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Topic: May 27

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SCOMI Group Bhd is in need of a clear business plan to convince investors that the balance sheet restructuring the group — which manufactures monorail train sets and provides oilfield and marine ser...
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KOTA KINABALU: Experts are pushing for a collaboration on wildlife preservation between Malaysia and Indonesia, saying this would be the best bet for the country’s conservation efforts which have be...
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PETRA Energy Bhd (code: 5133) continued its recovery on Friday, gapping up at the opening bell as it headed towards the overhead 100-day simple moving average (SMA).
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Alif being led away by personnel from the Special Branch Counter-Terrorism Division (E8). KOTA KINABALU: A 21-year-old Indonesian man who was allegedly involved in a terrorist group was sentenced to ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The lawyer representing the family of Ivana Smit is unhappy with the delay in the handing over of the notes of proceedings of the inquest into the Dutch model’s death.
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Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg (above) said today that Sarawak is looking at producing hydrogen and other commodities to derive revenue for the state's coffers through the imposition of a sales tax...
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KUCHING: Sarawak is looking at producing hydrogen and other commodities to derive revenue for the state’s coffers through the imposition of a sales tax, says Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Joha...
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KUCHING (June 18): Sarawak is looking at producing hydrogen and other commodities to derive revenue for the state’s coffers through the imposition of a sales tax, says Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi ...
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Notable filings FROM May 27 to 30, notable changes in shareholding included those at plantation counter United Malacca Bhd (UMB). Prosper Palm Oil Mill Sdn Bhd tightened its grip on UMB by accumulatin...
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The Kuala Lumpur High Court today heard that senior counsel Muhammad Shafee Abdullah's (above) claim that the prosecution's "forum shopping" was mala fide (bad faith) was a mere red herring, Senior fe...
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JOHOR BAHRU (June 13): The Johor State Government is confident that its recent trade missions to China to attract investments from manufacturers affected by the United States-China trade war will begi...
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LIMA/SHANGHAI: China's Huawei has applied to trademark its "Hongmeng" operating system (OS) in at least nine countries and Europe, data from a U.N. body shows, in a sign it may be deploying a back-up plan in key markets as U.S. sanctions threaten its business model.
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THE trading week was shortened by the Nuzul Quran holiday on May 22.
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GEORGE TOWN (June 13): The Penang Government will take stern action against factories that are illegally processing plastic waste, said State Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Laywer Syazlin Mansor has returned to represent fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim’s family at the inquest into his death after her sudden withdrawal last month.
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GEORGE TOWN (June 12): The Penang Government will take stern action against factories that are illegally processing plastic waste, said State Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government will take stern action against factories that are illegally processing plastic waste, said state Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman Phee Boon...
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KUALA LUMPUR: There have been attempts to disrupt the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, claims lawyer Syazlin Mansor, who has decided to continue representing the deceased fireman's family.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Syazlin Mansor, who withdrew last month as counsel for the family of Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim in the inquest into his death, today said she would continue to represent them.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer Syazlin Mansor says she has decided to continue to represent Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim at the inquest into the fireman's death.
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THERE seems to be a hint of optimism about Bumi Armada Bhd after the offshore services provider announced markedly better financial results for the first quarter of its financial year ending Dec 31, 2...
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IT is coming to “Dad’s” time of year with Father’s Day approaching on June 16. And you’re probably scouring the shops physically and online looking for the perfect gift to honour yours.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew said Tam, the last male rhinocerous in Malaysia which has died, would “live on” at the Sabah Museum.
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KOTA KINABALU: After the death of its last male Sumatran rhino, Sabah is hoping that Indonesia will accept its proposal for a breeding programme despite not having signed 13 memorandums of understandi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police have crippled a syndicate using Malaysia as a transit nation to smuggle Sri Lankan immigrants to Europe with the arrest of 11 individuals.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police have crippled a Malaysian-linked syndicate that used the country as a transit point to smuggle Sri Lankans to European nations.
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KOTA KINABALU: Wildlife Rescue Unit (WRU) rangers are trying to reunite a baby Borneo pygmy elephant, which strayed into a plantation in Tawau, with its mother.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police have crippled a syndicate using Malaysia as a transit nation to smuggle Sri Lankan immigrants to Europe, with the arrest of three Malaysians and eight Sri Lankans.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 8 — Police have crippled a syndicate using Malaysia as a transit nation to smuggle Sri Lankan immigrants to Europe with the arrest of 11 individuals.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Police have crippled a syndicate using Malaysia as a transit nation to smuggle Sri Lankan immigrants to Europe with the arrest of 11 individuals.
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FUKUOKA, June 8 — France is ready to consider paring back its 15-per cent stake in Renault in the interests of consolidating the automaker’s alliance with Japanese partner Nissan, Finance Minister...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A human trafficking syndicate believed to be smuggling Sri Lankan nationals to European countries has been crippled by police here.
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REVIEW: The FBM KLCI’s 50-point rally over the final week of May put the index on a better technical footing, halting a downtrend that returned the index to 2016 lows.
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Milan: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV abruptly withdrew its offer to combine with Renault SA after the French carmaker’s board – on the brink of approving the deal – postponed a decision for a second time.
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This article first appeared as 'Tough terrain for tourism' in the May 27, 209, 2019 issue of The Edge Malaysia In 2016, an Indian national’s 8 days/7 nights holiday to Malaysia with his wife, parent...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — The termination of several senior government officials in July 2015, dubbed the “week of long knives”, must be investigated fully to prevent a recurrence, DAP veteran Lim ...
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PARIS, June 6 — Fiat Chrysler said yesterday it was withdrawing its US$35 billion (RM146.1 billion) merger offer for Renault.
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PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Najib Razak tonight questioned the withdrawal of a lawyer’s services from the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.
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KOTA KINABALU: WWF-Malaysia has called on the government to enhance diplomatic efforts with Indonesia to prevent the extinction of the Sumatran rhino in Malaysia.
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Japanese game developers Square Enix Holdings Co and Colopl Inc surged after announcing a new location-based mobile title based on the Dragon Quest series.
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TAIPING: A 17-year old boy and his friend were charged in the magistrate’s court here today with illegal money lending and threatening the borrower, last month.
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TAIPING, June 3 — A 17-year old boy and his friend were charged in the Magistrate’s Court here today with illegal money lending and threatening the borrower, last month.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 3): Malaysian palm oil futures fell by more than 2% to a one-week low on Monday evening for a third straight day of falls, weighed down by broad weakness in global equities and comm...
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KOTA KINABALU: Deputy Chief Minister Christina Liew will lead a delegation from Sabah to Jakarta to resume talks on the possibility of breeding the nation’s last Sumatran rhino through advanced repr...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 3): EA Technique (M) Bhd is planning to file an application to set aside the payment claim by Malaysia Marine Heavy Engineering Sdn Bhd (MMHE) in relation to a dispute concerning a ...
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PETALING JAYA, June 3 — Zuraida Kamaruddin accepted responsibility for the appointment of private lawyer Syazlin Mansor to represent her Housing and Local Government Ministry and the Fire & Rescue D...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 — Zuraida Kamaruddin today said she has the final decision on selecting a suitable lawyer to represent the Housing and Local Government Ministry as well as the Fire and Rescue D...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Ewein Bhd’s net profit rose 9.9% to RM13.24mil in the third quarter ended March 31, against RM12.05mil posted in the same quarter a year ago.
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PETALING JAYA: A deputy public prosecutor will be appointed to represent the Housing and Local Government Ministry and the Fire and Rescue Department at the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.
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SEOUL: Japan Airlines Co Ltd (JAL) may expand a joint venture with Malaysia Airlines to cover US flights and other Asian routes in the future, the Japanese carrier’s president said.
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SEOUL (June 2): Japan Airlines Co Ltd (JAL) may expand a joint venture with Malaysia Airlines to cover U.S. flights and other Asian routes in the future, the Japanese carrier's president said.
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GURUN: An unempoyed man was charged at the magistrate’s court here today with the murder of his two-year-old stepson in Yan last month.
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GURUN (Bernama): An unemployed man was charged at the Magistrate’s Court here on Sunday (June 2) with the murder of his two-year-old stepson in Yan last month.
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GURUN, June 2 — An unempoyed man was charged at the Magistrate’s Court here today with the murder of his two-year-old stepson in Yan last month.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 2 — A new deputy public prosecutor (DPP) will represent the Housing and Local Government Ministry along with the Fire and Rescue Services Department in the ongoing inquest into th...
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PETALING JAYA: Eleven poachers were nabbed last month in an effort by the Wildlife and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) to combat poaching.
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SHAH ALAM (Bernama): The governments of Malaysia and Indonesia will both work together to ensure the success of the Sumatran rhino breeding programme in order to save the species in Sabah.
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SIBU: The secondary school teacher who died at the Sibu Hospital's intensive care unit had her liver and kidney successfully harvested during an operation performed by doctors from Kuala Lumpur.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): An NGO has lodged a police report over a viral video claiming that the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim in a riot was a government-orchestrated conspiracy carried out by the Attorney General.
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IPOH (May 31): The Perak state government will hold further discussions with hoteliers on the 50% distribution of its tourism tax collection to the state government commencing this year.
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Education Minister Maszlee Malik took to Twitter to express his grief over the death of a secondary school teacher in Sabah.
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IPOH: The village chief who was arrested in Perak Tengah earlier this week for selling fireworks and illicit cigarettes will remain innocent, until proven guilty.
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 31 — Little Friends: Dogs & Cats makes up for the lack of Nintendogs on Nintendo Switch, Cricket 19 arrives ahead of a stretch of international bat and ball across PlayStation, Xb...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 31 — Political analysts called out the government for its lack of co-ordination and competency following the withdrawal by a lawyer representing the Housing and Local Government Mi...
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IPOH (May 30): The Perak state government will hold further discussions with hoteliers on the 50% distribution of its tourism tax collection to the state government commencing this year.
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MECCA (Bernama): Datuk Seri Wan Azizah Wan Ismail will be leading a Malaysian delegation to the 14th Session of the Islamic Summit Conference (OIC Summit) in Saudi Arabia on Friday (May 31).
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SIBU: A secondary school teacher, who was admitted to the intensive care unit of Sibu Hospital after she fainted while giving additional lessons in school, has died.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 30): Country Garden Danga Bay Sdn Bhd (CGDSB) has won an appeal against the Johor housing tribunal's award of RM50,000 to a purchaser, Ho Chee Kian.
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I REFER to the reports “MCA: Does council have licence to kill?” (The Star, May 25) and “Animal welfare groups hold demo in Ipoh” (May 27) on the response of several animal welfare groups and ...
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KOTA KINABALU: The government should urgently look into issues of Sabah's illegal immigrants and stateless persons in the aftermath of the murder of a Grab car driver recently, says Kota Marudu PKR division chief Sazalye Donol.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 30): Shares surge 14% at 9:03am in Kuala Lumpur, steepest increase since May 27, 2016, after the budget carrier announced a surprise 90 sen/share special dividend.
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KOTA KINABALU: Angry internet users have tracked down what are believed to be the social media accounts of two men suspected of robbing and murdering a Grab car driver, which have seen a flood of heat...
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PETALING JAYA: A sinkhole on the North-South Expressway near Ipoh has been patched up and the highway is operating as usual, says PLUS Malaysia Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 29): Country Garden Danga Bay Sdn Bhd (CGDSB) has won an appeal against the Johor housing tribunal's award of RM50,000 to a purchaser, Ho Chee Kian.
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KANGAR (Bernama): A man suspected of causing the death of his six-month-old baby at his house in Kampung Baroh here last Saturday (May 25) was remanded on Wednesday (May 29).
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah state government is agreeable to the idea of preserving the remains of Tam, the last male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia, but noted it is not an easy feat.
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KOTA KINABALU: Grab Malaysia has extended its condolences to the family of Mohd Hanafiee Jaafar, the driver of the e-hailing service who was recently murdered in a robbery here.
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IPOH: A stretch on the North-South Expressway heading north near Gunung Lang will be temporarily closed off to traffic to fix a sinkhole at KM272. In a statement released on its website, PLUS Malaysi...
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WE refer to the letter “Over nine million vehicles running with faulty brakes in Malaysia” (The Star, May 27).
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IPOH: A stretch on the North-South Expressway heading north near Gunung Lang will be temporarily closed off to traffic to fix a sinkhole at KM272.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares in Tasek Corp Bhd jumped 9.3% in early trade Wednesday following a takeover offer by Hong Leong Group in deal worth an estimated RM128.61mil.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 29 — The Ministry of Home Affairs will have a meeting with representatives of the states including the village heads and members of the public to find an effective solution in tack...
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Historical battle strategy 'Total War: Three Kingdoms' profits from its decision to take on China, 'Tales From The Borderlands' enjoys a last hurrah amid uncertainty about its future, comedy shopper 'Eat The Rich surfs online popularity, and 'Five Nights At Freddy's' prepares to go VR.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 28): Piling and engineering specialist Ikhmas Jaya Group Bhd said today it has surrendered an RM198.98 million project to upgrade the Kajang Hospital, in Selangor, back to its client...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 28): Singapore-listed Hong Leong Asia Ltd, which controls about 80.08% in cement maker Tasek Corp Bhd via two wholly-owned subsidiaries, wants to take Tasek Corp private in a deal wo...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The issue on a significant rise in electricity bill and public outcry over the matter will be taken to the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday (May 29), says Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Lawyer Syazlin Mansor should not have withdrawn herself completely from the inquest into the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim if uncovering the truth was the ultimate goal, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 27): The Government is planning to embark on a digital mapping process to identify underground water resources nationwide, said Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier J...
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SEOUL (THE KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Fugitive Malaysian businessman Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, has been implicated in a burgeoning scandal in South Korea where sexual services were a...
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SEOUL, South Korea (ANN): Fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, has been implicated in a scandal here where sexual services were allegedly arranged by YG Entertainment head Yang Hyun-suk for foreign investors during dinner parties, according to an investigative TV program reporter.
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KUANTAN (Bernama): The offer price is RM1,200, yet a gullible buyer ended up paying RM2,950 for an iPhone.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 27): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said that there has yet to be a decision made on reducing toll rates in the country.
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KOTA KINABALU: Missing Grab driver Mohd Hanafiee Jaffar, 27, was murdered in a robbery and two suspects have been detained, say the police.
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IPOH, Perak: Malaysia’s Department of Environment (DOE) on Monday (May 27) refuted media reports on the presence of an unmanaged plastic waste dump in the jungles of Ipoh.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 27): OSK Holdings Bhd’s net profit rose 21.8% to RM91.36 million in the first quarter ended March 31, 2019 (1QFY19), from RM75.02 million a year ago despite weaker revenue.
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BRAZN Pte Ltd, headquartered in Singapore since 2016 with offices and businesses in Thailand and Malaysia, on May 27 inked a US$3.65 million (RM15.27 million) seed investment by Tin Men Fund I, a Sout...
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IPOH: The trade in plastic waste must be stopped, says Consumer Association of Penang.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 28): CIMB IB Research has maintained its “Add” rating on RHB Bank Bhd at RM5.65 with an unchanged target price of RM6.50 and said RHB Bank’s 1Q19 net profit was within expectat...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 28): CIMB IB Research has maintained its FBM KLCI target of 1,638 points for end-2019 and said based on its assessment, the KLCI constituents are likely to remain status quo post the...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 27): Lawyer Syazlin Mansor was removed from representing the Housing and Local Government Ministry in the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim for fear of conf...