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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): The rising gig economy and an aging population are causing a decrease in the number of contributors to the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), according to its chief executive off...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — There is a need to find new ways to strengthen the airline industry to reach an efficient state of churning profits, said Khazanah Nasional Bhd managing director Datuk Shahr...
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PUTRAJAYA: A total of 75,352 government pensioners will receive a one-off RM500 special payment starting tomorrow.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) said today it anticipated further reductions in contributions as more workers go into the informal sector.
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A total of 75,352 government pensioners will receive a one-off RM500 special payment starting tomorrow.
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From a written reply to a question in parliament last week, we know that the government effectively gave RM19.9 billion for RM10 billion worth of assets from Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH). Paying twice the...
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THE saying “Camera eats first” is now commonplace.
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Two weeks ago, the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) published Belanjawanku (My Budget), an expenditure guide for individuals and families living in the Klang Valley.
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PETALING JAYA: Battersea Power Station Development Company (BPSDC) has completed the re-organisation of the ownership of commercial assets within the Grade II listed power station.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) and the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) have completed their acquisition of commercial assets in Phase 2 of the Battersea Power Station developmen...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) and the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) have finalised their acquisition of the Battersea Power Station’s commercial assets from sellers S P S...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): Battersea Power Station Development Company (BPSDC) has announced that the re-organisation of the ownership of commercial assets within the Grade II listed Power Station has n...
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PETALING JAYA: Battersea Power Station Development Company (BPSDC) has completed the re-organisation of the ownership of commercial assets within the Grade II listed Power Station.
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PARLIAMENT | The government has provided an additional allocation of RM45 million to the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry for implementation of the Suri Incentive Scheme (i-Suri) this ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — The government has provided an additional allocation of RM45 million to the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry for implementation of the Suri Incentive Scheme ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): Total assets under management (AUM) of licenced fund management companies (FMCs) in Malaysia fell 4.21% to RM743.58 billion in 2018 from RM776.23 billion in 2017, according to...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A research by the Universiti Malaya Social Well-being Research Centre (SWRC) shows that the majority of the people of this country are burdened with debt due to uncontrolled spending.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — Bursa Malaysia and Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) will co-host the 15th edition of Invest Malaysia 2019, which is expected to attract over 1,000 local and foreign fund manage...
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GIVEN how closely Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) and AirAsia Group have to work together, one might think the two would be corporate best friends, at best.
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GEORGE TOWN: A 31-year-old clerk today said she is upset with those reluctant to move out of their People’s Housing Project (PPR) low-cost flats when she and many others have failed to get a unit de...
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Notable filings OVER the week of Feb 18 to 22, there was a notable shareholding change at packaging company Daibochi Bhd.
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The Employees Provident Fund launched their 'Belanjawanku' expenditure guide for Malaysian individuals and families last week.The guide provides an estimate of the minimum monthly expenses on various...
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PETALING JAYA: A think tank has urged the government to consider a national health insurance scheme that requires compulsory subscription by income earners.
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KUALA LIPIS: Former prime minister Najib Razak today suggested that the government safeguard the interests of FGV Holdings Berhad in any move to improve the Felda cash flow.
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KUALA LIPIS (March 8): Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today suggested that the Government should safeguard the interests of FGV Holdings Berhad in any move to improve Felda's cash fl...
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WHEN it comes to yield, Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd is by far the most attractive media stock, offering higher potential yields than telecommunications companies.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 6): Khazanah Nasional Bhd leaves it to PLUS Expressway Bhd to handle the discussions on the proposed acquisition of tolled expressways by the government.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 — Khazanah Nasional Bhd leaves it to PLUS Expressway Bhd to handle the discussions on the proposed acquisition of tolled expressways by the government.
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Khazanah Nasional Bhd will be leaving it to Plus Expressway Bhd to handle the discussions on the proposed acquisition of tolled expressways by the government.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Khazanah Nasional Bhd will leave it to PLUS Expressway Bhd to handle discussions on the proposed acquisition of tolled expressways by the government.
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BANGI (March 5): There should be an in-depth study on the salaries and wages of employees by taking into account the cost of living, said Employees Provident Fund (EPF) chief executive officer Tunku A...
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The government is looking to commence negotiations with certain highway concessionaires on the expropriation value of their concessions, according to a report by The Edge today.
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BANGI (March 4): There should be an in-depth study on the salaries and wages of employees by taking into account the cost of living, said Employees Provident Fund (EPF) chief executive officer Tunku A...
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BANGI: The government is considering introducing a “Cost of Living Index” to act as a reference for employers when reviewing the salary of employees.
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IT would seem that the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) — the statutory guardian of the retirement kitty of private-sector wage earners — is perpetually stuck between a rock and a hard place.
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There should be an in-depth study on the salaries and wages of employees taking into account the cost of living, Employees Provident Fund chief executive officer Tunku Alizakri Alias said today.
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BANGI: Low financial literacy among young Malaysians is one reason why many ending up as bankrupts, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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BANGI (March 4): There should be an in-depth study on the salaries and wages of employees by taking into account the cost of living, said Employees Provident Fund (EPF) chief executive officer Tunku A...
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BANGI, March 4 — There should be an in-depth study on the salaries and wages of employees by taking into account the cost of living, said Employees Provident Fund (EPF) chief executive officer Tunku...
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CONTRARY to speculation, Khazanah Nasional Bhd is not being shut down.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 27): Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB), whose largest shareholder is the Employees Provident Fund, closed out 2018 on a low note on absence of one-off disposal gains recognised in ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 26): Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd, whose largest shareholder is the Employees Provident Fund, closed out 2018 on a low note on absence of one-off disposal gains recognised in 2017, a...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 26): Gamuda Bhd has pledged to ensure that any takeover of its highway concessions is in line with “market valuation norms and practices”.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Gamuda Bhd has pledged to ensure that any takeover of its highway concessions is in line with “market valuation norms and practices”.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 25): Shares in Taliworks Corp Bhd were down 1.69% after the government kicked off talks to take over several major highways in the Klang Valley area.
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Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak and MCA president Wee Ka Siong have pooh-poohed Putrajaya's move to replace tolls on four highways with congestion charges.
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LAST Saturday Malaysians were surprised when the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) announced a a dividend rate of 6.15% for conventional savings and 5.9% for syariah-based savings. The announcement was indeed a pleasant surprise when in general most expected the EPF to announce a payout of between 5% and not more than 6%. I must admit that I too thought at best, EPF would announce a rate of 5.6%.
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MANY people would have contemplated investing in unit trusts by using part of their savings in the Employees Provident Fund (EPF).
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THE impact of the Malaysian Financial Reporting Standards 9 (MFRS 9) on the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), and the dividends it pays out, may be more significant than it appears
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The provident fund would be challenged to declare steady dividends if it is restricted from putting more money overseas
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KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Group Bhd held a meeting with the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) today over its ongoing spat with Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB). Group CEO Tony Fernandes said the group h...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 19 — AirAsia Group Bhd (AAGB) held a meeting with the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) today over its ongoing spat with Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB). Group chief executive o...
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KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Group Bhd (AAGB) held a meeting with the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) on Tuesday over its ongoing spat with Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB).
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Notable filings FROM Jan 28 to 30, among the notable changes in companies listed on Bursa Malaysia were those at Iris Corp Bhd, which saw the Federal Land Development Authority (FELDA) dispose of 47 m...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s main airport operator has given assurance that it is in constant engagement with all of its stakeholders, including the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), amid the ongoing spa...
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The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has confirmed that it has written to AirAsia Group Bhd and Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd over their feud.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Uncertainties worldwide will be the new norm as businesses adjust into 2019, and as far as the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is concerned, it is not a time for it to be “too adventurous.”
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Khazanah Nasional Bhd expected to declare more than RM1 billion of dividend to the government for 2019, said its managing director Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is awaiting the outcome from the newly-established Economic Action Council (EAC) for a clearer future direction, chief executive officer Tun...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Khazanah Nasional Bhd expected to declare more than RM1 billion of dividend to the government for 2019, said its chief executive officer Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Khazanah Nasional Bhd expected to declare more than RM 1 billion of dividend to the government for 2019, said its chief executive officer Datuk Seri Sharil Ridza Ridzuan Sharil...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is still waiting for a response from Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) to its letter of concern, regarding its ongoing spat with AirAsia...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund has recorded RM50.88bil in gross investment income last year, registering a 10-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.26%.
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BUTTERWORTH (Feb 18): The announcement of a favourable set of dividends for conventional and shariah savings for 2018 by the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) on Saturday proves that the country's econo...
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BUTTERWORTH: The announcement of a favourable set of dividends for conventional and shariah savings for 2018 by the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) on Saturday, proves that the country’s economic pos...
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BUTTERWORTH: The announcement of “extraordinary” dividends by the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) on Saturday proves that the country’s economy is healthy, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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BUTTERWORTH (Feb 17): The announcement of a favourable set of dividends for conventional and Shariah savings for 2018 by the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) on Saturday proves that the country's econom...
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The announcement of a favourable set of dividends for conventional and shariah savings for 2018 by the Employees Provident Fund on Saturday proves that the country's economic position is healthy, says...
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BUTTERWORTH, Feb 17 ― The announcement of a favourable set of dividends for conventional and shariah savings for 2018 by the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) yesterday proves that the country's econom...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 — The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has declared a dividend rate of 6.15 per cent for Simpanan Konvensional 2018, with payout amounting to RM43 billion and 5.9 per cent for Si...
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The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has declared a dividend rate of 6.15 percent for Conventional Savings 2018, with payout amounting to RM43 billion and 5.9 percent for Shariah Savings 2018, with a pa...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 — The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has declared a dividend rate of 6.15 per cent for Simpanan Konvensional 2018, with payout amounting to RM43 billion and 5.9 per cent for Si...
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A new long-term mandate has been approved for Khazanah Nasional Bhd, one that will benefit all Malaysians.
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THE Employees Provident Fund (EFP) has sold Wisma KFC in Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, to Singapore-based property developer and manager Royal Group.
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AS a court fight brews between Asia’s biggest budget airline group and Malaysia’s dominant airport operator, a common major shareholder has asked them to talk things over.
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THE Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is set to declare its annual dividend for 2018 anytime now and anyone who has been paying any attention would know that the odds of it outperforming that in 2017 are...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Finance (MoF) will make an intervention, if necessary, to ensure the people’s retirement savings are strengthened for the long-term, according to Deputy Finance Minister D...
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PUTRAJAYA: The finance ministry is considering a review of policies and schemes related to savings and retirement plans as Malaysia reaches the status of an ageing nation.
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 8): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) will make an intervention, if necessary, to ensure the people’s retirement savings are strengthened for the long-term, said Deputy Finance Minister D...
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THIS is poised to be an interesting year for BIMB Holdings Bhd, as a long-talked-about reorganisation of the group’s structure is likely to take place in the second half of this year, a move that co...
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PETALING JAYA: An expert in corporate Malaysia has urged Putrajaya to divest itself from government-linked companies (GLCs) which are involved in the construction and property sectors.
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PUTRAJAYA (Jan 30): A stop work order has been issued to Eco World Development Group Bhd (EcoWorld) after a construction mishap at the ex-Pudu Jail site of the Bukit Bintang City Centre (BBCC) project...
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PETALING JAYA (Jan 29): A localised failure of a slab occured last Friday (Jan 25) at the Bukit Bintang City Centre (BBCC) development on the former Pudu Jail site in Kuala Lumpur, said Eco World Dev...
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THE expose that the Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) was deprived of RM780 million from a land sale to the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has put the spotlight on a company owned by the Ministry of Financ...
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Last month, Bernama reported that Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) is planning to put a cap on the total deposits of each depositor as a way to reduce government liabilities.
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PETALING JAYA: The government has been urged to provide greater protection and benefits to employees despite an anticipated uproar by employers as the Human Resources Ministry seeks to amend several o...
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It’s that time of the year again when the much-awaited dividend rates of the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) will be announced.
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KANGAR, Jan 17 — The crisis faced by the Perlis Football Association (PFA) has entered a new phase when the players who were not paid their salary threatened to lodge a complaint to the Malaysian An...
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KANGAR: The crisis faced by the Perlis Football Association (PFA) has entered a new phase when the players who were not paid their salary threatened to lodge a complaint to the Malaysian Anti-Corrupti...
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Gerakan president Dominic Lau has pinned blame on Pakatan Harapan for what is likely to be a lower dividend payout by the Employees Provident Fund.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Chairman Tan Sri Samsudin Osman who is responsible for the country’s largest pension fund, the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), was tight-lipped on the 2018 potential dividend payout fi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 15): The country’s largest pension fund, Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Chairman Tan Sri Samsudin Osman was tight-lipped on the 2018 potential dividend payout figures when approach...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 15 — The country’s largest pension fund, Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Chairman Tan Sri Samsudin Osman was tight-lipped on the 2018 potential dividend payout figures when approa...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 — The Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) was not in financial distress when it sold a plot of land at a RM800 million loss through a government special purpose vehicle, its chairman S...
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PETALING JAYA (Jan 13): Aset Tanah Nasional Bhd (ATN), a company owned by the Ministry of Finance (MoF), was used to invest in a number troubled assets – including those owned by scandal-ridden fund...
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PETALING JAYA (Jan 12): The Malaysian-owned developer of a major rejuvenation project in London has donated £10,000 (RM52,622) to a fellow Malaysian who had suffered a stroke while on a trip there.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 12): The 2,800-acre tract owned by the Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) that was flipped by Aset Tanah Negara Bhd, a unit of the Ministry of Finance, to the Employees Provident Fund (EPF...
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THE sale of The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) has emerged as the most anticipated deal for 2019, according to a survey of seven leading real estate experts by The Edge.
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KUALA LUMPUR : Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok has urged former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak to respond to all the direct and pointed questions regarding the dubious sale of the ...