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How sugar has centre stage in Indonesian presidential race

Jokowi’s array of policies to keep the prices of everyday staples like sugar and rice in check have drawn the wrath of the country’s powerful ...

Getting students to deep dive into entrepreneurship

SME Bank Y-Biz Challenge has provided more than 2,000 students the opportunity to learn the nuts and bolts of running a business
By HABHAJAN SINGH More ...

Start-up of software for plumbers, electricians raises RM7b funding

San Francisco • Service-Titan Inc is the newest start-up unicorn out of the Los Angeles area, proving that even plumbing can be a billion-dollar technology ...

MMC Gamuda bags IFAWPCA’s builder’s award

By FARA AISYAH / Pic By TMR File
MMC Gamuda KVMRT (T) Sdn Bhd (MGKT) has bagged the 44th International Federation of Asian and Western Pacific ...

RM2b large-scale solar power projects up for bidding

By DASHVEENJIT KAUR / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
THE government has some RM2 billion worth of projects up for bidding in January 2019 to produce 500MW of ...

China outlines concessions to US ahead of G-20 talks

By BLOOMBERG
WASHINGTON • Chinese officials have outlined a series of potential concessions to the Trump administration for the first time since the ...

Personal financing not the way to solve credit-card debt, says Dr Wan Azizah

While the percentage of credit-card debt has narrowed to 2.3% in 3Q18, the percentage of personal financing has doubled, says DPM
By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / ...

SOCAR to replicate the success of e-hailing

The South Korean start-up aims to reduce car ownership among Malaysians with its car-rental service as an added advantage for users
By LYDIA NATHAN / ...

IMF’s Lagarde sees case for central banks to enter digital currency

SINGAPORE • With growing innovation in the financial sector and a move towards a cashless society, there is a role for central banks to enter the world of ...

How do Asia firms keep top women? Remove stigmas, act boldly

More than three quarters of Asia’s large organisations globally are looking to add more women to their upper echelons, with most offering attractive pay ...

KWAP aims to double MyPesara mobile app users by end-2019

By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Retirement Fund Inc (KWAP) has projected a twofold increase in the number of users of its MyPesara ...

Will future megacities be a marvel or a mess? Look at New Delhi

With a population that’s swelling by about 700,000 each year, India’s capital could be the world’s biggest megacity by 2028
by Jill Ward The effects ...