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GAMERS can rejoice as Moonton, the developer of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, has unveiled a slew of gaming news and announcements at the Moonton Epicon 2019: The Future Begins Global Conference.
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PUTRAJAYA: Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik (pix) will chair the 50th Conference of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (Seameo) from July 22 to July 25 at Sunway Resort Hotel S...
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PUTRAJAYA, July 21 — Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik will chair the 50th Conference of the South-east Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (SEAMEO) from July 22 to July 25 at Sunway Resort ...
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About two weeks ago, a boat with 20 people on board had capsized off the coast of Malapascua Island near Cebu in the Philippines.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 — Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador credits Malaysia’s counter terrorism success to the sharing of information with international counterparts who have...
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KUCHING: The 13th Asia Pacific Orchid Conference (APOC) will be held at Borneo Convention Centre here from July 24 to 28.
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GEORGE TOWN: The cabinet has drawn praise from a human rights advocate for its move to handle the proposed abolition of the death penalty early by affirming in March that it plans to do away with mand...
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SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor has issued a statement saying the Toyota Rush being sold in Malaysia are not affected by a recall issue in the Philippines, regarding defects on the electronic control unit...
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UMW Toyota Motor has issued a statement regarding the Toyota Rush, which has been recalled in the Philippines over an airbag sensor issue, in which the sensor is easily triggered by jolts, leading to ...
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THE word par for the course may be borrowed from the game of golf.
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Abdul Karim (third left) together with (from right) Siaw, Edwin and others pose in front of the KWJF 2019 street mural.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Affin Hwang Capital research expects Bermaz Auto Bhd's sales volume to moderate in FY20 due to competition for the Mazda CX-5 from the all-new Proton X70.
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KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Equities Research remains positive on YSP Southeast Asia Holdings Bhd as it expects the pharmaceutical and veterinary products manufacturer’s regional expansion plans to bear fruit over the next few years.
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Participants of the seminar after it was officiated by Hashim.
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KOTA KINABALU: Security is a serious matter in Sabah and should not be taken lightly as security issues are a real threat not just for the people of Sabah but also for the country, Chief Minister Datu...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah presented the instruments of appointment to eight new Malaysian envoys assigned to missions abroad in a ceremony held at the Istana Negara here.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah needs to look at its security situation with new eyes and perspective, as it has a legacy problem related to the southern Philippines, Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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The wreckage of MH17. File Photo KUALA LUMPUR: Russia remains open to cooperation in the investigation of the catastrophic downing of Malaysia Airlines’ Flight MH17 as the world marked, on Wednesda...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malayan Banking Bhd has extended its regional co-brand partnership with Manchester United FC for another five years.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — Russia remains open to cooperation in the investigation of the catastrophic downing of Malaysia Airlines’ Flight MH17 as the world marked yesterday, the fifth anniversary o...
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Remember NAM or Naza Automotive Manufacturing which Groupe PSA took a majority stake last year with the aim of turning it into a regional manufacturing hub?
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KOTA KINABALU: Security is a serious matter in Sabah and should not be taken lightly as security issues are a real threat not just for the people of Sabah but also for the whole country, Chief Ministe...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): Maybank today announced the extension of its regional co-brand partnership with Manchester United FC.
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KUALA LUMPUR: It’s hard to believe that the downing of MH17 over Ukraine happened five years ago.
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Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal – File photo KOTA KINABALU: Security is a serious matter in Sabah and should not be taken lightly as security issues are a real threat not just for the people of Sabah ...
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KOTA KINABALU, July 18 — Security is a serious matter in Sabah and should not be taken lightly as security issues are a real threat not just for the people of Sabah but also for the country, Chief M...
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This article first appeared as "The way forward for MAA after failed SRC" in The Edge Malaysia Weekly, on July 8, 2019 - July 14, 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Australian High Commission and the Netherlands Embassy in Malaysia yesterday held a commemoration ceremony to remember the victims of the tragic downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight M...
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PETALING JAYA: Naza Automotive Manufacturing (NAM) is exporting its first shipment of cars for the Asean region, estimated to arrive in the Philippines by month-end.
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Naza Automotive Manufacturing (NAM) has started its regional export operations.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 — The Australian High Commission and the Netherlands Embassy in Malaysia today held a commemoration ceremony to remember the victims of the tragic downing of Malaysia Airlines ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Naza Automotive Manufacturing (NAM) will be exporting its first shipment for the Asean region under the new joint venture agreement between Groupe PSA and Naza Corporation Holdings.
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Perodua has announced that a number of units of the Aruz are being called for inspection over possible airbag sensor issue.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): Malaysian furniture exports to the US is expected to grow at least 20% annually for the next three years amid an increase in sales of completed products due to the US-China tra...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 — DAP lawmaker Lim Kit Siang said he is glad to be able to witness the fulfilment of his 1971 suggestion that Malaysia lower its voting age.
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TUNKU Datuk Yaacob Khyra, executive chairman of MAA Group Bhd, was in high spirits when he met The Edge a few weeks ago.
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Fashion technology platform Zilingo has named James Perry as its first chief financial officer, according to a statement.
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: Organisers of the annual St Anne’s Feast has themed the seventh day of the 10-day celebration as “Mission to Save Mother Earth”.
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BEAUTY and wellness discovery platform, Parlon announced the launch of its services in the Philippines.
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CYBERJAYA: Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali has been conferred the 'Lifetime Achievement Award' at the Asia Human Resource Development Awards 2019.
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JULY 16 — The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) applauds the unanimous passing of the constitutional amendment to lower the voting age from 21 to 18 years old in Parliament today.
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IT was near the Chinese New Year festivities when Siu Li went on her usual last-minute shopping for food and groceries at several hypermarkets, in order to celebrate with her small family and visitors for the week.
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HONG KONG: Seventy-five per cent of globally exported waste ends up in Asia.
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Which are the startups that are on the path to becoming the next big thing?
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“LOCAL media must be strengthened if we wish to uphold press freedom” (Sunday Star, July 14) is a sound and necessary call.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): Foreign buying of Malaysian equities on Bursa Malaysia narrowed to RM84.9 million last week, from RM230.2 million the prior week, according to MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd R...
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Liew (centre) presenting the Chief Minister’s Award to Tagap Dance Theatre, Sabah (International Category).
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KOTA KINABALU: The Veterinary Services Department (DVS) has seized three tonnes of imported pork products this year to combat the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) into Malaysia.
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WASHINGTON • The US House of Representatives on Friday voted to restrict President Donald Trump's ability to attack Iran, fearing that his hawkish policies are pushing the country towards a needless...
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PUTRAJAYA: The continued industrial production expansion in May as well as solid expansion in exports and domestic demand point towards sustained GDP growth in the second quarter (Q2) of 2019, accordi...
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PETALING JAYA: Persistent industrial production expansion in May, together with solid expansion in exports and domestic demand, point towards sustained gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the secon...
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MP SPEAKS | Malaysia exceeded market expectations with a 4.0% industrial production index (IPI) growth In May 2019, And together with solid expansion in exports and domestic demand, they point towards...
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PUTRAJAYA, July 13 — The continued industrial production expansion in May as well as solid expansion in exports and domestic demand point towards sustained gross domestic growth (GDP) in the second ...
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One of the billion dollar questions facing the Malaysian government today is to figure out which party to pick as the partner to revive the national airline.
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KUALA LUMPUR: One hundred and sixty six illegal immigrants including 17 Africans were held in integrated crime prevention operations to flush out illegal immigrants at several focus areas around the f...
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HONG KONG (July 12): Singapore offers an imperfect global barometer.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): Following better-than-expected growth of 4% in May, Malaysia's industrial production index (IPI) is expected to improve further during the second half of 2019 (2H19), according...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sixteen illegal immigrants and seven pump boats were detained in a major marine police sweep in Sabah’s eastern Semporna waters to wipe out fish-bombing activities.
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PETALING JAYA: Three Malaysian companies have made it to the 200 top-performing public companies of the 2019 Forbes Asia’s Best Under A Billion list.
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(July 12): The stench of curdled milk wafted from a shipping container of waste at Malaysia’s Port Klang as Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin told a group of journalists in May she would send the mag...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): Malaysia emerged as the world's best country to invest in or do business for 2019, CEOWORLD magazine revealed.
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PM Equity Partner (PMEP), the corporate venture capital and private equity investment arm of tobacco giant Philip Morris International (PMI), said it is actively looking for startups in Southeast Asia...
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Dltledgers, a Singapore-headquartered blockchain startup that facilitates cross-border trade, has secured a US$2.5 million investment from Walden International.
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JULY 11 — Within the course of a month, proposal of lowering the minimum voting age from 21 to 18 has been put forward by our Minister of Youth and Sports, YB Syed Saddiq.
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SINGAPORE (July 11): Three Malaysia-listed companies made it to this year’s 200 top-performing public companies of Forbes Asia’s Best Under A Billion list.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sixteen illegal immigrants and seven pump boats were seized in a major marine police sweep in Sabah’s eastern Semporna waters as authorities look to wipe out illegal fish bombing activities statewide.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): Malaysia emerged as the world's best country to invest in or do business for 2019, CEOWORLD magazine revealed.
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Dltledgers, a Singapore-headquartered blockchain startup that facilitates cross-border trade, has secured a US$2.5 million investment from Walden International.
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For only the second time, a startup from the Philippines has been accepted into Silicon Valley’s Y Combinator, the prestigious incubator that has nurtured more than 2,000 fledgling tech businesses.
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TheAsianparent, a Southeast Asian community and content platform for mothers, has raised an eight-figure amount of funding in an oversubscribed series C round led by Chinese international conglomerate...
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PETALING JAYA: Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar has received the highest national order of diplomatic merit from Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte, and, in return, he has conferred an award that carries the title Datuk on Duterte.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Kenanga research expects CIMB Group Holdings Bhd to make further inroads into Asean given its plans for strategic growth in the region.
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JOHOR BARU, July 10 — Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar was today conferred with the Order of Sikatuna, which carries the title Datu, by Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte.
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SINGAPORE, July 10 — Armed with confidential and market-sensitive information, two traders from a multinational fund management firm colluded with their friend, a remisier, to make personal profits ...
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For only the second time, a startup from the Philippines has been accepted into Silicon Valley’s Y Combinator, the prestigious incubator that has nurtured more than 2,000 fledgling tech businesses.
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EZYHAUL, a three year old digital freight and logistics management technology startup, today announced that it has closed a Series B fundraising round totalling US$16 million (RM67 million).
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IPOH, July 10 — Malaysia has been crowned the best country to invest in or start a business this year, according to the CEOWORLD Magazine.
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One by one, a mother and her children splash holy water over a white coffin barely a metre long.
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SEOUL (July 10): South Korea plans to hold the first round of negotiations on the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) with Malaysia this week, as part of efforts to strengthen economic ties with the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 16 out of the 69 priority infrastructure projects (PIPs) under BIMP-Eaga Vision 2025 (BEV2025) with an estimated cost of US$22.7 billion (RM94 billion) have been completed to-...
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Freight and logistics tech startup Ezyhaul banked US$16 million in a series B round to fuel its expansion into Indonesia and the Philippines.
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Datuk Omar Mammah KOTA KINABALU: Curfew in the waters off seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) which ends today will be extended until July 25.
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SEOUL, July 10 ― South Korea plans to hold the first round of negotiations on the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) with Malaysia this week as part of efforts to strengthen economic ties with the...
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Curfew in the waters off seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (Esszone), which ends today, will be extended until July 25.
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KOTA KINABALU, July 10 — Curfew in the waters off seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) which ends today will be extended until July 25.
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PETALING JAYA: Four foreigners, including a Filipino with a fake Malaysian identity card, have been arrested for involvement in terrorist groups.
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BENGALURU: Foreign investors turned net buyers of Asian stocks in June as optimism ahead of a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, along with expectations of U.S. interest rate cuts bolstered sentiment.
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A month before the 2016 US presidential election, a rumour spread on Facebook. People were sharing a viral gimmick familiar to email spammers: Copy and paste this message to all your friends, or Facebook will share your private information. The hoax took off, particularly in pockets of the US and the Philippines.
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KOTA KINABALU - The families of two Chinese tourists who were believed to be killed by fish bombs while diving in waters off Semporna district have arrived in Sabah.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Four square meals a day, a nursery for children, beds for expectant mothers and water filters are among the facilities provided at the Bukit Jalil immigration depot for detainees.
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PETALING JAYA: Shares on Bursa Malaysia retreated yesterday in line with regional markets, as the prospects of faster rate cuts by the Federal Reserve in the United States dimmed.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is expected to tweak the Bill to amend the Federal Constitution to lower the voting age to 18.
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LABUAN (July 8): The cross-border trading activities within the Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines (BIMP) region is set to soar, following the newly-launched operations of liner shipping Reef...
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Impunity and unlawful killings continue unabated three years into the Philippines' war on drugs, with a pattern of executions under the guise of police sting operations and a state unwilling to invest...
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Dear readers, Last week, we examined the deepening investments in Southeast Asia’s ecommerce scene.
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LETTER | Now in its 7th Mission, the Youth and Sports Ministry’s humanitarian youth programme, MYCorps, sets its eyes on Southeast Asia where 41 Malaysian youths ranging from 18-30 years will dedica...
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Australian defence officials said today they are tracking a Chinese surveillance ship that is expected to position itself just outside of its territorial waters to monitor military exercises between A...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign funds snapped up stocks listed on Bursa Malaysia for the third week running, acquiring RM230.2mil net of local equities last week, according to MIDF Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 8): Foreign fund buying of stocks listed on Bursa Malaysia rose to RM230.2 million last week, from RM171.7 million the prior week, according to MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd Resea...