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PETALING JAYA: The earnings of Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd (PetChem) are expected to soften in the second quarter (2Q19) and this is likely to further weaken in the next quarter with a heavy plant turnaround, says Affin Hwang Capital Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): AmInvestment Bank Research has maintained its “Underweight” rating on Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd (CMS) at RM2.99 with a lower fair value (FV) of RM2.45 (from RM2.51) and said i...
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PUTRAJAYA: The visa-on-arrival (VOA) facility for tourists from China and India has been extended at six additional entry points beginning July 15 in a bid to promote Visit Malaysia Year 2020.
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Gold, once mocked for its lack of yield and practical use, offers something the growing pile of negative-yielding bonds doesn’t – inflation protection.
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Microsoft's Xbox is encouraging players to extend paid Xbox Live Gold subscriptions by up to three years in order to make the most of an upgrade offer for the new Xbox Game Pass Ultimate scheme.
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PUTRAJAYA (July 19): The visa-on-arrival (VOA) facility for tourists from China and India has been extended at six additional entry points beginning July 15 in a bid to promote Visit Malaysia Year 202...
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PETALING JAYA: Global analysts and economists are upbeat on gold and expect continuous rally of the precious metal in the second half of the year.
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 19 ― Microsoft's Xbox is encouraging players to extend paid Xbox Live Gold subscriptions by up to three years in order to make the most of an upgrade offer for the new Xbox Game ...
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GEORGE TOWN - Penang has been listed as one of the top 10 great value beach destinations in the world.
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GEORGE TOWN - Penang has been listed as one of the top 10 great value beach destinations in the world.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang has been listed as one of the top 10 great value beach destinations in the world.
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COLOGNE: Mazda's range of SUVs is growing even wider: the Japanese company is set to roll out the new compact CX-30 in late September that's based off the Mazda3 and will start at about US$27,000. At...
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OAKLAND, July 18 — After a 19-year legal struggle, three former makers of lead paint have agreed to a US$305 million (RM1.25 billion) settlement with California county and city governments to mitiga...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): Malaysian palm oil futures reversed early losses to end higher on Wednesday evening, supported by a weaker ringgit and tracking gains in crude oil and soyoil on the Chicago Boa...
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Syfe, a digital wealth manager, has officially launched in Singapore after securing US$3.8 million in a seed funding round and acquiring a Capital Markets Services license from the Monetary Authority ...
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Internet searches for “Cancelling Amazon Prime” were 18 times higher on July 15 – the beginning of Amazon.com Inc’s two-day sale – than the previous day, according to search intelligence firm Captify. The data suggest shoppers want to snatch up discounted gadgets and appliances without making a long-term commitment to the world’s biggest online retailer.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Malaysian palm oil futures ended lower at the close of trade on Tuesday, tracking weaker related edible oils on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and China's Dalian Commodity E...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Malaysia kept its export duty on crude palm oil for August unchanged at 0%, according to a circular on the Malaysian Palm Oil Board's website on Tuesday, citing the national cu...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): Malaysian palm oil futures climbed on Monday to their highest in more than a week, tracking strength in U.S. grains on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and related edible oils...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): Malaysia seized more than 1 billion ringgit (US$243.5 million) from a bank account of state-owned China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering (CPP) over incomplete pipeline projects, ...
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Amazon.com Inc is amazing at turning mundane corporate management decisions into global news events.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): Malaysia has seized more than RM1 billion (US$243.25 million) from a bank account of state-owned China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Ltd (CPP), the Straits Times newspaper sai...
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New York: Gold slipped as the dollar pared losses and yields on US Treasuries surged, damping the appeal of the metal because it doesn’t pay interest.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips closed near the day's low on Friday, weighed down by selling of CIMB, Maxis and Hong Leong Bank but e-service providers like MyEG, Prestariang attracted strong trading interest.
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Ali Ahamed’s black satchel was overflowing with turtles, their tiny heads poking out. Just a few feet away, on the hotel room floor, roughly 20 larger turtles with dark brown shells were removed from black suitcases and flipped onto their backs to keep them from crawling under the couch.
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AT THE Malaysia Leadership Summit 2019 hosted by Leaderonomics, Manoj Menon (pic), the founder of Twimbit delivered a talk on “Transformative Leadership in the Era of 4th Industrial Revolution.” F...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): Malaysian palm oil futures gained at the close of trade on Thursday, reversing losses made earlier in the session, as firmer U.S. soyoil prices lent support.
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The US Department of Justice is probing Germany's Deutsche Bank over its involvement in the 1MDB scandal.
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GEORGE TOWN (July 10): Malaysian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are urged to leverage on the platform provided by eBay, a global e-commerce leader, which currently can be reached by 180 mil...
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YANGON, July 10 — A human trafficker and four boat crew members have been arrested by the Myanmar police force in western Rakhine state for smuggling 63 people to Malaysia, reported Xinhua News Agen...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has detained four foreigners, including two ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, on suspicion of being involved in militant groups, police said on Tuesday (Jul 9).
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 9): Malaysia has detained four foreigners, including two ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, on suspicion of being involved in militant groups, police said on Tuesday.
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SINGAPORE, July 6 — At age six, while most of her peers were still getting acquainted with times tables, Apple Zhu received her dad’s old MacBook so that she can get a headstart in programming.
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VETERAN investor Mark Mobius says gold’s set to push higher, potentially topping US$1,500 an ounce, as interest rates head lower, central banks extend purchases, and uncertainty surrounding geopolitics and cryptocurrencies fans demand.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Just a year after Datuk Seri Najib Razak first app­eared in court over 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MBD)-related offences, his film producer stepson Riza Shahriz Abdul Aziz answered to charges of his own over money laundering totalling US$248.173mil (RM1.02bil).
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 5): Malaysian palm oil futures reversed earlier losses to close higher on Friday, on relief top palm consumer India kept its import tariffs on palm olein unchanged.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 — Riza Shahriz Abdul Aziz was today charged with five counts of money-laundering US$248 million of funds allegedly originating from sovereign investment company 1Malaysia Develo...
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Riza arrives at court, where he pleaded not guilty to give charges of money laundering.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Hollywood film producer Riza Aziz claimed trial at the Sessions Court here today to five counts of money laundering amounting to US$248 million (RM1.25 billion).
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PETALING JAYA: The Securities Commission (SC) has noted the increase in the number of queries and complaints from members of the public regarding initial coin offerings (ICOs) and digital asset exchanges (DAX).
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): Malaysian palm oil futures declined over 1% at the start of trade on Wednesday, after two previous sessions of gains, as overnight weakness in crude oil and soyoil prices on the...
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WASHINGTON, July 3 ― Lee Iacocca, a charismatic US auto industry executive and visionary, who gave America the Ford Mustang and Chrysler minivan, and was celebrated for saving Chrysler from going ou...
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PETALING JAYA: With uncertainty from the US-China trade war starting to taper, the rally in gold may be faltering as investors abandon the safe haven and move back to ‘riskier assets’.
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NEW DELHI (July 2): Malaysian palm oil futures rose on Tuesday, in line with rival soyoil, but estimates of higher output and sluggish exports by the world's top producers limited gains.
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PUTRAJAYA - The macroeconomic challenges faced by Malaysia are expected to continue, but the World Bank has reaffirmed its confidence that Malaysia's aspiration to become a high-income nation by 2024...
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SINGAPORE: Gold opened the third quarter with a slump back below US$1,400 (RM5,789) an ounce after the US and China agreed to a truce in their trade war, dealing a blow for now to havens that were bolstered in recent months by the long-running tensions as well as prospects for looser monetary policy.
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PUTRAJAYA: The macroeconomic challenges faced by Malaysia are expected to continue, but the World Bank has reaffirmed its confidence that Malaysia’s aspiration to become a high-income nation by 2024 remains possible, as long as the country’s gross national income (GNI) per capita continues to grow at a range of 4% to 4.5%.
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MUMBAI (July 1): Malaysian palm oil futures rebounded on Monday from their lowest in seven months, following gains in rival soyoil, but an expected rise in output and weak exports capped the upside.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): Energy-related stocks on Bursa Malaysia advanced in heavy trading today, as oil prices jumped by over US$1 a barrel, on news the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (O...
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MUMBAI (July 1): Malaysian palm oil futures rebounded on Monday from their lowest level in seven months, following gains in rival soyoil and on hopes export demand would improve due to the recent corr...
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PUTRAJAYA, July 1 — Malaysia’s economy is expected to expand at a relatively moderate rate, with the gross domestic product (GDP) projected to record 4.6 per cent in 2019, says World Bank.
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SINGAPORE, June 29 ― The new office of Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Singapore, which is expected to open in the second half of this year, will help support the expansion of its private sector ope...
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WALES: A 21-year-old Malaysian student died while taking part in a running event in the UK, organisers of the JCP Swansea Half Marathon said in a statement on Wednesday (Jun 26).
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SINGAPORE (June 27): Malaysian palm oil futures slid for a sixth consecutive session on Thursday with prices trading near seven-month low, weighed down by slowing demand.
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SINGAPORE (June 27): Malaysian palm oil futures ticked higher on Thursday with prices supported by bargain-buying after slowing demand dragged the market down in the last five sessions to a seven-mont...
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Airbnb has launched a new category of short-term rentals called Airbnb Luxe that includes French châteaux, villas in Tuscany and historic properties for travellers with deep pockets.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 26): Malaysian palm oil futures fell during the first-half of trade on Wednesday, set for a fifth straight session of declines, as the overnight drop in soyoil prices and poor expor...
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TAICHUNG (Taiwan), June 26 — Set to a rhythmic soundtrack of clacking machinery, whirring drills and inflating tyres, bikes take shape at a factory run by Taiwan’s Giant, which is leading the isla...
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NEW YORK, June 26 — Gold soared to an almost six-year high yesterday on escalating US-Iran tensions, while equity markets slid on disappointing economic data and uncertainty on whether the Federal R...
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"WHY are we doing digital banking?" asked Henry Ma, WeBank executive vice president, at the start of his talk during the recent Malaysia Fintech Week 2019 in Kuala Lumpur.
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Hotel chain startup Oyo today denied rumors that the India-based firm has fired 1,000-plus employees from its China team.
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Microsoft missed its chance to be the dominant firm in mobile technology because it was 'distracted' during a lengthy anti-trust battle with US authorities, Bill Gates said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): The capital-intensive nature of the airline business, especially with the current business conditions, makes it more difficult to resuscitate Malaysia Airlines Bhd.
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HONG KONG, June 25 — Increasing concerns about a conflict between the United States and Iran hit equity markets today and sent gold prices to a fresh six-year high, jolting investor confidence days ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The capital-intensive nature of the airline business, especially with the current business conditions, makes it more difficult to resuscitate Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB).
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The capital-intensive nature of the airline business, especially with the current business conditions, makes it more difficult to resuscitate Malaysia Airlines Bhd.
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Jomo says the airline industry is very tough; it is not easy.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): Malaysian palm oil futures slid on Tuesday, poised for a fourth consecutive session of declines, as the overnight rally in soyoil prices failed to offset selling pressures.
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KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE (June 24): Malaysian palm oil futures slid for a third consecutive session on Monday, tracking weakness in a rival edible oil and weighed down by market talk of poorer export nu...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed has described the RM1 billion offered by Goldman Sachs as compensation for the role it played in 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal...
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HONG KONG, June 24 — Oil prices extended gains today as rising US-Iran tensions fuelled supply concerns, while Asian equities also edged up ahead of a crunch meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinp...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed has described the RM1 billion offered by Goldman Sachs as compensation for the role it played in 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Malaysian palm oil futures slid for a third consecutive session on Monday, weighed down by expectations of higher production and tracking weakness in a rival edible oil.
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HONG KONG, June 24 — Oil prices extended gains today as rising US-Iran tensions fuelled supply concerns, while Asian equity traders moved cautiously ahead of a crunch meeting between Donald Trump an...
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In OCO, players collect pixels to a relaxing bass beat as a circle spins in a minimalist environment. All players need to manipulate their pixel in this mobile phone game is just the tap of a finger.
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You want a notebook computer, but what exactly do you want it for? That answer will help you narrow down the many variations for sale.
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NEW YORK, June 22 — Oil prices added to recent gains yesterday on fears any US military attack on Iran would disrupt flows of crude from the Middle East, while a gauge of global stock markets edged ...
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LONDON, June 21 — Gold prices struck near six-year highs today as a weaker dollar and escalating US-Iran tensions fuelled a flight to haven assets, while oil futures built on strong gains.
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SINGAPORE: Gold prices have taken off after a lackluster few months, passing US$1,400 an ounce for the first time since September 2013 on Friday.
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HONG KONG, June 21 — Oil prices rose again Friday, extending the previous day’s surge on tensions between the United States and Iran, while Asian equities turned negative as investors took their f...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Malaysia kept its export duty on crude palm oil for July unchanged at 0%, according to a circular on the Malaysian Palm Oil Board's website on Thursday that cited the national ...
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The Samsung Galaxy Fold is almost ready to be released to the public.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 19): Malaysian palm oil futures were marginally higher in the first-half of trade on Wednesday, and are expected to trade range-bound as lower production continued to prop up sentim...
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Those that already own Minecraft: Story Mode have one week left to download it before it's completely withdrawn on June 25, 2019. For everyone else, the two-season run is still available for sale on Xbox 360, at the intentionally prohibitive price of US$1,099 (RM4,595) so don't buy it.
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NEW YORK: Oil prices rose more than US$1 a barrel on Tuesday after news that China and the United States were resuming trade talks ahead of a meeting at the G20 summit later this month, spurring hopes that the two countries would resolve an ongoing trade war.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Malaysian palm oil futures closed lower on Tuesday, erasing earlier gains which were driven by Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) soyoil prices and a softer ringgit, as traders resp...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project in Pengerang, Johor, will be fully operational in the fourth quarter of this year (Q419). The US$16 billion (RM66.76...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Malaysian palm oil futures edged up during Tuesday's first half session of trade, with support from elevated Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) soyoil prices and a weaker ringgit.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The forecasted rebound in global crude oil prices is positive for Malaysia's upstream sector as it will revive the industry appetite in exploration and development projects.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the forecasted rebound in crude oil prices augurs well for Malaysia's oil and gas (O&G) industry, as the improved sentiment is expected to re...
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 18 ― Those that already own the Minecraft choice and consequence adventure Minecraft: Story Mode have one week left to download it before it's completely withdrawn on June 25, 20...
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“BANKS do one thing that we all need which is to be trusted that they won’t lose our money.
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MUMBAI, June 17 —  Lenders to crippled Jet Airways said today they would start bankruptcy court proceedings after failing to find someone to take over the Indian carrier.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): Malaysian palm oil futures rose in first-half trade on Monday, buoyed by gains in US soyoil on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) overnight and a softer ringgit.
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HUAWEI is in 47th place on BrandZ’s annual Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands study, published by WPP’s research arm Kantar.
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JAKARTA (June 14): Malaysian palm oil futures gained on Friday as expectations of solid biofuel demand from rival producer Indonesia and lack of crude palm oil (CPO) sellers supported prices.
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Facebook announced a major milestone for its Facebook Watch video platform, “there are now more than 720 million people monthly and 140 million people daily who spend at least one minute in Watch”...
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GREATECH Technology Bhd, an industrial automation  solutions provider made its debut on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd on June 13.  The company began trading at 9am under the stock ...
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SAN FRAMCISCO: The first heavily automated mass-market vehicles for consumers could go on sale as soon as 2022, if one or more vehicle manufacturers adopt a new sub-US$500 lidar sensing package being ...
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The first heavily automated mass-market vehicles for consumers could go on sale as soon as 2022, if one or more vehicle manufacturers adopt a new sub-US$500 lidar sensing package being developed by Silicon Valley startup Luminar.