Sectorial

The local takaful industry is expected to continue to experience growth this year, despite the challenging economic conditions on the back of low penetration rates and improved awareness of takaful... more
Asia’s first Islamic fashion week in Malaysia will kick off in Kuala Lumpur (KL) on Thursday with an array of trade, fashion and interaction events. The four-day Asia Islamic Fashion Week (AIFW)... more
As Earth Hour has grown from a single city event in 2007 to a global movement today, the world has seen the power of the crowd harnessed to bring about tangible change. WWF-Malaysia ED and CEO Datuk... more
They have had a 20-year successful track record as a solutions provider to Johor and Perak. Now, Aliran Ihsan Resources Bhd (AIRB), a wholly owned subsidiary of MMC Corp Bhd, is looking to expand its... more
The various industrial sectors in Selangor should integrate and form concrete relationships among themselves in a bid to accelerate the state’s economy. An academic study on the proposed Selangor... more
Pelabuhan of Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd (PTP), alongside Johor Education Department, has organised a motivational camp for students taking the Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) examination this... more
New York • Tokyo returned to the ranks of the world’s 10 costliest cities in 2017 as Asia’s representation expanded, reflecting the region’s rising clout in the global economy. Japan’s capital, the... more
Mumbai • Indian billionaire Kumar Mangalam Birla just pulled off the biggest deal of his career. There won’t be any investment banks sharing in the glory. The tycoon’s mobile arm, Idea Cellular Ltd... more
Mumbai • Vodafone Group plc agreed to merge its Indian unit with Idea Cellular Ltd, joining forces with a local partner to confront a raging price war in the world’s second-largest mobile-phone... more
Portland • In the quest for a faster and more traceable way to transfer money internationally, banks were gravitating a few years ago to Ripple, a platform backed by Silicon Valley luminaries and... more

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