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  • World Biz  |  SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 5:39 PM

    “Google revising offer to settle EU antitrust probe”

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    Google Inc. is working on a revised offer to settle a four-year-old European Union antitrust probe after opposition from rivals derailed an earlier deal, EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said. Almunia, who is set to leave office Oct. 31, said …

     
  • World Biz  |  SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 5:27 PM

    Lloyds leads gains in Europe bank bonds after Scot votes

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    Lloyds Banking Group Plc, one of the biggest lenders in Scotland, led gains in Europe’s riskiest bank bonds as markets rallied after the country voted to maintain its 307-year-old union with the UK. The Edinburgh-based bank’s 750 million euros (RM3.13 …

     
  • Corporate  |  SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 5:24 PM

    Astro’s 2Q15 net profit jumps 39% to RM136 mil

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    Astro has recorded a strong 2Q15, with revenue increasing 14% and net profits rising by 39% from the previous corresponding quarter.

     
  • Commodities  |  SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 5:23 PM

    Rubber market closes marginally lower

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    Malaysian rubber prices closed marginally lower today, although the weakening of the ringgit against the US dollar helped cushion the decline, a dealer said.

     
  • Featured and Exclusive & World Biz  |  SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 5:19 PM

    Chinese court fines GSK record RM1.6 bil for bribery

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    China has fined British pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline Plc 3 billion yuan (RM1.6 billion) for paying out bribes in what is a record penalty for China, state news agency Xinhua said on Friday.

     
  • Corporate  |  SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 5:07 PM

    Malaysia first in region to launch equity crowdfunding

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    The Securities Commission of Malaysia (SC) has intends to launch equity crowdfunding in Malaysia, which would make the country the first in the region to launch such a measure. This was said at the SC Synergy and Crowdfunding Forum (SCxSC), …

     
  • Corporate & World Biz  |  SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 4:58 PM

    Samsung’s Cheil Industries applies for Korean IPO

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    Cheil Industries Inc, widely considered the de facto holding company of Samsung Group, has applied for preliminary listing approval on the South Korean stock exchange.

     
  • OTHERS  |  SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 4:53 PM

    Mitsubishi to supply pickup trucks to Fiat as of 2016

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    Fiat SpA plans to cooperate with Japanese carmaker Mitsubishi Motors Corp. on pickup trucks, enabling the Italian company to add to its lineup while conserving cash after merging with US manufacturer Chrysler. Under a memo of understanding on the project, …

     
  • Corporate & Property  |  SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 4:30 PM

    Sunway Group wins three awards at MCIEA 2013

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    Sunway Group won three awards at the Malaysian Construction Industry Excellence Awards (MCIEA) 2013 at the International Construction Week (ICW) here.

     
  • Corporate  |  SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 4:18 PM

    Matrix’s new land purchase to generate RM170 mil GDV

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    Matrix Concepts Holdings Bhd expects its newly-acquired land to generate at least RM170 million in gross development value (GDV) from the financial year ending Dec 31, 2015 onwards. The property developer is paying RM71.5 million, or RM10 per sq ft, …

     
  • Opinion  |  SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 4:17 PM

    Restructuring debt restructuring

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    www.project-syndicate.org

    BERKELEY – Sometimes the worst intentions yield the best results. So it is, unexpectedly, with Argentine debt. The story begins with Argentina’s financial crisis in 2001-2002. There is no question that the crisis left the country unable to service its …

     
  • Corporate  |  SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 4:09 PM

    AirAsia offers hefty discounts at Chennai Travel Fair

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    AirAsia, in association with Tourism Malaysia and travel site MakeMyTrip, is hosting a travel fair in Chennai in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The three-day fair, which kicked of today at Express Avenue Mall, offers visitors up to …

     
  • Markets & World Biz  |  SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 4:05 PM

    Scottish vote led to 6 1/2-year high for European stocks

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    European stocks rallied to a 6 1/2-year high as Scotland voted to reject independence from the UK. The FTSE 100 Index, the benchmark gauge for London-listed stocks, traded near a 14-year high. Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc and Lloyds …

     
  • Corporate  |  SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 3:56 PM

    Muhibbah Engineering wins RM157 mil port project

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    Muhibbah Engineering (M) Bhd has been awarded a RM157 million contract for works at the proposed Samalaju Port Development Project for Bintulu Port Holdings Bhd in Bintulu, Sarawak.

     
  • World Biz  |  SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 3:53 PM

    John Lewis sales dip as winter purchases delayed

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    John Lewis, Britain’s biggest department stores group, reported a rare dip in weekly sales on Friday, becoming the first major UK retailer to say shoppers were delaying purchases of winter clothing because of unseasonably warm weather. The employee-owned firm said …

     
  • Markets  |  SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 3:47 PM

    KL shares higher at mid-afternoon

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    Bursa Malaysia was higher at mid-afternoon today, with buying interest interspersed with minor profit-taking.

     
  • Corporate  |  SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 3:35 PM

    Chua says GST not the only factor that would affect prices

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    The Goods and Services Tax (GST) would not be the only factor affecting price movements when it is implemented in April next year, Deputy Finance Minister Chua Tee Yong said.

     
  • Corporate  |  SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 3:35 PM

    Ranhill Bersekutu eyes partnerships in China

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    Ranhill Bersekutu Sdn Bhd, a leading Malaysian engineering company, expects to establish partnerships with Chinese firms to cooperate in the infrastructure industry in China. The company, set up in 1973, has received some 50 enquiries from Chinese firms at the …

     
  • World Biz  |  SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 3:20 PM

    Alibaba sentiment adds RM10 bil for top technology tycoons

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    Jack Ma isn’t the only billionaire winner of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s initial public offering (IPO). The record-setting stock sale also gave a jolt to the fortunes of the world’s wealthiest technology tycoons. On the day the biggest Chinese e-commerce …

     
  • Economy & World Biz  |  SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 3:19 PM

    Thailand gives RM3 bil in soft loans to prop up rubber prices

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    The Thai government has approved 30 billion baht (RM3 billion) in soft loans for cooperatives and companies to use to buy rubber from farmers as a way of propping up prices, Deputy Prime Minister Pridiyathorn Devakula said on Friday.

     
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