Mauritius tops sub-Saharan Africa in ease of doing business, but not because of MSM-ML-OPR

Share This: Despite the ongoing political satire and the negative impacts the MSM-ML-OPR regime is projecting on the country’s image worldwide, Mauritius, remained as one of the leading sub-Saharan African nation for the ease of doing business. Mauritius is in a tight group of three, which includes Rwanda and Kenya, in the 2018 World Bank Doing Business report. […]

Two investors eye loss-making auto distribution firm Permaju Industries

Share This:   Two investors – Wong Thean Soon and Brahmal Vasudevan – are believed to have become substantial shareholders in the loss-making automobile distribution and property development group Permaju Industries Bhd. “They could be buying through Credit Suisse (CS) Group AG which, on September 21, 2017 acquired 9.7 million shares in the open market […]

Op-Ed: Can print media play catch up with social media?

Share This: SOCIAL media players have reaped millions — perhaps in the tens of millions and more — since the launch of their advertising campaigns on the internet in Malaysia. By advertising campaigns, I mean the modules that would allow local companies to advertise their products on platforms like Google Adwords and Facebook. Then came […]

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 […]