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PUTRAJAYA (June 20): Malaysian pineapples especially the MD2 variety are gaining popularity and have the potential for development as an industry to match the success of the Musang King durian, said A...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) has acquired a 30% stake in Strategic Sonata Sdn Bhd (SSSB) from Singapore's Mapletree Dextra Pte Ltd, leading to a proposed sale of land by UMW H...
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Abang Johari cutting the ribbon to symbolically officiate the opening of Statos.
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JOHOR BARU (June 20): WCT Holdings Bhd and Hyatt Hotels Corp (Hyatt) has entered into a management agreement to develop a 200-room hotel in an integrated development that includes the largest regional...
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LumenLab, the Asia innovation center of life insurance company MetLife, announced a collaboration with Singapore insurance cooperative NTUC Income and media organization Singapore Press Holdings (SPH)...
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JOHOR BARU (June 20): WCT Holdings Bhd and Hyatt Hotels Corp (Hyatt) has entered into a management agreement to develop a 200-room hotel in an integrated development that includes the largest regional...
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SINGAPORE: Treasuries led a global bond rally, with 10-year yields dropping below 2% for the first time since November 2016 as expectations grow that major central banks will ease policy.
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YANGON: When bike-sharing firms oBike, Ofo and Mobike pulled out of Singapore and Malaysia, they left behind thousands of perfectly-usable bikes in "graveyards".
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): IHH Healthcare Bhd has outlined three strategic priorities for the year ahead to strengthen its operations across its four home markets, namely Malaysia, Singapore, Turkey and ...
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YANGON, Myanmar: The clangor of bells in the air, Myanmar children race home from school on recycled bikes shipped from Singapore and Malaysia, donated to give them easier access to education in a na...
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Abang Johari cutting the ribbon to symbolically officiate the opening of Statos.
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SINGAPORE (June 20): Singapore welcomed Malaysia’s plans to build a sheltered walkway across the Causeway, although it has yet to receive any official proposal or communication on the plans, TODAY r...
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Delivery startup Rappi is partnering with Visa Inc to offer a prepaid card linked to its digital wallet in Brazil, expanding the product's rollout from Mexico and Colombia, where Rappi was founded, executives from the two companies told Reuters.
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Abang Johari cutting the ribbon to symbolically officiate the opening of Statos.
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SINGAPORE: The Sarawak state government is hoping to boost its economic ties with Singapore following the opening of a tourism and trade office at Robinson Road, said chief minister Abang Johari Open...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — Some time in the future, peninsular Malaysia might be connected to Sumatra seeing that the Indonesian government is currently studying the possibility of building a bridge co...
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Abang Johari speaking during the press conference, accompanied by Deputy Chief Ministers Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas and Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing, and Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth ...
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SINGAPORE (ANN): Henry Golding was once a hairdresser before he made the cut as a box-office star in Crazy Rich Asians.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI made gained 2.27 points to 1,668.81 in Thursday morning trading as investors expect global central banks to join in a wave of monetary easing while the resumption of US-China trade talks also offered a lift.
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China is definitely the new Japan.
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SINGAPORE (June 20): Palm oil may retest a resistance at RM2,068 per tonne as it found a support at RM2,004. The resistance is provided by the 38.2% retracement on the downtrend from RM2,235 to RM1,96...
Palm oil | RM2 | Wang Tao | SINGAPORE | C | Reuters | RM2 | 118 | RM1 | 971 | RM2 | 235 | RM2 | 046 | RM1 | 964 | RM2 | 028 | RM2 | 100 | RM2 | 004 | RM2 | 068 | June 20
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — The ringgit rose 0.35 per cent against the US dollar, in line with regional peers after the US Federal Reserve (US Fed), as expected, kept its interest rate steady yesterday...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit rose 0.35 per cent against the US dollar, in line with regional peers after the US Federal Reserve (US Fed), as expected, kept its interest rate steady yesterday.
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JOHOR BARU - Johor is looking to build a 1.2km walkway on the Causeway for those travelling between the state and Singapore.
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SINGAPORE: Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) and Saudi Aramco have started operations at their new 1.2-million-tonnes-per-year naphtha cracker, multiple sources familiar the matter said.
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(Editor’s note: Here is an article from our archives which we think is still relevant) At times, your car can kill your weekends.
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SINGAPORE, June 20 — Singapore welcomed Malaysia’s plans to build sheltered walkways across the Causeway, although it has yet to receive any official proposal or communication on the plans.
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SINGAPORE, June 20 — The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) said that “unauthorised drone-flying” over the Changi Airport had caused 37 flights to be delayed over the past two days, wh...
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SINGAPORE, June 20 — Along with three other men, Cheow Yon Siong hid 23 puppies in cages on his yacht and tried to smuggle them into Singapore from Malaysia in 2016.
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(June 20): China is definitely the new Japan. For Mahathir Mohamad, at least.
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SINGAPORE (June 19): Workers and students who cross the Causeway daily on foot may soon be able to do it for comfortably under a 1.2km sheltered walkway, according to a statement from a Johor official...
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FINANCIAL technology has tremendous ability for the empowerment and betterment of people’s lives, but it can also marginalise others.
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SINGAPORE: Singapore welcomed Malaysia’s plans to build a sheltered walkway across the Causeway, although it has yet to receive any official proposal or communication on the plans, TODAY reported.
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Brand Capital, the investment arm of Indian media conglomerate The Times Group, is set to invest up to US$6.5 million in Singapore-based skill verification platform Indorse.
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SINGAPORE (June 19): Malaysian state oil company Petroliam Nasional Bhd or Petronas, and Saudi Aramco, have started operations at their new 1.2-million-tonnes-per-year naphtha cracker, multiple source...
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(June 19): Southeast Asian stocks closed firmer on Wednesday, as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's comments indicating the possibility of fresh rate cuts, fuelled hopes of a worldwide wav...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 — The ringgit rebounded by 0.13 per cent against the US dollar, gaining alongside most Asian currencies today.
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Conghui presenting Geometry A. Geely believes in keeping to its word, notably when it said in 2015 that more than 90% of the vehicles it would sell by 2020 would be ‘electric’ cars, either in pure...
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Suzuki introduced the all-new Jimny in its home market back in July 2018, before rolling the model out to various markets across the world.
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If you’re a fan of Nike’s retro Air Jordans and you enjoy the odd Indomie double at your local eatery, you’re in for an unlikely treat.
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redONE has just introduced a data roaming product which allows you to enjoy multi-country roaming with a single SIM.
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Automo, an Indonesian online platform that helps tourists find drivers and car rentals, has raised about US$145,000 in a seed funding round, e27 reported.
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Public blockchain platform Zilliqa has teamed up with Singapore-based online payments service Xfers, which recently snagged an important e-wallet license in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 ― Malaysia is among the emerging East Asian economies that saw the local currency bond market continue to expand over the first quarter of 2019 (Q1 2019), despite trade conflic...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is among the emerging East Asian economies that saw the local currency bond market continue to expand over the first quarter of 2019 (Q1 2019), despite trade conflicts and moderating global growth, said the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
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JOHOR BAHRU: The Johor government plans to build a 1.2km sheltered walkway on the Causeway between the Malaysian state and Woodlands in Singapore, a Johor official said on Tuesday (Jun 18).
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JOHOR BAHRU (June 19): The Johor government plans to build a dedicated pedestrian walkway on the Johor Causeway to Woodlands in Singapore as a safety measure due to severe traffic congestion.
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Indonesia-focused venture capital firm Alpha JWC Ventures announced that NS Solutions Corporation, a Japanese information services company, has invested an undisclosed amount in its second fund.
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JUNE 19 — What is the most important asset of a country?
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SINGAPORE (June 19): Palm oil may retrace into a range of RM1,983-2,004 per tonne as it failed to break a resistance at RM2,068. The resistance is provided by the 38.2% retracement of the downtrend fr...
Palm oil | Wang Tao | SINGAPORE | RM2 | C | Reuters | RM2 | 068 | June 19 | RM1 | 983 | RM2 | 235 | RM1 | 964 | RM2 | 028 | RM2 | 004 | RM2 | 100 | RM2 | 046 | RM2 | 001
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HONG KONG, June 19 — Asian markets rallied today after Donald Trump hailed “very good” phone talks with Xi Jinping and said the two would meet at the G20 next week, renewing hopes of a deal to e...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 — The ringgit rose against the US dollar at the opening today in line with its regional peers due to positive sentiment arising from the upcoming meeting between US President ...
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IPOH, June 19 — The Perak government is considering allowing two duck farms to remain in operation at the Kinta Nature Park at Batu Gajah amid health and environmental concerns.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit rose against the US dollar at the opening today in line with its regional peers due to positive sentiment arising from the upcoming meeting between US President Donald Trump and China President Xi Jinping.
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PETALING JAYA: UK-based global higher education surveyor Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has pushed Universiti Malaya 17 spots to number 70 in its annual university ranking.
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ACCELERATING Asia (AA), a regional network of startup programs and an early-stage venture capital fund headquartered in Singapore, has on June 19 announced the launch of its inaugural accelerator coho...
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Mirage Club president Datin Amar Kathryn Wee (fourth right) presents a concert invitation to Fatimah.
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SINGAPORE (June 18): Sembcorp Industries has signed a long-term agreement with Experia Events to install, own and operate rooftop solar panels with a total capacity of 6.3 megawatt peak, atop its flag...
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I used to travel to Hong Kong on a monthly basis a few years ago when I was tasked to set up a specialist team there.
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Public blockchain platform Zilliqa has teamed up with Singapore-based online payments service Xfers, which recently snagged an important e-wallet license in the country.
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Klipsch, one of the world’s most renowned audio brands, held the global launch of its T5 True Wireless earbuds today in Singapore.
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(June 18): Most Southeast Asian stock markets closed higher on Tuesday, but gains were capped as investors kept a cautious stance ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting set to begin later in the da...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) has in its latest consultation paper on aeronautical charges, proposed the introduction of transfer passenger services charges (PSC) ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — The ringgit edged down against the US dollar, mirroring the narrow trade recorded by most Asian currencies as investors took a cautious stand ahead of the Federal Reserve pol...
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PETALING JAYA, June 18 — The quality of primary and secondary school education in Malaysia is only worth 9.1 years of schooling even though pupils study an average of 12.2 years, when compared to So...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips closed sharply higher in late trade on Tuesday as local funds picked up Hong Leong Bank, Tenaga Nasional and Axiata, in line with most of the key Asian markets except Japan's Nikkei 225.
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PETALING JAYA: Westmoreland Edward Palon did not miss the opportunity to present Pope Francis with an intricately designed and coloured beaded tapestry from his home state of Sarawak when he met the Pope to hand over his credentials as Malaysia's new ambassador to the Vatican.
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KUALA LUMPUR: FBM KLCI heavyweights were mostly positive in the morning session as they became targets of investor buying ahead of a possible rate cut by the US Federal Reserve later this week.
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JOHOR BAHRU (June 18): IKEA Southeast Asia’s latest shopping centre, Toppen Shopping Centre in Tebrau is set to open its doors to the public in November this year.
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(June 18): Homebuyers in Hong Kong are looking at Malaysian property as second homes and for retirement, with Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Johor Bahru garnering a lot of interest because of affordable pri...
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SINGAPORE, June 18 — Singapore could enter a recession if trade tensions ratchet up further between America and China, economists warned as the country’s overall and electronic exports recorded on...
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SINGAPORE (June 18): Palm oil may rise to RM2,068 per tonne as it has broken a resistance at RM2,028. The current bounce seems to be against the downtrend from RM2,235. A retracement analysis on the t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — The ringgit inch upwards against the US dollar, backed by renewed interest from foreign investors on the prospects of Malaysia’s economy.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit inched upwards against the US dollar, backed by renewed interest from foreign investors on the prospects of Malaysia's economy.
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JOHOR BARU: Toppen shopping centre, a new mall in Johor Baru that will be integrated into the largest Ikea store in South-East Asia, hopes to draw 15 million visitors annually.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Keningau Vocational College (KVK) did Malaysia proud by winning a gold medal in an international competition with their invention called ShapeSweetie.
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(June 18): Malaysia’s large banks have the highest board representation for women across the Southeast Asian region, outpacing peers in Singapore and the Philippines where the proportion is below 15...
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MOSCOW: Malaysia’s top property developer S P Setia Bhd hopes to unveil its first development in Japan as soon as this year.
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Yii (fifth left) hands over the mock cheque to Chiam, as Ling (fourth right), Pui (second right) and other guests look on.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): CAB Cakaran Corp Bhd says it is allocating financial assistance of S$11.21 million (RM34.21 million) to its 25%-owned joint-venture company Singapore Poultry Hub Pte Ltd (SPH)....
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The Finlab Co-Head Pauline Sim (left) and UOB Country Head of Channels and Digitalisation Yap Kok Tee at UOB Malaysia’s launch of the “Jom Transform Programme” On Thursday, June 13, the United ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 17 — The ringgit weakened against the US dollar today alongside most Asian currencies, with the greenback holding on to its gains following Friday’s announcement of better-than-...
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TOWARDS the end of April, Axiata Digital Services Sdn Bhd announced its plan to transfer five digital assets, including its entire stake in Celcom Planet Sdn Bhd — the operator of e-commerce platfor...
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JOHOR BAHRU (June 17): IKEA Southeast Asia’s latest shopping centre, Toppen Shopping Centre in Tebrau is set to open its doors to the public in November this year.
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SYDNEY: Property sales in Singapore jumped 30% last month, led by demand for luxury condos.
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TransferWise has successfully obtained a remittance license from Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). With this license, TransferWise will launch remittances from Malaysia in 2019.
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Kenanga Investors Berhad (“Kenanga Investors”), a subsidiary of Kenanga Investment Bank, announced that it has launched Kenanga Global Unicorn 1 (KGU1), which aims for medium-term returns by inves...
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Singapore-based venture capital firm Qualgro led a roughly US$11.2 million series A funding round for Pazzi, a brand and development company spun out of the French robotics and foodtech startup Ekim.
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Which are the startups that are on the path to becoming the next big thing?
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In 'The Legend Of Mir', warriors and sorcerers battle creatures from an ancient universe. Now, WeMade Co’s long-time videogame hit is at the centre of a string of legal battles that could serve as a rallying cry for foreign companies harbouring grievances against Chinese rivals.
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STAR Media Group Bhd is looking to raise funds to expand dimsum — its OTT (over the top) content business — and has hired advisers to help source for potential investors, according to several sour...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Kenanga Investors Bhd launched the Kenanga Global Unicorn 1 (KGU1) which is a feeder fund for the Ericsenz-K2 Global Unicorn Fund which targets superior medium term returns by investing primarily in the securities of unicorn companies.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 17 — Kenanga Investors Bhd has launched the Kenanga Global Unicorn 1 (KGU1) fund to provide investors the opportunity to invest in tech start-up companies.
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SINGAPORE (June 17): Foreigners have resumed selling Malaysian stocks and that will make it tough for the KLCI index to surpass last week's high.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo says the entry of UK financial technology (fintech) firm TransferWise into the Malaysian market will help improve financ...
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HONG KONG: One of China’s biggest state-owned infrastructure companies excluded UBS Group AG from a bond deal after the bank’s global chief economist sparked a furor with his use of the phrase "Chinese pig.”
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While the Avengers: Endgame hype might be winding down as we speak, there is still something in the horizon that could spark another round of excitements among Marvel fans in Malaysia.
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SINGAPORE (June 17): Palm oil may retrace into the range of RM1,965-1,986 per tonne as it failed to break a resistance at RM2,020. The resistance is identified as the 61.8% projection level of a downw...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 17 — The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar today as investors stayed on the sidelines due to uncertainty surrounding the global economy and heightened trade tension invo...
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Yong (right) receiving a souvenir at the Gerakan Belia Bersatu Malaysia annual general meeting.