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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal (pix) hopes that national car manufacturer, Proton can set up a fabrication factory in Sabah.
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SHAH ALAM (Aug 24): Selangor will have its own early disaster warning system by 2022 with the completion of a joint study between the state government and two universities, including one from Japan.
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North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the South Korean military said, the latest in a series of launches in recent weeks...
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TOKYO, Aug 24 ― The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, with Washington maintaining tariffs on Japanese autos but Tokyo cutting tariffs on US beef and pork...
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PARIS, Aug 24 ― Leaders of the G7 nations arrive in France today for a summit as a brewing US-China confrontation over protectionism highlighted President Emmanuel Macron's tough task in delivering ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia welcomed 13.35 million international tourists and recorded a 6.8% growth in tourist receipts, contributing RM41.69bil to the country’s...
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SHAH ALAM (Aug 23): Selangor will have its own early disaster warning system by 2022 with the completion of a joint study between the state government and two universities, including one from Japan.
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SHAH ALAM, Aug 23 — Selangor will have its own early disaster warning system by 2022 with the completion of a joint study between the state government and two universities, including one from Japan.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): Malaysia’s tourist receipts grew 6.8% year-on-year (y-o-y) to RM41.69 billion during the first half of the year (1H19), compared with RM39 billion in the corresponding period ...
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Amazon, Microsoft and Intel are among leading tech companies putting the world at risk through killer robot development, according to a report that surveyed major...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank, Sime Plantation and Tenaga Nasional led the FBM KLCI to a higher close on Friday as buying interest picked up in afternoon but overall trading...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI was en route to ending the week above the 1,600 mark after making little headway over the week ahead of US Federal Reserve...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — Malaysia welcomed a whopping 13.35 million international tourists and recorded a 6.8 per cent growth in tourist receipts from a year ago, thus contributing RM41.69 billion to ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): Malaysia is expected to attract quite a healthy inflow of investments from Chinese companies in the second half of the year, Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Ong...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has recorded RM41.69 billion in tourism revenue for the period from January to June this year, an increase of 6.8% from RM39 billion recorded in the corresponding period last year.
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 23 — Malaysia has recorded RM41.69 billion in tourism revenue for the period of January to June this year, an increase of 6.8 per cent from RM39 billion recorded in the corresponding ...
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Malaysia has recorded RM41.69 billion in tourism revenue for the period of January to June this year, an increase of 6.8 percent from RM39 billion recorded in the corresponding period last year.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government today said it has bought 15 Toyota Camry 2.5V cars at a cost of RM2.77 million for its state executive council members to replace the official cars of the same make ...
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TOKYO, Aug 23 ― Asian shares struggled to make any headway today as weak US manufacturing activity and uncertainty over how much further the Federal Reserve would cut rates added to the general air ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Korea’s first low-cost airline, Jeju Air, has increased its frequency for the Incheon-Kota Kinabalu route from seven to 11 flights weekly from September 1 to October 26 this year.
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PETALING JAYA - Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) continues to suffer from a system glitch, with the airport authorities advising passengers to be at the terminal four hours before ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): The FBM KLCI gave up its gains from Thursday early this morning and fell 0.44% against the backdrop of mixed regional markets, weighed by select index-linked blue chips.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips got off Friday on a weak footing, in line with the cautious Asian markets on concerns about weaker global economic growth as the US-China trade war continues.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) continues to suffer from a system glitch, with the airport authorities advising passengers to be at th...
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FRANKFURT, Aug 23 ― European shares fell yesterday as mixed readings of business growth across major economies and uncertainty over the US interest rate outlook made investors nervous, while a jump ...
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PETALING JAYA: Passengers departing from the KL International Airport (KLIA) are advised to reach the airport four hours before their flight departure time as systems disruption has yet to be resolved.
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SEPANG: In an unforeseen first-ever disruption of its airport management system, the operations of Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) came to a halt for hours, with scores of flights delayed and passengers left stranded and frustrated.
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(Aug 23): Stocks in Asia looked set for a muted Friday start after a lackluster U.S. session that saw traders adopt a cautious stance before Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s address at the Jack...
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WASHINGTON, Aug 23 — President Donald Trump will highlight US economic policies under his stewardship at meetings with other G7 leaders this weekend in France and encourage allies to follow the Amer...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) expects to resolve the systems disruption in the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and klia2 by tomorrow morning.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips snapped their recent losing streak on Thursday but it was not the best performance investors hoped for due to some late selling of selected stocks.
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SEPANG: Scores of flights were delayed Thursday after both terminals of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) experienced temporary systems disruption.
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SEPANG (Aug 22): A score of flights were delayed Thursday after both terminals of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) experienced temporary systems disruption.
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SYDNEY, Aug 22 — Asian shares went flat today as uncertainty over the outlook for both US interest rates and the chance of global fiscal stimulus sucked the life out of markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia firmed up slightly ahead of the Jackson Hole symposium in the US that is due to start later tonight.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): The FBM KLCI ticked higher but remained below the crucial 1,600-point level at mid-morning today as local investors stayed cautious.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): The FBM KLCI nudged higher this morning in line with the slight gains at regional markets, but was seen trading range bound.
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SYDNEY, Aug 22 — Asian shares edged ahead today after Wall Street got a boost from strong retail results, while bonds retreated as US policy makers sounded conflicted on whether to cut interest rate...
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SYDNEY: Asian shares edged ahead on Thursday after Wall Street got a boost from strong retail results, while bonds retreated as U.S. policy makers sounded conflicted on whether to cut interest rates as sharply as markets were wagering.
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KUALA LUMPUR: AmInvestment research has downgraded N2N Connect Bhd to hold from buy with a reduced fair value of 70 sen a share from 73 sen previously, as it slashed FY19F-FY21F forecasts by 14-15%.
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(Aug 22): Stocks in Asia were set for modest gains Thursday after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting did little to alter expectations for more rate cuts.
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Yong (centre) assisted by a vanilla grower, explains the vanilla plant and pod to Zainal Abidin (left).
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Once a pioneer in cashless transactions, Japan is now lagging behind as the world's biggest economies increasingly embrace electronic payments.
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TOKYO, Aug 21 — Japan and South Korea today agreed on the need for dialogue to resolve a feud over compensating Korean wartime workers that has spilled into trade, and put a deep chill on ties betwe...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — Members of the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) remained cautious on the business activities outlook for the second half (H2) 2019 due to external factors such as t...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips closed on a weak note on Wednesday as late selling of CIMB and Petronas Gas dragged the FBM KLCI deeper into the red while key Asian markets were mixed.
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LOS ANGELES: Global markets have become so synchronised that money managers risk losing on every front, according to Hiromichi Mizuno, chief investment officer of the world’s largest pension fund.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Work to construct Malaysia’s first flying car is 85% complete, says Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof.
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TOKYO, Aug 21 — Japan and the United States will seek to narrow gaps on trade when their top negotiators meet this week, but hopes for a deal in September are fading as both sides fail to make conce...
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TOKYO, Aug 21 — Once a pioneer in cashless transactions, Japan is now lagging behind as the world's biggest economies increasingly embrace electronic payments — because its ageing population still...
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PETALING JAYA: A new study by recruitment firm Hays Asia shows that Malaysians who have studied or worked overseas and return home generally do so in order to be closer to their families although they...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI took a step back following the previous day's advance as it continued to straddle the 1,600-point mark ahead of the US Federal Reserve's Jackson Hole symposium taking place this weekend.
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It looks like Malaysians won’t have long to wait to see what the country’s first ‘flying car‘ is all about.
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Japan will upgrade its estimate of North Korea’s nuclear weapons capability in an upcoming annual defence report, saying it seems Pyongyang has already achieved the miniaturisation of warheads, the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): The FBM KLCI drifted lower in early trade, tracking the decline at regional markets, weighed by select index-linked stocks.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — Bursa Malaysia opened lower today tracking overnight losses of global indices amid cautious investment tone.
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SYDNEY, Aug 21 — Asian shares fell today as fresh worries about a global recession led investors to dump risky assets, with US President Donald Trump showing no signs of backing down in his trade wa...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips retreated early Wednesday as selling on Public Bank and Tenaga Nasional picked up pace sending the FBM KLCI deeper into the red, tracking the decline in key Asian markets.
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SYDNEY: Asian shares fell on Wednesday as fresh worries about a global recession led investors to dump risky assets, with U.S. President Donald Trump showing no signs of backing down in his trade war with China.
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SEOUL: Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, sources said, ahead of talks by government officials this week to resolve a dispute stemming from their wartime past.
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SYDNEY (Aug 21): Asian shares fell on Wednesday as fresh worries about a global recession led investors to dump risky assets, with U.S. President Donald Trump showing no signs of backing down in his t...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Work to construct Malaysia’s first flying car is 85% complete, says Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof.
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PUTRAJAYA: Tourism Malaysia has inked a deal with American travel company Expedia Group which will see both sides collaborate to boost tourism promotion to Malaysia.
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(Aug 21): Stocks in Asia looked set to decline after a weak U.S. session and a further move lower in Treasury yields as investors assessed the latest news on trade talks and awaited more clues on mone...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia continues to be an attractive investment destination as total stock of foreign direct investment (FDI) rose by 10.3% to RM667.5bil in the second quarter of 2019, compared with RM605.1bil a year ago.
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BANGKOK • At least 13 Chinese tourists were killed and dozens injured when their bus skidded off the road and plunged 30m into a ravine in Laos, a police officer said yesterday.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 20): Tourism Malaysia is partnering with global travel platform Expedia Group for two key tourism collaborations, in efforts to drive international tourist arrivals to Malaysia in the c...
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SINGAPORE is "very important in terms of the pipeline driving innovation", said Micron president and chief executive officer Sanjay Mehrotra, with reference to the talent needed to drive the Smart Man...
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NVIDIA recently announced that it will be extending its GeForce Now cloud gaming service to Android devices.
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Hong Kong stocks ended lower on Tuesday as investors locked in profit after a four-day winning streak following Beijing's interest rate reform, which boosted riskier assets and tempered recession fears.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — International Fitch Rating Agency has revised its 2019 gross domestic product (GDP) growth projection for Malaysia from 4.2 per cent to 4.6 per cent due to the steady rise in ...
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A model of the Vector which is designed to be a point-to-point air transportation system.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): Works to construct Malaysia’s first flying car is 85 per cent complete, according to Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Works to construct Malaysia’s first flying car is 85% complete, according to Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof (pix).
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): Works to construct Malaysia’s first flying car is 85 per cent complete, according to Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — Works to construct Malaysia’s first flying car is 85 per cent complete, according to Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof. The prototype of ...
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Works to construct Malaysia’s first flying car is 85 per cent complete, according to Entrepreneur Development Minister Mohd Redzuan Mohd Yusof (photo, above).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Entrepreneur Development Minister Redzuan Yusof says the prototype of the flying car project is almost 85% complete and expected to be ready by the end of the year although it remains to...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI continued to hover near the 1,600 mark over the morning sessions as investors look towards new developments following news that China's benchmark lending rate had only been slightly lowered.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): OSK Holdings Bhd is partnering Japan’s Marubeni Corp to jointly bid for a large scale solar photovolatic plant in Peninsular Malaysia, under the government’s third cycle of ...
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(Aug 20): Singapore is buying insurance against the ill-effects of Japanese-style population aging.
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JOHOR BARU - Johor looks likely to be affected by Singapore's slide into recession following a big drop in the republic's economic activities in the second quarter of the year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): The FBM KLCI made limited gains at mid-morning today as regional markets nudged higher modestly.
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TOKYO, Aug 20 ― Asian shares extended their gains today as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession, helping boost riskier assets and drawing money from safe-h...
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TOKYO: Asian shares extended their gains on Tuesday as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession, helping boost riskier assets and drawing money from safe-havens such as bonds and gold.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips eked out slight gains early Tuesday, taking their cue from key regional markets but investors were not seen keen to snap up battered down stocks though analysts expected a technical rebound.
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Pokemon have been around for more than two decades, and they're as popular as ever.
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JOHOR BARU: Johor looks likely to be affected by Singapore’s slide into recession following a big drop in the republic’s economic activities in the second quarter of the year.
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SEOUL, Aug 20 ― Japan has approved shipment of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, Yonhap News Agency reported late yesterday, citing indu...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): OSK Holdings Bhd is partnering Japan’s Marubeni Corp to jointly bid for a large scale solar photovolatic plant in Peninsular Malaysia, under the government’s third cycle of ...
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Singapore-based venture capital firm East Ventures has been named one of the most “consistent top performing venture capital fund managers” in the world in the latest report by research company Pr...
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Dear readers, A lot went down last week, starting with the release of WeWork’s listing prospectus.
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WHILE talk of a third national car has intensified, one vehicle that clearly needs a jumpstart is the stock market and its benchmark index, the FBM KLCI.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — The Balance of payments (BOP) is expected to narrow further in the second half this year, as global trade remained weak, according to Kenanga Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI was slightly softer in the morning session despite a rally in regional markets on the back of China's move to reduce borrowing costs for companies.
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LETTER | Bank Negara usually retains more than 7 months of reserves in US dollar, which is considered healthy.
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TOKYO, Aug 19 — Asian stocks tracked the Wall Street rally today and found an extra tailwind from a move by China’s central bank to change the way a key interest rate benchmark is set, seen by ana...
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PETALING JAYA: What happens when Malaysia reaches a population with more retirees than active adults and children?
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): The FBM KLCI crossed the crucial 1,600-point threshold in early trade this morning, tarcking gains at regional markets, lifted by gains including at key index-linked counters.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Bursa Malaysia rebounded to opened higher as the indices moved in line with regional peers backed by optimism that the trade dispute between the US and China would de-escal...