Saturday, 18 March 2017
By Zarul Effendi Razali

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Organisations in Malaysia should experiment with new agile management structure which allow decisions to be made faster and more efficiently.

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Sadaqah House Banking Product Can Tackle Socio-Economic Problems, Says Don

By Nurhafizah Ghazali

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Islamic banking institutions can help tackle socio-economic problems by offering Sadaqah House or 'Bait as-Sadaqah', said an educationist from International Islamic University College Selangor (KUIS).

Thursday, 29 September 2016

JPDC Confident Of More Investments Into PIPC

By Christine Lim

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Johor Petroleum Development Corporation Bhd (JPDC), tasked with promoting Johorís downstream oil and gas industry, is confident of attracting more investments into the Pengerang Integrated Petroleum Complex (PIPC) next year.

Its Chief Executive Mohd Yazid Ja'afar said while oil prices would remain on the downside, demand for petrochemical and plastics products would grow with improving global economic outlook.

"We will have a clearer picture of the situation about raw material supply next year," he told Bernama in an interview, in referring to the demand for storage and oil and gas services.

Thursday, 29 September 2016

OPEC Output Cut To Benefit Malaysia, Says Economist

By Mohd Khairi Idham Amran

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Malaysia will benefit from a higher and stable crude oil price after the members of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed to cut output at the meeting in Algeria, an economist said.

On Wedenesday, OPEC members, with the exception of Iran, Libya and Nigeria, struck a deal to cut output to between 32.5 million and 33 million barrels per day (bpd) from 33.4 million bpd currently.

As they agreed for the first time in eight years, this has led to the surge in crude oil price in overnight trade with the global benchmark Brent, leaping 5.9 per cent to US$48.69 (US$1 = RM4.11) per barrel.

Saturday, 24 September 2016

TPP To Fuel Global Growth, Says World Bank

By Siti Radziah Hamzah

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 24 (Bernama) -- The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact will unlock and fuel the next wave of global growth as it addresses issues that go beyond traditional trade.

Saturday, 24 September 2016

LiGNO Introduces Tiger Milk Mushroom As Health Supplement

By Harizah Hanim Mohamed

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 24 (Bernama) -- A mushroom cultivation biotechnology firm, LiGNO Biotech Sdn Bhd, aims to introduce its Tiger Milk Mushroom (TMM) as a daily health supplement in temperate nations including the United States and Europe.

Chief Executive Officer Ng Szu Ting said the company was looking forward to diversify its product range in the near future by adding other types of medicinal mushrooms such as cordyceps into the existing product line.

Friday, 23 September 2016

Fonterra Invests RM20 Mln To Boost Capacity

By Azizul Ahmad

SHAH ALAM, Sept 23 (Bernama) -- Dairy giant Fonterra Brands (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd has invested another RM20 million to boost capacity by upgrading its existing plant here, says Managing Director Jose Miguel Porraz Lando.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Fund Manager Urges Value Investing Amidst Volatility In Global Markets

By Christine Lim

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Investors need to position themselves effectively and recognise value investing amidst volatility in the Malaysian bourse and global markets that will likely persist until 2017, says an investment strategist and fund manager.

Tan Teng Boo, Founder and Managing Director of investment advisory firm Capital Dynamics, said the local bourse would be vulnerable to the looming threat of an impending US interest rate hike and other external negative developments.

In an interview with Bernama, he said the local bourse would remain mildly bearish until global economic conditions start to improve.

Thursday, 08 September 2016

Consolidation Period For Housing Market, Long-Term Gain Say Developers

By Azizul Hj Ahmad

PETALING JAYA (Bernama) -- The current consolidation period for the housing market in Malaysia is 'a good short-term pain' but will eventually result in long-term gains, says the Real Estate and Housing Developers' Association Malaysia (REHDA).

Patron and former president Datuk Jeffrey Ng said this was the message sent across by speakers at the 19th National Housing and Property Summit held here Thursday.

He said it was unfortunate that there was a mismatch in property products as well as location in the industry.



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