The US stock market (Dow Jones) in 2014:The Malaysian stock market in 2014:Reuters attributes the plunge in Malaysian and Singapore share prices to weaker oil and gas prices. But is that the only reason?The Edge has a cover...
Several serious issues have been raised in recent weeks over 1MDB.In its latest cover story, The Edge examined some of them. I summarised the concerns listed by the business weekly as follows:Issue of bonds and loan notes2009 - RM5.0bn...
A couple of days ago, I received a phone call from an officer at a local bank regarding my application for a banking facility.Apart from wanting to know some basic personal and employment details, the officer enquired: "May...
Update (31 October 2014): This site now seems to be accessible via Digi.Several Digi users have complained to me they are unable to access this site for some reason since yesterday morning. They have no problems accessing other...
A man was shot dead by a security guard at the AmBank branch at Jalan Sungai Dua in Gelugor, Penang during an attempted robbery this morning, according to a police personnel at the scene.Plain-clothes and uniformed police personnel...
This is yet another deserted mall in Penang. This place in Bayan Baru used to be bustling with eateries. No longer.Fewer people can afford to eat out? A glut in property?Blog visitor Michael writes:It is because ‘development’ in...
Work on the tunnel has not even begun but already the wheeling and dealing behind the scenes is taking place in earnest.Ewein Bhd is holding an EGM today to discuss its diversification into property development. Ahead of the...
Despite a host of concerns and objections raised by civil society groups and fisherfolk in the state, the Penang State Planning Committee has "endorsed" E & O's controversial masterplan for Phase 2 of the Seri Tanjung Pinang land reclamation...
Property magnates are profiting from a spate of lucrative land reclamation projects around the country - but in Penang, a body representing the concerns of fisherfolk are concerned about the effects of land reclamation, pollution, siltation and erosion in...
Penang tunnel consortium member Zenith Construction Sdn Bhd could be exploring a joint-venture opportunity with an obscure firm, ETI Tech Corp Bhd, reports a business weekly."We have not ascertained the form the venture will take, but it is...

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