YOURSAY | 'Pahang is perhaps the last bastion of Umno.
MAXIS has announced the launch of the first commercial Narrowband-Internet of Things (NB-IoT) service in Malaysia.
KUALA LUMPUR: Maxis Bhd launched Malaysia's first commercial Narrowband-Internet of Things (NB-IoT) service in selected areas including Cyberjaya, Penang, Kuching, Putrajaya, Johor Bahru, and KLCC.
Gloom pervades the reports we read on the global economy.
The finance industry’s dependence on a handful of large cloud computing companies to store key data is an emerging threat to financial stability, requiring new legislation to guard against vulnerabilities, according to three top European financial regulators.
PARIS: Societe Generale SA is cutting about 1,600 jobs, mostly at its key investment-banking unit, after a trading revenue slump pushed chief executive officer Frederic Oudea to intensify efforts to improve the key unit’s performance.
Netherlands-based ICCO Cooperation, Yangon-based startup incubator Phandeeyar, and DaNa Facility – a program funded by the UK’s Department for International Development – announced a plan to inv...
KUALA LUMPUR (March 29): Cheap available foreign labour is the big stumbling block that has hindered the growth of the country’s productivity and wages.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 28): Cheap available foreign labour is the big stumbling block that has hindered the growth of the country’s productivity and wages.
Please note that uncertainty is an economic nightmare certainty.
LONDON, March 13 — Britain’s business community today urged politicians to avoid a “no deal” Brexit after another crushing parliamentary defeat for Prime Minister Theresa May over her EU-divor...
LONDON, March 11 — Businesses looking to win British government contracts must do more to help society, tackling issues such as modern slavery and climate change, the UK government said today.
LONDON, March 5 — Businesses in Britain seeking to tackle labour abuses and modern slavery in their supply chains should feel able to speak out without fearing unduly harsh punishments, the new head...
KOTA TINGGI, Johor: Businesses and residents in the Kota Tinggi area are making contingency plans for water supplies, after a dry spell that has seen water levels at major dams hovering around the cr...
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 — Firms said the Sales and Services Tax (SST) caused their operating costs to increase by as much as a tenth, according to a survey by the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers ...
It’s no secret that AI is set to disrupt the world as we know it, from the way we work to the way we live and interact with one another.
Uncertainty’s been looming since the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU) in 2016.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 21 — Google has a new cloud computing boss and big ambitions to someday produce more revenue from that business than from advertising.
LONDON, Feb 17 ― With just 40 days until the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union, businesses are testing their emergency Brexit preparations to ensure they have enough cash and staff i...
KUALA LUMPUR: Mr Hamid Salleh, 68, has to wait for hours, especially during festive seasons, for his grandchildren to return to Terengganu from Kuala Lumpur.
TALENT shortages, a cautious hiring outlook and a high demand for niche talent will continue to drive Singapore’s job growth across 2019, with a particular focus on fintech and e-payment roles.
LONDON, Feb 11 — Britain's economy grew at the slowest pace in six years in 2018 with near-flat output in the final quarter, data showed Monday, as Brexit uncertainty and weaker global growth bites.
IPOH, Feb 11 — Businesses not covered by the expanded smoking ban can independently seek to gazette their premises as no-smoking areas, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
KUALA LUMPUR: The new government’s decision to set up an action council to address the country’s pressing economic issues has received positive responses.
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 — Claims that Muslims may only arrange for their minor umrah pilgrimage through Lembaga Tabung Haji are false, said the Finance Ministry.
LONDON, Feb 4 — Major British businesses’ appetite to take on financial risk has fallen to its lowest level in nearly a decade due to fears of “the hardest of Brexits” and rising US protection...
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 28): Businesses that have not yet received their goods and services tax (GST) refunds and want to claim their refunds in full, are required to furnish the Royal Malaysian Customs Dep...
PETALING JAYA: Businesses are choosing to take a more creative route to heighten the atmosphere this Chinese New Year as they welcome the Year of the Boar.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 14): More than half of the country's small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are not fully aware of the availability of Islamic business financing facilities, due mainly to misconception...
Tech companies aiming for an IPO stand to get financial help from the Singapore government if they opt to list in the city-state.
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Jan 7 — Industrial orders in Germany fell more sharply than expected in November, official data showed today, adding to an emerging picture of softer growth in the final quarter o...
LONDON, Jan 3 — British firms are facing labour shortages, stagnating growth and price pressures heightened by Brexit, according to the largest private sector survey of business sentiment published ...
LONDON, Jan 3 — Businesses in Britain's dominant services sector reported the slowest sales growth in two years during the final three months of 2018, another sign of a slowing economy ahead of Brex...
PETALING JAYA: A DAP lawmaker has lauded the prime minister for saying no one is above the law, even the rulers.
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 2 — It is not seditious for the public to lodge complaints against those who disregard the rule of law, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad wrote on his blog, Chedet, today.
KUALA LUMPUR : Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) today stressed that there is no provision which exempts anyone from the “Rule of Law”. The prime minister said the rule of law applies to everyone fr...
PETALING JAYA: Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government was committed to the rule of law, saying no one including the rulers is above the law.
PETALING JAYA: Public complaints against those who abuse the rule of law are legitimate and do not breach any law, and neither should they be construed as sedition, says the Prime Minister.
COMMENT | Among the most important objectives of Pakatan Harapan when it was struggling to overthrow the kleptocratic government of Najib Abdul Razak was the restoration of the rule of law.
The ban on smoking in public eateries which comes into effect on Jan 1, 2019, was met with resistance from certain quarters and sparked a heated public debate.
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 31 — The Health Ministry will enforce a smoking ban at all restaurants, eateries and roadside stalls nationwide effective January 1, 2019.
How Matrade as the nation’s trade promotion organisation has driven our trade agenda
A group of nightclub operators today urged the Federal Territories Ministry to reconsider the 1am closing time for entertainment outlets in the city saying that it would push them out of business.