• Featured and Exclusive & Property  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 4:58 PM

    ‘Housing minister BTS flip-flop based on wrong info’

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    The housing minister’s decision not to make build-then-sell mandatory from 2015 is based on outdated information, claims the National House Buyers Association.

  • Commodities  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 4:41 PM

    Pepper in hot demand amid commodities slump

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    At a time when commodity producers are enduring a slump in prices for everything from crude oil to iron ore to soybeans, Vietnam’s pepper farmers are prospering.

  • World Biz  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 4:32 PM

    ‘Some climate change impacts unavoidable’

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    Some future impacts of climate change, such as more extremes of heat and sea level rise, are unavoidable even if governments act fast to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the World Bank said on Sunday.

  • Commodities & Corporate  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 4:31 PM

    Terengganu denies China company mining iron ore

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    Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman today denied that China based CAA Resources is involved in iron ore mining activities at Bukit Besi, Dungun.

  • Corporate, Featured and Exclusive, Markets, World Biz  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 4:17 PM

    Deutsche Bank advices caution over MOL shares

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    Deutsche Bank has advised investor caution about shares in MOL Global Inc a day after it issued a buy recommendation for the Malaysian online payment firm it helped go public almost two months ago.

  • Corporate  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 4:07 PM

    Langat 2 Water Treatment Plant is 15% complete

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    Construction of the Langat 2 Water Treatment Plant (LRAL2) project has reached 15% and is expected to be completed by April 30, 2017, parliament was told today.

  • World Biz  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 4:01 PM

    Charoen keen to buy Tesco Thailand

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    Charoen Pokphand Group (CP), Thailand's largest agribusiness conglomerate, is keen to buy Tesco Plc's operations in Thailand if the British retailer decided to sell, the group's chairman said on Monday.

  • World Biz  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 3:54 PM

    Samsung to have restructure amid earnings slump

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    Samsung Group’s first management restructure since family patriarch Lee Kun Hee’s heart attack is set to focus on the executives leading the world’s biggest smartphone business as earnings slump and market share shrinks.

  • Corporate & Economy  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 3:50 PM

    Minimum Wages Order review expected ready by early 2015

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    Findings on the review of the 2012 Minimum Wages Order implementation can be finalised and tabled by the Human Resource Ministry at the latest by early next year, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.

  • Markets  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 3:44 PM

    KL shares higher at mid-afternoon

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    The benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was higher at mid-afternoon today, lifted by buying in selected blue-chips and key heavyweights.

  • Corporate & Featured and Exclusive  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 3:41 PM

    Felda set to produce caviar in RM150 mil project

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    The sturgeon is a fish that is probably lesser known than its roe (eggs), which when salt-cured becomes the luxury food that is caviar.

  • Corporate & Featured and Exclusive  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 3:28 PM

    Cancel all dealings with Chinese firm, govt urged

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    Tony Pua says this is because the company has ‘brought disrepute’ to Malaysia.

  • Opinion  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 3:17 PM

    Your brain can’t handle the stock market

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    Forecasting near-term market moves is an exercise in futility.

  • Corporate & Markets  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 2:58 PM

    Kenanga keeps ‘outperform’ on Coastal Contracts

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    Kenanga Research has maintained its "outperform" rating for Coastal Contracts Bhd with a target price of RM4.67, given the company's latest positive results coupled with its future projects.

  • Corporate  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 2:51 PM

    Axiata sees 3Q profit fall 18.6% to RM747 mil

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    Malaysian telco Axiata Group Bhd saw its profit before tax for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014 fall as much as 18.6% to RM747.2 million from the year before, while revenue for the period fell marginally by 2.1% to RM4.65 billion.

  • Corporate & Featured and Exclusive  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 2:48 PM

    Ahmad, don’t make 1MDB promise you can’t keep

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    So far it's only profited from asset revaluation, where's the real...?

  • Corporate  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 2:40 PM

    MP questions govt over RM876 mil ‘bailout’

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    PKR's Pandan MP Rafizi Ramli today labelled the government's restructuring of RM876 million in debts as a "bailout" and a "write off".

  • World Biz  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 2:31 PM

    Oil prices seen plunging if Opec does not cut output

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    Oil prices could plunge to US$60 (RM201) a barrel if Opec does not agree a significant output cut when it meets in Vienna this week, market players say.

  • Corporate & Featured and Exclusive  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 2:21 PM

    Sona still pursuing Salamander deal

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    Sona Petroleum Bhd has said that it remains committed to acquiring a stake in Salamander Energy Plc, despite the latter’s board recommending a proposed offer from Ophir Energy.

  • Economy & Featured and Exclusive  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 2:21 PM

    S’gor’s RM2.4 bil budget largest under Pakatan

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    Selangor’s budget for 2015, presented by Menteri Besar Azmin Ali today, is its largest ever but comes with its first deficit since Pakatan Rakyat took over the state in 2008.