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19 April 2019

Autos

Toyota Yaris back after seven-year hiatus

Banks

RHB wants to increase digital transaction volume

Capital markets

JAKS Resources planning to raise more funds

Construction

Widad Builders main contractor for proposed private hospital in Selangor

Dispute resolution

Ireka serves notice of arbitration on UEM Land

Education

Expect bigger reforms in national education system

Gaming

Genting sets its sights on casino licence in Japan

Health

Badminton accounts for two-thirds of sports-related eye injuries in Malaysia

Islamic finance

AmBank, Credit Guarantee Corporation launch financing facility for SMEs

Judiciary

CJ’s appointment will be closely watched

Straits Times report

Legal services

LHAG partners Datuk D P Naban, Datuk Aznam Mansor, Dato’ Nitin Nadkarni and Tay Weng Hwee among Malaysia’s top 100 lawyers

Legislation

Ombudsman Bill could be tabled this year

Media

Press freedom received a breath of fresh air after GE14

Astro Malaysia, Measat ink RM1.5 billion deal on transponder capacity

Property

Sime Darby Property launches new online platform, dto

LBS Bina focusing on two projects to achieve RM1.5 billion sales target

Penang South Reclamation project not approved yet

Sport

Formula One could make a comeback

Technology

Malaysia should be able to leverage on 5G within three years

Tobacco

British American Tobacco’s plans for heat-not-burn products held back

ASIA

Airlines

Crisis at India’s Jet opens window of opportunity for rivals

Autos

Nissan making steepest production cut in more than a decade

Technology

Amazon shutting China marketplace by 18 July

EUROPE

Autos

Sportscar maker Porsche sounds out partnerships with Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent

Consumer goods

Nestlé on track to meet goal of more than 3% organic growth

British consumers helped boost Unilever’s ice cream sales

CEO not acting fast enough

Retail

IKEA’s goal to become circular business by 2030 could be difficult to attain

NORTH AMERICA

Oil and gas

Schlumberger’s Q1 profit down 20% on weak demand

Real estate

Dreamy private island in Bahamas still available after a year

SINGAPORE

Banks

DBS will stop financing coal-fired power plants

Insolvency

Hyflux’s former suitor scrapped restructuring deal based on five termination events

Time running out for Hyflux

UK

Oil and gas

PE-backed Chrysaor biggest producer in North Sea

Retail

Search begins for new Debenhams CEO

US

Autos

Limited-edition R8 Decennium becomes first Audi model to top US$200k

New all-electric Pininfarina Battista is fastest street-legal car ever built by an automaker

Earnings

Credit card issuer American Express beats estimates

PepsiCo tops expectations

Media

New buyer for supermarket tabloid National Enquirer swoops in

Real estate

Chrysler Building’s prominence on Manhattan skyline may not last

Iconic Las Vegas wedding chapel on the market for US$12 million

Technology

Investor demand for highly anticipated “unicorns’ remains healthy

Pinterest's potential market much bigger, but Zoom is surer bet

Tobacco

Smoke-free products may be solution to Philip Morris’ longstanding cigarette problem