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Stability in public sector jobs

THERE are more than enough jokes and gibes about the civil service. Says Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Mohd Sidek Hassan: 'Yes, I know there is this perception of us, that we're all lazy and that the public sector is bloated, rightly or wrongly - wrongly, I think.'

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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

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TV captures bigger adex

Industry players say TV-newspaper advertising gap is closing.

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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.

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Does size matter?

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.