Thursday, August 6, 2020
No job cuts in Malaysia Airlines MoF grants three-year extension for CGC to manage TPUB-i Penang gets approval for man-made islands with 72 conditions Lazada sees surge in traffic during inaugural mega Mid-Year Festival Breakneck growth in China’s credit-card debt raises worries about a potential bust Calls for...
Asian cities continue to lead in the third edition of the Safe Cities Index—Tokyo takes the top spot The Economist Intelligence Unit today released the third edition of the Safe Cities Index (SCI) at the Safe Cities Summit in Singapore  The index, which is the centre piece of a research project sponsored by...
CUHK Business School Research Reveals U.S. Firms Not Coming Home Amid Trump's Trade War The foundation of the current U.S. administration was President Donald Trump's vision of "Make America Great Again" and his promise to bring jobs back to the U.S. From the tariffs on US$550 billion of Chinese goods...
As the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) turns 50 this year, the economic strides that have made the regional bloc the world’s seventh-largest economy will set it up for sustained growth, increased prosperity and exciting prospects for the next half century. Technology, and how it will continue to change...
Minimum Wage increase among proposals for 2018 Budget Bumiputera SMEs must break free of traditional business cocoon IATA says urgent action needed to address challenges in the industry Policy Makers to Contemplate Universal Social Pension It’s still a man’s world at the top of the Chinese government Singapore...
Improving SMEs workplace practices can help them achieve better productivity. The ILO’s SCORE Training programme is helping companies in China improve work conditions, and participants say it is working. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) make up 60 per cent of China’s national industrial output and create nearly 80 per cent...

News Bites: 24 January 2018

MITI Minister concludes successful trade and investment mission to Mumbai Invest In Tourism Sector, Cuba Urges Malaysian Businesses Maybank In Discussions To Open A Branch In India Online Jobs Registers Strong Growth of 9.6% Across All Sectors in Singapore New Google Street View cars hit the road in...

News Scan: 12 April 2018

MITI receives over 100 inputs on National Industry 4.0 policy CENDANA-MATRADE tie-up to grow export of arts, culture sector China's CPO imports to rise if trade war occurs P2P Financing operator Fundaztic to serve 500 SMEs in 2018 ASEAN and China launch year of innovation to further cooperation ...

News Scan: 19 April 2018

  SMEs to tap a wider market following Lazada’s regional launch Travel Insurance refund for MSIG customers during GE14 MATRADE achieves RM139 million in potential sales at DSA 2018 Artificial Intelligence helps to pinpoint roots of gastric cancer Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts Makes a Pledge against Single-Use Plastic Lazada...
Highlights: PM speaks of ambition to start a new national car project PM wants to kick start the EAEC Trump and Kim will discuss peace, denuclearisation Hotel Association calls for abolition of tourism tax Malaysia's April 2018 manufacturing sales records 8.2 per cent growth A new national car in the...
Government looking into overlapping tasks of ministries Policy on car imports to be reviewed when next national car project starts Alibaba Cloud launches second Availability Zone in Malaysia Skills Johor-PSDC MoU for Industry 4.0 Prime Minister Hun Sen claims all seats in Cambodia’s election Government sorting out overlapping tasks...

New Picks: 14 September 2018

Highlights: No time limit to weed out illegal immigrants in Ops Mega 3.0 Matrade confident of breaking RM450 million CAEXPO sales target MIEA signs MOU with Australian media firm Hundreds of thousands flee homes as Philippines braces for direct hit from Mangkhut No time limit to weed out illegal immigrants...