Daniel Khoo

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12 Jul 2018 | 2:28 PM

TM’s unifi 30Mbps with data capped for households with incomes below RM4,500

KUALA LUMPUR: Telekom Malaysia Bhd is unveiling its new unifi basic broadband with speeds of 30Mbps will be limited exclusively for households with income of RM4,500 and below.

12 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Proton sees 2020 turnaround; competitor Honda, not Perodua

KLANG: Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Sdn Bhd (Proton) is aiming for a turnaround in its operations by the year 2020. It doesn’t see Perodua as a competitor moving forward, but Honda.

Improved facility: (from left) Proton deputy CEO Datuk Radzaif Mohamed, Li, vice-president of sales and marketing Abdul Rashid Musa, Pantai Bharu owner Datuk Shamshudin Nor and director Rabitah Shamsudin at the official opening of the upgraded Proton 3S centre.
11 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Bank Negara expected to hold interest rate as it keeps an eye on growth

PETALING JAYA: Bank Negara is likely to maintain the overnight policy rate (OPR) steady at the current 3.25% level despite threats of a trade war and government spending cuts that threaten to ease economic growth, said economists.

Alliance Bank Malaysia Bhd chief economist Manokaran Mottain said that he is anticipating status quo in terms of interest rates.  “I believe the current focus is for economic growth and there are no additional conditions that would cause them to revise this, as there is no catalyst for a revision of interest rates,” Manokaran(pic) told StarBiz.
7 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Rethinking insurance

A CHANGE in how the insurance industry approaches the Malaysian market is crucial to ensuring the industry continues to be on a sustainable growth path moving forward.

6 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

IHH still keen on Fortis

Potential acquisition will springboard its plans for the India market

Tan: We are keen on Fortis because we believe it is one of those assets that can be transformed, if we are fortunate enough to be successful in winning this bid.
5 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Market to recover with clarity

PETALING JAYA: After days of losses amid foreign outflows in the past month or so, recovery could be in sight for the local bourse.

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30 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Sources say MRL would not have signed ECRL contract given a choice

MALAYSIA Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) would not have signed the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project contract if given a choice in the first place, according to sources.

27 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Dr M: Govt may replace ringgit notes with new ones to fight corruption

PETALING JAYA: The government is looking to replace the current currency notes with new ones to combat corruption.

“If you were to replace, you need to print huge amounts of paper money and that is not a decision that one makes lightly.  “You have to study the effects on the economy,” Mahathir added
26 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

MBSB can enjoy write-backs after disposal of RM600mil bad loans

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Building Society Bhd (MBSB), which has been writing down its bad loans which it claims were legacy lending for more than two years, has finally cleared its books.

MBSB AGM press conference yesterday by president and CEO Datuk Seri Ahmad Zaini Othman (left) and CFO Tang Yow Sai. - RAJA FAISAL HISHAN/The Star
25 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Sasbadi education products still relevant, says MD

PETALING JAYA: Workbooks and textbooks supplier Sasbadi Holdings Bhd is confident that its offerings will remain relevant despite the change in government.

Sasbadi Holdings Bhd managing director Law King Hui demonstrating the educational robotic products