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Cities the next frontier for climate investments
IFC REPORT IDENTIFIES US$20 TRILLION IN CLIMATE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN ASIA BY 2030 BY Zoe Phoon With about 1.2 billion more people expected to live in Asian cities in 35 years, the cities have the potential to attract more than US$20 trillion in climate-related investments in six key sectors... Read more
BNM’s RM1bil fund aims to lower monthly mortgage
FIRST-TIME BUYERS COULD SEE MONTHLY COMMITMENTS LOWER BY 23% COMPARED WITH CURRENT FINANCING SCHEMES There is good news on the horizon for first-home seekers and comes courtesy of the central bank. According to Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), its recently launched RM1 billion Fund for Affordable Homes will see first-time... Read more
Azmin: ECRL won’t impact palm oil export to China
The probable cancellation of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) may have far-reaching repercussions that have been overlooked. Among them is our strained relationship with China, which has already been impacted by a number of high-profile project cancellations, and what this could mean to our palm oil exports. The... Read more
Deloitte gets RM2.2m fine over 1MDB mess
With every passing day, the rubble caused by the 1MDB disaster seems to get thicker and thicker, with the casualty count still rising. The latest news on this front is that Deloitte PLT, one of the “big four” accounting firms in the world, has just been slapped with an... Read more