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Business matching opportunities at Malaysia-China Silk Road Economic Forum

Business matching opportunities at Malaysia-China Silk Road Economic Forum

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysia China Silk Road Economic Forum tomorrow has attracted close to 90 trade representatives from China, its organising chairman Puan Sri Susan Cheah said. She said the representatives hailed from various parts of China, including Beijing, Hunan, Hubei, Shaanxi and Xiangyang. The economic forum, to be held at the Sunway Resort Hotel […]

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SME financing portfolio on target: Maybank

SME financing portfolio on target: Maybank

KUALA LUMPUR: Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank Group) is on track to achieve its target of RM13 billion in its small and medium enterprises (SME) financing portfolio for Malaysia this year. Its head of community financial services, Datuk Hamirullah Boorhan said that as of August 2016, the group had already closed some RM12.7 billion worth of […]

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Campaign to increase SME exports

Campaign to increase SME exports

PUTRAJAYA: The government aims to increase export contribution to the gross national product among small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to 23 per cent by 2020 through Malaysia External Trade Development Corp’s (Matrade) Beyond Nations campaign. International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said yesterday the campaign was to encourage more Malaysian SMEs to […]

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George Kent eyes rail projects in S-E Asia

George Kent eyes rail projects in S-E Asia

PUCHONG: George Kent (M) Bhd is in discussions with several parties in Southeast Asia on the possibility of undertaking some lucrative railway projects in the region. If successful, this would mark a foreign debut for the company’s engineering division, which contributes 80 per cent to group revenue. “We had initially eyed the European market as […]

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Return of Malacca's glory days

Return of Malacca's glory days

KUALA LUMPUR: Malacca is undertaking an ambitious RM30 billion development of natural and reclaimed islands to restore the state’s historical glory days as a trade hub of Asia. The Melaka Gateway project will see the development of three reclaimed islands and one natural island into a special economic zone by KAJ Development Sdn Bhd (KAJD) […]

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Ringgit sharply lower against greenback in early trade

Ringgit sharply lower against greenback in early trade

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened sharply lower against the US dollar today, riding on bearish overnight crude oil prices and ahead of the release of the US non-farm payrolls data later today, said a dealer. © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd

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TM and MRCB collaborating on ICT & IoT smart services

TM and MRCB collaborating on ICT & IoT smart services

KUALA LUMPUR: Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) and Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB) will be collaborating on the development of integrated telecommunications, ICT and Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled smart services at the latter’s property development projects. TM group chief executive officer Tan Sri Zamzamzairani Mohd Isa said the collaboration will pave way for the company to […]

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Kossan launches medical gloves for those extra sensitive to chemical accelerators

Kossan launches medical gloves for those extra sensitive to chemical accelerators

KUALA LUMPUR: Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd has launched a new patented technology that makes medical gloves suitable to those who are extra sensitive to chemical accelerators. Kossan’s Low Derma Technology, which has seen RM2 million pumped in research and development, is endorsed by the United States Food & Drug Administration. “We have been working on […]

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Fitch affirms sukuk trust certificates with A- stable outlook

Fitch affirms sukuk trust certificates with A- stable outlook

KUALA LUMPUR: Fitch Ratings, which affirmed Malaysia with an A- stable outlook recently, has also affirmed Malaysia’s global sukuk trust certificates with the same outlook. The trust certificates are issued by Malaysia Sukuk Global Bhd. Last month the rating agency said Malaysia’s rating of ‘A-‘ reflects its strong net external creditor position, real GDP growth […]

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KAJ Development signs MoU to develop Melaka Gateway

KAJ Development signs MoU to develop Melaka Gateway

KUALA LUMPUR: KAJ Development Sdn Bhd (KAJD) today signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) worth RM30 billion with China-based conglomerate, Powerchina International Group Ltd (Powerchina International) for the development of Melaka Gateway. Melaka Gateway is a premier mixed development project which comprises three reclaimed islands and one natural island across 1,366 acres of land at […]

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