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  • Opinion  |  AUGUST 2, 2015 12:00 PM

    Can the euro be repaired?

    by JEAN PISANI-FERRY

    PARIS – When Wolfgang Schäuble, Germany’s finance minister, recently tabled the option of a Greek exit from the euro, he wanted to signal that no member could abstain from the monetary union’s strict disciplines. In fact, his initiative triggered a …

     
  • Featured & Exclusive

    MITI: M’sia to continue TPPA negotiations

     AUGUST 1, 2015 3:20 PM by BERNAMA

    Malaysia will continue to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) based on the mandate of defending and promoting the country's inter ...

     

    FB to use web-connected aircraft to expand Net access

     AUGUST 1, 2015 2:00 PM by BLOOMBERG

    Facebook Inc’s plan for connecting rural areas to the Internet involves using balloons to lift drones to an altitude of 90,000 feet (27,400m), where ...

     
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    Issues

    The rise of Exabytes

     JULY 28, 2015 8:00 AM by G. SHARMILA

    Chan Kee Siak, founder and CEO of web hosting service provider Exabytes, quit college when he was 20 years old to grow the business at a time when the ...

     

    Fareeda, the RM34 mil tudung empire

     JULY 20, 2015 8:00 AM by KHAIRIE HISYAM ALIMAN

    Boutique headscarf-maker Fareeda has made waves since its emergence nine years ago, proving there is a big business to be done when it comes to heads ...

     
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    TigerTalk

    Putrajaya, keep your promises on mobile spam

     JULY 31, 2015 8:00 AM by G. SHARMILA

    Tiger recently had no choice but to switch mobile service providers because she was getting too many spam messages on her mobile phone. The problem ha ...

     

    Cry my beloved country, Malaysia

     JULY 30, 2015 12:30 PM by KHAIRIE HISYAM ALIMAN

    If there is one thing we can consistently be proud of as Malaysians, it is our well-recognised, inexhaustible wit and humour in the face of adversity, ...

     
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    StockStalk

    Bintulu Port Holdings: Sailing in choppy waters

     JULY 31, 2015 7:30 AM by G. SHARMILA

    Analysts say Bintulu Port Holdings Bhd, a Petronas associate company and Sarawak state-linked port services operator, is expected to clock in decent e ...

     

    Homeritz: Homely business, sexy dividends

     JULY 29, 2015 7:30 AM by KHAIRIE HISYAM ALIMAN

    Upholstered furniture maker Homeritz Corp Bhd sees relatively little coverage from research houses but investors seem to have found plenty of positive ...

     
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    Corporate

    DBKL allocates RM5 mil for cycling path

     AUGUST 3, 2015 2:34 AM

    The Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) has allocated RM5 million to expand the network of cycling paths in the capital, which is expected to be completed ...

     

    Top Glove eyes RM2.5 bil revenue

     AUGUST 2, 2015 7:10 PM

    Top Glove Corp Bhd, the world’s biggest rubber glove manufacturer, is eyeing a revenue of RM2.5 billion this year, supported by higher sales. ...

     

    Najib says Qatar, China interested in 1MDB assets

     AUGUST 2, 2015 8:53 AM

    Prime Minister Najib Razak said Qatar and China have expressed an interest in the assets of debt-laden state fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB). 1M ...

     

    Creating apps to connect people

     AUGUST 1, 2015 9:47 PM

    Come end of August, Asian developers are set to face challenge each other in a competition to create apps that can, not only to get more people sign ...

     

    MITI: M’sia to continue TPPA negotiations

     AUGUST 1, 2015 3:20 PM by BERNAMA

    Malaysia will continue to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) based on the mandate of defending and promoting the country's inter ...

     

    MAHB surprised by AirAsia’s letter of demand

     JULY 31, 2015 10:45 PM by BERNAMA

    Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) confirms receiving a letter of demand (LOD) from AirAsia Bhd in respect of purported loss and damages incurred ...

     

    KPDNKK not involved in determining fuel prices

     JULY 31, 2015 9:24 PM by BERNAMA

    The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry (KPDNKK) is not involved in determining the rise and fall of petrol and diesel prices, say ...

     

    FGV to help develop palm oil’s downstream in Indonesia

     JULY 31, 2015 9:14 PM by BERNAMA

    Felda Global Venture Holdings Bhd (FGV) will lead efforts to develop a special economic zone for palm oil downstream processing in Indonesia. Deputy ...

     
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    Property

    Melbourne, Sydney property bubble normal: Nobel winner

     JULY 31, 2015 5:14 PM by KINIBIZ

    Sydney and Melbourne property prices have grown at more than 15 % per annum over the last three years, outperforming any other Australian markets and ...

     

    Tradewinds’ Belfield parcel 1 will have GDV of RM3.8 bil

     JULY 31, 2015 1:13 PM by BERNAMA

    The first parcel of Tradewinds Corporation Bhd’s Belfield development, located in the vicinity of the former Istana Negara, will have a gross ...

     
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    Enterprise

    Exabytes is going places

     JULY 30, 2015 8:00 AM by G. SHARMILA

    In this article, Exabytes founder Chan Kee Siak shares his views on the e-commerce scene in Malaysia today and his big plans for the company. ...

     

    Dell launches new data storage solutions

     JULY 27, 2015 6:52 PM by KINIBIZ

      Dell has rolled out new storage offerings aimed helping businesses and organisations cost-effectively adapt and scale their data centers to kee ...

     
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    Singapore

    Noble extends worst rout since 1999 amid SGX warning

     JULY 31, 2015 6:44 PM by BLOOMBERG

    Noble Group Ltd plunges to extend its biggest monthly drop in 16 years after the Singapore bourse issued a warning on the company’s shares amid a sl ...

     

    Noble Group in worst rout since 1999

     JULY 31, 2015 4:52 PM by BLOOMBERG

    Noble Group Ltd plunged to extend its biggest monthly drop in 16 years after the Singapore bourse issued a warning on the company’s shares amid a sl ...

     
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    World Biz

    London borough seeks crackdown on supercars

     AUGUST 2, 2015 1:05 PM

    On one of London’s most exclusive streets, the drivers of some expensive cars are getting ready to leave their parking spots. The owners of the ...

     

    US$600 mil mine sold for just a dollar in ruins

     AUGUST 1, 2015 9:39 PM

    The destructive force of a collapse in world coal prices has been underscored by the sale of a mine valued at AUS$860 million (US$631 million) three y ...

     

    FB to use web-connected aircraft to expand Net access

     AUGUST 1, 2015 2:00 PM by BLOOMBERG

    Facebook Inc’s plan for connecting rural areas to the Internet involves using balloons to lift drones to an altitude of 90,000 feet (27,400m), where ...

     

    TPP talks conclude without deal, vow to keep working

     AUGUST 1, 2015 11:16 AM by REUTERS

    Pacific Rim trade ministers failed to clinch a deal on Friday to free up trade between a dozen nations after a dispute flared between Japan and North ...

     

    Clintons made nearly US$141 mil, 2007-2014

     AUGUST 1, 2015 8:46 AM

    Former first couple Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton earned nearly 141 million dollars between the years of 2007 and 2014, according to tax records rel ...

     

    Greek stock market to reopen on Monday

     AUGUST 1, 2015 8:36 AM

    The Greek stock market is set to reopen on Monday as talks continue between Greece’s finance and economy ministers with the representatives of t ...

     
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    Finance

    Ringgit to remain steady against USD

     AUGUST 1, 2015 10:54 AM

    The ringgit is expected to remain steady at the current level of 3.81 level against the US dollar next week due to lack of market moving factors. De ...

     

    Ringgit opens flat against US dollar

     JULY 31, 2015 10:10 AM by BERNAMA

    The ringgit opened flat against the US dollar in early trade today as investors remained on the sidelines on lack of fresh catalysts. At 9.24 am, th ...

     
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    Economy

    BNM sees slight forex reserves dip

     JULY 31, 2015 2:53 PM by XAVIER KONG

    Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) saw its foreign-exchange reserves dipping slightly month-on-month in its latest disclosure of international reserves for th ...

     

    TPP negotiators chase elusive final deal in tough talks

     JULY 31, 2015 12:24 PM by REUTERS

    Pacific Rim trade ministers neared the final spurt of negotiations on an ambitious free trade pact on Thursday, but differences over farm exports and ...

     
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    Opinion

    Can the euro be repaired?

     AUGUST 2, 2015 12:00 PM by JEAN PISANI-FERRY

    PARIS – When Wolfgang Schäuble, Germany’s finance minister, recently tabled the option of a Greek exit from the euro, he wanted to signal that no ...

     

    The profit-sharing economy

     AUGUST 1, 2015 12:00 PM by LAURA TYSON

    BERKELEY – Over the last 35 years, real wages in the US failed to keep pace with productivity gains; for the typical non-farm worker, the latter gre ...

     

    Gani’s removal means another constitutional crisis?

     JULY 31, 2015 11:56 AM by G JEGATHESAN

    If not for the cabinet reshuffle announced on Tuesday, the sacking of Abdul Gani Patail as the attorney-general earlier that day would have hogged the ...

     

    Letting China’s bubble burst

     JULY 30, 2015 11:59 AM by MICHAEL SPENCE

    NEW YORK – The problems with China’s economic growth pattern have become well known in recent years, with the Chinese stock market’s recent free ...

     
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    Commodities

    Rubber market to trade cautiously

     AUGUST 1, 2015 9:27 PM

    The Malaysian rubber market is expected to trade cautiously next week against the backdrop of volatile currency movements and declining crude oil pr ...

     

    Tin price to stay at current levels

     AUGUST 1, 2015 9:24 PM

    Tin price on the Kuala Lumpur Tin Market (KLTM) is likely to remain at current levels next week, buoyed by continued buying support by Japanese trad ...

     
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    Markets

    Bursa to trend sideways, 1,700 to 1,740 points

     AUGUST 1, 2015 10:49 AM

    Bursa Malaysia is likely to trend sideways  next week with the benchmark index continuing to be confined within the 1,700 points and 1,740 points ra ...

     

    Chua says ringgit’s fall due to external factors

     JULY 31, 2015 11:02 PM by BERNAMA

    The ringgit’s current decline is due to external factors, including the fall in global oil prices and pressure from the US dollar. Deputy Fina ...

     
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    Launches

    Microsoft unveils much-awaited Windows 10

     JULY 29, 2015 7:03 PM by REUTERS

    Microsoft Corp launches its much-awaited Windows 10 operating system at midnight on Wednesday. Windows 10, which comes almost three years after the la ...

     

    OCBC introduces online savings account

     JULY 28, 2015 4:41 PM by KINIBIZ

    OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Bhd introduces the OCBC e-SmartSavers account, an online savings account open to non-customers of the bank. Prior to this, people ...

     
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    Events

    BFM to launch F&B conference

     JULY 3, 2015 6:05 PM by GERALDINE TAN

    BFM will be holding a food and beverage conference titled 'BFM Enterprise Takeaway 2015' at Connexion @ Nexus, Bangsar South on July 31, 2015. ...

     

    MaGIC leads local startups to Echelon summit

     JUNE 23, 2015 4:45 PM by BERNAMA

    The Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) is leading a delegation of Malaysian startups to the Echelon Asia Summit 2015 to sho ...

     
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