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Meet The Three Female Entrepreneurs Dubbed The Superwomen Of Malaysia

Left to Right: Nurul Zulkifli, Hui Matthews and Cheryl Ann Fernando.

Not all heroes wear capes and not all changes are made by those who wear ties.

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EU Executive To Propose Deeper Euro Zone Integration To Unite EU On Wednesday

Pic: ReutersBRUSSELS: The European Commission will propose on Wednesday deeper euro zone integration that would help unite the broader European Union rather than just the single currency area.

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Malaysia Total Trade Rises To RM154.26 Bln In Oct 2017

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia’s total trade in October 2017 surged by 19.8 per cent to RM154.26 billion compared with the corresponding month of last year, said the International Trade and Industry Ministry (MITI) in a statement today.

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RBI Reiterates Warnings About Trading In Bitcoins

Pic: ReutersMUMBAI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday reiterated its concerns about Bitcoins, just days after the cryptocurrency hit a record high of just under $11,800, stoking fears that a rapidly swelling bubble could burst in a spectacular fashion.

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Bitcoin Extends Gains, Rises Above $12,000 To Record High

TOKYO: Bitcoin retained its overnight momentum and rose to a record high of $12,205.46 on Wednesday, continuing its rally from below $1,000 at the year’s start.

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Petronas Expanding Africa Footprint With Engen-Vivo Pact

Pic: NST (Petronas bought Engen in 1998, in a deal that valued the company at US$700 million before selling a stake to Phembani.)

KUALA LUMPUR: Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) will be expanding its footprint to nine new countries via its wholly-owned South African unit Engen Holdings (Pty) Ltd.

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TH Properties Eyes London, Jakarta Markets

Pic: NST

LONDON: TH Properties Sdn Bhd, the property arm of Tabung Haji, is exploring opportunities to penetrate the residential property markets in Jakarta and here, which it says have huge growth potential.

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Anti-Profiteering Act No Longer Relevant

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s average inflation in the January-July 2017 period, which has returned to the rate before the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was introduced, suggests that the anti-profiteering regulation is no longer relevant, Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs’ (Ideas) policy paper states.

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Developers Can Still Build Offices, Malls With 'Justification' — Johari

Second finance minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani

KUALA LUMPUR: Despite an announced freeze of approvals for shopping complexes, offices and condominiums priced above RM1 million, developers can still build offices and shopping malls, provided they justify their projects to the relevant minister, according to second finance minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani.

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Dollar Edges Down As Investors Await Tax Bill, Budget Progress

TOKYO: The dollar edged down on Wednesday, as concerns about a possible U.S. government shutdown offset optimism about progress on tax reform legislation.

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