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    Alibaba rolls out first overseas smart city AI platform in Malaysia

    Alibaba has deployed its smart city artificial intelligence (AI) platform in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, marking the Chinese vendor’s first such implementation outside its domestic market. The initiative was launched Monday with local ICT agency, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), and city council Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL), according to Alibaba Cloud. Dubbed the Malaysia City Brain, the AI-powered platform operated on Alibaba’s cloud infrastructure and was developed to support smart cities in their digital transformation. It was touted to analyse large data volumes extracted from various sources in an urban environment, through video, image, and speech recognition. The system...
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    1.5 mil devotees to celebrate Thaipusam in Batu Caves

    A massive crowd of more than 1.5 million people are expected to gather at the Batu Caves Hindu temple for the Thaipusam festival this year. Sri Maha Mariamman Temple Dhevasthanam chairman Tan Sri R. Nadarajah said this year’s celebration is expected to draw a larger crowd as it coincides with the lunar eclipse and Federal Territories Day. Nadarajah said this is the first time in recent history where a lunar eclipse would take place on the same day as Thaipusam. He also said a special prayer, Parihara Pooja, would be held to commemorate this rare phenomenon. “In this regard,...
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    Malaysia joins 10 Pacific nations to sign new TPP deal in March, without US Read

    The 11 members, including Malaysia, of a Pacific trade pact abandoned by US President Donald Trump have reached a deal on a revised agreement, with the nations expecting to sign a final deal by early March. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said yesterday negotiations had concluded on what is now known as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership. The deal was reached after two days of talks in Tokyo, and came just hours after Trump imposed tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines — his first major move to level what he says is a global...
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