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Daily News

17 January 2019

Autos

Growth in vehicle sales likely to remain flat

Putrajaya’s delay in approving pricing of new car models affecting members of MAA

Capital markets

Supreme’s debut on LEAP Market signals positive start for business growth

Mexter Technology to trade as LYC Healthcare from Tuesday

Energy

Minister shares plans for transforming Malaysia’s energy and environmental footprint

Healthcare

India’s Fortis completes acquisition of RHT Health Trust’s assets

Infrastructure

Sarawak the place to be for construction players

Manufacturing

Kawan Food will start selling low GI roti canai by April

Company proud to work with Holista to be first to offer healthy flatbreads

Plantations

Former deputy CEO of Malaysian Kuwaiti Investment is new CEO of TH Plantations

Property

Overall market will continue to face challenges

Promise of one million affordable homes over 10 years ‘achievable’

Kampung Baru redevelopment plan may be ‘too grandiose’ for residents

Grand Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur to cease operations end-February

Shipping

Port sector in recovery mode

ASIA

E-commerce

India’s new foreign investment restrictions could reduce online sales by US$46 billion by 2022

Technology

Huawei’s new campus in southern China boasts architecture modelled on European cities

Online travel booking site Zuji no longer operational

AUSTRALIA

Employment

Former McDonald’s worker entitled to compensation; case set to have huge ramifications

Oil and gas

Woodside Petroleum expected to lead next leg of LNG investments

EUROPE

Antitrust

Top court annuls decision to block UPS-TNT merger

Autos

France wants new leader for Renault

SINGAPORE

Insurance

ZhongAn Technologies, Grab to enter digital insurance distribution business in SE Asia

Real test of firm’s fintech chops will come when it can sell insurance to riders

Retail

Laura Ashley optimistic China will be ‘right market’

UK

Consumer goods

Reckitt Benckiser boss, one of UK’s highest-paid CEOs, to retire

Education

Pearson expects pressures in US higher education business to continue this year

Without the cost-cutting, Pearson would probably have missed earnings guidance

US

Banks

Goldman Sachs delivers banner quarter; CEO apologises to Malaysians

Former partner depicted as master con man, rogue employee

Commodities

Archer Daniels Midland: Not right time for ‘monster’ acquisitions

Investment

Founder and retired CEO of Vanguard, considered one of world’s greatest investors, dies at 89

Real estate

‘Billionaire’ mega mansion back on the market for US$150 million

Retail

Sears lives on — for now

Employees — past and present — aren’t too happy