Sat, 03 Dec 2016 23:00:26 +08:00MONEY issues are one of the leading reasons for divorce in Malaysia, and in fact, around the world. Sometimes, it seems people are more comfortable discussing sex, religion, death and politics than money. Show each other your trust by refraining from hiding anything related to finances.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 22:46:31 +08:00LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May's government launches a challenge on Monday against a court ruling that it requires parliamentary approval to start the process of leaving the European Union, a decision that could upset Britain's Brexit plans.If the Supreme Court, the United Kingdom's highest judicial body, dismisses the government appeal it could derail May's timetable for triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and leaving the EU
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 22:44:13 +08:00BEIJING: China should use its foreign reserves to help maintain market confidence in the yuan currency, as expectations of further depreciation have led the exchange rate to overshoot against the U.S dollar, local media quoted a central bank adviser as saying.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 22:36:45 +08:00WASHINGTON: The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a nine-year low of 4.6 percent in November, as employers added another 178,000 jobs, making it almost certain that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later this month.Job gains last month were broad, though manufacturing shed another 4,000 jobs.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 22:20:54 +08:00NEW YORK: The rally in regional U.S. bank stocks that followed last month's election of Donald Trump may not be over, but investors may have to wait for policy to take shape for the massive move to extend further.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +08:00From an agricultural commodity, palm oil has transformed into a well-diversified industry.Industry fraternity: The Star Roundtable on Palm Oil 2016 moderator Errol Oh (centre) with industry captains (from left) Paul Wong, Tan Sri Lee Oi Hian, Tan Sri Dr Yusof Basiron, Datuk Lee Yeow Chor, Datuk Carl Bek-Nielsen and Datuk Zakaria Arshad.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +08:00ICON Offshore Bhd (Icon; Code: 5255) never had it easy shortly after its maiden listing on the Main Market under the trading/services sector on June 25, 2014.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +08:00REVIEW: Bursa Malaysia started out the new week on a soft note, with the FBM Kuala Lumpur Composite Index (FBM KLCI) declining 1.89 points to 1,625.37, as investors lock in profit following gains in the previous session, dampened by a steep fall in crude oil prices overnight due to growing uncertainty over whether the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) will reach an agreement to cut output after Saudi Arabia said it would not attemd talks with the non-Opec members this week.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +08:00Advertisers need to minimise wastage and improve conversion in 2017Bala: ‘They have to work closely with their agency partners.’
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +08:00HOW would you relate your experience this year from the impact of the super El-Nino episode on your plantations? And what are your expectations for the year ahead?