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Leaping Forward and Crossing Borders

Leaping Forward and Crossing Borders

On 9 December 2017, documentary enthusiasts will be able to observe 16 documentary filmmakers from Europe and Asia (with six from Malaysia) pitch their projects to a panel of decision makers from all over the world during the Crossing Borders International Documentary Pitch Open Day. Located in QLIQ Hotel, the event will also feature two […]

December 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
Damansara Realty Gets New COO

Damansara Realty Gets New COO

Damansara Realty Berhad (DBhd) appoints Ir. Yahaya Hassan as its Group Chief Operating Officer starting 1 December 2017. Ir. Yahaya is a civil engineer with more than 30 years of industry experience and knowledge. He will be working closely with Group Chief Executive Officer, Brian Iskandar Zulkarim, to drive seamless execution of key strategic priorities for […]

December 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Adopting Direct-Seeded Rice

Adopting Direct-Seeded Rice

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and BASF recently signs three agreements to pave the way for wider dissemination and adoption of direct-seeded rice (DSR) tools and technologies. Through this partnership, the two organisations will establish a multi-stakeholder DSR Consortium and further research on the use of non-genetically modifies, herbicide-tolerant rice. Under optimal conditions, direct […]

December 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Standing Up for Vocational Education

Standing Up for Vocational Education

According to Zainuren Mohd Nor, Director for the Ministry of Education Technical and Vocational Education Division, parents no longer need to worry about preparing their children with the necessary competences, education and attitude that the future workforce should have. This is due to the fact that the changing job landscape has resulted to a scenario […]

December 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
DBhd Turnaroud Plan Yields Positive Results

DBhd Turnaroud Plan Yields Positive Results

Damansara Realty Bhd (DBhd) announced that it achieved a net profit of almost RM3 million (mn) for the nine months ended 30 September 2017, triumphing against a net loss of RM14.5 mn a year ago. The integrated facilities management (IFM), project management consultancy (PMC) and property group saw a year-to-date pre-tax profit of RM5.6 mn, […]

December 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
HLFG Reports Positive 1QFY18 Results

HLFG Reports Positive 1QFY18 Results

Hong Leong Financial Group Berhad (HLFG) has announced its first quarter results for the period ended 30 September 2017. The Group’s profit before tax grew 15.8% year-on-year (y-o-y) to RM840 million (mn) due to stronger contributions from both our commercial banking and insurance businesses. Its book value per share also increased from RM14.52 as of […]

December 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
P&G Invests RM2.4 million in MYC! App

P&G Invests RM2.4 million in MYC! App

P&G Gillette’s First Real Job & Ideas programme is investing in Digital Innovation in Marketing towards Malaysian Millennials via a one stop connection with Malaysian Universities through MYC! (Malaysian Youth Community) student news and income app. Throughout the entire duration of the P&G First Real Job & Ideas campaign in 2017/2018, a total value of […]

December 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
OLM Unveils New Shariah Compliant Products

OLM Unveils New Shariah Compliant Products

Due to the strong demand for Shariah-compliant products in Malaysia, ORIX Leasing Malaysia Berhad (OLM) introduced a suite of innovative Islamic products to the market. The host of products, i-Rental, i-Lease and i-Hire Purchase subscribes to specific Shariah concepts and forms in OLM’s Islamic Financing portfolio. i-Rental is applicable for the rental of equipment (Information […]

December 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
MIPPM’s Second Conference Focused on PropTech Adoption

MIPPM’s Second Conference Focused on PropTech Adoption

The Malaysian Institute of Professional Property Managers (MIPPM) launched their 2nd annual conference entitled ‘PropTech: Driving the future of Property Management 2017’ that saw over 200 delegates. Sarkunan Subramaniam, President of MIPPM said: “The entire property industry is now facing major disruptions and the traditional way of doing business is changing. The estate agency practice […]

December 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Allianz Lends a Hand to Flood Victims

Allianz Lends a Hand to Flood Victims

Allianz General Insurance Company (Malaysia) Berhad has approved RM2.2 million (mn) in interim payments for flood victims in Penang, Kedah and Perak. The company received 338 claims as a result of the recent floods in the northern region over the last two weeks and has expedited residential and commercial claims approval. These include setting all […]

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