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KUALA LUMPUR: The setting up of a childcare facility in parliament will encourage women participation in politics, Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Hannah Yeoh said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here has awarded former Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah RM25,000 for her wrongful detention under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act (Sosma) in 2016.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Any additional funding for Malaysia Airlines Bhd from Khazanah Nasional Bhd will be based on its proposal, says Khazanah CEO Shahril Ridza Ridzuan.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Court of Appeal judge Datuk Hamid Sultan Abu Backer has declined to have his statement recorded by the Malaysia Anti-Corporation Commission (MACC) on his claims of judicial mi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has dismissed PAS’ claims of a purported coup within Pakatan Harapan against Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s leadership, saying they coul...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry, together with the United Nations Development Programme, is in the midst of planning an age-friendly city,  Deputy Prime ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A childcare centre will be established in Parliament for the convenience of female MPs and parliament staff who have young children.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines is offering great discounts via its Travelganza Deals with up to 25% off on airfares to all destinations on the MAS network.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) reported a 4.3% decline in its investment income to RM50.88 billion in 2018, amid a series of events that unfolded both domestically and globa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Khazanah Nasional Bhd expected to declare more than RM1 billion of dividend to the government for 2019, said its chief executive officer Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Law firm Herbert Smith Freehills said today it advised Lendlease Corp Ltd on its role as sponsor in relation to the RM2.15 billion financing of the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) Life...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) has allocated about RM50.6 million to build a multi-storey carpark at the Raya Permai People’s Housing Project (PPR) here.
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KUALA LUMPUR, (Feb 18):  The Kuala Lumpur police have formed a special team to curb snatch theft in an effort to make the federal capital a safe city.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Manulife Asset Management Services Bhd is confident that its newly-launched Asia Total Return Bond Fund will be able to raise RM100 million in one to three months, as investors ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) reported a 4.3% decline in its investment income to RM50.88 billion in 2018, amid a series of events that unfolded both domestically and globa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Malaysia's Islamic capital market was valued at RM1.88 trillion as at end-2018 — down slightly from RM1.9 trillion in 2017 — and represented approximately 61% of Malaysia's ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Any additional funding for Malaysia Airlines Bhd from Khazanah Nasional Bhd will be based on its proposal, says Khazanah chief executive officer Datuk Seri Shahril Ridza Ridzuan...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Bursa Malaysia remained in positive territory at mid-afternoon, lifted by gains in selected heavyweights.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Any additional funding for Malaysia Airlines Bhd from Khazanah Nasional Bhd will be based on its proposal, says Khazanah chief executive officer Datuk Seri Shahril Ridza Ridzu...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Any additional funding for Malaysia Airlines Bhd from Khazanah Nasional Bhd will be based on its proposal, says Khazanah chief executive officer Datuk Seri Shahril Ridza Ridzuan.
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KUALA LUMPUR: TSH Resources Bhd has reported a fire at a factory owned by its wholly owned subsidiary, Ekowood International Bhd.
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Selangor PAS information chief Roslan Shahir Mohd Shahir has questioned the existence of a plot to remove Dr Mahathir Mohamad as prime minister.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan said today he is ready for a by-election to defend the Rantau seat, after the Federal Court upheld an Election Court’s ruling to nullify the result ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — A childcare centre will be established in Parliament for the convenience of female MPs and parliament staff who have young children.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Tan Sri SA Vigneswaran today proposed extending the current term for members of the Dewan Negara from the existing three years to five so that senators will enjoy a full pensi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — The government has agreed to pay RM25,000 in damages and RM5,000 in costs to Petaling Jaya MP Maria Chin Abdullah over her detention in 2016 under the Security Offences (Speci...
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PETALING JAYA: Police have identified the suspect who savagely attacked a woman at the Taman Mutiara MRT station in Cheras on Feb 14, Bernama tweeted citing the Kuala Lumpur police chief on Monday (Feb 18).
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Khazanah Nasional Bhd expected to declare more than RM 1 billion of dividend to the government for 2019, said its chief executive officer Datuk Seri Sharil Ridza Ridzuan Sharil...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): TSH Resources Bhd informed today that a fire occurred at a factory owned by its wholly-owned subsidiary Ekowood International Bhd at around 5am.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Law firm Herbert Smith Freehills said today it advised Lendlease Corp Ltd on its role as sponsor in relation to the RM2.15 billion financing of the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) Life...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tadmax Resources Bhd has refuted a news report that the government has cancelled its power plant project in Pulah Indah, Selangor.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Axiata Group Bhd’s sale of its ts 28.67% stake in Singapore's M1 Ltd has improved its financial headroom and the sale proceeds will help cut debt, S&P Global Ratings says in a report.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is still awaiting a response from Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) to its letter of concern regarding its ongoing spat with AirAsia Group Bhd (AAG...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — A by-election will be held for the Rantau state seat in Negri Sembilan after the Federal Court here upheld an Election Court’s ruling to nullify the result of Datuk Seri Moh...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — The Federal Court today ordered a fresh hearing by a new judge to decide the outcome of the Melaka parliamentary seat of Jasin following a dispute in GE14, news portal Malaysi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is still waiting for a response from Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) to its letter of concern, regarding its ongoing spat with AirAsia...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah today confirmed that no Malaysians were involved in a fire at a hotel in Mecca, Saudi Arabia yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Senate Reform Committee has been urged by Dewan Negara president S. A. Vigneswaran to look into increasing the length of a Senator’s term.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Malaysian palm oil futures edged higher in early trade on Monday, in line for a second session of gains in three days, bolstered by stronger related edible oils and on expectati...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): The Employees Provident Fund (EPF), which declared its 2018 dividends on Saturday, said equities continued to be the main contributor of income with 57.55 per cent amounting to ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): theedgemarkets.com highlighted nine stocks with momentum at Bursa Malaysia’s afternoon close today.
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UALA LUMPUR: Total trade volume between Malaysia and China reached a record high of US$108.6bil (RM443bil) in 2018, with the number of Chinese visitors into Malaysia increasing 29% to 2.94 million last year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund has recorded RM50.88bil in gross investment income last year, registering a 10-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.26%.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI retraced some of its earlier gains by midday but remained ahead of the previous close as global equities surged on renewed optimism.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Senate Reform Working Committee chairman Yusmadi Yusoff has called for the restoration of the Parliamentary Services Act 1963, which was repealed in 1992, to increase the autonomy of Par...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today ordered a retrial of the election petition filed by PKR candidate Khairuddin Abu Hassan, who contested the Jasin parliamentary seat in the 14th general election.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Federal Territories Mufti Datuk Zulkifli Mohamad al-Bakri has chided flat Earth conspiracy theorists, saying there is incontrovertible consensus by Islamic scholars and astro...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Dewan Negara president Tan Sri SA Vigneswaran today proposed for more Senate representation from states, and asked that the current number of two senators per state be increas...
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Corporate earnings and Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed Salman’s maiden visit to Malaysia on Feb 17 will take centre stage this week.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): The FBM KLCI erased most of its earlier gains in the morning session today, despite the firmer regional markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Malaysian palm oil prices are set to hold steady in 2019 at an average of RM2,303 (US$565) a tonne, according to estimates by the Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC), while global...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): RHB Research Institute analyst Chiong Tong Chai upgraded the recommendation on Luxchem Corp Bhd to buy from neutral.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Malaysia Airlines is offering great discounts via its Travelganza Deals with up to 25% off on airfares to all destinations on Malaysia Airlines’ network from today until Feb 2...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) said today it is very concerned about the AirAsia-Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) airport tax dispute, which has became very public beca...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Shares of British American Tobacco (M) Bhd (BAT) fell 1.48% this morning after CIMB IB Research downgraded the stock and said it was no longer affordable.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has confirmed that it has written to AirAsia Group Bhd and Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd over their feud.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) said today that 40% of its income last year was derived from overseas investments.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former Bar Council president Ambiga Sreenevasan has joined the call for a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into allegations of judicial misconduct, saying this is needed to vindicate ju...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Microsoft founder Bill Gates promoted a book on the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal on United States broadcaster CNN yesterday, reportedly sending interest in the tit...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Xiaomi continues to drop more details on its upcoming Mi 9 flagship smartphone.
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I WAS referred to government dental services a few years ago by the former director-general of dental services, Datin Rohani Bakri, to whom I had complained of a botched crown job by a private practit...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Dewan Negara announced that it will form a Reform Working Committee to study various aspects of the institutions that require improvement.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): The Malaysian Estate Owners Association (MEOA) says the World Health Organisation (WHO) must take some responsibility for the publication of a "deeply flawed and biased" anti-pa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Malaysians are losing patience and are starting to criticize the current government over its unfulfilled election promises, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said in Kuala ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Syarikat Jaminan Pembiayaan Perniagaan Bhd (SJPP) today launched RM2 billion special government guarantee scheme to help the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) leap towards I...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Shares on Bursa Malaysia remained higher at mid-morning today, lifted by gains in selected blue chips.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Najib Razak has cautioned Barisan Nasional (BN) against expecting an easy fight for the Semenyih state seat although most of the voters there are Malays and the coa...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu reportedly threw his “kopiah”, or skullcap, in anger as he related the sacrifices of former PAS leaders while its current leadership were all...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — A new unit under the Customs Department formed just last month to weed out internal corruption has made its first arrests.
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BUTTERWORTH: DAP is still waiting for a response from PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang over Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s statement that the party has decided not to support Umno...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Trading in the shares of Tadmax Resources Bhd was suspended from 9:00am today pending an announcement from the company.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd Research has downgraded Maxis Bhd to "sell" (from "neutral") with a lower target price of RM4.73 (previously RM5.67), on the back of lower-than-e...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Malaysia kept its export duty on crude palm oil for March at 0%, according to a circular on the Malaysian Palm Oil Board's website on Monday that cited the national customs depa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Ringgit approaches its strongest level in more than six months as Brent crude extends gains and traders applaud signs of progress in US-China trade talks.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): The FBM KLCI pared some of its gains at mid-morning today and appeared to be struggling to cross the 1,700 threshold.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Carlsberg Brewery Malaysia Bhd rose 5.66% this morning following a positive technical outlook on the stock.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Shares on Bursa Malaysia opened higher due to better buying demand across-the-board as market sentiment was lifted by strong gains in US stocks.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Trading in the shares of Tadmax Resources Bhd has been suspended for the duration of Monday trading as per the group's request, pending an announcement to clarify on a news article.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign funds turned net sellers on Bursa last week, snapping the five-week buying spree on Bursa.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit was higher against the US dollar in early session today on better demand for the local note, said a dealer.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Maxis Bhd shares are sitting marginally lower on Monday morning after announcing a lower earnings in the fourth quarter ended Dec 31, 2018.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — A signalling fault between the Kelana Jaya and KLCC stations on the Kelana Jaya LRT line led to a temporary disrupted earlier today during the morning rush.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Axiata Group Bhd shares rose 1.27% this morning after the group decided to sell its 28.7% stake in Singapore-listed M1 Ltd to Keppel Corp Ltd and Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (S...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Foreign funds withdrew RM369.2 million from Malaysian equity on Bursa Malaysia, compared to a net inflow of RM163.2 million the prior week, according to MIDF Amanah Investment B...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): The FBM KLCI ticked up in early trade this morning, tracking gains at regional markets, lifted by key index-linked stocks including Public Bank Bhd and Genting Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — The ringgit was higher against the US dollar in early session today on better demand for the local note, said a dealer.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Europe, the world's second-biggest buyer of palm oil, is set to miss a 2020 target backed by about 10 countries, as well as big companies, to use 100-per cent sustainable supp...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of Luxchem Corp Bhd edged up this morning, despite announcing a lower net profit for the fourth quarter ended Dec 31, 2018.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI rose in the early minutes of trading as it caught on to the wave of positivity surrounding the US-China trade talks that ended last Friday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The following factors are likely to influence Malaysian palm oil futures and other vegetable oil markets on Monday Feb 18.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — PAS said it is supporting Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to remain as prime minister until the next general election since the latter is seemingly “alone” in Pakatan Harapan (PH)...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — PAS has yet to show evidence to support its insistent allegation that Israeli sources injected RM1.2 billion into DAP even after three years, Lim Lip Eng said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): CIMB IB Research has downgraded British American Tobacco (M) Bhd (BAT) to “Reduce” at RM36.30 with an unchanged target price of RM32.77 and said BAT’s share price has rise...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): RHB Retail Research said Heineken Malaysia Bhd may move higher after it tested the RM20.68 support recently.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): RHB Retail Research said Carlsberg Brewery Malaysia Bhd may rise higher after it formed a second consecutive white candle.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Corporate earnings in Malaysia are expected to remain low in 2019, albeit slightly better than 2018, say analysts.
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KUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex Research expects Axiata Group Bhd, Luxchem Corp Bhd, London Biscuits Bhd and APFT to see trading interest following its latest corporate news.
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KUALA LUMPUR: PublicInvest research remains optimistic over London Biscuits Bhd following the announcement of another private placement exercise, given the strong growth anticipated in the potato chip segment coupled with the interest expense savings which it will help mitigate.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Axiata Group Bhd's exit from M1 Ltd for RM1.65bil to Konnevtivity Pte Ltd will allow the group to make a profit and redeploy the capital to fund its capex.
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KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Equities Research is maintaining its Reduce call for Maxis Bhd and unchanged target price at RM5.10.