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Topic: April 5

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REVIEW: A lack of confidence in the domestic market and a potential downgrade in sovereign bonds emerged as the catalyst to push the FBM KLCI towards 2016 lows.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The public forum on the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), scheduled to be held later this month, will be conducted in a healthy manner in its aim to clear the air s...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) early this month was made to prevent certain parties from taking advantage of the confus...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Genocide, war crimes, humanitarian crimes and invasion will come under Malaysian laws if the country ratifies the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), said Foreign Min...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Genocide, war crimes, humanitarian crimes and invasion would come under Malaysian laws if the country ratified the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), says Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
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Genocide, war crimes, humanitarian crimes and invasion will come under Malaysian laws if the country ratifies the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abd...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Genocide, war crimes, humanitarian crimes and invasion will come under Malaysian laws if the country ratifies the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), says Foreign Min...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Genocide, war crimes, humanitarian crimes and invasion will come under Malaysian laws if the country ratifies the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), sai...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Genocide, war crimes, humanitarian crimes and invasion will come under Malaysian laws if the country ratifies the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), said ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A student activist said he will invite the Crown Prince of Johor, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, to a forum on the Rome Statute, which Putrajaya recently withdrew from, to clear any confus...
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PUTRAJAYA: Two former soldiers and an Indonesian national were jailed eight years and 12 years respectively by the Court of Appeal for conspiring to promote terrorism.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal today sentenced three men to between eight and 12 years’ jail over a charge of terrorism, including a plot to kidnap former prime minister Najib Razak.
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PUTRAJAYA: An Indonesian national and two Malaysian ex-soldiers were sentenced to 12 years jail and eight years jail, respectively, by the Court of Appeal today for conspiring to promote terrorism.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 15 — An Indonesian national and two Malaysian ex-soldiers were sentenced to 12 years jail and eight years jail, respectively, by the Court of Appeal today for conspiring to promote ...
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SEREMBAN: Transport Minister Loke Siew Fook tonight said last week’s announcement on the East Coast Rail Link project likely proceeding was not made to fish for votes during the Rantau by-election c...
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SANDAKAN: The family of Jari Abdullah, 34, who was kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf terrorists, has come to terms with his death after he was shot by the militant group in Pulau Simusa, southern Philippines, o...
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SANDAKAN, April 12 — The family of Jari Abdullah, 34, who was kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf terrorists, has come to terms with his demise after he was shot by the militant group in Pulau Simusa, southern ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Several non-governmental organisations have come out to express their gratitude to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad over Malaysia's withdrawal from the Rome Statute.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares in Sedania Innovator Bhd jumped 63% in early trade on Friday.
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PETALING JAYA: The government has agreed to give Malaysia Airports Holding Bhd (MAHB) a 50-year extension of lease to operate and maintain 39 airports nationwide.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said people trying to undermine the credibility of the current government with the help of the country's monarchy will fail.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said people trying to undermine the credibility of the current government with the help of the country's monarchy will fail.
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The body of the victim kidnapped in the Philippines by Abu Sayyaf is scheduled to be flown home to Malaysia tomorrow, and is expected to arrive at the Sandakan Airport at 7.45am on Friday, according ...
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9to5Google recently reported that Google Maps is adding another option to the incident reporting feature that rolled out last month: slowed traffic reporting.
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Focals smart glasses, from North, can now control your music, offer information about your commute, record your meetings, and show your friends exactly what you're seeing through Lenscast.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Crown Prince of Johor, Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim, has said he is ready to face any criminal action if he has indeed made any seditious remarks.
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SINGAPORE - What do you do when your passport is not stamped at immigration?
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): The Government holds the view that the Sabah portion of Pan Borneo Highway should be under the purview of the Federal Government, namely the Ministry of Works, said Tun Dr Maha...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The four academics wrote a summary of the Rome Statute that was presented to the Conference of Rulers should be appreciated and not condemned for their academic views, said former Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has expressed its deep concerns at the government's decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute, calling it a step backwards for Malaysia's international standing.
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SEREMBAN: The rerouting of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) will see Negri Sembilan as an important transportation hub in the central region, reports Nanyang Siang Pau.
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The US Federal Trade Commission is holding a public workshop on Aug 7 to examine the consumer protection issues surrounding videogame loot boxes, it announced on April 5.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Malaysian kidnap victim, who escaped from his Abu Sayyaf kidnappers in a volley of gunfire five days ago, died at a private hospital in Zamboanga City, southern Philippines.
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Late last week, 9to5Google spotted that the online Google Store was briefly updated to include the Pixel 3a under the Phone model menu and the Pixel 3a Case under the Featured Accessories menu in the website's navigation bar before it was promptly removed without a trace.
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I read about the Roman Empire back in the days when brief histories of Greece and Rome were part of the school curriculum.
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Americans are fearful about the impact of social media firms such as Facebook and Twitter, with many saying they spread misinformation and divide the country, a poll showed.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): Based on corporate newsflows and announcements today, stocks that are expected to be in focus on Tuesday (April 9) may be the following: BTM Resouces Bhd, DWL Resources Bhd, In...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): Sedania Innovator Bhd is partnering with a consultancy firm specialising in Islamic finance solutions to explore opportunities in the Islamic financing space via a fintech or f...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Education says it has never denied the rights of Indian students to study the Tamil language at the secondary level.
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Facebook has said it has made strides in its efforts to prevent online abuses in the Indian national election that starts this week but acknowledged that gaps remain in its "election integrity" efforts.
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The Education Ministry has never denied the rights of Indian students to study the Tamil language at the secondary level.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 8 — The Ministry of Education has never denied the rights of Indian students to study the Tamil language at the secondary level.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Warisan candidate for the Sipitang parliamentary seat, Noor Hayaty Mustapha, expressed surprise over the Election Court’s decision to strike out her election petition today, sayin...
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KUALA LUMPUR - As debate rages on over Malaysia's decision not to accede to the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court (ICC), a small group demonstrated outside the Malaysian parliament o...
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The United Kingdom’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is launching a consumer law investigation into videogame companies Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo over some of their business practices, it announced on April 5.
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Facebook Inc housed dozens of cybercriminal groups that set up shop on the platform as online marketplaces to sell a variety of illegal services, such as stolen credit card information, account theft and spamming tools, a team of researchers found.
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MELBOURNE (REUTERS) - Rare earths miner Lynas Corp said on Monday (April 8) it is considering initial ore processing near its Australian mine, as Malaysia stepped up pressure on the company already in...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): Shares of Icon Offshore Bhd rose as much as 8.7% in active trade this morning after the company announced it secured five contracts and a work order for provision of vessels la...
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PETALING JAYA: Student activists have claimed that a summary paper prepared by a group of academics was used to convince the Conference of Rulers to reject the Rome Statute.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's decision to withdraw from ratifying the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) was a political move made to avoid a coup attempt, Foreign Minister Saifuddin A...
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SINGAPORE, April 7 ― It is obvious that both Malaysia and Singapore are keeping their channel of communication widely open in their efforts to solve bilateral issues, although tensions escalated at ...
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SEREMBAN: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's claim that "someone" was attempting to oust him by pitting the Rulers against him over the Rome Statute issue is in reference to someone from a Royal family, says PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 6): Malaysia and Singapore have agreed that in the spirit of bilateral cooperation, Singapore will withdraw the Instrument Landing System (ILS) procedures for Seletar Airport while M...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and Singapore have agreed that in the spirit of bilateral cooperation, Singapore will withdraw the Instrument Landing System (ILS) procedures for Seletar Airport while Malaysia wil...
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Malaysia and Singapore have agreed that in the spirit of bilateral cooperation, Singapore will withdraw the Instrument Landing System (ILS) procedures for Seletar Airport while Malaysia will indefinit...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia's decision to withdraw from ratifying an international treaty that covers serious crimes and crimes against humanity makes a mockery of the government's commitment to justice, says international NGO Human Rights Watch.
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PETALING JAYA: Firefly will resume its flights to Singapore's Seletar airport from this month following Singapore's withdrawal of the Instrument Landing System (ILS) procedures for the airport.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Pakatan Harapan government was forced to retract acceding to the Rome Statute - the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court (ICC), the worl...
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GEORGE TOWN (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia has attributed traffic congestion at the Causeway checkpoints as the reason why fewer Singaporeans are visiting the country.
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PETALING JAYA: Comintel Corp Bhd narrowly avoided enforcement action by Bursa Securities after the company released its delayed fourth quarter results.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): Boustead Holdings Bhd has appointed former Sime Darby Property Bhd CEO Datuk Seri Amrin Awaluddin (pictured) as its new managing director, confirming a report in The Edge Finan...
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OSLO, April 5: Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, will streamline its US$300 billion fixed-income portfolio by cutting emerging market bonds from the benchmark index it tracks, the Finance Ministry said on Friday.
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SEREMBAN (April 5): Amanah vice president Datuk Mahfuz Omar has downplayed the impact of the low Tabung Haji (TH) hibah (dividend) rate announced today on Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) campaign in the Rant...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): The Cabinet observed the correct procedure in the process to ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), said Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
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JOHOR BAHRU (April 5): The Johor State Government is looking to enhance periodic checks on all palm oil mills operating along the rivers in the State to ensure that the waste disposal methods of these...
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SEREMBAN (April 5): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng hinted that  the East Coast Railway Line (ECRL) may be rerouted to Negri Sembilan during a ceramah for the Rantau State seat by-election tonight.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): The all-new fifth generation (5G) mobile technology which promises ultrafast speeds and low latency can open up innovation opportunities in various sectors.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): No Teachers’ Training Institute (IPG) or any agency under the Education Ministry has been closed so far, said Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching.
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SEREMBAN (April 5): Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate in the Rantau State seat by-election Dr S Streram has denied that the party exploited children in one of its campaign programmes.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Azizan Harun today tendered an open apology over his earlier statement regarding Kelantan voters.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): E-commerce site, 11street, confirmed via a statement today that it is going to great lengths to ensure that products that are related to Candy B+ Complex have been or will be r...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 5): The Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) today rebranded registered licensed moneylenders under the Ministry as the ‘Credit Community’. Housing and Local Government...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): Malaysia’s homegrown artificial intelligence (AI)-driven drone service provider Aerodyne Group is optimistic of capturing 50 percent of the country’s commercial application...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 — Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah today accused detractors of the Rome Statute of trying to bring down the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government and Prime Minister Tun Dr M...
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SEREMBAN, April 5 — The sale of the luxury yacht, Equanimity, proof of the 1MDB scandal which caused the country’s current financial crisis, has actually taken place, said DAP secretary-general Li...
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JOHOR BARU, April 5 — The Johor state government is looking to enhance periodic checks on all palm oil mills operating along the rivers across the state to ensure that the waste disposal these parti...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): Malaysia is inviting foreign franchisors to make Malaysia their regional hub.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): Several international sports events including Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) in Pulau Langkawi have given a positive contribution to the economic development of Langkawi and Malays...
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JOHOR BAHRU (April 5): The ship-to-ship cargo transfer hub project, to be developed offshore Johor, is a highly viable project, said Johor Housing and Rural Development Committee chairman, Dzulkefly A...
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WASHINGTON, April 5 — US job creation came back to life in March, possibly assuaging recession fears and allowing Donald Trump a sigh of relief.
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WASHINGTON, April 5 — President Donald Trump said today the US Federal Reserve should lower interest rates and take other unconventional measures to ease pressure on an economy that he said they slo...
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BUCHAREST, April 5 — The European Commission, with the approval of euro zone governments, will set priorities for the yet-to-be-created euro zone budget, EU finance ministers agreed today, in an eff...
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PUTRAJAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's pilgrim fund Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) will give a hibah (dividend) of 1.25 per cent to its depositors for the 2018 financial year, said Minister in ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 — Several international sports events including Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) in Pulau Langkawi has given a positive contribution to the local economic development of Langkawi and...
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SEREMBAN: Datuk Seri Najib Razak slammed the Pakatan Harapan federal government after Tabung Haji declared its lowest hibah (dividend) ever for 2018 on Friday (April 5).
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PUTRAJAYA (April 5): Malaysia and Singapore will discuss the unresolved bilateral issues during the ninth Singapore-Malaysia Leaders' Retreat, scheduled from April 8-9 in a friendly manner, said Prime...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, companies in focus on Monday (April 8) may include: Berjaya Assets Bhd, Boustead Holdings Bhd, Sime Darby Property Bhd, Ic...
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NEW YORK, April 5 — Wall Street’s main indexes rose today after data showed US employment in March accelerated from a 17-month low, easing concerns of a domestic slowdown, while hopes of a US-Chin...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 — The Singapore government today requested information from Putrajaya about the ship-to-ship transfer hub project in Johor.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 — Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Azizan Harun today tendered an open apology over his earlier statement regarding Kelantan voters.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 5): There have been no large withdrawals by Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) depositors, said group managing director and chief executive officer Datuk Seri Zukri Samat.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): Besides shopping malls, eateries and offices, the Government should consider an awareness campaign to prevent smoking in private vehicles, Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) p...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): MIMOS Bhd and Microsoft have jointly established an applied artificial intelligence (AI) centre in Malaysia, known as Centre of AI for Future Industry (CAIFI). International Tr...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): Malaysian palm oil futures surged to their highest in six weeks on Friday evening, charting a fifth straight session of gains, on expectations of dwindling stockpiles and impro...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): The Government is confident that Malaysia’s franchise industry will be able to contribute RM35 billion to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2020, based on the p...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): End-to-end integrated telecommunications infrastructure company edotco Group Sdn Bhd has bagged Frost & Sullivan's “Asia Pacific (APAC) Telecoms Tower Company of the Year” ...
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FRANKFURT, April 5 — The European Central Bank will ask Deutsche Bank to raise fresh funds before it gives the go-ahead for a merger with a state-backed rival, a person with direct knowledge of the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR - The trial of former Malaysian premier Najib Razak who has been accused of corruption and money laundering involving state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) was postpon...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 — Umno leaders mocked today the government’s decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute that had been opposed by the Opposition who claimed it violated royal immunity.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 — The trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who faces 25 corruption and money laundering charges involving RM2.28 billlion in funds linked to 1Malaysia Develop...