Daily Archives: January 12, 2020

Give priority to local entrepreneurs as Labuan port operator: Hatta

LABUAN, The interests of local entrepreneurs have to be taken into consideration in the appointment of the operator of Labuan's containerised port Labuan Liberty Wharf, says Deputy Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Dr Mohd Hatta Md Ramli.He said ...

TM inks collaboration with 8 partners for 5GDP in Langkawi

LANGKAWI, Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) today inked Memorandums of Collaboration (MoCs) with the Langkawi Municipal Council, the City of Tourism (MPLBP) and the Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) for the deployment of its 5G-enabled use cases in Lang...

PPSB to spend RM350 mln to boost exports via NBCT

BUTTERWORTH, Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB) will spend another RM350 million over the next three years to expand trade in Penang Port through the North Butterworth Container Terminal (NBCT) .Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said PPSB had spent RM300 million

Labuan needs attention to grow its economy, says Hatta

LABUAN, Labuan, which has the potential to be a business destination, needs more attention in order to develop its economy, says Deputy Entrepreneur Minister Datuk Dr Mohd Hatta Md Ramli.He said despite Labuan being known as an international financial ...

TNB customers enjoy 2.5 pct interest on deposit

KUALA LUMPUR, Customers of Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) will earn a 2.5 per cent interest per annum (also known as rebate) on their electricity security deposit, which will be credited into their January bill.In a statement, TNB said with the

Malaysia, Pakistan keen to enhance trade in commodities

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia and Pakistan are keen to further explore ways to enhance trade in commodities as well as avenues to further expand Malaysian palm oil's share in Pakistan.A statement issued in conjunction with Primary Industries Minister Teresa K...

Foreign selling on Bursa Malaysia slows down to RM28.25 mln

KUALA LUMPUR, The second week of 2020 saw foreign selling of equities on Bursa Malaysia slowing to RM28.25 million (from Jan 6-9) from RM138.35 million (Dec 30-Jan 2) despite the volatility surrounding the tensions between the United States (US) and

Economists, corporate figures split on quarterly reporting

KUALA LUMPUR, Economists and corporate figures are split on whether Bursa Malaysia Bhd should allow listed companies to drop quarterly financial reporting and instead go for half-year and full-year reporting.This was in response to the decision by the ...