Thursday, August 6, 2020
RHB Bank Berhad together with Bancassurance partner Tokio Marine Life Insurance Malaysia Bhd (Tokio Marine Life) recently launched Essential PrimeLink, a life insurance plan targeted to provide customers with peace of mind by giving them much needed assurance and flexibility to increase their level of investment based on their...
Malaysia registered a labour productivity growth of 3.3% at RM75,538 from RM73,091 in 2014. Productivity in Malaysia was growing at its historical average rate of around 2% per year between 2010 and 2015 which have a potential to rise to 3.7% in the next five years (2016-2020), as targeted...
The East Coast Economic Region (ECER) is on track with its socio-economic transformation, achieving robust growth in jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities for the Rakyat in the Region. To date, 133,000 jobs have been generated and 14,240 entrepreneurs have been created across urban and rural areas in Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang...
  Local SME Global Facilities Management Sdn Bhd (GFM) is targeting a revenue of between RM300 million and RM500 million by the year 2020 with its new solution, SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management system. GFM, which earned RM70 million revenue in December 2015, offers the asset owners an integrated solution in the...
Times have changed. With today’s working culture shifting towards a more flexible working environment, and with businesses scaling back on operational costs, co-working spaces have become the preferred choice for many entrepreneurs and start-ups. In tandem with the rise of remote working demands and financial challenges faced by entrepreneurs in...
The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) is warning automotive businesses that more needs to be done to introduce women into the industry. With the number of women drivers set to outnumber men, the UK professional body for the motor industry is urging automotive companies to employ more women...
  CIMB Group Holdings Berhad and Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Holdings, Inc have entered into a strategic non-life bancassurance partnership for Southeast Asia. Subject to the execution of in-country agreements, CIMB Group will distribute Sompo’s non-life insurance products through its extensive distribution network consisting of the Group’s branches, call centres and...
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...
Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Minister of International Trade and Industry and Datuk Phang Ah Tong, Deputy CEO of MIDA. Malaysia is moving to keep pace with the rapid and radical changes in the manufacturing industry, with the launching of a study on ‘Future of Manufacturing in Malaysia’. The...
Oji officially opened its new state-of-the-art plant with an investment of RM40 million in Banting, Selangor, Malaysia. The Banting plant is fitted with the latest state-of-the-art technology and will produce quality disposable diapers and deliver timely orders to targeted markets across the South East Asia markets. The grand opening was launched together by...
The financial advisory industry in Malaysia is set to receive a boost with the launch of the 1 st Fee-For-Service Financial Advisory Mentoring programme in Malaysia by Whitman Independent Advisors, with the support of the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM), and the Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC). Present today to commemorate the occasion...
As a well-respected economist and avid life-learner, Ernesto Zedillo, the former President of Mexico, steered the Mexican economy through an austerity plan that staved off the collapse of its currency. By the time he left office in 2000, Mr. Zedillo led Mexico to the highest five-year GDP growth in a quarter of...