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  • Property & Singapore  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 9:27 PM

    Overwhelming response for UEM’s Melbourne project

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    www.bernama.com

    UEM Sunrise Bhd's first property development in Australia, Aurora Melbourne Central, has received an overwhelming response, with over 95% of the total residential units taken up over two weeks of exclusive worldwide preview launch.

     
  • Featured and Exclusive & Opinion  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 9:15 PM

    New frontiers in affordable housing

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    www.project-syndicate.org

    Providing decent, affordable housing is a growing challenge in developing and developed economies alike. With demand far exceeding supply, the adverse effects – on mobility, productivity, and growth – are (or will be) increasingly apparent. Fortunately, there are ways to narrow the affordable-housing gap substantially, using mostly market-based approaches at the municipal level.

     
  • Corporate & Markets  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 8:46 PM

    Timing is right for listing, says EA Technique

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    www.bernama.com

    EA Technique, en route to listing on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia next month, is confident that the timing is right.

     
  • Corporate  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 8:28 PM

    Affin Holdings posts lower 3Q14 profit

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    www.bernama.com

    Affin Holdings Bhd's pre-tax profit fell to RM189.43 million for its third quarter ended Sept 30, 2014 (3Q14), from RM221.56 million in the same period last year.

     
  • Corporate  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 8:23 PM

    IHH awards RM1 bil HK project to Hip Hing-Chung Wo

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    www.bernama.com

    IHH Healthcare Bhd's indirect 60%-owned unit, GHK Hospital Ltd, has awarded a RM1.07 billion contract to Hip Hing-Chun Wo Joint Venture.

     
  • Singapore & World Biz  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 8:16 PM

    S’pore to expand investments in Indonesia

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    www.bernama.com

    Singapore's Minister of State for Trade and Industry Teo Ser Luck said Monday that Singapore will expand investment in various sectors in Indonesia.

     
  • Corporate  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 8:03 PM

    UMW O&G 3Q14 pre-tax profit jumps to RM75 mil

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    www.bernama.com

    UMW Oil and Gas Corp Bhd's (UMW O&G) pre-tax profit increased 39.1% to RM75.85 million for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2014 (3Q14) from RM54.45 million recorded in the same period last year.

     
  • Corporate  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 7:57 PM

    TDM Bhd 3Q14 pre-tax profit falls to RM13 mil

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    www.bernama.com

    TDM Bhd's pre-tax profit for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2014 (3Q14) fell to RM13.07 million from RM19.55 million in the same period of 2013.

     
  • Opinion  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 7:35 PM

    Germany’s secret credit addiction

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    www.project-syndicate.org

    LONDON – With recent data showing that German exports fell 5.8% from July to August, and that industrial production shrank by 4%, it has become clear that the country’s unsustainable credit-fuelled expansion is ending. But frugal Germans typically do not see it …

     
  • Corporate  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 6:41 PM

    United Plantations 3Q14 pre-tax profit surges to RM96 mil

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    www.bernama.com

    United Plantations Bhd registered a 52.5% higher pre-tax profit of RM96.11 million for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2014 (3Q14) from RM63.66 million recorded in the same period last year.

     
  • Markets  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 6:34 PM

    KL shares close higher on buying interest in blue-chips

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    www.bernama.com

    Share prices on Bursa Malaysia closed higher today on buying interest in blue-chips and heavyweights, led by TNB, dealers said.

     
  • Featured and Exclusive & Property  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 6:32 PM

    ‘Housing minister’s plans to emulate Korea unwise’

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    [email protected]

    Korea’s housing model, which the housing minister seeks to study, may bring dire consequences, said an association representing victims of abandoned housing

     
  • TigerTalk  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 6:18 PM

    Is Pembinaan PFI a handout machine?

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    [email protected]

    There is a mysterious vehicle that has spent double-digit billions and there is an air of mystery, alongside a strange propensity to walk uphill, surrounding what should have been a straightforward initiative through Pembinaan PFI Sdn Bhd. The emerging picture, however, raises the question if Putrajaya’s private finance initiative is simply an excuse to reward the select few.

     
  • Corporate  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 6:16 PM

    WCT Holdings 3Q14 pre-tax profit falls to RM32 mil

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    www.bernama.com

    WCT Holdings Bhd's pre-tax profit for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2014 (3Q14) fell to RM32.37 million from RM59.89 million in the same period last year.

     
  • Markets  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 5:54 PM

    Ringgit closes higher against US dollar

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    www.bernama.com

    The ringgit closed higher against the US dollar today on persistent buying support for the local unit, dealers said.

     
  • Corporate & Featured and Exclusive  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 5:45 PM

    EPF posts RM10.3 bil investment income in 3Q14

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    [email protected]

    The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has announced investment income of RM10.3 billion for the third quarter of 2014 ended 30 September 2014 (3Q14), up 2% year-on-year (y-o-y), according to a media statement.

     
  • Commodities  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 5:45 PM

    Rubber market closes lower

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    www.bernama.com

    The Malaysian Rubber market closed lower today due to a stronger ringgit against the US dollar, a dealer said.

     
  • Corporate, Economy, Featured and Exclusive  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 5:35 PM

    Fuel subsidy removal will not be inflationary, says Zeti

    Story by
    www.bernama.com

    The removal of subsidies for RON95 petrol and diesel will not have any inflationary consequences to the country's economy as global crude oil prices are softening, says Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) governor, Zeti Akhtar Aziz.

     
  • Corporate  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 5:09 PM

    Cima sees growth with second Bahau cement plant

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    www.bernama.com

    Cement Industries of Malaysia Bhd (Cima)'s second cement plant in Bahau, which began operating in September last year,is progressing in the right direction.

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

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

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    [email protected]

    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.

     
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