Malaysia Morning News For December 4

Malaysia Morning News For December 4

Malaysia morning newsMalaysia agrees to extend oil output cut to end of 2018
Malaysia will continue to cut oil production by 20,000 barrels a day until Dec 31, 2018, as agreed at the 3rd Opec and Non-Opec ministerial meeting held in Vienna, Austria, on Nov 30, 2017, in accordance with the decision to extend the “Declaration of Cooperation” for nine months agreed at the meeting.
— The Sun Daily

Malaysia data breach: Probe takes in Netherlands, HK
The Malaysian authorities probing a huge online data breach involving 46 million cellphone users have widened their search to the Netherlands and Hong Kong, the national police chief said yesterday.
— The Straits Times

Malaysia to abolish mandatory death sentence for drug-related cases
A bill to amend the Dangerous Drugs Act, which will abolish the mandatory death sentence for drug-related offences, was passed in Dewan Rakyat on Thursday, according to a report in the New Straits Times Online.
— Thai PBS

Malaysia’s health ministry warns of effects of dengue vaccine Dengvaxia
he world’s first dengue vaccine Dengvaxia may have negative long-term effects on those who have never had dengue infection, says Health Ministry director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
— Asia One

Malaysia earns RM1.97 billion from durian last year
Durian has generated RM1.97 billion in sales volume for Malaysia last year from 66,038 ha of land planted with the Fruit, the New Straits Times Online reported on Sunday.
— Thai PBS

Domestic demand to support Malaysian economic growth
IN the wake of weaker business conditions and consumer sentiment, coupled with a decline in manufacturing data, there are concerns that Malaysia’s recent strong economic growth may not be sustained.
— The Star Online

‘MHI tracking Malaysian opportunities’
MITSUBISHI Heavy Industries Group (MHI) is actively looking for opportunities in manufacturing, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and other large infrastructure projects in Malaysia.
— New Straits Times

Malaysia’s manufacturing PMI rises to 43-month high
The Nikkei Malaysia Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index, or PMI, rose to a 43-month high of 52.0 in November from 48.6 in October.
— Nikkei Asian Review

Malaysian companies find familiarity in HK stock exchange
Acknowledged to be among the most vibrant capital markets globally as well as the third largest stock exchange in Asia with an average daily turnover of HK$150 billion (RM80 billion), the Hong Kong stock exchange (HKEX) has both similarities with and differences to Bursa Malaysia, with the similarities giving a sense of familiarity to the Malaysian companies seeking to list there.
— The Sun Daily

How China’s soaring appetite for Malaysian durians is causing a spike in demand in Hong Kong
The Musang King could soon join the ranks of milk powder and toiletries that mainland Chinese tourists flock to Hong Kong to buy, as the mainland does not allow fresh durians to be imported from Malaysia.
— South China Morning Post

Malaysia’s remains secure with Umno at its helm, says PM
Malaysia will be safer and secure if Umno continues to lead the country, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
New Straits Times

Harvey Norman offers seamless retail experience in Kuching
Harvey Norman from Australia has made its debut in East Malaysia with its first store in Kuching. The grand opening will be held on December 9, 2017.
— The Borneo Post

Malaysia re-elected to IMO again
Malaysia has been re-elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organisa­tion (IMO) for the seventh consecutive term since its first election in 2006.
— The Star Online

Govt has open attitude towards younger generation, Najib says
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said since he took over the reins, the government has adopted an open attitude towards the younger generation, especially the university students, in efforts to develop the nation.
— Malay Mail Online

Did foreign fighters enter south Philippines from Malaysia?
The Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) is to verify with its Philippine counterpart a news report that dozens of foreign militants had entered the country from Malaysia.
— Free Malaysia Today


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