Sunday, August 9, 2020
The National Transformation Programme (NTP) continues to address crucial socio-economic areas in delivering impactful results for the country. In 2015, Key Performance Indicators for the Government Transformation Programme’s National Key Result Areas (NKRAs) registered 99 percent whilst the Economic Transformation Programme’s National Key Economic Areas (NKEAs) and Strategic Reform Initiatives...
The accelerating pace of digital transformation has raised consumer expectations to unprecedented levels, and is causing every organization to rethink how they engage with their customers. According to a recent survey by IDC¹, 72 percent of businesses reported that improving document processes would increase customer satisfaction, yet 80 percent of those processes still...
Shopmatic, a homegrown e-commerce SaaS (Software as a Service) company,  announced the launch of its business operation in Singapore designed to help local entrepreneurs go digital, particularly SMEs (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) and 'Homepreneurs' (entrepreneurs who work from home). "The opportunity for local businesses to leverage the online world is...
Singapore-based EthisCrowd.com, a Shariah compliant crowdfunding platform, aims to raise up to S$1 million in real estate crowdfunding from senior executives and delegates present at the Global Islamic Finance Forum (GIFF) 5.0 in Kuala Lumpur, 10 to 12 May 2016. The forum, in its fifth iteration, is organised by the Association...
The ever-changing global business landscape coupled with changing geo-political situation has seen creation of new risks and threats which coud negatively impact the business, assests and human capital of business entities. In light of these challenges, Allianz General Insurance Company (Malaysia) Berhad has launched Crisis Management Products in Malaysia. These...
Galasys PLC (AIM:’GLS’), a market leading integrated amusement park solutions and services in Asia, has announced that it has signed a strategic collaboration with PT Sigma Caraka or Telkomsigma to utilise Galasys Intelligent Tourism platform to help boost the Indonesian in-bound Tourism industry. Intelligent Tourism Platform is based on Galasys revolutionary CLOTA (Cloud...
The latest edition of ACCA and IMA’s Global Economic Conditions survey (GECs) finds that business confidence in Malaysia picked up slightly in Q1 2016, but remains very weak with the fall in global oil prices weighing on Malaysia’s economy and the revenues of businesses. Even though oil prices recovered in...
By Rajiv Biswas, Asia Pacific Chief Economist, IHS Global Insight Drought conditions hitting Southeast Asia due to the strongest ever El Niño effect since 1997-98 are becoming increasingly severe in Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and Philippines. In Malaysia, water levels in dams and rivers have been falling due to the protracted drought and...
The inaugural launch of the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) Singapore Centre sets a new platform that aims to aide local companies develop business and technology collaborations with European partners. Jointly launched by International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF) and Intellectual Property Intermediary (IPI), the centre will give Singapore companies...
  As how retail investors in other parts of the world, especially the developed countries, have an array of advanced investments to select from, Malaysian retail investors should also be given this opportunity to experience more sophisticated, legitimate investment products. Teh Chi-cheun, the CEO, CIO and executive director of Pacific...
OMESTI Group technology partner, Microimage HCM Asia,  sent a clear message to top HR professionals in Malaysia at the launch of its first-of-a-kind HCM Cloud Solution: Cloud, Social, Mobile & Analytics are disrupting the way businesses are run and it will be essential for organisations to remodel their processes in...
Telstra announced Cloud Gateway – a solution for businesses who need to simply and securely connect to multiple cloud environments. Telstra is also extending its Cloud Services range with the addition of the world leading cloud platform, Amazon Web Services (AWS). Cloud Gateway provides private and secure connectivity directly into multiple public cloud...