Sectorial

The limited sources of fossil fuels such as gas, coal and oil have seen utility companies shifting towards renewable energy (RE) to generate electricity.  Apart from the infinite supply of RE, it is... more
LARGE-SCALE photovoltaic (PV) power plants are an important driver for global PV growth, according to a renewabale energy conference organiser.  Solar Promotion International GmbH said large-scale... more
Has the car market turned the corner? The figures for the first three months of 2017 suggest so. After what was a difficult year in 2016, a majority of the automakers are breathing a sigh of relief... more
A STUDY done by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine researchers has revealed a direct link between air pollution and chronic in ammation of nasal and sinus tissues.  In a statement, Johns... more
Berlin • For more than a century, medical devices company Becton, Dickinson & Co got by without any major acquisitions. That’s changed dramatically under CEO Vincent Forlenza, who is turning out... more
The government needs to relook at the incentives given to employers for hiring people with disabilities (PWDs) to increase the participation of the corporate sector.  Malaysian Employers Federation... more
New York • A life of leisure, free of bosses and bills, sure sounds like the dream — and it turns out millions of millennials are living it. But don’t congratulate them yet. They’re doing it under... more
Singapore-Based Islamic crowdfunding firm Ethis Pte Ltd expects to launch its joint-venture (JV) crowd-funding unit in Malaysia as early as June this year.  Its JV firm, Ethis Kapital Sdn Bhd, is one... more
Singapore-Based Islamic crowdfunding firm Ethis Pte Ltd expects to launch its joint-venture (JV) crowd-funding unit in Malaysia as early as June this year.  Its JV firm, Ethis Kapital Sdn Bhd, is one... more
The SME Bank Sarawak regional centre targets to approve financing worth RM222 million to eligible Sarawak small to medium enterprises (SMEs) this year.  In total, SME Bank Sarawak has approved more... more

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