December 7, 2017

Amazon launches Prime membership in Singapore after ending free shipping

SINGAPORE, Dec 7: Amazon on Wednesday (Dec 6) launched its Prime membership programme in Singapore, a day after the e-commerce giant ended free shipping for customers here ordering from […]
December 7, 2017

Bitcoin zooms above US$13,000 to record high on relentless demand

TOKYO/NEW YORK, Dec 7: Bitcoin extended its rally on Wednesday, breaking above US$13,000 to a record high despite questions about the cryptocurrency’s real value and worries […]
December 7, 2017

Asia shares hover near two-month low as growth, US policy risks sap sentiment

TOKYO, Dec 7: Asian shares held close to a two-month low on Thursday as softer oil and copper as well as U.S. policy uncertainty kept sentiment […]
December 6, 2017

AirAsia resumes normal operations to Bali, Lombok

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6: AirAsia has resumed normal operations from and to Bali and Lombok, with flying conditions around the Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport and […]
December 6, 2017

Ringgit opens flat against USD

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6: The ringgit took a breather from yesterday’s rally to open flat against the US dollar this morning with support for the local […]
December 6, 2017

Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices, escalating spat

REUTERS, Dec 6: A rare public spat in the technology industry escalated on Tuesday when Google said it would block its video streaming application YouTube from […]
December 6, 2017

Asia stocks pressured by Wall Street losses, dollar sags

TOKYO, Dec 6: Asian stocks slipped on Wednesday, pressured by losses on Wall Street as the technology sector stuttered yet again after a brief rebound, while […]
December 6, 2017

Amazon US ends free shipping to Singapore

SINGAPORE, Dec 6: Amazon has ended its offer of free shipping to Singapore, the company confirmed on Tuesday (Dec 5). Previously, Singapore customers were able to […]
December 5, 2017

Malindo Air now offers daily flights to Cambodian capital

PHNOM PENH, Dec 5: Malaysia’s Malindo Air took off its maiden flight from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh International Airport on December 1, beginning the carrier’s […]
December 5, 2017

Proton continues to maintain steady sales growth

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 5: Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Sdn Bhd (Proton) has continued to maintain steady growth in its sales performance year-to-date. As at Nov 30, 2017 […]
December 5, 2017

Ringgit opens higher against USD

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 5: The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar today on continuous support for the local note, dealers said. At 9 am, the […]
December 5, 2017

Lamborghini drives into crowded SUV market

SANT’AGATA BOLOGNESE, Dec 5: Lamborghini, the fabled Italian sports car manufacturer, on Monday (Dec 4) unveiled its new Sports Utility Vehicle, accelerating into a fast growing market […]
December 5, 2017

Toys’R’Us to shut quarter of UK stores

LONDON, Dec 5: Toys”R”Us is to shut a quarter of its British stores, with a loss of up to 800 staff, the troubled US retailer’s UK […]
December 5, 2017

Wealth inequality a threat to East Asia, Pacific: World Bank

JAKARTA, Dec 5: A rapidly growing gap between rich and poor in many developing East Asian nations is threatening the foundation for the region’s economic success, the […]
December 5, 2017

Saudi oil minister reaffirms OPEC output squeeze

RIYADH, Dec 5: Saudi Energy Minister Khaled al-Faleh said on Monday (Dec 4) that oil producing nations could start discussing in June when to raise output, […]
December 4, 2017

MIDF to continue supporting SMEs on journey towards Industry 4.0

SEBERANG JAYA, Dec 4: Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Bhd (MIDF) will continue supporting local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) on their journey towards the Industry 4.0 […]
December 4, 2017

Ringgit opens marginally higher against USD

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 4: The ringgit opened marginally higher against the US dollar today on emerging mild support for the local note, dealers said. At 9 […]
December 4, 2017

Facebook opens new London hub, creating 800 jobs

LONDON, Dec 4: Social media titan Facebook will open a new office in London on Monday (Dec 4) that is set to be its biggest engineering hub […]