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SINGAPORE: Singapore extended support for older workers in the aging island nation, as the current leadership prepares to hand over to a new generation in coming years.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): The ringgit opened slightly higher against the US dollar on mild buying support for the domestic unit amid stronger second-quarter economic growth announced last Friday.
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THE Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA) is believed to have resubmitted a fresh plan on the redevelopment of its headquarters on Jalan Ampang, which is less than 1km away from the Petronas Twin Towers...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — The ringgit opened slightly higher against the US dollar on mild buying support for the domestic unit amid stronger second-quarter economic growth announced last Friday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened slightly higher against the US dollar on mild buying support for the domestic unit amid stronger second-quarter economic growth announced last Friday. At 9.06 am, the ringgit stood at 4.1750/1780 against the greenback from 4.1760/1810 recorded at last Friday’s close.
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KUALA LUMPUR: AllianceDBS research expects Kimlun Corp Bhd's manufacturing orders to accelerate with growing demand from Singapore and Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex Research expects Pintaras Jaya Bhd, Pentamaster Corp Bhd, Dialog Group Bhd, Guocoland (M) Bhd and Elsoft Research Bhd to be among the stocks to watch on Monday.
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COMMENT | I was sentenced to death on May 2, 2017.
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SINGAPORE: The US Commerce Department is expected to extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from US companies so that it can service existing customers.
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SINGAPORE: Governments in Asia are seeking to tap private investment for the region’s substantial infrastructure needs as the current rate of public financing is “insufficient and unsustainable, ” said Indranee Rajah, Singapore’s second minister for finance and education.
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Protecting Singapore against rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion (RM301 billion) or more over 100 years, its prime minister said on Sunday, as the low-lying island-state makes preparations to m...
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Liew (seated at centre), flanked by Bishop John (on her left) and William, with members of the organising committee.
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COMMENTARY, Aug 19 — I was sentenced to death on May 2, 2017.
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PRIME Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad showed his physical prowess despite his advanced age, Kosmo!
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KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank Kim Eng Group says a recession in 2019 is unlikely but there is a possibility of it happening in the second half of 2020.
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KUALA LUMPUR: As Malaysia’s housing overhang continues to increase and Hong Kong’s violent anti-government protests prolong, Malaysian developers are making a beeline for Hong Kong
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Malaysia, as we know it, is a breeding ground of hundreds if not thousands of startups today, supported by its modern, tech-enabled infrastructure and strategic location.
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I am nearly 87 and I am a patriotic citizen.
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has outperformed Singapore in the second quarter this year by recording a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of 4.9% year-on-year (y-o-y), from 4.5% in the previous quarter.
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KUALA TERENGGANU: The search and rescue operation (SAR) for Singaporean kayaker Tan Eng Soon who went missing off Mersing in Johor entered its ninth day today, with a search area of 100 square nautica...
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KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): The search and rescue operation (SAR) for Singaporean kayaker Tan Eng Soon who went missing off Mersing in Johor entered its ninth day Sunday (Aug 18).
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KUALA TERENGGANU, Aug 18 — The search and rescue operation (SAR) for Singaporean kayaker Tan Eng Soon who went missing off Mersing in Johor entered its ninth day today, with a search area of 100 squ...
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99.co, a property marketplace focused on Indonesia and Singapore, has raised a US$15 million series B round, the company’s public filing shows.
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The strong 4.9 percent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in the second quarter of 2019 (Q2 2019) is an indication that the country’s economy is on the right direction and on the path to recovery, ...
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HOW much do people know about khat?
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Abdul Karim speaks to reporters after flagging off the 2019 Kuching Marathon’s full marathon categories at Padang Merdeka, Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg here yesterday.
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SINGAPORE: At the recently concluded meeting of the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS), a resolution was passed among members to officially support cooperation between PAS and its once bitter rival, th...
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SINGAPORE: The family and friends of Singaporean kayaker Josephine Puah Geok Tin who died in Malaysia paid tribute to her on Saturday (Aug 17).
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Malaysian authorities on Saturday (Aug 17) expanded the search area for a Singaporean kayaker who went missing in Johor waters to 300 square nautical miles, from waters off Kemama...
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I posted this a few days ago.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 17): Stock Exchange of Thailand-listed Strategic Hospitality Extendable Freehold and Leasehold Real Estate Investment Trust (SHREIT) has decided to “back out of a deal to acquire t...
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KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): The search and rescue operation (SAR) for Singaporean kayaker Tan Eng Soon who went missing off Mersing in Johor entered its ninth day on Saturday (Aug 17).
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KUALA TERENGGANU: The search and rescue operation (SAR) for Singaporean kayaker Tan Eng Soon who went missing off Mersing in Johor entered its ninth day today, with a search area of 300 square nautica...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 17): Pintaras Jaya Bhd’s unit has secured a piling contract in Singapore worth RM91 million (S$30 million).
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 17 — The ringgit is expected to trade in a cautious mood next week, while moving in a tight range of between 4.17 and 4.19 against the US dollar as sentiment for USD/MYR remained f...
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SINGAPORE, Aug 17 — The US Commerce Department is expected to extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from US companies so that it can service ex...
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SUMMER 2019 will go on record as the hottest summer in human recorded history, but it will also be remembered as a summer of madness, when there are protests everywhere and violence seems to be on the boil.
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Property market is nothing without a growing economy.
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MALAYSIA-BASED equity investment research platform and investment training provider, EquitiesTracker Holdings Bhd (ET) is looking to help investors successfully navigate the treacherous path of the stock market.
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SINGAPORE: For more than half a century, Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd has been Hong Kong’s gateway to the world, its mix of British heritage and Asian high-altitude luxury bridging the city’s colonial past with its Chinese location. But it’s that unique cultural blend that has ensnared the carrier in an increasingly out-of-control political uprising sweeping through the streets.
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REVIEW: The FBM KLCI clung stubbornly to the 1, 600 mark, ending just a fraction of a point under by yesterday’s close.
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SINGAPORE: Oil headed for its first weekly gain this month as trade war news continued to whipsaw the market against the backdrop of rising US stockpiles and a weakening global demand outlook.
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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's economy grew faster than expected in the April-June period and it became the first South-east Asian nation to report an acceleration in growth from the previous quarter, dr...
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The body of Singaporean kayaker Josephine Puah Geok Tin, 57, was transported by undertakers back to Singapore yesterday, accompanied by her son Louis Pang and five relatives.
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SINGAPORE: The Autonomous Rapid Transit (ART) system, mooted by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg last month to enhance public transport system in Kuching, will likely cost about a ...
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Abang Johari (front, second left) and Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing (front, second right) flanked by Sarawak Deputy Chief Ministers Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan (le...
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IT was only after my professor doctor brother, Dr Edmund Ong, had told me much later after the fact, that for three nights in a row in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) after my triple heart bypass CABG p...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Based on corporate announcements and newsflow today, stocks in focus for Monday (Aug 19) may be as follows: Pintaras Jaya Bhd, Pentamaster Corp Bhd, AirAsia Group Bhd, Dialog Gr...
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SINGAPORE, Aug 16 — Youths in Singapore overwhelmingly aim to work here rather than venture abroad, and only a small proportion want to become entrepreneurs, according to a new survey by the World E...
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The body of Singaporean kayaker Josephine Puah Geok Tin, 57, was transported by undertakers back to Singapore on Friday (Aug 16), accompanied by her younger son Louis Pang and five relatives.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 ― Malaysian tycoon Robert Kuok today lambasted Malaysian politicians who claim that Japanese occupiers had liberated then Malaya from British colonialists, calling those who do ...
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CHUKAI, Aug 16 — The search and rescue (SAR) operation for Singaporean Tan Eng Soon, who went missing in a kayaking expedition last week, was today focused on the waters between Kemanan and Merchang...
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CHUKAI (Bernama): The search and rescue (SAR) operation for Singaporean Tan Eng Soon, who went missing in a kayaking expedition last week, was focused on the waters between Kemaman and Merchang in Marang following the reported sighting of a body in Dungun waters Thursday (Aug 15).
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SINGAPORE, Aug 16 — The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) warned the public today of a new website soliciting bitcoin investments by using fabricated comments attributed to Prime Minister Lee Hs...
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PETALING JAYA (Aug 16): The future growth of Malaysia’s construction industry is currently at a worrying state, given the lack of jobs in hand to ensure its continuity, while affecting the contribut...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Pintaras Jaya Bhd’s unit has secured a piling contract in Singapore worth RM91 million (S$30 million).
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — The ringgit rebounded sharply against the US dollar today as sentiment in the local market turned positive following stronger second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) resul...
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SINGAPORE, Aug 16 — While in the Indian Ocean heading toward the Strait of Malacca, the very large crude carrier (VLCC) Pacific Bravo went dark on June 5, shutting off the transponder that signals i...
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PETALING JAYA: The future growth of Malaysia’s construction industry is currently at a worrying state, given the lack of jobs in hand to ensure its continuity, while affecting the contribution to th...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips ended Friday on a slighter weaker note with the benchmark FBM KLCI below the important 1, 600 level on losses by Sime Plantation and Maybank despite firmer economic data and stronger ringgit.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's economy grew faster than expected in April-June and became the first Southeast Asian nation to report an acceleration in growth from the previous quarter, driven by stronger ...
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The future growth of Malaysia’s construction industry is currently at a worrying state, given the lack of jobs in hand to ensure its continuity, while affecting the contribution to the economy as a ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Energy Drilling has secured a contract from EnQuest PLC to undertake drilling services on their Seligi Field, offshore Peninsular Malaysia, with the TAD EDrill-2.
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PETALING JAYA: Growth of the construction industry is currently at a worrying state given the lack of jobs in hand to ensure its continuity, affecting its contribution to the economy.
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Beh (right) and Choong exchanging the document of collaboration agreement between BookDoc and Petron Malaysia on Thursday.
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SINGAPORE: The sister-in-law of Hollywood movie star George Clooney is facing a drink-driving charge in Singapore.
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99.co, a property marketplace focused on Indonesia and Singapore, has raised a US$15 million series B round, the company’s public filing shows.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Malaysia’s economy grew faster-than-expected in April-June and became the first Southeast Asian nation to report an acceleration in growth from the previous quarter, driven by...
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PETALING JAYA (Aug 16): The future growth of Malaysia’s construction industry is currently at a worrying state, given the lack of jobs in hand to ensure its continuity, while affecting the contribut...
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SINGAPORE, Aug 16 — Singapore’s exports in July shrank for the fifth straight month, though the slump was slightly less severe than forecast, official data showed today.
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Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is investigating inappropriate student behaviour at one of its freshman orientation camps.A video, which circulated on Instagram last weekend, show...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu has urged Putrajaya to increase the allocation for his ministry to strengthen the armed forces.
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Abang Johari (left) tours the exhibits at the Sarawak-Singapore Business Forum and the Sarawak Expo 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 ― PKR assemblyman Najwan Halimi is the latest to urge the government to deport divisive India-born preacher Dr Zakir Naik.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI retraced some losses from the mid-morning session after declining as much as 10 points earlier in the day.
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Are Malaysians friendly? I do think we are quite friendly but now all of us should believe we are very friendly.
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Property marketplace 99.co appears to be catching up with rival PropertyGuru in terms of internet traffic in Singapore.
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SINGAPORE: The prospects of Singapore’s biggest conglomerate are souring as it has been caught in a perfect storm of intensifying global trade tensions, prolonged protests in Hong Kong and slowing auto sales.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened slightly higher against the US dollar on Friday morning due to mild buying support, amid cautious market sentiment, a dealer said.
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CHUKAI: The remains of Puah Geok Tin, the Singaporean woman who went missing while kayaking in Endau waters here on Aug 8, will be repatriated to Singapore tomorrow morning.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — The ringgit opened slightly higher against the US dollar today morning due to mild buying support, amid cautious market sentiment, a dealer said.
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CHUKAI (Bernama): The remains of Puah Geok Tin, the Singaporean woman who went missing while kayaking in Endau waters here on Aug 8, will be repatriated to Singapore on Friday (Aug 16) morning.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 ― The Home Ministry is reviewing the Malaysian permanent residency of India-born preacher Dr Zakir Naik even as police investigate him for incitement.
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SINGAPORE: Singapore's exports in July shrank for the fifth straight month, though the slump was slightly less severe than forecast, official data showed on Friday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dialog Group's core net profit for the financial year ended June 30, 2019 was marginally above Maybank Investment Bank Research's estimate but in line with consensus.
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PETALING JAYA: Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin has criticised those he claims disregard the dominance of the Malays in Malaysia, saying the idea that all races are equal in moulding a nation’s ...
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SINGAPORE: The Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is investigating inappropriate student behaviour at one of the university’s freshman orientation camps.
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Researchers in Singapore have invented 'smart' clothing they say can boost signals and save battery life on wireless devices such as headphones and smart watches.
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The remains of Puah Geok Tin, the Singaporean woman who went missing while kayaking in Endau waters on Aug 8, will be repatriated to Singapore tomorrow morning.
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CHUKAI, Aug 16 ― The remains of Puah Geok Tin, the Singaporean woman who went missing while kayaking in Endau waters here on August 8, will be repatriated to Singapore this morning.
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SINGAPORE: Tan Sri Frank Tsao Wen-king (pic), the Shanghai-born entrepreneur who fled to Hong Kong amid the turmoil of the Chinese civil war and went on to build one of Asia’s biggest shipping empires, has died aged 94.
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SHAH ALAM: Carlsberg Brewery Malaysia Bhd will further capitalise on the premium beer segment to drive growth moving forward.
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The family of Singaporean kayaker Madam Puah Geok Tin said they were trying to "be strong for each other" yesterday - a day after her body was identified - while relatives of her missing companion fac...
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SINGAPORE: “I love you and I always will.” These seven words were posted by the daughter of Singaporean kayaker Puah Geok Tin early on Thursday (Aug 15) morning, hours after Malaysian authorities ...
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CHUKAI: The family members of a Singaporean woman today confirmed that the body found by local fishermen near Kemaman waters yesterday is Puah Geok Tin, 57, who went missing after going kayaking in Me...
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SINGAPORE: The son of a Singaporean man who went missing while kayaking in Malaysia on Thursday (Aug 15) urged authorities to maintain the search effort for his father.
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CHUKAI (Bernama): The family members of a Singaporean woman have confirmed that the body found by local fishermen near Kemaman waters on Wednesday (Aug 14) is Puah Geok Tin, who went missing while kayaking in Mersing last week.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 — The ringgit closed lower against the US dollar today on weaker demand for the local note and against the backdrop of lower global oil prices.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 15): The size of the Malaysian public service is still ideal and not too big compared with that of other countries, said Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Dr Md...
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Popular classifieds app Carousell posted US$7 million in revenue for the financial year of 2018, a fourfold increase from 2017, its latest financial statement reveals.