Business http://malaysiandigest.com/business.html Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:48:57 +0800 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb MATTA Welcomes Holistic Approach To Curb High Airfares http://malaysiandigest.com/business/748504-matta-welcomes-holistic-approach-to-curb-high-airfares.html http://malaysiandigest.com/business/748504-matta-welcomes-holistic-approach-to-curb-high-airfares.html

Datuk Tan Kok Liang.KUALA LUMPUR -- The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) has welcomed Transport Minister Anthony Loke's holistic approach of bringing domestic airfares under control not only during peak seasons but also throughout the year.

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azzamsyafiq@malaysiandigest.com (Azzam ) Business Thu, 19 Jul 2018 08:18:36 +0800
LPPSA-MBSB Offers Housing Loans For Joint Applications http://malaysiandigest.com/business/748500-lppsa-mbsb-offers-housing-loans-for-joint-applications.html http://malaysiandigest.com/business/748500-lppsa-mbsb-offers-housing-loans-for-joint-applications.html

PUTRAJAYA -- The Public Sector Housing Financing Board (LPPSA) is extending its loan facilities to joint applications between civil servants and private sector staff, said its chief executive officer  Datuk Kamal Mohd Ali.

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azzamsyafiq@malaysiandigest.com (Azzam ) Business Thu, 19 Jul 2018 08:12:33 +0800
Two Become One? Planemakers Work On Tech To Cut Pilot Numbers http://malaysiandigest.com/business/748487-two-become-one-planemakers-work-on-tech-to-cut-pilot-numbers.html http://malaysiandigest.com/business/748487-two-become-one-planemakers-work-on-tech-to-cut-pilot-numbers.html

Pic: ReutersFARNBOROUGH, ENGLAND/SINGAPORE: Airplane manufacturers are working to adapt jets to reduce the number of pilots needed for long-haul flights and to build new cockpits designed for a single aviator in order to ease a global pilot shortage and cut airline costs.

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syareenim@malaysiandigest.com (Syareen) Business Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:08:16 +0800
E-Recruitment In Malaysia Sees 11 Pct Decline In May http://malaysiandigest.com/business/748480-e-recruitment-in-malaysia-sees-11-pct-decline-in-may.html http://malaysiandigest.com/business/748480-e-recruitment-in-malaysia-sees-11-pct-decline-in-may.html

KUALA LUMPUR -- Online recruitment activity in Malaysia recorded a six per cent and 11 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) decline in April and May 2018 respectively, according to the latest Monster Employment Index (MEI) released today.

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azzamsyafiq@malaysiandigest.com (Azzam ) Business Thu, 19 Jul 2018 06:19:25 +0800
MIDA Urges Local Firms To Seize Opportunities In F&B Industry http://malaysiandigest.com/business/748460-mida-urges-local-firms-to-seize-opportunities-in-f-b-industry.html http://malaysiandigest.com/business/748460-mida-urges-local-firms-to-seize-opportunities-in-f-b-industry.html

Pic: BernamaKUALA LUMPUR: Local companies are being urged to seize the huge growing opportunities in the food and beverage (F&B) industry, especially for food ingredients such as customised formulations required by food manufacturers, functional ingredients, natural food additives and flavours.

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syareenim@malaysiandigest.com (Syareen) Business Thu, 19 Jul 2018 04:39:54 +0800
Puncak Niaga MD Resigns Effective Yesterday http://malaysiandigest.com/business/748457-puncak-niaga-md-resigns-effective-yesterday.html http://malaysiandigest.com/business/748457-puncak-niaga-md-resigns-effective-yesterday.html

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Azlan Shah Rozali has resigned as Puncak Niaga Holdings Bhd MD as a result of the group’s internal reorganisation.

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carolina@malaysiandigest.com (Carol) Business Thu, 19 Jul 2018 04:27:29 +0800
Japan Records Trade Surplus In June Despite US Tariffs http://malaysiandigest.com/business/748438-japan-records-trade-surplus-in-june-despite-us-tariffs.html http://malaysiandigest.com/business/748438-japan-records-trade-surplus-in-june-despite-us-tariffs.html

TOKYO — Japan has recorded a trade surplus in June, including with the U.S., despite tariffs put in place by President Donald Trump.

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afdeza@malaysiandigest.com (AM) Business Thu, 19 Jul 2018 03:29:39 +0800
July 19: Bursa Malaysia Opens Higher http://malaysiandigest.com/business/748426-july-19-bursa-malaysia-opens-higher.html http://malaysiandigest.com/business/748426-july-19-bursa-malaysia-opens-higher.html

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia opened on a positive note this morning, spurred on by Wall Street's higher overnight performance.

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hasimi@malaysiandigest.com (H&M) Business Thu, 19 Jul 2018 03:13:26 +0800
Amazon.com's Stock Market Value Hits $900 Billion, Threatens Apple http://malaysiandigest.com/business/748406-amazon-com-s-stock-market-value-hits-900-billion-threatens-apple.html http://malaysiandigest.com/business/748406-amazon-com-s-stock-market-value-hits-900-billion-threatens-apple.html

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: Amazon.com’s stock market value reached $900 billion on Wednesday for the first time, marking a major milestone in its 21-year trajectory as a publicly listed company and threatening to dislodge Apple as Wall Street’s most valuable jewel.

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syareenim@malaysiandigest.com (Syareen) Business Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:43:51 +0800
Ikea Malaysia Extends Return Policy To 365 Days http://malaysiandigest.com/business/748391-ikea-malaysia-extends-return-policy-to-365-days.html http://malaysiandigest.com/business/748391-ikea-malaysia-extends-return-policy-to-365-days.html

KUALA LUMPUR -- IKEA Malaysia is extending its return policy from the current 100 days to 365 days to provide their customers more time to exchange or return their products after purchase.

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haziqalfian@malaysiandigest.com (Haziq) Business Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:21:25 +0800