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CNH Industrial N.V. files 2018 Annual Report on Form 20-F and releases 2018 EU Annual Report; calling of the Annual General Meeting

London, March 1, 2019

CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE:CNHI / MI:CNHI) announced today that it has filed its 2018 Annual Report on Form 20-F (prepared in accordance with U.S. GAAP) with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and it has released its 2018 EU Annual Report (including the consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with IFRS and the separate financial statements of CNH Industrial N.V.).

The Company also published today the Notice and the Agenda of its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (“AGM”), which will take place on April 12, 2019, in Amsterdam (the Netherlands).

The Agenda of the AGM will include (i) the approval of the 2018 EU Annual Report, (ii) the proposal to distribute a cash dividend of euro 0.18 per outstanding common share, (iii) the renewal of the Board of Directors through the re-appointment of the Executive Directors Suzanne Heywood and Hubertus Mühlhaüser, the re-appointment of Léo W. Houle, John Lanaway, Silke C. Scheiber, Jacqueline A. Tammenoms Bakker and Jacques Theurillat, and the appointment of Alessandro Nasi and Lorenzo Simonelli as Non-Executive Directors, (iv) the re-appointment of the Independent Auditor and (v) the replacement of the existing authorization to the Board of Directors of the authority to acquire common shares in the capital of the Company.

If shareholders approve the proposed cash dividend, CNH Industrial N.V. common shares will be quoted ex-dividend on April 23, 2019. The record date for the dividend will be April 24, 2019 on both MTA and the NYSE. It is expected that the dividend will be paid on May 2, 2019.

The 2018 Annual Report on Form 20-F is available in the Investors section of the CNH Industrial corporate website at www.cnhindustrial.com, under “Investor Relations/Financial Information/Annual Reports.” It can be viewed online and is also available for download in PDF format. Shareholders may also request a hard copy of the Company’s complete 2018 audited financial statements free of charge from investor.relations@cnhind.com.

The 2018 EU Annual Report, the Agenda of the AGM, the Explanatory Notes to the Agenda, the instructions to participate and vote at the AGM, and other AGM documents are available on the Company’s website at www.cnhindustrial.com.

CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) is a global leader in the capital goods sector with established industrial experience, a wide range of products and a worldwide presence. Each of the individual brands belonging to the Company is a major international force in its specific industrial sector: Case IH, New Holland Agriculture and Steyr for tractors and agricultural machinery; Case and New Holland Construction for earth moving equipment; Iveco for commercial vehicles; Iveco Bus and Heuliez Bus for buses and coaches; Iveco Astra for quarry and construction vehicles; Magirus for firefighting vehicles; Iveco Defence Vehicles for defence and civil protection; and FPT Industrial for engines and transmissions. More information can be found on the corporate website: www.cnhindustrial.com

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Para sports associations urged to be more active

KUALA LUMPUR, Para-sports associations have been urged to be more proactive in improving the performance of their respective sporting disciplines, especially at the state level.

National Sports Council (MSN) director-general Datuk Ahmad Shapawi Ismail said the call was also a challenge to leaders and affiliates of the associations as they needed to realise it was not easy to take care of sports associations.

“I have to challenge and spur them on. It is my job to remind them (sports associations). The workshop organised by the Malaysian Paralympic Council (MPM) today is a good move to strengthen the para-sports associations.

Source: BERNAMA

Perlis not sidelined by tourism ministry — Mohamaddin

KANGAR, Perlis has not been sidelined and has been accorded the same treatment as other states in terms of allocation for the tourism sector, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.

He said in planning and implementing programmes the ministry would take into consideration the returns and revenue, regardless if the state is under Pakatan Harapan rule or not.

“We (federal government) have never regarded states ruled by the opposition as not part of Malaysia,” he told a press conference after the launch of the 2019 East Wind Festival here today.

Source: BERNAMA

Perlis not sidelined by tourism ministry — Mohamaddin

KANGAR, Perlis has not been sidelined and has been accorded the same treatment as other states in terms of allocation for the tourism sector, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.

He said in planning and implementing programmes the ministry would take into consideration the returns and revenue, regardless if the state is under Pakatan Harapan rule or not.

“We (federal government) have never regarded states ruled by the opposition as not part of Malaysia,” he told a press conference after the launch of the 2019 East Wind Festival here today.

Source: BERNAMA

PH accepts defeat with open heart – Mukhriz

SEMENYIH, Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) deputy president Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir said Pakatan Harapan accepts its defeat in the Semenyih by-election with an open heart.

The PH vice-president said the coalition would address all its weaknesses to win back the people’s hearts.

“We have tried our best but the people know their choice better. We accept this decision with an open heart and will improve on our weaknesses,” he told reporters when met at PH’s main operations room here tonight.

Barisan Nasional (BN) wrested the Semenyih State Legislative Assembly Seat after its candidate, Zakaria Hanafi won the four-cornered contest in the by-election for the state constituency with a majority of 1,914 votes.

Mukhriz said: “We consider (this defeat) as a message which must be looked into deeply,

Zakaria, 58, garnered 19,780 votes to beat PH candidate Muhammad Aiman Zainali, 30, who obtained 17,866 votes; Nik Aziz Afiq Abdul, 25, from Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) (847 votes) and independent candidate who is also a social activist, Kuan Chee Heng, 56, (725 votes).

The official results were announced by Returning Officer Datuk Mohd Sayuthi Bakar at about 9.20 pm at Dewan Seri Cempaka, Kajang Municipal Council, Saujana Impian here.

In the meantime, Muhammad Aiman thanked the PH leadership for placing him as a candidate in the by-election.

Thank you also to the voters who voted for me today, he said.

Meanwhile, BN deputy chairman Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan said the good cooperation between BN and PAS was fruitful in winning the Semenyih state seat.

We also want to see the country well managed. We (BN and PAS) want to ensure an effective check-and-balance system (in state and national affairs), he told reporters at Dewan Seri Cempaka which was the official vote counting centre for the by-election.

Zakaria also thanked the voters in Semenyih who had put their trust in him to represent them.

For Kuan who is better known as Uncle Kentang, despite losing, he was satisfied with the support given by the people of Semenyih.

I am satisfied with the votes I received and will continue to serve and help the people in Semenyih and other areas, he said.

He also expressed his intention to contest the Puchong parliamentary seat in the coming general election.

Source: BERNAMA

Pregnant woman, among 11 arrested in anti-drug operation

MIRI, A married couple with four children were among 11 people arrested when they tested positive for drug in an anti-drug operation here early today.

Miri National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) head Mazlan Jikran said the couple, with the husband, aged 48 and runs a motorcycle-repair shop, and his wife, aged 39 and in the late stage of pregnancy with their fifth child, was arrested in Pujut during a three-hour operation which ended at 2 am today.

All of those arrested, aged between 21 and 48, were released on bail prior to iro to them being charged in court, he told Bernama today.

Source: BERNAMA

RM3.15 Million Slated For Coffee-Planting

KUCHING: The Sarawak government will spend RM3.15 million this year to turn coffee into one of the major agriculture products from Sarawak, up from RM2.15 million last year.

According to Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas, Sarawak has huge potential in coffee-planting, especially in the Baram highlands, Limbang, Miri and Serian which are now the main coffee-planting areas in Sarawak.

We hope to be able to enhance and develop the coffee industry in Limbang, Miri, Kuching, Mukah and Serian. There is a steady increase in the planting of coffee in Sarawak.

Now due to the low prices of oil palm and pepper, we are looking for other crops to diversify the income of the farmers. We have a number of crops already in mind including coffee, he told reporters during a press conference on the upcoming coffee symposium at an eatery here yesterday.

Assistant Minister of Native Land Development Datuk Roland Sagah, Assistant Minister of Agriculture Dr Abdul Rahman Ismail, the ministry’s permanent secretary Datu Ik Pahon Joyik and the symposium’s chairperson Dr Kenny Lee were among those present.

Uggah, who is also Minister of Modernisation of Agriculture, Native Land and Regional Development, said Kuching would host the first Borneo Coffee Symposium to take place at the Old Court House here this April 6 to 7.

He hoped that this inaugural symposium would forge greater understanding on the coffee industry, especially on ways to develop the industry in Sarawak.

It is said that Malaysia currently imports 100,000 tonnes of coffee beans from overseas, despite the 2,587 hectares of land planted with coffee in the country, which produce 8,109 tonnes of coffee beans.

According to Uggah, Johor has the most areas planted with coffee, followed by Sabah. Sarawak has 247 hectares, with 241.2 hectares already producing 20.7 tonnes of coffee beans.

Uggah said efforts are being made in Baram to plant 1,280 coffee trees per hectare, which could produce 2,560kg of fresh beans per hectare, which is more than the national average.

Coffee has been in our historical journey as early as 1867 during the Brooke era. In more recent times, the Department of Agriculture has been encouraging farmers to engage in small and large-scale planting of coffee. In 1982, coffee seedlings were distributed by the research branch (of Agriculture Department) to selected farmers in Serian District.

However, coffee has since lost its ‘shine’ to oil palm, rubber and pepper. But now, we see big potential in this crop. The market price of dried coffee beans is RM20 to RM30 per kilogramme.

It is also learnt that two varieties of coffee are planted in Malaysia � the Liberica and the Robusta.

The Sarawak Liberica variant is said to be quite special due its distinct taste. Its planting, though, has not been ‘unleashed’ to its full potential. Liberica is also said to be well-suited to higher temperatures and Sarawak’s tropical climate.

On the symposium, Uggah said it would gather coffee experts from around the world including renowned coffee scientists, as well as experienced coffee farmers and researchers to share their knowledge on sustainable coffee cultivation with the participants.

It is organised by Earthlings Coffee Workshop and Malaysia Coffeelogy Collective, and supported by the Sarawak government, Ministry of Modernisation of Agriculture, Native Land and Regional Development, and Sarawak Convention Bureau.

With an historic event venue, the Old Courthouse, this truly unique event has a huge potential to catapult Sarawak as a premier destination for coffee research and cultivation in the region, said Uggah.

Source: Sarawak Government