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April 23, 2018 9:16 AM Caltex customer Waved and Wins Mercedes-Benz

CHEVRON Malaysia Limited, which markets the Caltex brand, recently concluded its “Caltex Wave & Win with Visa payWave” promotion which was organised in partnership with Visa. Penang resident Gary Yeap Zak Wang made the winning Visa payWave transaction and was awarded with a new Mercedes-Benz C 200 AMG for utilising the convenient contactless payment 24

April 19, 2018 1:12 AM Amazon quietly releases a ‘lite’ mobile browser for Android

SAN FRANCISCO, April 19 — Consumer tech website TechCrunch reports that Amazon has discreetly launched a mobile web browser called Internet. This mobile application, aimed at emerging markets, is currently only available for Android and in India. Compatible with all versions of Android from 5.0 onwards, Internet is billed as a “lite” application, which 9

April 17, 2018 2:32 AM A different kind of cruise

PEACE BOAT is not merely a cruise liner that traverses the world’s oceans, but is also a non-governmental organisation founded in Japan with a mission to raise awareness of global issues, and foster positive social change. The Peace Boat organisation believes that travel in itself can be a tool for positive social and political change. Since its maiden 11

April 13, 2018 3:54 AM Serba Dinamik shares up 2.42% on plan to buy UAE firm

PETALING JAYA: Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd's share price jumped 8 sen or 2.42% this morning, after it acquired 49% of UAE-based pumps supplier Al Sagar Engineering Group LLC and Al Sagar National Establishment (Al Sagar) for RM10.5 million cash. At 11.30am, the stock stood at RM3.38 with 801,700 shares changing hands. It has a market capitalisation of RM4.8 billion 6

April 12, 2018 1:14 PM Malaysia’s economy to grow by 5.4pc this year, says World Bank

The World Bank has raised its projection of Malaysia’s economy to grow by 5.4 per cent this year from its earlier projection of 5.2 per cent. ― Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — The World Bank has raised its projection of Malaysia’s economy to grow by 5.4 per cent this year from its earlier projection of 5.2 per cent. In its World Bank East Asia and Pacific 7

April 11, 2018 11:32 AM Win RM5,000 daily at BHPetrol

BOUSTEAD Petroleum Marketing Sdn Bhd, which markets and distributes BHPetrol fuel and lubricants, is giving away RM5000 cash every day to their eCard loyalty program customers in “eCard Pump & Swipe” contest. Last week, BHPetrol’s general manager for supply, retail and government public affairs, Ir Azizul Azily Ahmad, presented the contest prize of RM5,000 cash to Prof Dr Khairul 23

April 11, 2018 9:18 AM China central bank governor says market-determined exchange rate is working very well (VIDEO)

BOAO (China) April 11 — People’s Bank of China Governor Yi Gang said today the country’s exchange rate mechanism had been working well and that it hadn’t intervened in currency markets for a long time. Yi was asked by a panel moderator at the Boao Forum for Asia in Hainan province whether China would devalue its currency to counter US tariffs 4

April 10, 2018 8:25 AM MIDA says approved RM9.7b E&E investments last year

MIDA Deputy Chief Executive Officer II Arham Abd. Rahman (left) and President of SEMI Southeast Asia Ng Kai Fai speaking at a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, April 10, 2018. — Picture by Zuraneeza ZulkifliKUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — Malaysia recorded 109 electrical and electronics (E&E) sector projects with a total approved investment value of RM9.7 billion 7

April 4, 2018 10:44 AM Boeing hit by US-China tariff war in boost to Airbus jets

A China Eastern Airlines Airbus A321-211 descends before landing at Hong Kong Airport, April 4, 2018. — Reuters picBEIJING, April 4 — Boeing Co, the biggest US exporter, suffered a setback in China after the country proposed an additional 25 per cent tariff on US aircraft in a retaliatory move, giving rival Airbus SE a leg-up in a market set to the become 22

April 3, 2018 3:41 AM Malaysian insurance association gets first woman president

Anusha Thavarajah is elected as the first woman president of Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM). ― Picture courtesy of LIAMKUALA LUMPUR, April 3 ― The Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM) has elected Anusha Thavarajah as its first woman president in its 44-year history. Anusha who is currently the chief executive officer of AIA Bhd was unanimously 9