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Topic: Dec 31

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PETALING JAYA: Nik Hamdan Daud, who resigned from his posts as group president and chief executive officer of Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd earlier this week has reduced his stake in the company he founded.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 20): Ever since Datuk Haris Fadzilah Hassan was appointed CEO of FGV Holdings Bhd in late January this year, there have been questions as to how he would fare.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): KNM Group Bhd has proposed to raise up to RM36.36 million via a private placement to third party investors to be identified later, to finance its ethanol plant in Chachoengsao...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): UEM Sunrise Bhd has been served a notice of arbitraton by Ireka Corp Bhd’s unit, seeking a declaration sum of RM29.25 million in relation to disputes and differences arising...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Dufu Technology Corp Bhd shares rose 7.6 percent, more than any full-day gain since Feb 11, as Malaysia's benchmark index advanced.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Shares in Seacera Group Bhd slid 2 sen or 5.97% in active trade this morning after the group's management said yesterday that it may default on loans if its proposed debt-to-e...
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PETALING JAYA: CIMB Thai Group’s net profit for the quarter ended March 31 jumped 92.5% year-on-year (y-o-y) to 325 million baht (RM42.26mil) on the back of operating income growth and a drop in provisions.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): UEM Sunrise Bhd has been served a notice of arbitraton by Ireka Corp Bhd’s unit, seeking a declaration sum of RM29.25 million in relation to disputes and differences arising...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): CIMB Group Holdings Bhd's 94.83%-owned subsidiary CIMB Thai Bank PCL's net profit rose 92.4% to THB325.01 million (about RM42 million) in the first quarter ended March 31, 201...
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KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Thai Group's net profit for the quarter ended March 31, 2019, jumped 92.5% year-on-year (y-o-y) to THB325mil (RM42.26mil) on the back of operating income growth and a drop in provisions.
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IN the period under review, noteworthy off-market trades included the sale of 12 million shares of Parkson Holdings Bhd at 25.5 sen apiece on March 27.
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PETALING JAYA: Sarawak oil and gas players are set to benefit as the state transitions into the new administration of its oil resources under Petroleum Sarawak Bhd (Petros), with plans to increase local participation in the industry.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Ikhmas Jaya Group Bhd has for the third time deferred the construction of its new prefabricated building system manufacturing facility in Teluk Panglima Garang, Selangor.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Brahim’s Holdings Bhd’s shares fell 4% in early trade Tuesday after its external auditor highlighted material uncertainty in FY18 financial statements.
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KUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex Research expects Kelington Group Bhd, Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Bhd (KPS), UEM Edgenta Bhd, Gadang Holdings Bhd, Brahim’s Holdings Bhd (BHB) and Handal Resources Bhd to be among the stocks to watch on Wednesday.
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PUTRAJAYA: As of Dec 31 last year, 3,856 handicapped persons (OKU) or 0.31% of handicapped persons are employed in the public sector out of the total 1,268,701 posts in the country, said the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd (Hektar) has announced a dividend of 9.01 sen per unit for its Hektar Real Investment Investment Trust (REIT) for the financial year ended Dec ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, stocks in focus for Wednesday (April 17) may include the following: Kelington Group Bhd, Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Bhd...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Ikhmas Jaya Group Bhd has for the third time deferred the construction of its new prefabricated building system manufacturing facility in Teluk Panglima Garang, Selangor.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — The High Court here today fixed eight days beginning July 8 for the trial of prominent lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah on two charges of money laundering involving ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The High Court here on Tuesday (April 16) fixed eight days, beginning July 8, for the trial of prominent lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah on two charges of money laundering, involving RM9.5 million he received from former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, and two charges of making false statements to the Inland Revenue Board (IRB).
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust's (Hektar REIT) plan to double its assets value to RM2.4 billion by 2026 remains on track, and it is currently in talks to acquire a retail...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the external auditor of Brahim’s Holdings Bhd (BHB), has made an unqualified opinion on the latter’s financial statements, highlighting a mat...
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NOT many companies can claim to provide building maintenance support services for Malaysia’s royal palaces.
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MERIDIAN Bhd, formerly known as Meda Inc Bhd, has put several of its assets — including a mall and an office building in Seberang Perai, Penang, and land parcels in Cyberjaya, Selangor — up for sa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust's (Hektar REIT) plan to double its assets value to RM2.4 billion by 2026 remains on track, and it is currently in talks to acquire a retail...
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PETALING JAYA: The government’s regulatory body for valuers, appraisers, estate agents and property managers expects no further deterioration in the property market this year despite predictions tha...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Bhd (KPS) says its wholly-owned subsidiary Perangsang Packaging Sdn Bhd has proposed a selective capital reduction (SCR) and repayment exercise fo...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Integrated engineering solutions provider, Kelington Group Bhd has clinched several new orders totalling RM53 million, bringing the group’s total value of new orders secured...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Main Market-listed Brahim's Holdings Bhd is aiming to double the revenue contribution from its non-airline catering services in the next three to five years.
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PETALING JAYA: The Board of Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents and Property Managers Malaysia (BOVAEAP) expects the property market to remain in the current state until the end of the year.
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PETALING JAYA: Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd’s founder Nik Hamdan Daud has resigned from his posts as group president and chief executive officer with immediate effect.The company, in a filing with Bursa Malaysia yesterday, said Nik Hamdan had left the company due to “personal reasons”.
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KUALA LUMPUR: CB Industrial Product Holding Bhd’s (CBIPH) wholly-owned subsidiary, PalmitEco Engineering Sdn Bhd, has bagged a RM71.17mil contract from New Britain Palm Oil Ltd to build palm oil mills in Markham Valley, Papua New Guinea (PNG).
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ARTIFICIAL intelligence is one of the new frontiers of Malaysia – vast, full of potential, and yet not as thoroughly explored.
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ARTIFICIAL intelligence is one of the new frontiers of Malaysia – vast, full of potential, and yet not as thoroughly explored.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): Sarawak-based KKB Engineering Bhd announced today its subsidiary, KKB Industries (Sabah) Sdn Bhd, has been awarded two contracts worth a combined sum of RM17.75 million.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd’s group president and chief executive officer (CEO) Nik Hamdan Daud has resigned today, and a source familiar with the matter said it was to p...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): Palm oil equipment manufacturer CB Industrial Product Holding Bhd (CBIP) said its unit has been awarded a contract worth RM71.17 million to build palm oil mills in Papua New G...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) and China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC) have agreed to form a 50:50 joint-venture (JV) company to manage, operate and maintain the East Coa...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 15 — Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) and China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC) have agreed to form a 50:50 joint-venture (JV) company to manage, operate and maintain...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Was the sell-off in Tenaga Nasional Bhd’s (TNB) shares last week overdone?
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KUALA LUMPUR: The total deposits received by the Pilgrims Fund Board (TH) still show a positive figure as the confidence of the depositors remains intact even though the institution has declared a low dividend payment for 2018.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The total deposits received by the Pilgrims Fund Board (TH) still show a positive figure as the confidence of the depositors remains intact even though the institution has declared a low...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Apr 15): With its first leadership change in 35 years, Boustead Holdings Bhd – the flagship listed vehicle of the Armed Forces Fund Board (or LTAT) and by extension its group of compan...
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KUALA LUMPUR: An extensive investigation into the causes of the early-Friday morning explosion and fire at the Petronas Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) could delay the start of petrochemical production, says AmInvestment research.
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PETALING JAYA: The government has exposed yet another financial discrepancy by a government-linked investment company that took place under the previous Barisan Nasional administration, a few months after serious financial mismanagement practices were unearthed in the Muslim pilgrimage fund Lembaga Tabung Haji.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) will be rolling out a new integrated system for businesses to better manage their assets, liabilities and risks.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Ranhill Holdings Bhd has announced a dividend payout of RM0.06 sen per share, totalling RM53.3 million for the financial year ended Dec 31, 2018 (FY18). In a statement today, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) is planning to disburse about RM50bil in mortgages and RM35bil in loans to the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector over the next three years.
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The National Audit Department has found that the Armed Forces Fund Board (LTAT) has failed to report the impairment for two "available for sale securities" amounting to RM88.90 million in its financia...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The National Audit Department (JAN) has found that the Armed Forces Fund Board (LTAT) has failed to report the impairment for two “available for sale securities” amounting to RM88.90...
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Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) shares have declined to its lowest level since October 2015 after Khazanah Nasional sold 85 million units at RM12.33 apiece.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): After a disappointing performance last year due to the volatile and challenging market, Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Holdings Bhd (MHB) is looking for more steady rec...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Jabatan Audit Negara (JAN) has issued a qualified opinion to Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera's (LTAT) financial statements for the financial year ended Dec 31, 2017 (FY17).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares in MHC Plantations Bhd were on a tear in Thursday’s early session following its dividend announcement.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Manipulation, falsifying of accounts and using Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) money for political activities are among reasons why the entity lost billions of ringgit, says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa.He revealed this in Parliament while briefing lawmakers on the controversies surrounding TH.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): The Sabah portion of the Pan Borneo Highway should be under the purview of the federal government, namely the ministry of works, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Manipulation and falsifying of accounts, including using Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) money for political activities, are among reasons for the fund incurring billions in losses.
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AS Malaysia Airlines Bhd awaits its fate, there are renewed calls for it to consider divesting some of its business units such as engineering and cargo to raise capital.
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ON April 1, minority shareholders of Halex Holdings Bhd will decide at an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) whether to approve the acquisition of Hextar Chemicals Ltd (HCL) for RM596.79 million.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): Genting Bhd said the construction of Resorts World Las Vegas is progressing well, with the casino and resort on track to open by end 2020.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): With the current tariff hike for Port Klang, effective March 1, Hong Leong Investment Bank (HLIB) Research has raised its earnings forecasts for Westports Holdings Bhd for fin...
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The Ministry of Economic Affairs has released the white paper containing the forensic studies conducted by Erst & Young on eight of FELDA’s investments.
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Felda Group's financial position worsened after the listing of the listing of Felda Gobal Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) now renamed as FGV Holdings Bhd in June 2012.
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JOHOR BARU: At almost 11 months, Datuk Osman Sapian’s tenure as the mentri besar is the shortest ever for a head of the Johor state administration.
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SUBANG JAYA: Sime Darby Property Bhd is confident it can hit its RM2.3bil sales target for the financial year ending Dec 31, 2019, with the six-month Home Ownership Campaign (HOC) serving as a much needed catalyst in a time when the market is facing a slowdown.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) has lodged a police report alleging that it overpaid for a 37% stake in Eagle High Plantations PTK (EHP) in 2015.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) has lodged a police report alleging that it overpaid for a 37% stake in Eagle High Plantations PTK (EHP) in 2015.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): Genting Bhd said the construction of Resorts World Last Vegas is progressing well, with the casino and resort on track to open by end 2020.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): KPJ Tawakkal Specialist Hospital (TSH), a unit of KPJ Healthcare Bhd, has set aside RM200 million for the construction of its new tower block, which upon completion will add 12...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): Foreign-registered digital service providers are required to register with Royal Malaysian Customs Department for easier collection of the six per cent service tax beginning Ja...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign-registered digital service providers are required to register with Royal Malaysian Customs Department for easier collection of the six per cent service tax beginning January next...
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Foreign-registered digital service providers are required to register with the Royal Malaysian Customs Department for easier collection of the six percent service tax beginning January next year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): Hong Leong Assurance Bhd has emerged as a substantial unitholder of Atrium Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). The insurance company yesterday acquired 10.98 million units in ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): Shares of construction group George Kent (Malaysia) Bhd are up by 9.17% on renewed optimism in the sector after the Government said it is seeking a consultant to advise on the ...
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Felda has lodged a police report alleging it was cheated into purchasing a 37 percent stake in Indonesia's Eagle High Plantations TPK (EHP) for US$505 million (RM2.3 billion), by former prime minister...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): Malaysian Building Society Bhd (MBSB) has proposed a single-tier final dividend of 5 sen a share for the financial year ended Dec 31, 2018 (FY18), which shareholders can choose...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The amicable dispute settlement between Scomi Group Bhd and Prasarana Malaysia Bhd last Thursday seems to have lit the light at the end of the tunnel for the monorail train manufacturer ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): Hong Leong Assurance Bhd has emerged as a substantial unitholder of Atrium Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). The insurance company today acquired 10.98 million units in Atri...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): MyHSR Corp Sdn Bhd is seeking a Technical Advisory Consultant (TAC) for the suspended Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Railway line (HSR). In a statement today, MyHSR Corp, wh...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): BTM Resources Bhd announced today that its unit BTM Biomass Products Sdn Bhd is partnering MC Bio Sdn Bhd and two other South Korean companies to set up a wood pellet manufactu...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 8): The Pilgrims Fund Board (TH) will look for ways to shorten the waiting period for its depositors to perform the haj pilgrimage, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): MyHSR Corp Sdn Bhd is seeking a Technical Advisory Consultant (TAC) for the suspended Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Railway line (HSR). In a statement today, MyHSR Corp, wh...
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Lembaga Tabung Haji will look for ways to shorten the waiting period for its depositors to perform the hajj, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa said today.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 8 — The Pilgrims Fund Board (TH) will look for ways to shorten the waiting period for its depositors to perform the haj pilgrimage, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Departmen...
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BATU CAVES (April 8): Tile manufacturer Seacera Group Bhd, which diversified into construction and property development, is looking for a "reputable partner" to jointly develop Seacera's estimated 200...
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BATU CAVES (April 8): Tile manufacturer Seacera Group Bhd, which diversified into construction and property development, is looking for a "reputable partner" to jointly develop Seacera's estimated 200...
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PETALING JAYA: The special reduced penalty rate for taxpayers to disclose any previously undeclared income has been extended until June 30.
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PETALING JAYA: Errant taxpayers will now get to enjoy a special low-rate penalty if they disclose any previously undeclared income by June 30.
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PUTRAJAYA: Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) today announced a hibah (dividend) of 1.25%, which amounts to a payout of RM913 million to its depositors for the 2018 financial year.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 5): Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) today announced a hibah (dividend) of 1.25 percent, which amounts to a payout of RM913 million to its depositors for the 2018 financial year.
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GEORGE TOWN (April 5): The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) is working closely with the Home Ministry (KDN) to resolve the Johor Bahru Customs, Immigration and Quarantine Complex (CIQ) is...
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The Lembaga Tabung Haji today announced a hibah (dividend) of 1.25 percent, amounting to a payout of RM913 million to its depositors for the 2018 financial year.
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GEORGE TOWN: Congestion at the Causeway has caused a dip of nearly two million visitors from Singapore to the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): Icon Offshore Bhd has received contracts and a work order to provide vessels to three Petroleum Arrangement Contractors (PACs) and Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd.
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Most people of a certain age remember the Y2K problem that worried digitalists worldwide when we transitioned from 1999 to 2000 on the night of Dec 31, 1999. What would happen to computers and systems when the last two digits on the date went from 99 to 00?
Y2K problem | 1999 | 00 | 1999 | 99 | 31 | 2000 | Dec 31 | 1999 | 2000 | 1999
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DEC 31 — DAP leaders should make it clear that the "new Malaysia" propagated by party veteran Lim Kit Siang has included the "New Bumiputera agenda" proposed by the PPBM leaders at the party’s ann...