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    Alibaba’s Singles’ Day sale amassed $25.3 billion, doubling 2016 Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales combined

    A decade ago, November 11th was a tongue-in-cheek cultural “celebration” of single people in China. In 2009, retailer Alibaba turned the day into the country’s version of Black Friday — and eight years later, sales from the Chinese e-commerce’s one-day event has nearly doubled those from Black Friday and Cyber Monday in the US combined. Alibaba reported that sales from Singles’ Day amounted to $25.3 billion, a 40 percent jump from last year’s figures. (The number did not take into account some sales that began earlier in the week in honor of the event.) Additionally, the retailer hit a...
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    iPhone X Available In Malaysia From 24 November 2017

    The iPhone X appears to be hotly anticipated, if the crazy lines at Apple Stores around the world are anything to go by. Its edge-to-edge 5.8-inch display has already been described as “near-perfect“, while its dual camera system looks to be one of the best around. Apple will be making both the Silver and Space Grey models available for the Malaysian market, and as usual, the iPhone X will be available at the Apple Online Store, Apple Authorised Resellers, and through our local telcos. The 64GB model will retail for RM5,149, while the 256GB model will be selling at RM5,899....
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    Close to 3,000 victims evacuated, thousands more affected by Penang floods

    GEORGE TOWN, Nov 5 — A total 2,861 people have been evacuated in all five Penang districts since 7.30pm yesterday following one of the worst floods to hit the island state. State secretary Datuk Seri Farizan Darus said a total 51 evacuation centres were opened in all five districts. “The earliest evacuation centre was opened in north Seberang Perai at 7.30pm and the latest one to be opened up is at Southern Seberang Perai at 11am today,” he said in a press conference at the state flood operations centre in Komtar today. He said the number of victims he...
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