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Malaysia to renew Lynas' rare earths plant licence: sources

13 Feb 2020

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia has agreed to renew for another three years Australian firm Lynas Corp Ltd's licence to operate the only major rare earths processing plant outside of China, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Thursday.

UPDATE 3-Malaysia to renew Lynas' rare earths plant licence - sources

13 Feb 2020

* Shares of Australian company close up 8% (Changes sourcing, adds details throughout)

Malaysia probes allegations that Airbus bribed AirAsia bosses

01 Feb 2020

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's anti-graft agency is investigating allegations by Britain's Serious Fraud Office that Airbus paid a bribe of $50 million to win plane orders from Asia’s largest budget airline group, Malaysia-based AirAsia, it said on Saturday. | Video

Industry leader Top Glove seeing sales jump from coronavirus

29 Jan 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 29 The world's largest glovemaker, Top Glove Corporation, could beat its 2020 sales growth target of 10-15% due to the spread of a new coronavirus in China, the Malaysian firm's executive chairman said on Wednesday.

FOCUS-Proton-packed Geely takes on Honda and Toyota in Southeast Asia

29 Jan 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 29 Li Chunrong was hired by Chinese automaker Geely to revive the fortunes of the Proton brand in Malaysia, and it took him two years to eclipse Japanese giants Honda and Toyota. Now he plans to take the fight across Southeast Asia and beyond.

Malaysia says three new cases of virus infection, total at seven

29 Jan 2020

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's Health Ministry said on Wednesday three more people had been infected with the new coronavirus, taking the total to seven, all of whom are Chinese citizens.

Exclusive: Grab, Razer, AirAsia exploring bids for Malaysia digital bank licence: sources

22 Jan 2020

SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR Ride-hailing group Grab, gaming firm Razer, AirAsia, telecoms firm Axiata and lender CIMB are among companies looking to apply for digital banking licences in Malaysia, sources told Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-Grab, Razer, AirAsia among firms exploring bids for Malaysia digital bank licence -sources

22 Jan 2020

* Malaysia digital banking drawing interest from many players

Air France-KLM proposes buying 49% of Malaysia Airlines, JAL seeks smaller stake: sources

21 Jan 2020

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE Proposals to invest in ailing Malaysia Airlines include one from Air France-KLM , which wants as much as 49%, while Japan Airlines is looking at a 25% stake, people with knowledge of the matter said.

Air France-KLM proposes buying 49% of Malaysia Airlines, JAL seeks smaller stake -sources

21 Jan 2020

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE, Jan 21 Proposals to invest in ailing Malaysia Airlines include one from Air France-KLM which wants as much as 49% while Japan Airlines is looking at a 25% stake, sources with knowledge of the matter said.

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