Castbox raises $13.5 million as podcast investment boom continues
Podcasting startup Castbox has announced a fresh $13.5 million round of funding via a series B financing led by SIG China, with participation from IDG Capital, Qiming Venture Partners, and GSR Ventures. This latest cash injection comes some six months after the startup announced it had raised $16 million since its inception in 2016, and follows […]
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): Malaysia’s "judicial winter has not yet fully thawed" in the 30 years after the 1988 crisis, constitutional expert Prof Datuk Dr Shad Saleem Faruqi said today.
The judiciary, he said, continued to be plagued with fundamental issues affecting judicial independence and impartiality.
A chemist YouTuber known for his rather heated content has apparently had several of his videos flagged for being a bit too close to dangerous, which comes as a bit of a surprise considering what else the site allows to exist. We’ve seen YouTube waffle on some pretty questionable content, from kids vomiting to feeding your loved one laxatives. Short of murder, it was hard to see where exactly YouTube would draw the line against you — I mean, as long as your name isn’t Alex Jones. But apparently Drake “Styropyro” Anthony, who routinely creates things like DIY lasers, bumped up against… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: YouTube
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Carlsberg Brewery Malaysia Bhd’s (Carlsberg Malaysia) net profit in the second quarter ended June 30, 2018 (2QFY18) rose 4.9% to RM63.91 million from RM60.92 million previously, helped by better performance of its Malaysian and Sri Lankan operations.
The better performance in the two markets mitigated lower profit from the Singapore operations which experienced lower sales, it said, and the year-on-year strengthening of the ringgit against the Singapore dollar in the quarter.
Earnings per share rose to 20.9 sen from 19.93 sen in 2QFY17.