Ring the bells as ringgit turns 60 but digital is its future!

Share This: THE nation is not the only one that turned 60 this year. The local currency, the Malaysian ringgit, turned 60 too and it did so in style, hailed by both foreign and local analysts as the strongest major Asian currency to date. These analysts and economists are of the view that rising business […]

Why the ‘Friendship oil pipeline’ is still flowing from China to North Korea?

Share This: China has once again played its hands in the North Korean conflict, forcing the Western nations (in particular the United States) to back off from a 100% cut of oil supplies to Pyongyang. The US wanted to literally kill the North Korean regime with a full ban on oil exports to Pyongyang – […]

Berjaya Media eyes delisting from Bursa Malaysia

Share This: The Sun’s owner, Berjaya Media Berhad, is eyeing a delisting exercise for the company from Malaysia’s stock market, a source said. The source said the company is unable to weather the extreme downtrend in the printing and media print industry in Malaysia. This situation has hit most of the printed media companies, and the downtrend became […]

Nissan Leaf heats up the play in Asean’s electric car challenge

Share This:   The Japanese car maker Nissan is stepping up the game – ahead of Geely Holdings and other Asian automobile makers – in the electric car segment, with a massive upgrade or rather a reinvention of the Nissan Leaf model. “Nissan is the first manufacturer to officially announce its intention of offering a […]

Samsung’s leadership vacuum may change the game or not!

Share This: WITH the flurry of accusations that weighed on Samsung Electronics and the sensational jailing of the boss of one of the world’s biggest conglomerate’s, things are about to heat up on the mobile horizon. This may give Apple an edge but the Cupertino-based tech giant is surely hoping that it could bank on the […]

Shrinkflation is what matters to consumers

Share This: MALAYSIA is projected to record a higher inflation of 3.8% this year as compared to 2.1% in 2016. This is primarily attributed to a weak ringgit and rising transportation related cost. The inflationary pressure is also expected due to the upward pressure on most prices as seen in the first half of this […]

Mega RM30b financial package put together for PLUS

Share This: A RM30 billion mega financial package is being put together by a group of middle-eastern bankers for tycoon and Maju Holdings group executive chairman Tan Sri Abu Sahid ahead of his bid for highway operator PLUS Malaysia Bhd. “A group of bankers from Kuwait, Bahrain, and Saudi Arabia met Abu Sahid a few […]

Samsung’s future at stake with heir conviction for bribery!

Share This: Samsung, the global electronic giant, is facing troubled times. The company’s heir Lee Jae-yong was convicted of bribery today in a South Korean court pushing the company to rethink its prospects, said The Journal today. The company will have a prolonged absence of leadership following this conviction, a situation that could impact the electronic […]

New Croner launched to help maximise productivity says UD Trucks

Share This: UD Trucks, together with its sole distributor, Tan Chong Industrial Equipment (TCIE) today launched Croner, an all-new medium-duty truck.   Speaking at the launch, Tan Keng Meng, Executive Director, Tan Chong Industrial Equipment Sdn Bhd said: “This year, Tan Chong Group is celebrating its 60th anniversary. With 60 years of success in the automotive […]