By Lam Fong Kiew & Edwin Leow, Head of Tax and Tax Director respectively of Nexia TS, Singapore's leading home-grown full service audit and professional accounting services firm.    Targeted, inclusive and transforming in nature – this in essence sums up Budget 2016 which was delivered by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat...
Through the years, technological advancements in the medical device industry have emerged. The implementation of smart medical technology not only significantly increase surgery accuracy and efficiency, it also makes large medical devices less complicated and easier to use. Taiwan, an expert in machinery integration and automated production, is leading...
Despite the slowing birth rates throughout developed nations, the world’s population continues to grow. Advances in technology and medicine have contributed to longer life spans, inflating population numbers even further. Unfortunately, at the rate that we are consuming resources, this growth is unsustainable. As such, over the past few decades,...
A few tech developers are making homes greener,  and the  trash can is a good place to start. WLabs, the innovation incubator of Whirlpool Corporation, has developed a way to help reduce food waste in landfills by turning household scraps into garden fertiliser. The Zera Food Recycler, which debuted at...
The International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia (IGEM 2022) kicked off at KLCC Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on the 12th of October. Taiwan Excellence, an initiative of the Taiwan Bureau of Foreign Trade and managed by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), has set up...
Managed Service for Data Engineers Delivers a Job-First Experience and Reduces Cloud Migration Risk MALAYSIA — May 29, 2017 — Cloudera, Inc, (NYSE:CLDR) the provider of the leading modern platform for machine learning and advanced analytics, announced the release of Cloudera Altus, a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering that makes it easier to...
Across most of the developed world, rapidly aging populations are an issue that governments have to deal with. Globally, the population aged 65 and over is growing faster than all other age groups. According to UN research, by 2050, one in six people in the world will be over...
Malaysia’s e-commerce phenomenon is nothing short of amazing. This is borne out in numbers – Malaysia’s RM18.9 billion (US$4.5 billion) e-commerce market is notable for its explosive growth. Research by JP Morgan forecasts a compound annual growth rate of 24 percent a year, driven by a high Internet penetration...
Starting a business is not an easy feat and it's even harder to do it without a support group. It is with that reason that networking is so important for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Enlarging your network means creating more valuable connections to other entrepreneurs and, therefore, more resources. Connections are great...
By Varinderjit Singh As part of Malaysia's Madani Economy framework, the government is prioritising manufacturing as the country's new growth engine. To achieve this, it is becoming increasingly important to adopt digital technologies within and beyond the factory walls. Digitalisation in manufacturing offers numerous benefits, including improved efficiency, increased productivity,...
By James McKew The vast majority of manufacturers in Asia are leveraging Industry 4.0 technologies such as robotics and automation to increase productivity and assisting human activities. For manufacturers who have implemented industrial automation with collaborative robots (cobots), many rejoiced with the prospect of being able to use a robot...
Alliance Bank helps business owners grow their business with its innovative, award-winning trade financing submission mobile app The business landscape is rapidly changing as it evolves from brick-and-mortar to online. Remarkably, despite the COVID-19 challenges, Malaysia’s total trade recorded a new milestone in 2021, surpassing RM2 trillion and registering the...

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