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Business 26 Jan 2021 | 7:00 AM

S’pore unveils 10-year plan for manufacturing

SINGAPORE: A new 10-year plan to grow Singapore’s manufacturing sector by 50% was announced by Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing yesterday.

Commodities 27 Aug 2019 | 7:06 AM

Malaysia hopes to pay for military equipment with palm oil

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is in talks with at last six countries on the possibility of using palm oil to pay for arms, as Southeast Asia's third-biggest economy seeks to replace old equipment to boost its defence capabilitiesKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is in talks with at last six countries on the possibility of using palm oil to pay for arms, as Southeast Asia's third-biggest economy seeks to replace old equipment to boost its defence capabilities

Business 05 Apr 2016 | 12:00 AM

Labuan Port ready to handle more cargo

LABUAN: Labuan Port is fully prepared to handle a higher volume of cargo with an advanced cargo tracking system, storage and related facilities, said Labuan Port Management Sdn Bhd (LLPM) managing director Datuk Seri Mohd Alias Abd Rahman.

Corporate News 05 Sep 2015 | 12:00 AM

‘Sustainability company’ transforms palm mill wastes into fuel for electricity

A MALAYSIAN company has come up with a method that accelerates the process to convert palm oil mill effluent (POME) into fuel for electricity to power mill operations.

Business 07 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Smaller allocation of spectrum leads to consolidation

FINALLY after a long wait, the names of the eight winners for the 2,600 MHz spectrum were announced on Wednesday. Surprisingly their allocation was not spelt out.

Business 20 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Good prospects for Mindanao

THE pictures splashed over the newspapers says it all, the weary people of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), were in jubilant mood as representatives of the Philippine government and the largest of the separatist movements, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), signed a peace framework agreement earlier in the week in Manila to end 40 years of conflict.

Business 07 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

The sky’s the limit for Meru Utama

ADVERTISING played a key role in the introduction of the first user-friendly baggage trolleys at Malaysian airports in the late 80s.

Business 23 Nov 2009 | 12:00 AM

What is the real value and use of gold?(update)

WHAT is the real value of gold? Gold has industrial uses, especially in the electronics industry where it is used for electrical wiring due to its high conductivity. However, close to two-thirds of its demand is for jewellery, particularly in India and China.