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Mastercard appoints Safdar Khan division president for Southeast Asia
Responsible for implementing multi-rail digital payments in 10 SEA markets Brings 15 years of experience to lead a diverse region with rapid emerging economies
GOX partners Tencent Cloud to empower esports livestreaming
GOX, Indonesia’s game streaming platform, announced that it has joined hands with Tencent Cloud to offer livestreaming and esports solutions in Indonesia and Asia. 
Malaysian students win data science award from Canada
Team Majestic comprising of two students undergoing their Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computer Science garnered the Viewer’s Choice Award in the November 2021 edition of the Data Challenge.
10 startups shortlisted for Alpha Startups MyFintech Week 2022 by Bank Negara and 1337 Ventures
Top two will receive US$33k from 1337 Ventures 50% filling fintech gaps, balance looking at financial issues Startups innovating through financial services and digitalisation of financial solutions make up the 10 finalists shortlisted for the Alpha Startups™ MyFintech Week 2022.
Kakitangan raises undisclosed Series A funding from OSK Ventures International
Expand across Malaysia, further develop its cloud-based software Launches HR Sifu, new online advisory service tailored for SMEs
HWGG Capital expands regional footprint
HWGG Capital, licensed under Labuan Financial Services Authority Malaysia, is expanding its regional footprint to Singapore, Dubai and Kazakhstan. 
Shopee warns public not to fall for fake messages
Shopee advises the public to beware of individuals online impersonating Shopee employees offering employment opportunities, cash rewards, and lucky draw prizes via messaging platforms, such as WhatsApp.
AirAsia secures CAAM licence to fly drones
AirAsia announced that it has secured its Certificate of Approval from the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia, to conduct remote drone pilot training. 
Databricks appoints Naveen Zutshi as Chief Information Officer
Databricks, the pioneer of the data lakehouse architecture has announced the appointment of transformative leader, Naveen Zutshi, as the company’s chief information officer.
Micron invests to support research at local universities
Micron Technology Inc. has announced an investment of US$238,000 to strengthen collaboration, research and development projects with local universities over the next five years. 
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