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Farha Naz

Farha was born in Pakistan. She obtained her BA degree in Political science and English from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Additionally, she has an MA in Media studies with a concentration in film and video from New School University, New York, USA

PETRONAS inks MoU with Philippines’ Phoenix Petroleum

KUALA LUMPUR: Petroliam Nasional Bhd (PETRONAS) and Phoenix Petroleum have agreed and signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU). To develop a collaboration in downstream...

Bursa Malaysia inks collaboration with UMW, Maybank to roll out centralised...

Bursa Malaysia Bhd, UMW Corp Sdn Bhd, and Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) have agreed to work together. Under a memorandum of understanding to develop...

ECB hawks press case for more rate hikes to fight inflation

Two prominent hawks on the European Central Bank’s (ECB) policymaking Governing Council predict that the bank will likely need to hike interest rates further....

Germany, Japan seek economic cooperation

During their first-ever high-ministerial government meetings, held in the midst of concerns over global supply chains and the economic repercussions of the war in...

Malaysia exports rise 9.8% to RM204.99bil in Feb

KUALA LUMPUR: From the same month the year before, Malaysia’s exports increased by 11% to RM204.99 billion in February 2023. With both export and...

Malaysian banks rating intact despite US bank failures – RAM Ratings

The bankruptcy of the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and two other smaller banks last week has little bearing on the ratings of Malaysian institutions,...

Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) Financial seeks bankruptcy protection as banking turmoil...

Days after its former subsidiary Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) was taken over by US regulators. SVB Financial Group announced on Friday that it had...

Silicon Valley Bank SVB run exposes rifts in venture capital world

SAN FRANCISCO: The failure of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has exposed differences within the typically close-knit venture capital (VC) industry. With some investors blaming...

Singapore bank stocks hit by Credit Suisse crisis

SINGAPORE: Local bank stocks fell when the market started yesterday morning. Due to concerns that the crisis enveloping Switzerland’s second-largest bank and a succession...

How Yu Kuan Chon’s Underhanded Tactics Failed in Securities Firm Acquisitions

Excerpt: Yu Kuan Chon's failed attempts to acquire a Malaysian securities firm using deceitful tactics and proxies reveal the potential dangers of allowing untrustworthy individuals to control securities firms, highlighting the importance of regulatory vigilance and investor caution.
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