Spain Plans Large Grid Investments To Integrate Renewables

Spain’s grid operator will invest billions of U.S. dollars by 2022 to accommodate and integrate a planned increase in the country’s renewable energy capacity, the grid operator Red Eléctrica de España said this week. Spain has an ambitious climate and …

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“Virtual Kidnapping” Shows How Scammers Are Evolving with Technology

From Birch Gold Group Kidnappings are among the most nightmarish scenarios a person can encounter, both for the victim and their family members. The specifics can vary, but the premise tends to be uniform: the kidnappers demand a certain sum of money in order for the victim to be released safe and sound. Yet a … Continue reading ““Virtual Kidnapping” Shows How Scammers Are Evolving with Technology”

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Five important stories we’re paying attention to

Last week we started a new feature in Notes from the Field– a Friday roll-up of bizarre, often overlooked stories that my team and I think are worth following with great interest. Based on the positive feedback we received from last week’s article, we thought we’d continue the trend. So here are a few important stories that we’re paying close attention to: The City of Chicago Paid $113 million in police misconduct cases last year Call me crazy, but this strikes me as a LOT of money to pay in settlements over police misconduct, which includes things like excessive force, brutality, etc. In 2017 the Chicago police paid around $60 […]

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MAHB, Top Glove, Wah Seong and Axiata

Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, stocks in focus on Monday (March 25) may include the following: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd, Top Glove Bhd, Wah Seong Corp Bhd and Axiata Group Bhd.  
Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) receiv…

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Potential $3bn SCB insurance deal revived

FWD Group, backed by Hong Kong billionaire Richard Li, has revived talks about a potential acquisition of the life insurance operation Siam Commercial Bank after a two-year hiatus.

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Potential $3bn SCB insurance deal revived

FWD Group, backed by Hong Kong billionaire Richard Li, has revived talks about a potential acquisition of the life insurance operation Siam Commercial Bank after a two-year hiatus.

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RON97 price up seven sen while RON95, diesel unchanged

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) announced today that the retail price of RON97 petrol will be increased by seven sen to RM2.61 per litre, for the March 23 to 29 period based on the weekly price setting for petroleum products using the automatic pricing m…

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PNB has no intention of issuing exchangeable bonds yet

Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) said its board of directors has neither approved nor considered any exchangeable bond programme.
“PNB always continually assesses and examines the various means and methods to raise capital for our domestic and global inve…

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Crimea: The Geopolitical Jewel Russia Continues To Polish

Authored by Tom Luongo,

With all that is happening in the world Crimea has taken a bit of a backseat recently. Yes, the US, EU and Canada just added more sanctions on Russia via the odious Magnitsky legislation but this is inconsequential.

There’s …

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Ringgit set for weekly gain as stocks regain favor

Ringgit heads for its best week in almost two months after foreign funds returned to local equities and the Federal Reserve confirmed a pause in tightening. Malaysian consumer prices fell for a second straight month in February.

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MAHB gets arbitration notice on klia2 Integrated Complex delay

Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) announced today it had yesterday received an arbitration notice from Segi Astana Sdn Bhd (SASB) whereby SASB is claiming RM70 million from MAHB for alleged losses and damages due to the delay in the commencement of…

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O&G counters active, energy index down 1.74pts

Oil and gas (O&G) stocks were some of the most actively traded counters towards the tail end of on Bursa Malaysia’s morning session.
At 12:21pm, Hibiscus Petroleum Bhd was leading the charge, up 3.77% or four sen to RM1.10, with 49.53 million share…

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Malaysia February CPI falls 0.4%

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s economy remained in deflation for the second month in a row in February, with the consumer price index falling 0.4% from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday.

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Russia Develops Shotgun Drone To Combat Drone Attacks 

On March 12, the Russian Federal Service for Intellectual Property published the registration of a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with a shotgun embedded into its airframe.

The unmanned interceptor is a “tail-sitting drone,” said C4ISRNET news. T…

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How To Identify A Globalist Criminal

Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com,

In my work analyzing the behavior and motives of globalists I often hear people question the validity of the label. Sometimes this is done by those who are purely uneducated about the background of what I …

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Formjacking the latest menace as old threats fade

Formjacking, essentially virtual ATM skimming, is the new get-rich-quick scheme for cybercriminals in response to last year’s diminishing returns from other cybercrimes like ransomware and cryptojacking.

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State urged to offer online VAT services

Ant Financial Services Group, the operator of China’s biggest online payment platform under Chinese e-commerce leader Alibaba Group, has called on the Thai government to offer more online services for value-added tax (VAT) refunds and immigration proce…

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Iran’s Oil Exports Drop Ahead Of U.S. Waivers Decision

While Iranian customers have started negotiations with the U.S. on possible waiver extensions to continue buying oil from Tehran, Iran’s oil exports so far in March are down from January and February to average around 1 million bpd-1.1 million bpd, Reu…

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