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PETALING JAYA (Feb 19): Highly-flammable aluminium composite cladding were found on several buildings in Melbourne – including a number  of healthcare centres adjacent to a hospital, reported Austr...
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A cyberattack on Australian lawmakers that breached the networks of major political parties was probably carried out by a foreign government, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Feb 18, but did not name any suspects.
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A cyber attack on Australian lawmakers that breached the networks of major political parties was probably carried out by a foreign government, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday, but did not...
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PETALING JAYA: Australian-listed Lendlease, which is participating in a RM9bil mixed integrated development at the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) project in Kuala Lumpur, is in talks with several developers to jointly develop other large-scale projects in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 15): The outcome of "detox" operations carried out by the Ministry of Finance on the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX), which was bogged down by the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 15): The outcome of "detox" operations carried out by the Ministry of Finance on the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX), which was bogged down by the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — A successful “detox” effort by the Finance Ministry to clear the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) from corruption, after it was allegedly mired in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad...
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KOTA KINABALU: Police have arrested a suspect behind the armed assault of an Australian man in Tamparuli last month.
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KOTA KINABALU, Feb 14 — The suspect in the slashing of an Australian homestay operator in Kampung Kiwoi, Tamparuli has been arrested after more than two weeks on the run.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The man who made a “mysterious” 45-minute phone call to Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah weeks before Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 vanished, and which resulted in conspiracy theories, is...
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Last week, Mazda dropped a lone teaser of an upcoming compact SUV, without revealing much information, leaving the public to speculate what the new model could be.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has declared that the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) project had been “detoxified”.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has declared that the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) project had been “detoxified”.
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TOKYO, Feb 12 — Asian shares gained today as investors hoped a new round of US-China trade talks would help to resolve a dispute that has dented global growth and some corporate earnings.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12): Australian-based property and infrastructure group Lendlease Corp Ltd has secured a RM2.15 billion financing facility for its mixed integrated development, the Lifestyle Quarter...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Australian-listed Lendlease and TRX City Sdn Bhd (TRXC), which are co-developing the Lifestyle Quarter development at the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX), have secured a RM2.15bil financing facility for a period of five years.
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LONDON, Feb 11 —The dollar rose today as concerns grew that US-China talks would not heal a rift over trade between the world's largest economies and the Swiss franc slid in a mini "flash-crash".
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PETALING JAYA: MCA has dismissed a certificate furnished by DAP to prove Lim Guan Eng’s academic credentials, saying it merely states that the finance minister was admitted as a provisional member.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Siti Kasim says she will not be charged over her middle-finger gesture at a forum three years ago as the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) has decided not to pursue the matter.
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SYDNEY, Feb 11 — Asian shares barely moved on today as investors were unable to shake worries about global growth, US politics and the Sino-US trade war, keeping the safe haven US dollar near a six-...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 — The political secretary to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today produced documentary proof of the latter’s study and professional qualifications after MCA president Datuk Ser...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng is considering legal action against pro-Barisan Nasional (BN) media outlets which continue to question his education credentials.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): The FBM KLCI remained in the negative zone at midday break today as sentiment stayed tepid, in line with slip at regional markets.
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LETTER | If lawyer and activist Siti Kasim’s middle finger could get her in trouble, I am wondering why the case of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) director Wan Ahmad Najmuddin Mohd a couple...
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PUTRAJAYA: Amid calls for his resignation over his questionable Cambridge qualifications, Malaysia’s Foreign Ministry announced its decision to retain YB Dato Marzuki Yahya as Deputy Foreign Ministe...
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Russia is ready to engage in talks with the Netherlands about the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, Russian deputy foreign minister Alexander Grushko was quoted as saying on Friday.
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MOSCOW: Russia is ready to engage in talks with the Netherlands about the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko was quoted as saying on Friday.
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MOSCOW, Feb 8 — Russia is ready to engage in talks with the Netherlands about the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, Russian deputy foreign minister Alexander Grushko was quoted as saying toda...
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The Dutch government said on Thursday it was “increasingly confident” that Russian officials will be willing to meet soon for private talks on who was responsible for the downing of Malaysian Airl...
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AMSTERDAM: The Dutch government said it was “increasingly confident” that Russian officials will be willing to meet soon for private talks on who was responsible for the downing of Malaysian Airli...
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AMSTERDAM, Feb 8 ― The Dutch government said yesterday it was “increasingly confident” that Russian officials will be willing to meet soon for private talks on who was responsible for the downin...
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NEW YORK, Feb 8 — Shares of Barbie-maker Mattel surged in after-hours trading yesterday after the toymaker reported a surprise profit in the fourth quarter.
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SINGAPORE, Feb 7 — The Australian dollar remained near a two-week low today, as investors wagered that interest rates would most likely be cut this year due to mounting growth risks at home and abro...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 7): The FBM KLCI is seen subdued today, with support at the 1,670-level, on lack of fresh catalysts as trading resumes at the local stock exchange after the Chinese New Year holidays...
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TOKYO, Feb 6 — The dollar held steady against its peers today, showing little reaction to US President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address which touched upon trade and budget issues but prov...
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TOKYO, Feb 6 — Asian shares were subdued today after US President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech failed to give markets fresh trading catalysts, while the Australian dollar slumped after...
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SYDNEY: Australian bank shares surged the most in a decade on Tuesday after a long-awaited report on finance-sector misconduct recommended dozens of rule changes but spared the "Big Four" lenders any serious threat to their market dominance.
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SYDNEY, Feb 5 — Australian bank shares surged the most in a decade today after a long-awaited report on finance-sector misconduct recommended dozens of rule changes but spared the “Big Four” len...
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SYDNEY, Feb 5 — Australian bank bosses lined up to offer mea culpas over shocking behaviour exposed by a landmark misconduct inquiry, but there was relief in the stock market today that proposed rem...
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TOKYO, Feb 5 — The dollar held on to recent gains against its peers today, supported by a recovery in investor risk appetite, which helped push up US yields during the previous session.
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TOKYO, Feb 5 — Recent US data and the Federal Reserve’s dovish turn kept lifting Asian stocks early today, while the dollar held the upper hand against its rivals.
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SYDNEY: The Australian government is due to release on Monday the final recommendations of the independent inquiry that exposed systemic wrongdoing in Australia’s financial sector last year, likely leading to sweeping changes to the country’s banking industry.
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TOKYO, Feb 4 — Asia stocks were barely moved today, staying near a four-month high after Wall Street’s tepid pre-weekend performance, while the dollar was supported against the yen following stron...
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SYDNEY, Feb 4 — The Australian government is due to release today the final recommendations of the independent inquiry that exposed systemic wrongdoing in Australia’s financial sector last year, l...
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The Australian government announced on Sunday that there will soon be no children held in its immigration detention camps on the Pacific island of Nauru.
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LONDON, Feb 1 — The offshore yuan was headed for its worst daily decline in over five months today after weak economic data out of China damaged risk sentiment and weighed on the Australian dollar.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia said on Thursday it would take a medical glove manufacturer to court after it failed to pay its workers for three months, sparking a protest.
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SYDNEY: A former Australian lawmaker retired from the board of the local arm of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Friday, potentially weakening the firm’s efforts to withstand government moves to restrict its market access on security grounds.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 1): Malaysia said on Thursday it would take a medical glove manufacturer to court after it failed to pay its workers for three months, sparking a protest.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia says it will take a medical glove manufacturer to court after it failed to pay its workers for three months, sparking a protest.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 31)(Thomson Reuters Foundation): Malaysia said on Thursday that it would take a medical glove manufacturer to court, after it failed to pay its workers for three months, sparking a p...
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KUALA LUMPUR (THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION) - Malaysia said on Thursday (Jan 31) it would take a medical glove manufacturer to court after it failed to pay its workers for three months, sparking a prote...
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Recently I had the pleasure of joining the ASEAN Tech Challenge which was organised by The Australian Trade and Investment Commission and the New South Wales Government.
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KOTA KINABALU: There is still no sign of the Filipino man suspected of attacking and seriously injuring an Australian man with a samurai sword in Tamparuli last week.
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Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari appeared in top form on Saturday.
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KOTA KINABALU: Folks in Tamparuli, Tuaran and its surrounding areas have been warned to stay alert for a samurai-wielding man, who is on the run after he attacked an Australian man on Jan 24.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The toast to the well-being of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong at the Australia Day reception here was especially apt with the new King having been named just hours earlier.
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KUALA LUMPUR: HSBC Research has a Buy recommendation on Bumi Armada with a target price of 52 sen.
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TUARAN: An Australian, who operates a homestay with his local wife in Tamparuli, was seriously injured when slashed with a machete in a fight with a man near Kampung Kiwoi , near here, yesterday.
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KOTA KINABALU: A good friend of the Australian man who was attacked in Kg Kiwoi Tamparuli, some 40km from here, has gone on social media to appeal for blood donations for his friend.
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KOTA KINABALU: An Australian man was seriously injured following an attack at Kg Kiwoi, Tamparuli, some 40km from here on Thursday (Jan 24).
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 23): Australian national Naresh Alagan has been appointed group chief executive officer of education group Minda Global Bhd, replacing Tan Sri Dr Palaniappan Ramanathan Chettiar who ...
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KLIA: Customers traveling on Malaysian Airlines (MAS) flight MH784 to Bangkok this morning were delayed.
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Following one of the biggest data breaches in history, anyone with an email account should immediately do this quick check to see if their password is among the 700 million that have been hacked and shared online.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of Bumi Armada jumped to 22 sen on Friday, the highest since end-November last year, after CIMB Equities Research expected its pending US$380mil loan to be refinanced.
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PETALING JAYA: The Chinese construction giant involved in the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) had been asked to inflate the project’s worth by billions of dollars to pay 1MDB and entities linked to fugi...
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PETALING JAYA: After arresting eight people, including a cabin crew member of Malindo Air, in Melbourne, Australian authorities posted pictures of the seized items on social media.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 16): Digital marketing and media services group mTouche Technology Bhd has paid US$5 million (RM20.56 million) in exchange for rights to sell special edition books in Asia Pacific co...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 16): Malindo Air confirmed today that one of its cabin crew was arrested on arrival at the Melbourne International Airport by the Australian police on Jan 7 for alleged drug smugglin...
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SYDNEY, Jan 16 — An employee of a Malaysian airline was among eight people arrested in Australia on charges of trafficking more than 14kg of heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine, Australian authoriti...
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PETALING JAYA: Malindo Air says it is ready to cooperate with the relevant authorities, whether Australian or Malaysian, in connection with investigations into a drug-smuggling syndicate involving one of its cabin crew.
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PETALING JAYA: Two Malindo Air cabin crew were among eight people arrested by the Australian federal police (AFP) over the last 10 days for allegedly bringing heroin, methamphetamine and cocaine worth...
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TOKYO, Jan 16 — Asian shares took a breather today after rallying the previous day on Chinese stimulus hopes, with investors assessing Brexit options after British lawmakers trounced Prime Minister ...
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TOKYO, Jan 15 — Asian stocks rose today, supported by a bounce in Chinese shares amid hopes for government stimulus, while sterling braced for the vote in parliament over the British government's pl...
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NEW YORK, Jan 14 — A contraction in Chinese exports engendered fears of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy, sparking a risk-off move yesterday which hurt the US dollar against the Japa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 15): The FBM KLCI is expected to stay lacklustre in line with the weaker overnight close at the global markets, with hurdle seen at 1,680 points.
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LONDON, Jan 14 —The Australian dollar and kiwi dollar, gauges of global risk appetite, fell today on fears of a slowdown in China’s economy prompted by a contraction in Chinese exports.
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SYDNEY, Jan 14 — Asian shares and US stock futures skidded today after a shock contraction in Chinese exports pointed to deepening cracks in the world's second-biggest economy and raised fears of a ...
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THE options that await students who have completed their secondary education and plan to further their studies can be confusingly numerous. In Malaysia, a student generally has at least eight different routes to follow in their journey to achieving a dream career.
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SINGAPORE, Jan 14 — The US dollar rose against most of its peers on today, although heightened investor expectations that the Federal Reserve will not raise rates this year are most likely to cap th...
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SYDNEY, Jan 14 — Asian shares camped near 1.5-month highs today as investors kept a wary eye on looming Chinese trade data on increasing signs a slowdown in the world's second-biggest economy is dra...
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GEORGE TOWN, Jan 12 — Penang will have the first international university in the state after University of Wollongong (UOW) decided to open its branch campus in Batu Kawan at Seberang Perai Selatan ...
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TOKYO, Jan 10 — Asian shares began cautiously today, struggling to rise after a multi-day rally as markets await more news on US-China trade talks that have raised hopes of a deal to avert an all-ou...
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Australian authorities have launched an investigation into the trail of suspicious packages delivered to at least a dozen missions in Melbourne and Canberra on Wednesday morning.
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SYDNEY (Jan 9): Two popular Australian beaches were temporarily closed on Tuesday after sharks were spotted nearby, one of which was just meters from shore, within what was supposed to be a shark fre...
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TOKYO, Jan 9 — Commodity-linked currencies such as the Australian dollar and the Canadian dollar rose today, helped by a rise in oil prices and growing optimism that China and the United States may ...
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PETALING JAYA: A coroner’s court in Alor Setar has delivered an open verdict in the death of a doctor who died under mysterious circumstances in Langkawi some 10 years ago.
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WikiLeaks on Sunday advised journalists not to report 140 different "false and defamatory" statements about its founder Julian Assange ( photo ), who has been holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in Lon...
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SINGAPORE, Jan 7 — The dollar weakened against its peers today, as investors wagered that the Federal Reserve would put its policy tightening on pause in 2019, which eased market concerns about a sl...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Ansell, an Australian company which manufactures protective industrial and medical gloves and condoms, said it is investigating allegations that Top Glove, one of its major Malaysian sup...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 5 — The ringgit is expected to face a challenging upcoming week as the market uncertainty over trade tensions and a slowdown in the global economy encourage investors to remain ris...
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THE article titled “ Better protection for six ” ( Nation , The Star , Jan 3; online at tinyurl.com/star-sharks) reported that the Federal government has agreed to conserve four sharks and two ra...
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SYDNEY, Jan 4 — Financial markets were on edge today as weak US economic data added to fears of a global slowdown and pushed investors to bet the Federal Reserve could reverse policy and start cutti...
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An Australian man triggered an emergency police response after a noisy exchange with a spider startled a passerby into reporting what sounded like a violent disturbance to the authorities, media repor...
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SHANGHAI, Jan 3 — Shares in Asia fell today and US stock futures dropped sharply after Apple Inc cut its revenue forecast due in part to weaker sales in China, adding to concerns about the slowing g...
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SYDNEY, Jan 3 — The Japanese yen soared in early Asian trading today as the break of key technical levels triggered massive stop-loss sales of the US and Australian dollars in very thin markets.
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The Australian government has announced the closure of two onshore immigration detention facilities, reported the Xinhua news agency.
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PETALING JAYA: Affin Hwang Capital Research has reaffirmed its “buy” rating on YTL Hospitality REIT Bhd at RM1.19 with a higher target price of RM1.38 (from RM1.32) after incorporating the earnings contribution from its recently-acquired Green Leaf Niseko Village hotel.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 1 — Fugitive financier Low Taek Jho sought today to portray the US Justice Department’s (DoJ) intention to dismiss its forfeiture action on the Equanimity superyacht as a favoura...