Corporate Malaysia

Inflation up 3.7% in August, exceeding forecast of 3.5%

By LYDIA NATHAN 
MALAYSIA’S headline inflation rate for the month of August 2017 rose to 3.7% year-on-year (YoY), exceeding an earlier forecast of ...

CIMB starts global Shariah equity fund

By TMR / Pic By TMR
CIMB-Principal Asset Management Bhd has launched CIMB Islamic Global Equity Fund, which will invest in Shariah-compliant global ...

Poh Kong’s 4Q net profit jumps 400%

By TMR / Pic By TMR
Poh Kong Holdings Bhd posted a 400% year-on-year (YoY) increase in net profit of RM14.3 million for the fourth quarter (4Q) ended ...

A third of fresh grads quit their jobs within 1st year

By DASHVEENJIT KAUR 
Almost a third of young Malaysian expect quick professional development and the chance to earn higher salaries within the ...
PLUS

PLUS takeover not commercially viable

By MARK RAO / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
MAJU Holdings Sdn Bhd’s proposed takeover of PLUS Malaysia Bhd is not financially viable due to the heavy ...

New guideline for alternative medicine

By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
A NEW set of guidelines for clinical trials in alternative medicine will be established to spur more ...

Trinity secures RM160m in sales

By IZZAT RATNA / Pic By TMR
Trinity Group Sdn Bhd secured RM160 million in sales, or a 100% take-up rate, for the first phase of its Trinity Lemanja ...

Hai-O 1Q net profit soars 85% to RM17.9m

By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN
HAI-O Enterprise Bhd reported an 85% jump in net profit to RM17.9 million in the first quarter (1Q) ended July 31, 2017, as its ...

O&G counters rally on expectation of project rollouts

By MARK RAO / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Oil and gas (O&G) counters on Bursa Malaysia rallied yesterday driven by higher energy prices and ...

BNM says Bloomberg report on reserves unbalanced, rigid interpretation

By BERNAMA /Pic By TMR
Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) said the article published by Bloomberg entitled, “Malaysia Reserve Buffer Seen by Moody’s as Among ...

Tanglir Hospitality inks agreement with Avillion for new luxury resort

By KEVIN WONG / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Tanglir Hospitality Sdn Bhd has signed on a management agreement with Avillion Hotel Group Sdn Bhd to manage ...
Steve Wozniak

Apple co-founder to speak at 13th WIEF in Kuching

By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Apple Inc co-founder Steve Wozniak will be one of the speakers at the upcoming 13th World Islamic Economic ...