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Bursa Malaysia extends uptrend to open higher

Bursa Malaysia extends uptrend to open higher

<p>KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia continued its uptrend for the second consecutive day to open higher today in tracking the impressive advance registered on global equities.</p> © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd

August 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
Tesla boss Musk weighs go-private deal for electric carmaker

Tesla boss Musk weighs go-private deal for electric carmaker

<p>NEW YORK: Controversial Tesla chief executive Elon Musk said Tuesday he was considering taking the electric carmaker private, sending shares sharply higher in anticipation of a big premium.</p> © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd

August 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
First round of US tariffs on Chinese goods to hit $50 bn Aug 23: USTR

First round of US tariffs on Chinese goods to hit $50 bn Aug 23: USTR

<p>WASHINGTON: The first round of President Donald Trump’s punitive tariffs on China will hit the full $50 billion in goods starting August 23, the government announced Tuesday.</p> © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd

August 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Saudi Aramco and Petronas approach banks to replace short-term loans

Saudi Aramco and Petronas approach banks to replace short-term loans

<p>DUBAI/HONG KONG: Saudi Aramco and Malaysia’s Petronas have approached banks to replace a short-term $8 billion loan raised earlier this year for a joint venture with long-term financing of approximately the same size, banking sources familiar with the matter said.</p> © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd

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A EPF-Socso merger will cause problems over long-term returns

A EPF-Socso merger will cause problems over long-term returns

<p>KUALA LUMPUR: The proposal to merge the Social Security Organisation (Socso) and Employees Provident Fund (EPF) will likely cause problems in generating long-term returns.</p> © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd

August 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Mohd Bakke can take palm oil industry to greater heights: Teresa Kok

Mohd Bakke can take palm oil industry to greater heights: Teresa Kok

<p>KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 7 (Bernama) – Minister of Primary Industries Teresa Kok is confident that the newly-appointed Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) Chairman Tan Sri Mohd Bakke Salleh can bring the palm oil industry to greater heights.</p> © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd

August 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Lexus Golf Invitational 2018 culminates in maximum drive

Lexus Golf Invitational 2018 culminates in maximum drive

<p>KUALA LUMPUR: Lexus Malaysia hosted the 12th edition of its prestigious Golf Invitational with the participation of Lexus owners in a three-part tournament.</p> © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd

August 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Hartalega's Q1 net profit rises 29.54 pct to RM124.87 mil

Hartalega's Q1 net profit rises 29.54 pct to RM124.87 mil

<p>KUALA LUMPUR: Hartalega Holdings Bhd’s net profit rose 29.54 per cent to RM124.87 million in the first-quarter (Q1) ended June 30, 2018 from RM96.39 million previously.</p> © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd

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Proposal to tax imported cooking oils and rubber products

Proposal to tax imported cooking oils and rubber products

<p>PUTRAJAYA: Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok said imposing import taxes on select cooking oils and rubber products is among suggestions from the industry stakeholders for Budget 2019.</p> © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd

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Media Prima partners with YouTube to enhance its digital media platform

Media Prima partners with YouTube to enhance its digital media platform

<p>KUALA LUMPUR: Integrated media group Media Prima Bhd (MPB) is partnering with the US-based video sharing platform YouTube through the “Player for Publishers” service to strengthen its position in the digital media industry in Malaysia.</p> © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd

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