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Topic: November 2018

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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): Genting Plantations Bhd’s net profit for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019 (1QFY19) fell 58.72% to RM41.68 million, from RM100.98 million a year earlier, dragged by lower...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 — Administrative procedures at the Islamic Economic Development Foundation (Yapeim) is being reviewed by its board of trustees following the suspension of its director-general D...
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SINGAPORE/BEIJING: A tanker carrying Iranian fuel oil in violation of U.S. sanctions has unloaded the cargo into storage tanks near the Chinese city of Zhoushan, according to ship tracking data on Refinitiv Eikon.
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SINGAPORE, May 16 — A tanker carrying Iranian fuel oil in violation of US sanctions has unloaded the cargo into storage tanks near the Chinese city of Zhoushan, according to ship tracking data on Re...
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PETALING JAYA: The US government's reluctance to defend the ban on female genital mutilation (FGM) is a "slippery slope" that Malaysia should avoid, say two women non-governmental organisations (NGOs).
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MAY 15 — The implications of stunting are extremely serious, both for the child and country, if left unaddressed by the present government.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Islamic Economic Development Foundation (Yapeim) today admitted that its former directors had been negligent and had mismanaged the foundation for the past several years.
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KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Equities Research sees bright prospects for Dialog Group after its strong set of core net profit and as its projects at Pengerang get underway.
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The coalition of groups bent on destabilising the Pakatan Harapan government is using post-truth politics and disinformation, targeting disgruntled and susceptible Malays.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — The Retirement Fund Incorporated’s (KWAP) two loans totalling RM4 billion to SRC International Sdn Bhd were among the largest approved by the civil service pension fund, said...
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IPOH: Discussions on the legal marriage age for Muslim children will be brought to the state legislative assembly, says Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 ― The US Federal Reserve (Fed) is expected to be less aggressive with regard to monetary stance this year, which may be positive to emerging currencies (including the ringgit), a...
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SONY Interactive Entertainment Hong Kong Limited Singapore Branch (SIES) announced recently that it will be releasing a PlayStation VR (PSVR) bundle featuring Beat Saber.
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Following a slow start, Traffic Run! has become a worldwide hit, while Harry Potter: Wizards Unite enters regional testing, Crowd City and House Paint amass Android followings, and Folding Blocks gains momentum in Europe.
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Has YouTube become the new centre of gravity for primetime? That’s the narrative it wants Madison Avenue to believe – especially as it relates to coveted younger demos.
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Attorney-General Tommy Thomas has provided a breakdown of the costs incurred after concluding the seizure and subsequent sale of the superyacht Equanimity, which was purportedly acquired using stolen ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — The federal government spent RM15.5 million to maintain super yacht Equanimity from the time it was seized until Genting Malaysia Berhad bought it at an auction last month, acc...
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PETALING JAYA: The judicial sale of the superyacht Equanimity to Genting Malaysia Bhd has been completed, says the Attorney General’s Chamber (AGC).
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KUALA LUMPUR: AmInvestment Research has upgraded its recommendation on Pos Malaysia to Underweight from Sell but maintained its forecasts and fair value of RM1.65 a share after attending a meeting with the company.
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MAY 6 — Last November, the Malaysian government introduced the Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP) alongside its 2019 Budget.
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 4 — Following a slow start, Traffic Run!
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GENEVA: Singer announces that the Track1 collection by Singer Reimagined will be on permanent display within the new Phillips Perpetual gallery in Mayfair, a new watch collectors’ destination create...
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MAY 2 — Sisters in Islam (SIS) conveys its heartiest congratulations to Federal Court judge Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat on her appointment as Malaysia’s chief justice.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): Federal Court judge Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat has been confirmed as the new Chief Justice.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): Federal Court judge Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat has been confirmed as the new Chief Justice.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 26): The Finance Ministry has approved an additional allocation of about RM42 million for distribution to 70,000 smallholders in Sabah as monsoon season aid payment of RM600 each.
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PETALING JAYA: The finance ministry today announced that it has allocated an additional RM42 million to help rubber smallholders in Sabah in view of the monsoon season.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 26 — The Finance Ministry has approved an additional allocation of about RM42 million for distribution to 70,000 smallholders in Sabah as monsoon season aid payment of RM600 each...
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The Finance Ministry will disburse RM42 million to 70,000 rubber plantation smallholders in Sabah following an appeal by the Sabah Rubber Industry Board (SRIB). According to Finance Minister Lim Guan ...
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I can empathise with those who feel that Pakatan Harapan (PH) has let us down on international treaties like the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination (ICERD) and ...
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MILAN, April 25 — French luxury group Kering is close to agreeing to pay between €1.3 billion and €1.4 billion (RM6.025-6.45 billion) to settle a dispute with Italian authorities over unpaid tax...
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SIBU: A second suspect wanted in connection with the Cambodia jobs scam has been arrested at the Kuching International Airport (KIA).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of plantation giant FGV Holdings Bhd rose to a high of RM1.32 on Wednesday, the highest since November 2018 on fresh corporate news and also it was upgraded to a buy.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): News of London-listed Debenhams plc falling into administration two weeks ago — with the lenders taking control of the company — have raised concerns about Debenhams Malay...
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Chinese tech-driven coffee chain Luckin Coffee filed for an initial public offering with the US Securities and Exchange Commission with a placeholder amount of US$100 million, according to its filing.
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GENTING Malaysia Bhd (code: 4715) appeared to be initiating a rebound in Friday trading as it turned higher to cross the 100-day simple moving average (SMA) on bullish momentum.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 18 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is confident that Malaysia will be able to leverage 5G within the next three years.
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is confident that Malaysia will be able to leverage 5G within the next three years.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 18): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is confident that Malaysia will be able to leverage 5G within the next three years.
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Rented for: RM13,000 a month (about RM2.02 psf) Concluded by: Kevin Low (REN 03616) of Zerin Properties (012-299 4680) When: November 2018 Noteworthy: ● Freehold ● Corner lot ● Gross built-up: 6...
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SHANGHAI:  After the reveal of the new Peugeot 508L at the Guangzhou Motor Show in November 2018 and the reveal of its new signature illustrating its repositioning in China, Peugeot presents the new...
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PETALING JAYA: A heavy metal band’s concert in Kuala Lumpur on Easter Sunday has reportedly been cancelled after Protestant church leaders demanded an explanation for why it was allowed to take plac...
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Ahead of the 5G Malaysia showcase at Putrajaya next week, Digi has provided a glimpse of what 5G could deliver.
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Chinese employees stole corporate secrets from Dutch semiconductor equipment maker ASML resulting in hundreds of millions of euros (dollars) in losses, leading Dutch financial newspaper Financieele Dagblad reported on April 11.
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Sold for: RM660,000 (RM723 psf) Concluded by: Michelle Cheong (REN 72391) of Landbanc Property (016 502 0868) When: November 2018 Noteworthy: ● Freehold ● Built-up of 931 sq ft ● Furnished with ...
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Chinese Internet giant Tencent has made its PC gaming store available outside of China via portal registered in Hong Kong.
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SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters): Malaysia's largest fast-food operator, QSR Brands, has shelved plans for an initial public offering (IPO) that could have raised as much as US$500mil as potential investors balked at its valuations, sources familiar with the deal told Reuters.
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SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): Malaysia's largest fast-food operator, QSR Brands, has shelved plans for an initial public offering (IPO) that could have raised as much as US$500 million as potenti...
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BEIJING, April 9 — Chinese internet giant Tencent has made its PC gaming store available outside of China via portal registered in Hong Kong, with 22 games available and support from companies behin...
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Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor is set to be charged again with bribery in relation to the rural Sarawak schools solar project case at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court on Wednesday morning.The Malaysian Anti...
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PUTRAJAYA: Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor is set to be charged again with bribery in relation to the rural Sarawak schools solar project case.
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PUTRAJAYA: Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor has been recalled by graft investigators, believed to be over the solar project involving Sarawak schools.
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COMMENT | The Malaysian Bar is deeply concerned about the Government’s decision, announced on 5 April 2019, that it is reneging on its pledge to accede to the Rome Statute of the International Crimi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): Analysts have maintained their "hold" calls on IHH Healthcare Bhd as they remain cautious after the healthcare group's auditors issued a qualified opinion last week on its FY18...
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SINGAPORE: Oil prices on Tuesday reached their highest since November as concerns over exports from war-torn Libya stoked tightness in the market, with global supply already hit by OPEC-led production cuts and U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): The FBM KLCI closed 2.54 points or 0.15% higher today at 1,644.35 mainly on Maxis Bhd's share price jump in the final trading minutes after the index's volatile trading session...
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An exterior shot of the Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Inland Revenue Board (IRB) has decided to extend the Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP), aimed at encouraging taxpayers to come clean on their undeclared income, after it ...