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Rakuten Advertising Launches ‘The Affiliate Funnel’ Featuring Real Publishers For Every Stage Of The Customer Journey

KUALA LUMPUR, 15 August 2022 – Rakuten Advertising recently launched an interactive timeline showcasing real examples of publishers across Asia-Pacific, ‘The Affiliate Funnel: From Prospects to Purchase.’ Traditionally, affiliate marketing has been used as a lower funnel channel with the purpose of driving sales. Now, it has progressed far beyond last click and plays an …

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ATLAS Vending Brings Back The Classic Morning with Automated Newsstand

KUALA LUMPUR, 3 August 2022 – ATLAS Vending, the largest F&B vending operator across Malaysia and Singapore is collaborating with Media Mulia, the publisher of Kosmo! and Utusan Malaysia in a pilot programme that will see physical newspapers sold through vending machines in strategic high footfall locations across the Klang Valley, such as the KL …

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Giftee Malaysia partners with premium ice cream chain Häagen-Dazs across Malaysia to provide EGift solutions

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, 17 June 2022 – Giftee Malaysia, a Malaysian subsidiary of Japan-based giftee, Inc., announced a partnership with Häagen-Dazs for all their stores in Malaysia today. Since its founding in 1960, Häagen-Dazs has grown to become an exclusive premium ice cream chain all around the world, with over 15 growing outlets in Malaysia …

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UNHCR: Global Displacement Hits Another Record, Capping Decade-Long Rising Trend

Despite some signs of progress, the speed and scale of forced displacement is outpacing solutions for refugees GENEVA, 16 June 2022 – The number of people forced to flee their homes has increased every year over the past decade and stands at the highest level since records began, a trend that can be only reversed …

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Vloggi Secures Ex-Atlassian As Strategic Investor

SYDNEY, 3 June 2022 – Video collaboration scale-up, Vloggi announced today it has secured a new strategic angel investor for its current funding round as it chalks up record revenue and customer growth in the three months to April. Sascha-Manuel Reuter, founder of file transcoding platform Doctape, has committed to a significant investment in the …

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Top Trending Google Searches In Malaysia For April 2022

Here are the top 10 trending searches in Malaysia for April, including searches for various football matches, latest tv shows and climate change. 1. Semakan Status KWSP / Semakan Pengeluaran KWSP* On April 1st, the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) announced that members can now submit applications to withdraw RM10,000 from their accounts, and check on …

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Sunway Pyramid Welcomes Shoppers To A New Dawn With A Vibrant ‘Riuh Ria Raya’

Kuala Lumpur, 12 April 2022 – This Raya, tradition and contemporary elements meet to bring to life a colourful and vibrant celebration at Sunway Pyramid to emulate the vibrant energy of the Raya season that Malaysians love. Themed ‘Riuh Ria Raya’, Sunway Pyramid has transformed its LG2 Orange Concourse into an eye-catching set-up reminiscent of …

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ATLAS Vending Expands Potential Of Automated Retail With New Minit Mart

KUALA LUMPUR, 12 April 2022 – ATLAS Vending, Malaysia’s largest F&B vending operator, is expanding the potential of automated retail in Malaysia with the launch of Minit Mart, its new concept of fully-automated self-service retail stores. To kick off the Minit Mart sub-brand, ATLAS Vending has rolled out Minit Mart outlets at Caltex stations on …

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Does Consuming Ultra-Processed Food Increase Your Risk Of Obesity, Diabetes Or Cancer?

According to the World Health Organisation, 70% of deaths worldwide today are due to Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD). These include cardiovascular diseases, cancer, respiratory diseases and diabetes; which are caused mainly by unhealthy diets and lifestyles. This is why on World Health Day, Sunway Medical Centre, Sunway City wants to advocate for a #HealthierTomorrow by helping …

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Five F&B And Lifestyle Brands Partners Giftee Malaysia To Leverage Year-Round Gifting Opportunity

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, 31 March 2022 – Giftee Malaysia, a Malaysian subsidiary of Japan-based giftee, Inc., is pleased to announce their partnership with F&B brands Junandus, Amazin’Graze, PichaEats, Hazukido as well as lifestyle e-commerce marketplace, LamboPlace. They join a growing list of 31 international and local eGift issuing brands that are part of the Giftee …

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Giftee Malaysia And Fujifilm Partners To Bring Their Cameras To The Gifting Platform

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, 25 March 2022 – Giftee Malaysia, a Malaysian subsidiary of Japan-based giftee, Inc., is pleased to announce their partnership with FUJIFILM (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. This partnership will see Fujifilm Malaysia, one of the most recognisable brand names in the photography industry, introduce their products through the Giftee Malaysia’s eGift system. Fujifilm Malaysia …

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UN High Commissioner For Refugees Appeals For Global Engagement To Address Afghanistan’s Needs

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN, 17 March 2022 – Declaring that the world must deliver sustained support to the people of Afghanistan, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, appealed for robust assistance to address the country’s humanitarian needs and those of Afghan refugees abroad. “As much as the world is rightfully preoccupied with the war in Ukraine, …

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Juice Works Taps On Giftee Malaysia’s eGift System To Introduce Digital Vouchers

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, 15 March 2022 – e-gift service provider Giftee Malaysia, a Malaysian subsidiary of Japan-based giftee, Inc., today announced their partnership with Juice Works Malaysia, a successful chain of fresh juice outlets in Malaysia, with a growing number of outlets in various key shopping locations in Klang Valley. Under this partnership, Juice Works …

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SUBPLACE Launches Donation Drive To Support Women’s NGOs In Celebration Of International Women’s Month

KUALA LUMPUR, 8 March 2022 – SUBPLACE announced a public donation drive in celebration of International Women’s Month 2022. The online subscription platform has pledged support to seven local women’s NGOs that will be featured in a charity campaign held in conjunction with International Women’s Day. SUBPLACE is an online subscription-based platform that offers a …

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Agoda Signs Partnership Agreement With Singapore Tourism Board (STB) To Reinvigorate The APAC Travel Corridor

SINGAPORE, 3 March 2022 – Singapore headquartered Digital travel platform, Agoda, has signed a partnership agreement with the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) on a joint integrated marketing campaign to target inbound visitors from Southeast Asia into Singapore. The partnership will utilise Agoda’s technology and travel expertise, data insights and integrated marketing capabilities to showcase Singapore …

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Lazo Diamond Partners With Giftee Malaysia To Bring Luxury To The Public

KUALA LUMPUR, 28 February 2022 – Giftee Malaysia, a Malaysian subsidiary of Japan-based giftee, Inc., is pleased to announce their collaboration with Lazo Diamond today. According to the Malaysian Book of Records, Lazo Diamond, is the largest white gold and diamonds specialist retail chain in the country. Founded in 2003, Lazo Diamond has developed into …

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Rethinking Our World And The Accountancy Profession

Technological advancements and changes in the financial ecosystem and more recently, a global pandemic have played major roles in transforming the world and the accountancy profession. These evolutions have been captured in the latest professional insight reports published by ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), supporting the urgent call for finance professionals to equip themselves …

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UNHCR Deputy Calls For Enhanced Access To Education And Livelihoods For Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh

As the Rohingya crisis approaches its fifth year, Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees, Kelly T. Clements, called for continued international support for Rohingya refugees, and the government and people of Bangladesh. She reiterated UNHCR’s commitment towards voluntary repatriation and other solutions, while underlining the need to build resilience and invest in refugees’ capacities in preparation …

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