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LONDON, April 18 — Stock markets were mixed today as investors wound down their positions before the Easter break, with positivity surrounding China-US trade talks and healthy Chinese growth failing...
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Daim Zainuddin has expressed confidence that the price tag for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), which was reduced by RM21.5 billion to RM44 billion, is highly likely to come down even further.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Daim Zainuddin is confident that the price tag for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), which was reduced by RM21.5 billion to RM44 billion, is highly likely to come down even further.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Tun Daim Zainuddin has expressed confidence that the price tag for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), which was reduced by RM21.5bil to RM44bil, is highly likely to come down even further.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Tun Daim Zainuddin has expressed confidence that the price tag for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), which was reduced by RM21.5 billion to RM44 billion, is highly likely to co...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Tun Daim Zainuddin has expressed confidence that the price tag for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), which was reduced by RM21.5 billion to RM44 billion, is highly likely to ...
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Low Taek Jho, who is wanted in connection with the 1MDB scandal, is residing in China and travelling around, according to a news report last week.However, Chinese ambassador to Malaysia Bai Tian claim...
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BEIJING, April 18 — China’s Tencent has won a key approval to start selling the Nintendo Switch in the country, paving the way for the console to enter the world’s largest video games market two...
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KUALA LUMPUR: China has never questioned the friendship and mutual trust it shares with Malaysia under the Pakatan Harapan government.
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China’s Tencent has won a key approval to start selling the Nintendo Switch in the country, paving the way for the console to enter the world’s largest videogames market two years after it was first released worldwide.
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BEIJING, April 18 — China said today there is “still much work to finish” on the text of a trade agreement with the United States.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Keqiang during his trip to Beijing next week, according to Chinese ambassador to Malaysia Bai Tian.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Malaysia and other Southeast Asian nations stand to benefit more from a robust maritime trade route with China through it’s One Belt One Road Initiative (BRI), said Prime ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: China says it is always ready to resume the search for fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, popularly known as Jho Low.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will be meeting with China’s President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang separately when he visits Beijing next week, says China's Ambassador to Malaysia Bai Tian on Thursday (April 18).
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HONG KONG: A Mercedes-Benz customer in China who turned her complaint about a dealer’s handling of an oil leak in her new CLS 300 into a viral social media video has reached an agreement with the sh...
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Amazon.com Inc said it will shut its China online store by July 18, as the US e-commerce giant focuses on the lucrative businesses of selling overseas goods and cloud services in the world's most populous nation.
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TOKYO, April 18 ― Asian shares slipped today after losses on Wall Street but trade was subdued as investors awaited business surveys in Europe and largely stayed on the sidelines ahead of the long E...
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WASHINGTON, April 18 ― US President Donald Trump yesterday held out hope the current trade talks with China will be a success, and said an announcement on the status was due “shortly.” The presi...
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Though PlayStation and Electronic Arts are ducking out, Microsoft's Xbox division is to make its own stage presentation at the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo on June 9.
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LONDON, April 18 ― Britain's FTSE 100 was off its six-month high as a fall in miners over Vale's plans to reopen a major Brazilian mine offset gains in banks after upbeat data from China, while Bunz...
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NEW YORK, April 18 ― Stocks around the globe fell yesterday as a continued flight from healthcare shares dragged on Wall Street, overshadowing upbeat economic data from China.
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BEIJING: China’s economy grew at a steady 6.4% pace in the first quarter, defying expectations for a further slowdown, as industrial production jumped sharply and consumer demand showed signs of improvement.
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Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL), the project owner of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), today clarified "misleading information" on the revised project in a point-by-point rebuttal.
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BEIJING: China is considering plans to relax controls over the issuance of new car licences in major cities to boost flagging auto sales, financial magazine Caixin reported today, citing a draft docum...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Malaysia’s trade policy adjustments and refinements are expected to result in a higher engagement with Chinese companies, particularly after the recent renegotiation on the ...
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In-app purchases were up 222% year on year, hitting US$18.9mil globally.
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ISLAMABAD, April 17 — Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit China next week to meet its leaders and deliver a keynote speech at the vast Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, the South Asian nati...
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PETALING JAYA: Shortsightedness and lack of coordination among agencies have led to Malaysia becoming the world’s dumping ground for plastic wastes, according to an environmentalist.
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LONDON/SYDNEY: World stocks inched higher after a raft of Chinese data beat expectations on Wednesday and though benchmark bond yields and the Aussie dollar did the same, Europe struggled to join in.
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TAIPEI: Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, said on Wednesday he will contest Taiwan’s 2020 presidential election, shaking up the political landscape at a time of heightened tension between the self-ruled island and Beijing.
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BEIJING, April 17 — Frustrated US businesses can no longer be counted on as a “positive anchor” in US-China relations, a top US business lobby said today, arguing any deal to end trade tensions ...
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SHANGHAI, April 17 — Germany's BMW will recall 360,000 vehicles in China as part of the worldwide effort to root out defective airbags made by now-defunct Japanese supplier Takata, regulators in Bei...
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BEIJING, April 17 ― Huawei and cryptocurrency maker DigiX together announced a world-class smartphone design theme competition that will divide US$330,000 (RM1.3 million) between over 100 winners.
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SYDNEY, April 17 — Asian share markets swung higher today as a raft of Chinese data easily beat expectations in a sign Beijing's policy stimulus may finally be gaining traction in the world's second...
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BEIJING, April 17 — China's economy beat forecasts as it remained steady with 6.4 per cent growth in the first quarter amid tepid global demand, a US trade war and a debt battle, official data showe...
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BEIJING: China’s economy grew at a steady 6.4 percent pace in the first quarter from a year earlier, defying expectations for a slowdown, as industrial output jumped sharply.
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LONDON, April 17 — British finance minister Philip Hammond plans to attend meetings in China to discuss the country's centrepiece international economic plans later this month, his department said.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 17 ― Though PlayStation and Electronic Arts are ducking out, Microsoft's Xbox division is to make its own stage presentation at the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo on June 9.
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BEIJING, April 17 — China is expected to report today that economic growth slowed to its weakest pace in at least 27 years in the first quarter, as policymakers seek to head off a sharper slowdown t...
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BEIJING: New home prices in China grew slightly faster in March after growth slowed the previous month, putting a floor under the cooling market, as Beijing rolled out stimulus to boost the economy.
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BEIJING: China’s stimulus measures will shore up economic growth this year and next but may undermine the country’s drive to control debt and worsen structural distortions over the medium term, according to an Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report.
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BEIJING/DETROIT: It took one 330km trip from Chongqing to Chengdu in his Nio ES8, a seven-seater all-electric SUV, for its owner Wang Haichun to be consumed with buyer’s remorse.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is hopeful that the signing of a new deal on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will lead to higher exports to China.
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A swathe of the world is adopting China’s vision for a tightly controlled Internet over the unfettered American approach, a stunning ideological coup for Beijing that would have been unthinkable less than a decade ago.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Malaysia’s trade policy adjustments and refinements are expected to result in a higher engagement with Chinese companies, particularly after the recent renegotiation on the ...
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ZURICH, April 16 — Switzerland will sign an accord backing China’s Belt and Road Initiative when President Ueli Maurer visits China this month, cementing ties with a major trading partner as other...
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BEIJING, April 16 — The Chinese government said today it would push for more financing support for the elderly care sector to help accelerate the development of a fledgling industry and ensure that ...
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SHANGHAI: China's car market will return to growth in the second half of this year due to government support although the days of high single or double-digit growth are over and consolidation is likely, senior automotive executives said on Tuesday.
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BEIJING, April 16 — Swedish telecom giant Ericsson said today that China’s market regulator was investigating the company over licensing issues as countries around the world prepare to roll out th...
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HONG KONG: DCP Capital, co-founded by former KKR & Co Greater China head David Liu, said it has raised about $2.5 billion in its debut U.S. dollar and yuan funds, giving the private equity firm adequate firepower to invest in Greater China.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Transparency tops Putrajaya’s priorities if it is to participate in China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Ong Kian Min...
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I think we are reading ECRL’s latest news on an hourly basis.
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On a road trip through Xinjiang in 2012, Peng Bin saw how aging farmers labored in vast cotton fields with heavy tanks of pesticides strapped to their backs, spraying the chemicals without any protect...
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While Game Of Thrones fans worldwide were laughing and howling their way through the premiere of the latest season, Chinese fans on April 15 were left blasting the censored version that streamed online in the country.
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(April 16): Nationalism has been a feature of political discourse in Indonesia since the republic's inception after World War II.
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Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran said that the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) will create many job opportunities, however he doesn't want to speculate about the details.
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BEIJING, April 16 — China’s stimulus measures will shore up economic growth this year and next but may undermine the country’s drive to control debt and worsen structural distortions over the me...
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Singulato workers unwrapping a concept car, dubbed the iC3, which is based on a discontinued EV of Toyota, in preparation for the upcoming auto show in Shanghai on April 14.
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Guests looking at a Tesla Model 3 during a ground-breaking ceremony for a Tesla factory in Shanghai in January.
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(April 16): The global economic development initiative that China calls “One Belt, One Road” is considered one of Beijing’s major instruments in its geopolitical conflict with the US.
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BEIJING, April 16 — New home prices in China grew slightly faster in March after growth slowed the previous month, putting a floor on the cooling market, as Beijing rolled out stimulus to boost the ...
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BEIJING: China’s central bank has shifted its tone on the economy and started re-emphasizing it will control excessive money supply, amid signs of a recovery.
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BEIJING: Toyota Motor Corp has agreed to sell electric car technology to Singulato, its first deal with a Chinese electric vehicle (EV) startup, allowing the fledgling firm to speed up development of a planned mini EV.
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BEIJING: Malaysians are in the spotlight in the second Silk Road and Young Dreams programme, sweeping four awards in different categories.
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BEIJING: Jocelyn Cheah Theng Yean’s life is filled with music because she has a mother who loves singing.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s success in renegotiating with China for better contract terms on its East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project may open a floodgate for the review of other projects under China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
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PUTRAJAYA: Construction works on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) can resume as early as next month, said project owner Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL).
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YOURSAY | 'Nothing in Beijing's international diplomacy is coincidental.' Dr M stood up to China when others didn't - Forbes contributor Ocean Master: Credit where it is due.
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BEIJING, April 16 — China’s economy cooled further in the first quarter, according to an AFP survey of analysts, as Beijing resorted to tried-and-tested measures to combat tepid global demand and ...
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China has not only reduced the cost of building the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) to RM44 billion (S$14.5 billion), but also agreed to a 50-50 joint venture to operate the 640km line across Peninsular M...
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NEW YORK, April 15 — World stocks retreated from earlier gains today as underwhelming quarterly results from US banks weighed on Wall Street, though progress in US-China trade talks helped European ...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad is standing firm on cancelling the China-backed Trans-Sabah Gas Pipeline (TSGP) in Sabah, which is valued at RM4.06 billion."We have determined that the pipeline (pr...
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Even as Malaysia seeks to become an Asian Tiger again under Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, I can’t help but agree with the good doctor that there is a need for us to develop a different val...
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BEIJING, April 15 — Emerging market shares rose today on optimism that US-China trade talks could be nearing the final round, while easing fears of a slowdown in global growth on signs of stabilisat...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today unveiled the details of the renegotiated Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.Apart from saving RM21.5 billion after the price tag wa...
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Work on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) could start as early as next month, according to Darwis Abdul Razak, the CEO of project owner Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL)."We expect the construction to co...
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BEIJING: An iPhone assembler, e-commerce emporium and real-estate developer typically don’t compete in the same business -- except when it comes to electric vehicles in China.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The new East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project deal is a big win for Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and sets the country apart from other nations dealing with the Asian su...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 15):  The resumption of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project following the signing of a supplementary agreement with China is no trade-off for fugitive Malaysian businessman Low T...
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WHEN China sneezes, the rest of Asia — including Malaysia, which counts the Middle Kingdom as its largest trading partner — catches a cold.
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PUTRAJAYA: The resumption of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project following the signing of a supplementary agreement with China is no trade-off for fugitive Malaysian businessman Low Taek Jho or Jh...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has clarified that the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project deal was not inked with the condition that China returns fugitive businessperson Jho Low.“This has nothi...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad unveiled the details of the renegotiated Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.
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PUTRAJAYA - China has not just reduced the fee for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) to RM44 billion (S$14.4 billion), but also agreed to a 50-50 joint venture to operate the 640km line across Peninsula...
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A contributor with business publication Forhashave rained praise on Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad for daring to stand up to China when other world leaders didn't.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 15 — The revised agreement with China for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) was not related to Malaysia’s hunt for fugitive financier Low Taek Jho, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mo...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Malaysia’s success in renegotiating the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) with China sets it apart from other nations dealing with the Asian superpower, according to one US econ...
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WASHINGTON: The U.S. is open to facing “repercussions” if it doesn’t live up to its commitments in a potential trade deal with China, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said, in a sign that the two sides are edging closer to an accord.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia's success in renegotiating the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project with China is significant as it saves Malaysia from the debt trap that Sri Lanka fell into, Forbes writes.
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WASHINGTON, April 15 — US negotiators have tempered demands that China curb industrial subsidies as a condition for a trade deal after strong resistance from Beijing, according to two sources briefe...
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TOKYO, April 15 — The yen hovered near its lowest level this year today as more signs of stabilisation in the Chinese economy and an upbeat start to the US earnings season prompted investors to aban...
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SYDNEY, April 15 — Asian shares started on a firm footing today and the US dollar eased as risk appetite was whetted by better-than-expected data from China that helped boost confidence about the he...
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A WEDDING ceremony in Beijing was cut short when the bridegroom’s ex-girlfriend came on stage and created a stir, China Press reported.
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NOT far from the foot of the magni­ficent Great Wall on the outskirts of Beijing, lays a new park with over 100 botanical pavilions.
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Putrajaya's decision to resume the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will hugely benefit Kelantan's economy, says Menteri Besar Ahmad Yakob.
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BEIJING, April 14 — China’s economy cooled further in the first quarter, according to an AFP survey of analysts, as Beijing resorted to tried-and-tested measures to combat tepid global demand and ...
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WASHINGTON, April 14 — US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said yesterday a US-China trade agreement would go “way beyond” previous efforts to open China’s markets to US companies and hoped t...
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WASHINGTON, April 14 — With US-Japan trade talks set to begin tomorrow, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said yesterday any agreement will include a requirement to refrain from manipulating curr...
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Teresa Kok hopes Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad will raise the topic of palm oil exports to China when he attends the One Belt, One Road summit in Beijing later this month.