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The Star
Talent deficit in Islamic finance affects quality sukuk issuanceKUALA LUMPUR: The shortage of high-quality sukuk in the Islamic finance market
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: The shortage of high-quality sukuk in the Islamic finance market is a result of the deficit in virtuous talent, a gap that must be filled fast for Malaysia to remain as the front runner in the industry, globally. Former Malaysian... Read more
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The Star
Steel material shortage to fuel Chin Well’s growthBUKIT MINYAK: The shortage of steel-based raw materials such as hot-rolled and
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
BUKIT MINYAK: The shortage of steel-based raw materials such as hot-rolled and cold-rolled coils will fuel Chin Well Holdings Bhd’s growth in the financial year ending June 30, 2018 (FY18). Group executive director Tsai Chia-ling told StarBiz that... Read more
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The Star
SLP sees bigger ordersGEORGE TOWN: SLP Resources Bhd expects orders for its flexible plastic packagin
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
GEORGE TOWN: SLP Resources Bhd expects orders for its flexible plastic packaging products to increase in the second half of this year due to resin price stability. Group managing director Kelvin Khaw told StarBiz that the price of linear low-density... Read more
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The Star
RM1.3bil order book to keep KKB busyKUCHING: Steel fabricator KKB Engineering Bhd expects its current order book of
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
KUCHING: Steel fabricator KKB Engineering Bhd expects its current order book of RM1.26bil to keep the group busy until 2020, said group executive director Kho Pok Tong. He said the group was now awaiting the outcome of its bids worth RM73mil for... Read more
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The Star
Sarawak-owned firm secures RM479 contracts from PetronasKUCHING: Sarawak state-owned Brooke Dockyard and Engineering Works Corp has sec
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
KUCHING: Sarawak state-owned Brooke Dockyard and Engineering Works Corp has secured two offshore modules fabrication contracts worth RM479mil from Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas). The first contract, valued at RM290mil, was for the provision of... Read more
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The Star
Malaysia ready to embrace digital economyKUALA LUMPUR: The digital economy is an emerging trend in the global business l
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: The digital economy is an emerging trend in the global business landscape, with an increasing number of organisations, companies and investors adopting it. In its journey to become a developed nation, Malaysia has embraced many... Read more
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The Star
Johor eyes Xinjiang halal food firmsURUMUQI (Xinjiang): Johor wants to attract China’s Xinjiang-based halal food ma
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
URUMUQI (Xinjiang): Johor wants to attract China’s Xinjiang-based halal food manufacturers to choose the state as their platform to enter the Asean market. State Tourism, Trade and Consumerism Committee chairman Datuk Tee Siew Kiong said that from... Read more
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The Star
‘It is time to separate Penang CM from state agencies’GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Chief Minister may not lead state government agencies s
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Chief Minister may not lead state government agencies such as the Penang Development Corporation (PDC) and PBA Holdings Bhd (PBAHB) if Barisan Nasional wins the state in the next general election. Minister in the Prime... Read more
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The Star
KUB may monetise property assets to help expansionPETALING JAYA: KUB Malaysia Bhd is considering plans to monetise its property a
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
PETALING JAYA: KUB Malaysia Bhd is considering plans to monetise its property assets as the group seeks to raise RM70mil to pay for expansion of its core businesses. The group owns the 13-storey Menara Seri Kinta in Ipoh and one acre prime land in... Read more
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The Star
Lost lesson of the Financial CrisisMohamed A. El-Erian: "A decade after the start of the crisis, advanced economie
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
Mohamed A. El-Erian: "A decade after the start of the crisis, advanced economies still have not decisively pivoted away from a growth model that is overly reliant on liquidity and leverage – first from private financial institutions, and then from... Read more
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The Star
Kawan Food first half earnings below forecast, downgraded to HoldKUALA LUMPUR: Kawan Food’s net profit in the first half ended June 30, 2017 was
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Kawan Food’s net profit in the first half ended June 30, 2017 was below CIMB Equities Research and Bloomberg consensus expectations at 32% of full-year forecasts, mainly due to weaker-than-expected export sales. The research house had... Read more
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The Star
New appeal for ringgitPETALING JAYA: The ringgit is seeing rising optimism due to the stronger-than-e
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
PETALING JAYA: The ringgit is seeing rising optimism due to the stronger-than-expected economic performance and reduced volatility of the currency. The reduced volatility has positioned the ringgit as a favoured currency for carry-trade. “The... Read more
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The Star
Financial squeeze on UK households eases from three-year peakA woman shops in a supermarket in London, Britain. - Reutersfilepic LONDON: Th
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
A woman shops in a supermarket in London, Britain. - Reutersfilepic LONDON: The squeeze on British households' financial situation eased this month as slowing inflation and greater job security improved conditions from a three-year low recorded in... Read more
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The Star
CIMB Research retains Underweight on auto sectorHonda continued to show impressive growth. KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Equities Researc
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
Honda continued to show impressive growth. KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Equities Research is maintaining its Underweight call on the automobile sector due to sluggish sales and margin erosion from higher operating expenditure (opex) and intense... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Robert J. Samuelson: Why we must challenge China on tradeThere is much to dislike in President Trump’s trade agenda, but he is correct o
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 2 minutes ago
There is much to dislike in President Trump’s trade agenda, but he is correct on one subject: China’s relentless quest to extort American “intellectual property” — technologies, business methods, patents. Trump took a swipe last week at China’s... Read more
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The Age
Vocus calls off takeover talks with KKR, Affinity Partners T elecommunications group Vocus has terminated talks with private equity firms
The Age / Posted 6 minutes ago
T elecommunications group Vocus has terminated talks with private equity firms Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) and Affinity Partners, both of which were offering $3.50 a share for a full takeover. "Throughout the due diligence process, the bidders... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Vocus calls off takeover talks with KKR, Affinity Partners T elecommunications group Vocus has terminated talks with private equity firms
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 minutes ago
T elecommunications group Vocus has terminated talks with private equity firms Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) and Affinity Partners, both of which were offering $3.50 a share for a full takeover. "Throughout the due diligence process, the bidders... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Long lines for last minute eclipse glassesBOISE - Businesses around the Treasure Valley say solar eclipse glasses have be
KTVB Boise / Posted 9 minutes ago
BOISE - Businesses around the Treasure Valley say solar eclipse glasses have been flying off the shelves. Now, almost all of those shelves are empty. But some people are taking to social media to cash in on the demand. "I just did a post and said... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Eurovision Asia is officially on its wayEurovision Asia, an Asia-Pacific version of the beloved kitschy annual song con
Kiama Independent / Posted 9 minutes ago
Eurovision Asia, an Asia-Pacific version of the beloved kitschy annual song contest, is officially on its way. Isaiah Firebrace at this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Ukraine. Photo: AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky Eurovision Asia, an Asia-Pacific... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Andrew Forrest's $445 million pay day as FMG profit soars 100 per centFMG profits surge, Andrew Forrest books $445m in dividends as iron ore bounces
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 minutes ago
FMG profits surge, Andrew Forrest books $445m in dividends as iron ore bounces back Mining entrepreneur Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest has pocketed a $445 million dividend cheque after his company Fortescue Metals Group posted a more than 100 per cent net... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Betsy Duke rose from teller to top-ranking woman in U.S. bankingBetsy Duke was working in a Virginia Beach dinner theater in the mid-1970s, str
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
Betsy Duke was working in a Virginia Beach dinner theater in the mid-1970s, struggling to make ends meet, when she applied for a job at a dry cleaner. It turned her down. Instead, she became a part-time teller. Last weekWells Fargo named her the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Monday Memo: Whole Foods-Amazon vote, central bankers at Jackson Hole, Times WatchWEDNESDAY: The Commerce Department reports on July new home sales. … Whole Food
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
WEDNESDAY: The Commerce Department reports on July new home sales. … Whole Foods shareholders vote on Amazon.com’s $13.7 billion offer to acquire the organic grocery chain. It would be Amazon’s biggest acquisition to date, and would give it a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Tesla workers and the Model 3: To hell and back againFREMONT, Calif. — Tesla CEO Elon Musk this month promised his company would del
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
FREMONT, Calif. — Tesla CEO Elon Musk this month promised his company would deliver the new Model 3 to almost a half-million waiting customers — and guaranteed employees would go through “production hell.” For many, it’s a return visit. The... Read more
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holdthefrontpage.co.uk
London Assembly urges TfL to put local newspapers on busesLocal newspapers should be made available for free on buses, according to a new
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted 13 minutes ago
Local newspapers should be made available for free on buses, according to a new report. The London Assembly’s economy committee has urged Transport for London to pilot carrying copies of local papers on selected bus routes in the capital. The... Read more
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BBC News
Reckitt Benckiser slashes boss's pay by 40% - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
BBC News / Posted 15 minutes ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Reckitt... Read more
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BBC News
WPP boss £48m pay voted against by a fifth of investors - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
BBC News / Posted 15 minutes ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say WPP boss £48m pay voted against by a fifth... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange: APO - APN OUTDOOR Outdoor advertising grou
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 15 minutes ago
on the Australian stock exchange: APO - APN OUTDOOR Outdoor advertising group APN Outdoor is expected to post full-year results. BSL - BLUESCOPE STEEL BlueScope Steel has doubled its full-year net profit to $715.9 million on the... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Caltex chairman steps down due to healthCaltex Australia chairman Greig Gailey has retired from his position and resign
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 15 minutes ago
Caltex Australia chairman Greig Gailey has retired from his position and resigned as a non-executive director for health reasons. The fuel retailer on Monday said Mr Gailey, who has been chairman since 2015 and on the Caltex board since 2007, will... Read more
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BBC News
FTSE chief executives' median pay 'down almost 20%' - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
BBC News / Posted 15 minutes ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say FTSE chief executives' median pay 'down almost... Read more
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Weekly Times
Oil up 3% as $US falls, US rig count dropsOil prices have risen sharply, as the dollar fell and US drillers cut rigs, fee
Weekly Times / Posted 22 minutes ago
Oil prices have risen sharply, as the dollar fell and US drillers cut rigs, feeding a rally that boosted global benchmark Brent crude to a weekly gain while US crude was virtually flat on the week. US energy firms cut oil rigs for a second week in... Read more
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