Tuesday, October 27, 2020
The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), the Malaysian government agency responsible for developing the national information and communications technology (ICT) industry, last week announces its strategic partnership with Kejora, Indonesia’s leading company-building Venture Capital firm. The collaboration was formally signed to facilitate business expansion opportunities for a mutually beneficial...
A new report released today by The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU) finds that fast paced urbanisation and strong growth prospects in the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) region will quadruple its urban middle-class households (earning over US$10,000 per year) from 38 million in 2015 to 161 million by...
Malaysia will host the first Global Entrepreneurship Community (“GECommunity”) event in Kuala Lumpur on 2-3 November 2016. The GECommunity will offer a platform for Malaysian, ASEAN and global entrepreneurs, policymakers, industry leaders, investors and other startup community participants to connect and participate in specially curated programmes designed to build...
  A well-known enterprise based in the Philippines that produces flavorful sauces, Mama Sita, currently exports its products to more than 40 different international markets. This was only possible after a decade of navigating wide-ranging and complex import regulations. It is a familiar story for emerging businesses in the Asia-Pacific, prompting...
Telekomunikasi Indonesia, Tbk (Telkom) remains steadfast to serving the small, medium enterprises (SME) that it recently, via its Division of Business Service (DBS), has unveiled a new service 'MangoSTAR', making it easier for SMEs anywhere to have internet access. With the MangoSTAR, the state-owned enterprise is optimistic that it will...
PARTNERS:  Thomas G. Tsao, Co-Founding & Managing Partner, Gobi Partners, and Jamaludin Bujang, Chief Executive Officer, MAVCAP at the launch of the Gobi MAVCAP ASEAN SuperSeed Fund Malaysia’s venture capital firm, Malaysia Capital Management Bhd (MAVCAP), is collaborating with Gobi Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm, to develop and offer a RM60...

GDI Analytics for SMEs

Indonesian social media analytics provider PT Generasi Digital Internasional (GDILab) recently launched GDI Analytics to help small and medium enterprises (SME’s) businesses. The GDI Analytics service is a Twitter-Facebook-Instagram analytics tools that will help startups and SME companies in marketing their products or carrying out marketing campaign. Currently SMEs businesses contributed...
Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Malaysian Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Najib Tun Abdul Razak today opened the 12th World Islamic Economic Forum that will run from 2-4 August 2016. There were also five global leaders attending the opening ceremony, including: President of Republic Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, President of the...
By Rajiv Biswas, Asia Pacific Chief Economist, IHS Global Insight Drought conditions hitting Southeast Asia due to the strongest ever El Niño effect since 1997-98 are becoming increasingly severe in Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and Philippines. In Malaysia, water levels in dams and rivers have been falling due to the protracted drought and...
In an effort to further promote and help the country's small and medium-sized fashion enterprises, the  Indonesia Exporters and Handicraft Producers Association (Asephi) will present a fashion exhibition and trade show, named "Folk 'n Vogue: 100% Indonesia," at the Assembly Hall of Jakarta Convention Center (JCC) Sept. 7 to 11. Fashion is a...
HR Asia, Asia's most authoritative publications for HR professionals, has announced 20 companies in Indonesia as the best companies to work for as ranked by 4,600 employees across the country. Winners of the award are selected from 138 nominees among 20 industries, based on a proprietary survey that assesses the...
Current global economic headwinds are providing impetus for the introduction of next generation policy solutions in the Asia-Pacific to stimulate economic opportunities and further advance equal access to the formal economy. Representatives of the APEC Business Advisory Council fleshed out recommendations during a meeting that just concluded in Port Moresby,...