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NEW DELHI, June 16 — India today imposed higher tariffs on 28 items imported from the US, in retaliation to Washington’s recent withdrawal of trade privileges for New Delhi.
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KARUIZAWA, Japan, June 15 — Energy ministers from the Group of 20 major economies have shared concerns over attacks on tankers in the Gulf and will collaborate to maintain stability in the oil marke...
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WASHINGTON, June 15 ― The US Trade Representative's Office on Monday will kick off seven days of testimony from US retailers, manufacturers and other businesses about President Donald Trump's plan t...
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WASHINGTON: The U.S. Trade Representative's Office on Monday will kick off seven days of testimony from U.S. retailers, manufacturers and other businesses about President Donald Trump's plan to hit another $300 billion (£238 billion) worth of Chinese goods with tariffs
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WASHINGTON, June 14 — Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged US President Donald Trump in a letter yesterday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt Am...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 13): Malaysia stocks finished lower for the third straight trading session today amid lingering US-China trade woes and lack of fresh catalysts.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 13): The FBM KLCI fell 0.54% at the midday break today as losses including at Tenaga Nasional Bhd and Genting Bhd dragged the index lower in tandem with regional markets.
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TOKYO, June 13 — The yen gained broadly today as risk appetite ebbed in the broader markets and lifted the safe-haven Japanese currency, while the dollar held the bulk of its gains against other maj...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Profit-taking accelerated on the local market, dragging the FBM KLCI lower for the third consecutive day amid fading hopes for a trade deal at the G20 summit in Japan.
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WASHINGTON, June 12 — With under three weeks to go before proposed talks between the Chinese and US leaders, expectations for progress toward ending the trade war are low and sources say there has b...
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WASHINGTON, June 12 — With under three weeks to go before proposed talks between the Chinese and US leaders, expectations for progress toward ending the trade war are low and sources say there has b...
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LONDON: The dollar held above a recent two-and-a-half-month low on Tuesday as bets on an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve increased, although investors were wary of selling aggressively before a Group of 20 summit this month.
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LONDON, June 11 — The dollar held above a recent two-and-a-half-month low today as bets on an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve increased, although investors were wary of selling aggressively...
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TOKYO, June 11 ― Asian stocks made modest gains today after the Trump administration shelved plans for tariffs against Mexico, lifting Wall Street, however, fresh US trade threats against China are ...
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TOKYO, June 11 ― The dollar was largely steady against other major currencies today, but investor appetite for risk was kept in check after US President Donald Trump renewed his tariff threats towar...
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TOKYO: Asian stocks made modest gains on Tuesday after the Trump administration shelved plans for tariffs against Mexico, lifting Wall Street, however, fresh U.S. trade threats against China are expected to limit any major investor sentiment boost.
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WASHINGTON, June 11 ― US President Donald Trump said yesterday he was ready to impose another round of punitive tariffs on Chinese imports if he cannot make progress in trade talks with China's Pres...
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WASHINGTON/BEIJING: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was ready to impose another round of punitive tariffs on Chinese imports if he cannot make progress in trade talks with China's President at a Group of 20 summit later this month.
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China is open for more trade talks with Washington but has nothing to announce about a possible meeting between the Chinese and US leaders at this month’s G20 summit, the Foreign Ministry said on Mo...
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FUKUOKA, June 9 — Finance leaders from the world’s top economies today adopted new principles to ensure countries that lend and borrow for infrastructure spending do so in a sustainable manner, a ...
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FUKUOKA, June 9 — Group of 20 finance leaders agreed to describe trade and geopolitical tensions as “intensified” and pledged to take further action to address these economic risks, three G20 so...
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NEW YORK, June 7 ― Major world stock indexes and oil prices jumped yesterday as investor optimism grew following a report that the United States is considering a delay in imposing tariffs on Mexican...
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TOKYO, June 6 — Top financial policymakers from the world’s 20 most powerful nations gather this weekend in Japan as a protracted US-China trade war clouds the global economy with no end in sight.
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Privacy issues, including threats of kidnapping against the family of lawmakers' who declare their wealth, are commonly cited as reasons for them refusing to make their assets public.
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KAJANG: Police have busted a major drug processing lab in the Bukit Angkat industrial area here, and seized drugs worth RM17.53mil.
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AS the prosecution intends to bring in 40 more witnesses to testify in the trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak relating to funds of SRC International Sdn Bhd, the High Court has set ...
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BEIJING, May 31 — China’s President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump are likely to find it “difficult” to make major progress towards ending their countries’ trade war when they meet...
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MELAKA: A cultural centre is in the works to highlight the traditions and heritage of the Melaka Portuguese.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Terengganu’s Sultanah Nur Zahirah has sought to have her RM300 million lawsuit against investigative journalist Clare Rewcastle-Brown and two others decided through points of law witho...
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SHAH ALAM: Puspakom is offering free voluntary vehicle inspections in conjunction with the Aidilfitri celebration until June 2.
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SHAH ALAM, May 25 — Puspakom Sdn Bhd (Puspakom) once again is offering free voluntary vehicle Inspection in conjunction with the Aidilfitri celebration.
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Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow will be attending a United Nations event to learn from experts on how the state can improve further economically, environmentally and sustainably, said his press se...
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WASHINGTON, May 23 ― The United States is at least a month from enacting its proposed tariffs on US$300 billion (RM1.25 trillion) in Chinese imports as it studies the impact on American consumers, U...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who is facing seven charges involving SRC International Sdn Bhd’s funds totalling RM42mil, has completed 30% of its process.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): The prosecution in former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak's SRC International Sdn Bhd trial says it will be calling in 40 more witnesses to testify in the upcoming days of the pr...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak (pix) who is facing seven charges involving SRC International Sdn Bhd’s funds totalling RM42 million is 30% complete.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who is facing seven charges involving SRC International Sdn Bhd's funds totalling RM42mil, has completed 30% of its process.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): The prosecution in former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak's SRC International Sdn Bhd trial says it will be calling in 40 more witnesses to testify in the upcoming days of the pr...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 ― Datuk Seri Najib Razak's first-ever criminal trial involving RM42 million of a former 1MDB unit's funds was extended today into August, with the prosecution also set to call i...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): The FBM KLCI remained in negative territory at mid-morning today, dragged by losses including at Hartalega Holdings Bhd and Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB). At 10.01am, th...
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US President Donald Trump will visit South Korea next month for a summit with President Moon Jae In expected to focus on North Korea and the bilateral alliance, both sides announced Wednesday.
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NEW YORK: Equity markets will need to drop at least 10% for President Trump to talk up the prospects of a G-20-timed deal with China, according to a Raymond James policy analyst.
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WASHINGTON: The US prepared to hit China with new tariffs even as President Donald Trump said he’ll meet his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at next month’s G-20 summit, an encounter that could prove pivotal in a deepening clash over trade.
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WASHINGTON, May 12 — US President Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping could meet next month on the sidelines of the G20 summit to hash out their differences on trade, but no new talks are schedule...
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Just two weeks ago, Beijing and Washington were on track for an agreement to end their tariff dispute. Then everything changed.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): In just a year of his tenure as Malaysia's seventh prime minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been recognised as one of the world's most influential men.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 — In just a year of his tenure as Malaysia's seventh prime minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been recognised as one of the world’s most influential men.
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KUALA LUMPUR: In just a year of his tenure as Malaysia’s seventh prime minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been recognised as one of the world’s most influential men.
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JOHOR BARU: People planning to balik kampung have already started buying bus tickets to their home towns ahead of the upcoming festive rush.
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SIBU, May 11 — A woman, believed to be a Filipino, who was suffering from depression was persuaded not to jump from the fourth-floor of a building in Jalan Kampung Nyabor, this morning.
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Work on the long-abandoned Plaza Rakyat project in Jalan Pudu, Kuala Lumpur is expected to begin soon, A 43% stake in the developer - Profit Consortium Sdn Bhd is being bought by China-based Guangzhou...
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An Ampang magistrate's court has discharged and acquitted Datuk Seri Liow Soon Hee after he paid a RM2,000 compound to two Rela members, whom he had allegedly assaulted.Magistrate Mohamad Firdaus Sadi...
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SHAH ALAM: Kuala Lumpur Hospital forensic expert, Dr Ahmad Hafizam Hasmi who was allowed to testify again in the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim said he disagreed with some...
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SHAH ALAM: The inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim resumed yesterday after a two-week hiatus with forensics expert Dr Ahmad Hafizam Hasmi being recalled to the coroner’s court.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The trial of a 31-year-old Datuk Seri over the assault of two Rela members ended in handshakes, with the victims receiving RM2,000 each and an acquittal.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 10): Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) is urging local contractors that have a CIDB Grade G3 to G7 with a minimum of 2 Star SCORE rating to participate in a pre-qualification exercise...
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Loss-making Harn Len Corp Bhd, which is disposing of its 5,249.7-acre oil palm estate in Pahang, will continue its plantation business in the state, contrary to its earlier plan to exit the Peninsular Malaysia market.
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LONDON, May 10 — British finance minister Philip Hammond said today he was hopeful the United States and China would step back from a potential trade war that risked causing very serious damage to B...
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LONDON, May 10 — Britain’s economy grew by 0.5 per cent in the first quarter, boosted by companies stockpiling ahead of Brexit, official data showed today.
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HONG KONG, May 10 — Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani has snapped up the storied British toy store Hamleys from its Chinese owners for US$88 million (RM365.5 million), the latest in a dizzying splu...
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SINGAPORE: Malaysia's tourism receipts hit a record high of RM84.1bil in 2018, an increase of 2% from a year earlier.
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SHAH ALAM, May 10 — Kuala Lumpur Hospital forensic expert, Dr Ahmad Hafizam Hasmi who was allowed to testify again in the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim said he disagr...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 10 — In a bid to spur local firms to participate in the construction of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), project owner Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) said it will introduce a Pre...
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KUALA LUMPUR: An Ampang magistrate's court here has discharged and acquitted a Datuk Seri accused of assaulting two Rela members in 2017 after he paid a RM2,000 compound to each victim.
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PORT DICKSON: Two individuals, both with previous a record of drug-related offences, may face the death penalty after they were arrested for allegedly being in possession of drugs.
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Maxis and Malaysia Airlines have officially entered into a partnership.
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TOKYO: Just hours ahead of Uber Technologies Inc’s market debut, the ride-hailing company’s biggest shareholder, Masayoshi Son’s SoftBank Group Corp, is already reaping rewards, if only on paper.
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SINGAPORE (Bernama): Singapore Thursday (May 9) confirmed one imported case of monkeypox infection in the republic.
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LUMUT (Bernama): The Marine police foiled an attempt by 41 Indonesian illegal immigrants who were trying to exit the country without proper papers in Hutan Melintang, some 90km from here Wednesday (May 8).
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): The United Nations (UN) will take out Malaysia’s name from from the list of nations which are signatories to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) after th...
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PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Najib Razak has rubbished a report that “gave the impression” that he and his family have 27 luxury cars, 29 bank accounts and a property in the Klang Valley s...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Seremban PKR chief Dr Ahmad Azam Hamzah was sworn in as a senator today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9: Inta Bina Group Bhd has bagged a contract to build two blocks of serviced apartments from Southville City Sdn Bhd for RM178.2 million.
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Volkswagen is already taking orders for the first model from its purpose-built, fully electric ID range in 29 EU member states, with initial deliveries expected to happen in the middle of 2020.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): FGV Holdings Bhd said an agreement relating to business compliance and human rights programmes it signed with two government agencies has lapsed upon its expiry on March 29.
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Seremban PKR chief Dr Ahmad Azam Hamzah was sworn in as a senator today.
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KUCHING, May 9 — After the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) debacle, the Sarawak government promised it will fully cooperate with the parliamentary select committee to come up with comprehensive amend...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The United Nations (UN) will take out Malaysia’s name from the list of nations which are signatories to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) after the UN complete...
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TOKYO: Japan's Nikkei fell for a fourth day to a six-week low as investors remained cautious ahead of the next round of U.S-China trade talks, while SoftBank Corp and Yahoo Japan were under the spotlight after their alignment news.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 9 — The Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into the discovery of temporary transit camps and graves in Wang Kelian, Perlis, enters its eighth day with the 23rd witness taking the stand...
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PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Najib Razak and his wife Rosmah Mansor can apply to the High Court to return the movable properties seized by the police last year if they can prove that these wer...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — The joint trial of Datuk Seri Najib Razak and former Treasury secretary-general Tan Sri Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah over six criminal breach of trust (CBT) charges involving RM...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 9 — The Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into the discovery of temporary transit camps and graves in Wang Kelian, Perlis, enters its eighth day with the 23rd witness taking the stand...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia will have a much more difficult time raising key foreign policy issues that they are concerned about, if they are not a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC), says Human Rights Watch.
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With the revival of several big-ticket Barisan Nasional projects in April, the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government has signalled a pivot towards growth just 12 months after setting a tone that emphasised ...
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SHAH ALAM: Police have detained 16 people, including a mastermind, involved in a local Macau scam in the Klang Valley.
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PETALING JAYA: The United Nations will remove Malaysia from the list of signatories of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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LONDON: British companies' demand for staff rose at the slowest rate since 2012 last month, according to a survey on Thursday that suggested the labour market, a bright spot in the economy ahead of Brexit, might be losing its shine.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A challenge will be made against two civil applications brought by the government to forfeit RM133mil in cash, jewellery and other luxury items seized from Datuk Seri Najib Razak, his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor and 16 others, which were said to have been bought using money from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court was told that the Retirement Fund Incorporated (KWAP) had never dealt with any company providing incomplete information with regards to loans, as what happened in the case of SRC International Sdn Bhd.
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IBM Corp has pledged to the world’s IT developers and executives to keep Red Hat Inc as an independently run company, according to its chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) Ginni Rometty.
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PETALING JAYA • Malaysia's government and police have filed two civil forfeiture suits against former prime minister Najib Razak, his wife Rosmah Mansor and several others to seize RM711 million (S$...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — A witness in Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s ongoing trial today conceded that he did not personally know if SRC International Sdn Bhd had used money borrow from civil servants’ p...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — The United Nations (UN) has been officially informed of Malaysia’s decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), the Foreign Ministry ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) will revise its base lending rate (BLR) and base rate (BR) by 20 basis points (bps) effective tomorrow in line with the cut in Bank Negara Malaysia ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): The public prosecutor today called Malayan Banking Bhd KL Main Branch assistant branch manager Halijah Abdul Wahab to the High Court to verify a series of transactions involving ...
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Malaysia has written to the United Nations (UN) to inform it of its decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on April 29, said Putrajaya.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak will challenge the two civil forfeiture suits filed by Putrajaya and the police against him and several others, said his lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee A...
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PETALING JAYA: The United Nations will remove Malaysia as a signatory of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC).