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Slurp your way to ‘big league’ prizes at 7-Eleven

Slurp your way to ‘big league’ prizes at 7-Eleven

AN undeniable household name that has and is possibly part of many Malaysian lives – the 7-Eleven Slurpee has more than just survived through the years. Recall your first “brain freeze” due to slurping down a Slurpee? Ritualistically introducing flavours each year, the latest by 7-Eleven Malaysia is, you could say “big league”, as the […]

October 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
Ringgit higher against US dollar in early trade

Ringgit higher against US dollar in early trade

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit was higher against the greenback in early trade today as demand for the local note improved on the back of stronger global oil prices. At 9.21 am, the local unit stood at 4.1490/1530 against the US dollar from 4.1515/1555 recorded yesterday. A dealer said higher global oil prices helped lift market […]

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Wall Street rebound lifts Bursa Malaysia at opening

Wall Street rebound lifts Bursa Malaysia at opening

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia opened higher today, lifted by the overnight rebound on Wall Street, dealers said. At 9.15 am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 3.01 points higher at 1,739.85 from 1,736.84 on Tuesday. The index opened 4.69 points stronger at 1,741.53. A dealer said Wall Street’s S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite […]

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Up to 70% off with AirAsia!

Up to 70% off with AirAsia!

IT’S the year-end, a time when many are planning for that well-deserved break. And what better time to make your flight booking than now with AirAsia’s irresistible offer. Receive up to 70% discount to all destinations on AirAsia when you book your flights on airasia.com and the AirAsia mobile app between now and Oct 28 […]

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Relook policies aimed at reducing income disparity: Economists

Relook policies aimed at reducing income disparity: Economists

PETALING JAYA: Economists flag income disparity as one of the issues that has to be relooked, ahead of the mid-term review of the 11th Malaysia Plan set to be tabled on Oct 18. Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) executive director Prof Dr Zakariah Abdul Rashid said at a media briefing today that the policies […]

October 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Bank proposals value Uber at US$120b in possible IPO: Report

Bank proposals value Uber at US$120b in possible IPO: Report

BENGALURU: Uber Technologies Inc could be valued at US$120 billion (RM498 billion) when it finally goes public next year according to recent proposals made by US banks, The Wall Street Journal reported today, citing people familiar with the matter. The ride-hailing company’s most recent valuation was pegged at US$76 billion, following a US$500 million investment […]

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Leong Hup to make comeback to Bursa Malaysia, to issue up to 1.6b shares in IPO

Leong Hup to make comeback to Bursa Malaysia, to issue up to 1.6b shares in IPO

PETALING JAYA: Poultry firm Leong Hup International Bhd is set to make a comeback on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities to raise funds for the repayment of bank borrowings, capital expenditure and working capital. In a draft prospectus filed with the Securities Commission Malaysia, Leong Hup said the initial public offering (IPO) of […]

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Bank proposals value Uber at US$120b in possible IPO: Report

Bank proposals value Uber at US$120b in possible IPO: Report

BENGALURU: Uber Technologies Inc could be valued at US$120 billion (RM498 billion) when it finally goes public next year according to recent proposals made by US banks, The Wall Street Journal reported today, citing people familiar with the matter. The ride-hailing company’s most recent valuation was pegged at US$76 billion, following a US$500 million investment […]

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Higher fiscal deficit of 3% next year forecast

Higher fiscal deficit of 3% next year forecast

KUALA LUMPUR: While this year’s fiscal deficit of gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to meet the 2.8% goal, a higher deficit of 3% could be seen next year despite efforts to cut expenditure along with the cancellation of major infrastructure projects. Alliance Bank Malaysia Bhd chief economist Manokaran Mottain said for the upcoming Budget […]

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Malaysia, Japan in talks on Asian aircraft project

Malaysia, Japan in talks on Asian aircraft project

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is in discussions with the Japanese government for an Asian aircraft project, which is still at the ideation stage, with Malaysia looking at possibly supplying components. Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof said the idea, envisioned to be like Airbus, for an Asian aircraft came from the Japanese government. “They […]

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