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January 18, 2018 4:33 AM Thailand recommends daily minimum wage hikes up to 7pc

File photo of a bank cashier counting Thai baht notes in a bank in Bangkok. – AFP picBANGKOK, Jan 18 — Thailand’s Central Wage Committee has recommended that the daily minimum wage be increased by 7 per cent to 330 baht (US$10.33) in its two most industrialised provinces, Chonburi and Rayong. The committee recommended increases of between 5 to 22 baht across 7

January 12, 2018 2:36 AM November IPI up 5% year on year

KUALA LUMPUR: The Industrial Production Index (IPI) grew 5% in November 2017 compared with the same month in the previous year, supported by growth in all indices – manufacturing 6.7%, mining 0.2% and electricity 3.9%. On an annualised basis, the output of the manufacturing sector in November increased strongly by 6.7% after registering an increase of 4.2% in October 8

January 11, 2018 3:31 PM Strong growth in November manufacturing sector sales

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s November manufacturing sales continued to record a strong growth of 10.9%, rising to RM66.6 billion compared with RM60.1 billion reported a year ago. Year on year, the significant increase in sales value in November 2017 was due to increases in electrical and electronic products (8.8%), petroleum, chemical, rubber and plastic 11

January 5, 2018 2:30 PM US gains 148,000 jobs in December, unemployment still 4.1pc

Job creation in the final three months of the year averaged 204,000, the Labour Department said. — Reuters picWASHINGTON, Jan 5 — The US economy’s job creation ability disappointed in December, despite solid hiring in manufacturing and construction, according to government data reported today. While the unemployment rate held steady at the 17-year low of 4.1 per cent, employers 10

January 4, 2018 8:48 AM Penang expects record RM10b investments for 2017

Lim (left) said Penang expects to easily exceed RM10 billion in total investments for the whole of 2017. — Picture by Sayuti ZainudinGEORGE TOWN, Jan 4 — Penang is expecting to top the manufacturing sector in the country with over RM10 billion in approved investments for the whole of 2017. Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said the Malaysian Investment 7

January 4, 2018 3:43 AM CIMB: Malaysia’s economy to grow further, driven by strong fundamentals

CIMB Group CEO Tengku Datuk Sri Zafrul Aziz speaks during CIMB’s 10th Annual Malaysia Corporate Day in Kuala Lumpur January 4, 2018. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 4 ― Malaysia’s economy is expected to grow further this year driven by strong economic fundamentals, said CIMB Group Holdings Bhd Group Chief Executive, Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul 11

January 3, 2018 9:20 PM US stocks end at fresh records on strong data, higher oil prices

NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks surged to fresh records on Wednesday (Jan 3), boosted by strong US manufacturing data, higher oil prices and continued strength in technology shares. All three major US indices closed at new all-time highs, with the Dow Jones Industrial up 98.67 points (0.40 per cent) to 24,922.68. The broad-based S&P 500 rose 17.25 points 12

January 3, 2018 3:06 AM Alcom shares up 1.18% on plans to diversify into property development

PETALING JAYA: Aluminium Company of Malaysia Bhd's (Alcom) share price rose one sen or 1.18% this morning, following its announcement to diversify into property development with a RM500 million gross development value industrial park venture. At 10.39am, the stock stood at 86 sen with 96,800 shares changing hands. Its market capitalisation stood at RM114.18 million 8

December 29, 2017 8:38 AM Cahya Mata MD Richard Curtis to retire soon, company says

Cahya Mata Sarawak said Datuk Isaac Lugun and Goh Chii Bing will take over the helm at CMSB. — Picture courtesy of LUMPUR ,Dec 29 — Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd has informed Bursa Malaysia that group managing director Datuk Richard Alexander John Curtis will retire from his position and be redesignated as a non-executive director in the diversified 20

December 22, 2017 12:50 PM FDA declines to approve Agile's contraceptive patch

REUTERS: Agile Therapeutics Inc said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve the company's contraceptive patch, citing deficiencies related to its adhesion test methods. The health regulator also said that the company would have to resolve the observations found during inspection of third-party manufacturing facility, Corium 4