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KUALA LUMPUR: Japan-based Mitsui’s RM8.4 billion purchase of a 16% stake held by Khazanah Nasional Berhad in IHH Healthcare Bhd is not part of the foreign direct investments recorded in the first qu...
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PETALING JAYA: Persistent industrial production expansion in May, together with solid expansion in exports and domestic demand, point towards sustained gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the secon...
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Dr Mahathir launch the National Entrepreneurship Policy.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the implementation of the National Entrepreneurship Policy should be able to turn Malaysia into a true entrepreneurial nation by 2030.
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Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the implementation of the National Entrepreneurship Policy should be able to turn Malaysia into a true entrepreneurial nation by 2030.
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PETALING JAYA: Bilateral trade volume between China and Malaysia has reached US$100bil and China has remained Malaysia’s biggest trading partner for 10 consecutive years.
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PETALING JAYA: Promoting Malaysia is fundamental because Malaysians, unfortunately, are too modest while other countries in Asean are heavily promoting themselves, says Omar Mahmoud.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The affirmation of Malaysia’s credit rating by Standard and Poor’s (S&P) last week demonstrates its confidence in Malaysia’s positive economic outlook, strong institutional profile, sound economic fundamentals and prudent debt management.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The affirmation of Malaysia's credit rating by Standard and Poor's (S&P) last week demonstrates its confidence in Malaysia’s positive economic outlook, strong institutional profile, sound economic fundamentals and prudent debt management, says the Finance Minister.
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MP SPEAKS | The Ministry of Finance welcomes S&P Global Ratings’ (Standard and Poor’s) affirmation of Malaysia’s issuer credit rating at A- with a stable outlook on July 3, 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — The affirmation of Malaysia’s credit rating by Standard and Poor’s (S&P) last week demonstrates its confidence in Malaysia’s positive economic outlook, strong institutio...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 7): S&P Global Ratings' (SP&'s) affirmation of Malaysia's issuer credit rating with a stable outlook on July 3, is a sign of its confidence in Malaysia's positive economic outlook, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings positive outlook of the local economy demonstrates that rising direct public debt was not jeopardising Malaysia’s sovereign credit...
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GEORGE TOWN: Fugitive financier Low Taek Jho (pix), better known as Jho Low, should either return home to Malaysia or go to the US, to clear his name of the money laundering charges in relation to the...
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NEW DELHI, July 5 — India’s newly re-elected government promised today an easing of foreign investment rules and more infrastructure spending in an effort to boost flagging growth rates and create...
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For four decades, any discussion on the state of Malaysia’s macroeconomic performance would include the quantification of foreign direct investment (FDI) flow as a major economic indicator.
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PETALING JAYA: Warming relations between China and Malaysia, along with the resurrection of China-linked projects such as the RM44bil East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) and the RM140bil Bandar Malaysia project, are catalysts that have yet to be factored into the Malaysian stock market.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 3 — RAM Ratings expects Malaysia’s trade growth to have increased its momentum in May 2019, despite the escalated import tariffs between the United States (US) and China that sa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): RAM Rating Services Bhd expects Malaysia’s trade growth to have gained more momentum in May, despite the worsening US-China trade relations manifested by escalating import tar...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): Malaysian securities have the potential to offer investors capital growth amid global market corrections and volatility, especially with better prospects seen for the country in...
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KOTA ISKANDAR, July 2 — Johor registered RM24 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) last year, a four-fold increase from 2017 that gave the state the honour of being the country’s biggest inv...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 1 — Umno should not allow Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s return as party president to cause renewed conflict within the party, said former vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): AmInvestment Bank Research has  maintained its end-2019 FBM KLCI target of 1,820 points, which is based on 19x FY19F earnings (+0.4%) and 18x FY20F earnings (+8.5%), in line wi...
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The ministry of international trade and industry (MITI) has established a trade and advisory council (TIAC), which will play a crucial role in shaping the ministry’s policies, strategies and potenti...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A think tank has urged Putrajaya to focus on delivering economic reforms particularly those related to government-linked companies (GLCs), open trade and public procurement.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The sentiment of export-oriented corporates in Malaysia is expected to rebound as the country is one of the key beneficiaries of the ongoing US-China trade war as global supply chains realign from China.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 27): The newly-established Trade and Industry Advisory Council (TIAC) is set to discuss the National Automotive Policy (NAP) as well as rebalancing the ratio between foreign direct ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 27 — Malaysia’s foreign direct investment (FDI) recorded net inflows of RM32.6 billion in 2018 against RM40.4 billion a year before.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s foreign direct investment (FDI) recorded net inflows of RM32.6 billion in 2018 against RM40.4 billion a year before.
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PUTRAJAYA (June 25): International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde is assured and confident of Malaysia's commitment towards institutional reforms, said Finance Minister Lim ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): The manufacturing and services sectors are projected to grow at a slower pace of 4.8% and 5.7% respectively this year, compared with 5% and 6.8% registered in 2018, according t...
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PUTRAJAYA, June 24 — International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde is assured and confident of Malaysia’s commitment towards institutional reforms, said Finance Minister Li...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A research think tank says Malaysia can reap some benefits from the ongoing trade war between the US and China but warns that Putrajaya will need to act quickly to facilitate trade diver...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Malaysia is capitalising on the permanent reorientation of the global supply chain following the US-China trade war by upping competitiveness to attract new high-quality invest...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — Malaysia is capitalising on the permanent reorientation of the global supply chain following the US-China trade war by upping competitiveness to attract new high-quality inve...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is capitalising on the permanent reorientation of the global supply chain following the US-China trade war by upping competitiveness to attract new high-quality investments, esp...
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PETALING JAYA: Our diversified economy can withstand some of the global challenges ahead, Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry Dr Ong Kian Ming said today.
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PETALING JAYA: Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Ong Kian Ming today said the economy is resilient enough to weather the coming economic storms, days after a prominent economist warned ...
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PETALING JAYA: The outlook on foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows for Malaysia has been weakened due to the rising trade tensions between China and the United States.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project is set to begin commercial operations in the fourth quarter of this year (Q4 2019), said Finance Minister Lim Guan E...
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The Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (Rapid) project is set to begin commercial operations in the fourth quarter (Q4) of this year, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (photo above).
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Dr Mahathir speaks during the roundtable meeting with the British Business Community in London.
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Malaysia seeks investments in the high-technology sector in line with the country’s goals of providing high income for its people, said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad in London today.
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LONDON: Malaysia seeks investments in high technology, in line with the country’s goals of providing a high income for its people, said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad here today.
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LONDON (Bernama): Malaysia seeks investments in the high-technology sector in line with the country’s goals of providing high income for its people, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad here.
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LONDON, June 17 — Malaysia seeks investments in the high-technology sector in line with the country’s goals of providing high income for its people, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad her...
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PETALING JAYA: Approved foreign direct investment (FDI) for all sectors skyrocketed in the first quarter of 2019, rising 73.4% to RM29.3bil.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 13): The Malaysian state of Penang is winning from global investors’ search for safe havens, amid the U.S.-China trade tensions.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 13 — The government has approved a total of RM29.3 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) across all sectors for the first quarter of 2019, Lim Guan Eng announced today.
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MP SPEAKS | With a competent government at the helm, Malaysia is capitalising on its competitiveness within the global supply chain to become one of the top preferred safe havens in the region.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has benefited from the US-China trade war, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, adding that a spate of relocations and trade diversions has attracted more foreign direct investm...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 13): The approved foreign direct investment (FDI) for all sectors in the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19) jumped 73.4% year-on-year (y-o-y) to RM29.3 billion from RM16.9 billion.
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Flash: FDI for all sectors in 1Q19 jumps 73.4% y-o-y to RM29.3b, says Finance Ministry
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KUALA LUMPUR: Approved foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first quarter of 2019 surged by 73.4% to RM29.30bil from RM16.90bil a year ago, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said.
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The global economy today is experiencing major transformations.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang recorded one of it highest investments ever for the manufacturing sector with RM8.8 billion approved in the first quarter of the year — up 768% on a year-on-year basis.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 12 — Penang recorded RM8.8 billion in total investments for the first three months of the year, Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow announced today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 7): More global investors are expected to return to Malaysia, buoyed by the Government’s efforts in bringing down corruption while giving more emphasis on transparency, says an ec...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 7): Finance minister Lim Guan Eng says Malaysia hopes that the Sino-US trade conflict will come to an end — despite being among the major beneficiaries of the economic standoff be...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The country's gross domestic product is on course for healthy second-quarter growth as indicated by April's better-than expected trade performance, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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NEW YORK: The yen and franc could benefit if global trade conflicts spur a slowdown in cross-border direct-investment activity, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 31): Amid concerns about Malaysia's vulnerability to the US-China trade conflict, the country has been able to weather the trade storm triggered by the economic giants' tit-for-tat t...
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HANOI: Vietnam’s economy could be bigger than Singapore’s by 2029, says DBS Bank Ltd.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 20): The historical high realised foreign direct investment (FDI) recorded in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019 was made up of high-quality investments, political secretary to the Finan...
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PETALING JAYA: Damansara MP Tony Pua has described the purchase of IHH Healthcare Bhd by Mitsui of Japan from Khazanah Nasional Bhd as a significant move demonstrating confidence and trust placed by f...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 20 — Damansara MP Tony Pua today took Datuk Seri Najib Razak to task, after the latter ridiculed Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng’s recent announcement, that there is greater foreig...
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PETALING JAYA: Najib Razak has ridiculed finance minister Lim Guan Eng’s claim that Malaysia had achieved RM21.7 billion in realised foreign direct investments for one quarter.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — The government hopes the domestic private sector will emulate the confidence shown by foreign investors in Malaysia by helping to further strengthen the nation’s growth, say...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysians can celebrate Wesak Day with good news on three economic fronts, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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The government hopes the domestic private sector will emulate the confidence shown by foreign investors in Malaysia by helping to further strengthen the nation's growth, says Finance Minister Lim Guan...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — Malaysia’s growing foreign direct investments (FDI) shows the Pakatan Harapan government’s institutional reform measures are bearing fruit, Lim Guan Eng said today.
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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: Malaysia's GDP growth of 4.5% in the first quarter of 2019 shows the economy has been holding up relatively well by regional standards, HSBC Global Research said.
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JERLUN (May 14): The Kedah Government will hold a tripartite meeting with the Penang and Perak State Governments to discuss issues arising from the proposed construction of the Kulim International Air...
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JERLUN (May 13): The Kedah Government will hold a tripartite meeting with the Penang and Perak State Governments to discuss issues arising from the proposed construction of the Kulim International Air...
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JERLUN, May 13 — The Kedah government will hold a tripartite meeting with the Penang and Perak state governments to discuss issues arising from the proposed construction of the Kulim International A...
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MAY 10 — In just four years, seven multinational electrical and electronics (E&E) factories have shut whereby 5,245 employees have lost their jobs while foreign direct investment fell sharply from ...
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MELAKA: If the legendary French astrologer Nostradamus was still alive today, he may predict that it would be not be easy for Pakatan Harapan to retain Melaka for a second term.
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SEREMBAN: Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Aminuddin Harun admitted that his team was still going through a learning phase, but was satisfied with their performance.
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YOURSAY | ‘But few can hold a candle to you in your dedication to mending the economy.’ Guan Eng shares regrets on his first year as finance minister GalaxyM: After 61 years of mismanagement by th...
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The Finance Ministry will maintain the current 4.9 percent growth projection for the country this year, despite the latest Nikkei Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) reading indicated a pos...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is retaining its economic growth outlook of 4.9% for 2019 despite a more optimistic projection by the latest Nikkei Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) reading of 5.2% growth.
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GEORGE TOWN (May 2): The construction of Kulim International Airport (KXP) is not complementary to Penang International Airport (PIA) and it is in fact a competitor to get companies to use its cargo...
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GEORGE TOWN: The construction of Kulim International Airport (KXP) is not complementary to Penang International Airport (PIA) and it is in fact a competitor to get companies to use its cargo service i...
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From China to Singapore, foreign direct investment (FDI) has shown itself a strong force in economic development.
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Dua minggu lagi, genaplah Pakatan Harapan memerintah Malaysia selama setahun.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia can expect an influx of investments from China and higher sales of palm oil to China this year following the revival of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, according to Chinese Ambassador Bai Tian.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia can expect an influx of investment from China now that the new deal on the East Coast Rail Link has been signed and the project will resume next month, says China's Ambassador to Malaysia Bai Tian.
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IPOH, April 17 — The Perak government recorded a total of RM1.886 billion worth in investments in manufacturing last year, the state assembly was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government needs to stop “currying favour” with capitalists under the guise of enhancing foreign direct investments (FDI), at the expense of workers, said the Malaysian Trades Un...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Etika Holdings will initiate commercial processing of fresh milk with a foreign direct investment (FDI) of more than RM100mil in a move to drive the dairy industry.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow is confident of attracting more investments this year after a 46% drop in capital investments in the state last year.
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PETALING JAYA (April 2): A Knight Frank Malaysia survey has found that the logistics or industrial sub-sector is the top favourite commercial property segment that is expected to perform well this yea...
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PETALING JAYA (April 2): A Knight Frank Malaysia survey has found that the logistics or industrial sub-sector is the top favourite commercial property segment that is expected to perform well this yea...
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BN leaders are having a field day criticising Pakatan Harapan leaders who had previously taken an anti-Lynas stance, after Entrepreneur Development Minister Mohd Redzuan Yusof reportedly said the rare...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh today lashed out at the Lynas project in Gebeng, Kuantan, Pahang, saying it could affect the village people living nearby.
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Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Fuziah Salleh today lamented that many in the government have fallen for the "low-level radiation narrative" of Lynas for the waste it produces at it...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 31 — Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh today lashed out at the Lynas project in Gebeng, Kuantan, Pahang, saying it could affect the village folks living nearby.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 26 — Malaysia’s institutional and fiscal reforms based on the principles of competency, accountability and transparency are already bearing fruit, said Finance Minister Lim Gua...
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SHAH ALAM (March 20): Selangor recorded its highest ever direct investment in 2018 at RM18.95 billion, a 238% surge from RM5.59 billion in the preceding year, contributed by higher foreign direct inve...