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LAST_UPDATEFri, 28 Jul 2017 2pm

BNM Governor: Adoption Of Globalisation & Tech Key To Moving Forward

KUALA LUMPUR: Embracing globalisation and technology are unavoidable in moving forward, but the adoption of these must be accompanied by the capacity to deal with any negative spillover effects of these two for meaningful progress and growth.

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Singapore's Scoot To Fly To Kuching, Kuantan By Early 2018

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s low-cost airline Scoot, which successfully merged with Tigerair Singapore this month, will fly to Kuantan, Pahang and Kuching, Sarawak by the the first quarter of next year.

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US Exiting TPP An Unfortunate Turnaround : BNM

Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim.

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia has voiced disappointment with the move by the United States (US) to exit the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement.

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MAS Indonesia To Offer Cheap Tickets At Travel Fair

JAKARTA – Malaysia Airlines will host a three-day travel fair, beginning July 28, in Medan and a Virtual Travel Fair in Jakarta and Denpasar, offering cheap fares with full-fledged flight services.

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US$30.4 Billion Raised Through New Bursa Malaysia Listings Since 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of US$30.4 billion has been raised through new listings on Bursa Malaysia in the last five years, which underlines Malaysia's competitiveness as well as resilience in a challenging global economic climate.

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Self-Driving Toyotas To Roam City Streets By Mid-2020s

Toyota will offer autonomous driving technology in its flagship Lexus-brand vehicles. Pic: Asia Nikkei Review

NAGOYA - Toyota Motor aims to introduce autonomous vehicle technology that can handle complex city driving in the first half of the next decade to keep up with competition while ensuring safety.

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Dollar Recovers From 13-Month Low On Strong PMI Readings, Asia Stocks Subdued

Pic: Reuters

SINGAPORE: The dollar crept up from a 13-month low on Tuesday after stronger-than-expected readings on U.S. factory and services activity ahead of the start of a Federal Reserve meeting later in the day, but Asian stocks were subdued.

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Proton-Geely Partnership Gives Local Vendors Opportunity To Penetrate Global Market

Filepic: BernamaKUALA LUMPUR: Proton Holdings Bhd's strategic partnership with China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group would provide an opportunity for local car parts vendors to penetrate the global market, said Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.

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Frasers Centrepoint Says Aussie Unit To Develop Over A$190m Of Industrial Assets In Melbourne

SINGAPORE: The Australian unit of Frasers Centrepoint Ltd is developing over A$190 million (S$205 million) worth of new industrial assets in Melbourne.

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Chinese, Japanese Firms Face Off In Bid For Bandar Malaysia Project

The multibillion-dollar Bandar Malaysia property development project is finding no shortage of interest, with a stiff contest shaping up between a clutch of China's state-owned entities and two Japanese giants, Daiwa House Industry Group and Mitsui Fudosan.

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