• Corporate  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 6:34 PM

    M’sia eyes 1.4 mil Chinese tourist arrivals in 2015

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    Malaysia is expected to attract 1.4 million Chinese tourist arrivals next year in conjunction with the Malaysia Year of Festival 2015 (MyFest 2015).

  • Commodities & World Biz  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 6:25 PM

    China buys record volume of Russian crude

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    As oil’s slump threatens to plunge Russia into recession, President Vladimir Putin can at least rely on China to keep buying its crude.

  • Commodities  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 6:23 PM

    Rubber market closes higher

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    The Malaysian rubber market closed higher today amid the weakening ringgit, a dealer said.

  • World Biz  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 6:21 PM

    Coca-Cola gets rid of ‘redundant’ voicemail

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    Landline voicemail is increasingly redundant now that smartphones are ubiquitous and texting is as routine as talking.

  • Corporate & World Biz  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 6:12 PM

    Airlines save RM24 bil on fuel due to drop in price

    Jet fuel price dropped by 20% compared to a year earlier, resulting in a saving of US$7 billion (RM24.3 bil) on the fuel bill for the global airline industry in 2014, according to OAG, the market leader in aviation intelligence.

  • Corporate  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 6:07 PM

    Deleum unit bags Petronas Carigali’s contracts

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    Deleum Bhd's unit, Deleum Primera Sdn Bhd, has bagged the provision of painting and alternative blasting contracts from Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd.

  • Corporate, Economy, Featured and Exclusive  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 6:01 PM

    ‘Rising bond yields not indicative of massive outflows’

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    The rising bond yields are not indicative of a massive outflow of foreign funds said several analysts. While the bond market has seen some selling, they do not believe that this is a cause for panic or a long-term concern.

  • Markets  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 5:51 PM

    KL shares close higher

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    Bursa Malaysia finished on a firm note today on window-dressing, dealers said.

  • TigerTalk  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 5:48 PM

    Is MCMC’s regulation remiss over unsolicited messages?

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    It has been a week and Tiger has yet to hear back from the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) on the matter of unsolicited text messages from unscrupulous mobile content service providers. What’s up with the powers-that-be, Tiger wonders?

  • Markets  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 5:24 PM

    Ringgit closes lower against US$

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    The ringgit closed lower against the US dollar today, as "dollar-buying" sentiment continued to weigh on demand, dealers said.

  • OTHERS  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 5:22 PM

    Bank Negara’s international reserves at RM394 bil

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    Bank Negara Malaysia's international reserves amounted to RM394.1 billion as at Dec 15, 2014.

  • Economy & World Biz  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 5:11 PM

    Russia prepares to sacrifice growth to stabilise rouble

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    Russian policy makers are signaling they’re prepared to sacrifice economic growth in order to stabilize the rouble.

  • Corporate & Featured and Exclusive  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 4:49 PM

    60% of M’sians use social media for job search

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    Malaysia has been ranked the world's fourth in workers' use of social media in making their career decisions, according to the 2014 Kelly Global Workforce Index (KGWI), an annual global survey.

  • Commodities & Featured and Exclusive  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 4:46 PM

    Saudi ready to raise oil output if new clients emerge

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    Asked if Saudi Arabia wanted to maintain a market share of 9.7 million barrels per day, Ali Al-Naimi told the newspaper: "Yes, unless a new client comes along and then we may increase it."

  • Corporate  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 4:36 PM

    MAS welcomes 100th Boeing 737 aircraft

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    Malaysia Airlines (MAS) today welcomed the arrival of its 100th Boeing 737 aircraft, celebrating more than 40 years of partnership with the aircraft manufacturer.

  • World Biz  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 4:17 PM

    Apple raises iPhone prices by 35% in Russia

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    An iPhone 6 with 16 gigabytes (GB) of memory now costs 53,990 roubles (RM2,875.20), Apple said today on its Russia website.

  • World Biz  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 4:08 PM

    CIMB Thai provides financing for Laos Coca-Cola plant

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    CIMB Thai Bank will provide a 484 million baht (RM51.06 million) credit facility for the construction of ThaiNamthip Group's Lao Coca-Cola Bottling Co Ltd plant in Laos.

  • World Biz  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 4:05 PM

    Airbus sues Skymark over cancelled A380 jet order

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    European aircraft maker Airbus Group NV is suing Skymark Airlines Inc in Britain, escalating a half-year spat over a cancelled jet order and complicating the efforts of Japan's third-biggest carrier to rebuild its finances.

  • Markets  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 3:50 PM

    KL shares up at mid-afternoon

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    Share prices on Bursa Malaysia were higher at mid-afternoon today supported by buying interests in selected blue chips and key heavyweights, dealers said.

  • World Biz  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 3:45 PM

    Airbus to fly back on course with A350 XWB

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    10 years ago, the boss of Qatar Airways, who takes his first new A350 jet this week, warned Airbus it was flying off course.