November 16, 2017

AirAsia hopes airports will emulate Changi T4’s digitalisation

SINGAPORE, Nov 16: AirAsia Bhd hopes other airports will emulate Singapore’s Changi Airport fully-automated Terminal 4 (T4) in enhancing the passenger experience, its Group Chief Executive […]
November 16, 2017

Gov’t to monitor global fuel price, inflation rate

KUALA LUMPUR, 16 Nov: The government will closely monitor the movement in global fuel prices and inflation rate before making any decision to step in to […]
November 16, 2017

Ringgit opens lower against US dollar

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 16: The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar today after rising to a year high yesterday following the recent strengthening of oil […]
November 16, 2017

Asia shares cautious as mood turns skittish

SYDNEY, Nov 16: Asian shares got off to a cautious start on Thursday after Wall Street stumbled despite upbeat U.S. economic news and the Treasury yield […]
November 16, 2017

Indian art market back in the black

NEW DELHI, Nov 16: India’s art market has emerged from a blue period with a flourish, as prices rise and the world starts to take note […]
November 16, 2017

Airbus lands biggest-ever contract for 430 A320s

PARIS, Nov 16: Airbus announced its biggest-ever order on Wednesday (Nov 15), signing a deal to supply 430 of its medium-range A320 family of aircraft to […]
November 15, 2017

Ringgit opens higher against USD

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 15: The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar on fresh buying interest, said a dealer. At 9.01 am, the local unit stood […]
November 15, 2017

Asian stocks slip as oil woes sap sentiment, euro stands tall

TOKYO, Nov 15: Asian stocks slipped on Wednesday after weaker crude oil prices took a toll on Wall Street, while the euro kept big gains after […]
November 15, 2017

Fashion retailer Forever 21 reports payment card security breach

REUTERS, Nov 15: Fashion retailer Forever 21 said on Tuesday there had been unauthorized access to data from payment cards used at certain of its stores. […]
November 15, 2017

USITC says launches probe of allegations of patent infringement by Apple

WASHINGTON, Nov 15: The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Tuesday it had launched an investigation into allegations of patent infringement by Apple Inc on various […]
November 15, 2017

Firefox opts for Google as default search in US, surprising Yahoo

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 15: Alphabet Inc’s Google reclaimed on Tuesday its spot as the default search engine on Mozilla Corp’s Firefox Internet browser in the United […]
November 15, 2017

Malaysia, Indonesia to jointly counter EU discrimination against palm oil

MANILA, Nov 15: Malaysia and Indonesia view the export restriction against palm oil into the European Union (EU) very seriously and are ready to take joint […]
November 14, 2017

China’s Geely buys US flying car maker

HANGZHOU (China), Nov 14: Zhejiang Geely Holding Group has announced it will acquire all operations and assets of Terrafugia Inc, a US-based flying car developer, China’s […]
November 14, 2017

Ringgit opens higher against USD

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 14: The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar on renewed buying interest, said a dealer. At 9.17 am, the local unit stood […]
November 14, 2017

Pound slides on fears over PM May’s future

LONDON, Nov 14: The British pound sank on Monday (Nov 13) on uncertainty surrounding Prime Minister Theresa May’s political future, dealers said. The pressure on sterling […]
November 14, 2017

Wall Street treads water on continued tax jitters

NEW YORK, Nov 14: Wall Street shrugged off early losses on Monday (Nov 13), narrowly eking out a positive finish despite continued investor worries that long-promised […]
November 14, 2017

Asia stocks shaky before China data, ponder yield curve

SYDNEY, Nov 14: Asian stocks wobbled on Tuesday as investors awaited developments in U.S. tax reform efforts, while contemplating if a marked flattening in the U.S. […]
November 14, 2017

CIMB says backup tapes containing banking customer data lost

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 14: Malaysia’s CIMB Group Holdings Bhd on Monday (Nov 13) said some magnetic tapes containing backup customer data were lost during routine operations, adding […]