Tag: Investment

US ups price for investors seeking permanent residency permit

Individuals hoping for an American green card in exchange for making a major US financial investment must now fork over more money under the controversial arrangement, according to a new rule that will be published Wednesday. Going forward, an investment of $1.8 million as opposed...

Microsoft and Grab announce partnership for investment, facial recognition, and other upgrades

Software giant Microsoft is investing millions into ride-hailing company Grab, in an unprecedented partnership deal that involves not only an infusion of cash but also facial recognition technology and other technological innovations. The Financial Times reported that the total amount of Microsoft’s investment is around...

How vintage handbags like Rosmah Mansor’s seized goods can be a wise investment

Rosmah Mansor’s 284 boxes of luxury handbags are worth a small fortune. The market for pre-owned designer and vintage handbags is doing well, even in the time of economic uncertainty. This is because independent online resellers are making it happen. The public found out that...

iMoney says look beyond EPF dividends for retirement

The Malaysian Employees Provident Fund (EPF) low payout of 5.7% has prompted iMoney to urge Malaysians Malaysians should look beyond EPF dividends in preparation for retirement iMoney encourages EPF contributors to take an active role in growing funds through EPF-approved unit trusts. Calling the recently announced...

TERROR IN THE SKY: What MAS should do

Speculation of bankruptcy has emerged as Malaysian Airlines faces yet another crisis after MH17 was shot down over the skies of eastern Ukraine last week, barely four months after MH370 mysteriously disappeared from radar detection on its way to Beijing. Will MH17 be the last...