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Topic: March 29

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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 • The Kuala Lumpur High Court yesterday allowed the Malaysian government to seize RM48 million (S$15.9 million) from the bank accounts of Larry Low Hock Peng, the father of fugitive bus...
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PETALING JAYA: Fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho or Jho Low has slammed the government for seizing RM48mil from the bank accounts of his father, Tan Sri Larry Low Hock Peng.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Kuala Lumpur High Court on Friday (July 19) allowed the Malaysian Government to seize RM48 million (S$15.84 million) from the bank accounts of Tan Sri L...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here has allowed the Federal Government to seize RM48mil from the bank accounts of Tan Sri Larry Low Hock Peng, the father of fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho or better known as Jho Low.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 — The High Court today ruled that the federal government can proceed immediately with full forfeiture of RM48 million belonging to Tan Sri Larry Low Hock Peng, the elusive fath...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): Property developer KSL Holdings Bhd's share price rose to a two-month high today, amid news that its founders have been increasing their stake in the company.
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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: The late Karpal Singh’s daughter, lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo, may withdraw her suit against a former Chief Justice in connection with the alleged interference by the judiciary in the outc...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — The late Karpal Singh’s daughter, lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo, may withdraw her suit against a former chief justice in connection with the alleged interference by the judiciary...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): Apex Equity Holdings Bhd is being sued by its shareholder, Pinerains Sdn Bhd, which holds a 4.17% stake in the company as at March 29.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A former Treasury secretary-general told the court in Najib Razak’s corruption and abuse of power trial today that the former prime minister had called him to request that the pensione...
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SANICHI Technology Bhd saw 120 million shares or a 10.8% stake change hands for RM3 million in total, or at 2.5 sen apiece, half the last traded price of five sen on the open market on June 12.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): The Securities Commission regulatory framework on initial coin offering (ICO) will be finalised in the second half of this year, said deputy finance minister Datuk Amirudin Hamz...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 2): Lien Hoe Corp Bhd saw nearly one-third of its stake, comprising 108.55 million shares, cross off-market today.
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PETALING JAYA - The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has started a proceeding over the "flying car" project announced by the Entrepreneur Develop­ment Ministry.
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PETALING JAYA: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has started a probe into the “flying car” project announced by the Entrepreneur Develop­ment Ministry.
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PETALING JAYA: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has started a proceeding over the “flying car” project announced by the Entrepreneur Develop­ment Ministry.
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LONDON: Despite the uncertainty about the future of London property and Brexit woes, investor sentiment of the Malaysian-backed redevelopment Battersea project remains strong with the project generating decent residential sales volume in the last one year.
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LONDON (June 24): Investors’ confidence in the Malaysian-led Battersea Power Station redevelopment project in the city is solid despite Brexit woes.
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PETALING JAYA: The Education Ministry has sent a second letter (surat ulangan) to the Finance Ministry about the need for an extra RM3bil allocation to solve the issues faced by its contract workers.
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LONDON: British construction firms report having almost a third less work in the pipeline than a year ago, with Brexit and the collapse of larger contractors a major worry, an annual survey of subcontractors showed on Tuesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Journalist June HL Wong has always enjoyed compiling her work together in one place. It started in 1977 when she got her first byline in The Star. Wong would compile all her published pieces together in a simple notebook.
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LONDON: British economic growth almost halted last month as a modest expansion in the services sector barely offset weakness among manufacturers and construction firms caused by the Brexit crisis and weaker global growth, a business survey showed.
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KUALA LUMPUR: PublicInvest research maintained its neutral call on DKSH Holdings (M) Bhd with a lower target price of RM2.60 from RM2.75 previously following a weaker-than-expected earnings result.
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LONDON: Britain's economy is likely to grow less than the Bank of England forecast earlier this month as Brexit uncertainty hurts investment and productivity, Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden said on Thursday.
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LONDON: British car production collapsed last month by the largest amount since the global financial crisis as factories shut down for a Brexit that never came, industry figures showed on Thursday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: MAA Group Bhd’s major shareholder, the Melewar group's proposed plan to take it private through a selective capital reduction (SCR) failed.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 — Data centre TIME dotCom Berhad has seen increased growth in the first quarter of 2019, posting a consolidated group revenue of RM262.5 million.
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PETALING JAYA: Engineering and project management consultant HSS Engineers Bhd’s net profit dropped sharply to RM339,000 from RM881,000 in the first quarter to March 31 on the back of higher interest expense.
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PETALING JAYA: MBM Resources Bhd has received a notice from its largest shareholder, Med-Bumikar Mara Sdn Bhd, to propose Datuk Aminar Rashid Salleh as director in the company.
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NEW YORK: Uber Technologies Inc shares fell as much as 10% on Monday, doubling losses since its poorly-received Wall Street debut on Friday and raising more questions about investors' faith in its ability to make profits.
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KUALA LUMPUR:MBM Resources Bhd has received a notice from its largest shareholder, Med-Bumikar Mara Sdn Bhd to propose Datuk Aminar Rashid Salleh as director in the company.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Former president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd (Perodua) Datuk Aminar Rashid Salleh has been nominated as director in MBM Resources Bhd ...
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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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LONDON, May 10 — British finance minister Philip Hammond said today he was hopeful the United States and China would step back from a potential trade war that risked causing very serious damage to B...
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LONDON, May 10 — Britain’s economy grew by 0.5 per cent in the first quarter, boosted by companies stockpiling ahead of Brexit, official data showed today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): FGV Holdings Bhd said an agreement relating to business compliance and human rights programmes it signed with two government agencies has lapsed upon its expiry on March 29.
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TOKYO: Japan's Nikkei fell for a fourth day to a six-week low as investors remained cautious ahead of the next round of U.S-China trade talks, while SoftBank Corp and Yahoo Japan were under the spotlight after their alignment news.
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LONDON: British companies' demand for staff rose at the slowest rate since 2012 last month, according to a survey on Thursday that suggested the labour market, a bright spot in the economy ahead of Brexit, might be losing its shine.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): AMMB Holdings Bhd shares rose 3.15%, more than any full-day gain since Jan 7, while Malaysia's benchmark index declined.
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NEW YORK: Oil prices closed at their lowest in over a month on Tuesday as renewed doubts over a U.S.-China trade deal stoked concerns over global growth and on expectations that U.S. crude stockpiles could hit fresh 19-month highs
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NEW YORK: Oil futures edged higher in volatile trade on Monday as rising tensions between the United States and Iran buoyed prices after they touched a one-month low following U.S. President Donald Trump's threat that he may raise tariffs on Chinese goods.
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English voters frustrated with the deadlock over Brexit punished both Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives and the main opposition Labour Party in local elections, results showed on Friday.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah DAP today produced a receipt from the Sandakan Municipal Council (MPS) for the rental of 500 chairs after Barisan Nasional (BN) leaders questioned the use of government property f...
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LONDON, May 2 — The Bank of England looks set to leave interest rates on hold today and keep its options open for later in the year when it announces its first policy decision since the postponement...
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LONDON: The Bank of England looks set to leave interest rates on hold on Thursday and keep its options open for later in the year when it announces its first policy decision since the postponement of Britain's departure from the European Union
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LONDON: British holidaymakers are favouring destinations outside the European Union after repeated delays to Brexit discouraged travellers from booking early and prompted them to look further afield, travel firm Thomas Cook said on Monday
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BRUSSELS, April 26 — Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said yesterday a no-deal Brexit must be avoided “by all means” as Japanese firms have used Britain as the gateway to Europe and need orde...
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THE HAGUE, April 24 — Dutch brewer Heineken, the world’s second largest beer-maker, said today its profits rose 15 per cent in the first quarter of 2019 despite Easter being late in the year.
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LONDON, April 23 — European Union regulators are refusing to cut British-based banks any slack over bulking up in the bloc in preparation for Brexit, despite an extension to the process which some h...
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Notable filings BETWEEN April 1 and 5, notable shareholding changes in companies listed on Bursa Malaysia included the emergence of Chia Weng Lock as the new largest shareholder of Kuantan Flour Mills...
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This coming week, the focus will be on the meeting between Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) recorded a US$500 million or 0.49% increase in its international reserves to US$103.5 billion as at April 15, 2019, compared to the US$103 billion i...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) international reserves increased to US$103.5 billion as at April 15, 2019 from US$103 billion as of March 29, 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia's international reserves rose by US$500mil to US$103.50bil as at April 15, 2019 from two weeks ago.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here fixed July 19 for third parties who wish to contest the forfeiture of monies worth over RM48mil seized from seven bank accounts belonging to Tan Sri Larry Low Hock Peng, the father of fugitive businessman Jho Low, to appear before the court.
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UALA LUMPUR (April 19): The High Court here today fixed July 19 for third parties who wish to contest the forfeiture of monies worth over RM48 million seized from seven bank accounts belonging to Tan...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today fixed July 19 for third parties who wish to contest the forfeiture of monies worth over the RM48 million seized from seven bank accounts belonging to Tan Sri La...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — The High Court here today fixed July 19 for third parties who wish to contest the forfeiture of monies worth over RM48 million seized from seven bank accounts belonging to T...
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A powerful regulatory authority in New Mexico is requiring the state’s largest utility to bill Facebook US$39mil for a new transmission line construction.
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ON March 29, Lyft, the No 2 US ride-hailing player behind giant Uber Technologies, began trading on the tech-heavy Nasdaq bourse.
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LONDON, April 18 — British retail sales rose far more than expected in March, official data showed today, despite political uncertainty over Brexit and turmoil for department stores.
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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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TWO years after venturing into the cold chain logistics segment, Tasco Bhd’s endeavour has reached an inflection point as it welcomes a new institutional partner.
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THE second batch of government contract pharmacists selected for permanent fully registered pharmacist (FRP) posts was officially announced on March 29.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Eduspec Holdings Bhd saw its shares surged in early trade Monday, but it wasn’t clear what drove the sudden rush.
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LONDON, April 15 — A growing number of large British-based businesses are prioritising cashflow, fearing a downturn, as their view of the long-term economic impact of Brexit has darkened to its most...
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WASHINGTON, April 12 — British politicians could now take some time to find a way forward on Brexit, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said yesterday, after Prime Minister Theresa May agreed a de...
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NEW YORK: Uber Technologies Inc may face a cooler reception from investors than expected when it prices its initial public offering next month since smaller U.S. ride-hailing rival Lyft Inc’s aggressive stock launch and subsequent fall.
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MOSCOW, April 10 — Energy giant Shell today announced that it is leaving the joint project it was developing with Gazprom in Russia, following the Russian gas company’s decision to alter its confi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong today brushed off claims that the proposed amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution was done in haste, say...
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SAN FRANCISCO: Investors could get their first look at hundreds of pages of detailed information about Uber Technologies Inc. as soon as Thursday, as the ride-hailing giant gears up to publicly file for an initial public offering.
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LONDON, April 9 — Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) shut its UK plants yesterday for five days over Brexit, adding to other shutdowns to leave at least half the country's car production off-line in what could...
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LONDON, April 8 — Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) shuts its UK plants today for five days over Brexit, adding to other shutdowns to leave at least half the country’s car production off-line in what could ...
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LONDON, April 5 — The British pound steadied today after London requested another Brexit extension in the long-running saga, while global stocks mostly rose on hopes over China-US trade talks.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia's international reserves rose by US$400mil to to US$103bil as at March 29 from two weeks ago.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) increased to US$103 billion as at March 29.
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PUTRAJAYA: The by-election for the vacant Sandakan parliamentary seat in Sabah has been set for May 11.
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MARCH 29 — Malaysia has acceded to the Rome Statute, which means that Malaysian citizens are now subject to the International Criminal Court (ICC) if they commit atrocities like genocide, systematic...