Month: September 2018

Sean Rayford | Getty Images People navigate floodwaters caused by Hurricane Florence near the Waccamaw River on September 23, 2018 in Conway, South Carolina.  Flood-caused property damage generally is covered under a National Flood Insurance Program policy, if the homeowner has one. The problem is that most people don’t. Only 12 percent of homeowners have
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KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 30): CIMB Bank Bhd and CIMB Islamic Bank Bhd have expanded the privileges offered to its ‘Preferred’ affluent customer segment by going regional. Named the ‘Regional CIMB Preferred’, this expanded proposition that was launched in Kuala Lumpur on Friday night enables CIMB’s affluent customers to enjoy enhanced banking convenience and privileges across
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Monzo has won over an increasing number of plaudits, and customers, since setting up business in 2015. And now the start-up challenger bank has topped LinkedIn’s “Top 25 U.K. Start-Ups” rankings for the second-year running. Other companies in the financial sphere to make the list’s top 10 include Revolut and ClearBank. To be eligible, businesses
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As China becomes more active in artificial intelligence, the U.S. should double the amount it spends on research in the field, says investor and AI practitioner Kai-Fu Lee, who has worked for Google, Microsoft and Apple. The comments come after various parts of the U.S. government have made AI announcements, even as the U.S. overall
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PORT DICKSON (Sept 29): Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate for the Port Dickson by-election Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, of PKR, is eligible to contest, despite an objection raised by PAS. Election Commission (EC) chairman ​​​​​​​Azhar Azizan Harun said Anwar had been given a full pardon by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong in accordance with provisions in the
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PETALING JAYA (Sept 29): The Sultanah of Terengganu, Sultanah Nur Zahirah, has sent letters of demand to the founder and editor of The Sarawak Report, Clare Rewcastle-Brown, and two others, seeking written apology and RM100 million in damages from each of them in relation to defamatory statements in a book “The Sarawak Report: The Inside
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KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 29): Leaders of the three UMNO wings today concurred on the need for the party to take stern action against its elected representatives who quit the party, as well as for  the former members to vacate their seats. The reason, they said, being that the elected representatives concerned contested the seats on
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John Donahoe’s cloud company may be focused on transforming work, but the ServiceNow chief draws a lot of inspiration from some of the world’s top consumer-facing apps, he told CNBC on Friday. “Over the last 10 years, in the consumer mobile revolution, technology has transformed our lives at home with cloud-based applications like an eBay
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PepsiCo: Snack and beverage giant PepsiCo’s Tuesday earnings report will be a “bittersweet moment” for Cramer as longtime CEO Indra Nooyi prepares to step down from her post the following day. “Indra reinvented the company, transforming it from a carbonated soda and salty snacks business into a more diversified operation with many healthy offerings. I’ve
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If you haven’t visited a college campus, secondhand store or seen “Crazy Rich Asians,” in which one of the central characters possesses a Jamba Juice freebie card, you may not have heard: Thrift is cool. In hospitality, that spirit has worked its way from Airbnb mania to spinoff hotel brands and independent properties that promise
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KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 28): WCT Holdings Bhd walked away with two major awards at the 18th Malaysian Construction Industry Excellence Awards (MCIEA) tonight. The property developer took home the “Builder of the Year Award” as well as the “International Achievement Award” for the Ministry of Interior Headquarters project at Wadi Al Sail, Qatar. WCT also
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