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Economy 05 Jan 2015 | 10:12 AM

Japan Dec final factory PMI shows sustained growth

TOKYO: Japanese manufacturing activity showed sustained growth in December, a survey showed on Monday, suggesting domestic demand continues to recover after the economy fell into a surprise recession last year.

Lifestyle 04 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Booked Out: 1,001 books you must read

A new column takes on a reading challenge that may well last a lifetime.

Business 03 Jan 2015 | 6:51 AM

US factory sector suffers end-of-year chill

WASHINGTON: The U.S. factory sector grew at its slowest pace in six months in December, a sign that weakness in the global economy is weighing on the United States. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) said its index of national factory activity fell to 55.5 last month from 58.7 in November.

Community 03 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Intensive English course to prepare for MUET exam

SIBU: Malaysian University English Test (MUET), a compulsory English test set by the Malaysian government, acts as an English benchmark for all pre-university students who wish to pursue their first degree programme in local universities.

Business 03 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

China factory slowdown a force for disinflation

SYDNEY: China's growth engine looks to have ended last year on a flat note as its massive factory sector sputtered in December, though ebbing price pressures also offered scope for more policy stimulus from Beijing and across much of Asia.

Business 02 Jan 2015 | 1:26 PM

China factory slowdown a force for disinflation

SYDNEY: China's growth engine looks to have ended last year on a flat note as its massive factory sector sputtered in December, though ebbing price pressures also offered scope for more policy stimulus from Beijing and across much of Asia.

Business 02 Jan 2015 | 11:18 AM

Indonesia's manufacturing contracts to record low in Dec

JAKARTA: Indonesia's manufacturing activity contracted for the third straight month in December, falling to its weakest level since early 2011 due to declining output and export orders, the HSBC Markit purchasing managers' index (PMI) survey showed on Friday.

Economy 02 Jan 2015 | 10:32 AM

S. Korea Dec factory activity shrinks for 4th month but at slower pace

SEOUL: South Korea's manufacturing activity shrank for a fourth consecutive month in December but at a slower pace, a private-sector survey showed on Friday, adding to signs that the economy may be slowly regaining its footing heading into 2015.

Community 02 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Environmentalist Gurmit Singh and his wife opt for the simple life to preserve nature

IT IS the new year and what better way to kick-start the year than by adopting an environmentally-friendly lifestyle. While many people just set goals with no follow-up action, one couple stays committed to green living.

Parentpost From Anywhere 02 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

A new mother has to learn new skill sets

A young career woman turned full-time mum is grappling with her limited living skills.