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Business 22 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Potential in all market segments

Datuk Seri Liew Kee Sin, group managing director/CEO of S P Setia, is happy with the group's performance in the last financial year and sees strong underlying demand for residential properties.

Business 24 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Investing in China’s blue chips

OCBC Bank (M) Bhd has launched Malaysia's first structured investment product, known as I>FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Structured Investmen/I>t, which allows local investors the opportunity to invest in blue-chip Chinese companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, The bank's senior vice-president and head of treasury, Gan Kok Kim, said.

Business 30 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Shanghai architect wins top prize for Changhe restoration project

The ancient town of Changhe, located in Hangzhou along the southern shore of the Qiantang River in China, houses many special environmental and culturally-rich heritage buildings.

Business 08 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

SAJ targets to reduce Johor’s non-revenue water to 30% by year-end

WATER utilities provider SAJ Holdings Sdn Bhd is expected to reduce non-revenue water (NRW) in Johor to 30% by year-end from 36% as at end-2004, said chief executive officer Ahmad Zahdi Jamil.

Business 21 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

LBS Bina says property outlook is positive

Rapid urbanisation and the country's demographic profile with its sizeable population of young people offer tremendous opportunities for developers of medium-priced houses. LBS Bina Group Bhd, one of the leading players in the affordable sector, believes it will make good headway in the industry by incorporating more value-added features in its property products.

Business 20 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Building image to win market share

BRAND and image building initiatives will keep property developers rather busy as competition gains momentum. Besides seeking to offer products that are distinctive and unique in terms of layout and design, industry players have developed a strong market presence to attract more attention to their projects

Business 18 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Sunrise Berhad's CEO: Property market still positive

Datuk Michael Yam, Sunrise Bhd chief executive officer, says: My outlook on the Malaysian property market is generally still positive.

Business 11 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

REITs need 10%-15% market cap to have significant presence

Avenue Securities analyst Chan Ken Yew shares his views with StarBiz assistant news editor Angie Ng on what can be expected on the REITs front.

Business 04 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Good city planning practices vital

Professor Philip Cox, from Sydney, speaks to StaBiz Angie Ng on the significance of good city planning and practices and how Kuala Lumpur can raise its profile on the international map.

Business 25 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Strong orders boost Prinsiptek growth

PRINSIPTEK Corp Bhd, which has applied for its listed status to be transferred from the second to the main board of Bursa Malaysia, expects double-digit growth for the financial year ending Dec 31, 2005, on the back of a strong order book and further development of its land bank.