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July 12, 2018 2:40 AM Suit up for Korean law drama

WHEN US television law drama series Suits premiered in 2011, producer Aaron Korsh introduced us to the world of attractive lawyers dressed in Tom Ford suits, hostile takeovers and lead character Harvey Specter (Garbiel Macht)'s famous quote: "Sometimes the good guy's gotta do the bad things to make the bad guys pay." Following the major success of this show, KBS (Korean 8

July 8, 2018 12:49 PM Temasek set to book record S$300m portfolio

SINGAPORE: Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings Pte Ltd is likely to book a record S$300 billion (RM892.3 billion) for the value of its portfolio, powered by gains in DBS Group Ltd and Chinese banks, while it steps up investment in tech startups. At the same time, Temasek is swooping in on opportunistic purchases with its stake buy in Swiss-based 4

July 7, 2018 6:46 AM Key points of Britain's post-Brexit trade plan

LONDON: Here are the key points of the British government's proposal agreed Friday for the future relationship with the European Union after Brexit, centred on a new "free trade area for goods". The plan says it would avoid checks on the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland and protect manufacturing supply lines, while also fulfilling domestic 11

July 5, 2018 1:06 AM US envoy to work with Sudan to remove from 'terror' list

KHARTOUM: The top US envoy in Sudan vowed Wednesday to work with Khartoum in its efforts to be removed from Washington's "terrorism" blacklist as he welcomed the African country's decision to sever ties with North Korea. In June, Sudan announced its defence firms had scrapped contracts with the Asian pariah state, acknowledging for the first time the existence 11

July 2, 2018 6:11 AM Lawyers puzzled why LLP amendments won’t be tabled

KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyers are shocked by Attorney-General Tommy Thomas asking for a revamped Legal Profession Act 1976 (LPA) instead of seeking the tabling of the ready Limited Liability Partnership Act 2012 (LLP) amendments in Parliament, says advocate and solicitor Arun Kasi. The legal fraternity were looking forward to seeing the LLP amendments tabled 6

June 12, 2018 5:32 AM Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner made US$82m last year: Reports

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump's daughter and son in law made at least US$82 million (RM327 million) in outside income while serving as senior White House advisers last year thanks to investment deals from companies they had previously led, news reports said Monday. Ivanka Trump reported US$3.9 million (RM15 million) from her stake in the Trump International 10

June 11, 2018 10:34 AM Vietnam detains 100 after protests turn violent

HANOI: Authorities in Vietnam have detained more than 100 people after protesters pelted government buildings with rocks and Molotov cocktails, injuring dozens of police officers, state media reported Monday. The rare demonstrations Sunday took place in several parts of the country in response to legislation on three special economic zones that would 9

June 5, 2018 2:29 PM MoF unit's board, Irwan responsible for lopsided pipeline deals: Lim

PETALING JAYA: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today the board of directors of Suria Strategic Energy Resources Sdn Bhd (SSER) and Tan Sri Irwan Serigar in particular are responsible for the one-sided terms of the three-year long Trans-Sabah Gas Pipeline and Multi-Product Pipeline projects, which saw 88% of the project value drawn down based on timing 7

May 18, 2018 4:29 AM Sime Darby Property shares rise on JV with Mitsui

PETALING JAYA: Sime Darby Property Bhd saw its share price rise 1 sen this morning after announcing a joint venture with Japan’s Mitsui & Co Ltd and Mitsubishi Estate Co Ltd. At midday, its share price was 0.69% or 1 sen higher at RM1.45 with 1.86 million shares traded. Yesterday, Sime Darby Property said it will partner the two Japanese firms to develop 11

April 13, 2018 12:02 AM Ikea offers Malaysian workers in Singapore extra day’s leave to head home to vote

The Election Commission’s announcement this week of the election date, which is a Wednesday, has triggered a scramble for bus and plane tickets among overseas Malaysians looking to travel home. — TODAY picSINGAPORE, April 13 — To help its Malaysian employees head home for Malaysia’s 14th general election on May 9, Swedish furniture giant Ikea said yesterday 11