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Malaysia’s retrenchment numbers dipped this year

THE rate of employee layoffs Malaysia has plunged by half in the first nine months of the year compared to the same period last year, although experts earlier said the...

European investors’ confidence in Burma has tumbled, survey shows

THE number of European businesses losing confidence in Burma (Myanmar) has increased, a recent survey revealed, amid their concerns over how the current democratically-elected government manages the economy compared to...

Malaysian mall takes on landmark autism-friendly effort

MANY parents of special needs children with the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) would find shopping with their families a challenging experience, but now a mall in Malaysia is undertaking a...