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Online shopping traffic dips 50 percent as Malaysians focus on #GE14

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The 14th Malaysian General Election or #GE14 will go down as one of the most significant events in the history of Malaysia. As revealed in a brief study by iPrice Malaysia, Malaysians diverted their attention to the elections and subsequently caused a huge dip in online traffic on ecommerce platforms.

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Over 7.3 million #GE14 tweets during campaigning period, new Twitter election record for Malaysia

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Malaysian politics and specifically the 14th Malaysian General Election #GE14 were the hottest topics on Twitter this past week or so, as reported by Twitter. Over 7.3 million tweets related to #GE14 were posted during the 1.5-week campaigning period (28 April to 9 May 2018).

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WordPress geeks set to meet at WordCamp Kuala Lumpur 2017 in November

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Whether you’re a blogger, web developer, content creator, WordPress developer or consultant, the upcoming WordCamp Kuala Lumpur conference is for you. The casual, inspiring locally-organised conference will be coming to Kuala Lumpur on 25 November 2017.

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TEDxYouth@KL 2017 asks “What Now?” on 25 February at EX8

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What now? Come 25 February 2017 at EX8 Auditorium in Subang Jaya, you’ll find out – at TEDxYouth@KL. Be part of the 1,000-strong crowd at the TEDx event that’s set to be the greatest one yet.

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TEDxYouth@KL is coming 12 December 2015. Prepare to be blown away, again.

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If you love to rub shoulders with the most inspiring  and influential young people on the planet, then this is something you won’t want to miss. TEDxYouth@KL, a community-run, TED-inspired series is back for the sixth year running. It’s happening next Saturday, 12 December 2015.

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[Video] This true story is a reminder that our family is bigger than we think

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Remember the touching video of 80-year old Uncle San and Shirin that was posted before Merdeka? The true story, told by Maxis, is reminder for us to look past our differences and to also make us realise that our family is larger than we think. Here’s the full length video that you really need to watch.

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Russell Peters to tickle Malaysians on 10 & 11 April 2015

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He’s almost famous. He’s Indian. He’s Canadian. He’s also Chinese, Jamaican and whatever he wants to be. And he’ll make you laugh. A lot. And he’ll laugh with others, at you. A lot. He’s none other than Russell Peters, the third highest-paid comedian in the world (Forbes 2015). And if you haven’t heard, is making a pitstop in Kuala Lumpur as part of the second leg of his ‘Almost Famous World Tour’ on 10 and 11 April 2015 at Stadium Malawati, Shah Alam.

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Cross-platform #Hotlink #OHHSOME Fest happening on 13-14 December 2014

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What was once a niche communication platform for the savvy, social media has grown phenomenally in terms of reach and adoption. It’s become ubiquitous, and you’ll be hard-pressed to find a person who hasn’t communicated via social media one way or another.

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MH17: National moment of silence as mark of respect

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Remembering MH17

 

Tomorrow (22 August 2014) will be the national day of mourning and a mark of respect for victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, as declared by Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek. Malaysians have been advised to stop whatever they are doing to observe the minute of silence that could happen at 10.30AM.

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American Express and Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate Grand World Tour Coming to Malaysia

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(From left) Ms. Sharon Chew, Vice President, Head of Regional Products and Marketing, Card Services, Asia of American Express International, Inc. and Ms. Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW from The Wine Advocate officially open the first-ever Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate Grand World Tour in Asia, which is presented by American Express

Are you a wine enthusiast? If you are then you may be chuffed that Robert Parker, one of the world’s most influential wine critics and writers is coming to Kuala Lumpur this 8-9 March as part of Wine Advocate’s Grand World Tour. Presented by America Express International, the tour will showcase exceptional fine wine and dining experiences across Kuala Lumpur, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore.