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Nation 12 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

Pay rise for maids on the agenda

SHAH ALAM: Higher wages for Indonesian domestic workers will be on the agenda when the Malaysia-Indonesia joint working group meets in Jakarta this week.

News 12 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

Machinery-makers see demand in China’s farms

As China’s rural workforce shrinks and plot sizes grow, manufacturers of tractors and farm equipment see a bright spot in a climate of weakening global economy.

Columns 12 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

Entrepreneurs & business owners

Is there a difference between an ‘entrepreneur’ and a ‘business owner’? Does it matter? Perhaps and maybe not. Let’s see.

World 11 Oct 2015 | 4:20 AM

Ivory Coast opposition leader woos Gbagbo backers before election

GAGNOA, Ivory Coast (Reuters) - The head of the political party of Ivory Coast's jailed ex-president, Laurent Gbagbo, sought to win over Gbagbo's grassroots supporters on Saturday and overcome an internal rift as he kicked off his campaign for the Oct. 25 election.

TECH 10 Oct 2015 | 12:00 PM

Mobile phones ‘transforming’ Africa but growth to slow: study

The rapid spread of mobile phones across Sub-Saharan Africa is transforming the region, but record levels of growth are due to slow sharply, an industry report said this week.

World 10 Oct 2015 | 3:05 AM

Ivory Coast leader launches re-election bid with pledge on justice

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara pledged on Friday to improve citizens' access to justice as he launched his bid for re-election in an Oct. 25 poll he hopes will cement the country's economic recovery following a brief civil war.

Focus 10 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

Progression of a satay town

GROWING up, I moved around a lot because of my dad’s job. I have lived in at least six cities and went to five different schools.

Nation 10 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

Mock drill prepares residents in the event of floods

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: The blare from the emergency siren was unmistakable. Residents here were alerted about water rising in the surrounding areas.

Shooting 09 Oct 2015 | 9:56 PM

Hasli paying his way to Kuwait for a ticket Rio

SUBANG: Shooter Hasli Izwan Amir Hasan is no quitter. Dropped from the national squad last week after serving the team tirelessly for 19 years, the burly 38-year-old plans on shooting until he seals a ticket to next year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Business 09 Oct 2015 | 8:14 PM

Prasarana sees bigger contribution from non-core businesses next year

KUALA LUMPUR: Prasarana Malaysia Bhd expects to increase revenue contribution from its non-core businesses to 30% next year from the current 15%.