Wednesday, March 14th, 2018


MOE, TM collaborate to empower education system

KUALA LUMPUR: Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) and the Ministry of Education (MOE) will be embarking on a Digital Education Transformation initiative to empower the Malaysian education system through innovation and digitalisation. Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid said this long-term partnership would enable the ministry to boost and accelerate its digital transformation journey through high-speed […]

Festivities, seasonal holidays boon to aviation sector’s passenger traffic growth

KUCHING: The upcoming festivities as well as the worldwide summer holiday season are expected to drive the aviation sector’s passenger traffic growth in the second quarter of 2018 (2Q18), analysts observed. In a report, the research arm of MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd (MIDF Research) pointed out that the worldwide summer holiday season usually starts […]

Public Bank’s founder, chairman Teh receives prestigious banker award

KUCHING: Public Bank’s founder and chairman, Tan Sri Dr Teh Hong Piow has been awarded the ‘The Greatest Malaysian Banker of All Time’ by the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation recently, during the Public Bank Management Seminar Dinner held at the Mines International Exhibition and Convention Centre. Dr KK Johan, president of the BrandLaureate, presented the […]

China to merge banking and insurance regulators

BEIJING: China unveiled plans yesterday for the biggest shakeup of government in at least a decade, including the merger of its banking and insurance regulators to better handle financial risks as leaders look to address concerns over a growing debt pile. The sweeping changes were presented to the National People’s Congress two days after President […]

Trump blocks Broadcom’s bid to buy Qualcomm

SAN FRANCISCO: US President Donald Trump blocked an unsolicited bid by Singapore-based Broadcom to take over smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm, citing national security concerns. Trump issued an order barring the proposed mega-acquisition, saying there is credible evidence such a deal “threatens to impair the national security of the United States,” according to a White House statement. […]

CIMB a step closer to establishing presence in the Philippines

MANILA: CIMB Bank Bhd (CIMB), through its branch that is being set up in the Philippines, CIMB Bank Philippines Inc, recently entered into partnership agreements with CIS Bayad Center Inc (Bayad Center) and FINTQnologies Corp (FINTQ), both affiliates of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) group of companies. This marks a major milestone in […]