Saturday, May 8, 2021

Tyson Foods Squares Off with Beyond Meat in Second Try at Plant Based Burgers

Tyson Foods Inc is launching plant-based hamburgers and sausages ahead of the summer grilling season, the company said on Monday, increasing competition for Beyond...

Blackstone Requires Portfolio Companies to Do Regular ESG Reporting

Private equity giant Blackstone Group Inc has for the first time asked executives in companies controlled by its private equity arm to regularly report...

The Story of Softbank: How $24 Billion Dollars went down the drain in 2020

The legend goes that Masayoshi Son wanted to fund the future's ideas, so he created a $30 Billion Dollars fund. That's right, $30 Billion...

US Economy Reboots While Europe is Left in the Dust

Real-time data on everything from sit-down restaurant meals to job hirings shows American business and consumers leaping to take advantage of a fast vaccine...

Three International Women’s Day-Inspired Tips to Help SMEs Authentically Engage with Female Customers

With International Women’s Day on March 8, here are a series of tips to help SMEs meaningfully depict diversity, encouraging them to intentionally and...

Social Media Grapples with Live Audio Moderation

Buoyed by enormous hype and appearances from tech celebrities Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg, audio-based social network Clubhouse has enjoyed explosive growth. However, it...

What’s Happening Between Google, Facebook, and Australia?

For two decades, global news outlets have complained internet companies are getting rich at their expense, selling advertising linked to their reports without sharing...

Breaking Lifestyle Boundaries in Vietnam

Elements LAIfestyle Group (ELG) is a dynamic hospitality and entertainment company headquartered in Saigon. The name Elements LAIfestyle Group (ELG) represents what inspires us...

GDP Figures Show Continuing Slump From COVID-19

GDP figures released by the OECD show that the COVID-19 pandemic is having a continuing effect on economies around the world. Recent Q4 figures show...

Can Employers Make the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandatory?

As the COVID-19 vaccination program rolls on, many employers will have a strong case for requiring employee vaccinations. Currently, countries that have COVID-19 vaccination programs...

Brewing For Drier Times in Asia

Popular bars across Asia are facing some tough times during the Covid-19 pandemic. Lockdowns and restrictions that have been instated by governments are squeezing...

Asia’s Auto Industry is Hungry for Chips

Demand for cars and vehicles are on track to a great recovery as demand is rising across the industry. However, not everything is as...

Lazada Throws In Their Own RM44 Million Stimulus Package

E-commerce platform, Lazada Malaysia, has channelled approximately RM44 million with the goal of helping more than 70,000 SMEs through its second stimulus package; dubbed...

APAC on the Road to Recovery

The economic situation in Asia Pacific (APAC) is expected to improve greatly this year, supported by the gradual recovery of economic activities, given the...

Malaysia Announces RM15 Billion Economic Aid Packages

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has just announced a new economic aid package worth up to RM15 billion (US$3.7 billion) on 18 January in...

Chinese Companies Steal the Show at Inaugural Hurun List of Most Valuable Firms

Chinese companies are making waves in global earnings. Chinese companies involved in electric vehicles, healthcare, and e-commerce, in particular were among the world’s 500...

China’s EV War is Heating Up

Recently, NIO, a Chinese automobile manufacturer, has launched a mass production electric car with what could be the world’s farthest driving range, as it...

Can SMEs Survive Another MCO?

Malaysia has done relatively well in containing the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus. However, a recent surge in cases has brought with it new...

SMEs Stand Defiant Against the Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic brought with it economic ruin; and in turn, businesses began taking a more cautious approach, resulting in a slowing economy and...

Telehealth Fills the Gap in ASEAN Hospitals

Telehealth services and its operators, which allow patients to consult with medical staff and professionals virtually, are riding a huge surge in demand within...

Apple Aims to Take Automation to the Next Level With Self-driving Cars

Apple is moving forward with self-driving car technology and is targeting 2024 to produce a passenger vehicle that could include its own breakthrough battery...

Malaysia Preps For the Return of Events and Exhibitions

The Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) has said that it is currently in the midst of devising a proposal to reopen the country’s...

The Biggest Business Winners of 2020

As we approach the finishing line of 2020, it is becoming more apparent who the biggest winners and losers are within the business world....

Luring Locals With Luxury

As the holiday season approaches its peak, the Thai capital of Bangkok remains unusually devoid of the bustle of tourists. As the pandemic keeps...

Cultured Meat Just Made Its First Commercial Sale

Singapore has a knack for being in first place. Not only will the city-state be the first in the Southeast Asian region to utilise...

Record Numbers of Businesses Evaluating Customers During Third Quarter of 2020

CTOS Data Systems Sdn Bhd, Malaysia’s leading credit reporting agency, saw a record number of business credit reports pulled via the CTOS Credit Manager...

Fortune Favours the Bold as FinTech Firms Bet on Expansion

With the economic disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns, continuous growth and expansion might be the last thing on the minds...

Greenify Your Business with Taiwanese Eco-Technologies

The circular economy is defined as an economic system aimed at eliminating waste and the continual use of resources. With the increasing depletion of...

Chinese IPOs to Hong Kong’s Rescue

The Hong Kong stock exchange received a massive punch to the gut when Ant Group’s highly anticipated IPO was shelved. Said IPO was set...

MalaysiaBiz Launched to Streamline Business Registration

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has just launched the MalaysiaBiz portal, which will serve as a one-stop centre to facilitate online business registrations and...