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Banking 18 Jul 2017 | 4:20 PM

Britain unveils Jane Austen bank note on anniversary

WINCHESTER: The Bank of England (BoE) on Tuesday unveiled a new bank note featuring Jane Austen to coincide with the author’s death 200 years ago after a campaign to include more women on Britain’s currency.

Business 14 Nov 2016 | 6:33 PM

US finalises ‘quiet cars’ rules to prevent injuries

WASHINGTON: The US government on Monday finalised long-delayed rules that will require “quiet cars” like electric vehicles and hybrids to emit alert sounds at speeds of up to 18.6 miles per hour (30km per hour) to help prevent injuries among pedestrians, cyclists and the blind.

Business 11 Nov 2015 | 12:00 AM

Student earns RM101,000 in 4 hours, drives home a Volkswagen Beetle

KUALA LUMPUR: A 19-year-old student, Sim Yu Chin (pic), earned over RM101,000 in less than four hours and drove off with a brand new Volkswagen Beetle 1.2 TSI at the final round of Kenanga Investment Bank Bhd’s (KIB) KenTrade Trading Challenge 2.

Business 07 Nov 2015 | 12:00 AM

Participation has helped many on stock experience

WHETHER we want to admit it or not – trading on the stock market requires a lot of guts. Many have their own personal reasons not to invest in stocks.

Business 05 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

Business with a higher cause

Company gets the ball rolling on starting a school to train guide dogs for the visually impaired.

Business 06 Nov 2013 | 12:00 AM

Looking forward to GES spin-offs

Comment by Finance Ministry Treasury secretary-general and organising chairman of the 4th Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2013 Tan Sri Irwan Siregar Abdullah.

Business 12 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

BNM: New banknotes to have latest technology

The new banknotes series, which will be issued into circulation on Monday, comes with the latest banknote technology to enhance security features, Bank Negara said on Thursday.

Business 10 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

New coin series in circulation from Jan 16

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) today announced that the new Malaysian coins will be issued into circulation from January 16 this year onwards.

Business 28 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

Farewell, Prof Ismail

EVERYONE who knew him called him Prof. An outstanding scholar in economics and a powerful advocate for the disabled, Prof Datuk Dr Ismail Md Salleh up close and personal was a simple, warm and compassionate person.

Business 21 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

Abe Lincoln's US$5 bill getting a colorful makeover

The U.S. government showed off a new $5 bill Thursday in an Internet news conference _ a high-tech unveiling that officials say is entirely appropriate for a 21st century redesign of the bill featuring the U.S. Civil War president, Abraham Lincoln.