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Topic: 2012

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TURN a loss to a gift – these are words used to describe the final wishes of silent mentors.
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THE change of Government after the 14th General Election saw changes to our sphere of cyber and IT laws.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): UEM Sunrise Bhd has been served a notice of arbitraton by Ireka Corp Bhd’s unit, seeking a declaration sum of RM29.25 million in relation to disputes and differences arising...
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The next stage in Malaysia’s catching-up process requires that economic growth be knowledge-led and not just capital-led.
Malaysia | New Economic Policy | NEP | Reform | PPP | Government expenditure | OECD | PPP | Thailand | Chile | Mexico | 59 | 2012 | 832 | 51 | 48 | 47 | 2011 | 53 | 860 | 701 | 2011 | 52 | 49 | 50 | 1 | 307 | 51 | 65 | 55 | 1970 | 53 | 48 | 2011 | 2011 | 2012
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PETALING JAYA: A group representing Rohingya concerns in Malaysia has spoken in defence of hundreds of its countrymen who went on a hunger strike to protest their seven-year detention in Saudi Arabia.
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Najib, 66, the sixth prime minister of Malaysia, is the first premier to find himself in the dock.
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TOWARDS the end of July 2012, at a meeting with bankers and fund managers in the run-up to IHH Healthcare Bhd’s initial public offering, an executive of a financial institution asked what was so spe...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) officer who ordered the raid on the Raja Chulan Ambank branch did so because there was suspicion of illicit banking activity, the High Court heard.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Argentina-based online platform Workana is entering the Southeast Asia market with Malaysia at its helm to provide freelancers with equal opportunities in the technology and c...
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PETALING JAYA (April 16): Prasarana Malaysia Berhad (Prasarana) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), for collaboration in the field of acad...
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PETALING JAYA: Former inspector-general of police Musa Hassan again defended the Internal Security Act (ISA), saying it had lowered incidences of crime and murder among gangsters, but his reasoning wa...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 16): The Court of Appeal has today fixed Dec 13 to hear the appeals filed by Malaysian Airlines Bhd and AirAsia Bhd against the High Court’s ruling that upheld the RM10 million fine...
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With the launching of a naval vessel by the wife of Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu in China coming under fire, the navy has come out to defend the move, saying that it is part of tradition.
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On a road trip through Xinjiang in 2012, Peng Bin saw how aging farmers labored in vast cotton fields with heavy tanks of pesticides strapped to their backs, spraying the chemicals without any protect...
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(April 16): The global economic development initiative that China calls “One Belt, One Road” is considered one of Beijing’s major instruments in its geopolitical conflict with the US.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Shares in Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd fell 5% this morning after its group president and CEO Nik Hamdan Daud resigned.
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PUTRAJAYA: Two former soldiers and an Indonesian national were jailed eight years and 12 years respectively by the Court of Appeal for conspiring to promote terrorism.
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In the beginning of 2012, the property market was full of excitement.
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CYBERJAYA (April 15): Malaysia has a good talent pool that is flexible and adaptable to be trained for different conditions and operating environments, said Ministry of International Trade and Industr...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd’s group president and chief executive officer (CEO) Nik Hamdan Daud has resigned today, and a source familiar with the matter said it was to p...
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Even as Malaysia seeks to become an Asian Tiger again under Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, I can’t help but agree with the good doctor that there is a need for us to develop a different val...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A financial expert today described allegations that the RM10.9 billion deficit gap recorded by Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) in 2018 resulted completely from Pakatan Harapan (PH) taking over ...
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PUTRAJAYA: An Indonesian national and two Malaysian ex-soldiers were sentenced to 12 years jail and eight years jail, respectively, by the Court of Appeal today for conspiring to promote terrorism.
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Last week, the government said it would allocate RM6.3 billion to rescue the ailing Federal Land Development Authority (FELDA). Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali indicated that th...
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YouTube is changing the way it measures success on the world’s biggest video site following a series of scandals. There’s just one problem: The company is still deciding how this new approach works.
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LETTER | The recent inclination from the Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad to re-introduce English as a teaching medium for science subjects at the primary level in all schools was not welcomed by lo...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 15 — An Indonesian national and two Malaysian ex-soldiers were sentenced to 12 years jail and eight years jail, respectively, by the Court of Appeal today for conspiring to promote ...
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JOHOR BAHRU: After several years' delay, construction of the new wing of the KPJ Puteri Specialist Hospital here at a cost of over RM120 million (including for equipment) is expected to be completed by the end of this year.
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The Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court will decide on May 17 when to hear two charges against former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng. Sessions Court judge Ahmad Kamal Arifin Ismail said today that he will make...
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WASHINGTON, April 15 — British finance minister Philip Hammond has fired the starting gun for the race to succeed Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, but concerns about Brexit may keep some potent...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Bhd (Exim Bank) has appointed Datuk Feizal Mustapha (pic) as its new chairman with effect from April 9. He succeeds Datuk Mat Noor Nawi who retired from the bank on Sept 30 last year.
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NEW DELHI: Reliance Communications Ltd has denied it received favourable treatment by France in settling a tax dispute at a time when it was negotiating to become Dassault Aviation SA’s partner for a contract to sell fighter jets to India.
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KUALA LUMPUR: SMTrack Bhd, which provides radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions, is looking to venture into the low-cost airline business.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Safe Kids Malaysia Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) executive director, Assoc Prof Dr Kulanthayan KC Mani has been elected to the board of directors of the Geneva-registered Global Allian...
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BERLIN, April 14 — Daimler confirmed today it was facing a regulatory probe after a report said German authorities have uncovered a previously unknown type of pollution trickery software allegedly i...
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The first of Datuk Seri Najib Razak's trials in relation to scandal-ridden fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd began last Wednesday (April 3), despite efforts to delay the trial.
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First introduced in 2011, the Nissan Almera is an aging player in the hotly contested B-segment sedan market, which is huge not just in South East Asia, but also India.
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FELDA’S 33.4%-owned listed subsidiary, FGV Holdings Bhd, sees an urgent need to discuss the terms of the land lease agreement (LLA) with Felda.
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KLANG: Tan Sri Kenneth Eswaran and his wife have claimed trial in the Sessions Court to three counts of exploitation and forced labour of their three Indonesian domestic helpers.
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Strata management issues run the gamut of community living, from the sharing of common property, to pooling of financial resources for the maintenance of the subdivided building and common property, t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Based on news flows and corporate announcements today, stocks on focus for April 15 (Monday) might include Sapura Energy Bhd, Dialog Group Bhd, Cycle & Carriage Bintang Bhd, L...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Bhd (EXIM Bank) has appointed Datuk Feizal Mustapha as its new chairman, effective April 9.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Cycle & Carriage Bintang Bhd (CCB)’s chairman Haslam Grey Preeston has resigned from his position effective April 30.
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Businessperson K Ketheeswaran, better known as Kenneth Eswaran, and his wife, Vivienne Ketheeswaran, were charged in the Sessions Court today on three counts of trafficking for the purpose of exploita...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Bhd (Exim Bank) has appointed Datuk Feizal Mustapha as its new chairman with effect from April 9.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): FGV Holdings Bhd agrees there is urgent need to discuss the terms of its land lease agreement (LLA) with the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda), as the matter has been...
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KLANG (April 12): The former president of the Malaysian Associated Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry and his wife claimed trial to three charges of exploitation and forced labour at the Session...
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Businessperson K Ketheeswaran, better known as Kenneth Eswaran, and his wife, Vivienne Ketheeswaran, were charged in the Sessions Court today on three counts of trafficking for the purpose of exploita...
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KLANG: Businessman Tan Sri K. Ketheeswaran, better known as Kenneth Eswaran, and his wife, Puan Sri Vivienne Ketheeswaran, were charged in the sessions court today on three counts of trafficking for t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — The government’s plan to diversify the income streams of Felda settlers to alleviate the settlers’ financial situation is a positive move.
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KLANG (April 12): Businessman Tan Sri K. Ketheeswaran, better known as Kenneth Eswaran, and his wife, Puan Sri Vivienne Ketheeswaran, were charged in the Sessions Court today on three counts of traffi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): FGV Holdings Bhd agrees there is urgent need to discuss the terms of its land lease agreement (LLA) with the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda), as the matter has been...
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WASHINGTON, April 12 — US President Donald Trump's expected nomination of former pizza chain executive Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve appeared in jeopardy yesterday after a fourth Republican sen...
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KUALA LUMPUR: FGV Holdings Bhd wants to discuss the terms of the land lease agreement (LLA) with Felda, especially the fised lease payment over 99 years, no matter the price of crude palm oil (CPO).
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KLANG: The former president of the Malaysian Associated Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry and his wife were charged with three counts of exploitation and forced labour at the Sessions Court tod...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — Prominent businessman Tan Sri Kenneth Eswaran and his wife, Puan Sri Vivienne Ketheeswaran, were charged today with three counts of allegedly exploiting their three Indonesi...
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Ecuador has suspended Julian Assange's citizenship and accused him and people connected to his WikiLeaks group of collaborating in attempts to destabilize the Andean nation's government, after years o...
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KLANG: Tan Sri Kenneth Eswaran and his wife have been hauled to the Sessions Court here to face three counts of exploitation and forced labour of their three domestic helpers.
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British police dragged Julian Assange out of Ecuadorean embassy in London on Thursday after Ecuador abruptly revoked his seven-year asylum, paving the way for his extradition to the United States for ...
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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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South Korea's Constitutional Court on Thursday overturned a ban on abortion that has stood for more than 65 years, saying in a landmark ruling that current law unconstitutionally curbs women's rights.
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police on Thursday after they were invited into the Ecuadorean embassy where he has been holed up since 2012.
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Amazon.com Inc on April 10 said it had acquired Canvas Technology, a robotics startup in Boulder, Colorado, that has built autonomous carts that can move goods around warehouses.
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MALAYSIA is growing on Gokhan Ogut, who has travelled the world for work and with his family.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): The Federal Land Development Authority’s (Felda) planned review of its 99-year land lease agreement (LLA) with FGV Holdings Bhd, is not expected to work out well for FGV, wh...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Land Development Authority’s (Felda) planned review of its 99-year land lease agreement (LLA) with FGV Holdings Bhd, is not expected to work out well for FGV, which is heav...
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LONDON: Network International shares surged in London trading after the payments processor raised £1.1bil (US$1.4bil) in an initial public offering that’s the biggest listing in Europe so far this year.
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PETALING JAYA: The Federal Land Development Authority’s (Felda) financial position deteriorated after the listing of Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV), now renamed as FGV Holdings Bhd, in June 2012.
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PETALING JAYA: The downfall of Felda, which is currently saddled with huge debts and in a critical financial situation, is attributable to its former weak management team and its non-profitable investments.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Felda is to receive slightly more than RM6bil in stages from the government as it restructures its operations and strengthens governance in order to improve the fortunes of the agency and settlers.
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THE Home Ministry has denied allegations that Israeli agents previously infiltrated Bukit Aman’s communication and server system, parliament heard.
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Malaysia announced yesterday that it would provide RM6.23 billion (S$2.1 billion) in financial aid for state-owned national land development agency Felda, as part of measures to revive the debt-ridden...
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MY E.G. Services Bhd (MYEG), through its wholly-owned subsidiary MYE.G. Capital Sdn Bhd (MYEG Capital), on April 10 signed an agreement for an investment in Chinese provider of Augmented Reality (AR) ...
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Using a global network of telescopes to see “the unseeable,” an international scientific team on Wednesday announced a milestone in astrophysics – the first-ever photo of a black hole – in an ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): My E.G. Services Bhd (MyEG) is investing 15 million yuan (RM9.1 million) in HiScene (Shanghai) Information Technology Co Ltd.
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WASHINGTON, April 10 — US consumer prices increased by the most in more than a year in March, but underlying inflation remained benign against the backdrop of slowing domestic and global economic gr...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): The White Paper on the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) confirmed that FGV Holdings Bhd bought six companies above market price for a total sum of RM2.48 billion.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of RM2.7 billion meant to finance the upgrading of Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) plantations was redirected to buy political support instead, it was revealed at the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): The Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) will be reviewing the land lease agreement (LLA) it has with FGV Holdings Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today questioned where the funds of FGV Holdings Bhd, which was claimed to have recorded considerable profits, have gone to.
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As pressure mounts on social media companies over child grooming and sex abuse imagery, a US-based not-for-profit set up by Hollywood actors Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore tackling the problem has received backing from eBay billionaire Jeff Skoll.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Home Minister Datuk Mohd Azis Jamman has dismissed allegations that Israeli agents were managing Bukit Aman’s communications and server system.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Felda started experiencing worsening financial problems and mounting debts after its listing of FGV Holdings Berhad in 2012 and investing in the non-plantation sector.
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PUTRAJAYA: Film actor, producer and director, Datuk Gerald Hans Isaac has been appointed as Chairman of the Malaysian National Film Development Corporation (Finas) for a period of two years effective ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): The Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) will be reviewing the land lease agreement (LLA) it has with FGV Holdings Bhd.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 10): Film actor, producer and director Datuk Gerald Hans Isaac has been appointed as Chairman of the Malaysian National Film Development Corporation (Finas) for a period of two years ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today questioned where the funds of FGV Holdings Bhd, which was claimed to have recorded considerable profits, have gone to.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A motion has been filed against former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak for breaking a Parliament embargo on the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) White Paper.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today questioned where the funds of FGV Holdings Bhd, which was claimed to have recorded considerable profits, have gone to.
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Film actor, producer and director Hans Isaac has been named chairman of the Malaysian National Film Development Corporation (Finas) for a period of two years effective April 8.
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KUALA LUMPUR: In a rare moment, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad interjected  a former deputy minister who was speaking on the Felda White Paper, tabled in the lower house today.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia announced Wednesday (April 10) it would provide RM6.23 billion (S$2.1 billion) in financial aid for state-owned national land development agency Felda, as part of measures to r...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today questioned where the funds of FGV Holdings Bhd, which was claimed to have recorded considerable profits, have gone to.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Some RM2.7 billion of Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) money meant to upgrade its plantations was used to buy political support before the last general-election, Economic Affai...
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LETTER | We, the undersigned NGOs and concerned individuals call on the Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his cabinet, especially the Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Climate Cha...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — Emergency funds for the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) have taken a critical hit, the economic affairs minister told Parliament today as he highlighted its cash ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — While Felda Global Ventures (FGV) had raised RM10.5 billion in its 2012 Initial Public Offering (IPO), Datuk Seri Azmin Ali today said the previous administration had spent ...
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PARLIAMENT | Putrajaya intends to spend RM6.23 billion in stages to revive Felda, which has been deeply in the red since 2013.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Home Minister Mohd Azis Jamman today dismissed the suggestion of Israeli agents in Bukit Aman, a claim made by Anwar Ibrahim during his time as the opposition leader.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 ― The Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) spent RM6 billion from the RM10.5 billion raised in its investment arm’s initial public offering (IPO) in 2012 on loss-makin...