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  • Featured and Exclusive & World Biz  |  OCTOBER 2, 2014 4:21 PM

    Orange working on distribution deal with Netflix

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    www.bloomberg.com

    Orange SA is working on a distribution agreement with Netflix Inc and may unveil it in the coming weeks.

     
  • Corporate  |  OCTOBER 2, 2014 4:09 PM

    Political will and consultation key to successful GST

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    www.bernama.com

    Successful implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) requires five key process elements including political will and an effective consultative and communication process, the Royal Malaysian Customs Department said.

     
  • World Biz  |  OCTOBER 2, 2014 3:50 PM

    Philips to report RM1.3 bil charge after losing patent case

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    www.bloomberg.com

    Royal Philips NV said it will report a one-time charge of RM1.5 billion after losing a finger-tip device patent case to Masimo Corp in the US yesterday.

     
  • Opinion  |  OCTOBER 2, 2014 3:46 PM

    Watching for bubbles

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    www.bloomberg.com

    Sometimes people pay too much for things and they lose money. That’s bad judgment. Other times people pay too much for things and everybody loses money. That’s a bubble.

     
  • Markets & World Biz  |  OCTOBER 2, 2014 3:31 PM

    European stocks fall, investors await ECB policy meeting

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    www.bloomberg.com

    European stocks fell, extending their lowest level in more than five weeks, as investors awaited the outcome of the European Central Bank’s (ECB) policy review. US index futures were little changed, while Asian shares dropped. All industry sectors declined. A …

     
  • Markets  |  OCTOBER 2, 2014 3:28 PM

    KL shares lower across the board at mid-afternoon

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    www.bernama.com

    Shares on Bursa Malaysia extended the negative momentum from early trading to mid-afternoon, with all benchmark indices in the red, dealers said.

     
  • TigerTalk  |  OCTOBER 2, 2014 3:13 PM

    Is Goldis’ offer for IGB fair?

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    IGB Corporation shareholders are waiting for an independent adviser report on the Goldis takeover, but do they know what their shares are really worth? The JV signing earlier this week between IGB and Japan’s Mitsubishi hints they might not. Shouldn’t they? Tiger plays independent adviser -- pro bono this time.

     
  • Corporate & Economy  |  OCTOBER 2, 2014 3:09 PM

    ‘Minimal’ fuel hike not a burden, says minister

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    www.malaysiakini.com

    "If we do a calculation, the increment is minimal," said Domestic Trade, Cooperative and Consumerism Minister Hasan Malek.

     
  • Commodities & Economy  |  OCTOBER 2, 2014 3:06 PM

    Jakarta’s rules won’t impact long-term coal imports

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    New regulations by the Indonesian government will not impact its coal exports in the long term and thus will not affect Malaysia’s coal imports from Indonesia, analysts said. Indonesia currently exports around 75% of its coal, most of which goes …

     
  • Featured and Exclusive & Finance  |  OCTOBER 2, 2014 2:52 PM

    Virgin Money plans to raise RM794 mil in IPO

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    www.bloomberg.com

    Virgin Money Holdings (UK) Plc, the UK lender backed by billionaire Richard Branson, plans to raise RM793 million in an initial public offering.

     
  • Corporate & Economy  |  OCTOBER 2, 2014 2:44 PM

    Fuel subsidy cut to help Govt meet 2014 fiscal deficit target

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    The government’s latest fuel subsidy cut is likely to result in RM1.2 billion in savings, and help it hit its fiscal deficit target of 3.5% for 2014.

     
  • Corporate, Featured and Exclusive, World Biz  |  OCTOBER 2, 2014 2:36 PM

    Tesco’s missing RM1.3 bil: who was minding the shop?

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    www.reuters.com

    "Things are always unnoticed, until they're noticed," Tesco chairman Richard Broadbent said when asked how Britain's biggest retailer had failed to spot a GBP250 million (RM1.3 billion) sized hole in its first-half profits.

     
  • World Biz  |  OCTOBER 2, 2014 2:33 PM

    RealD gets takeover bid from Starboard Value

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    www.bloomberg.com

    RealD Inc, the supplier of 3D technology to cinemas, received a US$12 (RM39)-a-share takeover bid from Starboard Value LP, the activist investor that’s pressing Yahoo! Inc for changes. RealD shares soared. Starboard holds a 9.9% stake in RealD, according to a …

     
  • Events  |  OCTOBER 2, 2014 2:20 PM

    NYT to host clean energy conference in Malaysia

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    The International New York Times is set to host its fifth global clean energy conference, ‘Energy for Tomorrow’ on Nov 19 and 20 at the Grand Hyatt in Kuala Lumpur.

     
  • Commodities  |  OCTOBER 2, 2014 2:07 PM

    KLTM rebounds to close at US$20,250 a tonne

    Story by
    www.bernama.com

    The Kuala Lumpur Tin Market (KLTM) rebounded at close today to record a rise of US$100 to US$20,250 a tonne, a dealer said.

     
  • Corporate & World Biz  |  OCTOBER 2, 2014 2:00 PM

    Analysts expect Samsung’s profit to further weaken in 3Q

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    www.reuters.com

    Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's profit is seen weakening further in the third-quarter (3Q), underscoring the downturn in its market-leading smartphone business and piling pressure on the firm to deliver a revamped product lineup.

     
  • World Biz  |  OCTOBER 2, 2014 1:34 PM

    Caltech named as world’s top university for 4th year

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    www.bloomberg.com

    The California Institute of Technology retained the top spot for a fourth straight year in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and US schools accounted for seven of the top 10.

     
  • Markets  |  OCTOBER 2, 2014 1:02 PM

    KL shares lower at mid-day

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    www.bernama.com

    Share prices on Bursa Malaysia ended the morning session lower today on extended profit-taking, ahead of the Budget 2015 announcement next week, dealers said.

     
  • Commodities, Economy, Featured and Exclusive  |  OCTOBER 2, 2014 12:47 PM

    Fuel subsidy reduced to lower govt deficit, says AllianceDBS

    Story by
    www.bernama.com

    AllianceDBS Research views the government's move to reduce the subsidy for RON95 petrol and diesel by 20 sen per litre as a move to manage Malaysia's fiscal deficit to 3.5% in 2014 and 3.0% by 2015.

     
  • Issues  |  OCTOBER 2, 2014 12:43 PM

    Increasing revenue and cutting expenditure

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    [email protected]

    The government has indicated that it wants to decrease the fiscal deficit to 3% of GDP in 2015. But with the budget for both operating and development expenditure set to rise, what can the government do to hit its goal? But also crucial is finding sources for growth.

     
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