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Nissan X-Trail Hybrid subscription price slashed to RM1,800 per month on 3-year contract – RM700 less
Last month, Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) expanded its Leaf subscription service to include the X-Trail Hybrid as well, offering a monthly payment of RM2,500 per month on a three-year contract.
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Engineer in Malaysia cheated out of $7,900 in phone scam
BALIK PULAU, Malaysia - An engineer became the latest Macau scam victim when he was cheated out of RM24,300 (S$7,900) after receiving a call from "Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC)". Bali...
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Wong: PH govt owes S’wakians explanation on reduction in funds for Unimas in 2020
Wong speaking during a talk held in Bukit Lima residential area here last night.
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Tokyo 2019: Toyota To Unveil Next-Gen Mirai Concept Next Week
Toyota recently announced that it will preview the second-generation Mirai fuel cell electric concept vehicle (FCEV) at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show next week.
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SUPP rep wants Pakatan to explain reduction in funds for Unimas in 2020
SIBU: The Pakatan Harapan Government owes an explanation on why funds for Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) were drastically reduced for 2020, says Dudong...
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2019 Mitsubishi Triton Adventure X update; with digital video recorder, ARM, revised sound system – RM138k
The updated Mitsubishi Triton Adventure X surfaced on Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia’s rendition of the #TetrisChallenge, featuring a host of updates including the Flying Sports Bar that was added to th...
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Audi Centre Setia Alam Is Officially Open For Business
Audi's newest 4S centre in Setia Alam is now officially open for business.
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Mitsubishi does the #TetrisChallenge – shows new Triton Adventure X with enhanced kit for Malaysia
The #TetrisChallenge is among the latest to be trending on social media, and Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia has taken part with its own rendition featuring the Triton – the aerial view giving a nice exa...
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The cheapest iPhone 11 is just as durable as the RM6,899 iPhone 11 Pro Max
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The cheapest iPhone 11 is just as durable as the RM6,899 iPhone 11 Pro Max, test finds (VIDEO)
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The OnePlus TV: A 4K QLED Android TV with a motorised sound bar
After months of waiting, OnePlus has finally launched its Smart TV.
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OnePlus finally reveals its smart TV in full (VIDEO)
NEW YORK, Sept 27 — After teasing the launch of its smart TV and revealing little bits of information about the device for weeks, OnePlus officially unveiled the OnePlus TV yesterday.
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Six Penang JPJ officers charged with graft
BUTTERWORTH: A total of six Road Transport Department (JPJ) officers have pleaded not guilty to 14 charges of receiving bribes totalling RM10,900.
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Things to consider before buying a used Mac
Unlike other computers, Apple devices hold their value for a long time.
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2019 Mazda CX-5 estimated pricing revealed – from RM135k; top-spec 2.5 Turbo GLS AWD from RM177k
It has been a few days since full specifications of the new 2019 Mazda CX-5 were revealed, and we now have estimated pricing for the updated SUV.
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MPS worker sentenced to a year for cheating
KUALA LUMPUR: The Magistrate's Court sentenced a Selayang Municipal Council (MPS) worker to a year in prison for cheating an individual of RM1,900 on the pretence of helping the victim to purchase of a house in Rawang.
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BookDoc returns as Silver sponsor
PETALING JAYA: BookDoc returns as a Silver sponsor in support of the upcoming Penang Starwalk.
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CPO to trade at RM1,900-RM2,200
PETALING JAYA: Crude palm oil (CPO) is expected to trade between RM1,900 and RM2,200 per tonne this month as rising optimism on lower stockpile will likely be...
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PE firm mulls options for Singapore’s Canadian school
SINGAPORE: One of Singapore’s largest international schools could be up for grabs, with its private-equity owner exploring options including a potential sale...
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All-electric Porsche Taycan officially revealed; 0-100 km/h in 2.8s, 450 km range
Four years after Porsche first showed off the Mission E concept — an all-electric 4-door coupe at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show, CEO Oliver Blume has finally unveiled the production-ready Taycan to ...
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Mercedes-Benz A and B-Class get EQ Power for the first time
STUTTGART: For the very first time, the Mercedes-Benz A and B-Class will be rolling out with plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) technology.
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Audi Malaysia Launches All-New 2019 A6, RM 589,900
Despite having a relatively small market share, Audi Malaysia has been committed to rejuvenating their aging product range.
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All-new Audi A6 offers six-cylinder option, but comes at a price
At RM 589,900, you could say that the new Audi A6 3.0 TFSI quattro will likely be an acquired taste in the mid-sized executive saloon segment, but only if you must have a six-cylinder engine, somethin...
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C8 Audi A6 3.0 TFSI quattro launched – from RM590k
The latest C8 Audi A6 has been officially launched in Malaysia, with a sole 3.0 TFSI quattro variant being offered, priced from RM589,900 on-the-road without insurance (as we’ve reported previously)...
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2019 Audi A6 arrives here at RM590K
KUALA LUMPUR: The new 2019 Audi A6 sedan with a 3.0-litre TFSI quattro S tronic configuration has arrived in Malaysia, priced at RM589,900. The 3.0-litre TFSI V6 turbocharged petrol engine accelerate...
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Audi A8 L luxury sedan launched at RM880K
KUALA LUMPUR: The Audi A8 L flagship luxury sedan with a 3.0-litre TFSI quattro Tiptronic powertrain and mild hybrid technology is launched in Malaysia at RM879,900. Only offered here in the long whe...
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Clooney’s sis-in-law faces drink-driving charge in Singapore
SINGAPORE: The sister-in-law of Hollywood movie star George Clooney is facing a drink-driving charge in Singapore.
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Toyota Hilux 2.8 Black Edition launched – RM139,888
UMW Toyota has announced a new variant of the Toyota Hilux called the 2.8 Black Edition, the model taking over from the 2.8 L-Edition that was introduced when the facelifted eighth-gen pick-up made it...
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Court throws out lost luggage suit by AirAsia X passenger
GEORGE TOWN: The Magistrate’s Court in Balik Pulau here today dismissed a suit brought by an AirAsia X passenger claiming losses over a piece of luggage that went missing on a flight from Penang to ...
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Audi A8 L flagship with mild hybrid system officially launched in Malaysia
Audi’s fourth generation flagship saloon, the A8 L 3.0 TSFI quattro is now officially available in Malaysia at a price of RM 879,900.
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D5 Audi A8L officially launched in Malaysia – RM880k
The latest D5 Audi A8 has officially gone on sale, and as we’ve previously reported, the model is offered in a sole A8 L 3.0 TFSI quattro variant priced at RM879,900 on-the-road without insurance (i...
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Body of Franco-Irish teen found in Malaysia jungle (Updated)
SEREMBAN, MALAYSIA: The naked body of a vulnerable Franco-Irish teen who disappeared from a Malaysian resort was found in a jungle ravine Tuesday after a 10-day search involving a hundreds-strong team...
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Body found in search for missing Irish teenager in Malaysia
NILAI, Negri Sembilan: A body has been found during the search for missing Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin, who went missing 10 days ago from a Malaysian resort.
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Reward of RM50,000 offered in search for missing Irish teen in Malaysia
NILAI, Negeri Sembilan: A reward of RM50,000 (US$11,900) has been offered by the family of Nora Quoirin to help find the missing Irish teenager who went missing from a Malaysian resort more than a wee...
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C8 Audi A7 Sportback launched in Malaysia – RM610k
The latest C8 Audi A7 Sportback made its first appearance in Malaysia in June, and the sleek five-door fastback has officially gone on sale.
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All-new Audi A7 3.0L V6 TFSI Quattro lands in Malaysia, RM609,900
While Audi Malaysia only had one public launch earlier in the year for the Audi Q2 and Q8, the company has been quietly rolling out new models to the local market.
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Audi A7 Sportback launched at RM610K
KUALA LUMPUR: The Audi A7 Sportback four-door coupe is priced at RM609,900 and powered by a new 3.0-litre TFSI engine with a mild hybrid system.
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BMW i3S Price Confirmed For Malaysia – RM278,800
After its initial launch earlier this year, BMW Malaysia today released the official retail price of its full-electric (BEV) i3S, at RM278,800. The official price is a smidge lower than the initial es...
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Nine arrested in Muar with RM1.75mil in drugs
JOHOR BARU: Police arrested nine men, including a foreigner, and seized various drugs worth RM1.75mil in four raids in Muar.
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Johor cops raid four locations, seize drugs worth RM1.75m
JOHOR BARU: Police arrested nine men and seized drugs worth RM1.75 million in four separate raids in Muar and the city on Tuesday (July 23) and last Friday (July 26).
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Johor cops raid four locations, seize drugs worth RM1.75mil
JOHOR BARU (Bernama): Police arrested nine men and seized 3.02kg of drugs worth RM1.75mil in four separate raids in Muar and the city.
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6 RTD officers plead not guilty to corruption charges
BUTTERWORTH: Six more Road Transport Department (JPJ) officers in Penang were today charged in the sessions court here with 14 counts of receiving bribes totalling RM10,900 from a transport company di...
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Six more JPJ officers charged over lorry driver protection racket
BUTTERWORTH (Bernama): Six more Road Transport Department (JPJ) officers in Penang were charged in the Sessions Court here Friday (July 26) with 14 counts of receiving bribes totalling RM10,900 from a transport company director.
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In Penang, six more JPJ men charged over transport protection racket
SEBERANG PERAI, July 26 — Another six officers from the Penang Road Transport Department (RTD) were charged at the Special Corruption Court here for their alleged involvement in a lorry protection r...
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Last batch of JPJ men in lorry protection racket charged
BUTTERWORTH: The last batch of Road Transport Department (JPJ) officers accused of receiving bribes from lorry drivers were today charged at the Sessions Court here.
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JPJ officers face graft charges
BUTTERWORTH: Six enforcement officers – five from the Road Transport Department (JPJ) and another from the now-defunct Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) – have been charged at the Special Sessions Court for corruption.
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Five RTD officers, one former SPAD officer charged with 63 counts of corruption
GEORGE TOWN: Five Road Transport Department (RTD) enforcement officers and a former Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) personnel were charged in the Sessions Court here today with 63 counts of re...
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Six RTD, Apad officers charged for taking bribes from lorry companies
Six officers from the Road Transport Department (RTD) and Land Public Transport Agency (Apad) pleaded not guilty in court to receiving bribes amounting to RM73,600. They were charged in the Butterwort...
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6 officers from JPJ, SPAD charged with RM73,600 bribery
BUTTERWORTH: Six officers from the Road Transport Department (JPJ) and Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) were charged at the Sessions Court here with receiving RM73,600 in bribes from lorry comp...
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Five officers from Penang JPJ, one from SPAD, face 63 bribery charges for closing eye to rogue lorry firms
SEBERANG PERAI, July 24 — Six enforcement officers from the Road Transport Department (RTD) and Land and Public Transport Commission (SPAD) were charged with graft amounting to RM73,600 at the Speci...
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GALLERY: 2019 Honda CR-V Mugen Limited Edition – only 300 units available; priced from RM152,900
Honda Malaysia recently launched the CR-V Mugen Limited Edition, where only 300 units will be offered to customers, priced from RM152,900 on-the-road without insurance.
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Honda CR-V Mugen limited edition: RM153K
PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia has launched a limited edition CR-V with Mugen body kit, available only in the 1.5-litre turbocharged 2WD variant.
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Honda CR-V Mugen Limited Edition Launched, Just 300 Units
It's Malaysia's best selling non-national SUV, and for a limited time you can get it with a special package and in a special colour.
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Honda CR-V Mugen in M’sia – 300 units, from RM153k
The Honda CR-V Mugen Limited Edition is now on sale in Malaysia, and as the name suggests, it will be a limited-run variant.
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Some Malaysian ministries have unpaid road summonses for 20 years
KUALA LUMPUR - A total of 13 ministries have unpaid road summonses, with some outstanding for as long as 20 years, revealed the 2018 Auditor-General's Report Series 1.
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CPO futures to trade in yo-yo mode next week
KUALA LUMPUR: Crude palm oil (CPO) futures on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives are likely to trade in a yo-yo mode next week, mainly due to worries over the global economic slowdown, a dealer said.
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BMW X7 xDrive40i Launched In Malaysia – From RM 888,800
BMW’s first three-row seat SUV is now available in Malaysia.
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CIMB Research says Malaysia palm oil inventory may have bottomed
KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): CIMB Research says Malaysia's total palm oil inventory may have bottomed at June 2019's 2.42 million tonne level as higher production was offset by stronger exports and in anti...
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One-week coding camps costing at least S$1,760 a hit among Singapore parents
SINGAPORE, July 6 — At age six, while most of her peers were still getting acquainted with times tables, Apple Zhu received her dad’s old MacBook so that she can get a headstart in programming.
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CPO futures to trade at RM1,900-RM1,920 a tonne next week
KUALA LUMPUR: The crude palm oil (CPO) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives is expected to trade range-bound at between RM1,900 and RM1,920 a tonne next week, amid uncertainty in the global economy.
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Iranians held in drug bust
KUALA LUMPUR: Police have crippled a drug processing and distribution chain with the arrest of three Iranians.
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Police nab three for selling drugs at house porch
PEKAN (Bernama): The bold actions of three individuals selling drugs openly at the house porch came to an abrupt end, after they were arrested in a raid dubbed "Ops Sarang Khas" last Sunday (June 30).
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RM231k in cash, watches, alcohol taken in office break-in
KUALA LUMPUR: Some RM231,900's worth of cash, wristwatches and alcoholic beverages were stolen from an office in Taman Miharja here following a break-in.
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Gold rally may be faltering
PETALING JAYA: With uncertainty from the US-China trade war starting to taper, the rally in gold may be faltering as investors abandon the safe haven and move back to ‘riskier assets’.
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Attempt to smuggle pangolin scales, birds' nest from Sibu foiled
SIBU: The Sibu branch of the Royal Malaysian Customs Department foiled an attempt to smuggle pangolin scales and raw bird's nest to Peninsular Malaysia using courier services.
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CPO to extend bearish trend on subdued demand
KUALA LUMPUR: The crude palm oil (CPO) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives is expected to extend its bearish trend next week on subdued demand, trading at between RM1,900 and RM1,945 a tonne, said a dealer.
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Bitcoin reaches 18-month high as Facebook’s Libra spurs interest
LONDON, June 26 — Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high today, a surge analysts said was caused by nervous traders looking for safety in alternative investments and expectations that Facebook’s Libra...
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Bitcoin goes parabolic as bubble-like gains come roaring back
SINGAPORE: The virtual currency surged as much as 14% on Wednesday, topping US$12,900 for the first time since January 2018, and bringing its gain since early April to more than 200%.
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Malaysia Fintech Week 2019: WeBank explains the ABCDs of banking the unbankable
"WHY are we doing digital banking?" asked Henry Ma, WeBank executive vice president, at the start of his talk during the recent Malaysia Fintech Week 2019 in Kuala Lumpur.
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256 cloned car drivers blacklisted by Terengganu JPJ
File pic of cloned cars seized by police.
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256 cloned car drivers blacklisted by Terengganu RTD
KUALA TERENGGANU: A total of 256 cloned car drivers have been blacklisted from 2015 to May this year for failing to appear in court, according to the Terengganu Road Transport Department (JPJ). Its d...
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Ducati in Malaysia unleashes nine bikes
PETALING JAYA: Next Bike Sdn Bhd, the official distributor for Ducati in Malaysia unveiled an impressive 2019 line-up of nine bikes at the Ducati Malaysia Première 2019 at Naza Automall PJ.
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You’d be amazed by this miniature photoshoot of the new Audi Q2
The job of a photographer is never an easy one.
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Toyota Camry price increased by 7k, now RM196,888
UMW Toyota Motor has released a new price list for its range of cars, and all figures are unchanged except for that of the Toyota Camry 2.5V. The D-segment sedan is now priced at RM196,888 on the road...
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Can the new Toyota Camry justify its updated price tag?
Yes, you heard it right. As if the previous price tag of RM189,900 did not raise enough alarms, UMW Toyota Motor has updated its asking price for the new Camry to RM196,888; although prices for the re...
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Sweden Is Learning That Mazda’s Prediction About EVs Was Right All Along
The Swedish government has set a target of becoming neutral by 2045.
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Malaysia’s insurance premiums to see stronger growth this year
KUALA LUMPUR: Insurance premiums in Malaysia, which posted a solid growth of 4.6 per cent last year, will see an acceleration in growth this year to more than six per cent, according to a forecast by Allianz Research.
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CPO futures likely to trade lower next week
KUALA LUMPUR: The crude palm oil (CPO) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives is expected to trade lower next week with prices ranging between RM1,900 and RM1,950 per tonne amid expectations of a stronger ringgit against the US dollar.
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Perodua Aruz SUV reaches 25,000 bookings, 52% fulfilled; May 2019 sales reach 22,943 units, 106k YTD
Perodua is working to make enough Aruz SUVs to meet demand, and today the national carmaker announced it has closed the gap between orders and deliveries.
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GALLERY: C8 Audi A6 3.0 TFSI in Malaysia – RM590k
The C8-generation Audi A6 has arrived in Malaysia, though for now details are a little thin on the ground; what we do know is that Ingolstadt’s contender to the likes of the BMW 5 Series and the Mer...
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Audi A7 Sportback now in Malaysia – 3.0 TFSI, RM610k
Euromobil has quietly brought in the new Audi A7 Sportback, which we caught up with at Audi Glenmarie.
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CPO futures to see quiet trading next week
KUALA LUMPUR: The crude palm oil (CPO) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives is expected to see quiet trading next week with the price hovers between RM1,900 and RM2,000 per tonne.
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Woman acquitted of South Korean holiday package fraud
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A woman was discharged and acquitted at the Ampang Magistrate's Court here of cheating a senior citizen in relation to a holiday package to South Korea in 2017.
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Discounts and scholarships for medicine
KUALA LUMPUR: Visitors to the Star Education Fair today will get a special discount if they sign up for Mahsa University’s medical degree.
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Cops arrest seven, seize drugs worth RM500,000 in Penang
GEORGE TOWN, May 23 — The police busted a drug trafficking syndicate with the arrest of seven suspects and a seizure of more than RM500,000 worth of drugs over several raids held in two days.
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MMEA seize 53 dragon fish traps in Jerlun
ALOR STAR: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) in the Kuala Kedah Maritime Zone have seized 53 units of dragon fish traps placed at several locations off the coast of Jerlun, early this m...
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Toyota Launches A90 Supra In Japan
After months of fervour surrounding the all-new A90 Toyota Supra, the model is finally seeing launch in its home country of Japan.
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Porsche Cayenne Coupe to get hybrid variant soon
STUTTGART: Porsche has confirmed that a hybrid version of the 2020 Cayenne Coupe is on its way.
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MINI John Cooper Works Clubman, Countryman get performance-boosting upgrades
The new John Cooper Works Countryman.
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Farmers given avenue to voice out dissatisfaction over new FOA rules
BENTONG: The Farmers' Organisation Authority (FOA) will go down to branches at every level in districts and states to better explain the newly gazetted amendments to the FOA rules.
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Sabah Umno: Money politics caused loss
SANDAKAN: Sabah Umno blamed money politics for the huge loss of votes in the Muslim bumiputra areas for Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) candidate Datuk Linda Tsen in the Sandakan by-election.
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CPO futures likely to trade within tight range next week
KUALA LUMPUR: Crude palm oil (CPO) futures on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives are likely to trade within a tight range of between RM1,900 and RM1,920 a tonne next week on trade war strain, said a dealer.
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Klang water supply to be fully restored by Sunday
SHAH ALAM, May 10 — Water supply disruption following three main pipe bursts near Banting-Taiping West-Coast Expressway (WCE) here is expected to be resolved by Sunday.
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100,000 teenage pregnancies reported since 2013, says Hannah Yeoh
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): About 100,000 cases of teenage pregnancy have been reported since 2013, says Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Hannah Yeoh.
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Water supply in Klang restored in stages from tomorrow: Dr Xavier
PUTRAJAYA (May 9): The problem of the unscheduled water disruption in the Klang district following three main pipes bursting near the Banting-Taiping West Coast Expressway (WCE) project construction s...
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Thriven Global accepts RM23m Islamic financing credit facility to finance...
KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): Thriven Global Bhd’s subsidiary Mayfair Ventures Sdn Bhd has accepted an RM23 million Islamic financing credit facility from Kenanga Investment Bank to finance a syariah compli...
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Emirates Airline profit dives 69pc in ‘tough’ year
DUBAI, May 9 — Emirates Airline reported a 69 per cent drop in net profits today on high fuel prices and a strong dollar in what it described as a “tough” year.
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Water supply in Klang will be restored from tomorrow: Xavier
PUTRAJAYA: Water supply in the Klang district is expected to be progressively restored tomorrow.
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Hong Kong police’s special anti-fraud squad blocked nearly US$90mil in payments to scammers
Frozen payments involved email fraud, online romance scams and investment fraud. Phone frauds include fake officials, bogus kidnappings and the “guess who I am” scam.
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Minister expects water supply in Klang to be restored tomorrow
The unscheduled water disruption in Klang following three main pipes bursting near the Banting-Taiping West Coast Expressway (WCE) project construction site is expected to be progressively resolved fr...
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