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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): All it took was self-confidence for Imelda Sandrasagaran to deliver an eloquent speech entitled "Nature is a Common Language" that helped her win the ESU-Public Speaking Competition 2019.
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KOTA BARU: The Entrepreneur Development Ministry targets to strengthen the economic contribution of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to reach RM500 billion by the end of 2020.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s current account balance will remain in surplus for 2019 and the economy is not experiencing a current account deficit, says political secretary to the Finance Minister Tony Pua.
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KOTA BARU, April 20 — The Entrepreneur Development Ministry targets to strengthen the economic contribution of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to reach RM500 billion by the end of 2020.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo today urged local animation film producers to explore variations inspired by local culture that have universal values t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo today urged local animation film producers to explore variations inspired by local culture that have universal values...
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SHANGHAI: Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Byton, which is facing a management shake-up and questions about funding an expansion, said it has received over 50,000 orders globally for its new SUV mo...
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Volvo Cars will soon introduce a ground-breaking, industry-first, connected safety system that allows their cars to “communicate with each other” and warn drivers of potential hazards on the road.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s current account balance will remain in surplus for 2019 and the economy is not experiencing a current account deficit, says political secretary to the Finance Minister Tony ...
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SHANGHAI: Honda exhibited the world premiere of the X-NV Concept, a concept model of its China-exclusive electric vehicle (EV), at Auto Shanghai 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Malaysia’s current account balance will remain in surplus for 2019 and the economy is not experiencing a current account deficit, says political secretary to the Finance Min...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's current account balance will remain in surplus for 2019 and the economy is not experiencing a current account deficit, says political secretary to the Finance Minister Tony Pua.
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NEW YORK: Hyundai has finally unveiled the compact but "bold" 2020 Venue that it has been teasing for weeks.
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TEACHERS are the largest workforce in the government sector, making up 600,000 of the 1.6 million-strong Malaysian civil service.
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TOKYO: Nissan Motor Co. is planning to cut global output by around 15 percent for the fiscal year to March 2020, the Nikkei reported, citing unnamed sources.
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MP SPEAKS | Bloomberg's credibility was damaged when a UBS so-called 'economist' who can't tell the difference between a budget deficit and a current account deficit was invited to give views on Malay...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — Deputy Minister Ong Kian Ming today corrected mistakes made by a senior UBS official who said that the Swiss banking giant has not invested in Malaysia for the past five yea...
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on his inquiry into Russia's role in the 2016 US election described in extensive and sometimes unflattering detail how President Donald Trump tried to impede th...
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SUBANG JAYA: Sime Darby Property Bhd expects to increase its sales and disrupt the Malaysian property market following the launch of its latest innovation, online property co-creation platform dto.
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KUALA LUMPUR: PublicInvest research has downgraded the rubber gloves sector to “underweight” from “neutral” as it expects price-earnings contraction to continue.
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Hong Kong: It takes a strong stomach to be bearish on Chinese distiller Kweichow Moutai Co.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Affin Hwang Capital research is keeping a positive outlook on IHH Healthcare Bhd with expectations of stronger earnings going forward.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Cisco Systems, a US-based technology company will be increasing investments at its Malaysian plant, said country manager Albert Chai.
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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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LONDON, April 18 — The euro edged higher for a second straight day today, but gains were tiny before manufacturing survey data that should shed some light on the outlook for the European economy.
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BUTTERWORTH: The upcoming Asiawater 2020 Expo and Forum is the 11th edition of the event and will feature 2,000 local and international exhibitors and 11 international and regional pavilions.
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Grab recently announced that it is accepting the second batch of startups for its accelerator program, Grab Ventures Velocity (GVV). The latest iteration has two tracks.
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JAKARTA: With Indonesian President Joko Widodo on course to win a second term as leader, the political uncertainty that’s weighed on the economy this year will be lifted.
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NEW YORK: After teasing the upcoming 2020 Highlander earlier this month with a brief video clip of the model presented as an art piece, Toyota has now debuted the real deal at the New York Internation...
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KUALA LUMPUR: PublicInvest research has downgraded the rubber gloves sector to underweight from neutral previously as it expects price-earnings contraction to continue.
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Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, said on Wednesday that he would contest Taiwan's 2020 presidential election, shaking up the political landscape.
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PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan leaders have called on their party members to stop looking for scapegoats as a result of three straight by-election losses, but instead close ranks and prepare the coalition for bigger battles ahead.
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2020 Karma Revero GT. SHANGHAI: At the Auto Shanghai 2019 event, electric vehicle manufacturer Karma Automotive unveiled a trio of luxurious EVs coined by the company as the "Shanghai Big Three." Ear...
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 18 — US electronics giant Intel said Tuesday it was withdrawing from the 5G smartphone modem business, hours after Apple and American microchip manufacturer Qualcomm announced t...
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 18 ― Apple Inc and Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday settled an acrimonious two-year legal dispute.
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PARIS: French food group Danone kept its forecasts for a further rise in sales and profits this year although weaker demand for infant formula products in China and a consumer boycott in Morocco weighed on first quarter sales.
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BRUSSELS, April 17 — Handbags, tractors, shovels and fish are part of an 11-page list of US imports worth US$20 billion (RM82.8 billion) that the European Union today said it could hit with tariffs ...
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Snap Inc’s photo-sharing app Snapchat will lose users in the US for the first time this year, suggesting the company’s latest efforts to broaden its audience with new features like gaming won’t revive growth in the short-term.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): The Malaysian retail industry is expected to grow by 4.5% this year, compared with 3.9% last year, due to the better business sentiment with China.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian retail industry is expected to grow by 4.5% this year compared with 3.9% last year, due to the better business sentiment with China.
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TAIPEI: Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, said on Wednesday he will contest Taiwan’s 2020 presidential election, shaking up the political landscape at a time of heightened tension between the self-ruled island and Beijing.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today fixed 15 days, from Feb 3 next year, to hear the case of former Malaysian External Intelligence Organisation (MEIO) director-general Datuk Hasanah Abdul Hamid, who i...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Gadang Holdings Bhd has bagged a contract worth RM38.52 million to build a tiered bridge connecting the northern and southern sites of Tun Razak Exchange Development (TRX) fro...
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PETALING JAYA (April 17): New housing developments in Kuala Lumpur will be limited to a population density not exceeding 1,000 people per 0.4ha (one acre).
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In the heat of the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show, Nissan has quietly released the MY2020 Nissan GT-R Nismo, complete with race-car-inspired upgrades for improved cornering ability.
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Intel Corp, whose products dominate the world of computing, said it’s going to wind down a multibillion-dollar, multi-decade effort to grab a viable stake of the mobile phone industry.
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LETTER |  I refer to the Malaysiakini article Have we gone wrong on the matriculation intake?
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today fixed 15 days, from Feb 3 next year, to hear the case of former Malaysian External Intelligence Organisation director-general Hasanah Abdul Hamid, who is charged wit...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Fitch Ratings has assigned a final rating of 'A-' to Resorts World Las Vegas LLC's (RWLV, A-/Stable) senior secured US$1.2bil revolver* and US$400mil term-loan facilities due 2024 and the senior unsecured US$1bil 4.625% notes due 2029 issued by RWLV and its unit RWLV Capital Inc.
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The High Court today fixed 15 days, from Feb 3 next year, to hear the case of former Malaysian External Intelligence Organisation (MEIO) director-general Hasanah Abdul Hamid who is charged with crimin...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — The High Court today fixed 15 days, from Feb 3 next year, to hear the case of former Malaysian External Intelligence Organisation (MEIO) director-general Datuk Hasanah ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — The Malaysian retail industry is expected to grow by 4.5 per cent this year compared with 3.9 per cent last year, due to the better business sentiment with China.
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Apple Inc put its flagship product, the iPhone, ahead of distaste for the way Qualcomm Inc does business in settling a bitter, two-year legal dispute with the chipmaker.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Gadang Holdings Bhd shares rose 2.17% this morning after it bagged a contract worth RM38.52 million to build a tiered bridge connecting the northern and southern sites of Tun ...
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LONDON, April 17 — Italian stocks and government bonds sold off yesterday after a Bank of Italy official said the country's deficit would rise to 3.4 per cent of GDP in 2020 — thereby breaching Eu...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of Gadang Holdings Bhd rose on Wednesday morning after securing RM38.5mil contract to build bridge in Tun Razak Exchange Development (TRX).
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IPOH: Pangkor Island will get its duty-free status on Jan 1, 2020.
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CYBERJAYA: Malaysia is mulling the idea of having a high-speed rail (HSR) service from Johor Baru to Penang or even to the border with Thailand in the future.
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PETALING JAYA: Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh (pic) is showing no signs of slowing down.
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SINGAPORE: Hopes of luring back global investors to a battered stock market are dimming by the day for Malaysia. The benchmark FBM KLCI is down 14% from a record in May 2018 and it’s the worst major market in the world so far this year, having slipped 3.4%. That’s even amid a rally in global equities spurred by the Federal Reserve’s dovish pivot and a potential trade deal between the United States and China. The gloomy outlook for Malaysian stocks isn’t likely to end anytime soon, says Samsung Asset Management Co.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Gadang Holdings Bhd has accepted a letter of award (LoA) to undertake contract works amounting to RM38.518mil from TRX City Sdn Bhd.In a filing with Bursa Malaysia, it said its wholly-owned subsidiary, Gadang Engineering (M) Sdn Bhd, received the LoA for the project.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The trade issue between Malaysia and the European Union (EU) over palm oil will not affect other forms of exports to the EU, says the Malaysia External Trade Development Corp (Matrade).
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): The trade issue between Malaysia and the European Union (EU) over palm oil will not affect other forms of exports to the EU, says the Malaysia External Trade Development Corpo...
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Like your pet who’s ailing and living out the last days of its life miserably, the 370Z isn’t any different and it’s time to just put it down.
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The government might have just given the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) the green light, but it looks like the KL-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project won’t be happening, for now.
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UNIVERSITI Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) on April 16 announced that Celcom Axiata Bhd has signed an agreement to join the IC5G, initiated by UTM and Ericsson in 2015, at its Kuala Lumpur campus.
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IPOH: Pangkor Island will get its duty-free status on Jan 1, 2020.
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The trade issue between Malaysia and the European Union over palm oil will not affect other forms of exports to the bloc, says the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade).
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Gadang Holdings Bhd has accepted a letter of award (LOA) today to undertake contract works amounting to RM38.518mil from TRX City Sdn Bhd.
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AS A market that has crossed 500 million internet users, the vast majority accessing the internet through their mobile devices, India is probably the most exciting mobile market in the world.
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Ever Huawei’s unveiling of its own 7nm SoC at IFA 2018 last year, the die lithography has been widely used in the manufacturing of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, Huawei’s Kiring 980, and Apple’s A...
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LONDON, April 16 — The euro fell today after several European Central Bank policymakers expressed doubt about a projected growth recovery in the second half of the year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Gadang Holdings Bhd has bagged a contract worth RM38.52 million to build a tiered bridge connecting the northern and southern sites of Tun Razak Exchange Development (TRX) fro...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today questions the decision by the new government to include part of Negeri Sembilan in the new route for the East Coast Rail Lin...
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IPOH (April 16): The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah, said today development is not a licence legalising the destruction of the environment.
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IPOH: The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah (pix), said today development is not a licence legalising the destruction of the environment.
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TWO blocks of urban housing along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman (TAR), Kuala Lumpur have been unveiled in a pilot housing project aimed at helping the lower income B40 group, says Kuala Lumpur mayor Datuk Nor Hisham Ahmad Dahlan.
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SHANGHAI: Toyota premiered its C-HR and IZOA battery electric vehicles (BEVs) at Auto Shanghai 2019.
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Barely a day after Toyota announced the China-only electric C-HR at the Auto Shanghai 2019, Honda has responded with the world premiere of its contender - the X-NV Concept, a concept model of its upc...
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With China's appetite for electric vehicles growing at an exponential rate (and properly implemented government incentives in tandem), it makes sense for manufacturers to develop electric vehicles fo...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 16): A high-speed train project is not "really necessary" for Malaysia at the moment as it is only connecting between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir M...
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PUTRAJAYA: A high-speed train project is not “really necessary” for Malaysia at the moment as it is only connecting between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — The trade issue between Malaysia and the European Union (EU) over palm oil will not affect other forms of exports to the EU, says the Malaysia External Trade Development Co...
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SINGAPORE: Hopes of luring back global investors to a battered stock market are dimming by the day for Malaysia’s government.
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A high-speed train project is not "really necessary" for Malaysia at the moment as it is only connecting Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on Monday awarded London the right to host the rearranged 2019 world para swimming championships in September.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today fixed 15 days beginning Nov 18 for the trial of the alleged tampering of the 1Malaysia Development Berhad’s (1MDB) final audit report involving former prime m...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Kelington Group Bhd has secured new contracts worth a combined RM53mil, bringing its total job wins this year to RM146mil.
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CYBERJAYA: Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the high-speed rail (HSR) project between Malaysia and Singapore which was suspended last year is still on hold pending talks between the two governments.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today fixed 15 days beginning Nov 18 for the trial on the alleged tampering with of the 1MDB audit report involving former prime minister Najib Razak and former 1MDB ...
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CYBERJAYA - The proposed High Speed Rail (HSR) connecting Kuala Lumpur and Singapore is nice to have but not necessary for now, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday (April 16).
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CYBERJAYA: Malaysia does not feel that a high-speed rail (HSR) system is necessary for now, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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SINGAPORE (April 16): Hopes of luring back global investors to a battered stock market are dimming by the day for Malaysia’s government.
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Volvo vehicles across Europe will soon have the ability to communicate and warn each other of slippery road conditions or road hazards that may lie up ahead.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): The joint trial for former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and Arul Kanda Kandasamy for the alleged tampering of 1Malaysia Development Bhd's (1MDB) audit report for the ...
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GEORGE TOWN (April 16): The Department of Environment (DOE) has issued a conditional approval for the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) project, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said yesterday.
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The strategic fintech investment team of Eight Roads, the investment arm of Fidelity International, has made its first investment in India by investing US$4.5 million in tech-based wealth management s...
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TAIPEI, April 16 — Foxconn’s Chairman Terry Gou said today he is considering whether to run for Taiwan’s 2020 presidential election, a day after Reuters reported the tycoon planned to step down ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): The joint trial for former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and Arul Kanda Kandasamy for the alleged tampering of 1Malaysia Development Bhd's (1MDB) audit report for the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) yesterday awarded London the right to host the rearranged 2019 world para swimming championships in September.