It’s Time To Invest In Malaysia: 10 Reasons To Be Bullish On Malaysia

PETALING JAYA: Credit Suisse (CS) said it is now time for investors to put their funds into Malaysian stocks as current valuations indicate that local equities are poised for a strong recovery. Malaysia has underperformed its peers in the emerging markets due to several reasons, among them being the downward pressure on the ringgit as…

Three ways to protect social media accounts from pirates and hackers

  From hackers who take over your Instagram account, fake friend requests that hijack your Facebook profile or pirates that publish propaganda messages in your name on Twitter – as happened on a massive scale mid-March – the risk of having your personal data or identity stolen on social media has never been higher. However,…

Buying a RM500,000 property? Better to rent, says expert

PETALING JAYA: Thinking of buying a RM500,000 house? A veteran property expert said for that amount of money, renting might be a more viable option given the price of properties and the rising cost of living. “There is no shame in renting,” Ernest Cheong told FMT in a recent interview. “People often say, ‘If I…

Global Turbine Asia invests RM50mil in new manufacturing facility

LANGKAWI: Global Turbine Asia Sdn Bhd (GTA), a Malaysian aerospace maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) company, is investing RM50mil on its manufacturing facility, which will be fully completed in 2019. In a statement, the company said the facility was in line with GTA’s intention to expand its activities for M88 engines tools and aircraft parts…

What colour capable to do to your home?

When you have bought your property, you need to do the renovation and that is where interior design comes in. You can easily change the look or feel of a room by redressing the walls. You just have to do the mixing and matching of colours correctly. Colour takes a very important role in interior design. It…

Home Office Ideas

Home offices play a big role in most families; it could be a place for a 9-to-5 work at home, or just a place to pay bills and do mail, or some extra work. It could also be a quiet corner for kids to think and do their school work. Such spaces doesn’t have to…

Malaysia seen retaining property cooling measures

  COUNTRIES in the region that imposed property cooling measures at around the same time are not likely to be relaxing them almost simultaneously due to differing economic conditions. Singapore had slightly lowered the property seller’s stamp duty and exempted some loans from the total debt servicing ratio, but Malaysia is seen to be holding…

Malaysia consumer spending seen recovering

Slight increase: Spending by local cardholders increased moderately by 4.4 y-o-y in January 2017, compared to the 3.3 growth in December 2016 PETALING JAYA: Consumer spending is expected to gradually recover in the second half of this year. Affin Hwang Capital Research was optimistic that while consumer spending would take longer to recover, macroeconomic indicators…

Petronas spending not affected by weaker oil prices

Kenanga retained its in-house Brent oil forecast of US$55 per barrel for 2017.   PETALING JAYA: The recent oil prices pull-back will not affect Petroliam Nasional Bhd’s (Petronas) spending, given that the local oil major has pegged its capital expenditure (capex) budget at an average US$45 per barrel, according to Kenanga Research. The research house…

Home Office Ideas

Home offices play a big role in most families; it could be a place for a 9-to-5 work at home, or just a place to pay bills and do mail, or some extra work. It could also be a quiet corner for kids to think and do their school work. Such spaces doesn’t have to…