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U.S. says supports Thailand’s relationship with China

U.S. says supports Thailand’s relationship with China

BANGKOK: The U.S. Ambassador to Thailand said on Monday that the United States supports Thailand’s relationship with China, countering suggestions that Thailand has turned to Beijing amid a chill in ties between Bangkok and Washington. Ambassador Glyn Davies’s comments follow those by the Thai junta last week that it was not distancing itself from the United […]

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OPEC set to include Indonesian output, hope of non-OPEC talks fade

OPEC set to include Indonesian output, hope of non-OPEC talks fade

VIENNA: OPEC is set to debate a technical increase of its production ceiling later this week to accommodate returning member Indonesia, delegates said on Monday, while hopes of a meaningful dialogue with rival non-OPEC members all but faded. Indonesia asked OPEC this year to renew its membership, aiming to benefit from closer ties with oil […]

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Europe-bound diesel diverted to stronger Asian market

Europe-bound diesel diverted to stronger Asian market

SINGAPORE: Diesel cargoes which had planned to discharge in a heavily-supplied Europe have recently been redirected to Asia where the strong demand and refinery outages have constrained supplies. The reverse in flows is likely to lead to a weakening in Asian diesel refining margins but is not expected to change the picture for Europe as markets […]

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Asian shares firm as focus turns to China PMI surveys

Asian shares firm as focus turns to China PMI surveys

TOKYO: Asian shares were solidly higher on Tuesday, shrugging off one Chinese factory survey that did little to ease persistent concerns about cooling growth in the economy, while a private survey showed a hint of stabilization. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS extended early gains and was up 1.1 percent, while Japan’s […]

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Crude oil prices remain weak ahead of OPEC meeting

Crude oil prices remain weak ahead of OPEC meeting

SINGAPORE: Crude oil prices held at low levels in early trading in Asia on Tuesday as traders bet on continued high production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) ahead of its meeting later this week. U.S. crude was trading at $41.86 per barrel at 0209 GMT on Tuesday, up 21 cents, but […]

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Operating conditions worsen in manufacturing: PMI

Operating conditions worsen in manufacturing: PMI

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian manufacturing sector recorded weaker operating conditions in November on the back of production and new orders. According to the headline Nikkei Malaysia Purchasing Managers’ Index, new orders dipped at a ‘series record’ pace. Employment and buying activity also declined. Both input and output prices rose at marked rates as reports of […]

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Malaysia’s ICT Outlook 2016

Malaysia’s ICT Outlook 2016

On Focus Sectors and Budgets: In Malaysia, the Financial Services Industry (‘FSI’)will remain the most targeted sector for IT Security threats. But in 2016, we see an increase in threats targeting government agencies, mainly motivated by an increasingly diversified political situation. Despite of the general slowdown in corporate spending, we predict a quantum leap in […]

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Malaysia’s ICT Outlook 2016

Malaysia’s ICT Outlook 2016

On Focus Sectors and Budgets: In Malaysia, the Financial Services Industry (‘FSI’)will remain the most targeted sector for IT Security threats. But in 2016, we see an increase in threats targeting government agencies, mainly motivated by an increasingly diversified political situation. Despite of the general slowdown in corporate spending, we predict a quantum leap in […]

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Malaysia’s ICT Outlook 2016

Malaysia’s ICT Outlook 2016

On Focus Sectors and Budgets: In Malaysia, the Financial Services Industry (‘FSI’)will remain the most targeted sector for IT Security threats. But in 2016, we see an increase in threats targeting government agencies, mainly motivated by an increasingly diversified political situation. Despite of the general slowdown in corporate spending, we predict a quantum leap in […]

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Recognising excellence

Recognising excellence

THE 8th edition of Malaysia’s 100 Leading Graduate Employers Awards Night was recently held in recognition of top local universities that have been churning out graduates and supportive employers who have been recruiting these Malaysian talents. The top 100 ranking was tallied from over 20,770 respondents through a survey which ran across various universities nationwide. […]

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