Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Accommodative Operating Environment For Airline Industry In 2017

By Farhana Poniman

KUALA LUMPUR, (Bernama) -- Airlines in Malaysia had a good 2017, thanks to an accommodating operating environment, given the strong tourism growth and a continued depressed oil market throughout most of the year.

Minority Shareholder Watchdog Group (MSWG) Chief Executive Officer, Devanesan Evanson said furthermore, the strengthening of the ringgit vis-à- vis the greenback since early 2017 also favoured airlines with regard to fuel and other operating costs priced in US dollars.

“Among the key challenges faced by airlines in Malaysia during the year were increasing operating costs and intensifying competition from capacity expansion,” he told Bernama.
 
Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Malaysia's Economy Strengthens Amid Taunting Factors

By Siti Radziah Hamzah

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- The year has been kind to Malaysia as its economy strengthened amid a confluence of taunting domestic and external factors which include the low commodity prices and weak currency. 

Most economists have been very cautious over the evolving economic outlook at the outset of the year and this was especially true in the context of rising protectionist policies in the US and populism sentiment globally, which could potentially set the world's growth into a tailspin, had they materialised.

The ongoing Brexit negotiations and a series of elections in major European countries such as France and Germany threatened to further divide the European Union amid uncertainty in global oil prices as supply glut continues to shape the oil and gas industry.
 
Sunday, 24 December 2017

Malaysia Enters New Era For More Efficient Transportation Network

By Nurunnasihah Ahmad Rashid

KUALA LUMPUR, (Bernama) -- With the introduction of the e-hailing system legislation for ride-sharing services and the government's initiatives to extend and upgrade existing public transport, Malaysia's transportation industry in 2017 has rapidly evolved from what it was a year ago, to introduce a new era for a more efficient transportation network to reduce congestion and improve the quality of life.
 
Saturday, 23 December 2017

A Wild Ride For Commodities Sector In 2017

By Nurul Hanis Izmir

KUALA LUMPUR, (Bernama) -- It has been a wild ride for the commodities sector in 2017 on the back of the shifting dynamics of the global market coupled with weather extremities.
 
Friday, 22 December 2017

Calmer Seas In 2017, All Hands On Deck To Cruise The New Year

By Harizah Hanim Mohamed

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- It was a much calmer year for the maritime industry in 2017  as it heaved a sigh of relief after battling a stormy 2016 with a grim report card.
 
Thursday, 21 December 2017

Yet Another Gloomy Year For Property Market

By Zarul Effendi Razali

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- The local property market continued to face a tough time in 2017 with growing number of property oversupply, resulting from higher-than-affordable house prices flooding the market.
 
Wednesday, 20 December 2017

A Year Of Convergent Play For Telcos

By Sharifah Pirdaus Syed Ali

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- As 2017 draws to a close, it will be seen as a year of convergent play for telecommunication companies (telcos) with fixed line and mobile telecommunication players starting to integrate their services.
 



 
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