Malaysia jumps to No. 5

By RUPA - Sunday, 23 November 2014.

SMART STRATEGIES: Country improves from 20th place over past decade


Towards people-centric Asean

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 00:24

FROM Nay Pyi Taw to Kuala Lumpur, the last two weeks have been abuzz with Malaysia’s takeover next year since it was handed the gavel.

Market likely to consolidate

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 00:17

BURSA Malaysia is expected to remain in a consolidation mode this week amid lack of buying impetus and weak market sentiments.

IOI City Mall raring to open

By PUTRAJAYA - Monday, November 24, 2014 - 00:11

IOI Properties Group Bhd’s newly launched IOI City Mall, which is 85 per cent-tenanted, is set to reach full occupancy soon.

InvestKL in talks with 4 more MNCs

By FAUZIAH ISMAIL KUALA - Monday, November 24, 2014 - 00:09

INVESTKL is in the final stage of discussions with four multinational corporations (MNCs), of which three are expected to announce their presence in Greater Kuala Lumpur before the end of the year.

‘Huge potential in palm oil downstream sector’

By ZAIDI ISHAM ISMAIL - Monday, November 24, 2014 - 00:08

KUALA LUMPUR: The palm oil downstream sector will always provide huge opportunities and remain a strategic necessity for the overall industry.

Analysts slam process for vetting Pertamina’s chief post

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 00:07

JAKARTA: Analysts have slammed the process for selecting the next president director for state-owned energy company Pertamina, amid accusations that a third-party firm hired by the government to assess candidates is not independent.

Indonesia’s tax ranking drops

By DION BISARAJAKARTA - Monday, November 24, 2014 - 00:05

INDONESIA is falling behind its peers in helping companies to comply with their tax obligations in the past as it lacks the effort to simplify tax payments, according to the latest report from global consulting company PwC and the World Bank Group.

Demand for unsubsidised premium petrol rising

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 00:04

JAKARTA: State oil and gas company Pertamina sees an increase in demand for non-subsidised high-octane petrol by up to fourfold, following the government’s move to cut fuel subsidies.

GST can spur businesses’ growth

By ZAIDI ISHAM ISMAIL - Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 23:59

KUALA LUMPUR: The Goods and Services Tax (GST), to be implemented on April 1 next year, can lead to companies growing their businesses further.

A passion to fuel nation’s O&G industry

By MUHAMED AHMAD HAMDANKUALA - Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 23:26

TAN Sri Dr Ngau Boon Keat may have carved his name in the list of Top 40 richest Malaysians, but his legacy in shaping the country’s oil and gas (O&G) industry remains unmentioned in any log.


Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 23:24

ISLAM is indeed a perfect religion. Its systems and rules are put in place for the benefit and welfare of humankind; they are set in accordance with the nature of human beings.

MAHB honours partners

By BILQIS BAHARI - Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 23:00

SEPANG: National carrier, Malaysia Airlines (MAS) bagged the passenger airline of the year award while low-cost carrier (LCC) AirAsia Bhd won the low-cost airline of the year award at the prestigious KLIA Awards 2013 held here, last Friday.

Growing in the spirit of cooperation

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 23:00

FRANKLIN Roosevelt once said, “Competition has been shown to be useful up to a certain point and no further, but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today, begins where competition leaves off.”

Need to bolster palm oil defence

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 22:51

Smear campaigns and non-tariff trade barriers are ruthless political tools in the world’s lucrative vegetable oils trade.

Sideways consolidation to continue

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 22:47

A MID-WEEK rebound on the local market last week boosted by oversold momentum and hopes for further stimulus measures from Japan, which has fallen into a technical recession, failed to sustain, as the softer regional tone due to China’s weaker-than-expected preliminary factory index increased econom

Brent returns above US$80 a barrel

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 01:27

Higher heating oil prices on concerns over unseasonably cold weather across America also supported the oil complex, traders said.