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Highlights: SME FORYOU: Using data tech to Keep SMEs Ahead of Competition Free fees for students at skills training institutes under review Broadband subscribers likely to enjoy rebate Government urged to relook at tourism regulations US-China trade sanctions escalate Starbucks teams up with Alibaba for China coffee deliveries SME FORYOU:...

Dateline: 31 January 2019

Highlights: No stamp duties for residential units priced RM300,000 to RM1m at Mapex SC Introduces Framework to Facilitate Trading of Digital Assets in Malaysia US Treasury Secretary upbeat after first day of US-China trade war talks in Washington Lazada to fold RedMart into its platform, signals entry into online...

Headlines: 6 February 2019

Highlights: PM rules out any cabinet reshuffle Finance Minister says 2019 will be start of country’s economic development 123 illegal foreigners nabbed in Kuala Lumpur US President to meet North Korean leader in second summit in Vietnam No cabinet reshuffle, says Mahathir Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has dismissed rumours...
Highlights: Malaysia's trade to jump 10 per cent to RM1.6 trillion More American companies looking to invest or expand in Malaysia GST Act amendment to target major online business E-Usahawan Participants to Capitalise On #MYCYBERSALE #MyCyberSale 2017 targets RM300m sales Houses Above RM250,000 Constitute 80 per cent of New...
The Top 250 global retailers generated aggregated revenues of US$4.4 trillion in fiscal year 2016, representing composite growth of 4.1 percent, according to the Global Powers of Retailing 2018: Transformative change, reinvigorated commerce report from Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (Deloitte Global). “The global economy is currently in the midst...

Newsdesk: 13 March 2019

Headlines: Malaysia to send more students to South Korea Ministry targets RM350 million durian export to China this year Form synergy between players of large and small industries - Minister Contamination case critical, all 34 schools in Pasir Gudang ordered closed European Union calls for united trade and tech...
National Human Rights Action Plan Launched US Offers Niche Market for Malaysian Islamic Fashion Designers Mosti Sets Up Task Force on Blockchain Guidelines Malaysia Awaits OECD On New Industries Taxation 30 Senior Citizen Activity Centres be Established This Year New Airport Development Levy in Singapore from 1 July...
Brokerage Charles Schwab Corp (SCHW.N) has launched a service that combines its automated investment management technology with human advisors, as financial institutions race to offer digital financial advice. The service, called Schwab Intelligent Advisory, provides clients with a financial and investment plan, unlimited access to a human advisor via phone...

News Reel: 15 May 2018

Dr M says may be PM for one or two years Zeti: No turning back on GST abolishment Council of Eminent Persons forms Committee on Institutional Reforms Financial market reaction better than expected -- Wahid Omar Dr M says may be PM for one or two years, to bring...
Highlights: MIDF expects inflation rate to average at 1.3 pct Insurance industry to discuss IR4.0 impact at AIS 2018 Malaysia issues permanent ban on import of plastic waste Singapore’s economy to see ‘slower but still firm’ growth for rest of 2018 and next year 3 SEA startups feature at...
CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals, has announced the appointment of Nick Pollard as managing director of Asia Pacific effectively immediately. Based in Hong Kong, Pollard will support CFA Institute across the APAC region as it continues its mission to advance the investment profession for the ultimate...

News Reel: 22 May 2018

Datuk Seri Najib not held today, MACC to call two important witnesses Government to review mega projects PIKOM welcomes Gobind Singh Deo as the New Communications and Multimedia Minister Unlimited free Wifi for all in Sunway City Sarawak SMEs urged to embrace digitisation, e-commerce Datuk Seri Najib not held...