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SOCIAL COMMERCE HELPS DRIVE SALES, GENERATE LUCRATIVE INCOME

Malaysian National News Agency 30 Mar 2023
On the challenges in the local social commerce industry, Azrul Zafri, who is also Deputy President of the Malaysia Cyber Consumer Association (MCCA) said, the presence of foreign platforms that are dominating the marketplace such as TikTok Shop could have negative implications in various aspects.
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MIDA AND DHL EXPRESS PARTNER TO PROMOTE FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT TO MALAYSIA

Malaysian National News Agency 30 Mar 2023
... TO MALAYSIA ... The agreement builds on a longstanding partnership, leveraging DHL Express’ global network and local expertise to attract multinational companies to enter and expand in Malaysia.
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Key Asian bloc looking to dump dollar and euro – media

Russia Today 29 Mar 2023
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is set to discuss dropping the US dollar, euro, yen and pound sterling from transactions and moving to settlements in local currencies, according to the news magazine Tempo ... “Efforts to reduce dependence on major currencies through the Local Currency Transaction (LCT) scheme will be discussed.
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BARGAIN HUNTING OF BLUE CHIPS LIFTS BURSA MALAYSIA HIGHER

Malaysian National News Agency 29 Mar 2023
BARGAIN HUNTING OF BLUE CHIPS LIFTS BURSA MALAYSIA HIGHER ... KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 (Bernama) -- Bargain hunting of oversold blue chips amid an upbeat regional performance gave Bursa Malaysia a boost on Wednesday ... “On the domestic front, we are cautiously optimistic given the improving sentiment on local and regional equities,” he said.
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BURSA RISES IN THE EARLY SESSION AS SENTIMENTS IMPROVE

Malaysian National News Agency 29 Mar 2023
KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 (Bernama) -- Bursa Malaysia moved into positive territory in the early trade on Wednesday as investors continued to put their money into energy, industrial products and services as well as banking stocks ... to improved sentiments on the local front.
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MAJORITY OF DIRECT SALES COMPANIES LOCALLY OWNED

Malaysian National News Agency 29 Mar 2023
PUTRAJAYA, March 29 (Bernama) -- There are about 400 licensed direct sales companies in Malaysia which are mostly owned by local companies, said Domestic Trade and Cost of Living ...
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Edge Centres Continues Geographic Expansion with Corum Client, Hyson International

The Galveston Daily News 29 Mar 2023
“We are excited to support this acquisition. Edge Centres is on a mission to provide high performance and cost-effective edge data center solutions to solve the needs of its thriving local markets. Australia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Vietnam and Thailand ...Working with William and the team at Corum made our first US acquisition a smooth process ... ....
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184 Rohingya refugees land in Indonesia

Dawn 28 Mar 2023
Thousands of the mostly Muslim Rohingya, heavily persecuted in Myanmar, risk their lives each year on long and expensive sea journeys, often in poor-quality boats, in an attempt to reach Malaysia or Indonesia ... The refugees were trying to reach Malaysia from Myanmar, Ali said.
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CDC urges caution against dengue fever

Taipei Times 28 Mar 2023
Guo said no locally acquired dengue fever cases have been reported, but dengue cases reported in Southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam, the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia, are all higher than the same period in the previous two or three years.
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Ever Given: The grounding that changed the world’s view of shipping

SAFETY4SEA 28 Mar 2023
Accident details ... On 23 March 2021, the almost 400-meter-long container ship “Ever Given”, operated by Taiwanese shipping company Evergreen Marine, was en route from Tanjung Pelepas, Malaysia, to Rotterdam, the Netherlands. At around 7.40 am local time, the ship approached the southern end of the Suez Canal, one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes.
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More than 180 Rohingya refugees land in western Indonesia

Al Jazeera 27 Mar 2023
Thousands of people from the mostly Muslim ethnic group that has been heavily persecuted in Myanmar risk their lives each year on long and expensive sea journeys, in an attempt to reach Muslim-majority Malaysia or Indonesia ... The refugees were trying to reach Malaysia from Myanmar, said Ali.
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Fulbright Scholar, education faculty member to present at UHV Discovers

Victoria Advocate 26 Mar 2023
Sharon de Marin, an assistant professor of special education and a 2022 Junior Faculty Summer Research Grant recipient, and Wahidah Hashim, a visiting Fulbright Scholar and an associate professor from the National Energy Institute in Malaysia, will share research from their respective fields from 1.30-2.30 p.m.
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The women behind the 2nd Creative Industry Summit

The Manila Times 25 Mar 2023
11904 ... Undersecretary Rafaelita "Fita" Aldaba. Usec ... Ever its champion, Marlyn believes that the industry is still wanting in terms of the number of creative and original animated content produced in the Philippines and compared how our Asian neighbors, such as Malaysia and Singapore, possess a library of their own local creative animated content ... ***.
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Bursa Malaysia ends at intraday low, CI dips 0.8 pct

Malaysian National News Agency 24 Mar 2023
Bursa Malaysia ends at intraday low, CI dips 0.8 pct ... Rakuten Trade Sdn Bhd equity research vice president Thong Pak Leng said the recent banking crisis in the United States (US) and Europe has very little impact on Malaysia as the local banking system is highly regulated, whereby asset quality risks are well contained.
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Need solution to treat ‘sick’ housing projects

The Star 24 Mar 2023
A TOTAL of 115 housing projects comprising 24,525 units have been abandoned in Peninsular Malaysia as at Jan 31, says Deputy Local Government Development Minister Akmal Nasrullah Mohd Nasir. Read full story ... .

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