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French Tobacco Retailers to Sell Bitcoin From January

Tobacconists in France are reportedly going to be selling bitcoin to the public from New Year. According to France-based radio station Europe 1, tobacco retailers will be offering bitcoin vouchers in denominations of 50, 100 or 250 euros (around $57, $…

Singapore said to name Heng ruling party’s No. 2, Today says

SINGAPORE (Nov 22): Singapore’s Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat will be named first assistant secretary-general of the country’s ruling political party, the Today newspaper reported, paving the way for him to succeed Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong as p…

FBM KLCI flat as investors remain cautious

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 22): The FBM KLCI rose 0.25 point or 0.01% to close at 1,695.62 after volatile trade amid concerns on rising US interest rates besides global trade tension and economic growth.
At 5pm, the KLCI closed at 1,695.62 after rising to its i…

CPO prices taking a dip but no cause for alarm

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 22): The dip in crude palm oil (CPO) prices to below the RM2,000 per tonne level has stirred some panic in the market and among traders, but it was deemed not alarming.
The commodity’s price had recently lingered at the RM1,700-RM1,80…

Shopee Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale Has Up to 50% off Top Brands

I know what you’re thinking: 11.11 is over and you’re suffering from the shopping blues, because none of your parcels has arrived. You wake up to the calls of doorbell every day, only to see your food delivery guy handing over yet another breakfast. You’re devastated. You need another sale, but the next one would […]

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Joint first assistant secretary-generals lah, ST (Updated)

Updated to reflect constructive, nation-building media  breaking story and some more boasting from me Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat is set to be named by the People’s Action Party (PAP) as its first assistant secretary-general on Friday (Nov 23), paving the way for him to succeed Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong as the country’s top […]

Telecom network maker Nokia reorganizes itself ahead of 5G race

(Nov 22): Nokia will merge its mobile networks and fixed networks business groups into a new unit called Access Networks as it takes aim at 5G opportunities, the Finnish firm announced on Thursday.
“By creating a single Access Networks organization tha…

Heng Ah: PAP Sources Say Heng Swee Keat Will Be Appointed Next Prime Minister

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat is expected to be named as the PAP’s first assistant secretary tomorrow, with Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing expected to be named second assistant secretary-general. This is according to local state media agency, Today, which reported that the impending appointments were confirmed by “a senior party leader and […]

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Firefly confirms flight suspension into Singapore

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 22): Full-service point-to-point carrier, FlyFirefly Sdn Bhd, which operates as Firefly, today confirmed it will suspend flights into Singapore, effective Dec 1, 2018.
The full subsidiary of Malaysia Airlines, in its Facebook posting,…

Five dead, 18 hurt as car rams into children in China

BEIJING: A car rammed into a group of schoolchildren crossing a street in front of an elementary school in northeast China on Thursday (Nov 22), killing five people and injuring another 18, state media said.

Police took the driver into custody and are…

Malaysia budget certainty to boost equity market in 2019: RHB

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 22): Malaysian stocks will pick up next year as confidence returns to the market as people now know what to expect after the budget announcement, Robert Huray, CEO of RHB Investment Bank says in interview in Kuala Lumpur late Wednesda…

Bursa says Pos Malaysia PDT, IDSS suspended

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 22): Bursa Malaysia said today proprietary day trading (PDT) intraday short selling (IDSS) of Pos Malaysia Bhd securities have been suspended for the rest of the day, as the last done price of the approved securities dropped more than…

NSF Bought MCs from Carousell for $15 Each; Got Caught & Got Jailed

There’s a rather infamous saying in the SAF: “Don’t try to play the system, because the system will end up playing you.” Which would sound pretty darn frightening, had some army ‘chao keng’ experts not added a few extra words to the equation. “Don’t try to play the system, because the system will end up playing […]

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Why you absolutely need to embrace your ‘darkness’

I have shared many things thru the years…..but most it have been trinkets. What about to share with you however is and will always be very powerful. It is so powerful that it is likely to be the most profound and life changing post that you will …

South Korea closes biggest dog slaughterhouse complex

SEOUL: South Korean officials on Thursday (Nov 22) began to dismantle the country’s largest canine slaughterhouse complex, as animal rights activists push to end the custom of eating dog meat.

About one million dogs are eaten a year in South Korea, of…

India struggles to recover American killed by tribe

PORT BLAIR, India: Indian authorities said Thursday (Nov 22) that it may take “some days” to recover the body of an American killed in a hail of arrows shot by a tribe untouched by modern civilisation.

John Allen Chau, 27, was attacked as he set foot …

Dewan Rakyat starts Budget 2019 committee stage debate

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 22): The Dewan Rakyat began the debate for Budget 2019 Supply Bill at committee stage today, and Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof said the matter is expected to be concluded on Dec 6, involving nine days of meeting.
Subsequent to …

AMMB 2Q net profit up at RM348m, pays 5 sen dividend

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 22): AMMB Holdings Bhd reported today a 5% rise in second quarter net profit at RM348.15 million from RM331.47 million a year earlier, on higher net interest income and Islamic banking income.
In a statement to Bursa Malaysia today, A…

Hovid, Sanichi, Hexza, Tatt Giap

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 22): theedgemarkets.com highlighted four stocks with momentum at Bursa Malaysia’s afternoon market close today. One stock showed positive momentum while three had negative momentum.
The stock with positive momentum was :
Hovid Bhd – u…

Thai director turns back on homeland with latest film

NAKHON PATHOM, Thailand: Wearied by the creative constrictions of Thailand, Palme d’Or-winning director Apichatpong Weerasethakul is making his next feature in Colombia with Tilda Swinton, but promises to bring his key themes – ghosts, memory and polit…

Tesla says cuts price for Model X, S in China

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Nov 22): Tesla Inc is cutting the price of its Model X and Model S cars in China by between 12-26 percent, the U.S. electric carmaker told Reuters on Thursday.
The move comes amid rising trade tensions between China and the United Sta…

KLCI pares loss as regional markets tick up

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 22): The FBM KLCI pared some its losses at the midday break today, as regional markets ticked up.
At 12.30pm, the FBM KLCI shed 1.81 points to 1,693.56. The index had earlier slipped to its intra-morning low of 1,689.03.
Losers led ga…

Experts cast doubt on upcoming Bahrain elections

DUBAI: Bahrainis head to the polls Saturday (Nov 24), but experts have questioned the value of a parliamentary election in which dissolved opposition groups have been banned from taking part.

The country’s two main opposition groups, the Shiite Al-Wef…

Pestech on lookout for land to build solar farm, says chairman

SUBANG JAYA (Nov 22): Hoping to gain from the government’s upcoming 50MW large-scale solar tender, Pestech International Bhd is on the lookout for land in Malaysia to build a solar farm.
“We are looking for partners who have land,” said Pestech executi…

Ringgit seen at 4.22 against US dollar — UOB

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 22): The ringgit is projected to reach 4.22 against the US dollar in anticipation of US interest rate increases and amid volatility in global crude oil prices, according to UOB Malaysia Bhd.
At 10:39am today, the ringgit was traded at…

Luxury condo prices hit record high in Q3

View of luxury apartments in Singapore. The average price of resale luxury condos in Singapore reached a new record high of $2,063 psf in Q3 2018, likewise for new sales of high-end condos at $2,819 psf, according to a new report from OrangeTee & T…

Former Actress Jacelyn Tay Suddenly Announces Divorce on IG & Says She ‘Doesn’t Owe Anyone a Reason’

It seems that 2018 hasn’t exactly been a festive year for married couples, what with the onslaught of celebrity divorces in the past eleven months alone. For example, we had the divorce of celebrity couples like… Chris Pratt and Anna Faris Vanness Wu and Arissa Cheo And it seems that even the Mediacorp scene is […]

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Football scoring in baseball-crazy Cuba

HAVANA: First it stormed living rooms via television, then it took the streets, where joyous shouts of “Gooooaaal” have gradually replaced the bellowed “Strike!”

In the battle for the hearts and minds of Cuban kids, football is threatening to topple b…

HDB terrace near Whampoa sold for record $1.185m

A total of 52 million-dollar HDB flats have been sold to date this year.  A Housing and Development Board (HDB) terrace house along Jalan Bahagia near Whampoa was sold for $1.185 million in September – setting a new record for the priciest HDB unit sol…

Baby unscathed after falling onto train tracks in India

AGRA: A baby in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh survived after she fell onto a railway track where she narrowly escaped being hit by a train. 

In a video posted online on Tuesday (Nov 20), one-year-old Sahiba is seen lying unharmed on a railway trac…