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LAST_UPDATEWed, 29 Mar 2017 9am

Saudi Aramco Said To Plan $2 Billion Debut Bond Ahead Of IPO

Saudi Arabian Oil Co. plans to raise about $2 billion in its debut bond sale, the first step of a plan by the energy giant to tap markets for $10 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

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SILK Holdings Shareholders Approve Sale Of Toll Highway To PNB

KUALA LUMPUR: SILK Holdings Bhd shareholders have unanimously approved the proposed disposal of Sistem Lingkaran Lebuhraya Kajang Sdn Bhd (SILK) to Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB).

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Contracts Worth RM9 Bln Expected To Be Signed During LIMA 2017

Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

LANGKAWI – Contracts worth over RM9 billion are expected to be signed during the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) Exhibition 2017.

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Proton's FSP Evaluation In Final Stages

KUALA LUMPUR -- Proton Holdings Bhd is currently in the final stages of evaluating its foreign strategic partner (FSP), which is expected to be finalised in the first half of this year, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.

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Axiata Appoints Nik Ramlah As Independent Non-Executive Director

Nik Ramlah Nik MahmoodKUALA LUMPUR -- Axiata Group Bhd has appointed Datuk Dr Nik Ramlah Nik Mahmood an Independent Non-Executive Director to the Board of Directors with immediate effect.

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Malindo Air To Use Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

Boeing 737 MAX. Photo: Youtube

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malindo Air will be the first airline to operate the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in commercial service.

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Thailand - Biggest Food Exporter In ASEAN

BANGKOK -- Thailand earned 840 billion baht (US$24 billion) from export of food in 2016, making the country the biggest food exporter in ASEAN and 12th in the world, according to the University of Thai Chamber of Commerce, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.

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Thai-Cambodian Products Piloted As GIs In ASEAN

Lamphun silk.

BANGKOK -- The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), the European Union (EU), and Thailand's Department of Intellectual Property (DIP) have registered Lamphun's silk from Thailand and Cambodian pepper and loaf sugar as part of a piloted project of GI products in ASEAN, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported.

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Oil Prices Rise On Talk That Opec Could Extend Supply Cut

FILE PHOTO: Crude oil storage tanks are seen from above at the Cushing oil hub, in Cushing, Oklahoma, March 24, 2016

Oil prices rose on Tuesday on expectations that an OPEC-led production cut to prop up the market could be extended, while strong demand would also work to slowly erode a global fuel supply overhang.

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France Election: Leading Candidates Clash Over Burkini In TV Debate

The two leading candidates in the French election have traded barbs in an occasionally fiery TV debate.

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