Long and short of digital revolution

DIGITAL platforms are recasting the relationships between customers, workers and employers as the silicon chip’s reach permeates almost everything we do — from buying groceries online to finding a partner on a dating website.

High-water mark for new Tuas plant

Smallest facility here produces 30m gallons of water daily, similar to one twice its size.

A tale of two endings

Symbolically, Trump left a confrontational and indecisive G7 summit behind in Canada and revelled in what seemed like a refreshing deal-making event.

Singapore opens third desalination plant in Tuas

Singapore's third desalination plant officially opened on Thursday (June 28), helping the Republic to further overcome its water challenges.

Alibaba Pulls Back in U.S. Amid Trump Crackdown on Chinese Investment

After a flurry of Silicon Valley dealmaking, the Chinese e-commerce giant is returning its focus to China and Southeast Asia.

PM mulls changing currency or going cashless

Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is considering changing the nation’s currency or going cashless.

Mizuho's online trading platform down for second day following crash

Mizuho Securities Co.’s online stock trading services for retail customers remained suspended Wednesday due to a system glitch, company officials said.

High-tech tools to be used for wildlife protection

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (Ifaw) and tech giant Baidu are using advanced technology, including big data and artificial intelligence, to help crack down on wildlife-related crimes online.

Hong Kong Tops List Of Most Expensive Cities For Expatriates

Hong Kong has come top in a survey of the most expensive cities for expatriates.

Billionaire trio Li Ka-Shing, Jack and Pony Ma grab a slice of Xiaomi's IPO

China’s richest people are buying into Xiaomi Corp.’s imminent Hong Kong initial public offering, conferring their imprimatur on the world’s biggest coming-out party in two years.

China, Europe warn trade war could trigger global recession

China and the European Union vowed to oppose trade protectionism in an apparent rebuke to the US, saying unilateral actions risked pushing the world into a recession.

Belt and Road Summit to be biggest yet

Third event expected to draw close to 5,000 participants, providing opportunities for business networking and project matching.

After MSCI's questionable upgrade for Argentina and Saudi Arabia, do its powers need to be downgraded?

Nicholas Spiro says that following MSCI’s delayed inclusion of China, granting emerging market status to Saudi Arabia and Argentina may leave many wondering whether it, and other providers, are the best guides to investment opportunity.

Japan worker's pay docked for starting lunch break 3 mins early

A Japanese city official has been reprimanded and fined for repeatedly leaving his desk during work hours - but only for around three minutes to buy lunch.

Aeon Credit doubles FY19 capex to RM120m

Aeon Credit Service (M) Bhd has doubled its capital expenditure (capex) allocation to RM120 million for the financial year ending Feb 28, 2019 (FY19), against RM60 million in FY18.

Japan dreams of jackpot with legal casinos

Japan is often viewed as the Holy Grail of gaming in Asia due to a wealthy population, proximity to China and appetite for other forms of legal gambling.

Instagram crosses 1 billion monthly active accounts, unveils long-form video

Facebook-owned Instagram has previously dealt in still images and videos of up to 60 seconds. The new feature stands as a challenge to Alphabet's YouTube and its established social media influencer community.

US utilities cut to negative for first time ever

For the first time ever, Moody’s Investors Service cut its outlook for US utilities to negative, warning that the sector’s debt levels have reached their highest since the financial crisis and may remain there for months.

Report: EPF loses RM6b in investment value post-election

The Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) has witnessed its investment value in 10 public-listed companies (PLCs) drop by 12 per cent or RM6.09 billion, a month after the election that saw the fall of the incumbent Barisan Nasional (BN) government.

Fall of the American Empire

So Trump isn’t making America great again; he’s trashing the things that made us great, turning us into just another bully — one whose bullying will be far less effective than he imagines.

E-solution to heavy bags

JUST Google “heavy bag problem” and almost instantly, some 115,000,000 responses will be listed, giving the impression that it is not a Malaysian problem.

Sephora is Retailer of the Year

If anyone thinks the brick and mortar retailing concept is going out of date just because online retailing is catching on, they can think again

Oprah Winfrey to produce shows for Apple

Television personality Oprah Winfrey has agreed to produce shows for Apple as the iPhone maker prepares to make a push into original content.

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Soon you will be able to Grab a train to the airport

Starting mid-July, travellers can use Grab to book another sort of ride to the airport – KLIA Ekspres train tickets, which can be purchased with the newly introduced GrabPay mobile e-wallet.


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YTL Infuses The Much-Needed Life And Zest Into Sentul

The Fennel bagged one of the real estate industry’s most coveted awards: Best Condo Development (Malaysia) at the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Malaysia).

YTL Corp & YTL Power International added into the F4GBM Index

Both YTL Corporation and YTL Power International have been included into the FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia Index.

Bursa adds 12 new constituents to FTSE4Good Index

Bursa Malaysia has added 12 new constituents to the FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia (F4GBM) Index, bringing the total number of constituents to 56. They are Ajinomoto (M) Bhd, AMMB Holdings Bhd, Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd, Genting Malaysia Bhd, Hong Leong Bank Bhd, Kimlun Corp Bhd, Matrix Concep...