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KOTA KINABALU: Two intruders believed to be scouting for targets for a kidnap-for-ransom group were killed after a dramatic shootout with Malaysian security forces off...
A return to the cronyism complex
LETTER | On Aug 29, the shares of Opcom Holdings Bhd, a company engaged in the manufacture and sale of fibre optic cables and cable-related products, rose 41.11 percent in a day.
Asean wants warships out of South China Sea
BANGKOK: Asean countries have expressed their concern over the rising tensions caused by the presence of warships in the South China Sea, said Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah.
Manila’s other champion
SEASONED diplomat Charles C. Jose oozes compassion when he talks about his fellow nationals who have come in search of greener pastures in Malaysia.
Politics and Policy: PKR is risking an implosion
THE assassination of Benigno Aquino, long-time political opponent of former Philippine president Ferdinand Marcos, at Manila International Airport in August 1983 has always been credited with galvanis...
Asean leaders open two-day summit in Bangkok
Southeast Asian leaders opened a two-day summit in Bangkok on Saturday, though it was unclear what progress their 10-country group could make on disputes in the South China Sea and the plight of ethni...
Manila on the lookout for kidnapped Malaysians
MANILA: Philippine security forces are closely monitoring Tawi-Tawi and Sulu provinces after 10 Malaysian fishermen were kidnapped last Tuesday by suspected Abu Sayyaf gunmen off Sabah’s waters as they were believed to be taken to the bandits’ jungle lair in southern Philippines, Xinhua news agency reported.
Bermaz Auto FY19 net profit jumps to RM265m, dividends 10.5c
KUALA LUMPUR: Bermaz Auto Bhd's net profit jumped 89.5% to RM265.26mil in the financial year ended April 30, 2019, underpinned by higher revenue and improvement in gross profit margin from the domestic operations, and a significantly higher share of profit contribution from its associate Mazda Malaysia Sdn Bhd.
Kidnap victim opts for return to sea
KUALA LUMPUR: “I have no choice but to try to forget that harrowing episode and return to sea to earn a living,” said Tayudin Anjut, 48, who was one of the five Malaysians abducted by Abu Sayyaf militants from their tugboat in 2016 and held hostage for eight months.
BitMEX Ventures backs Filipino crypto exchange
BitMEX Ventures, the investment arm of Seychelles-based HDR Global Trading, poured an undisclosed amount of funding into cryptocurrency exchange Philippine Digital Asset Exchange (PDAX), according to ...