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General Motors chairman and CEO Mary Barra (left) interacting with plant employees and managers in this April 2019 file pic.
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An environment lacking in compassion is not good for business and the country in the long run.
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WASHINGTON, Aug 15 — The top executives at large US companies are paid 278 times more than their company’s workers and the gap continues to widen, according to a study published yesterday.
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US president spoke with CEOs from Cisco, Intel, Broadcom, Qualcomm, Micron Technology, Western Digital, and Alphabet at the White House on Monday.
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HONG KONG, July 23 ― Asian markets rose today, tracking gains on Wall Street with confidence given a boost by a positive earnings season and speculation top US and Chinese negotiators will hold face...
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The President of the United States, Donald Trump, met with 7 tech company CEOs yesterday to discuss the ban on U.S. sales to blacklisted Huawei, as well as plans moving forward.
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President Donald Trump agreed at a meeting with the heads of top technology companies like Google on Monday to make "timely" decisions on requests by US companies to sell to blacklisted Huawei Technol...
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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.
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THE globalised economy has created more competition and difficulties for those seeking to start and sustain a business.
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DETROIT, July 12 ― An expanded alliance between Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG that includes a partnership in Ford self-driving unit Argo AI could redraw the balance of power in autonomous vehicles...
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JULY 11 — I refer to the recent development of MAS and proposed 49 per cent stake of MAB by Najah Air Sdn Bhd.
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad yesterday officiated at the pairing of 111 youths to Cabinet ministers and corporate CEOs under the 2019 Perdana and Corporate Fellows internship programme for undergraduates and graduates.
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Top bankers in Northern Europe should expect calls from headhunters.
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PUTRAJAYA, July 5 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today officiated at the pairing of 111 youths to Cabinet ministers and corporate CEOs under the 2019 Perdana and Corporate Fellows internsh...
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PUTRAJAYA (July 5): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today officiated at the pairing of 111 youths to Cabinet ministers and corporate CEOs under the 2019 Perdana and Corporate Fellows internship...
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LOS ANGELES: Lee Iacocca, the US auto executive and television pitchman whose feel for consumers’ changing tastes helped produce the Ford Mustang and the Chrysler minivan and made him one of the fir...
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KUALA LUMPUR: More than 90 CEOs, founders and leading voices from Asean's burgeoning tech industry will be attending the Wild Digital Southeast Asia 2019 which will be held here on July 3 and 4.
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YOKOHAMA, June 25 — Nissan shareholders today approved an overhaul intended to strengthen governance at the crisis-hit Japanese automaker, which is still reeling from the Carlos Ghosn scandal and te...
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YOKOHAMA, June 25 — Nissan shareholders began a fractious annual meeting today to discuss revamping operations at the crisis-hit Japanese automaker after the Carlos Ghosn scandal, amid lingering ten...
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Minority shareholders cheered when Genting Malaysia Bhd chairman and chief executive Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay announced at the group’s annual general meeting last week that he would take a 20% pay cut t...
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While Malaysian CEOs are crying out for skilled graduates as they strive to fill STEM based vacancies, the cold reality is that there are around 200,000 unemployed graduates in the country with the hi...
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CEO compensation is always a hot issue.
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FOR better or for worse, over-the-top (OTT) players such as Skype, iflix, Netflix and WhatsApp are here to stay, if the players and consumers have their way.
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BEIJING, June 20 — Premier Li Keqiang vowed today to further open up China’s economy during a meeting with CEOs of top global companies amid simmering trade tensions with the United States.
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LETTER | As a retiree in Kuala Lumpur, thirty years of hard work has convinced me that I will never own a bungalow in Damansara Heights or expensive cars.
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PETALING JAYA: As the group copes with a hike in gaming taxes, Genting Malaysia Bhd chairman and chief executive Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay has taken a 20% voluntary pay cut.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Genting Malaysia Bhd chairman and chief executive Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, the highest paid CEO in the country, is taking a 20% pay cut, according to a report by China Press.
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FOR better or for worse, over-the-top (OTT) players such as Skype, iflix, Netflix and WhatsApp are here to stay, if the players and consumers have their way.
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SIGNING up with a telco is like getting into a relationship.
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IT has been a month since my last article. I found it awkward to type with my left fingers as my right arm is in a sling after surgery to reattach a torn tendon on my right shoulder. The culprit was a bone spur with a sharp edge probably formed from years of a bad golf swing which I now blame for my poor golf scores.
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Malaysian consumers can look forward to better customer service experience as the major telco players have signed a Consumer First pledge at MCMC.
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CEO compensation is always a hot issue.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): Have you ever wondered if the CEO of the public-listed company you've invested in is paid fairly?
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KUALA LUMPUR: Chief executive officers (CEOs) in Malaysia are maintaining a positive outlook with eight out of ten reporting confidence in the growth prospects for their company and the industry they operate in.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — The confusion over the appointment of Telekom Malaysia (TM) Berhad’s chief executive officer (CEO) has raised concerns over Putrajaya’s meddling in the affairs of governme...
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One of Malaysia's biggest companies, Telekom Malaysia, has been without a permanent chief executive since last year's general election, raising concerns over political interference from the Prime Mini...
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KUALA LUMPUR - One of Malaysia's biggest companies, Telekom Malaysia, has been without a permanent chief executive since last year's general election, raising concerns in the past week over political ...
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Nissan announced today that it is cutting the compensation for CEO Hiroto Saikawa by 50 percent.
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SEOUL, May 30 — Global airlines are meeting under a storm pattern of trade tensions, rising oil prices and a two-month-old grounding of the Boeing Co 737 MAX jetliner — threatening to put a halt t...
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This article is co-written by Meng Jing.
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LAST April’s launch of UK life insurer Reviti, a wholly owned subsidiary of Philip Morris International, marks a new milestone of absurdity in the story arc of the tobacco industry.
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This article is from two episodes of Matrix Moments by Matrix Partners India, a podcast featuring candid conversations on what it really takes to survive the startup world.
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WEARY of public listed companies that continue to not take their corporate governance responsibilities seriously, the Securities Commission Malaysia is considering naming and shaming them in its next ...
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IT was reported early this week that the government intends to establish a taskforce to coordinate efforts to make Malaysia an excellent nation under Corporate Governance Watch (CGW). The taskforce to be set up will be spearheaded by former Bank Nagara governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz and the committee will study the report by CGW.
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WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump appears to have earned less from his vast financial empire last year as licensing royalties, rents and golf revenues fell at some properties, his financial disclosure shows.
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IPOH, May 16 ― The prime minister’s announcement to extend the Pakatan Harapan administration’s asset declaration drive to all MPs should also cover assemblymen nationwide, as well as CEOs in go...
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I wrote this article over 3 years ago: When CEO’s salaries get too high.
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PARIS, May 9 — It took Total’s chief executive and a small group of advisers just days to line up the French energy major’s biggest acquisition in almost two decades when it agreed to buy the Af...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) launched its inaugural Corporate Governance (CG) Monitor today, which showed positive levels of adoption for a majority of the practices r...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Securities Commission launched its inaugural corporate governance monitor to highlight the positive levels of adoption of most of the practices recommended in the Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance (MCCG).
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): Half of the top 20 listed companies on Bursa Malaysia with the highest paid chief executive officers (CEOs) last year were family-controlled companies, according to the Securiti...
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MUNICH: Bayer AG Chief Executive Officer Werner Baumann faces the biggest test of his three-year tenure as shareholders increasingly upset with the Monsanto takeover gather for a day-long meeting that will culminate in a crucial confidence vote.
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PETALING JAYA: Persatuan Insurans Am Malaysia (PIAM) has re-elected Antony Lee, the CEO of AIG Malaysia Insurance Bhd, as its chairman for a two-year term at the association’s 41st annual general meeting on April 24.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 25): Malaysia Airlines Bhd has denied issuing any request for proposals (RFPs) to aircraft manufacturer Airbus SE and Embraer SA to acquire up to 40 airplanes.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Persatuan Insurans Am Malaysia (PIAM) has re-elected Antony Lee, the CEO of AIG Malaysia Insurance Bhd, as its chairman for a two-year term at the association's 41st annual general meeting on April 24.
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LETTER | Persatuan Penduduk Rumah Panjang Bukit Kiara refers to the media statement dated April 23, 2019, issued by Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan CEO Zaizalnizam Zainun, relating to the development in T...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 24): FGV Holdings Bhd, the world’s third largest oil palm estate operator, and pilgrims fund Lembaga Tabung Haji are considering selling their plantation assets in Indonesia, in ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: FGV Holdings Bhd, the world’s third largest oil palm estate operator, and pilgrims fund Lembaga Tabung Haji are considering selling their plantation assets in Indonesia, in a bid to im...
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(April 24): Asian stocks are poised for gains after their U.S. counterparts closed at record highs on the back of better-than-forecast earnings.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 — Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman believes that his biggest achievement since his appointment as youth and sports minister is bringing more youth to leadership positions.
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Six women, including Barra, and five men complete the slate of members up for shareholders’ approval at the annual meeting.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 20): Ever since Datuk Haris Fadzilah Hassan was appointed CEO of FGV Holdings Bhd in late January this year, there have been questions as to how he would fare.
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NEW YORK: U.S. stocks ended slightly lower on Wednesday as a drop in healthcare shares overshadowed a string of positive corporate earnings and upbeat economic data from the United States and China.
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NEW YORK, April 18 ― US stocks ended slightly lower yesterday as a drop in healthcare shares overshadowed a string of positive corporate earnings and upbeat economic data from the United States and ...
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WASHINGTON, April 15 — On the campaign trail and in Congress, Democrats are challenging the titans of Wall Street, proclaiming a "new day" as they seek to channel the anger of their party and voters...
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NEW YORK: Executives at the largest US banks are grappling with how to best talk about the slowing economy and its impact on their businesses as they enter earnings season, people familiar with their thinking told Reuters.
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WASHINGTON, April 11 — CEOs of giant US banks were grilled yesterday on their swelling pay packages, commitment to diversity and other hot-button issues in the industry's biggest congressional once-...
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NEW YORK, April 9 — The US economy is strong and Wall Street has reformed practices that contributed to the financial crisis a decade ago, chief executives of some of the largest US banks said in pr...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Malaysian employees increasingly believe that it is the responsibility of chief executive officers to drive change, rather than the government of the day, according to the late...
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Tan Min-Liang hates Tim Cook and Jack Dorsey.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is looking at developing a drone-embedded unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), following discussions with a leading aircraft landing and braking systems company.
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HONG KONG, March 27 — The world’s largest maker of cryptocurrency mining chips has shelved plans for an ambitious initial public offering in Hong Kong, becoming the latest victim of bitcoin’s pr...
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HAVING been in print for many years, coupled with video and web content, leading Malaysia-based leadership and people development consultancy, Leaderonomics Sdn Bhd, has now expanded its content port...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will deliver a keynote address at the Perdana Leadership Foundation CEO Forum 2019 themed “Accelerating the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 25): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will deliver a keynote address at the Perdana Leadership Foundation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Forum 2019 themed “Accelerating the ...
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SINGAPORE (March 21): Kuala Lumpur can give up Malaysia Airlines.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has received interest from some local and foreign firms to buy national carrier Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB), Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Wednesday (Mar 20).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says some local and foreign firms have expressed interest in buying Malaysia Airlines.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has urged employers who make a profit to provide better wages for their workers.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A country's development must not only be measured by its Gross Domestic Product or the stock market – but also the people's standard of living, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): There will be no more appointment of politicians as heads of mission for Malaysia or government-linked companies (GLCs), Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) plans to sell more buildings and landbanks to unlock the value of its assets after putting two buildings up for sale recently.
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BOSTON: Federal authorities arrested dozens on Tuesday for a US$25 million (£19.1 million) scheme to help wealthy Americans, including actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin and some CEOs, cheat their children's way into elite universities, such as Yale and Stanford.
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Malaysia is bucking the trend in what is generally a good 2019 for regional stock markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The euphoria following the historic election last May has faded, leaving Malaysia’s stock market as Asia’s only one in the red this year.
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(March 12): The euphoria following Malaysia’s historic election last May has faded, leaving its stock market as Asia’s only one in the red this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 7): A new broom sweeps clean at Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Bhd (BPMB), which has been alleged to have lax lending practices and lack of corporate governance.
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WASHINGTON, March 3 — The White House on Wednesday is hosting major chief executives who joined a Trump administration advisory board on workforce issues.
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Becoming an entrepreneur requires hard work and a heavy time commitment.
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Game Workers Unite, a grassroots labour organisation, is calling for Activision Blizzard to fire its CEO Bobby Kotick.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — Petronas President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin has made it into Brand Finance’s list of 100 best global Brand Guardians for 2019.
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PETALING JAYA: AirAsia has hit back at Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB), saying the airport operator is using its dominant position to threaten legal action against it and to suppress “fair ...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) and Malaysia Airports (Sepang) Sdn Bhd are jointly seeking to stop AirAsia from further publishing “inaccurate and misleading articles” in its ...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) has warned AirAsia to take down “inaccurate and misleading articles” on the budget airline’s website, as well as stop issuing further stat...
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Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd and Malaysia Airports (Sepang) Sdn Bhd (collectively Malaysia Airports) have jointly served a letter of demand to AirAsia Bhd, AirAsia X Bhd and their respective CEOs Ri...
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AIRASIA X Bhd (AAX) shares are off to a good start this year, thanks to the promotional power of Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, who on Jan 2 tweeted that “AirAsia X will have the best ever year in 2019”.
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PETALING JAYA: A former Umno assemblyman has hit out at Chief Minister Shafie Apdal for claiming that a majority of government-linked companies (GLCs) are in financial trouble.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s strong bilateral economic ties with Hong Kong will lay a strong foundation for future collaborations, especially in the spheres of financial services, logistics, as well as ...