Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Cybersecurity company Group-IB has shared its analysis of the landscape of the most widespread cyber threat in the world: scams. Accounting for 57% of all financially motivated cybercrime in 2021, the scam industry is becoming more structured and involves more and more parties divided into hierarchical groups. The number of...
The Ministry of Health (MOH) has commenced the usage of the MySejahtera app for monkeypox surveillance beginning 27 May, Khairy Jamaluddin said, amid the spread of the rarely fatal contagious disease in several countries. The health minister said new features on the government Covid-19 mobile app include an alert for...
People have been conducting cross-border and trans-continental trade for millennia. From the ancient Egyptians, to the Greeks advancing east into Asia, since the establishment of the Silk Road to the Founding Fathers crossing the Atlantic to the Americas hundreds of years later. Across vast land and sea routes, merchants...
Exabytes Network is continuing its effort to spur the SME industry in Malaysia by organising the second MY SME Export Forum on 1-3 June 2022. This Malaysian SME B2B e-commerce exporting forum will be conducted virtually, free of charge for SMEs, entrepreneurs, and potential market entrants keen on expanding...
Global inflation is expected to reach 4 percent in 2022, the highest rate since 2008, as the Russia-Ukraine conflict adds a “further powerful impulse” to inflationary pressures, said the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). However, global inflation should ease to 2.2 percent in 2023 as supply challenges are addressed and...
Indonesia's agriculture ministry has said that crude palm oil (CPO) shipments would be excluded from a planned palm oil export ban. The ministry said in a letter to local government leaders that the ban would however include refined, bleached and deodorized (RBD) palm olein. It was still unclear whether products...
If there was a market where 70 percent of the companies expected to increase their budget spend by an average of 7 percent, it’s fair to say a lot of them would be very interested in that market – especially if they were planning to spend that extra budget...
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas Friedman’s international best seller The World is Flat, published in 2005, recognized a rapidly changing world where emerging economies were becoming increasingly competitive thanks to technology-driven globalization which was levelling the playing field. Friedman identified that businesses large and small were integrating to form complex global...
  When droves of employees suddenly became remote workers in 2020, SMEs around the country quickly adapted to the ‘new normal’. That’s the beauty and strength of small business — you have so much more flexibility and agility than larger organisations.But modifying systems on the fly doesn’t always lay the...
Shopee’s 3.15 Consumer Day post-campaign findings reveal that the number of Malaysian SMEs, rural and community businesses participating as Shopee Marketplace sellers has increased 7.5 folds since January 2020 to date. Similarly, participation in Shopee University’s free upskilling over this period increased 49 times. The majority of these new local...
Singapore has unveiled a new plan to strengthen local businesses in various sectors, with an aim to significantly grow the city-state’s trade volumes by 2030. Speaking in Parliament late last week, Singapore Minister for Trade and Industry Gan Kim Yong said the Singapore Economy 2030 plan will target growing exports...
Singapore said that the impact of the war in Ukraine will be “significant” over time as it disrupts global supply chains and energy costs, according to Minister for Trade and Industry Gan Kim Yong. The country will be “significantly impacted” by rising energy cost as it imports most of its...

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