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Malaysia drops three spots in 2018 World Digital Competitiveness

Malaysia drops three spots in 2018 World Digital Competitiveness

According to the IMD World Digital Ranking 2018 report, Malaysia has dropped three places in its global ranking in digital competitiveness. The USA leads the rankings followed by Singapore, Sweden, Denmark and Switzerland. The IMD report 63 economies. This year the majority of countries in the study experienced an improvement in their level of digital competitiveness. About 40% […]

June 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
27 global startups at GAP’s second year

27 global startups at GAP’s second year

27 handpicked startups have been selected from a total of 961 applications to participate in the second cohort of the Global Accelerator Progam (GAP) by Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre, (MAGIC). The program will help equip participants with necessary skills, knowledge, and network to become investment ready in four months and potentially break into […]

June 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Picha Project wins Global Allianz Future Generations Award

The Picha Project wins Global Allianz Future Generations Award

The Picha Project, a social enterprise based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia which empowers refugee families in the country through a sustainable food catering and delivery business wins the first global Allianz Future Generations Award, worth 40,000 Euro. The Picha Project is one of nine participants of the Investment Ready Program Encouraging Future Generations which enhances purpose […]

June 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Armin Effendi Joins Korn Ferry as Country Chairman in Malaysia

Armin Effendi Joins Korn Ferry as Country Chairman in Malaysia

Armin Effendi joins Korn Ferry as Country Chairman in Malaysia. Effendi most recently served as Kuala Lumpur office leader for a global executive search firm and was part of the ASEAN leadership team.  Throughout his career, Mr. Effendi has worked in executive and advisory roles across Asia, Europe and North America. He has worked as a Senior […]

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ibis Kuala Lumpur City Centre opens August 2018

ibis Kuala Lumpur City Centre opens August 2018

ibis, the midscale brand from AccorHotels, is set to make its debut in Kuala Lumpur with the opening of ibis Hotel Kuala Lumpur City Centre this August. Located just a short walking distance from the heart of KL City Centre, the latest establishment from the reputable hotel group will be the perfect destination for travelers […]

June 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Colony and Prudential in partnership

Colony and Prudential in partnership

Colony, a co-working space and serviced office provider, partners with Prudential Assurance Malaysia Berhad to allow PRUbiz beyond customers to enjoy exclusive services offered by Colony. PRU biz beyond is a business solution offered by Prudential that focuses on protecting a company’s assets, including its business and people, from uncertainty and risk. Under the partnership, Prudential’s PRUbiz […]

June 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Air Asia unhappy with MavCom

Air Asia unhappy with MavCom

AirAsia has hit back at the Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom)’s June 13 statement, calling their rationale for the decision to reject the budget airline’s application to add more flights as grossly misleading. In a statement from Air Asia, the airlines says most of their concerns were ignored and have not been addressed. This includes the […]

June 14, 2018 | By | Reply More
Heineken Malaysia Nominates New Managing Director

Heineken Malaysia Nominates New Managing Director

The Board of HEINEKEN Malaysia announces that Roland Bala has been nominated as the successor for Hans Essaadi who will be taking up the position of Managing Director of HEINEKEN Egypt effective 1 September 2018. Essaadi will also relinquish his directorships in all subsidiary companies of HEINEKEN Malaysia with effect from the same day. Essaadi […]

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Visa and I-Berhad Launches Largest Scale Strategic Smart City

Visa and I-Berhad Launches Largest Scale Strategic Smart City

Visa Malaysia and I-Berhad will see the digitisation of payment systems across i-City. The  collaboration is a first in terms of scale and a major milestone as the modernisation of electronic payment spans 72 acres of the property development. The strategic partnership agreement underscores Visa’s support of i-City’s digitization initiative through its digital capabilities and […]

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HONG LEONG BANK ENCOURAGES SAVING FOR A BETTER TOMORROW

HONG LEONG BANK ENCOURAGES SAVING FOR A BETTER TOMORROW

Hong Leong Bank Berhad launches an integrated creative and digital campaign for Hari Raya Aidilfitri to drive awareness on responsible financial planning through engaging and interactive platforms. The Bank’s Hari Raya theme of Menyemai Impian or Sowing Dreams was brought to life through various creative and engaging initiatives. These include a heartwarming three-minute story of […]

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