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Time for Malaysia to act on food security

SINGAPORE (Nov 18): Food security, says the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, exists when all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, s

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More focus needed on agri-food sector

SINGAPORE (Nov 18): The agricultural sector contributed 8.2% or RM96 billion to Malaysia’s GDP in 2017.

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Malaysia facing a nutritional crisis

SINGAPORE (Nov 18): Malaysia is not facing a food security crisis but what it does have is a nutritional crisis.

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Independent directors must do their job without fear or favour

The role of independent directors is to help protect a company from mismanagement and enhance its value.

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Are independent directors paid enough?

SINGAPORE (Nov 11): As the regulations on Malaysian independent directors turn more stringent, corporate executives are increasingly less willing to take up the fiduciary duties, especially when th

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Penalties imposed on independent directors adequate, says Securities Commission

SINGAPORE (Nov 11): Between 2017 and so far this year, a total of 54 enforcement actions have been taken against 25 independent directors of 10 listed issuers, says Bursa Malaysia.

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Dr M: Graft committed openly by top leaders

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 6): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said corruption in this country has over the years reached a level of almost becoming a lifestyle, with cash ushered in and heralded as

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Sim Leisure: Low tech + high fun = better margins

(Sept 30): The theme park industry is largely misunderstood, observes Sim Choo Kheng, founder and CEO of Sim Leisure Group.

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Axiata still thirsts for M&A, may find smaller-scale deals

(Sept 30): Its proposed mega merger with Telenor Group is off for now, but Axiata Group remains on the prowl for potential mergers to ensure its survival in the long term, says its

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