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KUALA LUMPUR (Jun 25): Construction company TRC Synergy Bhd expects to post flat revenue growth in the current financial year ending Dec 31, 2019 (FY19) on fewer construction jobs.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will maintain its strong business relationship with China and no Chinese investor will feel left out in this regard, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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Malaysia will maintain its strong business relationship with China and no Chinese investor will feel left out in this regard, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jun 25): Construction company TRC Synergy Bhd expects to post flat revenue growth in the current financial year ending Dec 31, 2019 (FY19) on fewer construction jobs.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 — Malaysia will maintain its strong business relationship with China and no Chinese investor will feel left out in this regard, says Finance Minister, Lim Guan Eng.
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MIDF Research said that Malaysia’s current focus on free market, quality investment and high productivity is expected to have a significant impact on economic growth this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): The construction sector will likely have to brace for more downside moving forward apart from the rising building material costs, according to TA Securities.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Optimistic over its prospects, HSS Engineers Bhd is expecting to roll out more infrastructure projects in the second half of 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): The construction sector will likely have to brace for more downside moving forward apart from the rising building material costs, according to TA Securities.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Construction firm Kimlun Corp Bhd expects a 2% profit margin compression in anticipation of a RM90 or 45% hike in bulk cement prices.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Gadang Holdings Bhd is set to see some light at the end of the tunnel a year after Malaysians voted for a change in government, with the revival of some large infrastructure projects lik...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Gadang Holdings Bhd is set to see some light at the end of the tunnel a year after Malaysians voted for a change in government, with the revival of some large infrastructure projects lik...
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Owners of private land acquired for the development of the East Coast Rail Link project will be duly compensated, says Transport Minister Anthony Loke.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 13):  Malaysia’s economy remains sound and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) (pictured) is unlikely to further reduce the overnight policy rate (OPR) this year, says HSBC Private Bankin...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips were steady in early Friday trade, underpinned by Genting and Petronas Dagangan while Lafarge Malaysia rallied on hopes of a hike in cement price and the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) projects.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of cement players Lafarge Cement and Tasek rallied on Thursday on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) projects while Greatech surged on its trading debut on the ACE Market.
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GEORGE TOWN: A Penang interest group today called for a win-win solution in view of reports by various quarters to build a new airport to serve the four northern states.
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PETALING JAYA: More than 1,000 construction companies have applied for the 40% civil works portion of the RM44 billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, according to project owner Malaysia Rail Lin...
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SEREMBAN (June 7): The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) mega project needs coordinated planning including a scale-up of skilled local labour if it is to become a success, according to an academician.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 4): Shares in Lafarge Malaysia Bhd (LMB) slipped 0.27% in active trade this morning after its independent adviser AmInvestment Bank Bhd said the mandatory takeover offer by YTL Corp...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 3): Notwithstanding a rise in direct government debt, Malaysia’s overall debt and liabilities in 2018 dropped 3.9 percentage points (ppts) to 75.4% of the country’s gross domest...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Notwithstanding a rise in direct government debt, Malaysia’s overall debt and liabilities in 2018 dropped 3.9 percentage points (ppts) to 75.4% of the country’s gross domestic produc...
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PETALING JAYA: Former finance minister Najib Razak today accused his successor, Lim Guan Eng, of lying over the country’s actual debt situation.
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PETALING JAYA: Cost rationalisation of overpriced projects was why the government had been successful in reducing the nation's overall debt and liabilities to 75.4% last year, says Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 2): Notwithstanding a rise in direct government debt, Malaysia's overall debt and liabilities in 2018 dropped 3.9 percentage points (ppts) to 75.4% of the country's gross domestic p...
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COMMENT | Ramadan is a period of cleansing and renewal for all Malaysians.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The newly set up Debt Management Committee (DMC) chaired by the Minister of Finance convened its first meeting yesterday, to discuss the government’s overall debt and liabilities of RM...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 1 — The newly set-up Debt Management Committee (DMC) chaired by the Minister of Finance has convened its first meeting yesterday, to discuss the government’s overall debt and li...
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The newly set-up Debt Management Committee (DMC) chaired by the finance minister convened its first meeting yesterday to discuss the government’s overall debt and liabilities of RM1.1 trillion or 75...
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China has admitted it would not accept deals similar to those inked by the republic with the previous BN administration, according to former Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) chairperson Daim Zainuddin...
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TOKYO: A six-month study will be carried out on the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link (RTS) project to determine if it is beneficial to the country, says the Prime Minister.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Government will conduct a six-month study on the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link (RTS) project to determine whether it would be beneficial to the country, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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TOKYO (May 30): The government will conduct a six-month study on the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link (RTS) project to determine whether it would be beneficial to the country, said Prim...
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The government will conduct a six-month study on the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link (RTS) project to determine whether it would be beneficial to the country, said Prime Minister Dr Ma...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will conduct a six-month study on the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link (RTS) project to determine whether it would be beneficial to the country, said Prime ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will conduct a six-month study on the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link (RTS) project to determine whether it would be beneficial to the country, said the Pri...
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TOKYO (May 30): The government will conduct a six-month study on the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link (RTS) project to determine whether it would be beneficial to the country, said Prim...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 30 ― The government will conduct a six-month study on the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link (RTS) project to determine whether it would be beneficial to the country, s...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has assured that safeguards for bumiputerabusinesses, including negotiated tenders, will remain in place.Asked today abouta request for 20 percent of the civil works...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The signing of several key agreements between China and Malaysia is the highlight of the 45th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Ann Joo Resources Bhd posted net losses of RM6.69mil in the first quarter ended March 31, 2019 which was a stark contrast from a the net profit of RM61.44mil a year ago and it expects a lower second quarter.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 28): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government had yet to decide on imposing a bumiputera quota on the civil works that are reserved for local contractors in the East C...
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government had yet to decide on imposing a bumiputera quota on the civil works that are reserved for local contractors in the East Coast Rail...
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Putrajaya plans to relax the entry requirements for Chinese tourists visiting Malaysia in time for Visit Malaysia 2020, Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 27): Econpile Holdings Bhd’s net profit declined 8.31% to RM21.75 million in its third quarter ended March 31 (3QFY19) against RM23.72 million a year ago due to the deferment of in...
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PUTRAJAYA: The federal government is providing RM60 million in additional federal allocations for state governments, as well as 50% of tourism tax receipts.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 27 — The government has not yet decided on the method for reducing toll, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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PUTRAJAYA: Any hope that commuters will get to use the many highways in Malaysia for free has effectively fizzled out.
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The government has not yet decided on the method for reducing the toll, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 27): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said a Bumiputera quota has not been fixed for the civil works that are reserved for local contractors in the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) pro...
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SINGAPORE (May 27): Malaysia is in discussions with China-based contractors for compensation relating to pipeline projects worth RM9.4 billion (US$2.24 billion).
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SINGAPORE (May 27): Malaysia is in discussions with China-based contractors for compensation relating to pipeline projects worth RM9.4 billion (US$2.24 billion).
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KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - Malaysia is in discussions with China-based contractors for compensation relating to pipeline projects worth 9.4 billion ringgit (S$3.09 billion).
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Najib Abdul Razak launched another salvo against Lim Kit Siang for pulling out of a planned debate between the two political rivals.
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PETALING JAYA: Saying he is disappointed that his invitation to Lim Kit Siang for a debate was turned down by the DAP leader, Najib Razak has outlined several questions he would have asked had the deb...
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YOURSAY | ‘His warning is akin to a fox telling others how to guard the chicken coop.’ Najib sees decades of profit for 'cronies' with RTS privatisation VoteOfOne: Former prime minister Najib Abdu...
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ALMATY (Kazakhstan), May 23 — The 16th Eurasian Media Forum which began here yesterday is set to discuss various economic trends, particularly in the Central Asia region.
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KUANTAN, May 20 — The Malaysia-China Kuantan Industrial Park (MCKIP) has the potential of producing Malaysian brands good enough for the international stage.
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THIS week’s overnight policy rate (OPR) cut of 25 basis points by Bank Negara Malaysia met the expectations of most economists as concerns over stalling growth rise.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The property market has a more than sufficient supply of affordable housing, but what is insufficient are the “right housing products” to cater to the high demand for affordable home...
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Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) and China Communications Construction Company ECRL Sdn Bhd (CCCC) have warned about claims that contractors can get contracts if they register as subcontractors with c...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The property market has a more than sufficient supply of affordable housing, but what is insufficient are the “right housing products” to cater to the high demand for affordable home...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia is set to rise further next week to test the immediate resistance at 1,620 and the next resistance threshold of 1,650.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — Bursa Malaysia is set to rise further next week to test the immediate resistance at 1,620 and the next resistance threshold of 1,650.
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PETALING JAYA: An economist has advised the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Mida) to look into linking the development corridors in the east and west coast following news that the governme...
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Putrajaya should stop wasting time with entertaining former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak, says Daim Zainuddin.
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WHEN the great Malay admiral Hang Tuah first set foot in ancient China, he observed the wealth of the country through the thousands of lanes in the city of Hainam paved in white stones “smooth as co...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Sunway Construction Bhd remains Affin Hwang Capital research's top mid-cap construction Buy pick with an increased target price of RM2.24 from RM2 previously.
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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's economic growth slowed in the first quarter, dragged down by weaker trade and investment in the export-reliant nation.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): OCBC Bank expects this year to be a weak growth year for Malaysia, concluding the full-year growth of 4.4 percent year-on-year (y-o-y).
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 — OCBC Bank expects this year to be a weak growth year for Malaysia, concluding the full year growth of 4.4 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y).
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 — The Malaysian government will focus on encouraging investments from the private sector and also boosting investments through major projects including Bandar Malaysia and the E...
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KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - Malaysia's economic growth slowed in the first quarter, dragged down by weaker trade and investment in the export-reliant nation.
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PETALING JAYA: Engineering and project management consultant HSS Engineers Bhd’s net profit dropped sharply to RM339,000 from RM881,000 in the first quarter to March 31 on the back of higher interest expense.
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SHORTLY after Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad returned from his official visit to Beijing in August last year, he told Malaysiakini in an interview that he wanted to tear down the wall that sur...
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Mentri Besar Dr Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar says the agenda of strengthening the economy of the rural communities was among the topics discussed with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad when they met in Putrajaya on Friday.
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu Mentri Besar Dr Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar said the agenda of strengthening the economy of the rural communities was among the topics discussed with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahat...
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KUALA TERENGGANU, May 12 — Terengganu Mentri Besar Dr Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar said the agenda of strengthening the economy of the rural communities was among the topics discussed with Prime Minister T...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 10 — In a bid to spur local firms to participate in the construction of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), project owner Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) said it will introduce a Pre...
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SINGAPORE (May 9): Malaysia and its neighbours within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) region stand to gain with the rise of China, as the the world's second-largest economy challeng...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — Tun Daim Zainuddin was appointed to lead Malaysia in hammering out a new deal on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) with China but the former finance minister wasn’t the country...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) expects to work on a new feasibility study and environmental impact assessment (EIA) report for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) in the third quar...
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MP SPEAKS | DAP congratulates the people of Malaysia for making May 9, 2018 a historic change of government for the first time in 61 years, making possible a New Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The improved deal for the 640-km East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is rakyat-centric and driven by transparency and accountability, Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) said.
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With the revival of several big-ticket Barisan Nasional projects in April, the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government has signalled a pivot towards growth just 12 months after setting a tone that emphasised ...
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That Malaysia’s stock market remains depressed, down nearly 12% a year after Pakatan Harapan’s historic win in the 14th general election says a lot, foremost of which is that investors still need ...
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PETALING JAYA: MCA has alleged that Pakatan Harapan (PH) is lacking in innovativeness but says it is not complaining that the one-year-old government has decided to rebrand initiatives attributed to B...
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PUTRAJAYA: Pakatan Harapan has achieved much in its first year, with the government being of one mind to “bring back the Malaysia we knew”, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.“We don’t go around shouting about our achievements. Nobody expected us to win. They said this coalition is fragile and that it will break up.
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PUTRAJAYA: Regrets, I’ve had a few; But then again, too few to mention.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — The ringgit closed unchanged against the US dollar today amid the plan by the United States to increase tariffs on China’s exports worth of US$200 billion on Friday, dealers ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is expected to maintain its 3 per cent overnight policy rate (OPR) through 2019 as the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) and Bandar Malaysia project reviva...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — Tun Daim Zainuddin said his representation of Malaysia in the East Coast Rail Link negotiations with China was the last of his post-retirement service for the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) will remain a loss-making enterprise for “years” despite its lower cost now, according to Tun Daim Zainuddin.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — Fugitive financier Low Taek Jho offered to help Malaysia’s negotiations with China over the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), Tun Daim Zainuddin asserted.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lafarge Malaysia Bhd can resume supplying cement for all eight packages of work for the proposed East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 — MIDF Research expects no further change to the overnight policy rate (OPR) for the rest of the year on anticipation of less pressure from both domestic and external fronts.