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25 eurozone banks fail ECB health check

25 October 2014

LONDON: Some 25 eurozone banks have failed a health check by the European Central Bank, reports claimed Saturday, citing leaked documents.

Gulf states risk deficit as oil price falls: IMF head

25 October 2014

KUWAIT: Oil-dependent Gulf states will face budget shortfalls if the recent decline in oil prices persists, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde warned Saturday.

China auto market growth may halve to 7% this year

25 October 2014

SHANGHAI: Growth in China's auto market, the world's biggest, will halve to 7 percent this year weighed down by a slowing economy, the head of an industry body said on Saturday.

Ralph Nader urges Apple to reduce buybacks and raise wages

25 October 2014

NEW YORK: Consumer advocate Ralph Nader sent a letter to Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook urging the company to reduce its spending on share buybacks and use the money to raise wages, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

Amazon.com fairy tale ride hits jarring bump

25 October 2014

SAN FRANCISCO/BOSTON: Amazon.com Inc's once fairy-tale ride on Wall Street has hit its most jarring bump yet.

Wall St Week Ahead - Look to energy names for global demand clues

25 October 2014

NEW YORK: Slumping energy shares drove the recent U.S. stock market selloff more than any other major group, so investors are turning to next week's slate of earnings to see if the sector can pull itself out of the pit.

Wall St boosted by earnings, S&P posts best week in nearly two years

25 October 2014

NEW YORK: U.S. stocks closed out their best week in nearly two years on Friday, helped by earnings from Microsoft and Procter & Gamble and as concerns eased over the possible spread of Ebola in the United States.

Malaysian media industry Zeitgeist

25 October 2014

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- THE Malaysian media industry is at the turning point of content, technology and automation, and all this affects the way marketers work and engage consumers.

Conrad says it is now more crucial for creative and media people to work together .

Towards creative leadership

25 October 2014

WHEN Michael Conrad became Leo Burnett International president and chief creative officer (CCO) in 1986, he adopted a mantra counter to management guru Theodore Levitt’s Think Global, Act Local.

Datuk Vincent Lim

The mastermind behind Homedec

25 October 2014

Although his business is very much brick and mortar, Datuk Vincent Lim’s (pic) trade is in selling experiences through the exhibitions C.I.S Network Sdn Bhd organises.

Lee: 'For us this is just the beginning and part of our programme to educate more people to invest.

Kenanga aims to get Gen-Xers and Gen-Yers to invest

25 October 2014

KENANGA Investment Bank Bhd, which recently launched its KenTrade Trading Challenge, aspires to educate and inspire the Gen-X and Y group of individuals on the need to invest, and how to invest.

Planting in Sabah and Sarawak

25 October 2014

WHAT are the challenges that Sarawak planters face in terms of peat soil and Native Customary Rights (NCR) land status?

GST impact on palm oil

25 October 2014

TRADITIONALLY, crude palm oil (CPO) has been subject to taxes. Come April 1, 2015, we will have the 6% goods and services tax (GST). What are your thoughts on this?

Singled out: Oil palm cultivation uses a mere 0.3% of the world's five billion ha of agriculture land, yet the crop has been unfairly targeted by NGOs as a cause of deforestation and global warming.

Low usage of land

25 October 2014

ON SUSTAINABILITY, there is an on-going battle whereby the NGOs are scrutinising oil palm producers on their land use for palm oil cultivation. What are the challenges expected for 2015?

Short-term setback: Industry players expect crude palm oil (CPO) prices to pick up soon as there is healthy demand for the vegetable oil.

Pick-up in CPO prices expected in 2015

25 October 2014

At The Star Roundtable on Palm Oil 2014 held at Menara Star in Petaling Jaya recently, The Star specialist editor M. Shanmugam and deputy news editor Hanim Adnan led the discussion joined by IOI Corp Bhd CEO Datuk Lee Yeow Chor, Malaysian Palm Oil Council CEO Tan Sri Dr Yusof Basiron, Genting Plantations Bhd president and chief operating officer Yong Chee Kong, IJM Plantations Bhd chief executive officer and managing director Joseph Tek, and Sarawak Oil Palm Plantation Owners Association chairman Paul Wong.

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