No more cheque, cash payment fees for credit card, financing repayments

KUALA LUMPUR: Banks will now cease charging fees for cheque and cash payments for credit card and financing repayments over the counter and at Cash Deposit Machines (CDMs), said the Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM). “Currently, certain customer segments

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Continental to cut jobs, close factories in restructuring exercise

FRANKFURT: Continental AG mapped out a sweeping restructuring plan set to last a decade that will affect as many as 20,000 jobs worldwide, part of the German manufacturer’s effort to restore profits while enduring sluggish vehicle production in key markets.

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Malaysia’s football match in HK postponed due to protests

The international friendly football match between Hong Kong and Malaysia scheduled to take place at the Hong Kong Stadium on Oct 15 has been postponed indefinitely. Football Association of Malaysia (FAM), in a statement today, informed that the decision to

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1MDB: Jho Low offered to move me to Pemandu, says former CEO

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court was told that former 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) chief executive officer was offered by fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, or Jho Low, to move to the Performance Management and Delivery Unit (Pemandu). Datuk Shahrol Azral

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Police detain 12 for links with IS, planned attack on non-Muslims

A Malaysian planning to attack leaders of political parties and non-Muslims was among the 16 people arrested on suspicion of terrorism. In a statement, Bukit Aman Special Branch Counter-Terrorism Division (E8) principal assistant director Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay said the

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HK leader to hold first community talks in bid to end crisis

Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam will hold her first talks with the public today in a bid to resolve a political crisis that has fuelled nearly four months of sometimes violent protests and plunged the city into chaos. Beijing-backed

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UK’s Johnson goads opponents to call for election after court drubbing

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson taunted his rivals on his return to Parliament today, goading them to either bring down the government or get out of the way to allow him to deliver Brexit. Waving his arms and yelling “come

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Tale of two cities: Beijing, Hong Kong prepare for anniversary

BEIJING/HONG KONG: As China prepares to mark the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic on Oct 1, Beijing is on security lockdown ahead of celebrations headlined by President Xi Jinping that will be capped by a massive military parade down

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Dr M: Powerful nations a threat to multilateralism

NEW YORK: The biggest threat to multilateralism is unilateralism that happens when powerful countries opt to do things their own way, according to Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said that in these instances, such countries would not

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Dzulkefly: Health Ministry monitoring polio presence

The Health Ministry is monitoring the presence of poliovirus in the environment via sewage samples at several selected treatment plants since 2012, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad. “To date, no poliovirus was detected,” Dzulkefly told a media conference

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