Thursday, June 4, 2020
The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has embarked on various efforts to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) adopt digital tools such as remote working, e-commerce and payment-related operations. Its business digital adoption director Muhundhan Kamarapullai said MDEC is also reinforcing the importance of digital marketing amidst...
US firms concerned as tensions simmer in Hong Kong over looming legislation A survey of US businesses revealed deep fears for the future of their operations in Hong Kong if China imposes national security legislation that critics say could curb the financial centre's freedoms and fuel ongoing protests. Contributing to...
Singapore is set to lift its lockdown measures as citizens slowly return to normalcy. The 'circuit breaker', as Singapore's lockdown measures were known, are to be lifted Tuesday in a phased reopening. The reopening will allow students back in the classroom and 75 percent of the economy to resume...
Manufacturing activity in China rebounded in May, driven by a jump in output as companies resumed production after the country's COVID-19 lockdown. The Caixin China General Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), which gives a snapshot of the country’s manufacturing sector, rose to 50.7 from 49.4 in April. A number above...
Singapore is becoming more and more digitally connected; even more so with the hazards of COVID-19 accelerating digital transformation. In an effort to ensure no one gets left behind, the government intends to set up a new digitalisation office to double down on outreach efforts to the hardest-to-reach segments...
Malaysia’s Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Ministry expects the delay in the disbursement of financial aid for COVID-19 affected SMEs in the state of Sarawak to be resolved within two months. Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tunku Jaafar noted that there were a number of SMEs which had yet to receive...
Economists said Malaysia's next round of economic stimulus should again focus on improving the B40 and M40 groups' purchasing power to boost domestic spending. The stimulus, which is expected to be unveiled this week, would also ensure the SME sector can sustain further to ride through the...
Malaysia will consider reopening several economic sectors based on existing data. The Director-General of Health, Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said Malaysians, in general, have been compliant with the standard operating procedures (SOP) issued by the Ministry to curb the spread of Covid 19 infections. He added...
The software expansion capabilities of one company can provide regarding the various other companies' features. There are many indicators that will help you identify the capacities of a company in software development. Software market analysts does not only...
Singapore secured about S$13 billion in investment commitments in first 4 months of 2020 amid COVID-19 outbreak Despite the COVID-19 outbreak, Singapore’s Economic Development Board (EDB) has in the first four months of this year secured about S$13 billion in investment commitments for the “next few years”, Trade and Industry...
COVID-19 vaccine could be ready by year-end, says China government body China's State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) said that a Chinese-made coronavirus vaccine could be ready for market as early as the end of this year,  In trials, more than 2,000 people have received vaccines developed by the...
Some property and migration consultants are seeing a rise in inquiries about Singapore as turmoil grips Hong Kong. Interested Hongkongers are attending webinars amid the coronavirus pandemic to learn more about living, working and investing in the city state Singapore tends to attract high net worth individuals,...

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