TPPA Gives More Room For Workers To Voice Views

JOHOR BAHARU, Jan 10 – The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), to be tabled in Parliament at month-end, will ensure the rights of Malaysian workers are better protected. This includes allowing more trade unions to be formed and in the process, according them more opportunities to voice their views, said Minister

China Stock Market Closure Rattles Global Assets

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CHINA, JAN 7 – Markets around the world were in tumult on Thursday after the Chinese authorities imposed measures designed to prevent panic selling of stocks for the second time in four days. Prices for stocks and commodities dropped sharply, while bonds and so-called haven currencies rallied in a replay of the

TM Reschedules E-bill Implementation To July

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7 – Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) is rescheduling the implementation of e-billing (e-Bill) as the default billing for its broadband (Streamyx and UniFi) customers from January to July 2016. The e-Bill option, which allows bills to be notified faster, is encouraged for all customers to adopt, it said in

Gallery Bookstore To Open Ten Branches Nationwide

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ALOR GAJAH, Jan 3 – Gallery Bookstore Sdn Bhd aims to open ten branches nationwide within two years, said Director, Datuk Mohd Salleh Saidin. He said the first branch, opened in Masjid Tanah on Dec 26 last year, was well-received. The second branch would be opened in Alor Setar, Kedah, this March, he

Ringgit Closes Higher Against Dollar

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 29 – The ringgit remained higher at Tuesday’s close against the US dollar, supported by buying in the local note, dealers said. At 5 pm, the local unit was at 4.2900/2970 from the 4.2950/2020 recorded on Monday. A dealer said the dollar was trading at more than a one-week

Mustapa: Briefing On TPPA Not Propaganda Exercise

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 25 – The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) had been denied the claims that the briefing sessions which were conducted on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) was a mere to the propaganda exercise. Since the final TPPA text was made available in the public domain on

DiGi To Invest In Building High-quality Network Next Year

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 21 – DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd will invest heavily in building a high-quality network that is wide, and focus on network density to ensure customers get equally seamless high-quality 4G LTE service, said Chief Marketing Officer Christian Thrane. Thrane noted that the telco will continue to steadily fast-track its

Malindo Air Launches KL-Colombo Route

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 20 – Malindo Air Saturday launched daily services from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo, Sri Lanka, the airline’s ninth country in its international network expansion. Chief Executive Officer Chandran Rama Muthy said Colombo as a new destination for Malindo marks another profound milestone and the launch of yesterday’s inaugural flight

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