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Petronas-Saudi joint venture to restart crude unit at Malaysia refinery in July: sources

Jun 27 2019

SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR Pengerang Refining and Petrochemical (PrefChem), a joint venture between Petronas and Saudi Aramco, is expected to restart a crude distillation unit at its oil refinery in Malaysia in July, three sources familiar with the matter said.

Malaysia's Petronas Chemicals budgets $6 billion for specialty portfolio deals

Jun 24 2019

KUALA LUMPUR The chemicals arm of Malaysia's state energy firm Petronas plans to spend roughly $6 billion over the next 15 to 20 years to expand its specialty chemicals portfolio through acquisitions and partnerships, the unit's chief executive said on Monday.

Malaysia sex scandal clouds Mahathir's succession plan

Jun 21 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Leaked sex videos purporting to show a potential successor to Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad with another man have deepened rifts within the ruling coalition and raised concerns of a turbulent transition from the 93-year-old leader.

Malaysia Smelting Corp delays tin shipments to customers: sources

Jun 10 2019

LONDON/KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia Smelting Corp Bhd (MSC), one of the world's largest producers of refined tin, is delaying shipments to customers around the world due to a shortage of concentrate, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Malaysia Smelting Corp delays tin shipments to customers - sources

Jun 09 2019

LONDON/KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia Smelting Corp Bhd (MSC), one of the world's largest refined tin producers, is delaying shipments to customers around the world due to a shortage of concentrate, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Malaysia Smelting Corp delays tin shipments to customers - sources

Jun 09 2019

LONDON/KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 Malaysia Smelting Corp Bhd (MSC), one of the world's largest refined tin producers, is delaying shipments to customers around the world due to a shortage of concentrate, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Malaysia, flooded with plastic waste, to send back some scrap to source

May 21 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on Tuesday.

Muslims afraid, resentful as ethnic divide deepens in Sri Lanka

May 10 2019

RATHMALYAYA, Sri Lanka N.K. Masliya says she has been visiting a neighborhood clinic in the northwestern Sri Lankan village of Rathmalyaya for over five years, always dressed in a black abaya - a cloak-like over-garment worn by some Muslim women.

U.S. envoy to Sri Lanka says threat is real; security forces maintain high alert

May 01 2019

COLOMBO The U.S. ambassador to Sri Lanka said on Tuesday that some of the Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people were likely still at large and could be planning more attacks. | Video

Sri Lanka raids headquarters of hardline Islamist group suspected in church bombings

Apr 28 2019

COLOMBO/KATTANKUDY Sri Lankan police raided the headquarters of a hardline Islamist group founded by the suspected ringleader behind the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hotels, a Reuters witness said, as Sunday mass was canceled due to fears of further attacks.

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