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KUALA LUMPUR, March 25 — Controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik has been accused by India's Enforcement Directorate (ED) of accumulating assets worth RM113 million by diverting funds and donat...
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India's Enforcement Directorate (ED) has accused Zakir Naik of accumulating assets worth RM113 million by diverting funds and donations received from Islamic countries for the welfare of Muslims.
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PETALING JAYA: Controversial Muslim preacher Zakir Naik has allegedly amassed assets worth Rs193 crore (RM113mil) by diverting funds and donations received from Islamic countries that were meant for the “welfare of Muslims”, says a news report.
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Abu Dhabi will commit up to 1bil dirhams (RM1.10bil) to support technology start-ups, it said on Sunday, in a dedicated hub as part of efforts to diversify its economy.
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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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ISLAMABAD (REUTERS) - Pakistan is set to sign deals worth US$900 million (S$1.21 billion) in telecoms, information technology during a three-day visit by Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, a s...
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ISLAMABAD (March 22): Pakistan is set to sign deals worth US$900 million in telecoms, information technology during a three day visit by Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, a senior offi...
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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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Abu Dhabi state investor Mubadala has suspended new business dealings with Goldman Sachs since its subsidiary filed a lawsuit in November against the US bank and others to recover losses suffered thro...
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ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi state investor Mubadala has suspended any new business dealings with Goldman Sachs since its subsidiary filed a lawsuit in November against the US bank and others to recover losse...
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DUBAI, March 14 — Abu Dhabi state investor Mubadala has suspended any new business dealings with Goldman Sachs since its subsidiary filed a lawsuit in November against the US bank and others to reco...
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ABU DHABI (United Arab Emirates), March 14 — Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways posted a loss in 2018 for the third year running, it said today, blaming investment losses and challenging market conditions...
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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's police chief defended himself yesterday for deporting five Egyptians on suspicion of being militants who supported the Muslim Brotherhood organisation, after senior lawmake...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's police chief defended himself on Wednesday (March 13) for deporting five Egyptians on suspicion of being militants who supported the Muslim Brotherhood organisation, after se...
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HAMILTON, March 13 — Bermuda's Premier David Burt yesterday called the European Union's decision to put the British overseas territory on a list of global tax havens “a setback” but said he was ...
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WASHINGTON (March 12): Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc bankers Tim Leissner and Roger Ng were banned from the industry by the U.S. Federal Reserve for their role in helping divert billions of dollars f...
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BRUSSELS, March 12 — The European Union expanded its tax haven blacklist to 15 countries today, adding the United Arab Emirates and Bermuda over the objections of powerful member states such as Ital...
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When you're taking a flight, there are some things you shouldn't forget: Your passport, boarding pass and handphone, for instance.
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BRUSSELS, March 12 — European Union finance ministers are set to add the British overseas territory of Bermuda and the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba to the bloc's blacklist of tax havens today, ac...
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ALOR GAJAH (Bernama): Puyumas Farmbest Sdn Bhd, a producer of quail meat, aims to produce about 350,000 quail chicks monthly compared to 180,000 at present through the migration to the "conveyor” system from manual at all stages of production by 2020.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 7 — KNM Group Bhd’s wholly-owned subsidiary FBM-KNM FZCO has won a US$4.86 million (RM19.8 million) contract to supply carbon steel pressure vessels from TTSJV WLL for the BMP ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 7): KNM Group Bhd has secured a US$4.87 million (RM19.9 million) contract for the supply of carbon steel pressure vessels for the Bapco Modernization Program in Bahrain.
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DOHA, March 7 — Qatar has sold bonds worth US$12 billion (RM49 billion), the finance ministry said today, attracting strong demand despite an economic and diplomatic boycott by its former Gulf allie...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 6): RHB Bank Bhd shares fell as much as 28 sen or 4.9% to RM5.43 so far today as investors reacted to news that United Arab Emirates-based Aabar Investments PJS is placing out some...
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BRUSSELS, March 6 — European Union states have added 10 jurisdictions to a draft tax haven blacklist, including the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bermuda, an EU official told Reuters yesterday, in ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 5): United Arab Emirates-based Aabar Investments PJS is placing out about 191 million shares or 4.76% of its 14.75% stake in RHB Bank Bhd, sources familiar with the matter told The...
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Firefox browser-maker Mozilla is considering whether to block cybersecurity company DarkMatter from serving as one of its Internet security gatekeepers after a Reuters report linked the United Arab Emirates-based firm to a cyber espionage programme.
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WASHINGTON, March 5 — Firefox browser-maker Mozilla is considering whether to block cybersecurity company DarkMatter from serving as one of its internet security gatekeepers after a Reuters report l...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is highly respected by Arab countries including Kuwait for its strong, unwavering and long-standing support towards the Palestinian cause.
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SENSORFLOW, the Singapore-based, smart energy management startup, announced on Feb 20 that it has secured a further US$2.7 million (RM10.98 million) of Series A funding to accelerate its regional grow...
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SEMENYIH, Feb 17 — The Election Commission (EC) today issued 234 postal ballot papers for the Semenyih state by-election, said its chairman Azhar Azizan Harun.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Young Malaysian ice skater C. Sree Abiraame bagged three gold medals at the Middle East fourth official ISI International Figure Skating tournament held at the Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd shares rose 2.16% in early trade this morning after it secured nine contracts worth at least US$110 million (RM448.09 million) in aggregate.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12):  Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, companies that may be in focus on Wednesday (Feb 13) may include the following: Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd, Kerjaya Prosp...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12): Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd announced today two of its wholly-owned subsidiaries have secured nine contracts worth at least US$110 million (RM448.09 million) in aggregate.
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DUBAI, Feb 11 — The oil market should reach a balance between supply and demand in the first quarter of this year, United Arab Emirates' Oil Minister Suhail Al Mazrouei told Al-Arabiya television to...
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ISLAMABAD, Feb 10 — International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde today met Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and assured him that IMF stands ready to support his country.
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CARACAS, Feb 7 — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government last year sold 73 tonnes of gold to Turkey and the United Arab Emirates without the required approval of the opposition-led National...
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Pope Francis on Sunday became the first pontiff to set foot on the Arabian Peninsula, just hours after issuing his strongest condemnation yet of the war in Yemen, where his host the United Arab Emirat...
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IN Algeria, Morocco and Turkey, their family laws recognise equality between the husband and wife and specify mutual respect and kindness in marriage.
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A team of former US government intelligence operatives working for the United Arab Emirates reportedly hacked into the iPhones of activists, diplomats and rival foreign leaders.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Khadem Al Qubaisi, who has been detained in Abu Dhabi since 2016, claims that he is being made a “scapegoat” for the United Arab Emirates' role in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB...
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The company building the world's first superfast hyperloop train system in the United Arab Emirates will complete a first phase of its construction next year, a top executive said Jan 17.
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ABU DHABI (United Arab Emirates), Jan 17 — The company building the world’s first superfast hyperloop train system in the United Arab Emirates will complete a first phase of its construction next ...
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DOHA, Jan 13 — Qatar Investment Authority aims to raise investments in the United States to US$45 billion (RM184.2 billion) in the next two years as it rebalances its portfolio of assets away from E...
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GWADAR, Jan 13 — Saudi Arabia plans to set up a US$10 billion (RM41 billion) oil refinery in Pakistan’s deepwater port of Gwadar, the Saudi energy minister said yesterday, speaking at the Indian O...
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THE oil bear was in bull’s clothing for most of 2018, or so it would seem, with Brent crude oil dipping below the US$50 per barrel mark last week.
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Fitness subscription startup ClassPass today announced that it’s acquiring Singapore-based competitor GuavaPass for an undisclosed amount.
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National para athlete Mohamad Ridzuan Puzi cemented his status as one of the country’s sporting greats by winning the 2018 Best Asian Male Para Athlete award.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 4 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today congratulated national paralympian Mohamad Ridzuan Puzi, who broke the world record in 100m and long jump at the 2018 Asian Para Games for crea...
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National athlete  Mohamad Ridzuan Puzi has earned the honour of being the first Malaysian to be named Best Asian Male Para Athlete 2018 for his record-breaking feats in the sprint and long jump categ...
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DOHA, Jan 2 ― Qatar Airways said today that it had acquired a 5 per cent stake in China Southern Airlines, as it seeks to establish itself in the Asian aviation market.
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DUBAI: Gulf Arab energy companies are expected to borrow more in 2019 to finance expansion plans after rising oil prices triggered a sharp retreat from debt markets in 2018.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 28): Blockchain technology company Finterra hopes the launch of its Waqf Chain in February 2019 will bring new hope and optimism to waqf administrators and the Islamic finance indust...