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JD.com adopts AI to drive growth in smaller cities and among female users amid wider e-commerce slowdown

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com is exploiting artificial intelligence (AI) to help drive online consumption in smaller cities and among female users to help compensate for slowing growth in China’s e-commerce industry amid the uncertain economic climate.Zhou Bowen, head of AI at JD.com, said the company’s AI-powered SnapShop, which allows users to take a photo of a product and provide identical and similar product recommendations, is helping it grow business in smaller cities and among young… Source link

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Hospital nurse jailed for filming his female colleagues using unisex bathroom, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A nurse surreptitiously took videos and photographs of his female colleagues as they used a unisex bathroom at their hospital. The 27-year-old Singaporean man – whose name and workplace cannot be published to protect his victims’ identities – was sentenced to 12 weeks’ jail on Wednesday (June 26) after pleading guilty to four counts of insulting a woman’s modesty. Four other charges for similar offences were considered during sentencing. The man committed his offences last year and The Straits Times understands that he is no longer working at…

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Female teacher jailed for sex offences against underaged male student, Singapore News

The female secondary teacher and her underaged male student exchanged sexually explicit text messages, had trysts at parks, then spent five days together in a Geylang hotel. Then 26, the teacher was going overseas and it was during this “staycation” to make up for being away that she committed sex acts with the boy, then 15. Now 29, she was jailed for two years and nine months yesterday after pleading guilty to two counts each of offences under the Children and Young Persons Act (CYPA) and committing sexual penetration acts…

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Female Esports League brings Southeast Asian talent together to battle it out on Mobile Legends , Digital, Singapore News

If your game of choice is Mobile Legends, good news: Female Esports League (FSL) is hosting FSL Elite this weekend, featuring the region’s cream of the crop. Teams from the Philippines (Bren Esports Victress), Indonesia (SFI Queen), Myanmar (Venus Vixens) arrived on Thursday to prep for the tournament. Singapore and Malaysia have combined forces to form Team Grumpy, which will make its first outing as a team together. Everyone gathered for a welcome lunch earlier today over a classic Singaporean tradition: Eating chicken rice. CarameL, team captain of SGI Queen,…

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Bus driver arrested after accident with female cyclist in Jurong, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A bus driver has been arrested after a female cyclist was injured after an accident with the bus in Jurong on Tuesday (June 4). The police said that they were alerted at 12.13pm to an accident involving a bus and a bicycle along Yuan Ching Road towards Jurong West Street 51. The 45-year-old cyclist was unconscious when taken to the National University Hospital. The 53-year-old bus driver was subsequently arrested for causing grievous hurt by negligent act, said the police. Police are investigating the incident. Pictures of the…

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Shui On revamps Xintiandi Plaza as it looks to become the go-to destination for female shoppers in Shanghai

Shui On Land, the mainland-focused developer known for its expertise in large-scale urban renewal projects, has carved a niche for itself in China’s ultra competitive retailing sector by launching the mainland’s first shopping centre dedicated to women in Shanghai.Located in the heart of downtown Shanghai, in Huaihai Road, Xintiandi Plaza aims to become a lifestyle destination for women of all ages, securing dozens of tenants to offer shoppers highly customisable interactive experiences.The 27… Source link

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NUS student who allegedly filmed female student in hall bathroom changed his attire to avoid being identified, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 26-year-old National University of Singapore (NUS) student who was arrested on Saturday (May 11) for allegedly filming another student in a residence hall bathroom had changed his attire immediately after committing the offences to avoid being identified, the police have said. In a statement on Monday, the police said that investigations revealed the man is also believed to be involved in other similar cases. A NUS spokesman said the incident occurred at Raffles Hall. Both the man and the 23-year-old female victim reside in the same hall,…

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NUS student arrested after allegedly filming female student in bathroom, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A female student at the National University of Singapore (NUS) was allegedly filmed by another student in a bathroom at one of the residence halls on Saturday morning (May 11). A police report has been made about the incident at Raffles Hall and the suspect has been apprehended by the police for further investigations, said an NUS spokesman. Police said they received a call for assistance around 8.10am, and subsequently arrested a 26-year-old NUS male student, a resident of the same residential hall, for criminal trespass. The man…

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Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon: Local female winner suspended for failed drugs test, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The top local woman finisher at the 2018 Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) has been provisionally suspended after failing a drug test. Lim Baoying was handed the sanction by Monaco-based Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), the results management authority for the SCSM 2018, which confirmed the suspension to The Straits Times on Tuesday (April 30). The sample Lim provided after the Dec 9 SCSM race had tested positive for modafinil, which is prescribed to people with sleep disorders to stay alert or improve focus, and is on the World…

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Videos allegedly of lawyer Samuel Seow hitting female employees surface, Singapore News

Nearly a year since Samuel Seow was accused of assaulting his employees, CCTV footage allegedly showing the prominent lawyer and entertainment industry figure acting hostile against female subordinates emerged on YouTube yesterday (April 25). The disturbing clip, which was subsequently shared on Facebook, shows a man physically and verbally abusing a young lady before turning his ire towards an older employee who had attempted to calm him down. Another clip captured prior to the big scuffle shows the man intimidating a young staff. A police report was filed against Seow last April. A 30-minute audio clip…

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