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Last call for BMW Shorties 2019 with the theme ‘Uncharted’

Back for the 13th time, BMW Shorties is accepting entries for short films until Oct 11, 2019 with an RM80,000 grand prize awaiting the talented winner.

6 industry regulators discuss mergers, competition with MyCC

MCMC, Mavcom among regulators which met the competition commission.

Putrajaya steps up probe into complaints over Grab’s monopoly

The investigation follows multiple complaints accusing Grab of monopolistic practices following the merger with Uber.

Deliveroo pulls out of Germany amid stiff competition

Deliveroo has not ruled out a return to Germany in the future.

Gamers converge on London for US$250,000 Fifa eWorld Cup

Thirty million fans are expected to view the action online on Facebook, Twitch, Twitter and YouTube.

EU fines Qualcomm €242 mil for ‘predatory’ pricing

Qualcomm’s pricing tactics was with the intent of eliminating their competitor at the time Icera.

Ensure no lopsided deals if TNB monopoly ends, economists tell govt

They say allowing clean competition would be the best move if the government decides to end TNB's monopoly on electricity supply.

Philippine retail billionaire plans move from fashion to pets

The retail pet market is soaring due to social media says Jon Gokongwei.

30,000 unemployed? Time to become more competitive

Although the HR Minister disputes this figure, employees should up their game and find ways to become more relevant in regard to their job skills.

Enough talk, time to set right our national schools

Our selection of teachers and headmasters, and also university lecturers, needs to be drastically improved.

Well done, Dr M tells Malaysia’s world pastry champs

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the nation is proud of the team that won the World Pastry Cup 2019 in Lyon, France.

Porsche launches ‘718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport’ for trackday enthusiasts

This mid-engine racer comes in two versions - 'Trackday' for ambitious amateur racing drivers and 'Competition' for national and international motor racing.

Court reinstates RM10 mil fine on AirAsia, MAS for breaching competition...

Both airlines breached market-sharing prohibition by entering into an agreement on sharing markets in the air transport services sector.

The internet is splitting in two amid US-China spat

On one side is a cyberspace arena that espouses open communication while the other is a walled-off, thoroughly scrubbed world.

Think tank moots competition, not price controls for medication

The Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy says price controls are not magic bullets.

Don’t stop at giving Petron right to supply fuel to govt...

The move by the government to include Petron as an additional supplier of fuel to government vehicles is good but it should open this to all oil suppliers to ensure competition and efficiency.

MoF defends Petron’s appointment as fuel provider

Finance ministry says the government can now choose to fuel up its vehicles with either Petronas, Shell or Petron.

Facebook and Google chase a new US$1 trillion payments market

A bewildering array of digital payment businesses from global names like Facebook Inc.’s WhatsApp to Google are in a slugfest to win Indian users.

Epic fare war crushes profits in booming Indian airline market

The Indian commercial aviation industry has been in shakeout mode ever since the government ended a state monopoly enjoyed by Indian Airlines in 1994.

HP projects profit in line with analysts’ estimates

The company’s higher-end devices have helped HP steal market share from rivals, resulting in its dominant position in the personal-computer industry.

Malaysia’s wushu squad returns empty-handed from Asian Games

Wushu Federation of Malaysia president Chong Kim Fatt vows to help restore Malaysia's image in this sport.

Chinese phone giant Xiaomi struggles to live up to IPO hype

The Beijing-based purveyor of mostly cheap smartphones has sunk 19% from its post-IPO peak despite a spate of positive ratings.

Ministry to hold competition to redesign Visit Malaysia logo

However, Tourism Minister Mohamad Din Ketapi says not everything from the much-criticised logo will be removed.

Tesla killers are arriving from Jaguar, Porsche, Audi and more

To date, Tesla has ruled the roads for electric car buyers, with little direct competition in the market from US$60,000 and up. Those days are over.