PAS-Umno pact poses credible threat to PH
KUALA LUMPUR: A pact between Malaysia’s biggest opposition parties is set to pose a key challenge to Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s multiracial coalition that has sought to win support from ...
Studies show Malaysian youths tolerant
KUALA LUMPUR: Just mention the names of people like badminton legend Datuk Lee Chong Wei, United Kingdom-based trainee surgeon Dr Nur Amalina Che Bakri and Asia’s Got Talent Season 3 runner-up Yaash...
Property wish list for Budget 2020
PETALING JAYA: Relaxed lending guidelines, continued incentives under the Home Ownership Campaign (HOC), reduced compliance cost and the termination of the real...
THE RIGHT WAY
Petronas’ talent management means building the Right Leader, Right Talent and Right Environment.
Ensure a level playing field
I REFER to the letter titled “High time to decide on the concession issue” that appeared in The Star on Aug 30 (online at bit.ly/star_drugs) calling on the government to make a timely decision on ...
Malindo plans more routes and aircraft
SYDNEY: Prospects are looking good for Malindo Air to achieve its target of ferrying seven million passengers this year, with plans to add more routes to its network and...
Unearthing hidden potential
THERE is a popular seafood noodle restaurant in my Subang Jaya neighbourhood that I’ve been patronising in the last two decades.The seafood noodle soup is yummy.
Ford Ranger Weekend Sales Carnival Kicks Off
Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC), the sole distributor for Ford in Malaysia has announced the ‘Ford Ranger Weekend Sales Carnival’ for Peninsular Malaysia which will run this August until October.
One of Jimah East Power plants now commercially operational
KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional Bhd’s (TNB) first of two units of coal-fired power plants owned and operated by Jimah East Power Sdn Bhd (JEP) successfully achieved its commercial operation date (COD) on Wednesday, adding another 1,000 megawatts (MW) to Peninsular Malaysia’s existing generation capacity of 22,748 MW.In a statement, TNB said JEP is building two 1,000 MW ultra-supercritical (USC) coal-fired power plants in Port Dickson, Negri Sembilan.
Big losses from illicit cigarettes
1. (Chart) Illegal Cigarettes Incidence in Malaysia March – May 2019. Illegal cigarettes continue to be a bane for the industry. Smuggled cigarettes is so big a problem and so lucrative for black market operators that they have found that faking tax stamps is one way of making more money. There continues to be a rise in smuggled normal cigarettes.
ECRL contractor now hiring
KUALA LUMPUR: The main contractor for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) is inviting Malaysians to fill more than 300 positions within its ranks as construction of the line will pick up pace again following the signing of a Supplementary Agreement between Malaysia and China tomorrow.
The (Many) Benefits of Saving in PRS
An overwhelming 70% of people who took a survey in March by Private Pension Administrator Malaysia (PPA) said they wished they are saving more for their retirement.
Trump meets with tech CEOs on Huawei
WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump met on Monday with the chief executives of seven technology companies and he agreed with their request for timely licensing decisions from the Commerce Department on blacklisted Chinese firm Huawei Technologies, the White House said.
‘Orangutan safe in protected areas’
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s orangutan population of about 11,000 has remained stable in protected areas for the past 15 years but the state needs to ensure conservation measures continue to be in place.
We must embrace disruptive technologies, says Dr Mahathir
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians have no choice but to embrace disruptive technology, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.In his keynote address at the Beyond Paradigm Summit organised by Serba Dinamik Holdings here yesterday, Dr Mahathir said Malaysians must take on disruptive technologies as it was projected that 65% of today’s primary school children will go on to work in jobs that do not yet exist.
Dr M: No choice but to adapt and master disruptive technology
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians have no choice but to adapt and master disruptive technology as it has been projected that 65% of today’s children currently in primary education will be working in jobs that do not exist today, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
Tencent wants up to 70% of sales generated from its games
HONG KONG: Tencent Holdings Ltd is pressing China’s top smartphone vendors and app stores to boost the cut of revenue it gets from games sold through their platforms, people familiar with the matter said, stepping up efforts to claw back profits as its business slows.
Quick take: Tenaga sees RM3.6b erased on negative news
KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) fell to an intra-day low of RM13.44 on negative news about its 70% owned power plant and talk of the government studying a proposal to liberalise the retail energy sector.
Newsbreak: Khazanah asset sales set to pick up
Units within UEM Group could be next to be divested as sovereign wealth fund rejigs portfolio and raises cash IN an interview with The Edge in February, Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan, who was appointed ...
Khazanah asset sales set to pick up
In an interview with The Edge Malaysia in February, Shahril Ridza Ridzuan, who was appointed managing director of Khazanah Nasional last August, disclosed that the company had divided its assets into ...