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Topic: 2004

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Singapore: In a rare retreat for Amazon.com Inc, the e-commerce giant plans to shut down its Chinese marketplace business in July as it shifts its focus to offering mainland consumers overseas products rather than goods from local sellers.
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IT was a surreal moment for myself and many of the Malaysians on board the USNS Fall River.
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IPOH, April 18 — Development of the Perak Hi-Tech Industrial Park (PHTIP) in Chemor will start this year and is expected to take five years, the state legislative assembly was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The news on the potential downgrade of Malaysian bonds by FTSE Russell in its World Government Bond Index (WGBI) sparked heavy selling in the local bond market.
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PETALING JAYA: Selling pressure on the ringgit would intensify should Malaysian government bonds be removed from an important global bond index, with a potential capital exodus of almost RM20bil to RM30bil out of the domestic capital market.
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PETALING JAYA: The potential exclusion of Malaysia from the FTSE Russell’s World Government Bond Index (WGBI) is momentarily negative on the Malaysian real estate investment trust (REIT) sector, said Maybank IB Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — The ringgit closed at a nearly three-month low against the US dollar today, dampened by weak sentiment towards the local currency following the possible downgrade of Malaysi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): The FBM KLCI closed down 8.56 points or 0.53% today at 1,620.9 after the ringgit weakened further on expectation global index provider FTSE Russell may downgrade Malaysian bon...
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LONDON: Malaysia could see outflows of almost US$8 billion (RM33.12 billion) if its bonds are downgraded by global index provider FTSE Russell, Morgan Stanley said in a research note.
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LONDON (April 17): Malaysia could see outflows of almost US$8 billion if its bonds are downgraded by global index provider FTSE Russell, Morgan Stanley said in a research note.
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LONDON: Malaysia could see outflows of almost US$8bil if its bonds are downgraded by global index provider FTSE Russell, Morgan Stanley said in a research note.
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Juliana Jan, Acting CEO of Cradle Seed Ventures Cradle Seed Ventures, the venture capital (VC) arm of Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd, today announced the appointment of Juliana Jan as Acting CEO.
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Moving quickly to fill the leadership vacuum left by its departing CEO Dzuleira Abu Bakar, Cradle Seed Ventures (CSV), the venture capital arm of Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd (Cradle) announced yesterday the a...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is on the verge of being removed from the World Government Bond Index (WGBI), with local government bonds facing a potential rating downgrade, raising the risk of capital flight and increasing headwinds on the ringgit.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — A Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) analyst told the High Court here today that Ihsan Perdana Sdn Bhd’s banking documents, obtained from Affin Bank, was in his possession for alm...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): The FBM KLCI closed down 1.87 points or 0.11% today after the ringgit depreciated to its weakest intraday level against the US dollar at 4.1330 amid concerns global index prov...
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Malaysia’s market accessibility level is in danger of being downgraded under the FTSE’s global classification framework.
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CYBERJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) said today most ruling parties do not get a lot of support during by-elections because there will be no change in the government following these...
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CYBERJAYA (April 16): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today most ruling parties do not get a lot of support during by-elections because there will be no change in the government following ...
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today most ruling parties do not get a lot of support during by-elections because there will be no change in the government following these polls.
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CYBERJAYA: Pakatan Harapan's defeat in the recently concluded Rantau by-election is not something out of the ordinary, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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There are plans to revive the abandoned Putrajaya rail link project and extend it to the Kajang MRT station, according to a report by The Star.
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PETALING JAYA (April 15): The long-abandoned RM400 million Putrajaya rail link is highly likely to be revived, a source was quoted today.
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The abandoned Putrajaya-Kajang link may be revived with an LRT line, according to a report in The Star Online.
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I know people think the current government loves to ‘cut’ things.
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EXABYTES Capital Group Sdn Bhd has emerged as the largest web hosting provider in Indonesia with its acquisition of PT Master Web Network (MWN).
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PETALING JAYA: Plans are afoot to revive the abandoned RM400mil Putrajaya rail link with an additional extension up to the Kajang mass rapid transit (MRT) station.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan’s victory in Rantau is yet another sign that the political cooperation between Barisan Nasional (BN) and PAS has gained momentum despite going aga...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) loss in the Rantau race underscores the need to focus on cost of living issues, PKR leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and a few Pakatan leaders said.
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SEREMBAN: Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan of Barisan Nasional retained the Rantau state seat for the fourth term, as predicted, with a handsome majority of 4,510 votes.
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SEREMBAN (April 13): UMNO deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan retained his Rantau State seat after defeating his three challengers in the Rantau by-election today.
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Malaysia's ruling Pakatan Harapan (PH) alliance has suffered its third electoral loss this year, failing to win a by-election in the state of Negeri Sembilan yesterday.
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SEREMBAN (April 13): UMNO deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan retained his Rantau State seat after defeating his three challengers in the Rantau by-election today.
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SEREMBAN: Umno’s acting president, Mohamad Hasan, scored a convincing victory in the Rantau by-election tonight, handing Pakatan Harapan its third by-election defeat in a row this year.
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Voters in Rantau state constituency came out in droves to cast their ballots at 14 polling stations on Saturday.Former Negri Sembilan Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan hoped that he would be retur...
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SEREMBAN (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - More than 20,000 voters in Rantau are chosing a new assemblyman on Saturday (April 13) in a key by-election.
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SEREMBAN: It's a clear day in Rantau on Saturday (April 13) as 20,804 voters exercise their constitutional right to pick their assemblyman.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): FGV Holdings Bhd’s Pakistani unit is looking to team up with Johor Port Bhd to bid for the development of a clean bulk cargo terminal in Karachi Port, Pakistan.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Vizione Holdings Bhd non-executive chairman Datuk Dr Raman Ismail has resigned to pursue other interests.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Vizione Holdings Bhd non-executive chairman Datuk Dr Raman Ismail has resigned to pursue other interests.
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PARIS, April 11 — A French appeals court ruled today that Bayer’s Monsanto business was liable for the health problems of a farmer who had inhaled a weed-killer product.
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This article is part of a series by East Ventures (a Tech in Asia investor) revealing the behind-the-scenes stories of how it invested in Southeast Asia’s leading startups.
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PETALING JAYA: Norhaziman Kamarozaman is an unassuming and friendly otak-otak seller trying to eke out a living by the roadside of Taman Melati.
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Carrying on with its steady stream of acquisitions in the region as it cements its position as one of the top Southeast Asian hosting companies, Exabytes Capital Group Sdn Bhd on April 11 announced i...
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PETALING JAYA: The government has been urged to have a standalone law or specific legislation to regulate all kinds of tobacco consumption involving the use of normal cigarette, shisha, e-cigarette, v...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): ARK Resources Holdings Bhd executive director Datuk Mohamad Zekri Ibrahim has been redesignated as executive chairman of the group effective immediately.
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Political analyst James Chin has underlined the importance of a clear timetable for the succession plan between Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and PKR president Anwar Ibrahim to mitigate the desta...
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RANTAU, April 9 — As early polling kicks off today for the Rantau by-election, both Barisan Nasional (BN) and Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidates expressed confidence in their respective campaigns so fa...
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SEREMBAN: Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin has defended the wealth of Barisan Nasional’s (BN) candidate for the Rantau by-election, saying Mohamad Hasan was a corporate figure before his foray into polit...
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SEREMBAN: Barisan Nasional candidate for Rantau Datuk Seri Moha­mad Hasan has rubbished talk that Negri Sembilan was a poor state during his time as mentri besar.
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WASHINGTON, April 9 — The US Trade Representative yesterday proposed a list of European Union products ranging from large commercial aircraft and parts to dairy products and wine on which to slap ta...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The halal exhibition organised by the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) has grown by leaps and bounds since its inception in 2004.
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PUTRAJAYA: A new act being drafted by the Health Ministry for tobacco control will include the controls on e-cigarettes and vapes , said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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KUALA LUMPUR: As more smokers shift to alternatives like e-cigarettes, tobacco companies are calling for the Health Ministry to have clear regulations on such products.
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SEREMBAN: Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan says he presented each of his siblings a house and a Mercedes Benz E-class before he became Negri Sembilan mentri besar in 2004.
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PETALING JAYA: A former health ministry official has called on Putrajaya to develop an umbrella law on all tobacco products so as to plug loopholes in existing regulations.
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RANTAU: Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan is a moderate leader for all races and deserves the people's full support, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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SEREMBAN: Rantau by-election independent candidate R. Malarvizhi claims the April 13 contest would now be a straight fight between Barisan Nasional's Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan and her.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court nine-man bench today struck down a provision under the Dangerous Drug Act 1952 (DDA) which allowed the use of “double presumptions” to secure the conviction of an accu...
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PETALING JAYA: British American Tobacco Malaysia (BAT) has defended the sale of its “mini-cigars” introduced in East Malaysia as legitimate tobacco products which comply with the health ministry a...
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The Federal Court nine-member bench today struck down a provision under the Dangerous Drug Act 1952 (DDA) which allows the use of "double presumptions" to secure the conviction of an accused person ch...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 5 — The Federal Court nine-man bench today struck down a provision under the Dangerous Drug Act 1952 (DDA) which allow the use of “double presumptions” to secure the conviction ...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court in a landmark ruling today held that the prosecution could not use the double presumptions in the Dangerous Drugs Act (DDA) to secure the death sentence against trafficker...
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PETALING JAYA: The health ministry will look into the sale of “mini-cigars” in East Malaysia using the brand of a prominent tobacco company which are believed to be smuggled or illicit as they do ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 — The explosive findings of an inquiry released on Wednesday that implicated the police in two abduction cases has renewed calls for the government to form the Independent Poli...
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SEREMBAN (April 4): The campaign period for the Rantau by-election which entered its sixth day today saw only two of the four candidates actively approaching voters.