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Country Heights shareholders say yes to cryptocurrency plan

Country Heights shareholders say yes to cryptocurrency plan

SERI KEMBANGAN: Country Heights Holdings Bhd’s (CHHB) shareholders have approved the company’s plan for an initial coin offering (ICO) to issue its own cryptocurrency. Executive chairman and founder Tan Sri Lee Kim Yew said it will immediately set up a task force to oversee the acquisition and investment of the blockchain technology and the setting […]

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Nextgreen, IHI, Nomura ink MoU for green technology investment partnerships

Nextgreen, IHI, Nomura ink MoU for green technology investment partnerships

PETALING JAYA: Nextgreen Global Bhd has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with IHI Corp and Nomura Holdings Inc to discuss the possibility of developing a business structure for green technology investment partnerships. Nextgreen told the bourse that the company is developing a technology to convert empty fruit bunch (EFB) into pulp (EFB pulp) and […]

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Public Bank launches all-in-one digital payment platform

Public Bank launches all-in-one digital payment platform

KUALA LUMPUR: Public Bank Bhd, in partnership with Revenue Group Bhd, today launched the all-in-one digital payment terminals. This all-in-one digital payment terminal has been piloted at selected merchant outlets of Public Bank and will be made available tomorrow. Public Bank managing director and CEO Tan Sri Tay Ah Lek said the first all-in-one digital […]

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Public Bank partners Revenue Group to launch all-in-one digital payment platform

Public Bank partners Revenue Group to launch all-in-one digital payment platform

KUALA LUMPUR: Public Bank Bhd, which today launched the all-in-one digital payment terminals in partnership with Revenue Group Bhd, is the first bank to roll out such an integrated payment terminal in Malaysia. Dubbed the “smart Android device”, the all-in-one digital payment terminals can handle mobile Quick Response (QR) code payment services including Alipay, Boost, […]

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Frontken shares up 5.42%, on active trade after reporting jump in profit

Frontken shares up 5.42%, on active trade after reporting jump in profit

PETALING JAYA: Frontken Corp Bhd’s share price rose 5.42% this morning after the group reported a jump in its net profit for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2018. At 11.22am, the stock was 5.42% or 4.5 sen higher at 87.5 sen with 20.01 million shares traded, making it the ninth most active stock on […]

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Penang’s all-boys team emerge victorious

Penang’s all-boys team emerge victorious

Maggi Secondary Schools Cooking Competition (MSSCC) 2018 saw the nation’s best young chefs convene at the Grand Finale for the ultimate cook-off. With the aim of instilling good eating and cooking habits among young Malaysians, this year’s competition marks the 22nd year of collaboration between Maggi and the Ministry of Education. Fifteen teams of students […]

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Ringgit lower against US dollar this morning

Ringgit lower against US dollar this morning

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit failed to hold on to gains from yesterday to open lower this morning against the US dollar as investors shifted back towards riskier assets, dealers said. At 9am, the local unit stood at 4.1690/1730 versus the greenback from 4.1640/1670 recorded at 6pm on Wednesday. A dealer said the US dollar also […]

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Taiwan expo ends on high note

Taiwan expo ends on high note

The Taiwan Expo 2018 in Malaysia has successfully concluded with more than 23,000 visitors and about NT$1.5 billion (RM202.4 million) in business opportunities. Co-organised by the Bureau of Foreign Trade and Taiwan External Trade Development Council (Taitra), the three-day event had six main highlights designed to showcase the country’s lifestyle of leisure and its vision […]

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Encouraging creativity and innovation

Encouraging creativity and innovation

University of Malaya’s UMCares – The Community & Sustainability Centre with MR.DIY Trading Sdn Bhd, had the “DIY Made Simple – Rock your School with DIY” competition recently. The programme, which was held for the second time at the university, aimed to encourage creativity and innovation among students while developing their soft skills such as […]

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Bursa Malaysia opens higher for second consecutive day

Bursa Malaysia opens higher for second consecutive day

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia opened higher for the second consecutive day after global stocks continued their recovery following October’s steep sell-off, while the dollar and Treasury yields fell, as the outcome of yesterday’s US midterm elections broadly matched market expectations. At 9.05am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) gained 8.98 points to 1,723.86 […]

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