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Axiata Group Pledges To Be Free From Corruption

KUALA LUMPUR: Axiata Group Bhd and its group of companies recently reaffirmed their pledge to be free from corruption.

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Bitcoin Jolted By Regulation Worries, Falls 7 Percent On Extended Selloff

Pic: ReutersTOKYO/SINGAPORE: Bitcoin extended its sharp tumble of the past 24 hours, skidding more than seven percent on Wednesday in a rapid downturn in fortunes as investors were spooked by fears regulators might clamp down on an asset whose value has skyrocketed in the past year.

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Bank Muamalat, Maik Introduce Waqf Fund

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ĶOTA BARU: Bank Muamalat Malaysia Bhd today launched a cash waqf fund, in collaboration with Kelantan Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (Maik).

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Boycott Of EU Products?

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KUALA LUMPUR: The sentiment among Malaysians to boycott European products is on the rise as the European Union continues to discriminate against palm oil, said the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda).

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A Car Called 'Trumpchi' Is Coming To The US

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Call it Trump Chee. Chinese-made SUVs under the Trumpchi brand could hit American shores as soon as next year.

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Gartner Says Malaysian IT Spending To Reach RM65.2b In 2018

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KUALA LUMPUR: Technology products and services spending in Malaysia is forecasted to reach RM65.2 billion this year, up 5.7 per cent from 2017, while worldwide IT spending is projected to total US$3.7 trillion in 2018, an increase of 4.5 percent from last year.

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Direct Flight Launched Between China's Chongqing And Vietnam's Hanoi

BEIJING -- China-based Chongqing Airlines on Tuesday launched a direct service connecting Chongqing, a major city in southwest China and Hanoi, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.

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RHB Appoints New Group Chief Economist

Dr Arup Raha.KUALA LUMPUR – Dr Arup Raha has been appointed Chief Economist and Head of Research at RHB Banking Group, replacing Lim Chee Sing, who retired in June last year.

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Rebate To Be Borne By TNB: EC

PUTRAJAYA: The Energy Commission (EC) says the RM929.37 million rebate to maintain current electricity tariffs in Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah will be borne by Tenaga Nasional Bhd, and not from the government’s coffers.

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