Mon, 25 Mar 2019, 8:02 PM
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Topic: Thailand

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Two major political parties raised doubts on Monday about the accuracy of Thailand's election results after a party linked to the military took a surprise lead in the popular vote count that suggested...
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GEORGE TOWN: Fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low, has been urged to return to Malaysia to clear his name in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal, says a family acquainta...
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Hiip, which connects brands and marketers with social media influencers, has banked an undisclosed amount of funding in a series A round led by Thailand’s Vnet Capital.
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Partial results from Sunday's general election in Thailand showed pro-military party Palang Pracharat slightly ahead of the Pheu Thai party in an unexpected outcome.
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Acting Umno president Mohamad Hasan shot back at his detractors today, asking them to examine his track record in the state he used to helm before branding him a racist.
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A pro-military party was leading in Thailand’s first election since a 2014 coup, with the unofficial result delayed until Monday afternoon likely to indicate whether junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha ca...
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When I was still based in Penang, I noticed that Penang private hospitals are a favourite for many overseas patients.
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BANGKOK, March 25 — Thailand's shares and the baht currency looked set to rise today after partial results from yesterday's general election showed a pro-army party ahead of the populist party leadi...
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EMPLOYEES in Singapore and Malaysia are the least engaged in Asia at 59%, based on Aon’s latest 2018 Global Employee Engagement Trends Report.
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TAWAU, March 24 — Religion and race should not be used as tools to spread conflict or disunity, said Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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Partial results from Sunday’s general election in Thailand showed a pro-military party slightly ahead of the populist party leading a “democratic front”, an unexpected outcome from a poll that h...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 24 — Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation’s (Matrade) signature business matching programme, International Sourcing Programme, recorded over RM110 million in potenti...
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Thai voters went to the polls on Sunday in a long-delayed election following a 2014 coup, in a race that pits a military junta chief seeking to retain power against a “democratic front” led by the...
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THIS weekend will kick off Asia’s 2019 election season.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 24 — Axiata Digital Services Sdn Bhd, the owner of Boost, the homegrown e-wallet, hopes to make it possible for Malaysian users to make cross-border payments using the platform i...
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Thailand’s election contest between military-backed government and opposition parties played out in dueling images on Friday, two days before the first vote since a 2014 army coup.
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“Women hold up half the sky,” Mao Zedong once said.
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PASIR GUDANG • Malaysian police have crippled a drug distribution syndicate and seized 2,060kg of drugs believed to be syabu, or crystal methamphetamine, worth RM103.2 million (S$34.7 million), loca...
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JOHOR BARU: Police and two enforcement agencies seized 2.06 tonnes of drugs, believed to be syabu, worth RM103.2 million, following the arrest of six members of an international drug smuggling and dis...
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Murphy Oil Corp is exiting Malaysia with a US$2.13 billion sale of its oil and gas assets there to Thailand’s PTTEP and said it will use the proceeds to pay down debt, buy back shares and fund poten...
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PASIR GUDANG: Police have crippled a drug distribution syndicate and seized 2,060kg of drugs believed to be syabu worth RM103.2mil.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 22 — Malaysia, as the fifth largest producer of natural rubber globally, will be among the countries impacted by the falling prices of the commodity for at least another 10 years...
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(March 22): The world’s rubber traders aren’t getting carried away by the commodity’s 16 percent rally this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): The upcoming general elections in several countries participating in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) may delay the negotiations needed to finalise the m...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): Murphy Oil Corp is exiting Malaysia after two decades of operations, with the divestment of its Malaysian oil and gas assets in an all-cash transaction worth US$2.127 billion ...
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HONG KONG/SINGAPORE (March 21): Murphy Oil Corp is nearing a deal to sell its Malaysian oil and gas assets to Thailand's PTTEP PCL, people familiar with the matter said, in the latest energy M&A trans...
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HONG KONG/SINGAPORE (Reuters): Murphy Oil Corp is nearing a deal to sell its Malaysian oil and gas assets to Thailand's PTTEP PCL, people familiar with the matter said, in the latest energy M&A transaction in the Southeast Asian nation.
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A PAS leader cited Kelantan's geographical proximity to Thailand in countering a DAP assemblyperson's argument linking HIV cases to the state government's decision not to re-open cinemas on the ground...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): According to the World Happiness Report 2019, Malaysia was a much happier country last year.
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PETALING JAYA (March 21): National Under-22 head coach, Datuk Ong Kim Swee is targeting two early wins in Group J of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-23 qualifying round starting tomorrow at S...
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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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Former premier Najib Abdul Razak, who is also known as the king of trolls for taking regular potshots at Pakatan Harapan and its leaders on social media, has now trained his guns on Malaysia's ranking...
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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, March 21 — The Malaysian Bar today lauded the government’s announcement to add more courtrooms dedicated to hear corruption cases.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 — The Malaysian Bar today lauded the government’s announcement to add more courtrooms dedicated to hear corruption cases.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia experienced a sharp reversal in fortunes in the final hour of the morning session as a broad-based selloff in stocks overtook the local market.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is ranked the 80th happiest nation in the 2019 World Happiness Report, a massive drop of 45 places compared with 2018 when it was ranked 35th.
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Mozilla has officially launched Firefox Lite.
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The United Nations’ World Drug Report 2018 stated that in 2016, around 275 million people worldwide used drugs — at least once in their lifetime.
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WASHINGTON, March 21 — Singapore’s trade minister said yesterday he was hopeful that an Asia-wide trade pact, which is backed by China and excludes the United States, could be sealed by the end of...
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BANGKOK (March 20): The Thai Army today seized 300,000 litres of diesel worth about 10 million baht, believed to have been smuggled from Malaysia, and detained 13 locals for investigation.
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SINGAPORE, March 20 — The ride-hailing market here is about to heat up again, with Vietnamese firm FastGo to launch in Singapore next month as part of its expansion plan in South-east Asia.
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BANGKOK: Thai Army today seized 300,000 litres of diesel worth about 10 million baht, believed to have been smuggled from Malaysia, and detained 13 locals for investigation.
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BANGKOK, March 20 — Thai Army today seized 300,000 litres of diesel worth about 10 million baht, believed to have been smuggled from Malaysia, and detained 13 locals for investigation.
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BANGKOK: Thailand's central bank cut its forecasts for 2019 economic growth and exports for the second time in three months on Wednesday, but kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged, saying domestic demand is picking up some of the slack.
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MARCH 20 — Less than a month after Singapore’s announcement that cigarettes in the city-state are to be sold only in standardised plain packaging, it’s reported that Putrajaya is considering the...
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Honda Automobile Thailand has just announced the all-new 10th generation Accord line-up for the country, consisting of three variants.
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The Philippines’ Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has denied Go-Jek’s application for a transport network operator’s license for a second time.
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AI solutions provider AnyMind Group has closed its series B round at US$21.4 million after receiving funding from Thai tech firm VGI Global Media and Japanese financial services company Tokyo Century.
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(March 20): Asian stocks looked poised for a muted start Wednesday as investors held back from making big changes prior to the Federal Reserve’s policy decision.
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The first round of the 2019 Malaysia Speed Festival (MSF 2019), which was held at the Sepang International Circuit, saw no shortage of historic moments and exciting close quarters racing to entertain ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 19 —With increased appetite and demand from China for durians, it is only a matter of time before Malaysia makes its mark in a market traditionally dominated by Thailand.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR (March 18): The Roadmap on Asean Sustainable Capital Markets to promote Asean asset classes for sustainable investment has been endorsed by the Asean Capital Markets Forum (ACMF) that met...
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PARIS, March 18 ― Global sales of counterfeit and pirated goods have soared to €460 billion (RM2.1 trillion) a year, amounting to a whopping 3.3 per cent of world trade, according to a report publ...
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Resilience is a hard thing to come by these days, but for this group of ambitious overland travellers, copping out is definitely not an option, not if they want to keep their Proton X70s. In just a ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 18): Malindo Airways Sdn Bhd will start two new international flight services between Langkawi and Phuket, Thailand and between Johor Baru and Guangzhou, China from March 26 and Ap...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 18): The FBM KLCI pared some of its gains but remained 0.38% up at the midday break, in line with the rise at most regional markets.
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BANGKOK: A high-speed train that glides from an expanded coastal airport handling 60 million passengers toward cavernous new stations in Bangkok. An infrastructure blitz that takes Thailand’s economy to new heights.
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The Thai market is seen as one of the more important ones in ASEAN, after Malaysia.
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Despite many attempts to turn around Malaysia Airlines to become profitable, there is still much that needs to be done.
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(March 18): Low inflation sweeping across Southeast Asia is here to stay, raising the odds some of the region’s biggest economies may reverse course on interest rates this year.
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BANGKOK: A high-speed train that glides from an expanded coastal airport handling 60 million passengers toward cavernous new stations in Bangkok. An infrastructure blitz that takes Thailand’s economy to new heights.
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: Harley-Davidson Malaysia expects sales to increase following the reduction in the prices of 12 of its models.
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KUALA LUMPUR: George Ang, the man behind Inter Mark Resources Sdn Bhd (IMRSB) which acquired A&W Malaysia Sdn Bhd from KUB Malaysia Bhd (KUB) last September, vows to make the oldest fast food chain in the country, great again.
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JAKARTA: Low inflation sweeping across South-East Asia is here to stay, raising the odds some of the region’s biggest economies may reverse course on interest rates this year.
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First-time voter Suvisa Rachamontree was among thousands of early voters who thronged the Wat That Thong polling station at Sukhumvit Road in Bangkok to exercise her rights in deciding Thailand's futu...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 17 — George Ang, the man behind Inter Mark Resources Sdn Bhd (IMRSB) which acquired A&W Malaysia Sdn Bhd from KUB Malaysia Bhd (KUB) last September, vows to make the oldest fast ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Sharifa Shakirah barely remembers being taken from her mother and siblings by people-smugglers at a secret Malaysian border crossing.
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BANGKOK, March 16 — Thailand’s security forces yesterday were ordered to hunt insurgents who attacked a train bound for southern province Yala, China’s Xinhua News Agency reported.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian lecturer is anxiously waiting for news of her husband who is believed to have been injured in the mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, yesterday.
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GEORGE TOWN: A volunteer group specialising in recycling food waste today said it can help clean up the polluted Sungai Kim Kim, toxic fumes which had caused about 2,000 people to be sick.
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BANGKOK, March 16 — Thailand’s security forces yesterday were ordered to hunt insurgents who attacked a train bound for southern province Yala, China’s Xinhua News Agency reported.
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A third Malaysian has been said to be injured in yesterday's Christchurch terror attack, but there are currently no details as to the extent of his injuries or condition.
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The Friday massacre at two New Zealand mosques, live-streamed to the world, was not the first time that violent crimes have been broadcast on the internet, but trying to stop the spread of a video onc...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 16 — A third Malaysian has been said to be injured in yesterday’s Christchurch terror attack, but there are currently no details as to the extent of his injuries or condition.
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UMW Toyota Motor announced back in February that the Toyota Yaris will be introduced in Malaysia this year, and the model has now been sighted being loaded onto a car transporter by paultan.org reader...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): A third Malaysian has been said to be injured in today’s  Christchurch terror attack, but there are currently no details as to the extent of his injuries or condition.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): Based on corporate newsflow and announcements today, stocks in focus on Monday (March 18) may include: Asdion Bhd, Boustead Holdings Bhd, Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation...
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SINGAPORE, March 15 — Social media platforms Facebook and Twitter said today they would take down content involving mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques that killed at least 49 people and wound...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): ACE Market-listed logistics company Asdion Bhd is acquiring a firm that owns the exclusive operatorship to a supply base in Tumpat, Kelantan for RM66.5 million, which is a lit...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): AirAsia X Bhd chief executive officer Benyamin Ismail said Melbourne's Avalon Airport is now the long-haul budget airline's largest destination in Australia by capacity and th...
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In the build-up to the upcoming Bangkok International Motor Show 2019, Audi Thailand has just released the price of the fully-electric (EV) Audi e-tron.
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PETALING JAYA: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is maintaining the refugee status of those from the Chin ethnic group registered with the agency for now.
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Nutrition Innovation, a Singapore-based startup that produces a “healthier” version of sugar, has raised US$5 million in funding.
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Line Thailand and Line Ventures are setting aside US$20 million to empower Thai startups through its post-accelerator program, Line ScaleUp. Through the program, Line aims to help Thailand develop it...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) and Bursa Malaysia Bhd are to host the 15th Invest Malaysia Capital Market forum from March 19 to 20.
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Sisters in Islam (SIS) is hoping to use part of its RM20,000 grant from the government to help formulate better Muslim family policies.
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WHAT do you do when your startup manages 500% growth in its first year?
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PETALING JAYA: A group of Proton X70 owners has embarked on The Malaysia-China Amazing Trip, organised by the Borneo Leisure Touring Team, which will take participants on a 13,000km, 33 day odyssey a...
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Sometimes, the spirit of adventure can truly embolden.
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UOB Malaysia today reported that its customers’ use of digital payment methods in 2018 has grown by almost 50 per cent over the year before.
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Singapore-based standardized accommodation startup RedDoorz is raising a series B round of up to US$50 million, which will be led by Chinese VC firm Qiming Venture Partners, a source familiar with the...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — A complaint to the World trade Organisation (WTO) and a review of Asean-European Union (EU) relations are among the more drastic measures to be taken if discrimination again...
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IPOH, March 13 — Buntong assemblyman A. Sivasubramaniam whose car was stolen yesterday hopes the thief will return his Buddhist amulet, which was inside, to him.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines Bhd, which will miss its target to turn to profit in 2018, is at a crossroads as the government mulls over different options to plug further losses in the national carr...
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PETALING JAYA: The government has the option of closing down Malaysia Airlines, said former Khazanah Nasional Bhd managing director Mohd Sheriff Mohd Kassim.
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Singapore-based standardized accommodation startup RedDoorz is raising a series B round of up to US$50 million, which will be led by Chinese VC firm Qiming Venture Partners, a source familiar with the...
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PETALING JAYA: PKR chief Anwar Ibrahim today accused the police of rushing into the deportation of seven foreigners accused of links to a terrorist group, saying there had been no consultation with Pu...