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PETALING JAYA: The new senior management team at Alliance Financial Group (AFG) is expected roll out new strategies soon, especially to boost its non-interest income. The group is likely to tap on its niches in the consumer as well as small and medium enterprises (SME) segments. UOB Kay Hian noted that the key roles in AFG’s senior management...
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HANNOVER (Germany), March 4 (Bernama) — Nine Malaysian companies are courting international buyers at the five-day CeBIT trade fair in Hannover, the world’s biggest and most prestigious show for the IT industry. All nine companies are participating under the umbrella of the Malaysian External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), which...
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An associate professor believes the Kadazandusun Chair at UMS cannot be dictated to by politicians who may have their own agendas. KOTA KINABALU: Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) associate professor, Jacqueline Pugh-Kitingan, is not amused by recent “political” attempts to belittle, among others, the contributions of the Kadazandusun Chair at the...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 2 (Bernama) — Malaysian Standard — MS 2424:2020 (P): Halal Pharmaceuticals: General Guidelines, the world’s first incorporated general guidelines for Halal pharmaceuticals, are expected to benefit Malaysia in the competitive Halal industry. Science, Technology and Innovation Deputy Minister Datuk Fadillah Yusof...
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PORT DICKSON, March 2 (Bernama) — Risda will strengthen its entrepreneurs clubs nationwide in line with the government’s intention to enhance Bumiputera participation in the economy. In this regard, the rubber industry smallholders development authority would ensure the Risda Entrepeneurs Club (RisEC) be set up in each state, Risda chairman...
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DUBAI, March 2 (Bernama) — A Malaysian company participating in the Gulfood 2011 exhibition here has done the country proud after clinching an award for its innovative honey-based beverage. Kuala Lumpur-based Vistern Health Sdn Bhd’s “Sparkling Euphoria” bagged the award in the “Best New Non-Alcoholic Beverage” category...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 1 (Bernama) — Local furniture players need to be more creative and innovative in terms of their designs to remain competitive on the global market. In making the call, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon said local funiture exports, had recorded remarkable achievements over the past 20...
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NEW DELHI, March 1 (Bernama) — Malaysian companies are making a strong pitch at the India-Asean Business Fair (IABF), clearly registering their strong interest in the growing Indian market, which is forecast to become the world”s largest economy by 2050. “Our companies are “gang ho” (enthusiastic) in the Indian market....
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We are delighted to announce the official opening of Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS), beginning now until 15th April 2011. Each proposal should be in the form provided by MOHE . The maximum budget allocated is RM300,000 with research duration up to 3 years only. Each researcher can only apply as a principal investigator once. For more information...
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KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia’s highest court Tuesday allowed indigenous tribespeople from Borneo the right to challenge the acquisition of their ancestral land, in what campaigners hailed as a historic test case. Their legal battle for native title began 12 years ago after the state government of Sarawak on Malaysian Borneo requisitioned land for...
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