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Business 19 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Commerce Assurance adopts e-claim system

COMMERCE Assurance Bhd, formerly AMI Insurance Bhd, is implementing an Internet-based motor insurance claims system.

Business 29 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Newspaper says CNOOC dropping Unocal bid, but CNOOC says offer still effective

A Hong Kong newspaper reported Friday that CNOOC Ltd., China's third-largest oil producer, plans to scuttle its bid for Unocal Corp. as early as next week because political pressure from Washington has made the deal impossible, but CNOOC dismissed the report as speculation.

Business 19 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Need to simplify IFRS procedures

CURRENT international financial reporting standards (IFRS) must be made less complex if they were to be successfully implemented, according to Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) chief executive Allen Blewitt.

Business 13 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Watches keep him ticking

The first thing one notices of Rolf W. Schnyder is his uncanny zest for life: The septuagenarian prances around with a spring in his step and a twinkle in his eye. He could put many of those half his age (these writers included) to shame with his seemingly boundless energy.

Business 29 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Seven strategies for developing Malaysia

The 9th Malaysia Plan, to be unveiled in March 2006, will mark the start of the second phase of Vision 2020. In a speech entitled Repositioning the Malaysian Economy and the Way Forward in Malacca over the weekend, Second Finance Minister, Tan Sri Not Mohamed Yakcop, outlined seven key strategies to be adopted under the 9th Malaysia Plan. Excerpts from the speech.

Business 30 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Training scheme benefits graduates

MORE than 150 graduates have benefited from the Banking Industry Training Scheme (BITS) since its inception in February 2004, according to the Association of Banks in Malaysia.

Business 19 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Popular plans six new stores yearly

Popular Book Co (M) Sdn Bhd will continue to open outlets under the I>Popular /I>brand despite its venture into the lifestyle concept bookstore Harris. Executive director Lim Lee Ngoh said it was only logical for the company to bank on Popular's reputation as a household name in the local book retail market.

Business 26 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Catalyst for healthy trade ties

Time has always been of the essence for Bruce Cleghorn and, with the minutes ticking away, the outgoing British High Commissioner has taken on a frenzied pace in Kuala Lumpur.

Business 08 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

The will to survive, capacity to trust

Excerpts of the interview with Datuk Tan Chin Nam.

Business 15 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia-made products a hit at Pakistan trade fair

Many Pakistanis adore Malaysia and even Malaysian brands are well regarded by the business people and consumers there, if the response from an international trade fair held in Karachi recently is anything to go by.