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KUALA LUMPUR: The Economic Affairs Ministry will focus on developing new industries to drive the nation's economy to a higher level and in tune with current developments.
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NEW YORK, May 9 — Chevron Corp abandoned its pursuit of Anadarko Petroleum Corp today, outmanoeuvred by a higher rival bid of US$38 billion (RM159.8 billion) that included more than three times as m...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): Thirteen of the 16 land swap deals carried out during Barisan Nasional’s (BN) rule of Putrajaya involved his “predecessor, as well as the previous prime minister”, Defence ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Dr Mahathir Mohamad conceded the mistakes, damages and actions of the administration under Barisan Nasional (BN) is a major problem affecting the recovery of the country and the well-being ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today acknowledged that the rakyat is tired of hearing stories and reports on the misdeeds of the past Barisan Nasional (BN) government.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 9 — Malaysians may be “bored” hearing about Barisan Nasional’s (BN) misdeeds but it does not change the fact that it cost the country billions of ringgit, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohama...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): Thirteen of the 16 land swap deals carried out during Barisan Nasional’s (BN) rule of Putrajaya involved his “predecessor as well as the previous prime minister”, Defence M...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): Foreign holdings of Malaysian government bonds fell last month to their lowest level since January 2011 at RM162.3 billion or 21.9% of the total outstanding, according to UOB Glo...
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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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KUCHING, May 7 — Sarawak’s Ministry of Utilities has been allocated RM5.1 billion to carry out water and electricity supply projects over the next two years, its minister Datuk Seri Stephen Rundi ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 — Bursa Malaysia ended higher amid concerns over the US-China trade tensions, with Digi and Axiata in the limelight over their merger plan.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Shares in Bumi Armada Bhd topped the most actives list this morning after the firm said its joint venture (JV) company Shapoorji Pallonji Bumi Armada Godavari Pte Ltd (SPBAG) has...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): MIDF Research has revised its target price for Bumi Armada Bhd down by 10 sen to 25 sen while maintaining its 'Neutral' recommendation, saying operations will remain challenging...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): Bumi Armada Bhd said its joint venture (JV) company Shapoorji Pallonji Bumi Armada Godavari Pte Ltd (SPBAG) has been awarded a nine-year charter contract worth US$2.1 billion (RM...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng is confident that Malaysia is on the right track to strengthening the economy and fiscal status by 2021, leading the way to regaining its position...
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Australia's opposition leader Bill Shorten said on Sunday that if his party wins the May 18 election, wages will rise, more children will go to pre-school, small businesses will get more tax cuts and ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng is confident that Malaysia is on the right track to strengthen its economy and fiscal status by 2021, leading the way to regaining its position as an Asian ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng is confident that Malaysia is on the right track to strengthening the economy and fiscal status by 2021, and becoming an Asian Tiger.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 5 — Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng is confident that Malaysia is on the right track to strengthening the economy and fiscal status by 2021, leading the way to regaining its position...
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PETALING JAYA: Perlis mufti Asri Zainul Abidin has agreed to meet DAP leaders, including DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng, following his reported criticism of the party.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 3): Tourist arrivals from Arab countries increased sharply last year after Pakatan Harapan (PH) took over the country’s administration, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk M...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 3 — Tourist arrivals from Arab countries increased sharply last year after Pakatan Harapan (PH) took over the country’s administration, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's central bank is likely to cut its benchmark rate to 3% at a policy review on Tuesday to cope with a slowdown in growth, a slim majority of analysts in a Reuters poll said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 3): Malaysia's central bank is likely to cut its benchmark rate to 3.00% at a policy review on Tuesday, to cope with a slowdown in growth, a slim majority of analysts in a Reuters po...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on Friday (May 3) hit back at a Muslim organisation planning a mass rally on Saturday, saying these so-called defenders of Islam were nowhere t...
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SANDAKAN: The greatest achievement of the Pakatan Harapan-led (PH) government in its first year in office was putting an end to the infamy of Malaysia as a global kleptocracy and ensuring work-in-prog...
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SANDAKAN, May 3 ― The greatest achievement of the Pakatan Harapan-led (PH) government in its first year in office was putting an end to the infamy of Malaysia as a global kleptocracy and ensuring wo...
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WASHINGTON, May 3 — Alphabet Inc’s Google unit told a US House panel it spends hundreds of millions of dollars annually on content review and said it manually reviewed more than one million suspec...
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For the first four months of 2019, Perodua managed to deliver 82,700 units, which is not only 9.5% more than the same corresponding period in 2018 (75,500 units), but is the most number of vehicles th...
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IPOH, May 2 — DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang believes Pakatan Harapan (PH) has a long way to go in the fight against corruption despite restoring the pride of Malaysians, following the 1Malaysia Developm...
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LONDON, May 2 — Energy giant Royal Dutch Shell today said its net profit edged higher to US$6 billion (RM24.8 billion) in the first quarter, with gains capped by cooler oil prices and a dip in produ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 2 — Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) registered a strong performance for its financial year 2018 (FY18) ended December 31, 2018, achieving record revenue and earnings before i...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 1 — Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd’s (Perodua) sales momentum remains strong with a 9.5 per cent increase to 82,700 units for the January-April 2019 period compared with 75,50...
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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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JOHOR BARU: Former Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein (pix) today stressed that he himself, or family members or any individuals including his former officers should be charged if th...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 — RM4 billion was deposited into SRC International Sdn Bhd’s AmBank account over two tranches between August 2011 and March 2012, with money sourced from the Retirement Fund...
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JOHOR BARU, April 30 — Former Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein today stressed that he himself, or family members or any individuals including his former officers should be charged if...
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BANGI: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says the volume and value of property transactions increased by a marginal amount in 2018.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 30): Global sales of semiconductors fell 13% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019 to US96.8 billion, according to the US-based Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA). In a s...
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SINGAPORE (April 29): John Soh Chee Wen had given a presentation on the future business plans for Blumont Group at the offices of LionGold, according to ex-remisier Andy Lee Chee Wee.
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LONDON, April 29 — A rally in the dollar faltered today with strong US data doing little to lift the currency or convince investors that a slowdown in activity is over.
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KUCHING, April 29 — Sarawak Governor Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud today urged Sarawakians to support the state government’s efforts to reclaim their rights enshrined in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63)...
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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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PASIR MAS: The Pilgrims’ Fund Board or Tabung Haji (TH) recorded nearly RM1 billion in new deposits from its account holders after the rehabilitation and restructuring of the organisation by the Pak...
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The Pilgrims’ Fund Board or Tabung Haji (TH) recorded nearly RM1 billion in new deposits from its account holders after the rehabilitation and restructuring of the organisation by the Pakatan Harapa...
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PASIR MAS,  April 27 — The Pilgrims’ Fund Board or Tabung Haji (TH) recorded nearly RM1 billion in new deposits from its account holders after the rehabilitation and restructuring of the organisa...
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PETALING JAYA: The finance ministry today announced that it has allocated an additional RM42 million to help rubber smallholders in Sabah in view of the monsoon season.
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KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Group, through its entities CIMB Bank Bhd and CIMB Islamic Bank Bhd, have entered into a strategic partnership with Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Bhd (CGC) to provide small and medium enterprises (SMEs) access to RM2 billion in financing through CGC’s Portfolio Guarantee-i scheme.
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PETALING JAYA: Bersih 2.0 has rejected an Umno leader’s accusation that it is biased for not criticising the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government over its announcement of dozens of projects lined up for ...
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PETALING JAYA: Umno has thrown another brickbat at Pakatan Harapan (PH) after Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng responded to Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin’s criticism of his announcement of development pr...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 25): Malaysia will cash in on the healthy growth of medical tourism this year, with projected hospital revenue of RM1.8 billion from healthcare travellers generating an economic im...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government aims to generate RM1.8 billion in hospital earnings through healthcare tourism by the end of this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 25 — Malaysia aims to generate up to RM1.8 billion in hospital receipts from healthcare tourism this year, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 24): Salcon Bhd’s wholly-owned unit Salcon Engineering Bhd has secured a RM39.8 million works package from Pengurusan Aset Air Bhd (PAAB) to supply and install mild steel pipes f...
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BUTTERWORTH: A government-linked financier today indicated its willingness to provide financial assistance to tech start-ups in Malaysia, to stem the outflow of such initiatives to other countries.
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SEBERANG PERAI, April 24 — A government-linked financier, Malaysia Debt Ventures Berhad (MDV), is giving out loans to local startup technology companies in order to stop such companies from leaving ...
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SERI KEMBANGAN (April 23): “Unsold units” would be more appropriate a word than “overhang” to describe the current state of unsold completed properties in the country.
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SERI KEMBANGAN (April 23): “Unsold units” would be more appropriate a word than “overhang” to describe the current state of unsold completed properties in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): Salcon Bhd's wholly-owned unit Salcon Engineering Bhd (SEB) has secured a RM39.8 million works package from Pengurusan Aset Air Bhd (PAAB) to supply and install mild steel pip...
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PETALING JAYA (April 23): Malaysia has recorded a total of 32,313 units of unsold completed residential properties in 2018 valued at about RM19.8 billion.
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KUCHING, April 23 — Trade between Sarawak and China rose by 16.8 per cent to RM18.91 billion last year with exports from the state recording RM12.07 billion and imports at RM6.8 billion.
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From China to Singapore, foreign direct investment (FDI) has shown itself a strong force in economic development.
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MP SPEAKS | Tony Pua, the person who said that SST will lower the price of goods, wants to school me?
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): A storm is brewing for Malaysian bonds, as the threat of an US$8 billion outflow and a falling ringgit erode sentiment, even in the face of a likely interest-rate cut.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): AmInvestment Bank Research has maintained its our end-2019 FBM KLCI target of 1,820 points.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Not even a month into the second quarter of the year (2Q19), Bursa Malaysia has been tagged as the “worst performing major stock market of the year”.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 21): A storm is brewing for Malaysian bonds, as the threat of an US$8 billion outflow and a falling ringgit erode sentiment, even in the face of a likely interest-rate cut.
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SINGAPORE, April 19 ― Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has decided to terminate the collaboration agreement relating to the divestment of the Tuaspring integrated water and power plant (IWPP) with imme...
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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has said that the government is seriously considering paying monthly income supplements to employers, in order to encourage them to employ graduates and non-graduates.
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BRUSSELS, April 18 — Google today said users of its hugely popular Android devices would be offered a choice of five browsers and search engines as part of the company’s effort to meet EU competit...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Malaysian palm oil futures dropped on Thursday, in line to snap two sessions of gains, tracking weaker soyoil on the US Chicago Board of Trade and on profit-taking.
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KUALA LUMPUR • It was a one-two punch that has turned the Malaysian ringgit into Asia's worst performer this month.
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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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DUBAI: It was a one-two punch that has turned the ringgit into Asia’s worst performer this month.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Malaysia's currency and bonds weakened on Wednesday as investors worried the country's debt may be removed from a key global bond index, which could see billions of dollars le...
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LONDON: Malaysia could see outflows of almost US$8 billion (RM33.12 billion) if its bonds are downgraded by global index provider FTSE Russell, Morgan Stanley said in a research note.
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LONDON (April 17): Malaysia could see outflows of almost US$8 billion if its bonds are downgraded by global index provider FTSE Russell, Morgan Stanley said in a research note.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Malaysia could face an outflow risk of about US$4 billion by passive funds and an additional US$2-4 billion by active funds, should FTSE Russell drop Malaysian bonds from the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): It was a one-two punch that’s turned the Malaysian ringgit into Asia’s worst performer this month.
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DUBAI (BLOOMBERG) - It was a one-two punch that's turned the Malaysian ringgit into Asia's worst performer this month.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — The government has allocated RM6.3 billion to rescue Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) and another RM17.8 billion on a restructuring plan for Lembaga Tabung Haji...
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NEW BRUNSWICK (New Jersey) April 16 — Johnson & Johnson reported first-quarter revenue above analysts’ estimates today, driven partly by demand for its Stelara treatment for psoriasis and Crohn’...
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DUBAI, April 15 — Dubai’s Expo 2020 global trade fair is expected to give the United Arab Emirates an economic boost of over US$33 billion (RM135.8 billion), consultants Ernst and Young said in a ...
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PETALING JAYA: The government needs to do some clean-up and then build the right foundation for Malaysia to rise up and retake its place among the leading economies globally, Finance Minister Lim Guan...
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PETALING JAYA: The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) are upset by that the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the Pan-Island Link (PIL) has been approved ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia continued to experience net foreign selling for the third consecutive week as investors shifted their asset allocation into safe havens such as bonds and money market.
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Netflix’s market share value seems to have taken a dip after the announcement of Disney’s new live streaming service, Disney+. The brand lost as much as US$8 billion (~RM32.92 billion) or approxim...
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DETROIT: SoftBank Group Corp leader Masayoshi Son has much bigger ambitions for transportation than simply seeing his investment in Uber Technologies Inc turn into more than $13 billion when the company goes public next month.
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The global demand for rubber gloves is estimated to reach 300 billion gloves this year, with an expected annual growth of 12 per cent, according to the Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — Malaysia’s manufacturing sales grew 5.5 per cent in February 2019 to RM65.8 billion compared with last year’s RM62.3 billion, says the Department of Statistics.
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Since last November, Singaporean shoppers have been able to use their Nets ATM cards to pay for purchases in Malaysia, thanks to a partnership between Nets and Malaysian counterpart PayNet. There are ...
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GEORGE TOWN: A picture circulating on social media claiming many high-value factories are leaving Penang is fake, says the state’s investor relations agency.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa said there is no need to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) or get the Public Accounts Comm...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Felda, a Malaysian state agency overseeing farmers, will ask for about 6 billion ringgit ($1.5 billion) from the government to help turn itself around, according to a person familiar with the matter.
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PETALING JAYA - The Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) has lodged a police report claiming that former premier Najib Razak had cheated it into investing US$505 million (S$684 million) in an In...
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Announced in the middle of the Rantau polls campaign, news that the renegotiated East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) may be rerouted to Negeri Sembilan has courted criticism and scepticism that it is merely a...
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PETALING JAYA: Felda lodged a police report yesterday claiming it was cheated by Najib Razak into investing US$505 million (RM2.3 billion) in an Indonesian plantation firm owned by a friend of the for...
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SUBANG JAYA (April 8): Sunway Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) has received the green light from its shareholders for its proposal to acquire three tracts of land which house Sunway College and Sun...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): The reportedly critical state of the Federal Land Development Authority's (Felda) finances is having a profound impact on the 112,635 settlers nationwide.