Bursa Malaysia's first 2015 IPO Bioalpha closes 35% up, post debut
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Health supplements manufacturer Bioalpha Holdings Bhd's debut on the Malaysian stock exchange saw a heartening response, closing its first day of trading, 35 per cent north of its initial public offering (IPO) price. Bioalpha soared 65 per cent at the …

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In Malaysia's conflict-ridden politics, there is room for a third force
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A worker cleans an Islamic plaque of calligraphy saying 'Mohammad' in a mosque in Kota Baru, Kelantan, ― Today picKUALA LUMPUR, April 14 ― After the 2013 general election, where the opposition Pakatan Rakyat (PR) coalition secured 51 per cent of …

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Room for a third force in Malaysia's divisive politics – Norshahril Saat
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Last Thursday, Najib appeared on national television to respond to Dr Mahathir's criticism, and said he was answerable to Malaysians and his party, not to one person. Most analysts argue that Najib is able to fend off Dr Mahathir's attacks because he …

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Malaysia's economy to slow to 4.7% this year
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Declining oil prices were the key risk to near term growth, fiscal and external accounts. – Reuters pic, April 13, 2015. Malaysia's economic growth is expected to slow down to 4.7% in 2015 before normalising to 5% in 2016, while the current account …

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Malaysia's Economy To Grow At Slower Pace Of 4.7 Per Cent This Year
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SINGAPORE, April 13 (Bernama) — Malaysia's economic growth is expected to slow down to 4.7 per cent in 2015 before normalising to five per cent in 2016, while the current account would remain in a small surplus. In the East Asia Pacific Economic …

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PAS tempers east Malaysia's hudud fear, says MPs can block law in Parliament
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“If Sabah and Sarawak are not in agreement, then we can't,” the Shah Alam MP told Malay Mail Online. After successfully tabling and approving changes to Kelantan's enactment on hudud last month, PAS notified Parliament of a Private Member's Bill …

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Malaysia's New Law Targets Online Sedition
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Some of the amendments to the Sedition Act of 1948 approved by Malaysia's Parliament could further undermine freedom of expression. This is the verdict of media groups, opposition politicians, activists, and even the UN High Commissioner for Human …

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The true reason behind Malaysia's travails
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What is that one singular thread that can perhaps best explain the current political situation where Malaysia's heart-rate is missing a few beats? To honestly and courageously answer that question we must remove the colored or tinted lens of political …

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Malaysia's anti-terror and sedition laws 'curtail' human rights, warns UN …
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9 April 2015 – A series of amendments to Malaysia"s 1948 Sedition Act risk seriously undermine freedom of expression and opinion throughout the country, the top United Nations human rights official warned today as he urged the Asian state to bring its …

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Malaysia's economic fundamentals remain strong, says Najib
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Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's economic fundamentals remain strong, aided by diversification of its economic structure and stability of institutions, including the banking sector, the prime minister said. Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said this was recognised …

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Is Malaysia's 1MDB a tragedy or farce?
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The Malaysian Government's ambitious investment experiment, 1Malaysia Development (1MDB), has turned into a political and financial minefield for Prime Minister Najib Razak and his ministers. In recent months, the debt-laden sovereign-wealth fund has …

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Malaysia's new tax means everyone pays
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Malaysia's GST replaces a sales tax of 10% and a services levy of 6% and carries exemptions for certain essentials, including basic food, housing, fuel and transport. Businesses with revenue of less than 500,000 ringgit ($136,258) do not need to …

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