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King of Malaysia, El Attal discuss investment opportunities in Egypt

Chairperson of El Attal Holding, Ahmed El Attal, said the company has contracted with several major Malaysian companies working in the field of real estate development in order to invest in Egypt and to participate in the construction of mega real estate projects, with the aim to benefit from the Malaysian experience in the construction …

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Ramadan in Malaysia

Malaysia is filled with people of many races and several religions, including Muslim Malaysians, and Muslim and non-Muslim Chinese and Indians. These different races and religions all live in peace in Malaysia, and there is a spirit they share during feasts and celebrations, so Malaysia is seen as a multi-ethnic country, with a Muslim majority …

Daily News Egypt

Mideast consortium agrees $500m National Petroleum Services buy

Reuters – A consortium of Gulf-based investors including Fajr Capital and Arab Petroleum Investment Corp (APICORP) have agreed on a deal to acquire Dubai-based oilfield services firm National Petroleum Services, Fajr said on Tuesday. The transaction, which is expected to close in the second quarter of 2014, is valued “in excess of $500m”, it said …

Daily News Egypt

Horror films rise from the dead in Malaysia

By Julia Zappei / AFP Haunted highways, an oil-smeared ghoul prowling villages for virgins, vampiress spirits thirsting for blood: Malaysia has an obsession with the supernatural rooted in age-old legends. Now that obsession is being increasingly projected upon the nation’s cinema screens, as horror movies have quickly emerged as a force in a booming domestic film …


US singer Badu saddened by Malaysia concert ban

By AFP American singer Erykah Badu expressed sadness this week at Malaysia’s decision to ban her show after a photo of her with body art including the Arabic word for “Allah” caused anger. Authorities in Muslim-majority Malaysia scrapped the concert Tuesday, a day before it was scheduled to take place in Kuala Lumpur after Badu’s …


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