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Eco World's Liew conferred with honorary doctorate in enterpreneurship

Eco World's Liew conferred with honorary doctorate in enterpreneurship

NILAI: Eco World Development Group Bhd chairman Tan Sri Liew Kee Sin was conferred with an honorary doctorate of entrepreneurship from INTI International University for his exemplary business leadership in the property development business in Malaysia and internationally, This is the first doctorate for Liew, who is one of Malaysia’s prominent property captains and for […]

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Pharmaniaga's earnings potential to be boosted by new products

Pharmaniaga's earnings potential to be boosted by new products

KUALA LUMPUR: Pharmaniaga Bhd expects to deliver new product offerings for both local and overseas markets for the coming years ahead that will strengthen earnings potential. The company said it was well-prepared to tap opportunities, amid encouraging backdrop from the government’s total allocation of RM27 billion in healthcare services. Pharmaniaga’s net profit in the third-quarter […]

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India's Ambani is 2017 Forbes List of Asia's richest

India's Ambani is 2017 Forbes List of Asia's richest

KUALA LUMPUR: India’s Ambani family tops 2017 Forbes list of Asia’s richest families for the first time with a net worth of US$44.8 billion. The collective wealth of Asia’s 50 richest families on the list are worth a record US$699 billion, up 35 per cent from last year. Dropping to the No. 2 spot, Korea’s […]

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Quek-Kwek family wealth rises by US$4.3b to US$23.3 b in a year

Quek-Kwek family wealth rises by US$4.3b to US$23.3 b in a year

NST BUSINESS KUALA LUMPUR: The Quek/Kwek family of Hong Leong Group’s Tan Sri Quek Leng Chan and cousin Kwek Leng Beng is the seventh richest in Asia this year with a net worth of US$23.3 billion (about RM97.5 billion), according to Forbes. Last year, the Quek/Kwek family had a combined wealth of US$18.5 billion (RM77.7 […]

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Lazada tops Singles' Day sale

Lazada tops Singles' Day sale

KUALA LUMPUR: Alibaba-backed e-commerce giant Lazada had yet again solidified its market dominance in Malaysia by owning the number one spot by in the recently-held Single Day’s Sale. A survey done by iPrice Group, a meta-search website where Malaysian consumers can easily compare prices, specs and discover products with hundreds of local and regional merchants, […]

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Key Asic's strategic shift to healthcare bears fruits

Key Asic's strategic shift to healthcare bears fruits

PETALING JAYA: Semiconductor design company Key Asic Bhd has started to see the fruition from its strategy shift to focus into healthcare devices. The company said the business had started turning around in the first quarter ended August 31, 2017. Chairmain and chief executive officer Eg Kah Yee said Key Asic, together with its partner […]

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Bina Puri eyes RM1b construction, infrastructure jobs

Bina Puri eyes RM1b construction, infrastructure jobs

KUALA LUMPUR: Bina Puri Holdings Bhd is confident of its long-term prospects and eyes to secure another RM1 billion construction and infrastructure jobs in the next six to nine months to replenish its order book. Group executive director Datuk Matthew Tee Kai Woon said the company’s revenue came from the construction, property and power segments. […]

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MyEG chief's move "uncalled for and unprofessional", says Palette boss

MyEG chief's move "uncalled for and unprofessional", says Palette boss

PETALING JAYA: Palette Multimedia Bhd chairman and managing director Eg Kah Yee said Wong Thean Soon’s move to turn to media on his shares sale in the company is uncalled for and unprofessional. Eg said Wong, who is also MyEG Services Bhd (MyEG) group MD, had disposed his entire 3.92 per cent stake in Palette […]

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Indonesia posts trade surplus in Oct, third month in a row

Indonesia posts trade surplus in Oct, third month in a row

JAKARTA: Indonesia posted a trade surplus for a third straight month in October, the statistics bureau said on Wednesday, as improved demand for commodities underpinned exports from Southeast Asia’s biggest economy. The trade surplus in October was US$0.9 billion, the bureau said. The surplus was supported by larger commodities shipments such as coal and metal, […]

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Indigo Partners nears deal for 400 Airbus jets: Sources

Indigo Partners nears deal for 400 Airbus jets: Sources

DUBAI: Veteran airline investor Bill Franke looked set to place a historic US$40 billion order for around 400 Airbus jets, shaking up the low-cost industry and turning the annual race between Airbus and Boeing for plane orders on its head. Franke, whose Phoenix-based Indigo Partners controls Frontier Airlines and owns part of Mexico’s Volaris, flew […]

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