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Malaysia Committed Helping Finalise RCEP By Year-end

Pic: BernamaKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is committed to helping finalise the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) by year-end, together with 15 other nations, with the aim of increasing economic trade in Asia.

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Petronas Shortlisted For Brazil's Oil And Gas Concessions

KUALA LUMPUR: Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) was among the first batch of the 14-strong list of approved companies by the Brazil licensing committee.

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Twenty-First Century Fox Revenue Misses, Profit Tops Estimates

The 21st Century Fox logo is seen outside the News Corporation headquarters in Manhattan, New York, U.S., April 29, 2016.

Rupert Murdoch-controlled Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's quarterly profit edged past analysts' estimates, but revenue fell just short of expectations, hurt by the lack of box office hits from its movie studio.

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SGX's Trading Of Ringgit Futures Criticised By BNM

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has criticised the Singapore Exchange’s (SGX) move to introduce the trading of ringgit futures in the republic in a statement issued yesterday.

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Disney Shares Drop As Investors Weigh Risks Of New Streaming Plans

Pic: ReutersWalt Disney Co's plan to launch its own digital movie and sports services means the world's largest entertainment company must learn how to attract streaming video subscribers and keep them hooked in a highly competitive market.

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Oil Prices Edge Higher After U.S. Stockpile Fall

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TOKYO: Oil futures rose in early Asian trading on Thursday, adding to gains from the previous session after official figures showed U.S. crude inventories fell more than expected.

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Asia Stocks Steady, Treasury Prices Off Highs As Risk Aversion Settles

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TOKYO: Asian stocks steadied and U.S. Treasury bond prices fell slightly on Thursday as the risk aversion triggered by the latest flare up of tensions between the United States and North Korea began to settle.

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AirAsia’s Kuching-Langkawi Route Officially Launched

KUCHING: AirAsia, the world’s best low-cost airline, yesterday launched its inaugural flight from Kuching to Langkawi which will operate four times weekly on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

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Malaysia Remains Regional Hub Of Choice For F&B Companies - Nogeh

Datuk Nogeh Gumbek.KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia has remained the choice city for food and beverage (F&B) companies in the area of regional resource management, said Deputy Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Minister, Datuk Nogeh Gumbek.

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