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NEW YORK: Former Goldman Sachs Group banker Roger Ng is unlikely to get a plea deal this week on criminal charges linked to a multibillion-dollar scandal at the Malaysian state investment fund 1MDB, b...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): Malaysian palm oil futures fell 2% at the close of trade on Thursday, hitting their lowest level in a week as they tracked weakness in related edible oils.
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NEW YORK/KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker Roger Ng is unlikely to get a plea deal this week on criminal charges linked to a multibillion-dollar scandal at the Malaysian sta...
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NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker Roger Ng is unlikely to get a plea deal this week on criminal charges linked to a multibillion-dollar scandal at the Malaysian state investme...
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NEW YORK, May 23 — Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker Roger Ng is unlikely to get a plea deal this week on criminal charges linked to a multibillion-dollar scandal at the Malaysian state investme...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): Audit firm Deloitte has denied being the subject of investigation into scandal-ridden IMDB following a raid by the Malaysian police on its Kuala Lumpur office today.
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U.S. US$16 bil farm aid program to help expand markets — USDA's Perdue Source: Reuters WASHINGTON (May 23): U.S. President Donald Trump's US$16 billion aid program will help American farmers hurt by...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): Sime Darby Plantation Bhd (SDP), the world's largest palm oil plantation company by planted area, does not foresee India reducing palm oil imports from Malaysia despite a report...
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A 2007 Lamborghini Murcielago (also below) was among the assets confiscated.
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China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is working with its US unit Riot Games to develop a mobile version of "League Of Legends", the world's most popular desktop-based game, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday (May 23) as part of a widening probe into a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB, two police ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): In line with major regional indexes, the FBM KLCI declined today, falling 1.87 points to close at 1,601.87 points.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday (May 23) to search for documents and records related to a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MD...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday to search for documents and records related to a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MD...
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GEORGE TOWN (May 23): Increases in rent (of up to four times previous prices, or more) over the past five years, has decades-old businesses shutting up shop, and residents leaving George Town.
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Britain's competition watchdog said on May 22 that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into consumer concerns on the matter.
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Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting in a loss of income to the Himalayan nation, a spokesman for the central bank said.
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Apple Inc said on May 22 its browser engine Webkit will launch a new technology to track advertising clicks and whether they lead to a product purchase while preserving the privacy of users.
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LONDON, May 23 ― Shaky investor sentiment after China warned of difficult times ahead due to its trade dispute with the United States led Britain's FTSE 100 into the red, while mounting Brexit worri...
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MILAN, May 23 ― Funds that built big short positions in Italy's leading banks from early 2018 have lowered the size of their bets in the last few months as political worries eased, regulatory data s...
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JAKARTA, May 23 ― Indonesian banks have operated without disruption despite civil unrest in parts of the capital city since Tuesday, the central bank governor said, adding that he didn't think the s...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): The FBM KLCI settled down 0.05 point at 1,603.69 at Bursa Malaysia's afternoon break today on bargain hunting after plunging below 1,600 amid fresh US-China trade war concerns.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): Malaysian palm oil futures fell more than 1% during the first half of trade on Thursday, hitting their lowest levels in a week, tracking weakness in related edible oils.
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WASHINGTON, May 23 ― Honda Motor Co said yesterday it is recalling 137,000 new sport utility vehicles (SUVs) following reports of three injuries tied to sudden air bag deployments in the United Stat...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): Dayang Enterprise Holdings Bhd shares dropped as much as 20 sen or 18% so far today to 93 sen amid lower crude oil prices and despite the oil and gas (O&G) support services prov...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI fell below its 1,600-point support in early trade before retracing its losses as the morning progressed.
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Head of Xbox Phil Spencer outlined new plans to combat toxicity and promote online safety in a post on the Microsoft Blog on May 20.
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Rumilda Fernández's indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and farming, the community is going digital to defend itself.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): Malaysia's consumer prices are likely to increase in April at a slightly faster pace than the previous month, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday.
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India began counting hundreds of millions of votes in its general election on Thursday, with a coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party already preparing to form the next government.
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SINGAPORE (May 23): Palm oil may test a support at RM2,034 per tonne, a break below that could cause a loss to RM1,967. The support is provided by the 114.6% projection level of a downtrend from RM2,8...
RM2 | Palm oil | Wang Tao | SINGAPORE | Reuters | RM1 | 960 | May 23 | May 13 | May 21 | RM2 | 034 | RM1 | 967 | RM2 | 896 | RM2 | 091 | RM2 | 144 | RM2 | 122 | RM2 | 218 | RM2 | 115
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TOKYO: Toyota Motor’s Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo’s budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): The FBM KLCI opened down today before extending losses after US shares fell overnight on Wednesday amid renewed US-China trade war concerns.
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SYDNEY, May 23 ― Asian shares were stuck in the red today amid worries the Sino-US trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia got off to a weak start on Thursday with the FBM KLCI falling more than 0.8% as Petronas-linked stocks and Pubic Bank lost ground.
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SYDNEY: Asian shares were stuck in the red on Thursday amid worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies.
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TOKYO, May 23 — An overwhelming majority of Japanese firms have no plans to use 5G mobile networks by China’s Huawei or other foreign firms, preferring instead to rely on domestic telecom carriers...
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Spotify is carefully taking a first step into the consumer hardware space: The company has begun to test a new in-car device that lets users access music and podcasts with voice commands, it revealed in a blog post.
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NEW YORK: Oil prices fell about 2% on Wednesday as an unexpected build in U.S. crude inventories compounded investor worries that a trade fight between Washington and Beijing could dent crude demand over the long haul.
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IOANNINA (Greece), May 22 — He caused a stir with unorthodox tactics at the peak of Greece’s debt crisis four years ago, sees politics as a job that stinks but still needs doing, and says the Euro...
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BRUSSELS, May 22 — Europe’s antitrust chief said today she did not see any problems with the way Google was complying with her order to boost competition in online shopping, brushing aside complai...
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LONDON, May 22 — British-based chip designer ARM said today it was complying with a move by the United States to block China’s Huawei from accessing US technology.
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LONDON, May 22 ― Britain's biggest mobile operator EE aims to launch the country's first 5G service next week, but it will not offer Huawei handsets until the Chinese company's future becomes clear ...
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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if it r...
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LONDON, May 22 — The situation at British Steel, which is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency £30 million (RM159 million) loan, is “very difficult”, Br...
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HONG KONG stocks edged higher on Wednesday, but gains were capped by rising trade worries following reports that the United States could blacklist another Chinese tech firm.
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Chinese telecoms giant Huawei accused the US of “bullying” and said it was working with Google for a response to the recently imposed trade restrictions, reported Reuters, citing senior executive ...
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LONDON: Britain’s Marks & Spencer reported a 10% fall in full-year profit, a third straight decline, along with falls in quarterly underlying sales of both clothing and food, showing the pain of its latest attempt at a multi-year turnaround.
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SELLERS and users of Huawei phones in Malaysia on Tuesday (May 21) expressed concerns after US tech giant Google said it would suspend its business with China’s top mobile maker, threatening future ...
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TOKYO, May 22 — The dollar largely kept to familiar trading ranges today, as it found support near a 3-1/2-week high on higher US yields after the United States eased trade restrictions on Chinese t...
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Six people have died and 200 have been injured in civil unrest in the Indonesian capital, its governor Anies Baswedan, said on Wednesday.
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NEW YORK, May 22 — The US administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision’s ability to buy US technology, the New York Times reported yesterday, deepening worries...
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HONG KONG: Hong Kong raised $1 billion from the sale of its first green bond on Wednesday, as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a centre for green finance.
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TOKYO: Japanese exports contracted for the fifth month in April due to a slump in shipments of chip-making equipment to China, underlining the growing threat to the world's third-biggest economy from a bruising Sino-U.S. trade war.
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MUMBAI: India is set to grow soybeans on more land in the 2019 crop year as higher prices for the oilseed push some farmers to switch from cultivating competing commodities such as cotton and pulses, an industry official and dealers told Reuters.
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LONDON: Britain’s biggest retailer Tesco will stop mortgage lending at its banking business due to tough market conditions, it said yesterday, as rival lender Nationwide Building Society reported a drop in profit margins.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world’s plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on Tuesday
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian state-owned oil firm Petronas said on Tuesday it has achieved its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) production at its floating LNG facility off the eastern state of Sabah.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures closed nearly 2% down on Tuesday, retreating from a three-week high hit in early trade as technical selling and concern over higher than expected production weighed on prices.
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SYDNEY: Australia’s prudential regulator said it plans to relax some of the norms banks use to determine how much they can lend to customers, sending stocks in the sector higher on expectations the move would boost borrowing.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its envir...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 — Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world’s plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its e...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment mi...
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Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of US "bullying" on May 21 and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): The FBM KLCI erased gains in the second half of trading today as trade tensions between the US and China weighed on investor sentiment.
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LONDON, May 21 — A re-nationalisation of the UK water industry could raise customer bills and lower investment, Severn Trent said today, as utility companies laid the ground for a potential fight wi...
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New Zealand police have charged the man accused of murder in shootings at two Christchurch mosques in March with engaging in a terrorist act, the first time such a charge had been brought in the count...
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Lauda has been battling declining health.— Reuters VIENNA: Three-times Formula One champion Niki Lauda, regarded as one of the finest racers of all time and who later became a successful airline ent...
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LONDON: Venture capital investors backed Immense Simulations, a British software company which creates interactive replicas of cities, today in the latest sign of money pouring into firms that stand t...
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Huawei hasn’t had the best weekend so far.
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Almost a week after the US President, Donald Trump, signed his executive order, Huawei’s steady stream of chips and software from US companies such as Intel, Qualcomm, and Google has virtually been ...
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Chinese gaming giant NetEase said on May 20 that it would partner with The Pokemon Company and Marvel to release new games for the domestic market, as it looks to add more foreign content to its roster and shore up revenue.
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Accounts tagged 'hatetrump' and 'ihatetrump' are part of a coordinated campaign to undermine US President Donald Trump that has emerged on social media site Instagram, an independent study has revealed.
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SINGAPORE: Shares in Chinese drugmaker Kangmei Pharmaceutical Co, a constituent of MSCI's global indexes, fell by their daily limit of 5% on Tuesday after China's securities regulator accused it of faking reports and a risk alert was put on the stock.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): The FBM KLCI settled up 3.96 points or 0.25% on bargain hunting while the technology index fell the most among Bursa Malaysia indices as world equities took cue from the US' res...
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Around half of the 16,000 registered cars in Imotski are said to be Mercedes cars.
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SINGAPORE, May 21 — On Sunday , Google said that it would be barring Chinese tech firm Huawei from updates on the Android operating system.
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The US Department of Homeland Security has warned US firms of the risks to company data from Chinese-made drones, according to a notice reviewed by Reuters on May 20.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): Semiconductor-related stocks Malaysian Pacific Industries Bhd (MPI) fell as much as 21 sen or 2.21% to RM9.29 while Inari Amerton Bhd dropped 11 sen or 7.33% after the US-China ...
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BRASILIA, May 21 ― The Brazilian government plans to freeze a further 5 billion reais (RM5.1 billion) in spending as part of a periodic budget review, two sources said yesterday, adding that officia...
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SINGAPORE (May 21): Palm oil still targets RM2,144 per tonne, as suggested by a projection analysis and a falling channel.
Palm oil | SINGAPORE | Wang Tao | RM2 | Reuters | Support | RM1 | 966 | May 21 | Nov 28 | 2018 | RM2 | 144 | RM2 | 091 | RM2 | 896 | RM2 | 246 | RM1 | 967 | RM2 | 122 | RM2 | 218 | RM2 | 145 | RM2 | 085 | RM2 | 049
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tech-related stocks fell in early Tuesday trade, following the overnight slump of the Nasdaq on growing worries about the fallout from the US imposed curbs last week on China's Huawei.
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The US government on Monday temporarily eased some trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, a move that sought to minimise disruption for the telecom company's customers around the worl...
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LONDON, May 21 ― European stocks recorded broad-based losses yesterday, as a US crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies rekindled concerns about worsening global trade and wilted the continent's tr...
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SINGAPORE: Singapore's annual economic growth slipped to the lowest in nearly a decade in the first quarter led by a slump in manufacturing, final data showed on Tuesday, prompting a downgrade to the city-state's full-year growth forecast.
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NEW YORK: The U.S. government on Monday temporarily eased some trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, a move that sought to minimize disruption for the telecom company's customers around the world
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NEW YORK, May 21 ― US stocks slid yesterday as the White House's restrictions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd weighed on the technology sector and raised concerns that...
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NEW YORK, May 21 ― Global equity markets fell yesterday as a US crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies led chipmaker stocks in Europe and on Wall Street to slide on fears of a widening trade war, ...
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LONDON: Scams in Britain involving currencies and crypto assets like bitcoin totalled 27 million pounds (US$34.38 million) in the last financial year, with average losses of 14,600 pounds per victim, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Tuesday
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BENGALURU: Rare earths producer Lynas Corp said on Tuesday it plans on spending A$500 million ($345.50 million) by 2025 to boost production and establish an initial processing facility in Western Australia, among others.
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LONDON: The London Metal Exchange (LME) has dismissd a complaint from miner and commodity trader Glencore over its inability to take fast delivery of aluminium from warehouses owned by ISTIM UK in Port Klang, Malaysia, two sources familiar with the matter said on Monday.
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NEW YORK: U.S. stocks slid on Monday as the White House's restrictions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd weighed on the technology sector and raised concerns that the move would further inflame trade tensions between the United States and China.
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Saudi Arabia has been holding two Arab journalists for several months, global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Monday, amid ongoing international scrutiny of the kingdom's human ...
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MEXICO CITY, May 20 — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said today his government will order an end to tax forgiveness for the country’s largest companies, saying US$20 billion (RM83.6...
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NEW YORK, May 20 — US stocks were set to open sharply lower today, as fears over the impact on major technology companies from the United States’ crackdown on China’s Huawei Technologies added t...
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GENEVA, May 20 — The World Trade Organisation’s quarterly outlook indicator showed today that global goods trade growth was likely to remain weak, with a reading of 96.3, unchanged from February, ...
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LONDON, May 20  — Huawei said it would continue to provide security updates and services for its smartphones and tablets after Google said it would comply with an order barring the Chinese company ...
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WASHINGTON, May 20 — US President Donald Trump today rejected a New York Times report that raised questions about multiple Deutsche Bank transactions involving entities controlled by him and his son...