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Business 15 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

War affecting ornamental fish business

DEMAND for Malaysian ornamental fish from the US and European countries has dropped by between 20% and 30% since the start of the Iraqi war.

Business 16 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Petronas boss for top Iraq oil job?

PETROLIAM Nasional Bhd (Petronas) president and chief executive officer Tan Sri Mohd Hassan Marican has been identified by two leading British newspapers as a possible candidate for appointment by the US administration to help manage Iraq's oil industry in the post-Saddam Hussein era.

Business 17 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

CPI for January to March 2003 up 1.4%

THE Consumer Price Index (CPI) for January to March 2003 increased by 1.4% to 104.1 compared with 102.7 in the same period last year, the Department of Statistics said yesterday.

Business 17 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Manufacturing sales for February up 17% to RM25.8bil

MANUFACTURING sales grew 17.3% year-on-year in February to RM25.8bil from RM22bil previously, according to the latest figures released yesterday by the Statistics Department.

Business 18 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

KDEB to spearhead waterfront project

STATE-OWNED Kumpulan Darul Ehsan Bhd (KDEB) has been picked to head a consortium to develop the proposed RM14bil Selangor Ma- ritime Corridor, the state#039;s maiden mega waterfront project, scheduled to kick off this year.

Business 18 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Affin eyes 8 ISO certs by end-2004

AFFIN Bank Bhd expects its eight business centres to obtain MS ISO9001:2000 certification by the end of next year.

Business 19 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Vivendi Water to explore Malaysia

VIVENDI Water, the world#146;s largest water company, plans to start commercial production of recycled sewerage water using membrane technology in Malaysia if the feasibility tests currently being carried out prove successful.

Business 20 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Stocks rise across the board

Stocks rose on Thursday as growth prospects at Finnish cellphone maker Nokia lifted technology shares and better-than-expected results, along with a report on regional manufacturing, pushed the Dow up 80 points.

Business 21 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Band-trading of CPO futures seen

Forecasting Price Trends: A weekly column by G.M. Teoh on Crude Palm Oil, Soyoil, Cocoa and Cash-Tin.

Business 21 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Retailers brace for tough times

Property Talk: A weekly column by S.C. Cheah.This week he says that retailers, suffering the brunt of the war in Iraq and the outbreak of a killer virus, are already up in arms preparing themselves for the worst.