Digi relaunches its DSE outlet at Bintang Megamall

Natasha Jee

MIRI: Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd relaunched its existing Digi Store Express (DSE) outlet at Bintang Megamall recently. Under the new management of Leader Company, DSE is set to deliver seamless retail experience for customers through its open retail concept. Present to grace the launching were, Digi Sarawak Region Head of […]

Pitfalls and opportunities of Gig economy


KUALA LUMPUR: Gig economy: a phrase that has been bandied about when conversations turn to the current job landscape for young professionals, new graduates, getting a job and making ends meet. But what exactly is gig economy and what are the pitfalls or advantages of being part of it. And […]

Maxis scores award hattrick


KUALA LUMPUR: Maxis Bhd achieved a hattrick when it made a clean sweep of highly coveted brand accolades at the Malaysia Effie Awards 2019, Kancil Awards 2019, and Putra Brand Awards 2019. In a statement today, Maxis said it won the ‘Brand of the Year’ award at the Malaysia Effie […]

Apec 2020 to focus on redefining role of trade, investment


LANGKAWI: Apec 2020 will focus on redefining the role of trade and investment from one that is solely for wealth creation to one that is also able to deliver social and economic inclusivity. Apec 2020 Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) chair, Hairil Yahri Yaacob said after 30 years of Bogor Goals’ […]

Halal industry market value to reach RM614


KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s halal industry market value is expected to reach approximately RM614.36 billion by 2025, according to the Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC). Entrepreneur Development Ministry secretary-general Datuk Wan Suraya Wan Mohd Radzi said the halal industry keeps booming, with 70 percent of the market value comes from the […]

Rubber market to remain steady


KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian rubber market is expected to remain steady next week due to tight supply of the commodity in major producing countries following the current rainy season. “We will see prices going up a bit next week, extending last week’s momentum,” Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association president Denis […]

World Bank urged to stop lending to China


WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has lashed out at the World Bank, blaming the international financial institution for lending money to China. “Why is the World Bank loaning money to China? Can this be possible? China has plenty of money, and if they don’t, they create it. Stop! ” Trump […]

60 pct of revenue from non-airline biz


KUALA LUMPUR:  AirAsia Group Bhd expects its non-airline ticketing business to contribute 60 per cent to revenue, from about 20 per cent currently, in the next five years, said group chief executive officer (CEO) Tan Sri Tony Fernandes yesterday. The low-cost carrier has diversified into financial technology with e-wallet and […]

Banks remain willing to lend to bankable entities


KUALA LUMPUR: Banks remain willing to lend to bankable households and businesses, and has approved roughly three out of four housing loan applications they received. In a box article titled “Banking on Banks: Are They Lending Enough?”, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) said in Jan-Sept 2019 (9M 2019) alone, banks approved […]

SDHB share split completed

Alvin Tang

KUCHING: Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd has completed the share split and bonus issue exercise with the listing of the subdivided shares and bonus shares on Bursa Malaysia on Wednesday. The number of subdivided shares is 734,249,957 while the number of bonus shares is 881,099,921. Following the exercise, the enlarged number of […]

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