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Business 03 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

Uzabase agrees to buy Quartz

TOKYO: Japanese media company Uzabase Inc said it is has agreed to buy business news website Quartz from US peer Atlantic Media in a deal valued at US$75mil to US$110mil.

Economy 06 Jul 2018 | 4:16 AM

Trump tariffs on China take effect as trade war escalates

BEIJING: U.S. President Donald Trump fired the biggest shot yet in the global trade war by imposing tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese imports, delivering on a promise to his political supporters that risks provoking retaliation and harming the world economy.

Construction 09 Jul 2018 | 8:36 AM

MRL refutes reports that ECRL works still progressing

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) has refuted recent reports which suggested that works on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project were still going on despite the suspension order issued by the Finance Ministry.

Business 14 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

Short and long-term strategies

I WAS sitting with my wife in Peacock Theatre hall attending the graduation ceremony of my youngest child, Andrea, just a few days ago feeling proud of her achievement of a second upper grade (B.Science in Management) at London School of Economics.

Corporate News 16 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

Mubadala in talks with potential bidders for Cepsa

LONDON: Vitol Group, the world’s largest independent oil trader, is among firms considering bids for Spanish oil company Cepsa Trading SA as its owner weighs alternatives to an initial public offering (IPO) planned for later this year, according to people familiar with the matter.

M&A 23 Jul 2018 | 8:25 AM

Alibaba looking at expansion in advertising, media sectors

LOS ANGELES: Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has agreed to pay $2.23 billion for a roughly 10% stake in Focus Media, the digital advertising company which operates screens in subways and elevators across China

Business 04 Aug 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

The name’s Bond, Muriel Bond

MOVE over James, here comes Muriel.

Corporate News 30 Aug 2018 | 12:00 AM

CAE to train 400 pilots for AirAsia

PETALING JAYA: AirAsia Group Bhd wants CAE to train about 400 cadet pilots to support its growth in the various markets it operates over the next five years.

Markets 15 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Expats in no rush to buy Chinese stocks

BEIJING: Amado Trejo, a business consultant from Mexico who’s worked in Shanghai for a decade, says he’s in no rush to buy Chinese stocks once a ban on trading by expatriates ends this week.

Business 29 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

A wishlist to the Education Minister

On your own by Tan Thiam Hock
AFTER my last article, Jacqueline from one of my active chat groups asked that I write a wish list to our Education Minister. Instead of talking about the IIUM president’s job that he insist on keeping, I challenged the group members to focus on our primary and secondary national schools by asking them to give me their personal top three wishes for the wish list that I can compile and message to Dr Maszlee Malik via this column.