Antitrust report shows how Holcim units, other Indian cement firms fixed prices
Cement production is a lucrative business in India's booming economy, with high demand especially from rural housing and infrastructure firms.
Russian soft drinks maker targets 50% of market to fill gap left by Coke, Pepsi
A mass exodus of Western firms due to sanctions and restrictions over Russia's actions in Ukraine has created an unexpected opportunity for Russian businesses and entrepreneurs.
British businesses turning away from China, industry group says
British security concerns have risen in recent years, fuelled by disagreements with China over Hong Kong and other issues.
Govt urged to help as bosses brace for longer maternity leave
Otherwise, there are concerns of discrimination against women workers as the amendments to the Employment Act come into effect.
Sarawak's keringkam weavers keep golden tradition alive
Each delicate headscarf can cost thousands of ringgit, but the care and work that go into making them is priceless.
No joke: The man who left his job to become a clown
Mohd Fadly Abu Hasan faced many challenges on the road to becoming Awang the Clown, but persevered through all of them.
20 years and counting of selling iced tea for RM1
Huri sells thousands of drinks each day, half of which are teh o ais – the crowd favourite.
Huri Teh Tarik Dangdut, where iced tea is sold for a song
For 20 years, Mohd Zabri Abdul Mukti has been selling teh o ais for RM1, keeping his prices steady no matter what.
Silence in the capital of Malaysia’s richest state
Devoid of customers since the Covid-19 lockdowns, many of the business centres in Section 13 of Shah Alam are slowly withering away.
China’s Covid controls will impact foreign investment for years, says US lobby
There are few signs that American companies are leaving the China market, but the years-long process of research and due diligence for projects has been delayed, the American Chamber of Commerce says.
More prestige but business might suffer, economist says on elevating Malay at global level
Yeah Kim Leng says investor confidence might take a hit although there are ways to mitigate any effect arising from a change in policy.
Busy as a bee on Bintulu honey farm
It's hard, tiring work but for Martina Anak Wong, beekeeping means independence and proving herself in a man's world.