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RM50 million boost for SMEs CGC to coach SMEs on digital marketing Securities Commission working on Cryptocurrency Framework PNB taking opportunistic approach in determining overseas investments EPF targets 90 per cent members to use I- Akaun by 2021 Minister tells agricultural sector to be ready to meet demand...
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: 15 January 2018

Japan to offer participation of local companies if bid for HSR successful MIDA Frankfurt Sees Malaysia As World-class Profit Centre AFEIE 2018, Gateway for Middle East Companies Into Malaysia Asia's First US Dollar Shariah ETF To Be Listed on Bursa Malaysia Airlines Starts KL-Heathrow A350 Flight DingTalk for...
ACCA Malaysia Launches Women’s Network in Conjunction with International Women’s Day 2018 Microsoft Celebrates International Women’s Day by Encouraging Young Women in Asia to #MakeWhatsNext Glass ceiling cracked, but not smashed More firms in Singapore with at least one woman in senior role but gender diversity still low ...

News Scan: 10 April 2018

Malaysians go to the polls on May 9 Special event holiday for schools on polling day AirAsia offers flight change fees waivers for bookings where travel date falls on polling date Malaysia's IT spending to grow 5.8 per cent to RM64.4 bln Malaysia launches Digital Transformation Acceleration Programme ...
Highlights: Cradle's startups have greatly benefited the economy AirAsia expands Johor Bahru hub with two new destinations M&E sector is major component in developing Malaysian economy Colony invests RM4.6m mln in Bangsar co-working space France wins most-streamed game as well as the tournament! Cradle's startups have greatly benefited the economy Cradle's...
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be set at zero percent beginning June 1, 2018, says the Finance Ministry. In a statement, the Ministry said that the reduction of the rate from the current 6% to 0% will be implemented nationwide until a further announcement is made. This decision does...
Highlights: CUEPACS to propose new remuneration system No impact on airfares if SST the same as before Pikom targets RM370mil GMV for #MYCYBERSALE 2018 Foreign sources donated RM10m to Tabung Harapan Malaysia Thailand approves electric vehicle investment plans of Nissan, Honda CUEPACS to propose new remuneration system The Congress of Employees...
CA Technologies Study Uncovers a Major Gap in Perception of Digital Trust Among Companies and Consumers in Asia Pacific and Japan CA Technologies today unveiled the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) findings of its inaugural “Global State of Digital Trust Survey and Index 2018” study. The report found that the Digital Trust...
Highlights: Government hopes to extend social security protection to all workers Comprehensive property database to be introduced next year Upscaling will ensure jobs are not overtaken by technology Malaysians sceptical of using technology for financial transactions Global air transport supports US$2.7 trillion in economic activity Huawei wins “Cyber Security...
Highlights: No Malaysians on Lion Air plane that crashed in Indonesia Xiamen Airlines Selects Ingenico to Optimize Global Online Payments Investment in services, manufacturing, primary sectors up 17.7 per cent in 1H 2018 PEPS: Inheritance tax may further dampen property market Government urged to tackle mismatch between graduate skills,...
Highlights:   MPs unite to form Whatsapp group to discuss Gender Equality PM: Riot at temple criminal, not racial 16 remanded in temple incident Malaysia exploring new markets for palm oil AmBank targets up to 40 per cent SME loan growth Mobile Shopping intensifies across APAC Prominent global leaders set...