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German start-up trials solar car that charges as you drive

German start-up trials solar car that charges as you drive

Sono Motors, founded in 2016, is developing the Sion, a fully-electric vehicle that has solar cells integrated into its bodywork. It can be charged via solar power or from conventional power outlets. An employee of German solar car company Sono Motors holds the steering wheel of the Sion prototype in Munich, Germany, August 2018 (Reuters […]

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Foreign outflow to taper for the rest of the year, says Kenanga

Foreign outflow to taper for the rest of the year, says Kenanga

<p>KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign capital outflow for the rest of the year is expected to taper despite shares and currencies depreciating across emerging markets including Malaysia in the second quarter.</p> © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd

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Malaysia promotes digital trading and market places within Asean

Malaysia promotes digital trading and market places within Asean

<p>KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is enhancing trade with ASEAN countries amid the US-China trade war given the region's market potentials of 642 million people.</p> © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd

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Asian markets rally loses steam as trade fears dog investors

Asian markets rally loses steam as trade fears dog investors

After two days of gains, Asia could not maintain its morning momentum and key markets were mixed in the afternoon despite forecast-beating Chinese trade figures.   Donald Trump warned countries that business with Iran would not be able to trade with the US. (AFP pic) HONG KONG: A rally in Asian markets stuttered on Wednesday, […]

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BIMB Investment targets RM150 mil for BIMB ESG Sukuk Fund

BIMB Investment targets RM150 mil for BIMB ESG Sukuk Fund

<p>KUALA LUMPUR: BIMB Investment Management Bhd (BIMB Investment) targets to achieve RM150 million for its newly launched BIMB ESG Sukuk Fund, the world’s first environmental, social and governance (ESG) sukuk fund.</p> © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd

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Samsung Group pledges US$22 billion on new technology in push for growth

Samsung Group pledges US$22 billion on new technology in push for growth

The investment is part of a broader US$160.89 billion package Samsung is planning to spend to create jobs and secure new growth areas, as semiconductor and smartphone businesses weaken. Samsung logo in Seoul, South Korea, March 2018. (Reuters pic) SEOUL: Samsung Group will invest US$22 billion (25 trillion won) over three years in artificial intelligence, 5G […]

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Indonesia issues new tax rules as Freeport seeks fiscal guarantee

Indonesia issues new tax rules as Freeport seeks fiscal guarantee

Indonesia is seeking to gain more control over its mineral wealth, but the Arizona-based company has said it wants some guarantee on fiscal terms before signing off on the complex sale. PT Freeport’s Grasberg copper and gold mine complex near Timika, in the eastern region of Papua, Indonesia on September 19, 2015. (Reuters pic) JAKARTA: […]

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Ford to launch new basic SUV as part of China revival effort

Ford to launch new basic SUV as part of China revival effort

The new SUV is one of the 50 new or redesigned vehicles Ford has said it plans to launch in China starting this year and through 2025. Ford logos are seen at the assembly line of the Ford car factory. (Reuters pic) BEIJING: Ford Motor said on Wednesday it will launch in China early next […]

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EPF will ensure investee companies are up to mark

EPF will ensure investee companies are up to mark

KUALA LUMPUR: In view of the changes corporate Malaysia has seen recently in terms of leadership changes and heads rolling due to corruption charges—the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) said it will ensure that the companies it invests in is up to the mark in terms of integrity and governance. Outgoing CEO Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan […]

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08/08/2018 13:35:58

08/08/2018 13:35:58

KUALA LUMPUR: In view of the changes corporate Malaysia has seen recently in terms of leadership changes and heads rolling due to corruption charges—the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) said it will ensure that the companies it invests in is up to the mark in terms of integrity and governance. Outgoing CEO Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan […]

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