Aldi revamps plastic bag plans in bid to encourage re-use

Supermarket to increase single use bag charge and trial reusable produce bags Aldi has become the latest supermarket to take steps to curb plastic bag waste, announcing plans to... Read more »

UN uses video game to carry our ‘world’s biggest’ climate change survey

Mission 1.5 campaign designed to give 20 million people their say on the best means for governments to tackle climate change A video game designed to capture the views... Read more »

5 benefits of living a minimalist lifestyle

A clean, clutter free home celebrates space. Minimalism is a growing trend around the world. Apart from its soft, airy aesthetics, minimalism is healthy for the soul because it... Read more »

Do Malaysian insurance policies cover the Coronavirus?

Do see the doctor at a designated hospital if you have any symptoms. Coronaviruses are a large group of viruses that are common among animals. In rare cases, the... Read more »

Instagram is testing an option to show the latest posts first

Instagram hasn’t been quite the same since it switched from a chronological feed to an algorithm-driven one back in 2016 – but a new feature spotted in the app’s code suggests... Read more »

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook boss urges tighter regulation

Facebook is under increasing pressure to curb the spread of disinformation online Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has called for more regulation of harmful online content, saying it was not... Read more »

Dialog’s businesses seen largely cushioned from volatile crude prices

We reiterate our “buy” recommendation on Dialog Group Bhd with a raised sum-of-parts (SOP)-based fair value of RM4.28 per share, from RM4.10 previously, which implies a financial year 2021... Read more »

SoftBank fund draws US$4 bil investment for hedge fund-style vehicle

The head of SoftBank Group Corp’s US$100 billion Vision Fund has billions of dollars of support for a hedge fund-style vehicle, according to the Financial Times, citing people with... Read more »

Alstom reaches US$7 bil deal for Bombardier train unit

French train giant Alstom SA has reached a preliminary deal to acquire Bombardier Inc’s train business for more than US$7 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar... Read more »

Cocoaland’s growth prospects, fundamentals seen to stay intact

Keep “buy” with a new TP of RM2.70 from RM3.10, and about 47% expected total returns. For its fourth quarter ended Dec 31 of financial year 2019 (4QFY19) earnings... Read more »