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Izwan Idris

izwan@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Izwan Idris

23 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Bizarre turn of events at MSM following tiff with ex-CEO

PETALING JAYA: MSM Malaysia Holdings Bhd, which is owned by Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd, has appointed Mohd Shaffie Said as acting chief executive officer (CEO) with immediate effect after former boss Datuk Mohamad Amri Sahari@Khuzari refused to return to work.

The bizarre turn of events came about after Mohamad Amri(pic) claimed that he was “constructively dismissed”.
22 Jan 2018 | 10:29 PM

MSM appoints Shaffie as acting CEO after former boss refuses to return to work

KUALA LUMPUR: MSM Malaysia Holdings Bhd has appointed Mohd Shaffie Said as acting chief executive officer (CEO) with immediate effect after former boss Datuk Mohamad Amri Sahari@Khuzari did not return to work.

Former President and Group CEO Mohamad Amri claims that he was “constructively dismissed”.
18 Jan 2018 | 4:35 PM

Khazanah declares RM1bil dividend for 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Khazanah Nasional Bhd posted a pre-tax profit of RM2.89bil in 2017, up 84.7% compared with RM1.57bil made a year earlier.

1 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

2018 is an exciting year for Malaysia's car industry

PETALING JAYA: The year 2018 is shaping up to be an exciting one for the car industry as global manufacturers rev up their operations in Malaysia to capture bigger slices of a growing market.

All eyes will be on Proton Holdings Bhd as the national car company plots its return to the top with Chinese strategic partner Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co Ltd in the driving seat.
28 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

PUC buys 33% of Pictureworks

KUALA LUMPUR: PUC Bhd is proposing to buy a third of the shares in a company that provides imaging services to Kidzania and Legoland for RM52.8mil under a plan to expand its advertising and media revenue base

PUC will be buying the 33% equity interest in Pictureworks from several vendors including its group managing director and chief executive officer Cheong Chia Chou, who is a major shareholder in both PUC and Pictureworks.
26 Dec 2017 | 7:50 PM

MRCB ropes in TH Properties as a partner to develop 59INC

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB) has roped in the property arm of Lembaga Tabung Haji to take up a majority stake in a mixed development project in Setapak, Kuala Lumpur.

20 Dec 2017 | 8:46 PM

Berjaya Land posts RM99.9mil loss in Q3

KUALA LUMPUR: Berjaya Land Bhd had to make a huge impairment charge in the third quarter ended Oct 31 because of a dispute over the balance of sales proceeds the company was supposed to receive from the disposal of a project in China two years ago. This resulted in a loss of RM99.9mil.

20 Dec 2017 | 8:06 PM

Comfort Glove Q3 earnings soars, sees higher margins ahead

KUALA LUMPUR: Comfort Glove Bhd’s aggressive cost saving measures and production improvement have paid off handsomely. The specialty glovemaker said it is now targeting to capture a bigger market share and improve its profit margins.

: Comfort Glove Bhd’s aggressive cost saving measures and production improvement have paid off handsomely.
16 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Digital currency – a subject of great divide

DIGITAL currencies have gained so much prominence this year that even Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is calling this recent development a major breakthrough in mathematics and cryptography.

14 Dec 2017 | 9:04 PM

Bank Negara wants digital currency exchangers to report their activities

Bank Negara issues consultation paper categorising digital currency exchangers as reporting institutions under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001 (AMLA).

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