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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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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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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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LONDON/DUBAI: Saudi Aramco's biggest asset could also be a liability.
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NEW YORK (Aug 20): The new Malaysian permanent representative to the United Nations, who assumed office few weeks back, considers multilateralism to be very important for Malaysia.
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The new Malaysian permanent representative to the United Nations, who assumed office a few weeks ago, considers multilateralism to be very important for Malaysia.
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KOTA KINABALU (Aug 19): The Sabah state government is ready to forge ties with foreign investors, particularly those from neighbouring countries, to jointly develop relevant industries, said chief min...
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SINGAPORE, Aug 16 — While in the Indian Ocean heading toward the Strait of Malacca, the very large crude carrier (VLCC) Pacific Bravo went dark on June 5, shutting off the transponder that signals i...
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HONG KONG: Standard Chartered is targeting growing its private banking assets by 50% to about US$100bil in three to five years and will hire dozens of bankers in Hong Kong and Singapore towards that goal, a senior executive of the lender said.
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HONG KONG: Standard Chartered is targeting growing its private banking assets by 50% to about $100 billion in three to five years and will hire dozens of bankers in Hong Kong and Singapore towards that goal, a senior executive of the lender said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Tien Wah Press Holdings Bhd’s net profit for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019 (2QFY19) dropped 68.5% to RM1.2 million, from RM3.81 million a year earlier, on higher cost...
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DUBAI: W Motors has announced that all 10 of its ultra-exclusive Fenyr SuperSport Launch Editions have been sold.
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China-based digital payments firm QFPay has received US$20 million in funding to further drive its global expansion efforts.
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Saudi Aramco, the world's top oil producer, reported first-half net income of $46.9 billion on Monday, down from $53.02 billion a year earlier.
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The Serbian government has granted citizenship to Thailand’s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra who fled her homeland in 2017 to avoid negligence charges.
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Dirty dealings. Corporate battles.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 7): Enest Group Bhd, which debuted on the LEAP market of Bursa Malaysia this morning, is planning to export its bird nest products to Dubai and New Zealand in the near future.
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SURIA Capital Holdings Bhd, whose majority shareholder is the Sabah government, is in talks to sell a stake in its wholly-owned subsidiary Sabah Ports Sdn Bhd, sources say.
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GEORGE TOWN: Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar today dismissed any need for Penang to reclaim land from the sea, warning that it would only lead to “destruction and difficulties”.
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GOLDEN Fresh Sdn Bhd is pursuing opportunities to supply seafood for the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
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DUBAI: Saudi Basic Industries Corp.’s second-quarter profit plunged 68%, missing the lowest analyst estimate, as chemical prices declined.
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To the uninitiated observer, the recent announcement of India’s civil aviation regulator that domestic airlines had registered growth of 2.62% in the first five months of 2019 in comparison to 2018 ...
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SINGAPORE (July 25): Malaysian rural entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to penetrate the Dubai market next year via the “Rural to Global” programme under the Rural Development Ministry.
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SINGAPORE, July 25 — Malaysian rural entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to penetrate the Dubai market next year via the “Rural to Global” programme under the Rural Development Ministry.
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DUBAI: When Saudi Arabia announced plans to sell shares in its crown jewel Aramco, international bankers scrambled to get a piece of the action.
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ULAANBAATAR, July 19 — Mongolia will vote in August to rip up parts of an investment agreement with Rio Tinto for the Oyu Tolgoi copper mine, which may force the miner to make concessions in a proje...
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Indian premium tea brand Teabox has raised an undisclosed sum of investment from Dubai-based NB Ventures.
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SINGAPORE: Thai Beverage PCL’s crown as top performer in Singapore this year is under siege after rival Anheuser-Busch InBev NV shelved the initial public offering of its Asian unit to raise up to $9.8 billion.
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DUBAI: Investors are starting to tune out the noise of the billions of dollars that flowed into Saudi bonds and stocks in the first half of the year after the kingdom’s upgrade to emerging-market status.
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Dltledgers, a Singapore-headquartered blockchain startup that facilitates cross-border trade, has secured a US$2.5 million investment from Walden International.
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Dltledgers, a Singapore-headquartered blockchain startup that facilitates cross-border trade, has secured a US$2.5 million investment from Walden International.
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DUBAI: Investors betting on Saudi Arabian shares are showing a clear preference for funds listed in Europe over the US. The contrasting picture may come down to which market offers lower fees and more attractive treatment on taxes and dividends.
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Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo BeeYin has announced that Malaysia will participate in Expo 2020 in Dubai for sixmonths.At the launch of the Malaysian pavilion...
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DUBAI: Saudi Arabian budget carrier Flyadeal reversed a commitment to buy as many as 50 Boeing Co. 737 Max jets, becoming the first airline to officially drop the plane since its grounding following two deadly crashes.
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Malaysia is aiming big for the Expo 2020 to be held in Dubai, setting a target of RM10bil in potential trade and investment value.Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Y...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is aiming big from the Expo 2020 in Dubai, setting a target of RM10bil in potential trade and investment value, says Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin.
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GEORGE TOWN: The federal government has given the green light for Penang’s reclamation project to build three man-made islands, Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said Friday (Jul 5).
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SEPANG - The inaugural Air Arabia Flight G9 0921 from Sharjah to Kuala Lumpur has touched down safely at the KL International Air­port. This marks the first time a low-cost carrier is connecting t...
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SEPANG: The inaugural Air Arabia Flight G9 0921 from Sharjah to Kuala Lumpur has touched down safely at the KL International Air­port.
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Singapore-based ad management platform ConsoliAds raised US$1 million in a series A round led by Pakistan-focused venture capital fund 47 Ventures.
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Freight management platform GoComet secured roughly US$2.2 million in a series A round led by Leo Capital, along with SGInnovate and August One.
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ABU DHABI, July 3 ― The United Arab Emirates said yesterday it had decided to lift a decades-old cap on foreign ownership and allow full foreign control of business ventures.
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The idea of a flying car is certainly not a new one.
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Careem has ended operations in Sudan as part of its planned takeover by Uber, a spokeswoman said on July 1, less than a year after the Middle Eastern ride-hailing firm launched in the country.
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The MACC today said it had scrutinised alleged bank accounts belonging to Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali during the period he was Selangor menteri besar but found they were untrue.
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NGOs, especially those in Penang, pride themselves as watchdogs to keep the government accountable.
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DUBAI: Chevron Phillips Chemical Co will help gas-rich Qatar build the Middle East’s largest plant for production of ethylene, a key ingredient in plastics.
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To fight back against the scourge from the skies, companies are proposing anti-drone technologies such as jamming, interceptor nets and killer drones.
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DUBAI: Saudi Arabian stocks are benefiting from their inclusion in the emerging-market universe. But emerging-market stocks are suffering because of the Saudi presence.
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Short-term rental management company GuestReady Group, co-founded by previous Foodpanda execs, raised US$6 million in a series A round co-led by Russia’s Impulse VC and Dubai-based VentureSouq. Ex...
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India-based retail technology startup Arzooo, established by former Flipkart executives, raised US$1 million in a pre-series A round led by Dubai’s Jabbar Internet Group.
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DUBAI • Two executives linked to a Malaysian wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) said, citing people familiar w...
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DUBAI: Two senior executives of an Abu Dhabi fund linked to 1Malaysia Development Berhad have been sentenced to jail for financial crimes, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with...
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DUBAI (BLOOMBERG) - Two executives linked to a Malaysia wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people fam...
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DUBAI (BLOOMBERG): Two executives linked to a Malaysia wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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DUBAI, June 16 — Saudi Arabia and the UAE yesterday called for decisive action to protect energy supplies amid a tense US-Iran standoff as two tankers attacked in a vital Gulf shipping channel heade...
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ABU DHABI: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah paid a visit to Wahat Al-Karama, a memorial to United Arab Emirates’ fallen heroes.
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ABU DHABI, June 14 — Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah ended his three-day special visit to the United Arab Emirates by performing Friday prayers at the ...
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SINGAPORE: Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp.’s private bank is set to expand into Malaysia following its deal to acquire an investment firm in the Southeast Asian nation.
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SINGAPORE (June 14): Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp.’s private bank is set to expand into Malaysia following its deal to acquire an investment firm in the Southeast Asian nation.
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ABU DHABI (June 14): On the second day of the three-day special visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Malaysian Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah visite...
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Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah held talks with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces...
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ABU DHABI, June 13 — Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah held talks with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emir...
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Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah ABU DHABI: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah said Malaysians abroad must lo...
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ABU DHABI, UAE (Bernama): The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah arrived in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday (June 12) for a special visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) until June 14.
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ABU DHABI, June 12 — Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah arrived in Abu Dhabi today for a special visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from today until ...
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DUBAI, June 12 — Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials told Reuters ahead of a visit to Iran by Japanese ...
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Uber Technologies said it will use Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, as the first international test site for the group's planned flying taxi service.
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SYDNEY: Uber Technologies said it will use Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, as the first international test site for the group's planned flying taxi service.
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DUBAI: Two opposing forces are at play in emerging markets. The first is excitement over the dollar’s decline as speculation grows that the US will cut rates soon. And the second is dread over President Donald Trump’s trade war.
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PETALING JAYA: India will request for an Interpol Red Notice against preacher Zakir Naik (pix) and his extradition from Malaysia after securing a non-bailable warrant against him from a Mumbai special...
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Controversial preacher Zakir Naik, who is now residing in Malaysia, may face possible extradition to India, Indian daily The Hindu reported.
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DUBAI: Oman will impose a new tax on sugary drinks and tobacco products starting on June 15, as the small Gulf oil producer seeks to boost state revenue strained by years of low oil prices.
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KUALA LUMPUR: National recurve archer S Suresh has become world champion in his event, winning the gold medal today at the 2019 World Archery Para Championships.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 6): Maybank Islamic Bhd (MIB), the largest Islamic bank by asset in ASEAN, wants to be the bridge for the Islamic banking sector between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the r...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank Islamic Bhd (MIB), the largest Islamic bank by asset in Asean, wants to be the bridge for the Islamic banking sector between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the region after its Dubai branch starts its operation by June this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 6): Maybank Islamic Bhd (MIB), the largest Islamic bank by asset in ASEAN, wants to be the bridge for the Islamic banking sector between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the r...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 30 — A DAP lawmaker today asked Johor Umno Youth chief Hairi Mad Shah if he is going to criticise the Muslims in Dubai for breaking fast in a Sikh temple after the latter chided Jo...
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DAP National Legal Bureau chief Ramkarpal Singh has demanded that Umno state its stand over Muslims breaking fast at a Sikh gurdwara.
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PUTRAJAYA: Tourism arrivals and spending saw a healthy increase in the first three months of this year.
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Volocopter GmbH of Germany said Thursday it will open a landing facility in Singapore later this year for trial flights, while Austria’s FACC AG is working to produce hundreds of passenger drones fo...
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GANDHINAGAR (India), May 24 — When he was chief minister of the Indian state of Gujarat in 2011, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off an ambitious project to develop a financial hub in the...
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DUBAI: Saudi Aramco agreed to buy liquefied natural gas from Sempra Energy’s Texas export terminal and will discuss taking a stake in the project.
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DUBAI, May 22 — The United Arab Emirates said yesterday it has launched a permanent residency scheme to attract wealthy individuals and highly skilled workers to the oil-rich Gulf country.
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DUBAI, May 21 — The United Arab Emirates said today it has launched a permanent residency scheme to attract wealthy individuals and highly skilled workers to the oil-rich Gulf country.
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MUNICH: Forget sitting in traffic, breathing in fumes while you stare longingly through the window at the cyclists whizzing past you.
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DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s 200 billion-riyal (US$53bil) lifeline to its non-oil economy may be in place for longer than planned as the kingdom supports industries struggling to cope with reforms that pushed up costs and dampened demand.
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DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s 200 billion-riyal ($53 billion) lifeline to its non-oil economy may be in place for longer than planned as the kingdom supports industries struggling to cope with reforms that pushed up costs and dampened demand.
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DUBAI, May 13 — Saudi Arabia said today that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and said it was an attempt to undermine the security of crude ...
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SINGAPORE/TOKYO (May 13): Asian oil buyers are bracing for surging prices in the spot crude market as global supplies have tightened after stringent U.S. sanctions on producers, disruptions of Russian...
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DUBAI, May 9 — Emirates Airline reported a 69 per cent drop in net profits today on high fuel prices and a strong dollar in what it described as a “tough” year.
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DUBAI: Emirates Group, which operates the world’s biggest long-haul airline, posted a 44 percent decline in full-year profit, hurt by higher oil prices and currency fluctuations.
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DUBAI: The Turkish lira tumbled the most in emerging markets and stocks erased this year’s gains after investors interpreted the decision to redo Istanbul’s municipal vote as another manifestation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s influence over independent institutions.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): ACE Market-bound Powerwell Holdings Bhd's planned initial public offering (IPO) involves 145.46 million shares comprising a public issue of 87.4 million new shares and an offer f...
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A short video clip on the Molly Ramm Instagram account shows a young woman cruising down a sunbathed Dubai highway in a Lamborghini with the music blaring. She has a six-figure mindset, it says. But that may be changing.
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Robots are getting more humanoid every day, but they still can’t be sued.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 6 — It is difficult for flag carrier Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) to find its foothold in a market dominated by low-cost carriers on one end and the luxury offered by carriers based in...
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LONDON: Five months before the events that led to the collapse of Abraaj Group, the biggest in private equity history, one of the firm’s investors was warned about putting more money in, according to an email chain reviewed by Bloomberg News.