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LAST_UPDATEThu, 19 Oct 2017 11am

MAHB Records 4.7 Pct Passenger Growth In Sept 2017

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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd’s (MAHB) network of airports, including Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (Istanbul SGIA), grew 4.7 per cent in September 2017 with 10.8 million passenger movements compared with the same month in 2016.

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Malaysia To Benefit From Global Economic Recovery

Pic: TBPKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is well-positioned to benefit from the recovery in the global economic cycle, while the domestic market is backed by adequate monetary policy as well as a credible central bank to navigate changes faced by the market, said Wellington Management Singapore Pte Ltd vice president and investment director, Andrew Sharp-Paul.

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Oil Prices Stable On Signs Of Tighter Market, But 2018 Looks More Uncertain

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SINGAPORE: Oil prices were stable on Wednesday, with U.S. crude holding above $50 per barrel after rising 2 percent the previous day on signs that markets are gradually tightening after years of oversupply.

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Asian Shares Gain As Wall Street Hits Record, Catalan Fears Ease

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SYDNEY: Asian shares rose on Wednesday, tracking Wall Street’s rally to all-time highs, while the euro hovered near a 10-day peak after Catalonia’s leader talked down immediate plans to secede from Spain, easing near-term concerns about euro zone instability.

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Uber Says UK National Insurance Contributions Would Cost Tens Of Millions Of Pounds

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LONDON: Uber said on Tuesday that paying National Insurance contributions for its British drivers would add tens of millions of pounds to the taxi app’s costs were they to be deemed employees.

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Netflix Fends Off Criticism Over Canada Investment

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Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) said on Tuesday it had received formal approval to start a C$500 million production unit in Canada and sought to quell talk that it had asked for special tax benefits for investing in its first such unit outside the United States.

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EPF Eyes 90pc i-Akaun Members By 2021

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KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is embarking on its journey towards digital transformation and aims to have at least 90 per cent of its members register with i- Akaun by 2021, says Head of Services Network Department, Mohd Rodzi Abu Bakar.

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Scomi Group Seeks Shareholders' Vote

KUALA LUMPUR: The proposed merger of Scomi Group Bhd and its three listed entities is closer to its completion.

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Diamonds - the new gold for rich investors?

LONDON: Diamonds can at last be an investor’s best friend, the Singapore Diamond Investment Exchange (SDIX) said on Tuesday, as it launched a new standardised form of the precious stones to rival gold ingots as a safe-haven alternative to cash.

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KFC Malaysia Introduces Spicy Sawadee Crunch

KUALA LUMPUR -- KFC Malaysia has introduced the KFC Spicy Sawadee Crunch, another exciting new flavour that is set to entice fans, with a limited time special featuring a harmonious blend of distinctive Thai flavours from only RM13.50.

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