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Topic: May 7

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KUALA LUMPUR: A Lebanese jewellery firm, which filed a RM60mil suit against Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor over 44 pieces of jewellery, has claimed that not all pieces were in the custody of the authority.
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Facebook increased the amount of content it restricted access to in Vietnam by over 500% in the last half of 2018, the US social media giant said in a report released on May 24, as the South-East Asian country ramps up its crackdown on online dissent.
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SINGAPORE: President Halimah Yacob and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong have extended their condolences to Malaysia's King after the death of his father, former Pahang ruler Sultan Ahmad Shah Al-Musta'...
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A Lebanese jewellery firm, which filed an RM60 million suit against former prime minister’s wife Rosmah Mansor over 44 pieces of jewellery, claimed that not all jewellery pieces were in the custody ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Lebanese jewellery firm, which filed an RM60 million suit against Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, wife of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak, over 44 pieces of jewellery clai...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Lebanese jewellery firm which filed an RM60 million suit against the former prime minister’s wife Rosmah Mansor over 44 pieces of jewellery claims that not all the items are in the...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A Lebanese jewellery firm, which filed an RM60mil suit against former prime minister's wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor over 44 pieces of jewellery, claims that not all jewellery pieces are in the custody of the authorities.
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The world's biggest videogame tournament, Dota 2 competition The International, is to start selling tickets for 2019's August 20-25 event in Shanghai, China on May 24.
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SHAH ALAM: UMW Holdings Bhd has set aside RM607mil for capital expenditure (capex) this year, which will see upgrading work at its car assembly plant in Shah Alam and the purchase of new heavy machinery to expand its leasing business.
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SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has said that the clemency petitions for a Malaysian who faces the death sentence were "carefully considered", in response to Malaysian media reports.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): National mortgage corporation Cagamas Bhd has issued commercial papers worth RM605 million to fund the purchase of housing loans and Islamic home financing from the domestic fin...
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THE largest off-market transaction during the week in review was at Bumi Armada Bhd, which saw 173.4 million shares, or 3% equity interest, cross in block trades.
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KUANTAN: Pahang’s Paduka Ayahanda Sultan Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah died at the National Heart Institute in Kuala Lumpur at 8.50am yesterday.
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KUANTAN • The former ruler of Pahang, Sultan Ahmad Shah, 88, died yesterday.
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ACCENDO Technologies Sdn Bhd, a behavioural science-based people-technology company announced the launch of Talent Pulse on May 7, a platform that combines talent measurement and career pathing into a...
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MIRI (May 22): A civil servant here lost RM1,096,800 after falling victim to the Macau scam early this month.
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KUANTAN, May 22 — The passing of Pahang’s Paduka Ayahanda Sultan Ahmad Shah Al Musta’in Billah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Abu Bakar is also felt by industry players and institutions of higher learning...
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MIRI: A civil servant here lost RM1,096,800 after falling victim to the Macau scam early this month.
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PETALING JAYA: The country's top cop has conveyed his condolences to Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah over the death of His Majesty's father.
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A civil servant in Miri lost RM1,096,800 after falling victim to the Macau scam early this month.
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MIRI: A civil servant here lost RM1,096,800 after falling victim to the Macau scam early this month.
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SHANGHAI, May 22 — The world’s biggest video game tournament, Dota 2 competition The International, is to start selling tickets for 2019’s August 20-25 event in Shanghai, China on May 24.
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KUANTAN (May 22): Pahang’s Paduka Ayahanda Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta'in Billah died at the National Heart Institute (IJN) in Kuala Lumpur at 8.50 am today.
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KUANTAN (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The former ruler of Pahang, Sultan Ahmad Shah, 88, passed away on Wednesday (May 22).
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PETALING JAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has coveyed his condolences to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah on the death of His Majesty's father.
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KUCHING, May 22 — Sarawak police are investigating the case of a civil servant allegedly losing over RM1 million to a Macau scam.
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KUANTAN: Pahang’s Paduka Ayahanda Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah died at the National Heart Institute (IJN) in Kuala Lumpur at 8.50am today.
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KUANTAN: Former Pahang ruler Sultan Ahmad Shah Al-Musta'in Billah died on Wednesday morning (May 22).
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KUANTAN (May 22): Pahang’s Paduka Ayahanda Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta'in Billah died at the National Heart Institute (IJN) in Kuala Lumpur at 8.50 am today.
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KUANTAN: The former Sultan of Pahang, Paduka Ayahanda Sultan Ahmad Shah Al-Musta'in Billah ibni Al Marhum Sultan Abu Bakar Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mu'adzam Shah, has passed away.
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The tenth anniversary of Minecraft brings with it an announcement for and a first look at new mobile game Minecraft Earth, due for a mid-2019 beta for iOS and Android.
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THIS week’s overnight policy rate (OPR) cut of 25 basis points by Bank Negara Malaysia met the expectations of most economists as concerns over stalling growth rise.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 20 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak remains the most potent political force working on Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) downfall, DAP’s Lim Kit Siangs said today.
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 18 ― The tenth anniversary of Minecraft brings with it an announcement for and a first look at new mobile game Minecraft Earth, due for a mid-2019 beta for iOS and Android.
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IF anybody thinks that Bank Negara decided to reduce interest rates solely because of the weakening global economic environment, they should think again.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): Standard Chartered Malaysia has lowered the interest rates for loans by 25 basis points with effect from May 14, following the cut in overnight policy rate (OPR) to 3% from 3.25...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): After a 20 basis points (bps) cut to its Base Rate (BR) and Base Lending Rate (BLR) just a week ago, Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has reduced both rates by a further 5 bps each...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The lawyer of businessman Low Taek Jo’s mother told a court today that he had been authorised by his client to receive the notice of motion served on her for property forfeiture.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The lawyer for businessman Low Taek Jo, or Jho Low’s, mother said he had been authorised by his client to receive the notice of motion served on her for property forfeiture.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): Standard Chartered Malaysia has lowered the interest rates for loans by 25 basis points with effect from May 14, following the cut in overnight policy rate (OPR) to 3% from 3.25...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): After a 20 basis points (bps) cut to its Base Rate (BR) and Base Lending Rate (BLR) just a week ago, Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has reduced both rates by a further 5 bps each...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The lawyer of businessman Low Taek Jho or Jho Low's mother says he has been authorised by his client to receive the notice of motion served on her for property forfeiture.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): While Jho Low's mother Goh Gaik Ewe has yet to receive the cause papers in relation to the government's move to recover assets belonging to her, former premier Datuk Seri Najib ...
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LONDON, May 17 — The Bank of England, preparing for a possible no-deal Brexit, is trying to harness reams of real-time digital data on traffic jams, card payments and shipping in case it has to make...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): While Jho Low's mother Goh Gaik Ewe has yet to receive the cause papers in relation to the government's move to recover assets belonging to her, former premier Datuk Seri Najib ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): The government today added another piece of jewellery to the list of 11,990 pieces of jewellery which it wants to forfeit from OBYU Holdings Sdn Bhd.
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SINGAPORE, May 16 — The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has called on food delivery companies to do more to prevent the misuse of their accounts after two foreigners were caught working illegally as deli...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): Frontken Corp Bhd shares rose 3.47% in active trade at mid-morning today following a positive technical outlook on the stock.
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KOTA KINABALU: An aerospace training centre at the Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park (KKIP) is expected to start operations by May next year.
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SINGAPORE (ANN): Food delivery companies Foodpanda and Deliveroo are being investigated by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) after two Malaysians were caught working illegally as food delivery riders.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): RHB Retail Research said Frontken Corp Bhd may rise higher after it formed another white candle and breached above the RM1.40 mark.
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PETALING JAYA: The ringgit has hit a new low for the year, following continued uncertainty from the ongoing US-China trade war which has intensified over the past few days.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A 14-year-old boy was charged at the Ampang Magistrate’s Court here today with abusing a cat and for causing mischief by setting fire to a lorry, last week.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 — A 14-year-old boy was charged at the Ampang Magistrate's Court here today with abusing a cat and for causing mischief by setting fire to a lorry, last week.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador has advised Malaysians to avoid being provocative or to fight over petty issues.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The other three members of the Islamic State (IS) "wolf pack" cell that planned to assassinate four VIPs and launch large-scale attacks on non-Muslim houses of worship are believed to be still in the country, says the nation's top cop.
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ON May 7, Bank Negara revised downwards the overnight policy rate (OPR) by a quarter percentage point (or 25 basis points in banking jargon).
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REFERRING to the report “Dr Dzul: Thorough discussion, studies needed to separate prescribing and dispensing medicine” (TheStarOnline at bit.ly/3051MnG, May 7), we in the Medical Practitioners Coa...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Banks in Malaysia will benefit from the recent cut in the overnight policy rate (OPR) if the move results in a higher loan growth, according to AmBank Group chief executive officer Datuk Sulaiman Mohd Tahir (pic).
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): Bank Muamalat Malaysia Bhd is reducing its base rate (BR) and base financing rate (BFR) by 25 basis points from 4.06% and 7.06% annually, to 3.81% and 6.81% annually respectivel...
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Global funds have bypassed Malaysia in favour of other countries after they failed to see the reform brought by Pakatan Harapan, Bloomberg reports.
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Twitter now lets you retweet with GIF comments, Instagram is updating a handful of user policies, and Facebook will help you celebrate your birthday online.
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Malaysian police have arrested four men who they said were planning to attack temples and churches, and kill high-profile individuals, to avenge the death of a Malay-Muslim fireman who died from injur...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested four men who were believed to have been planning terror attacks and assassinations in Malaysia to avenge the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Four men have been arrested by Malaysian police for plotting assassinations and big-scale terror attacks in the Klang Valley.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Four suspected militants have been detained in Malaysia in connection with terror and assassination plots to "avenge" the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Moh...
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KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - A year after Malaysia's historic election, public euphoria surrounding the new government has evaporated.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Four suspected militants have been detained in connection with terror and assassination plots to “avenge” the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 — The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) revealed today they have apprehended four men who were planning terror attacks and assassinations in Malaysia in the Muslim holy fasting mont...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A year after Malaysia’s historic election, public euphoria surrounding the new government has evaporated. And investors are losing patience too.
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JOHOR BAHRU: Crime in Johor Bahru has fallen this year, according to figures announced by Johor police deputy chief Mohd Kamarudin Md Din on Sunday (May 12).
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(May 13): A year after Malaysia’s historic election, public euphoria surrounding the new government has evaporated.
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JOHOR BARU: The crime index in Johor Baru has dropped by 17.64% from Jan 1 to May 7, compared to the corresponding period last year, said Johor Police deputy chief Datuk Mohd Kamarudin Md Din (pix).
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JOHOR BARU, May 12 — The crime index in Johor Baru has dropped by 17.64 per cent from Jan 1 to May 7, compared to the corresponding period last year, said Johor Police deputy chief Datuk Mohd Kamaru...
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SANDAKAN: The Sandakan parliamentary by-election ended with the police saying that the turnout stood at 54.22% at 5pm Saturday (May 11), lower than Election Commission's target of 70%.
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SANDAKAN: Polling centres for the Sandakan by-election have recorded a 37% voter turnout as of 1pm on Saturday (May 11).
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SANDAKAN (May 11): Twenty-seven percent voter turnout has been recorded for the Sandakan Parliamentary by-election from the moment the polling centres were opened at 7.30am until 11am today.
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SANDAKAN: Twelve-percent voter turnout has been recorded for the Sandakan parliamentary by-election from the moment the polling centres were opened at 7.30am until 9am today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit is expected to be volatile against the US dollar next week given that global investors would try to get a better reading on US-China trade ties moving forward and their impli...
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SANDAKAN: A total of 136 policemen have been stationed at 19 voting centers for the Sandakan by-election from 7.30am to 5pm today.
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SANDAKAN (Bernama): Polling centres for the Sandakan by-election have recorded a 12% voter turnout as of 9am on Saturday (May 11).
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SANDAKAN: Polling for the Sandakan parliamentary by-election began as soon as 19 polling stations involving 90 polling streams opened at 7.30am today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 ― The ringgit is expected to trade in volatile mode against the US dollar next week given that global investors would try to get a better reading on US-China trade ties moving f...
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SANDAKAN, May 11 ― A total of 136 policemen have been stationed at 19 voting centers for the Sandakan by-election from 7.30am to 5pm today.
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Polling for the Sandakan parliamentary by-election began as soon as 19 polling stations involving 90 polling streams opened at 7.30am today.
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SANDAKAN, May 11 ― Polling for the Sandakan parliamentary by-election began as soon as 19 polling stations involving 90 polling streams opened at 7.30am today.
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SANDAKAN (Bernama): Polling for the Sandakan parliamentary by-election began as soon as 19 polling stations involving 90 polling streams opened at 7.30am on Saturday (May 11).
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 10): CIMB Bank Bhd and CIMB Islamic Bank Bhd will revise down their base rate (BR), base lending rate (BLR), and base financing rate (BFR) by 0.25% effective May 15 in line with the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 10): CIMB Bank Bhd and CIMB Islamic Bank Bhd will revise down their base rate (BR), base lending rate (BLR), and base financing rate (BFR) by 0.25% effective May 15 in line with the ...
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NATHANIEL Tan’s article, “Universities need to focus on genuine quality, not obsess over rank” (TheStarOnline at https://bit.ly/2V35Lxn, May 7) was a welcome rush of oxygen to academics under mi...
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SINGAPORE (May 10): Palm oil may revisit its May 6 low of RM1,970 per tonne, as suggested by its wave pattern and a retracement analysis.
Palm oil | Wang Tao | SINGAPORE | RM2 | RM2 | Reuters | 4 | 6 | 179 | 034 | 10 | 970 | 970 | 4 | 218 | 896 | 019 | 38.2 | 050 | 967 | 7 | 2 | 050 | 114.6 | RM1 | 967 | RM2 | 896 | RM2 | 034 | RM2 | 050 | RM2 | 019 | RM1 | 970 | RM2 | 179 | 2 | 050 ringgit | RM2 | 218 | RM1 | 970 | May 7 | May 6 | May 10
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GEORGE TOWN: A 35-year-old jobless man was splashed with hot water by his father following a quarrel over money.
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Rankings were compiled by categorising Instagram posts from different destinations by hashtag in the year to March 2019.
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The creative director of Google's emoji program announced that the company is launching 53 new gender fluid emoji this week for Pixel phones as part of a beta release.
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The first major self-driving taxi service needed six months to reach 1,000 customers, another sign that growth may be slow companies try to build businesses around autonomous vehicles.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): Shares in Gadang Holdings Bhd dipped 1.16% after it proposed a private placement to raise up to RM62.12 million via the issue of up to 82.825 million new ordinary shares, represe...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Gadang Holdings Bhd’s shares fell almost 3% after announcing that it intended to raise RM62.12mil through private placement.
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IBM Corp has pledged to the world’s IT developers and executives to keep Red Hat Inc as an independently run company, according to its chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) Ginni Rometty.
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When Google introduced the next version of its Android operating system at its Google I/O developer conference, it also previewed a new feature that could give a massive boost to video viewing on the go: Live Caption will allow Android users to turn on captions for any video running on their devices.
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Ryan Reynolds appeared to have found a pirated pre-release copy of Pokémon Detective Pikachu – and then made the ill-advised move to share it with his 13 million-plus fans on Twitter.