• 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.

  • Corporate & Property  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 3:41 PM

    Bina Puri secures additional Sabah development contracts

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    Another additional works for major development in the state of Sabah valued at RM64.99 million has landed on the lap of Bina Puri Holdings Bhd, closing the year 2014 with its unbuilt book order stands at RM2.01 billion to date.

  • Featured and Exclusive & Opinion  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 3:32 PM

    Central bankers weren’t meant to be heroes

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    The US recovery is starting to look halfway respectable. Europe's economies, meanwhile, face the risk of a third recession in seven years. There's a lesson in that contrast: Good economic policy means never having to ask your central bank to be a hero.

  • Corporate & World Biz  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 3:14 PM

    Taiwan says Uber operating without a license

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    Taiwan's transport ministry said Uber Technologies Inc is operating a taxi-hailing service "in violation of the law", and that it is investigating the possibility of blocking access to the US company's website and mobile app.

  • Corporate  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 3:13 PM

    M’sia Nov vehicle sales increase to 55,313 units

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    Sales of passenger and commercial vehicles in November 2014 increased to 55,313 units from 52,252 units in the same period last year, said the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA).

  • World Biz  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 3:06 PM

    China eases rules on foreign bank branch openings

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    Under the new rules, which amend regulations announced in 2006, banks are no longer required to establish a Chinese representative office before they set up branches, joint ventures or wholly foreign-owned lenders, according to the statement.

  • Markets & World Biz  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 3:02 PM

    Foreign IPO values on HK bourse falling since 2011

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    As Hong Kong wraps up its best year for initial public offerings since 2010, the city’s bourse is notching up a less flattering milestone: listings of overseas companies have almost evaporated.

  • World Biz  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 2:50 PM

    Alibaba’s millionaires fuel startup boom in China

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    The company’s US$25 billion (RM86.9 billion) initial public offering (IPO) had made many of them wealthy and he urged them to start businesses that would be meaningful in the long term.

  • Corporate  |  DECEMBER 22, 2014 2:48 PM

    Salcon Engineering wins RM470 mil sub-contract job

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    Salcon Engineering Bhd, a wholly-owned unit of Salcon Bhd, and Loh & Loh Constructions Sdn Bhd, had received the letter of acceptance from MMC Corp Bhd for the RM470 million centralised sewage treatment plant sub-contract works.