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MELAKA (May 23): Sime Darby Plantation Bhd (SDP) was today granted leave (permission) by the High Court here to challenge the compulsory acquisition of its 75-hectare land in Merlimau at a below marke...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips closed lower on Thursday amid a weakening broader market, tracking the key Asian and European bourses as worries about the costs of the rising US-China trade war weighed on investor sentiment.
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MELAKA (May 23): Sime Darby Plantation Bhd (SDP) was today granted leave (permission) by the High Court here to challenge the compulsory acquisition of its 75-hectare land in Merlimau at a below marke...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 — The High Court in Melaka today approved Sime Darby Plantation Berhad’s (SDP) bid to sue a purported foreign-controlled company’s alleged bid to take over its land at below...
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DURING a question-and-answer session with Universiti Sains Malaysia students, Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik was reported to have said that the quota system for the matriculation programme is nec...
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ADUN SPEAKS | Speaking to Universiti Sains Malaysia students during a question-and-answer session, Education Minister Maszlee Malik said that the quota system for the matriculation programme is necess...
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Comment by Wong Chun Wai NO one thought that China would one day become a super power.
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TAIPEI: Taiwan’s currency has gone from the dullest to the worst in Asia amid an outflow of overseas cash as the trade war undermines the outlook for the island’s dominant tech sector.
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It has been rumoured for quite some time that Sony Mobile has pulled out of Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign selling of key stocks including IHH Healthcare and Genting in afternoon trade on Tuesday pushed the FBM KLCI into the red though Tenaga and RHB Bank help provided some support.
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HTC has announced the European release of its new Vive Pro Eye virtual reality helmet, available now through its own e-commerce site, and through usual points of sales starting May 22, 2019.
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WASHINGTON (May 19): The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time...
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PETALING JAYA: Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik has come under growing criticism for linking the matriculation quota system with the unequal job opportunities for bumiputras in the private sector.
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PETALING JAYA: Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik should not have picked the example of requiring Mandarin proficiency when applying for a job as this was what certain jobs require and is unrelated to the ethnicity of the applicant, says MCA.
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Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags.
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ASUS’ own cloud storage service, WebStorage, was recently the target of a hacker group known as BlackTech. According to a report by Eset, the hacker group was exploiting a weakness in the WebStorage...
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Huawei Technologies' chip arm HiSilicon said on May 17 it has long been prepared for the "extreme scenario" that it could be banned from purchasing US chips and technology, and is able to ensure steady supply of most products.
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Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside Parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage eq...
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Australia's longest-serving government politician, conservative Kevin Andrews (above), is campaigning on Chinese social media app WeChat to fight off a challenge from a Chinese-speaking rival in Satur...
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SINGER Jay Chou was caught stealing glimpses at his actress wife Hannah Quinlivan from the crowd at the Cannes Film Festival, reported Sin Chew Daily.
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PETALING JAYA: Star Media Group Bhd (SMG) has posted a higher pre-tax profit for its first quarter of this year (1Q19) than the fourth quarter of last year (4Q18).
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LONDON, May 16 — HTC has announced the European release of its new Vive Pro Eye virtual reality helmet, available now through its own e-commerce site, and through usual points of sales starting May ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): The city will host the Council of Asian Shopping Centres (CASC) Conference 2019 at the JW Marriott Hotel from Sept 10 to 12.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): The city will host the Council of Asian Shopping Centres (CASC) Conference 2019 at the JW Marriott Hotel from Sept 10 to 12.
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PARIS, May 16 — The chief executive of European missile maker MBDA is returning to Airbus as head of strategy as the planemaker seeks to modernise its factories and explore future options in defence...
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A MAN in Taiwan died after cutting off his penis and slitting his wrist.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 — Singapore-based grocery and delivery start-up Honestbee will no longer be operating its food delivery service and laundry delivery service in the island nation.
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The overall impact on the Asean region arising from the US-China trade spat is likely to result in a net negative on export fortunes in the short-term, OCBC Bank Treasury Research said.
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Bukalapak, the Indonesian ecommerce unicorn, has launched BukaGlobal, a new feature that lets consumers outside Indonesia shop on the Bukalapak platform.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): Sime Darby Plantation Bhd (SDP) has accused the Jasin District Land Administrator of proceeding to facilitate the compulsory acquisition of its land in Merlimau, Melaka by a for...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Morgan Stanley has trimmed its growth forecasts for Malaysia and five other Asian countries to take into account the downside risks posed by the renewed escalation in the US-China trade ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Sime Darby Plantation Bhd (SDP) has accused the Jasin District Land Administrator of further facilitating the compulsory acquisition of its land in Merlimau by a foreign-owned c...
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Back during October last year, HTC surprised the world with the launch of the Exodus 1, its blockchain smartphone and a “secure cryptocurrency wallet”.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign funds upped their ante in net selling activiti last week, extending the selling streak on Bursa Malaysia to the seventh week, according to MIDF Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Foreign funds offloaded RM450.9 million of Malaysian equity last week, compared to selling RM275.7 million the prior week, according to MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR: More than 3,400 devotees and volunteers of Tzu Chi Foundation Malaysia took part in a large-scale Buddha bathing ceremony to mark Mother’s Day, Wesak Day and Global Tzu Chi’s Day at ...
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SINGAPORE singer Stefanie Sun will be holding a concert tour next year, Sin Chew Daily reported.
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How much time do I spend on property related stuffs per week?
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's FBM KLCI closed at Friday's low as blue chips came under continued selling pressure from foreign funds while the ringgit weakened against the US dollar due to the intensifying US-China trade war.
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The ASUS ZenFone 6 will be unveiled on 16th May 2019, just days after the OnePlus 7 series.
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Global accelerator Startupbootcamp announced the final 10 participants for its specialized FinTech Accelerator program.
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Ultrabooks have always been touted as the laptops you need to do work on the go and round the clock.
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In 1986, Singapore became the second nation in the world to enter the semiconductor foundry industry.
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LONDON, May 8 — Washington is counting on Middle East allies to help prevent its sanctions on Iran’s oil exports from sending oil prices skyrocketing, but analysts warn that this could further des...
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Based on the Subaru XV 2.0i-P, the GT Edition is a special edition variant of the highest specifications XV.
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KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Badminton star Lee Chong Wei will miss the World Championships in August after falling down the rankings following a prolonged absence due to cancer, an official said on Wednesday...
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KUCHING: The Sarawak Ministry of International Trade and E-Commerce will coordinate seven trade expositions, mostly in foreign countries in the second half of the year to exhibit and promote various p...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is the most property obsessed country in the Southeast Asia and ranked at fourth place globally after the United Arab Emirates, the United States and Taiwan, according to HSBC Malaysia.
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TAIPING: The Perak state government is looking to improve all existing waste disposal sites in the state to ensure solid waste management activities do not pollute the environment.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Petra Energy Bhd, EG Industries Bhd, Hartalega Holdings Bhd and TH Heavy Engineering Bhd are among the stocks to watch on Wednesday, according to JF Apex Research.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Fisheries Department has never issued any deep-sea fishing licence, rented or leased it to foreigners, says its director-general Datuk Munir Mohd Nawi.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Malaysia has topped the list as the most property-obsessed country in Southeast Asia.
Malaysia | KUALA LUMPUR | Southeast Asia | UAE | USA | Taiwan | HSBC | 6.3% | 25% | TV programmes | Tara Latini | 46 | 49 | 19 | 7 | 2.27 | 7 | 26 | 25 | 1.95 | 50 | 10 | 25 | 6.3 | 1 | 4.37 | May 7
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Malaysia has topped the list as the most property-obsessed country in Southeast Asia.
Malaysia | KUALA LUMPUR | Southeast Asia | UAE | USA | Taiwan | HSBC | 6.3% | 25% | TV programmes | Tara Latini | 50 | 7 | 25 | 25 | 10 | 1 | 6.3 | 19 | 4.37 | 2.27 | 49 | 26 | 1.95 | 7 | 46 | May 7
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PUTRAJAYA: The Department of Fisheries (DOF) has never issued or leased any deep-sea fishing licence to foreigners, said its director-general, Datuk Munir Mohd Nawi.
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Nobody likes tariffs. Unless perhaps you’re an executive looking for an excuse to do exactly what you’ve been wanting to do for years.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Department of Fisheries Malaysia (DOF) has never issued any deep sea licence to be given, rented or leased to foreigners, its director-general Datuk Munir Mohd Nawi said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): EG Industries Bhd said its subsidiary SMT Technologies Sdn Bhd will form a joint venture with Taiwan-based Quanta Storage Inc to undertake manufacturing works for Western Digital...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 — Malaysia has been ranked as the most property-obsessed nation in the Asean region, which has in turn contributed to many delaying other important life stages including marriage...
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M17 Entertainment Group, the Singapore- and Taiwan-based social media startup behind dating app Paktor, has hit topline growth of 70% over the past 12 months and has been profitable so far this year.
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I recently shared my view on new finance at a luncheon talk. There are several pre-IPO funding options that start-up companies and SMEs can explore as a source of alternative funding such as angel investment, venture capital (VC), equity crowdfunding (ECF) and peer-to-peer (P2P) lending.
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GEORGE TOWN: A four-piece family band from Penang has been turning heads in China after they were invited to appear in several variety shows in the country.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 4 — There should be a database on women security in the country and the region to address this issue more effectively, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said today.
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GEORGE TOWN: Good news for durian lovers. Now you can sample the King of Fruits and at the same time win flight tickets.
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M17 Entertainment Group, the Singapore- and Taiwan-based social media startup behind dating app Paktor, has “achieved significant growth across all business units and has turned profitable company-w...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Bursa Malaysia’s blue chips managed to recoup some of their early losses to end higher at mid-day, lifted by some buying interest.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Malaysia has recorded the highest month-on-month (m-o-m) export growth since April 2010 when exports in March this year grew by 26.2 per cent while total trade surged by 25.9 p...
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GEORGE TOWN, May 3 ― Tourism Malaysia will be offering 3,000 durian packages to the public including tourists in conjunction with the “Back By Popular Demand ― Eat All You Want @ Dusun 8321, Bal...
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Shopee Indonesia has announced a partnership with Jakarta-headquartered unicorn Traveloka that will allow users to purchase airplane tickets within the Shopee app.
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HONG KONG, May 2 — Factory activity recovered last month in parts of Asia but still appeared to be on shaky ground as global demand remained subdued and China's stimulus measures were yet to show th...
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HONG KONG: Factory activity recovered last month in parts of Asia but still appeared to be on shaky ground as global demand remained subdued and China's stimulus measures were yet to show their full pulling power.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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ONLINE fashion retailer Zalora announced the appointment of Rostin Javadi (pic) as chief operations officer (COO). Javadi will continue to be based in Malaysia, close to Zalora’s Regional e-fulfilme...
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TAIPEI, April 30 — The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will travel to the United States today for a meeting in the White House that is believed to be related to an investment in Wisconsin, accord...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 — Bilateral trade between Taiwan and Malaysia recorded a growth of 22.1 per cent valued at US$23.75 billion (RM98.05 billion) last year, said director of the Taiwan Trade Cent...
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Honestbee will be laying off about 10% of its headcount, a spokesperson said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Fund buying of bank stocks Maybank, CIMB and power giant Tenaga Nasional enabled the FBM KLCI to end a volatile April on a firmer note on Tuesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 30): Sime Darby Plantation Bhd (SDP) has confirmed a report in The Edge Financial Daily today that it has commenced judicial review proceedings over the compulsory acquisition of i...
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Sime Darby Plantation Berhad (SDP) has alleged that former Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan and Istana Negara were named by a Taiwan-controlled company in the latter’s bid to purc...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 30): Sime Darby Plantation Bhd (SDP) has filed a judicial review application to stop the compulsory acquisition of its 75ha land in Merlimau, Melaka, by a Taiwan-controlled company...
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A Hong Kong bookseller, who was detained by China, is seeking refuge in Taiwan, saying his home city will no longer be safe when new laws are enacted allowing extradition to China, which could drive e...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Plantation Bhd (SDP) has filed a judicial review application to stop the compulsory acquisition of its 75ha land in Merlimau, Melaka, by a Taiwan-controlled company that claim...
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Swingvy, an all-in-one HR, payroll and benefits platform for small and medium-sized businesses, announced yesterday it has raised US$7million (RM30 million) in a Series A round.
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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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Human resources services platform Swingvy raised US$7 million in a series A round led by Samsung Venture Investment Corporation, Samsung’s venture capital arm for early-stage startups.
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Choo Yip Chean, the Malaysian tourist injured in an earthquake at the Taroko Gorge National Park in Taiwan on April 18, succumbed to his injuries late Saturday night, says Foreign Affairs Minister Dat...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian tourist who was injured at the Taroko Gorge National Park in Taiwan on April 18, Choo Yip Chean succumbed to his injuries late Saturday night (Apr 27), according to Foreign Af...
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Thousands of people marched on Hong Kong’s parliament on Sunday to demand the scrapping of proposed extradition rules that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial - a move which so...
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PUTRAJAYA: A Malaysian tourist injured during an earthquake at the Taroko Gorge National Park in Taiwan on April 18, died yesterday.
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The Malaysian tourist who was injured at the Taroko Gorge National Park in Taiwan on April 18, Choo Yip Chean succumbed to his injuries late Saturday night (April 27), said Foreign Affairs Minister Da...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 28 — The Malaysian tourist who was injured at the Taroko Gorge National Park in Taiwan on April 18, Choo Yip Chean succumbed to his injuries late Saturday night (April 27), said For...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Choo Yip Chean, the Malaysian tourist injured in an earthquake at the Taroko Gorge National Park in Taiwan on April 18, succumbed to his injuries late Saturday night (April 27), says Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Maxis' stronger first quarter results gave the FBM KLCI a boost on Friday but the broader market showed some caution and trading volume shrank to below three billion shares.
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At the opening of the new Tan Chong Subaru Automotive (Thailand) Limited (TCSAT) manufacturing plant in Bangkok, Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of Tan Chong International Limited Glenn Tan has ...
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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's badminton king Lee Chong Wei, under treatment for nose cancer, has withdrawn from next month's Sudirman Cup in China after doctors advised him against "exerting himself", a...
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With assembly of the fifth-generation Subaru Forester taking place at the newly-launched Tan Chong Subaru Automotive (Thailand) for distribution in Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and Cambodia, there will...
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KUALA LUMPUR: CKL Group (M) Sdn Bhd has started selling Autobacs fully synthetic engine oils through its Lim Tayar service centre chain.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 24): Shares in Frontken Corp Bhd rose 2.29% this morning after its net profit more than doubled to RM15.04 million in its first quarter ended March 31, 2019 from RM6.3 million a ye...
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WASHINGTON, April 24 — The decision to tighten sanctions on Iran will have "no material impact" on oil prices given the large US supply of petroleum, White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said y...
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FORMER Mr Hong Kong contestant Flow Leung caused a stir when he claimed that actress Jacqueline Wong and her beau, actor Kenneth Ma, were merely a “screen couple”, Sin Chew Daily reported.
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BEIJING, April 24 — China warned yesterday that the US decision to impose sanctions on buyers of Iranian oil will “intensify turmoil” in the Middle East and in the international energy market.