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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 24 — Towards the end of the prosecution’s case in regard to Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s SRC International Sdn Bhd trial, it was disclosed that the accused, not fugitive busine...
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SEPANG: Passengers at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) were seen checking in without much hassle today after a systems disruption since Wednesday night caused flight delays.
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SEPANG: Passengers at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) were seen checking in without much hassle today after a disruption in systems since Wednesday night caused flight delays.
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SEPANG, Aug 24 — Passengers at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) were seen checking in without much hassle today after a systems disruption since Wednesday night caused flight delays.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 24): Ireka Corp Bhd expects associate company, Aseana Properties Ltd, to have sold most of the six assets on its divestment programme by the end of the former’s financial FY2020, r...
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ISKANDAR PUTERI: The state Fire and Rescue Department has managed to put out the forest fire at Persiaran Medini and stop it from spreading to the...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia welcomed 13.35 million international tourists and recorded a 6.8% growth in tourist receipts, contributing RM41.69bil to the country’s...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Oil and gas service provider, Dayang Enterprise Holdings Bhd’s net profit for the second quarter ended June 30,2019 (Q2 2019) rose to...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has dismissed claims from a United Na­­tions representative that the country had undercounted the extent of its poverty as baseless.
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BUENOS AIRES, Aug 24 ― The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said yesterday that a team will meet with the economic advisers to Argentina's main presidential contenders, incumbent Mauricio Macri and...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): V Ultimate Wellness Bhd, a beauty services company which has been growing exponentially since its establishment 14 years ago, is on track for a listing on Bursa Malaysia's ACE M...
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LETTER | The Sabah state government under the Warisan, Upko and Pakatan Harapan coalition is now fast becoming the arrogant BN state government of the past.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The National Tourism Policy (DPN) 2020-2030 to determine the strategic direction of the country’s tourism will be implemented next year, said Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Is...
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V Ultimate Wellness Bhd, a beauty services company which has been growing exponentially since its establishment 14 years ago, is on track for a listing on...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — The National Tourism Policy (DPN) 2020-2030 to determine the strategic direction of the country’s tourism will be implemented next year, said Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Az...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has dismissed as baseless claims made by a United Nations representative that the country had undercountered its rate of poverty.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): DRB-Hicom Bhd, whose share price soared to a 19-year high of RM2.95 today, posted a net profit of RM46.21 million for the three months ended June 30, 2019, versus a net loss of ...
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The property market of Malaysia definitely needs a dose of positive burst.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): The investigating officer in Datuk Seri Najib Razak's SRC International Sdn Bhd case admitted that there were inconsistencies in former SRC International Sdn Bhd director Datuk ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): Dayang Enterprise Holdings Bhd's net profit grew 42% on-year in its second quarter, thanks to higher profit margin and revenue, with lower finance costs and expenses.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — DRB-Hicom Bhd returned to the black with a net profit of RM46.21 million in the first quarter (Q1) ended June 30, 2019 after having chalked up a net loss of RM66.60 million in...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Oil and gas contractor Dayang Enterprise Holdings Bhd posted a jump in second quarter earnings, boosted by increased order book and higher...
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SINGAPORE: Singapore's core inflation eased to its slowest pace in more than three years in July, data showed on Friday, prompting authorities to downgrade their full-year forecast amid firming bets f...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Asia’s cocoa industry is scouring for ways to boost local bean supplies as the region’s chocoholics munch through more candy than ever.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — Malaysia welcomed a whopping 13.35 million international tourists and recorded a 6.8 per cent growth in tourist receipts from a year ago, thus contributing RM41.69 billion to ...
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JAKARTA: Everything is available on Gojek.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): The investigating officer in Datuk Seri Najib Razak's SRC International Sdn Bhd case admitted that there were inconsistencies in former SRC International Sdn Bhd director Datuk ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s planned visit to Vietnam next week will strengthen the existing strategic partnerships between the two South-east Asian nations, sai...
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Ever since Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) set up its production base at Pekan, Pahang in 2004, the brand with the three-pointed star has been driven by a growing range of locally assembled models which ...
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Earlier today, local ride-hailing company MyCar held a press conference to call for the Malaysian authorities to reconsider the decision to approve motorcycle ride-hailing services such as Go-Jek. Aft...
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If you haven’t already heard, the Cabinet has agreed in principle to Syed Saddiq’s proposal to bring Indonesian motorcycle ride-hailing service Gojek into Malaysia.
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Singapore-based foodtech startup Ai Palette banked S$1.5 million (roughly US$1.1 million) in a seed round led by cross-border venture funding initiative Decacorn Capital.
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I REFER to the StarLifestyle article “When plastics hit you in the gut” (The Star, Aug 20).It is comforting to know that plastics manufacturers have agreed with medical doctors, scientists and env...
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KOTA KINABALU: There are people involved in militant activity in Sabah, but the situation is under control, says state Deputy Police Commissioner Datuk Zaini Jass.
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The fifth-generation Subaru Forester has finally been launched in Malaysia, with TC Subaru offering three variants to customers here.
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There are no lights in sight but the night sky glows a dusky yellow, for the Amazon is burning.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government today said it has bought 15 Toyota Camry 2.5V cars at a cost of RM2.77 million for its state executive council members to replace the official cars of the same make ...
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 23 — The Penang government has bought 15 new Toyota Camry as official cars for its state executive councillors, legislative assembly speaker and deputy, and other state officials to...
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The Penang government has decided on March 13 to purchase 15 units of the Toyota Camry 2.5 2019 complete built-up model for use as official cars, said financial officer Sarul Bahiyah Abu.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 ― Malaysia must not follow other governments and shut down the internet domestically to quell a rise in hate speech, intolerance and the spread of disinformation, DAP’s Lim Ki...
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Shafie (fourth from left) and other guests performing the ground-breaking ceremony of the Grand Liberty Hotel.
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PETALING JAYA: Despite the potential benefits that motorcycle-based e-hailing service might bring to Malaysians, non-governmental organisations are concerned about safety as motorcycles make up the highest number of road accidents in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR: It was Datuk Seri Najib Razak who was responsible for the misappropriation of money from SRC International Sdn Bhd and not fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, the High Court heard.
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SHAH ALAM: Entrepreneur Azlan Merican speaks wistfully of a busier time when he had nearly 40 employees working at high-value jobs.
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In a triple celebration, Petronas unveils its National and Malaysia Day webfilm UNI
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OTTAWA, Aug 23 ― The European Union will halt imports of Canadian cherries and other fresh fruits starting September 1 as it enforces new import requirements related to pests, according to a Canadia...
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COMMENT | At present, not a week goes by without reports of new hardship faced by Indigenous peoples in Peninsular Malaysia.
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CHICAGO, Aug 22 — China snapped up a small volume of US soybeans last week after pledging to halt purchases of American farm products due to the escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): Paramount Corp Bhd announced today that Benjamin Teo Jong Hian, the son of chairman and executive director Datuk Teo Chiang Han, has joined the group's board of directors.
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PETALING JAYA (Aug 22): Invest Selangor Bhd says it is proposing guidelines for managed industrial parks to bring them to a higher level and on par with the ASEAN region’s industrial parks.
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The co-founder of DeepMind, the high-profile artificial intelligence lab owned by Google, has been placed on leave after controversy over some of the projects he led.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former SRC International Sdn Bhd director Datuk Suboh Md Yassin had requested for a secured accommodation from the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in order for him to give his statement last year, the High Court heard.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): Petron Malaysia Refining & Marketing Bhd reported a drop in net profit for the fourth straight quarter, as bottomline was hurt by lower gross profit and unrealised commodity los...
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LONDON, Aug 22 — Britain and South Korea today signed a deal that will allow the two countries to keep trading freely after Brexit.
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KOTA KINABALU, Aug 22 — Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal said today the state wants the formula for tourism sector returns to be reviewed after learning that the current calculations gav...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd has suffered a data breach, exposing customers’ MyKad data.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): Magnum Bhd's net profit for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019 (2QFY19) grew 55% to RM74.42 million from RM48.05 million in the corresponding quarter last year, due to bette...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22 — Petron Malaysia Refining & Marketing Bhd (PMRMB) net profit declined to RM56.21 million in the second quarter ended June 30, 2019 (Q2 2019) from RM92.42 million in Q2 2018 ...
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WASHINGTON, Aug 22 — A slowdown in US manufacturing is hitting jobs in states that flipped to Donald Trump in the 2016 election and that will be key to the Republican president’s re-election prosp...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Petron Malaysia Refining and Marketing Bhd posted lower net profit in the second quarter ended June 30,2019 as it was impacted by the lower gross profit and unrealised commodity loss in 2019.
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LONDON: Hedge funds have already bled 50% more money this year than in all of 2018, as the industry struggles to win back investors fed up with high fees and poor performance.
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South Korean justice minister nominee Cho Kuk on Thursday expressed his firm will not to succumb to the growing demand by opposition parties to step down amid snowballing corruption allegations involv...
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 22): The Sessions Court here yesterday fixed Sept 27 for the mention of a case involving the construction company responsible for the Paya Terubong Paired Road project at Jalan Bukit ...
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Twitter have reacted to calls for more to be done in preventing racist abuse of footballers on social media platforms by agreeing to meet with representatives of Manchester United they announced on Wednesday.
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THE conflict from the multiple hats worn by Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan (YWP) and other state-run foundations in Malaysia is not new.
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VELESTO Energy Bhd saw 150 million shares, or a 1.8% stake traded for RM45 million in a single direct deal on Aug 6.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): UOB Kay Hian has upgraded Genting Malaysia Bhd (GenM) to "hold", albeit with a lower target price, after its share price fell 15% since the announcement of its unpopular related...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22 — TM One, the enterprise and public sector business solutions arm of Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) is eyeing a higher revenue base this year from the RM4.2 million chalked up in 201...
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KOTA KINABALU, Aug 22 — Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal today dismissed a video of him criticising ally Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) and likening it to Umno saying the clip whi...
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HONG KONG: Hong Kong-based Bank of East Asia Ltd (BEA) posted a 75% slump in first-half net profit after it wrote down loans in mainland China because of a downturn in commercial property markets outside China’s top cities.
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The league listing for the upcoming eFootball Pro Evolution Soccer 2020 has revealed that the six-time Malaysia Super League winner, Johor Darul Ta’zim FC (JDT) will be featured in it.
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Badly injured on a cliffside in southern Italy, a French hiker called emergency services this month, but he could not tell them exactly where he was after a fall that broke his legs.
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Harley-Davidson announced that not only is their bike lineup expanding for 2020 but also that they've got new integrated vehicle technology.
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Human: Fall Flat announced a new free level for Xbox One and PC (and other consoles) during the Gamescom 2019 Inside Xbox showcase in Cologne, Germany.
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The Federal Court’s decision concerning the unilateral conversion of minors is the “common sense” interpretation of the law, the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) has said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, August 22 — PKR leader Fahmi Fadzil today shot down Parti Amanah Negara’s Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan’s Facebook accusation that Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim had intentionally ski...
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SHANGHAI: China’s Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd said its first-half net profit skid 40% amid a sustained downturn in the world’s biggest auto market, and it forecast an uncertain outlook for vehicle demand for the rest of the year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, August 22 — The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) today reiterated that international conventions protect a child’s right to preserve his or her own identity amid debate ...
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Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of burning down the Amazon rainforest to hurt his government, as a growing global outcry against the w...
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PETALING JAYA: The international trade of South-East Asia’s most popular songbird, the white-rumped shama, has led to “incredible numbers” of these birds seized in markets in and around Malaysia, a 2018 study revealed.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The first reshuffle of Malaysia's Pakatan Harapan (PH) Cabinet is due anytime and a few ministers will be changing their portfolios.
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PETALING JAYA: The first reshuffle of the Pakatan Harapan Cabinet is due anytime and a few ministers will be changing their portfolios.
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WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday warned against governments trying to weaken their currencies through monetary easing or market interventions, arguing in a blog post that this would hurt the functioning of the international monetary system and make all nations worse off.
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Several media reports yesterday claimed that a cabinet reshuffle is imminent and could be announced as soon as within a week.
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SOUTHEAST Asian venture capital firm East Ventures announced on Aug 21, the close of its sixth fund at US$75 million (RM313.41 million), more than double the firm’s initial US$30 million target (RM1...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): Tune Protect Group Bhd posted a lower net profit of RM10.71 million in its second quarter ended June 30, 2019 compared with RM12.81 million recorded a year earlier.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — Tune Protect Group Bhd posted a lower net profit or RM10.71 million in its second quarter ended June 30, 2019, compared to the RM12.81 million recorded a year earlier.
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Singapore-based Sea Group posted a total adjusted revenue of US$665.4 million for Q2 2019, up 203.1% year on year from US$219.6 million, while the total adjusted EBITDA was -US$11 million compared wit...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Sessions Court here today fixed Sept 27 for the mention of a case involving the construction company responsible for the Paya Terubong Paired Road project at Jalan Bukit Kukus, where ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The contractors of the Bukit Kukus bypass road here, which saw nine killed in a landslide last year, have asked the Attorney-General’s Chambers to drop a worksite safety negligence char...
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KOTA KINABALU, Aug 21 — A video purportedly showing Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal criticising ally Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) and likening it to Umno has been going viral i...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A witness told the High Court yesterday (Aug 20) that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho or Jho Low denied conversing via Blackberry Messenger (BBM) with former AmBank relationship manage...
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WITH ethical fashion becoming increasingly in vogue, fast fashion players have publicly announced labour and environmental standards and targets for themselves.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 21 —The Sessions Court here today fixed Sept 27 for the mention of a case involving the construction company responsible for the Paya Terubong Paired Road project at Jalan Bukit Kuk...
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KUALA LUMPUR: It is business as usual for Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd, contrary to market talk that the group would cease to exist after this week.
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LOS ANGELES: Global markets have become so synchronised that money managers risk losing on every front, according to Hiromichi Mizuno, chief investment officer of the world’s largest pension fund.
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BEIJING: Volkswagen is in an all-out offensive to promote its electric mobility in China and to make it as memorable as possible, it'll be pitting its ID.R against the country's 1,519m Tianmen Mountai...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): A witness told the High Court yesterday that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho or Jho Low denied conversing via Blackberry Messenger (BBM) with former AmBank relationship manage...
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We’re down to the last 1,5 months before our blockbuster Tech in Asia Conference happens in Jakarta on October 8 & 9.
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COLOGNE, Aug 21 ― Popular, family-friendly Human: Fall Flat announced a new free level for Xbox One and PC (and other consoles) during the Gamescom 2019 Inside Xbox showcase in Cologne, an event whi...