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KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank Investment Bank Research has upgraded AmBank to buy with a higher target price of RM4.75 after its stronger operating growth in the first...
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PETALING JAYA: Despite the potential benefits that motorcycle-based e-hailing service might bring to Malaysians, non-governmental organisations are concerned about safety as motorcycles make up the highest number of road accidents in the country.
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PETALING JAYA: Boustead Plantations Bhd has delivered a net profit of RM79.23mil for its second quarter ended June 30, compared with a net loss of RM22.24mil in the previous year’s corresponding quarter.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Zakir Naik will comply with police advice not to hold seminars and speeches for the time being, says his lawyer.
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Astro suffers another data breach, making this the company’s second known data leak in the span of 18 months.
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SINGAPORE: Singapore is weighing options including the issuance of government bonds to fund the S$100bil (US$72.3bil) it could take to fight rising sea levels over the next century.
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SEPANG: A temporary systems disruption has been affecting both terminals at the KL International Airport since last (Aug 21) night.
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PETALING JAYA: Those new to The Star Outstanding Business Awards (SOBA) can take the opportunity to attend the upcoming SOBA LAB on Sept 12, to be conducted in Mandarin
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SINGAPORE: The UK will have the opportunity to make a trade deal with South-East Asian nations, including the world’s top palm oil producers, once it leaves the European Union, and to steer clear of getting entangled in any potential trade war, according to a column written by Professor Aaqil Ahmed with assistance from the office of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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APPLE Vacations’ travel fair Apple Travel Fiesta (ATF2019) kicks off today at The Curve in Mutiara Damansara, Selangor.
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JOHOR BARU: Police will take stern action as stipulated under the country’s law against those found disrespecting the Jalur Gemilang, including hanging the Malaysian flag upside down.
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SEPANG: Umno supreme council member Datuk Lokman Noor Adam says he will press the Prime Minister to fire or ask Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali to step down over the sex video scandal.
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SHAH ALAM: The suspect arrested over the fatal road rage incident at Bandar Baru Bangi is expected to be charged Thursday (Aug 22).
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GUA MUSANG: A family of seven Orang Asli were in fear of a wild elephant that kept walking around their house in Kampung Aring 5, here.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former deputy Health director-general Datuk Seri Dr S. Jeyaindran was known to handle many challenges faced by the Health Ministry professionally and effectively, says Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Press Metal Aluminium Holdings Bhd said its earnings in second quarter ended June 30 was hit by low selling prices of its products and higher raw material cost.
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MELAKA: A Member of Parliament from Melaka wants politicians to stop calling fellow Malaysians “racist” and work towards preserving national unity.
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KUALA KRAI (Bernama): If chicken skin is considered kitchen waste by most households in Malaysia, to a family in Kelantan, it is a "special” dish for them.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank Investment Bank Research is positive on Dialog Group’s proposal to buy a 25% stake in Halliburton Bayan Petroleum (HBP) from Halliburton International (HI) for RM34.5mil because it makes financial and strategic sense.
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Compiled by HEMANANTHANI SIVANANDAM, JAROD LIM and R. ARAVINTHANTHE president of the Malaysian Tamil Writers Association (MTWA) P. Rajendran was honoured with a Valar Tamizh Mamani award for services ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Razak has confirmed the signatures on banking documents involving his personal account and SRC International Sdn Bhd to be his, the High Court heard.
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PETALING JAYA: The police and the Cus­toms Department made the country’s biggest drug bust and arrested 13 suspects, including nine foreigners, in two separate raids in Shah Alam.
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PUTRAJAYA: After delaying the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) five times, a group now wants the government to proceed with the project without further ado.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures fell nearly 2% on Monday, weighed down by gains in the ringgit and tracking losses in related edible oils.
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PETALING JAYA: Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman has expressed his intentions to introduce Indonesia's motorcycle-based ride-hailing service Go-Jek to Malaysia.
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ByteDance Inc has invested in a prominent Chinese Wikipedia-like platform, stepping up its Internet search challenge to rival Baidu Inc.
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PETALING JAYA: An agreement has been reached between the Federal Government, Sabah and Sarawak on seven out of the 21 issues submitted to the Special Cabinet Committee to review the implementation of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63).
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Umno has identified potential candidates to field should a by-election be called for the Kimanis Parliamentary seat held by Datuk Seri Anifah Aman, who won on an Umno ticket.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali has slammed Pasir Gudang Member of Parliament Hassan Abdul Karim for calling Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to step down.
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PETALING JAYA: Civil servants must incorporate discipline, integrity and transparency in their work culture in order to have a clean and efficient administration, says the Malaysia Unity Foundation.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Fishermen's Association has handed over a six-page memorandum to the Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas, outlining their concerns over the reclamation projects on the island and mainland.
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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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Jeli Abdullah’s mother died from labour complications after giving birth to him and his twin brother. To his Bisaya tribe, this was seen as a bad omen, and his father did not know what to do with the twins.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will not bail out DreamEdge Sdn Bhd, the anchor company of the new national car project, if it fails, says the International Trade and Industry Minister.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Serba Dinamik Bhd founder and CEO Datuk Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah has made a conditional mandatory takeover offer for shares he does not already own in Sarawak Consolidated Industries Bhd (SCIB) at RM1.10 a share.KUALA LUMPUR: Serba Dinamik Bhd founder and CEO Datuk Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah has made a conditional mandatory general offer for a shares in Sarawak Consolidated Industries Bhd (SCIB) at RM1.10 a share.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Damansara Realty Bhd's net earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019, came in at RM3.66mil, which was a significant improvement from a net loss of RM330,000 in the same quarter last year.
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PETALING JAYA: Social activist Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir has criticised controversial preacher Zakir Naik for calling on Malaysian Chinese to “go back” to where they belong.
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KUALA LUMPUR: AmInvestment Research is maintaining its Buy call on Public Bank with a lower fair value of RM23.60 a share from RM25.
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Matt Salinger announced that works by his tech-adverse father will finally be released digitally as e-books, nearly ten years after his death.
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ALOR SETAR: A nine-year-old girl who allegedly is a victim of bullying has a damaged spine resulting from injuries sustained after getting beaten by three school bullies.
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SEREMBAN: The findings of the post-mortem conducted on the remains of 15-year-old Nora Anne Quoirin will be announced at 8pm on Wednesday (Aug 14).
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The pound hovered close to a nearly three-year low on Wednesday before July inflation data with concerns of a no-deal Brexit dogging investor sentiment.
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PETALING JAYA: Veteran politician Tan Sri Rais Yatim has called for controversial preacher Zakir Naik to be sent back to India.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Bhd is investing RM355mil for a new plant and corporate office in Techpark@Enstek in Seremban.
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PETALING JAYA: Three new contracts have been secured by Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd, including a RM1bil engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) job.
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PETALING JAYA: RAM Ratings expects Malaysia’s overall inflation rate for July to continue trending at the more elevated level first charted in June. July’s inflation rate is expected to come in marginally higher at 1.6%, higher than June’s 1.5%, underpinned by an anticipated uptick in food inflation.
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SHAH ALAM: The delay in providing assistance to residents in Sabak Bernam affected by the storm unleashed from Typhoon Lekima is unintentional, said Selangor Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari.
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PETALING JAYA: Rapid Rail Sdn Bhd has issued an apology after a stray dog wandered into an LRT station and boarded a train on Tuesday morning (Aug 13).
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SUNGAI PETANI (Bernama): A housewife has been charged at the magistrate’s court here with four counts of cheating over umrah packages involving losses of RM12, 000 in 2012 and 2013.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Bhd's subsidiary Sime Darby (NZ) Holdings Ltd has entered an agreement to acquire New Zealand's Caterpillar dealership from Gough Holdings Ltd for NZ$211mil (about RM572mil).
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PUTRAJAYA: The Prime Minister has voiced his dismay over the condition of public toilets in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Bhd is investing RM355mil for a new plant and corporate office in Techpark@Enstek in Seremban.
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Riyadh: Saudi state-owned energy giant Aramco said its first half net income for 2019 had slipped to US$46.9bil, a first such disclosure for the secretive company ahead of its debut earnings callRiyadh: Saudi state-owned energy giant Aramco said its first half net income for 2019 had slipped to US$46.9bil, a first such disclosure for the secretive company ahead of its debut earnings call
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The videogame industry – responding to criticism that in-game purchases can amount to gambling or tempt kids into overspending – is changing its policies.
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NEW DELHI: Saudi Aramco continued its push into Asian oil refining with an agreement to buy a 20% stake in Reliance Industries Ltd’s oil-to-chemicals division at an enterprise value of US$75bil.
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PETALING JAYA: A reward of RM50,000 has been offered for information leading to the return of missing Irish teen Nora Anne Quoirin.
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PETALING JAYA: DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang wants the authorities to take action against controversial preacher Zakir Naik for his remarks about Malaysian Hindus.
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THE Chinese government doesn’t generally get – or deserve – much sympathy, but you almost have to feel for Beijing on this one.
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SHANGHAI: Volatility in China’s yuan since August is a normal market reaction to escalating trade frictions stoked by the United States and was caused, to some extent, by Washington’s decision to raise tariffs, a senior Chinese central bank official said.
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GEORGE TOWN: A minimum of one-fifth portion of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) land will be used to increase the number of affordable housing units, said Jagdeep Singh Deo.
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PETALING JAYA: DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang has been challenged to name those whom he claimed are conspiring to sow mistrust between.
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YICHUN, China/ SHANGHAI: Volatility in China's yuan since August is a normal market reaction to escalating trade frictions stoked by the United States and was caused, to some extent, by Washington's decision to raise tariffs, a senior Chinese central bank official said.
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KAJANG: A minor fender bender turned into a car chase and ultimately led to a fatal road rage incident along the PLUS Highway near Bandar Baru Bangi here.
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JOHOR BARU: Keropok lekor, a traditional food among the people in east coast states, is now becoming a popular snack all over the country.
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PETALING JAYA: Leaders in the country wished Muslims a safe and wonderful Hari Raya Haji celebration.
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ALOR SETAR: A 27-year-old motorist was killed after she was hit by a zinc roof which was ripped off from a house during a storm.
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PETALING JAYA: The search for missing Irish teen Nora Anne Quoirin has been reduced to a 4km radius around her last known location to enable a more focused search, says Deputy Comm Datuk Mohamad Mat Yusop.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Cagamas Bhd has concluded its combined issuances of conventional medium-term notes (CMTN) and Islamic medium-term notes (IMTN) totalling RM825mil.
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YouTube superstar PewDiePie opens up about how the tragic New Zealand shooting has affected him.