Recent and archived articles by Cecilia Kok
PETALING JAYA: In tightening the loopholes for money laundering and corruption, Bank Negara has slashed the maximum amount of cash that can be transacted through financial institutions by 50%.
IT was in February last year when Tan Sri Francis Lau Tuang Nguang – dubbed the “chicken king” – first revealed to StarBiz his plan to relist the company his family co-founded – Leong Hup International Bhd – by 2019 or 2020.
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia moved up one notch to the 25th spot out of 140 countries in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) 2018 Global Competitiveness Report (GCR). Within Asia-Pacific, Malaysia was ranked eighth most competitive.
KUALA LUMPUR: Capital outflows from emerging markets (EM), including Malaysia, are expected to stabilise soon, as investors are now taking another look at beaten-down assets in these economies, according to Allianz SE.
PETALING JAYA: Despite the air of optimism sweeping over the oil and gas (O&G) industry amid rising oil prices, national energy company Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) president and group CEO Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin believes that all players should still “tread cautiously”.
Despite the growing uncertainties in the global economy, especially given the escalating trade war between China and the US, Mi Equipment Holdings Bhd remains optimistic on the prospects of the semiconductor industry.
MERDEKA is a day of national pride, celebrated each year with much pomp and pageantry.
SHARES of YSP Southeast Asia Bhd have gained momentum in recent weeks amid expectations that the generic drug manufacturer could see strong growth this year.
PETALING JAYA: Joining a global sell-off, Malaysian equities took a hit while the ringgit slid to its lowest level since November, as fears climbed over a contagion from the currency crisis gripping Turkey
About a decade ago, Hartalega Holdings Bhd created some new waves in the global glove industry.