Enhancing Positive Development in Youths

Selangor, Malaysia -- Authoritative parenting is significantly linked to positive youth development, according to a recent study published in the Pertanika Journal of Social...

Hong Leong MSIG Takaful CEO Quits

Wan Mohd Fadzlullah Wan Abdullah, CEO of Hong Leong MSIG Takaful (HLMT), a joint venture between Hong Leong Financial Group Malaysia and Japan’s Mitsui...

Tenaga Nasional’s Stock Gains 2.4 Percent After Failing to Buy Assets of 1MDB

MALAYSIA - Tenaga Nasional Bhd (5347)'s stock was up 2.38 percent at noon Tuesday to lead other stocks traded at the Malaysian stock exchange. Shares...

Bursa Malaysia Notes Unusual Market Activity of Sapura Resources, Ge-Shen Corp Stocks

MALAYSIA - Bursa Malaysia Securities had queried Sapura Resources Bhd and Ge-Shen Corporation Bhd after both firms saw unusual market activity on Monday. The Malaysian...

Guidance Investments Announces First Closure of Logistics Real Estate Investment Fund

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Guidance Investments has announced the first closure of its Logistics Real Estate Investment Fund, South East Asia’s first Fund focused...

Nestle Malaysia Leads Gainers At Malaysia Stock Exchange

MALAYSIA - Shares of Nestle (Malaysia) Berhard (NESZ:MK) inched higher on Friday's trading at the Bursa Malaysia, leading a list of top gainers with...

FBI Joins List of Foreign Authorities Investigating Malaysia’s 1MDB

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States has launched its own investigation into allegations of money-laundering at troubled 1Malaysia Development Berhard...

CIMB’s Net Profit Falls 32.6 Percent in Q2

MALAYSIA - Kuala Lumpur-headquartered universal bank CIMB Group posted a 32.6 percent decline in net profit in the second quarter of this year to...

Malaysia: Bursa Malaysia to Continue Downtrend, Senama Agro Targets Japan and South Korea

MALAYSIA - Analysts and economists issued forecast that said the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) will continue its downtrend this week due to...

Malaysia Attracts USD15.5bn Investments in Q1

Malaysia's Trade and Industry Ministry has reported that the country's approved investments in the primary, services and manufacturing sector for Q1 reached MYR57.4bn (USD15.5bn),...

Malaysia’s Headline Inflation Up in April

MALAYSIA - A report released by Bank Negara Malaysia, the country's central bank, showed that headline inflation, as measured by the annual percentage change...

Technology Aggravates Global Insurance Fraud – Bank Negara Malaysia

MALAYSIA - Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) deputy governor Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim said advancement in technology has, to some extent, aggravated the magnitude of insurance...

Generali Asia Completes 49% Acquisition of Malaysian Insurer

MALAYSIA - Pursuant to the agreement signed on 18 December 2014, Generali completed the acquisition of a 49 percent stake in Multi-Purpose Insurans Berhad...

U for Life, Malaysia’s First Internet Insurance Platform, Launched

MALAYSIA – U for Life, Malaysia’s first Internet insurance platform, has been launched to provide Malaysians an easy access to life insurance products online. U...

Islamic Bond Sales in Malaysia Hits 16-month High in April

MALAYSIA - Sales of Islamic bonds, also known as sukuk, in Malaysia hit its highest in 16 months in April at USD3.1 billion, figures...

Malaysia Targets 100 Companies in Price Reduction Drive

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - At least 100 local and international companies have been targeted to participate in the price reduction campaign that the Domestic...

67,314 Vehicles Sold in Malaysia in March

MALAYSIA - The Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) announced that a total of 67,314 vehicles were sold in the country in March of this year,...

New Zealand to Bring More Food Products to Malaysia

MALAYSIA - New Zealand is set to introduce food products to Malaysian restaurants and hotels as part of the island nation's efforts to expand...