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February 21, 2018 2:07 PM AirAsia X fourth quarter earnings soar on forex gains

PETALING JAYA: AirAsia X Bhd’s (AAX) net profit for the fourth quarter ended Dec 31, 2017 more than doubled to RM84.41 million from RM39.01 million a year ago, due mainly to foreign exchange gains. The group recorded revenue of RM1.22 billion for the quarter, 4% higher than the RM1.17 billion achieved in the same quarter a year ago. It was supported 8

February 21, 2018 1:17 PM AC Milan owner Li dismisses bankrupt reports as ‘fake news’

File picture shows David Han Li (left), Li Yonghong (centre) and Marco Fassone showing an AC Milan jersey during a news conference in Milan, April 14, 2017. — Reuters picMILAN, Feb 21 — AC Milan owner Li Yonghong has dismissed reports that he has been declared bankrupt in China as “fake news”. Chinese businessman Li — who purchased the Italian club for €740 million 7

February 21, 2018 12:44 PM Lower Q4 net profit for UOA Development

PETALING JAYA: UOA Development Bhd’s earnings dropped 44.6% to RM191.8 million for the fourth quarter ended Dec 31, 2017, from RM346 million in the previous corresponding quarter, mainly due to the absence of fair value adjustments in the current quarter. Revenue declined 26.4% to RM199.27 million, compared with RM270.64 million in the same period in 2016. UOA has recommended 8

February 21, 2018 10:44 AM Malaysia retains position as world's largest sukuk issuer

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia maintained its leadership as the world's largest sukuk issuer in 2017, accounting for US$36.5 billion (RM142.7 billion) of global sukuk issuance. It was followed by Saudi Arabia (US$31.7 billion), Indonesia (US$6.9 billion) and Qatar (US$5.6 billion), RAM Rating Services Bhd said in a statement today. The volume of global sukuk 9

February 21, 2018 10:03 AM Mah hopes for Asean support on EU palm oil ban

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is hoping for Asean to make a collective stance against the European Union (EU) parliament decision to phase out palm oil from its biofuel programme by 2020, said Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong. He said this is evident from the increasing number of palm oil exports from countries in the region 7

February 21, 2018 8:00 AM Claims that 17000 failed SPM History paper untrue

PETALING JAYA: The Education Ministry has rubbished claims that 17,000 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) students failed their History paper last year. "The Ministry would like to inform that rumours making the rounds on social media that 17,000 SPM 2017 candidates failed the subject are not true. "To date, the Malaysian Examinations Syndicate has not announced 8

February 21, 2018 7:44 AM Court allows EC’s bid to halt lawsuit over voters in uncompleted army camp

Lawyers Gobind Singh Deo (left) and Michelle Ng represented 48 Segamat voters who had challenged the registration of 949 voters at an uncompleted army camp, February 21, 2018. — Picture by Zuraneeza ZulkifliPUTRAJAYA, Feb 21 — The Election Commission (EC) today succeeded in effectively putting a stop to a lawsuit challenging the registration of 949 voters 5

February 21, 2018 7:24 AM UOA Development profit falls to RM491.18m

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 21 — UOA Development Bhd's net profit for the financial year ended Dec 31, 2017 (FY17) fell to RM491.18 million from RM676.72 million registered in 2016. Revenue, however, rose to RM1.08 billion from RM996.19 million previously, it said in a filing to Bursa Malaysia today. In the fourth quarter of FY2017, net profit decreased to RM191.79 million 4

February 21, 2018 5:41 AM D&O sees double digit growth this year

KUALA LUMPUR: D&O Green Technologies Bhd expects to continue its double-digit growth in terms of revenue this year, driven by the demand for light emitting diodes (LEDs) in the automotive industry. Group managing director Tay Kheng Chiong said the group’s revenue has been growing at an average 15% in the last three years. “When we shifted from the non-automotive 1

February 21, 2018 3:27 AM Jordan Peele to shoot next movie later in 2018

Director Jordan Peele at an advance Los Angeles screening of ‘Get Out’ February 2017. — AFP picLOS ANGELES, Feb 21 ― The Get Out director told The Hollywood Reporter that he plans to shoot his next movie this year. Indeed, the film’s release date has already been set for March 25, 2019. After scoring success with his first full-length picture, Get Out, Jordan 6