|Friday, February 24, 2017

Business News

Samsung rolls out ‘Samsung Pay’ service

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 24: Samsung Malaysia Electronics Sdn Bhd has rolled out its mobile payment service, ‘Samsung Pay’ in Malaysia today, through strategic partnerships with banks and merchants in its quest to provide cashless payment service to its customers. Its Mobile and IT Business Unit Vice-President, Lee Jui Siang, said its partners included Malayan Banking Bhd, CIMB Bank Bhd, ...Full Article

Ministry sets timeline for MSPO certification mandatory compliance

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 24: The Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry has set the timeline for the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification mandatory compliance to up to Dec 31, 2019 ...Full Article

M’sia records net assets position of RM81.2 bil – Statistics

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 24: Malaysia’s net international investment position at the end of December 2016 recorded a net assets position of RM81.2 billion compared to RM26.5 billion in the ...Full Article

Ringgit firmer versus greenback in early trade

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 24: The ringgit extended yesterday’s gains to open firmer this morning as sentiment was positively influenced by the possible US interest rate hike soon, dealers said. ...Full Article

Trump again vows to bring back US jobs, but offers few details

WASHINGTON, Feb 24: President Donald Trump told chief executives of major U.S. companies on Thursday he plans to bring millions of jobs back to the United States, but offered ...Full Article

Dow breaks record as Wall Street ends mixed

NEW YORK, Feb 24: Wall Street ended in mixed territory on Thursday (Feb 23) but the blue-chip Dow hit a tenth consecutive all-time high, breaking a 30-year record. But ...Full Article

IMF warns against pretending ‘unpayable debts’ can be paid

WASHINGTON, Feb 24: In a not so subtle jab at European officials and their dealings with Greece, the IMF on Thursday (Feb 23) issued a warning against pretending that ...Full Article

US Treasury’s Mnuchin dials back Trump economic promises

WASHINGTON, Feb 24: US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday dialed back some of President Donald Trump’s economic policy pledges, including on growth and China’s currency. While he reaffirmed ...Full Article

Handicraft entrepreneurs must do online business – Rosmah Mansor

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23: Handicraft entrepreneurs must be more  courageous to explore business opportunities including moving in tandem with the latest technology and doing business online. The Prime Minister’s ...Full Article

Govt sets Bumiputera SME export target at 25 per cent by 2020

IPOH, Feb 23: The government has targeted to boost the exports of Bumiputera small and medium enterprises (SMEs) from 18 per cent to 25 per cent by 2020 under ...Full Article
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