Money

This Ex-Goldman Banker Quit to Take Over a Myanmar Empire

Melvyn took the reins from his father in 2015. He aims to triple Yoma’s market value within 5 years to at least RM9.1b by expanding each of ...

US solar sector has a RM5.9b plan to end a trade war

NEW YORK • While US President Donald Trump prepares to announce his decision on new solar panel import tariffs, the US industry is quietly trying to broker ...

Bank Islam launches social finance platform, Sadaqa House

By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
BANK Islam Malaysia Bhd recently launched its social finance initiative, Sadaqa House, which is ...

PRS fund expected to record exponential growth this year

It has recorded a fund size of RM2.2b last year, a 47.1% YoY increase
By KEVIN WONG / Graphic By TMR THE Private Retirement Scheme (PRS) fund ...

Labuan blueprint to improve local economy, enhance connectivity

‘Through this blueprint, the govt has planned several strategic thrusts to aid the island to move forward’
By D KANYAKUMARI The ...

2018’s Corporate Space Race: Getting Ready for Astronauts, Then Tourists

Boeing and SpaceX have a busy year proving they can replace NASA’s defunct shuttle programme
by Dana Hull & Julie Johnsson / BLOOMBERG For the ...

China GDP Powers Past Debt Purge, Leaving Trail of Dead Projects

Western regions, late to the investment spree, may suffer most
by BLOOMBERG A PILE of rusty pipes and materials are all that remain of Lanzhou New ...
Anne Boden

Time for fintech to deliver on its promises

A FleishmanHillard Fishburn report reveals if the fads will continue or op
By HABHAJAN SINGH Investors want to start seeing real returns this year, ...

Bitcoin steadies after slump shakes global crypto market

HONG KONG • Bitcoin steadied yesterday in the wake of a 23% plunge that rocked the global market for digital assets and sparked deeper questions about its ...
Kopitiam

Bringing Malaysian kitchens to the world — the kopitiam experience

Soon after weaving itself into the local culture, kopitiams began to mushroom in cities and villages alike
By LYDIA NATHAN / Pic By AFIF ABD HALIM The ...

Adapt or Die is Marchionne’s Stark Farewell Message to Carmakers

Most autos will have some electrification by 2025, says Fiat CEO, and carmakers should ‘quickly’ split best brands, lesser assets
by Tommaso Ebhardt / ...

Marchionne: The Future of Cars Will Be Electric and Commoditised

IN A two-hour interview in Detroit ahead of this week’s North American International Auto Show, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) CEO Sergio Marchionne ...