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Business 14 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Osim expects turnover to grow

SINGAPORE-BASED Osim Inter-national Ltd expects the turnover from its Malaysian market to grow by 30% to 50% for the financial year ending Dec 31, 2003.

Business 03 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

MAS focusing more on Asia-Pac destinations

MALAYSIA Airlines (MAS) will focus more on Asia-Pacific destinations to further enhance operations of its eastern hubs.

Business 07 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

A robust heart and a soul that is true


Business 03 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

The seductive appeal of a minimum wage

THERE has been uproar in recent days following the announcement that the rubber plantation workers union and the plantation owners association have signed an agreement providing for a minimum monthly wage of RM350.

Business 20 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Package to stimulate growth

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad will unveil the Government's long-awaited economic stimulus package tomorrow. WONG SULONG provides a layman's guide to why the government is taking this initiative and the outlook for the Malaysian economy.

Business 30 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Dr M shares wisdom with entrepreneurs

HE CAME, he spoke and he won them over hands down. This was Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad at his best.

Business 05 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Perlis, Sabah firms agree on joint venture

PERLIS-BASED Bumita Development Sdn Bhd is joining forces with YASmewah Group Sdn Bhd from Sabah in its move to exploit business opportunities outside its home state.

Business 01 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

At the helm of SIRIM

WHEN SIRIM Bhd chief executive officer Datuk Dr Mohd Ariffin Aton took office seven years ago, he did what probably the best a rookie could do: keep his mind open.

Business 13 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Public sector expected to achieve overall surplus again

WITH better performance of non-financial public enterprises (NFPEs) and reined-in public expenditure, the consolidated public sector is expected to achieve overall surplus again next year, according to the Economic Report.

Business 31 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Balanced development sought for states

TO promote a balanced development among states, efforts were taken to diversify the economic base, develop knowledge-based activities and provide a better social infrastructure, particularly for less developed states.