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  • Journey Through the Mind of an Artist

    `ON and Off King's Road', * By: Datuk Syed Ahmad Jamal * Publisher: Galeri Petronas * Pages: 60 * Price: RM100 DATUK Syed Ahmad Jamal has had an illustrious career in fine arts, with numerous awards, including the Panglima Jasa Negara and Asean Cultural Award-Visual Art to his credit. In conjunction with the launch of his Artist Book On and Off King's Road, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka's publication...

  • The Asian Equation

    The 10 diverse countries that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are seen by insurers and reinsurers as promising growth markets amid ongoing market and regulatory changes and varied stages of development of risk management and protection needs. Insurance and reinsurance growth has been supported by natural catastrophes, legal and regulatory requirements and enterprise...

  • Ready for Integration

    Malaysia preps up for the formation of the Asean Economic Community by launching its Financial Sector Blueprint. AS Asean prepares for its transformation into an Asean Economic Community (AEC) by 2015, Malaysia gears up for the historic occasion with a plan that will help turn the country into an international financial centre.

  • Banking Flip Flop

    The Central Bank of Indonesia has introduced new foreign ownership limits to below 50% of Indonesian banks. What are the repercussions for Malaysian banks, especially the ones already there? BANK Indonesia - Bank Sentral Republik Indonesia - `s expected introduction of new foreign ownership limits to below 50% of Indonesian banks, likely by the end of the year, has raised eyebrows. Currently,...

  • Auto Star On the Rise

    MBM Resources, on the verge of a major business model transformation, is looking rather enticing to investors at the moment. The auto sector has not been in the limelight for investors lately. Most analysts appear to be rating the sector outlook as neutral, given that the sector is taking some negative sentiments from the recent tightening by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) on consumer loans due to...

  • Budget 2012 - a Tough Balancing Act

    The 2012 Budget to be presented on Oct 7 will have to strike a balance between the need to curb spending to reduce the fiscal deficit and the need to spend to ensure continued growth. A MID the markedly worsening global economic conditions, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Razak's administration faces a tough balancing act in framing the 2012 Budget strategy and expenditure programme given...

  • Kudos to Bnm for Its Annual Report

    BNM's release of its 2011 Annual Report revealed some eye- openers. Among them are the uneven distribution of leverage positions of the different income groups, and the pace of non-bank lending in recent years. THOSE who attended the briefing by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) senior officials in conjunction with the release of the central bank's 2011 Annual Report and Financial Stability and Payment...

  • More Issues in Run-Up to Polls

    As the general election approaches, all kinds of issues will be raised to capitalise on the perceived weakness of the ruling coalition, as epitomised by the recent issue regarding the shortage of teachers in Chinese language schools. How these are handled will be crucial. ON March 20, The Star newspaper reported that the local Chinese business community is less optimistic about the outlook of the ...

  • Premodern Southeast Asia as a guide to international relations between peoples: prowess and prestige in 'intersocietal relations' in the Sejarah Melayu.

    ...Rajendran, ASEAN's. Foreign Relations: the Shift to Collective Action (Kuala Lumpur: Arenabuku, 1982); Kenna/ Singh ...See Geertz's Negara: The Theatre State in Nineteenth-Century Bali (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1980). The ...

  • Brave New World: Faces to Watch

    AS the ambitious plan to turn Malaysia into a high-income nation gets into gear, certain personalities, both government and corporate, will be keenly watched for their ability to shape things. Who are they? MALAYSIA prepares to enter a promising new era with the launch of the concluding part of the National Economic Advisory Council's New Economic Model (NEM).

  • Secretary of State John Kerry Delivers Remarks at the Fourth Global Entrepreneurship Summit

    ...'re doing is as strong as ever -- and he joins me in saying with great admiration: "Malaysia negara hebat." (Applause.). It's very fitting that this year's Summit has brought us together in this ...(Laughter.). It astounds me to think that three in five citizens of ASEAN nations are under the age of 35. Sixty percent of your population. Just imagine what that means for ...

  • High Incomes: Role of Investment Banks

    The investment banking industry can be a significant contributor to Malaysia's efforts to become a high-income nation by 2020. IN recent months, we have seen the Government launch several high- profile initiatives to accelerate the transformation of Malaysia into a developed nation by 2020. The New Economic Model was announced in March, followed by the 10th Malaysia Plan in June, the 2011...

  • Bloomberg Launches New Corporate Sukuk Index for Islamic Finance.

    ...This is the third sukuk index Bloomberg, in collaboration with Bank Negara, AIBIM and Bursa Malaysia, has developed for the Malaysian market. In 2011, Bloomberg launched the ...Customers and prospects can get more details from Bloomberg's Head of ASEAN Sales, Nitin Jaiswal at mailto:njaiswal@bloomberg.net or +65-6212-1520. About Bloomberg . ...

  • Bloomberg Opens New State-of-the-Art Office in Kuala Lumpur

    Expands Training Commitment to Malaysia's Finance Sector Bloomberg

  • Loose Talk On Food Production

    While the country has grandiose plans to achieve self- sufficiency in food production, incoherence in policies and programmes and happenings like the National Feedlot Corporation make it hard for us to believe that it can ever be done. THE CONTROVERSIAL National Feedlot Project is one of the high- impact projects under the Ninth Malaysia Plan. Its lofty ideal was to help Malaysia attain 40% self-s...

  • 'A' for Effort, 'B-' for Results

    There are a lot of new faces among the world's major central bank governors, with more to come in the near future, including a new Federal Reserve chairman in the US. Nearly one in five of the central bank chiefs in 52 key countries in Global Finance's survey were not holding their current positions a year ago. Although it is too early to grade the newcomers, there are reasons for hope that at...

  • What the Experts Say

    MALAYSIAN BUSINESS polls economists and analysts on their views of the economy, the challenges ahead, and Malaysia's prodigious first-quarter growth figure. Excerpts: DR YEAH KIM LENG, GROUP CHIEF ECONOMIST, RAM HOLDINGS BHD

  • Bloomberg Launches New Corporate Sukuk Index for Islamic Finance

    Benchmark for corporate bonds enhances market transparency Media:

  • China Ties

    PRESIDENT Hu Jintao's recent visit to Malaysia shows up the increasing importance of China as a trading partner to Malaysia and Asean as a whole. Are there any concerns? THE RECENT visit of china's President Hu Jintao - the first to Malaysia by a Chinese head of state in 15 years - serves as a reminder of the extent to which China's economy has transformed itself over the past decade into a...

  • 40 Richest Malaysians

    ROBERT KUOK HOCK NIEN, 88 Chairman, KUOK GROUP & KERRY GROUP

  • The Truth About Sukuk

    MALAYSIA'S DECISION TO become a pioneer in Islamic bonds or sukuk about 15 years ago has now made it a leader in the race to become a global Islamic finance centre. According to Bank Negara Malaysia data, by the end of 2007, the country had become the world's largest sukuk market, accounting for 68.9% or US$ 62 billion of the world's Islamic bonds.

  • Keeping Track of Running Taps

    DELTA Perdana - manufacturer of high-quality water meters - is on a regional expansion trail. DELTA PERDANA SDN BHD - A subsidiary of Damini Corporation Sdn Bhd - is no stranger to the business of keeping track of water consumption. The company has been an active player in Malaysia with its production of high- quality water meters and is currently looking at further strengthening its core...

  • P&GJ's 2009 construction scorecard: international pipelines planned and under construction.

    ... Linfen to N/A Rizhao Petrovietnam Block B N/A Pipeline PT Perusahaan East Java- 280 Gas Negara West Java Pipeline PT Perusahsaan Samarang to 155 Gas Negara Gresik Pipeline PT Perusahsaan Duri to ...Highlands to Port Moresby Gov. of Thailand Trans-Asean N/A Gas Pipeline Husky Energy-- So. China Sea 200 CNOOC Indian Oil Corp. N/A N/A Woodside Pluto LNG ...

  • High On Growth

    THE impressive first-quarter GDP growth figure has hit Malaysians like a breath of fresh air. Is it time to celebrate? IT was an unusual piece of good news. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Razak announced on May 13 that the economy had expanded by a whopping 10.1% in the first quarter of this year, compared with just 4.5% the preceding quarter (fourth-quarter 2009).

  • Proton Revs Up

    AFTER several years on the slow lane, Proton Holdings Bhd turns the corner with strong profits, rising sales, and a pleasant dividend surprise. THE road ahead should be less bumpy for Malaysia's first national car company Proton Holdings Bhd given the surge of optimism over its last financial numbers: an outperforming net profit, generous dividend payouts and robust sales.