Saturday, July 4, 2020
Trade mark laws are very important in protecting the products and intellectual properties of individuals and/or companies. However, if granted too freely, they can also be obstacles to legitimate competition. The Trade Mark law therefore seeks to maintain a proper balance. Ferrero Rocher had applied to protect the following mark...
Responsible Travel announced a staggering 121% increase in bookings for small ship cruises, which it attributes to a growing trend for authentic, local experiences on holidays. From wildlife voyages in Scotland to floating boutique hotels in the Mediterranean and Antarctic adventures further afield, the online travel company has seen...
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...
Last year saw headline-grabbing information leakage incidents involving companies and organisations in Southeast Asia (SEA). The rising cases of data breaches were proven costly by the latest research from Kaspersky. IT business decision-makers from the region admitted to losing US$1.10 million on-average because of this virtual menace, just a...
Today’s generation of workers are incredibly entrepreneurial. Many seek to form their own start-up as opposed to working for a company. However, veteran entrepreneurs have estimated that the average ‘shelf life’ of a new Asian enterprise is only about 5 to 8 years before it hits its peak. During...
In any discussion of the economic and market outlook, even for Emerging Markets (EM), it is difficult to escape the pervasive influence of Brexit. The market reaction to the referendum vote suggested a degree of exposure for EM, as the MSCI EM index sold off along with global equity...
Giving a child the best education possible is the best gift a parent can provide. Education is the great equaliser, opening doors of opportunity for all. An educated society is also wealthier, healthier, and more caring. In recent years, more and more parents are deciding to send their children to...
Companies do their best to recruit talented employees, but what happens once the offer letter is signed? The time between your new hire agreeing to join you, and his / her first day is crucial but often neglected. With the number of unemployed individuals on the upswing after being laid...
By Calvin Tung There’s a new kid in Kuala Lumpur’s increasingly exciting foodie scene. Introducing Coquo Restaurant Wine & Bar, touted by co owners, Tricia Kandiah and chef Toni Valero to be somewhere one can ‘come, chill, open a bottle of wine and relax the night away’. The newly opened café, located...
A recent study showed that more than a third of Europeans and Americans would be happy to go without cash and rely on electronic forms of payment if they could, and at least 20 percent are already doing so. The study, which was conducted in 13 European countries, the...
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,...
Article by By Fiona McNeill, Principal Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat Incumbent banks should know they have to modernise their organisation to compete in a world where customers want better and more personalised digital experiences. Eager to realise the cost-savings and increased revenue that can result from micro-targeting products and...

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