Business

Olympus moves past scandal in first public bond sale since 1996

by BLOOMBERG
Olympus Corp.’s first sale of bonds to the public in more than two decades met strong investor demand, according to underwriters, in a ...

Burberry bets on bags, brings back check under its new CEO

PARIS • UK fashion company Burberry Group plc is betting on growth in its smaller handbag business and playing up its trademark check as new CEO Marco ...

Toys ‘R’ Us seeks bankruptcy, crushed by online competition

by BLOOMBERG
Toys “R” Us Inc. filed for bankruptcy as the retailer, loaded with debt in a buyout more than a decade ago, failed to keep consumers from ...

Google joins mobile payments race in India

BANGALORE • Alphabet Inc’s Google introduced a digital payments service specifically designed for India as competition heats up for the country’s ...

Ma Says Alibaba Has to Change Mindset for Global Expansion

Alibaba needs to move away from its asset-light approach to grab a bigger share of global trade, he says
by BLOOMBERG NEWS After conquering grocery ...
T7 Global

T7 Global’s investment hits oil in Perth Basin

By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN
T7 Global Bhd’s Australian-listed investment, Triangle Energy (Global) Ltd, has hit oil in the coastal Xanadu-1 well located in the ...

Outgoing Proton CEO to head Malakoff

By D KANYAKUMARI / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Outgoing Proton Holdings Bhd CEO Datuk Ahmad Fuaad Kenali has been appointed CEO of Malakoff Corp Bhd ...
Taxed

Foreign-based digital firms to be taxed

By P PREM KUMAR & MARK RAO
Foreign digital service providers will soon be imposed the Goods and Services Tax (GST), as authorities are currently ...

Will Thailand’s Kra Canal actually save cost?

Shipment experts are unfazed by the possible impact from the proposed Kra Canal
By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN The recent push for the construction of the ...
Malaysian Employers Federation

Local talent shortage forces IT firms to seek foreigners

It is projected that by 2025, the IT industry will require 1m specialised working professionals, says MDEC CEO
By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / Pic By MUHD ...
SMEs

E-commerce to reach RM211b by 2020

Govt facilitating growth of SMEs to expand their presence in the sector and become global players
By D KANYAKUMARI / The e-commerce segment is ...
TM

TM’s webe now under UniFi

Move likely a strategy to broaden the telco’s customer base and leverage on the UniFi brand
By NG MIN SHEN & RAHIMI YUNUS / Pic By TMR Webe, the ...