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Safeguard Measures On Steel May Lead To Uncontrollable Prices, Says MBAM

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The Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) has strongly opposed the safeguard measures on steel as it will lead to uncontrollable prices of steel bars due to the absence of the free flow of imported steel.

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Greenpeace Blocks Malaysian Palm Oil Company IOI At Rotterdam Port

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AMSTERDAM: Greenpeace activists on Tuesday blocked operations of Malaysian palm oil trader IOI at Rotterdam Port, accusing it of forest destruction and child labour, but other traffic at Europe’s busiest port was unaffected, a port spokesman said.

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Rehda Expects RM300 Mln In Sales At MAPEX 2016 Next Month

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KUALA LUMPUR: The Real Estate and Housing Developers' Association (Rehda) is optimistic of registering RM300 million in sales at the final of a two-series Malaysia Property Exposition (MAPEX) 2016 next month.

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Rapid KL To Provide Feeder Buses For F1 Petronas Malaysian GP

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KUALA LUMPUR: Rapid KL will provide feeder buses to Sepang International Circuit (SIC) from Friday until Sunday in conjunction with the Formula 1 Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix.

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Alton Towers Owner Fined £5m Over Smiler Rollercaster Crash

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The owner of Alton Towers has been ordered to pay a £5m fine over the Smiler rollercoaster crash that left five passengers with life-changing injuries and others seriously hurt.

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Islamic Chamber Proposes Enactment Of Law To Boost Corporate Waqf

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KUALA LUMPUR: The Islamic Chamber of Commerce Malaysia has proposed the enactment of a law to allow business or corporate waqf (Islamic endowment) to be implemented at the federal and state levels to spur the economy.

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Malaysia Eyes Germany's Mid-sized Manufacturers

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Having established strong ties with Germany's multinational companies, Malaysia is now keen to also attract the country's mid-sized manufacturers, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Tuesday.

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Bursa Malaysia Issues Unusual Market Activity To MNC Wireless

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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia has issued an Unusual Market Activity (UMA) query to MNC Wireless Bhd today due to the recent sharp fall in the company's share price.

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Malaysia's Economy Remains On Firm Footing, Says PM Najib

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Oil Prices Slip In Asian Trade As Investors Await US Stockpile Data

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SINGAPORE: Crude futures slipped in Asian trade today as investors took profits after prices climbed more than 3 per cent in the previous session.

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