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Govt to impose pollution charges on single-use plastics

Govt to impose pollution charges on single-use plastics

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is looking to introduce pollution charges on single-use plastics, for which the rates will be determined by local councils through state governments, said Energy, Science, Technology and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin. The initiative is part of Malaysia’s Roadmap Towards Zero Single-Use Plastics 2018-2030. A minimum charge of 20 sen […]

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Public Bank’s Teh named BrandLaureate Man of the Year 2018

Public Bank’s Teh named BrandLaureate Man of the Year 2018

PETALING JAYA: Public Bank Bhd founder and chairman Tan Sri Datuk Seri Dr Teh Hong Piow has been awarded ‘The BrandLaureate Hall of Fame – Lifetime Achievement Award 2018 – Man of the Year by the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation (APBF). APBF president Dr KK Johan presented the award to Teh at a ceremony held […]

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Bursa Malaysia stays firmer at mid-afternoon

Bursa Malaysia stays firmer at mid-afternoon

Bursa Malaysia (Bernama pic) KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia stayed firmer at mid-afternoon today lifted by gains in selected heavyweights led by Genting-linked counters. At 3pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) stood at 1,741.12, up 4.28 points from 1,736.84 on Tuesday. The index opened 4.69 points stronger at 1,741.53. On the broader market, […]

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EU delegation to meet local palm oil players for the first time next week

EU delegation to meet local palm oil players for the first time next week

KUALA LUMPUR: A panel of experts from the European Union (EU) Commission will be coming to Malaysia next week, for the first time, to asses the local palm oil industry as well as to engage with stakeholders. Ambassador and Head of EU to Malaysia, Maria Castillo Fernandez said the delegation is expected to be here […]

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Tokyo shares rise after Wall Street rally

Tokyo shares rise after Wall Street rally

(AFP pic) TOKYO: Tokyo stocks ended higher on Wednesday with investor sentiment boosted by robust corporate earnings that triggered a rally on Wall Street and lifted shares in Asia. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 1.29% or 291.88 points to 22,841.12 while the broader Topix index added 1.54% or 25.96 points at 1,713.87. Previous articleZahid diberi notis […]

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Digi.com sees higher earnings in Q3, proposes 5 sen dividend

Digi.com sees higher earnings in Q3, proposes 5 sen dividend

PETALING JAYA: Digi.com Bhd reported a 2.1% rise in net profit to RM392.54 million for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018 against RM384.62 million in the previous corresponding period, underpinned by higher data consumption and lower depreciation and amortisation. Its revenue expanded 1.9% to RM1.6 billion from RM1.57 billion. The group has proposed to […]

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GHD appoints Jeroen Temmerman as CEO

GHD appoints Jeroen Temmerman as CEO

Jeroen Temmerman has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of ghd. He joins ghd with a wealth of professional beauty experience and will lead the global expansion of ghd, the UK’s number 1 recommended styling brand, within the Coty Professional portfolio. Jeroen spent the past twenty-one years working across the world in the Professional Beauty sector, […]

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Govt to introduce building energy intensity  labelling this Saturday

Govt to introduce building energy intensity labelling this Saturday

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will be introducing building energy intensity (BEI) labelling for buildings as part of its efforts to promote voluntary adoption of energy efficiency in the building sector. It is likely to start with government buildings for starters. The initiative will be launched at the energy efficiency town hall session to be held […]

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Serba Dinamik shares up after buying stake in hydro project operator

Serba Dinamik shares up after buying stake in hydro project operator

PETALING JAYA: Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd’s shares up half a sen or 1.22% this morning, after it acquired a 49% stake in OHP Ventures Incorporated for US$800,000 (RM3.33 million) cash. At 11.42am, the stock stood at RM4.15 with 724,000 shares changing hands. Its market capitalisation stood at RM6.08 billion. The group said its wholly owned […]

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Barakah Offshore shares fall after obtaining court order to stave off creditors

Barakah Offshore shares fall after obtaining court order to stave off creditors

PETALING JAYA: Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd’s share price fell 2 sen or 16% this morning, after it obtained orders by the High Court of Malaya restraining all proceedings and actions brought against the group and its wholly owned subsidiary PBJV Group Sdn Bhd. At 11.17am, the second most active stock stood at 10.5 sen with […]

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