Sunday, August 4th, 2019

 

MTC: Malaysian timber industry is 3D — ‘desirable, deserving, delightful’

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 — The Malaysian Timber Council (MTC) is reframing the “3D” slogan for the country’s multibillion-ringgit timber industry, one that is “Desirable, Deserving and Delightful”. MTC chief executive officer (CEO) Richard Yu…


Chief technology officer: PNB to strengthen ASNB’s digital footprint

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 — Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) expected to collaborate with all its 10 banking agents to place Amanah Saham Nasional Bhd (ASNB) platform on their online banking platform by end of next year. PNB, according to its chief…


Is Boeing too big to fail?

NEW YORK, Aug 4 — The grounding of the 737 MAX for more than four months after two deadly accidents has tarnished Boeing’s reputation, but it still has the confidence of US policymakers. This is despite the fact that one of the MAX flight…


Behind the MAX crisis: Lax regulator, top-down company culture

NEW YORK, Aug 4 — Even before the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes claimed 346 lives, Boeing flight tests had revealed problems similar to those encountered by pilots on the ill-fated 737 MAX flights. Company officials learned that its MCAS…


For Airbus, capitalising on Boeing’s woes is challenging

NEW YORK, Aug 4 — With its main rival hobbled by the worldwide grounding of a top-selling jet, Europe’s Airbus could seem poised to emerge as the undisputed global aerospace leader. Airbus has overtaken the American giant Boeing in some key…


Leverage position to garner more Malaysia trade with China, says business association president

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 — Malaysia should capitalise its strong position in Asean to garner more trade with China as the country with 1.3 billion population opens up its suburban and rural market for more commerce. China-Asean Business Association…