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FAJAR ASTORIA SDN BHD AND HO SUE SAN @ DAVID HO SUE SAN (COLLECTIVELY, THE "JOINT OFFERORS")

CONDITIONAL VOLUNTARY TAKE-OVER OFFER BY THE JOINT OFFERORS THROUGH CIMB INVESTMENT BANK BERHAD ("CIMB") TO ACQUIRE ALL THE REMAINING ORDINARY SHARES AND WARRANTS OF HOVID BERHAD ("HOVID") NOT ALREADY HELD BY THE JOINT OFFERORS FOR A CASH OFFER PRICE OF RM0.38 PER OFFER SHARE AND RM0.20 PER OFFER WARRANT ("OFFER")

- EXTENSION OF CLOSING DATE

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 17 (Bernama)
-- (Unless otherwise stated, the words and abbreviations used herein shall have the same meaning as defined in the offer document relating to the Offer dated 30 October 2017 ("Offer Document'))

We refer to the Offer Document which sets out the details and the terms and conditions of the Offer.


KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 17 (Bernama) -- The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) is in the midst of finalizing two market reviews namely pharmaceutical and building materials in the construction industry under the Competition Act 2010 (hereinafter "CA 2010"). The objectives of the market reviews are to identify the market structure, supply chain and competition level within the respective sectors.

The softcopy of the said market reviews are made available on the MyCC website at www.mycc.gov.my starting from 17 Nov 2017 until 7 Dec 2017 and public can submit their comments directly through the MyCC website. The MyCC shall give due consideration to any written submission made by the stakeholders and public.


KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 17 (Bernama) -- SME Corp. Malaysia announced the top 10 winners of the Enterprise 50 Award (E50) 2017 at the Malaysian International Trade and Exhibition Center (MITEC) earlier today. The announcement was made by YBhg. Datuk (Dr.) Hafsah Hashim, Chief Executive Officer of SME Corp. Malaysia, at the Enterprise 50 Award Press Conference Session held this morning. More than 500 companies with 4 and 5 star ratings under the SME Competitiveness Rating for Enhancement Program (SCORE) organized by SME Corp. Malaysia were invited to submit nominations, of which only 50 of the best companies were evaluated by Deloitte and a panel of professional judges to receive this award. All of these companies have undergone a rigorous assessment process, based on various parameters, among others, including management processes; innovation, market strategy, technology adoption; export revenue; capital investment, training and research.


KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 17 (Bernama) -- The Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB) and the ACI-Financial Markets Association of Malaysia (ACI-FMAM) today launched the newly enhanced d (Certification).

The enhanced Certification was launched by Governor Muhammad bin Ibrahim of Bank Negara Malaysia, FCB, at the ACI-FMAM Annual Dinner held at the Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

The Certification which is jointly developed by both organisations, is a professional requirement established by ACI-FMAM for dealers and brokers employed in licensed financial institutions and money broking firms. It aims to ensure that the Malaysian financial markets possess competent and proficient practitioners with the highest standards of professionalism and integrity in order to ensure that the industry grows in an orderly manner. The Certification is now seen as an industry standard and in the last decade, the number of graduates for this certification has also steadily increased to 2062.


KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 17 (Bernama) -- PETRONAS Gas Berhad (PGB) received the first commercial Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) cargo recently for its newly-commissioned Regasification Terminal Pengerang (RGTP) in Pengerang, Johor.

RGTP, also known as RGT2, is PGB's second regasification facility to commence operation after its first facility situated in Sungai Udang, Melaka. The LNG cargo belonging to PETRONAS was delivered to the RGTP by MISC Bhd's LNG vessel, Seri Begawan.


TOKYO, Nov 17 (Bernama) --

- Campaign Seeks to Boost Introduction of "Muslim-Friendly" Hotels and Restaurants in Six Prefectures of Tohoku, and Provide "Omotenashi (Japanese-style Hospitality)" as Competitive as on Japan's "Golden Routes" -

The Reconstruction Agency is developing a "New Tohoku" Project to promote tourism in Tohoku. As part of the project, SUNNY SIDE UP Inc. started the "MUSLIM-FRIENDLY TOHOKU" campaign on November 1 and is operating the "MUSLIM-FRIENDLY TOHOKU" PR (public relations) Japan representative office.


NEW YORK, Nov 17 (Bernama) -- Calvin Klein, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], and Amazon Fashion today announced the CALVIN KLEIN X Amazon Fashion holiday retail experience, available for customers to shop now through December 31st. The experience will include pop-up shops in New York City and Los Angeles, as well as an online brand store on Amazon.com/mycalvins.

The holiday retail experience is a first between Amazon Fashion and CALVIN KLEIN, and will include exclusive styles available only to Amazon customers at the pop-ups and the online brand store. The pop-ups will be located in New York City's SoHo neighborhood and in the city of Santa Monica in Los Angeles. Each location will sell CALVIN KLEIN UNDERWEAR products, including men's and women's underwear and loungewear offerings, while the online CALVIN KLEIN brand store will offer an expanded selection of both CALVIN KLEIN UNDERWEAR and CALVIN KLEIN JEANS product.