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VEGOILS-Palm gains muted on resumption of export tax from April

VEGOILS-Palm gains muted on resumption of export tax from April * Malaysia sets export tax at 5 pct after 3-month suspension * Lower soyoil, stronger ringgit also weigh -trader (Updates with closing prices) By Liz Lee and Emily Chow KUALA LUMPUR, March 22 (Reuters) - Malaysian palm oil futures edged

INVESTING.COM - 2018-03-22 12:00:07

Eyebrows raised as Malaysia set to redraw electoral boundaries before polls

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's government will on Wednesday seek parliamentary approval to redraw electoral boundaries, a move critics say will benefit his ruling coalition in national polls. Copies of the planned redelineation exercise were handed to members of par

REUTERS - 2018-03-22 08:44:24

Malaysia police deny prejudice against Kim murder suspects

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia - A Malaysian police investigator says the absence of four North Korean suspects believed to have orchestrated the killing of their leader's half brother didn't cause prejudice against the two women who are on trial. Defense lawyers say Doan Thi Huong of Vietnam and Siti Aisyah o

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-03-22 06:08:00

Scholastic's (SCHL) CEO Richard Robinson on Q3 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ:SCHL) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call March 21, 2018 4:30 PM ET Executives Gil Dickoff - Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Head of Investor Relations Dick Robinson - Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Ken Cleary - Chief Financial Officer Analysts Barry

SEEKINGALPHA.COM - 2018-03-22 02:23:02

Malaysia Tells Tech Entrepreneurs to Give It a Second Look

When it comes to tech startup hubs in Southeast Asia, entrepreneurs sometimes look past Malaysia to the lure of Singapore's vibrant financial center or Indonesia's attractiveness as the region's largest economy. They shouldn't, said a former Microsoft Corp. executive who's now in charge of driving t

BLOOMBERG - 2018-03-21 21:30:00

Asia-Pacific's biggest ports face steep climate bill - study

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Upgrading Asia-Pacific's biggest ports to cope with the effects of climate change will cost up to $49 billion, but the bill could be even higher if no action is taken, researchers said. Sustainability consultancy Asia Research and Engagement (ARE) analyze

REUTERS - 2018-03-21 15:39:10

Lawsuit after Malaysian flag reported as 'IS symbol' in US

A US employee association is being sued after restricting a Muslim man's membership over a row about a flag. Munir Zanial let a property at a lake owned by the organisation for a Malaysian Independence Day party. The FBI was alerted when an employee reported Muslim guests were displaying what was de

BBC - 2018-03-21 12:32:01

Chinese dredger capsizes off Malaysia; 1 dead, 14 missing

Associated PressBy Associated PressMarch 21 at 6:51 AM KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - A Chinese sand-dredger capsized off Malaysia's southern coast on Wednesday, killing a crew member and leaving 14 others missing, Malaysia's coast guard said. Three Chinese citizens out of 18 crew members were rescued but

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-03-21 11:51:00

VEGOILS-Palm reverses losses to gain on Indonesia's biodiesel dispute win

VEGOILS-Palm reverses losses to gain on Indonesia's biodiesel dispute win * Palm charts third straight day of gains * Market also up before zero export tax on CPO period ends -trader (Updates with closing prices, quote) By Liz Lee and Emily Chow KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 (Reuters) - Malaysian palm oil

INVESTING.COM - 2018-03-21 11:41:03

Wired News - Agios Pharmaceuticals Doses First Patient in AG-270 Phase-1 Dose-Escalation Trial in MTAP-Deleted Tumors

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CNBC - 2018-03-21 11:30:00

Malaysia's debt-to-GDP ratio runs high among A-rated sovereigns - Moody's

KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 (Reuters) - Malaysia's government debt to gross domestic product ratio of 51 percent is "quite high" compared with other countries with an "A" sovereign credit rating, Moody's Investors Service said. The high debt, however, was largely denominated in ringgit, mitigating exter

REUTERS - 2018-03-21 10:08:31

Mubadala advances $1 billion Malaysia Pegaga gas field project

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Mubadala Petroleum, Petronas and Royal Dutch Shell will spend more than $1 billion to develop Malaysia's Pegaga gas field, aiming to produce gas by the third quarter of 2021, Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala said on Wednesday. The project in Block SK320, located in the Central Luco

REUTERS - 2018-03-21 08:51:48

Exxon still assessing damage to Papua New Guinea natural gas facilities

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A senior Exxon Mobil Corp executive said on Wednesday the company is still assessing damage to its natural gas processing plant in the mountains of Papua New Guinea, knocked out by a strong earthquake last month. The ExxonMobil Hides Gas Conditioning Plant process area is s

REUTERS - 2018-03-21 06:43:46

Thailand's PTTEP seeks to boost reserves, output in SE Asia

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Thailand's PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) is looking closer to home for upstream oil and gas assets in a drive to boost its reserves and production as oil prices have recovered, a senior company executive said on Wednesday. Phongsthorn Thavisin, president of PTT Exp

REUTERS - 2018-03-21 05:40:54

Asian business sentiment edges up to hit seven-year high: Thomson Reuters/INSEAD

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Business confidence among Asian companies rose in the first quarter to the highest level in seven years, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey showed, as a fresh surge by the Chinese economy offset concerns about rising trade barriers. The Thomson Reuters/INSEAD Asian Business Sentimen

REUTERS - 2018-03-21 03:39:59

Baker Hughes GE hunts for small oil, gas projects in Asia

* Seeks to work with smaller companies in developing countries * Cautiously optimistic on Asia-Pacific region * Provides oilfield services, financing By Florence Tan KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 (Reuters) - Oilfield services provider Baker Hughes GE (BHGE) is on the hunt for smaller oil and gas projec

REUTERS - 2018-03-21 00:32:46

Swiss review criminal complaint filed by figure in 1MDB case

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors are reviewing a criminal complaint filed against two former colleagues and an alleged accomplice by Xavier Justo, a former director of energy group PetroSaudi International Ltd and a key figure in the 1MDB affair. FILE PHOTO - Swiss national Xavier Justo is esco

REUTERS - 2018-03-20 21:26:26

The global reach of Cambridge Analytica

The company accused of using the personal data of millions of Facebook users to influence how people vote is not shy about its international portfolio. Political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica is facing questions over whether it used personal data to sway the outcome of the US 2016 presidential

BBC - 2018-03-20 20:37:44

Novichok: the deadly story behind the nerve agent in Sergei Skripal spy attack

Against the backdrop of Salisbury's beautiful cathedral, a new word recently gained global notoriety. But the three people who had the right to know most about Novichok, a nerve agent, were oblivious to its sudden appearance in headlines around the world - for they lay fighting for their lives in a


Woman claimed she didn't know she was Kim Jong Nam assassin until after arrest

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia - A Vietnamese woman accused of killing the North Korean leader's estranged half brother told police she realized she had been used to murder him after she was detained, her lawyer said Tuesday. Doan Thi Huong and co-defendant Siti Aisyah from Indonesia were charged with murderin