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Malaysia riding on new themed attractions

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is poised to become the theme park capital of ASEAN as the country becomes home to more international-level theme parks which augur well for its economy. Over 21 theme parks and water parks are expected by 2020 and this addition includes the world’s first Twentieth Century Fox Studios and a Ubisoft video […]

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Malaysia: March exports climb to RM84.5b, exceed forecast

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia exports rose 2.2% to RM84.5bil in March, exceeding Bloomberg’s survey of a 2% increase, underpinned by higher exports of electrical and electronic (E&E) products and crude petroleum. The Statistics Department reported on Friday that E&E products, which accounted for 37.7% of total exports, increased by RM2.5bil (+8.7%) to RM31.8bil. Crude petroleum, which […]

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KL-Singapore High Speed Rail to generate 70,000 jobs

KUALA LUMPUR: The Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail is expected to generate more than 70,000 jobs and the spillover effects is estimated to be RM209bil in Gross National Income. MyHSR Corporation Sdn Bhd announced on Thursday the project would also create opportunities for professionals, skilled workers, and students from all over the country to work […]

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Malaysia: Govt launches unsold property enquiry system

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Property Information Centre (Napic) has launched an Unsold Property Enquiry System Malaysia (UPESM) to provide information to market players like developers, local authorities, buyers and other interested parties. Napic director Md Badrul Hisham Awang said on Thursday the system was developed last year and launched in April 2018. “The system shows the […]

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Malaysia’s March exports likely up, imports down 3%

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s exports for the month of March will see a somewhat tepid recovery from the contraction seen in the previous month but indicators show that shipments may slow in the coming months. A survey shows that economists expect exports to recover and rise by 2% in March compared to the corresponding month of […]

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