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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): Najah Air Sdn Bhd, which is seeking funding to support its takeover bid for Malaysia Airlines Bhd, is looking to woo Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp as a seed investo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Najah Air Sdn Bhd, which is seeking funding to support its takeover bid for Malaysia Airlines Bhd, is looking to woo Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp as a seed investor in the s...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Agriculture and Food Industry Minister Junz Wong has clarified that a human has been infected by the Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus in the interior Tambunan district.
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TOKYO: Nissan Motor Co. unveiled a new version of its Skyline sports sedan, adding the carmaker’s most advanced autonomous driving technology, as well as design elements shared with models like the ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Agriculture and Food Industry Minister Junz Wong today confirmed that the Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus had been detected in a pig in the state’s interior Tambunan district.
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TOKYO: Japanese Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday it was "regrettable" that the South Korean government had made what he said was an erroneous explanation after the two sides sat down for a working-level meeting over Japan's export controls.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): While Malaysia is one of the top manufacturers of 3-in-1 coffee blends in the region, there is a need for entrepreneurs in the industry to look at current trends and come up wi...
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DISPLAYING a keen understanding of the role government must play, and when it must step aside, to allow the digital economy and innovative entrepreneurs to flourish, Anwar Ibrahim, leader of the Parti...
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AMD’s Radeon RX 5700XT and 5700 graphics cards have been out on the market for just a little more than a week.
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LONDON, July 15 — Bitcoin slumped more than 10 per cent over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook’s planned Libra digital...
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SEOUL: Samsung Electronics Co. has managed to secure an emergency supply of key materials to sustain its chip-making operations for the time being, averting short-term disruption from a Japanese ban of critical semiconductor and display components.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Najah Air Sdn Bhd, a group of businessmen led by AirAsia Group Bhd co-founder and former chairman Datuk Pahamin Ab Rajab, is said to be seeking about RM1 billion from a Japanese lender t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — Datuk Pahamin Ab Rajab and a group of businessmen are seeking to raise RM1 billion believed to be for their attempt to take over ailing Malaysia Airlines Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Najah Air Sdn Bhd, a group of businessmen led by AirAsia Group Bhd co-founder and former chairman Datuk Pahamin Ab Rajab, is said to be seeking about RM1 billion from a Japanese lender t...
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JASIN: Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO)-certified palm oil produced is capable of penetrating the Japanese market, especially in view of the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, according to Deputy Primary Industries Minister Datuk Seri Shamsul Iskandar Mohd Akin.
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Oki plays the ‘tonkori’.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 — The ringgit extended its uptrend against the US dollar at the close today on continued buying, said a dealer.
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PETALING JAYA: Celebrity chef Datuk Redzuawan Ismail almost came face to face with former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak at a Japanese restaurant in Pavillion.
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The all-new Nissan Leaf has officially gone on sale in Australia.
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TOKYO: Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint suspended all services after losing about 3.5 billion yen ($32 million) in a hack that involved Ripple and other cryptocurrencies.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit continued its upward momentum to open higher against the US dollar today, driven by investors’ shift towards emerging currencies including the ringgit due to persistent doubts over the global economic outlook, said a dealer.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 ― The ringgit continued its upward momentum to open higher against the US dollar today, driven by investors’ shift towards emerging currencies including the ringgit due to pe...
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Producer Kohei Iwamoto, once of the 'Sonic the Hedgehog' franchise, talked about making a mobile game that could surprise 'Fist of the North Star' fans and newcomers alike, and the potential for some unlikely cameos from other comic book icons, even modern one-hit master 'One Punch Man.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — The ringgit ended higher against the US dollar on persistent buying support for the local unit and in line with most emerging Asian currencies, said a dealer.
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Honda Malaysia (HM) has reached yet another milestone; this time, it’s 10,000 units of locally assembled hybrid models.
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Now that Nintendo has announced the Switch Lite, you’d think that the the company will announce the other variant immediately.
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SEOUL, July 11 — A simmering diplomatic row with Japan is threatening South Korea's output of components that drive smartphones and computer displays, which analysts say could batter the global tech...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit extended yesterday's uptrend to trade higher against the US dollar in early session today, as more investors shifted interest away from the safe haven due to concerns on the global economic outlook, dealers said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — The ringgit extended yesterday's uptrend to trade higher against the US dollar in early session today, as more investors shifted interest away from the safe haven due to conc...
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 11 — Producer Kohei Iwamoto, once of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise, talked to us about making a mobile game that could surprise Fist of the North Star fans and newcomers alike...
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LONDON, July 10 — The founder of Superdry warned the revival of the struggling British fashion group would be a long haul after a £130 million (RM673 million) charge for poorly performing stores pu...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 — The ringgit rebounded to end higher against the US dollar today due to improved buying interest for the local unit, said a dealer.
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LONDON: Superdry Plc plunged after warning that sales will fall in the coming months following a year of boardroom drama at the U.K. apparel chain.
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Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports it had transferred a se...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is prepared to consider strategic cooperation with other carriers to rescue Malaysia Airlines, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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SEOUL, July 10 ― South Korea's president said today Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean technology firms could be prolonged and his government will sharply boost spending to h...
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KUANTAN: Honda Malaysia announced that its Completely Knock-Down (CKD) hybrid models have reached a significant milestone of 10,000 units sold in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 ― The ringgit opened slightly higher against the US dollar today on renewed buying interest, said a dealer.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Logistics companies have been urged to adopt green strategies to lower their carbon footprint.
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PARIS: Nissan has toughened up its Navara pickup truck with an upgraded suspension and increased payload but it's also gotten a lifestyle boost with its new onboard and in-app technologies via the com...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 — The ringgit continued its downtrend today against the US dollar on lack of buying interest for the local currency, said a dealer.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Logistics companies are urged to adopt green logistics to reduce their carbon footprints as the transport sector contributes to 21% of total carbon emissions in the country.
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Of the many luxury cars we've seen in the last decade or so, there is one that consistently takes our breath away whenever we chance upon one on the road.
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Lexus has given the green light on the production of the Lexus LC Convertible and the Japanese luxury carmaker has shown a working prototype at the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed (FoS). Despite cladd...
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Japan’s Nintendo Co Ltd plans to shift a part of the production of its Switch gaming consoles to Vietnam from China in an effort to diversify manufacturing sites, a spokeswoman said on July 9.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 9): Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook has urged players in the entire logistics sector to embrace green logistics in order to achieve greater efficiency in reducing carbon e...
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IPOH, July 9 — Former Selangor deputy state secretary (Development) Datuk Ahmad Suaidi Abdul Rahim was unveiled as the new Ipoh mayor today, ending the vacancy that had stretched past four months.
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TOKYO, July 9 ― Japan pushed back today against calls from South Korea to scrap restrictions on high-tech exports to its Asian neighbour, as a diplomatic row over forced wartime labour escalates bet...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar today, in line with most emerging Asian currencies, as investors shifted their attention towards the safe-haven currencies, said a dealer.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 9): The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar today, in line with most emerging Asian currencies, as investors shifted their attention towards the safe-haven currencies, said a...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 ― The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar today, in line with most emerging Asian currencies, as investors shifted their attention towards the safe-haven currencies, said...
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Shafie shows an article published in a Japanese newspaper on investments in Sabah.
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PETALING JAYA: China will benefit the most if Malaysia curbs the operations of rare-earth producer Lynas, says an economist.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Federal Government is ready to hand back the management of the renowned diving haven of Sipadan island to the state government.
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AERODYNE Group (Aerodyne), a Malaysia-based Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) service provider announced on July 8 a milestone collaboration with Japan Infrastructure Waymark (JIW) on drone-based services ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit closed lower against the US dollar on Monday in line with most emerging Asian currencies, as the greenback rose to a three-week high against major currencies, said a dealer.
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A screen grab from Mat Watson's video on the drag race.
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KOTA KINABALU: Suspects caught for fish bombing are sometimes let loose because the enactments are too vague for them to be charged in court, says Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Federal Government is ready to return the management of Sipadan Island back to Sabah, says Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 — The ringgit closed lower against the US dollar in line with most emerging Asian currencies, as the greenback rose to a three-week high against major currencies, said a dealer.
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THE  recent launch of a new food processing centre (FPC) has got MyNews Holdings Bhd CEO Dang Tai Luk excited.
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Visiting Seoul and hungry for spicy tteokbokki or rice cakes near your hotel or vacation rental? A newly launched app will connect tourists in South Korea with locals in real time via chat.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 8): The ringgit extended last week’s losses to open lower against the US dollar today, driven by continued selling of the local notes as more investors shifted towards the safe-ha...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 — The ringgit extended last week’s losses to open lower against the US dollar today, driven by continued selling of the local notes as more investors shifted towards the safe-...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit extended last week’s losses to open lower against the US dollar today, driven by continued selling of the local notes as more investors shifted towards the safe-haven currencies, dealers said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The violin performance by Prime Minister’s wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali wowed over 1000 guests at SMK St Mary Alumni Club Gala Dinner last night.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The violin performance by the prime minister’s wife, Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, wowed over 1,000 guests at the SMK St Mary Alumni Club gala dinner last night.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — The violin performance by Prime Minister’s wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali wowed over 1,000 guests at SMK St Mary Alumni Club Gala Dinner tonight.
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PETALING JAYA: The new Mazda3 will make its debut very soon, so it might pay to wait a week or two for the fully0-imported Japanese model that will come with a choice of two body styles, two engine ...
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Japan and South Korea seem to be at each other’s throats again.
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GEORGE TOWN: On a bright, sunny Saturday (July 6) morning, folks in the heritage enclave here were already celebrating George Town World Heritage Day in their own way ahead of the state festivities in the evening.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has been proposed as "icon of longevity", said Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad on Saturday (July 6...
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KUALA LUMPUR: There is no better "icon of longevity" than Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, says Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad.
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NEW YORK: Cruise, a U.S. self-driving vehicle company majority-owned by General Motors Co , told Reuters on Friday that a U.S. national security panel approved a $2.25 billion investment in the firm by Japan's SoftBank Corp
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Uber Technologies Inc’s strategy for Japan, where ride-sharing is banned, is as unique as the country itself – think grandma in running shoes delivering ramen noodles.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 — The ringgit retreated after two days of gains to end the week easier as investors remained cautious ahead of the US non-farm payrolls data due out later in the day, a dealer s...
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KUALA LUMPUR: US pop star Maggie Lindemann was arrested during a performance in Malaysia for failing to have proper permits, officials said today, with the singer describing the experience as a “liv...
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Uber Technologies Inc’s strategy for Japan, where ride-sharing is banned, is as unique as the country itself – think grandma in running shoes delivering ramen noodles.
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President Donald Trump has been accused of weaponising economic globalisation.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened slightly lower against the US dollar today, but the market anticipated the local notes to trade a shade higher, heading towards the 4.12 level.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 ― The ringgit opened slightly lower against the US dollar today, but the market anticipated the local notes to trade a shade higher, heading towards the 4.12 level.
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SEOUL: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd <005930.KS> forecast a steep plunge in its second-quarter operating profit as the U.S.-China trade war wreaks havoc in global chip and smartphone markets, although one-off gains helped it beat analyst expectations.
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PETALING JAYA: Tycoon Tan Sri Vincent Tan Chee Yioun, the founder of Berjaya Corp Bhd, has upped his stake in Caring Pharmacy Group Bhd after purchasing 3.1 million shares from Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB).
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TOKYO: Foreign investors have sold a net US$69.9bil of Japanese equities since the start of 2018. The early days of Abenomics, when they were huge net buyers, are a distant memory.
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Alberto Marsico Trio. KUCHING: Borneo Jazz Festival will bring world renowned artistes from all over the world, including instrumentalist performers Alberto Marsico Trio, Chanda Rule, Fox Capture Pla...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 — The ringgit extended its uptrend momentum against the US dollar for the second consecutive day today as the weaker sentiment for the greenback fuelled appetite for other save ...
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SEOUL, July 4 ― South Korea's trade minister said today Japanese export limits on high-tech materials bound for Seoul would pose a “huge threat” to the global economy and disrupt the global supp...
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Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak has alleged that the national debt has breached the RM800 billion mark.
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PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Najib Razak today said the country’s official debt level has surpassed the RM800 billion mark.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened flat on Thursday against the US dollar amid market concern on global economic growth as well as the fragile truce on US-Sino trade war, a dealer said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 ― The ringgit opened flat today against the US dollar amid market concern on global economic growth as well as the fragile truce on US-Sino trade war, a dealer said.
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JULY 4 — Set aside the minister’s political illiteracy regarding his “Africans in the plantations” solution.
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If you’re ever heading into China’s Xinjiang province, don’t be surprised if the border guards seize your phone as part of the security screening.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 3 — The ringgit ended slightly higher against the US dollar today supported by improving crude oil prices, a dealer said.
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KUCHING, July 3 — Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok today said the Sarawak government has agreed to ensure that oil palm plantations in the state obtain Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) ce...
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COLOGNE: In a world of concern about carbon footprints and campaigns to promote sustainable energy, the dirty old two-stroke engine still has a loyal following.
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Sony has teamed up with Daiwa Capital Holdings, the venture capital arm of Japanese investment bank Daiwa Securities Group, to launch a US$185 million VC fund that will back startups in “key high-gr...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 3 ― The ringgit opened marginally higher today against the US dollar as traders move away from the US interest rate narrative and turn the focus back to growth differential, a dea...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened marginally higher on Wednesday against the US dollar as traders move away from the US interest rate narrative and turn the focus back to growth differential, a dealer said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The “flying vehicle” prototype will be unveiled as early as October despite public criticism on the project.