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    Get ready for Vivid Sydney’s 10th birthday celebration on 25 May 2018!

    It’s time to call your friends, gather the kids and make your plans, with just one week to go until Vivid Sydney bathes the city in a glorious cavalcade of colour as it kicks off its 10th anniversary celebrations on Friday, 25 May. The world’s largest festival of light,...
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    YSDAF 2018 HOLDS SINGER-SONGWRITER CAMP TO ADDRESS SOCIETAL ISSUES THROUGH ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS

        Kuala Lumpur, 16 April 2018 – Ahead of the mammoth finale in August, the Yayasan Sime Darby Arts Festival (YSDAF) will be rolling out a satellite event entitled “…And the Curtain Rises.” In line with the festival’s inclusivity theme of You, Me + The Arts, the event...
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    The Wine and Cheese Night (Sapore)

    Come and join us for our signature Wine and cheese night at a beautiful cozy Mediterranean restaurant in the heart of Ampang. Sapore is an Italian Spanish-Mediterranean restaurant that serves you artisan food and fine wine. They are all about: Jamon Iberico, Tapas and Wine. Come over to ‘Sapore’...
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    Electric taxis to transform Kuala Lumpur taxi scene in 2020

    The country’s public transportation system is set to be transformed with the introduction of electric-powered taxis, the first in the world for right-hand drive vehicles. Big Blue Taxi Facilities (Big Blue) in collaboration with Fieldman EV Sdn Bhd are taking the initiative to make a difference to Malaysian taxi...
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    Pisco Bar X WeWork: Cuban Party

    Never been to Cuba? Then don’t despair! Pisco Bar is about to turn up the heat on a MONDAY like KL has never felt before with another CUBAN NIGHT. From a Cuban live band to DJ sets we’re setting you up for some spicy entertainment to celebrate the Hispanic...
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    Songkran Sky Festival @ Stratosphere

    PJ’s BIGGEST Songkran Sky Festival is back!!  – Happening on Sunday, 15 April 2018 (3PM onwards) at Stratosphere at the Roof Featuring the best of local line ups for hiphop, house, trap, trance, psy trance & EDM! Make a date with us for a dose of water fun activities...
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    Grab acquiring Uber’s data trove is a major red flag. Here’s why

    Late Sunday afternoon, months of rumours finally came to pass as Grab purchased Uber in Southeast Asia and moved one step closer to dominating ride-hailing in the region. As part of the deal, Uber will be transferring its user data to Grab effective March, 25th. In an email to users sent...
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    Amazing Facts You Probably Don’t Know About the Spring Festival (also Known as Chinese New Year!)

    When you are able to hear festive music playing in shopping malls and in stores, see Chinese shops selling red-coloured ornaments and decorations with well-wishes in Chinese characters, shops lined up with an assortment of cookies and delights in containers with red covers, one thing is for sure –...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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    Southeast Asia’s Press Freedoms Collapse: 2018 Could Be Worse for Southeast Asian Democracy Than 2017

      As I noted late last year, 2017 was a disastrous year for democracy in Southeast Asia. Democratic rights and freedoms already have been in decline in Southeast Asia for more than a decade, but 2017 was perhaps the worst year for the region in that decade. Cambodia’s semi-democratic...