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25 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Govt may buy more toll highways

PETALING JAYA: The government is expected to acquire more toll highways in the future, especially those with matured traffic flows and shorter remaining concession years, according to a research house.

22 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Apex gets green light

THIS week’s outcome of Apex Equity Holdings Bhd’s EGM has put the stockbroking company one step closer to ending a tussle that began back in 2017.

21 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Paramount sells education ops; plans to be property group

PETALING JAYA: Paramount Corp Bhd is slowly monetising its assets in the education business and entrenching itself in the property sector, in line with its strategic plan of becoming a pure-play property group.

Group chief executive officer Jeffrey Chew told StarBiz that other than stocking up its land bank and using the proceeds for its development projects, Paramount had no large investments in mind, and thus, did not plan to keep all the money to itself.
20 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Apex clears hurdle for merger with Mercury

KAJANG: The battle in Apex Equity Holdings Bhd has taken a major turn with shareholders voting in favour of the merger with Mercury Securities Sdn Bhd in a slim majority of 54.8%.

Non-independent non-executive director Datuk Azizan Abdul Rahman(pic) said now that the approvals were secured, the company would proceed to obtain a vesting order from the High Court within two months.  The proposed merger is expected to be completed by September.
19 Jun 2019 | 1:53 PM

Apex gets green light from shareholders for Mercury merger

KAJANG: Apex Equity Holdings Bhd has obtained a simple majority from its shareholders for the proposed merger with Mercury Securities Sdn Bhd and the proposed private placement of 20 million new ordinary shares.

15 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Scientex aggressively expanding land bank

PACKAGING materials maker and property developer Scientex Bhd is aggressively stocking up on its land bank, at a time when most developers are taking it slow when it comes to acquiring and developing land due to the overhang in properties.

14 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

CFOs told to be brave

KUALA LUMPUR: Chief financial officers (CFOs), being the main line of defence in every corporate organisation, must never be afraid to raise any issues of wrongdoings in their companies.

13 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

All eyes on ECRL civil works

PETALING JAYA: More than 1,000 firms are vying for a share of the 40% civil works portion of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.

12 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Tasco set to improve cold chain ops with Japan tie-up

SEPANG: Logistics and warehousing giant Tasco Bhd will be banking on its strategic partnership with Japan to bring the Malaysian cold chain logistics to greater heights.

Sahreholder Agreement Signing Ceremony between TASCO Berhad and Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment Corporation for Transport & Urban Development (JOIN). From left to right: JOIN Managing Executive Officer Noriyoshi Torigoe, Japanese Ambassador Makio Miyagawa, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng and TASCO Executive Chairman Lee Check Poh. - The Star
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.