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Topic: 2018

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SEREMBAN: The Negri Sembilan Social Welfare Department (JKM) will shut down a senior citizen care centre which allegedly abused its residents as viralled on the social media on Monday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Timber products manufacturer NWP Holdings Bhd and its wholly-owned subsidiary NWP Builder Sdn Bhd have launched legal action against its former executive director (ED) Datuk Z...
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SEREMBAN, June 20 — The Negri Sembilan Social Welfare Department (JKM) will shut down a senior citizen care centre which allegedly abused its residents as made viral on social media on Monday.
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NEW YORK, June 20 — Apple Inc said proposed US tariffs on goods from China, including iPhones, iPads, and Macs, will reduce the company’s contributions to the US economy and hurt its global compet...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Cement price, which has been on the decline since 2016, is not the cause of the rising home prices over the period, the Cement and Concrete Association of Malaysia said on Thursday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) has acquired a 30% stake in Strategic Sonata Sdn Bhd (SSSB) from Singapore's Mapletree Dextra Pte Ltd, leading to a proposed sale of land by UMW H...
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Abang Johari cutting the ribbon to symbolically officiate the opening of Statos.
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ROME, June 20 — Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has pledged to abide by EU fiscal rules, while insisting his country’s financial health is on the mend, despite its slowing economy.
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KUALA LUMPUIR (June 20): The former caretakers of the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL)’s community and multipurpose halls have been found to be takers rather than carers.
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The money transfer business is personal for Ismail Ahmed. It was cash wired by his family that allowed him to make the final leg of his journey from escaping fighting in his native Somaliland to London in 1988 to take up a university scholarship.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): The Cement and Concrete Association of Malaysia (C&CA) said the price of cement is not driving house prices up, pointing to the Malaysian House Price Index (MHPI) which shows t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — Three of Malaysia’s biggest cement producers have been suffering losses close to RM1 billion over the past nine quarters, a cement group said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Despite signs of an economic slowdown, Aeon Credit Service (M) Bhd expects to once again post a net profit of above RM300 million for the current financial year as it did in th...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional again helped power the FBM KLCI to a higher close on Thursday on sustained fund buying, sending the power giant's share price to the highest close since Dec 4, 2018.
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PUTRAJAYA: Azmin Ali said he had proposed for PKR to sack Haziq Aziz, who is at the centre of the gay sex video, to be given the boot after the latter was found to be campaigning for Barisan Nasional ...
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SEREMBAN - Police have received seven reports about the alleged abuse of some residents at an old folks-cum-nursing home here.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): JT International Bhd (JTI Malaysia), which is part of Japan Tobacco International, is calling for more coordinated action against illegal cigarette trade, noting that the activ...
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Abang Johari cutting the ribbon to symbolically officiate the opening of Statos.
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A boy preparing to recharge his electric scooter outside his home in Ahmedabad, India, on Dec 30, 2018.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Shares of cement makers saw declines during mid-morning trade today following yesterday's news that there would be no rise in cement prices.
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NEW YORK, June 20 — According to the sources of tech publication CNET, Samsung will launch the next Galaxy Note at an Unpacked event on August 7 at the Barclays Centre in New York — the same place...
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LETTER | We appreciate the finance minister's focus on real issues affecting Malaysians.
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Abang Johari cutting the ribbon to symbolically officiate the opening of Statos.
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SINGAPORE: The Sarawak state government is hoping to boost its economic ties with Singapore following the opening of a tourism and trade office at Robinson Road, said chief minister Abang Johari Open...
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WITH the global economy on shaky ground, a situation exacerbated by escalating trade tensions between the US and China, weak commodity prices and a ruling government that is just a year old, it is not...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Shares of cement makers saw declines during mid-morning trade today following yesterday's news that there would be no rise in cement prices.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 ― MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd Research (MIDF Research) has maintained its “neutral” call on the upstream sub-segment of the oil and gas industry and reiterated its “p...
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WASHINGTON: With President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping expected to meet at the G-20 summit in Osaka, there’s growing evidence that the trade war is eroding not just short-term growth but also longer-term prospects.
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GEORGE TOWN: An environmental activist has suggested a link between the air quality in Sungai Petani which her group claims has been affected by the burning of waste at illegal plastic factories and a...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — The real reason Malaysians aren’t buying property nowadays is because the units are priced beyond their pocket rather than the banks’ refusal to offer loans, the Centre f...
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PETALING JAYA: The National Union of Flight Attendants (Nufam) today called on the Malaysia Airlines management to step down following news that the national carrier had failed to reach the top 20 in ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Genting Malaysia Bhd chairman and chief executive Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay (pictured) has reportedly announced he would take a 20% pay cut to offset the effect of heavy gaming tax...
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Click to enlarge Many things (mostly cars) are shared in our group chat, but when this one surfaced I went WOW!
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The police has announced the statistics for its Ops Selamat 15 road safety operation held in conjunction with the Hari Raya Aidifitri festive season.
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LETTER | As a retiree in Kuala Lumpur, thirty years of hard work has convinced me that I will never own a bungalow in Damansara Heights or expensive cars.
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PETALING JAYA: Over 70 million people fled war, persecution and conflict in 2018, the highest level seen in almost 70 years, says the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Affin Hwang Capital research said it remains positive on Malaysia's consumer sector as macro and business conditions remain sound while favouring companies thriving within the F&B space.
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PETALING JAYA: As the group copes with a hike in gaming taxes, Genting Malaysia Bhd chairman and chief executive Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay has taken a 20% voluntary pay cut.
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PETALING JAYA: Loss-making Mudajaya Group Bhd expects to start seeing a turnaround in its fortunes by as early as the third quarter of its current financial year ending Dec 31 as it seeks to fix its Indian venture.
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PETALING JAYA: Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Ong Kian Ming today said the economy is resilient enough to weather the coming economic storms, days after a prominent economist warned ...
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According to the sources of tech publication CNET, Samsung will launch the next Galaxy Note at an Unpacked event on Aug 7 at the Barclays Center in New York.
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SIBU: A lance corporal who returned to work after being suspended from duty for committing various offences shot himself to death with a police-issued submachine gun in front of his colleagues at the Bintulu police station.
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PETALING JAYA: Sungai Petani MP Datuk Johari Abdul has lodged a police report against Yahaya Ismail over his book Mengapa Anwar Tak Boleh Jadi PM for allegedly defaming Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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TORONTO, June 20 — Canada passed a new law banning the import and export of shark fins, which also includes a requirement to rebuild depleted fish populations.
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MEXICO CITY, June 20 — Mexico yesterday became the first country to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) agreed late last year to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement ...
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FEEDLOOP, a marketing SaaS company, announced on June 19 that it has secured an undisclosed amount of seed funding from East Ventures and several angel investors.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Some 92.13 million shares in Karex Bhd which is equivalent to 9.19% stake were transacted off market yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 19): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, companies that may be in focus on Thursday (June 20) may include the following: Genting Malaysia Bhd, Apex Equity Holdings...
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PETALING JAYA: Star Media Group Bhd has scored another win in its legal battle against property development firm JAKS Island Circle Sdn Bhd (JIC).
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Stripe partners with small business platform Xero for payment options [Press Release] Xero, the small business platform, today announced a partnership with Stripe to develop payment options that help...
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Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo has issued a statement urging Telekom Malaysia (TM) to address complaints on pricing and speed issues faced by Streamyx customers.
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CHONGQING, June 19 — In many Chinese cities, government restrictions have cooled formerly feverish property markets, but in the southwestern city of Chongqing, construction is booming and sales soar...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A plumber was sentenced to five years’ jail by the Ampang sessions court today after he pleaded guilty to two charges abusing his three-year-old stepson to the extent of causing the ch...
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PETALING JAYA: Sungai Petani MP Datuk Johari Abdul will lodge a police report against Yahaya Ismail over his book "Mengapa Anwar Tak Boleh Jadi PM" for allegedly defaming PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 — The 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) financial scandal mustn’t happen again, Bank Negara Malaysia’s new governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus has said.
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SEREMBAN: Police have received seven reports about the alleged abuse of some residents at an old folks-cum-nursing home here.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A plumber was sentenced to five years’ jail by the Ampang Sessions Court Wednesday (June 19) after he pleaded guilty to two charges of abusing his three-year-old stepson to the extent of causing the child’s death last year.
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SIBU: A 48-year lance corporal shot himself dead in front of his shocked colleagues at the Bintulu police station early Wednesday (June 19).
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 19): Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd was the biggest gainer as at 4.07pm today, trading at RM8.59, up 65 sen or 8.2%, with 4.08 million shares done.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Goodyear Malaysia recently donated used tyres to Sekolah Kebangsaan Seksyen 20 (SK 20) in Shah Alam to help impart the importance of recycling onto students for the sake of the environme...
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KUALA LUMPUR: E-services provider, Dagang NeXchange Bhd (DNeX) expects to secure more projects especially in the oil and gas sector this year, said executive deputy chairman Datuk Samsul Husin.
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First-time house buyers and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) should be given greater access to financing assistance to drive economic growth.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 — Just after roll call this morning, a police lance-corporal put his loaded gun under his chin and shot himself three times in front of four colleagues at the Bintulu police st...
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SERI KEMBANGAN: Alam Maritim Resources Bhd expects 30 per cent of its RM990 million order book to be recognised in the group's current financial year ending Dec 31, 2019, group managing director Datuk Azmi Ahmad said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 ― Malaysia is among the emerging East Asian economies that saw the local currency bond market continue to expand over the first quarter of 2019 (Q1 2019), despite trade conflic...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is among the emerging East Asian economies that saw the local currency bond market continue to expand over the first quarter of 2019 (Q1 2019), despite trade conflicts and moderating global growth, said the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
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BEIJING: Tesla Inc. is revamping its organization in Asia to put more focus on China as the company prepares to start manufacturing in the world’s largest electric-car market, people familiar with t...
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Feedloop, an Indonesian marketing software-as-a-service company, has secured an undisclosed amount of seed funding from early-stage venture capital firm East Ventures and several angel investors.
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Year-on-year revenue growth of over 10x.
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TECHNOLOGY has advanced so much that one can now produce or alter audio or video content to show or present something that actually didn’t happen.
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SIBU: A 48-year lance corporal shot himself dead in front of his shocked colleagues at the Bintulu police station early Wednesday (June 19).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Kim Hin Joo (Malaysia) Bhd, en route to a July 8 listing on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia, expects to raise proceeds of RM32.68mil from the issue of 76 million new shares at an indicative issue price of 43 sen a share.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of Yinson Holdings Bhd rose in active trading on Wednesday morning, after the company announced that it had secured a four-year extension of its floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) charter contract worth US$137.5mil (RM574.1mil).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares in Pantech Group Holdings Bhd rose over 2.6% in early trade Wednesday following the resumption of its exports to the US.
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PETALING JAYA: Property owners are auctioning their real estate amid a weak secondary market instead of relying on agents, according to auction houses.
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SHAH ALAM: In a move to weather through the cyclical nature of the property development industry, I-Bhd is building up its property investment and leisure segments, which can generate recurring income for the group.
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Spider-Man star Tom Holland and Hannibal Buress of Broad City feature in a trailer for video game Final Fantasy XIV, which has a new expansion out in July.
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SEREMBAN: The state Welfare Department is probing allegations that some residents of a private old folks home here have been subjected to abuse after pictures of the purported acts went viral.
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PETALING JAYA: National carmakers Proton and Perodua have accelerated to pole position in the local car market as more customers opt for affordably priced, mass market-catered vehicles.
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A WOMAN is demanding an apology from cosmetics entrepreneur Nur Sajat (pic) for false accusations made about her over Nur Sajat’s sex change documents, Kosmo! reported.
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PETALING JAYA: Top Glove Corp Bhd is targeting to be the biggest nitrile glove producer in the world by the end of this year with total production of between 25 billion and 30 billion gloves per year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Top Glove Corporation Bhd believes the rubber export curbs by the world's top producers, beginning April this year, would not significantly push up the commodity's price.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here yesterday fixed July 26 to hear Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor’s application for stay of a decision ordering her to declare her property.
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“MALAYSIA, as you know, is a diverse nation comprising multiple races, religions and cultures.
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SHOPLINE, the global smart commerce platform, has on June 18 announced the official expansion of its services to Malaysia following a soft launch earlier this year.
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IN SUPPORT of the persons with disabilities (PWD) community, Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi) is providing lifetime offers on its best value plans for differently-abled customers from as low as ...
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PARIS, June 18 — US aircraft giant Boeing and British Airways owner International Airlines Group have signed a letter of intent for delivery of 200 planes of the 737 MAX type, the companies said tod...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Yinson Holdings Bhd has secured a four-year extension of its floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) charter contract worth US$137.5 million (RM574.1 million).
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KUALA LUMPUR: City police have recorded a drop in fatalities during Ops Selamat 15 compared with the previous road safety campaigns, says Comm Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim.
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BATU PAHAT: The Transport Ministry is taking a localised approach as a way to reduce the number of deaths due to road accidents here.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): I-Bhd, which is likely to see contribution from its property development segment impacted this year as the property developer did not have any launches in 2018, has lined up pr...
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Year-on-year revenue growth of over 10x.
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Apple Inc could be seeing weaker-than-expected demand for its iPhone product line, especially in China, where trade tensions have been weighing down sales, analysts said on June 17.
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French pharmaceutical firm Sanofi said on June 18 it is partnering with Google to use artificial intelligence and deep analytics tools to sift through its data to find better treatments.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A former government secretary told the High Court that Najib Razak and two former ministers walked out of Cabinet meetings because of conflict of interest.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Pantech Group Holdings Bhd said its steel products manufacturing unit will resume exports to the US after the company said it was not subjected to anti-dumping duty.
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BANGKOK: While Thailand and Malaysia enjoy cordial diplomatic relations since 1957, the two nations should not take the warm and close ties for granted, said a former Ambassador of Thailand to Malaysi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today fixed July 26 to hear Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor’s (pix) application for stay of a decision ordering her to declare her property.