Mexico says no date set for next NAFTA ministerial meeting
Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Thursday that there is no date set for the next North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ministerial meeting, but added that his technical negotiating team was in Washington.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 12): A former chief executive officer of a Tabung Haji associate company, TH Heavy Engineering Bhd was ordered by the Sessions Court here today to enter his defence on five criminal breach of trust (CBT) charges and four charges for money laundering.
Judge Madihah Harullah ordered Datuk Nor Badli Munawir Mohamad Alias Lafti, 51, to enter his defence after finding that the prosecution had succeeded in establishing a prima facie in the case.
She fixed Feb 13 to 15 next year for the defence trial.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 12): My E.G. Services Bhd shares fell 11 percent, more than any full-day drop since Oct 19, while Malaysia's benchmark index advanced.
* Shares declined to 90 sen, lower than any close since July 12, from RM1.01 in the previous session.
* Trading volume was more than quadruple the 20-day average.
* The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Index - Kuala Lumpur Composite Index gained 0.8 percent, and the MSCI AC Asia Pacific Index rose 1.5 percent.