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Indonesia had reportedly asked Facebook to remove more than 61000 WhatsApp accounts, about a week prior to the Jakarta riots in May 2019.
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JUNE 24 — “5G” is the latest media buzzword.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police conducted 1,105 raids and arrested 1,462 people in a five-day blitz on gambling activities that began last Wednesday.
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Augmented reality (AR) wizarding game Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is now available in Malaysia but be warned that it consumes a lot of data.
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SHAH ALAM (Bernama): Police busted a drug trafficking syndicate and seized 556kg of methamphetamine worth RM27.8mi in a raid on a house in Subang Jaya near here last Friday (June 21).
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KULAI, Johor: Malaysian manufactured chocolates have been well received overseas with the export value showing a rise since 2015.
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Social media has long provided platforms for people to share images of their enviable lifestyles.
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JUNE 24 — In the recent 34th Asean Summit held in Bangkok, one of the issues that was discussed was a joint Asean bid to jointly host the Fifa World Cup in 2034, which would involve countries includ...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 24 — By repurposing orange peels and coconut shells into water filter, teeth whitener and odour remover sachets, four pupils from SJK(T) Ladang Prye have won their first internatio...
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KUCHING: Sarawak will host the 25th Brunei Darussalam–Indonesia–Malaysia–Philippines–East Asean Growth Area (BIMP–Eaga) Ministerial Summit here from Nov 20–24.
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KULAI: Malaysian manufactured chocolates have been well received overseas with the export value showing a rise since 2015.
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PETALING JAYA: The superyacht once known as Equanimity can be rented for RM5.3mil a week, the Daily Mail has reported.
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THE clock is ticking for Generali Asia’s investment position in local insurer MPI Generali Insurans Bhd.
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Teresa Kok – Bernama file photo KULAI: Malaysian manufactured chocolates have been well received overseas with the export value showing a rise since 2015.
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KULAI, June 24 — Malaysian manufactured chocolates have been well received overseas with the export value showing a rise since 2015.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): The FBM KLCI fell 0.38% at the midday break as investor sentiment remained subdued in line with regional markets.
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Which are the startups that are on the path to becoming the next big thing?
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Dear readers, Last week, we put the spotlight back on Asia’s ecommerce scene and charted what’s next.
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An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck in a remote area of Indonesia in the Banda Sea today, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there were no initial tsunami warnings.
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KULAI: Malaysia’s chocolate products are in high demand from overseas markets with export value recording a healthy growth within the last four years since 2015, says Teresa Kok.
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KOTA KINABALU: Experts are pushing for a collaboration on wildlife preservation between Malaysia and Indonesia, saying this would be the best bet for the country’s conservation efforts which have be...
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Malaysia welcomes Asean’s move to launch a joint bid to host the FIFA World Cup in 2034, a first for this region.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad concluded his four-day working visit to Thailand in conjunction with the 34th Asean Summit yesterday, describing it as a fruitful meeting marathon.
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PETALING JAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says it is high time Asean member countries took special efforts to increase trade within the grouping.
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BUKIT MINYAK: Tek Seng Holdings Bhd expects to return to the black in the 2019 financial year ending Dec 31.
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PETALING JAYA: Securemetric Bhd has set its sights on becoming a major digital security player across South-East-Asia, by banking on its regional expansion strategy and the synergistic benefits from its new substantial shareholder – China’s Feitian Technologies Co Ltd.
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PETALING JAYA: Maintaining good quality investments is vital for Malaysia and China to strengthen its economic relations, especially in light of the current trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.
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PT BANK CIMB Niaga Tbk (CIMB Niaga) and Liquid Group announced a partnership to spearhead cross-border QR payment acceptance between Singapore and Indonesia.
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BANGKOK: Malaysia welcomes Asean’s move to launch a joint bid to host the FIFA World Cup in 2034, a first for this region.
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BANGKOK: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad concluded his four-day working visit to Thailand in conjunction with the 34th Asean Summit today, describing it as a fruitful meeting marathon.
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BANGKOK, June 23 — Asean’s proposed joint bid to host the Fifa World Cup in 2034 will boost the region’s chances of getting it, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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BANGKOK, June 23 — Asean’s proposed joint bid to host the Fifa World Cup in 2034 will boost the region’s chances of getting it, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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BANGKOK (Bernama): Malaysia welcomes Asean's move to launch a joint bid to host the FIFA World Cup in 2034, a first for the region.
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BANGKOK, June 23 — An independent international community should monitor the repatriation of the Rohingya back to Myanmar to ensure they are not punished, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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BANGKOK, June 23 — PAS should first declare Umno an Islamic party before it announces an alliance with the latter that it once branded as “infidels”, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: An unlicensed entertainment outlet which refused to cease services in Bandar Puchong Jaya, Puchong despite being raided earlier this month, is set to be sealed by the local authorities.
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BANGKOK: Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali said Malaysia is committed to ensuring ‘free and fair trade’ aspect be part of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP...
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PETALING JAYA: A New York-based non-profit organisation that investigates labour and environmental abuses has helped Malaysian factories improve their treatment of migrant workers.
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Southeast Asian leaders opened a two-day summit in Bangkok on Saturday, though it was unclear what progress their 10-country group could make on disputes in the South China Sea and the plight of ethni...
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BANGKOK, June 22 — Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali today said that Malaysia is committed to signing the Regional Comprehensive Econo­mic Partnership (RCEP) as long as it constitutes ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has been urged to embark on a biodiesel plan following the federal government’s decision to use B20 biodiesel for motor vehicles from next year.
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SERDANG: According to Immigration Department director-general, Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud, the government spends nearly RM3.5 million a month – or an average RM12 per day, per detainee – to ensure...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government spends nearly RM3.5 million a month on food for immigration detainees, an average RM12 per detainee per day.
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There are 14 Immigration Department detention depots across the country, and many of the illegal immigrants remain there for one to two months for processing.
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According to Immigration Department director-general, Khairul Dzaimee Daud, the government spends nearly RM3.5 million a month – or an average RM12 per day, per detainee – to ensure there is adequ...
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SERDANG (Bernama): The government spends nearly RM3.5mil a month - or an average RM12 per day, per detainee, says Immigration Department director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud.
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GEORGE TOWN - Forget about “branded” durians such as Musang King, Or Chi (Black Thorn) or D24. The sweet, juicy, succulent, and not too expensive durian kampung is still considered the best of ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Forget about “branded” durians such as Musang King, Or Chi (Black Thorn) or D24.
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Dr Teoh Eng Soon KUCHING: The 13th Asia Pacific Orchid Conference (APOC 13) will be held here for the first time this year, taking place at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) from July 24 to...
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BANGKOK (AFP): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad vowed to help Rohingya Muslims seeking refuge in Malaysia, reiterating the call for South-East Asian leaders to "stop the oppression" of the stateless minority group expelled from Myanmar.
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BANGKOK: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Friday vowed to help Rohingya Muslims seeking refuge in Malaysia, reiterating the call for Southeast Asian leaders to “stop the oppression” of th...
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BANGKOK: Malaysia's prime minister on Friday (Jun 21) vowed to help Rohingya Muslims seeking refuge in Malaysia, reiterating the call for Southeast Asian leaders to "stop the oppression" of the statel...
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BANGKOK: Malaysia's prime minister on Friday (Jun 21) vowed to help Rohingya Muslims seeking refuge in Malaysia, reiterating the call for Southeast Asian leaders to "stop the oppression" of the statel...
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BANGKOK, June 21 — Malaysia’s prime minister today vowed to help Rohingya Muslims seeking refuge in Malaysia, reiterating the call for Southeast Asian leaders to “stop the oppression” of the s...
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SHAH ALAM (June 21): The Ministry of Primary Industries is seeking a bigger allocation under the 12th Malaysia Plan (2021-2025) (12MP) to further drive the nation’s commodities industry.
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Indonesia plans to tighten vetting of senior public servants amid fears that hardline Islamist ideology has permeated high levels of government, according to documents reviewed by Reuters and a senior...
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SHAH ALAM: The primary industries ministry is seeking a bigger allocation under the 12th Malaysia Plan (2021-2025) to further drive the nation’s commodities industry.
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Vestiaire Collective, a global ecommerce platform for pre-owned luxury fashion items, raised around US$45 million in a funding round led by its CEO and Lazada founder Max Bittner and French investment...
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The world’s most valuable unicorn, ByteDance, said its apps, including short video app Douyin (known as Tik Tok outside mainland China), gathered a total of 1 billion monthly active users globally a...
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The Beijing-based new media giant counts deep-pocketed investors such as SoftBank among its backers.
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SHAH ALAM, June 21 — The Ministry of Primary Industries is seeking a bigger allocation under the 12th Malaysia Plan (2021-2025) (12MP) to further drive the nation’s commodities industry.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Resources Corporation Bhd (MRCB) won the prestigious Gold Award at the 2019 Australasian Reporting Awards (ARA) ceremony held in Melbourne on Wednesday.
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Michelin has introduced the improved Energy XM2+ in Malaysia, aimed at budget-conscious customers that value safety and performance that lasts.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB) took home the Gold Award at the 2019 Australasian Reporting Awards (ARA) ceremony held in Melbourne, Australia on Wednesday.
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At the launch of the Michelin XM2+, Managing Director of Michelin (Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Brunei), Pascal Nouvellon has hinted that the company will be launching the new Michelin Pilot Spo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit today opened slightly lower against the US dollar today as investors stayed on the sidelines awaiting the decision of regional banks on interest rates.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): The ringgit today opened slightly lower against the US dollar today as investors stayed on the sidelines awaiting the decision of regional banks on interest rates.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 — The ringgit today opened slightly lower against the US dollar today as investors stayed on the sidelines awaiting the decision of regional banks on interest rates.
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JAKARTA: Indonesia’s central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged for a seventh month but left the door open for future easing amid a prolonged US-China trade war and the Federal Reserve’s willingness to cut.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here was told today that daily work at SRC International Sdn Bhd had to be discussed and agreed to by the “higher up”, referring to Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak as the...
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PARIS, June 20 — Airbus called today for a chance to compete for a blockbuster plane order by British Airways owner IAG which stunned industry executives at this week’s Paris Airshow by ordering 2...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A Malindo Air flight experienced a runway excursion before take-off at Husein Sastranegara International Airport, Bandung, Indonesia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20):  A Malindo Air flight carrying 114 passengers and eight crew members slid off the runway during take-off at the Husein Sastranegara International Airport in Bandung, Indonesia...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB) took home the Gold Award at the 2019 Australasian Reporting Awards (ARA) ceremony held in Melbourne, Australia yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — Malindo Air OD301, a Boeing 737-800 with registration number 9M-LCK, experienced a runway excursion before take-off at 3:25pm (Malaysia time) today at Husein Sastranegara Int...
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PUTRAJAYA: Persons with disabilities (OKU) are now eligible for discounts between RM10 and RM15 for mobile prepaid and postpaid services, and between RM10 and RM44 for specific fixed line packages as ...
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PUTRAJAYA, June 20 — Persons with disabilities (OKU) are now eligible for discounts between RM10 and RM15 for mobile prepaid and postpaid services, and between RM10 and RM44 for specific fixed line ...
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JAKARTA: Indonesia's central bank held its policy interest rate unchanged on Thursday, but moved to cut the reserve requirement for banks and said it was now appeared a "matter of timing and magnitude" before it made its first cut in rates since September of 2017.
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Looking out at his empty, red-earth field, Thai farmer Puang Timdon said his two-week-old maize crop didn’t stand a chance against the fall armyworm pest.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Former SRC International Sdn Bhd director Datuk Suboh Md Yassin (pictured) took the stand as a key witness in the graft case against former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Raza...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Former SRC International Sdn Bhd director Datuk Suboh Md Yassin took the stand as a key witness in the graft case against former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today.
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A family travelling on a motorcycle in Selangor, Malaysia was recently pulled over by traffic police, but not for traffic offences.
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A powerful earthquake struck Indonesia early on Thursday, 248 km west of Jayapura, Irian Jaya, in the province of West Papua, the US Geological Survey said.
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MANILA: Philippine security forces are closely monitoring its remote southernmost provinces of Tawi-Tawi and Sulu after reports that the 10 Malaysian fishermen kidnapped last Tuesday by suspected Abu ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad (MRCB) took home the prestigious Gold Award at the 2019 Australasian Reporting Awards (ARA) ceremony held in Melbourne yesterday.
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Apple is contemplating on shifting between 15% and 30% of its manufacturing outside of China.
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The suspects and the lorry filled with the cooking gas cylinders were brought to the Bau District Police Headquarters.
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The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Western Mindanao Command has said troops have been on “extensive monitoring” since the kidnapping.
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MANILA, June 20 — Philippine security forces are closely monitoring its remote southernmost provinces of Tawi-Tawi and Sulu after reports that the 10 Malaysian fishermen kidnapped last Tuesday by su...
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PETALING JAYA, June 20 — Malaysia has been named as among several countries being considered by iPhone maker Apple, which is looking to reduce its production capacity in China by between 15 and 30 p...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is among the countries being considered by iPhone maker Apple, as it studies a plan to move about 15-30% of its production capacity from China amid the continued Sino-US trade ...
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TOKYO: Apple Inc has asked its major suppliers to assess the cost implications of moving 15%-30% of their production capacity from China to Southeast Asia as it prepares for a restructuring of its supply chain, according to a Nikkei Asian Review report on Wednesday.
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FEEDLOOP, a marketing SaaS company, announced on June 19 that it has secured an undisclosed amount of seed funding from East Ventures and several angel investors.
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PETALING JAYA: The mother of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17’s co-pilot says she is happy to finally know the identities of the men who shot down the ill-fated aircraft nearly five years ago.
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JAKARTA (June 19): The construction of Indonesia's new capital city was scheduled for 2021 and allocation to finance related projects will be set in the 2020 state budget, Xinhua news agency reported...
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Apple has asked its major suppliers to assess the monetary impact of moving 15% to 30% of its hardware production capacity from China to Southeast Asia as part of plans to restructure its supply chain...
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Apple Inc has asked its major suppliers to assess the cost implications of moving 15% to 30% of their production capacity from China to South-East Asia as it prepares for a restructuring of its supply chain, according to a Nikkei Asian Review report on June 19.
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(June 19): Southeast Asian stocks closed firmer on Wednesday, as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's comments indicating the possibility of fresh rate cuts, fuelled hopes of a worldwide wav...