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Topic: July 2018

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Vietnam’s VinID Joint Stock Company, 80% owned by conglomerate Vingroup, said it has completed the acquisition of e-wallet platform MonPay for an undisclosed amount, VnExpress reports.
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MILAN, May 23 ― Funds that built big short positions in Italy's leading banks from early 2018 have lowered the size of their bets in the last few months as political worries eased, regulatory data s...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world’s plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Seberang Prai Municipal Council (MPSP) president Datuk Rozali Mohamud is the natural choice to assume the mayor post when Seberang Prai obtains full-fledged city status sometime next month.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on Tuesday
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its envir...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 — Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world’s plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its e...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment mi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): Chemical Company of Malaysia Bhd's (CCM's) net profit fell 37% in its first quarter of the financial year 2019, amid softer prices for chlor-alkali products.
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I was based in Penang for 15 years after my graduation. 1998 – 2013.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penangites can look forward to a special bonus after Hari Raya Aidilfitri when the Seberang Prai Municipal Council (MPSP) is awarded city council status.
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PARIS: The launch of the Seetroën glasses in July 2018 attracted plenty of attention, with over 20 million web views and sales of 15,000 units in the space of a few months.
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WASHINGTON, May 16 — A major US farming organisation called yesterday for a swift resolution to the trade war with China, saying lost exports were exacerbating the burden of an industry already in h...
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SHAH ALAM: The hearing of the RM100 million civil suit filed by the family of Altantuya Shaariibuu, the Mongolian model who was murdered in 2006, has been postponed to June 11.
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SHAH ALAM, May 15 — The hearing of the RM100 million civil suit filed by the family of Altantuya Shaariibuu, the Mongolian model who was murdered in 2006, has been postponed to June 11.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 — As we enter the 17th day of Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s RM42 million SRC International Sdn Bhd trial, here’s a quick recap on the cheques issued from one of his personal bank...
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SINGAPORE (May 14): Malaysia's state oil and gas company Petroliam Nasional Bhd has temporarily shut the Sabah-Sarawak pipeline that feeds gas to its liquefied natural gas (LNG) complex at Bintulu in ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Almost a year after the RM120 million disposal of Wisma UOA Pantai, UOA Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is on the lookout for fresh assets to add to its portfolio.
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PETALING JAYA: Federal Court judge Rohana Yusuf is said to be in the running for the post of chief judge of Malaya (CJM) when Zaharah Ibrahim retires next week.
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I’M happy to announce that I have recently become an Associate Fellow at Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), and I confess that Rome was one of the reasons I have been appointed.
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MVL (Mass Vehicle Ledger) Foundation has officially launched its blockchain-based ride-hailing app Tada in Phnom Penh City yesterday.
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BEIJING: China is fully prepared to defend its interests in its trade war with the United States, but hopes the United States can resolve problems through dialogue instead of unilateral steps, the Chinese commerce ministry said on Thursday.
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Retro feature phone Nokia 8110 – or more commonly known as the 'banana' phone – finally supports messaging service WhatsApp in Malaysia.
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PETALING JAYA: Global rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) says the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government not only failed to fulfil its pledge to improve Malaysia’s human rights record, but also succumbe...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 3): Tin miner and metal producer Malaysia Smelting Corp Bhd (MSC) saw its net profit jump 87.6% to RM8.6 million in the first quarter ended March 31, 2019 (1QFY19) from RM4.58 millio...
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Prior to the last general election, Lim Kit Siang was the most productive lawmaker on both sides of the political divide in terms of generating media statements on current issues.
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GENEVA: Singer announces that the Track1 collection by Singer Reimagined will be on permanent display within the new Phillips Perpetual gallery in Mayfair, a new watch collectors’ destination create...
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IN July 2018, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States announced a recall of the anti-hypertensive angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) valsartan because of contamination with a cance...
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LETTER | In July 2018, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a recall of valsartan, an antihypertensive angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB), because of contamination with a cancer-causing...
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NOTABLE off-market trades during the period under review included 10 million, or 5%, of DWL Resources Bhd’s issued shares changing hands on April 10 at 85 sen apiece.
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MAY 2 — In July 2018, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a recall of the antihypertensive angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) valsartan because of contamination with a cancer causing...
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KUALA LUMPUR: As the next six-month deadline (June 30) draws nearer for the Energy Commission (EC) to reflect changes in fuel and generation costs in electricity tariffs, some quarters expect to see electricity tariffs being reduced to match the international pricing of gas and coal.
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PETALING JAYA: Amid a recovery in global tin prices, Malaysia Smelting Corp Bhd (MSC) is targeting to raise its mining output by 30% for the financial year ending Dec 31, 2019 (FY19).
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KUALA LUMPUR: The swift pace of reforms in the Dewan Rakyat since the 14th Parliament came into session has led to certain parties fearing the august House is becoming too powerful, says Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof (pic).
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My name is Edison, and I’m an application lead at Zilliqa, a Singapore-based blockchain project.
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TOKYO, April 25 — Former Nissan Motor Co chairman Carlos Ghosn looked set to walk out of a Japanese detention centre for the second time since his arrest last year on financial misconduct charges, a...
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Square Enix’s role-playing game Octopath Traveler is officially coming to PC on June 7, the publisher announced.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19):  Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, companies that may be in focus on Monday (April 22) may include the following: Malayan Banking Bhd, Petronas Dagangan B...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has terminated the collaboration agreement with troubled Hyflux Ltd in relation to the divestment of the Tuaspring integrated water and power pla...
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SINGAPORE (Bernama): Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has decided to terminate the collaboration agreement relating to the divestment of the Tuaspring integrated water and power plant (IWPP) with immediate effect, said water treatment firm Hyflux Ltd.
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SINGAPORE, April 19 ― Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has decided to terminate the collaboration agreement relating to the divestment of the Tuaspring integrated water and power plant (IWPP) with imme...
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IN the period under review, noteworthy off-market trades included the sale of 12 million shares of Parkson Holdings Bhd at 25.5 sen apiece on March 27.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): The FBM KLCI fell 0.59% at the midday break today, tracking regional markets, dragged by losses including at Public Bank Bhd and Maxis Bhd.
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TOKYO, April 18 ― Asian shares slipped today after losses on Wall Street but trade was subdued as investors awaited business surveys in Europe and largely stayed on the sidelines ahead of the long E...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): The FBM KLCI remained in negative territory at mid-morning today as investors remain spooked by concerns over the potential downgrade of Malaysian bonds by global index provid...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): The FBM KLCI fell 0.32% in early trade this morning, dragged by losses including at Malayan banking Bhd (Maybank), Public Bank Bhd and Petronas-linked stocks.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Negative news continued to weigh on investors’ confidence as the FBM KLCI continued to slide below the lowest level since December 2016, with Maybank, Hong Leong Bank and Public Bank bearing the punishment.
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TOKYO, April 16 — Asian stocks hovered below a nine-month peak today after disappointing bank earnings dented Wall Street, though recent signs the global economy is likely to avoid a sharper downtur...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 15): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today China Communications Construction Co Ltd will refund to the Malaysian government within a month RM1 billion, which forms a porti...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 15): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today China Communications Construction Co Ltd will refund to the Malaysian government within a month RM1 billion, which forms a porti...
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PETALING JAYA (April 12): The cost reduction of RM21.5 billion for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) was achieved through reduction of the cost per kilometre for the project from RM90 million to RM68 mi...
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The RM21.5 billion savings from the reduced cost of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is enough to build two more Petronas Twin Towers, said former finance minister Daim Zainuddin.
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PETALING JAYA: DWL Resources Bhd, formerly known as Spring Gallery Bhd saw 10 million shares transacted in an off-market deal on Wednesday, following recent changes in shareholding of the company.
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WASHINGTON, April 10 — US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said yesterday that talks with China about reducing Beijing's tariff on US ethanol products were "positive," but cautioned the discussion...
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WASHINGTON, April 9 — US officials are “not satisfied yet” about all the issues standing in the way of a deal to end the US-China trade war but made progress in talks with China last week, a top...
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They used to be the billion-dollar startups.
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Connectivity is always beneficial to all towns / cities along the route with a stop.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): G3 Global Bhd has appointed a new managing director and executive chairman effective immediately.
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Renault Malaysia’s official site has dropped a teaser image of the all-new Megane R.S., hinting that the new model is coming soon.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 — Drivers of e-hailing services urged the government to extend the July 12 deadline for them to obtain the Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licence, saying many among them will not...