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August 16, 2018 6:48 AM Ringgit decline in line with fall in global currencies: Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR: The decline in the value of the ringgit against the US dollar is in line with the fall in other global currencies, caused by the global economic uncertainties, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix). He said among these uncertainties was the trade war between the United States (US) and China. "The currencies of many countries 4

August 13, 2018 9:48 AM Bursa Malaysia ends lower on selling pressure

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia ended lower today on selling pressure across-the-board as market sentiment remained volatile due to external factors, dealers said. At 5pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was lower at 1,783.40, down 22.41 points, from Friday's close of 1,805.75. The index opened 2.10 points lower at 1,803.65 and moved between 8

August 1, 2018 9:16 AM Trump predicts Iran talks 'pretty soon'

TAMPA: US President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that talks with arch foe Iran were imminent, but the idea has been criticized in Tehran, with the country's foreign minister warning that "PR stunts won't work." Tehran has not given a definitive response to Trump's statement that he would meet "any time" without preconditions, but skepticism is rife in Iran over the possibility 8

July 26, 2018 3:48 AM Ringgit strengthens against US dollar at opening

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit carried on yesterday's positive momentum to open higher against the US dollar, as market players opined that the biggest currency beneficiaries post-European Union-US trade announcement have been the commodity-linked and carry-trade riskier currencies. OANDA Head of Trading in Asia-Pacific, Stephen Innes said with the oil prices 12

July 22, 2018 11:11 AM Japan urges caution over Trump’s complaint on strong dollar

BUENOS AIRES: Japan should be careful about recent remarks by US President Donald Trump on currencies and might need to convince Washington its monetary easing is not aimed at weakening the yen but beating deflation, a finance ministry official said on Saturday. The US dollar fell the most in three weeks on Friday against a basket of six major currencies 7

July 19, 2018 1:33 AM Seniors block Venezuela streets demanding pension checks

CARACAS: Perched on plastic lawn chairs and leaning on canes, scores of retirees protested Wednesday to demand payment of their retirement benefits in crisis-hit Venezuela. About 200 senior citizens blocked traffic on Urdaneta Avenue, a stone's throw from the presidential palace. "They are not paying people's whole pension. We are just getting two million" 9

June 28, 2018 4:17 PM Turkey's Gama said in talks with TNB, others for sale of its 50.5% stake in energy unit

ISTANBUL: Turkish conglomerate Gama Holding is in talks with Malaysia's Tenaga Nasional BHd (TNB) and other potential buyers about a sale of its 50.5% stake in its Gama Enerji energy unit, three sources said, as part of a US$1 billion (RM4 billion) debt restructuring. Gama, which has businesses spanning oil, cement, petrochemicals and natural gas, is the latest 4

June 20, 2018 11:07 AM MYEG explores payment processing in the Philippines

PETALING JAYA: MY E.G. Services Bhd (MYEG) is looking to register its associate company I-Pay MYEG Philippines Inc as a financial technology solutions business enterprise license applicant in the Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia today, MYEG said I-Pay MYEG has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) 6

June 19, 2018 2:51 PM Nine nabbed over World Cup betting

JOHOR BARU: Johor police have detained nine individuals including a woman for allegedly being involved in illegal betting of between RM100,000 and RM200,000 over 2018 FIFA World Cup matches. State police chief Datuk Mohd Khalil Kader Mohd said the suspects, aged between 17 and 58, were picked up in an operation, dubbed "Op Soga", in three raids from last Thursday 6

June 9, 2018 2:24 PM Who will declare Malaysia as bankrupt?

Tun Mahathir said today that Malaysia could be declared as bankrupt as our national debt is at critical state. How true is this and who will declare us as bankrupt? 1. Our national debt remains at RM680 billion – not RM1 trillion. The RM1 trillion includes contingent liability of RM200b and another RM150b of committed lease payments – both of which is never 20