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Tackling short and long-term challenges

IT is three months away from our annual budget season. The details are naturally work in progress but at this juncture, no one seems to be expecting any major surprises from the package.

Appeal of Islamic banking

Foreign banks in Malaysia are developing innovative products and services to tap the growing market.

Ahmad Husni: Govt to provide affordable, comfortable housing for the lower-income

PUTRAJAYA: The government is committed to provide affordable and comfortable housing for the people, especially to low-and middle-income earners, Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah said today.

Budget measures seen as boosting property sales

PETALING JAYA: Several measures from Budget 2018 are expected to boost the property sector, which has seen slow sales in the last few years.

China tightens rules for online news providers

Beijing: China has issued new internet regulations increasing Communist party control over online news providers, the latest step in the country’s push to tighten its policing of the Web.

Lee: Protect ecosystem to control climate change

PETALING JAYA: Deputy Finance Minister II Datuk Lee Chee Leong had headed two focus group meetings, one on water supply, waste management and climate change, with the other being health services.

China CCTV Starbucks report set off storm inside network

BEIJING: A China state television investigative report accusing Starbucks of overcharging local customers for coffee triggered enormous disquiet among journalists at the network and even some soul-searching after it aired

China maintains growth target at 7.5%, focuses on reforms

BEIJING: China announced on Wednesday it would maintain its economic growth target for 2014 at about 7.5%, as expected, signalling that its policy focus would be slanted in favour of reforms and rebalancing the economy.

Many wired Chinese unfazed at possible Google exit

BEIJING (AP): A world without Google? They can imagine it just fine in China. After all, it's not like losing World of Warcraft.

Life Inspired has a chic new look

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

This month, we speak to 3 female icons about empowerment and more - read it for FREE this week.