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Hong Kong is bracing for more anti-government demonstrations and a "stress test" of its international airport this weekend, as protests in the Asian financial hub show no signs of abating and diplomat...
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Hong Kong braced on Friday for further demonstrations and a “stress test” of the city’s international airport at the weekend, as nearly three months of anti-government protests showed no sign of...
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As social-media-savvy activists run a grassroots public relations campaign, they have come up against nationalistic mainlanders egged on by state media. There is a clear dichotomy between how the movement has been portrayed on the Internet within and beyond the mainland.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — A lack of job opportunities and investments has caused Malaysia’s economy to stagnate, says a deputy minister.
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SUBANG JAYA: Deputy Defence Minister Liew Chin Tong today said there is a need for Malaysians to understand the role of the armed forces, following a controversial suggestion that its manpower be dive...
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WASHINGTON, Aug 19 — US President Donald Trump yesterday warned China that carrying out a Tiananmen Square-style crackdown on Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters would harm trade talks between the tw...
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Blum (left) is now the proud owner of the special edition MX-5 Miata.
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HONG KONG: Investors are getting anxious about the impact anti-government demonstrations are having on Hong Kong’s banks.
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WASHINGTON, Aug 15 — The top executives at large US companies are paid 278 times more than their company’s workers and the gap continues to widen, according to a study published yesterday.
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PETALING JAYA: The National Patriots Association (Patriot) has lashed out at businessman Koon Yew Yin for his views on the military.
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LETTER | It is regrettable to see a respectable person such as Koon Yew Yin view the military with a low impression.
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ByteDance, the owner of short-video app TikTok, has launched a new search engine in China, entering a sector currently dominated by Baidu Inc.
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China’s ByteDance Ltd. launched a search engine that bears a striking resemblance to Google’s clean, uncluttered home page but produces heavily sanitized results in keeping with one of the world’s most rigidly censored internet regimes.
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12 OGOS — Sejak akhir-akhir ini, kita sering mendengar berita mengenai cerita atau insiden kurang enak isu-isu yang melibatkan perkauman dan agama di media sosial.
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THE West Bank. Gaza. Xinjiang.
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Thousands of Indian security forces kept a lid on protests in disputed Kashmir on Wednesday, helped by the continued suspension of telephone and internet services after the Himalayan region’s specia...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Zakiah Hanum Abdul Hamid, the first woman to head a federal department and recipient of the Ramon Magsaysay Award, died of pneumonia today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 — Datuk Zakiah Hanum Abdul Hamid, the first woman to head a federal department and recipient of the Ramon Magsasay Award, died of pneumonia today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Leaders’ Summit by Malaysia in 2020 will keep the country on track as a significant trading nation and will further advance ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 ― The hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Leaders’ Summit by Malaysia in 2020 will keep the country on track as a significant trading nation and will furthe...
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In the period between the world wars — or more precisely, in the wake of the October Revolution in Russia and the fall of empires throughout the world, and in the midst of the 1930s Great Depression...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 30): Istana Negara reverberated today with the hails of Daulat Tuanku and a 21-gun salute, heralding a new king.
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I salute our Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, for reiterating that the Malay rulers should not be linked only to the Malays and Islam.
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KUALA LUMPUR: National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp), its executive chairman Datuk Seri Dr Mohamad Salleh Ismail and three subsidiaries, yesterday failed in their bid to sue Public Bank Berhad ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 — National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) , its executive chairman Datuk Seri Dr Mohamad Salleh Ismail and three subsidiaries, today failed in their bid to sue Public Ban...
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National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp), its executive chairperson Mohamad Salleh Ismail (above) and three subsidiaries, today failed in their bid to sue Public Bank Berhad for breach of contrac...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): Malaysians are all ready to witness tomorrow yet another historic ceremony that usually takes place every five years — the installation of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Malaysians are all ready to witness yet another historic ceremony that takes place every five years – the installation of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
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KOTA KINABALU: The people of Sabah are urged to give their full cooperation to the Malaysian Statistic Department (DOSM) officials for a trial census being conducted across the state.
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JOHOR BARU: Growing up in the 1990s influenced teacher Mohamad Amirul Fahmi Abdul Ghani into becoming a collector of memorabi­lia of the popular Japanese children’s television show, Cybercop. The 29-year-old said he became a Cybercop fan when he was five years old and watched it on television.“Back then, Cybercop was among the most popular Japanese children’s shows – not only here but throughout the world.
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Dev (right) and Dzuraidi (left) perform the handover of duties, witnessed by Azman.
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Dev (right) exchanging documents with Dzuraidi (left) at the handing over of duties at the Sarawak IPK this morning, as Azman looks on.  KUCHING: New Sarawak Deputy Police Commissioner Dato’ Dev K...
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NEW YORK: A pair of 1972 running shoes, one of the first pairs made by Nike Inc, sold for $437,500 on Tuesday, shattering the record for a pair of sneakers at public auction.
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SINGAPORE: Singapore businessman Oei Hong Leong has won a long-running court battle involving one of Canada’s largest property developers and a commercial site in the heart of Vancouver.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 — The Bumiputera Manufacturers and Services Industry Association of Malaysia (PPIPBM) has asked the government to set up a specially-dedicated financial institution for small a...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will amend the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act 2009 to include a provision on beneficial ownership.
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SERDANG: Veteran Umno leader Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah has a lot of experience dealing with parties that have “imploded”, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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SERDANG, July 20 — “Only a group photo, no cabinet reshuffle.” That was Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s answer when asked on a viral photograph of the full Cabinet taken yesterday bef...
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PETALING JAYA: IJM Corp Bhd chairman Tan Sri Abdul Halim Ali along with CEO and managing director (MD) Datuk Soam Heng Choon will retire from company by end-August.
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JOHOR BARU: Three decades ago, a young mother gave birth to a pair of twins but later abandoned one of them who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy as she could not afford to care for the girl.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — Noted Islamic finance expert Datuk Mohd Daud Bakar has been appointed as the eighth president of the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM), seven months after t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): Quarry operator Minetech Resources Bhd has appointed Yee Kon Sin as its chief executive officer with effect from today.
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PETALING JAYA: There is no historical record of Umno and its members acting as a group in fighting and defeating Communist insurgents, the National Patriot Association (Patriot) said today.
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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Najib Razak's speech at an Umno event where he said the party fought and defeated the communist during the insurgency is historically inaccurate, says the National Patriots Association (Patriot).
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Extravagantly illustrated GRIS won both Best Art and overall Best Game at the Brazil Independent Game Festival over the weekend.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 27): Former lord president Tun Mohamed Salleh Abas will be co-counsel with lawyer Khoo Guan Huat in defending the PAS-led Kelantan state government in the lawsuit brought by the fed...
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US President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to obliterate parts of Iran if it attacked “anything American,” in a new war of words with Iran which condemned fresh US sanctions on Tehran as “m...
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Sega's classic console, the Genesis, is getting a regenesis as a miniaturised model, and Malaysians can get it at the same time as the rest of the world – Sept 19.
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MP SPEAKS | I would like to take this opportunity to speak on two issues of great consequence: First, the importance of Malaysia-China relationship to the region in this uncertain time of potential gr...
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More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations’ top human rights body to investigate Beijing’s deadly crackdown ...
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BUTTERWORTH: The federal government will consider funding the Penang Transport Master Plan if the state government requests for assistance, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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BUTTERWORTH: The federal government is willing to consider any application by the Penang government for funding to proceed with the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP), said Finance Minister Lim Guan ...
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The federal government is willing to consider allocating funds for the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) if there is an application from the state government, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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BUTTERWORTH, June 16 — The federal government is willing to consider if the Penang government makes an application for funding to proceed with the Penang Transport Master Plan, said Finance Minister...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 13): Media Prima Bhd has appointed Datuk Syed Hussian Syed Junid (pictured) as group chairman from July 1, replacing Datuk Mohd Nasir Ahmad, whose tenure ends on June 30.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): Malaysian palm oil futures climbed more than 1% on Tuesday, recovering from two previous sessions of sharp declines on expectations of upbeat official industry data due later t...
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The Chinese financial news website wallstreetcn.com said it has been shut down to undergo “rectification” amid a wider crackdown by the Chinese authorities on websites and news providers.
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FANS of Hong Kong superstar Aaron Kwok caught a glimpse of his elder daughter’s face in a photo that his wife posted on Instagram.
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Amid the trade war between China and the US, Deputy Defence Minister Liew Chin Tong said Malaysia does not want to be forced to pick sides between the two superpowers.
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China’s progress toward an open society ended when the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) slaughtered at least hundreds, if not thousands, of peaceful demonstrators in and around Beijing’s Tiananmen...
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The jewellery of former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos, famed for her extravagant spending and vast shoe collection, will go on sale with the proceeds going to benefit the Philippine public, the ...
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 29 — In honour of the company’s 30th anniversary, Asus has unveiled a limited-edition ZenBook laptop that’s shrouded in a pearly genuine leather and decorated with 18-karat ro...
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It is the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square, and with under two weeks to go, China’s...
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BEIJING, May 26 — It's the most sensitive day of the year for China's internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square, and with under two weeks...
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PETALING JAYA: Google has paid tribute to late Malaysian singer and songwriter Sudirman Arshad with a special "doodle" in conjunction with his 65th birthday on Friday (May 25).
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian football fraternity has heaped praises on Paduka Ayahanda Sultan Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah for his impact on football.
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LONDON, May 21 — A re-nationalisation of the UK water industry could raise customer bills and lower investment, Severn Trent said today, as utility companies laid the ground for a potential fight wi...
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Beijing has broadened its block of online encyclopaedia Wikipedia to include all language editions, an Internet censorship research group reported just weeks ahead of China’s most politically explosive anniversary.
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Authorities in China have blocked Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia’s owner said on Wednesday.
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A recent newspaper opinion piece referred to Japan’s imperial history in defending Malaysia’s decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court has reserved judgment in a case on the granting of Extension of Time (EOT) for property development projects.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 14): The National Housing Buyers’ Association representing 104 Kondo Sri Istana homebuyers has presented three appeals at the Federal Court today against the Controller of Housing (Co...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former national swimmer Nurul Huda Abdullah has been appointed deputy chef de mission (CDM) II for the 2019 SEA Games in the Philippines to assist CDM Megat Zulkarnain Omardin.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 14): The National Housing Buyers’ Association representing 104 Kondo Sri Istana homebuyers has presented three appeals at the Federal Court today against the Controller of Housing (Co...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Argentina is seeking joint venture and cooperation with Malaysia in the field of renewable energy and the peaceful use of nuclear energy, said Vice President Gabriela Michetti (pix).
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Argentina is seeking a joint venture and cooperation with Malaysia in the field of renewable energy and the peaceful use of nuclear energy, says the country's Vice-president Gabriela Michetti.
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In 1991, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad launched Wawasan (Vision) 2020 to achieve developed nation status for Malaysia.
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A fortnight ago, markets were going great guns, with the S&P 500 hitting record high, even as there was increasing evidence that global trade and many economies were slowing. Last week the markets took a sharp turn as the White House twittered that tariffs would once again be escalated for US-China trade.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Argentina thinks that its current relationship with Malaysia has the capacity to grow strategically, said the South American country’s Vice-President Marta Gabriela Michetti.
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GENAVA, SWITZERLAND (May 11): Around 180 governments on Friday agreed on a new UN accord to regulate the export of plastic waste, some eight million tonnes of which ends up in the oceans each year, or...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The date palm tree has played a vital role as a key source of food and sustenance throughout the history of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Seremban PKR chief Dr Ahmad Azam Hamzah was sworn in as a senator today.
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Seremban PKR chief Dr Ahmad Azam Hamzah was sworn in as a senator today.
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This is a big year for anniversaries in China.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 3 — Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah today received a courtesy call from Argentinian Vice-President Marta Gabriela Michetti at Wisma Putra, here.
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PORT DICKSON, MALAYSIA: Malaysian authorities incinerated almost four tonnes of elephant tusks and ivory products worth about US$3.2 million on Tuesday, as they crack down on rampant wildlife-smugglin...
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SENDAYAN: Hino Motors Sales Malaysia (HMSM) and Yamato Transport Malaysia (YTM), have created a new "Safe Driving Training" programme that leverages on both companies’ safety-related experience and ...
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A Hong Kong court jailed three leaders of the 2014 pro-democracy “Occupy” movement on Wednesday amid heightened concerns over the decline of freedoms in the China-ruled city nearly five years afte...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): MCA-linked Matang Bhd independent non-executive chairman Datuk Teh Kean Ming has resigned from his post effective immediately.
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FENOMENA, the fourth album by legendary rock band Search, marks its 30th anniversary this year, reported Metro Ahad.
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ALOR SETAR: An NGO vocal against the des­truc­­­­­­tion of natural re­­­sour­ces has raised concerns over logging in Bukit Keramat, near the Ahning Dam’s buffer zone.
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Leica draws fire from online commenters and is censored on Chinese social media platform Weibo; spokeswoman says the advert was not an officially sanctioned marketing film commissioned by the company.
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With a roster of retro classics spanning Final Fight and Mega Man to Street Fighter II and Darkstalkers, the Capcom Home Arcade is due October 2019.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 17 ― With a roster of retro classics spanning Final Fight and Mega Man to Street Fighter II and Darkstalkers, the Capcom Home Arcade is due October 2019 and packs a combination ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Proton has extended its partnership with Petronas Lubricants Marketing Malaysia Sdn Bhd for another 10 years, effective 1 January 2019.
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BLACK Monday, the Black Friday mini crash in 1989, the 1997 Asian financial crisis and the 2008 subprime crisis. Asia’s deal-making Ong brothers have come a long way to becoming household names in private equity.
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Proton has announced that it will extend its partnership with Petronas, whereby the latter will develop and supply lubricant products and functional fluids to the national carmaker for a period of 10 ...
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Proton and Petronas have a long-standing partnership since 1989 with the local oil & gas company supplying lubricants to the national car maker.
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After bitterly announcing that Malaysia would be withdrawing from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) – no more than a month after inking the treaty - Prime Minister Dr Mahath...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 — Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Sdn Bhd (Proton) has extended its partnership with Petronas Lubricants Marketing Malaysia Sdn Bhd (PLMM) for 10 years to develop, supply and de...