CIMB to issue US$680 mln SDG bond

KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Bank Bhd has recently successfully priced its US$680-million Formosa & Reg S Sustainable Development Goals Bond (SDG Bond). CIMB’s SDG Bond marks the first-ever SDG Bond to be issued by a Malaysian and ASEAN issuer in the

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Ministry views brutal killing of pygmy elephant seriously

KOTA KINABALU: The Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources viewed the brutal killing of a pygmy elephant in Sungai Udin, Dumpas, Kalabakan, Tawau, last Thursday, seriously. In this regard, the ministry, in cooperation with the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM),

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EC to announce Tanjung Piai by-election date today

KUALA LUMPUR: The Election Commission (EC) is scheduled to announce today the date for the Tanjung Piai parliamentary by-election in Johor. The electoral body has scheduled a press conference for noon at Menara SPR in Putrajaya. The by-election has been

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Tg Piai by-election: BN wants local candidate

JOHOR BAHRU: The Johor Barisan Nasional (BN) has made a resolution that only a local candidate will contest in the by-election for the Tanjung Piai parliamentary constituency. State BN chairman Datuk Hasni Mohammad who confirmed this said the resolution had

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Health Ministry withdraws notification of 4 poisonous cosmetic products

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry withdrew the notification of four cosmetic products found to contain scheduled poison. Health director general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in a statement listed two products as Dnars Gold Glowing Serum (Day) that contained Triamcinolone

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Protests in Jakarta ahead of new MPs swearing-in ceremony

JAKARTA: Street demonstrations and riots took place again outside the Indonesian Parliament building yesterday, ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of parliamentarians today, with rioters destroying public property outside the building. However, the situation was reported to be under control at

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