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August 17, 2018 10:44 AM Mercury Industries' PR1MA job terminated

PETALING JAYA: Mercury Industries Bhd's 70%-owned subsidiary Paramount Bounty Sdn Bhd's (PBSB) RM73.06 million contract for the construction of 648 units of serviced apartments in Malacca under the 1Malaysia People's Housing Programme (PR1MA) has been terminated. "The project, which was initially awarded by Upaya Jernih Sdn Bhd to PBSB has been terminated 4

August 17, 2018 8:50 AM Three MoUs on palm oil and rubber to be signed in China

PETALING JAYA: Three agreements on palm oil and rubber will be signed during a trade mission to promote Malaysia’s palm oil, rubber and timber in China, said the Primary Industries Ministry. The first memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Malaysian Palm Oil Board and Tsinghua University is on promotion of Malaysian biofuel in the republic while 3

August 14, 2018 1:37 PM No delay in responding to China's palm oil purchase

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Primary Industries has clarified that its Minister, Teresa Kok did not infer that a unit in the ministry was slow in responding to, or following up with, requests by buyers from China to purchase palm oil. The ministry said that Kok was referring to the failure by the company that was involved in the trade talk with China 6

August 6, 2018 9:13 AM Malaysia, Indonesia to use emotion to promote palm oil to EU

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and Indonesia will use the emotional element such as the health benefits of palm oil in their campaign to gain the confidence of the European markets, says Deputy Primary Industries Minister Shamsul Iskandar Mohd Akin. He said Malaysia as a palm oil producer holds to the principle of cooperation with other palm oil producing countries 6

August 6, 2018 7:17 AM Sarawak-China trade at RM15.8b last year: Abang Johari

KUCHING: Trade between Sarawak and China stood at RM15.8 billion last year, with Sarawak's exports recorded at RM10.1 billion, while imports amounted to RM5.7 billion. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the business collaboration between the two countries is based on Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) and petroleum products, palm oil, timber 5

July 31, 2018 2:20 AM Number of US newspaper newsroom employees down sharply: Survey

WASHINGTON: The number of employees in US newspaper newsrooms has declined by 45% over the past decade, according to a survey published on Monday. US newspaper newsroom employees fell from 71,000 in 2008 to 39,000 in 2017, according to Bureau of Labour Statistics figures cited by the Pew Research Centre. The decline in the number of newspaper newsroom 5

July 27, 2018 7:17 AM MSU instils national pride through Songket fest

MALAYSIA is known for its cultural diversity and traditional craft. In an effort to cultivate love and appreciation for local art and culture, focusing on traditional wear, handicraft and culture, the Management and Science University (MSU) held the Asean Songket Festival 2018. The objective of the festival was mainly to promote the value and heritage 6

July 16, 2018 11:02 AM US rejects European call for Iran sanctions waiver: FT

PARIS: Washington will not budge on its decision to impose fresh sanctions on corporations operating in Iran, despite a European request for exemption, the Financial Times reported Monday. "International companies active in Iran face the threat of US sanctions within weeks after Washington rebuffed a high-level European plea to exempt crucial industries 8

July 15, 2018 7:50 AM Not a Renong 2.0, please

PRIME Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad commanded the support of the majority in forming a new Malaysia. A sizeable number in government-linked companies (GLCs) were and are still with the 93-year-old prime minister in his mission to reform the government and reduce excesses. But his plan to change the way some GLCs and their parent company work would 10

July 15, 2018 12:21 AM Primary Industries Ministry to continue strengthening kenaf industry

KOTA BARU: The country's commodity sector generated RM140 billion in exports last year, making it the second largest income earner from exports after the electrical and electronics sector. Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok Suh Sim (pix) said the commodity sector had a huge impact on the country's socio-economic development. "The ministry will continue 9