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Highlights: Malaysian government mulls idea of cryptocurrency New technologies to be showcased at China Hi-Tech Fair 2018 RHB Group Asset Management Partners World-leading Chinese Fund House and Leading Global Active Asset Manager to Launch China Focused and Artificial Intelligence Fund The Finlab launches Thailand’s first business accelerator for SMEs ...
The International Labour Organization said bank loans can help firms improve job quality and productivity, but are often difficult to get for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Consequently, policy-makers should look into ways to make it easier for SMEs to access such external funding. Enterprises using bank loans as...

News Bites: 9 January 2018

Palm Oil Exports to Hit Rm80 billion in 2018 Malaysia-MEPs To Discuss Palm Oil Issues In 1Q18 Uber, AirAsia partner for seamless travel North Korea to send high-level delegation to Winter Olympics Palm Oil Exports to Hit Rm80 billion in 2018 Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister, Datuk Seri Mah Siew...
Highlights: Auditor General and MACC to sit in all Sarawak project award committees DHL Express Malaysia and Everpeaks sign MoU to help local SMEs go global Smoking ban at all eateries stays Mega projects achieving 5 per cent implementation to go on Rosmah, Tengku Adnan to be charged tomorrow ...
Highlights: Sungai Tua assemblyman, Amirudin Shari new Selangor MB MaGIC’s Global Accelerator Programme returns for second year with 27 Global Startups FMM Welcomes Minister's Statement that the Government will review the EIS Malaysia should tap export potential of processed foods to US HELPING opens up its platform to small...
Their dependence on the cash-economy and supply chain disruptions have made India’s small and medium businesses amongst the hardest hit from the COVID-19 pandemic. To address these challenges, Mastercard today announced a commitment of INR 250 crores ($33 million) to help reboot Indian SMEs and enable business recovery. As part...
Highlights: Tun Dr Mahathir arrives in Port Moresby to lead Malaysian delegation to APEC Summit Malaysia’s third-quarter GDP growth at 4.4pc, on track for 4.8pc in 2018 Malaysia's exports up 5.2 per cent in Q3 2018 Miss Kaya launches accelerator programme for women entrepreneurs Michelin launches guide for best...
Hong Kong, hurt by US-China trade war, protests, has been replaced by Tokyo as Asia-Pacific’s largest commercial real-estate market in 2019 Hong Kong is no longer the largest commercial real-estate market in Asia-Pacific, having lost its crown to Tokyo in 2019, data and analytics firm Real Capital Analytics said on...
Hong Kong has long been a prime destination for keen-eyed shoppers of high-quality, low-priced consumer electronics. But aside from competitive pricing, what else can brands do to differentiate themselves from their competitors, attract returning customers and create top-of-brand-awareness? According to a recent study conducted by global loyalty marketing agency...

News Scan: 26 April 2018

Government to implement reverse urbanisation in rural areas FIM records potential transaction value of RM410 million Homedec 2018 eyes sales of RM130 million Facebook brings Marketplace to Malaysia Guangzhou’s new airport terminal opens China and Japan jointly develop ‘albatross’ high-speed train, with a top speed of 500km/h Government to...
Highlights: Belgium envoy moots specific mission to tackle palm oil issues with EU Financial markets face continued non-resident outflows in June First Co-Working Space to Offer Premium Baby Wellbeing Products to Working Moms SMEs to benefit from shared food facility in Singapore Reuters puts utility at heart of latest...

News Scan: 16 April 2018

  Bursa Malaysia implements intraday short selling for all investors Malaysia does not solely depend on China for FDIs - Treasury Sec-Gen Unemployment rate falls to 3.3 per cent in February UOB to increase the number of Chinese companies it supported in expanding into Southeast Asia by 50 per...