Sunday, September 20, 2020
Enterprise Singapore (ESG) has recently launch its inaugural Energy Open Innovation Challenge (EOIC) 2020, in partnership with a multitude of energy companies such as Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, and Shell. This challenge seeks to engage with both SMEs and startups. The EOIC is calling for these SMEs and startups to provide...
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Malaysia’s government is providing a stamp duty exemption to Malaysian-owned SMEs for merger and acquisition (M&A) activities, aimed at building up the capacity of local companies and supporting SMEs who have been affected by the current economic landscape. This new incentive is an effort by the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development...
Alibaba Group’s B2B e-commerce platform, Alibaba.com, has recently launched a new initiative that seeks to help companies in Vietnam to go online and reach brand new pools of global buyers. As an international extension of the 2020 Spring Thunder program initiated by Alibaba Group, Alibaba.com’s ‘Project Sprout Up’ is a...
Having an online presence is now just as important, if not even more important than having boots on the ground. COVID-19 has brought about border closures and widespread movement control orders, forcing companies to rethink operational expectations and norms. Those that fail to adapt quickly will likely see significant...
Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) and its microfinance arm, BPI Direct Banko, Inc. foresee an increase in lending to micro-entrepreneurs and SMEs, after the two signed a partnership deal with Philippine Guarantee Corp. (Philguarantee) on 5 August 2020. This made BPI the first bank to sign with Philguarantee. Under...
Following the Circuit Breaker measures implemented by Singapore in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Alibaba Cloud has noted a distinct and growing demand for cloud technologies, particularly among the local SMEs. Alibaba Cloud states the more than 50 percent surge in demand reflects the pressing need for businesses to embrace...
As part of the Government’s PENJANA Short-term Economic Recovery Plan, homegrown e-wallet Boost is committed to facilitate in digitising the country’s Micro and SMEs (MSMEs) by joining forces with the Government through Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) to roll out the Micro & SMEs (MSMEs) E-commerce Campaign in a...
HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - August 24, 2020 - In view of increased client need for wealth management via digital channels, Citibank has long been devoted to bringing innovative banking experiences to clients. "Move Money to Citi" service was recently launched in the Citi Mobile® App to...
Focus on High-Quality Growth Core Profit up 8.3% y-o-y Optimized Financial Position Enhancement of Operation Effectiveness and Efficiency Financial Highlights: RMB mn ...
SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 24 August 2020 - Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada Singapore Branch ("Sun Life Singapore") today announced a donation of S$25,500 to The N.1 Institute for Health ("N.1") which will go towards helping the community through the IDentif.AI project. The donation is part of...
The state-owned Thai Credit Guarantee Corporation (TCG) has recently approved a huge 57 billion baht (US$1.8b) worth of loan guarantees for SMEs qualified under the Bank of Thailand’s soft loan scheme. These SMEs, however, have yet to receive the soft loans because of financial institutions' discretion over concerns associated...