New Asia-Pacific Study Reveals Scripps Networks Interactive As The Undisputed Leader Of Lifestyle Programming And Brand Affinity In Pay-TV

MACAU, Nov 9 – In a recent pay-TV study of viewer behaviors and lifestyle habits in Asia-Pacific, Scripps Networks Interactive found its channel portfolio significantly outranked its competitors in the food, home and travel lifestyle categories. The channels, which include Asian Food Channel, Food Network, HGTV and Travel Channel, have a

Taiwan Ex-President Ma In Court In Leak Case

TAIPEI, Nov 8 – Taiwan’s ex-president Ma Ying-jeou appeared in court Tuesday as a defendant for the first time since leaving office, protesting his innocence in a political leaks controversy. Ma is accused of pressuring a former prosecutor-general to leak secrets about a confidential judicial probe in 2013 and of defaming a

Samsung Raided Over Probe Into S. Korea Political Scandal

SEOUL, Nov 8 – South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday raided Samsung Electronics’ headquarters as part of a probe into a damaging political scandal involving President Park Geun-Hye and her close personal friend. A spokesman for the prosecutors’ office told AFP that they ‘re searching Samsung Electronics offices. He declined to provide any

About 40,000 People At Clinton-Obama Rally

PHILADELPHIA, Nov 8 – About 40,000 people flooded Independence Mall in Philadelphia on Monday for Hillary Clinton’s rally with her husband Bill, President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle at her side, a campaign aide said. Rockers Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi were also on the program for the event in

PCCC Conducts Study To Resolve Heritage Properties Related Issues

GEORGE TOWN, Nov 8 – Penang Chinese Chamber of Commerce (PCCC) under its Property Development, Construction and Management Committee (PDCMC) is conducting a study to identify the problem behind the issue of residents quitting the state heritage properties. Its Heritage and Tourism Division head Michael Geh said there are many negative reports

Suprema BioMini Combo Now Supports Android

SEOUL, Nov 8 – Suprema, Inc., a leading global provider of biometrics and ID solutions, today announced that the company will add Android version of BioMini Combo, a FAP20 certified dual-authentication RFID/fingerprint scanner. BioMini Combo is designed to provide two-factor authentication solutions combining fingerprint, contact/contactless smartcards and NFC. On the surface,

Salleh: MCMC To Allocate RM1b To Expand Broadband Coverage

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 8 – The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will allocate RM1 billion to expand the coverage and quality of broadband in the country, especially in rural areas. Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak said the ministry would collaborate with state governments to resolve issues

Ronaldo Extends Real Madrid Deal To 2021

MADRID, Nov 7 – Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to retire at Real Madrid after agreeing a bumper new five-year contract to be signed on Monday that ties him to the Spanish giants until 2021. Madrid in a statement on Sunday said the official event for the renewal of Cristiano Ronaldo’s contract will

Hong Kong Police Clash With Anti-China Protesters

HONG KONG, Nov 7 – Hong Kong police used pepper spray Sunday to drive back hundreds of protesters angry at China’s decision to intervene in a row over whether two pro-independence lawmakers should be barred from the city’s legislature. In chaotic scenes reminiscent of mass pro-democracy protests in 2014, demonstrators charged metal

Start Small And Think Big, Malaysian Entrepreneurs Told

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 7 – Malaysian entrepreneurs need to start small, think big and move fast to evolve with current trends in the world of venture capitals, startups and new entrepreneurs. US-based IBM Venture Capital Group’s software strategy director Deborah Magid said a lack of confidence and networking, as well as sharing

SPM 2016 Examination Commences Today

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 7 – Form Five students nationwide begin sitting for their Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) 2016 examination today. Bahasa Melayu Kertas 1 is the first paper in the important examination being held until Dec 6 involving 434,535 registered candidates. The Education Ministry said 3,732 examination centres have been opened throughout the

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