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PKR: Sabah, Sarawak assemblies must approve tourism tax first

June 26th, 2017|

PETALING JAYA: PKR wants Sarawak and Sabah to insist against the new national tourism tax being imposed in the two states until their legislative assemblies pass ordinances to authorise the levy there. Sarawak PKR vice-chairman See Chee How said the east Malaysian states should be steadfast in the matter. He

Tradeweb to be main offshore trading platform for China

June 26th, 2017|

BEIJING: Tradeweb, a fixed-income trading platform, will connect with China Foreign Exchange Trading System (CFETS) to be the main interface for offshore investors trading in China’s bond market through the country’s upcoming “Bond Connect” scheme, the company said on Monday. Talks between Tradeweb and the Hong Kong exchange were exclusively

Investors pour RM38b into Asian bonds, Malaysia benefits

June 26th, 2017|

SINGAPORE: Asia bond demand is running at its highest level in eight months and looks set to stay firm this year, boosted by the region’s higher returns at a time when stubbornly low inflation in the United States is keeping a lid on Treasury yields. Investors poured US$9 billion (RM38

Takata decides to file for bankruptcy

June 26th, 2017|

TOKYO: Japan’s Takata Corp, the firm at the center of the auto industry’s biggest ever product recall, will file for bankruptcy protection in Japan on Monday with liabilities of more than 1 trillion yen (RM39 billion), a source said. The decision came at a special meeting of the air-bag maker’s

Key Safety Systems to buy Takata’s assets for US$1.57 billion

June 26th, 2017|

TOKYO: Key Safety Systems (KSS) said on Sunday that it had reached a deal with Takata to purchase nearly all of its assets for about 175 billion yen (US$1.57 billion), after the air-bag maker filed for bankruptcy in the United States and Japan. KSS said it would retain almost all

Resurgent Balotelli extends Nice contract

June 26th, 2017|

FRANCE: Italian international striker Mario Balotelli signed a new deal with French Ligue 1 outfit Nice on Sunday after spearheading their qualification for the Champions League in his first season. “OGC Nice are delighted to confirm that Mario Balotelli has signed a new contract with the club,” Nice wrote on

Dixon stretches IndyCar lead with Road America win

June 26th, 2017|

CHICAGO: New Zealand’s Scott Dixon stretched his IndyCar season points lead Sunday by taking his first victory of the campaign, holding off Josef Newgarden to win the Road America Grand Prix. Dixon, a four-time season champion, won his 41st career IndyCar race and first since last September at Watkins Glen.

Coleman cruises, Lyles out at US world team trials

June 26th, 2017|

SACRAMENTO: Christian Coleman blasted into the final of the 200m at the US world championships trials on Sunday as rising star Noah Lyles saw his World Championship hopes end in injury. Coleman, the fastest man in the world this year over 100m, raced to an impressive victory in his semi-final

After Ostapenko, Sevastova strikes another blow for Latvia

June 26th, 2017|

PALMA: Anastasija Sevastova won her first trophy since 2010 on Sunday when she captured the Mallorca Open, becoming the second Latvian in two weeks to clinch a title after Jelena Ostapenko’s Roland Garros triumph. The 27-year-old world 19 defeated Germany’s Julia Goerges 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to add the Mallorca grass

Resepi kismis bantu pelbagaikan masakan Raya

June 26th, 2017|

Kalau dah nak beraya, antara perkara utama yang dipertimbangkan dalam senarai sambutan ialah masakan. Daripada biskut sebagai kudapan raya hinggalah kepada masakan utama pada hari berkenaan, mestilah sesuatu yang istimewa dan meriah bukan? Mengambil kira aspek itu, Raisin Administration Council (RAC) memperkenalkan resipi lazat dan berkhasiat yang menggunakan kismis California