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AseanPlus News 14 Dec 2018 | 12:00 AM

Missing Canadians raise stakes in three-way dispute

BEIJING: The apparent detentions of two Canadian men in China this week have raised the stakes in a three-way international dispute with the United States.

Business 17 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

Few banks seen queuing for China’s red carpet invite

HONG KONG: China stunned the finance world last week when it unveiled plans to allow foreign control of its financial institutions. Few bankers thought their long-held dream of better access to the world’s largest banking market was within reach.

World 03 May 2017 | 12:49 AM

Israeli strikes raise stakes in face-off with Hezbollah

JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Two Israeli air strikes against Hezbollah targets in Syria in recent weeks seem to mark a more openly assertive stance towards the group after years of shadow boxing, requiring careful calibration to avoid escalation into a war that neither wants.

Business 21 Mar 2017 | 1:33 AM

Breakfast briefing: Tuesday, March 21

Breakfast briefing: Tuesday, March 21

Commodities 21 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

Three Chinese companies eye strategic stakes in FGV

PETALING JAYA: Three China-based companies including China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corp (COFCO) are vying for strategic stakes in Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV). A source close to FGV told StarBiz that: “These Chinese companies are major global consumers of palm oil/palm products and are looking to raise stakes in FGV via the open market.”

Business 25 Feb 2017 | 12:00 AM

Is the worst over for Axiata?

IN 170 days, Gio, the hottest mobile brand in India, gained 100 million subscribers and that has sent shivers down the spine of its rivals.

Business 10 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

Morgan Stanley, UBS to raise stakes in China JVs

HONG KONG: Morgan Stanley and UBS Group AG are set to raise their stakes in separate Chinese securities joint ventures to 49%, people with direct knowledge of the moves said, betting on strong deals momentum in the world’s second-largest economy.

Business 09 Jan 2017 | 7:50 AM

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