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KUALA LUMPUR (June 22): Datuk Mohamed Farid Abu Hassan has been appointed as the new director of the Special Branch (SB) of the Royal Malaysia Police (RMP), effective Monday (June 17).
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PETALING JAYA: Comm Datuk Mohamed Farid Abu Hassan has been appointed as the new Bukit Aman Special Branch director.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Datuk Mohamed Farid Abu Hassan has been appointed as the new director of the Special Branch (SB) of the Royal Malaysia Police (RMP), effective Monday (June 17).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Mohamed Farid Abu Hassan has been appointed as the new director of the Special Branch (SB) of the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM), effective Monday (June 17).
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 — Datuk Mohamed Farid Abu Hassan has been appointed as the new director of the Special Branch (SB) of the Royal Malaysia Police (RMP), effective Monday (June 17).
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PETALING JAYA: Comm Datuk Mohamed Farid Abu Hassan has been appointed as the new Bukit Aman Special Branch department director.
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PUTRAJAYA: Education Minister Maszlee Malik today denied that his deputy, Teo Nie Ching, had tried to interfere in the Islamic Education syllabus.
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Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik (photo) denied today that his deputy Teo Nie Ching tried to interfere in the Islamic Education syllabus.
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PUTRAJAYA, June 20 — Minister of Education Maszlee Malik today denies that his deputy Teo Nie Ching had tried to interfere in the Islamic Education syllabus.
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PUTRAJAYA: Minister of Education Dr Maszlee Malik today denies that his deputy Teo Nie Ching had tried to interfere in the Islamic Education syllabus.
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LETTER | The Shah Alam High Court has yet again deferred its decision on whether an undocumented worker has the right to claim over four years of unpaid wages.
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SIBU: A bank's chief cashier has been arrested for allegedly committing criminal breach of trust involving RM70,467 belonging to a mosque.
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PUTRAJAYA: Online bidding for Kuala Lumpur’s newest series, the “VDN” plate numbers, will open on June 21.
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PUTRAJAYA: Online bidding for Kuala Lumpur's "VDN" licence plate numbers will be opened from June 21, says Anthony Loke.
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PUTRAJAYA: The online bidding system for the ‘VDN’ registration series for motor vehicles will be launched by the Kuala Lumpur Road Transport Department through its online JPJeBid system on June 2...
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PUTRAJAYA (June 14): The online bidding system for the 'VDN' registration series for motor vehicles will be launched by the Kuala Lumpur Road Transport Department through its online JPJeBid system on ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Online bidding for Kuala Lumpur's "VDN" licence plate numbers will be opened from June 21, says Anthony Loke.
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KUALA LUMPUR: It was paradise until a nearby landfill made it stink to high heaven.
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ON April 15, Prestariang Bhd announced to Bursa Malaysia that its subsidiary, Prestariang SKIN Sdn Bhd (PSKIN), had filed a suit against the government for terminating the RM3.5 billion National Immig...
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ON April 15, Prestariang Bhd announced to Bursa Malaysia that its subsidiary, Prestariang SKIN Sdn Bhd (PSKIN), had filed a suit against the government for terminating the RM3.5 billion National Immig...
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KOTA BARU: Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) Kelantan is enhancing its convergence brand, UniFi, to enable 30,000 customers in the state who are still using the copper network switch to the premier service, s...
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SEREMBAN: Owners of only 60 of 454 billboards put up illegally along the North-South Expressway (NSE) stretch running through Negri Sembilan have submitted applications to legalise them despite being given ample notice to do so.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 27): The Malaysian Bumiputera Contractors Association is requesting the Pakatan Harapan government to provide a special quota of at least 20 per cent to Bumiputera contractors to p...
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SEREMBAN: Negri Sembilan authorities will start demolishing 394 illegal billboards along the North-South Expressway running through the state if owners fail to submit applications to legalise the structures before the Hari Raya holidays.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bumiputera contractors are seeking a special quota of at least 20% of civil works in the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project to be set aside for them.
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The Malaysian Bumiputera Contractors Association is requesting the Pakatan Harapan government to provide a special quota of at least 20 percent to bumiputera contractors to participate in the civil wo...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 26 — The Malaysian Bumiputera Contractors Association is requesting the Pakatan Harapan government to provide a special quota of at least 20 per cent to Bumiputera contractors to p...
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PETALING JAYA: Google has paid tribute to late Malaysian singer and songwriter Sudirman Arshad with a special "doodle" in conjunction with his 65th birthday on Friday (May 25).
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 — Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) international reserves stood at US$102.8 billion as at May 15, 2019.
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Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) international reserves stood at US$102.8 billion (RM430.6 billion) as at May 15.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): Boustead Heavy Industries Corp Bhd is in the red for the second consecutive quarter, posting a net loss of RM4.3 million for the first quarter ended March 31 (1QFY19) mainly due...
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Notable filings FROM April 29 to May 3, notable filings with Bursa Malaysia included one on the conclusion of the Kian Joo Can Factory Bhd takeover.
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PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Najib Razak today questioned the Pakatan Harapan government’s changing time frame for the country to regain its economic prowess.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Kuala Terengganu sessions court’s decision to fine RM1.56 million each on two Vietnamese poachers has been the highest amount so far for wildlife crimes in the country’s history, ac...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 17 — The Kuala Terengganu Sessions Court’s decision to fine RM1.56 million two Vietnamese poachers has been the highest amount so far for wildlife crimes in the country’s history,...
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PETALING JAYA: The Kuala Terengganu Sessions Court has slapped a fine of RM1.56mil each on two Vietnamese nationals who were caught poaching.
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PETALING JAYA: The Kuala Terengganu Sessions Court has meted out a whopping RM1.56mil fine on two Vietnamese nationals caught poaching, making it the biggest fine ever imposed for wildlife crime.
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PETALING JAYA: The Kuala Terengganu Sessions Court today fined two Vietnamese nationals RM1.56 million and sentenced them to two years jail after they were convicted of illegal possession of wildlife ...
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KOTA KINABALU: The operator of an independent education centre for undocumented children in Penampang is up in arms over its recent closure by the district education office.
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PETALING JAYA: A cut in the statutory reserve requirement (SRR) may be in the offing if liquidity in the banking system is further impacted by foreign capital outflows amid the external headwinds and domestic uncertainties.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Neither Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) or the government have claimed the savings of RM21.5 billion for the improved East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project was purely from an element of o...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Neither Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) or the government have claimed the savings of RM21.5 billion for the improved East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project was purely from an element of overpricing.
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COMMENT | Following a recent opinion piece published online, Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) wishes to point out that the improved deal for the 640km East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is rakyat-ce...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The improved deal for the 640-km East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is rakyat-centric and driven by transparency and accountability, Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) said.
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PETALING JAYA: Following a period of suspension, Lafarge (M) Bhd will resume providing supplies for the proposed East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project with immediate effect.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The failure of Esports Malaysia Association (Esports Malaysia) to follow the correct procedure has resulted in the National Sports Council (NSC) not being able to channel the allocation ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Lafarge Malaysia Bhd has resumed supplying cement to all eight packages of work for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, said the cement manufacturer in its filing with Bursa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) recorded a US$100 million or 0.1% decrease in its international reserves to US$103.4 billion as at April 30 this year, from the US$103.5 billion it rec...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia's international reserves fell by US$100mil to US$103.40bil as at April 30, 2019 from two weeks ago.
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Malaysia's gross international reserves fell slightly to $103.4 billion (RM429.04 billion) as of April 30 from $103.5 billion (RM429.45) on April 15, the central bank said on Tuesday.
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Notable filings DURING the week of April 15 to 19, notable changes in shareholdings of companies listed on Bursa Malaysia included the disposal of 25.64 million shares, or a 4.23% stake, in Orion IXL ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — Several financial institutions have increased their base rate (BR) ahead of Bank Negara Malaysia’s review of the overnight policy rate (OPR) next month, according to industry...
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PUTRAJAYA: The PeKa B40, a healthcare protection scheme for the low-income B40 group, management of “sick” projects and the initiative for price control on medicines were among the achievements of...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 3): In the latest twist in the boardroom tussle in Seacera Group Bhd, substantial shareholder Datuk William Tan Wei Lian and six other shareholders have called for another extraordin...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 ― Datuk Seri Najib Razak turned up in court today when his Umno colleague Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin was charged with three counts of bribery over his role as Felcra director i...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 3 — Putrajaya will not revive the cancelled RM3.5 billion National Immigration Control System (SKIN) concession agreement, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Sunway Real Estate Investment Trust's (REIT) net profit for the third quarter ended March 31 fell to RM68.9mil from RM70.35mil recorded in the same quarter a year ago.
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PUTRAJAYA: After holding the Health Minister’s post for almost a year, Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad says he realised that people want an immediate fix to their problems.While they want issues such as waiting times for treatment and lack of parking lots to be resolved quickly, he said he has to grapple with the greater policies, structures, systems and technological issues that contribute to the shortcomings and inadequacies in healthcare delivery.
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INVESTORS who found some way to short the stock of Lyft, the No 2 ride-hailing player in the US, have had a great ride since its initial public offering three weeks ago.
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PETALING JAYA: DBS Research has downgraded Malaysian government bonds to “neutral”, even as the local debt papers rank as the third-best performer among Asian emerging markets year-to-date.
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Notable filings BETWEEN April 8 and 12, notable shareholding changes in companies listed on Bursa Malaysia included the emergence of Impiana Sdn Bhd as the new majority shareholder of Bio Osmo Bhd wit...
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WASHINGTON, April 30 — US President Donald Trump, three of his children and seven of his companies filed a federal lawsuit yesterday against Deutsche Bank and Capital One Financial Corp to block the...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Seacera Group Bhd has clarified substantial shareholder, Datuk Tan Wei Lian had never approached the board to propose any business plan, which includes the sale of the group’s smaller assets and payment of a 10 sen special dividend.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 29): Seacera Group Bhd clarified today Datuk Tan Wei Lian had never approached the board of the tile manufacturer to propose any business plan, which includes the sale of the group...
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Click to enlarge RapidKL has announced that four of its bus corridors will go cashless from today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Trading in the securities of Seacera was halted at 11.48am on Friday ahead of an announcement of corporate news.
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SINGAPORE (April 26): Palm oil may leave a neutral range of RM2,140-2,191 per tonne on Friday or next Monday, to complete its consolidation within a wedge.
Palm oil | Wang Tao | SINGAPORE | RM2 | RM2 | Signals | Reuters | 038 | 140 | 144 | 15 | 50 | 86.4 | 140 | 2 | 191 | 2 | 246 | 26 | 227 | 100 | 110 | 896 | 344 | 191 | RM2 | 896 | RM2 | 144 | RM2 | 227 | RM2 | 191 | RM2 | 110 | RM2 | 140 | RM2 | 038 | RM2 | 344 | RM2 | 140 | April 15 | April 26
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KUANTAN: Peat soil forest fire near the Sultan Ahmad Shah Maritime Academy (Amsas) in Sungai Ular here, has razed 420 ha of forest today, compared to 40 ha last week.
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KUANTAN (Bernama): A peat soil forest fire near the Sultan Ahmad Shah Maritime Academy (AMSAS) in Sungai Ular here razed 420ha of forest Thursday (April 25), compared to 40ha last week.
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Nickelodeon has released a new line of SpongeBob SquarePants toys inspired by how it has become popular memes on social media.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 25): In a compromise in the shareholder tussle at Seacera Group Bhd, its biggest shareholder Datuk William Tan Wei Lan withdrew his notice calling for an extraordinary general meet...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 24): PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk, CIMB Group Holdings Bhd’s Indonesian unit, reported today that net profit climbed 7.6% year-on-year to IDR944 billion in its first quarter ended Marc...
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SINGAPORE (April 25): Palm oil remains neutral in a range of RM2,140-2,191 per tonne, and an escape could suggest a direction.
Palm oil | Wang Tao | SINGAPORE | RM2 | RM2 | Reuters | 140 | 50 | 235 | 227 | 191 | 25 | 140 | 5 | 896 | 15 | 144 | 038 | 110 | 86.4 | 2 | 246 | RM2 | 191 | April 25 | April 15 | April 5 | RM2 | 140 | RM2 | 344 | RM2 | 038 | RM2 | 140 | RM2 | 110 | 100 | RM2 | 227 | RM2 | 235 | RM2 | 227 | RM2 | 144 | RM2 | 896 | 227 | 2 | 191 | 344
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SEOUL: SK Hynix Inc., a supplier to Apple Inc., posted a steep decline in operating profit but forecast a recovery in demand this quarter for memory chips used in smartphones and data centres.
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The police are still waiting for feedback from Wisma Putra before obtaining a statement from a United States embassy staff whose son was believed to have been involved in a fight at the Kuala Lumpur I...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police are still waiting for feedback from Wisma Putra before obtaining a statement from a United States embassy staff member whose son was believed to have been involved in a fight at t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — The police are still waiting for feedback from Wisma Putra before obtaining a statement from a United States embassy staff whose son was believed to have been involved i...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The police are still waiting for feedback from Wisma Putra before obtaining a statement from a United States embassy staff whose son was believed to have been involved in a fight at the Kuala Lumpur International School (ISKL) in Ampang Hilir, here recently.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of plantation giant FGV Holdings Bhd rose to a high of RM1.32 on Wednesday, the highest since November 2018 on fresh corporate news and also it was upgraded to a buy.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): Perdana Petroleum Bhd has secured a workboat charter job from Dayang Enterprise Holdings Bhd worth RM8.5 million.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): Ire-tex Corp Bhd saw 10 million shares or a 6.81% stake in the group traded off-market in two direct business transactions today, as three directors resigned from its board.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): Seacera Group Bhd said today that it has detected unusual market activities concerning the trading of its securities.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police have not found any new leads on the case of eight-year-old Muhammad Zahiruddin, who went missing in Bandar Seri Putra, Bangi, near here, last Monday (April 15).
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 — The police have not found any new leads on eight-year-old Muhammad Zahiruddin, who went missing in Bandar Seri Putra, Bangi, near here, last Monday (April 15).
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KUALA LUMPUR: The worst is over for the Malaysian capital market, which has been spooked by the country’s potential disqualification from an important global bond index, according to CIMB Group Holdings Bhd group chief executive officer Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Aziz.
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Some 979 people have undergone health screening under the B40 Healthcare Scheme (Peka B40) since it began on April 15, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): Chemical Company of Malaysia Bhd (CCM) has accepted a Letter of Award from Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) to supply up to 351,000 tonnes of caustic soda to the latter’s s...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) recorded a US$500 million or 0.49% increase in its international reserves to US$103.5 billion as at April 15, 2019, compared to the US$103 billion i...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) international reserves increased to US$103.5 billion as at April 15, 2019 from US$103 billion as of March 29, 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia's international reserves rose by US$500mil to US$103.50bil as at April 15, 2019 from two weeks ago.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — The government will ensure that the renegotiated East Coast Rail Line (ECRL) will be developed with 40 per cent local participation, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke.
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TAIPING: Police detained two women and a man who were believed to have extorted a male victim at a coffee shop, here last Monday.
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TOKYO: Nissan Motor Co will donate €100,000 (US$112,450) for the rebuilding of fire-ravaged Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, a pledge that comes as the Japanese automaker seeks to repair strained relations with the French government and partner Renault SA after former chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested.
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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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DUSHANBE (Tajikistan), April 20 — China’s state-owned engineering company CMEC will modernise Tajikistan’s flagship aluminium smelter in a US$545 million (RM2.2 billion) deal, a representative f...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): The spillover effects of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project are projected to change the socio-economic landscape of the States concerned and stimulate economic developmen...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The spillover effects of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project are projected to change the socio-economic landscape of the states concerned and stimulate economic development.
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Almost instantly after the sparks ignited at Notre-Dame de Paris on April 15 evening, footage of the flames proceeding to swallow the cathedral’s iconic spire spread through social media. And whenever a disaster becomes international news, as we’ve seen time and again, a Silicon Valley mishap is sure to follow close behind.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — The spillover effects of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project are projected to change the socio-economic landscape of the states concerned and stimulate economic developm...