Africa

Will Africa’s metals boom suffer the same curse as oil?

by LAURA DIAB & AMAURY HAUCHARD  MECHANICAL diggers are hard at work in the bleak landscape of the Moanda open-cast…

3 months ago

Top rice exporter India curbs shipments in threat to inflation

INDIA, the world’s biggest rice shipper, restricted exports of key varieties that mainly go toward feeding Asia and Africa, threatening…

5 months ago

Petronas explores RM13.4b African upstream asset sale

MALAYSIAN state oil company Petroliam Nasional Bhd has started inviting bids for its upstream assets in Africa, which could fetch…

5 months ago

World Food Prices Post Biggest Decline Since 2008 in July

GLOBAL food prices fell the most since 2008 after concerns over supplies of grains and vegetable oils eased as Ukraine…

6 months ago

Shoraka DV gets innovation licence to expand

SHORAKA Suyula Platform (SSP), a subsidiary of Shoraka Digital Ventures (Shoraka DV), secures the innovation licence from the Dubai International Financial…

7 months ago

Fresh monkeypox cases appear in US, Europe and Australia

NEW and suspected cases of monkeypox have cropped up in New York City, Sweden, Canada and the two biggest cities…

9 months ago

Rubber exports hit RM71b in 2021

by FAYYADH JAAFAR / pic by BLOOMBERG MALAYSIA’S rubber exports have reached an all-time high of RM71 billion in 2021,…

11 months ago

Gading Kencana inks MoU with Saudi company to develop RE facilities

The MoU covers activities, transactions, relationships, contracts and works related to developing solar farms with a primary focus on the…

12 months ago

More than 9,000 tree species still undiscovered: study

by AFP WASHINGTON – Researchers estimate there are significantly more species of trees on Earth than currently known, with more…

1 year ago

Iconic Worldwide banks on RM200m new factory to boost sales

The factory’s opening puts the company on the right track to become a major player in the global market within…

1 year ago

World passes 300 million Covid cases as Omicron breaks records

By AFP The total number of Covid-19 cases registered worldwide passed 300 million on Friday, with the Omicron variant's rapid…

1 year ago

With updated info, Singapore adjusts approach in managing Omicron

by BERNAMA SINGAPORE - As international evidence indicate the Omicron variant of COVID-19  is likely to be more transmissible yet less…

1 year ago

Wah Seong’s orderbook grows despite 3Q loss

by ANIS HAZIM / pic by TMR FILE WAH Seong Corp Bhd’s third quarter (3Q21) earnings slumped 97.7% year-on-year (YoY) to…

1 year ago