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Regus opens business centre in Subang

Regus opens business centre in Subang

Regus, the world’s largest provider of flexible working solutions, opens its newest business centre at Menara Summit, Subang Jaya. Regus currently has 30 centres around Malaysia. With 10% of the working space taken up, the centre is designed for office use for both SMEs and MNCs. Vijayakumar Tangarasan, Country Head for Regus Malaysia, Indonesia and […]

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Pandora CEO steps down after shares dip

Pandora CEO steps down after shares dip

The CEO’s departure will probably “be taken positively by the market as many eagerly awaited a re-shuffle in Pandora’ management team,” Zuzanna Pusz, an analyst at Berenberg, said in a note. Pandora A/S’s Chief Executive Officer Anders Colding Friis. (Bloomberg pic) COPENHAGEN: Pandora A/S’s Chief Executive Officer Anders Colding Friis will step down after the […]

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Saudi’s Public Investment Fund invests US$2 billion in Tesla

Saudi’s Public Investment Fund invests US$2 billion in Tesla

PIF’s move comes as it seeks to turn into a US$2 trillion powerhouse and help diversify Saudi Arabia’s oil-dependent economy. A Model S P100D sedan at the company’s showroom in New York, US, December 2017. (Bloomberg pic) DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s purchase of a stake of about US$2 billion in Tesla Inc is only the latest high-profile […]

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PropertyGuru launches mortgage check solution

PropertyGuru launches mortgage check solution

KUALA LUMPUR: Online property portal PropertyGuru today launched a Mortgage Pre-Qualifier that provides homebuyers with a ‘qualified mortgage check’ which gives an estimate on how much a bank will lend. PropertyGuru said the tool, is part of its ‘Own Your Home Programme’ that aims to enable 100,000 Malaysian prospective homebuyers to overcome home affordability issues […]

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Khazanah unit hits roadblock in buying Indian hospital group Fortis

Khazanah unit hits roadblock in buying Indian hospital group Fortis

<p>KUALA LUMPUR: Khazanah Nasional Bhd unit IHH Healthcare Bhd’s RM2.35 billion acquisition of Indian hospital group Fortis Healthcare has hit a snag, according to Nikkei Asian Review.</p> © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd

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AirAsia pledges earthquake relief for Lombok

AirAsia pledges earthquake relief for Lombok

AirAsia will provide air transport assistance to emergency aid organisations to support earthquake relief efforts in Lombok, Indonesia. Some 20,000 people have been left homeless after the 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck the island on August 5th, 2018, killing at least 131 people. The assistance will cover air travel of aid workers and volunteer medical professionals. […]

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AirAsia Group signs Palantir as strategic data science partner

AirAsia Group signs Palantir as strategic data science partner

<p>KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Group has signed US-based Palantir as its strategic data science partner, a move that will see the airline uses data to increase its revenue.  </p> © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd

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BIMB Investment launches ESG Sukuk Fund

BIMB Investment launches ESG Sukuk Fund

The BIMB ESG Sukuk Fund by BIMB Investment Management Berhad is the world’s first ESG Sukuk fund. It is also the first Shariah Sukuk Fund in Malaysia approved under the Sustainable Responsible Investing (SRI) guidelines introduced in December 2017. The fund combines both Shariah principles and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) principles in its domestic […]

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Regus aims to open three more flexible workplace solutions this year

Regus aims to open three more flexible workplace solutions this year

<p>KUALA LUMPUR: Flexible working solutions provider Regus Management Malaysia Sdn Bhd, targets to open three flexible workplace centre in Malaysia this year, to catch up with the growing global trend of companies operating in a more flexible way.</p> © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd

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EPF expects AUM to hit RM1 tril in two-five years

EPF expects AUM to hit RM1 tril in two-five years

<p>KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) expects its assets under management (AUM) to reach RM1 trillion within two to five years, said Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Strategy) Tunku Alizakri Alias.</p> © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd

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