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Gogoprint Raises US$7.7 Million in Funding to Fuel Product Innovation and Drive Regional Expansion

Gogoprint Raises US$7.7 Million in Funding to Fuel Product Innovation and Drive Regional Expansion

Singapore-headquartered online printing startup, Gogoprint, has successfully raised US$7.7 million (S$10.56 million) from institutional and private investors. Series A funding was led by OPG (Online Printing Group), the investor and partner behind the success of Printi.com.br in Brazil. This round of financing will further accelerate Gogoprint’s product development roadmap and regional expansion into new markets: […]

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Sears files for bankruptcy

Sears files for bankruptcy

A Sears Essentials store in Palatine, Illinois. (AFP pic) HOFFMAN ESTATES: Sears Holdings Corp filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday, throwing into doubt the future of the century-old retailer that once dominated US malls but has withered in the age of internet shopping. Sears listed assets in the range of US$1 billion (RM4.16 billion) […]

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England’s northern ports look to prosper from Brexit

England’s northern ports look to prosper from Brexit

Containers sit stacked next to gantry cranes at the Yangshan Deep Water Port in Shanghai. (Bloomberg pic) IMMINGHAM: Brexit has brought hope to the windswept docks of the Humber River, a key goods gateway in northeast England where tens of millions of pounds are being invested to prepare for a potential increase in shipping. In […]

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Lavishly feathered cap

Lavishly feathered cap

THE iconic cap, uniform and somewhat crimson red of the AirAsia brand is almost constantly ablaze winning accolades, one after the other. Most recently, the airline was named Operating Model Master for Malaysia at the IDC Digital Transformation Awards (IDC DXa) for its deployment of Alibaba Cloud’s Content Delivery Network (CDN) and Web Application Firewall […]

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‘Shock not over’ as Asian stocks extend slide

‘Shock not over’ as Asian stocks extend slide

A pedestrian walks past quotation boards flashing the key Nikkei index of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo. (AFP pic) TOKYO: Asian stocks opened the week on the back foot Monday, with investors still in gloomy mood after several days of market turbulence sparked by trade rows and a spat over the US central bank. […]

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Why today’s ERP should stand for Earn, Rest and Play

Why today’s ERP should stand for Earn, Rest and Play

By Bernard Solomon, Head of Applications, Oracle Malaysia Iron Man has his powered armoured suit, Captain America his shield and Wonder Woman her bracelets of submission. When we’re young, its tools like these we think will make us ‘super’ people. But as we become adults and come to grips with reality, our definition of what […]

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Oil prices rise amid Saudi tensions, but demand outlook drags

Oil prices rise amid Saudi tensions, but demand outlook drags

A pumpjack is silhouetted as it operates in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Bloomberg pic) BEIJING: Crude oil futures rose sharply on Monday as geopolitical tensions over the disappearance of a prominent Saudi journalist stoked worries about supply, although concerns about the long-term outlook for demand dragged on prices. Crude markets were also supported in the wake of […]

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Bursa rebounds despite weak external momentum

Bursa rebounds despite weak external momentum

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia opened lower today, but rebounded slightly higher thereafter, despite the weak external momentum, dealers said. At 9.15am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 0.98 of a point higher at 1,731.72 from 1,730.74 on Friday and after opening 1.34 points weaker at 1,729.4. A dealer said weak buying momentum […]

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Ringgit opens weaker following US bond yields spike

Ringgit opens weaker following US bond yields spike

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit was slightly weaker against the US dollar in early trade today on better demand for the greenback, following a spike in US bond yields last week. At 9am, the local unit stood at 4.1560/1590 against the US dollar from 4.1530/1560 recorded last Friday. However, a dealer said losses in the local […]

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Emerging economies struggle to contain capital outflows

Emerging economies struggle to contain capital outflows

The IMF-World Bank meetings gave central bankers and finance ministers from around the world a chance to meet face-to-face in Indonesia, whose rupiah currency hit a new 20-year low this week. (AFP pic) NUSA DUA: After suffering months of capital outflows, policy makers from emerging markets attending IMF-World Bank meetings in Indonesia had a message […]

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