Daniel Khoo

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6 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Dolphin eyes turnaround with new business model

PUCHONG: Loss-making Dolphin International Bhd aims to return to the black by the end of its next financial year, said group managing director Eric Low.

New strategy: Low says a turnaround is premised upon the company changing its business model to profit sharing.
4 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Perstima down but not out

PERUSAHAAN Sadur Timah Malaysia (Perstima) Bhd which is the market leader in the Malaysian tinplate market, is now facing a gigantic challenge from the onslaught of cheaper imports from China.

28 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Rapid boost brightens Pantech’s outlook

Company seen getting big jump in profit in financial year 2018.

Oil and gas hub: An oil pipeline at the Rapid site in Pengerang, Johor. Pantech has reported higher sales from both its trading and manufacturing divisions due to the Rapid project.— Reuters
27 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Chua: Steel industry still vital to the country

Deputy minister says Govt looking at how the sector can move up value chain

Chua (centre) with the president of the association Datuk Soh Thian Lai (left) and deputy president Azlan Abdullah
21 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Thriving Top Glove believes growth is sustainable

THE world’s largest rubber glove maker title still goes to Top Glove Corp Bhd despite an increasingly competitive industry landscape.

Top Glove's headcount is at a comfortable leve l today at 2.7 million pieces of gloves per worker.
19 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

RM1bil buy by Top Glove soon

SHAH ALAM: Top Glove Corp Bhd, the world’s biggest rubber glovemaker, is going on a spending spree to fuel earnings growth and keep its investors happy. Executive chairman Tan Sri Lim Wee Chai said the company is about to announce what potentially can be its biggest takeover to date.

Top glove About to announce it's biggest takeover?: Pic shoes Lim and Lee (right) at the briefing for the press and analysts.
17 Oct 2017 | 3:12 PM

Top Glove plans RM1bil acquisition

SHAH ALAM: Top Glove Corp Bhd will soon announce a major acquisition which will be around RM1bil, according to its chairman Tan Sri Lim Wee Chai.

Top Glove chairman Tan Sri Lim Wee Chai to unveil details of RM1b purchase within a month
16 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Second wind for glove makers

PETALING JAYA: Rubber glove makers are winning back some love from the market, thanks to China.

13 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Rubber glove exports to hit all-time high

PETALING JAYA: Shares in major rubber glove-producing companies jumped as the industry projected a sharp increase in export sales this year following supply cuts from rivals in China.

10 Oct 2017 | 12:57 PM

KNM UK unit awards RM1.9b energy-from-waste project to China Western Power

KUALA LUMPUR: kNM Group Bhd's United Kingdom unit Peterborough Green Energy Ltd has awarded a £346mil (RM1.9bil) contract to a China Western Power Industrial Co. Ltd to build a energy-from-waste power plant.

KNM CEO Lee Swee Eng:  "When the UK project starts we will derive 70% of our revenues from recurring income."