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Ten things Najib should do for Malaysia

Malaysia's sixth prime minister, son of the second, has a golden opportunity to stamp his mark on the country for the better

TV captures bigger adex

Industry players say TV-newspaper advertising gap is closing.

Medvedev says Russia has 6 million unemployed

MOSCOW (AP) - The number of jobless in Russia has reached 6 million, President Dmitry Medvedev said Sunday, as the country is hit by the global economic downturn and slumping oil prices.

Does size matter?

Apart from scale, the effectiveness of a stimulus plan lies in the details.

CR also deals with companies’ bottomlines in long term

Corporate responsibility (CR) does not only address social welfare but also companies' bottomlines in the long term.

EPF aspires to be leading pension fund

DATUK Azlan Zainol, the chief executive officer of the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), is known for having modernised the age-old pension fund.

HSBC standing firm on Equator Principles

THE Equator Principles, a core component of HSBC Bank Malaysia Bhd's project financing initiatives, form part of its wider approach to managing sustainable risks.

Fernandes named among 10 rising Asia leaders

AirAsia Bhd group chief executive officer Datuk Tony Fernandes has been named among the 10 rising leaders in Asia.

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.

MAS maintains a steady course

Malaysia Airlines would rise further on the flightpath of its business turnaround plan this year. Itscosts would be reduced by RM1bil in the nextfinancial year, said chief financial officer TengkuAzmil Zahruddin. Panasonic Malaysia Sdn Bhd sawbrisk sales of its Plasma TVs and LCD TVs last year.Its managing director Hiroshi Nakamura expectssales of higher end consumer goods to continue tobe strong this year. ACCA director Tay Kay Luansaid the association aimed to provide guidance onbest practices in financial management.