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PUTRAJAYA (March 20): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad chaired the first meeting of the Economic Action Council (EAC) at Perdana Putra here  today.
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PUTRAJAYA, March 20 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad chaired the first meeting of the Economic Action Council (EAC) at Perdana Putra here today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 20): After more than two decades, Malaysia will be hosting the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders’ summit in 2020, with the key message of shared prosperity.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 — After more than two decades, Malaysia will be hosting the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) leaders’ summit in 2020, with the key message of shared prosperity.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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SEPANG (March 14): The three-day state visit to Malaysia by South Korean President Moon Jae-in is seen as bringing a positive impact besides opening a new chapter in bilateral trade ties between Kuala...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking has called for proof regarding allegations of abuse of approved permits (AP) given by the government to the 36...
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Last week, automotive portal Drive Safe and Fast (DSF) published an article detailing how the new government of Malaysia approved 38 new approved permit (AP) holders.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking today denied allegations made by an automotive portal that the 28 new Approved Permit (AP) holders had sold thei...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — Total approved investments in the manufacturing, services and primary sectors increased to RM201.7 billion last year from RM200.6 billion in 2017, International Trade and In...
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SEPANG (March 14): South Korean President Moon Jae-in departed for Cambodia at 2.35pm today, after a three-day state visit to Malaysia, which began on Tuesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s approved investments was flattish in 2018, despite a strong surge of investments in the domestic manufacturing sector.
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SEPANG, March 14 — South Korean President Moon Jae-in departed for Cambodia at 2.35pm today after a three-day state visit to Malaysia, which began on Tuesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who arrived here yesterday on a three-day state visit to Malaysia, was accorded a state welcome at Parliament Square today.
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SEPANG (March 12): Malaysia rolled the red carpet out today for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who arrived for a three-day state visit.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 — Malaysia rolled out the red carpet today for South Korean President Moon Jae-in who arrived for a three-day state visit.
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SEPANG: Malaysia rolled out the red carpet today for South Korean President Moon Jae-in (pix) who arrived for a three-day state visit.
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MANILA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Friday the Malaysian government has taken the middle-road approach to the teaching of science and mathematics in schools.
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MANILA (March 8): Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Friday the Malaysian Government has taken the middle-road approach to the teaching of science and mathematics in schools.
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Khazanah Nasional Bhd (Khazanah) owes lawmakers and the people an explanation about its first pre-tax loss in 13 years in 2018,  Dr Mahathir Mohamad said.
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MANILA, March 8 — Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today the Malaysian government has taken the middle-road approach to the teaching of science and mathematics in schools.
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MANILA: Khazanah Nasional Bhd (Khazanah) owes the lawmakers and people an explanation about its first pre-tax loss in 13 years in 2018, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said.
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MANILA, March 8 — Khazanah Nasional Bhd (Khazanah) owes the lawmakers and people an explanation about its first pre-tax loss in 13 years in 2018, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said.
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ISKANDAR PUTER: The Johor state government does not rule out the possibility of acquiring Khazanah Nasional Bhd assets in the state that are up for sale, including the Legoland Malaysia Resort theme park.
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MANILA (March 7): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has proposed that ASEAN member states need to revisit the old idea of sharing their domestic markets that was mooted when the regional block was set up in 196...
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MANILA, March 7 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has proposed that Asean member states need to revisit the old idea of sharing their domestic markets that was mooted when the regional block was set up in 1...
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ISKANDAR PUTERI (March 7): The Johor State Government does not rule out the possibility of acquiring Khazanah Nasional Bhd assets in the State that are up for sale, including the Legoland Malaysia Res...
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The Johor state government does not rule out the possibility of acquiring Khazanah Nasional Bhd assets in the state that are up for sale, including the Legoland Malaysia Resort theme park.
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ISKANDAR PUTERI, March 7 — The Johor state government does not rule out the possibility of acquiring Khazanah Nasional Bhd assets in the state that are up for sale, including the Legoland Malaysia R...
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ISKANDAR PUTERI: The Johor government is not ruling out the possibility of buying several properties owned by Khazanah Nasional Bhd here – including Legoland Malaysia – says state International Trade, Investment and Utilities committee chairman Jimmy Puah Wee Tse.
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KOTA TINGGI • Two dams in the southern state of Johor state have worryingly low water levels amid a prolonged dry spell in Malaysia, prompting officials to urge residents to use water sparingly.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 27): FGV Holdings Bhd (FGV) rose as much as 6.89% in active trade today after International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking met his Norwegian counterpart in talks th...
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SHANGHAI (Feb 25): The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs will identify competent businesses to showcase their products at the Imported Food Exhibition Centre, here.
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KLANG: It all started about 40 years ago when Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad had given a talk in Manchester, England to lure direct foreign investments in the country.
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SHAH ALAM (Feb 22): The Selangor State government will focus on five core clusters which have the highest potential in driving economic growth, in addition to quality investments with added-value for ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 22 — Malaysia’s labour productivity sustained its positive growth trend in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2018, with productivity measured by value added per hour worked expanding 2....
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KOTA KINABALU: An association representing over 40 ethnicities in Sabah has questioned the sincerity of Warisan after an NGO backed by the party demanded that former Umno leaders pledge allegiance to ...
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SEBERANG PERAI, Feb 21 — Penang is hoping to hit RM5 billion in total manufacturing investments for 2018 or about half its record-high of RM10.8 billion investments in 2017.
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SEBERANG PERAI, Feb 21 — The government is targeting for Malaysia to be among the region’s aerospace pioneers by 2030, said International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Ignatius Darell Leiking.
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KOTA KINABALU, Feb 17 — Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau says the state government has identified several investors from China and is planning a trade mission to the coun...
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PENAMPANG: Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) deputy president Datuk Darell Leiking (pix) has left it to party president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal to issue a statement on the entry of Parti Pribumi Bers...
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah deputy president Datuk Darell Leiking says they would leave it to party president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal to react to the move by Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) to set up shop in Sabah.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): The Economic Action Council (EAC) should look at ways to reinvigorate private investment to spur the country’s economy, said Bank Negara Malaysia Governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah M...
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PUTRAJAYA: The recent grazing of two vessels happened in waters disputed by Malaysia and Singapore, Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said today.
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PUTRAJAYA, 14 Feb — New investments from Japan are expected to flow into the country while Japanese investors already in Malaysia will reinvest in their existing operations, which was strong evidenc...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — The Economic Action Council (EAC) should look at ways to reinvigorate public investment to spur the country’s economy, said Bank Negara Malaysia governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah ...
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An Umno Youth leader has cast aspersion on Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng's claim that the nation's economy is doing well.
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PETALING JAYA: Two members who were recently appointed to the Economic Action Council are pleased and eager to play their part.
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 12): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the Government could have set up the Economic Action Council (EAC) earlier but Pakatan Harapan was busy dealing with legacy issues left ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — The newly-formed National Economic Action Council (NEAC) should have representation from the private sector as well, MCA deputy president Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon said today.
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PETALING JAYA: Two members newly appointed to the Economic Action Council (EAC) are happy and ready to play their part.
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By forming the Economic Action Council (EAC), Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has implicitly acknowledged that the existing government machinery is inadequate to handle matters concerning the econo...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12): The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) announced the establishment of the Economic Action Council (EAC), which will respond to and take action to address economic issues faced by t...
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PETALING JAYA: Former minister Rafidah Aziz, economist KS Jomo and Public Bank managing director Tay Ah Lek are among the big names in the Economic Action Council, which will be chaired by Prime Minis...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 2 — The government has formed a council comprising ministers and business leaders to tackle the economy and arrest the rising cost of living.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) announced the establishing of the Economic Action Council (EAC), which will respond to and take action to address economic issues faced by th...
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The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) today unveiled the composition of the Economic Action Council which will be headed by Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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LANGKAWI: A total of 31 nations have confirmed their participation in the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2019 (Lima ’19) to be held from March 26 to 30.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 — The oil and gas (O&G) industry, Malaysia’s second highest export earner after electrical and electronics, will continue to be a focus area for the government this year amid ...
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JOHOR BARU: Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar made the Chinese New Year celebration at state Inter­national Trade, Investment and Utilities Com­mittee chairman Jimmy Puah Wee Tse’s home extra special with his presence.
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Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar graced the Chinese New Year celebration at the house of International Trade, Investment and Utilities state exco Jimmy Puah Wee Tse house in Se...
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KOTA KINABALU (Feb 1): Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) deputy president Datuk Darell Leiking has expressed regrets and disappointment with certain political parties using race to achieve their mission.
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JOHOR BARU: Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar will grace the Chinese New Year open house hosted by state executive councillor Jimmy Puah Wee Tse.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Women in Malaysia, thus far, make up only 19% of the board members of public listed companies with a market capitalisation of RM2 billion and above.
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More than half of the chapters contained in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations have been finalised, International Trade and Industry Minister Darell Leiking said today...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The deputy prime minister said more had to be done to increase the number of women occupying decision-making posts in the private sector.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 29): Women in Malaysia, thus far, make up only 19% of the board members of public listed companies with a market capitalisation of RM2 billion and above.
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Women in Malaysia, thus far, make up only 19 percent of the board members of public listed companies with a market capitalisation of RM2 billion and above.
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E-hailing company Grab is planing to recruit 400 more employees for its new 54,000sq ft office.
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PETALING JAYA (Jan 28): Grab today launched its Regional Centre of Excellence (RCoE) at the newly expanded 54,000 sq ft office space here, and expects to generate 400 jobs within the year.
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Of late, former prime minister Najib Razak has been repositioning himself as the common man, from walking the streets to riding a motorbike, from meeting Generation Y at cafes to mingling with the hug...
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Malaysia is committed to bring a government and business delegation, including Khazanah Nasional Bhd, to Palestine to explore potential collaborations in Islamic finance, agriculture and renewable ene...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 24): Malaysia is committed to bring a Government and business delegation, including Khazanah Nasional Bhd, to Palestine to explore potential collaborations in Islamic finance, agricu...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s strong bilateral economic ties with Hong Kong will lay a strong foundation for future collaborations, especially in the spheres of financial services, logistics, as well as ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 ― Malaysia will not be pressured into ratifying an Asia-Pacific trade deal that the previous Barisan Nasional (BN) administration had ratified, International Trade and Industry ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 17): International Trade and Industry Minister (MITI) Datuk Darell Leiking is on a three-day working visit to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region beginning yesterday to stren...
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The revised national automotive policy (NAP), which is expected to be unveiled this year, will cover the entire automotive ecosystem and include the new elements of technology, said International Trad...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 15): The revised national automotive policy (NAP), which is expected to be unveiled this year, will cover the entire automotive ecosystem and include the new elements of technology, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 15): Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd’s (Perodua) latest sport utility vehicle (SUV), the Aruz, which made its debut today, has already received 2,200 bookings since its order tak...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 15 — The revised national automotive policy (NAP), which is expected to be unveiled this year, will cover the entire automotive ecosystem and include the new elements of technology...
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International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking’s statement last Tuesday, likely in response to a comment by his colleague, Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Y...
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PETALING JAYA (Jan 10): Malaysia has to safeguard the commodity industry in order to protect all stakeholders in the entire ecosystem, including smallholders and manufacturers, International Trade and...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The suggestion for an expansion of the Entrepreneur Development Ministry was not brought up in the Cabinet, says Datuk Darell Leiking.
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PETALING JAYA: A less-than-diplomatic response by a minister to a colleague who was hoping to expand his jurisdiction has brought under question the organisational discipline among some leaders in the...
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KUCHING, Jan 9 — A Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) official said the coalition has not received any membership application from United People’s Party (UPP) led by state International Trade and e-Comm...
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SEREMBAN, Jan 8 — Every minister should focus on their role and portfolio in assisting Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to govern this country and help the people, said International Trade and...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7 — Singapore increased its delivery of treated water to Johor in the past week after the latter was hit by supply disruptions due to pollution, according to The Straits Times (S...
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MERSING: A sand-mining company has been found to be the culprit for the 30-hour water disruption in several areas in Johor Baru.
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JOHOR BARU: Many residents in Taman Desa Tebrau have been without water for more than 18 hours after experiencing water disruption since New Year's Day (Jan 1).