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JOHOR BAHRU (June 19): Johor, which has the largest harvest of durians in the country, is seeking a new variety, particularly among from the 'durian kampung' type which can be commercialised.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 — A court in India today ordered fugitive Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik to be physically present in court on July 31 or risk facing an arrest warrant, a report said.
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Autopsies on all the 14 bodies and skeletons of the Orang Asli from the Bateq tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang have been completed, said Kelantan Police Chief, Datuk Hasanuddin Hassan.
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KOTA BARU, June 19 — Autopsies on all the 14 bodies and skeletons of the Orang Asli from the Batek tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang have been completed, said Kelantan Police Chief, Datuk Hasan...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 ― Malaysia is among the emerging East Asian economies that saw the local currency bond market continue to expand over the first quarter of 2019 (Q1 2019), despite trade conflic...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is among the emerging East Asian economies that saw the local currency bond market continue to expand over the first quarter of 2019 (Q1 2019), despite trade conflicts and moderating global growth, said the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
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Suspected Islamic State-linked militants kidnapped 10 fishermen off Borneo island Tuesday and took them to the southern Philippines, police said, the latest abductions in the strife-torn waters.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 19): TH Heavy Engineering Bhd said today it hopes to complete by end-2019 its regularisation plan, which includes issuance of new Islamic irredeemable convertible preference shares ...
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JOHOR BARU: Johor is searching for a new breed of durian that will cement its ranking as the main durian producer in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara has appointed Aznan Abdul Aziz (pic) as assistant governor with effect from July 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — PAS’ Datuk Khairuddin Aman Razali has criticised the deputy education minister for allegedly inviting all Malaysians to provide feedback on how to improve the Islamic studi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) announced today Aznan Abdul Aziz's (pictured) appointment as assistant governor effective July 1, 2019.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 18 — The police today clarified that a couple whose faces were circulated on social media on suspicion of attempting to abduct a child were actually just lost visitors looking for ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia has appointed Aznan Abdul Aziz  as assistant governor with effect from July 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) announced today Aznan Abdul Aziz's appointment as assistant governor effective July 1, 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR: United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd has launched a three-pillar, Shariah compliant wealth management solution to help affluent customers save, grow and protect their wealth.
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KOTA BARU (Bernama): The Kelantan state assembly expressed its condolences to the family of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi over his death during trial on Monday (June 17).
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The Philippine military has been hunting Abu Sayyaf Islamic militants who have earned many millions of dollars from kidnapping foreigners and locals since the early 1990s.
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PETALING JAYA: The government has sought to allay fears that the rulers will be left in the dark on its proposal for a uniform code of shariah criminal laws for all states, saying they will be updated...
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The Philippine military has been hunting Abu Sayyaf Islamic militants who have earned many millions of dollars from kidnapping foreigners and locals since the early 1990s.
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Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has expressed sorrow over the death in court of former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi, calling it "a great loss for democracy".
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JUNE 17 — Even though Malaysians enjoy some of the cheapest fuel prices in the region, the amount of time we spend on the road each day means that a big chunk our monthly travel expenditure is spent...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): It turns out that there were even more secret transactions involving SRC International Sdn Bhd funds that were concealed from its board of directors, including the application ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): It turns out that there were even more secret transactions involving SRC International Sdn Bhd funds that were concealed from its board of directors.
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JUNE 17 — “What’s the best fixed deposit in Malaysia?” It’s one of the most common questions we hear from Malaysians who want a stable and secure form of savings.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 17 — Despite limited finances, the Penang government is considering an annual fund to assist primary and secondary national schools statewide.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court hearing a challenge by women’s rights group Sisters in Islam (SIS) against the Selangor Islamic Religious Council (Mais) was told today that a fatwa is merely a scholarl...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia sees fintech as a means to enhance competition, increase productivity and fundamentally change the way institutions provide financial services.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): Former SRC International Sdn Bhd chairman Tan Sri Ismee Ismail will be cross-examined for the sixth day today in Datuk Seri Najib Razak's criminal breach of trust, abuse of po...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Johor Corp (JCorp), the southern state’s largest state-owned enterprise, has redeemed RM800 million of sukuk and coupon payment of RM49.19 million.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has not received any request from the Indian government for
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PETALING JAYA: The pressure group Sisters In Islam has called for federal action to end child marriages and standardise shariah laws on family matters instead of concentrating on criminal laws.
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KOTA BARU, June 16 —The Kelantan Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (Maik) will undertake the full cost of burial of 14 Orang Asli of the Batek tribe, both Muslims and non-Muslims who are b...
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KEPALA BATAS: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Mujahid Yusuf Rawa is resigning as Penang chairman of Parti Amanah Nasional (Amanah) in line with a new political culture he want...
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KEPALA BATAS: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Mujahid Yusuf Rawa is resigning as Penang chairman of Parti Amanah Nasional (Amanah) in line with a new political culture he want...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — The Malaysian government has yet to receive a formal request from India for the extradition of controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Isma...
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PETALING JAYA: The National Council for Islamic Affairs has agreed on a proposal to standardise shariah criminal laws in all states, the office of the Islamic affairs minister announced today.
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A plan to standardise syariah criminal laws in the country has been approved by the National Council for Islamic Religious Affairs Malaysia (MKI) during their meeting on Thursday.
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PARIT BUNTAR: The Cabinet has approved forming a committee to look into the setting up of a special court to handle maintenance and child custody cases in Islamic marriages.
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Dr Mahathir Mohamad arrives in London.
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LONDON: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad arrived here last night for a three-day working visit to the United Kingdom, accompanied by his wife Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali.
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LONDON: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) arrived in London on Friday night for a three-day working visit to the United Kingdom, accompanied by his wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali.
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LONDON, June 15 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad arrived in London on Friday night for a three-day working visit to the United Kingdom, accompanied by his wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali.
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PETALING JAYA: The suspension of the government’s Islamic Economic Development Foundation (Yapeim) director-general Abibullah Samsudin has been extended by another month, its board of trustees said ...
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ABU DHABI, June 14 — Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah ended his three-day special visit to the United Arab Emirates by performing Friday prayers at the ...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has set a dangerous precedent with his presumption that Zakir Naik would not be accorded a fair trial in India, said former MIC president Dr S Subramaniam.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 14): National Mortgage Corporation, Cagamas Bhd, has announced the issuance of its three-month Conventional Commercial Papers (CCP) amounting to RM350 million.
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YOURSAY | ‘His comparison between Zakir and Sirul is misconceived, misleading and misses the point.’ Ramkarpal: Dr M's Zakir-Sirul analogy misconceived, risks bilateral tensions Irene56: I am surp...
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I FIND the suggestion by Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa to rename Jalan Tun Sambanthan as Jalan Harmoni ridiculous to say the least.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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GUA MUSANG, June 13 — The body of Orang Asli, Romi Hamdan, has been exhumed a second time to enable a post-mortem to be conducted.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 13 — A Shariah investigation into sex videos allegedly featuring minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali and a PKR member will depend on where the purported offence happened, Datuk ...
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KUALA LUMPUR - The Malaysian trial of how RM42 million (S$13.8 million) from a government fund ended up in ex-premier Najib Razak's bank accounts is ongoing, even as much attention this week shifted t...
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JOHOR BAHRU (June 13): The Johor State Executive Council has approved the Green Revolution Project for the Development of Johor Unused Land which will see acreage under government agencies planted w...
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PUTRAJAYA, June 13 — Gombak Setia assemblyman Muhammad Hilman Idham lodged reports with the police and religious authorities today to formally trigger their investigations into sex videos implicatin...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 13): Former SRC International Sdn Bhd chairman Tan Sri Ismee Ismail (pictured) concurred with Datuk Seri Najib Razak's lawyers that the board which he had chaired from August 2011 t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 13 — The government of India has made a formal request to the Malaysian government to send back its citizen and controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik to face money launderi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 13): Tan Sri Ismee Ismail will continue to be cross-examined for the third day today, as part of former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak's RM42 million SRC International Sdn Bhd tria...
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PETALING JAYA - A close friend of Muhammad Haziq Abdul Aziz texted the latter after the sex video went viral and Haziq denied it was him.
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PETALING JAYA: A close friend of Muhammad Haziq Abdul Aziz texted the latter after the sex video went viral and Haziq denied it was him.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysia Co-operative Societies Commission (SKM) will investigate allegations that a few co-operatives, including the Malaysian National Co-operative Movement (Angkasa), are involved in a “syndicated loan scam”.
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Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, the president of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), yesterday issued a closely watched statement over a sex scandal roiling Malaysia involving his deputy Azmin Ali.
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Fast-rising Malaysian politician Azmin Ali yesterday denied being the man at the centre of a sex video, just hours after a young government official claimed the two men seen in the clips were Datuk Se...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): HSBC Amanah Malaysia Bhd has launched the first environmental, social and governance (ESG) Islamic structured product in the Malaysian market.
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JOHOR BAHRU (June 12): The Johor State Executive Council has approved the Green Revolution Project for the Development of Johor Unused Land which will see acreage under Government agencies planted wit...
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SHAH ALAM, June 12 — An aide to Datuk Seri Azmin Ali will lodge a police report in Putrajaya tomorrow, after two waves of sex videos targeting the minister this week.
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PETALING JAYA: PKR has reiterated its rejection of the gutter politics levelled against its deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali, who has been implicated in a sex video scandal.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): Former SRC International Sdn Bhd chairman Tan Sri Ismee Ismail concurred with Datuk Seri Najib Razak's lawyers that the board which he had chaired from August 2011 to August 20...
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KOTA KINABALU: A shariah lawyer here has backed a call from PAS for Islamic authorities in Sabah to act against a man who admitted to having same-sex intercourse in a viral video but pointed out that ...
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PETALING JAYA: The individual who confessed to being the man in the viral sex videos could be charged for a criminal offence under syariah or civil law, says Malaysian Muslim Lawyers Association (PPMM) president Datuk Zainul Rijal Abu Bakar.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia has been rocked by claims that a Cabinet minister was allegedly featured in three short video clips engaging in sexual acts with another man.
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SHAH ALAM - Malaysia's Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) plans to hold an Islamic prayer session on Wednesday (June 12) amid a sex-video scandal that has roiled the party.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Close friends of the man who was allegedly in a gay sex video with a Malaysian minister said they never knew their friend was gay.
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PETALING JAYA: PAS members should not get involved in the sex video scandal that has gone viral by spreading false accusations against fellow Muslims, says PAS ulama chief Datuk Dr Mahfodz Mohamed.
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PETALING JAYA: Close friends of Muhammad Haziq Abdul Aziz, who was a law graduate at Universiti Malaya (UM), say they never knew he was gay.
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PETALING JAYA: PAS has urged Islamic authorities to bring shariah charges against the man who confessed to having gay sex as seen in video clips that have gone viral since yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 12 — Muslims should not bear false witness, but those who admit to sin should be punished, PAS deputy president Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man said today in response to a viral homos...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The new bank in town, Malaysia Building Society Bhd (MBSB), is more bullish on its growth prospects as compared to its peers.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): Based on corporate announcements and news flows today, the stocks that are expected to be in focus tomorrow (Wednesday, June 12) might be as follows: Malaysia Building Society ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): Malaysia Building Society Bhd (MBSB) is undertaking an internal restructuring that will result in its wholly-owned banking subsidiary — MBSB Bank Bhd, formerly known as Asian...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): Short-term interbank rates remained stable on Bank Negara Malaysia's (BNM) operations to absorb surplus liquidity from the financial system.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): Malaysia Building Society Bhd (MBSB) is undertaking an internal restructuring that will result in its wholly-owned banking subsidiary — MBSB Bank Bhd, formerly known as Asian...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 11 — The Pakatan Harapan government is headed towards inevitable difficulty, PAS Youth chief Muhammad Khalil Abdul Hadi asserted, citing public disagreements within the pact.
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KUALA LUMPUR: HSBC in Malaysia launched its first environmental, social and governance (ESG) Islamic structured product in the country.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysia Co-operative Societies Commission will investigate allegations that certain co-operatives are involved in a syndicated loan scam, falsifying payslips for civil servants and employees of government-linked companies.
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The PolicyStreet team Malaysian insurtech startup PolicyStreet today announced that it has secured an approval from the country’s central bank Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to conduct general and Isla...
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JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar granted an audience to the state Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia leadership at Istana Pasir Pelangi here.
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MELAKA - Malaysia has the right not to extradite controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik to India, if it feels he is not going to be accorded justice, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 10): Short-term interbank rates remained stable on Bank Negara Malaysia's (BNM) operations to absorb surplus liquidity from the financial system.
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WITH a June 27 deadline looming, Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Bhd (MIDF) and Al Rajhi Banking & Investment Corp (M) Bhd (Al Rajhi Malaysia) are scrambling to reach a merger deal, sources s...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd, which has been facing selling pressure, rose 11% in early trade Monday.
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Controversial preacher Zakir Naik, who is now residing in Malaysia, may face possible extradition to India, Indian daily The Hindu reported.
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Volatility is expected to persist through the year, as the main trends driving the turbulence last year, such as global trade tensions, slowing growth, oil prices and mounting debt levels.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 6): Maybank Islamic Bhd (MIB), the largest Islamic bank by asset in ASEAN, wants to be the bridge for the Islamic banking sector between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the r...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank Islamic Bhd (MIB), the largest Islamic bank by asset in Asean, wants to be the bridge for the Islamic banking sector between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the region after its Dubai branch starts its operation by June this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 6): Maybank Islamic Bhd (MIB), the largest Islamic bank by asset in ASEAN, wants to be the bridge for the Islamic banking sector between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the r...
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PUTRAJAYA, June 5 — New Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Latheefa Koya is no longer a PKR member, party secretary-general Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail confirmed...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The five casually dressed members of a little-known nasheed group walked nervously into the recording studio to audition for Warner Music 23 years ago.
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SHAH ALAM: Melaka artist Izzati Suza was feeling bored after her sahur pre-dawn meal, when she suddenly felt inspired to sketch designs for her Hari Raya Aidilfitri money packets.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 4 — A PAS assemblyman has denied claims that his party was collecting alms from Muslims, saying that it was simply collecting mandatory contributions from party members.