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Forming the foundation for self-learning

Forming the foundation for self-learning

THERE has been a shift from teacher-centric education to student-centric learning, the latter which is what the Kumon Method instills. Through identifying, planning and implementing their own learning activities, the Kumon student develops confidence, independence, becomes self-motivated and improves his/her concentration. Kumon believes that age and grade does not determine a student’s capability. Each are […]

October 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
Securemetric’s IPO to raise RM17m

Securemetric’s IPO to raise RM17m

KUALA LUMPUR: Digital security solutions provider Securemetric Bhd, which is en route for a listing on the ACE market expects to raise RM17 million from its initial public offering (IPO) exercise. The group is scheduled for listing on Nov 13, 2018. Speaking at a press conference in conjunction with its prospectus launch today, Securemetric CEO […]

October 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
Drink, but don't drive

Drink, but don't drive

DID you know that it takes as little as two drinks to exceed the legal blood alcohol content (BAC) limit of 0.08% in Malaysia? It doesn’t mean that you can’t drink and be merry, but be responsible at the same time. To highlight the serious consequences of drink-driving, Carlsberg Malaysia is offering 1,000 free rides […]

October 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
Ringgit opens marginally lower against US dollar

Ringgit opens marginally lower against US dollar

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened marginally lower against the US dollar this morning as negative sentiment clouded demand for the currency, said a dealer. At 9 am, the ringgit was traded at 4.1595/1625 versus the greenback from 4.1590/1620 on Monday. OANDA Head of Trading Asia-Pacific Stephen Innes said uncertain global risks, slippery oil prices and […]

October 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
KL shares lower on external development woes

KL shares lower on external development woes

KUALA LUMPUR: Share prices on Bursa Malaysia opened lower and slipped further thereafter this morning as buying sentiment was pressured by unfavourable external developments. At 9.10 am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 3.18 points lower at 1,719.29 from yesterday’s close of 1,722.47. The index opened 0.97 of-a-point lower at 1,721.5. In […]

October 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
Property prices continue to fall, down 2.5% year on year in Q3: PropertyGuru

Property prices continue to fall, down 2.5% year on year in Q3: PropertyGuru

KUALA LUMPUR: Asking prices of homes in Malaysia continue to drop nationwide, according to the PropertyGuru Market Index (PMI), which revealed that asking prices by real estate developers and individual owners nationwide declined 2.5% year on year in the third quarter of 2018 (Q3 2018), or a 1.8% decline from the preceding quarter. The PMI […]

October 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Bonia's subsidiary CRG Inc to be listed on LEAP Market by end of November

Bonia's subsidiary CRG Inc to be listed on LEAP Market by end of November

PETALING JAYA: Bonia Corp Bhd’s wholly owned subsidiary CRG Incorporated Bhd, which is the design, marketing and distribution company for Carlo Rino and CR2 brands, is expected to be listed on the LEAP Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities by end of November. Outlining its plans in the information memorandum released today, CRG said it aims […]

October 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Uber to appeal against Singapore regulator's decision on deal with rival Grab

Uber to appeal against Singapore regulator's decision on deal with rival Grab

SINGAPORE: Uber Technologies Inc has decided to appeal against a decision by the Singapore competition regulator that its merger with regional rival Grab violated the city-state’s competition laws, the firm said today. Last month, Singapore slapped ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber with fines and imposed restrictions on their businesses to open up the market to […]

October 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
FMM to work closely with govt

FMM to work closely with govt

KUALA LUMPUR: The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) in congratulating the government on tabling a comprehensive and pragmatic mid-term review plan last week, hopes that proposals to increase government revenue as part of fiscal consolidation would not lead to additional and unnecessary regulatory burden to the manufacturing sector. “The priority should be to support and […]

October 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
FMM hopes govt move to boost coffers won't add to burden

FMM hopes govt move to boost coffers won't add to burden

KUALA LUMPUR: The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) in congratulating the government on tabling a comprehensive and pragmatic mid-term review plan last week, hopes that proposals to increase government revenue as part of fiscal consolidation would not lead to additional and unnecessary regulatory burden to the manufacturing sector. “The priority should be to support and […]

October 22, 2018 | By | Reply More