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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 24): Shareholders of Eco World International Bhd (EWI) can expect to receive dividends by FY2020 at the latest, The Edge Malaysia reported in its latest issue.
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PETALING JAYA: Human rights group Tenaganita has urged the government to strengthen its political will to fight the trafficking of Malaysians to other countries.
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THE decision by the Cabinet to approve the proposal to reintroduce the motorbike e-hailing service aimed at, among others, reducing youth unemployment needs to be thoroughly reconsidered.
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Petronas wins big with home-grown talent gaining global recognition.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): Nik Mohd Hasyudeen Yusoff has been appointed the new group managing director and chief executive officer of the Pilgrims Fund Board (Tabung Haji) effective Sept 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): V Ultimate Wellness Bhd, a beauty services company which has been growing exponentially since its establishment 14 years ago, is on track for a listing on Bursa Malaysia's ACE M...
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Morrison (right) reviews the guard of honour with Nguyen during a welcoming ceremony in Hanoi, Vietnam.
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Nik Mohd Hasyudeen Yusoff has been appointed the new group managing director and chief executive officer of the Pilgrims Fund Board (TH) effective Sept 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — Nik Mohd Hasyudeen Yusoff has been appointed the new group managing director and chief executive officer of the Pilgrims Fund Board (TH) effective September 1.
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Swoop Aero, a provider of on-demand autonomous air transport service for medical supplies, has secured seven-figure funding in a round co-led by venture capital firms Tempus Partners and Right Click C...
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PETALING JAYA - Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) continues to suffer from a system glitch, with the airport authorities advising passengers to be at the terminal four hours before ...
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Australia’s most populous state said it will axe a Chinese-funded education programme that teaches Mandarin in schools amid fears over potential foreign influence.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) continues to suffer from a system glitch, with the airport authorities advising passengers to be at th...
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PETALING JAYA: Passengers departing from the KL International Airport (KLIA) are advised to reach the airport four hours before their flight departure time as systems disruption has yet to be resolved.
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It was a love affair that started at 15 when Cheong Jin Xi was studying in Australia in 2006.
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SERI KEMBANGAN: Two academics have called for open-mindedness among Malaysian Muslims so they can gain knowledge from expressions of Islam in other parts of the world.
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SEPANG: In an unforeseen first-ever disruption of its airport management system, the operations of Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) came to a halt for hours, with scores of flights delayed and passengers left stranded and frustrated.
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(Aug 23): Stocks in Asia looked set for a muted Friday start after a lackluster U.S. session that saw traders adopt a cautious stance before Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s address at the Jack...
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ABILLIONVEG, a social impact platform powering the plant-based movement, has today announced that it has secured US$2 million (RM8.36 million) in seed funding led by California based venture fund 500 ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) expects to resolve the systems disruption in the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and klia2 by tomorrow morning.
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SEPANG (Aug 22): The information counter at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) here was deluged by passengers at about noon today, following a systems disruption which began last night.
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The information counter at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) here was deluged by passengers at about noon today, following a systems disruption which began last night.
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SEPANG: The information counter at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) here was deluged by passengers this afternoon following a systems disruption which began last night.
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SEPANG (Aug 22): The information counter at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) here was deluged by passengers at about noon today, following a systems disruption which began last night.
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SYDNEY: Australia is seeing an increase in interest in its millionaires-only visa programme from wealthy Hong Kong residents who are eyeing a safety net amid political turmoil in the Chinese-ruled territory, migration lawyers told Reuters.
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SINGAPORE: Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd posted a 17% fall in annual net profit, driven by fuel costs and a weaker Australian dollar, but cheered investors with a A$400 million share buyback and higher dividend.
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SEPANG: Scores of flights were delayed Thursday after both terminals of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) experienced temporary systems disruption.
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SEPANG (Aug 22): A score of flights were delayed Thursday after both terminals of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) experienced temporary systems disruption.
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Real-time customer management platform RateIt has secured US$5 million in a series A round led by Tin Men Capital, a Singapore-based venture capital firm focused on business-to-business tech investmen...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): The FBM KLCI nudged higher this morning in line with the slight gains at regional markets, but was seen trading range bound.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia struggled early Thursday on the lack of convincing catalysts while the undertone of the market continued to be weak following the continued selling by foreign funds.
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(Aug 22): Stocks in Asia were set for modest gains Thursday after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting did little to alter expectations for more rate cuts.
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SEREMBAN: Riding on its record performance in financial year 2019 (FY19), which was achieved amidst a challenging environment, Matrix Concepts Holdings Bhd has embarked on several projects as it aims to maintain the strong momentum for the current financial year 2020 (FY20).
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): Malaysian bubble tea brand Tealive has partnered with Myanmar Food For Thought Co Ltd (MFFT) to open five outlets in Myanmar by year-end.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — Members of the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) remained cautious on the business activities outlook for the second half (H2) 2019 due to external factors such as t...
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Abillionveg, a Singapore-based reviews and recommendations platform for vegan-friendly food, restaurants, and products, raised US$2 million in a seed round led by US-based 500 Startups.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): The FBM KLCI drifted lower in early trade, tracking the decline at regional markets, weighed by select index-linked stocks.
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NEW DELHI: A global glut in natural gas is threatening to undermine a US$4bil investment by Reliance Industries Ltd. aimed at boosting profits at the world’s largest oil refining complex.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips retreated early Wednesday as selling on Public Bank and Tenaga Nasional picked up pace sending the FBM KLCI deeper into the red, tracking the decline in key Asian markets.
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PUTRAJAYA: The targeted fuel subsidy for RON95 petrol will be announced in two weeks after the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry finalises the details, says Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.
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PUTRAJAYA: Tourism Malaysia has inked a deal with American travel company Expedia Group which will see both sides collaborate to boost tourism promotion to Malaysia.
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(Aug 21): Stocks in Asia looked set to decline after a weak U.S. session and a further move lower in Treasury yields as investors assessed the latest news on trade talks and awaited more clues on mone...
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 20): Tourism Malaysia is partnering with global travel platform Expedia Group for two key tourism collaborations, in efforts to drive international tourist arrivals to Malaysia in the c...
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CANBERRA (Aug 20): Malaysia welcomes the review of the Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement (MAFTA) but any effort to do so, will only be considered after the negotiations on the Regional Comprehen...
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CANBERRA, Aug 20 – Malaysia welcomes the review of the Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement (MAFTA) but any effort to do so will only be considered after the negotiations on the Regional Comprehe...
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LONDON, Aug 20 ― Euro zone rates edged lower today as markets continued to focus on the prospect of fiscal stimulus in Germany and verbal easing from ECB policymaker Olli Rehn.
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KOTA KINABALU: After being a champion at a recent world competition, Joyce Heng Shu Xia now wants to start training aspiring strongmen and strongwomen in an effort to make promote the sport.KOTA KINABALU: After being a champion at a recent world competition, strongwoman Joyce Heng Shu Xia now wants to start training aspiring strongman and strongwoman in an effort to make the sport more well-known.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 18): The government is seen as being very cautious and takes into account numerous factors before making a decision to renew the operating licence of the rare earth processing factor...
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LETTER | The Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct (IPCMC) Bill 2019 had its first reading in Parliament on July 18.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): The FBM KLCI crossed the crucial 1,600-point threshold in early trade this morning, tarcking gains at regional markets, lifted by gains including at key index-linked counters.
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Liew (seated at centre), flanked by Bishop John (on her left) and William, with members of the organising committee.
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(Aug 19): Stocks in Asia were set for gains Monday following a bounce in U.S. equities as traders kick off a busy week for economic data and await commentary from the Federal Reserve chief.
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The government is seen as being very cautious and takes into account numerous factors before making a decision to renew the operating licence of the rare earth processing factory, Lynas Malaysia Sdn B...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — The government is seen as being very cautious and takes into account numerous factors before making a decision to renew the operating licence of the rare earth processing fac...
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Malaysia's Sri Dasmesh Sikh pipe band emerged champion at the World Pipe Band Championship in Scotland on Saturday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s Sri Dasmesh Sikh pipe band emerged champion at the World Pipe Band Championship in Scotland on Saturday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Malaysia's Sri Dasmesh Sikh pipe band emerged champion at the World Pipe Band Championship in Scotland on Saturday (Aug 17).
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KUALA LUMPUR: International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking (pix) will lead a trade and investment mission to Australia from Aug 19-23.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Three NGOs have called for a meeting between the Prime Ministers of Malaysia and Holland to suspend the March 2020 trials of those accused in the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 17 — Several non-governmental organisations (NGOs) today said they will soon ask for Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s help to prevent the trial of four individuals over t...
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GOMBAK: Five years after the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, three NGOs are calling for a meeting between the Prime Ministers of Malaysia and the Netherlands to discuss suspending the March 2020 trial of the case.
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KUANTAN: Lynas Malaysia is confident of obtaining consent for the location of a permanent deposit facility (PDF) for its water leach purification (WLP) residue within six months.
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MALAYSIA-BASED equity investment research platform and investment training provider, EquitiesTracker Holdings Bhd (ET) is looking to help investors successfully navigate the treacherous path of the stock market.
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816 BIG World campaign rewards BIG Members with even more AirAsia BIG Points.
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Malaysians have become more radical and racist due to the polemic regarding several peripheral issues, according to A Kadir Jasin.
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PETALING JAYA: Environmental NGO Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) has questioned some of the conditions set by Putrajaya for Lynas Corp to continue operating for another six months, including securing a pe...
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KUANTAN: Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd is confident of satisfying the Cabinet decision for it to build a permanent deposit facility (PDF) for the water leach purification (WLP) residue produced by its rare e...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Magistrate’s Court in Balik Pulau here today dismissed a suit brought by an AirAsia X passenger claiming losses over a piece of luggage that went missing on a flight from Penang to ...
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As more and more of the world’s population shifts into cities, traffic congestion is becoming an ever-larger problem.
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SYDNEY, Aug 16 — Asian shares were heading for weekly losses today as conflicting messages on the Sino-US trade war only added to worries for the global economy, while talk of aggressive central ban...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips continued to lose ground and the FBM KLCI continued to slide below the key 1, 600 level on Friday on mixed signals from the US and China.
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Annette and Bill Merchant say they love Sabah and Sandakan.
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The conditional renewal of Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd's operating licence means the people have to bear the risk of being exposed to radioactive waste for another four years, says Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh...
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SYDNEY: Asian shares were heading for weekly losses on Friday as conflicting messages on the Sino-U.S. trade war only added to worries for the global economy, while talk of aggressive central bank sti...
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Indonesia’s crackdown on imported foreign waste has upset the village of Bangun, where residents say they earn more money sorting through piles of garbage than growing rice in once-lush paddy fields...
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KUCHING: For more than four decades, Mejar-Jeneral Datuk Toh Choon Siang served the country with distinction.
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(Aug 16): Stocks in Asia looked set to drop after another tumultuous session on Wall Street and further declines in Treasury yields, on heightened trade uncertainty and fears of a slowing global econo...
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SYDNEY: Malindo Air has launched its new route to Sydney, making it the airline’s fifth destination Down Under.
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The family of Singaporean kayaker Madam Puah Geok Tin said they were trying to "be strong for each other" yesterday - a day after her body was identified - while relatives of her missing companion fac...
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KUCHING: “I, together with (Datuk Temenggong) Kanang Langkau and other team members were involved in a 45-minutes fierce gun battle against the communists in Gunung Korbu, Perak,” recalled 1st Inf...
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The government has given a six-month licence extension to Lynas' rare earth processing plant in Gebeng, Kuantan, but imposed several conditions with a view that the factory will curb its radioactive w...
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TAIPING: The remains of Malaysian student Amirul Ashraff Md Azhar, 22, believed to have died after falling from the 23rd floor of his apartment in Sydney, Australia, were laid to rest yesterday.
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IPOH: Posters and banners of candidates could be a thing of the past if the government accepts a suggestion by the Electoral Reform Committee, says Tan Sri Ab Rashid Ab Rahman.
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IPOH, Aug 15 — The Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) proposed that the government do away with banners and posters for election campaigns due to their high cost.
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SYDNEY, Aug 15 — Amirul Ashraff Md Azhar, 22, believed to have died after falling from the 23rd floor of his apartment in Sydney, Australia, was laid to rest yesterday.
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ROMPIN, Aug 15 — The government is aiming for self-sufficiency in local fresh milk production within the next five years, said Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub.
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KUCHING: “I, together with (Datuk Temenggong) Kanang Langkau and other team members were involved in a 45-minutes fierce gun battle against the communists in Gunung Korbu, Perak,” recalled 1st Inf...
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SANDAKAN, Aug 15 — A Sabah minister today called for the lessons learned from wars and the Sandakan-Ranau Death Marches of 74 years ago be passed on to future generations as a reminder that no one b...
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SYDNEY: Australia is pushing back against calls from Pacific Island leaders to ditch its commitment to coal mining to help combat climate change, saying its neighbours need to respect the country’s reliance on the industry.
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Social activist Marina Mahathir is the latest to join the chorus condemning preacher Zakir Naik for calling on Chinese Malaysians to leave the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Kenanga research said PPB Group Bhd's 2Q19 core net profit came in broadly wtihin expectations at US$111mil, which represents 40% and 38% of its and consensus full-year estimates respectively.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Standing by his daughter’s hospital bed, Afghan Lutfullah Ahmad Hussain’s eyes welled with tears as he appealed for her life to be saved – just one of thousands of refugees in Mala...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 — Standing by his daughter’s hospital bed, Afghan Lutfullah Ahmad Hussain’s eyes welled with tears as he appealed for her life to be saved — just one of thousands of refug...
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PETALING JAYA: S P Setia Bhd displayed resilience amidst a tough property market, recording RM2.2bil in revenue and a profit before tax of RM329.7mil for the first half ended June 30, 2019.
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Electrify, a Singapore energy startup that operates retail electricity marketplace, said it is looking to raise US$5 million in series A funding by the end of the year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 — The engineering and technical team of the Lynas Malaysia plant in Gebeng, Pahang asked Malaysians today to trust scientific experts instead of listening to anti-Lynas activist...
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KUALA LUMPUR: S P Setia Bhd posted pre-tax profit of RM329.7mil on the back of RM2.20bil in revenue in the first half ended June 30, 2019 contributed largely by the on-going projects in Malaysia.
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IPOH, Aug 14 — Teng Hwa Lin rues the day he agreed to help a friend invest in an online foreign exchange currency scheme based in Australia.
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IPOH: A property consultant fears for the safety of his family after a friend allegedly sent gangsters to his house over an online foreign exchange investment scheme that had gone awry.IPOH: A property consultant fears for the safety of his family after a friend allegedly sent gangsters to his house over an online foreign exchange investment scheme that had gone awry.