Polaris Vega

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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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Fast Track Your Career In Accountancy With AAT

KUALA LUMPUR, 24 January 2022 – AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians), the UK’s leading professional body for Accounting Technicians, has announced their latest courses to those who are looking towards professional development in their career paths. Through AAT courses, people from many walks of life – including school leavers, working adults and anyone wishing to …

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UNHCR Encourages Adoption Of Measures To Improve Wellbeing And Safety Of Newly Arrived Myanmar Refugees In Thailand

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today expressed its continued encouragement and support for the adoption of measures to improve the wellbeing and safety of Myanmar refugees who have been arriving in Thailand since mid-December. According to official sources, over 9,500 civilians had been forced to flee their homes in Kayin and Kayah states in southeast …

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Giftee Malaysia Extends eGift System To Salad Atelier To Provide The Gift Of Healthy Eating

KUALA LUMPUR, 18 January 2022 – Giftee Malaysia, a Malaysian subsidiary of Japan-based giftee, Inc., announced today their collaboration with Salad Atelier. Founded in 2014, Salad Atelier is a local whole foods and salad bar chain with a total of 14 outlets located in Klang Valley that also provides staff meals and buffets to multiple …

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Apa Khabar, Malaysia?

NEW YORK, January 6, 2022 – We’re shaking it up in Malaysia! Shake Shack Inc. and licensee SPC Group expand their partnership, announcing their plan to open 10 Shacks in Malaysia by 2031. “We continue to be blown away by the enthusiasm of our fans throughout the world and are thrilled to announce our further …

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Sunway Pyramid Returns To The Roots Of Fortune And Family This Chinese New Year

KUALA LUMPUR, 6 January 2022 – This Chinese New Year, fortune 福 (Fú) and family 家(Jiā) take centre stage in Sunway Pyramid as the mall returns to the very roots of the Chinese celebration in continuation of the malls’ year end theme of ‘#100 Blessings’.    As the year of the tiger unfolds, Sunway Pyramid …

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UNHCR Advocates For Efforts To Assist Newly Arrived Myanmar Refugees In Thailand And Emphasises Humanitarian And Protection Needs

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today emphasised the need for urgent protection and assistance for refugees who have fled intensified fighting in and near Lay Kay Kaw, Kayin State, Myanmar, and who have crossed into Thailand. UNHCR, together with partners, reiterates to the Royal Thai Government its readiness to provide the necessary humanitarian assistance and …

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JOBBIE’s Monkey King Coconut Peanut Butter Subscription Plans Offered Exclusively On SUBPLACE

KUALA LUMPUR, 15 December 2021 – JOBBIE’s newest peanut butter flavour-Monkey King Crispy Coconut Peanut Butter, will give you a taste experience like nothing before and we are sure you will love it. JOBBIE is a local Malaysian peanut butter brand created in 2014 by the couple Joseph & Debbie. Known for being a pain …

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Agoda Launches New Suite Of Products To Facilitate Safe And Hassle-Free Travel As Borders Open Up

24 November 2021 – As countries across Asia Pacific start to reopen, Agoda leverages its cutting-edge technology to not only make travel easier for customers, but to enable hotel partners to better capture travel demand. As an extension of its existing ‘Welcome Back’ campaign, the digital platform launches a multitude of products across the customer …

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UNHCR Urges Tajikistan To Halt Returns Of Afghans At Risk

BANGKOK, 19 November 2021 – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is alarmed at the deportation of Afghan asylum-seekers by the Tajik authorities this week. 11 men, women and children were forcibly returned to Afghanistan on 11 November, prior to any examination of their claims for asylum and protection. UNHCR is also concerned about increasing obstacles …

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