Category Archives: Business and Finance

Singapore’s Job Vacancies Decline In Q1 After Seven Straight Quarters Of Increase

SINGAPORE, Singapore saw its job vacancies decreased to 57,100 this March, from 62,300 last Dec, the first decline after seven consecutive quarters of increase, according to a report released by the Ministry of Manpower today (Thursday).The Labour Market Report said,… Read More

Monetary Authority of Singapore and UK financial authorities announce collaboration on cyber security

London, 13 June 2019 The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority announced today that they would be working together to strengthen cyber security in their financial sectors. MAS and the UK authorities will… Read More

Singapore and UK to Enhance Cooperation in Data Connectivity, Talent Development, Green Finance and Cybersecurity

London, 13 June 2019 Singapore and the United Kingdom (UK) concluded three agreements today that will further deepen connectivity between the financial centres in Singapore and the UK. The agreements were made at the UK-Singapore Business Summit held in London… Read More

Don’t be greedy to the extent of committing corruption – Dr Mahathir

MELAKA, June 10 (Bernama) � Civil servants must avoid from being greedy to the extent of committing corruption, be patient and not be short tempered when dealing with the public, and discharge one’s duty whole-heartedly as it is a trust,… Read More

Maybank wants to link up Golf Cooperation Council, Asean with Islamic banking

KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 (Bernama) � Maybank Islamic Bhd (MIB), the largest Islamic bank by asset in ASEAN, wants to be the bridge for the Islamic banking sector between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and theregion after its Dubai branch… Read More

Malaysia Wants Evidence to Show Russia Shot Down M7

TOKYO, May 30 (Bernama) � The Malaysian government wants strong evidence to show that Russia is responsible for the Malaysia Airlines flight M7 tragedy in 2014, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today.He said Malaysia accepted the investigation report… Read More

Dr Mahathir Extends Condolences Over Khoo Kay Kim’s Passing

KUALA LUMPUR, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has expressed his condolences to the family members of historian and academician Prof Emeritus Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Kim. who died today. He was 82.Dr Mahathir described Khoo’s passing as a… Read More