Arkib Harian: December 18, 2023

BlackRock, TPG deal with UAE finds green returns

BlackRock TPG deal with UAE finds green returns

ABU DHABI: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has agreed to retain a smaller portion of the profits generated by a US$30bil venture involving BlackRock Inc, TPG Inc and Brookfield Asset Management Ltd, in an effort to lure more private money into climate finance deals. The arrangement is part of a …

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Eager to see Jln Raja Bot redevelopment completed

Eager to see Jln Raja Bot redevelopment completed

Traders want govt to expedite stalled market project in KL The delay in the RM177.5mil redevelopment of Pasar Jalan Raja Bot, also known as Pasar Chow Kit, is prolonging difficulties faced by stakeholders there. For a start, traders and visitors constantly have to deal with lack of parking spots in …

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1.5°C or Bust: Will COP28 deliver the necessary climate action?

15°C or Bust Will COP28 deliver the necessary climate action

IN the bustling halls of Expo City Dubai, the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) took place from 30 Nov to 12 Dec 2023. Over 70,000 delegates representing world leaders, young people, climate scientists, Indigenous Peoples, journalists, and various other …

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Former GE exec charged with fraud over US$1.1bil project

Former GE exec charged with fraud over US11bil project

New York: A former General Electric Co (GE) executive has been charged with fraud over allegations that he used forged documents to coax the government of Angola into terminating contracts with another company for a US$1.1bil power and water project. Wilson Daniel Freita Da Costa appeared in federal court in …

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Tech-linked group wants to track anti-Asian discrimination at work

Tech linked group wants to track anti Asian discrimination at work

An organisation founded to combat anti-Asian discrimination is launching a new tool this week for people to make complaints about bias they’ve experienced at work – and help connect them with resources to take action, including attorneys. Founded in 2021, the organisation Stand With Asian Americans said it has already …

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Illegal eatery in Titiwangsa to be torn down after delays

Illegal eatery in Titiwangsa to be torn down after delays

Authorities now gathering reports, date of demolition to be set later AN illegal food court in Taman Tasik Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur, is finally slated for demolition after months of complaints by residents in the area. The eatery was found to have encroached on reserve land owned by Federal Territory Land …

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Ringgit opens higher against greenback on positive sentiment

Ringgit opens higher against greenback on positive sentiment

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit extended its uptrend to open marginally higher against the US dollar on Monday on follow-through positive sentiment after the US Federal Reserve (Fed) signalled an end to interest rate hikes last week, said an analyst. At 9.02 am, the ringgit rose to 4.6645/6750 against the greenback …

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