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Despite Brexit uncertainties in the UK, Eco World International Bhd (EWI) has positioned itself as a key player in the robust build-to-rent (BTR) housing sector, whilst it keeps an eye on the open mar...
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TOKYO, Aug 24 ― The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, with Washington maintaining tariffs on Japanese autos but Tokyo cutting tariffs on US beef and pork...
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WASHINGTON, Aug 24 ― The world's two largest economies, China and the United States, yesterday exchanged blows in the latest escalation in their trade war that has roiled supply chains and whipsawed...
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SINGAPORE: Oil headed for its first back-to-back weekly gain since June on signs the United States and China could be edging closer to a trade deal and as a growing list of central banks start easing policy to shore up growth.
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LONDON, Aug 24 ― Britain wants to agree a post-Brexit trade deal with the United States quickly, but the terms have to work for both sides, a British spokeswoman said yesterday ahead of a meeting be...
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NEW YORK: More investors are watching the shares of discount retailers like Dollar General Corp and Dollar Tree Inc , which perform better during economic downturns, in...
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STOCKHOLM, Aug 23 — The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) will publish the conclusions of its probe into alleged money laundering in the Baltics by the beginning of next year, it said to...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — Malaysia welcomed a whopping 13.35 million international tourists and recorded a 6.8 per cent growth in tourist receipts from a year ago, thus contributing RM41.69 billion to ...
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I AM a licensed and registered counsellor with the Malaysian Board of Counsellors or Lembaga Kaunselor Malaysia (LKM), and I work mainly with students.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): The FBM KLCI clawed back at the midday break to reverse its earlier loss and reclaim the 1,600-point level, despite the muted regional markets.
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MacRumors spotted a new support page published by Apple instructing Apple Card owners on how to care for their new plastic.
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Australian retail-to-chemicals conglomerate Wesfarmers Ltd said on Thursday it would not pursue its proposal to buy rare earths miner Lynas Corp.
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BEIJING, Aug 22 — China hopes the United States will stop its wrong tariff action, the commerce ministry said today, adding that any new tariffs would lead to escalation, despite delays in implement...
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 22 — Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today said that the state is expecting to top RM10 billion in total investments by the end of the year.
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HONG KONG: Hong Kong-based Bank of East Asia Ltd (BEA) posted a 75% slump in first-half net profit after it wrote down loans in mainland China because of a downturn in commercial property markets outside China’s top cities.
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Human: Fall Flat announced a new free level for Xbox One and PC (and other consoles) during the Gamescom 2019 Inside Xbox showcase in Cologne, Germany.
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The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled a rule that allows officials to detain migrant families indefinitely while judges consider whether to grant them asylum in the United States, abolishing ...
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If you want to take a break and recharge from mentally challenging work, then it's best not to look at your phone, according to a new study in the United States.
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NEW YORK, Aug 22 — A global equities gauge rose yesterday for a third day in four as bets on more economic stimulus overcame, for now, worries over the rising prospect of a global recession.
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CURRENTLY, there are almost a million SMEs in Malaysia contributing 37% to the national GDP.
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The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, has risen to 80, two senior officials said today.
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A Chinese national working at Britain's Hong Kong consulate has been detained in China's border city of Shenzhen for violating the law, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Wednesday, likely worsening...
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Revenue from eSports events in Germany have surged in the past year, generated by the sales of tickets, media rights and sponsorship deals in the new global phenomenon of electronic sports gaming.
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TOKYO, Aug 21 — Japan and the United States will seek to narrow gaps on trade when their top negotiators meet this week, but hopes for a deal in September are fading as both sides fail to make conce...
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SHANGHAI: China's yuan inched up against the dollar in thin trade on Wednesday, supported by a slightly higher midpoint, but investors were cautious ahead of a meeting of central bankers this week which is likely to focus on more stimulus measures.
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THE world is familiar with both World War I and World War II – a military free for all, with the exception of Latin America, parts of Africa and Switzerland, which declared total neutrality.
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of efforts to restore calm and that talks with non-violent protesters would provide "a wa...
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China hopes to welcome the United States "back to the negotiating table" to discuss global efforts to limit climate change at a United Nations summit to be hosted by Chile in December, its top climate...
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The United States will take every action it can to prevent an Iranian tanker sailing in the Mediterranean from delivering oil to Syria in contravention of US sanctions, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ...
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SYDNEY, Aug 21 — Heightened tensions between the United States and China represent the biggest risk to global economic stability, Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Governor Philip Lowe said in a priva...
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SANTIAGO:China hopes to welcome the United States "back to the negotiating table" to discuss global efforts to limit climate change at a United Nations summit to be hosted by Chile in December, its top climate change envoy said on Tuesday
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia continues to be an attractive investment destination as total stock of foreign direct investment (FDI) rose by 10.3% to RM667.5bil in the second quarter of 2019, compared with RM605.1bil a year ago.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): The Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry (MoA) have issued 150 Approval Permits (AP) this year to import round cabbages, after not renewing AP held by 63 companies.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 20): Tourism Malaysia is partnering with global travel platform Expedia Group for two key tourism collaborations, in efforts to drive international tourist arrivals to Malaysia in the c...
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FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Aug 20 — Only a dozen airlines will eventually share the aviation market for major international routes, predicts Lufthansa’s CEO, while a possible future economic crisis could ...
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PEBBLE BEACH, California: Car collector Michael Fux received his twelfth Bespoke Rolls-Royce commission, and it was another stunning reveal.
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Hong Kong stocks ended lower on Tuesday as investors locked in profit after a four-day winning streak following Beijing's interest rate reform, which boosted riskier assets and tempered recession fears.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — International Fitch Rating Agency has revised its 2019 gross domestic product (GDP) growth projection for Malaysia from 4.2 per cent to 4.6 per cent due to the steady rise in ...
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LONDON/DUBAI: Saudi Aramco's biggest asset could also be a liability.
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China's yuan eased to a one-week low on Tuesday, tracking broad strength in the dollar which firmed on hopes that growth boosting measures in Germany and China would ease the risk of a global recession.
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PETALING JAYA: The United States cannot use Hong Kong as a bargaining chip in the current US-China trade negotiations as it will not be able to influence Beijing's decision, according to China's Global Times.
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SHANGHAI: China and Hong Kong stocks barely moved on Tuesday as investors took a breather and pondered the extent and impact of Beijing's interest rate reform.
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JOHOR BARU - Johor looks likely to be affected by Singapore's slide into recession following a big drop in the republic's economic activities in the second quarter of the year.
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LONDON, Aug 20 ― London's FTSE 100 bagged gains yesterday led by oil majors and Asia-exposed banks that rose on moves by China to keep business interest rates low, while pub operator Greene King hel...
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Pokemon have been around for more than two decades, and they're as popular as ever.
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JOHOR BARU: Johor looks likely to be affected by Singapore’s slide into recession following a big drop in the republic’s economic activities in the second quarter of the year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Malaysian police today questioned a controversial Indian Islamic preacher for allegedly making insensitive remarks about race in the multi-ethnic country, as pressure mounts o...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police Monday (Aug 19) questioned a controversial Indian Islamic preacher for allegedly making insensitive remarks about race in the multi-ethnic country, as pressure mounts o...
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BERLIN, Aug 19 — European stock markets rose for the second session running today, with Frankfurt shares leading a recovery from last week’s six-month lows as investors cheered signs of moves by G...
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Yandex, a Russian equivalent to Google, said it is considering expanding its fleet of self-driving cars to up to 1,000 within the next two years in order to speed up tests on the fledgling technology.
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LONDON, Aug 19 — Sharp rises in oil company shares drove Britain’s FTSE 100 higher today, after an attack on a Saudi oil facility by Yemeni separatists pushed crude prices higher, while Asia-expos...
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BORROWING costs will get lower for companies in China starting Tuesday through a key interest rate reform brought out by the People's Bank of China, the central bank, to maintain economic momentum amid the continuing trade friction with the United States.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): The FBM KLCI bucked the regional trend and drifted lower to stay below the 1,600-point level.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): Research firms have maintained Malaysia’s 2019 gross domestic product (GDP) at 4.5% amidst continuous downside risks arising from the protracted global trade tensions weighing...
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TOKYO, Aug 19 — Asian stocks tracked the Wall Street rally today and found an extra tailwind from a move by China’s central bank to change the way a key interest rate benchmark is set, seen by ana...
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TOKYO, Aug 19 — Japan’s politically sensitive trade surplus with the United States grew more than 15 per cent in July, data showed today, as negotiators from the two economic powerhouses prepare t...
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PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s decision to slap 10% tariffs on imported surfboards convinced surf executive Sue Bowers to move factory jobs out of China – but not back to the United States, which was one goal of Trump’s tariffs.
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Countries adopting proactive strategies to boost their economies may require a larger arsenal to fight the possibly prolonged slowdown in trade, manufacturing and business investment globally.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Malaysia's Sri Dasmesh Sikh pipe band emerged champion at the World Pipe Band Championship in Scotland on Saturday (Aug 17).
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A suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded 182 in an attack on a wedding reception in the Afghan capital on Saturday night, the interior ministry said The Taliban denied responsibility for the blas...
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The process of selecting the International Monetary Fund’s next managing director must change.
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Sitting under an olive tree in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Muftia Tlaib (above) scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of the United States.
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Afghan Taliban officials said on Saturday the killing of the brother of their leader in a bomb attack would not derail talks with the United States aimed at securing the withdrawal of US troops after ...
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Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin might be a controversial figure on a variety of matters, but he could be open and progressive on some.
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WASHINGTON, Aug 17 — Pokemon—the small, adorable creatures with special fighting abilities—have been around for more than two decades, and they’re as popular as ever, mainly due to families sh...
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un oversaw the test-firing of a new weapon again on Friday morning, state media KCNA said on Saturday.
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SUMMER 2019 will go on record as the hottest summer in human recorded history, but it will also be remembered as a summer of madness, when there are protests everywhere and violence seems to be on the boil.
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MALAYSIA-BASED equity investment research platform and investment training provider, EquitiesTracker Holdings Bhd (ET) is looking to help investors successfully navigate the treacherous path of the stock market.
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Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the company announced on Aug 15, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation and other abuses on its platform.
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Malaysians have become more radical and racist due to the polemic regarding several peripheral issues, according to A Kadir Jasin.
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LONDON, Aug 16 — Trade tensions between the United States and China and a weakening yuan are boosting demand for cryptocurrencies among Chinese investors, market players from Asia to New York said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — The ongoing trade disputes between the United States and China are projected to weigh on Malaysia’s 2019 baseline gross export growth by -0.5 to -0.8 percentage point (ppt),...
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United States President Donald Trump has privately discussed with aides and advisers the idea of purchasing the island of Greenland as a way to expand US territory, two sources familiar with the situa...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — The Malaysian economy grew by 4.9 per cent in the second quarter of 2019 from 4.5 per cent in the first, supported by higher household spending and private investment.
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SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 15 — Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the company announced yesterday, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries to stem misinfor...
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Indonesia’s crackdown on imported foreign waste has upset the village of Bangun, where residents say they earn more money sorting through piles of garbage than growing rice in once-lush paddy fields...
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North Korea said on Friday it will never sit down with South Korea for talks again, rejecting a vow by the South’s President Moon Jae-in to pursue dialogue with Pyongyang made the previous day as he...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): CTOS Holdings Sdn Bhd’s unit, CTOS Data Systems Sdn Bhd has launched ‘CTOS SME Score’ to provide an easy and universal assessment for creditworthiness for the small and me...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The half-brother of the late Tan Sri Jamaluddin Mohd Jarjis told the High Court here that two of his brother's children were never involved in all three of the Rompin MP's companies until he died in 2015.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit is expected to hover at RM4.20 against the US dollar in the third quarter of this year (Q3 2019), before rebounding to RM4.15 by year-end, AllianceDBS Research said on THursday.
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Microsoft Corp said on Aug 14 it updated its privacy policy to let customers know that it had been collecting voice data of its users with the help of employees and contractors.
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Tiny pieces of plastic have been found in ice cores drilled in the Arctic by a United States-led team of scientists, underscoring the threat the growing form of pollution poses to marine life in even ...
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Mexico’s government on Wednesday amplified its assertion that the Aug 3 mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, was an act of terrorism against Mexicans, urging the United States to ensure the attack was d...
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Hong Kong’s Airport Authority said normal flight operations would resume on Thursday after pro-democracy protests forced the cancellation of nearly 1,000 flights this week, while the city braced for...
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Russia said on Wednesday it had flown two nuclear-capable TU-160 bombers to a far eastern Russian region opposite Alaska as part of a training exercise that state media said showed Moscow’s ability ...
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China said on Wednesday Hong Kong’s protest movement had reached “near terrorism” and more street clashes followed ugly scenes the previous day when protesters set upon men they suspected of bei...
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WASHINGTON, Aug 15 — President Donald Trump said yesterday that China wants to make a trade deal but it should treat Hong Kong “humanely” first, explicitly tying a trade agreement to a peaceful ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Only a small percentage of young retail investors under the age of 35 are investing in the local stock market despite technological innovations that enable them to do so.
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WASHINGTON: FBI agents in the United States have discovered a cache of some 25 guns and 10,000 bullets after arresting a teenager who made online comments supporting mass shootings.
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Thai authorities issued arrest warrants today for four more suspects believed to be responsible for a series of bomb attacks as the capital hosted a key diplomatic meeting this month.
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FBI agents in the United States have discovered a cache of some 25 guns and 10,000 bullets after arresting a teenager who made online comments supporting mass shootings.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): The FBM KLCI rebounded today in line with the recovery across regional markets after the United States said it is delaying imposing tariffs on some Chinese imports until Dec 15.
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SINGAPORE, Aug 14 — Off the bat from winning the “best gaming chair of 2019” gong, Singapore startup Secretlab has secured millions in funds from a subsidiary of state investment firm Temasek Ho...
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PETALING JAYA - An international survey has found that 62 per cent of Malaysians worry about growing old, with more than half - 56 per cent - feeling that there is a lack of respect for the elderly.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Malaysia comes in fourth among 29 countries whose population are fearful of getting old, according to market research firm Ipsos Sdn Bhd (Ipsos).
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KUALA LUMPUR: The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is looking forward to bolstering and expanding cooperation with its Malaysian counterparts - the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) and the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) - to ensure territorial maritime stability, security and prosperity.
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BEIJING: China reported a raft of unexpectedly weak July data on Wednesday, including a surprise drop in industrial output growth to a more than 17-year low, underlining widening economic cracks as the trade war with the United States intensifies.
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BEIJING, Aug 14 ― China reported a raft of unexpectedly weak July data today, including a surprise drop in industrial output growth to a more than 17-year low, underlining widening economic cracks a...
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SINGAPORE, Aug 14 — Jobs here could be hit as economic weakness widens and seeps into the services sector, several economists said, in response to the dismal economic and trade data announced yester...
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LONDON, Aug 14 ― UK shares bagged gains for the day, reversing earlier losses, after the United States said it would delay tariffs on some Chinese products, offering respite to investors who had bee...