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THE business community, reading the speech of Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi to the Umno Youth, Wanita and Puteri on Tuesday, can be forgiven if it is disappointed and surprised that the Deputy Prime Minister had hardly devoted any attention to the economy and business.
Meet Rian Maelzer, the 'four-in-one' man. He is a cameraman, sound technician, reporter and lighting technician all in one go.
B>O/B>NE and a half years have passed since Gamuda Bhd successfully bid for a tender to be part of Taiwan#8217;s massive Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit project. How have the Malaysians fared thus far?
By Dr INDRANI MANUEL
THE Government is looking at making corporate environmental and social reporting mandatory for local companies around 2007 to ensure greater transparency, said Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister#8217;s Department Datuk M. Kayveas.
THE Body Shop founder Dame Anita Roddick will be in Kuala Lumpur next month for an event-packed day.
Indonesia is in the midst of converting its national palm oil commission into a full-fledged palm oil board similar to the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB).
Malaysia Airlines would rise further on the flightpath of its business turnaround plan this year. Itscosts would be reduced by RM1bil in the nextfinancial year, said chief financial officer TengkuAzmil Zahruddin. Panasonic Malaysia Sdn Bhd sawbrisk sales of its Plasma TVs and LCD TVs last year.Its managing director Hiroshi Nakamura expectssales of higher end consumer goods to continue tobe strong this year. ACCA director Tay Kay Luansaid the association aimed to provide guidance onbest practices in financial management.
While Securities Commission chairman Datuk ZarinahAnwar thinks many companies do subscribe to theprinciples of good business practices, a lot more can bedone. She shares her thoughts with StarBiz on whycompanies should move from corporate socialresponsibility to corporate responsibility.
AirAsia Bhd group chief executive officer Datuk Tony Fernandes has been named among the 10 rising leaders in Asia.