Mon, 18 Feb 2019, 4:11 PM
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Topic: Singapore

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SINGAPORE (Feb 18): RHB Research is maintaining Genting Singapore at “buy” with target price of S$1.23 on the back of stable casino earnings, market share gains and the company’s potential to ta...
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SINGAPORE (Feb 18): State oil firm Petronas has set the price factor for Malaysian Crude Oil (MCO) for March at US$5.40 per barrel, unchanged from the previous month, the company said on Monday.
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SINGAPORE: Cash-strapped Singapore water-treatment company Hyflux Ltd. unveiled a restructuring plan that’s been highly anticipated by retail investors in the city-state, who own millions worth of the firm’s debt.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Axiata Group Bhd’s sale of its ts 28.67% stake in Singapore's M1 Ltd has improved its financial headroom and the sale proceeds will help cut debt, S&P Global Ratings says in a report.
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SINGAPORE: DBS Group Holdings Ltd. relied on lending to boost fourth-quarter profit as financial-market turbulence hit its trading, wealth and investment banking operations.
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Which are the startups that are on the path to becoming the next big thing?
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ABCC Exchange announced today that a consortium of investors, led by its co-founder Calvin Cheng and Singaporean investor Eric Cheng, has acquired a controlling majority stake in the company.
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Moving is often seen as a stressful life event, even more so if you’re relocating from one country to another.
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Singapore- and Thailand-based blockchain startup Band Protocol has raised US$3 million in a seed funding round led by Sequoia India.
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DollarsAndSense, a Singapore-based personal finance portal, has acquired local financial planning startup FundMyLife. The value of the deal was not disclosed.
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Ride-hailing drivers in Singapore have complained that some among their number are gaming incentives offered by Go-Jek. However, the company said it has not found any evidence to support such claims.
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SINGAPORE (Feb 18): Palm oil is biased to break a resistance at RM2,285 per tonne and rise towards the next resistance at RM2,316. These resistances are identified as the 14.6% and the 7% retracements...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit was higher against the US dollar in early session today on better demand for the local note, said a dealer.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Axiata Group Bhd shares rose 1.27% this morning after the group decided to sell its 28.7% stake in Singapore-listed M1 Ltd to Keppel Corp Ltd and Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (S...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — The ringgit was higher against the US dollar in early session today on better demand for the local note, said a dealer.
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SINGAPORE, Feb 18 — The US dollar was marginally weaker today, as increasing expectations of a US-Sino trade deal led investors to shift away from the safety of the greenback into riskier assets.
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KUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex Research expects Axiata Group Bhd, Luxchem Corp Bhd, London Biscuits Bhd and APFT to see trading interest following its latest corporate news.
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SINGAPORE: Oil prices rose to their highest levels in 2019 on Monday, lifted by OPEC-led supply cuts and by U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela.
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PUCHONG: Malaysia will negotiate with Singapore for a realistic water price based on the current economic development.
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SINGAPORE: Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat will aim to strike a delicate balance in today’s budget: preaching fiscal prudence while doling out more social spending ahead of elections that could come as early as this year.
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Caregiving services platform aims to sign on 1,000 caregivers in three years
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SINGAPORE: The baht is looking to repeat its performance as one of Asia’s best currencies last year. Today’s growth data will shed light on a key pillar of its recent strength and may help it stay in pole position at least through the first quarter.
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AXIATA Group Bhd via its wholly-owned subsidiary, Axiata Investments (Singapore) Limited has accepted the voluntary conditional general offer by Konnectivity Pte Ltd, for the group’s entire stake in...
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IT-SYSTEMS, a provider and systems integrator of healthcare ICT solutions, has announced the launch of its Healthcare Competency Centre (HCC) in Singapore.
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PUCHONG, Selangor: Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah will lead a team of Malaysian officials in renegotiating prices of raw water sold to Singapore, said Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Sunda...
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PUCHONG: Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah will lead a group of officials for the revision of raw water prices sold to Singapore, according to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUCHONG (Feb 17): Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah will lead a group of Malaysian officials in negotiations for the revision of raw water prices sold to Singapore, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohama...
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PUCHONG: Citing the price of Malaysian raw water sold to Singapore, which has remained unchanged since 1962, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said the prices of goods must change with the time...
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PUCHONG, Feb 17 ― Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah will lead a group of Malaysian officials in the revision of raw water prices sold to neighbouring country Singapore, said Tun Dr Mahathir ...
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PUCHONG: Malaysia will continue to press Singapore for a more realistic water price based on current economic developments, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUCHONG, Feb 17 ― Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad wants Malaysians to foster greater community building, especially in new affordable housing neighbourhoods.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 ― A high net foreign fund outflow of RM263.5 million was recorded between Monday to Thursday, a level last seen since the third week of December 2018, as investors recalibrated ...
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SINGAPORE: A burning smell detected in the northeast of Singapore over the last two days was likely related to a fire at a landfill in Johor, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said on Saturday.
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FEBRUARY 17 ― Singapore is hot.
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KUALA LUMPUR (SIN CHEW DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Singaporeans who used to be the largest group of tourists to Malaysia reduced by 14 per cent last year while tourists from non-Asean countries increas...
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KUCHING, Feb 16 — Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg today expressed his objection to a proposal by his Sabah counterpart Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal for the two Borneo states to b...
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Ride-hailing drivers in Singapore have complained that some among their number are gaming incentives offered by Go-Jek. However, the company said it has not found any evidence to support such claims.
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Konnectivity, a company jointly owned by Keppel Corporation and Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), has announced that its voluntary conditional general offer for M1 Limited is now unconditional, as Konne...
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Vietnam’s economy has been growing steadily in recent years and it is now reaching a point where it is going to matter a lot more in the global economy, in Asean and in regional political dynamics.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 — Bursa Malaysia is expected to strengthen next week, driven by stronger ringgit and commodity prices, as well as rising forex reserves and higher national fourth quarter econo...
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Telco set to gain RM126mil on disposal of 28.7% stake
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A consumer group is urging the government to implement a “lemon law” to hold automakers responsible for defective projects and compel them to repair vehicles in accordance with the law.
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Six suspected militants, including a Singaporean businessman, have been arrested by the Malaysian police following a series of anti-terror raids across the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 15): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, stocks in focus on Monday (Feb 18) may include: Luxchem Corp Bhd, Astro Holdings Malaysia Bhd, Axiata Group Bhd, APFT Bhd a...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 15): Most Malaysian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are focusing on exporting their goods to markets beyond the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, FedEx Express’ latest research revea...
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PETALING JAYA: MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong shared photos of himself in graduation robes receiving his PhD and Masters degree amid controversy over dubious academic credentials among Pakatan Harapan leaders.
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Australia-based rewards startup OpenSparkz has secured A$1.5 million (US$1.06 million) in a second seed funding round, which was led Singapore-based private investor Louise Daley, deputy chief of Acc...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — Axiata Group Bhd via its wholly-owned subsidiary, Axiata Investments (Singapore) Ltd, has accepted the voluntary conditional general offer made by Konnectivity Pte Ltd for its...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police’s Counter Terrorism Branch has nabbed four foreginers and two locals, all men, on suspicion of their involvement with a terrorist group.’ Inspector-General of Police Tan ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 15): Axiata Group Bhd has sold its entire stake in Singapore-listed M1 Ltd to Keppel Corp Ltd and Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) at an offer price of S$2.06 or RM1.65 billion in ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — The ringgit closed lower against the US dollar today on weaker demand as cautious sentiment clouded the market ahead of the outcome of trade talks between China and the United...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Axiata Group Bhd has accepted the general offer for its 28.67% stake in Singapore's M1 Ltd which will see it netting a gain of RM126.45mil on disposal of the shares.
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SINGAPORE: The authorities here detained two Singaporeans under the Internal Security Act (ISA) last month for their involvement in terrorism-related activities, and one of them is said to be a close ...
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Ofo’s license to operate its bike-sharing service in Singapore has been suspended by the Land Transport Authority (LTA). This comes on the back of Ofo’s failure to comply with LTA’s regulatory r...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 15): Malaysian authorities said on Friday they have arrested six people, including four foreigners, suspected of planning attacks or being members of militant groups.
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Police have arrested six people, including four foreigners, suspected of planning attacks or being members of militant groups.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Authorities said today they had arrested six people, including four foreigners, suspected of planning attacks or being members of militant groups.
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SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN): Two Singaporeans have been detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA) in January for their involvement in terrorism-related activities, says the Home Affairs Ministry.
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SINGAPORE: Two Singaporean men have been detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA) for their involvement in terrorism-related activities, the Ministry of Home Affairs said on Friday (Feb 15).
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KUALA LUMPUR - A 48-year-old Singaporean is among six who were arrested in the latest round of anti-terror swoops in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — Six suspected terrorists, including one who had planned to attack the Freemason building in Johor, have been detained in anti-terror raids in Selangor, Johor and Sabah.
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Unless you suffer from trypanophobia – or the fear of needles – a blood test is one of the best things we can do for our health.
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SINGAPORE (Feb 15): Palm oil may retest a support at RM2,249 per tonne, as it has completed a bounce triggered by this level.
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KUALA LUMPUR: In a series of complex transactions, a substantial proportion of the hearts won over by former prime minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak, have already been siphoned off and routed through ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Johor Chief Minister Osman Sapian admitted on Thursday (Feb 14) that he does not have a degree from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), and apologises to all Malaysians over the “confusi...
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SINGAPORE: Two Singaporean men have been detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA) for their involvement in terrorism-related activities, the Ministry of Home Affairs said on Friday (Feb 15).
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SINGAPORE: Singapore’s economy grew at its slowest pace in more than two years in the fourth quarter, data showed on Friday, and the city-state’s trade ministry warned that manufacturing is likely to face significant moderation this year.
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SEPANG: The word “lifestyle” may seem out of place at an airport, but it is exactly what Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) aims to inject into its five international airports in five years.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — The ringgit opened slightly higher against the US dollar today backed by positive market sentiment and higher oil prices, said a dealer.
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SINGAPORE, Feb 15 — The Singapore economy grew by 3.2 per cent in 2018, a moderation from the 3.9 per cent growth recorded in 2017, according to the republic’s Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI)...
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SINGAPORE: Singapore's economy grew at its slowest pace in more than two years in the fourth quarter, data showed on Friday, as the trade ministry warned manufacturing is likely to see a "significant moderation" this year.
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FOR frequent travellers, filling up forms for immigration procedures can be a cumbersome task.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, stocks in focus on Friday (Feb 15) may include: YTL Hospitality Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), Yinson Holdings Bhd, C...
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GEORGE TOWN: A consumer group has called on the government to introduce lemon laws to protect consumers who buy products such as cars that fail to meet quality standards and performance.
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SINGAPORE (Feb 14): A fire at a building in Bras Basah Road here today forced the evacuation of about 1,000 people, according to the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF). No one was reported injured...
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Acer officially held a press conference for its Predator League tournament here in Bangkok, Thailand.
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It is not funny anymore. GE14 raised hopes of a new progressive approach to developing the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — The ringgit closed lower against the US dollar today on weaker demand as traders keenly awaited the outcome of the latest round of high-level trade talks between the United St...
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PUTRAJAYA: The recent grazing of two vessels happened in waters disputed by Malaysia and Singapore, Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): Carlsberg Brewery Malaysia Bhd's fourth quarter net profit rose 34.9% to RM67.45 million or 22.06 sen per share, from RM50 million or 16.36 sen per share a year ago.
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SINGAPORE: The Singapore dollar fell to a near six-month low against the Malaysian ringgit on Thursday (Feb 14), as the Malaysian currency strengthened amid the country's announcement that economic gr...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has given foreign-owned insurance companies until April to outline their plans to comply with local shareholding requirements, the central bank said today.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 14 — The Penang Consumers’ Association (CAP) has called on Putrajaya to implement a “lemon law” to hold car manufacturers responsible for defective projects and compel them to...
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SINGAPORE, Feb 14 — A “small explosion” and fire broke out in a switch room at the Carlton Hotel in Bras Basah this afternoon.
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By Hakim Hassan Masjid Jamek and the River of Life, in central Kuala Lumpur.
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Singapore mobile network operator Circles.Life has received investment from Sequoia India to fund its expansion beyond the city-state, it announced today.
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“I always find pick-ups near construction sites, where customers wait for the cab they booked through a mobile app but never showed up.
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Customers in Hong Kong have accused fitness startup ClassPass of hiking their rates without warning.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): The ringgit will derive support from the recent rebound in oil prices, while Malaysia’s monetary policy is likely to stay on hold this year amid resilient economic growth, Aus...
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THE continuity of mass rapid transit projects is vital for Gamuda Bhd to retain its highly skilled workforce who are trained to operate tunnel boring machines (TBMs) in difficult and complex undergrou...
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THE Edge Media Group chairman Tong Kooi Ong has gifted whistle-blower Xavier Andre Justo RM8.2 million (US$2 million) for his help in exposing wrong-doings at 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB). Justo, ...
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PETALING JAYA: A quarter of Malaysian consumers are using modified TV set-top boxes to watch pirated content, according to a research by the Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA). AVIA said the use ...
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HONG KONG, Feb 14 — Hong Kong’s port, which once vied with rival Singapore for global dominance, has slipped out of the world’s top five busiest shipping container terminals for the first time, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — Malaysia's balance of payments recorded a higher surplus of RM33.5 billion last year compared to 2017, contributed by better surplus in goods account and lower deficit in ser...
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Tun Razak Exchange (TRX)’s entire development has an estimated value of over RM40 billion.
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Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has invested US$100 million in hospitality chain Oyo Hotels & Homes.
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Go-Jek has appointed a new general manager to head up its operations in Singapore.
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SINGAPORE (Feb 14): Palm oil may keep hovering above a support at RM2,249 or bounce towards a resistance at RM2,285 per tonne, as suggested by a retracement analysis.
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SINGAPORE (Feb 14): CLSA upgraded the recommendation on Genting Malaysia Bhd to outperform from underperform.
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SINGAPORE (Feb 14): Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional is reported to be planning to reduce its global presence and trim stakes in non-strategic areas.