CIMB joins 130 banks worldwide on responsible banking

CIMB Group Holdings Bhd today became one of the Founding Signatories of the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative UNEP-FI Principles for Responsible Banking. According to one of the largest banking group in Asean, the initiative demonstrated CIMB’s strong commitment

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Haze: Johan Setia API reading ‘very unhealthy’

Johan Setia Klang has the worst air quality in Malaysia this morning, although most of the stations in the Peninsula have unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) readings. According to the Department of Environment’s (DOE) API readings, Johan Setia Klang registered

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Boy drowns at Kuala Ibai Lagoon

KUALA TERENGGANU: A seven-year-old drowned at the Kuala Ibai Lagoon, yesterday. The body of Abdul Rahman Mohd Amran was recovered at 6.33pm by the Fire and Rescue Department divers at the bottom of the lagoon, 20 metres from the location

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Nestle Malaysia to introduce paper straws for packaged drinks

KUALA LUMPUR: Nestlé (Malaysia) Bhd will roll out paper straws for its Milo UHT 125 ml drink packs in the fourth quarter of this year, which will avoid the usage of 40 million plastic straws per year and make it

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Anwar as PM: Up to God to decide

AMPANG: Only God can decide whether PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim can become the eighth prime minister after incumbent premier Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad steps down, said PKR vice president, Zuraida Kamaruddin. “I can plan anything. If Allah says

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“Sell assets and you may lose votes, Pakatan”

PUCHONG: A backbencher has warned that the government’s plan to sell nation’s assets in a bid to settle debts would cause the people to vote Pakatn Harapan out in the next general election. “If the Pakatan Harapan led government under

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Curfew extension in ESSZone

KOTA KINABALU: The curfew in the waters off seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone), which ends tomorrow, has been extended until October 8, said Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Omar Mammah. He said the curfew from 6pm to

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Typhoon Tapah cuts off power in Okinawa

TOKYO: A powerful Typhoon Tapah hit Japan’s southern Okinawa islands Saturday, cutting power to more than 15,000 homes and grounding hundreds of flights. Tapah – packing wind gusts of up to 180 kilometres per hour – is now moving north

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Iran claims it will destroy any aggressor

DUBAI: Iran will pursue any aggressor, even it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and US officials blamed

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Bracing for airport protest after night of violent clashes

HONG KONG: Hong Kong announced new curbs on rail travel on Sunday ahead of the latest in a series of planned protests targeting the airport after a night of widespread violent street clashes in the Chinese-ruled territory. Anti-government protesters have

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