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Topic: April 1

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CYBERJAYA: The Finance Minister has reminded taxpayers who have any previously undeclared income to take advantage of the special reduced penalty rate of 10% before it ends on June 30.
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In a wide-ranging interview with Sunday Star, the Thai ambassador to Malaysia delves into the need for ‘seamless connectivity’ between Malaysia and Thailand, what Digital Asean is all about and the latest in Thai politics.
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Malaysia, a superpower? Reading this headline must have made some of us chuckle.
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PETALING JAYA: A think tank warns that it will be difficult to change the eating habits of Malaysians, as Putrajaya prepares to impose an excise tax of 40 sen per litre on sweetened beverages.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Next month will be the 10th anniversary of the listing of Xingquan International Sports Holdings Ltd — the first China-based company that was listed on Bursa Malaysia.
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ALOR SETAR: The Bukit Kayu Hitam-Sadao Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) checkpoint is now expected to operate round-the-clock for cargo movements from June 17.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 7): Globaltech Formation Bhd shares fell as much as one sen or 2.27% so far today to 43 sen after the company said on Wednesday (June 5) its Australia-listed subsidiary NuEnergy Gas...
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HONG KONG: Bank of Jinzhou Co said its auditors resigned, sending some of its debt securities plunging and reigniting investor concerns about the riskiness of China’s smaller lenders.
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Once a bustling border town in Perlis with Thais visiting the area daily for Malaysian goods, Wang Kelian is now an eerie shadow of what it was. Find out why in a report by ARNOLD LOH
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(Recasts May 29 story with updated comments from Thai Rubber Assoc Secretary General) BANGKOK/SHANGHAI (May 31): Thailand asked exporters to curb rubber exports from May 20 and is not delaying export ...
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(May 31): Malaysia's May 1-31 palm oil exports seen at 1,688,422 tonnes versus April 1-30 at 1,576,442 tonnes, according to Amspec Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Palm Oil Association (MPOA) is appealing to the Sabah state government to review the fees structure under the regularisation programme.
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KUALA LUMPUR:  The Malaysian Palm Oil Association (MPOA) is appealing to the Sabah Government to review the fees structure under the regularisation programme which could cost RM800mil.
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KOTA KINABALU: A group which protects the interests of plantation industries in Malaysia has urged the Sabah government to consider waiving regularisation fees for workers’ dependents and to ensure ...
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SUBANG JAYA: The government has been urged to look into the new system for e-hailing drivers, especially special-needs (OKU) drivers and the regulation of fares.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia joined other key Asian markets to close on a firm note on Tuesday with funds seen buying Tenaga Nasional, Maxis and Public Bank.
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(May 27): Malaysia's May 1-25 palm oil exports seen at 1,365,512 tonnes versus April 1-25 at 1,260,622 tonnes, according to Amspec Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A former chief operating officer and executive di­­rec­tor of Konsortium Transna­sional Bhd has been awarded nearly RM2.5mil for unjust dismis­sal.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia E-Hailing Drivers Association (Mehda) believes claims that e-hailing drivers are facing issues in obtaining their Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licence are mere excuses to de...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 24): The Bukit Damansara Community Centre which was previously managed by a private company was returned to Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) effective April 1, said Segambut MP Hannah Y...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): The Bukit Damansara Community Centre which was previously managed by a private company was returned to Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) effective April 1, said Segambut MP Hannah Y...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Bukit Damansara Community Centre which was previously managed by a private company was returned to Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) effective April 1, said Segambut MP Hannah Yeoh.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): Heineken Malaysia Bhd announced today that net profit for its first quarter ended March 31, 2019 (1QFY19) came in at RM52.81 million, up 8.3% from RM48.76 million a year ago, on...
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(May 21): Malaysia's May 1-20 palm oil exports seen at 969,767 tonnes versus April 1-20 at 892,477 tonnes, according to Amspec Malaysia.
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SINGAPORE (ANN): Singapore and Malaysia will defer construction of a cross-border MRT link up till Sept 30 this year.
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The project to process organic waste from the Kuala Lumpur Wholesale Market helped Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) save RM15,000 in management costs since it was launched on April 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Crude palm oil (CPO) futures on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives are likely to trade between RM2,000 and RM2,050 a tonne next week on demand from China, India, Pakistan and the Middle East, said a dealer
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 ― The government now allows e-hailing operators and their drivers to conduct the public service vehicle (PSV) classes electronically.
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PETALING JAYA: A five-member independent tribunal will decide on May 24 if it has jurisdiction to investigate six former Election Commission (EC) members over allegations of misconduct in relation to ...
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PETALING JAYA: A five-member tribunal will rule on May 24 whether it has the jurisdiction to try six former Election Commission (EC) members for alleged misconduct in organising the 14th general elect...
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(May 15): Malaysia's May 1-15 palm oil exports seen at 785,367 tonnes versus April 1-15 at 686,760 tonnes, according to Amspec Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A 22-year-old Sarawakian student was looking forward to a new life in university in Australia when everything fell apart around her.
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PETALING JAYA: E-hailing drivers have called on the government to reform the Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licence module and extend the deadline for them to obtain the licence.
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E-hailing drivers have requested the government to extend the July 12 deadline for them to get the public service vehicle (PSV) licence .
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): Lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah (pictured) today failed to get his passport returned temporarily in order for him to be present in an Australia court to assist in a drug...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): Lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah today failed to get his passport returned temporarily in order for him to be present in an Australia court to assist in a drug case invol...
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PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya is looking to sign an agreement with Tokyo which will see Malaysian blue-collar workers being sent to work in specified sectors in Japan under a visa programme launched last m...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 — Malaysia is planning to send skilled workers to Japan under the new visa programme the latter launched on April 1.
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The implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on April 1, 2015, and its abolishment three years later probably makes it one of the most — if not the most — controversial tax to be introdu...
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The implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on April 1, 2015, and its abolishment three years later probably makes it one of the most — if not the most — controversial tax to be introdu...
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KUALA LUMPUR: After spending over two years in jail for the high-profile murder of Kim Jong-nam, Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong’s nightmare ended when she flew back to Hanoi, but not before writing her love letter to Malaysia.
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SEPANG: Doan Thi Huong, the Vietnamese woman initially accused of murdering Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has penned a personal message thanking all the ...
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KLANG: The government is planning to abolish some regulations relating to import permits to make ports in the country more competitive in the transshipment sector.
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KLANG (May 3): The government is planning to abolish some regulations relating to import permits to make ports in the country more competitive in the transshipment sector.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A new problem over a plot of land linked to the construction of the 4km rail link between Johor Bahru and Singapore is threatening to open up another frontier in Putrajaya’s ongoing sp...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 3): Doan Thi Huong, the Vietnamese woman initially accused of the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader, has been released from prison at 7.2...
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PUTRAJAYA: Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, who escaped the gallows after she pleaded guilty to an alternative charge in the murder of North Korean Kim Jong-nam, is expected to take a flight home at 7.15pm on Friday (May 3).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Sanbumi Holdings Bhd has proposed to change its name to Iconic Worldwide Bhd for a better representation of its current nature of business.
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SIBU: Kanowit PKR has engaged a team to provide legal advice team to 50 native hawkers who had their goods confiscated by the Kanowit District Council (KDC) on Thursday (May 2) for defying an order to relocate from the multi-purpose market to new premises in Jalan Bungalow here.
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PETALING JAYA, April 30 — Fraser & Neave Holdings Bhd (F&N) is ready to implement the sugar tax to be introduced on July 1, says chief executive officer Lim Yew Hoe.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The launching of visual radio by Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) is the broadcaster’s new direction to move in tandem with transformation of the media, according to Communications and ...
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(April 30): Malaysia's April 1-30 palm oil exports seen at 1,576,442 tonnes versus March 1-31 (not March 1-28) at 1,545,703 tonnes, according to Amspec Malaysia.
Malaysia | Amspec Malaysia | 30 | 28 | 1 | 31 | 1 | 576 | 442 | 1 | 30 | 1 | 1 | 545 | 703 | 28 | March 1 | 31 | March 1 | 30 | April 1 | April 30
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 — The launching of visual radio by Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) is the broadcaster’s new direction to move in tandem with transformation of the media, said Communications...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 30): Malaysian palm oil futures slightly rose at its opening trade on Tuesday, after three previous sessions of losses.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures extended losses on Monday to hit a one-month low, weighed down by weaker related oils and crude oil.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 29): Malaysian palm oil futures extended losses on Monday to hit a one-month low, weighed down by weaker related oils and crude oil.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 29 — Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has reappointed Professor Dr Yeah Kim Leng and appointed Datuk Dr Gan Wee Beng as external members of its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) effectiv...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 29): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) announced today Dr Yeah Kim Leng's reappointment and Datuk Dr Gan Wee Beng's appointment as external members of the central bank's monetary policy c...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prof Yeah Kim Leng and Datuk Gan Wee Beng have been appointed the two external members in Bank Negara's monetary policy committee (MPC), effective April 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 29): Malaysian palm oil futures extended losses on Monday to a one-month low, weighed down by weaker related oils and crude oil.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 29 — The newly-launched Brickfields district police headquarters (IPD) along Jalan Travers here will be able to better serve the 1.1 million residents in its area, Inspector-Gene...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures fell more than 2 percent during their second half of trade on Friday to their lowest in nearly a month, weighed down by weaker related edible oils.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 26): Malaysian palm oil futures fell more than 2% during their second half of trade on Friday to their lowest in nearly a month, weighed down by weaker related edible oils.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 26): The education enforcement period for smoking ban at eatery outlets will be extended until the end of this year, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 26): Malaysian palm oil futures declined nearly 2% in early trade on Friday to their lowest in nearly a month, weighed down by weaker performing related edible oils.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures charted a third session of loses in four on Thursday evening, tracking weakness in overnight U.S. soyoil prices and on forecasts of slower-than-expected declines in output.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 25): The education enforcement period for smoking ban at eatery outlets will be extended until the end of this year, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 25 ― The education enforcement period for smoking ban at eatery outlets will be extended until the end of this year, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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PUTRAJAYA: The education enforcement period for smoking ban at eatery outlets will be extended until the end of this year, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Despite studies showing that most eateries adhered to the smoking ban, the Health Ministry has extended the six-month educational enforcement period that was enforced from Jan 1, 2019.
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PETALING JAYA: The health ministry has decided to extend by another six months the grace period for the smoking ban before punitive action is taken.
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(April 25): Malaysia's April 1-25 palm oil exports seen at 1,260,622 tonnes versus March 1-25 at 1,158,178 tonnes, said Amspec Malaysia.
Malaysia | Amspec Malaysia | April 25 | April 1 | 25 | March 1 | 25 | 25 | 25 | 1 | 1 | 260 | 622 | 1 | 25 | 1 | 158 | 178
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures recouped earlier losses to close flat at the end of the trading day on Wednesday, helped by gains in the U.S. soyoil and on prospects of improving export demand
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 24): Malaysian palm oil futures recouped earlier losses to close flat at the end of the trading day on Wednesday, helped by gains in the U.S. soyoil and on prospects of improving e...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 24): Sinotop Holdings Bhd's major shareholder Datuk Justin Soo Sze Ching plans to inject his construction company into the group in line with its strategic plan to expand and stren...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): Sinotop Holdings Bhd's major shareholder Datuk Justin Soo Sze Ching plans to inject his construction company into the group in line with its strategic plan to expand and stren...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): Malaysian palm oil futures fell to its lowest in a week at the midday break on Tuesday, in line to chart a second day of loss, as concerns of high inventory levels in the worl...
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Notable filings BETWEEN April 1 and 5, notable shareholding changes in companies listed on Bursa Malaysia included the emergence of Chia Weng Lock as the new largest shareholder of Kuantan Flour Mills...
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KUCHING: The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affair will look into reports of people paying excessively high price for cooking gas in Bario.
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KUCHING, April 22 — The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs will conduct an investigation into reports that liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tanks are being sold for RM65 each in rural Bari...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): Malaysian palm oil futures shed previous session's rally to edge lower on Monday as traders locked in gains and sold on technical data reflecting a bearish outlook.
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KUCHING, April 21 — The government has allocated a total of RM140 million for the transportation of basic necessities to interior areas under the essential goods price standardisation programme nati...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — The Malaysian rubber market is likely to trade quietly yet steady next week, influenced by local demand and movements of regional rubber futures market, amid worries over de...
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ON March 29, Lyft, the No 2 US ride-hailing player behind giant Uber Technologies, began trading on the tech-heavy Nasdaq bourse.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Malaysian palm oil futures rose during the first half of trade on Friday, in line for a third day of gains in four, tracking strength in U.S. soyoil on the Chicago Board of Tr...
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IPOH, April 19 — A group of e-hailing drivers from Perak today urged the government to review the regulation procedures for e-hailing services involving license registration, vehicle inspection, and...
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IN the period under review, noteworthy off-market trades included the sale of 12 million shares of Parkson Holdings Bhd at 25.5 sen apiece on March 27.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 106 vehicles, including luxury marques like BMW and Mercedes-Benz, will be publicly auctioned off on April 30.
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“MALAYSIA remains important to IBM.
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Despite all ride-hailing drivers needing a public service vehicle (PSV) licence by July 12 in order to continue business, it seems response to obtaining the necessary requirements is still soft, at le...
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It’s no secret that Apple and Qualcomm have been locked in a long, bitter legal battle involving royalty payments in the tune of billions of dollars.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of nine taxi touts were detained at the Southern Integrated Terminal (TBS) in Bandar Tasik Selatan following a recent enforcement operation.
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JOHOR BAHRU (April 17): Johor Corp (JCorp), the southern state’s biggest state-owned enterprise, is urging the federal government to expedite the development of the Johor Bahru-Singapore rapid trans...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development (KPWKM) has achieved the federal government’s policy to provide jobs for 1 per cent of the disabled in the civil se...
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PETALING JAYA (April 16): Property developer, Tropicana Corporation Bhd has responded to the video going viral on social media which shows a man who is allegedly a representative of a unit owner at Th...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): MCT Bhd's co-founder and substantial shareholder Tan Sri Goh Ming Choon, also known as Barry Goh, has resigned from his non-independent, non-executive directorship with the co...
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PETALING JAYA: As the deadline for the special eHailing licence nears, two associations have claimed that stringent checks on their drivers were already being carried out.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): MCT Bhd's co-founder and substantial shareholder Tan Sri Goh Ming Choon, also known as Barry Goh, has resigned from his non-independent, non-executive directorship with the co...
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PETALING JAYA: The buyer of an apartment in The Residences, a project by Tropicana Corporation Bhd, took vacant possession of her unit on March 23.