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Business 07 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

The value of a currency does not lie

I ALWAYS used to look forward to the year-end school holidays. It was a time when my cousins and I will gather in Singapore to spend over a month at the house of our uncle while our parents enjoyed a holiday of their own.

Business 14 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

No more toll hikes?

IT’S the end of the school holidays and PLUS Malaysia Bhd expects heavy traffic on its highways this weekend.

Business 01 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

MAS, AirAsia lifted by festive period

PETALING JAYA: On the back of year-end school holidays and festive seasons, the last three months of 2010 have proved to be another bumper quarter for the local aviation industry, with national carrier Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS) and budget airline AirAsia Bhd both reporting passenger growth that helped boost their financial results.

Business 29 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Official suggests school exams during last weeks of school

To check the problem of students skipping school after year-end examinations deputy Education minister Datuk Noh Omar suggest that exams be held in the last weeks of the school year.

Business 11 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Kampung boy makes good in Big Apple

ON SOME days when Lee Hee Hang looks out of his 32nd floor office, which has a close-up view of the Empire State Building, he wonders how a small town boy from Raub could rise to become a partner in one of the biggest accounting and management firms in the world.

Business 30 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

M'sia will remain key destination for S'poreans to spend holidays

SINGAPORE: Malaysia will remain the key destination for Singaporeans to spend their holidays due to its close geographical proximity and cordial bilateral ties with the country, says Tourism Malaysia director for Singapore, Zalizam Zakaria.

Business 24 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Relocation firms take too big a bite

S.C. Cheah writes that many real estate agents specialising in the expatriate housing and rental market are looking rather glum these days.

Business 06 Sep 2010 | 12:00 AM

Analysts see profit-taking in M'sian market this week

KUALA LUMPUR: THE local bourse, which has been up for three consecutive weeks, could see some profit-taking activities this week as the market consolidates and investors unwind their positions ahead of the Hari Raya holidays, analysts said.

Business 18 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Retail Group expects weaker growth rate for retail sales for 2009

The retail industry is expected to grow bleaker in the second quarter but this will likely change in the third quarter when sales improve.