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Jamaludin: Axiata needs to get into the fibre game

16h thestar.com.my
Not always late: Jamaludin says Axiata may be late in Malaysia but not in Indonesia and other countries.
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Three-pronged approach for Axiata

17h thestar.com.my
JUST like how the cellular telecommunications industry is changing, Axiata Group Bhd , the regional telecoms company, is looking at a three-pronged approach towards driving its business.
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Cops say close to solving riddle of bones found in Negri Sembilan forest

2018-04-16 themalaymailonline
SEREMBAN, April 16 — Police are confident of resolving the case of bone finds in the forest, 8th Mile, Jalan Sungai Gadut, Senawang and an oil palm plantation in Jalan Seremban-Mantin recently.
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Malaysia is the only beneficiary of foreign inflow last week

2018-04-09 thestar.com.my
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is the only beneficiary of foreign inflows last week, according to MIDF Research.
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Cutting down the cost in the O&G sector

2018-04-02 thestar.com.my
SINCE oil prices took a tumble in 2014, the global oil and gas (O&G) industry has witnessed a 45% reduction in capital expenditure.
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Anyone can apply for internet service licence, Senate told

2018-03-28 themalaymailonline
Datuk Seri Jailani Johari said any qualified party can apply for fixed line or mobile internet service licence. — Picture by Saw Siow FengKUALA LUMPUR, March 28 — Any qualified party can apply for fixed line or mobile internet service licence, the Dewan Negara was told today.
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MPPM stamps its mark in digital advertising

2018-03-19 thestar.com.my
PETALING JAYA: Programmatic online advertising has gained further traction since the inception of the Malaysia Premium Publishers Marketplace (MPPM) in November last year. Its testament can be gauged by the views of industry leaders who agree that such a platform promotes transparency in online ad trading and bolster brand safety, among others.
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HKL services recover after fire

2018-03-18 themalaymailonline
Hospital Kuala Lumpur staff evacuate patients through the emergency exits after a fire broke out in the forensic department March 17, 2018.KUALA LUMPUR, March 18 — All the affected services following a fire at the disposable goods store of the National Forensic Medicine Institute (IPFN), Kuala Lumpur Hospital (HKL) yesterday have recovered except for a few telephone lines which were being maintained.
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PNB funds reach RM279b, 98pc invested locally

2018-03-18 themalaymailonline
Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar said PNB is today Malaysia’s largest fund manager. — Picture by Zuraneeza ZulkifliKUALA LUMPUR, March 18 — Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB), established some 40 years ago, is today the country’s largest fund manager, managing funds worth RM279 billion, said its Group Chairman, Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar.
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Shell to Sell New Zealand Holdings to OMV AG in a $578M Deal

2018-03-16 zacks
Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A - Free Report) , a European oil giant is set to offload its remaining portfolio of energy assets in New Zealand to Austria-based OMV AG (OMVJF - Free Report) in a $578 million deal, moving ahead with its divestment goals.. The move marks Shell’s exit from the country after having operated there for more than a century. Per the deal, Shell will sell its 84% interest in the Maui gas field located off the Taranaki coast.
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Equity Residential (EQR) Announces 7.2% Hike in Dividend

2018-03-16 zacks
Equity Residential (EQR - Free Report) finally declared an increase in its first-quarter 2018 dividend. The company will now pay 54 cents for the quarter, which reflects a hike of 7.2% from the prior dividend of 50.375 cents. Notably, during the fourth-quarter 2017 earnings release, the company announced its decision to no longer fix the common share dividend as a fixed percentage of estimated normalized funds of operations (FFO).
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Here's Why Investors Should Hold on to FireEye (FEYE) Stock

2018-03-16 zacks
FireEye, Inc. (FEYE - Free Report) has performed well in the last year. The stock has returned 67.8% during the said time frame, significantly outperforming the industry’s rally of 30.9%. With expected long-term earnings per share growth rate of 16% and a market cap of $3.5 billion, it seems to be a stock that investors need to hold on to if they are looking to reap long-term gains.
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Altria Loses 15% in a Year: Can Strategic Efforts Aid Growth?

2018-03-16 zacks
Cigarette consumption rates have been charring down, which in turn has been choking the performance of major tobacco players like Altria Group, Inc. (MO - Free Report) . Evidently, these hurdles have caused shares of this Virginia-based company to plunge close to 15% in the past year, wider than the industry’s decline of 10.5%. Nevertheless, Altria is trying all means to find a breather in reduced risk tobacco products (RRPs) – which have been gaining traction.
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BioDelivery (BDSI) Q4 Loss Wider-Than-Expected, Sales Up Y/Y

2018-03-16 zacks
BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (BDSI - Free Report) reported a loss of 29 cents per share in the fourth quarter of 2017, wider than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of 22 cents. However, the reported loss was in line with the year-ago figure.
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Facebook Takes Lite to Developed Nations, Expands User Base

2018-03-16 zacks
Facebook (FB - Free Report) is launching Facebook Lite application in more countries including developed nations like United States, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland and New Zealand. The trimmed down version of the Facebook application was introduced by the company in 2015 to target users in emerging nations where data connection is weak and bandwidth lower. Talking about the necessity of the app in developed nations, Reuters quoted a company representative saying, "We've seen that even in some developed markets people can have lower connectivity, so we want to make sure everyone has the option to use this app if they want," The app is currently available in 100 countries.
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