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 […]
December 4, 2017

Nestle to close its DR Congo factory

KINSHASA, Dec 4: Swiss food giant Nestle announced on Sunday (Dec 3) that it would close its factory in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, […]
December 4, 2017

Disney resumes acquisition talks with Fox: WSJ

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 4: US media and entertainment giant Disney has renewed discussions for the purchase of some of rival 21st Century Fox’s assets, The Wall […]
December 4, 2017

Hanoi gets its first McDonald’s

HANOI, Dec 4: Global burger behemoth McDonald’s opened its first branch on Saturday (Dec 2) in the historic heart of communist Hanoi, a conservative city renowned for […]
December 3, 2017

Disney resumes acquisition talks with Fox: WSJ

  SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 3: US media and entertainment giant Disney has renewed discussions for the purchase of some of rival 21st Century Fox’s assets, The […]
December 1, 2017

Key US inflation index slows in October

  WASHINGTON, Dec 1: A closely-watched US inflation measure retreated in October as a hurricane-related spike in energy prices subsided, according to new data published on Thursday […]
December 1, 2017

US oil steady after OPEC extension of production cut

TOKYO, Dec 1: US oil held steady on Friday (Dec 1) after OPEC and other major producers agreed to extend production curbs in a widely expected move […]
November 30, 2017

MAS on track with recovery plan

SEPANG, Nov 30: Malaysia Airlines (MAB) is confident that its five-year MAB Recovery Plan (MRP) was on track and on schedule. Malaysia Airlines Group Chief Executive […]
November 30, 2017

Unemployment rate highest in 7 years at 3.1%

SINGAPORE, Nov 30: The seasonally adjusted resident unemployment rate rose from 3 per cent in June 2016 to 3.1 per cent in June this year, according […]
November 30, 2017

Ringgit opens marginally lower against USD

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 30: The ringgit opened marginally lower against the US dollar today, weighed down by the decline in the oil prices, dealers said. At […]
November 30, 2017

Smartphone market seeing steady growth, as bigger screens rule

WASHINGTON, Nov 30: The global smartphone market is expected to see steady if unspectacular growth in the next few years, as consumers turn increasingly to large-screen […]
November 30, 2017

Court investigating whether Uber connived to cover its tracks

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 30: Uber, the ride-sharing giant hit with a number of scandals in recent months, is now suspected of operating a program to hide […]
November 30, 2017

Alibaba betting on long-term gain from eSports investment

BARCELONA, Nov 30: The booming eSports industry may not yet attract the sponsors and television rights of real life sports, but Chinese e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba believes […]
November 29, 2017

Ringgit opens marginally lower against USD

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 29: The ringgit opened marginally lower against the US dollar today after rallying yesterday in tandem with regional peers. At 9 am, the […]
November 29, 2017

Bitcoin tops US$10,000 in some exchanges

NEW YORK, Nov 29: Virtual currency bitcoin soared to an all-time high above US$10,000 on Tuesday on some smaller exchanges and digital currency indexes, but remained […]
November 29, 2017

Asia shares track Wall Street rise, wary on North Korea

SYDNEY, Nov 29: Asian shares rose and the dollar held firm on Wednesday (Nov 29) after Wall Street shot to record peaks amid signs of progress […]