Sime Darby Property swings to loss in 2Q

Sime Darby Property Bhd reported today a second quarter net loss of RM81.77 million versus net profit a year earlier and in the preceding quarter as all three business... Read more »

AirAsia posts record loss after virus annihilates demand

AirAsia Group Bhd posted its largest quarterly loss on record as restrictions imposed by governments to contain the spread of the coronavirus decimated travel. Southeast Asia’s second-biggest budget carrier... Read more »

Record 41.2% contraction plunges Singapore’s economy into recession

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s economy slipped into recession in the second quarter, contracting by a record 41.2% from the previous three months and is facing its biggest slump ever this year... Read more »

‘Strong evidence’ mothers can transmit Covid-19 to newborns

There is “strong evidence” that Covid-19-positive mothers can pass the virus on to their unborn infants, scientists said Thursday, in findings that could affect how pregnant women are shielded... Read more »

4 tips to staying productive when working from home

Find yourself a dedicated and comfortable spot in your home that you can associate with your job and leave when you’re off the clock. With the outbreak of coronavirus... Read more »

Oracle wins cloud computing deal with Zoom as video calls surge

Zoom Video Communications Inc said on Tuesday it has started using Oracle Corp’s cloud computing service to help handle the surge in online video call volumes brought on by... Read more »

Media houses accelerating shift to digital to survive MCO — Kenanga

The movement control order (MCO) has had an adverse impact across many industries, including the media sector now seeing an urgent need to boost digital services as a means... Read more »

Netflix sign-ups surge by nearly 16 million during pandemic lockdowns

SAN FRANCISCO: Netflix on Tuesday reported soaring profits as paid subscriptions surged by almost 16 million at the streaming television service during lockdowns to slow the spread of the... Read more »

US Senate passes new US$480 bil coronavirus support plan

The new tranche includes US$320 bil in small business funding according to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.  WASHINGTON: The US Senate approved a bipartisan, nearly half-trillion-dollar coronavirus relief package... Read more »

Covid-19 leaving pregnant moms isolated and afraid

Expectant mother Jaime Chui, 33, in Hong Kong. Jamie Chui has been a virtual prisoner in her Hong Kong home for most of her nine-month pregnancy. Trapped initially by... Read more »