Axiata, Telenor terminates merger plan

KUALA LUMPUR: Axiata Group Bhd and Telenor ASA have agreed to end discussions on the planned non-cash combination of their telecommunication and infrastructure assets in Asia, due to complexities involved in the transaction. Telenor ASA is the parent company of

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Lynas signs with Kalgoorlie-Boulder on new cracking, leaching plant

KUALA LUMPUR: Lynas Corporation Limited has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the city of Kalgoorlie-Boulder in Australia for a review and due diligence of potential sites for its new cracking and leaching plant. Lynas, in its statement today,

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Pandikar: I’m not joining PKR, so is Salleh

PUCHONG: Former Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin said neither he nor former minister Datuk Seri Salleh Said Keruak were planning to join PKR. Dismissing the rumours based on the invitation for PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to

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2022 World Cup Qualifier: Indonesia apologises to Malaysia

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s Youth and Sports Minister, Imam Nahrawi today apologised for the ugly incident which broke out during the Indonesia-Malaysia match at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium last night. Imam Nahrawi met Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman

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Mugabe: From liberator to oppressor

HARARE: Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe was feted as an African liberation hero and champion of racial reconciliation when he first came to power in a nation divided by nearly a century of white colonial rule. Nearly four decades later, many at

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Zimbabwe’s ex-president Robert Mugabe dies in Singapore

SINGAPORE: Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe has died aged 95, the country’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on his official Twitter account. Mugabe died in Singapore, where he has often received medical treatment in recent years, a source with direct knowledge

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Saifuddin: Dr M and Modi spoke of Kashmir

VLADIVOSTOK: The issue of Jammu and Kashmir was the main topic in the bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi yesterday. Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said both leaders generally discussed bilateral

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Pandikar Amin, Salleh Said Keruak to cross over to PKR?

PUCHONG: Ex – Dewan Rakyat speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia and former communications and multimedia minister Datuk Seri Md Salleh Said Keruak are rumoured to be joining PKR after the Malaysia Day celebration. The two ex Umno leaders are

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China hacked Malaysian, other Asian telcos to spy on Uighur travellers

LONDON: Hackers working for the Chinese government have broken into telecoms networks to track Uighur travellers in Central and Southeast Asia, two intelligence officials and two security consultants who investigated the attacks told Reuters. The hacks are part of a

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India hikes up tariff on Malaysia’s refined palm oil

India’s demand for Malaysian refined palm oil is likely to drop sharply in October following a tax hike, curtailing further exports from the Southeast Asian country and leading to higher inventories. India, the world’s biggest edible oil importer, on Wednesday

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