Arkib Bulanan: February 2024

Nur-ul Afida appointed as BK’s new CEO

Nur ul Afida appointed as BKs new CEO

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian National News Agency (BK) has announced the appointments of Nur-ul Afida Kamaludin as its new chief executive officer and Arul Rajoo Durar Raj as editor-in-chief, effective yesterday. BK chairman Datuk Seri Wong Chun Wai announced the appointments in a statement yesterday. Wong said Nur-ul Afida and …

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RHB Bank posts commendable FY23

RHB Bank posts commendable FY23

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s fourth largest banking group, RHB Bank Bhd, is maintaining a cautious stance as it navigates 2024, being mindful of risks from external factors such as uncertainty of monetary policy stance in the United States, inflationary pressures and escalating geopolitical conflicts. Nevertheless, it remains optimistic that global economic …

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Analysis-Macron’s Ukraine troop talk shakes up NATO allies

Analysis Macrons Ukraine troop talk shakes up NATO allies

PARIS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron wanted to create “strategic ambiguity” by openly discussing the idea of sending Western troops to Ukraine, but he was so ambiguous that he sparked confusion and irritation among some allies. Macron’s comments at a late-night news conference, after he hosted a meeting of …

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Nestle posts strongest-ever revenue despite boycott calls

Nestle posts strongest ever revenue despite boycott calls

PETALING JAYA: Boycott calls seem to have little impact on Nestle (M) Bhd as its annual revenue hit a record-high of RM7.05bil in the financial year of 2023 (FY23). In fact, the food and beverage manufacturer reiterated its commitment to invest RM1bil in capital expenditure in Malaysia for the 2023 …

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Internet outages in Russia hit some social media, but Instagram comes back

Internet outages in Russia hit some social media but Instagram

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Telegram, the most popular messaging app used in Russia, suffered a temporary outage on Tuesday for unexplained reasons while some previously blocked social media apps including Instagram and Facebook suddenly became available in Russia. The monitoring centre for Russia’s public communications network said on Tuesday its specialists had …

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P.A. Resources records highest ever quarterly gain

PA Resources records highest ever quarterly gain

PETALING JAYA: P.A. Resources Bhd, Malaysia’s leading aluminium extruder company, recorded its highest ever quarterly revenue of RM150.7mil for the second quarter ended Dec 31, 2023 (2Q24). It is an increase of 16.4% compared to 1Q24. In a statement, the group said pre-tax profit stood at RM15.6mil, an increase of …

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