On January 2011, Groupon’s journey in Malaysia began. According to a Facebook note by founder Joel Neoh, 60 months later, they had a platform connecting 10,000 local businesses to over 3 million people in Malaysia. He left as Groupon Malaysia’s … The post Fave Has Taken Over GrouRead more »
Malaysia's authorities were aware of two North Korea-linked companies operating an arms business in the Southeast Asian country and they were being "struck off", the police chief said on Tuesday following a Reuters report that identified the firms. Reuters reported on Monday said that
By Krishna N. Das LEDA, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Rohingya Muslim refugee Ali Hasan is desperately looking for a bride for his 14-year-old son, jailed last year in Bangladesh for carrying the popular drug ya ba. Graphic - Ya ba in Bangladesh: http://fingfx.thomsonreuters.com/gfx/rngs/MYANMAR-ROHINGYA-BANGLADESH-DRUGS
Tokyo led a rebound in Asian markets Tuesday as the dollar held on to the previous day's gains while investors keenly await Donald Trump's speech to a joint session of Congress. Global markets and the dollar have surged since Trump's election win in November on expectations his planned measures
Founded in 2012 by Leong Shir Mein and Tan Suan Sear, Delivereat partners with 200 merchants in Penang Malaysian food delivery startup Delivereat today announced that it has raised an RM2 million (US$450,000) pre-series A funding round led by Gobi MAVCAP’s ASEAN Superseed Fund. Currently available only
Wilbur Ross sailed through Senate confirmation to become the new commerce secretary, despite tough questions about his possible ties with Russian oligarchs through his position on the board of the Bank of Cyprus. Several Democrats gave their support, for a total of 72 of 100 senators casting their votes
Japan's factory output unexpectedly slipped 0.8 percent in January, the first fall in six months and the latest red flag for the world's number-three economy, official data showed Tuesday. The on-month figure, which missed market expectations for a 0.4 percent expansion, comes a week after Japan
President Donald Trump is proposing a huge $54 billion surge in U.S. military spending for new aircraft, ships and fighters in his first federal budget while slashing big chunks from domestic programs ...
Tokyo-based Takata formally pleaded guilty to fraud and will pay a billion-dollar fine to settle suits over its defective airbags, the Justice Department said.
WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois community that solidly backed President Donald Trump has rallied behind a Mexican restaurant manager who doesn't have legal permission to live in the U.S. and has been detained by immigration officials.
Between sexual harassment accusations, a culture of impunity and claims of industrial espionage, Uber faces an existential crisis To say 2017 has been rough for Uber would be an understatement, but the revelation that SVP Engineering Amit Singhal did not disclose a sexual harassment claim against him
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — California water authorities stopped the flow of water down the Oroville Dam's crippled spillway Monday, allowing workers to start clearing out massive debris that's blocking a hydroelectric plant from working.
By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is seeking what he called a "historic" increase in defence spending, but ran into immediate opposition from Republicans in Congress who must approve his plan and said it was not enough to meet the military's needs. The proposed
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Physicians say a 4-month-old Iranian girl with a rare heart condition who was affected by President Donald Trump's travel ban is "out of the woods" and making good progress after her life-saving surgery last Friday.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The body of Jose Antonio Reyes Lobos rests in the Falkland Islands along with those of more than 100 other fallen Argentine soldiers. But his 79-year-old mother says she doesn't want to leave this world without putting a flower on a grave bearing the name of her son
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' governor on Monday set execution dates for eight inmates over a 10-day period in an attempt to resume the death penalty after a nearly 12-year hiatus, even though the state lacks one of three drugs needed to put the men to death.
GULF BREEZE, Fla. (AP) — Mississippi editor Stanley Dearman, who pushed for justice in the murders of three civil rights workers, died on Saturday in Florida. The death of the 84-year-old was announced by the newspaper in Philadelphia, Mississippi, that he once published.
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of homes in communities around Chile's capital remained without water Monday as authorities struggled to restore service following floods caused by Andean rainfall.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A simmering dispute between leaders of the House intelligence committee spilled into the public Monday over an investigation into whether President Donald Trump has ties to Russia, even as they pledged to conduct a bipartisan probe.
Top Democrats warn Republicans not to stymie investigations into contacts between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia, as the White House sought to quell a media storm over the allegations. The warnings came after Trump's staff sought to enlist the FBI, reportedly the CIA and two Republicans
By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Monday rejected a U.S. Department of Justice request to place on hold an appeal over President Donald Trump's travel ban on people from seven majority-Muslim countries. The order from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals could
El Salvador's widespread violence reached an unexpected corner with the brutal and fatal beating of the national zoo's beloved hippopotamus Gustavito. Salvadorans mourned through social media and some left flowers at the gate of the National Zoo of El Salvador, which has been closed until further
SpaceX will fly two private citizens on a trip around the moon in 2018, the company's founder Elon Musk announced Monday (Feb. 27). The private spaceflight company will use its Falcon Heavy rocket to send the two paying passengers into space aboard one of the company's Dragon spacecraft. The
Women can serve in all roles across the RAF, other than as Regiment Officers or Regiment Gunners. In 2015, the RAF was named one of the top 50 employers for women, who make up around 14 per cent of its personnel, more than the proportion in the Army or Royal Navy. A spokesman for the RAF said: “Uniform