn Bhd is asking its passengers to change their passwords for their other online services if it is the same one used for the airline's website.
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After data breach revealed, Malindo Air says nothing of harm exposed
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 18 — Malindo Air assured its customers today that no financially sensitive information was exposed in a massive data breach of the airline’s databases involving millions of acco...
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Malindo Air says passengers' personal data 'may have been compromised' in...
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 18): Personal data of Malindo Airways Sdn Bhd (Malindo Air) passengers that have been stored in a cloud-based environment "may have been compromised", the airline said in a statemen...
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Report: Malindo Air hit by data breach, personal data of millions of passengers exposed
Malindo Air will hire an independent cybersecurity firm to do a full forensic analysis into the nature of the leak.
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Report: Malindo Air hit by data breach, passengers’ details leaked
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 18 ― Malaysia-based Malindo Air and its Indonesian parent company Lion Air suffered a massive data breach resulting in the personal data of millions of passengers being leaked ont...
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Dr M’s son Mukhriz wants to focus on Kedah, says ‘in no rush’ to join Cabinet
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 18 — Kedah Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir is focused on his work in one of Malaysia’s poorest states and is in no hurry to join his father’s Cabinet.
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Lazada is Southeast Asia’s ecommerce leader with over 50 million buyers, CEO says
Lazada Group chief executive Pierre Poignant said the company operates the top ecommerce platform in Southeast Asia with more than 50 million active buyers annually, contrary to prior reports that pai...
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Lazada claims it is e-commerce leader in South-East Asia with more than 50 million buyers
The company says it leads the competition in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines in terms of monthly active users.
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Wall Street slips as weak China data fuels slowdown fears
NEW YORK, Sept 11 ― Technology stocks led the Wall Street into the red yesterday as recessionary fears, fuelled by declining producer prices from China, dampened investor risk appetite.
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White House adviser plays down expectations for US-China talks
WASHINGTON: A senior White House adviser tamped down expectations on Tuesday for the next rounds of U.S.-China trade talks, urging investors, businesses and the...
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Wall Street mixed as investors flee growth for value
NEW YORK: The S&P 500 ended little changed on Tuesday, with a rally in energy and industrial shares countering a drop in the technology and real estate...
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White House adviser plays down expectations for US-China talks
WASHINGTON, Sept 11 ― A senior White House adviser tamped down expectations yesterday for the next rounds of US-China trade talks, urging investors, businesses and the public to be patient about res...
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Will Alibaba be safe into the next century as Jack Ma steps down?
When Alibaba’s Jack Ma said last September that in 12 months’ time he was going to hand over the role of executive chairman to chief executive Daniel Zhang Yong and step away from managing the eco...
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HK violence shows limit of ‘1 country, 2 systems’, says Dr M
PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has expressed concern over the situation in Hong Kong, saying the continuing protests there show the limitations of the city’s “one country, two s...
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Alibaba-backed AI startup SenseTime sees over $7.5b valuation
China’s SenseTime Group, currently regarded as the world’s most valuable AI startup, has seen its valuation breach US$7.5 billion this year, following massive investments from the likes of SoftBan...
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Why China’s farmers rocketed to fame as livestreaming stars
It was on top of a hill, in the orange orchards on the outskirts of Zhangjiajie, a city in northwestern China’s Hunan province, where Zhong Haihui took a big leap from being a fruit farmer to becomi...
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Hong Kong braces for weekend protests as leader fails to appease activists
Hong Kong is bracing for more demonstrations this weekend, with protesters threatening to disrupt transport links to the airport as embattled leader Carrie Lam’s withdrawal of a controversial extrad...
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Ping An invests in smart cities as it transitions into tech
Ping An Insurance Group, China’s largest insurer by market value, has set its eyes on the country’s smart city projects to bolster its transformation into a technology-driven financial conglomerat...
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NFL to stream match highlights via TikTok
The US National Football League (NFL) signed a multi-year partnership with Chinese video app TikTok on Tuesday to stream match highlights and behind-the-scenes footages...
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Hong Kong stocks rally on extradition bill hopes
HONG KONG, Sept 4 — Property firms led a surge in Hong Kong today as reports said the government was planning to agree to a key demand of campaigners after months of sometimes violent protests that ...
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Huawei denies new tech theft claim, accuses US of disrupting the company
Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies on Tuesday denied a new allegation of patent theft from a Portuguese inventor while accusing the US government of trying to “coerce” its employees to turn...
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Hong Kong leader to announce withdrawal of extradition bill - media report
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is expected to announce later on Wednesday the formal withdrawal of a proposed extradition bill that sparked three months of protests in the Chinese-ruled city, the South C...
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China adds Huawei, Hikvision to team spearheading country’s AI efforts
China has named Huawei Technologies and Hikvision Digital Technology as new national champions in AI, among the latest batch of companies tasked to spearhead efforts in that field.
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China needs ‘five to 10 years’ to catch up in semiconductors, expert says
Semiconductors represent the cornerstone technology of the information age.
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What does an insurer know about smart cities? Ping An reckons its big data analysis can transform it into a tech-driven financial firm
Mature technologies used to build a smart city will be fully developed and expanded to various mainland cities next year, Ping An’s head of technology entrepreneurs division...
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Normal for deposed party to try to weaken ruling party: IGP
PUTRAJAYA: Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador (pix) said it was normal for a deposed party to try to weaken the victorious one.
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IGP: Attempt to destabilise ruling coalition after govt change ‘normal’
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 — Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador said today attempts to weaken the winning party in a general election were normal, adding that such situation was expe...
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Normal for deposed party to try to weaken ruling party – IGP
Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador – Bernama file photo PUTRAJAYA: Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador said it is normal for a deposed party to try to weaken the victorious one.
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IGP: Don't twist my statement on Opposition trying to weaken ruling party
PUTRAJAYA: Attempts to weaken the winning party in an election are normal, says the Inspector-General of Police.
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IGP blames Opposition for destabilising Pakatan govt amid rising race, religious tension
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 — Police Inspector-General Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador has accused Opposition parties for attempting to destabilise the Pakatan Harapan government, amid a rise in  as racial a...
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Pinduoduo targets greater logistics support for merchants to take on Alibaba’s Cainiao
Pinduoduo, China’s third largest ecommerce company, plans to establish its own logistics data network to speed up deliveries as it competes with market leaders Alibaba Group Holding and JD.com. Sup...
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Road crash stunt lands Chinese ‘humour blogger’ and his mum behind bars
Online celebrity stages collision with his mother to try to attract more followers on social media.
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The solar-powered ‘tree’ that turns the sea into drinking water
A Chinese-led international research team has created a “tree” that can generate clean drinking water.
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Prada to close store in HK's Causeway Bay next year, says report
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): Prada’s retail store in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, will close when its lease expires in June 2020.
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Prada to close store in HK's Causeway Bay next year, says report
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): Prada’s retail store in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, will close when its lease expires in June 2020.
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Cops confirm investigation into journalist's sexual harassment claims
A dermatologist from a KL clinic is under investigation after a number of sexual harassment allegations emerged over the weekend.
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China’s proposed digital currency will help banks bridge the gap on mobile payment
The People’s Bank of China’s (PBOC) “imminent” move to launch the country’s own sovereign digital currency underlines the central bank’s urgency to tighten its grip on the nation’s depos...
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Baidu falls further behind among China’s biggest tech firms as Meituan, NetEase overtake in market value
Baidu has fallen out of the top five most valuable publicly traded Chinese internet companies after its market capitalization slid below that of gaming and ecommerce pioneer NetEase. After a 40% sli...
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Baidu falls further behind among China’s biggest tech firms as Meituan, NetEase overtake in market value
Baidu’s market cap has stagnated even as peers like Alibaba and Tencent saw their valuations surge. Netease’s valuation passed Baidu on Wednesday at US$33.5bil.
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Better times ahead in Malaysia-Indonesia ties after Jokowi’s KL visit, say pundits
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 10 — Geopolitical observers see warmer ties between Malaysia and Indonesia leading to regional stability, after a decade of frosty relations over the treatment of migrant workers a...
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Could US’ Huawei worries be solved with a global cybersecurity plan?
The singling out by the US of China’s telecoms giant, Huawei Technologies, signifies a growing need for a comprehensive global cybersecurity strategy, underpinned by standards that could be used to ...
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China’s Kuaishou, TikTok close gap with YouTube among highest-grossing video apps
Popular short-video sharing platforms Kuaishou and Douyin – known outside China as Kwai and TikTok, respectively – closed the gap behind YouTube to rank among the world’s highest-grossing photo ...
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How Chinese livestreamers transform themselves for fame and money
Just two weeks ago, Qiaobiluo Dianxia (aka Your Highness Qiaobiluo) had tens of thousands of followers on Douyu, a livestreaming platform known for gaming content and often dubbed China’s Twitch.
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As China turns towards facial recognition payments, are QR codes on their way out?
This article is co-written by Celia Chen.
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Huawei enters period of reckoning for smartphone business
This article is co-written by Zen Soo.
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Sony now raising funds for a “wearable air-conditioner”, the Reon Pocket
Sony Japan recently launched a crowdfunding project for a pretty interesting device that should have great appeal to Malaysians, should the device ever make its way to our shores.
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Why there’s nothing really super about super apps
An impressive report by the South China Morning Post (SCMP) called “China Internet Report 2019” has been circulating on the internet.
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Xiaomi awards staff shares worth US$24mil, celebrating status as top 500 global company
Just over 20,000 people were granted the stock award on July 19, which included full-time staff and outsourcing service teams
Malay Mail:
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European stocks end quiet trading session barely up
LONDON, July 23 ― European shares ended flat yesterday as a summer lull hit trading volumes at the start of a pivotal week that will see the European Central Bank meet over monetary policy and a del...
Malay Mail:
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Tech leads US stocks higher while oil gains
NEW YORK, July 23 ― US stocks gained ground yesterday at the onset of a heavy earnings week, while European shares inched higher as investors took heart from potential progress in US-China trade tal...
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Tech leads US stocks higher
NEW YORK: U.S. stocks gained ground on Monday at the onset of a heavy earnings week, while European shares inched higher as investors took heart from potential progress in U.S.-China trade talks and increasing geopolitical tensions sent oil prices climbing.
Malay Mail:
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Wall Street gains as earnings season gathers steam
NEW YORK, July 22 — US stocks rose today, lifted by technology companies, as investors eyed fresh US-China trade developments during a busy week of corporate earnings with results from marquee names...
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‘Gangsters’ squeezed RM80,000 from Rohingya in Malaysia to fund arms for insurgent group, says report
PETALING JAYA: A Myanmar-based insurgent group has sourced some RM80,000 in funds from Rohingya refugees in Malaysia to buy firearms and ammunition, Bukit Aman told the South China Morning Post (SCMP)...
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How Hong Kong startup Sandbox VR built hyperrealistic virtual reality games
A swarm of monster bugs is running towards me and I’m frantically shooting at them, all while trying to ignore the fact that I’m standing right at the edge of a skyscraper.
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What Trump’s tale about the US trade war’s role in China’s economic decline got wrong
China’s second-quarter GDP slowdown has more to do with the government’s debt crackdown than the US president’s efforts. Given China’s huge contribution to global GDP growth, any decline will adversely affect all economies.
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Google software engineer shares her story of upward mobility, from rural China to NYC
Software engineer Sun Ling became a cyber star in China after she responded to an online question: how can you get an overseas education if you are dirt poor?
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China’s war on trash goes high-tech with AI-driven apps, facial recognition integration
Chinese consumers are spoiled with apps for just about everything they need to do in daily life – and that now includes sorting trash.
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China’s war on trash goes hi-tech with AI-driven apps for sorting and facial recognition to enforce recycling
Alipay’s mini program has indexed more than 4,000 different types of waste and has assisted more than three million people since its beta test phase.
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Alibaba shareholders OK 1-to-8 stock split, may ease potential Hong Kong listing
Alibaba Group Holding’s shareholders overwhelmingly approved a 1-to-8 split of the company’s US-listed stock, a move the company has said would give it greater flexibility for raising capital, inc...
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Review SOP of immigration department — Charles Santiago
JULY 14 — When writing an article about our immigration officers and detention centres last year, the South China Morning Post called it “Malaysia’s secret hell.” This seems to be right on poi...
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Review SOP of Immigration Department
In an article about our immigration officers and detention centres last year, the South China Morning Post called it “Malaysia’s secret hell”.
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JD.com adopts AI to drive growth in small cities, among female users as ecommerce slows
Chinese ecommerce giant JD.com is exploiting artificial intelligence to help drive online consumption in smaller cities and among female users to help compensate for slowing growth in China’s ecomme...
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Chinese woman caught on camera faking road accident in bid to win compensation
Passers-by watch as would-be victim runs alongside truck, throws herself under its wheels to feign being knocked off her bicycle. Police say woman had had a business dispute with driver of vehicle and wanted revenge.
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China Internet Report reveals how tech firms have gone from copycats to trailblazers
The China Internet Report 2019 offers insight into key China technology trends, with deep dives into 11 key sectors and expert commentary from industry leaders. China currently holds the most number of 5G patents, and has 5G pilot projects going in over a dozen cities with a total population of 167 million.
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Diversity more important than ever in attracting talent in changing tech landscape, industry leaders say
A diverse and inclusive culture that creates a meaningful purpose across the organization is key for companies to succeed in the changing business landscape, where they need to attract millennial tale...
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Genting's private jet chartered by Manchester United for Perth soccer game
KUALA LUMPUR (July 8): Genting group-owned luxury private jet Crystal Skye has been chartered by Manchester United Football Club for a 16-hour direct flight to Perth, Australia, from Manchester in the...
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With funding from palm oil and schools, Indonesia’s terror group Jemaah Islamiah set for resurgence in Malaysia, Singapore
KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 — Jemaah Islamiah (JI), the South-east Asian terror network once associated with al-Qaeda that was behind the 2002 Bali bombings, is back and poses a renewed threat in the regio...
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Jho Low's 1MDB-linked yacht is available to rent for $1.25m a week: Report
HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - You can now get a taste of the 90-metre yacht previously owned by Malaysia's fugitive financier Low Taek Jho for US$1.25 million (S$1.7 million) a week.
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Jho Low’s 1MDB-Linked Yacht Is Available to Rent for $1.25 Million a Week, SCMP...
(July 8): You can now get a taste of the 300-foot yacht previously owned by Malaysia’s fugitive financier Low Taek Jho for $1.25 million a week.
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Arrest of JI leader in Indonesia may signify resurgence in terrorist acts
PETALING JAYA: A resurgent Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) in Indonesia has raised concerns it may revive long-dismantled cells in Malaysia and Singapore, the South China Morning Post reported today.
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US-China trade officials aim to talk next week, officials say
WASHINGTON, July 6 — US and Chinese officials are working to schedule a top-level trade talks by telephone next week but a face-to-face encounter has not been scheduled yet, US officials said yester...
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Huawei Can Now Purchase Products From US Suppliers Once Again
In a surprise twist to the on-going saga between Huawei and the United States government, the Chinese technology company is now able to purchase products from its US-based suppliers once again.
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Nationalistic landmines aside, analysts say Malaysia Airlines-SIA makes business sense
KUALA LUMPUR, June 29 — The wide-ranging partnership between national carrier Malaysia Airlines and southern neighbour Singapore Airlines (SIA) which was announced last Thursday could lead to a pote...
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Dollar holds steady, markets edgy ahead of Trump-Xi talks at G20
TOKYO, June 28 — The dollar trod water early yesterday as investors awaited a crucial meeting between the leaders of the United States and China at a Group of 20 summit over the weekend for any sign...
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FBM KLCI closes lower after last-minute selling
KUALA LUMPUR (June 27): The FBM KLCI today closed 0.11% lower due to last-minute selling in selected heavyweights.
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Five major issues likely to dominate G20 summit
World leaders are descending on Osaka, Japan, for a summit tomorrow and Saturday of the Group of 20 (G20) big economies.
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Five issues likely to dominate the G20 summit in Japan
OSAKA, June 27 — World leaders are descending on Osaka, west Japan, for a summit tomorrow and Saturday of the Group of 20 (G20) big economies.
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China opposes US abuse of export control, urges cooperation
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Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo urge removal of tariffs on gaming consoles in rare show of unity
More than 96% of videogame consoles imported into the US are made in China.
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KLCI reverses loss, ticks up in line with region
KUALA LUMPUR (June 27): The FBM KLCI reversed its earlier loss and clawed into positive territory at the midday break, tracking regional markets.
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Dollar edges up vs yen as some pre-G20 summit jitters ease
TOKYO, June 27 — The dollar edged up to a one-week high against the safe-haven yen today, as some of the jitters ahead of the G20 summit in Japan eased amid hopes for progress there in resolving the...
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Singapore ‘actively studying’ virtual banking licenses
Singapore is actively studying whether to allow companies with no banking parentage to set up virtual banks, paving the way for startups like on-demand services operator Grab to potentially enter the ...
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Alibaba ramps up global ecommerce expansion with launch of English Tmall portal
Alibaba Group Holding is ramping up its international commerce expansion with the launch of an English-language portal on Tmall, a move that is expected to double the number of global brands on its fl...
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US, China agree tentative trade truce ahead of G20 summit, report says
BEIJING, June 27 — The United States and China have agreed to a tentative truce in their trade dispute ahead of a meeting between leaders of the two nations at the G20 summit this weekend, the South...
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Chinese man detained after horror attack on woman sparks nationwide manhunt
Local police say accused did not know his victim, had been drinking after argument with his girlfriend. Internet sleuths identify location of assault in response to national appeal for help.
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Is WeChat too big to escape from even amid privacy concerns?
A maps app that offers to read your messages.
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Hong Kong folk do not mind living with ghosts, as long as they get a cheaper home
KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): Try selling a home in Malaysia which is supposed to be haunted or was the site of a gruesome death.
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Online sleuths join manhunt after horror attack on woman in China
Police appeal to social media users for help in finding a man seen viciously beating woman in surveillance video.
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Hong Kong and property Malaysia’s attraction. (not just JB yeah…)
I used to travel to Hong Kong on a monthly basis a few years ago when I was tasked to set up a specialist team there.
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US retains its position as country with the fastest supercomputers in the world
Summit and Sierra, two IBM-built supercomputers, maintained their top positions for the US in the Top500 ranking.
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Malaysian police could complete sex tape investigations next week
Malaysian police expect to complete investigations into a series of sex videos involving a young politician and an older man resembling a cabinet minister "next week or the week after", the country's ...
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Alibaba applies for one-to-eight stock split
Alibaba Group Holding, operator of the world’s largest ecommerce platform, has applied to split its ordinary shares: part of a move to increase the flexibility of its capital raising activities, inc...
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Hong Kong media say extradition bill may be suspended
Hong Kong media reported on Saturday the city’s government would suspend a proposed law on extradition to mainland China that sparked widespread anger and violent protests, with leader Carrie Lam pl...
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Huawei Seeks More Than US$1 Billion In Licensing Fees From US Verizon
As the US ban on China continues to affect Huawei, the Chinese brand has not been sitting idle.
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