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Business 05 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Favourable OECD report boosts Aussie to 3-year high

The Australian dollar powered through 61 US cents to a three-year high yesterday after the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) praised Canberra for its sound management that made Australia one of the world#039;s best performing economies.

Business 12 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bright prospects for local ports

Today's CEO Outlook series features the country's four major port operators. They are Tan Sri G. Gnanalingam of Westport Malaysia, Basheer Hassan Abdul Kader of Northport (M) Bhd, Datuk Mohd Sidik Shaik Osman of Pelabuhan Tanjong Pelepas, and Datuk Ahmad Ibnihajar of Penang Port Sdn Bhd.

Business 11 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Misuse of corporate entities for illicit aims

MAICSA Perspective with Cheah Foo Seong

Business 06 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Concern over profits of airlines in longer term

TURBULENCE is forecast for the profits of the airline sector despite higher passenger numbers as rising costs from higher fuel prices are matched against the pressure of lower air fares with the swarm of new budget carriers taking off all around Asia.

Business 05 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Shipping industry still riding high

THE Malaysian shipping industry, which saw unprecedented growth in revenue and profits last year, looks set to continue riding on the crest of the wave generated by China's seemingly insatiable demand for coal and steel to fuel its booming economy.

Business 03 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

S’pore firms keen on RD with Malaysian companies

SINGAPOREAN companies have indicated interest to work with their Malaysian counterparts in research and development with regards to biotechnology, agriculture, and information and communications technology (ICT), said Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Datuk Jamaludin Jarjis.

Business 31 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Macquarie to buy toll-road operator for US$533mil

Macquarie Infrastructure Group (MIG), which has interests in 12 motorways worldwide, plans to acquire the operator of the 10-year-old Dulles Greenway toll road in the United States for US$533mil to boost revenues.

Business 15 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Need to promote financial education

Financial institutions should play an important role in promoting financial education, Citigroup country manager for Singapore and Asean head, Catherine Weir said.

Business 15 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Jega, the globe-trotting economist

IMAGINE a Malaysian briefing parliaments in Africa and Pacific Island nations and advising presidents, prime ministers and their cabinet members on strategies for economic development.

Business 08 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Chip players advised to watch global demand

While the outlook is rosy for Malaysia's semiconductor sector this year, analysts have identified possible risks that may affect profit margins and advise watching global market demand closely.