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First social stock exchange in Asia to be set up by early next year

PETALING JAYA: Asia#8217;s first social stock exchange - Impact Investment Exchange Asia (IIX), which is a social enterprise (SE), is expected to be set up and operational by early next year.

Up close and personal with Malek Ali

Seeing the bigger picture

While Securities Commission chairman Datuk ZarinahAnwar thinks many companies do subscribe to theprinciples of good business practices, a lot more can bedone. She shares her thoughts with StarBiz on whycompanies should move from corporate socialresponsibility to corporate responsibility.

The pros and cons of redeveloping used land

SOME call it urban renewal, others prefer to call it regeneration. Yet there are those who prefer a less politically charged term like transformation. By whatever name it is called, each of these involve changes to land use.

Corporate reporting on environs likely by 2007

THE Government is looking at making corporate environmental and social reporting mandatory for local companies around 2007 to ensure greater transparency, said Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister#8217;s Department Datuk M. Kayveas.

Solving unemployment issues a must to end global economic crisis

THE financial services industry has imposed more rules on capital as part of its efforts to avert a future crisis.

Ajinomoto’s Vision 2020

Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Bhd, long known as a stalwart among defensive stocks in Malaysia, does not intend to rest on its laurels.

A game that teaches how a good city can be developed

IN this age of high-tech computer games that require the latest soundcards and faster computers, it is refreshing to go back to games that force one to think rather than just pound away at the keyboard. And I am not talking about chess.

Quality of university degrees comes into question

IN 2010, there was an adrenaline rush on education stocks on Bursa Malaysia. It was the time when the National Higher Education Fund (PTPTN) was virtually the “ticket” for private institutions of higher learning (IPTS) to flourish.

Life Inspired has a chic new look

2020 is all about change, and Life Inspired did just that with a fresh makeover!

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