Jeju Air increases flights to Kota Kinabalu
KOTA KINABALU: Korea’s first low-cost airline, Jeju Air, has increased its frequency for the Incheon-Kota Kinabalu route from seven to 11 flights weekly from September 1 to October 26 this year.
Cuepacs urges tycoon to retract statement
KUALA LUMPUR: The Congress of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) has urged national tycoon Koon Yew Yin to retract his entire statement on civil servants, including the Malaysian Arm...
Singapore slashes 2019 GDP forecast as global risks expand
SINGAPORE: Singapore slashed its full-year economic growth forecast on Tuesday as global conditions were seen worsening and data confirmed the slowest growth rate in a decade amid mounting fears of recession in the city-state.Singapore slashes 2019 GDP forecast as global risks expand
Economy expected to continue 4.5% growth in Q2
GEORGE TOWN: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says Malaysia’s economic growth is expected to plateau at 4.5% of the GDP in the second quarter, continuing at the same rate of growth experienced in the f...
LCT to divest 49% of stake in Indonesian unit
KUALA LUMPUR: Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Bhd (LCT) is proposing to divest 49% of its equity interest in PT Lotte Chemical Indonesia (LCI) to its major shareholder, Lotte Chemical Corporation, Korea (LCC).
Asia Stocks Set to Slide on Fresh Tariff Shock
(Aug 2): A fresh salvo in the U.S.-China trade war from President Donald Trump roiled financial markets a day after the Federal Reserve delivered the first interest-rate cut in a decade in part to c...
Once-filthy Prangin canal is Penang’s new showpiece
GEORGE TOWN: A picture of the Prangin canal with clear water and filled with koi fish, which went viral on social media over the weekend, has been confirmed to be genuine After the picture created soc...
Samsung scores lifeline as it navigates Japan export curbs
SEOUL: Samsung Electronics Co. has managed to secure an emergency supply of key materials to sustain its chip-making operations for the time being, averting short-term disruption from a Japanese ban of critical semiconductor and display components.
Foreign fund inflows enter third week
KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign funds snapped up stocks listed on Bursa Malaysia for the third week running, acquiring RM230.2mil net of local equities last week, according to MIDF Research.
Unimas to develop rapid rabies test kit
KUCHING: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) has agreed to develop a rapid rabies test kit that will enable effective mass screening of the disease in humans within a couple of hours.
Malaysia in serious need of dieticians
KUALA LUMPUR: There is a serious need for dieticians in the country due to the worrying increase in diseases, especially non-communicable diseases (NCDs) Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad...
Siwon is all for student kindness
KAJANG: The #StandTogether student kindness movement in Malaysia is all set to go international, and it now has a major global champion – K-pop superstar Choi Siwon.
Explore options for sustainable energy, Dr M says
KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Mahathir Mohamad today urged Asian countries to explore a range of options to improve energy efficiency and affordability by diversifying their energy mix to spur development in the r...
Tracking growing impact of Trump’s tariffs
WASHINGTON: With President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping expected to meet at the G-20 summit in Osaka, there’s growing evidence that the trade war is eroding not just short-term growth but also longer-term prospects.
Germany raises €6.55bil in epic 5G spectrum auction
Germany raised €6.55bil (RM30.80bil) from its 5G mobile spectrum auction, the Federal Network Regulator (BNetzA) said on June 12 after a near three-month battle that will see a fourth operator enter the market.
Malaysia Smelting Corp delays tin shipments to customers
LONDON/KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Smelting Corp Bhd (MSC), one of the world's largest refined tin producers, is delaying shipments to customers around the world due to a shortage of concentrate, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.
Asia stocks under more pressure on trade war angst
TOKYO: Asian stocks began the week on the back foot in the wake of trade-war jitters from US moves against Mexico and India to China’s retaliation against American measures. The yen held near a six-month high.