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The founder of Blippar, which collapsed dramatically after a shareholder dispute, has a new augmented reality company

Ambarish Mitra, the founder of imploded startup Blippar, has registered a new augmented reality company. His previous company, Blippar, was an augmented reality startup that collapsed after struggling to raise further funding. Blippar raised more than $130 million and boasted of its high valuation, but insiders said the company lacked strategy and bungled acquisition offers. Mitra's new company, Augmented Reality Labs, appears to have direct ties to Blippar. What is left of Blippar is currentl...
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Travel News: January 22, 2019

Carnival Launching Four New Cruise Ships in 2019 on Three Cruise Lines Cruise Fever Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest travel and leisure company, will launch four new cruise ships in 2019 on three of their cruise lines including new ships from Carnival Cruise Line and Princess Cruises. Carnival currently operates nine cruise lines and over 100 cruise ships.  The cruise giant will grow even more in 2019 with the introduction of four new cruise ships.  The new cruise ships include their l...
Tags: Travel, Rome, Ireland, Malaysia, Amsterdam, Airbus, Malaysia Airlines, Venice, Cuba, News And Deals, Trump, Costa Smeralda, Cuba Travel Weekly The Trump, Machu Picchu Welcome

Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines can learn from Vietnam's remarkable rise

Ali Adnan sealed a 3-2 win for Iraq over Vietnam in the Asian Cup in dramatic fashion, by netting a sublime 90th minute free-kick. Mat Ryan saved two spot kicks in a penalty shootout against Uzbekistan in the Asian Cup round of 16, after the game finished 0-0. Son-Heung min set up both goals as South Korea overcame China 2-0, with both teams still booking their place in the Round of 16. After failing to find the all-important winning goal against Jordan, Palestine must...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Australia, China, Iraq, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Football, Blog, Sport, Syria, Philippines, Malaysia, Oman, Uzbekistan, Jordan

Hong Kong 360 Lantau Culture and Heritage Insight Tour and Ngong Ping Village

( = || []).push({}); When it comes to traveling to Hong Kong, we have seen many travellers tend to choose popular tourist attractions like Disneyland Hong Kong, shopping and dining in Kowloon or snapping photos in the middle of local flats or visiting The Peak. However, many have forgotten the charms of Lantau Island and also the Ngong Ping Village. This is the reason why we are promoting these two destinations; 360 Lantau Culture and Heritage ...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Hong Kong, Featured, Malaysia, Places, Headline, Buddha, Buddhist, Lantau Island, Kowloon, Hong Kong International Airport, Tai, Po Lin Monastery, Hong Kong Zhuhai Macau Bridge, Ngong Ping Cable

Malaysia court rules in favour of Wynn Macau in $4.2 million case: lawyer

A Malaysian judge on Friday ruled in favour of Wynn Macau in a case against a fund manager who owed the casino millions of dollars, the company's lawyer said, the first time a casino has been allowed to recover dues in the country.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Malaysia, Wynn Macau

Traveling to the Secluded and Cozy Perhentian Islands in Malaysia

Malaysia, a delightful and charming Southeast Asian country, boasts of many things to see and do for its visitors. One trip that you must absolutely do is a visit to the Pula Perhentian, a batch of islands located 21km off the coast of Terengganu. Covered by pristine forests, unspoilt white beaches, and a fantastic marine life, it is the epitome of a perfect beach vacation. Beaches, Jungles, and Wildlife On the two main islands, Perhentian Besar and Perhentian Kecil, there’s no shortage of love...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Malaysia, Long Beach, Terengganu, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Perhentian Islands, Perhentian Besar, Cozy Perhentian Islands, Perhentian Kecil, Terangganu Marine Park, Kuala Terangganu

Cool Stuff: ‘Zoolander’ Funko POPs Are Really, Really, Really, Ridiculously Good Looking

Adding to the ever-growing array of Funko POPs honoring characters from movies of all kinds, the collectible toy company has released a new collection of really, really, really, ridiculously good looking vinyl figures inspired by the movie Zoolander. Unfortunately, Derek Zoolander literally only has one look, but it’s hard to be upset when he still has chiseled abs and stunning features . Check out the Zoolander Funko POPs below. Zoolander Funko POP Collection It’s hard to tell whether Be...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Malaysia, Ben-Stiller, Owen-Wilson, Le Tigre, Paramount Pictures, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Zoolander, Derek Zoolander, Mugatu, Will-Ferrell, Blue Steel Ferrari

Malaysia Tells Goldman Sachs to Pay Compensation Instead of Apologizing

Malaysia's Finance Minister said Goldman Sachs must pay $7.5 billion as compensation for its alleged role in the ransacking of state funds
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Malaysia, Goldman Sachs, Overnight, Onetime

Malaysia open to talks if Goldman pays $7.5 billion, minister says

Malaysia's finance minister said on Friday the government would be ready to discuss dropping criminal charges against Goldman Sachs linked to the 1MDB scandal if the bank pays $7.5 billion in reparations.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Malaysia, Goldman Sachs, Goldman

Malaysia says Goldman Sachs must pay, apology not enough

PUTRAYAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says the apology by Goldman Sachs for its role in the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of state investment fund 1MDB was insufficient and that it has to pay... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Malaysia, Goldman Sachs, Lim Guan Eng, PUTRAYAJAYA Malaysia

Israel accuses Malaysia PM of 'rabid antisemitism' over Paralympics ban

Mahathir Mohamad refuses visas to Israeli athletes due to compete in a qualifying event for Tokyo 2020Israel has accused the Malaysian prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad, of “rabid antisemitism” after he banned Israeli athletes from competing in a qualifying event for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.Malaysia has refused to grant visas to Israeli athletes scheduled to participate in the event to be held in the state of Sarawak in July, a move designed to demonstrate the country’s solidarity with Palesti...
Tags: Israel, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Malaysia, Tokyo, Paralympics, Sarawak, Mahathir Mohamad, Antisemitism

Malaysia PM writes to French president asking for reprieve on palm oil

In Malaysia, the Prime Minister has sent a letter to the President of France asking him to drop the de facto restrictions on palm oil from 2020 that will see tax breaks for fuels produced from the controversial feedstock come to an end. In the letter, the Prime Minister called the assertion that palm oil leads to deforestation as a “misguided perception”. He also said that the move not only goes against the WTO but also the spirit of European values of free trade.
Tags: France, Palm Oil, Malaysia, WTO, Producer News, Malaysia PM

Malaysia looks to double biodiesel blending to 20% by 2020

In Malaysia, despite the several years of delays to get to 10% biodiesel blending from 7%, a shift that will be implemented in February, Reuters reports that the government is seriously looking at doubling the mandate to 20% as soon as 2020. The move should help to reduce palm oil stockpiles that are overhanging the market and weighing on prices, but the transportation fuel market is small compared to neighboring countries like Indonesia where major increases in blending can drawdown stocks more...
Tags: Indonesia, Policy, Malaysia, Biodiesel, Reuters

PHOTO: National Mosque of Malaysia (Masjid Negara) in Kuala Lumpur

I was hot, tired, and sweaty after a day of exploring the Colonial Walk along the Gombak River in central Kuala Lumpur. I could have hopped on the Metro, but the city’s historic Railway Station, with its lacy onion domes and turrets, was on the way to my hotel, so I set off on foot. The main road I was following, Jalan Kinabalu, suddenly became flooded with hundreds of men walking in the opposite direction. I dodged and wove through the oncoming masses, wondering what on earth was... The post PH...
Tags: Travel, Daily Photo, Photography, Culture, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Cultural Travel, Metro, Railway Station, National Mosque of Malaysia Masjid Negara, Gombak River

Malaysia revises school textbook which tells girls sex is shameful

‘Victim-blaming’ illustration instructs girls to cover up and not to visit quiet places aloneThe Malaysian education ministry has ordered the removal of a page from a school textbook which warned young girls that having sex would bring shame on their families and urged them to “protect the modesty of their genitals”.An illustration in the textbook, issued to all eight and nine-year-olds in Malaysia, instructed girls to get changed behind closed doors, wear clothes that covered up their bodies an...
Tags: World news, Asia Pacific, Malaysia, Schools, Sex Education

Best orchid gardens in the world

Few flowering plant families are as diverse and geographically widespread as the orchid family, or Orchidaceae. Twenty-five thousand orchid species have been identified around the world. Some are dainty with monochromatic petals; others have big bulbous bodies and loud patterns like bright spots or stripes. Still others have the look, smell, and feel of a female bee (check out Ophrys to see for yourself) or resemble a monkey’s face (see Dracula aphrodes and Dracula marsupialis). For the best ...
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Goldman Sachs CEO apologizes to people of Malaysia

David Solomon issued an apology for the role of a former banker in the sprawling 1MDB embezzlement scandal.
Tags: Cnn, Malaysia, David Solomon, Goldman Sachs CEO

Goldman Sachs CEO apologizes to people of Malaysia on earnings call

David Solomon issued an apology for the role of a former banker in the sprawling 1MDB embezzlement scandal.
Tags: Cnn, Malaysia, David Solomon, Goldman Sachs CEO

Goldman chief says sorry over ex-banker's role in 1MDB scandal

David Solomon apologises to the Malaysian people for Tim Leissner’s involvementThe chief executive of Goldman Sachs has apologised to the people of Malaysia over the role of a former employee of the bank in the 1MDB scandal.In a rare move for a Goldman chief executive, David Solomon joined the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call and gave an update on investigations into corruption surrounding the Malaysian sovereign wealth fund. He also said the bank was sorry for the effect the fraud had on ...
Tags: Business, World news, Banking, Asia Pacific, Malaysia, Goldman Sachs, Goldman, 1MDB, David Solomon, Tim Leissner

Malaysia imposes ban on events involving Israelis

Malaysia has imposed a ban on Israelis participating in any event hosted by the Southeast Asian nation after barring athletes from attending the World Para Swimming championships in July. Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said on Wednesday that Malaysia's cabinet had decided on the measure last week. The majority-Muslim country does not maintain formal diplomatic relations with Israel and has long supported a two-state solution to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.
Tags: News, Israel, Malaysia, Southeast Asian, Saifuddin Abdullah

Apax Partners invests $200 mln in Fractal Analytics

Apax Partners said Jan. 16 that it invested $200 million for a minority stake in Fractal Analytics, which provides AI to Fortune 500 companies. In 2016, Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the strategic investment fund of the Government of Malaysia, invested $100 million in Fractal, PitchBook said. PRESS RELEASE Funds advised by Apax Partners invest USD 200 million in Fractal Analytics Investment will accelerate Fractal’s path to a $1 billion-revenue company in the AI space New York, London & Mumbai, Janu...
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Malaysia's 2018 auto sales rebounded, flat growth seen

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — New vehicle sales in Malaysia rebounded last year after two straight years of contraction, thanks to a three-month tax holiday, but growth is likely to remain flat this year amid uncertainties over government... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Seers 3 Seconds Instant Hot Water Dispenser Review

Seers 3 Seconds Instant Hot Water Dispenser Review ( = || []).push({}); Why do you need an Instant Hot Water Dispenser? Traditionally, we used kettle to boil water and of course we have electric kettles and electric thermal pots in the market. Boiling water using gas is time consuming, you can’t regulate the temperature with electric kettles while electric thermal pots constantly using electricity so the best way is Instant Hot Water Dispenser. Recently, ...
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Malaysia says it won’t host any more events involving Israel

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s foreign minister says the government will not budge over a ban on Israeli athletes in a para swimming competition and has decided that the country will not host any events in the future involving Israel. Malaysia, a strong supporter of the Palestinian plight, is among the predominantly Muslim countries that […]
Tags: News, Israel, Sports, Nation, Malaysia, Muslim, Putrajaya Malaysia, Nation & World, Israel Malaysia

Oil prices will help shape sukuk market performance in 2019: S&P - The Peninsula Qatar

Oil prices will help shape sukuk market performance in 2019: S&P - The Peninsula Qatar:S&P Global Ratings anticipates a total global sukuk issuance of $105bn-$115bn this year. The rating agency expects higher demand for funding in most GCC countries, given the reduced oil price assumptions compared with last year’s outturn of $71 for Brent . Tightening liquidity conditions worldwide, high geopolitical risks in the Middle East, and challenges inherent to sukuk issuance will likely dampen sukuk ma...
Tags: Travel, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey, Malaysia, Middle East, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Peninsula Qatar, Central Bank of Kuwait, UAE Activity

TA Associates invests in LIST SpA

TA Associates said Jan. 15 that it invested in LIST SpA. Financial terms weren’t announced LIST, of Pisa, Italy, provides trading and compliance software solutions and infrastructural services to financial institutions. Latham & Watkins LLP provided legal counsel and KPMG served as financial adviser to TA Associates. Nctm Studio Legale provided legal counsel and Studio MCCR served as financial adviser to LIST SpA. PRESS RELEASE TA Associates Announces Investment in LIST S.p.A.   BOSTON and PISA,...
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Countries you can't visit with a DUI

Getting a DUI will make your life harder in multiple ways, but we rarely consider the impact it can have on your ability to travel abroad. Sure, the potential for injury to you and others, astronomical fines, marks on your record, and possible jail time should be big enough to deter you from drinking and driving, but to top it off, some countries may bar you from entering their borders for as many as 10 years. The last thing you want is to book your dream vacation, arrive at the country’s bor...
Tags: Travel, Australia, Mexico, US, Iran, Canada, South Africa, Malaysia, Dui, Uae, All, China Japan, Emirati, Mexico Mexico, Canada Canada, Travel Restrictions

Global Health: A Silver Bullet Against the Brain-Eating Amoeba?

Minuscule particles coated with anti-seizure drugs seem to halt microbes that feed on brain tissue.
Tags: News, Brain, Malaysia, Microbiology, Swimming, Lakes, Global Health, Naegleria Fowleri, Southern States (US, Drugs (Pharmaceuticals, Brain-eating Amoeba, Chemical Neuroscience journal, Ayaz Anwar

A Bosozoku-inspired mini bike from Malaysia

When the Malaysian outfit FNG Works landed an entry in a local custom bike build-off, lead builder Irwann Cheng had a decision to make. Would he play it safe, or would he throw common sense to the wind, and go all-out? Looking at this bizarre little machine, it’s clear which way he went. The competition was the ‘Superb Mod Challenge,’ organized by Modenas and MotoNation. Never heard of Modenas? It’s a Malaysian bike brand, and they supplied their V15 model as a donor. The V15 is essential...
Tags: Malaysia, Motorcycles, Honda, Penny, Bajaj, Custom Motorcycles, Biltwell Inc, Modenas, Irwann Cheng, Irwann, Peregrine BMX, Neil Blaber, FNG Works Facebook

Malaysia Blames Goldman Sachs for Stolen Billions

“Don’t tell me you don’t know where the money went,” the country’s finance minister said.
Tags: News, Malaysia, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB, Goldman Sachs for Stolen Billions