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Business 04 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Human capital vital to economic growth

TODAY'S workplace, with its focus on managerial skills and technological innovation, imposes higher educational demands on the labour force of developing nations, including Malaysia.

Business 23 May 2019 | 12:00 AM

Oil down as deepening trade war stokes fear over global growth

TOKYO: Oil headed for its biggest drop in more than a week as signs the worsening US-China trade war will take a toll on global economic growth overshadowed the prospect of Opec and its allies extending production curbs.

Business 06 May 2014 | 10:35 AM

Global anti-money laundering group moves meeting from Moscow

WASHINGTON: An international organisation that sets standards for how countries combat money laundering said it has decided not to hold a planned meeting in Moscow next month due to the continuing Ukraine crisis.

Business 06 Apr 2015 | 12:00 AM

Euro weakness sparks talk of currency war

Analysts divided over whether countries are playing with rates

Business 02 Jan 2010 | 12:00 AM

2010: Growing again, but hold on tight

Lin See-Yan outlines Malaysia's six imperatives but advises patience in bringing about change.

Business 15 Sep 2010 | 12:00 AM

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.

Business 22 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

Pace of Asia’s economic recovery likely to be moderate

KUALA LUMPUR: Signs that Asian economies are on a recovery path are growing although the pace of recovery will likely be moderate, said CIMB Investment Bank Bhd economic research head Lee Heng Guie.

Business 20 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM

Economic impact of resurgent oil market

The crude oil market is bubbling again. Prices will surely continue climbing in the years ahead. Meanwhile, what will the current oil resurgence do to a budding economic recovery?

Business 08 Sep 2008 | 12:00 AM

Is the world facing another stagflation?

Last week, South Korea and Thailand reported lower inflation for July. Amongst other East Asian economies, inflation has also fallen or was little changed from the month before. However, in the overall picture, global inflation will be markedly higher in 2008, bringing with it stagflation or rising inflation and falling growth

Business 19 Apr 2019 | 12:32 AM

Japanese firms want tax hike to proceed, but urge more stimulus to soften economic blow

TOKYO: More than 60 percent of Japanese companies want authorities to go ahead with a sales tax hike in October, but feel that additional government spending is needed to cushion the blow on the economy, a Reuters monthly poll showed.