Sunday, September 20, 2020
Donate Personal Protective Items to Students from Low-Income Families as the First Wave of a three-phase program HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 12 August 2020 - RB is always driven by its purpose to put people first so as to protect, heal and nurture in a relentless pursuit...
The e-commerce sector has contributed RM74.6 billion, or 6.1 per cent to the gross domestic product (GDP) in 2016. International Trade and Industry Deputy Minister, Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan said on Wednesday that the sector has recorded significant growth in 2016 from RM68.3 billion, or 5.9 per cent in 2015. He...

Much Ado About 11.11

If you have visited platforms like Lazada, Shopee, or Taobao lately, you would have noticed the number 11 emblazoned on their home pages. It signifies Singles Day, which happens to fall on 11 November every year; in other words, 11.11. Singles Day started in China as a quirky alternative to...
Many have stated that COVID-19 is the catalyst that finally ushered businesses into the digital age. While this statement is true in some cases, most businesses had already begun their digital transformation journey before the world was even aware of the COVID pandemic. Satanu Dutt, Chief Technology Officer of...
Up to 42 percent of Malaysian SMEs have reduced their number of employees as a result of the economic downturn caused by COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdowns it caused. At the same time, up to 47 percent of SMEs still expressed confidence about future prospects. According to a collaborative report...
Asia Young Designer Awards (AYDA) gear up for another year to empower young, budding designers of Asia Pacific SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 19 June 2020 - Organised by Nippon Paint, the Asia Young Designer Awards (AYDA), will see its 13th year of empowering young, budding designers to be agents of change...
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - EQS Newswire - July 1st, 2020 - The African Energy Chamber takes notes of recent initiatives taken by the International Energy Agency (IEA) to support Africa's energy transition and salutes the leadership of the IEA in this dialogue. Such conversations notably echo the Chamber's recent statement...
SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 27 July 2020 - The Philippine Bureau of the Treasury (BTr), together with Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) and Philippine Digital Asset Exchange (PDAX), is the first in Asia to launch an app for the distribution of retail treasury bonds enabled by Distributed...
HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 6 August 2020 - Hong Kong businesses have embraced FinTech and are reaping the benefits, experiencing improved business efficiency, cost savings and an enhanced customer experience, according to a regional survey of business FinTech usage by CPA Australia. ...
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - Media OutReach - 19 August 2020 - Asian residents struggling to conceive will now have access to one of the world's most premium providers of fertility services, especially mainland China that apparently has the world's largest population. Australia's Genea will open its doors in central Bangkok...
Standard Chartered announced its commitment towards gender parity, in conjunction with Labour Day. Through a set of initiatives, the bank has pledged to have 30% female representation in senior leadership roles by 2020 globally. To achieve this, the Bank has, among others, launched a Global Women’s Network, and committed to fair...
By Tristan Smith The COVID-19 virus is spreading fast across the globe – in different forms that go far beyond the virus itself. In a bid to slow down the spread, governments worldwide have put in place unprecedented regulations and restrictive travel mandates. At the moment, business travel has broadly been...