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June 29, 2018 7:20 AM Shah Alam MP Khalid Samad, Hassan Ali settle defamation suit

KUALA LUMPUR: A defamation suit filed by Shah Alam Member of Parliament Khalid Abdul Samad against former Selangor state executive council member Datuk Dr Hassan Mohamed Ali over the sale of liquor, gaming centres and massage parlours in Selangor has been settled amicably in the High Court here today. Lawyer Muhammad Faiz Fadzil, representing Khalid 3

June 13, 2018 10:07 AM Man suspected of taking bets on World Cup held

SIBU: A 62-year-old man has been picked up from a house in Taman Rajang here at 8pm last night for suspected involvement in 2018 World Cup football betting. A raid by a Sibu CID team also recovered several betting slips from the man who was also taking bets for an illegal four digit syndicate. Sarawak CID chief SAC Dennis Leong in a statement here said a mobile 8

April 25, 2018 3:34 AM Three Avengers-themed laptops from Acer

IN ANTICIPATION of the release of Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War, Acer announced three themed special edition laptops, designed in collaboration with Marvel. Present at the launch were Acer Malaysia products and sales director Johnson Seet and product manager Jeffrey Lai. According to Seet, Malaysia is one of only eight countries in the Asia Pacific 22

March 15, 2018 7:51 AM Amazon’s Twitch unveils Free Games with Prime

‘Free Games with Prime’ grew out of a February ‘Twitch Prime Indie Amplifier’ votes-based promotion. — AFP picNEW YORK, March 15 — Game-oriented video streaming service Twitch TV appears to be taking on both Steam and the Humble Store in one fell swoop. A free monthly games bundle for premium-tier members is positioning streaming service Twitch TV as not only a challenger 26

March 9, 2018 1:13 PM Horizon Zero Dawn hits 7.6million sales worldwide

SONY Interactive Entertainment (SIE) announced that global sales of Horizon Zero Dawn had exceeded 7.6 million copies just one year since it launched exclusively on PlayStation 4 (PS4). The exceptional year-one-sales mark Horizon Zero Dawn as the most successful new first-party franchise launch on PS4. Horizon Zero Dawn was released on Feb 28, 2017, to widespread 26

March 8, 2018 2:37 AM Wealth of tycoons on 2018 Forbes Malaysia Rich List soars

SINGAPORE: The wealth of tycoons on the 2018 Forbes Malaysia Rich List soared over the past year. A 6.6% rise in the Kuala Lumpur Composite Index over the past year and a 13.1% appreciation in the ringgit's value against the dollar helped boost most of the tycoons' fortunes. Overall, 34 listees saw their wealth increase while only six experienced a decline 23

March 1, 2018 1:00 PM Berjaya Sports Toto's Philippine unit to appeal against tribunal's ruling

PETALING JAYA: Philippine Gaming Management Corporation (PGMC), a unit of Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd’s 88.26%-owned subsidiary Berjaya Philippines Inc, will be appealing against the ruling of the Arbitral Tribunal of the Philippines on its exclusive right to supply an online lottery system for Luzon. Berjaya Sports Toto said in a Bursa Malaysia filing today 14

February 24, 2018 3:12 AM 24 foreign GROs detained in 'Ops Noda'

IPOH: Police detained 24 foreign women, believed to be working as guest relation officers (GRO), in an operation, "Ops Noda Khas" at two karaoke centres in the city early today. Perak Secret Society, Gaming and Vice Division (D7) staff officer DSP Sajidan Abd Sukor said the foreign women were of Vietnam, Thai and Indonesian nationalities in their 30s and 40s. He said police 12

February 20, 2018 3:40 AM Macau sees future in Portuguese past

HONG KONG: Sitting in his university office in Macau, professor Lei Heong Iok opens what he calls his "treasure" — a dog-eared Portuguese dictionary, its velvet cover worn and frayed. Lei's decades-long love for the language has turned him into a campaigner for its survival in the southern Chinese enclave, a former Portuguese colony now best-known for casino 21

February 19, 2018 10:41 AM Acer wins 12 iF Design Awards 2018

ACER announced that it had been awarded 12 awards for design excellence at the iF Design Awards 2018. According to the Taiwanese tech company, the winners were notified in February, ahead of the official announcement and awards night, which is to be held at the BMW Welt in Munich on Mar 9. "We are delighted to be taking home 12 iF Design Awards as it recognises 17