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Business 26 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Government expected to call tenders for reviewed projects

THE Government will be calling for tenders over the next few weeks for construction and infrastructure-related projects that have been reviewed and re-prioritised, sources said.

Business 23 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Parkson sets sights on Vietnam

PARKSON Corp Sdn Bhd, a unit of Lion Diversified Holdings Bhd, is setting its sights on the densely populated Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.

Business 15 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Asian oil companies urged to co-operate

ASIAN national oil companies (NOCs) should collaborate and co-operate to maximise the utilisation of the region's limited resources, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said.

Business 12 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Malaysia Inc. two-way street

Second Finance Minister Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop last night spoke of the 'revolution' in government-linked companies and challaged the private sector to do the same. Below is an abridged version of his speech at the Kuala Lumpur Business Club dinner.

Business 06 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Meetings to promote Apec training programmes

Malaysia will organise two key meetings later this year as part of its endeavour to help promote the Apec capacity building and training programmes, International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Rafidah Aziz said yesterday.

Business 26 May 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Plan to revive minerals sector

The Malaysian Chamber of Mines expects to complete the submission of various proposals under its grand master plan, aimed at revitalising and reviving the country's long neglected minerals sector, by year-end.

Business 06 May 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Newly-hired Japanese workers less ethical but loyal

Newly-hired Japanese workers are less ethical but more loyal to companies, a recent survey found, purportedly the result of a harsh jobs market.

Business 25 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Islamic view of management

B>T/B>HE Government's initiative of ridding society of corruption, inefficiency and poor service is a laudable effort. Though a daunting task, it would be unfair to suggest that efforts to streamline departmental productiveness are not producing results. Yet complaints and commentaries give the impression that much is left to be desired, writes Dr ISMAIL NOOR.

Business 07 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Chinese business community robust on growth

THE Chinese business community in general expects the country's gross domestic product (GDP) for the first half 2004 to grow at 6% to 7% on the back of robust exports.

Business 06 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

SMI body seeks aid to expand overseas

FINANCIAL institutions under the patronage of the International Trade and Industry Ministry (Miti) were urged yesterday to look into the possibility of financing the overseas expansion of local small and medium-sized industries (SMIs).