• World Biz  |  OCTOBER 21, 2014 4:40 PM

    InterContinental’s revenue per room beats estimates

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    InterContinental Hotels Group Plc, the owner of the Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza brands, reported revenue per room that beat analysts’ estimates, as its US outlets had their best quarterly performance in eight years.

  • World Biz  |  OCTOBER 21, 2014 4:28 PM

    ARM’s royalty growth rebounds in 3Q

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    ARM Holdings Plc, the chip designer whose products power more than 95% of smartphones, said royalty sales growth will accelerate this quarter on demand for new devices, such as Apple Inc’s iPhone 6.

  • OTHERS  |  OCTOBER 21, 2014 4:18 PM

    Are services the new manufactures?

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    PRINCETON – The global discussion about growth in the developing world has taken a sharp turn recently. The hype and excitement of recent years over the prospect of rapid catch-up with the advanced economies have evaporated. Few serious analysts still …

  • Commodities  |  OCTOBER 21, 2014 4:12 PM

    M’sia Q3 cocoa grinding falls 13.7% on slowing demand

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    Cocoa processing in Malaysia fell 13.7% from a year earlier to 61,428 tonnes in the third quarter, the Malaysian Cocoa Board said on Tuesday, reflecting slow demand and rising costs.

  • Corporate  |  OCTOBER 21, 2014 4:09 PM

    GE’s Predix to benefit M’sia O&G, says Mida

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    Predictivity (Predix) solutions offered by US industrial giant General Electric (GE) will benefit the Malaysian oil and gas (O&G) sector, in meeting the region's growing energy needs, Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Mida) deputy chief executive officer Phang Ah Tong said.

  • Opinion  |  OCTOBER 21, 2014 4:03 PM

    Mine your digital business

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    BOSTON – Nearly everyone has a digital footprint – the trail of so-called “passive data” that is produced when you engage in any online interaction, such as with branded content on social media, or perform any digital transaction, like purchasing …

  • Opinion  |  OCTOBER 21, 2014 3:55 PM

    The evolution of devolution

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    CAMBRIDGE – The Scots have spoken. A solid majority voted against independence in their historic referendum. But the debate left no question that an even larger majority favours the further devolution of economic, social, and political power in Britain. And …

  • Markets  |  OCTOBER 21, 2014 3:48 PM

    KL shares lower at mid-afternoon

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    Shares on Bursa Malaysia were lower at mid-afternoon as investors are squaring positions ahead of the Deepavali holiday tomorrow, dealers said.

  • Corporate & Featured and Exclusive  |  OCTOBER 21, 2014 3:43 PM

    Trade suspension for triple-bank merger participants

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    RHB Capital Bhd (RHB), Malaysia Building Society Bhd (MBSB) and CIMB Group Holdings Bhd (CIMB) have all three requested a suspension of trading on Bursa Malaysia from 2.30pm to the end of the trading day.

  • Corporate  |  OCTOBER 21, 2014 3:40 PM

    MAS starts ‘Make it Happen’ campaign

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    Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is offering irresistible all-inclusive fares for travel to domestic and international destinations under its "Make it Happen" campaign from Oct 20 to Nov 3, 2014.

  • Commodities, Economy, Featured and Exclusive  |  OCTOBER 21, 2014 3:40 PM

    Govt might introduce quota-based petrol subsidy

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    RHB Investment Bank Bhd Director and Regional Head of Equity Capital Markets Corporate and Investment Banking Services Gan Kim Khoon said the MyKad would be used for identification and a certain quota or quantity allocated to avoid abuse of the subsidy by the rich.

  • Corporate  |  OCTOBER 21, 2014 3:21 PM

    Chinese train maker picks Malaysia for Asean hub

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    CSR Zhuzhou’s RM410 million Batu Gajah plant is its first manufacturing facility in the Asean region

  • World Biz  |  OCTOBER 21, 2014 3:20 PM

    Staples probes potential customer credit card breach

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    Staples Inc, the world’s largest office supply chain, is investigating a potential breach of customer credit card data, becoming the latest retailer to confront a threat from hackers in recent months.

  • Corporate  |  OCTOBER 21, 2014 3:14 PM

    Malindo Air to start daily service to Kota Bharu

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    Hybrid airline Malindo Air will start a daily service from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) to Kota Bharu from Sunday.

  • Corporate  |  OCTOBER 21, 2014 3:09 PM

    Ampang Line LRT to get new trains October 2015

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    Prasarana Malaysia Bhd will be replacing the current fleet of six-car trains serving the RapidKL Light Railway Transit (LRT) Ampang Line, with new ones next year to enhance its services.

  • World Biz  |  OCTOBER 21, 2014 3:06 PM

    Russia ruled out as culprit in JPMorgan cyber attack

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    The Russian government has been ruled out as sponsor of a cyber attack on JPMorgan Chase & Co disclosed in August, US law enforcement officials said on Monday.

  • Featured and Exclusive & World Biz  |  OCTOBER 21, 2014 3:02 PM

    Total CEO de Margerie killed in jet crash in Moscow

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    Total SA’s Christophe de Margerie died when his airplane struck a snowplow on a Moscow runway, ending a career in which he oversaw the biggest expansion of oil reserves at the French energy giant in at least 15 years.

  • Corporate  |  OCTOBER 21, 2014 3:02 PM

    M’sian exporters pine for tax breaks, financial incentives

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    Almost half of Malaysian exporters say financial incentives from the government can help grow exports, according to the results of a recent business survey. The Sage Business Index released to the public today revealed that 47% of Malaysian exporters believe …

  • Corporate  |  OCTOBER 21, 2014 2:59 PM

    Icon Offshore awarded RM63.5 mil contract

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    Icon Offshore Bhd, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Icon Offshore Group Sdn Bhd, has been awarded a contract from Talisman Malaysia Limited for the provision of an anchor handling/tug/supply (AHTS) vessel for a contract period of two years, which commenced in September 2014.

  • Commodities  |  OCTOBER 21, 2014 2:56 PM

    India closer to ending state monopoly on coal

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    India stepped closer to ending a four-decade-old government monopoly on mining and selling coal, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to tackle fuel shortages.