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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): The FBM KLCI fell in early trade this morning, dragged by losses at index-linked blue chips including Axiata Group Bhd and Public Bank Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak arrived at the country’s largest court complex about 9am for the continuation of his RM42 million SRC International Sdn Bhd co...
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LONDON, April 17 — British finance minister Philip Hammond plans to attend meetings in China to discuss the country's centrepiece international economic plans later this month, his department said.
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(April 17): Stocks in Asia looked set to open mixed after their U.S. counterparts struggled for traction and investors awaited a slew of data on China’s economy.
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SHANGHAI: China's bond market sold off sharply this week as a slew of unexpectedly strong economic indicators prompted investors to ask if country's latest round of monetary easing may be drawing to a close.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16):- The ringgit was traded lower against the US dollar in early trading today due to profit-taking following yesterday's gains, amidst lack of market moving factors.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit was traded lower against the US dollar in early trading today due to profit-taking following yesterday's gains, amidst lack of market moving factors.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — The ringgit was traded lower against the US dollar in early trading today due to profit-taking following yesterday’s gains, amidst lack of market moving factors.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): The FBM KLCI rose 0.37% in early trade this morning, lifted by gains including at Petronas-linked stocks, tracking teh uptrend at regional markets.
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WASHINGTON: The U.S. is open to facing “repercussions” if it doesn’t live up to its commitments in a potential trade deal with China, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said, in a sign that the two sides are edging closer to an accord.
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(April 15): Asian stocks look set for a positive start to the week after earnings and Chinese economic data eased concerns about a slowdown in global growth Friday, lifting U.S. shares and Treasury yi...
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NEW YORK: Long lunches and scenic walks may beckon US traders this week following the recent sprint, but they’ll relax at their own risk.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): The FBM KLCI drifted marginally lower in early trade this morning, weighed by losses including at IHH Healthcare Bhd and Hartalega Holdings Bhd, against the backdrop of mixed ...
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(April 12): Asian stocks were poised for modest gains Friday after data showed the U.S. economy remains on solid footing.
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WASHINGTON, April 11 — Federal Reserve members are split between optimism and caution, with some saying an interest rate hike may be still appropriate later this year but others believing they shoul...
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NEW YORK, April 10 — US stock index futures rose slightly today after a bout of selling on trade and growth concerns, as investors awaited minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting and the...
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WASHINGTON, April 10 — Newly-installed World Bank President David Malpass spent his first day at the global lender yesterday hammering home the message that the most urgent issue facing the bank is ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): The FBM KLCI retreated in early trade in line with regional markets, as fresh worries of a global economic slowdown weighed on investor sentiment.
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(April 10): Asian stocks were poised for declines Wednesday after renewed concern about a global economic slowdown and an escalation in trade tensions pushed U.S. stocks and Treasury yields lower.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 — Stockbrokers must adopt greater digitalisation to appeal to the younger generation of investors and raise public participation in the stock market, says Finance Minister Lim ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Stockbrokers should make full use of the latest digital technology to boost younger Malaysian participation in the stock market, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): Stockbrokers must adopt greater digitalisation to appeal to the younger generation of investors and raise public participation in the stock market, says Finance Minister Lim Gu...
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TOKYO, April 9 — The US dollar sagged today after weak US economic data while commodity-linked currencies such as the Canadian and Australian dollars drew support from an ongoing surge in crude oil ...
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NEW YORK, April 6 — US stocks rose yesterday boosted by better-than-expected job growth in March, which eased concerns of an economic slowdown that have periodically roiled financial markets over th...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): The FBM KLCI remained in negative territory at mid-morning today, weighed by select blue chips against the backdrop of mixed regional markets.
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HONG KONG: Tencent Holdings Ltd. set the size for a five-tranche dollar bond issue at US$6 billion on Wednesday, making it the biggest dollar offering in Asia so far this year.
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HONG KONG: China’s booming equity rally entered a new phase this week as economic data provided bulls with a fresh catalyst.
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TOKYO, April 2 — The dollar hit a two-week high against the yen today, as ebbing concerns about the global economy pushed US bond yields up from 15-month troughs.
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NEW YORK, April 2 — US stocks rallied yesterday, starting off the second quarter on a strong note, as upbeat manufacturing numbers from China and the United States eased worries about slowing global...
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NEW YORK, March 29 — The dollar index this morning was lower as increased investor appetite for risk hurt safe-haven currencies and after US inflation data came in weaker than expected, adding to th...
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TOKYO, March 29 — The dollar was poised today for its strongest gain in five months as investors responded positively to a bounce in US Treasury yields and as some of its rivals were hit by dovish s...
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NEW YORK, March 29 — Wall Street stocks rose yesterday following a recovery in 10-year US Treasury yields, after weakness in bond rates in recent sessions raised worries about slowing economic growt...
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NEW YORK: U.S. stocks climbed on Thursday as Treasury yields rose off 15-month lows, with investors optimistic about the latest round of U.S.-China trade talks.
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HONG KONG, March 28 — Asian markets were gripped by volatility today as investors grow increasingly worried about the state of the global economy, sending them rushing to safe-haven assets and fuell...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The federal government is seeking RM15.49 billion from the Consolidated Fund to supplement its development expenditure of RM46 billion for 2018.
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NEW YORK, March 28 — US stocks eased yesterday as Treasury bond yields fell again and a prolonged inversion in the yield curve fanned fears of a US economic slowdown.
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NEW YORK: U.S. stocks eased on Wednesday as Treasury bond yields fell again and a prolonged inversion in the yield curve fanned fears of a U.S. economic slowdown.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 27): Former Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai has justified the decision to award the Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) system contract through direct negotiations in 2014, say...
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LETTER | The historic results of the 14th Malaysian general election saw the rise of the Malaysian people who were fed up with kleptocracy and mismanagement of the country and its funds.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Supplementary Supply (2018) 2019 Bill for additional expenditure for the year 2018 amounting to RM4.133 billion (RM4,133,360,760) was tabled for first reading at Dewan Rakyat today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 27): The Federal Government is seeking RM15.49 billion from the Consolidated Fund to supplement its development expenditure of RM46 billion for the year 2018.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 27): The Federal Government is seeking RM15.49 billion from the Consolidated Fund to supplement its development expenditure of RM46 billion for the year 2018.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 27 — The government is seeking an additional RM15.5 billion in funds for development expenditure to supplement the record Budget for 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Putrajaya today tabled a supplementary supply bill seeking an additional RM15.485 billion for the federal budget.
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LONDON, March 27 — Germany's 10-year bond yields held below zero per cent, just above 2-1/2-year lows, yesterday, weighed down by fears of global economic slowdown and uncertainty about the impact o...
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NEW YORK: US stocks gained on Tuesday, with financials snapping a five-day losing streak as Treasury yields stabilized above 15-month lows.
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NEW YORK, March 27 — US stocks gained yesterday, with financials snapping a five-day losing streak as Treasury yields stabilised above 15-month lows.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 26): The FBM KLCI closed marginally higher today although investors continued to be jittery after the US yield curve inverted last Friday for the first time since 2007.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia ended the day marginally higher in line with the performance of its regional peers, as worries over a US recession receded after Treasury yields rose.
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HONG KONG, March 26 — Asian markets mostly rose today after the previous day’s steep losses, though investors trod cautiously as they grow increasingly anxious about the state of the global econom...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 26): The FBM KLCI retreated at the midday break as technicals remained weaker for the local index and broader local sentiment failed to latch on to the improved regional feel.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 26): The FBM KLCI staged a mild recovery in early trade this mornning against the background of mixed regional markets.
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NEW YORK, March 23 — Stocks around the world fell and US Treasuries yields sent warning signals for a possible recession today after weaker-than-expected US and European data intensified fears of a ...
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NEW YORK, March 23 — As Wall Street braces for what may be the first US profit decline since 2016, investors say the first quarter may not mark the low point for 2019 earnings.
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NEW YORK, March 21 — Wall Street was little changed early today, a day after the Federal Reserve cut its growth outlook and announced an unexpected pivot on monetary policy.
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SYDNEY, March 21 — The dollar nursed heavy losses in Asia yesterday after the Federal Reserve stunned markets by abandoning all plans to raise rates this year, a signal its three-year campaign to no...
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WASHINGTON, March 20 — The US Federal Reserve today is expected to hold interest rates steady, shave the number of hikes projected for the rest of the year, and release long-awaited details of a pla...
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PARLIAMENT | The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has asked the Auditor-General's Department to verify the legitimacy of every GST refund application made, which amounts to RM19.4 billion in total.
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SYDNEY, March 18 — Asian shares pulled ahead today while bonds were in demand globally on mounting speculation the US Federal Reserve will sound decidedly dovish at its policy meeting this week.
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YOURSAY | ‘He never got it sorted when he was PM, so he thinks his solution now is the answer?’ Privatisation not best solution to trim civil service, Najib tells PM Anonymous 770241447347646: The...
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NEW YORK: The US$15.8 trillion Treasuries market has become exceptionally placid, and volatility-hungry bond traders fear the Federal Reserve’s about to make it even quieter.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): Accountant General of Malaysia, Datuk Saat Esa, together with the Chief Secretary to the Government, Datuk Seri Dr Ismail Bakar, have joined the board of directors of Perbadan...
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TOKYO, March 14 ― The dollar edged back from a nine-day low early today, as a big rally by the pound made on Brexit relief tapered off and gave the greenback some reprieve.
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PARIS, March 12 —The US is weighing a complaint at the World Trade Organization against "discriminatory" new taxes on digital giants such as a Facebook and Google which are being planned by France a...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 11): The FBM KLCI drifted lowe in early trade this, dragged by Top Glove Corp and Tenaga Nasional Bhd, against the backdrop of mixed regional markets.
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(March 11): Stocks in Asia looked set to start mixed Monday following the worst week for global equities since mid-December. The yen climbed.
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PUTRAJAYA: Najib Razak has filed an appeal in the Court of Appeal to stop Gopal Sri Ram from leading the prosecution in his 1MDB-related trial, scheduled to begin next month.
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(March 6): Asian stocks were set for a cautious start Wednesday as U.S. equities struggled to make headway in the absence of market-moving catalysts.
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(March 5): Asian stocks are set to track U.S. shares lower as investors look for details of a possible trade deal between the U.S. and China.
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TOKYO, Feb 28 — Asian stocks slipped today after cautious comments from US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer dented some of the recent optimism towards Sino-US trade relations, while the US dol...
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WASHINGTON, Feb 28 — The Federal Reserve will stop shrinking its US$4 trillion (RM16.26 trillion) balance sheet later this year, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said yesterday, ending a process that inve...
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KUCHING: The Sarawak Chief Minister’s Department has issued an instruction to 11 Residents, 29 district officers (DOs) and seven sub-district offices to assist the federal Treasury in the distributi...
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TOKYO, Feb 22 — The dollar held gains against its peers early today, bolstered by a rise in US yields, while the Aussie clawed back some of its recent plunge on upbeat central bank comments and easi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 21): The FBM KLCI drifted lower in early trade this morning against the backdrop of mixed regional markets, weighed by index-linked Public Bank Bhd and Top Glove Corp Bhd.
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BOOK REVIEW | Kee Thuan Chye finished his latest book just after the conclusion of the Malaysian elections in 2018 (GE14, or the 14th general election since the first held in pre-independence Malaya i...
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PUTRAJAYA: A secretary to a senior Treasury officer is in remand for five days from today for allegedly soliciting and accepting RM1.5 million in bribe.
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PUTRAJAYA: The secretary to a senior Treasury official has been remanded for five days for allegedly accepting RM1.5 million in bribes.
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PUTRAJAYA: A secretary to a senior officer in the Treasury has been remanded for for five days as investigators probe alleged corruption involving RM1.5mil.
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The MACC has detained an officer working with the Treasury's deputy secretary-general for alleged corruption.
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 13): The recent working trip to Turkey by Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun, and several other top police officers to Turkey sponsored by the Malaysia Totalisator B...
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WASHINGTON, Feb 14 — US President Donald Trump said yesterday trade talks with China were “going along very well” as the world’s two largest economies try to resolve their seven-month tariff w...
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WASHINGTON, Feb 12 — Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker warned the Trump administration’s handling of domestic issues as well as trade talks with China is hurting the United States’ lo...
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LAST Thursday, a farewell party was held for Afidah Mohd Ghazali, the outgoing chief financial officer, acting president and CEO of Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Bhd, with her last day at BPMB on Feb 4 dr...
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(Feb 11): The laundry list of allegations against Malaysia’s former leader Najib Razak for his role in 1MDB points to a lengthy road ahead as his trial begins on Tuesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The laundry list of allegations against former prime minister Najib Razak for his role in 1MDB points to a lengthy road ahead as his trial begins tomorrow.
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PETALING JAYA: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today said his three-day investment roadshow to Japan is also aimed at giving the international investing community confidence to take part in the forthcom...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng led a delegation from the Ministry of Finance (MoF) on a roadshow to Japan to meet and discuss with Japanese investors and senior government officials over three days.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 8): The FBM KLCI dipped 0.35% in early trade this morning, tracking regional markets, weighed by losses at selected index-linked stocks.
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PETALING JAYA • Tabung Harapan Malaysia, a fund started by the Malaysian government to collect money from the public to help pay the national debt, has officially closed after eight months.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Tabung Harapan Malaysia (THM) has accumulated a total of RM202.72 million, and the money will be used in paying the federal government debt, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (pix) said tod...
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The Tabung Harapan Malaysia, which the Pakatan Harapan government set up to resolve the debt inherited from its predecessor, has collected a total of RM202,716,775.10, according to Finance Minister Li...
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PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya has appointed Treasury secretary-general Ahmad Badri Mohd Zahir to chair a special accounts committee that will decide how money collected for the Tabung Harapan Malaysia (THM...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 7 ― Tabung Harapan’s final count as of its closing date on January 14 is RM202,716,775.10, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today.
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“Out, damned spot! Out, I say.” - Shakespeare: Macbeth, Act 5, Scene1. COMMENT | As the stream of corruption and financial abuse of power cases brought against leaders of the previous government a...
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TOKYO, Feb 5 — The dollar held on to recent gains against its peers today, supported by a recovery in investor risk appetite, which helped push up US yields during the previous session.
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Despite being outlawed, the thunderous boom and dazzling lights of fireworks are still heard and seen during every festive season.
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KOTA KINABALU: Newly appointed Sabah Treasurer Rusdin Riman has given the state’s finances a clean bill of health.
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today launched the B40 national protection scheme, or mySalam, which is expected to benefit 3.69 million people in the bottom 40 (B40) group.
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PETALING JAYA: A veteran economist has urged Putrajaya to further liberalise the country’s banking sector, two decades after a major banking consolidation in the wake of the Asian financial crisis.
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NEW YORK, Jan 19 — The dollar held firm against its rivals yesterday and was poised for its first weekly gain in five weeks, boosted by optimism about trade talks between China and the United States...