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MBSB Q2 net profit plunges 63.2pc

MBSB Q2 net profit plunges 63.2pc

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Building Society Bhd’s (MBSB) net profit for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015 declined to RM85.55 million from RM232.85 million in the same quarter last year. Revenue, however, rose 10.9 per cent to RM765.78 million from RM672.08 million previously, the company said in a filing to Bursa Malaysia today. In a […]

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Auto sector to remain challenging in 2H this year: Mustapa

Auto sector to remain challenging in 2H this year: Mustapa

PETALING JAYA: The motor vehicle industry, which softened in the first half of 2015, is expected remain challenging in the second half, said Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed. Vehicle sales in the first half of 2015 fell by 3.3 per cent to 322,184 units from 333,156 units in the previous […]

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Ringgit ends to a new 17-year low against USD

Ringgit ends to a new 17-year low against USD

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit fell to a new 17-year low today, dragged down by domestic issues and falling commodity prices, says a currency trader. At 5 pm, the ringgit was quoted at 3.9005/9035 against the US dollar from 3.8760/8790 on Wednesday. The ringgit contracted by as much as 0.4 per cent to 3.8935 per dollar, […]

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Bursa ends lower on profit taking

Bursa ends lower on profit taking

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia ended lower today on major profit taking by foreign investors, fuelled by the weakening ringgit, dealers said. At 5 pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 30.92 points or 1.79 per cent to 1,694.64, after fluctuating between 1,694.64 and 1,722.3 throughout the day. A dealer told Bernama the selling […]

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SBA launches second round of InnovateHER Business Challenge for Innovations that empower women’s lives

SBA launches second round of InnovateHER Business Challenge for Innovations that empower women’s lives

Washington, Aug 6: The US Small Business Administration (SBA) on Tuesday, Aug 4, announced the launch of the 2016 InnovateHER: Innovating for Women Business Challenge and Summit, including a nationwide women’s business competition to highlight innovative products and services that help impact and empower the lives of women and their families.   “The SBA is […]

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UNISAME seeks priority, implementation of SME Policy, strengthening SMEDA & SME Bank at roundtable

UNISAME seeks priority, implementation of SME Policy, strengthening SMEDA & SME Bank at roundtable

Islamabad, Aug 6: The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has asserted that the SMEs have the potential to elevate Pakistan’s position from a lower middle income to upper middle income country as 99% of enterprises in Pakistan are SME’s and urged the federal minister for planning, development and reform Prof Ahsan Iqbal to […]

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TIPS FOR MAKING YOUR REMOTE TEAM MORE PRODUCTIVE

TIPS FOR MAKING YOUR REMOTE TEAM MORE PRODUCTIVE

By: Vijayakumar Tangarasan, Country Manager, Regus Malaysia The latest Global Business Survey from Regus found that 53.4% of people in Malaysia (52% worldwide) now work remotely for at least half their working week.  It is now becoming the norm to be working with remote workers, if you are not already one of them. Here are […]

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TIPS FOR MAKING YOUR REMOTE TEAM MORE PRODUCTIVE

TIPS FOR MAKING YOUR REMOTE TEAM MORE PRODUCTIVE

By: Vijayakumar Tangarasan, Country Manager, Regus Malaysia The latest Global Business Survey from Regus found that 53.4% of people in Malaysia (52% worldwide) now work remotely for at least half their working week.  It is now becoming the norm to be working with remote workers, if you are not already one of them. Here are […]

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TIPS FOR MAKING YOUR REMOTE TEAM MORE PRODUCTIVE

TIPS FOR MAKING YOUR REMOTE TEAM MORE PRODUCTIVE

By: Vijayakumar Tangarasan, Country Manager, Regus Malaysia The latest Global Business Survey from Regus found that 53.4% of people in Malaysia (52% worldwide) now work remotely for at least half their working week.  It is now becoming the norm to be working with remote workers, if you are not already one of them. Here are […]

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Rewarding excellent students

Rewarding excellent students

TEN final year students from University of Malaya were granted the “U Excellence” Academic Award at the inaugural launch of the scholarship at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur. U Mobile Sdn Bhd, together with the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia, launched the initiative to reward well-deserving students who have accomplished academic achievements beyond expectations. The “U […]

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