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In attempting to rejuvenate an aging town or building, we could always demolish and rebuild from scratch.
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Fresh from its US$7 million Series B funding round led by Alibaba Taiwan Entrepreneurs Fund and China Development Financial, AsiaYo, a Taiwan travel startup, announced today that it will be launching ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The national automotive landscape involves many areas of engineering that need to be upgraded, including adapting to new technologies, said Deputy International Trade and Industry Minist...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The country's automotive industry involves many areas of engineering that need to be upgraded, including adapting to new technologies, said Deputy International Trade and Industry Minist...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 — The national automotive landscape involves many areas of engineering that need to be upgraded, including adapting to new technologies, said Deputy International Trade an...
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KUALA LUMPUR • Badminton great Lee Chong Wei's dream of a gold medal at next year's Olympics has been thrown into jeopardy after officially pulling out of next month's Malaysian Open, despite having...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian badminton great Lee Chong Wei has delayed his return to action after the shuttler withdrew from the 2019 Malaysian Open on Tuesday (Mar 19).
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): LKL International Bhd said its unit has secured an agreement to distribute BenQ’s ultrasound system, surgical light and surgical table, as well as related spare parts and so...
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TAIPEI, March 19 — Taiwan’s new StarLux Airlines signed a deal today worth up to US$6 billion (RM24.5 billion) for 17 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft in one of the island’s biggest single commercial pl...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Malaysian badminton fans will have to wait longer to see Datuk Lee Chong Wei back in action after the shuttler withdrew from the 2019 Malaysian Open, which will be held at Axi...
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Singapore-based Zuzu Hospitality Solutions today announced it has raised a US$3.7 million series A round led by Wavemaker Partners.
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SINGAPORE-based Zuzu Hospitality Solutions, (Zuzu) the ‘yield management as a service for independent hoteliers’ on March 19 announced its regional expansion on the back of completing a US$3.7 mil...
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It will be a busy week ahead for investors as meetings of central banks are set to dominate headlines, starting with the two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting on March 19 and 20.
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A few weeks ago we had the chance to pay a visit so e-commerce fashion giant, Zalora’s e-Fulfillment Hub located in Selangor, Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 18): Foreign selling of Malaysian equities on Bursa Malaysia narrowed to RM421 million last week from RM903.20 million the prior week, according to MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Pendrive inventor, Datuk KS Pua said Malaysian technology companies must focus on innovation to move up the value chain.
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PETALING JAYA (March 15): Kuala Lumpur will soon usher in a new skyscraper in the form of Singapore-listed developer Debao Property Development Ltd’s twin-tower residential high-rise called The [ema...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — Malaysia’s GDP may shrink by up to 0.7 per cent from lost semiconductor sales if thorny trade negotiations between US and China prove successful, Nikkei Asia reported toda...
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KUALA LUMPUR • Lee Chong Wei is likely to miss next month's Malaysia Open and delay his comeback from nose cancer for a second time, an official said yesterday, as the badminton great struggles to m...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lee Chong Wei is likely to miss next month's Malaysia Open and delay his comeback from nose cancer for a second time, an official said Thursday (Mar 14), as the badminton great struggle...
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KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Lee Chong Wei is likely to miss next month's Malaysia Open and delay his comeback from nose cancer for a second time, an official said on Thursday (March 14), as the badminton gre...
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KUCHING: A group of big bikers are rumbling along the Pan Borneo Highway on a 3,000km ride to discover sabah and Sarawak.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): When growth slows in China, the world’s second-largest economy, the global economy would be affected and Asian economies, including Malaysia, will be the most impacted, acco...
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PETALING JAYA: Carlsberg Brewery Malaysia Bhd has appointed Theodoros “Ted” Akiskalos (pic) as its managing director effective May 1 to replace Lars Lehmann who has been promoted to executive vice-president of Eastern Europe, Carlsberg A/S.
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According to a notable tech analyst who has a history reporting on Apple developments, the company could be mass producing their first AR product -- either a set of glasses or headset -- as soon as the fourth quarter of this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 8): In the event of a growth slowdown in China, the world's second largest economy, the global economy would be affected and Asian economies, including Malaysia, will be the most i...
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Taiwan's Foxconn on March 12 responded to a patent infringement lawsuit filed against it by Microsoft Corp, saying as a contract manufacturer, it has never needed to pay royalties for the US giant's software.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prison guard and sketch artist Ewam Lin uses his artwork to push for reforms to the prison system in Taiwan and, he hopes, around Asia.
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 11 — According to a notable tech analyst who has a history reporting on Apple developments, the company could be mass producing their first AR product — either a set of glasse...
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SINGAPORE (March 11): Malaysian ringgit is little changed against the dollar as investors digest mixed US employment data released Friday.
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PETALING JAYA: Offshore investors marked their fourth straight week of exiting Malaysia at a relatively stronger pace last week, according to MIDF Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 11): Foreign funds pulled out RM903.2 million net of local equities last week, from a net outflow of RM447.7 million the prior week, according to MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd Re...
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NEW DELHI, March 8 — India wants to keep buying Iranian oil at its current level of about 300,000 barrels per day (bpd), as it negotiates with Washington about extending a waiver of US sanctions pas...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 6): Two local franchise brands — The Manhattan Fish Market and MarryBrown — have entered the Japan market ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, said the Malaysian Franchise As...
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PETALING JAYA (March 5): A study has ranked Malaysia as the 10th safest country for women out of 14 countries in the Asia Pacific region in 2018.
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PETALING JAYA (March 5): A study has ranked Malaysia as the 10th safest country for women out of 14 countries in the Asia Pacific region in 2018.
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Electronic waste, also called e-waste, is one of the fastest growing type of waste that our environment has to deal with. Although nearly 100 percent of e-waste is recyclable, the current recycling r...
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Many people strive to eat a healthy and balanced diet, but the concept of healthy eating can encompass humans and their furkids.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 4): Malaysia's exports increased 3.1% year-on-year (y-o-y) to RM85.4 billion in January 2019, mainly contributed by expansion in exports of electrical and electronic (E&E) products...
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BEIJING, March 4 — The “substantive progress” China and the United States have made in their trade talks has been “well-received” in both countries and around the world, a senior Chinese off...
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Subaru Corporation (Subaru) has announced a recall involving the Forester (from 2014-2016), 4-door WRX (2011-2014), Impreza (2008-2016) and Subaru XV (2012-2017).
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A COUPLE from Singapore are believed to have ditched the dead body of their baby girl during their trip to Taiwan.
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Subaru has announced a recall for a number of 2014-2016 model year Forester, 2011-2014 WRX (four-door), 2008-2016 Impreza and 2012-2017 Subaru XV vehicle models over a potential issue concerning the b...
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PUTRAJAYA: The tourism sector contributed RM84.1 billion (US$20.7 billion) to Malaysia's economy last year, up by 2.4 per cent compared to the RM82.2 billion the previous year, said Malaysia's Tour...
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GEORGE TOWN (Feb 27): More than 300 local and international industry players are expected to participate in the 10th Penang International Halal Expo and Conference (PIHEC) from March 1-3.
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PUTRAJAYA: The tourism sector contributed RM84.1 billion (US$20.7 billion) to Malaysia's economy last year, up by 2.4 per cent compared to the RM82.2 billion the previous year, said Malaysia's Tour...
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 27): Malaysia missed its 2018 tourist arrival target of 26.4 million, reporting 25.83 million tourist arrivals instead for the year.
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PETALING JAYA: The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture will set up a task force to speed up the approval process of the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme.
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VALIDUS Capital, a Singapore-based SME financing platform, has raised US$15.16 (S$20.5 million; RM61.77 million) in an oversubscribed Series B funding round.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 25 — UEM Edgenta Bhd’s net profit fell to RM148.24 million for the financial year ended Dec 31, 2018 (FY18) from RM418.19 million posted the previous year.
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UNITED Chinese School Committees Association (Dong Zong) says it will not compromise the autonomy of Unified Examination in return for a speedy recognition of Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) by ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 25): Yong Tai Bhd reported its second consecutive quarter in the red, with a net loss of RM5.92 million for the second quarter ended Dec 31, 2018 (2QFY19), as revenue halved on weake...
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Singapore-based Validus Capital has raised US$15.2 million in funding to push into Indonesia and Vietnam, it announced today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 21): Solarvest Holdings Bhd is offering 98.83 million new shares, representing 25.3% of its enlarged share capital, in an initial public offering (IPO) to fund its expansion locally ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A 21-year-old Malaysian studying to become a nun in Taiwan was cheated of RM4,500 in a parcel scam case.
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Taiwan’s government said on Wednesday that it would propose a draft law to allow same-sex marriage in Asia’s first such bill amid a heated debate over marriage equality that has divided the island...
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PETALING JAYA: Six Wisma Putra officials have been appointed Consul-General to key cities in China, Saudi Arabia, Australia and the Philippines.
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SINGAPORE: BNP Paribas SA is hiring relationship managers in Asia and considering a push into more of the region’s onshore private banking markets, according to the firm’s head of wealth management for Asia Pacific.
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FACEBOOK and the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) welcomed 11 startups to Startup Station Singapore, a six-month programme to support innovative data-driven startups from Asia including Sin...
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TOKYO, Feb 20 — Asian stocks advanced to 4.5-month highs today as investors bet that Chinese and US trade negotiators would be able to secure a deal to de-escalate their year-long tariff war.
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MANAGUA, Feb 20 — Nicaragua's congress yesterday accepted a US$100 million (RM408 million) loan offered by Taiwan, giving a line of support to President Daniel Ortega's government, which has become ...
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Online design and publishing tool Canva has launched Canva Print in Southeast Asia, a new service that gives users the ability to print their Canva designs professionally and have them delivered strai...
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FEBRUARY 20 — If you take a look at the bigger picture, the Huawei situation is really about politics.
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LETTER | G25 welcomes the formation of the Economic Action Council (EAC) chaired by the prime minister, with an illustrious list of members, including independent professionals and economists who a...
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As a strong supporter of Pakatan Harapan (PH), I am sad and disgusted that I have to write this article.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shopee, Southeast Asia and Taiwan’s leading e-commerce platform, is seeing an increase in male shoppers’ activity on its app.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 19): Malaysia's asset management firm Pheim Asset Management Sdn Bhd today celebrated its silver jubilee in the industry with a track record of delivering outstanding and consistent ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 19 — Food hunts are the main reason most Malaysians and Singaporeans plan holidays, according to a survey by travel site Booking.com. Business Insider reported that based on the su...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Foreign funds withdrew RM369.2 million from Malaysian equity on Bursa Malaysia, compared to a net inflow of RM163.2 million the prior week, according to MIDF Amanah Investment B...
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Eco World Development Group Berhad is set to introduce the first robot guest registration and food delivery system in the country with the help of Taiwan's Dun-Qian Intelligent Hotel Management Co Ltd...
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ISKANDAR PUTERI: Eco World Development Group Bhd (EcoWorld Malaysia) is set to introduce the country’s first robot guest registration and food delivery system in the third quarter of this year at it...
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ISKANDAR PUTERI, Feb 17 — Eco World Development Group Bhd (EcoWorld Malaysia) is set to introduce the country’s first robot guest registration and food delivery system in the third quarter of this...
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ISKANDAR PUTERI: EcoWorld Development Group Bhd (EcoWorld) will lease 50 houses and retail lots to Taiwan intelligent hotel operator Dun-Qian Hotel Management Co Ltd as part of a collaboration to set up the first intelligent accommodation in the country.
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Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is planning to take on US rival Uber in some of Latin America’s fastest-growing markets, recruiting managers in Chile, Peru, and Colombia, according to job po...
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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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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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KUALA LUMPUR: Taiwan is set to become more popular among Malaysians as the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) today announced that country as “Asia’s Favourite Destination” ...
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Acer officially held a press conference for its Predator League tournament here in Bangkok, Thailand.
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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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LGBT+ video-streaming platform GagaOoLala, which calls itself Asia’s “gay Netflix,” plans to expand to India this year.
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Indonesia’s Intudo Ventures announced that it has closed a US$50 million fund dedicated to homegrown early-stage startups.
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JAPANESE information and communication technology (ICT) company Fujitsu announces the appointment of Motohiko Uno (pic) as the president of Fujitsu Singapore, with effect from Jan 1, 2019.
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This week, Tech in Asia Jobs features tech startups that are hiring in Southeast Asia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): Frontken Corporation Bhd shares rose 1.10% in active trade this morning after it net profit for the fourth quarter ended Dec 31, 2018 jumped 90% year-on-year to RM18.7 million, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): Maybank IB Research has maintained its “Buy” rating on Frontken Corp Bhd at 91 sen with a higher target price of RM1.04 (from RM1.01) and said stripping out one-off items, F...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12): Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in the ASEAN region and Taiwan, has renewed its title sponsorship with the Malaysian Football League (MFL) for a second season.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12): Frontken Corporation Bhd net profit for the fourth quarter ended Dec 31, 2018 (4QFY18) jumped 90% year-on-year to RM18.7 million, from RM9.8 million previously.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Engineering services company Frontken Corporation Bhd posted a stronger set of financial results for the year ended Dec 31, 2018 underpinned by better global semiconductor business and improvement in oil and gas business in Malaysia and Singapore.
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TELUK INTAN: Perak DAP chairman Nga Kor Ming defended Tronoh assemblyman Paul Yong who had allegedly obtained a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from an American university.
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Perak DAP chairperson Nga Kor Ming defended Tronoh assemblyperson Paul Yong Choo Kiong (photo) who allegedly obtained a Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) from a dubious University of A...
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TELUK INTAN, Feb 10 — Perak DAP chairman Nga Kor Ming defended Tronoh assemblyman Paul Yong Choo Kiong who was allegedly obtained a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from a dubious University ...
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NILAI: The Royal Malaysian Customs Department and the Bukit Aman Narcotics Criminal Investigation Department (JSJN) seized three million Eramin 5 pills valued at RM60 million in a joint operation at N...
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NILAI: The Royal Malaysian Customs Department (JKDM) Narcotics Branch in collaboration with the Bukit Aman Narcotics Criminal Investigation Department (JSJN) seized 3 million eramin 5 pills valued at ...
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NILAI, Feb 8 — The Royal Malaysian Customs Department (JKDM) Narcotics Branch in collaboration with the Bukit Aman Narcotics Criminal Investigation Department (JSJN) seized three million Eramin 5 pi...
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NILAI: The Customs Department recently seized three million Erimin 5 pills worth some RM60mil shipped in from Taiwan.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 7 — Bursa Malaysia remained higher at mid-afternoon with investors continuing their buying spree in selected heavyweights and index-linked stocks, after the Chinese New Year holida...
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BENGALURU: Foreigners were net buyers of Asian shares in January, data from seven exchanges showed, on hopes the U.S. Federal Reserve would go slow with its monetary tightening measures this year and the trade talks would unwind some tariffs, bolstering world trade.
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THE decades-old debate on dispensing separation (DS), or the separation of the professional responsibilities of doctors and pharmacists, has reignited in the pharmaceutical circle.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment Datuk Christina Liew (pix) today said she had instructed the Sabah Tourism Board to investigate tour companies operating illegally at ...