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KUCHING: Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) has incurred losses amounting to RM5.5 million due to 310 property theft and vandalism cases between 2017 and 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Over 70 local and international exhibitors will showcase a wide variety of commercial vehicles at the Malaysian Commercial Vehicle Expo 2019 (MCEV 2019).
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Volvo Cars and Uber have presented the first of its kind Volvo XC90 SUV that in combination with Uber’s self-driving system is capable of fully driving itself.
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Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) will be holding a Raya Open House at all its dealerships nationwide this Saturday, June 22, from 11 am to 5 pm, and there’ll be plenty of sales and aftersal...
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As part of its ongoing support for the development of local talents in various fields Yoodo, today announced that it will be the official sponsor for the inaugural Malaysia Premier Futsal League (MPFL...
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ALOR SETAR: Kedah is hoping that the federal government will compensate the losses that the state government had to bear after stopping logging activities in the Ulu Muda Forest Reserve since last yea...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — Malaysia is capitalising on the permanent reorientation of the global supply chain following the US-China trade war by upping competitiveness to attract new high-quality inve...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is capitalising on the permanent reorientation of the global supply chain following the US-China trade war by upping competitiveness to attract new high-quality investments, esp...
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KOTA BARU: The Kelantan Islamic Affairs and Malay Customs Council (MAIK) has confirmed that all 15 orang asli Batek people in Kuala Koh who died since early May were Muslims.
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ALOR SETAR (June 20): Kedah is hoping that the Federal Government will compensate the losses that the State Government had to bear after stopping the logging activities in the Ulu Muda Forest Reserve ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Berjaya Media Bhd (BMedia), which publishes theSun newspaper, managed to narrow its losses by 38% in the fourth financial quarter ended April 30, 2019 (4QFY19) amid the absenc...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): The Primary Industries Ministry has terminated the contract of service of its Deputy Minister’s Senior Private Secretary Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz effective last Tuesday.
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BANGKOK (June 20): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad arrived here today for a packed four-day working visit to Thailand, during which he will join nine other heads of Government for the 34th Asea...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB) took home the Gold Award at the 2019 Australasian Reporting Awards (ARA) ceremony held in Melbourne, Australia yesterday.
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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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SERI KEMBANGAN: Daihatsu (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (DMSB) today launched the Daihatsu Business Fleet Programme, to provide better aftersales service for small and medium businesses as well as customers with ...
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CYBERJAYA (June 20): The Energy, Science, Technology, Environment, and Climate Change Ministry has suggested that the other states follow the footsteps of Selangor by providing plastic straws only a...
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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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IN CONJUNCTION with Malaysia Tech Week 2019 (MTW19), the early stage venture fund 500 Startups hosted the MTW’19 Pitch Pit with Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). Fintech dominated the sho...
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FOR better or for worse, over-the-top (OTT) players such as Skype, iflix, Netflix and WhatsApp are here to stay, if the players and consumers have their way.
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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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Tencent’s overall videogames business slipped 1% year on year to US$4.1bil in the first quarter of 2019.
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JUNE 20 — On this World Refugee Day 2019 – which is observed on 20 June annually – the Malaysian Bar calls on the Government to take concrete steps to respect and uphold the rights and dignity o...
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Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz KUALA LUMPUR: The Primary Industries Ministry has terminated the contract of service of its deputy Minister’s Senior Private Secretary, Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz effective...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Primary Industries Ministry has terminated the contract of service of its deputy Minister’s Senior Private Secretary, Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz effective last Tuesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Jeweller Poh Kong Holdings Bhd announced a 25% jump year-on-year in net profit for the third quarter ended April 30, 2019 (3QFY19). Its quarterly net profit leapt to RM5.39 mil...
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JAKARTA: Indonesia's central bank held its policy interest rate unchanged on Thursday, but moved to cut the reserve requirement for banks and said it was now appeared a "matter of timing and magnitude" before it made its first cut in rates since September of 2017.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): IHH Healthcare Bhd has outlined three strategic priorities for the year ahead to strengthen its operations across its four home markets, namely Malaysia, Singapore, Turkey and ...
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THE subdued first-quarter earnings of Malaysian banks portend a trend of weakening profitability, analysts say.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — Shares of Genting Malaysia Bhd and Genting Bhd were higher following news that chief executive officer (CEO) Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay is taking a 20 per cent pay cut.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Aeon Credit Service (M) Bhd, which recorded a stronger set of results in the financial year ended Feb 28, 2019 (FYE19), will leverage on technology initiatives and innovative solutions to improve its performance and customer experience.
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JOHOR BARU - Johor will be holding a one-of-its-kind audition round to find the next big thing in the durian world that can rival the likes of Musang King and other established varieties.
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PETALING JAYA: Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz has been sacked as the private secretary to the Deputy Primary Industries Minister.
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DETROIT: South Korean brands again demonstrated the best initial quality among 32 automotive brands sold in the United States, according to an annual ranking by researcher J.D. Power, with about half ...
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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): Kerjaya Prospek Group Bhd has landed a RM227.3 million contract to construct the main building for a development project within the Bukit Bintang area in Kuala Lumpur.
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Huawei’s international smartphone sales have dropped a whopping 40% since the U.S. imposed restrictions on the Chinese technology giant last month.
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This is an adapted translation of an article written by Liu Jingfeng and Wang Lin for Ran Cai Jing and published on Sina Tech Hui Yi died on June 5, 2019, though his passing wasn’t announced until...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 ― The Xiaomi Mi 9T is launching in Malaysia today and the pricing is finally out.
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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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SAN FRANCISCO, June 20 ― Cardboard create-it-yourself games platform Nintendo Labo for the Nintendo Switch is 2019's Game of the Year according to the Games for Change Awards, whose winners were ann...
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SHAH ALAM (June 20): Engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) outfit Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd said it is eyeing a net profit growth of about 10% for the financial year ending ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah, the founder of Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd and one of the top 40 richest Malaysian, is said to have bought a big stake in Kumpulan Powernet Bhd, his second major purchase in less than a month.
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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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MIDF Research said that Malaysia’s current focus on free market, quality investment and high productivity is expected to have a significant impact on economic growth this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Tile manufacturer Seacera Group Bhd has been served a letter of demand for RM18.3 million from AmBank Islamic Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Kerjaya Prospek Group Bhd has landed a RM227.3 million contract to construct the main building for a development project within the Bukit Bintang area in Kuala Lumpur.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: Kerjaya Prospek Group Bhd's orderbook increased to RM3.5bil with the latest contract worth RM277mil building contract in the Bukit Bintang area here.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad (MRCB) took home the prestigious Gold Award at the 2019 Australasian Reporting Awards (ARA) ceremony held in Melbourne yesterday.
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JOHOR BAHRU (June 20): Johor, which has the largest harvest of durians in the country, is seeking a new variety, particularly among from the 'durian kampung' type which can be commercialised.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Plaza Premium Lounge at London Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 2 has been named the best independent airport lounge in the world at the 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards ceremony...
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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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In light of the 2019 no-smoking law, the Health Ministry has been amping up its efforts to catch wrongdoers in the act.
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Indian hospitality company Oyo Hotels & Homes is planning to invest US$300 million to expand into the US, Business Standard reported, citing the company’s CEO Ritesh Agarwal.
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 20 ― Fortnite Creative Mode now has its own version of popular hide'n'disguise mode Prop Hunt, in which members of one team transform themselves into innocuous items while the ot...
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Twitter is removing the feature to tag a precise location – in terms of latitude and longitude – in tweets, due to lack of use.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — Four Malaysian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) expect to achieve potential sales of RM20 million from business matching sessions which concluded today at the ongoing ...
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MP SPEAKS | Jomo Kwame Sundaram’s statement to reporters at the sidelines of the Malaysian Economic Convention 2019 on June 17 was widely reported in the mass media.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Hong Leong Investment Bank (HLIB) Research has upgraded Dayang Enterprise Holdings Bhd with a higher target price (TP) of RM1.21 (from 88 sen) on the back of stronger financial...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Global airlines' net profit after tax weakened year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19), according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). In its May rep...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) entrepreneurs are expected to generate RM20mil in potential sales at the International Paris Airshow 2019, says the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development (MED).
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) saw its shares gaining more than 7% or 58 sen to its highest point in six months at RM8.51 after a report said the Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) has proposed the introduction of a transfer passenger service charge (PSC).
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: The digital banking framework, set to be launched by year-end, is 50% ready and about 10 parties have expressed interest in setting up digital banks in the country.
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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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There’s the goal of building 1,000,000 units of affordable homes all over Malaysia within 10 years.
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Fortnite Creative Mode now has its own version of popular hide'n'disguise mode Prop Hunt, in which members of one team transform themselves into innocuous items while the other team tries to find them.
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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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LETTER | On behalf of all ethnic Rohingya, the Myanmar Ethnic Rohingya Human Rights Organisation Malaysia (Merhrom) welcomes the 34th Asean Summit 2019 that will be held in Bangkok from June 20 to 23.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) remain doubtful that creditors will ease lending, despite Putrajaya’s appeal for banks to loosen their strict loan standards as the econ...
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PUTRAJAYA: There will be no increase in the price of cement, ending speculation of a possible 40% to 50% hike in the price.
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JOHOR BARU: Johor will be holding a one-of-its-kind audition round to find the next big thing in the durian world that can rival the likes of Musang King and other established varieties.
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PETALING JAYA: Social work must not be done without taking the time to understand the true needs of the target groups they are helping.
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TORONTO, June 20 — The S&P 500 approached a record high yesterday after the Federal Reserve signaled potential interest cuts later this year, reassuring investors worried that the US-China trade war...
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NEW YORK: The S&P 500 approached a record high on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve signaled potential interest cuts later this year, reassuring investors worried that the U.S.-China trade war could stall economic growth.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 19): Malaysian Islamic financial institutions are seen to be actively looking to embrace digitalisation to support growth.
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PUTRAJAYA (June 19): Traders have been very good in complying with the Festive Season Maximum Price Control Scheme (SHMMP) in conjunction with the Aidilfitri, Kaamatan Festival dan Gawai celebration, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: More fatalities and accidents were recorded in this year’s Op Selamat in conjunction with Aidilfitri compared to last year, with carelessness of drivers still the major cause of the ro...
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We’ve taken a pretty deep dive into the 2019 Nissan X-Trail facelift so far, with a spec-by-spec comparison, walk-around of the top three variants, a drag race as well as a look into the Nissan Inte...
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Huawei is about to face a wide range of restrictions due to its current ban by the US Government.
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IN CONJUNCTION with Malaysia Tech Week 2019 (MTW19), the early stage venture fund 500 Startups hosted the MTW’19 Pitch Pit with Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). Fintech dominated the sho...
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FINANCIAL technology has tremendous ability for the empowerment and betterment of people’s lives, but it can also marginalise others.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 — Eight former presidents of the Cambridge Union have criticised Cambridge University’s debating society for not challenging Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s allegedly anti-semiti...
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BANGKOK (June 20): Regional and international issues affecting ASEAN member countries will be discussed by the leaders at the 34th ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings in Bangkok, in creating regional ec...
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JOHOR BAHRU: Johor, the Malaysian state that produces the most number of durians in the country, is looking for a new breed of the fruit.
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SEPANG, June 19 — A dessert stall operator was fined RM16,000 in default, three months imprisonment, by the Sepang Sessions Court here today for hiring three Indonesians who are social visit pass ho...
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PUTRAJAYA: Traders have been very good in complying with the Festive Season Maximum Price Control Scheme (SHMMP) in conjunction with the Aidilfitri, Kaamatan Festival and Gawai celebration, said Domes...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 19): Plaza Premium Lounge at London Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 2 has been named the best independent airport lounge in the world at the 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards ceremony...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 — Malaysia will benefit from the trade war between US and China but such gains are expected to only partially offset the resulting losses, Bank Negara Malaysia has said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Genting Malaysia Bhd chairman and chief executive Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, the highest paid CEO in the country, is taking a 20% pay cut, according to a report by China Press.
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LONDON: Get ready for the world-debuts for the one-off Ferrari P80/C and Ferrari SP3JC models, as well as a UK debut for the Ferrari Monza SP2 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 19): Bursa Malaysia has suspended regular short selling (RSS), intraday short selling (IDSS) and propriety day trading (PDT) of Iskandar Waterfront City Bhd (IWCity) until tomorrow ...
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It’s a very fair world we live in – what we gain, we’ll always lose something in return.
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Oppo will be showcasing a smartphone at MWC Shanghai 2019 that offers a different way to solve the selfie-camera conundrum.
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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...