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Ringgit ends almost flat versus greenback

Ringgit ends almost flat versus greenback

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit closed barely unchanged versus the US dollar while extending its rally against other major currencies today. At 6pm, the local note finished at 3.9540/9590 against the greenback from 3.9540/9580 on Monday. A dealer said exporters’ demand for the ringgit had lent support to the local currency which interspersed with mild profit-taking […]

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US lawmakers urge AT&T to cut commercial ties with Huawei

US lawmakers urge AT&T to cut commercial ties with Huawei

WASHINGTON: US lawmakers are urging AT&T Inc, the No. 2 wireless carrier, to cut commercial ties to Chinese phone maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and oppose plans by telecom operator China Mobile Ltd to enter the US market because of national security concerns, two congressional aides said. The warning comes after the administration of US […]

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TM and TNB in Nationwide Fiberisation Plan

TM and TNB in Nationwide Fiberisation Plan

//ZARINA ZAKARIAH KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) and Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) have teamed up to help expand high speed internet access nationwide and bring down cost of the service. The two government-linked companies (GLCs) yesterday inked a Memorandum of Understanding to deliver the government’s Nationwide Fiberisation Plan (NFP). “This collaboration will capitalise on […]

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TM and TNB partners in Nationwide Fiberisation Plan (NFP)

TM and TNB partners in Nationwide Fiberisation Plan (NFP)

ZARINA ZAKARIAH zarinaz@mediaprima.com.my   KUALA LUMPUR: Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) and Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop an implementation plan to deliver on the government’s Nationwide Fiberisation Plan (NFP).   This collaboration will capitalise on the combined strength of both Government-Linked Companies (GLCs) in terms of reach, […]

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Shopee offers RM1m in prizes in campaign

Shopee offers RM1m in prizes in campaign

KUALA LUMPUR: In conjunction with the coming Chinese New Year celebrations, Shopee, Southeast Asia and Taiwan’s leading e-commerce platform is organising its ‘Wang with Shopee’ bonanza campaign until Feb 25. The campaign began yesterday. In a statement, Shopee said during the campaign, online patrons stood a chance to receive more than RM1 million in prizes including […]

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SC charges man for RM350,000 KOPRO fraud

SC charges man for RM350,000 KOPRO fraud

KUALA LUMPUR: The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) today charged a 67-year-old man for defrauding Koperasi Pelaburan Pekerja-Pekerja Proton Bhd (KOPRO) of its investments of RM350,000 for the purchase of securities between August 2007 and November 2008. Ismail Basir was also alleged to have represented to KOPRO that he was a remisier, when in fact he […]

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Canadian charged with running LeakedSource.com, selling stolen info

Canadian charged with running LeakedSource.com, selling stolen info

TORONTO: A Canadian man accused of operating the LeakedSource.com website, a major repository of stolen online credentials, appeared in a Toronto court on Monday charged with trafficking in billions of stolen personal identity records. The site, which was set up in 2015 and shut down in early 2017, had collected around 3 billion personal identity […]

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Airbus condemns Brexit, Trump as double protectionist threat

Airbus condemns Brexit, Trump as double protectionist threat

LONDON: Airbus SE CEO Tom Enders slammed Brexit and US President Donald Trump’s pro-America trade policies as presenting twin threats to its business while singling out the UK’s vote to leave the European Union as posing the bigger issue. The developments amount to a “double whammy” of protectionist hazards, Enders said in London at the […]

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Bursa Malaysia turns mixed at close

Bursa Malaysia turns mixed at close

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia turned mixed at close today as last-minute buying emerged in selected heavyweights to limit earlier losses, and despite a similar mixed sentiment on regional markets, dealers said. At 5pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI finished at 1,826.03, up 0.12 of-a-point from yesterday’s close of 1,825.91, after opening 1.77 points better […]

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Mistreating Candidates Equals Lost Opportunities, Reports Futurestep

Mistreating Candidates Equals Lost Opportunities, Reports Futurestep

A new survey of professionals across Asia Pacific (APAC) found that regardless of whether they felt the role was a good fit, almost eight-in-10 (79%) respondents are unlikely to accept a job offer if they were treated poorly during the recruitment process. The survey, conducted by the Futurestep division of Korn Ferry, demonstrates how critical […]

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