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Daljit Dhesi

daljit@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Daljit Dhesi

16 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Together, we can nip fake news, say global brands

PETALING JAYA: Nip fake news in the bud through concerted effort.

12 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Foreign buying of Malaysian bonds to continue

PETALING JAYA: Yield differentials between Malaysian government securities (MGS) and US treasuries (UST) is set to narrow supported by healthy foreign buying of Malaysian bonds amid the country’s positive economic fundamentals

10 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

For better media quality, going private is the way

PMP showcased as an important piece for safety-conscious brands

Auyong: We hope to shed more light on new solutions like PMPs that can unlock greater transparency and quality for advertisers.
3 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Will PPFIM contracts with agencies be revived?

Finas to decide on matter at board meeting this month

Price war: Khoo says absence of proper agreements will result in price undercutting.
29 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

PRG eyes medical tourism market

PETALING JAYA: Fresh from making its foray into the healthcare business, PRG Holdings Bhd has set its sight on the lucrative medical tourism market amid a strong surge in Malaysia’s medical tourism spending.

Good potential: Lua says the healthcare industry is a high-prospect one with growth potential.
27 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Digital ad spend to continue going strong

DESPITE consumers taking a cautious stance in their spending, advertising expenditure (adex) on digital media in Malaysia is going strong, following similar trends globally.

Hasnain: As digital grows at a rapid pace, so will programmatic ad buying, which is forecast to enjoy a 33 increase this year.
24 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

MBSB-AFB merger to be completed by end-March

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Building Society Bhd (MBSB) expects to complete its proposed merger with Asian Finance Bank Bhd (AFB) by end-March, president and chief executive Datuk Seri Ahmad Zaini Othman said.

“The merger will result in MBSB becoming the financial holding company of AFB and with a new name for the merged entity,” Ahmad Zaini said at a briefing after the company’s EGM.
23 Jan 2018 | 3:15 PM

MBSB on track to becoming full-fledged Islamic bank

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Building Society Bhd (MBSB) is a step closer of becoming a full-fledged Islamic bank with the completion of its proposed merger with Asian Finance Bank Bhd (AFB) expected by end of March.

22 Jan 2018 | 6:05 PM

Ringgit to strengthen against US dollar at 3.93 – 3.95 in 2018, thanks to fundamentals

PETALING JAYA: The ringgit is expected to continue its strength against the US dollar this year with a full year average at 3.93 – 3.95, according to AmBank Research.

20 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

SC and Bank Negara caution over unauthorised ICO activities

KUALA LUMPUR: Hot on the heels of Singapore-registered CopyCash Foundation ceasing its planned initial coin offering (ICO) in Malaysia, the Securities Commission (SC) and Bank Negara have jointly cautioned the public about ICO schemes which may involve activities that are subject to laws administered by both regulators.

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