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Hong Kong’s biggest developer reports 7% jump in profit

Sun Hung Kai Properties underlying profit increased to HK$32.4 billion (US$4.1 billion) in the year end June 30.

Ringgit opens higher against US dollar

The US dollar slips today due to trade conflicts and the possibility of Federal Reserve rate cuts.

Kelantan records 300% rise in dengue cases

The state's health director Dr Zaini Hussain says 698 dengue cases were detected in the first two months of this year.

SE Asia stocks: Most rise, Malaysia leads gains

Singapore trimmed earlier gains after data showed industrial production rose slower than expected in December.

38,000 HFMD cases recorded since Jan 1

Health minister says 539 premises closed throughout the country as a result.

Global airfares, hotel rates to rise in 2019

Airline costs, including for fuel and labour, have been rising, leading carriers to attempt to push up fares or add fuel surcharges to maintain margins.

Global stocks hit 2-week high, led by banks ahead of earnings

The rise in global stocks was led by a rise in bank shares ahead of earnings reports from the main US lenders later.

Asian markets rise again after strong US jobs data

Asian markets rallied on Monday, extending their gains at the end of last week, following another strong US jobs report that reinforced confidence in the US economy and helped settle trade war nerves.

Euro jumps on EU migration deal, yuan falls again on trade...

Still, the dollar index is on course to make its first quarterly gain in six while the Chinese yuan looks set to post its biggest fall for a month as traders increasingly worry about the impact of Sino-US trade disputes.

Oil rises amid outages, but OPEC policy and escalating trade rows...

Brent crude futures LCOc1 were at $74.86 per barrel at 0611 GMT, up 13 cents, or 0.2%, from their last close.

US border deaths rise on family, child migrants -patrol agency

The Border Patrol recorded a 12% year-on-year rise in immigrant arrests in the eight months to May 31, Zamora said.

Why Umno will be the most relevant political party post-GE14

Umno is now free to imbue itself with the best values and define its philosophies and direction, unburdened by the past, as it strives to speak up for the people.

Singapore May home sales climb to nine-month high, report shows

The city-state’s housing market is showing signs of recovering from a four-year slump even as officials watch cautiously after previous bouts of overheating.

Euro rises despite G7 fracas as investors look to ECB, Fed

The euro gained 0.4% to $1.1816, closing in on a two-week high of $1.1840 touched on Thursday.

CIMB posts 11% rise in Q1 profit

The bank's net profit was RM1.31 billion for the first quarter ended March, versus RM1.18 billion a year ago.

‘Warframe’ documentary charts spectacular rise

With the fifth anniversary of free, glossy sci-fi adventure "Warframe" on March 25, 2018, the documentarians at Noclip have released a two-part survey of the game's humble origins and spectacular rise.

WESG shines the light on women’s rise in eSports

This week’s US$ 5.5 million World Electronic Sports Games (WESG) Grand Final is shining a spotlight on the female stars of international online gaming as their presence continues to grow across all eSports.

Crime, pollution push KL out of 100 most liveable cities list

According to the annual international Location Ratings survey, Kuala Lumpur is only the 126th most liveable city for Asian expatriates.

Malaysia Airlines says it posted 3.5% rise in Q3 revenue

The airline says it posted a rise in third-quarter revenue despite tough operating environment.

Daycare centres for middle class can survive rising costs

Bright Kids CEO predicts stable revenue for childcare centres catering to middle-income families.

More people arrested for graft since 2014

MACC has a ‘Hall of Shame’ on its website to name and shame people who have been convicted for corruption.

Katy Perry returns with message of unity

Perry said the song had been "brewing" inside her for years but that she saw it as timely in light of troubles around the world.