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Top Glove completes acquisition of Aspion

Top Glove completes acquisition of Aspion

KUALA LUMPUR: Top Glove Corp Bhd has completed the acquisition of Aspion Sdn Bhd, an exercise which will see the company emerge as the world’s largest surgical glove manufacturer, as well as solidifying its leadership position as the world’s largest manufacturer of gloves. In a statement here today, Top Glove said, the share purchase agreement […]

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FGV launches Young Entrepreneurs Programme

FGV launches Young Entrepreneurs Programme

KUALA LUMPUR: Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) has launched a Young Entrepreneurs Programme to produce more young entrepreneurs in the palm oil industry. FGV chairman Datuk Wira Azhar Abdul Hamid said each year the group issued numerous contracts worth millions of ringgit to vendors and many of them have become successful. However, the younger […]

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LGMS launches Asia Cybersecurity Exchange

LGMS launches Asia Cybersecurity Exchange

SUBANG JAYA: LE Global Services Sdn Bhd (LGMS) has launched the Asia Cybersecurity Exchange (AsiaCyberX) to propel Malaysia to be a major cybersecurity hub in the borderless realm of the Internet. LGMS chief executive officer Fong Choong Fook said AsiaCyberX’s mission is to grow the talent pool for cybersecurity experts and technology start-ups with huge […]

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MIHAS can boost the country's stature as global halal hub

MIHAS can boost the country's stature as global halal hub

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS) can boost the country’s stature as a hub for the global halal sector, thus contributing to the development of the world Islamic economy. Malaysian External Trade Development Corp (Matrade) chief executive officer Dr Mohd Shahreen Zainooreen Madros said MIHAS is the world’s largest halal merchandise trade focusing on […]

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CJ WOW Shop two-year anniversary sales hit another record high

CJ WOW Shop two-year anniversary sales hit another record high

KUALA LUMPUR: CJ WOW SHOP, home shopping network, set sales record on the first day of its second year anniversary campaign – ‘2 Tahun, Lebih WOW’ – with orders three times higher than its daily average customers. Chief executive officer Kim Yang Hyun said within less than 24 hours, shoppers cleared off various products ranging […]

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Apr 4: KL shares end in the red on trade war fears

Apr 4: KL shares end in the red on trade war fears

KUALA LUMPUR: Shares on Bursa Malaysia ended in the red territory today, with the key index 1.88 per cent lower, as fears of a full-blown trade war haunts the market. At 5 pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) ended 34.84 points lower at 1,815.94 from Tuesday’s 1,850.35. After opening 4.01 points easier at […]

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Malaysian government issues more bonds in first quarter 2018

Malaysian government issues more bonds in first quarter 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: The government issued more bonds in the first three months of 2018 than the preceding October-December last year. A total of RM40.7 billion of bonds were issued by the government from January to March this year, higher than the RM29.92 billion issued in the preceding quarter. This unsurprisingly made the government the top […]

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More affordable houses in major cities should be developed: REHDA

More affordable houses in major cities should be developed: REHDA

AYISY YUSOF KELANA JAYA: The government and developers must find amicable solutions to address the shortage of affordable houses in cities like Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, Penang and Johor Bahru. In addition, property developers should also concentrate on building more affordable houses in highly populated areas due to burgeoning demand in major cities. Real Estate […]

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AirAsia to fly from Penang to Hanoi, Phuket from July 1

AirAsia to fly from Penang to Hanoi, Phuket from July 1

KUALA LUMPUR: Low-cost airline, AirAsia, will fly to Hanoi (Vietnam) and Phuket (Thailand) with direct flights from Penang, starting July 1, 2018. In a statement today, AirAsia said, the routes, which marked the airline’s ninth and tenth route from Penang, would further strengthen its inter-ASEAN connectivity. “Flights from Penang to Hanoi will operate four times […]

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Manufacturing sector attracts RM141bil in foreign investments from 2013 to 2017

Manufacturing sector attracts RM141bil in foreign investments from 2013 to 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: A total RM141 billion of foreign direct investment (FDI) in manufacturing sector was approved between 2013 and last year, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Ministry of International Trade and Industry deputy minister Datuk Chua Tee Yong said the total involving 1,801 projects, which are expected to generate 220,000 job opportunities when fully […]

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