Cecilia Kok

Recent and archived articles by Cecilia Kok

9 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Is it a good time to take Astro private?

Making sense of Astro’s privatisation talk

Downtrend: The company announced that its earnings had dropped by almost 11 for its first quarter.— Reuters
7 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Bursa Malaysia up sharply

PETALING JAYA: Snapping two days of losses, the Malaysian stock market closed sharply higher yesterday on renewed buying interest.

2 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

A changing Destini

THAT a lack of corporate governance can lead to financial irregularities, and threaten the survival of a company, is something that Destini Bhd knows full well.

Rozabil: History shows that when I took over Destini and managed to turn around the company within a year, I had run it as a businessman and not as a politician.
1 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Petronas to buy 25% in LNG Canada, estimated to cost RM111bil

PETALING JAYA: Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) is set to become the second-largest partner in LNG Canada after striking a deal to buy 25% in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada. It will become second-largest partner in the project

The LNG Canada project, which reportedly costs of up to C$40bil (RM123.9bil) for the construction of an export terminal and related infrastructure, is led by Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) as the largest partner
31 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Rozabil: Judge me by record

SHAH ALAM: Datuk Rozabil Abdul Rahman says investors should judge him based on his track record in turning around the previously loss-making Destini Bhd and not on his political alignment when making their investment decision

Rozabil: I will make sure that the company will continue to be run professionally.
26 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

UMW: Worst is over

WITH its loss-making oil and gas (O&G) assets out of the way, UMW Holdings Bhd is confident that the worst is now behind the company.

Back to profitability: Badrul Feisal says the worst is over for UMW as it has turned around.
25 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

UMW to keep options open on MBM Resources deal

SHAH ALAM: UMW Holdings Bhd will not review its offer price for a controlling stake in MBM Resources Bhd at this juncture. But the diversified conglomerate says it will keep an open position so that it can continue to engage with the parties involved in the deal.

Tan Sri Datuk Seri Hamad Kama Piah Othman at Post-AGM Media Briefing yesterday. - Art Chen/The Star
19 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

HSS seen in good position to weather expected slowdown in construction

LIKE most other construction stocks, HSS Engineers Bhd has had a bad week in the local equity market.

18 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Bank Negara may reopen 1MDB investigation

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara is prepared to reopen 1Malaysia Development Bhd’s (1MDB) case if new information surfaces.

15 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Markets rebound after initial setback

PETALING JAYA: The ringgit improved and the stock market recovered from an early jolt to end the day in the positive territory.