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LAST_UPDATESun, 20 Aug 2017 3pm

U.S. Did Not Detail Request For Auto Rules Of Origin At NAFTA Talks: Source

WASHINGTON - In the opening NAFTA session of talks, the United States did not give precise details of how much it wanted to boost North American content for autos, a source directly familiar with the negotiations said on Saturday.

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Petronas' Sarawak O&G Fields Generate Average Of 850,000 Barrels Of Oil

KUCHING: Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) currently has 60 oil and gas- (O&G) producing fields in Sarawak producing an average of 850,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day, said its President/Group Chief Executive Officer, Datuk Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin.

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Q2 GDP Growth Proves Negative Predictions Wrong - Rahman Dahlan

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's gross domestic product growth (GDP) of 5.8 per cent in the second quarter of 2017 (Q217) once again proved that negative predictions and forecasts by some irresponsible quarters that the economy was on the brink of collapse was wrong.

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Sarawak Acknowledges Petronas' Contribution - Johari

Pic: ReutersKUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg has acknowledged national oil corporation Petroliam Nasional Bhd’s (Petronas) vast contribution to the state’s economy.

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Malaysia's Economic Progress Defies Naysayers - PM Najib

Pic: BernamaPETALING JAYA: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank’s move to raise their projections for Malaysia’s growth this year is endorsement that the country is on the right track to achieve high growth and defies the naysayers, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said today.

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GDP Growth For 2017 Likely To Hit 5 Pct - Johari

Filepic: SunpixKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth outlook for 2017 will be revised higher than the initial target of between 4.3 per cent and 4.8 per cent as the economy is expected to hit 5.0 per cent growth this year, says Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani.

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China Issues Guidelines For Overseas M&As, Pushes Belt And Road Deals

Pic: ReutersBEIJING: China's cabinet on Friday issued guidelines to regulate overseas investment as Beijing looks to support capable firms investing overseas while limiting deals in property, hotels, entertainment, sports clubs, and the film industry.

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Mlabs To Enhance XOX Berhad’s Voopee App In Jakarta

PETALING JAYA: Multimedia Research Lab Sdn Bhd (MRL) a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mlabs Systems Berhad (Mlabs) announced today its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with XOX Media Sdn Bhd (XOX), wholly-owned subsidiary of XOX Berhad, for the enhancement of XOX’s mobile application Voopee, which is a SIM-free application for smartphones.

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Growing Demand For Kia Models, Especially SUVs

KUCHING -- The sales of Kia models, particularly SUVs, in Sabah and Sarawak has been growing over the years, said Naza Kia Malaysia Sdn Bhd Head Nazman Yusof.

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Myanmar State-Owned Airline To Extend Wing To China's Chengdu

YANGON -- Myanmar National Airlines (MNA), a state-owned airline, will extend wing to China's Chengdu, China’s Xinhua news agency citing a report quoting the airline’s Chief Executive Officer as saying on Friday.

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