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Topic: July 2

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THE last few months have seen the founders of KSL Holdings Bhd acquiring more shares in the Johor-based property developer, at a time when its share price can be considered rather depressed.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): It is a big relief to many, particularly Penangnites, when the federal government confirmed the project to expand the capacity of the Penang International Airport (PIA) to 20 m...
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KUALA LUMPUR: It is a big relief to many, particularly Penangnites, when the federal government confirmed the project to expand the capacity of the Penang International Airport (PIA) to 20 million pas...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Media Prima Bhd, which has been in the news recently about tycoon Tan Sri Syed Mokhtar Albukhary raising his stake, saw UK fund Edgbaston Investment Partners LLP disposing of 4.44 million shares.
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A HEATED row erupted on the last day of the Dewan Rakyat meeting with members hearing the words “molest underage girls” and “bangsat (scum)” exchanged.It started when Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim (BN-Arau) asked Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof to expunge a question by Pang Hok Liong (PH-Labis).
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Foreign Ministry has apologised to the Dewan Rakyat for its deputy minister’s statement on Pulau Batu Puteh (Pedra Branca) that was deemed to have confused and misled the House.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The use of unparliamentarian words like "bangsat" (rogue) and "child molester" caused an uproar in Dewan Rakyat on Thursday (July 18).
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — A pair of Pakatan Harapan (PH) and Umno MPs earned a public chiding from Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof for using unparliamentary language in today’s sit...
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IPOH-based pre-cast concrete manufacturer Leweko Resources Bhd saw 162.47 million shares, or a 50.47% stake, change hands on June 28.
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Vietnamese and Chinese ships have been embroiled in a weeks-long standoff near an offshore oil block in disputed waters of the South China Sea, which fall within Vietnam's exclusive economic zone, two...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) has issued a warning to Air Selangor to ensure that the water supply is restored by 9pm next Friday (July 26).
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GEORGE TOWN (July 17): The developer company responsible for the Paya Terubong Paired Road project at Jalan Bukit Kukus, where a landslide occurred killing nine foreign workers on Oct 19 last year, wi...
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SYDNEY: Australia’s central bank would cut interest rates again “if needed” to support employment, wages growth and inflation, having already eased twice since June to a record low of 1%.
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PETALING JAYA: A mandatory general offer (MGO) at Media Prima Bhd seems more likely now, as Tan Sri Syed Mokhtar Albukhary further tightened his grip on the media company with an additional 55 million shares or a 4.96% stake last Thursday.
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GEORGE TOWN (July 16): The developer company responsible for the Paya Terubong Paired Road project at Jalan Bukit Kukus, where a landslide occurred killing nine foreign workers on Oct 19 last year, wi...
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KUANTAN: The Defence Ministry will apply for additional allocation for the maintenance of Armed Forces Family Homes (RKAT) throughout the country, Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said today.
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ALOR STAR: Police arrested another suspect believed to have been connected to the assault case involving a plastic factory manager on July 2, during a raid at Taman Cendana, Penang early this morning.
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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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TAIPING: Two brothers are reported missing after they are believed to have ran away from Madrasah Tarbiyah Madinatul Ilmi, Batu Kurau near here since early this month, said Taiping district police chi...
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SUNGAI PETANI: A factory manager and his driver were fined RM1,500 each by the magistrate’s court here today for deliberately injuring a factory owner who had exposed the illegal activities of a pla...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 13): According to a recent report by The Edge Malaysia, the “low-profile Ku brothers” via Gorgeous Horizon Sdn Bhd have been buying more KSL shares on the open market, “bringi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): An international tribunal has sided with Dongfang Electric Corp in a US$1.15 million suit filed by the company against Zelan Bhd.
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Singapore: Singapore’s move to shift the power on delistings in favour of minority shareholders means bidders will need to pay higher premiums to get deals done.
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ALOR SETAR (Bernama): A 24-year-old saleswoman lost RM182,340 after she was believed to have been deceived in a loan scam by a company offering loans through the WhatsApp application on July 2.
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SINGAPORE: Singapore’s move to shift the power on delistings in favor of minority shareholders means bidders will need to pay higher premiums to get deals done.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry wants to defer the implementation of the departure levy – supposed to be on Sept 1 this year – to after Visit Malaysia 2020.
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A Malaysian woman recently returned from a beach vacation in Port Dickson with a nasty souvenir - a worm growing in her foot.
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WE, the Reproductive Rights Advocacy Alliance Malaysia (RRAAM), refer to the letter “Sex ed empowers our young” (The Star, July 2, online at https://bit.ly/2xGqSfE). We applaud the Women, Family a...
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SIBU: It only took two weeks for a female online trader to be conned out of RM40,250 in a parcel scam scheme by her online "boyfriend."
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SEREMBAN: They were always on the move, working out of rented apartments, condominiums or houses in reputable residential areas.
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SEREMBAN: It was an online romance syndicate that also acted as a recruitment agency, but Negeri Sembilan police managed to cripple its activities involving RM1.55 milliion with the arrests of 15 Nige...
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SEREMBAN: Police have crippled a major "love scam" syndicate with the arrests of 15 Nigerians, says state police chief Datuk Mohamad Mat Yusop.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government today vowed stern action on the culprits who cleared a large piece of land next to the Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest in Butterworth.
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Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin on Sunday said the special task force probing the alleged enforced disappearances of pastor Raymond Koh and activist Amri Che Mat, could have a non-Malay member...
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California has granted Waymo permission to carry passengers in the autonomous vehicles it is testing on the state’s roads, paving the way for the self-driving car company to roll out a taxi service here.
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WAFIQ (International Women’s Alliance for Family Institution and Quality Education) refers to the letter by Dr Kamal Kenny that appeared in The Star on July 2 (“Sex ed empowers our young”; onlin...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has denied signing a statutory declaration supporting the transition of the post of Prime Minister from Tun Dr Mahathir ...
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GEORGE TOWN: PPBM president Muhyiddin Yassin has decribed as “wholly fake” an image of a sworn statement he has purpotedly made, swearing allegiance to Anwar Ibrahim to be the next prime minister,...
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Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the special task force panel could have more non-malay in its next appointment.He said the replacement for former cop Datuk Mokhtar Mohd Noor, who withdrew ...
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Bersatu president Muhyiddin Yassin and Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi have denied making statutory declarations regarding the transition of power from Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad to Anwar Ib...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will include an additional member in the task force investigating the disappearance of pastor Raymond Koh and Perlis activist Amri Che Mat.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Primary Industries Ministry is hoping to work with the Education Ministry to introduce knowledge about palm oil into school textbooks, says Teresa Kok.
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I REFER to the report “Improve your performance” (The Star, July 2) on Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad urging civil servants to improve their performance to counter the perception that thei...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Two Nigerian men and a local woman have been arrested here for allegedly cheating a nurse of RM1,550 in a "parcel scam".
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PETALING JAYA: Two Nigerian men and a local woman were arrested for conducting parcel scams at a condominium in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.
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More explosive testimonies emerged this week in the trial of Najib Abdul Razak involving RM42 million of SRC International Sdn Bhd funds, with a key witness disclosing that the company’s chief execu...
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KUCHING: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) agrees the voting age should be lowered from 21 years to 18, but says this should be implemented together with automatic voter registration, says its chairman Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg.
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Remember back in February when Activision Blizzard laid off almost 800 employees amidst record revenue?
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It looked like yet another example of Big Tech’s overreach, a David-and-Goliath story pitting a massive internet platform against powerless individuals.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): Luxury watch enthusiasts would not want to miss the IWC Pilot’s Watches Exhibition in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, held in conjunction with the re-opening of the flagship boutique b...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): A private company Aurora Mulia Sdn Bhd has acquired 123.02 million shares or an 11.09% stake in the country’s biggest media group Media Prima Bhd from Gabungan Kesturi Sdn Bhd...
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KOTA KINABALU: Two criminal suspects have escaped from the Kota Kinabalu court lockup on Monday (July 1) and police are on the hunt for them.
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PETALING JAYA: Authorities should safeguard against delays and abuse of process that may cause prolonged arbitrary detention, says the National Human Rights Society (Hakam).
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Video calls are usually pretty weird.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Police busted a drug distribution and processing operation and seized almost RM2 million (S$655,987) worth of drugs.
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PETALING JAYA - Media-shy Tan Sri Syed Mokhtar Al-Bukhary is the new media mogul in town, after he is believed to have acquired a major stake in the country's largest media group, Media Prima Bhd, fo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: It was necessary for Umno to get rid of its shares in Media Prima, because New Straits Times is no longer friendly with Barisan Nasional, says former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
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KUCHING: One of two puppies which recently bit two children from Tasik Biru in Bau near here has tested positive for rabies.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police busted a drug distribution and processing operation and seized almost RM2mil worth of drugs.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Umno is the midst of restructuring its investment portfolios, as the party plans for its future, says Tan Sri Annuar Musa.
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SINGAPORE: China raised the security level for its vessels heading through the Strait of Malacca, a key Asian trade route and major oil choke point.
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PETALING JAYA (July 4): Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) has sacked Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz over the sex video scandal which he claimed to be involved in, said party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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Facebook and YouTube said July 2 they were moving to reduce the spread of misleading health care claims after a media report showed the proliferation of bogus cancer cures on social media.
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PETALING JAYA (July 4): Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) has sacked Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz over the sex video scandal which he claimed to be involved in, said party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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A photo of the puppies provided by the department.
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SIBU - Firemen in Sarikei had to break open the padlock of the barrier gate at the Expressboat Terminal 2 on Jalan Wharf here to save the life of a woman and her baby late Tuesday (July 2) night.
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PETALING JAYA: Teresa Kok says her criticism of an international school for putting up a play on oil palm plantations was not an attempt to stifle freedom of expression.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): Teo Seong Capital Bhd shares rose 2.48% this morning following a positive technical outlook on the stock.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): RHB Retail Research said Teo Seng Capital Bhd may climb higher after it formed a third consecutive white candle.
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PETALING JAYA - Mr Haziq Aziz has been expelled from Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), three weeks after publicly claiming that he and PKR deputy president Mohamed Azmin Ali were the two men appearing in ...
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PETALING JAYA: Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz has been booted out of PKR, three weeks after publicly confessing that he and the party’s deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali were the two men in a viral sex video.
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PETALING JAYA: Media-shy Tan Sri Syed Mokhtar Al-Bukhary is the new media mogul in town, after he is believed to have acquired a major stake in the country’s largest media group, Media Prima Bhd, for about RM74mil.
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PETALING JAYA • Mr Haziq Aziz has been expelled from Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), three weeks after publicly claiming that he and PKR deputy president Azmin Ali were the two men in a viral sex video...
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Abdul Karim (fourth left) and Snowdan (third left) hold up the LED Light Balls at the launch while others give the thumbs up.
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PETALING JAYA, July 2 — Malaysian creatives Ian Skatu and Dhinesha Karthigesu knew they had to tread carefully when picking a name for their upcoming project.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Mr Haziq Aziz has been expelled from Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), three weeks after publicly claiming that he and PKR deputy president Mohamed Azmin Ali we...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): AirAsia Group Bhd, together with AirAsia X Bhd, are appealing against the High Court's dismissal of their application to challenge the Malaysian Aviation Commission's (Mavcom) r...
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PETALING JAYA: Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz has been booted out by PKR, three weeks after publicly claiming that he and allegedly Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali, who is PKR deputy president, were the two men in a viral sex video.
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SERI KEMBANGAN (July 3): The Subang Jaya Municipal Council (MPSJ) has sealed as many as 14 premises in Taman Serdang Jaya, Seri Kembangan, for unapproved structural extensions.
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Environmental activists chained themselves to gates and turnstiles July 2 as they occupied an Amazon building near Paris, accusing the online company of destroying jobs and hurting the planet.
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The Chinese ride-hailing giant plans to engage the public in talks on how to increase safety in its Hitch service.
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CloudFlare Inc, an Internet service meant to protect websites from going down, faced its own network issues on July 2, leading to several prominent sites – like blogging platform Medium and videogame chat provider Discord – being unavailable for some time.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 2): The privatisation of Yee Lee Bhd is not materialising at this juncture as the joint offerors, one of whom is the company's controlling shareholder, have not been able to garner ...
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JOHOR BARU: At least eight factories have been ordered to close down and some RM166,000 worth of compound notices have been issued to factories in Pasir Gudang.
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SINGAPORE/BEIJING (July 3): China raised the security level for its flagged vessels heading through the Strait of Malacca, a key Asian trade route and major oil choke point, according to people who re...
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Before the rise of social media, Border Patrol agents gathered in parking lots at the end of their shifts for what was known as “choir practice” – a chance to share what they saw that day and anything else on their minds.
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Facebook Inc is under scrutiny by European antitrust regulators who want information on whether the social network uses its size to squeeze smaller rivals.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Some RM231,900's worth of cash, wristwatches and alcoholic beverages were stolen from an office in Taman Miharja here following a break-in.
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PUTRAJAYA: Melaka and Negeri Sembilan signed a land boundary agreement on Tuesday (July 2).
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SHAH ALAM: The Selangor government is still in the midst of negotiating with the federal government pertaining to the new water tariff in the state so that it will not burden the lower income group.
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SIBU: Firemen in Sarikei had to break open the padlock of the barrier gate at the Expressboat Terminal 2 on Jalan Wharf here to save the life of a woman and her baby late Tuesday (July 2) night.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Sarawak DAP lawmaker has taken the Communications and Multimedia Ministry to task on its plan to introduce fifth-generation (5G) mobile technology when it cannot even guarantee stable Internet connections in rural areas, especially in Sabah and Sarawak.
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NILAI: The issue regarding the purchase of military helicopters worth RM300 million in 2015 which has not yet been received by the Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM), is still under investigation by the Mal...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): CIMB IB Research has downgraded the Malaysian insurance sector to Neutral and said it is fairly valued now at 12M forward P/E of 11.1x, above its 1 year historical average of 9....
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two undocumented Filipino children under two years old, who are currently being held at the Bukit Jalil Immigration detention centre, will be returned to their home country today.
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During E3, Ys Net, developers of Shenmue III announced that it would be a Epic Games Store exclusive.
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Apple's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), has opened a third privacy investigation into the iPhone maker over the last few weeks, a spokesman for the DPC said on July 2.
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Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was taking steps to reduce promotion of products based on misleading health-related claims.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): RHB Investment Bank Bhd raised its Datasonic Group Bhd share target price (TP) to 77 sen from 65 sen, after lifting the stock's price-earnings (P/E) ratio forecast to 18 times f...
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MIRI: Fishermen living along Sungai Suai in Niah district, northern Sarawak have found the remains of a person half-eaten by a crocodile.