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Fierce heatwave hits Japan flood recovery

A blistering heatwave smothered swathes of flood-hit western Japan Monday, hampering clean-up efforts as survivors and relief workers toil in stifling temperatures a week after devastating inundations that killed more than 200 people.

Chinese ‘highway to nowhere’ haunts Montenegro

PODGORICA: Perched atop massive cement pillars that tower above Montenegro’s picturesque Moraca river canyon, scores of Chinese workers are building a state-of-the-art highway through some of the roughest terrain in southern Europe.

The government has…

Thai cave boys and coach dug holes daily in hope of escape

CHIANG RAI: Before they were found by two British cave divers, 12 schoolboys from the Wild Boar Academy football team and their coach dug a hole with pieces of rock every day in a bid to escape from the waterlogged Tham Luang cave complex, said an army…

When Do You Need an Emergency Fund?

Emergency funds are for emergencies just as the name suggests. Most of us, at some time or the other do face emergencies. Such situations call for immediate funds. Many find it difficult to get sufficient funds at the right time for various reasons. A fund at such critical times will ease the existing financial burden. […]

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Boardroom Ltd to buy peer Symphony House units for RM164.1m

MAINBOARD-LISTED corporate services provider Boardroom plans to buy subsidiaries of a Malaysian company in the same line of business.
Boardroom inked a conditional share sale agreement on July 13 with Symphony House Group, it said in an announcement on…

Dr M describes opposition’s walkout as ‘Sandiwara’

KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has described the opposition walkout this morning amidst the appointment of Dewan Rakyat Speaker as an act of ‘Sandiwara’, an Indonesian term for drama, implying those who left the hall wer…

Army co-operative says still pursuing dream to become a bank

KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Thrift and loan co-operative Koperasi Angkatan Tentera Malaysia Bhd (KAT) has not abandoned its plan to become a full-fledged Islamic cooperative bank, which it has been pursuing in the last 12 years since 2002.
“We are now beha…

Some Singaporeans Think Bastille Day French Flag ‘Screw-Up’ Was A Tribute To Singapore

Bastille Day Flag ‘Screw-Up’ Or Tribute To Singapore? Things didn’t go according to plan during France’s annual Bastille Day military parade on Saturday (14 Jul). Source Yes, the one that PM Lee was invited to as a guest-of-honour. Mere minutes into the parade, two gendarmes on motorbikes crashed onto each other, while performing a ballet […]

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MyEG shares surge, top active counter in morning session

KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Shares in My E.G. Services Bhd (MyEG) rose as much as 6% in early trade today to hit its intraday high of 96.5 sen. The stock pared some of its gains to close the morning session up 5.5% or 5 sen at 95.5 sen, with 42.2 million s…

New private home sales slump 20.2% in June

SINGAPORE: Sales of new private homes slumped 20.2 per cent year-on-year in June, according to data released by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) on Monday (Jul 16).

Excluding executive condominiums (ECs), developers sold 654 private homes in J…

PAP – A party of institutionalised sexism

The People’s Action Party (PAP) has had a history of treating men and women unequally. Perhaps this is in part due to the fact that it evolved in a time period where men and women did play different roles in society. But the Read More

Scoot is running a TWO-TO-GO sale on 17 July 2018. Fly to Hong Kong, Bangkok, Taipei and more.

TWO-TO-GO sale! Escape with a partner to over 30 destinations! Book your travel with Scoot on 17 July 2018 and enjoy two-to-go fares to Bangkok, Hong Kong, Taipei and more. To enjoy the two-to-go promotion, Booking must be made only on Scoot page or via mobile application Select your desired destination Enter your travel dates and ensure they are within the promotion’s travel period Select travellers in pairs with a minimum of 2 travellers (e.g. 2 adults, 4 adults etc)

Singapore June private home sales fall 20.2 percent on year

SINGAPORE (July 16): Sales of private homes by developers in Singapore fell 20.2 percent in June from a year earlier, government data showed on Monday. 
Data compiled by the Urban Redevelopment Authority showed developers sold 654 units last month, com…

KLCI pauses for a breather as Asian markets fall

KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): The FBM KLCI paused for a breather at midday break today, tracking regional markets as China’s economic growth showed a modest slowdown.
At 12.30pm, the FBM KLCI was down 3.28 points to 1,718.65.
Losers led gainers by 293 to 224…

The Straits Times is on a quest to uncover Singapore’s fastest-growing companies

SINGAPORE – To celebrate the spirit of innovation that enables companies to expand and grow, The Straits Times is inviting companies to take part in its maiden project to honour corporate successes. All companies, regardless of size, which have their headquarters in Singapore are eligible to join the project to determine if they are able […]

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Elon Musk calls Thai cave rescuer a paedophile

SINGAPORE: Tech billionaire Elon Musk has called a British caver who was involved in operations to rescue 12 stranded Thai boys and their coach a paedophile.

In a series of tweets on Sunday (Jul 15) that has since been taken down, the Tesla CEO attack…

Maybank, RHB positive on IGB REIT

KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Maybank Investment Bank (Maybank IB) Research has maintained IGB Real Estate Investment Trust (IGB REIT) as its preferred retail REIT pick on second quarter 2018 (2Q18) earnings which were within expectations.
It said earnings e…

Elon Musk Name Calls Thai Cave Rescue Team Member & Deletes Tweet After That

These are the differences between Elon Musk and Tony Stark: Elon Musk makes cars and rockets while Tony Stark makes iron suits Elon Musk’s heart is real while Tony Stark’s heart is artificial Elon Musk’s real while Tony Stark isn’t Elon Musk uses Twitter while Tony Stark doesn’t even know what Twitter is Elon Musk […]

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Ngau Boon Keat to deal in Dialog shares during close period

KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Dialog Group Bhd executive chairman Tan Sri Dr Ngau Boon Keat indicated his intention to deal in the company’s shares during the close period ahead of the announcement of the oil and gas support service provider’s fourth quarter…

AirAsia active, up 2.95% on news of US$23b jet sale by Airbus

KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Shares of AirAsia Group Bhd rose as much as 2.62% in this morning trade amid news Airbus SE is closing in on a deal worth US$23 billion with the budget carrier, hinting the latter is expanding its fleet.
At 11.30am, AirAsia rose…

Guangzhou banking on Brazilian duo to spark resurgence

MOSCOW: Champions Guangzhou Evergrande will aim to reignite their challenge for an eighth successive Chinese Super League title this week buoyed by new arrivals Paulinho and Anderson Talisca as the title race resumes.

Fabio Cannavaro’s side welcome th…

Elon Musk calls Thai cave rescuer a paedophile: Report

SINGAPORE: Tech billionaire Elon Musk has called a British caver who was involved in operations to rescue 12 stranded Thai boys and their coach a paedophile, local media reported.

In a series of tweets on Sunday (Jul 15) that has since been taken down…

SUSS ‘Marry Or Have Kids For Free Modules’ Policy, Garners Mixed Reviews From Netizens

Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) New Policy To Give Married Mums & Dads Free Modules Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) announced a new policy to give married part-time adult students, or students who are parents free modules on Friday (13 Jul). Netizens – and Singaporeans in general – however, didn’t seem to take […]

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HDB market to benefit from new cooling measures

While the government’s latest round of property cooling measures may prove to be a bane for en bloc sale aspirants, some developers and home loan providers, some analysts expect the new curbs to benefit the HDB market in the near-term, reported Singapo…

Schnorr Is Looking Poised to Become Bitcoin’s Biggest Change Since SegWit

Schnorr is coming… In fact, the bitcoin upgrade arguably took its most significant step yet toward implementation last week when influential developer Pieter Wuille unveiled a draft outlining its technical makeup. With the release, the idea, one that’s been in the works by bitcoin developers for years, is one step closer to improving the scaling and […]

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Maybank Investment Bank Research makes ‘Hold’ call on MAHB

KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Maybank Investment Bank Research has made a “Hold” call on Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB), as the company’s 2018 second quarter financial results look promising.
The research house said in a note that it was encouraged by…