Thursday, August 6, 2020
Bournemouth University’s (BU) academia and students recently teamed up with Cyberjaya to take the Global Festival of Learning to Malaysia. Student ambassadors and academic staff from BU were on hand to facilitate activities, workshops and talks in collaboration with representatives of the local creative industry based in Cyberjaya. The...
Pursuing a career in the insurance industry just got a whole lot more interesting with the Allianz Masters, a regional training programme aimed at professional development is the first ever to be launched by the Allianz Group in Asia Pacific. The structured programme by LIMRA, a worldwide research, learning and...
InvestKL, the government investment entity set up to attract and facilitate the establishment of multinational corporations’ (MNCs) regional headquarters into Greater KL, has successfully attracted 10 MNCs who have invested RM788 million in the capital city in 2015. In its Performance Report 2015, InvestKL reported that these 10 MNCs have...
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has completed its acquisition of High Performance Coating Sdn. Bhd., a leader in refinish coatings in Southeast Asia. The acquisition will strengthen Axalta’s capability to serve refinish customers in the region with additional product offerings...
Zurich Insurance Company Ltd, a subsidiary of Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) announced that it has completed the acquisition of MAA Takaful Berhad (MAAT), a leading provider of Takaful products in Malaysia, from MAA Group Berhad and Solidarity Group Holding BSC. The combination of MAAT’s range of products and Zurich’s existing...
  Twenty three products voted by 2,000 consumers, were announced as Product of the Year Malaysia (POY) winners in their respective categories. "The winners were decided from the results of a consumer research study by Nielsen Malaysia. This was done after a panel of judges met to shortlist and streamline the entries,”...
Tanjung Aru Eco Development (TAED) which is envisioned as a 348-hectare eco-friendly integrated waterfront, aims to enhance the Tanjung Aru vicinity through combining natural assets with new and exciting focal points for Sabahans. The development will entail the revitalization of Tanjung Aru Beach as well as the rejuvenation of Prince...
Malaysia has made significant progress in the past six years in increasing the number of women in the workforce and in decision-making role in the corporate sector on the back of several Government initiatives rolled out to enhance the contribution of women to Malaysia’s economy and promote greater inclusiveness in the workforce, said YAB...
Danajamin Nasional Berhad, the country’s Financial Guarantee Insurer, announced its 30th guarantee issuance today. Danajamin confirmed that it is guaranteeing a 17-year Sukuk Murabahah Programme amounting to RM300 million for Chellam Plantations (Sabah) Sdn Bhd. The first tranche of the Sukuk Murabahah Programme amounting to RM150 million with a tenure of...
  The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) via its wholly owned subsidiary VADS Lyfe Sdn Bhd which provides Smart City Services, have recently joined the LoRa Alliance, an open non-profit association for driving the adoption of Internet of Things (IoT). The collaboration is aimed at...
  In the first quarter (Q1) of 2016, Malaysia recorded RM37.3 billion of approved investments in the services, manufacturing and primary sectors. These investments involved 1,271 projects and will create 39,990 employment opportunities. “Despite a weaker global environment, Malaysia remains as a competitive investment location for foreign investors, with an increase...
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) recently sponsored AngelHack KL 2016, Malaysia’s tech ecosystem’s largest hackathon event. This year’s 24-hour hackathon, held on 4th and 5th June at Berjaya Times Square, witnessed 370 participants, a whopping 25 per cent increase from last year. MDEC worked with iProperty to sponsor the release...