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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is puzzled with the potential downgrade of the country’s credit rating by rating agencies following the government’s decision to res...
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PETALING JAYA: Airside connectivity between KLIA and klia2 will see the two terminals integrated and potentially improve traffic growth, says the Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom).
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Travel vlogger Nas Daily has invited his Malaysians fan to his meetup in Singapore Botanic Gardens this afternoon with less than 24 hours to spare.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19):  Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, companies that may be in focus on Monday (April 22) may include the following: Malayan Banking Bhd, Petronas Dagangan B...
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Michelin has officially launched its first flagship store for premium performance-oriented tyres at SpeedLine Kota Damansara.
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At the 5G Malaysia Showcase in Putrajaya, prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was taken for a ride in an autonomous Proton Exora while being accompanied by communications and multimedia minister Go...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is puzzled with the potential downgrade of the country’s credit rating by rating agencies, following the government’s decision to rescue the ai...
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PETALING JAYA: The revival of the Bandar Malaysia project has come as good news to the Chinese Embassy.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has terminated the collaboration agreement with troubled Hyflux Ltd in relation to the divestment of the Tuaspring integrated water and power pla...
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PETALING JAYA: Human activities are contributing to climate change and this has affected the quality of life in some places around the world.
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SINGAPORE (Bernama): Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has decided to terminate the collaboration agreement relating to the divestment of the Tuaspring integrated water and power plant (IWPP) with immediate effect, said water treatment firm Hyflux Ltd.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 ― The ringgit snapped its three-day losing streak against the US dollar to close higher today, thanks to improving market sentiment as worries over capital outflow ease amid r...
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SINGAPORE, April 19 ― Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has decided to terminate the collaboration agreement relating to the divestment of the Tuaspring integrated water and power plant (IWPP) with imme...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — The candidate to replace Tan Sri Richard Malanjum as chief justice (CJ) is still awaiting approval from the Conference of Rulers, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 ― Bursa Malaysia ended higher due to brisk buying activities, against a backdrop of mixed regional markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The local bourse snapped its three-day slide on Friday, lifted by bargain hunting activities following the past few bearish session.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Putrajaya today said the Bandar Malaysia project once promoted by former prime minister Najib Razak would go ahead, some two years after it was abandoned.
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International Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Ong Kian Ming has joined his colleague Tony Pua in slamming an interview carried by Bloomberg on April 11, which features a Singapore-based banker spea...
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JOHOR BAHRU (April 19): Property developer UEM Sunrise Bhd is currently in talks with a potential local partner to jointly-develop a high-rise project on 12.43 hectares of land in Durban, South Africa...
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LETTER | Reading with interest the developments and the spins in the daily press on Penang's liveability and needing more land and controlling mass tourism - it smacks of a dangerous agenda to change ...
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The Tampines Mall in Singapore was forced to close for several hours after a fire broke out on Thursday.According to local news reports, a man was taken to the hospital due to smoke inhalation.In a st...
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JOHOR BAHRU (April 19): Property developer UEM Sunrise Bhd is currently in talks with a potential local partner to jointly-develop a high-rise project on 12.43 hectares of land in Durban, South Africa...
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Surge, Sequoia India’s new startup accelerator, has revealed the 17 startups that form the first batch of its program.
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In what seems to be a massive recognition to the modern era of digital content distribution, Microsoft recently has revealed the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition.
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LETTER | As a Malaysian doctor who has done more than his fair share of contributing to the people of Sabah and Sarawak, I am disappointed with the politicians of East Malaysian states trying to amend...
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SINGAPORE: As earnings season powers ahead, the question of when to enter and exit stock trades has been answered by Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit was higher against the US dollar in early trading today on improving market sentiment towards the local note due to the higher global oil price.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — Deputy Minister Ong Kian Ming today corrected mistakes made by a senior UBS official who said that the Swiss banking giant has not invested in Malaysia for the past five yea...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — The ringgit was higher against the US dollar in early trading today on improving market sentiment towards the local note due to the higher global oil price.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) says there is a lack of training at many companies following a survey showing that the hire of contract workers is on the rise, in part to fil...
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PETALING JAYA: A transport studies scholar says the planned airside transfers and interlining facilities between KLIA and klia2 will improve connectivity between the two terminals, in a boost for loca...
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(April 19): Stocks in Asia looked set for modest gains after their U.S. counterparts edged higher, ahead of a holiday weekend in many countries.
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TOKYO: Oil is headed for its first weekly drop since early March as uncertainty over the future of global producer curbs, Iranian exports and US inventories kept investors on edge.
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Singapore: In a rare retreat for Amazon.com Inc, the e-commerce giant plans to shut down its Chinese marketplace business in July as it shifts its focus to offering mainland consumers overseas products rather than goods from local sellers.
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DUBAI: The slump in Aramco bonds since its unprecedented debt sale this month makes one thing clear: you can’t take the Saudi out of Saudi Aramco.
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KUALA LUMPUR: There is no need for a travel advisory against Malay­sia as it is a safe country, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Moha­mad.
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YOURSAY | 'The gov't must realise that the tourist market is a very competitive one.' Encourage instead of burdening tourists – AirAsia boss disagrees with exit tax CHKS: I think AirAsia Group Bhd C...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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GEORGE TOWN • Malaysia's federal government has given the green light for reclamation works for three new islands off the southern coast of Penang island, a project that has been panned by environme...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18):  Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, companies that may be in focus on Friday (April 19) may include the following: CIMB Group Holdings Bhd, Genting Bhd, As...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Conforming his desire to see the Formula One (F1) race return to Malaysia, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says it could happen as early as next year or 2021.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Bursa Malaysia pared down earlier losses to close marginally lower today but remained weak amid continuous selling activities in the broader market.
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SINGAPORE (Bloomberg): As earnings season powers ahead, the question of when to enter and exit stock trades has been answered by Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
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Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali (above, right) gave assurance of the Federal Government's commitment to assist Johor in achieving sustainable economic growth, especially in terms of develo...
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JOHOR BARU: Six family members, who have been living in poverty, were shocked when enforcement officers from the Johor Housing Secretariat (SUK Perumahan) evicted them from their flat on Tuesday (April 16).
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — The ringgit extended its downtrend to close lower against the US dollar today, dampened by weak market sentiment towards the local currency amid declining crude oil prices, ...
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SINGAPORE (Bloomberg): Singapore’s largest bank plans to stop financing coal-fired power plants once its existing commitments are complete in 2021.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia intends to bring back the Formula One (F1) race, as there is still much interest in the sport, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips closed Thursday off their intra-day lows as local funds were seen mopping up oversold banking stocks but key Asian markets ended mostly in the red on profit taking and due to trade tensions.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Conforming his desire to see the Formula One (F1) race return to Malaysia, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says it could happen as early as next year or 2021.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday (April 18) that there was no need for a travel advisory against visiting the country, as it is a...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has jumped 22 places to 123rd in the latest World Press Freedom Index, compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF).
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IHH Healthcare Bhd managing director and CEO Dr Tan See Leng is not an easy man to reach.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): With Malaysia yet to make a decision on whether or not to ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad tod...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says there is no need for a travel advisory against Malaysia, as we are a “safe nation”.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today says there is no need for advisories against Malaysia.
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Malaysia's ranking on the World Press Freedom Index 2019 jumped 22 places to 123 out of 180 countries, according to Reporters Without Borders (RSF). The Paris-based watchdog attributed the significant...
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KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): “It’s like being given a second chance at life”, said Rizal Sahputra Abdul Hamid, who was rescued at about 100 nautical miles from Banda Aceh after being adrift for nine days in the Indian Ocean after the “Boxing Day” tsunami 15 years ago.
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SINGAPORE (April 18): Tata Group raised its stake in AirAsia India to 51% and injected 5b rupees together with AirAsia Investments to fund the carrier’s international expansion plans, the Economic T...
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SINGAPORE (April 18): Debt distress in the Southeast Asian nation may be understated as recent cases have involved non-listed companies in oil and gas and real-estate sectors, according to Claudia Che...
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SINGAPORE (April 18): Petronas offers an LNG cargo for loading on June 8-9 from the Bintulu export project in Malaysia on the GLX platform, according to traders with knowledge of the matter.
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(April 18): After a presidential campaign dominated by nationalist rhetoric, the projected winner, incumbent Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, now has to face an uncomfortable reality: Indonesia is dangerousl...
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SINGAPORE (April 18): Palm oil may stabilize around a support at RM2,191 per tonne and retest a resistance at RM2,227. The support and the resistance are identified as the 50% and the 61.8% retracemen...
Palm oil | Wang Tao | SINGAPORE | 50% | RM2 | 191 | Reuters | 61.8 | 896 | 100 | 18 | 50 | 155 | 227 | 232 | 16 | 344 | 191 | 144 | 191 | 9 | 139 | 246 | 038 | RM2 | 246 | RM2 | 896 | RM2 | 144 | RM2 | 139 | RM2 | 155 | RM2 | 191 | RM2 | 232 | RM2 | 038 | RM2 | 344 | RM2 | 227 | RM2 | 191 | April 16 | April 9 | April 18
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SINGAPORE (April 18): Genting will bid for all three casino licenses allowed by Japan and hopes to win one, the Business Times reported Thursday, citing Chairman Lim Kok Thay at the firm’s annual ge...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit was lower against the US dollar in early trade today on weaker demand, prompted by concerns over the potential downgrade of Malaysian bonds by global index provider, FTSE Russell.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd has given a friendly face to its online chatbot, and her name is Shelly.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 ― The ringgit was lower against the US dollar in early trade today on weaker demand, prompted by concerns over the potential downgrade of Malaysian bonds by global index provi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Negative news continued to weigh on investors’ confidence as the FBM KLCI continued to slide below the lowest level since December 2016, with Maybank, Hong Leong Bank and Public Bank bearing the punishment.
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SINGAPORE: Beginning Monday, all foreign travellers departing the republic will not have their travel documents stamped with the departure date.
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KULAI: The police have sought Interpol assistance to track down the owner of the used tyre-processing company allegedly involved in the Sungai Kim Kim pollution incident.
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PETALING JAYA: Indonesian officials here are still counting the ballots in Malaysia for the republic’s presidential election amid calls for a revoting of postal votes by their election watchdog.
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PETALING JAYA: The investments from Chinese firms in Malaysia are expected to surge following the conclusion of East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.
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SINGAPORE: Singapore’s electronics exports slumped in March by the most since 2013, an ominous sign that it will take longer for the city state to shake off a regional demand slowdown from earlier this year.
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PETALING JAYA: Selling pressure on the ringgit would intensify should Malaysian government bonds be removed from an important global bond index, with a potential capital exodus of almost RM20bil to RM30bil out of the domestic capital market.
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PETALING JAYA: Singapore’s Public Utilities Board (PUB) will take over the Tuaspring desalination plant from debt-laden water and power company Hyflux Ltd.
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SINGAPORE: Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp (OCBC) is looking for a Chinese firm to team up with on a securities joint venture on the mainland, the latest foreign bank seeking to capitalise on the nation’s financial-industry loosening.
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KUALA LUMPUR • It was a one-two punch that has turned the Malaysian ringgit into Asia's worst performer this month.
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SINGAPORE: Starting April 22, Singapore will no longer require all foreign travellers departing the republic to have the departure immigration endorsement or stamp of departure in their travel documen...
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THE Alipay-NUS Enterprise Social Innovation Challenge (Challenge), jointly launched by Alipay, a payment and lifestyle platform, operated by Ant Financial Services Group (Ant Financial), and NUS Enter...
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HONEYWELL, a Fortune 100 diversified global technology and manufacturing leader, on April 17 announced the appointment of Brian Davis (pic) as the new president of Honeywell Asean (Association of Sout...
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DUBAI: It was a one-two punch that has turned the ringgit into Asia’s worst performer this month.
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SINGAPORE (April 17): PEC announced Wednesday that it has secured S$103 million worth of new contracts in Asia with existing clients.
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SINGAPORE: Beginning April 22, Singapore will no longer require all foreign travellers departing the republic to have the departure immigration endorsement or stamp of departure in their travel docume...
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SINGAPORE (April 17): Beginning April 22, Singapore will no longer require all foreign travellers departing the republic to have the departure immigration endorsement or stamp of departure in their t...
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The store is the first of its kind in Malaysia and will offer a complete range of Michelin tyres, including the ultra-high performance and racing tyres.
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Geely recently launched its new global brand, Geometry, focusing on electric vehicles (EV) and new energy vehicles.
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The Malaysian fintech scene has grown considerably since its early days.
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SINGAPORE (April 17): Cocoa processing in Asia rose 9.5% in the first quarter of 2019 from a year earlier to 208,388 tonnes, data from the Cocoa Association of Asia (CAA) showed on Wednesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A slide in Maybank and Tenaga Nasional shares sent the FBM KLCI to the lowest close since December 2016 while the ringgit extended its decline against the US dollar.
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AFTER a turnaround last year, ACE Market-listed box-build manufacturer K-One Technology Bhd is banking on its newly-acquired cloud computing business to shore up its financial performance.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Shares in Iskandar Waterfront City Bhd (IWCity) and Ekovest Bhd continue to decline in active trade today as investors took profit after last week's surge on positive construc...
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SINGAPORE: Beginning April 22, Singapore will no longer require all foreign travellers departing the republic to have the departure immigration endorsement or stamp of departure in their travel docume...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Resorts World Las Vegas has entered into and closed on the US$1.6 billion senior secured credit facilities concurrent with issuance of US$1 billion bonds listed in Singapore, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) fell to a low of RM9.01 on Wednesday in a knee-jerk reaction to news that Singapore's PUB would take over Hyflux's Tuaspring desalination plant in the island nation.
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SINGAPORE: National water agency PUB will be taking over troubled water treatment company Hyflux's Tuaspring desalination plant.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Fitch Ratings has assigned a final rating of 'A-' to Resorts World Las Vegas LLC's (RWLV, A-/Stable) senior secured US$1.2bil revolver* and US$400mil term-loan facilities due 2024 and the senior unsecured US$1bil 4.625% notes due 2029 issued by RWLV and its unit RWLV Capital Inc.
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SINGAPORE, April 17 — Beginning April 22, Singapore will no longer require all foreign travellers departing the republic to have the departure immigration endorsement or stamp of departure in their...