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June 17, 2018 12:25 PM Bursa trading velocity profoundly low during World Cup

PETALING JAYA: The trading velocity in Malaysia during the 2018 World Cup is expected to be subdued not just because of this event but also due to the festive season, according to MIDF Research. “We do not expect the World Cup event to change the fundamentals of all stocks under our coverage. Hence, we maintain our FBM KLCI year-end 2018 target of 1,800 points 4

June 16, 2018 8:20 AM Kepong MP wants clarification on land sale to Umno linked company

KUALA LUMPUR: Kepong Member of Parliament Lim Lip Eng has urged Chief Secretary to the Government (KSN) Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa to clarify a land deal in Taman Wahyu here, which was sold below market value to an Umno-linked company. Speaking to reporters at the Jinjang Flood Retention Pond here today, Lim said the 35.2ha land was sold to Maqamad Sdn Bhd (formerly 3

June 13, 2018 7:27 AM Australia agrees Solomons internet cable after China concern

SYDNEY: Australia will help fund and build an undersea communications cable to the Solomon Islands, it was agreed Wednesday after the Pacific nation was convinced to drop a contract with Chinese company Huawei. The impoverished country and Huawei inked a deal in late 2016 to construct the fibre-optic cable from Australia to Honiara to improve its often 8

June 13, 2018 12:18 AM 12 foreign women nabbed at 'B2B' massage parlours

PUTRAJAYA: The Immigration Department detained 12 foreign masseuses for offering 'body-to-body' (B2B) services at two massage parlours in Old Klang Road, Kuala Lumpur yesterday. Its director-general, Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali said two Malaysian men, who were supervisors at the premises, were also detained in the operation, dubbed "Ops Gegar", which was conducted 7

June 12, 2018 4:36 AM Huh? China stumped by Ivanka Trump's 'Chinese proverb'

BEIJING: Chinese social media users are scratching their heads over a "Chinese proverb" US President Donald Trump's daughter and advisor Ivanka posted to Twitter as her father prepared for his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. "'Those who say it can not be done, should not interrupt those doing it.' -Chinese Proverb," Ivanka posted on Monday, the night 10

June 12, 2018 3:31 AM Build national car for M’sian market first, says Tun M

PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said Malaysia is looking to Japan in creating another national car project for the Malaysian market. "We want just to build a car first for the Malaysian market, and then for the world market," he told Japan's Nikkei Asian Review. "We are also looking to Japan for some cooperation at initial stages 4

June 11, 2018 10:34 AM Vietnam detains 100 after protests turn violent

HANOI: Authorities in Vietnam have detained more than 100 people after protesters pelted government buildings with rocks and Molotov cocktails, injuring dozens of police officers, state media reported Monday. The rare demonstrations Sunday took place in several parts of the country in response to legislation on three special economic zones that would 3

June 11, 2018 8:12 AM Tun M wants to start national car project to replace Proton

TOKYO: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has expressed his ambition to start a new national car project. He pointed out that Proton, which he launched, was no longer a national car. "Our ambition is to start a (new) national car with partners in the region," he said, mentioning countries such as Japan, China, South Korea and Thailand. Speaking at the 24th International 16

June 11, 2018 4:48 AM China's Xi backs nuclear deal in talks with Iran leader

BEIJING: Chinese leader Xi Jinping called for the Iran nuclear deal to be "earnestly" implemented as he met the country's president following the US withdrawal from the pact, state media said Monday. Xi met one-on-one with Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Sunday following a two-day regional security summit in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao 3

June 10, 2018 12:51 PM Malaysia Rail Link: ECRL deal has no clause for Jho Low-linked companies

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd, the project and asset owner of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), has denied that contracts it signed with Chinese contractor China Communications Construction Co Ltd (CCCC) and the Export-Import Bank of China came with a clause to nominate an unrelated company to buy 70% of Putrajaya Perdana Bhd for US$244 million 6