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Topic: 2017

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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia must be one step ahead in planning ways to react to the price volatility in the palm oil market, Council of Eminent Persons chairman Daim Zainuddin said.
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JOHOR BARU: Former Johore state executive council member Datuk Abdul Latif Bandi, his son and a property consultant were today acquitted and discharged on 33 counts of corruption and four counts of mo...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Malaysia must be one step ahead in planning ways to react to the price volatility in the palm oil market to protect the country's source of income, as well as the wellbeing of the smallholders, says Council of Eminent Persons chairman Tun Daim Zainuddin.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will contest the Session Court’s acquittal today of former Johor exco Datuk Abdul Latif Bandi over 37 charges of corruption...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — Malaysia must be one step ahead in planning ways to react to the price volatility in the palm oil market to protect the country’s source of income, as well as the wellbein...
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PETALING JAYA: Former Johor state executive councillor Abdul Latif Bandi, his son and a property consultant were freed of corruption and money laundering charges at the Sessions Court in Johor Bahru t...
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The Johor Bahru Sessions Court has acquitted Abd Latif Bandi and two others of 37 corruption and money laundering charges.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — The Sessions Court acquitted today former Johor exco Datuk Abdul Latif Bandi of all his 37 charges for corruption and money laundering linked to a housing and land scandal i...
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MALACCA: Malaysia is conducting a five-day Palm Oil Economic Mission to Saudi Arabia beginning Monday to discuss the commodity issue, as well as to promote its timber and furniture, Deputy Primary Ind...
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The country may get its first female chief justice in the form of Federal Court judge Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat.
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EXCLUSIVE:ALOR SETAR: Logging has been spotted near one of the four major dams in Kedah, triggering concerns that such activities so close to the lake could dry up its tributaries and affect the water catchment area.
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The concept and definition of dating is fast changing for the better.
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YOU must be from another planet if you have never heard of K-pop group BTS.
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MELAKA, April 20 — Malaysia is conducting a five-day Palm Oil Economic Mission to Saudi Arabia beginning Monday to discuss the commodity issue, as well as to promote its timber and furniture, Deputy...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said that the government is working to correct the discrepancies in the Armed Forces Fund Board (LTAT), after the National Audit Department fla...
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PETALING JAYA: Umno vice president Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid refuted Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik's claim that the previous Barisan Nasional government had only made a "one-off" offer to 2,200 Indian students to undertake matriculation courses last year.
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Economic Affairs Minister Mohamad Azmin Ali has said the revived Bandar Malaysia project will not receive allocations from the government and will be driven by the private sector.
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KUCHING, April 20 ― Despite never meeting each other, a government officer was willing to give a woman RM60,000 over their three-year relationship, Sarawak Commercial Crimes Investigation Department...
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PETALING JAYA: A total of 17 people were fatally struck by trains in various locations last year owing to lackadaisical attitude and carelessness, says Keretapi Tanah Melayu Bhd (KTMB).
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu has said that the Malaysian government will only heed requests from United Nations (UN) for peacekeepers and security forces, and will not aide...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Christian group and the family of Pastor Raymond Koh, one of the victims of alleged “enforced disappearances”, have urged the government to act on the recommendations of an inquiry...
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SIBU: A civil servant, who believed that he had found his true love, sent RM60,000 as dowry to the woman for their marriage, only to realise later that he got scammed.
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This should be the ‘MOST EXPENSIVE’ news for 2019.
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WHEN addressing Kedah civil servants at Wisma Darul Aman last month, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad expressed regret that Muslims are involved in corruption when Islam prohibits it.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — The ringgit is likely to trade higher next week, ranging from 4.10-4.15 against the US dollar, spurred by improved risk appetite for the local currency amid growing optimism...
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The ringgit is likely to trade higher next week, ranging from RM4.10 to RM4.15 against the US dollar, spurred by improved risk appetite for the local currency amid growing optimism over the recovery i...
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THE Armed Forces Fund Board (LTAT) is set for a historical transformation. Despite the RM10bil size of its asset under management, the fund plays a significant role in the local stock market with its controlling stakes in some of the major listed companies. There is great interest in what kind of changes chief executive Nik Amlizan Mohamed will embark on. With her experience in Retirement Fund Inc (KWAP), the country’s largest pension fund, her role in LTAT marks a new era for the fund. She believes that putting the right framework in place and tweaking the investment portfolio is vital for the fund to move forward. The following are excerpts of an interview with her.
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Who’s buying into Barakah?
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CHICAGO: Boeing Co is working through the final steps before asking US regulators to review an update for anti-stall software linked to two fatal 737 Max accidents, an early milestone to lifting a global grounding of its best-selling jet.
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Malaysia is reviving a multibillion-dollar property development project with a China-linked venture that was shelved by the former administration two years ago.
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Walmart, Amazon kick off government pilot to allow shoppers on food assistance to order groceries online.
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PETALING JAYA: The revival of the Bandar Malaysia project has come as good news to the Chinese Embassy.
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WASHINGTON, April 19 ― US homebuilding dropped to a near two-year low in March, pulled down by persistent weakness in the single-family housing segment, suggesting the housing market continued to st...
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PUTRAJAYA: A Vietnamese woman has failed in her appeal to set aside the death sentence imposed on her for trafficking over 1.66kg of drugs at the Kuala Terengganu Airport, six years ago.
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KUALA LUMPUR: In a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, the government decided to revive the Bandar Malaysia Project after it was abruptly terminated in May 2017.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) revealed today that it received the most complaints last year since its establishment in 2000.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) says today the government has decided to reinstate the Bandar Malaysia project that was abruptly terminated in May 2017, because the project ...
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BBM, the chat app formerly known as BlackBerry Messenger, is shutting down next month.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad  today announced the revival of the Bandar Malaysia project, which was abruptly terminated in May 2017.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Mahathir Mohamad today questioned Moody’s negative rating for the government’s plan to spend some RM6 billion to bail out the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda), saying th...
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BANTING: The state government is expected to take two weeks to investigate the Jenjarom lead-acid battery manufacturing plant alleged to be causing pollution.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 19 — A Vietnamese woman has failed in her appeal to set aside the death sentence imposed on her for trafficking over 1.66kg of drugs at the Kuala Terengganu Airport, six years ago.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) says today the government has decided to reinstate the Bandar Malaysia project, which was abruptly terminated in May 2017, because the projec...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Putrajaya today said the Bandar Malaysia project once promoted by former prime minister Najib Razak would go ahead, some two years after it was abandoned.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced that the Bandar Malaysia project will be revived.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has announced today the revival of the Bandar Malaysia project, that was previously cancelled in May 2017.
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BUTTERWORTH: The magistrate’s court here today fixed June 3 this year for management of a case where a man was charged with 18 counts of cheating 14 people of RM51,800 in relation to the sale of “...
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GEORGE TOWN, April 19 — The first Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the controversial Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project was rejected last year, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow revea...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): The FBM KLCI eked out slim gains at the midday break today, against the backdrop of mixed regional markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): The resumption of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will boost Chinese investors’ confidence and trust in the Malaysian market.
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Surge, Sequoia India’s new startup accelerator, has revealed the 17 startups that form the first batch of its program.
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Uber Technologies Inc said it was rolling out new safety features to help riders avoid fake rideshare drivers, two weeks after the murder of a college student who got into her killer's car mistakenly believing it was her ride.
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Say goodbye to standing in long lines clutching boarding passes and other travel documents.
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KRISHNASAMY Veloo, 74, is a former Olympian who represented Malaysia at the 1972 Munich Olympics in football.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): The FBM KLCI notched up limited gains at mid-morning today, tracking the modest rise at regional markets.
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DETROIT, April 19 — General Motors Co's top executive, Mary Barra, received a compensation package worth just under US$22 million (RM90.6 million) in 2018, slightly less than the previous year, acco...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): The FBM KLCI erased its meagre gains and retreated this morning, weighed by select index-linked stocks including Public Bank Bhd and Axiata Group Bhd, while regional markets s...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) says there is a lack of training at many companies following a survey showing that the hire of contract workers is on the rise, in part to fil...
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(April 19): Stocks in Asia looked set for modest gains after their U.S. counterparts edged higher, ahead of a holiday weekend in many countries.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Orion IXL Bhd’s shares rose 5.9% to close at 18 sen after CGS-CIMB Research initiated a coverage with an “add” recommendation.
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ZURICH: Nestle SA reported the strongest start to a year since 2016 as the world’s largest food company raised prices and its underperforming US frozen-food brands Hot Pockets and Stouffer’s returned to growth.
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PETALING JAYA: Moody’s Investors Service views the government’s financial aid of RM6.2bil (US$1.5bil or 0.4% of gross domestic product or GDP) to the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) as credit negative.
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KUALA LUMPUR: British American Tobacco (M) Bhd (BAT), which had shut down its Petaling Jaya plant in 2017, will consider opening another factory in Malaysia depending on the market situation for legal cigarettes in the country.
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GEORGE TOWN: MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong is surprised that Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has cleared the company involved in the Penang undersea tunnel project of any wrongdoing.
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AT the launch of the 5G Malaysia Showcase on April 18, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad, and Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo arrived in an autonomous car.
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WASHINGTON, April 19 — US retail sales increased by the most in 1-1/2 years in March as households boosted purchases of motor vehicles and a range of other goods, the latest indication that economic...
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WASHINGTON, April 19 — The new North American free trade pact would modestly boost the US economy, especially auto parts production, but may curb vehicle assembly and limit consumer choice in cars, ...
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Formula 1 might make a come back to Malaysia’s Sepang International Circuit (SIC) if Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has his way.
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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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RAM Credit Information Sdn Bhd (RAMCI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CyberSecurity Malaysia to work together to address the growing prevalence of identity theft in the country and to...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Chinese Ambassador to Malaysia Bai Tian on Thursday has hinted at the possible increase in the purchase of palm oil and palm oil-related products from Malaysia soon.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): The resumption of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will boost Chinese investors’ confidence and trust in the Malaysian market.
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PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has expressed hope of Formula One racing making a return to the Sepang race circuit.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Lazada Malaysia has said today that no abortion pills containing misoprostol are listed for sale on its online shopping platform, following five deaths recently reported.
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KUALA TERENGGANU: There is no point in grumbling on social media when faced with communications and multimedia service problems, but to instead make official complaints with the Communications and Mul...
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MELAKA, April 18 — Melaka’s trade value increased RM5.83 billion to RM24.09 billion last year from RM18.26 billion in 2017.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said the government intends to bring back the Formula One (F1) race due to the interest it has generated in the automotive industry among Malay...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Bintai Kinden Corp Bhd’s plan to jointly develop a Melaka project, with an estimated gross development value (GDV) of RM350 million, has been dropped following the lapse of ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Former Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) chairperson Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad (pictured) has denied that he took "steps" that caused FGV Holdings Bhd (FGV) to buy...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Conforming his desire to see the Formula One (F1) race return to Malaysia, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says it could happen as early as next year or 2021.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — The resumption of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will boost Chinese investors’ confidence and trust in the Malaysian market.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Chinese Ambassador to Malaysia Bai Tian on Thursday has hinted at the possible increase in the purchase of palm oil and palm oil-related products from Malaysia soon.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Bintai Kinden Corp Bhd’s plan to jointly develop a Melaka project, with an estimated gross development value (GDV) of RM350 million, has been dropped following the lapse of ...
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KUCHING, April 18 — The state Disaster Management Committee today stressed that no exemption will be given to any stray or free roaming dogs targeted for removal in the anti-rabies operations here f...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia intends to bring back the Formula One (F1) race, as there is still much interest in the sport, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Former Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) chairperson Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad has denied that he took "steps" that caused FGV Holdings Bhd (FGV) to buy two luxury...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Conforming his desire to see the Formula One (F1) race return to Malaysia, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says it could happen as early as next year or 2021.
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LONDON: Major finance and tech firms are pouring money into startups building technology to develop the crypto market, even though they’re steering clear of the volatile currencies themselves.
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NEW DELHI: Ford Motor Co. and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
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Facebook’s vow to block ads on its platform from being programmed to discriminate based on demographics ended a string of lawsuits against the social network, but companies that allegedly used the site to weed out older applicants for jobs aren’t off the hook yet.
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Iraq's parliament voted on April 17 to ban popular online video games including PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite, citing their "negative" influence especially on the young in a country long plagued by real-life bloodshed.
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11street, one of the shopping websites identified by the Health Ministry that sold the abortion medicine, noted that misoprostol known as Cytotec, was available in pharmacies but needed a doctor’s p...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): The RM6.23 billion financial assistance Putrajaya planned to spend in bailing out ailing state-owned palm oil plantation agency Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) will...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Moody's Investors Service views the Malaysian Government's financial aid of RM6.2bil (US$1.5bil or 0.4% of GDP) to Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) is credit negative.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 18 ― Pinterest yesterday announced it would price its initial public offering at US$19 (RM78.58) a share to begin trading on Wall Street the following day.
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IPOH: The state government will be launching a guide booklet for schoolchildren on how to protect themselves from sex offenders and violent abusers.
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NEW YORK: Jaguar's electric I-Pace has been named the best car of 2019, winning the British luxury brand the top prize in three categories of the influential World Car Awards at the New York car show.
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It’s the Ford Mustang and there could be no greater gift to celebrate the Mustang’s 55th anniversary today as the world’s best-selling sports coupe of 2018 with a total of 113,066 units sold las...
Ford Mustang | IHS Markit | Europe | The Mustang | Ford | V8s | UK | United States | Volvo | Malaysia | 2015 | 2019 | 5 | 195 | 2018 | 113 | 066 | 6 | 55 | 2 | 323 | 75 | 842 | 2 | 300 | 2017 | 27 | 500 | 000 | 4 | 146 | 2015 | 2019 | 2017 | 2018
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Malaysian venture capital firm 1337 Ventures is set to run its month-long Alpha Startups pre-accelerator program, which will conclude with a demo day in June.