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LETTER | Madpet (Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture) is concerned that the attorney-general found that there is insufficient evidence "…to warrant a culpable homicide investigation into Te...
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TASEK GELUGOR: Five Thai nationals who were working at a Thai restaurant in Jalan Hashim Awang ran helter-skelter with ladles still in their hands to escape arrest in an integrated operation conducted...
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ALOR STAR: The Immigration Department of Kedah detained nine illegals of various nationalities in Ops Bersepadu which was conducted in Pokok Sena, here, yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 12 foreign women and a local man were detained following a raid on an entertainment outlet in Kepong, says Senior Asst Comm Rusdi Mohd Isa.
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KUALA LUMPUR: This week, the name of fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low, was mentioned directly for the first time in Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s (pix) SRC International S...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — Human traffickers are increasingly targeting Rohingya living in Myanmar and neighbouring Bangladesh, where hundreds of thousands fled after a brutal military crackdown in 201...
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BANGKOK: The Bank of Thailand (BoT) has reiterated its concern about the baht’s persistent strength, but said cutting the key interest rate may have only a limited impact in dealing with the currency’s ascent and instead flagged a preference for using a range of tools.
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Women’s health app Nyra launches Bahasa Malaysia version [Press Release] Vivant, the digital health technology startup, announces the launch of ‘Nyra’ in Bahasa Malaysia to help women of all ag...
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BANGKOK (Bloomberg): The Bank of Thailand reiterated its concern about the baht’s persistent strength on Wednesday, but said cutting the key interest rate may have only a limited impact in dealing with currency’s ascent and instead flagged a preference for using a range of tools.
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With a population of 32 million, Malaysia has a disproportionately high carbon dioxide emission per capita – at 7.27 tonnes, double that of Thailand’s 3.64 tonnes and higher than even China’s ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): CIMB Thai Bank PCL, which is 94.83%-owned by CIMB Group Holdings Bhd, saw its net profit for the six months ended June 30, 2019 (6MFY19) rose 19.4% year-on-year (y-o-y) to 429....
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COMMENT | Suhakam repeats its call to the government to stop the detention of children, regardless of their status or documentation, as it contravenes the Convention on the Rights of the Child to whic...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two credit cards belonging to Datuk Seri Najib Razak were used to spend RM3.3mil in one day at De Grisogono, a Swiss luxury jeweller, in Italy in 2014, the High Court heard.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here yesterday heard that two credit cards belonging to Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak were used to spend RM3.3 million in one day, in De Grisogono, a Swiss luxury jeweller, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today heard that two credit cards belonging to Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak were used to spend RM3.3 million in one day, in De Grisogono, a Swiss luxury jeweller, in It...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The High Court here heard that two credit cards belonging to Datuk Seri Najib Razak were used to spend RM3.3mil in one day, in De Grisogono, a Swiss luxury jeweller, in Italy in 2014.
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KUALA LUMPUR: S&P Global Ratings believes the economic risk in Thailand remains high on a global comparison due to its low per capita GDP despite its diversified economy.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court in Najib Razak’s corruption and criminal breach of trust trial heard today that about RM3.9 million of SRC International Sdn Bhd’s money was used in 2014 and 2015 to s...
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KOTA BARU: Police detained seven people, including a Thai woman, aged between 19 and 33, and seized drugs, worth RM200,000, in raids conducted in the districts of Kota Baru, Pasir Mas and Tanah Merah ...
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EXCLUSIVE: Technology has changed almost everything, even the face of crime. According to Penang’s top cop, the state’s once notorious triads are also going online to conduct their ‘businesses’. There is some good that comes with this though – fewer turf wars and gang fights.
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Thai police have rescued more than 1,000 victims of human trafficking from Myanmar, including Rohingya refugees, who were mostly to be smuggled into Malaysia, in the first six months of this year.
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LANGKAWI: The Langkawi Region One Marine Police Force (PPM) have detained a man and two women for bringing in vegetables and fruits without a permit into the waters of Tanjung Dendang near here this m...
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BETONG, Thailand: Laila is mesmerised by the view outside the glass window.
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Abdul Karim, flanked by Zuraini (fourth right) and Lee, cuts the cloth to mark the opening of RWMF 2019’s ‘Sarawak Food Kitchen’. Seen at third right is Hii.
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SINGAPORE: Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended lower on Friday after weak trade data from China, the region's biggest trading partner, spelt further weakness for the broader Asian economy.
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KOTA KINABALU: The pygmy elephant that Sabah donated to a zoo in the United States is expecting her first calf.
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GEORGE TOWN: A police team from the Anti-Vice, Gambling and Secret Societies Division (D7) detained 25 Thai women exhibiting themselves on stage at an entertainment centre here Tuesday night.
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GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): A police team from the Anti-Vice, Gambling and Secret Societies Division (D7) detained 25 Thai women exhibiting themselves on stage at an entertainment centre here on Tuesday night (July 9).
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BANGKOK: Three Thai business associations on Wednesday slashed their 2019 economic growth and export forecasts, and urged the central bank to cut interest rates to slow the strengthening of the baht, which this year has risen more than other Asian currencies.
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Ride-hailing giant Go-Jek has secured an investment from Siam Commercial Bank Pcl, the Thai lender that counts King Maha Vajiralongkorn as its biggest shareholder, according to people familiar with the matter.
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PARLIAMENT | Transport Minister Anthony Loke questioning why PAS did not quiz the previous BN government about local involvement in the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project led to an uproar today in th...
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Thai junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha (above) on Tuesday ordered an end to military rule before his new civilian government is sworn in, but kept the power to let security forces carry out searches and a...
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SONGKHLA: Thai police saved 49 victims of human trafficking, including a four-year-old, believed to be waiting to be smuggled into Malaysia.
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BENGALURU: Foreign investors turned net buyers of Asian stocks in June as optimism ahead of a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, along with expectations of U.S. interest rate cuts bolstered sentiment.
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LUMUT: The Perak Fisheries Department detained three local trawler boats with nine Thai crew members on board and seized 200kg of various types of fish with a total value of almost RM1.8 million, arou...
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YANGON: More than 60 people were found stranded near a boat in Myanmar's Rakhine state, an official said Monday (Jul 8), as a trafficking route for persecuted Rohingya Muslims appears open for busines...
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SINGAPORE: Southeast Asian stock markets fell on Monday, with Singapore shedding 1%, as strong US jobs data for June tempered hopes of sharp rate cuts by the US Federal Reserve.
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A round-the-clock webcast starring two beloved baby dugongs in Thailand named Mariam and Jamil went live on July 7, allowing a more in-depth look at the celebrity sea cows.
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LANGKAWI: A total of 102 illegal immigrants were arrested for various offences in the series of raids carried out by the Kedah Immigration Department on 90 locations on the holiday island in the two-d...
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LANGKAWI, July 8 — A total of 102 foreigners were arrested for various offences in the series of raids carried out by the Kedah Immigration Department on 90 locations on the holiday island in the tw...
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A total of 102 foreign nationals were arrested for various offences in the series of raids carried out by the Kedah Immigration Department on 90 locations on the holiday island in the two-day integrat...
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GEORGE TOWN: The authorities picked up 13 fishermen in four trawlers for operating in prohibited zones off the south-west coast of the island here.
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(July 8): The case is growing for Bank Negara Malaysia to bolster the economy with another interest-rate cut -- and to provide some much-needed encouragement for inflows to the ringgit bond market.
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THAI-BASED queuing system company QueQ is expanding its footprint to Malaysia following its recent US$2.8mil (RM11.6mil) Series A funding from True Incube and Bon Angels Venture Partner of South Korea.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The case is growing for Bank Negara Malaysia to bolster the economy with another interest-rate cut -- and to provide some much-needed encouragement for inflows to the ringgit bond market.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 7): The case is growing for Bank Negara Malaysia to bolster the economy with another interest-rate cut -- and to provide some much-needed encouragement for inflows to the ringgit bo...
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GEORGE TOWN: Malaysian authorities have detained 13 fishermen and four fishing trawlers for operating in prohibited zones between Pulau Kendi and Pulau Rimau, southwest of the island here.
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KOTA KINABALU: Condolences are pouring in on Facebook for diver Ab Zainal Abdu, who died from what is believed to be fish-bombing activities.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will intensify its crackdown on illegal satellite dishes in Malaysia, The Star reports today.
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Global information services and consumer credit reporting company Experian invested an undisclosed amount in Singapore-based ride-hailing giant Grab.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 5): Shares in Diversified Gateway Solutions Bhd (DGSB) fell 9.09% in active trade this morning after the firm said it is disposing of its entire stake in ISS Consulting (Thailand) L...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Communi­cations and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is cracking down on the growing number of illegal satellite dishes in Malaysian homes.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 — The Immigration Department foiled a migrant smuggling syndicate with the arrest of five individuals in two houses in Sekinchan and Shah Alam, Selangor, yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Immigration Department foiled a migrant smuggling syndicate with the arrest of five individuals in two houses in Sekinchan and Shah Alam, Selangor, yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): Computer software and hardware consulting company Diversified Gateway Solutions Bhd (DGSB) is disposing of its entire stake in ISS Consulting (Thailand) Ltd for THB236.43 millio...
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(July 4): Most Southeast Asian stock markets posted lacklustre performances on Thursday, as weak economic data in the United States heightened concerns of a global economic slowdown, while Vietnam sha...
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PETALING JAYA: A total of 38 people, mostly illegal immigrants, were detained following enforcement operations in Sekinchan and Shah Alam.
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Dear readers, The fintech space in Southeast Asia has been a hub of interesting activity, so we took the chance to profile some promising startups.
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NILAI: All flights between Melaka and Penang have been cancelled until Saturday (July 6) following a navigation system failure at Melaka International Airport (LTAM) in Batu Berendam.
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A GERMAN man, whose photo of himself selling BBQ chicken with his wife in Thailand went viral online, was discovered to be a fugitive on the run, reported China Press.
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SINGAPORE, July 3 — The leaders of Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia will attend the Singapore Bicentennial edition of the National Day Parade (NDP) this year, the Singapore Prime Minister’s Office (...
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KUALA TERENGGANU, July 3 — Eight-year-old Muhammad Saiful Aiman Mohammad, who went missing two days ago, had followed his mother’s colleague across the Thai border and was not kidnapped.
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KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): Eight-year-old Muhammad Saiful Aiman Mohammad, who went missing two days ago, had followed his mother’s colleague across the Thai border and was not kidnapped.
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SiamCarDeal, a platform that connects potential car buyers with auto dealerships, raised US$300,000 in seed funding from 500 Startups’ Thai fund, 500 TukTuks, and angel investors.
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Two people died and four others were injured in two separate but related incidents in Yala, southern Thailand, Wednesday, according to Thai police.
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SRC International Sdn Bhd director Datuk Suboh Md Yassin received a call from the company’s CEO, Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil, after the 14th general election, telling him to leave the country to avoid be...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police nabbed 22 foreign women found to be offering sex services in an anti–vice operation at four premises in Puchong, Selangor, last night.
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KUALA LUMPUR - A key witness told the High Court here that he had signed two directors' circular resolutions (DCR) to appoint Ihsan Perdana Sdn Bhd as SRC International Sdn Bhd's corporate social res...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A key witness told the High Court here that he had signed two directors’ circular resolutions (DCR) to appoint Ihsan Perdana Sdn Bhd as SRC International Sdn Bhd’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) partner despite being “on the run” in Bangkok in 2015.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A former non-executive director of SRC International Sdn Bhd said he signed three request letters for fund transfer totalling RM50 million involving the company and two of its subsidiari...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): Former SRC International Sdn Bhd director Datuk Mohd Yassin Md Suboh signed a directors’ circular resolution (DCR) ratifying Ihsan Perdana Sdn Bhd as the corporate social resp...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): Former SRC International Sdn Bhd director Datuk Mohd Yassin Md Suboh signed a directors’ circular resolution (DCR) ratifying Ihsan Perdana Sdn Bhd as the corporate social resp...
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BANGKOK (June 30): The world's top producers of natural rubber – Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand – are committed to strengthening collaboration to develop Rubber City in the Indonesia-Malaysia-T...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A former SRC International Sdn Bhd director told the High Court in Najib Razak’s corruption and abuse of power trial today that he had signed two directors’ circular resolutions in c...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Suboh Md Yassin told the High Court that he had signed two directors’ resolutions to appoint Ihsan Perdana Sdn Bhd as SRC's corporate social responsibility (CSR) partner, while he was “on the run” in Bangkok.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 1 — A former director of SRC International Sdn Bhd was asked to sign a circular resolution to hire Gandingan Mentari Sdn Bhd as SRC International’s Corporate Social Responsibili...
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LANGKAWI: The Langkawi Region 1 Marine Police (PPM) have detained three men with four types of tree seeds believed smuggled from a neighbouring country in an operation on the coast of Tanjung Rhu here...
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The son of a Thai fisherman, Anurak Saruethai never really took to life at sea. But seafood has been good to him.
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YALA: Thai officials have foiled an attempt to smuggle 300,000 horse pills into Malaysia with the arrest of three local residents.
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BANGKOK: The world’s top producers of natural rubber – Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand – are committed to strengthening collaboration to develop Rubber City in the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand G...
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BANGKOK (June 30): The world's top producers of natural rubber – Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand – are committed to strengthening collaboration to develop Rubber City in the Indonesia-Malaysia-T...
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PASIR PUTEH: Kelantan Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has thwarted an attempt to smuggle 400,000 cigarette sticks worth RM318,640 when it intercepted a boat at about 0.1 nautical miles fr...
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Our neighbours up north are really taking off and embracing the coming wave of electrified vehicles, with great government policies that make it favourable for manufacturers to set up shop.
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Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah has confirmed that the Malaysian government received an extradition request for preacher Zakir Naik from India.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Synthetic drugs are not only being brought into the country from Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia, they are also being processed in local industrial areas.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Synthetic drugs are not only being brought into the country from Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia, the forbidden substances are also being processed in local industrial areas.
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YALA, Thailand: The Thai authorities detained 54 individuals, including 24 Malaysians found gambling in an empty premises in Betong town here, yesterday.
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IPOH, June 26 — Perak has sought Wisma Putra’s assistance to discuss with the Thai government over the use of its airspace in view with the opening of the Betong airport near the border town of Pe...
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PASIR MAS: A wholesaler’s trade of controlled items to foreigners near the Malaysia-Thai border was busted yesterday in a joint operation by officers from the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Min...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 ― Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today expressed hope that the US and China would see “enough sense” to end its long drawn trade war, and reminded of the importance...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Luxury condominiums, bungalows and commercial offices are being used as call centres for international gambling syndicates, say police.
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(June 25): Tokio Marine Holdings Inc.
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TOKYO (June 24): Tokio Marine Holdings Inc is seeking acquisition opportunities in Asian emerging markets and elsewhere, as it seeks to double profits from those regions, according to the new chief of...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police have detained two men suspected of being involved in a drug distribution syndicate and seized heroin base worth RM1.2 million in a raid at Jalan Dutamas Solaris here.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police detain two men suspected to be involved a drug distribution syndicate and seized heroin base worth RM1.2 million in a raid in Jalan Dutamas Solaris here, on Thursday.
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Cross-border ecommerce is a massive industry in Asia.
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VINCENT Cheah and Shaik Aqmal also started The Malaysian Insider in 2007 before Jho Low took over the funding from 2010 to 2014, investigations reveal.
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Malaysia welcomes Asean’s move to launch a joint bid to host the FIFA World Cup in 2034, a first for this region.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad concluded his four-day working visit to Thailand in conjunction with the 34th Asean Summit yesterday, describing it as a fruitful meeting marathon.
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BANGKOK: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad concluded his four-day working visit to Thailand in conjunction with the 34th Asean Summit today, describing it as a fruitful meeting marathon.