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Sime Darby to divest non-core assets, expand healthcare division

The company wants to develop its healthcare divisions into a core business, says group CEO
By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / Graphic By ...

PM: Cabinet shake-up may happen if parties insist

Govt will consider sensitivities and suggestions from all before making final decision on ICERD
By P PREM KUMAR / Pic By BERNAMA Tun Dr Mahathir ...

MBM aims to dominate coupé market

There are a lot of customers who want a little bit extra out of their car, according to the company’s VP
By RAHIMI YUNUS / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL ...

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 / ...

Gloomy outlook for high-end residential units

By FARA AISYAH / Pic By TMR
The high-end residential market will continue to be on the decline as more expensive properties enter the market and ...

Glass industry to remain resilient amid construction slowdown

By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
The glass industry is expected to remain resilient and continue to align itself to the country’s ...

Govt plans to set ceiling prices on medicines

By DASHVEENJIT KAUR / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
The Ministry of Health (MoH) will be proposing a mechanism to control the prices of drugs through the Price ...

MITI to roll out IR4.0 readiness assessment next year

By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Graphic By TMR
The International Trade and Industry Ministry (MITI) will roll out the assessment criteria for the migration of ...

PAC concludes probe on missing RM19b GST refunds

By DASHVEENJIT KAUR / Pic BERNAMA
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has completed its probe on the alleged missing RM19.4 billion Goods and Services ...

Gas M’sia’s 3Q18 net profit rises 22%

By FARA AISYAH
Gas Malaysia Bhd posts a 22.08% year-on-year (YoY) increase in net profit to RM41.03 million for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2018 ...

The RM1.3b solar project that wasn’t, and the land that was misappropriated

By RAHIMI YUNUS / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
The idea of initiating a solar project that would light up 369 rural schools in Sarawak and provide better ...