Archive for April, 2012

Pulai Springs unfazed by competition

Monday, April 30th, 2012

JOHOR BARU: An additional 2,000-odd hotel rooms will enter the Johor market this year, but Pulai Springs Resort is unfazed and expects its performance to improve this year. General manager Tengku Ahmad Faizal is expecting gross operating profit (GOP) to increase to RM18 million from RM16 million last year. This 322-room resort has forecast a […]

Intraday Oscillators Comparison

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Sense & Cents

Felda Global woos foreign cornerstone investors

Monday, April 30th, 2012

FELDA Global Ventures (FGVH) CEO Datuk Sabri Ahmad is leading a team to woo international cornerstone investors for its initial public offering (IPO) . Sabri was in town for back-to-back meetings with British fund managers in effort to generate a European interest on the IPO, reported to be the third biggest in the Southeast Asian […]

Sentiment Index – Malaysia Stock Market

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Constructed and written by Smartbiz The gain of the bellwether FBMKLCI failed to lift market sentiment as investors waiting for clearer picture after the 428 Bersih3. The Intraday Sentiment Oscillator slid to end at -191.71; lost 296.70 when compares with its opening point. The Average recorded a loss of 95.67. In MSCD, %K (Yellow) computed […]

MTC to spearhead promotion of Malaysian furniture

Monday, April 30th, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Timber Council (MTC) will, once again, spearhead the development and promotion of the Malaysian furniture industry, after a hiatus of eight years. Recently, the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities mandated MTC to collaborate with the Malaysian Furniture Promotion Council (MFPC) to lead the way in the development and promotion of […]

Asia’s first Legoland theme park opening slated for Sept 15

Monday, April 30th, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: Asia’s first Legoland theme park, dedicated to the popular toy bricks, is set to open for business on September 15 this year. “I am pleased to announce that due to the hardwork of all our contractors, we will be opening the park ahead of schedule by a number of months,” Legoland Malaysia general […]

Authority’s assurance needed in times of distress

Monday, April 30th, 2012

It was a public holiday when the tremors from the earthquake were felt in the early evening. Some people were at home, while others were enjoying the day at shopping malls and public spaces. During the chaos which ensued following the issuance of a tsunami threat gleaned via SMS news alerts and the Internet, the […]

True Democracy Requires Freedom From Fear

Monday, April 30th, 2012

I STRONGLY ENCOURAGE EVERY MALAYSIAN TO VIEW THE ENTIRE VIDEO, NOTE THEIR COMMENTS. Malaysian EC is backward, opines fact-finding group Leven Woon 6:43PM Apr 29, 2012 A Pakistani member of a fact-finding mission group on Malaysia election opined that the local Election Commission (EC) is backward, which is a cause of the country‚Äôs weak democracy. […]

Greener environment or protectionism?

Monday, April 30th, 2012

TAN Sri Bernard Dompok stared across the table. The solemn look on his face accentuated the sombre atmosphere in his office. After what seemed like eternal silence, the Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister leaned forward and said he had recently returned from urging US government officials to accord palm oil biofuels equal trade opportunities with […]

Lucrative deals await Malaysian firms in Oman

Monday, April 30th, 2012

MALAYSIAN companies have been invited to take part in lucrative infrastructure deals in Oman. The country will also invest a total of US$ 12 billion (RM36.6 billion) on railway projects and US$ 3.5 billion (RM10.68 billion) on roads and highways, during the period between 2011 and 2015. Ali is positive that Malaysian companies, which have […]