• Corporate  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 7:57 PM

    TDM Bhd 3Q14 pre-tax profit falls to RM13 mil

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    TDM Bhd's pre-tax profit for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2014 (3Q14) fell to RM13.07 million from RM19.55 million in the same period of 2013.

  • Opinion  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 7:35 PM

    Germany’s secret credit addiction

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    LONDON – With recent data showing that German exports fell 5.8% from July to August, and that industrial production shrank by 4%, it has become clear that the country’s unsustainable credit-fuelled expansion is ending. But frugal Germans typically do not see it …

  • Corporate  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 6:41 PM

    United Plantations 3Q14 pre-tax profit surges to RM96 mil

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    United Plantations Bhd registered a 52.5% higher pre-tax profit of RM96.11 million for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2014 (3Q14) from RM63.66 million recorded in the same period last year.

  • Markets  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 6:34 PM

    KL shares close higher on buying interest in blue-chips

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    Share prices on Bursa Malaysia closed higher today on buying interest in blue-chips and heavyweights, led by TNB, dealers said.

  • Featured and Exclusive & Property  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 6:32 PM

    ‘Housing minister’s plans to emulate Korea unwise’

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    Korea’s housing model, which the housing minister seeks to study, may bring dire consequences, said an association representing victims of abandoned housing

  • TigerTalk  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 6:18 PM

    Is Pembinaan PFI a handout machine?

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    There is a mysterious vehicle that has spent double-digit billions and there is an air of mystery, alongside a strange propensity to walk uphill, surrounding what should have been a straightforward initiative through Pembinaan PFI Sdn Bhd. The emerging picture, however, raises the question if Putrajaya’s private finance initiative is simply an excuse to reward the select few.

  • Corporate  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 6:16 PM

    WCT Holdings 3Q14 pre-tax profit falls to RM32 mil

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    WCT Holdings Bhd's pre-tax profit for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2014 (3Q14) fell to RM32.37 million from RM59.89 million in the same period last year.

  • Markets  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 5:54 PM

    Ringgit closes higher against US dollar

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    The ringgit closed higher against the US dollar today on persistent buying support for the local unit, dealers said.

  • Corporate & Featured and Exclusive  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 5:45 PM

    EPF posts RM10.3 bil investment income in 3Q14

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    The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has announced investment income of RM10.3 billion for the third quarter of 2014 ended 30 September 2014 (3Q14), up 2% year-on-year (y-o-y), according to a media statement.

  • Commodities  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 5:45 PM

    Rubber market closes lower

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    The Malaysian Rubber market closed lower today due to a stronger ringgit against the US dollar, a dealer said.

  • Corporate, Economy, Featured and Exclusive  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 5:35 PM

    Fuel subsidy removal will not be inflationary, says Zeti

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    The removal of subsidies for RON95 petrol and diesel will not have any inflationary consequences to the country's economy as global crude oil prices are softening, says Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) governor, Zeti Akhtar Aziz.

  • Corporate  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 5:09 PM

    Cima sees growth with second Bahau cement plant

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    Cement Industries of Malaysia Bhd (Cima)'s second cement plant in Bahau, which began operating in September last year,is progressing in the right direction.

  • Featured and Exclusive & Property  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 4:58 PM

    ‘Housing minister BTS flip-flop based on wrong info’

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    The housing minister’s decision not to make build-then-sell mandatory from 2015 is based on outdated information, claims the National House Buyers Association.

  • Commodities  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 4:41 PM

    Pepper in hot demand amid commodities slump

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    At a time when commodity producers are enduring a slump in prices for everything from crude oil to iron ore to soybeans, Vietnam’s pepper farmers are prospering.

  • World Biz  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 4:32 PM

    ‘Some climate change impacts unavoidable’

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    Some future impacts of climate change, such as more extremes of heat and sea level rise, are unavoidable even if governments act fast to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the World Bank said on Sunday.

  • Commodities & Corporate  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 4:31 PM

    Terengganu denies China company mining iron ore

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    Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman today denied that China based CAA Resources is involved in iron ore mining activities at Bukit Besi, Dungun.

  • Corporate, Featured and Exclusive, Markets, World Biz  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 4:17 PM

    Deutsche Bank advices caution over MOL shares

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    Deutsche Bank has advised investor caution about shares in MOL Global Inc a day after it issued a buy recommendation for the Malaysian online payment firm it helped go public almost two months ago.

  • Corporate  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 4:07 PM

    Langat 2 Water Treatment Plant is 15% complete

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    Construction of the Langat 2 Water Treatment Plant (LRAL2) project has reached 15% and is expected to be completed by April 30, 2017, parliament was told today.

  • World Biz  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 4:01 PM

    Charoen keen to buy Tesco Thailand

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    Charoen Pokphand Group (CP), Thailand's largest agribusiness conglomerate, is keen to buy Tesco Plc's operations in Thailand if the British retailer decided to sell, the group's chairman said on Monday.

  • World Biz  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 3:54 PM

    Samsung to have restructure amid earnings slump

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    Samsung Group’s first management restructure since family patriarch Lee Kun Hee’s heart attack is set to focus on the executives leading the world’s biggest smartphone business as earnings slump and market share shrinks.