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De facto Law Minister Liew Vui Keong today insisted that Malaysia did not interfere in the decision of a Singapore court to stay the execution of a Malaysian citizen.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 26 — De facto law minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong has denied allegations that he tried to interfere with Singapore’s death sentence of a Malaysian citizen that a Singaporean court ...
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyers and rights activists are at loggerheads over a Singapore minister’s remark that it is “untenable” to have a moratorium on Malaysians sentenced to death in Singapore courts...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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Mobile payments and rewards platform Fave announced that it has acquired two table and takeaway ordering solutions.
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China’s peer-to-peer (P2P) lending industry, which has shrunk dramatically under a government crackdown, should get a welcome boost from the development of the Greater Bay Area, according to DBS Ban...
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MYRENT, Singapore’s first peer-to-peer on-demand rental marketplace, has formally launched.
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SINGAPORE: Malaysia hopes to find new ways and means to reduce the cost of the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link (RTS) project, including getting the private sector to fund and operate it.
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SINGAPORE, May 21 — Bukit Chagar in Johor Baru will be the main transportation hub for the southern part of the state if the proposed Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) link proceeds by...
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The Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link project has been formally deferred by six months to Sept 30.
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The Malaysian government is seeking to privatise the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke.
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PETALING JAYA: The family of a Malaysian on death row for drug trafficking in Singapore has appealed to Putrajaya to intervene in the sentence, saying he was not given a chance for clemency under Sing...
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TIME and again, we’ve heard news of accelerators in the Southeast Asian region failing, some of which have failed because they weren’t meeting or understanding the needs of startups and their foun...
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyers for Liberty is urging the Singaporean government not to proceed with the execution of Malaysian P. Pannir Selvam.
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BandLab Technologies, a Singapore-based online platform for musicians, just announced that it has agreed to acquire music magazines NME and Uncut from UK publisher TI Media.
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Singaporean singer and actor Aliff Aziz officially divorced from his wife, Bella Astillah after making the "talak satu" proclamation at the Kuala Lumpur lower Syarie court on Thursday.
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KUALA LUMPUR - A court has granted a divorce to Bella Astillah, wife of popular singer and actor Aliff Aziz.
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The Singapore Red Cross said May 16 its website had been hacked and the personal data of more than 4,000 potential blood donors compromised in the latest cyberattack on the city-state.
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Singaporean Internet service provider ViewQwest Group is planning to expand its broadband service to more than a dozen new locations across the Klang Valley and Johor, with plans to partner with other telcos.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Popular singer and actor Aliff Aziz is officially divorced from his wife, Bella Astillah.
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SINGAPORE (ANN): Food delivery companies Foodpanda and Deliveroo are being investigated by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) after two Malaysians were caught working illegally as food delivery riders.
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BMW Asia and Performance Motors Limited recently introduced the new BMW X7 in Singapore, with prices starting from SGD 471,888.
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PETALING JAYA: The government will monitor the threat of monkeypox spreading to Malaysia despite the low risk associated with the disease, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye today.
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Two Nigerian men believed to be members of an Internet love scam syndicate were charged in Singapore on May 14 with recruiting local women to collect money for them, police said.
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SINGAPORE, May 14 — Two Nigerians believed to be involved in a series of transnational internet love scams were remanded for further investigation today.
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SINGAPORE (ANN): Two men were taken to court on Tuesday (May 14) over their alleged roles in transnational Internet love scams committed between 2017 and last year.
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If you think your network is safe, think again.
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ABU DHABI: Utico FZC has submitted a binding offer to invest S$400 million ($294 million) in Singapore's indebted water treatment firm Hyflux Ltd, the chief executive of the United Arab Emirates-based utility said on Sunday
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GEORGE TOWN: Kopitiams here have lately become venues for debate on the merits of local hawker food in comparison to similar fare offered in Singapore.
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SINGAPORE (May 10): Malaysia outperforms its neighbours within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) region in retirement tourism, boosted by its Malaysia My Second Home Program (MM2H) an...
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SINGAPORE: Malaysia's tourism receipts hit a record high of RM84.1bil in 2018, an increase of 2% from a year earlier.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — Singapore could be stalling for time in its water dispute with Malaysia as the city state will most likely be self-sufficient in its water supply when its current deal expires ...
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PUTRAJAYA: The funds received through the repatriated 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) assets will be used to service its debt of RM51 billion, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — The US$322 million (RM1.3 billion) received through the repatriation of 1MDB assets will be used to service the sovereign wealth fund’s total debts of RM51 billion.
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PETALING JAYA: The government will use the repatriated US$322mil (RM1.34bil) in 1MDB assets from the United States and SG$50mil (RM152.4mil) from Singapore to repay 1MDB debts of RM51bil, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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Daim Zainuddin has claimed Jho Low offered his help with regard to discussions with Beijing on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project but a spokesperson for the fugitive financier denied this.
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Singaporeans aren’t spending like they used to, at least not in shopping malls.
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PETALING JAYA: Former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng, who has been charged in Malaysia and the US for his involvement in US$6.5 billion of bond sales arranged for troubled state fund 1MDB, has been sen...
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I just checked. The first time I wrote about Rail Transit System (RTS) JB – SG was in this article: Iskandar and Rail Transit System way back in 2013.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 4): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia hopes to recover a total of US$7 billion (RM28.95 billion) that was allegedly misappropriated from 1Malaysia Development Bhd ...
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SINGAPORE: Singaporean authorities are preparing to return about S$35mil (RM106mil) surrendered by former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. banker Roger Ng and his family in connection with the 1MDB scandal to Malaysia, according to people familiar with the matter.
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YTL Corp Bhd’s acquisition of a 51% controlling stake in Lafarge Malaysia Bhd has lit up an otherwise dreary merger and acquisition scene in Malaysia.
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SINGAPORE: The US authorities are preparing to return about US$200mil (RM826mil) of funds allegedly misappropriated from troubled state fund 1MDB to Malaysia, according to sources.
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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia aims to recover US$7 billion (S$9.5 billion) in funds misappropriated from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) from various countries, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said ye...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 3): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia hopes to recover a total of US$7 billion (RM28.95 billion) that was allegedly misappropriated from 1Malaysia Development Bhd ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said he hopes the Malaysian government will be able to receive a total of US$7 billion (RM28 billion) of 1Malaysia Development Berh...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — United States authorities are working towards returning around US$200 million (RM828.4 million) of funds that was said to have been misappropriated from the scandal-plagued fun...
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SINGAPORE (May 3): Singaporean authorities are preparing to return about S$35 million (US$26 million) surrendered by former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker Roger Ng and his family in connection with th...
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US and Singaporean authorities are preparing to return more than RM930 million allegedly misappropriated from 1MDB, according to Bloomberg.
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SINGAPORE: US authorities are preparing to return about US$200 million of funds allegedly misappropriated from troubled state fund 1MDB to Malaysia, according to people familiar with the matter.
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SINGAPORE: Singaporean authorities are preparing to return about S$35 million (US$26 million) surrendered by former Goldman Sachs Group banker Roger Ng and his family in connection with the 1MDB scand...
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SINGAPORE (May 3): US authorities are preparing to return about US$200 million of funds allegedly misappropriated from troubled state fund 1MDB to Malaysia, according to people familiar with the matte...
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SINGAPORE (Bloomberg): Singaporean authorities are preparing to return about S$35mil (RM106.4mil) surrendered by former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker Roger Ng and his family in connection with the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal to Malaysia, according to people familiar with the matter.
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SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - Singaporean authorities are preparing to return about S$35 million surrendered by former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker Roger Ng and his family in connection with the 1MDB scan...
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Control selling price? I do not believe there is a need to control the selling price of properties, even for new launches UNLESS the property market got too hot.
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AXIATA Digital Sdn Bhd (AD), the digital services arm of Axiata Group Bhd (Axiata), has entered into an agreement to sell its Digital Ventures portfolio at a valuation of US$140 million (RM578.38). T...
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SINGAPORE, April 30 — Singapore will have a dedicated halal hub in two years’ time, which is dubbed as the most advanced of its kind in Southeast Asia.
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A PAIR of wireless earbuds bizarrely ended up in the stomach of a man in Taipei, reported China Press.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A Malaysian doctor in Australia is being investigated by the authorities after he repeatedly called for women to be raped.
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eBay and the Singapore Institute of Retail Studies (SIRS) recently joined forces to deliver training to small businesses and entrepreneurs seeking new and global sales channels in the fast-growing eCo...
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PETALING JAYA: A Malaysian doctor in Australia is being investigated by the authorities after he repeatedly called for women to be raped.
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The Network for Electronic Transfers (NETS) Group, a Singaporean electronic payment service provider, is partnering with Myanmar Payment Union (MPU), the country’s national payment network, to estab...
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GEORGE TOWN: The long-awaited expansion and upgrade of the Penang International Airport (PIA) will be led by the Singaporean consortium which built the republic’s Changi Airport, the state assembly ...
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KUALA LUMPUR • The glitch on the Malaysian Road Transportation Department's Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) website appears to be fixed, with users no longer able to see the personal data of other motori...
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PETALING JAYA: The transport ministry has stepped in to plug disclosure of personal information of motorists applying for the vehicle entry permit (VEP), which comes into effect on Oct 1 at the Singap...
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KUALA LUMPUR - The Malaysian Transport ministry said on Saturday (April 27) it takes data security "seriously", a day after The Straits Times reported that personal data of foreign motorists can be se...
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These days, interactive entertainment for kids revolve around phones and tablets.
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JOHOR BARU: A non-executive director of a used tyre processing factory claimed trial to abetting three others to dispose of scheduled waste into Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang last month.
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JOHOR BARU • A Singaporean director of a used-tyre processing company was charged yesterday with abetting three others to dispose of scheduled waste into Sungai Kim Kim in Johor's Pasir Gudang last ...
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JOHOR BAHRU (April 25): A Singaporean company director wanted in connection with the chemical pollution in Sungai Kim Kim, near Pasir Gudang, last month has surrendered to the police.
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A Singaporean director of a used tyre processing factory pleaded not guilty at the Johor Baru Sessions Court on Thursday to a charge of conspiring with three others in the dumping of toxic waste into ...
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JOHOR BARU - A Singaporean director of a used tyre processing factory was charged on Thursday (April 25) with abetting three others to dispose of scheduled waste into Sungai Kim Kim in Johor's Pasir G...
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Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (ASTAR) commercialization arm Accelerate signed a US$90 million deal with Hong Kong-based public pharmaceutical company Aptorum Group and fina...
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Singapore-based Ninja Van and ride-hailing giant Grab announced a partnership that will create Southeast Asia’s widest logistics network, according to a statement.
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JOHOR BARU: A Singaporean company director wanted in connection with the chemical pollution in Sungai Kim Kim near Pasir Gudang last month has surrendered to police.
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JOHOR BARU • A Singaporean company director wanted in connection with last month's chemical pollution in Sungai Kim Kim, near Pasir Gudang, has surrendered to the police, Bernama news agency reporte...
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JOHOR BARU - A Singaporean company director wanted in connection with the recent chemical pollution in Sungai Kim Kim, near Pasir Gudang, last month has surrendered to the police, Bernama news agency ...
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JOHOR BAHRU: A Singaporean company director wanted in connection with the chemical pollution of Sungai Kim Kim, near Pasir Gudang, last month has surrendered to the police.
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JOHOR BARU: A Singaporean company director wanted in connection with the chemical pollution in Sungai Kim Kim, near Pasir Gudang, last month has surrendered to the police.
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JOHOR BARU (Bernama): A Singaporean company director wanted in connection with the chemical pollution in Sungai Kim Kim, near Pasir Gudang, last month has surrendered to the police.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — Swiss banking giant UBS has admitted that its senior officer Kelvin Tay had made wrong assertions about Malaysia’s economy when he said that the country had a current acco...
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Swiss banking giant UBS has conceded that the widely reported gloomy assessment on Malaysia's economy by its officer Kelvin Tay (above) contained errors.
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BUTTERWORTH: A government-linked financier today indicated its willingness to provide financial assistance to tech start-ups in Malaysia, to stem the outflow of such initiatives to other countries.
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Grab has officially launched four new in-app features for its Singaporean users, furthering its goal of becoming the region’s “superapp” of choice.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 24): Property developer Plenitude Bhd is investing  a hotel in South Korea for RM83.3 million via its indirect Singaporean subsidiary, Bizcentre Capital Pte Ltd as part of its div...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 23 — Negotiations on the price of raw water sold to Singapore must pursue an equitable outcome that does not favour any one side, said Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
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SINGAPORE: Seletar Airport may not be as busy as Changi Airport.
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PETALING JAYA: How do you make your brand famous overseas?
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Malaysian budget carrier Firefly has resumed flights to the Seletar airport here after a five-month break due to an airspace dispute between Malaysia and Singapore.At a joint press conference with his...
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SINGAPORE: Firefly’s implementation of the GPS-based instrument approach procedure for the Seletar Airport, replacing the Instrument Landing System (ILS) procedure, is expected to cost money said Tr...
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SINGAPORE: There will be a cost involved for Malaysia’s Firefly in implementing the GPS-based instrument approach procedures for Seletar Airport, replacing the instrument landing system (ILS) proced...
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Malaysia is committed to ensuring that the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link project will be continued, says Transport Minister Anthony Loke.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — Malaysia aims to take back delegated airspace from Singapore around southern Johor in stages beginning from the end of this year to 2023, said Transport Minister Anthony Lok...
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SINGAPORE: Malaysian budget carrier Firefly has resumed flights to the Seletar airport here after a five-month break due to an airspace dispute between Malaysia and Singapore.
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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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Police have sought Interpol assistance to track down a man, believed to be a Singaporean, in connection with last month’s chemical waste pollution of Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang.
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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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SINCE the opening of its first centre in Damansara Utama in 1994, TMC Life Sciences Bhd has been known — particularly among Malaysian couples who find it difficult to conceive naturally — for its ...
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PETALING JAYA: RAM Ratings believes that the latest developments in Genting Singapore Ltd (GenS), together with the recent series of credit-negative events at Genting Malaysia Bhd (GenM), could weaken Genting Bhd’s financial metrics and limit its headroom for additional borrowings.