Royce Tan

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11 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Iris, Scicom, HeiTech Padu, front-runners for immigration job

PETALING JAYA: Three listed companies are among the front-runners to bid for the multi-billion-ringgit Sistem Kawalan Imigresen Nasional (SKIN) replacement project, which will see a new integrated immigration system for Malaysia.

Sources said that out of some 60 companies that purchased the tender documents, the companies expected to be at the forefront are HeiTech Padu Bhd, Iris Corp Bhd and Scicom (MSC) Bhd.
31 May 2019 | 4:12 PM

ACCCIM’s annual conference to focus on green tech and e-wallet

KUALA LUMPUR: Green technology and e-wallet will take centre stage at the Associated Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM) eighth Young Entrepreneurs Conference this year.

31 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Dip in Maybank quarterly net profit

PETALING JAYA: Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank), has recorded a dip in net profit for the first quarter, at a time when the industry is facing stiff competition and headwinds from softening economic prospects.

29 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

AmBank targets to maintain loan growth rate and reduce costs

KUALA LUMPUR: AMMB Holdings Bhd or the AmBank Group is targeting to maintain its loan growth of 6% for financial year 2020 (FY20) if the country’s GDP hovers around 4.5%.

Sulaiman: ‘It will be very good if we can grow at 6%.’
27 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

More job opportunities from proposed Axiata-Telenor merger

KUALA LUMPUR: The proposed merger between Axiata Group Bhd and Telenor ASA will see the creation of more jobs and opportunities.

25 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

US-China trade war intensifies

IT started with US President Donald Trump imposing tariffs on metal imports from China into the United States.

Electronic hit: Hikvision cameras in an electronic mall in Beijing. Shares in two top Chinese surveillance firms plunged on Wednesday following reports Washington is considering banning them from buying US components, just as the blacklisting of telecoms giant Huawei fanned their escalating tech war. — AFP
23 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Value emerges in the Malaysian market

PETALING JAYA: With all the uncertainties looming over markets globally, fund managers believe there is value emerging in certain sectors locally, such as banking, manufacturing and consumer.

Banking,manufacturing and consumer sectors are among funds' picks for investments.
23 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Closer MAS-Japan Airlines collaboration on the cards

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is expected to make an announcement next week about its proposed joint business with Japan Airlines Co Ltd.

22 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Malaysian tech stocks down after US blacklists Huawei

PETALING JAYA: Technology counters on Bursa Malaysia are feeling the heat following the escalation of trade tensions between the United States and China with restrictions imposed by the Trump-led administration against China’s telecommunication giant Huawei.

20 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Engaging in all that takes flight

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) has just turned three and many are still unclear about what it does and often; there is a misconception that Mavcom’s role overlaps with the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) and even that of the Transport Ministry.