PETALING JAYA: Payments Network Malaysia Sdn Bhd (PayNet) has launched a real-time retail payment platform (RPP) in Malaysia through a partnership with United States-based ACI Worldwide.
KUALA LUMPUR: Muhibbah Engineering (M) Bhd said it has lost the contract to build a RM584.84mil supply base whaft at the Bintulu Port in Sarawak.
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) says it will expedite the approval of incentives for the pricing of new car models.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) has appointed retired Federal Court judge Tan Sri Zainun Ali as chairman to succeed Tan Sri Syed Zainol Anwar Ibni Syed Putra Jamalullail.
KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign fund buying of Genting Bhd, Petronas Chemicals and Hartalega helped power the FBM KLCI to a higher close on Thursday, outperforming the other key Asian markets.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Securities Commission (SC) has ordered all ongoing initial coin offerings (ICOs) to halt their activities and return all monies or digital assets collected from investors.
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Group Malaysia posted record sales of 14,338 vehicles in 2018, tracking the automaker's strong worldwide performance
JAKARTA: Indonesia’s central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged for a second month, while keeping the door open for more policy action if needed.
HONG KONG: MUFG Bank has hired Chia Chin Lan from Maybank to head up its financial institutions group in Asean.
HONG KONG: A string of Hong Kong-listed stocks plunged without warning in afternoon trading, in the latest shock losses to sideswipe investors in the world’s fourth-largest equity market.
TAIPEI (Reuters): Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) forecast a nearly 14% drop in first-quarter revenue, its sharpest fall in a decade, joining a string of tech companies warning of a slowdown in global smartphone demand.
PARIT BUNTAR: HPI Resources Bhd's subsidiary, Harta Packaging Industries (Perak) Sdn Bhd (Harta Perak) has launched its second plant, Harta Perak Plant 2 (HP2) at the Parit Buntar Industrial area.
BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters): The Chinese owner of Lotus plans to start producing the British sports car brand in China for the first time with the opening of a new 9 billion yuan (US$1.3bil) factory in Wuhan city, company job advertisements and government documents showed.
KUALA LUMPUR: Real wages in Malaysia are expected to grow by 3.6 per cent in 2019, a slight increase from 3.5 per cent predicted last year, adjusted for an inflation rate of 1.4 per cent, according to the Korn Ferry 2019 Salary Forecast.
KUALA LUMPUR: Internet celebrities and other individuals - including minors - who earn income from paid reviews, brand endorsements and businesses conducted via the social media are subject to income tax, if they earn more than RM5,000 a month.
KUALA LUMPUR: Affin Hwang Investment Bank Bhd is eyeing to achieve RM50 million in securities lending book size this year following the official launch of the Retail Securities Borrowing and Lending (Retail SBL) programme.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MEA) has outlined several priorities for 2019 and it includes completion of the White Paper on the Federal Land Development Authority's (Felda) turnaround plan.
KUALA LUMPUR: A private sector think-tank expects 2019 to be a year of certainty in terms of execution and implementation as the government seeks to put in place the Budget 2019 proposals.
KUALA LUMPUR: Kerjaya Prospek Group Bhd's unit has received a RM155mil contract from Aspen Entity Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of HCK Capital Group Bhd, to undertake construction works for a proposed development in Cyberjaya, Selangor.
KUALA LUMPUR: In November 2016, tycoon Tan Sri Vincent Tan announced Berjaya Land Bhd's plan to build a Four Seasons resort on the 100-acre site in Okinawa.