Thu04272017

LAST_UPDATEThu, 27 Apr 2017 9am

Sarawak To Have Methanol Plant By 2021

KUALA LUMPUR: Sarawak will undertake a methanol and methanol derivatives project with the first plant worth US$800 million (US$1=RM4.40) expected to be ready by 2021, Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg said.

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Japan April Manufacturing Activity Accelerates As Export Orders Jump: Flash PMI

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Japanese manufacturing activity expanded at a stronger pace in April as export orders surged, a preliminary survey showed on Friday, in a further sign of robust global demand.

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KPJ Healthcare Proposes Share Split

KUALA LUMPUR: KPJ Healthcare Bhd is dividing its shares to boost trading liquidity.

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GM Halts Operations In Venezuela After Factory Is Seized

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DETROIT: General Motors says it has halted operations in Venezuela after authorities seized a factory.

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Public Bank's First Quarter Net Profit, Revenue Rises

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KUALA LUMPUR: Public Bank Bhd saw both its net profit and revenue rise as it reported its first quarter 2017 financial performance results today.

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Hino Spends RM8m To Upgrade Sendayan Service Centre

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SEREMBAN: Japanese diesel truck and bus manufacturer Hino Motors Ltd has full confidence in Malaysia's economic climate and plans to remain in the country.

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MISC Working On FPSO Deals To Up Offshore Biz Contribution

KUALA LUMPUR: MISC Bhd is working on three to four floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) deals that can potentially push its offshore business contribution to make up a third of its profits, from 20% in 2016.

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Aeon Credit Collaborates With Online Gold Platform HelloGold

KUALA LUMPUR: Aeon Credit Service (M) Bhd has signed a collaboration agreement with an online gold platform HelloGold Sdn Bhd to market and offer its customers an asset-backed personal financing product.

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MATRADE: Local SMEs Urged To Take Part In Export

KUALA LUMPUR -- The export contribution of Malaysian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is still low despite their huge number, said the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE).

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Texas Chicken Opens Branch In Kedah

ALOR SETAR - Texas Chicken Malaysia, a well-known US-based fast-food chain in the world, has expanded to the Northern Region of Peninsular Malaysia with the opening of the biggest outlet in Kedah which cost RM2 million.

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