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REVIEW: It can be reasonably concluded that the current round of US-China trade negotiations has all but crumbled following recent developments.
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Three central banks in the Asia-Pacific have reduced interest rates this week, offering monetary stimulus to the economy as the US-China trade war continues to pose downside risks to growth.
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The Mahathir Mohamad administration appears to have fired a decisive shot across the bow of the Johor royalty this past week, with the palace seemingly making a hasty retreat after alleged land-grab e...
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HONG KONG/SHANGHAI: China’s stocks rallied as Beijing took steps to stabilise the market after the U.S. imposed additional tariffs on the nation’s goods. The yuan strengthened.
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The Honor 20 is launching on the 21st of May 2019 and the Huawei sub-brand has dropped more details of its new flagship device.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 10): Shares in Industrial mold manufacturer MQ Technology Bhd jumped 12.50% in active trade this morning after it acquired a 19% equity interest in Mongolia-based gaming business gro...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 10 — Bursa Malaysia opened slightly higher today with investors keeping their eyes open on the ongoing US-China trade talks, which ends today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: MQ Technology Bhd jumped 12% in early trade Friday after announcing its plan to venture into the business in Mongolia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): The FBM KLCI rose 0.52% at the midday break today, as regional markets recovered slightly, while Axiata Group Bhd and Digi.Com Bhd lifted the local index.
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PETALING JAYA: European and Asian equity markets around the world were routed after US President Donald Trump issued fresh tariff threats against China.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): The FBM KLCI closed 4.5 points or 0.27% lower amid weaker Asian stock markets after US President Donald Trump threatened to raise US tariffs on Chinese goods.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — US President Donald Trump’s vow to hike tariffs on US$200 billion of Chinese goods last week to speed up the trade talks dragged down Asian equities, including Bursa Malaysia...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): Kenanga Investment Bank Bhd (Kenanga IB) has projected Malaysia's gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2019 to slow to 4.5%, from 4.7% in 2018.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Key Asian markets were routed on Monday after US President Donald Trump issued more tariff threats against China but Bursa Malaysia managed to close off its intra-day lows.
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FBM KLCI closes down 4.5 points at 1,632.80
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SHAH ALAM: DAP has expressed confidence in Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s leadership in resolving problems with the Johor royal family.
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PETALING JAYA: The Tunku Mahkota of Johor, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, has challenged those who allegedly want to “finish off” the royalty to go all out.
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Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim today alluded to efforts to "finish off" the royalty which he alleged were being plotted by a "Kadir" "Kadir, I know about the meeting in Menara Ilham.
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JOHOR BAHRU: The Bukit Chagar land issue connected with the Rapid Transit System (RTS) should be settled in the best way possible without incurring extra costs, said former Johor state executive counc...
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Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim today lamented that the good his father Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar had done, including giving up many lands to the people and government, was not hig...
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Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar today said he did not know that a parcel of land belonging to him in Bukit Chagar was involved in the proposed Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RT...
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PETALING JAYA: The Sultan of Johor has expressed regret over reports suggesting that ownership of a plot of land involved in the construction of the Rapid Transit System (RTS) to link Johor Bahru and ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 4 — Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar today said he was not aware that a parcel of land belonging to him in Bukit Chagar was involved in the proposed Johor Baru Rapid Tran...
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JOHOR BARU: Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar is willing to hand over his plot of land in Bukit Chagar to the government without any cost if it is involved in the Rapid Transit System (RTS) project.
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A parcel of land intended for the Rapid Transit System (RTS) between Johor Bahru and Singapore was transferred to the Johor sultan just two days after he consented to its realignment.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will try to reclaim before mulling to buy the land, purportedly in the name of Sultan of Johor, for the Rapid Transit System (RTS) project, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said yesterday that his government is keen to take hold of a 4.5ha plot of land in Bukit Chagar in Johor, to build the Rapid Transit System (...
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Mercedes-Benz Malaysia is at it again, with not one but three AMG models launched together at the Sepang International Circuit.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will try to claim the land in Bukit Chagar for the Rapid Transit System (RTS) project with Singapore before considering to purchase it as the property is purportedly in the name of the Johor Sultan, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 3): Plans to review the Rapid Transit System (RTS) from Johor Bahru to Singapore have revealed that a tract of land in Bukit Chagar is currently “in the name” of Johor ruler Sult...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today the government will demand that the 4.5-hectare piece of land in Bukit Chagar, Johor be used for the Johor Baru Rapid Transit ...
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FRANKFURT, May 3 — New car registrations in Germany fell back in April, official data showed today, in a sign the vital industry is still grappling with tougher emissions tests and a broader economi...
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ZURICH: Reinsurer Swiss Re AG’s reported an unexpected 6 percent fall in quarterly net profit on Friday as claims from large losses offset higher net premiums and a solid return on investments.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal and members of the state exco paid a visit to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad at his office in Putrajaya earlier today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A new problem over a plot of land linked to the construction of the 4km rail link between Johor Bahru and Singapore is threatening to open up another frontier in Putrajaya’s ongoing sp...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) maintained its uptrend at mid-afternoon, buoyed by continuous buying mainly in selected blue chips such as Maybank, Axiata and Hartalega...
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Putrajaya's review of the plans to construct the Rapid Transit System (RTS) from Johor Bahru to Singapore had hit an unexpected snag, according to sources.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Bursa Malaysia’s blue chips managed to recoup some of their early losses to end higher at mid-day, lifted by some buying interest.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Malaysia has recorded the highest month-on-month (m-o-m) export growth since April 2010 when exports in March this year grew by 26.2 per cent while total trade surged by 25.9 p...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI erased earlier losses to end morning trading in the green following the release of better-than-expected Malaysian trade data.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Bursa Malaysia continued the downtrend at mid-morning, weighed down by selling in selected blue chips including Public Bank, Genting and Nestle.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 3): The local note, ringgit opens lower today as investors stay on the sidelines, waiting for the overnight policy rate (OPR) announcement by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) on May 7.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — The local note, ringgit opens lower today as investors stay on the sidelines, waiting for the overnight policy rate (OPR) announcement by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) on May 7.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The local note, ringgit opens lower today as investors stay on the sidelines, waiting for the overnight policy rate (OPR) announcement by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) on May 7.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): Shares in ARB Bhd (ARBB), formerly known as Aturmaju Resources Bhd jumped 8.49% in active trade this morning after it returned to the black with a record quarterly net profit of ...
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SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s stock market and currency are set for a rebound from their slump following the election almost a year ago, said Nazir Razak, former chairman of Malaysia’s second...
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SEOUL: South Korea's factory activity rebounded in April helped by a boost in hiring, snapping five months of contraction, a private manufacturing survey showed on Thursday.
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SANDAKAN: The Finance Ministry has agreed to place a tax-free exemption on the export duty on crude palm oil from May 1 until Dec 31, says Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok.
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NEW YORK, April 30 — Despite appealing to America’s love affair with bacon and donuts, McDonald’s reported a dip in first-quarter profits today.
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HALF of the banks listed on Bursa Malaysia have fallen below book value, prompting questions as to why and whether they now make for a more attractive investment case.
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KUALA LUMPUR: PublicInvest research has maintained its neutral call on AirAsia X Bhd with a target price of 23 sen following its 5% year-on-year (y-o-y) contraction in 1QFY19 traffic volume.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAI) is one of the biggest threats affecting the quality of healthcare and patient safety in hospitals in the country, according to Deputy Health Mini...
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In the PC industry, it’s normal for OEM partners and component makers to be in possession with engineering samples of a CPU or a graphics card to bench their upcoming products with.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 29 — Public Bank Bhd recorded a slightly higher net profit for the first quarter (Q1) ended March 31, 2019 of RM1.410 billion from RM1.405 billion recorded in the same quarter...
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KUALA LUMPUR: RHB Research expects a pick up in construction activity with the resumption of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) and Bandar Malaysia projects will have multiplier effects while an improvement in exports growth will see the economy picking up in the second half of 2019.
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PETALING JAYA: Economist Yeah Kim Leng has urged the government to consider easing the conditions for setting up businesses to help it attract foreign investments.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 25): IGB Real Estate Investment Trust (IGB REIT), which owns Mid Valley Megamall and Gardens Mall here, posted a marginal 0.94% increase in net property income (NPI) for its first ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 24): IGB Real Estate Investment Trust (IGB REIT), which owns Mid Valley Megamall and Gardens Mall here, posted a marginal 0.94% increase in net property income (NPI) for its first ...
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As the veil over Intel’s 9th generation Core processors has been lifted, many OEM partners such as MSI and ASUS have refreshed and launched new gaming notebooks with the new CPUs. In the case of Raz...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — Bursa Malaysia continued its uptrend at mid-afternoon today spurred on by bargain hunting in most index-linked counters, dealers said.
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GOMBAK: PKR president Anwar Ibrahim today admitted his reluctance to be finance minister at a time when the country is in dire financial straits.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said he would hesitate to accept the post of finance minister if this were offered when the country’s finances were in their current state.
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Renewed investment interest and projects to spur growth
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WALLINI • In a rural part of Indonesia's Java island, two orange-clad workers confer in Mandarin over plans to lay tracks on a stretch of a US$6 billion (S$8.1 billion) high-speed rail project betwe...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): The ringgit is seen moving between RM4.0605 and RM4.1425 against the US dollar in the near future amid moderating global economic growth expectation as markets take cue from t...
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KUALA LUMPUR: While all eyes are on the central bank’s next move regarding the overnight policy rate (OPR), the country’s second largest bank CIMB Group Holdings Bhd is not anticipating an interes...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): CIMB Group Holdings Bhd is allotting RM900 million capital expenditure (capex) for the financial year ending Dec 31, 2019 (FY19), which will be used to enhance its information...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Malaysia’s ringgit is poised to rebound as the sell-off fueled by fears of a capital outflow eases and focus returns to the economy’s solid fundamentals, according to some...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s ringgit is poised to rebound as the sell-off fueled by fears of a capital outflow eases and focus returns to the economy’s solid fundamentals, according to some currency watchers in the onshore market.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips edged higher early Friday with some buying support sees in Petronas Gas and Maybank while the broader market firmed up slightly.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian economy will bounce back in the second half after registering what is expected to be the slowest quarterly expansion since the second quarter of 2016 during the first three months of the year.
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ISLAMABAD, April 18 — Pakistan’s finance minister Asad Umar has stepped down from cabinet, he announced today, ahead of securing a crucial bailout deal with the International Monetary Fund.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): The gross issuance of Malaysian Government Securities (MGS) and Government Investment Issue (GII) in the primary market is expected to hover between RM120 billion and RM125 bi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 ― AmBank (M) Bhd is confident the government will not let the potential downgrade by FTSE Russell and Norway's sovereign wealth fund pullout from Malaysia's government bonds a...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia can expect an influx of investment from China now that the new deal on the East Coast Rail Link has been signed and the project will resume next month, says China's Ambassador to Malaysia Bai Tian.
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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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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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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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WASHINGTON, April 16 — American manufacturing was flat in March, which was good news after sharp declines in the prior two months that combined for a dismal first quarter, the Federal Reserve report...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) has forecast Malaysia's 2019 gross domestic product (GDP) to post a moderate growth of 4.5 per cent compared with 4.7 per cent last year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — The Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) has forecast Malaysia’s 2019 gross domestic product (GDP) to post a moderate growth of 4.5 per cent compared with 4.7...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) has forecast Malaysia’s 2019 gross domestic product (GDP) to post a moderate growth of 4.5 per cent compared with 4.7 per cent last year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 ― The benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) turned lower at lunch break today, amid weaker sentiment in the overall market.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — The FBM KLCI was marginally higher at mid-morning today on buying interest in heavyweights led by MISC and Petronas Chemicals.
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JOHOR BARU: Two oil tankers were detained by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) in the waters of Tanjung Penyusop, Kota Tinggi, today, for dropping anchor without permission.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 15): The Federal Land Development Authority (FELDA) will hold an engagement session with settlers in the near future to hear their views on the agency’s new direction following the ...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) will hold an engagement session with settlers in the near future to hear their views on the agency’s new direction following the recent tabl...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 15): The Federal Land Development Authority (FELDA) will hold an engagement session with settlers in the near future to hear their views on the agency’s new direction following the ...
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Felda will hold an engagement session with settlers in the near future to hear their views on the agency’s new direction following the recent tabling of its White Paper.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 15 — The Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) will hold an engagement session with settlers in the near future to hear their views on the agency’s new direction following th...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) extended last week's gains to open higher today, driven by positive catalysts on the local market in line with an uptrend on the regi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Eduspec Holdings Bhd saw its shares surged in early trade Monday, but it wasn’t clear what drove the sudden rush.
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NEW YORK: U.S. stocks closed near record highs on Friday after the largest U.S. bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co, soothed worries that the first-quarter earnings season would dampen Wall Street's big rally back from last year's slump.
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NEW YORK, April 13 ― US stocks closed near record highs yesterday after the largest US bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co, soothed worries that the first-quarter earnings season would dampen Wall Street's bi...
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Malaysian telcos show that it's possible to hit wireless broadband speeds between 1-5Gbps using 5G, during their testing for the coming 5G Malaysia Showcase.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI rebounded into positive territory in early trade today, led by Tenaga Nasional, which rose 1.7 per cent to RM12.26 after losing four per cent at...
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Acer is known to come out with plenty of outrageous features and products, especially through its Predator gaming lineup.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): theedgemarkets.com highlighted eight stocks with negative momentum at Bursa Malaysia's afternoon market close today.