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Abu Dhabi will commit up to 1bil dirhams (RM1.10bil) to support technology start-ups, it said on Sunday, in a dedicated hub as part of efforts to diversify its economy.
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ABU DHABI (Bernama): The Malaysian contingent to the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 ended their campaign with five gold, six silver and three bronze medals after claiming three gold and two silver medals on the last day of the competition on Wednesday (March 20).
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NEW DELHI, March 20 — Bankruptcy is the “last option” for Jet Airways, State Bank of India’s (SBI) chairman said today, adding that it might still be possible to draft in a new investor to kee...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Putrajaya and the US government are still in discussions over when former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng should be sent to the US.
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ZURICH: Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Development Co is reviving plans to sell Falcon Private Bank in Switzerland as it seeks to distance itself from the 1MDB money laundering scandal, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
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ZURICH: Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Development Co. is reviving plans to sell Falcon Private Bank in Switzerland as it seeks to distance itself from the 1MDB money laundering scandal, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
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ZURICH: Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Development is reviving plans to sell Falcon Private Bank in Switzerland as it seeks to distance itself from the 1MDB money laundering scandal, according to people with ...
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DUBAI: Abu Dhabi state investor Mubadala has suspended new business dealings with Goldman Sachs since its subsidiary filed a lawsuit in November against the US bank and others to recover losses suffered through its dealings with 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).
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NEW YORK/LONDON (March 15): An Abu Dhabi-controlled investment fund has halted new business with Goldman Sachs Group Inc., adding to the growing fallout for the U.S. bank from its role in the 1MDB cor...
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Abu Dhabi state investor Mubadala has suspended new business dealings with Goldman Sachs since its subsidiary filed a lawsuit in November against the US bank and others to recover losses suffered thro...
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DUBAI/ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi state investor Mubadala has suspended new business dealings with Goldman Sachs since its subsidiary filed a lawsuit in November against the U.S. bank and others to recover losses suffered through its dealings with Malaysian state fund 1MDB.
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ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi state investor Mubadala has suspended any new business dealings with Goldman Sachs since its subsidiary filed a lawsuit in November against the US bank and others to recover losse...
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DUBAI, March 14 — Abu Dhabi state investor Mubadala has suspended any new business dealings with Goldman Sachs since its subsidiary filed a lawsuit in November against the US bank and others to reco...
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ABU DHABI (United Arab Emirates), March 14 — Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways posted a loss in 2018 for the third year running, it said today, blaming investment losses and challenging market conditions...
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WASHINGTON: Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc bankers Tim Leissner and Roger Ng were banned from the industry by the US Federal Reserve for their role in helping divert billions of dollars from the Malaysian state fund 1MDB.
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PETALING JAYA (March 13): Kuala Lumpur (pictured) and Johor Bahru have retained their rankings for quality of life in Asia at 10th and 12th, respectively, said a survey.
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PETALING JAYA (March 13): Kuala Lumpur (pictured) and Johor Bahru have retained their rankings for quality of life in Asia at 10th and 12th, respectively, said a survey.
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WASHINGTON (March 12): Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc bankers Tim Leissner and Roger Ng were banned from the industry by the U.S. Federal Reserve for their role in helping divert billions of dollars f...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 8): The prosecution's application to transfer former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak's (pictured) six charges of criminal breach of trust involving RM6.6 billion of gov...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 8): The prosecution's application to transfer former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak's six charges of criminal breach of trust involving RM6.6 billion of government fun...
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PETALING JAYA: Aabar Investments PJS has embarked on another round of equity sale in RHB Bank Bhd, less than a year after it disposed of a 3% stake in the country’s fifth-largest banking group by market value.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 44 Malaysians still stranded in Pakistan since Feb 27, following the closure of the Islamic Republic’s air space, is expected to leave the country by the end of the week.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A total of 44 Malaysians still stranded in Pakistan since Feb 27 following the closure of its airspace is expected to leave the country by the end of the week.
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PUTRAJAYA, March 5 — A total of 44 Malaysians still stranded in Pakistan since February 27, following the closure of the Islamic Republic's air space, is expected to leave the country by the end of ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Aabar Investments PJS has put up another substantial block of shares in RHB Bank Bhd for sale, as the Abu Dhabi investor continues to pare down its stake in the country's fifth-largest banking group by market value.
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WASHINGTON, March 5 — Firefox browser-maker Mozilla is considering whether to block cybersecurity company DarkMatter from serving as one of its internet security gatekeepers after a Reuters report l...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has been re-elected to the Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). The election took place yesterday on the sideline...
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Malaysia has been re-elected to the Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). The election took place yesterday on the sidelines of the 46...
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PUTRAJAYA, March 2 — Malaysia has been re-elected to the Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). The election took place yesterday on ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has been re-elected to the Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). The election took place yesterday on the sidelin...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya is to lead the Malaysian delegation to the 46th session of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) to...
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CARACAS, Feb 28 — At least eight tons of gold were removed from the Venezuelan central bank's vaults last week, an opposition legislator and three government sources told Reuters, in the latest sign...
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PUTRAJAYA: Former Goldman Sachs managing director Roger Ng today withdrew his appeal against the High Court’s dismissal of a bail application he had filed pending the hearing of his extradition proc...
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ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has sealed a $4 billion midstream pipeline infrastructure deal with U.S. investment firms KKR and BlackRock, the government-owned company said on Sunday
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 24 — A 2013 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) bond offering was diverted to the private accounts of the sovereign fund’s one-time senior executive and two Saudi Arabians who la...
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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has outlined transfers of US$73.5 million to three alleged 1MDB co-conspirators in its latest civil forfeiture suit, which had not been mentioned in previous filings...
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The two biggest outside investors in the US$100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund are allegedly complaining about the high prices paid for some tech companies.
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PUTRAJAYA: The extradition of former Goldman Sachs Malaysia managing director Roger Ng to the United States will only be carried out after his cases in the Malaysian courts are completed, said Home Mi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Young Malaysian ice skater C. Sree Abiraame bagged three gold medals at the Middle East fourth official ISI International Figure Skating tournament held at the Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
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KUALA LUMPUR: The laundry list of allegations against former prime minister Najib Razak for his role in 1MDB points to a lengthy road ahead as his trial begins tomorrow.
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EL CALLAO, Feb 11 — Venezuela's most successful financial operations in recent years have not taken place on Wall Street, but in primitive gold-mining camps in the nation's southern reaches.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.
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The Malaysian government is eyeing proceeds from the recent multi-million dollar sale of a stake in the swanky Park Lane Hotel (above) in New York, involving the US Department of Justice (DOJ), to an ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 6): Bloomberg has reported that an Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund has bought a stake in the Park Lane Hotel in New York.
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NEW YORK (Bloomberg): A stake in New York’s Park Lane Hotel has been sold to an Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund as part of the U.S. Justice Department’s efforts to recover billions of dollars that flowed through Malaysia’s scandal-plagued 1MDB investment fund.
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CARACAS, Feb 7 — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government last year sold 73 tonnes of gold to Turkey and the United Arab Emirates without the required approval of the opposition-led National...
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NEW YORK: A stake in New York’s Park Lane Hotel has been sold to an Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund as part of the US Department of Justice’s (DoJ) efforts to recover billions of dollars that flow...
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NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - A stake in New York's Park Lane Hotel has been sold to an Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund as part of the US Justice Department's efforts to recover billions of dollars that flow...
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Pope Francis on Sunday became the first pontiff to set foot on the Arabian Peninsula, just hours after issuing his strongest condemnation yet of the war in Yemen, where his host the United Arab Emirat...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 24): Khadem Al Qubaisi, who has been detained in Abu Dhabi since 2016, claims that he is being made a “scapegoat” for the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) role in the 1Malaysia Deve...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Khadem Al Qubaisi, who has been detained in Abu Dhabi since 2016, claims that he is being made a “scapegoat” for the United Arab Emirates' role in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB...
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Khadem al-Qubaisi – who allegedly played a key role in the misappropriation of 1MDB funds – has claimed that he is being unfairly being made a scapegoat in the scandal and that Abu Dhabi is forcin...
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The company building the world's first superfast hyperloop train system in the United Arab Emirates will complete a first phase of its construction next year, a top executive said Jan 17.
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BENGALURU: Goldman Sachs Group Inc chief executive officer (CEO) David Solomon on Wednesday apologised to Malaysians for former banker Tim Leissner’s role in the sovereign wealth fund 1Malaysia Deve...
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ABU DHABI (United Arab Emirates), Jan 17 — The company building the world’s first superfast hyperloop train system in the United Arab Emirates will complete a first phase of its construction next ...
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NEW YORk: Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Executive Officer David Solomon on Wednesday (Jan 16) apologised to the Malaysian people for former banker Tim Leissner's role in the sovereign wealth fund 1MDB...
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Goldman Sachs Group Inc chief executive officer David Solomon on Wednesday apologised to the Malaysian people for former banker Tim Leissner’s role in the sovereign wealth fund 1MDB scandal, but sai...
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NEW YORK, Jan 17 — Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Executive Officer David Solomon yesterday apologised to the Malaysian people for former banker Tim Leissner’s role in the sovereign wealth fund 1MD...
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REUTERS: Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Executive Officer David Solomon on Wednesday apologised to the Malaysian people for former banker Tim Leissner's role in the sovereign wealth fund 1MDB scandal, ...
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NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Goldman Sachs Group chief executive officer David Solomon on Wednesday (Jan 16) apologised to the Malaysian people for former banker Tim Leissner's role in the sovereign wealth fu...
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ABU DHABI, Jan 11 — The rapid growth of renewable energy sources and the demise of fossil fuels are causing major changes in global politics, a special commission said in a report today.
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RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (Jan 11): Saudi Arabia on Thursday awarded a contract to build a $500 million (RM2 billion) wind farm, a first for the world's top oil exporter as it pushes to diversify its energ...
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ABU DHABI, Jan 10 ― Etihad Airways plans to cut 50 pilot jobs by end of this month after a significant loss last year, two sources who have seen an internal memo by the airline told Reuters today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and Chinese officials have denied a news report claiming that Beijing had in 2016 offered to help bail out 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) i...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 8 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today denied the reports published by US-based newspaper the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) regarding the deal between his administrat...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 8): Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has denied a news report that senior Chinese leaders had in 2016 offered to help bail out 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) in exchang...
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Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak and China have both denied a report by the Wall Street Journal claiming that China had offered to bail out 1MDB in 2016 in exchange for lucrative contracts.
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SOFTBANK, Jan 8 — SoftBank is scaling back plans for fresh investment in shared-office provider WeWork, reports said today, slashing a multi-billion-dollar injection in the loss-making company.
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Fitness subscription startup ClassPass today announced that it’s acquiring Singapore-based competitor GuavaPass for an undisclosed amount.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 4): Sime Darby Bhd said a tribunal has rejected an arbitration claim worth 41.05 million UAE dirham (RM46.47 million) by an Abu Dhabi-based energy firm against its unit late last mon...
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Three former Credit Suisse Group AG bankers were arrested in London yesterday on US charges that they took part in a fraud scheme involving US$2 billion (RM8.28 billion) in loans to state-owned compan...
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DUBAI, Jan 1 — Dubai's stock market ended 2018 yesterday with a 25-per-cent annual loss, the worst year since the global financial crisis a decade ago, as the real estate and tourism sectors struggl...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 31): French regulators have seized properties worth up to €150 million belonging to former Aabar Investments PJS Ltd chairman Khadem Al-Qubaisi in its probe into 1Malaysia Developm...
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PETALING JAYA: French regulators have seized several properties belonging to former Aabar Investments PJS chairman Khadem Al Qubaisi in its probe into 1MDB, the Sarawak Report (SR) wrote.