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Only 800 units of the Stinger GTS will be available and they be had either purely as a rear-wheel drive or opt for the new all-wheel drive system.
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BUTTERWORTH: The upcoming Asiawater 2020 Expo and Forum is the 11th edition of the event and will feature 2,000 local and international exhibitors and 11 international and regional pavilions.
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Back in January this year, we have discovered that TM has increased the throttle speed for its unifi Basic 30Mbps plan as well as the pricing for the plan’s add-on passes.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Pikom, the National (ICT) Association of Malaysia, is supportive of the government’s stance to impose a 6% digital tax on foreign service providers as of Jan 1, 2020.
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KOTA KINABALU: More pragmatic approaches, including amending immigration laws, may expedite the resolution of documentation issues in Sabah, says the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam).
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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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BMW Malaysia today unveiled the BMW i3s, its first Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) at the ongoing (MARii) Malaysia Autoshow 2019.
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PETALING JAYA: Enamelled copper wire and rod manufacturer Ta Win Holdings Bhd is set to expand its production capacity and manufacture high-margin products, following its latest partnership to make cables using electron beam irradiation technology in Malaysia.
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BMW Group Malaysia has just unveiled the BMW i3s, the first Battery Electric Vehicle or in other words a pure electric vehicle at the 2019 Malaysia Autoshow in MAEPS, Serdang.
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MALAYSIA is growing on Gokhan Ogut, who has travelled the world for work and with his family.
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Drunken shopping is a multibillion-dollar industry in the US. Here are some weird things Americans bought while inebriated.
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The nationwide move, which will see a switch from the traditional light bulbs to LED units, is said to be able to save as much as 50% of energy.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad (pix) said the government is considering introducing a bill on urban renewal to facilitate the redevelopment of old townships in the city.
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The government is looking to have all streetlights in Malaysia use LED lamps.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Federal Territories Minister Khalid Samad says Putrajaya is considering a new piece of legislation dealing specifically with urban renewal, to facilitate the redevelopment of old buildin...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 7): The government will introduce light-emitting diodes (LED) for streetlights in stages beginning September, The Star reported Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaru...
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KUALA LUMPUR: All roads nationwide will be lit with LED lamps, instead of the traditional light bulbs, in a move to save energy by as much as 50%.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow is confident of attracting more investments this year after a 46% drop in capital investments in the state last year.
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PETALING JAYA: The government has been urged to suspend tax on cigarettes for the next three years to deal with the sale of contrabands in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Foreign agencies in countries like China have expressed interest in financing Malaysia’s rent-to-own schemes, and agreements could be signed as early as this month, says Hous...
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LANGKAWI: Police have opened an investigation paper to uncover the cause of death of three members of a family in a fire at a house at Pangkalan Jeti Nelayan Sungai Tepi, near Bukit Malut, here this m...
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Bus aggregator Shuttl has raised 499 million rupees (US$7.2 million) from Sequoia Capital India, Lightspeed India Partners, and Times Internet, according to filings with India’s Registrar of Compani...
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PETER Tabichi (pic), a Maths and Physics teacher from a remote village in Kenya, was chosen as winner of the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2019, which is worth US$1mil, out of 10,000 teachers...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has taken action on 2,823 social media accounts which were involved in fraudulent activities from 2018 until the middle of t...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Assets worth RM19.9 billion transferred from Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) to a special purpose vehicle (SPV) have not been liquidated, according to Minister in the Prime Minister’s Departm...
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PETALING JAYA: A child rights activist has urged parents to boost efforts to monitor their children’s online activities following a study showing that almost 80% of Malaysian youth want to watch por...
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IPOH: Two trailers caught fire at Km257 of the North-South Expressway (NSE) southbound near the Menora Tunnel this morning, causing a massive 9 km long jam.
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SERDANG: Malaysians Against Pornography (MAP) should clarify the methodology of its study which found about 80% of children aged between 10 to 17 intentionally watched pornography in 2018.
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That Charles Tan of kopiandproperty.com (yeah, that’s me) said that one should buy within one’s affordability and upgrade when we earn higher salaries in the future.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): Prestar Resources Bhd is eyeing highway and associated road projects to deal with the margin squeeze it is currently facing, and the future earnings dilution from the proposed...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 16): The slowdown in the property market is largely due to the problem of financing as demand remained intact, said the Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA). Its President E...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): The slowdown in the property market is largely due to the problem of financing as demand remained intact, said the Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA). Its President E...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14) Greatech Technology Bhd, an industrial automation solutions provider and equipment maker, has been given the all-clear by Bursa Malaysia to proceed with its initial public off...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s oil and gas reserves are expected to last 10 years based on the annual average production rate, the economic affairs minister told the Dewan Rakyat today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Almost 80% of patients seeking treatment at the National Heart Institute (IJN) are public patients, and it certainly does not lean towards profit-driven private care, says IJN CEO Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Azhari Yakub.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): Malaysian oil palm grower Sime Darby Plantation Bhd plans to boost its refining capacity and produce more higher-margin products in a bid to cut its exposure to volatile palm ...
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THE country achieved another first last month, with the release of the National Wage Index (NWI), a statistical indicator that measures the changes in remuneration of various jobs and occupations in t...
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With all the buzz around Kylie Jenner overtaking Mark Zuckerberg as the youngest self-made billionaire, we checked out Forbes’ 2019 Billionaire List, wondering how many Malaysians are on that list t...
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PETALING JAYA: PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang has denied that the cooperation between his party and Umno will threaten non-Malays, saying it will ensure Malays remain united despite their political di...
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PETALING JAYA: PKR political bureau members are pushing for Dr Streram Sinnasamy to contest in the upcoming Rantau state by-election because of the composition of the electorate, a source close to the...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Palm oil prices are likely to be supported in 2019 by rising consumption, falling inventories and slowing growth in production of the edible oil, a leading industry analyst told Reuters ...
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I hope first-time home buyers read enough articles (personal finance, property blogs, etc) to understand that even if it may not be the best time ever (in our lifetime) to buy a property, it is defini...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 5): Crop-friendly weather over the last few months in top palm oil producers Indonesia and Malaysia will help drive up output of the edible oil, traders and industry players said, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Crop-friendly weather over the last few months in top palm oil producers Indonesia and Malaysia will help drive up output of the edible oil, traders and industry players said, underscori...
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PETALING JAYA: MIC secretary-general S Vell Paari today called the allegations by Sarawak Report that he was paid millions by MIC linked-Maika Holdings “scandalous and frivolous”.
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PETALING JAYA: A 30-year-old scandal involving an investment company has threatened to revisit Barisan Nasional’s MIC following a revelation that hundreds of thousands of ringgit was paid to the son...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 27): Some members of the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) have begun to get their Goods and Services Tax (GST) refund claims, especially for those whose claims are below R...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 27): SP Setia Bhd said today that it achieved new property sales of RM5.12 billion in financial year ended Dec 31, 2018 (FY18). Local projects contributed RM4.12 billion or some 80% ...
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DESPITE their strategic locations along the Straits of Malacca — one of the most important waterways in the world — Malaysian ports continue to play second fiddle to Singapore’s terminals as the...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Property developer SP Setia Bhd achieved sales of RM5.12bil in 2018, surpassing its target of RM5bil and it expects a resilient performance this year.
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SITIAWAN: The Social Security Organisation (Socso) records an average of two fatalities daily due to accidents involving those commuting to the workplace.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The policy to empower digital economy is being formulated and is expected to be announced in the third quarter of this year, Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 22): Sime Darby Plantation, the world's biggest oil palm planter by land holdings, is considering exiting its palm and rubber operations in the West African nation of Liberia, indust...
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SEMENYIH (Feb 20):  Over 20 homebuyers have achieved their life goal of owning a home under a new scheme called FundMyHome+DepositKu scheme which was officially launched by the Housing and Local Gove...
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SEMENYIH (Feb 20): The Housing and Local Government Ministry today announced a pilot scheme to ease homeownership among the B40 group.
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KUCHING: A political analyst has warned of increasing sentiment against Malayan-based parties among Sarawakians, especially following PPBM’s move to enter Sabah.
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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)defines refugees as those who have “fled war, violence, conflict or persecution and have crossed an international border to find safety in an...
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BANGKOK" To educate customers about how far modern electric vehicles (EVs) can travel, Nissan launched the second installment of Nissan’s digital EV education series.
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IDC believes that there will be a rise in datacentre consolidations and migrations with the second launch of Alibaba’s Cloud operation in Indonesia.
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PETALING JAYA: Najib Razak today accused Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow of continuing to lie over the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) highway project.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government has again defended the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1), with Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow saying the state’s “silent majority” wants the project to proceed.
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Notable filings FROM Jan 18 to 25, notable shareholding changes included those at engineering and construction outfit Muhibbah Engineering (M) Bhd, which saw Prudential plc surface as a substantial sh...
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The world now has more than 4.3 billion Internet users, almost 80% of whom are active on social media, according to the new Digital 2019 report from the We Are Social creative agency and the Hootsuite social media management platform.
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Last year, Argentina played host to the G20 Buenos Aires summit (Nov 30 to Dec 1).
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A watershed moment is approaching for China’s US$11 trillion (RM45.21 trillion) bond market: The 10-year sovereign bond yield looks poised to tumble below 3%.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 31): Almost nine in 10 Malaysian employees and job seekers surveyed recently think that digitalisation requires a different skillset than what they currently possess.
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PETALING JAYA: The Customs Department has started paying out goods and services tax (GST) refunds, which Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has said total RM19 billion.
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KOTA KINABALU: Acting Umno deputy president Ismail Sabri Yaakob will announce autonomy for Sabah Umno next week, said Sabah Umno chief Bung Moktar.
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With the SafeCity app, the public can help map the prevalence of sexual harassment throughout Malaysia, so that apt actions can be taken to remedy the problem.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Some of the older students at SMK Segambut wear clothes that are so ill fitting that it’s obvious they outgrew them years ago.
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SEMENYIH (Jan 17): Thirty-five-year-old Liau Tet Haw has finally fulfilled his long-time dream of owning a home — thanks to innovative property funding platform FundMyHome (FMH). “I’m so excited...
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KUCHING: The state government is moving towards a total ban of export of logs, said Deputy Chief Minister Awang Tengah Ali Hasan.
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SEMENYIH (Jan 17): Thirty-five-year-old Liau Tet Haw has finally fulfilled his long-time dream of owning a home – thanks to innovative property funding platform FundMyHome (FMH). “I’m so excited...
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IF THE country of Malaysia were a car, then Small and Medium Enterprises or SMEs are the engine that drives the nation forward.
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IN his tariff war with China, US President Donald Trump has some hidden allies.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 15): The Malaysian Estate Owners Association (MEOA) strongly condemns the recent report by the WHO over its claim that the palm oil industry is deploying tactics similar to those of ...
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FILINGS with Bursa Malaysia show that 44 companies, worth RM2.68 billion, in Lembaga Tabung Haji’s (TH) equities portfolio had been transferred to Urusharta Jamaah Sdn Bhd as at Jan 3.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 11): Total information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider ICT Zone Ventures Bhd has turned to the investment account platform (IAP) for the second time, this time...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 10): WCT Holdings Bhd, which is substantially owned by Tan Sri Desmond Lim of the Pavilion group with a 19.67% stake, and China-based China Communications and Construction Group (CCC...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 10): Shares in WCT Holdings Bhd, which is substantially owned by Tan Sri Desmond Lim of the Pavilion group with a 19.67% stake, rose 2.63% this morning after the group said it would ...
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PETALING JAYA: More than 80% of the former staff members from the decommissioned Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) have been successfully placed in new jobs following a talent mapping exercise carried out by the Transport Ministry.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 9): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, companies that may be in focus on Thursday (Jan 10) may include the following: Ancom Bhd, Nylex Bhd, WCT Holdings Bhd, AirAs...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 9): WCT Holdings Bhd, which is substantially owned by Tan Sri Desmond Lim of the Pavilion group with a 19.67% stake, and China-based China Communications and Construction Group (CCCG...
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PUTRAJAYA: The health ministry is considering extending the smoking ban to learning institutions such as public and private schools and universities this year, says health director-general Noor Hisham...
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PUTRAJAYA : The Health Ministry is considering extending the smoking ban at learning institutions such as public and private schools and universities this year, said Health director-general Datuk Dr N...
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BURSA Malaysia is on course to end the year on a dismal note.
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It is generally thought that most commercial-oriented laptops out there don’t really feature exciting designs.
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PUTRAJAYA: The government paid RM23 million in compensation to all 961 former employees of the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) last Dec 31, said Transport Minister, Loke Siew Fook.
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The P2P financing market in Malaysia has seen a huge increase of 300% in 2018 compared to 2017.
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MALACCA : A Malacca Historic City Council (MBMB) parking collection booth in Taman Nirwana, Jalan Klebang Besar here caught fire early this morning.