Compliance

Beijing confidential — Wanda’s Hollywood expansion blocked

HONG KONG • Wang Jianlin, China’s second-richest man, has made no secret of his ambition to dominate Hollywood. But suddenly the billionaire chairman of ...

China said to tell banks to cut yields on wealth products

SHANGHAI • China’s banking regulator told some lenders to lower the rates they offer on wealth-management products, people familiar with the matter said, ...

Audit fees, salary cost rise at a slower rate in 2016

By ISHUN P AHMAD
Total audit fees and salary cost have increased at a slower pace last year compared to previous years, according to the regulatory ...

LPJ, PTP festive aid for Gelang Patah community

by SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH
More than 150 underprivileged individuals and students in Gelang Patah, Johor, received aid for the coming Hari Raya Aidilfitri ...

MyCC forms new line-up of commission members

By Shaheera Aznam Shah
The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC), established in 2011 to safeguard the process of free and fair competition in ...

Revised rules to speed up arbitration

The Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) has rolled out a revised set of arbitration rules to improve the efficiency and quality of the ...

CGC enhances SME access to financing

By ISHUN P AHMAD
Close to four decades, Credit Guarantee Corp Malaysia Bhd (CGC) has been assisting and nurturing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) ...

Demystifying affordable housing issue in Malaysia

By CHEAH SU LING & STEFANIE JOAN ALMEIDA
Since 2012, the increase in house prices in Malaysia has outstripped the rise in income levels. ...

Ithmaar introduces new Shariah-compliant credit card

Bahrain-based Islamic retail bank Ithmaar Bank BSC has introduced a new Shariah- compliant corporate credit card with MasterCard Inc.
In a statement, ...

BNM to introduce further regulatory measures to strengthen banking system

By ANNA CHIDAMBAR
In the next seven months, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will introduce further regulatory measures to strengthen the foundations for a ...

Trump Appoints Son-in-Law as Top Adviser

American President-elect Donald Trump has appointed his son-in-law Jared Kushner to a high-level position in his administration.
Trump asked Kushner to ...