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April 24, 2018 3:00 AM Hitting the global Viral 50 charts

THE DJ duo of Ethan Curzon and Yeoh Wai Hong (pix, from left), collectively known as BATE, are making inroads in the global Viral 50 charts with their debut single, One I Love. The single, which officially dropped on March 9, is the only Malaysian track to appear on music streaming giant Spotify’s Global Viral 50 chart, where it reached the No.21 spot. It also peaked 8

April 19, 2018 1:12 AM Amazon quietly releases a ‘lite’ mobile browser for Android

SAN FRANCISCO, April 19 — Consumer tech website TechCrunch reports that Amazon has discreetly launched a mobile web browser called Internet. This mobile application, aimed at emerging markets, is currently only available for Android and in India. Compatible with all versions of Android from 5.0 onwards, Internet is billed as a “lite” application, which 8

April 17, 2018 9:23 AM BAE Systems inks partnership for Chevening scholarship in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: British defence, security and aerospace solutions company, BAE Systems Plc, today renewed its partnership with the British High Commission of Malaysia for the 2018 Chevening Scholarship programme. In a statement today, BAE Systems said, the agreement was inked at the Defence Services Asia 2018 exhibition and conference here. The UK-headquartered 9

April 13, 2018 12:02 AM Ikea offers Malaysian workers in Singapore extra day’s leave to head home to vote

The Election Commission’s announcement this week of the election date, which is a Wednesday, has triggered a scramble for bus and plane tickets among overseas Malaysians looking to travel home. — TODAY picSINGAPORE, April 13 — To help its Malaysian employees head home for Malaysia’s 14th general election on May 9, Swedish furniture giant Ikea said yesterday 8

April 11, 2018 1:21 AM Ant said in talks to raise US$10b in Temasek-led funding

A logo of Ant Financial is displayed at the Ant Financial event in Hong Kong, China November 1, 2016. — Reuters picSINGAPORE, April 11 — China’s Ant Financial is seeking to raise at least US$10 billion (RM38.6 billion) in a funding round that could make the payments giant controlled by Alibaba-founder Jack Ma the most valuable startup in the world, according 8

April 10, 2018 10:40 AM Luxury goods giant LVMH shares soar on Q1 growth

A Louis Vuitton logo, part of LVMH luxury group, is pictured on a building in Geneva, Switzerland, November 23, 2017. — Reuters picPARIS, April 10 — French luxury empire LVMH today saw its share price soar over five per cent on the Paris stock exchange after it reported strong global growth for the first three months of 2018. The group, which owns the Dior and Louis 8

April 6, 2018 11:53 AM Up to 2.7 million Europeans affected by Facebook data scandal: EU

BRUSSELS: Facebook has admitted it may have "improperly shared" the personal data of up to 2.7 million people in the European Union, the bloc announced Friday, saying it would demand further answers from the social media giant. The EU wrote to Facebook last week to ask how many Europeans were affected by the growing scandal over the harvesting of personal 15

April 6, 2018 1:34 AM Japan animation giant Takahata dies at 82

TOKYO: Oscar-nominated Japanese anime director Isao Takahata, who co-founded the Studio Ghibli and was best known for his work "Grave of the Fireflies", has died aged 82, the studio said on Friday. "(His death) is true, but we can't comment further as we are trying to confirm some facts around it," a Studio Ghibli spokeswoman told AFP. Citing unnamed 16

April 5, 2018 4:13 AM Taking a food journey around Singapore

TRAVELLING the world to taste new discoveries, and searching for new inspirations, are foodie giant Benjamin Yong’s passionate pastimes. The Chief Eating Officer of The BIG Group recently journeyed to Singapore, in conjunction with the island nation’s new destination brand launch – Passion Made Possible – to search out what the city-state has to offer 5

April 4, 2018 10:44 AM Boeing hit by US-China tariff war in boost to Airbus jets

A China Eastern Airlines Airbus A321-211 descends before landing at Hong Kong Airport, April 4, 2018. — Reuters picBEIJING, April 4 — Boeing Co, the biggest US exporter, suffered a setback in China after the country proposed an additional 25 per cent tariff on US aircraft in a retaliatory move, giving rival Airbus SE a leg-up in a market set to the become 22