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Business 24 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Banks to expand services with aggressive strategies

HSBC Bank Malaysia and Bumiputra-Commerce Bank officials talk about the achievements and prospects for their banks and the banking sector in interviews with StarBiz.

Business 13 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

Talent key to sustaining competitive advantage

TALENT and a passion for gaining a larger share of the consumer wallet are major factors in this growing and key segment.

Business 29 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

FTA with Australia possible by mid-2011

KUALA LUMPUR: The free trade agreement (FTA) talks between Australia and Malaysia are likely to be concluded by mid-2011.

Business 04 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Measures to transform workplace, workforce

WITHOUT a skilled workforce of adequate scale, Malaysia risks spiralling towards mediocrity as a nation, said the NEAC.

Business 26 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

A lesson from brain drain’s gain and pain

SUPPLY and demand is the foundation of any market economy. If people want more of a certain goods or service than what is available, then prices will rise.

Business 20 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia-Market factors to watch Tue Dec 20

KUALA LUMPUR: Following is a list of events in Malaysia as well as news stories and press reports which mayinfluence financial markets.

Business 26 May 2012 | 12:00 AM

Identifying quality and talent for keeps

Having sufficient talent for economic development is a priority. Issues regarding the quality of talent in the country plus the ability to retain and attract not just Malaysians but foreigners is a tough task for TalentCorp CEO Johan Mahmood Merican. He gives his answers to StarBizWeek on a number of issues. Below is an excerpt of his answers.

Business 26 May 2012 | 12:00 AM

Talent is key to transformation

Nurturing, attracting quality people to take the M’sian workforce to greater heights

Business 04 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

Much is being done to make sure M'sia can compete with the best on the world

BY now, most people would have heard of the term middle-income trap. This describes a situation where a nation makes rapid progress in terms of economic growth and in increasing incomes from a low base, but is unable to make that final leap to becoming a high-income nation.

Business 22 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

PM: Malaysia can be India’s gateway to Asean

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is prepared to facilitate the entry of Indian entrepreneurs into South-East Asia, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.