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Maxis Appoints Gokhan Ogut As COO

KUALA LUMPUR : Maxis Bhd has appointed Gokhan Ogut as its chief operating officer (COO) from Sept 1. The position was left vacant since 2013.

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Mobile Carriers Cut Off Flow Of Location Data To Brokers

Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile have pledged to stop providing information on U.S. phone owners’ locations to data brokers, stepping back from a business practice that has drawn criticism for endangering privacy.

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Google, Facebook, Others Speak Out Against Child Separation

Some business leaders are condemning the Trump administration’s decision to separate children from parents who are accused of crossing the border illegally, but it’s unclear what impact — if any — they will have.

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Osaka Earthquake: MAS Allows Passenger To Postpone Flight

KUALA LUMPUR -- In view of the recent earthquake in Osaka, Japan, Malaysia Airlines (MAS) will allow passengers travelling from June 19 to 30 to postpone their travel between Kuala Lumpur and Kansai. 

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Bursa Malaysia Ends At Over 6 1/2-Month Low

KUALA LUMPUR -- Bursa Malaysia ended at a six-and-a half month low with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) losing 28.07 points or 1.61 per cent to 1,715.36, the lowest level seen since Dec 4, 2017, in tandem with losses in regional bourses which were reeling under the escalating trade war between the United States and China.

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Singapore Loses Top Spot To US In Global Ranking Of Digital Competiveness

Pic: ReutersSINGAPORE: Singapore lost the top spot and dropped to second place in a digital competitiveness ranking of 63 economies, pipped by the US in a move up from third place last year.

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Business As Usual In MaGIC - CEO

Pic: BernamaCYBERJAYA: Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativiy Centre (MaGIC) is carrying out operations as normal despite media reports stating Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad plans to abolish it.

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Bursa Malaysia Stays Negative At Mid-Afternoon

KUALA LUMPUR -- Bursa Malaysia remained in negative territory at mid-afternoon today as losses in heavyweights continued to weigh on the local stock market.

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Select Few Emerging Asian Economies Comfortable With Fed Hikes

Pic: ReutersHONG KONG: Higher U.S. rates are rattling many emerging markets in much the same way past tightening cycles did, but the Federal Reserve’s hawkishness could also bring cheer for a small group of Asian economies that wouldn’t mind seeing their currencies weaken.

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Wendy's Under Fire After Employee Films Mouse Amid Buns

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK: A Wendy’s restaurant in Oklahoma is under fire after an employee video showing a mouse inside a bag of hamburger buns was widely shared online.

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