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Topic: April 12

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The country may get its first female chief justice in the form of Federal Court judge Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is puzzled with the potential downgrade of the country’s credit rating by rating agencies following the government’s decision to res...
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Turkey’s central bank won’t explain what’s behind the recent moves in its foreign currency reserves – and that’s making investors nervous.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The renegotia­ted East coast Rail Link (ECRL) project offers plenty of opportunities to local contractors, including bumiputra, in public works like supplies and technical aspects, said Tun Daim Zainuddin.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): The renegotiated East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project offers plenty of opportunities to local contractors, including bumiputeras, in public works like supplies and technical ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The renegotiated East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project offers plenty of opportunities to local contractors, including bumiputeras, in public works like supplies and technical aspects, said...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The renegotiated East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project offers plenty of opportunities to local contractors, including bumiputras, in public works like supplies and technical aspects, says Tun Daim Zainuddin.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): The renegotiated East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project offers plenty of opportunities to local contractors, including bumiputeras, in public works like supplies and technical as...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — The renegotiated East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project offers plenty of opportunities to local contractors, including Bumiputeras, in public works like supplies and technical ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): The resumption of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will boost Chinese investors’ confidence and trust in the Malaysian market.
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TOKYO: Oil is headed for its first weekly drop since early March as uncertainty over the future of global producer curbs, Iranian exports and US inventories kept investors on edge.
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PETALING JAYA: Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd’s unit has inked a US$360mil (RM1.49bil) agreement with Measat Global Bhd to use 12 transponders on the latter’s satellite over a 15-year period.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18):  Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, companies that may be in focus on Friday (April 19) may include the following: CIMB Group Holdings Bhd, Genting Bhd, As...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): The resumption of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will boost Chinese investors’ confidence and trust in the Malaysian market.
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China is building its first site to test autonomous cars under highway conditions amid a global shift toward technologically advanced and self-driving vehicles.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — The resumption of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will boost Chinese investors’ confidence and trust in the Malaysian market.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd's unit has inked a US$360mil (RM1.49bil) agreement with Measat Global Bhd to use the 12 transponders on the latter's satellite over a 15-year period.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd has inked an agreement with MEASAT Communication Systems Sdn Bhd (MCSSB) for the utilisation of transponder capacity on the MEASAT-3d (M3d) satelli...
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LONDON: The chances that Brexit will be cancelled are now greater than the chances Britain will leave the European Union without a deal, according to economists in a Reuters poll, who again pushed back their expectations for when the Bank of England will raise interest rates.
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PETALING JAYA: Sapura Energy Bhd may need more time to return to the black despite recent contract wins.
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SONGKHLA, April 17 — Three Malaysians are still receiving treatment at the Hatyai Hospital following a fire incident at a hotel in Sadao, Songkhla, on Friday (April 12).
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KUALA LUMPUR - The delay in appointing the head of Malaysia's judiciary threatens to be the latest in a series of battles between the influential Malay royals and the 11-month-old Mahathir Mohamad adm...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Malaysia’s trade policy adjustments and refinements are expected to result in a higher engagement with Chinese companies, particularly after the recent renegotiation on the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): The revised East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project deal will open up more job opportunities for Malaysians, says Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) senior research f...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has too much power and it’s hurting the company, according to multiple shareholder proposals that will be considered at the company’s annual meeting, including one that calls for exploring strategic alternatives such as selling the tech giant’s other businesses.
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TOKYO, April 17 — The euro sagged early today following a report that some European Central Bank policymakers have expressed dovish views, with the market awaiting Chinese economic data for further ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Equities Research is retaining its Hold call for Sapura Energy with an unchanged sum-of-parts based target price of 37 sen as it may need more time to return to the black.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): The revised East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project deal will open up more job opportunities for Malaysians, says Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) senior research f...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Malaysia’s trade policy adjustments and refinements are expected to result in a higher engagement with Chinese companies, particularly after the recent renegotiation on the ...
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Shares of Spotify Technology SA fell 4% on April 15 after a report said Amazon.com Inc was in talks to launch a free ad-supported music service, which is expected to intensify competition for the music streaming leader.
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SHAH ALAM (April 16): The people should welcome and give their full support to the government’s efforts to save RM21.5 billion on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.
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Click to enlarge Now that the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) is back on track and running through Putrajaya as one of its 20 stops, the federal administrative capital is set to be a rail hub, The Star ...
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BEIJING: China’s central bank has shifted its tone on the economy and started re-emphasizing it will control excessive money supply, amid signs of a recovery.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — Arguably one of the most ambitious mega-projects Putrajaya has embarked on, the initially suspended East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is finally back on track, after month...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia made significant success in renegotiating the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project with China, where apart from bringing down the construction cost, the government has also managed to get partial refund from the advance payment made by the previous administration.
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PUTRAJAYA: Construction works on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) can resume as early as next month, said project owner Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL).
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): Pegasus Heights Bhd has cut the exercise price of its free warrants that are offered as sweeteners to its rights issue from 1.5 sen to 1 sen in view of current weak market con...
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SHAH ALAM (April 15): The people should welcome and give their full support to the Government’s efforts to save RM21.5 billion on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) Project.
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SHAH ALAM, April 15 — The people should welcome and give their full support to the government’s efforts in saving RM21.5 billion on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) Project.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 15): Save Seafield Mariamman Temple Task Force today withdrew its appeal at the Court of Appeal against the Coroner's Court's dismissal of its application to hold a watching brief a...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Save Seafield Mariamman Temple Task Force today withdrew its appeal at the Court of Appeal against the Coroner’s Court’s dismissal of its application to hold a watching brief at the...
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PUTRAJAYA: Save Seafield Mariamman Temple Task Force today withdrew its appeal at the Court of Appeal against the Coroner’s Court’s dismissal of its application to hold a watching brief at the inq...
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KOTA KINABALU: An elderly woman was found unconscious outside her house in Sandakan district after she was believed to have been attacked by robbers.
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The Save Seafield Mariamman Temple Task Force today withdrew its appeal against the dismissal of its application to hold a watching brief at the inquest to determine the cause of firefighter Muhammad ...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 15 — Save Seafield Mariamman Temple Task Force today withdrew its appeal at the Court of Appeal against the Coroner’s Court’s dismissal of its application to hold a watching bri...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is taking advantage of the signing of the East Coast Rail Link’s (ECRL) Supplementary Agreement (SA) to work out the export of palm oil to China, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahat...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) and China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC) have agreed to form a 50:50 joint-venture (JV) company to manage, operate and maintain the East Coa...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 15): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today revealed that the original agreement to build East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) did not stipulate the required local contractor participati...
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A court in Russia fined Facebook on April 12 for failing to tell authorities where it stores Russian user data, Russian news agencies reported, a ruling that highlights wrangling between tech giants and Moscow as it ramps up Internet controls.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): Sime Darby Bhd shares rose 3.65 percent, more than any full-day gain since Jan 7, as Malaysia's benchmark index advanced.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 15 — Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) and China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC) have agreed to form a 50:50 joint-venture (JV) company to manage, operate and maintain...
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KUALA LUMPUR: China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC) has agreed to refund part of the RM3.1 billion advance payment for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) Phase 2, Double Tracking and the N...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 15): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today revealed that the original agreement to build East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) did not stipulate the required local contractor participati...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas)'s subsidiaries Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd, Petronas Dagangan Bhd and Petronas Gas Bhd said today the recent fire at the Pengerang Integrate...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The revised East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) will see Malaysian contractors having a 40% participation in the RM44bil project, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA: Dr Mahathir Mohamad says China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC) has agreed to refund part of the RM3.1 billion advance payment for Phase 2, Double Tracking and Northern Extens...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC) has agreed to refund part of the RM3.1 billion advance payment for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) Phase 2, Double Track...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd and the China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC) will set up a joint venture company to participate in the operations and maintenance of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.
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PUTRAJAYA: The government decided to go back to the negotiation table on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project because its termination would cost RM21.78bil with “nothing to show for it”, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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THE Malaysian Bar notes that Tan Sri Richard Malanjum’s (pic) last day of service as the Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Malaysia was on Friday, April 12.
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SINGAPORE (April 15): Palm oil looks neutral in a narrow range of RM2,155-2,177 per tonne, and an escape could suggest a direction.
Palm oil | Wang Tao | SINGAPORE | RM2 | RM2 | RM2 | Reuters | 227 | 038 | 344 | 896 | 155 | 155 | 12 | 177 | 091 | 191 | 144 | 100 | 2 | 177 | 15 | 177 | 38.2 | RM2 | 177 | April 15 | April 12 | RM2 | 155 | RM2 | 344 | RM2 | 038 | RM2 | 227 | RM2 | 155 | RM2 | 177 | 110 | RM2 | 191 | RM2 | 155 | RM2 | 110 | RM2 | 144 | RM2 | 896 | RM2 | 091 | 155
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): CIMB IB Research has maintained its “Add” rating on RHB Bank Bhd at RM5.68 with a higher target price of RM6.50 (from RM6.38) and said it takes a positive view on the incr...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — The Peka B40 health screening programme for the poor will start nationwide tomorrow, Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad announced today.
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KOTA KINABALU: A live bomb, believed to be from World War II, was discovered at a graveyard at Kampung Lodou in Pulau Gaya on Friday.
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IPOH: The overhead pedestrian bridge at Jalan Raja Ashman Shah (Jalan Hospital) here, which was being repaired, has been damaged. Again.
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KOTA KINABALU: An unexploded bomb from the World War II era was discovered at Kampung Lobong in Pulau Gaya near here on Friday (April 12).
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PETALING JAYA: The Sabah-Sarawak Merdeka account has been blocked by Facebook in connection with posting a doctored photo of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, says Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
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Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order, is one of the few surviving games that Electronic Arts hasn’t decided to cancel.
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PETALING JAYA: Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran, who has been accused of playing the race card during a speech at a ceramah in Rantau, is contemplating legal action.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Three Bangladeshi men have been detained following a raid on an illegal gambling joint in Medan Niaga Tasik Damai, Sungai Besi.
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RANTAU: Pakatan Harapan candidate Dr S. Streram said references made to his two daughters as "anak manusia" and cats as "anak bulu-bulu" was merely meant to be light-hearted.
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JOHOR BARU: Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian has arrived at Istana Pasir Pelangi to have an audience with Johor's Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar.
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SINGAPORE (ANN): The family of a Malaysian motorcyclist who was declared brain dead following a road accident has decided to donate his organs after taking him off life support.
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SERI KEMBANGAN (April 12): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is confident of Pakatan Harapan (PH) winning the Rantau state by-election, although the contest looks tough.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): The advent of 5G technology is expected to improve digital entrepreneurship and e-commerce for the small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs), said the Malaysian Communications...
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KUANTAN (April 12): Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah has described the solution to the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project between Malaysia and China to be “a decision which is timely".
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KUCHING (April 12): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is sincere in wanting to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners with Peninsular Malaysia based on the Malaysia Agreement 1...
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KOTA TINGGI (April 12): Residents around Pengerang have been advised to be calm as there is no gas leak reported in the explosion and fire at the Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) early this morning.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 12): The phrase "in pursuant of Malaysia Agreement 1963" proposed by the Parti Gabungan Sarawak (GPS), need not be included in the Federal Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 to restor...
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SEREMBAN (April 12): Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has pointed out that the East Coast Railway Line (ECRL) project that has been revived is not a bait for the by-election for the Rantau State Co...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Based on news flows and corporate announcements today, stocks on focus for April 15 (Monday) might include Sapura Energy Bhd, Dialog Group Bhd, Cycle & Carriage Bintang Bhd, L...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): The Ministry of Primary Industries hopes more local content will be used in the construction of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project following the resumption of the project...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Bhd (EXIM Bank) has appointed Datuk Feizal Mustapha as its new chairman, effective April 9.
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SEREMBAN (April 12): The victory of Pakatan Harapan (PH) in tomorrow’s Rantau by-election is vital for the future of the young people in the State constituency, PH de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar I...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Dataprep Holdings Bhd is to collaborate with an Indonesian company, PT Asia Pelangi Remiten, to look at areas of collaboration in the information and communication technologie...
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SINGAPORE, April 12 — Nine years after it opened with much fanfare, global technology giant IBM’s manufacturing facility in Tampines will be shut, with the remaining workers to be laid off.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — A RM3.64 million settlement with the Securities Commission (SC) was paid off by AirAsia Group Bhd co-founder and executive chairman Datuk Kamarudin Meranun for the purchase ...
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KLANG: A factory in Pulau Indah was razed to the ground Friday (April 12) night.
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JOHOR BAHRU (April 12): Datuk Osman Sapian is expected to have an audience with the Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar tomorrow morning regarding his resignation as the Johor Ment...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 12): Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun has been ordered to investigate a group calling themselves 'Sabah-Sarawak Merdeka Movement (Sabah-Sarawak Independence Move...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): The boardroom tussle at Peterlabs Holdings Bhd has taken a fresh twist after two shareholders issued a notice to remove the group's substantial shareholder Lau Kin Wai as exec...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): While the national carrier is still ailing financially, at least four individuals, including AirAsia Bhd executive chairman Datuk Kamarudin Meranun, are believed to have made ...
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NEW YORK, April 12 — The dollar slipped today to its lowest against the euro in more than two weeks on reports a foreign bank was preparing to fund an acquisition of a European company, while signs ...
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DUBROVNIK, April 12 — China pledged today to increase trade with Central European countries and provide more financial support for major cross border infrastructure projects to promote regional coop...
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FRANKFURT AM MAIN, April 12 — German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Merck KgaA said Friday it had signed a €5.8-billion (RM27 billion) deal to buy Arizona-based Versum Materials, which suppli...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Hap Seng Plantations Holdings Bhd has appointed Datuk Mohammed Che Hussein as independent and non-executive chairman of the group effective May 31.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Not only was the cost of the East Coast Rail Link slashed by RM21.5 billion or 32.8% to RM44 billion, commuters will also benefit from the double-tracking of the shorter, rero...
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WASHINGTON, April 12 — Any trade deal between China and the United States should be a long-lasting one that is consistent with multilateralism and addresses structural factors like intellectual prop...
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LONDON, April 12 — The British pound rallied today as the immediate risks around Brexit receded after the postponement of the departure date and as the dollar suffered a broad selloff, although coll...