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LUMPUR World - Felda Global seeks to buy Asian Plantations for $199 million

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Felda Global seeks to buy Asian Plantations for $199 million

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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd, the world's third-largest palm oil plantation operator, plans to buy Asian Plantations Ltd (APL) for 628 million ringgit ($199 million). The acquisition of APL would allow FGV to expand its palm oil estates in Sarawak and is part of its long-term expansion strategy, Chief Executive Mohd Emir Abdullah said in a statement to the stock exchange on Friday.

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Lat's latest compilation is Forever Lat

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KUALA LUMPUR - The tickling and insightful takes on domestic and world affairs of renowned cartoonist Datuk Muhammad Nor Khalid, better known as Lat, have been compiled into a brand new book. Titled Forever Lat, the graphic book features works published in news dailies as well as some unpublished and new ones.

Chong Wei in World Championships finals

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KUALA LUMPUR: Lee Chong Wei is one match away from becoming world champion after strolling into the final in Copenhagen today. Chong Wei, who had to play second fiddle to five-time champion Lin Dan in his previous two World Championships finals, defeated Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen at the Bellarup Super Arena. The Danish, a former world junior champion, was outclassed in front of his home fans as he was sent packing 21-9, 21-7 in just 34 minutes.

Felda Global seeks to buy Asian Plantations for $199 million

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Felda Global seeks to buy Asian Plantations for $199 million

indiatimes.com2014-08-29 08:15:13Cache

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd, the world's third-largest palm oil plantation operator, plans to buy Asian Plantations Ltd (APL) for 628 million ringgit ($199 million). The acquisition of APL would allow FGV to expand its palm oil estates in Sarawak and is part of its long-term expansion strategy, Chief Executive Mohd Emir Abdullah said in a statement to the stock exchange on Friday.

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Malaysia today said it would share with Australia the cost of the latest effort to uncover signs of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, in the hope of unlocking modern aviation’s greatest mystery.Months of searches have failed to turn up any trace of the missing Boeing 777 aircraft, which disappeared on March 8th, carrying 239 passengers and crew shortly after taking off from the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur, bound for Beijing.

Palm edges up; higher edible oil supply woes curb gains

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Palm edges up; higher edible oil supply woes curb gains

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 12:04 Posted by Shoaib-ur-Rehman Siddiqui KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures edged up in tight trade on Thursday, but stayed under the 2,000-ringgit mark as investors braced for an anticipated surge in rival edible oil supply amid rising palm oil production in the world's top growers.

MH17: a note of sorrow from a Dutch traveller

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MH17: a note of sorrow from a Dutch traveller

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How many times did I fly from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur and onwards to Jakarta in the past 17 years? Maybe 30 times, or more. Comfortably locked up inside the plane with my music, magazines and movies I have always felt a strange sense of protection. As soon as I boarded I somehow entered a different world completely unrelated to the world outside.

International Construction Week (ICW) & Ecobuild SEA 2014 Opens Next Month

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Construction Week (ICW) 2014, the most significant event for the construction industry in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, will be held from September 17 to 19 at the Putra World Trade Centre. Hosted by the Construction Industry Development Board, the ICW conference has been bringing together industry players under one roof to learn and share from each other for 13 years.

Games-Malaysia squash queen David feeling pressure of dominance

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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 25 (Reuters) - With the Asian Games fast approaching, Malaysia's squash queen Nicol David is starting to feel the pressure after almost a decade at the top of her sport. The world number one for eight years, seven times World Open champion and winner of the last two Asian Games titles failed to deliver on home soil at the weekend as she stumbled to defeat against Egypt's Raneem El Welily in the Malaysian Open.

Three inmates graduate at OUM’s 16th convocation ceremony

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KUALA LUMPUR: Three inmates from Kajang Prison were among those who graduated at the Open University Malaysia's 16th convocation ceremony held at the Putra World Trade Centre today. One of them received his scroll in Bachelor of Business Administration while the other two received theirs in Diploma in Management. This was the first time inmates were allowed to go out to receive their scrolls.

Manipal varsity global alumni meet held in Kuala Lumpur

2014-08-23 08:50:35Cache

About 800 Manipal University alumni from all over the world attended the First Global Manipal Alumni Health, Science and Technology Convention themed 'Networking globally for the future of Healthc...