Elaine Ang

Recent and archived articles by Elaine Ang

29 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Roadmap to cutting emissions

The Star will be featuring a series of articles in conjunction with the StarBiz-ICRM Corporate Responsibility Awards. The awards is the result of a partnership between The Star and Institute of Corporate Responsibility Malaysia, supported by the Securities Commission and Bursa Malaysia Bhd. Its working partners are PricewaterhouseCoopers and Securities Industry Development Corp, while the official sponsor is Canon Marketing (M) Sdn Bhd.

17 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

French accounting firm Mazars to expand in Asia

KUALA LUMPUR: Paris-based accountancy and advisory firm Mazars will continue to focus on expanding its footprint in emerging markets in Asia to grow its business, said chairman and chief executive officer Patrick de Cambourg.

16 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

More strategic role for accountants

KUALA LUMPUR: Finance professionals are expected to take on a more strategic role in corporates in the future with ethical integrity and accountability becoming increasingly important, said Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) chief executive Helen Brand.

13 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

F&N's new CEO set to take firm to next stage of evolution

Fraser and Neave Holdings Bhd (FN) has been very busy this year.

12 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Integrax co-CEOs agree to resolve differences

PETALING JAYA: Amid the current dispute between Perak Corp Bhd (PCB) and Integrax Bhd, it is understood that brothers Harun (pic) and Amin Halim Rasip, the controlling shareholders of Integrax, have signed a settlement agreement to address their conflict with each other.

12 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

F&N looking to eat up snack food companies

KUALA LUMPUR: Fraser and Neave Holdings Bhd (FN) is aggressively looking for sizeable snack food companies in the Asean region to acquire in order to build up its business in the food segment, said chief executive officer Datuk Ng Jui Sia.

10 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Accountants have vital role in value creation

KUALA LUMPUR: Accountants have an important role in assisting their organisations create value and sustain long term growth, industry experts said.

10 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Keep narrative reporting simple, say accountants

KUALA LUMPUR: The growing complexity of rules and standards could limit the usefulness of narrative reporting specifically in annual reports, warns a report by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and Deloitte.

9 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Standards convergence on track

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is on track to achieve full convergence of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) by Jan 1, 2012, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

8 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

More attracted to gold savings account

PETALING JAYA: Banks' gold savings accounts are expected to continue to gain popularity in anticipation of an uptrend in gold price and investors' desire to diversify their investment portfolio in the current uncertain global economic conditions, industry experts said.