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Topic: March 21

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Yeo Bee Yin’s defamation suit against Jamal most likely to be settled amicably
KUALA LUMPUR: The defamation suit filed by Energy, Green Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin against Sungai Besar Umno division chief Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yunos in ...
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Yeo’s defamation suit against Jamal most likely to be settled amicably
KUALA LUMPUR: The defamation suit filed by Energy, Green Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin (pix) against Sungai Besar Umno division chief Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yun...
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Yeo's defamation suit against Jamal likely to be settled amicably - lawyer
The defamation suit filed by Energy, Green Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin against Sungai Besar Umno chief Jamal Yunos in connection with the Yayasan Warisan A...
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Yeo Bee Yin's defamation suit against Jamal most likely to be settled amicably
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 11): The defamation suit filed by Energy, Green Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin against Sungai Besar Umno division chief Datuk Seri Jamal Md...
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Report: Putrajaya pulls the plug on project delivery partner agreement for Pan Borneo Highway
The decision to terminate LBU’s contract could potentially save the government some RM907 million for the Sarawak portion of the project.
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Gojek is suitable for M’sia, but safety must be prioritised: Ambassador
JAKARTA: Gojek, a motorcycle-based transportation service provider which operates in five countries - Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines - is also suitable for Malaysia, accor...
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Room for more Petronas-Petro Vietnam cooperation: Mahathir
KUALA LUMPUR: Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) can further deepen its cooperation with Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam), Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) said today.
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Room for more Petronas-PetroVietnam cooperation - PM Mahathir
HANOI (Aug 27): Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) can further deepen its cooperation with Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam), Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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Britain ‘turbo-charges’ no deal Brexit plans
LONDON, July 30 — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government holds the first of a series of daily meetings today designed to ramp up preparations to leave the European Union without a Brexi...
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GOF member nabbed for applying for RM5,000 loan with false documents
SIBU: A General Operations Force (GOF) member has been arrested for allegedly using falsified documents to apply for a personal loan from a licensed moneylender.
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Two Indian nationals charged with separate crimes in Labuan
LABUAN: Two Indian nationals were charged with two separate crimes before magistrate’s court registrar Azimah Mohd Yusof, here today.
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Court throws out defamation suit against Tajuddin by DAP duo
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today struck out the defamation suit filed by two DAP MPs against Pasir Salak MP Tajuddin Abdul Rahman over his claim that they were trying to turn Malaysia into a re...
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July 12 decision on MP’s bid to strike out suit by Loke, Pua
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here will rule on July 12 whether to strike out a defamation suit filed by two DAP MPs against Pasir Salak MP Tajuddin Abdul Rahman, who accused to duo of trying to turn M...
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Yong Tai terminates agreement to jointly develop land in Malacca
KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): Yong Tai Bhd announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary YTB Impression Sdn Bhd has terminated a joint development agreement with JM Bestari Land Sdn Bhd to develop a piece...
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Electrical shop assistant loses RM95,000 to a ‘policewoman’
KUANTAN: An electrical shop assistant suffered losses of RM95,000 after falling prey to a Macau Scam syndicate since March.
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Electrical shop assistant loses RM95k in phone scam
KUANTAN (Bernama): An electrical shop assistant suffered losses of RM95,000 after falling prey to a Macau Scam syndicate since March.
Tech in Asia:
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The Singaporean with a PhD, over 200 patents, and a billion-dollar cyberprotection firm
If it feels like a day can’t go by without reading about a cyberattack in the headlines, you’re not imagining things.
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The Russian-Singaporean with a PhD, over 200 patents, and a $200m cybersecurity firm
If it feels like a day can’t go by without reading about a cyberattack in the headlines, you’re not imagining things.
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Malaysia's new Vatican ambassador Westmoreland presents Pope with Sarawak tapestry
PETALING JAYA: Westmoreland Edward Palon did not miss the opportunity to present Pope Francis with an intricately designed and coloured beaded tapestry from his home state of Sarawak when he met the Pope to hand over his credentials as Malaysia's new ambassador to the Vatican.
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Shareholders fail to stop D’Nonce from holding AGM on June 17
KUALA LUMPUR (June 14): D’Nonce Technology Bhd said its shareholders have failed in their bid to block the Penang-based hard disk drive contract manufacturer from proceeding with its annual general ...
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Elephant with serious dental condition euthanised
The veterinary team inspecting Toothie’s condition on Tuesday.
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Sabah wildlife officers forced to put down pygmy elephant with fractured jaw
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah lost another of its prized wildlife when an eight-year-old Bornean pygmy elephant had to be put to sleep due to a medical condition that made it difficult for it to eat.
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Severely injured bull elephant put to sleep after rescuers fail to nurse it back to health
KOTA KINABALU: A severely injured bull elephant that was believed to have been hit by a vehicle in an accident a few months ago was euthanised on Tuesday (June 11) after rescuers failed to nurse it back to health.
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New ambassador meets pope in Rome, sporting baju Melayu
PETALING JAYA: Malaysian ambassador to the Vatican Westmoreland Anak Edward Palon yesterday delivered his credentials to the pope in Rome, dressed in a baju Melayu and accompanied by members of his fa...
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D'Nonce's new largest shareholder Tan moves to halt company's EGM on June 12
KUALA LUMPUR (June 4): Penang-based D'Nonce Technology Bhd's new, single largest shareholder is now seeking to halt the hard disk drive contract manufacturer from holding an extraordinary general meet...
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Perlis mufti FB page 'irresponsible' for linking suspects to us - PAS leader
PAS Youth vice-chief Ahmad Fadhli Shaari (above) has taken offence at Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin's Facebook page for linking two arson suspects to the Islamist party.
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Five cops nabbed for robbing money changer, Bukit Aman mastermind still at large
KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 — Five police officers including an inspector has been arrested for robbing a money changer of RM200,000, while an assistant superintendent (ASP) from Bukit Aman, believed to ...
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Private firm employee charged with using fake sick leave
KUALA LUMPUR: An employee at a private company was charged at the Ampang magistrate’s court here today on three counts of using fake sick leave certificates in February and March.
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Private sector employee charged with using fake MCs, faces up to seven years in jail
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): An employee at a private company was charged at the Ampang Magistrate's Court here Friday (May 17) with three counts of using fake sick leave certificates in February and March.
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China cancels US pork import order as US-China trade war drags on
CHICAGO, May 17 — The same week U.S. President Donald Trump announced sweeping increases on tariffs against Chinese goods, Chinese buyers dropped orders for 3,247 metric tonnes of US pork — the bi...
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Aliff Aziz, Bella Astillah officially divorced
KUALA LUMPUR: Popular singer and actor Aliff Aziz is officially divorced from his wife, Bella Astillah.
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Picorp wins RM12.16mil contract
PETALING JAYA: Progressive Impact Corp Bhd (Picorp) has bagged a field measurement services contract for total petroleum hydrocarbon contamination in soil in Indonesia worth RM12.16mil.
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PPB Group declines 1.5% to lowest in six weeks
KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): PPB Group Bhd shares fell 1.5 percent, more than any full-day drop since March 21 and more than quadruple Malaysia's benchmark index.
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Dr M: Malaysia hopes to recover US$7 bil of 1MDB money
KUALA LUMPUR (May 4): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia hopes to recover a total of US$7 billion (RM28.95 billion) that was allegedly misappropriated from 1Malaysia Development Bhd ...
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KL aims to recover $9.5b in 1MDB funds: Malaysia PM
KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia aims to recover US$7 billion (S$9.5 billion) in funds misappropriated from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) from various countries, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said ye...
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Dr M: Malaysia hopes to recover US$7 bil of 1MDB money
KUALA LUMPUR (May 3): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia hopes to recover a total of US$7 billion (RM28.95 billion) that was allegedly misappropriated from 1Malaysia Development Bhd ...
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Malaysia hopes to recover US$7b of 1MDB money
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MMC confirms termination of PDP role for Pan Borneo Sabah
KUALA LUMPUR (April 29): MMC Corp Bhd announced today that the Borneo Highway PDP Sdn Bhd (BHP) had on April 22 received a notification from the government to terminate the project delivery partner (P...
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MMC confirms termination of PDP role for Pan Borneo Sabah
KUALA LUMPUR (April 29): MMC Corp Bhd announced today that the Borneo Highway PDP Sdn Bhd (BHP) had on April 22 received a notification from the government to terminate the project delivery partner (P...
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MCA Youth members stage sit-in at site of controversial WWII monument in Kedah
ALOR SETAR: MCA Youth chief Nicole Wong joined 25 Youth leaders and members from several states in staging a peaceful sit-in to protest the monument built to commemorate three fallen Japanese soldiers here.
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Water levels at three Johor dams fall below critical mark
PETALING JAYA • The water levels at three dams in Johor, which supply raw water to treatment plants that serve about one million people in the state, are below the critical mark.
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Three dams in Johor fall below critical mark
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Three dams in Johor, which supply raw water to treatment plants that serve about one million people in the state, are below the critical mark.
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Three dams in Johor fall below critical mark
PETALING JAYA: Three dams in Johor, which supply raw water to treatment plants that serve about one million people in the state, are below the critical mark.
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China stocks rally to a near 13-month closing high
SHANGHAI: Chinese shares rallied on Friday afternoon in thin volumes from earlier profit-taking to end the day at a near 13-month closing high, with signs of an economic recovery in China contributing to a recent surge.
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MPSP gathering info to charge Bukit Teh landowners in court
BUKIT MERTAJAM: The Seberang Prai Municipal Council (MPSP) is gathering information to charge landowners in court for operating the illegal dumpsite in Bukit Teh near Machang Bubok here.
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Off-Market Trades: Parkson Holdings Bhd, AppAsia Bhd, Pegasus Heights Bhd, MSCM...
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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Ringgit under added pressure after doubt over Malaysia’s spot in bonds market
KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — News that Malaysia might be disqualified from the World Government Bond Index (WGBI) weighed heavily on the ringgit in the global currency market yesterday.
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Selling pressure eases
PETALING JAYA: Selling pressure on the ringgit would intensify should Malaysian government bonds be removed from an important global bond index, with a potential capital exodus of almost RM20bil to RM30bil out of the domestic capital market.
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Asia comforted by China data, Europe uninspired
LONDON/SYDNEY: World stocks inched higher after a raft of Chinese data beat expectations on Wednesday and though benchmark bond yields and the Aussie dollar did the same, Europe struggled to join in.
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Fitch assigns final rating of A- to Resorts World Las Vegas debt notes
KUALA LUMPUR: Fitch Ratings has assigned a final rating of 'A-' to Resorts World Las Vegas LLC's (RWLV, A-/Stable) senior secured US$1.2bil revolver* and US$400mil term-loan facilities due 2024 and the senior unsecured US$1bil 4.625% notes due 2029 issued by RWLV and its unit RWLV Capital Inc.
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Insider Moves: Kian Joo Can Factory Bhd, Iris Corp Bhd, JMR Conglomeration Bhd...
Notable filings BETWEEN March 25 and 29, notable shareholding changes in companies listed on Bursa Malaysia included that of aluminium can maker Kian Joo Can Factory Bhd, the privatisation target of s...
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Kenneth Eswaran, wife charged with exploiting Indonesian maids
Businessperson K Ketheeswaran, better known as Kenneth Eswaran, and his wife, Vivienne Ketheeswaran, were charged in the Sessions Court today on three counts of trafficking for the purpose of exploita...
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Kenneth Eswaran, wife charged with exploiting Indonesian maids
KLANG: Businessman Tan Sri K. Ketheeswaran, better known as Kenneth Eswaran, and his wife, Puan Sri Vivienne Ketheeswaran, were charged in the sessions court today on three counts of trafficking for t...
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Euro lifted to more than two-week high by speculative flows
TOKYO, April 12 — The euro rose to a 2-1/2-week high today, as dealers said speculators anticipated increased demand for the common currency arising from a Japanese bank's plans to purchase the mult...
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Kenneth Eswaran, wife charged with exploiting Indonesian maids
KLANG (April 12): Businessman Tan Sri K. Ketheeswaran, better known as Kenneth Eswaran, and his wife, Puan Sri Vivienne Ketheeswaran, were charged in the Sessions Court today on three counts of traffi...
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Forest fires flare up again in Similajau National Park
MIRI: Forest fires have flared up again in the Similajau National Park in northern Sarawak.
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Off-Market Trades: MSCM Holdings Bhd, Straits Inter Logistics Bhd, JMR...
DURING the period under review, interesting off-market trades included a direct acquisition of shares in MSCM Holdings Bhd, formerly known as PanPages Bhd, that saw the emergence of Lim Peng Tong as a...
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Putrajaya to take over Pan Borneo Sabah
KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): The Sabah portion of the Pan Borneo Highway should be under the purview of the federal government, namely the ministry of works, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Boeing shareholders sue over 737 MAX crashes, disclosures
CHICAGO, April 9 — Boeing Co's legal troubles grew yesterday as a new lawsuit accused the company of defrauding shareholders by concealing safety deficiencies in its 737 MAX planes before two fatal ...
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Boeing shareholders sue over 737 MAX crashes, disclosures
NEW YORK: Boeing Co's legal troubles grew on Tuesday as a new lawsuit accused the company of defrauding shareholders by concealing safety deficiencies in its 737 MAX planes before two fatal crashes led to their worldwide grounding.
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Putrajaya to take over Pan Borneo Sabah, says PM
KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): The Government holds the view that the Sabah portion of Pan Borneo Highway should be under the purview of the Federal Government, namely the Ministry of Works, said Tun Dr Maha...
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Commodity currencies propelled by crude oil price rally
LONDON, April 9 — The Australian and Canadian dollars rose today, aided by a surge in oil prices to five-month highs that lifted most commodity-linked currencies.
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Will lower LNG prices bring down local energy costs?
FOR most of the first quarter, the price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) has been languishing at less than US$3 per million British thermal unit (mmBtu), lower than the past six-month average of US$3.3...
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Sunway REIT's proposed RM10b perpentual bonds more good than bad, says HLIB Research
KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): Sunway Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)'s proposed RM10 billion perpetual note programme, which will increase the group's debt headroom without diluting earnings and distrib...
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Sunway REIT's proposed RM10b perpetual bonds more good than bad, says HLIB...
KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): Sunway Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)'s proposed RM10 billion perpetual note programme, which will increase the group's debt headroom without diluting earnings and distrib...
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Sunway REIT's proposed RM10b perpentual bonds more good than bad, says HLIB...
KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): Sunway Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)'s proposed RM10 billion perpetual note programme, which will increase the group's debt headroom without diluting earnings and distrib...
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DPM: We’re willing to help illegal farms
IPOH: The government is willing to help those affected by the demolition of illegal farms in Kuala Terla in Cameron Highlands without compromising on issues affecting the environment.
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Time to take care of our own — Yoong Khean
MARCH 21 — It has been a tough week for Malaysia.
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Honouring Haziq — Nathaniel Tan
MARCH 21 — Muhammad Haziq Mohd Tarmizi was 17 years old.
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Green approach for urban water management — Kim Jensen
MARCH 21 — Today, more than half the world’s population live in cities, and in Asia we are expecting unprecedented growth — by 2030, megacities of 10 million inhabitants or more will be located ...
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Who to hate if you want to thrive as a racist?
MARCH 21 — A friend informs me the Bangladeshis have taken over the market.
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