Disney, Fox sued in U.S. for US$1 billion over Malaysia theme park

Walt Disney Co and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc were sued for more than $1 billion on Monday by casino operator Genting Malaysia Bhd, which accused them of abandoning a contract related to its planned construction of the first Fox-branded theme park. Genting said “seller’s remorse” induced Fox, with Disney’s help,

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Malaysia bets on Durian as China goes bananas for ‘world’s smelliest fruit’

The stinky, spiky durian is set to become Malaysia’s next major export as the South-East Asian nation rushes to develop thousands of acres to cash in on unprecedented demand for the fruit from China. Once planted in family orchards and small-scale farms, the durian, described by some as smelling like

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The growth of P2P financing in Malaysia

Adoption of peer-to-peer (P2P) financing has skyrocketed in Malaysia – this year RM159.56mil was raised, up from just RM17mil last year. Fundaztic chief executive officer Kristine Ng Wri Miem reveals P2P has been driven largely by younger users, as 59% of its investors are under 35. In comparison, 35 to

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8 Surprising Signs you’re an Exceptional Boss

Many people are good bosses. Some people are great bosses. A handful go even further: They’re phenomenal, not only because of what you see them do but also because of what you don’t see them do. If you’re a truly phenomenal boss, what your employees see is far from everything

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Indonesia’s Go-Jek starts trial launch in Singapore, challenges Grab

Indonesia’s Go-Jek plans to roll out a preliminary version of its ride-hailing app in Singapore on Nov 29, bringing fresh competition to the hometown of arch-rival Grab, according to people familiar with the plan. Go-Jek’s beta app will be available to a limited number of consumers before expanding it to

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EPF increases basic savings target to RM240 000

The Employees Provident Fund has revised higher the minimum basic savings target for retirement at age 55 to RM240 000. The basic savings target, which represents the amount considered sufficient to support EPF members’ basic needs for 20 years upon retirement, was previously set at RM228, 000. According to a

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4 useful Google Apps For Your Travels

If you have a smartphone, you probably have at least one Google app on your phone. Up until this summer, Android phones came preloaded with bundled Google apps like YouTube, Google Maps, and Gmail, which consistently rank among the most popular in Apple’s App Store store as well. What you

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MPs unite to call for emergency motion to debate temple fracas in Parliament

Lawmakers have set aside their political differences to come together in calling for an emergency motion to debate the recent fiasco the over 100-year-old Sri Maha Mariamman Devasthanam temple in USJ, Subang Jaya. Lembah Pantai MP Fahmi Fadzil said that both Barisan Nasional and Pakatan Harapan lawmakers had submitted a

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