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OSLO (July 20):  Recent research in Norway showed that reading from mobile and computer screens has a negative impact on one's concentration and patience, Xinhua news agency reported quoted public br...
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XIAN: Aiways, the Shanghai-based personal mobility provider, has started what is believed to be the longest point-to-point drive of a prototype electric vehicle ever attempted.
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Theaters in five remaining territories still showing Pokémon Detective Pikachu propelled the adventure movie past US$436mil (RM1.79bil) worldwide, a new record for films based on video games.
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OSLO (July 16): Telenor ASA shares fell the most in over a year after the biggest phone carrier in the Nordic region cut its full-year outlook, as it struggles amid increased competition in key market...
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The social media pages for celebrity chef Redzuawan Ismail's restaurant is being peppered with liberal doses of negative reviews.
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NEW DELHI: Motorists in India, home to some of the world's most polluted cities, can now buy a fully-fledged electric car after Hyundai unveiled a model that can travel 452km on one charge.
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In Oslo, a funeral home offers the dearly departed a trip to their final resting place in an eye-catching electric hearse, as electric vehicles take over the roads in the Scandinavian country.
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BANGI: Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok is optimistic Malaysia will be able to achieve 100% sustainable palm oil production by January 2020 despite only 36% of palm oil growers attaining the Mal...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 — Settlers in Federal Land Authority (Felda) schemes must do more to improve their lot beyond waiting for government subsidies and assistance, celebrity chef Datuk Redzuawan Ism...
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The Association for Community and Dialogue (ACID) is concerned about the statement by PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang that the asset declaration initiative was derived from communist and socialist phil...
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KUCHING: Difficulty in locating mid-sized oil palm plantation owners has resulted in the government’s failure to achieve a higher percentage of Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification in...
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BRAZILIA, July 3 ― A historic trade pact between South American countries and the EU is expected to pave the way to similar deals with Canada and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) this year...
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A magnetic robot resembling a mini quad bike and a four metre snake-like machine are among the new tools that Norway, Europe's second-largest gas exporter after Russia, says will help cut maintenance time at its gas plants and keep supplies flowing.
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OSLO: US industrial conglomerate Eaton, which uses second-hand Nissan electric vehicle batteries to power buildings, is in talks with up to six European football stadiums to help power their facilitie...
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Mini will unveil its all-electric plug-in vehicle on 9th July 2019 and it’s expected to be the Cooper S E. This is the production model of the Mini Electric concept that was shown in 2017.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Malaysia's attractiveness as an investment destination took a hit following its addition to the US's watchlist on currency manipulation, along with declining yields following B...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign bond investors’ risk aversion is unlikely to abate in near term, RAM Ratings says, though there was a decline in net foreign outflow in May compared with April.
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Conghui presenting Geometry A. Geely believes in keeping to its word, notably when it said in 2015 that more than 90% of the vehicles it would sell by 2020 would be ‘electric’ cars, either in pure...
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LONDON: European countries that sell various goods to Malaysia may be asked to stop tarnishing the image of palm oil.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — Bursa Malaysia closed higher today, buoyed by buying in selected heavyweights and blue chips, mainly telco, plantation and transportation and logistics counters.
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With visibility sometimes reduced to under 50 metres, driving through the torrential rain in Malaysia can be an absolute nightmare and let’s not even start with the parking that can be almost imposs...
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LONDON: European countries that sell various goods to Malaysia can be asked to stop tarnishing the image of palm oil, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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LONDON (June 18): European countries that sell various goods to Malaysia can be asked to stop tarnishing the image of palm oil, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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CYBERJAYA, June 17 — The merger plan between Axiata Group Bhd of Malaysia and Norway’s Telenor Group is still at the proposal stage, says Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo.
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LONDON: The outlook for oil demand growth in 2019 has dimmed due to worsening prospects for world trade, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Friday, although stimulus packages and developing countries should boost growth going into 2020.
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Two oil tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews have been evacuated, shipping firms and industry sources said on Thursday, a month after a similar incident in which fou...
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OSLO, June 12 — Norway's US$1 trillion (RM4.16 trillion) sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its US$1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 p...
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 7 ― Google yesterday released new details about its video game streaming service Stadia, which will be available in 14 countries starting in November.
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SHAH ALAM, June 5 — Malaysians should appreciate and cherish the prevailing prosperity and unity in the country, says Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo.
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OSLO: Norway is having its own Yellow Vest moment as a growing backlash against road tolls threatens to overwhelm the political establishment.
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TARGETING inequalities in the agri-value chain in Asia, the team of youth delegates behind AgriMatch, a mobile application that uses geolocation to connect farmers to middlemen and vice versa, has won...
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Digital downloads may involve less plastic than the CDs and vinyl of previous generations, but they require a lot of energy to produce, store and play.
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A missing person case set in a village in the dramatic fjord landscape of western Norway – that's 'Draugen', a new game from Norwegian developer Red Thread Games.
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TOKYO: Strategic alliances with international telecommunication giants are necessary for the country to acquire and keep up with technology, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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TOKYO: Strategic alliances with international telecommunication giants are necessary for the country to acquire and keep up with technology, according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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TOKYO: Strategic alliances with international telecommunication giants are necessary for the country to acquire and keep up with technology, said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 31 — Strategic alliances with international telecommunication giants are necessary for the country to acquire and keep up with technology, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mo...
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TOKYO (Bernama): Strategic alliances with international telecommunication giants are necessary for Malaysia to acquire and keep up with technology, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Opensignal has published its latest Global State of Mobile Network Experience report and it appears that Malaysian mobile operators have shown some improvement in the past quarter.
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Facebook has long resisted making declarations about the truthfulness of posts that could open it up to charges of censorship or political bias.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 30): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has asked for more details on the planned merger of the Asian telecommunications operations of Norway’s Telenor ASA and Axiata Group Bhd...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has asked for more details on the planned merger of the Asian telecommunications operations of Norway’s Telenor ASA and Axiata Group Bhd on concerns over potential job losses.
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LETTER | Full credit must go to Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin for the decision to order foreign plastic wastes to be sent back to their respective co...
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OSLO: Oil and gas companies working in Norway have hiked their 2019 and 2020 investment forecasts as they add more field development plans, a survey by the country’s statistics agency (SSB) showed.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia must be firm and impose a total ban on plastic waste imports, said The Consumer Association of Penang (CAP).“It does not only harm the environment but is a burden to taxpayers who have to absorb the cost of cleaning up.
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OSLO: Oil and gas companies working in Norway have hiked their 2019 and 2020 investment forecasts as they add more field development plans, a survey by the country’s statistics agency (SSB) showed on Tuesday.
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PORT KLANG: Some 3,000 metric tonnes of plastic waste in 60 containers, illegally brought into the country, are ready to be shipped back to their countries of origin, Energy, Science, Technology, Envi...
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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 ― Telecommunications firm Axiata Group Bhd dismissed claims that its merger with Norway-based Telenor ASA's Asian operations is akin to selling Malaysian interest to a foreign c...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 28): Axiata Group Bhd says the proposed merging of its business with Norway-based Telenor ASA's Asian operations is "a merger of equals" and not about one company taking over the oth...
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OSLO, May 27 — US stock market operator Nasdaq said today it was withdrawing its offer of nearly €700 million (RM3.3 billion) to acquire the Oslo Stock Exchange, clearing the way for its European ...
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With the imminent market debut of the cute little Honda e, Honda is now accepting orders in UK, Germany, France and Norway.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 24): Ringgit heads for a fourth week of losses as a slump in crude prices hurts the outlook for Malaysia’s public finances.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian capital has emerged as the fifth most expensive city to buy a new Volkswagen Golf, but is the fourth cheapest city to buy petrol, says a Deutsche Bank (DB) survey of 55 ma...
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AS Axiata Group Bhd and Norway’s Telenor Group confirmed on May 6 that they are in talks for a mega merger, it is clear that the Malaysian aspect is the crux of the deal.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 — Malaysia’s capital is the fifth most expensive city to buy a new mid-size car when compared against 54 other cities globally, but ironically has the fourth cheapest petrol p...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): To increase transparency and provide clarity to the industry on the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)'s approach when assessing mergers and acquisitions ...
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Teams of drones are about to start policing the skies of some of the world’s busiest shipping ports. Their target? Environmental rule-breakers.
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WEARY of public listed companies that continue to not take their corporate governance responsibilities seriously, the Securities Commission Malaysia is considering naming and shaming them in its next ...
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Transportation management system provider Abivin took home the grand prize of US$1 million in funding at the 2019 Startup World Cup, a series of global pitch contests organized by Pegasus Tech Venture...
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PUTRAJAYA: The recent amendment to the classification of plastic waste under the Basel Convention, an international treaty, will help Malaysia restrict the import of such wastes from other countries more effectively, says Yeo Bee Yin.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The recent amendment to the classification of plastic wastes under the Basel Convention, an international treaty, will help Malaysia restrict the import of such waste from other countries more effectively, says Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 17 — The recent amendment to the classification of plastic wastes under the Basel Convention, an international treaty, will help Malaysia restrict the import of such wastes from other...
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WITH the recent handing over of the ITA-AITES Flag to Malaysia, the annual World Tunnel Congress (WTC), a foremost global gathering of the greatest tunnelling minds and expertise, will next convene on...
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What do China and Norway have in common?
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PARIS, May 16 — World leaders and top technology firms unveiled a range of commitments yesterday to curb the posting and spread of extremist violence and hate speech on the internet, aiming to stop ...
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Representatives of Venezuela’s government and the opposition have travelled to Norway to discuss potential options following a failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro, according to four opp...
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NORWAY’S Telenor Group and Malaysia’s Axiata Group Bhd are in discussions regarding a potential merger of their telecom and infrastructure assets in the Asian region.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign investors reduced their holdings in Malaysian Government Securities (MGS) by RM9.8bil to RM180.1bil in April – the lowest level since March 2017, Malaysian Rating Corporation Bhd (MARC) said.
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CONNECTIVITY and smart devices are almost a ubiquity in modern day life. As technology continues to advance, more and more gadgets and appliances will be operated independent of human intervention.
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PETALING JAYA: A cut in the statutory reserve requirement (SRR) may be in the offing if liquidity in the banking system is further impacted by foreign capital outflows amid the external headwinds and domestic uncertainties.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 ― Bursa Malaysia is expected to trend lower next week, under pressure by a weak ringgit, commodities prices and Wall Street’s performance.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 10): The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will make a decision pertaining to the proposed merger between Axiata Group Bhd and Norway's Telenor Group once it ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Communication and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo will issue a statement on the proposed merger deal between Axiata Group Bhd and Norway’s Telenor Group today.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 9): Communication and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said he will issue a statement on the proposed merger deal between Axiata Group Bhd and Norway’s Telenor Group tomorrow.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 9): Communication and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo will be releasing a statement in relation to the proposed merger deal between Axiata Group Bhd and Norway's Telenor Group.
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KUALA LUMPUR: MIDF Research has revised downwards its ringgit outlook and sees the local currency trading at 4.10 to the US dollar by year-end as more risks emerge.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): MIDF Research has revised downward its year-end forecast for the ringgit at RM4.10 against the US dollar, a two per cent decrease from RM4.00 previously.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — MIDF Research has revised downward its year-end forecast for the ringgit at RM4.10 against the US dollar, a 2 per cent decrease from RM4.00 previously.
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KUALA LUMPUR: MIDF Research has revised downwards its ringgit outlook and sees the local currency trading at 4.10 to the US$ by end-2019 as more risks emerge.
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KUALA LUMPUR DiGi.Com Bhd’s shares soared yesterday after its largest shareholder, Norway-based Telenor Group, and Axiata Group Bhd said they are discussing a potential merger that will transform th...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): The FBM KLCI closed 6.57 points or 0.4% higher today, led by share gains in Axiata Group Bhd and Digi.Com Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 — Bursa Malaysia ended higher amid concerns over the US-China trade tensions, with Digi and Axiata in the limelight over their merger plan.
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Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak has amended his Facebook posting after claiming there would be "mandatory" job losses from the proposed mega-merger between telecommunications giants Malaysia's...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of Digi.com Bhd and Axiata Group Bhd rose in early trade Tuesday after the companies announced plans to merge.
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KUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex Research expects Digi.com Bhd, Salcon Bhd, Bumi Armada Bhd, Axiata Group Bhd, Straits Inter Logistics Bhd and Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd to be among the stocks to watch on Tuesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Shares in Axiata Group Bhd and DiGI.Com Bhd were the top gainers in early trade today after the groups confirmed yesterday they were in talks for a possible merger.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): The FBM KLCI got off to a lacklustre start this morning in line with the slip at regional markets, while telco giants DiGi.Com Bhd and Axiata Group Bhd were in focus on confirmin...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Axiata Group Bhd announced yesterday that it is in talks with Norway’s Telenor Group to merge their operations in Asia.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Axiata-Telenor company will have annual revenue of RM50 bil with over 300 million customers.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, stocks in focus for Tuesday (May 7) may include the following: DiGi.Com Bhd, Axiata Group Bhd, Salcon Bhd, Perak Corp Bhd, B...
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MILAN/SINGAPORE (May 6): Norway’s Telenor and Malaysia’s Axiata have dialled up some pretty impressive numbers.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — US President Donald Trump’s vow to hike tariffs on US$200 billion of Chinese goods last week to speed up the trade talks dragged down Asian equities, including Bursa Malaysia...
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METZ, FRANCE (May 6): Environment ministers of the G7 nations met in France Sunday, a day ahead of the release of what is expected to be another alarming report on the state of the planet.
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Norway’s Telenor is in talks with Malaysia’s Axiata Group to form a jointly-owned Asian telecoms company with close to 300 million customers, the companies said on May 6.
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Norway's Telenor and Malaysia's Axiata Group are in talks to form a jointly-owned Asian telecoms company with close to 300 million customers, in a push to cut costs and boost growth, the companies sai...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): DiGi.Com Bhd's largest shareholder Norway-based Telenor Group and Axiata Group Bhd are in discussions regarding a potential non-cash combination of their telecom and infrastructu...
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Axiata Group Berhad and Digi.com have suspended trading today pending a release of a material announcement.