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...
Socso chief: Alarming rise in accident death payouts
BUTTERWORTH: A total of RM315.96mil was paid out in compensation to commuting accident victims for five months this year, said Social Security Organisation (Socso) chief executive officer Datuk Seri Dr Mohammed Azman Aziz Mohammed.
Mapping out business opportunities
OUTSIDE her house in south India, Maria Victor embarks on a decades-old morning ritual that has turned into a key planning tool for impoverished women running small...
Strong sales at Park Regent priority launchNews
MORE THAN 70% OF 505 RESIDENTIAL UNITS SOLD AT AVERAGE SELLING PRICE OF RM1,100psf
BY Douglas Lee
Park Regent, ParkCity’s joint venture development with CapitaLand, achieved strong sales at its pr...
Strong take-up rate seen for Bywater Homes
KUALA LUMPUR: Property developer S P Setia Bhd has made a strategic move by building its latest landed residential project, ‘Bywater Homes’, with a gross development value of RM800mil in Setia Alam.
George Kent, MRCB, Axis REIT, Complete Logistics, DNex, GHL Systems, MAHB, Sime...
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Based on corporate announcements and newsflow today, stocks in focus on Wednesday (Aug 14) might be as follows: George Kent (M) Bhd, Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB), Axis RE...
SCIB ramping up production
KUCHING: Sarawak Consolidated Industries Bhd (SCIB) has stepped up the production of precast concrete products and industrialised building system (IBS) components to cope with increasing orders from several ongoing mega infrastructure projects.
Brunei Ruler among royal guests to attend installation
PUTRAJAYA: Sultan of Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah is among three foreign royal guests who will attend the installation ceremony for the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah at Istana Negara on Tuesday.
Putrajaya to expedite consumer credit law
KUALA LUMPUR (July 24): The government will speed up the enactment of a new Consumer Credit Act to protect consumers and encourage a healthy credit market, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
PM: Some living beyond their means
KUALA LUMPUR: Some Malaysians are facing difficulty in repaying their loans, especially those earning less than RM5,000 per month and residing the urban areas, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
‘We have the right to money’
PUTRAJAYA: The RM1bil taken from China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Ltd (CPP) is for work that is not completed in a pipeline project which has since been scrapped, says the Prime Minister.
PM: We took back money for work not done
PUTRAJAYA: The government decided to take back over RM1 billion from China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Ltd (CPP) because it failed to complete the contract.
More measures to protect consumers
PETALING JAYA: A new legislation may be needed to regulate the co-operative movement besides placing it under the Financial Services Act 2013 (FSA) as a co-operative’s operations and objectives are different compared with a licensed financial institution.
Mah Sing targets RM1.5bil sales in 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Mah Sing Group Bhd is on track of achieving its sales target of RM1.5bil for 2019, underpinned by healthy take-up from the group’s affordably priced properties so far this year.
VS Industry net profit soars on strong local ops
PETALING JAYA: Electronics manufacturing services firm VS Industry Bhd says net profit in the third quarter ended April 30 jumped, as strong performance by its operations in Malaysia offset weak contributions from overseas.
VS Industry reports 43% jump in Q3 net profit
KUALA LUMPUR: Electronics manufacturing services firm VS Industry Bhd said net profit in the third quarter ended April 30 jumped, as stronger performance by its operations in Malaysia offset weak contributions from overseas.
Dr M: I did not say three years
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has denied saying that he would step down as Prime Minister within three years to hand over the reins to PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim when asked to comment on the ter...
Uphill task in Tasek’s privatisationAS perplexing as it may sound, companies with a small free float of shares are difficult takeover targets. The cost incurred by the major shareholder to take the company private is little.