08 May 2019

10 Things Budding Female Entrepreneurs Need To Know From Successful Businesswomen

Entrepreneurship is now one of the leading forms of self-employment among today’s youth. There are numerous guides on the A-Zs of starting your own business to maintaining profits to hiring employees, and so on in the form of books, magazine and newspaper articles, blogs, websites, etc. In recent years, there

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07 May 2019

Bond 101

“Bond” is a word that is mostly confined in to those “in the know” of business, finance, and economy circles. Those who are not fluent in the business language may have heard or seen the word “bond” a couple of times when skimming through the news or within earshot at

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07 May 2019

“Bullish” to “Neutral”: Malaysian Government Bonds Downgraded

A recent evaluation by DBS Group has downgraded Malaysian government bonds to “neutral” from “bullish”. This evaluation comes after “recent events” in which DBS Group reported that the Malaysian Government Securities (MGS) valuations have risen, in addition to the risks pertaining to performance. The downgrade comes after the proposed cut

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02 Jan 2019

Terengganu Fishermen Grounded Following Pabuk Tropical Storm

Fishermen in Terengganu are lying low following the arrival of the tropical storm Pabuk, which had lashed the state’s coastline with rain and powerful wind. The fishermen however, said that traditionally, they do not go out to sea during the monsoon season, and the presence of the storm has firmed

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02 Jan 2019

First payment of BSH to be made on Jan 28

Some 4.1 million households are scheduled to get their Cost of Living Aid (BSH) 2019 on Jan 28 based on the old database and old methods. Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the government had to use the old database, which might have names of those who were unqualified to

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02 Jan 2019

Give Special Needs Students Equal Opportunities

Schools are encouraged to take their own initiative to help students with special needs. Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching said the move is in line with the ministry’s Zero Reject Policy to ensure that no special needs students are turned away from schools. “We want special needs students to

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02 Jan 2019

Some Smokers Ignore Ban, Continue To Puff Away At Eateries

Even though the smoking ban at eatery outlets has come into force, some smokers simply ignore it and continue to puff away. Checks by NSTP at a number of outlets on the mainland after midnight found that people were still smoking at restaurants and Nasi Kandar outlets here. A worker

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02 Jan 2019

800 Pupils In Telupid District Forced To Study In Makeshift Classrooms

Hundreds of pupils and their parents in Sabah’s Telupid district, some 200km from here, were shocked and disappointed to find no proper classrooms available on the first day of school. Some 800 pupils of SK Pekan Telupid had been studying in makeshift classrooms housed under canopies since the roof of

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