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WASHINGTON, May 12 — President Donald Trump warned China yesterday that it should strike a trade deal with the United States now, otherwise an agreement would be “far worse for them if it has to b...
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 11 — Facebook is suing South Korean data analytics firm Rankwave to make sure it isn’t breaking the leading social network’s rules, the US company said yesterday.
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PETALING JAYA (May 10): Kuala Lumpur continues to be the fourth least expensive city in Asia to build in, according to the “International Construction Costs 2019” report published by Arcadis, the ...
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PETALING JAYA (May 10): Kuala Lumpur continues to be the fourth least expensive city in Asia to build in, according to the “International Construction Costs 2019” report published by Arcadis, the ...
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WASHINGTON, May 10 — US Customs and Border Protection said yesterday it would begin collecting a 25 per cent tariff on a US$200 billion (RM830.5 billion) category of Chinese imports at 12:01am EDT (...
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NEW YORK, May 10 — Wall Street's main indexes fell yesterday ahead of critical trade negotiations between the United States and China, though they pared losses significantly after US President Donal...
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WASHINGTON, May 9 — The US trade deficit widened in March, reversing the dip in February, but amid a high-stakes trade war the gap with China narrowed, according to government data released today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Neither Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) or the government have claimed the savings of RM21.5 billion for the improved East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project was purely from an element of o...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): MMC Corp Bhd had submitted a proposal to revise the Mass Rapid Transit 3 (MRT3), which is also known as the Circle Line, to the government at the end of last year, said the group...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): MMC Corp Bhd had submitted a proposal to revise the Mass Rapid Transit 3 (MRT3), which is also known as the Circle Line, to the government at the end of last year, said the group...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Neither Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) or the government have claimed the savings of RM21.5 billion for the improved East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project was purely from an element of overpricing.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng, after a year in power, said that he is fed up of spending too much time dealing with the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — Tun Daim Zainuddin was appointed to lead Malaysia in hammering out a new deal on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) with China but the former finance minister wasn’t the country...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) expects to work on a new feasibility study and environmental impact assessment (EIA) report for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) in the third quar...
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MP SPEAKS | DAP congratulates the people of Malaysia for making May 9, 2018 a historic change of government for the first time in 61 years, making possible a New Malaysia.
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COMMENT | Following a recent opinion piece published online, Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) wishes to point out that the improved deal for the 640km East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is rakyat-ce...
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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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SINGAPORE: A year after its shock election win, the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government is fighting perceptions that its management of the economy deserves poor marks.
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PETALING JAYA: MCA has alleged that Pakatan Harapan (PH) is lacking in innovativeness but says it is not complaining that the one-year-old government has decided to rebrand initiatives attributed to B...
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SINGAPORE/HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - A year after a shock election win, Malaysia's government is fighting perceptions that its management of the economy deserves poor marks.
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(May 9): A year after a shock election win, Malaysia’s government is fighting perceptions that its management of the economy deserves poor marks.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — The US$322 million (RM1.3 billion) received through the repatriation of 1MDB assets will be used to service the sovereign wealth fund’s total debts of RM51 billion.
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TOKYO, May 8 — Profits at Japanese car giant Toyota hit the skids despite record sales, the company admitted today, although it said it expected to accelerate out of trouble in the year ahead.
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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng hailed the recovery of RM1.5 billion from assets allegedly acquired using stolen 1MDB funds as an early step to resolving the scandal.
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Are you taking the MRT yet? I intend to take it more often and hopefully can make it on a weekly basis from June onwards.
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Daim Zainuddin has claimed Jho Low offered his help with regard to discussions with Beijing on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project but a spokesperson for the fugitive financier denied this.
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The prime minister’s special envoy to China, Daim Zainuddin, has denied that the revised East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) contract with China had come with strings attached as part of any quid pro quo ar...
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Indonesia’s homegrown behemoth Go-Jek in February revealed that it recorded over US$9 billion in annualized transactions for all its business segments by end-2018.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) will remain a loss-making enterprise for “years” despite its lower cost now, according to Tun Daim Zainuddin.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — Fugitive financier Low Taek Jho offered to help Malaysia’s negotiations with China over the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), Tun Daim Zainuddin asserted.
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LONDON, May 7 — Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP is facing a landmark, US$5 billion (RM20.75 billion) damages claim in England for being “woefully negligent” in the run-up to a 2015 dam failure...
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Indonesia’s homegrown behemoth Go-Jek in February revealed that it recorded over US$9 billion in annualized transactions for all its business segments by end-2018.
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Malaysia has recovered RM1.335 billion to date from the funds allegedly misappropriated from 1MDB to acquire assets in the US.
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HONG KONG (May 7): NagaCorp’s founder is giving investors a US$1.8 billion confidence boost.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 — It has been a long and frustrating year for industry executives.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 6): The Mass Rapid Transit 3 (MRT3) or Circle Line is still too costly to be revived, according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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MILAN/SINGAPORE (May 6): Norway’s Telenor and Malaysia’s Axiata have dialled up some pretty impressive numbers.
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AMSTERDAM (May 6): Telenor gains as much as 4.9% after the co said it entered into talks with Axiata about a possible combination of their Asian telecommunication operations.
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Norway's Telenor and Malaysia's Axiata Group are in talks to form a jointly-owned Asian telecoms company with close to 300 million customers, in a push to cut costs and boost growth, the companies sai...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 6): The Mass Rapid Transit 3 (MRT3) or Circle Line is still too costly to be revived, according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): The government is working on ways to alleviate the cost of living and job security issues faced by Malaysians, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUCHING, May 6 — Sarawak registered a total trade value of RM143.7 billion last year compared to RM137.6 billion in 2017, state Assistant Minister of International Trade and e-Commerce Datuk Naroden...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 5 — The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government saved RM3.5 billion just from not being corrupt, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 4): Putrajaya and Gamuda Bhd “are understood to have been in talks” about reviving Mass Rapid Transit Line 3 (MRT3) at a much lower price, reported The Edge Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — HSS Integrated Sdn Bhd (HSSI), an associate company of HSS Engineers Bhd, has been instructed by China Communications Construction (ECRL) Sdn Bhd to resume its services for the...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Ekuiti Nasional Bhd (Ekuinas) says it is ready to acquire stakes in subsidiaries of government-linked companies (GLCs) that it has identified.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 3): Ekuiti Nasional Bhd (Ekuinas) is looking to invest in subsidiaries of government-linked companies (GLCs), according to its chief executive officer Syed Yasir Arafat Syed Abd Kadi...
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US and Singaporean authorities are preparing to return more than RM930 million allegedly misappropriated from 1MDB, according to Bloomberg.
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The Finance Ministry will maintain the current 4.9 percent growth projection for the country this year, despite the latest Nikkei Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) reading indicated a pos...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 ― The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has maintained its current outlook on the nation's gross domestic product (GDP) growth at 4.9 per cent today, despite finance media outlet Nikkei'...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 3 — Putrajaya will not revive the cancelled RM3.5 billion National Immigration Control System (SKIN) concession agreement, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd (BIMB) has become the first bank in the country to offer zakat (tithe) payment service for its savings and investment account holders.
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NEW YORK, May 2 — Tesla Inc announced plans to raise up to US$2.3 billion (RM9.5 billion) in new capital today, easing Wall Street concerns over the electric carmaker’s ability to see through its ...
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NEW YORK, May 2 — Wall Street stocks were little changed early today following mixed earnings as investors looked ahead to key US jobs data.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Economist Prof Jomo Kwame Sundaram today called for the establishment of a political financing system in Malaysia to ensure that political parties no longer need to get money from corpor...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): The government today launched the RM500 million Public Transport Fund for public transportation operators to enhance existing infrastructure, especially for last mile connections...
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 2 — US mobile chipmaker Qualcomm yesterday said it expects a windfall of US$4.5 billion to US$4.7 billion (RM18.6-19.4 billion) this quarter from its recent settlement with Apple ...
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PORT KLANG (May 2): The decision to resume the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is expected to provide comfort to the local residents who have been facing traffic congestion and damage to infrastru...
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PORT KLANG: The decision to resume the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is expected to provide comfort to the local residents who have been facing traffic congestion and damage to infrastructure du...
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PETALING JAYA: The government will be able to create 50,000 job opportunities this year as the country’s total approved foreign direct investment has rose 48% to RM80.5 billion in 2018 from RM54.4 b...
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MELAKA (May 1): The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project needs to bring new industries and industrial sector development to the East Coast, which in turn, spurs economic growth that benefits the people...
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MEXICO CITY, May 1 — Mexican state oil company Pemex registered a loss of 35.7 billion pesos (RM7.8 billion) in the first quarter of 2019, it announced yesterday, falling back into the red despite a...
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NEW YORK, May 1 — General Electric reported better-than-expected quarterly profits yesterday, lifting hopes over its turnaround, even as it signalled a potential hit tied to the Boeing 737 MAX groun...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 — City Motors Group has signed a management agreement with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) to operate Holiday Inn Kuala Lumpur Bangsar, which will be part of Alfa Tower in...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 — The federal government will seek to create new jobs for Malaysians amid challenges posed by the digital revolution and technological advances, which may cause certain jobs t...
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PUTRAJAYA: Resolving the financial crisis facing the Pilgrims’ Fund Board or Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) is Pakatan Harapan’s biggest achievement after a year of administering the country, according ...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 30 — Resolving the financial crisis facing the Pilgrims’ Fund Board or Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) is Pakatan Harapan’s biggest achievement after a year of administering the countr...
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MALACCA: The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project needs to bring new industries and industrial sector development to the East Coast, which in turn, spurs economic growth that benefits the people, accor...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 30): Resolving the financial crisis facing the Pilgrims’ Fund Board or Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) is Pakatan Harapan’s biggest achievement after a year of administering the country,...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 — Co-opbank Pertama Malaysia Bhd (CBP) aims to give out RM3.5 billion worth of financing this year to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and cooperatives, up from RM2.6 billi...
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MELAKA: The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project needs to bring new industries and industrial sector development to the East Coast, which in turn, spurs economic growth that benefits the people, says Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali.
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The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project needs to bring new industries and industrial sector development to the East Coast and spur economic growth that benefits the people.
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MELAKA, April 30 ― The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project needs to bring new industries and industrial sector development to the East Coast, which in turn, spurs economic growth that benefits the p...
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MELAKA (April 30): The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project needs to bring new industries and industrial sector development to the East Coast, which in turn, spurs economic growth that benefits the peo...
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SINGAPORE: Singapore’s office market is running hot -- so much so that debt-laden Oxley Holdings Ltd. just sold a building for S$365 million ($268 million) more than it paid less than 18 months ago.
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SINGAPORE: Singapore’s office market is running hot -- so much so that debt-laden Oxley Holdings Ltd. just sold a building for S$365 million ($268 million) more than it paid less than 18 months ago.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 30): AmBank Research expects the ringgit (MYR) to trade between its support level of 4.1205 and 4.1247 while the resistance is pinned at 4.1378 and 4.1418.
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NEW YORK, April 30 — Google-parent Alphabet Inc missed Wall Street estimates for first-quarter revenue yesterday, amid increased scrutiny on the company's privacy practices and efforts to restrict a...
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NEW YORK, April 30 — Amazon.com Inc yesterday said it had leased office space and posted several jobs for its second headquarters outside Washington, DC, the start of more than a decade of investmen...
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BEIJING (April 29): The negotiations on the construction of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) by the previous Barisan Nasional government were not transparent and were conducted without any detailed st...
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The coming week will be a busy one on the trade front.
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BEIJING (April 29): The RM1 billion refund from China Communications Construction Co Ltd (CCCC) is the money that the previous government paid in advance before work on the East Coast Rail Link was do...
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(April 29): China likes to tout the virtues of its private sector, whose firms are the source of most new jobs and most economic growth in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 29 — Putrajaya has approved RM5.5 billion for the construction of a 415km-long road from Sarawak all the way to the northern tip of Borneo in Sabah, Works Minister Baru Bian disc...
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BEIJING: The federal government is to reveal details of the contract to carry out the East Coast Rail Link project, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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BEIJING: The negotiations on the construction of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) by the previous Barisan Nasional government were not transparent and were conducted without any detailed study, Prime M...
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The negotiations on the construction of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) by the previous BN government were not transparent and were conducted without any detailed study, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Moh...
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\ “It was the former Prime Minister (Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak) who conducted the negotiations, there was no due diligence, no feasibility study,” he told a Malaysian media conference at the end...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia will support business deals with China that promote fair trade and create jobs, International Trade and Industry Minister Darell Leiking said, describing bilateral ties between...
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BEIJING (April 28): The RM1 billion refund from China Communications Construction Co Ltd (CCCC) is the money that the previous government paid in advance before work on the East Coast Rail Link was do...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 28 — Critics of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) had warped the Pakatan Harapan government’s request to review the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project as distaste for Beijing...
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BEIJING (April 27): Malaysia can expect more investments from China, especially in the corridors along the East Coast Rail Line (ECRL) following the agreement inked between the Malaysian Investment De...
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BEIJING: Malaysia can expect more investments from China, especially in the corridors along the East Coast Rail Line (ECRL) following the agreement inked between the Malaysian Investment Development A...
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BEIJING (April 26): Malaysia can expect more investments from China, especially in the corridors along the East Coast Rail Line (ECRL) following the agreement inked between the Malaysian Investment De...