Wed01242018

LAST_UPDATEWed, 24 Jan 2018 9am

Tesco To Distribute 55,000 Discount Vouchers To Students In 61 Adopted Schools

PETALING JAYA -- Tesco Stores (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd is giving out 55,000 exclusive discount vouchers to 61 schools in Peninsular Malaysia in conjunction with the ‘Bijak Segak Kembali Ke Sekolah’ campaign from today until Dec 6.

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Dollar Steadies As Risk Aversion Ebbs, Yields Rise

TOKYO: The dollar steadied on Friday after coming off the week’s lows against its peers as earlier risk aversion in global financial markets receded, pushing up U.S. yields.

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Bank Rakyat Foundation Mulls Sponsoring More Students

KOTA BHARU  -- The Bank Rakyat Foundation is considering increasing the number of students under its sponsorship through its Convertible Education Financing (PPBU) this year.

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Sime Darby Expects Crude Palm Oil To Trade Between RM2,600 And RM2,700 Per Tonne

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KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Bhd expects crude palm oil prices to trade rangebound between RM2,600 and RM2,700 per tonne,in the next few months as Indonesia continues to consume big amount of palm oil for its biodiesel mandate.

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S.P. Setia Gets Shareholders Nod For I&P, Bangi Land Acquisitions

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SETIA ALAM: S.P. Setia Bhd has received shareholders approval for the proposed acquisition of I&P Group Sdn Bhd and 342.5-acre land in Bangi, making it the third largest developer in terms of land bank size in the country.

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Perodua Launches All-New Myvi, With 5,000 Bookings Received

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PUTRAJAYA: Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd (Perodua), the largest carmaker in the country, has received 5,000 bookings for the all-new Perodua Myvi.

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Mexico Bristles At U.S. Proposal That Would Benefit AT&T In NAFTA

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MEXICO CITY - Mexico shot down a proposal by the United States to include provisions in the North America Free Trade Agreement that would benefit AT&T Inc (T.N), Mexico’s Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Wednesday.

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SMEs Need To Increase Contribution To GDP By 8 Pct - Najib

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KUALA LUMPUR -- Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) need to increase their productivity and share to the economy by at least eight per cent in order to achieve the target of 41 per cent contribution to the nation's gross domestic product (GDP) by 2020, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said.

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Sime Darby's Consolidated Net Earnings Up By 152 Pct In Q1 FY2018

KUALA LUMPUR – Sime Darby Bhd posted consolidated net earnings from both its continuing and discontinuing operations of RM1.316 billion in the first quarter ended Sept 30, 2017, up 152 per cent from the previous corresponding period.

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IKEA Tebrau Opens Today

Pic: BernamaJOHOR BAHRU: A log-sawing act gimmick, the Swedish traditional culture which symbolises a "new beginning", officially marked the opening of IKEA Tebrau, the first store in southern Malaysia and the biggest store in Southeast Asia, today.

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