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Toshiba photorelay products receive UL 508 certification

KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 (Bernama) -- Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Toshiba) has obtained United States safety standard UL 508 certification for its nine photorelay products.

Rising political uncertainties may weigh on Thailand´s economic growth

By Linda Khoo Hui Li

BANGKOK, May 22 (Bernama) -- Heightened political uncertainties after the inconclusive March 24 general election in Thailand may weigh on the country's economic growth, said the Bank of Thailand (BoT).

Leiking begins trade mission to Latin America by wooing Chilean companies

KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 (Bernama) -- International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking has encouraged companies in Chile to leverage on Malaysia to expand their business and diversify into electrical appliances, food and beverages, packaging, logistics and lifestyle products.

South Korea seeks Malaysia's expertise for its Muslim friendly hospitality

From Nurul Hanis Izmir

SEOUL, May 22 (Bernama) -- South Korea is seeking Malaysia’s expertise, as well as accreditation for its friendly hospital services to further strengthen the sector which saw one million Muslim visitors arrived in the country in 2016, an increase of 33 per cent from a year before, says Korea Institute of Halal Industry (KIHI).

Malaysian banks well placed to manage weakening economy, outlook stable

KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 (Bernama) -- Moody's Investors Service says that its outlook for the Malaysian banking system remains stable, as strong loss-absorbing buffers should mitigate a potential rise in credit costs and moderating profitability over the next 12 to 18 months. 

Malaysia to enter 10 new halal markets via OBOR -:HDC

SEOUL, May 22 (Bernama) -- Malaysia will expand its halal services to 10 new countries through China’s US$1 trillion investment -- One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative, says Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC).

Sunway net profit rises to RM151.94 mln in Q1

KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 (Bernama) -- Sunway Bhd’s net profit rose to RM151.94 million in the first quarter ended March 31, 2019 from RM136.20 million in the same period a year earlier.