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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A Singaporean arrested recently for militant activities had multiple businesses in Johor Baru, ranging from massage parlours to restaurants.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): McDermott International Inc, today announced it has secured two sizeable contracts from Sarawak Shell Bhd and Sapura Exploration and Production for offshore projects in Malaysia...
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Indonesia-based gaming platform PlayGame has secured an undisclosed investment from decentralized blockchain-powered protocol Tron Foundation.
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SINGAPORE (Feb 18): RHB Research is maintaining Genting Singapore at “buy” with target price of S$1.23 on the back of stable casino earnings, market share gains and the company’s potential to ta...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Malaysian palm oil prices are set to hold steady in 2019 at an average of RM2,303 (US$565) a tonne, according to estimates by the Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC), while global...
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AN emergent measles threat is looming large in South-East Asia, with two Asean countries, the Philippines and Indonesia, ranked in the top 10 countries with the highest number of confirmed measles cas...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Foreign funds withdrew RM369.2 million from Malaysian equity on Bursa Malaysia, compared to a net inflow of RM163.2 million the prior week, according to MIDF Amanah Investment B...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Europe, the world's second-biggest buyer of palm oil, is set to miss a 2020 target backed by about 10 countries, as well as big companies, to use 100-per cent sustainable supp...
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JAKARTA: Indonesia's two presidential candidates pledged on Sunday to achieve energy self-sufficiency by boosting the use of bioenergy, particularly fuelled by palm oil, to cut costly oil imports by Southeast Asia's biggest economy.
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A commercial jet carrying 182 passengers and seven crew slipped as it was landing in heavy rain in Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Indonesia on Saturday.No injuries were reported so far.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 ― A high net foreign fund outflow of RM263.5 million was recorded between Monday to Thursday, a level last seen since the third week of December 2018, as investors recalibrated ...
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PETALING JAYA: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has postponed his working visit to Malaysia and Indonesia, a day before he was due to arrive.
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JAKARTA • iPhone manufacturer Pegatron is scheduled to start operating in Batam in April, after the Taipei-based company agreed to rent a factory in a specially designated economic zone.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian government has been informed on the postponement of Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to Malaysia, which was scheduled for tomorrow, according to Pri...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 16): The Malaysian Government has been informed of the postponement of Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to Malaysia which is scheduled for tomorrow, said Prim...
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JAKARTA (BLOOMBERG) - Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman is postponing his trips to Indonesia and Malaysia, according to Indonesia's Foreign Ministry.
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PETALING JAYA: Wisma Putra today confirmed the postponement of a visit by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Salman to Malaysia and Indonesia to a later date.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 — Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammed bin Salman will be postponing his visit to Malaysia and Indonesia in his tour of several Asian countries, the Foreign Ministry said today.
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JAKARTA: Indonesia will push back by as much as seven years an October deadline for halal labels on food, drugs and cosmetics, after industry voiced fears the move could bring chaos and threaten supplies of life-saving vaccines and other products.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A mosque in the city will launch Malaysia’s first automated teller machine (ATM) to dispense rice to the needy.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 15): Malaysian authorities said on Friday they have arrested six people, including four foreigners, suspected of planning attacks or being members of militant groups.
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JAKARTA: Indonesia’s national flag carrier Garuda has slashed ticket prices by 20 percent, the company said on Thursday, following a public outcry over high fares and a call by the country’s president for airlines to offer cheaper tickets.
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Indonesia will propose implementation of the Agreed Export Tonnage Scheme (AETS) in a meeting of the top three rubber-producing countries, a senior trade ministry official told reporters on Friday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Authorities said today they had arrested six people, including four foreigners, suspected of planning attacks or being members of militant groups.
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Ride-hailing giant Go-Jek is looking for an advisor to assist with fundraising efforts as it expands in Southeast Asia, people with knowledge of the matter said.
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HONG KONG: Go-Jek, Indonesia’s most valuable startup, is choosing an adviser to help with fundraising as it expands rapidly in the competitive Southeast Asian ride-hailing industry, people with knowledge of the matter said.
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IDC believes that there will be a rise in datacentre consolidations and migrations with the second launch of Alibaba’s Cloud operation in Indonesia.
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CHISINAU, Feb 14 — Facebook Inc said it has removed a number of pages and accounts engaged in “inauthentic behaviour” targeting people in Moldova, where elections will be held later this month.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to Malaysia this weekend is expected to focus on Jeddah-Kuala Lumpur economic ties and cooperation, Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah s...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — The visit by the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman to Malaysia this weekend is expected to focus more on Jeddah-Kuala Lumpur economic ties and cooperation.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): Malayan Banking Bhd's (Maybank) Indonesian unit, PT Bank Maybank Indonesia Tbk, achieved a record high profit after tax and minority interests (PATAMI) of Rp2.2 trillion (RM636....
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Acer officially held a press conference for its Predator League tournament here in Bangkok, Thailand.
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Indonesian cryptocurrency traders are complaining that the government’s new rules on futures trading, which impose a high minimum capital for traders, will hinder market growth.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — Malaysia's balance of payments recorded a higher surplus of RM33.5 billion last year compared to 2017, contributed by better surplus in goods account and lower deficit in ser...
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Indonesia’s Intudo Ventures announced that it has closed a US$50 million fund dedicated to homegrown early-stage startups.
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Go-Jek has appointed a new general manager to head up its operations in Singapore.
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PETALING JAYA: Ida, 39, moved to Malaysia from Indonesia in search of a decent livelihood, but within three months her dreams were shattered.
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GRAB is officially rolling out GrabExpress, their latest on-demand delivery service, to the wider Klang Valley area.
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IN THE last quarter of 2018 (4Q18), we saw fierce competition in the e-commerce arena.
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KUALA LUMPUR: CB Industrial Product Holding Bhd (CBIP) told the exchange today that it has secured new contracts in Indonesia, boosting its palm oil mill project order book.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): Grab is officially rolling out its on-demand delivery service called GrabExpress to the wider Klang Valley area, after launching it in Malaysia last year in its beta stage.
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The K13 Nissan March was heavily engineered, designed, and manufactured in Thailand to maximize the incentives given by the Thai government back in 2010.
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Bangalore-based fintech startup Open announced the close of its US$5 million series A round led by Beenext, Speedinvest, and 3one4 Capital.
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SINGAPORE: Credit Suisse Group AG has downgraded Indonesia’s equities market to a sell rating, despite the government backlash JPMorgan Chase & Co. received more than two years ago for a similar move.
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Shell has announced that Malaysia will once again be hosting the Shell Eco-marathon Asia in 2019 as part of its global “Make the Future Live” programme.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): CCK Consolidated Holdings Bhd rose 4.63% at mid-morning today after PublicInvest Research initiated coverage on the stock.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — Malaysia aims to double the palm oil content in biodiesel used for the transport sector to 20 per cent next year, as South-east Asia’s third-largest economy looks to cut rec...
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PUTRAJAYA: Media practitioners in Malaysia and Indonesia should make optimal use of the new platform to reach out to the millennial generation to ensure that the good bilateral ties between the two co...
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Traders here are resorting to different ways, not just online, to ply their wares.
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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is expected to announce investments in energy and infrastructure during a visit to India and Pakistan in coming days as part of his efforts to wean the Saudi economy off oil exports. He is also expected to visit Malaysia, China, and Indonesia.
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KOTA KINABALU (Feb 12): The improving security situation in Sabah has given foreign tourists more confidence of safety in the State, said Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu.
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6ESTATES, an Artificial Intelligence company that delivers real-time, actionable insights to businesses announced on Feb 12 that it has successfully completed a Series B funding round.
Malay Mail:
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NEW DELHI,  Feb 12 — Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is expected to announce investments in energy and infrastructure during a visit to India and Pakistan in coming days as part of ...
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The improving security situation in Sabah is giving foreign tourists more confidence in the state, says Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu.
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KOTA KINABALU, Feb 12 — The improving security situation in Sabah has given foreign tourists more confidence in the state, said Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu.
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The Government will not interfere with the decision of the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) to dispose of a 37% stake in PT Eagle High Plantation to the Rajawali Group.Minister of Economic A...
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FEB 12 — If geography is destiny, all small countries connected to bigger hinterlands must know how to conduct their diplomacy with bigger neighbors with poise, tactfulness and sheer gentleness.
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COMMENT | If geography is destiny, all small countries connected to bigger hinterlands must know how to conduct their diplomacy with bigger neighbours with poise, tactfulness and sheer gentleness.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Gerakan Pembela Ummah (Ummah) today called on the government to have a referendum on whether the death penalty is necessary.
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PETALING JAYA, Feb 12 — The government will not interfere with the decision of the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) to dispose of a 37 per cent stake in PT Eagle High Plantation to the Raj...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12): Malaysia aims to double the palm oil content in biodiesel used for the transport sector to 20% next year, as Southeast Asia's third-largest economy looks to cut record stockpile...
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PETALING JAYA: Civil society group Tenaganita today urged the government to take serious measures to protect migrant workers following a string of headline-grabbing abuse cases involving domestic work...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia targets to raise its biofuel mandate in the transport sector to B20 by 2020, from B10 currently, and for industrial sector to B10, from B7, according to Primary Industries minister...
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The all-new second generation Suzuki Ertiga has landed in Thailand, 10 months after its initial debut in Indonesia.
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The New Car Assessment Programme for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP) today announced the results for the all-new Toyota Camry.
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MyCash Online is a marketplace designed to help the massive swaths of migrants in Malaysia and Singapore that do not have access to online banking or credit cards.
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SEPANG (Feb 12): Amal by Malaysia Airlines, the national carrier’s special charter service which caters specifically for haj and umrah pilgrims, is targetting to corner 60% of Malaysia’s haj and u...
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KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - Malaysia is taking steps to rid its new financial district of the 1MDB taint.
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 12 — Malaysia’s uptake of crude palm oil (CPO) could increase to 1.3 million tonnes per annum by increasing the blending percentage of biodiesel from B10 to B20 as well as rolling-o...
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6Estates, a Singapore-based AI analytics firm, has completed a series B funding round led by GDP Venture.
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Indonesia’s capital, often ranked as having the world’s worst traffic, might not be a pleasant place to get around.
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 12): Malaysia is mulling the possibility of setting up a fund to help contain future price fluctuations of biodiesel — comprising diesel and crude palm oil (CPO) — in ensuring that ...
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SINGAPORE: Zilingo Pte, a Singapore-based online fashion marketplace, raised $226 million to fund an expansion into the Philippines, Indonesia and Australia.
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LONDON: Some of the world's major palm oil users, including Nestle, Unilever, and Mondelez, are trying out new satellite technology to track deforestation, as pressure grows on them to source the ingredient responsibly
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): BookDoc, a medtech startup, is not only celebrating its third anniversary, but has also grown by leaps and bounds in recording 700 per cent growth and continues to spread its wi...
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KUANTAN, Feb 11 — The government has allocated RM100 million this year for the maintenance and construction of roads using cuplump modified bitumen (CMB) in ports and industrial areas.
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Bahau, MALAYSIA/KUALA LUMPUR/LONDON/MILAN (Feb 11): Some of the world's major palm oil users, including Nestle, Unilever, and Mondelez, are trying out new satellite technology to track deforestation, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today allowed an application by former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor to obtain his passport temporarily in order to visit his chi...
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SEMARANG (Indonesia): A three-day/two-night road trip in Central Java, Indonesia with a bunch of premium Mercedes-Benz SUVs (sport utility vehicles) and activities like abseiling off a 60-metre cliff ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): The High Court here today allowed an application by former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor (pictured) to obtain his passport temporarily in or...
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Logivan, a Hanoi-based logistics startup, announced that it has raised US$5.5 million from angel investors and venture capital firms.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): The High Court here today allowed an application by former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor to obtain his passport temporarily, in order to vis...
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The High Court in Kuala Lumpur today allowed an application by former Federal Territories minister Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor to obtain his passport temporarily in order to visit his children in Austr...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here has allowed the application by former federal territories minister Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor for temporary access to his passport to visit his children in Australia ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 — The High Court here today allowed an application by former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor to obtain his passport temporarily in order to vi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): Globaltec Formation Bhd’s Australia-listed unit NuEnergy Gas Ltd has signed a gross split production sharing contract (PSC) for its Muralim PSC with the Indonesian Ministry of...
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LONDON, Feb 11 — Some of the world's major palm oil users, including Nestle, Unilever, and Mondelez, are trying out new satellite technology to track deforestation, as pressure grows on them to sour...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): Foreign funds acquired RM163.2 million of Malaysian equities last week compared to RM146.8 million net in the week before, according to MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd Research.
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A 27-YEAR-OLD woman in Indo­nesia had the biggest turn-off on her honeymoon night when shefound out that her husband only had a 3.2cm-long penis, reported China Press.
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SOUTHEAST Asian venture capital firm, Indogen Capital, has set a target to invest in 10 startup companies by the end of 2019.
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COMMENT | Long before the British set foot in Malaya, the nature of politics in the country was rather feudalistic, with sultans sitting atop the political hierarchy.
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COMMENT | Long before the colonial British set foot in Malaya, the nature of politics on the Malay Peninsula was rather feudalistic, with sultans sitting atop the political hierarchy.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 9 — Malay Mail lost one of its pioneer journalists from the post-Merdeka era today Peter Moss died today after battling respiratory illness the past two weeks.
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A 21-year-old man threw a tantrum at a motorcycle he was riding in South Tangerang, Indonesia on Thursday.
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A 21-year-old man threw tantrums at a motorcycle he was riding in South Tangerang, Indonesia on Thursday.
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Indonesia's national carrier Garuda and Go-Jek are in talks for a partnership that will make it easier for the ride-hailing and e-commerce app to move goods to customers within the 17,000 islands of the sprawling South-East Asian archipelago.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 8): The CIMB-Principal Asset Management Group (CPAM Group) of companies has reported RM81.3 billion in assets under management (AUM) as of Dec 31, 2018.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 ― Shares on Bursa Malaysia ended the morning session easier and in line with most peers in the Asia Pacific region.
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MEDAN, Indonesia: Indonesian police found 193 Bangladeshis locked up in a shop house after human traffickers had lured them with the promise of getting them to Malaysia for jobs, an immigration official said on Thursday.