Malaysian pair grab second title at Taiwan Open
Malaysian men’s professional doubles pair Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong beat South Korea’s Choi Solgyu-Seo Seung Jae at the Taiwan Open badminton tournament today to claim their second title of the sea...
Mahathir floats possible MAS sale again
KUALA LUMPUR: The prime minister, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, has again raised the possibility of the national carrier, Malaysia Airlines, going into private hands instead of being government-owned.
Smooth check-ins at KLIA after 3-day disruption
SEPANG: Passengers at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) were seen checking in without much hassle today after a disruption in systems since Wednesday night caused flight delays.
OCBC in talks with Singtel about virtual bank licence
SINGAPORE: Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp (OCBC) is in talks with companies including Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) about seeking one of the city-state’s planned virtual bank licences, according to sources.
Singapore steps up scrutiny of shell firms
SINGAPORE: Singapore’s central bank is raising its guard against money launderers increasingly using onshore shell companies to mask their transactions, a senior official said.
Malaysia Airlines joins peers in seeking JVs
MALAYSIA Airlines Bhd has set its sights on joint ventures (JVs) as a way forward to improve its financial situation, says an industry source close to the matter, as it grapples with overcapacity, hig...
AirAsia needs to buck up
I am sharing my recent experience at Penang Airport as a concerned citizen who strongly urges AirAsia to improve their services there.
MAS needs new brains
LETTER | It is not easy to put MAS back on track like when it was operated as MSA together with Singapore Airlines in a joint-venture in the early 60s.
If MAS is to be sold, cast the net wider
The Alternative View - M Shanmugam
Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAS) is like the Brazilian football team. Almost everybody, from politicians to technocrats and investment analysts, seems to be an expert in how it can improve its services in good and bad times.
Syfe raises US$3.8 mill to launch in Singapore
DIGITAL wealth manager, Syfe, on July 17 announced its official launch in Singapore following the approval of the Capital Markets Services Licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and a ...
PM: No layoffs in MAS’ revival
KUALA LUMPUR: Any possible takeover or strategic cooperation to revive national carrier Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAS) will not result in job losses, assures Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
Could MAS lose the 'Malaysia' in its name?
PARLIAMENT | Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad spoke at length in the Dewan Rakyat today about efforts to rescue Malaysia Airlines, making it clear that Putrajaya is facing a situation where the loss...
Govt looks at four proposals to revive MAS
PUTRAJAYA: The government has to be careful in looking at the four proposals to acquire or manage Malaysia Airlines (MAS), Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
Singapore to offer up to five digital bank licences
SINGAPORE (June 28): Singapore's central bank said on Friday it would offer up to five digital bank licences to suitable applicants, in a move that could deliver the biggest shake-up in two decades in...
Don't let Malaysia Airlines die - Kadir Jasin
It is better for Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAS) to be "married" to AirAsia than to wantonly allow the iconic brand to die, veteran newsperson A Kadir Jasin (photo, above) said today.
Singapore can't rule out off-cycle monetary easing
SINGAPORE: Singapore's central bank is reviewing its 1.5-2.5% economic growth forecast for this year and can't rule out off-cycle monetary easing as the U.S.-China trade war hits the city-state's exports, central bank chief Ravi Menon said on Thursday.
PM: MAS may go, but its identity must be retained
KUALA LUMPUR: National carrier Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAS) may go but its identity, exemplary service and hospitality must be retained, says the Prime Minister.Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said while the government was willing to sell MAS, its identity as the country’s national carrier must be retained.The government, he added, had introduced various changes to restore the company.
MAS to Mat Sabu - sorry about the delay
National carrier Malaysia Airlines Bhd has apologised to Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu over a delay in his flight to London which led to him missing a meeting with Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad t...
Grab eyes Singapore online banking licence
SINGAPORE: Grab, South-East Asia’s most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the city-state consider allowing online-only banks, sources said.