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July 15, 2018 10:30 AM Pacquiao knocks out Matthysse to regain WBA title

WITH the 60th victory of a stellar career, Manny Pacquiao regained the WBA world welterweight title with a TKO of Argentinian Lucas Matthysse in the seventh round at the Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur today. At the ripe old age of 39 and without long-time trainer Freddie Roach, Pacquiao showed no signs of slowing down to take his record to an impressive 3

July 11, 2018 1:51 PM Duterte says sorry to ‘all-forgiving’ God

Manila: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he is "sorry" for calling God stupid, which has triggered public outrage in the predominantly Catholic country. But the 73-year-old leader stressed that he was only apologising to his "all-forgiving" God and nobody else. "If it's the same God, I'm sorry," he said in a meeting with religious leaders 10

July 10, 2018 11:16 AM Pacman and Matthysse ready to rumble in KL

PETALING JAYA: Eight-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines is in fighting mood for the biggest boxing match in Kuala Lumpur since Muhammad Ali beat Joe Bugner world heavyweight title bout at Stadium Merdeka in 1975. Pacquiao, also known as Pacman, declared himself ready for Sunday's WBA welterweight title fight against Lucas Matthysse 4

July 9, 2018 1:13 PM Bursa records 10th consecutive week of foreign attrition

PETALING JAYA: Foreign funds continued its selling streak last week at a net US$704.3 million (RM2.85 billion) compared with the US$705.4 million net seen the week before. “Foreign investors continued to pare their holdings in stocks listed on Bursa for the 10th consecutive week. This is the longest weekly selling streak recorded since the 20-week selling 5

June 29, 2018 9:03 AM Taiwan keen on encouraging more Muslim tourists from Malaysia

Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Malaysia representative James Chang Chi-ping said presently there are 150 restaurants and hotels that are certified by the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) in Taiwan. Chang said this year marked MEET Taiwan's fifth consecutive year in the country aimed at further developing bilateral relations between 11

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) 5

June 11, 2018 12:25 PM Foreign selling on Bursa below RM1b last week

PETALING JAYA: The net amount offloaded by foreign investors last week went below the RM1 billion level to RM903.1 million net against RM1.27 billion in the prior week. “International investors continued to reduce their exposure in stocks listed on Bursa for the sixth consecutive week but at a tapered pace,” MIDF Research said in its weekly fund flow report 8

May 24, 2018 12:26 PM AirAsia Group Q1 earnings jump 86.62%

PETALING JAYA: AirAsia Group Bhd’s net profit for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018 jumped 86.62% to RM1.09 billion from RM584.25 million a year ago due to growth in the business and a remeasurement gain from the disposal of a subsidiary. AirAsia Group results encompasses Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippine units. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia 12

May 5, 2018 8:10 AM Strong quake jolts eastern Philippines, no damage reported

MANILA: A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake was detected off the eastern Philippines Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of any damage or casualties, authorities said. The epicentre of the quake — which struck at 2:19 pm local time (0619 GMT, 2.19pm Malaysia time) — was about 310km east of the capital Manila in the Philippine Sea, according to the Philippine 12

April 27, 2018 8:40 AM Air Asia records 87% load factor in Q1

PETALING JAYA: Low-cost carrier AirAsia Group Bhd recorded a load factor of 87% for the first quarter of 2018 (Q1 2018), down two percentage points (ppts) from the same period last year. AirAsia said in a statement that it registered a 19% increase in seat capacity during the quarter under review, while total passengers carried increased by 16% year-on-year 23