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Career in health and research

Career in health and research

DR Kurubaran Ganasegeran hails from Kuala Lumpur. A medical doctor with the Health Ministry since 2014, he is currently a doctor and researcher at the Seberang Jaya Hospital. Kurubaran took up a part-time postgraduate programme reading MSc in Health Research at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) – Penang Medical College (PMC) in […]

September 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
LEAP market may be a tough sell for Malaysia's biggest funds

LEAP market may be a tough sell for Malaysia's biggest funds

PETALING JAYA: Companies heading for a listing on the Leading Entrepreneur Accelerator Platform (LEAP) market, launched by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak more than a month ago, may have a tough time squeezing itself into the portfolios of some of Malaysia’s biggest funds. The country’s largest funds, Employees Provident Fund (EPF) and Kumpulan […]

September 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Telematics company Katsana paves way to safer driving

Telematics company Katsana paves way to safer driving

PETALING JAYA: Connected cars and insurance-focused data analytics company Pixelated Sdn Bhd (known as Katsana) said it has managed to reduce risky driving behaviour by 62% within 12 months and has a 96% track record in recovering stolen vehicles. Katsana captures vehicle movement data through sensors using telematics hardware or phone which is then transmitted […]

September 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Malaysian manufacturing shows signs or recovery in August

Malaysian manufacturing shows signs or recovery in August

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s manufacturing sector showed signs of recovery in August 2017, registering the first expansion in production and overall improvement in operating conditions since April. The headline Nikkei Malaysia Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose above the 50.0 no-change mark to 50.4 in August, up from July’s 48.3. IHS Markit said although total new […]

September 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Value-added services the way forward for Malaysian manufacturers: Survey

Value-added services the way forward for Malaysian manufacturers: Survey

KUALA LUMPUR: Value-added services, such as 3D printing, are a way for Malaysian manufacturers to stand out from the competition, according to a 2017 UPS Industrial Buying Dynamics survey. In a statement, UPS, the global leader in logistics, said the survey results revealed early signs of buyers’ willingness to switch to suppliers offering 3D printing […]

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ABM: Steps in place to detect fake banknotes

ABM: Steps in place to detect fake banknotes

PETALING JAYA: The Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) said its member banks have put in place robust measures to detect suspected counterfeit banknotes. “These measures include validating the authenticity of the banknotes before they are circulated and are applied both at machine level as well as over the counter at bank branches,” it said […]

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ABM: Robust measures in place to detect fake banknotes

ABM: Robust measures in place to detect fake banknotes

PETALING JAYA: The Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) said its member banks have put in place robust measures to detect suspected counterfeit banknotes. “These measures include validating the authenticity of the banknotes before they are circulated and are applied both at machine level as well as over the counter at bank branches,” it said […]

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Rakuten Trade ropes in 3 partners for loyalty scheme

Rakuten Trade ropes in 3 partners for loyalty scheme

PETALING JAYA: Rakuten Trade Sdn Bhd has launched its rewards programme with three local leading loyalty providers – AirAsia BIG, B Infinite by Berjaya Group and BonusLink. Rakuten said in a statement today the three affiliate partners joined together under one robust ecosystem by Rakuten Trade in a bid to raise the bar in the […]

September 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
WCT’s order book estimated at record RM5.2 billion

WCT’s order book estimated at record RM5.2 billion

PETALING JAYA: WCT Holdings Bhd’s order book is estimated to stand at a new record high of RM5.2 billion, translating into 3.5 times FY16 construction revenue, said Hong Leong Investment Bank (HLIB) Research. This follows the latest award of a RM840 million contract by Prasarana for the LRT3 project. Works for the contract are to […]

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MK Land seen under pressure due to  ‘unstable’ earnings

MK Land seen under pressure due to ‘unstable’ earnings

PETALING JAYA: PublicInvest Research has maintained a “neutral” call on MK Land Bhd at an unchanged price target of 35 sen, as it expects earnings to come under pressure with no key drivers to steer earnings forward in the near term. The group recorded a net profit of RM5.61 million for the fourth quarter ended […]

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