Malaysia’s SME sector is rapidly growing, contributing over 32% to the country’s GDP, 57% to employment and 19% to exports*. Growing at a higher rate than the country’s GDP growth over the last 8 years (with CAGR of 6.3%, and country GDP CAGR 4.7%)**, the SME industry has well...
iPay88 Sdn Bhd (‘iPay88’) – Malaysia’s leading online payment gateway provider in Asia, continues its winning streak with more awards this year. Two of iPay88’s Founders cum Executive Directors, Chan Kok Long and Lim Kok Hing, have jointly been shortlisted for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ (EOY) 2016...

Dateline: 9 January 2019

Highlights: IATA expects global passenger demand up 6 per cent in 2019 Malaysia-China relations not expected to be affected by WSJ claims IRB expects RM10b in collection under amnesty period Deloitte expects more sign-ups for Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme China says trade talks with US concluded, both sides serious IATA...
Bank Negara grants six-month grace period for loans of individuals and small businesses Banking customers, including individuals and small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) will be allowed to delay the repayment of their existing loans, including mortgages and hire-purchases, for a period of six months. In a letter to the heads...
Dato William Ng, group publisher and editor-in-chief of SME Magazine feels SMEs have been clearly let down by the latest economic stimulus package announced by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyddin Yassin. Dato Ng said while many are grateful for the RM600 per month wages subsidy, this will not be sufficient...
The Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB) will be hosting the 12th International Conference on Financial Crime and Terrorism Financing (IFCTF) 2022 on 26 – 27 July 2022 where Bank Negara governor Tan Sri Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus, is scheduled to deliver the keynote address. Jointly organised by AICB —...
  The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) today announced the regulatory framework for peer-to-peer financing (P2P), setting out requirements for the registration of a P2P platform as provided in the amended Guidelines on Recognized Markets. The introduction of the new Chapter 13 in the Guidelines provides for the duty and responsibility of...
Mid-sized corporates in ASEAN need to devise new strategies, from digitalisation to partnerships and overseas ventures, to build growth against major shifts in their respective sectors of operation, according to a Standard Chartered thought leadership report. ASEAN – a region facing disruption; positioning mid-corporates for growth in Southeast Asia (“the...
At its annual Malaysia Career & Training Fair, Jobstreet by SEEK, Malaysia's leading employment platform, announced the launch of its Top Talents Programme, named ‘Digital Expert and Leadership Accelerator’ (DELA), aimed at nurturing Malaysian youths to become future digital experts and leaders. Through a joint initiative with Jobstreet by SEEK,...

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In a recent customer service research conducted by Red Scout in Malaysia and across Asia, some notable issues highlighted were customers feeling ignored, sales staff not knowing their products well and customers not finding the solutions they are looking for among other issues. In the retail business, customer service...
Malaysian Bio-XCell Sdn Bhd (Malaysian Bio-XCELL) – the developer of the nation’s premier dedicated and managed Biotechnology Park and Ecosystem, for industrial and healthcare biotechnology, introduced a new product scheme called “Titanium” by Rizatuddin Ramli, CEO of Malaysian Bio-XCELL. Titanium is a next phase of product that aspires to attract...
The country’s leading eCommerce conference aims to inspire more local businesses to go online Exabytes Network Sdn Bhd (‘Exabytes’), Malaysia’s largest web hosting provider, will be hosting its “Exabytes eCommerce Conference 2013” for local entrepreneurs and small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Now in its third year, Exabytes eCommerce Conference 2013...

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