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EPF I-akaun usage increases 100 per cent

Monday, 25 May 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The usage of i-Akaun, an online facility to check Employees Provident Fund (EPF) savings, has increased to over 100 per cent in the first quarter ended March 31.

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Malaysia needs 60,000 accountants by 2020

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 19:55

SHAH ALAM: Malaysia needs to double its accountants to 60,000 in an effort to support its transformation into a developed nation by 2020, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Abdul Wahid Omar said.

Uzma’s unit bags two contracts worth RM166.5 million from Petronas Carigali

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 19:54

KUALA LUMPUR: Uzma Bhd’s associate company, Sazma Aviation Sdn Bhd, has been awarded two contracts worth RM166.5 million by Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd (PCSB) for the provision of helicopter services.

MBM Resources posts stellar results in 1Q15

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 19:52

KUALA LUMPUR: MBM Resources Bhd’s pre-tax profit more than doubled to RM65.18 million in the first quarter ended March 31, 2015, from RM27.97 million in the same quarter last year.

Boustead’s pre-tax profit dips to RM69.5 million in 1Q15

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 19:51

KUALA LUMPUR: Boustead Holdings Bhd’s pre-tax profit dropped to RM69.5 million in the first quarter (Q1) ended March 31, 2015, from RM133.3 million in the same quarter last year.

Kulim’s Q1 pre-tax profit rises to RM24.58 million

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 18:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Kulim (Malaysia) Bhd’s pre-tax profit rose to RM24.58 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 from the RM20.2 million recorded in the same quarter last year.

Amanah Nusantara eyes US$5.3 billion investments from Malaysia in Cirebon

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 18:42

KUALA LUMPUR: Strategic investment company Amanah Nusantara International Sdn Bhd (ANI) expects to garner US$5.3 billion in investments from Malaysia to develop infrastructure facilities in the port city of Cirebon in Indonesia over the next three years.

Takaful Malaysia Q1 pre-tax profit up 39.1 per cent to RM62.2 million

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 18:38

KUALA LUMPUR: Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Bhd’s profit before zakat and taxation for the first quarter (Q1) ended March 31, 2015 rose 39.1 per cent to RM62.2 million from RM44.7 million registered in the same quarter last year.

Economic upturn in Asian countries still fragile, says survey

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 18:24

KUALA LUMPUR: The economic upturn in Asian countries is still fragile, according to the regular global survey of finance professionals.

FTAs supports rising exports in Asia Pacific: Study

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 18:22

SINGAPORE: A new Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Policy Support Unit report confirms that regional free trade agreements (FTAs) in the Asia-Pacific do make a difference in boosting exports.

EPF I-akaun usage increases 100 per cent

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 18:16

KUALA LUMPUR: The usage of i-Akaun, an online facility to check Employees Provident Fund (EPF) savings, has increased to over 100 per cent in the first quarter ended March 31.

PPHB expects 2015 to be a challenging year

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 18:08

SEBERANG PERAI: Public Packages Holdings Bhd (PPHB) expects 2015 to be a challenging year as the buoyant US dollar continues to put pressure on the pricing of products and cost sustainability.

KL shares close lower, CI down 20.12 points

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 18:06

KUALA LUMPUR: Shares on Bursa Malaysia ended lower today with the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) 20.12 points easier, weighed down by losses in heavyweights. At 5 pm, the FBM KLCI stood at 1,767.38 points, after hovering between 1,764.63 and 1,787.64 throughout the day.

MAS to focus on medium range routes

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 16:54

TOKYO: The new Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is expected to become a very important transit hub airline for the region, cutting on long-haul flights to the west and focusing more on regional medium routes.

MMHE to expand to downstream and onshore segments

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 16:18

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Holdings Bhd (MMHE) will be expanding to the downstream and onshore segments this year, given the more competitive environment in the global oil and gas industry amid the plunge in oil prices.

KL shares remain lower, CI down 19.89 points

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 15:47

KUALA LUMPUR: Shares on Bursa Malaysia resumed the afternoon session easier, with the the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) down 19.89 points at 1,767.61 at 3.05 pm, weighed down by trade and services stocks.

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