Natural gas glut grows in Europe
FRANKFURT:Natural gas prices in Europe are poised to fall further below their lowest in a decade as suppliers show few signs of scaling back abundant deliveries.
Musical young brothers hitting the right keys
KOTA KINABALU: Brothers Marcus and Jacob Tan may not even be in their teens yet, but they are already conquering the world of classical piano with their award-winning performances.
Bumi-owned R&D firm to spearhead 3rd national car
PETALING JAYA: A Bumiputera-owned company based in Cyberjaya is set to take charge in the development of Malaysia’s third national car, which will be unveiled today more than a year after the idea m...
Six youths arrested for robbing foreigners
KUANTAN: Police have solved 13 robbery cases against the Rohingya community here, with the arrest of six young men who are believed to have been involved in the crimes since March.
Europe’s privacy rules hurt small firms, not tech giants
THE European Commission is largely happy with the first year of its sweeping digital privacy rules. Evidence mounts, however, that the General Data Protection Directive (GDPR) hurts smaller firms and has no effect on tech giants, which are the least interested in preserving user privacy.
Europe’s privacy rules hurt small firms, not tech giants: opinion
The European Commission is largely happy with the first year of its sweeping digital privacy rules. Evidence mounts, however, that the General Data Protection Directive, or GDPR, as applied today hurts smaller firms and has no effect on tech giants, which are the least interested in preserving user privacy.
Bastille Day and the global populist uprising
Think Asian by Andrew Sheng
July 14 is celebrated in France as Bastille Day, on which day 230 years ago, French peasants stormed the Bastille prison in Paris and sparked off the French Revolution. T
Malaysia unlikely to be hit by haze this year
KUCHING: Malaysia is very unlikely to be hit by haze this year, according to forecasts made using a technique developed by scientists, said Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) fellow Datuk Dr Abu Bakar...
Investing in the Ice Age
THE Ice Age is defined as a period when the Earth experiences long period of sub-zero temperatures mainly due to climate change and rising sea levels as well as other factors.
12MP formulated based on three dimensions: Azmin
PUTRAJAYA: The policies and strategies of 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) will be formulated based on three dimensions, namely economic empowerment, environmental sustainability and social re-engineering.
No major disruptions seen from US-China tech war
PETALING JAYA: Malaysian semiconductor companies are unlikely to suffer major disruptions to their operations in a worst-case scenario where the whole semi supply chain is divided between the US and China, according to AllianceDBS Research.
Lufthansa profit warning spooks European airline sector
FRANKFURT: Germany’s Lufthansa sent shockwaves through the European airline sector yesterday as it cut its full-year profit forecast, with lower prices and higher fuel costs compounding the effect of losses at its budget subsidiary Eurowings.
FCA-Renault deal hopes aid European shares
JUNE 10 — Strong Chinese export data and the US-Mexico deal to avoid new import tariffs bolstered the mood on European stock markets today, while car company shares also got a lift from signs of mov...
Former F1 champion Niki Lauda dead at 70
Lauda has been battling declining health.— Reuters
VIENNA: Three-times Formula One champion Niki Lauda, regarded as one of the finest racers of all time and who later became a successful airline ent...
France sticks to digital tax despite US anger
BUCHAREST, April 5 — Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said today that France would stick to plans for a tax on digital giants such as Facebook and Apple, despite displeasure in Washington.
France unveils new tax for global internet giants
PARIS, March 7 — France yesterday introduced a bill to tax internet and technology giants such as Google and Facebook on their digital sales, putting it among a vanguard of countries seeking to forc...