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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): Deleum Bhd’s net profit in the second quarter ended June 30, 2019 (2QFY19) fell 5.57% to RM8.66 million from RM9.17 million on weaker results from both its power and machinery...
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Once a pioneer in cashless transactions, Japan is now lagging behind as the world's biggest economies increasingly embrace electronic payments.
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The People’s Bank of China’s (PBOC) “imminent” move to launch the country’s own sovereign digital currency underlines the central bank’s urgency to tighten its grip on the nation’s depos...
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Equipment such as road sensors, laser and microwave radars, panoramic video surveillance, were tested at the highway. China is targeting for smart vehicles to account for half of all new cars sold at home by 2020.
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The process of selecting the International Monetary Fund’s next managing director must change.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): Malaysia equity crowdfunding (ECF) and peer-to-peer (P2P) financing platforms have collectively raised RM432 million as at June this year, according to Securities Commission Mal...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): About seven in 10 workers across Malaysia are concerned about not receiving the necessary training required for jobs in the future, according to a new study by Skillsoft.
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Meesho, an online marketplace for Indian entrepreneurs and consumers, has secured US$125 million in a funding round led by Naspers.
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PETALING JAYA: Six Malaysians who claimed they lost A$1.5 million (RM4.26 million) in an alleged Ponzi property scheme, returned to Western Australia last weekend to try and recover their money, but l...
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PETALING JAYA: Our support for Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is only for him to be made PKR president, say some party division chiefs.They also said the question of whether Anwar would become the eighth prime minister should be left to the Pakatan Harapan leadership to decide.
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GEORGE TOWN: The tail-end of Typhoon Lekima left a trail of destruction in many areas in the state with damaged cars, blown-off roofs, and uprooted and fallen trees.
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PETALING JAYA: A deaf teacher has been selected as a Fulbright scholar to do his doctorate in the United States.
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CAGED is surprised by a news report in FMT of a press conference given by de facto law minister Liew Vui Keong after a meeting which CAGED attended.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The operator of the KL Hop-On Hop-Off bus service wants more locals to take its open-deck double-decker buses on city tours.
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It’s tough to be a footwear brand these days.
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KUALA LUMPUR: More than 90% of PKR branch chiefs, or 198 out of 219, are reported to have pledged their support for party president Anwar Ibrahim.
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SEPANG: Malaysia is proud to receive praise and recognition from the government of Saudi Arabia and other Islamic countries over the achievements of Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) which has managed Malaysia...
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Considering that just a few years ago, their business appeared to be on the brink of collapse amid a public relations crisis that made national news, Althea Lim and Vincent Ha are now calm and phlegma...
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PETALING JAYA: The National House Buyers Association (HBA) has opposed a proposal that other states follow Johor’s policy of charging property developers a conversion levy for the release of Bumiput...
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NEW YORK: Oil prices inched up on Friday, ending the week higher after stronger-than-expected U.S. economic data brightened the crude demand outlook and concerns over the safety of oil transport around the Strait of Hormuz threatened supply.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 26): Kejuruteraan Asastera Bhd (KAB) expects to see revenue growth in current financial year ending Dec 31, 2019 (FY19), as the electrical engineering specialist looks to include me...
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Access to a better quality of education is a challenge in Southeast Asia.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) Review Committee which was set up by the Cabinet has helped see over 90% of the 3,700 applications which were put on hold last year, processed.
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PUTRAJAYA (July 18): The Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) Review Committee which was set up by the Cabinet has helped see 90% of the 3,700 applications which were put on hold last year, processed.
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NIBONG TEBAL: The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) has urged the public to give the government time to finalise the implementation mechanism of the targeted petrol subsidy for...
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As the September dateline for the renewal of Lynas Corporation’s licence draws closer, a well-orchestrated campaign is underway to swing support in favour of the Australian rare earth producer.
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PETALING JAYA: The new regulations for e-hailing drivers will be positive for the taxi industry, provided the drivers change their character and attitude, says Big Blue Taxi Facilities Sdn Bhd founder Datuk Shamsubahrin Ismail.
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KLANG: New legislation that encompasses control of electronic-cigarettes and vapes will be tabled in Parliament at the end of the year or in next year’s sitting.
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ISKANDAR PUTERI: The Iskandar Malaysia Bus Rapid System (IMBRT) will go ahead as planned and would become the backbone of public transportation around here, says a state exco member.
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BEIJING: China and the United States will face a long road before they can reach a deal to end their bitter trade war, with more fights ahead likely, Chinese state media said after the two countries’ presidents held ice-breaking talks in Japan.
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U Mobile took a clean sweep in the telecommunications category at the 2019 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards Ceremony recently.
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JUNE 27 — Hakam supports the Government’s proposal to amend the Federal Constitution in order to grant youths aged 18 years and above the right to vote.
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THE United Nations General Assembly declared tomorrow, June 27, the Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day.
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LONDON: De Beers’s diamond sales plunged again at the company’s latest offering, underlining a slump in demand from the miner’s customers who are struggling to make a profit at current prices.
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A fresh application submitted to Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur in April has revived hopes that a long-stalled project by DutaLand Bhd at the junction of Jalan Ampang and Jalan Sultan Ismail may finally...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The untapped potential of Asean where eight to nine out of 10 merchants still accept cash is reason enough for GHL Systems Bhd to focus on expanding its cash to cashless convergence busi...
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A national strategy is needed to give patients with life-limiting illnesses access to palliative care, as currently more than 90% of Malaysians who require such medical services are unable to get it, ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Fear of cancer is enough to push more than 90% of Malaysians to visit their doctors within two weeks of seeing tell-tale signs of the disease.
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PARIS, June 17 — The head of Boeing said yesterday the US planemaker had made a mistake in implementing a faulty cockpit warning system on the 737 MAX and predicted it would take time to rebuild the...
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MELAKA: Melaka's youngest executive councillor (exco) Kerk Chee Yee pays tribute to his late father - former DAP secretary-general Kerk Kim Hock - for making him a tough politician, hours before Father's Day.
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Malaysian consumers can look forward to better customer service experience as the major telco players have signed a Consumer First pledge at MCMC.
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Malaysian telcos pledge to improve standards as MCMC tightens rules on timeline of resolving complaints, down to three to 15 days.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Greatech Technology Bhd made a firm debut on the Ace Market of Bursa Malaysia yesterday, opening at 63.5 sen, which was 2.5 sen above its offer price of 61 sen.
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ACCORDING to the Securities Commission Malaysia’s (SC) Annual Report 2018, 35% of equity crowdfunding (ECF) investors were below 35 years old and retail investors made up 54% of the investor base.
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MOBILE app marketing and retargeting platform Liftoff revealed in a report that publishers operating in the region can find significant growth opportunities, mainly due to the region being home to the...
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Jade, widely dubbed as the 'dinosaur' in the retail trade, is hip again in China thanks to livestreaming.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 4): Shares in Lafarge Malaysia Bhd (LMB) slipped 0.27% in active trade this morning after its independent adviser AmInvestment Bank Bhd said the mandatory takeover offer by YTL Corp...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Women are more likely to develop Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) compared with men.
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Japan's SoftBank Corp said on June 3 it will launch a service that uses satellite navigation data and its network of mobile base stations to help power self-driving buses, drones and farm machinery.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 3): AmInvestment Bank Bhd said YTL Corp Bhd’s 98%-owned unit YTL Cement Bhd’s mandatory takeover of Lafarge Malaysia Bhd (LMB) is not fair and not reasonable, and recommended LM...
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NOTABLE off-market trades in the period under review included a direct sale of 13.91 million shares of cement producer Lafarge Malaysia Bhd on May 8.
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KUCHING: Sarawak Education, Science and Technological Research Minister Michael Manyin says it should not be an issue for Science and Mathematics to be taught in English in rural parts of the state.
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THESE is a common saying in the public transport policy debate that, “supplying more highways simply creates more demand for their use”.
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The world’s largest election has become something of a test case in how technology giants handle fake news after years of scandal. It’s not working out so well.
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PUTRAJAYA: The education ministry today said the additional 15,000 seats for the matriculation programme recently announced by the Cabinet will not affect the intake of Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malay...
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PETALING JAYA: The Education Ministry said it practises meritocracy in student intake and eligible candidates with the highest merit marks are given the opportunity to pursue their studies in public u...
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AT the height of the property market surge, Jane quit her marketing position to team up with friends to build a high-rise residential project.
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Some friends from Penang sent me a bundle of documents on the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) for me to look at last week.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): CIMB IB Research has maintained its “Add” rating on Dialog Group Bhd at RM3.22 with a higher target price of RM4.59 (from RM4.04) and said it expects Dialog’s quarterly ea...
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RECENT incidents involving chemicals have thrust the subject of “responsible care” in the chemical industry into the public domain.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Greatech Technology Bhd, an industrial automation solutions provider, aims to raise RM73.05 million from its initial public offering (IPO), said chief executive officer Tan Eng ...
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According to Tobias Moers, the head of the Mercedes-AMG, all future AMG models, starting from 2021 will be sold exclusively with electrified All-Wheel Drive (AWD) powertrains.
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IPOH: Facilities, including the salary received by Mohamad Ashraf Hassan, who went missing while participating in the Gopeng Ultra Trail (GUT) Run 2019 in March, continues to be paid even though he is...
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PETALING JAYA (April 30): Fraser & Neave Holdings Bhd (F&N) said it is confident of mitigating the impact from the upcoming sugar tax on most of its beverages.
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Twitter users in the United States are younger, better educated and more left-leaning than the general population, a survey showed April 24.
Twitter | United States | Donald Trump | Facebook | Pew Research Center | 14% | 22% | 41% | 31% | 26% | 30% | 36% | 21% | 80% | 10% | 65% | Democrats | 25% | 90% | Republicans | 10 | 26 | 89 | 14 | 41 | 90 | 65 | 25 | 31 | 22 | 25 | 21 | 36 | 75 | 000 | 24 | 30 | 69 | 42 | 254.15 | 40 | 80 | RM310 | 254.15 | US$75 | 000 | April 24
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The study on the targeted petrol subsidy for the low-income or B40 group is now in the final stages before a mechanism is implemented.
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COMMENT | The Malaysian Matriculation Programme (Malay: Program Matrikulasi Malaysia) is a one or two-year pre-university preparatory programme [1] offered by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The number of places for students enrolling for the Education Ministry's matriculation programme has been increased to 40,000 from 25,000 previously.
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PETALING JAYA: Academic Teo Kok Seong says the matriculation programme was created to boost the participation of Bumiputera students in public universities, which became a priority after the New Econo...
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Have you used U Mobile? If you’ve tried them before and didn’t have a great experience previously, the telco has just introduced a new offer in an attempt to win you back.
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PUTRAJAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today the selection of the new line-up of the Johor state executive council must have been made by Johor Pakatan Harapan (PH) and that the Sultan of Johor, Sult...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Sultan of Johor has no influence in determining state exco line-up, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PETALING JAYA: In the wake of global economic uncertainties, consumers are using their buying power to make a stand. And the power of consumers to impact change is greater than ever.
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PETALING JAYA: The allocation of seats for the matriculation programme — particularly with regards to the quota for non-bumiputras — will be discussed at the weekly Cabinet meeting on Wednesday.
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PETALING JAYA: The allocation of seats for the matriculation programme — particularly with regards to the quota for non-bumiputras — will be discussed at the weekly Cabinet meeting on Wednesday.
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PETALING JAYA: The education ministry has clarified that the 2,200 places for Indian students and 1,000 places for Chinese in the matriculation programme last year was a “one-off” initiative.
Indian | Chinese | PETALING JAYA | 90% | Ramasamy | Bumiputera | 10% | 60% | T20 | P | 90% | 10As | M40 | Penang | SPM | Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia | 10 | 1 | 000 | 10 | 60 | 20 | 40 | 90 | 40 | 10 | 2 | 200 | 40 | 10 | 90 | 2019 | 90 | 2019 | 2019 | 2019
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Global automakers are positioning for a brave new world of on-demand transport that will require a car of the future – hyper-connected, autonomous, and shared – and China may become the concept’s laboratory.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 1,236 medical graduands will be appointed as graduate medical officers (PPS) this month as part of the government’s effort to provide housemanship training for medical gradu...
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When the Volkswagen group acquired Bentley Motors in 1998, the company founded by W.O. Bentley in 1919 only sold 414 cars that year, most of them handmade.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is looking at banking in money directly into the accounts of those eligible for RON95 petrol subsidy, said Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.
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It's been on the back burner for a while now, but the government seems to have finally arrived at a delivery solution to the fuel subsidy for the B40 (bottom 40) income demographic initially proposed ...
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The government says that motorists in the bottom 40 (B40) low-income segment are likely to receive their targeted fuel subsidies directly through their bank accounts, Bernama reports.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is looking at banking in money directly into the accounts of those eligible for RON95 petrol subsidy, says Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government may deposit petrol subsidy into the bank accounts of B40 low-income recipients, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is looking at banking in money directly into the accounts of those eligible for RON95 petrol subsidy, says Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.
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RANTAU is a mixed state seat with a relatively high percentage of Indian voters, making them the potential kingmakers in the upcoming by-election.
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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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PETALING JAYA: The government was forced to retract acceding to the Rome Statute but 90% of the Cabinet was supportive of Malaysia signing the international treaty.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Putrajaya has yet to make a decision requiring rare earths company Lynas Malaysia to send back its waste to Australia, Entrepreneur Development Minister Redzuan Yusof said, as a debate o...
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The slowing Chinese economy may be claiming some unexpected victims: without its robust engine, many tech startups relying on China’s fast growth for success are being cast out.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 27): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has classified 2018 as a year that insurance and takaful players proving their resiliency, with profitability for the sector going down in the year.
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IRIS Corp Bhd, which expects to turn in its first annual profit in four years in its current financial year, is on the acquisition trail, looking for partners that will complement its core trusted ide...
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KOTA KINABALU: The builder of the Pan Borneo Highway in Sabah has dismissed news reports of a government takeover of the project, saying work was still proceeding.
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KUALA LUMPUR: About RM50,000 is needed to repair the piano owned by legendary entertainer P Ramlee, said National Archives director-general Azemi Abdul Aziz.
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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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PETALING JAYA: Remarks in the Dewan Rakyat by a PPBM politician yesterday not only show prejudice against HIV-positive patients but could also complicate recent efforts by the government to introduce ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Sabah is launching five new projects to woo more tourists to the state.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Entrepreneur Development Ministry has instructed Bank Rakyat to raise the financing allocations for cooperatives and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to 30% over the next few year...
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I REFER to the report “‘Over 90% support new parking system’” (Sunday Star, March 3) on the new standardised parking system to be implemented in Perak from April 1.
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Speedtest, the popular internet speed testing site, has just revealed its fixed broadband report for Malaysia that covers the second half of 2018.