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Proficiency Of Soft Skills, Global Consciousness For Malaysian Engineering...

By Ir Dr Eunice Phang Siew Wei, Programme Director of Taylor’s University’s Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Honours) at the School of Engineering, Faculty of Innovation & Technology As we delve...

SMS Fraud, A Telco Headache

SMS fraud, or “smishing”, is on the rise in many countries, fuelled by the increasing use of smartphones. This is a challenge for telecom operators who are meeting at the...

Restoring The Past For Our Future

By: Tan Hou An, final year building surveying student at the Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Malaya I remembered reading Oliver Twist when I was young, and imagining how hard...

The Importance Of Coaching For Employees

By: Dr Jesrina Ann Xavier and Dr Shan Moorthi Nearly 100% of large organisations around the world have now deployed Artificial Intelligence (AI) in their businesses, while almost 73% of...

Forests Can Be Preserved By Lowering Carbon Footprints

By: Dr. Rulia Akhtar, Research Fellow at the Ungku Aziz Centre for Development Studies (UAC), Universiti Malaya The rainforest is the heart of our world, not merely a stunning location....

Property

SP Setia Achieves RM5.1 Billion Sales, Declares 1.34 sen...

S P Setia Bhd released its financial year 2023 results with revenue closing at RM4.37 billion which was slightly lower than its FY22 number of RM4.45 billion, subsequently the...

Lagenda’s Confirmed Sales Exceeds RM1 Billion In 2023

Lagenda Properties Berhad released its fourth quarter financial results registering a revenue of RM248.1 million, marking a significant 14% and 26% increase compared to the preceding two quarters, profit...

Tropicana Director And Chairman’s Son, Dato Dickson Tan Resigns

Tropicana Corporation said it has received the resignation of its non Executive Director Dato Dickson Tan Yong Loong with immediate effect citing other commitments. Dato Dickson 42, is also...

News

VFlowTech’s Battery Technology Might Advance Malaysia’s Low Carbon Mobility Blueprint

"VRFBs present diverse opportunities to advance Malaysia’s Low Carbon Mobility Blueprint target through its PowerCube." Dr. Avishek Kumar (pic) said. Have you ever heard...

Mydin Boss Proposes Halal Business Transformation Programme To Assist Bumiputera

During the Bumiputera Economic Congress (KEB) 2024, Ameer Ali Mydin, managing director of Mydin Mohamed Holdings Berhad, proposed the implementation of the Halal Business...

Banking Sector Puts Resilient Foot Forward, Kenanga Positive On Overweight Call

Kenanga Investment Bank (Kenanga) Sector Update today (Mac 1) said January 2024’s system loans increased by 5.7%, within their 5.5%-6.0% expectation for the time...

MTDC, MDEC Ink MoU To Boost Digitalisation In Halal Industry

The Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC) and Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) have signed an agreement aimed at fostering the growth of homegrown technology...

Oil Prices Edge Higher On U.S. Rate Hopes, Supply Signals Weigh

Oil prices rose slightly in Asian trade on Friday, supported by broader market optimism that easing inflation will see the Federal Reserve cut interest...

Genting Bhd Still Sees A Decent End To FY23, Maybank IB Says BUY With Lower RM5.73 TP

Genting Bhd’s (GENT) 4Q23/FY23 results were within expectations. Positively, RWG, RWS and RWLV all continue to recover (ramp in RWLV’s case) and the trend...

Fed’s Williams Reiterates Rate Cut Likely Later This Year

Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams reiterated on Thursday that the next move for the U.S. central bank is likely to...

China’s Factory Activity Shrinks For 5th Month, Raises Pressure For More Stimulus

China's manufacturing activity in February contracted for a fifth straight month, an official factory survey showed on Friday, raising the pressure on policymakers to...

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DOSM: Export & Import Unit Value Indices Slowed By...

Malaysia’s export prices in January 2024 slipped by 0.5 per cent from 148.0 points...

RAM Confident Of Malaysia’s GDP Growth, Keeps Forecasts At...

Malaysia’s GDP growth underperformed in 2023 (3.7% vs consensus: 4.0%), mainly due to weaker...

Ringgit Depreciates Just As PM Assures Efforts To Address...

The ringgit depreciated further today against the dollar, closing at 4.7750 compared to Thursday's...

Persistent Bond Market Outflow As Fed Keeps Hawkish Tone

The foreign fund outflow from the bond market intensified in January 2024, the second...

Malaysia Recorded RM329.5 Billion In Approved Investment In 2023-...

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said Malaysia recorded total approved investments of RM329.5 billion...

Positive Start To 2024 For External Trade

Malaysian exports rebounded (Jan 2024: +8.7% YoY; Dec 2023: -10.1% YoY)  and imports surged...

Strong January Trade Data Bodes Well For 2024 Export...

OCBC Malaysia Senior ASEAN Economist Lavanya Venkateswaran commented on the January trade figures released...

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