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June 20, 2018 4:33 AM Penang CM wants good maintenance of markets, hawker centres

BALIK PULAU: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today instructed all local councils to maintain markets and hawker centres well to ensure they are "clean, green and safe" for the people. He also called on the traders and hawkers to demonstrate "a sense of ownership" in keeping the markets and hawker centres clean and safe, saying these places were their 14

June 18, 2018 7:29 AM Malaysia expects more trade with China with opening of Alibaba office

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia which saw a 14.7% increase in bilateral trade with China in the first five months of this year compared to a year ago, is expected to see a further boost with the opening of Alibaba's Group's national office and electronic world trade platform (ewtp) in Kuala Lumpur today. The total trade between the two countries stood at US$42.7 billion 15

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 47

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 55

June 9, 2018 3:14 AM Bursa Malaysia's downtrend likely to continue next week

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia will likely continue its downtrend next week on gloomy investor sentiment, as well as profit-taking ahead of the Hari Raya holiday, said analysts. An analyst told Bernama that the macro factors expected to affect the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI next week, includes the Group of Seven(G7) meeting as investors search for clues 185

June 6, 2018 10:28 AM Malaysia Airlines resumes flights to Brisbane

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines today resumed its Kuala Lumpur-Brisbane-Kuala Lumpur service, with a send-off event at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Jointly organised by Tourism Australia, Tourism and Events Queensland and Brisbane Airport Corporation, the event marked the reopening of the airline's operations into Queensland, whilst promoting 42

June 4, 2018 10:54 AM Ringgit closes higher on US-Korean summit news

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit closed higher today against the US dollar in tandem with Asian emerging currencies following news that the United States-North Korea summit would be held next week, said a dealer. At 6pm, the local unit was quoted at 3.9700/9740 from 3.9770/9800 last Friday. The dealer said if the outcome of the summit was positive, it would 89

May 30, 2018 1:48 PM OECD seeks to calm fears over Italy turmoil

PARIS: The OECD on Wednesday sought to calm concerns over political chaos in Italy that has sent global markets into a tailspin and raised the spectre of a fresh eurozone crisis. "Italy is part of Europe and part of the euro, and it will remain so," Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's chief Angel Gurria told reporters at the body's 21

May 27, 2018 7:54 AM No shortage of food supplies in Johor for Raya

JOHOR BARU: There are no shortages of essential food items in Johor for the upcoming Hari Raya Aidil Adha celebration, said Aris Mamat, enforcement chief of the Johor office of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism Department. "Between May 16 and May 26, we conducted checks on 1,620 premises, including 60 Ramadan bazaars, shopping malls and public 25

May 18, 2018 12:43 PM MBSA offers 50% discount on compounds during Ramadan

SHAH ALAM: The Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) is offering 50% discount on compounds issued by the local authority until June 14. Its Corporate and Public Relations Division head Shahrin Ahmad in a statement today said the offer which started yesterday was part of MBSA's initiatives to encourage people to settle their compounds arrears and avoid stern 23