By Mohd Haikal Mohd Isa

BANGKOK, Nov 20 (Bernama) -- Thailand's economy grew faster in the third quarter (Q3) of this year, recording a 4.3 per cent growth compared with 3.8 per cent growth in the previous quarter.

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 (Bernama) -- Malaysia is an important market as well as regional hub for Fonterra Brands (M) Sdn Bhd due to its strong economic fundamentals as well as bilateral ties with the regional countries.

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 (Bernama) -- The ringgit has seen significant developments since November last year when it was one of the most volatile currencies, but now it has not only strengthened but has greatly stabilised, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Governor, Tan Sri Muhammad Ibrahim.

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 (Bernama) -- The asking prices of residential homes on the whole remained stable with only 0.2 per cent decrease from the second quarter of 2017 (Q217) to Q317, according to the PropertyGuru Market Index (PMI).

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 (Bernama) -- Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and Australia's financial intelligence agency Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre have named Overwatch -- Blockchain Address Validation as champion for the inaugural International Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) Codeathon 2017.

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 (Bernama) -- Given the expectation of rising global oil and gas development activities, it is the right time to pursue opportunities to boost export earnings for the Malaysian oil and gas services and equipment (OGSE) sector, said Malaysia Petroleum Resources Corporation (MPRC) Executive Director Mohd Yazid Ja´afar.

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 (Bernama) -- Prai Power Plant (PPP), wholly-owned by Malakoff Corporation Berhad (Malakoff), recently won the National Occupational Safety and Health (NOSH) Excellence Award 2017 for the Energy Facility category, from the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), under the Ministry of Human Resources.