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TOKYO, Aug 19 — Asian stocks tracked the Wall Street rally today and found an extra tailwind from a move by China’s central bank to change the way a key interest rate benchmark is set, seen by ana...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips slipped into negative territory early Monday, weighed down by Axiata and Digi on concerns that the merger of Axiata and Telenor ASA could have hit a snag.
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TOKYO, Aug 19 — Asian stocks rose today as hopes of more stimulus from central banks around the world and steps being taken by major economies such as Germany and China soothed investors’ fears of...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) today said that the government will stand firm on Lynas’ license renewal issue, saying that it will go according to the views of the experts and scientist...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 18): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said that the government will stand firm on Lynas’ license renewal issue, saying that it will go according to the views of the experts and scient...
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KUANTAN (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Anti-Lynas protesters slammed the Malaysian government's U-turn in allowing an operating licence extension for the rare earth company at a three-hour rally on Su...
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A group of anti-Lynas NGOs are mulling taking legal action to stop the government from issuing a six-months temporary operating license to Lynas rare earth plant in Gebeng, Kuantan.
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KUANTAN: Four months after its last demonstration, the Save Malaysia, Stop Lynas (SMSL) group will once again rally today to protest against the government’s latest move to renew Lynas Malaysia’s licence for another six months.
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PUTRAJAYA: Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok (pix) said the operating licence of Lynas Malaysia rare earths plant in Gebeng, Kuantan was extended for six months only with conditions.
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Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok said the operating licence for the Lynas Malaysia rare earth plant in Gebeng, Kuantan, was extended for six months with conditions.
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 17 — Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok said the operating licence of Lynas Malaysia rare earths plant in Gebeng, Kuantan was extended for six months only with conditions.
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SEPANG: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) has given his assurance that the government will look into the people’s concerns over the Lynas Malaysia rare earths plant in Gebeng, Kuantan even though invest...
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SEPANG (Aug 16): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has given his assurance that the Government will look into the people's concerns over the Lynas Malaysia rare earths plant in Gebeng, Kuantan even though inves...
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AUGUST 16 — Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) and the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) voice our serious concerns over the Pakatan Harapan government’s decision to allow Lynas to continue its opera...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh today expressed her regret that the government is letting rare earths producer Lynas run its refinery in Gebeng, Pahang for another six months, saying...
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PETALING JAYA: The operating licence for Gebeng-based rare earth producer Lynas Malaysia will be extended for six months beginning Sept 3, although it comes with stricter conditions governing waste handling.
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Jeli Abdullah’s mother died from labour complications after giving birth to him and his twin brother. To his Bisaya tribe, this was seen as a bad omen, and his father did not know what to do with the twins.
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Malaysia has extended the licence of Lynas' controversial but highly strategic rare earth refinery for six months, during which the Australian company must finalise plans to build a permanent disposal...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Australian High Commissioner to Malaysia, Andrew Goledzinowski, will visit the Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) base in Lahad Datu on Friday (Aug 16).
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ATEC Biodigesters International, a company that produces and distributes biodigester systems, raised an undisclosed amount of debt financing from US-based social impact organization Beneficial Returns...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia has extended the controversial but highly strategic Lynas rare earth refinery's license for six months, during which it must finalise plans to build a permanent disposal facili...
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PETALING JAYA: The government has renewed rare earth producer Lynas Malaysia's licence for another six months, but with conditions.
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TOKYO (Aug 15): Global stocks slumped to more than two-month lows in early Asian trade on Thursday, tracking the Wall Street slide as an inverted U.S. bond yield curve sent a flashing warning to inves...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Key Asian markets including Bursa Malaysia were awash in a sea of red after the overnight tumble on Wall Street on recessionary fears saw investors taking money off the table.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 — Comedian Dr Jason Leong has urged government leaders to take a stand against ethno-religious rhetoric today, in light of reported inflammatory remarks against Malaysian minori...
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The gunman accused of killing 51 people in New Zealand has handwritten a letter from jail expressing his political and social views, prompting Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (above) to say that should ...
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DAP leaders remained tight-lipped on the outcome of a meeting on Tuesday night regarding Australian rare earths company Lynas Corp rare earth refinery and its operations, ahead of a cabinet decision o...
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LETTER | Malaysia has the rare distinction of being one of the few nations that has elected a dictator not once, but twice.
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TOKYO, Aug 14 ― The yen edged higher today as currency investors took a sceptical view of US President Donald Trump's decision to delay additional tariffs on some Chinese goods.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Key Asian markets including Bursa Malaysia staged a rebound early Wednesday as investors took heart from the US move to delay tariffs on some Chinese imports, underpinned by gains in Tenaga Nasional and Petronas Chemicals.
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Sungai Pelek assemblyman Ronnie Liu said a group opposed to Australian rare earths company Lynas Corp may resort to legal action if necessary.Liu told reporters that on the sidelines of a meeting of D...
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Domima RANAU: Sabah’s ‘ring lady’, Domima OKK Akoi, passed away last Saturday at the age of 99.
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KUALA LUMPUR: DAP leaders were tight-lipped on the outcome of a meeting on Tuesday night regarding Australian rare earths company Lynas Corp and its operations in Gebeng, Kuantan.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A group opposed to Australian rare earths company Lynas Corp will not compromise on their stand and may resort to legal action if necessary, says DAP’s Ronnie Liu.
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The claim that Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad acted unilaterally on sensitive issues is a blatant lie, says Education Minister Maszlee Malik (photo, above).
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Sime Darby Bhd is keen on investing in the next stage of growth to build on its newly acquired Gough Group Ltd’s leadership position in the New Zealand and Australian markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — Sime Darby Bhd is keen on investing in the next stage of growth to build on its newly acquired Gough Group Ltd’s leadership position in the New Zealand and Australian market...
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DENPASAR, Indonesia: An Australian tourist was arrested in Bali after a drunken rampage that saw him fly-kick a motorcyclist, damage a convenience store and break into a home where he assaulted the o...
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PETALING JAYA: Six Malaysians who claimed they lost A$1.5 million (RM4.26 million) in an alleged Ponzi property scheme, returned to Western Australia last weekend to try and recover their money, but l...
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Gains by Chinese equities and the yuan's stronger-than-expected daily fixing helped lift a broad gauge of Asian shares above water on Monday, but firm gold prices underscored investor worries over risks from a prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war.
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MP SPEAKS | This has been happening at a troubling frequency: the Pakatan Harapan chairperson and Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad making unilateral decisions for the people.
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SHANGHAI, Aug 12 — Asian shares fell this morning, while gold prices held firm as investors worried a prolonged Sino-US trade war could tip the world and US economies into recession.
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SHANGHAI: Asian shares fell on Monday morning, while gold prices held firm as investors worried a prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war could tip the world and U.S. economies into recession.
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PETALING JAYA: A week after dealing with the controversy over khat lessons in vernacular schools, DAP leaders are being summoned for another meeting on Tuesday, this time with the equally hot issue of...
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KUALA LUMPUR, August 11 — All DAP elected representatives nationwide will be summoned for the second time in a month, this time to discuss the renewal of the operating licence for the Lynas’ rare ...
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JOHOR BARU, Aug 9 — The Johor youth chamber Dewan Muda Johor (DMJ) today alleged that Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is practising “double standards” when it came to Lynas Corp, compared...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 9 — At least five locations in Pahang have been identified as potential sites to house Australian miner Lynas Corp’s permanent disposal facility (PDF). Citing unnamed sources, Ha...
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TOKYO, Aug 9 ― Asian shares caught the tail of a Wall Street rally today, helped by China's better-than-expected export figures but fresh concerns about Sino-US trade ties are likely to limit gains ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Malaysia cannot force rare earths miner Lynas Corp to leave despite opposition from some people who fear the risk of radioactivity from waste at the firm's processing plant, t...
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FUKUOKA (Japan) (Aug 8): Malaysia cannot force Lynas Corp to leave Malaysia after having invited the Australian rare earth minerals mining company to invest in the country, just because some people do...
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FUKUOKA: Malaysia cannot force Lynas Corp to leave Malaysia after having invited the Australian rare earths mining company to invest in the country, just because some people do not want to accept the ...
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FUKUOKA, Japan: Malaysia cannot force Lynas Corp to leave Malaysia after having invited the Australian rare earth minerals mining company to invest in the country, just because some people do not want...
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Malaysia cannot force Lynas Corp to leave Malaysia after having invited the Australian rare earth minerals mining company to invest in the country, just because some people do not want to accept the e...
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FUKUOKA, Aug 8 — Malaysia cannot force Lynas Corp to leave Malaysia after having invited the Australian rare earth minerals mining company to invest in the country, just because some people do not w...
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LONDON, Aug 8 — The dollar steadied today as risk sentiment rose after resilient Chinese trade data and as Beijing’s efforts to slow a slide in the value of the renminbi encouraged investors to bu...
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SINGAPORE, Aug 8 — Singtel’s profits slumped by 35 per cent year-on-year in the quarter ending on June 30, with losses from its Indian subsidiary Bharti Airtel dragging down the group’s overall ...
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 8 — The Energy Commission (ST) has appointed Abdul Razib Dawood as its new chief executive officer (CEO) effective August 1, to replace Azhar Omar who retired on April 1.
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PETALING JAYA: The Australian High Commissioner to Malaysia today said Malaysians are not being profiled by airline liaison officers (ALOs), following the case of six Malaysians denied flights to Pert...
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LONDON, Aug 8 — The dollar edged lower across the board today, as risk sentiment stabilised after resilient Chinese trade data and Beijing’s efforts to slow a slide in the value of the renminbi en...
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TOKYO, Aug 8 — The yen stood tall today, after global central banks startled markets with heavy rate cuts and threats of more to come as world economic risks grow, boosting the appeal of the safe-ha...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 8 ― Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak last night claimed to have been in negotiations with Australian miner Lynas Corp to ship its waste out of Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 7 — Lynas Corp said today it is confident about Putrajaya’s process to renew its operating licence as it is not “hiding any dirty secrets.” Its chief executive officer Amanda...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia plans to extend Lynas Corp’s licence to operate a rare earths processing plant, though it could be for a shorter duration than the usual three years, two sources with direct k...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 6): Malaysia plans to extend Lynas Corp's licence to operate a rare earths processing plant, though it could be for a shorter duration than the usual three years, two sources with di...
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TOKYO, Aug 6 — Global stocks extended already substantial losses today as China’s yuan currency dropped to an 11-year low after Washington designated Beijing a currency manipulator in a rapid esca...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 6): The FBM KLCI slumped 1.10% in early trade this morning, tracking the regional plunge after Washington designated Beijing a currency manipulator.
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Malaysia plans to extend Lynas Corp's licence to operate a rare earths processing plant, though it could be for a shorter duration than the usual three years, two sources with direct knowledge of the ...
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SYDNEY, Aug 5 — Asian shares suffered their steepest daily drop in nine months today, as Sino-US trade friction sent the yuan slumping to a more than decade trough and stampeded investors into safe ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 5): Malaysia’s ringgit falls to a more than six-week low as regional currencies slide after China’s offshore yuan weakened beyond 7 per US dollar for the first time.
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TOKYO, Aug 5 — The offshore Chinese yuan fell to its weakest level on record today while the Australian dollar flirted with this year’s lows on concerns over a sharp escalation in the Sino-US trad...
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SYDNEY, Aug 5 — Asian shares extended their losses today as a sharp escalation in the Sino-US trade war kept financial markets on edge, while the Japanese yen and bonds held near recent peaks as ner...
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KUALA LUMPUR • A decision by the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to scrap a requirement for the controversial Lynas rare earth plant to ship back its feared radioactive waste as a condition to renew...
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KOTA KINABALU: Najib Razak has told three Pakatan Harapan MPs, including Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, to resign for allegedly lying to the people over the Lynas issue.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 — Australian miner Lynas’ proposal to use abandoned mines in Malaysia to store its radioactive rare earth waste is like dealing the killing blow to rape victim, Bentong MP Wong...
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KUALA LUMPUR - A decision by the Pakatan Harapan government to scrap a requirement for the controversial Lynas rare earth plant to ship back its feared radioactive waste as a condition to renew its op...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 — Malaysians on Facebook are mercilessly mocking Pakatan Harapan (PH) lawmakers Fuziah Salleh and Wong Tack over the government’s decision on Lynas Malaysia, dredging up the du...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 — Pakatan Harapan (PH) leaders who had opposed Lynas Malaysia should apologise over the move to let the firm explore local waste disposal options or resign in protest, Datuk Seri...
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SHAH ALAM, Aug 3 — Pakatan Harapan's (PH) move to let Lynas Malaysia explore a permanent disposal facility (PDF) in the country is a superior solution to the present situation, Yeo Bee Yin said toda...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 — Lynas Malaysia said there were abandoned mines in Pahang that it could repurpose as its permanent disposal facility (PDF) if the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government approves of thi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 — Pakatan Harapan’s decision not to force Lynas Corp to remove its rare-earths waste from Malaysia has opened a new avenue of criticism from former prime minister Datuk Seri Na...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 8 — Save Malaysia Stop Lynas (SMSL) and some residents in Pahang will explore the possibility of filing a judicial review if Putrajaya decides to allow Australian-based Lynas Corp ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 — DAP’s Wong Tack today said that the government’s announcement of the removal of the requirement for it to repatriate Lynas Corp's rare-earth processing waste as a precondit...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 — Lynas Corp said today it welcomes Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's announcement of the removal of the requirement for it to repatriate its rare-earth processing waste a...
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Len Talif (seated centre) together with (seated, from left) Christopher, Tan, Watson and Faustino in a photo call with the students who received the school uniform vouchers.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 1): Malaysia is waiting on Australian miner Lynas Corp's plan to manage low-level radioactive waste from its rare earths processing plant ahead of a licence renewal, Malaysian Prime ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 1 — Opponents of Lynas Corp said today they felt betrayed by Pakatan Harapan, after the prime minister confirmed the government is removing the requirement for the firm to repatria...
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 1 — The Pakatan Harapan government has removed the requirement for Lynas Corp to repatriate its rare-earth processing waste as a precondition for its licence renewal, Tun Dr Mahathir ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 1): The FBM KLCI extended its loss this mnorning tracking the overnight fall at Wall Street.
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(Aug 1): A sell-off in U.S. stocks is poised to extend to Asia after Chairman Jerome Powell dented hopes the Federal Reserve is poised to continue easing after delivering the first interest-rate cut i...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 — Pakatan Harapan must not allow Lynas Corp to retain its rare earth processing waste in the country, Bentong MP Wong Tack said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 — Lynas Corp should purchase an uninhabited island and ship out its waste there instead of building a permanent disposal facility (PDF) here, anti-Lynas lobby Save Malaysia Sto...
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The controversy over the rare earth industry in Malaysia has fallen down a rabbit hole of simplistic questions chasing simplistic answers.
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SYDNEY, July 30 — The Australian stock market hit a new record high today, with its benchmark share index climbing to 6,874 points this morning.
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TOKYO, July 30 — Asian stocks edged up today as equity investors prepared for an expected US interest rate cut this week while heightened concerns in currency markets about a no-deal Brexit sent the...
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BANGALORE: Australian rare earth producer Lynas Corp Ltd said today it is on track to have its Malaysian operating licence renewed, as it flagged soft demand from China amid a slip in quarterly sales ...
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Australian rare earth producer Lynas Corp Ltd said on Monday it is on track to have its Malaysian operating licence renewed, as it flagged soft demand from China amid a slip in quarterly sales revenue...
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(July 29): Australian rare earth producer Lynas Corp Ltd said on Monday it is on track to have its Malaysian operating licence renewed, as it flagged soft demand from China amid a slip in quarterly sa...
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SYDNEY/WELLINGTON: The Australian and New Zealand dollars wallowed near recent lows on Monday while bonds climbed to all-time highs on expectations interest rates will stay lower for longer in both countries as policymakers look to revive growth and inflation.