Thu05252017

LAST_UPDATEThu, 25 May 2017 6pm

Malaysia Airlines Upgrades To New Passengers Reservations System

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines will upgrade to a new passengers reservation system on June 10 and 11, causing ticket purchases and changes not available during the period.

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China Slaps Import Duties On Sugar; Experts Question Impact

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China said on Monday it will impose hefty penalties on sugar imports after lobbying by domestic mills, but experts said the ruling may not go far enough to stem the flow of lower-priced sweetener into the world's top importer.

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Tune Protect Group Seeks Acquisition In Indonesia

PETALING JAYA: Tune Protect Group Bhd is still actively pursuing an acquisition opportunity in Indonesia.

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Alipay Fully Accepted At All 7-Eleven Outlets From This Wednesday

KUALA LUMPUR: Mainland Chinese tourists touring Malaysia will be able to perform seamless cashless payments at 7-Eleven Malaysia outlets nationwide through the Alipay mobile wallet service.

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Splash Payments To Taliworks Not Finalised Yet

KUALA LUMPUR: The repayment scheme for the trade receivables owed by Pengeluar Air Sungai Selangor Sdn Bhd (Splash) to Taliworks Corp Bhd has not been finalised yet.

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Ho Hup Confident Of Winning Jobs Worth Up To RM400m This Year

KUALA LUMPUR: Ho Hup Construction Co Bhd is confident of securing up to RM400 million worth of construction jobs this year, which would bring its order book close to RM1 billion.

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Dollar Steadies After Week Of Political Noise

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LONDON: The dollar steadied close to six-month lows against a basket of currencies on Monday, as investors took stock of a week of political turmoil in the United States and a resurgent euro zone economy.

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Oil Rises On Expectation Of Extended, Possibly Deepened Output Cut

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SINGAPORE: Oil rose on Monday, pushed by reports that an OPEC-led supply cut may not just be extended into 2018 but might be deepened to tighten the market and prop up prices.

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ASEAN Auto Demand To Continue Rising In 2017

HANOI -- ASEAN auto demand is forecast to continue rising for the remaining year, despite market saturation, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported, citing a survey by the Financial Times' Confidential Research (FTCR) for the region in the first quarter of this year.

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SME Corp Targets 1,500 New Smes For DFTZ Platform This Year

KUALA LUMPUR: SME Corp Malaysia is targeting 1,500 new small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) to join the Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) platform this year.

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