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Paying it forward

Paying it forward

OVER the festive season, employees of A Famosa Resort practised giving back to society. The company rallied staff and together with the management, got involved in charitable and philanthropic deeds. FESTIVE GIVINGOver 100 orphans from four homes were treated to a night of fun and laughter at the in-house restaurant, The Golfer’s Terrace, courtesy of […]

August 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Cameroon SME Bank goes operational

Cameroon SME Bank goes operational

Cameroon, Aug 3: The head office building of the Cameroon Bank for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), dubbed BC-PME located in the capital Yoaunde, has since Jul 20, 2015, played host to an exceptional crowd of SME owners. The bank officially opened its doors to clients on Monday Jul 20.   “The structuring of the […]

August 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
APEC Business Travel Card to be extended to five years from Sept 1

APEC Business Travel Card to be extended to five years from Sept 1

Singapore, Aug 3: The APEC Business Mobility Group is pleased to announce the implementation of the extension of validity of the APEC Business Travel Card from three to five years, effective from Sept 1, 2015.   This announcement follows agreement reached by all 21 APEC member economies after the last meeting of the APEC Business […]

August 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
Trade policy will be falling short without SME export house

Trade policy will be falling short without SME export house

Karachi, Aug 3: The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) seeked the attention of federal commerce minister engineer Khurram Dastagir that the ambitious exports target of US$40b in the Strategic Trade Policy Framework (STPF) 2015-18, which is likely to be announced in August, would not be possible without the contribution of the SME sector […]

August 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
Boosting scope for Asean tech startups

Boosting scope for Asean tech startups

THE MaybankFintech 2015 programme is the first of its kind by a bank in Southeast Asia. It is aimed at seeking to support startups to generate ideas in the financial technology sphere. THE PROGRAMMEA total of 115 applicants participated this year, with 109 from the Asean region. Submissions were also received from as far as […]

August 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
Flight MH370: Discovery in Réunion: A wing and a prayer for Malaysia Airlines breakthrough

Flight MH370: Discovery in Réunion: A wing and a prayer for Malaysia Airlines breakthrough

HOPES have been raised of a breakthrough in discovering what became of Flight MH370, the Malaysian Airlines plane that disappeared with 239 passengers and crew, seemingly without trace, 17 months ago. A flaperon—a two metre part of a plane’s wing—has washed up on Réunion island, a French overseas department in the Indian Ocean. Ministers in Malaysia […]

July 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
BravoSolution and Consus Are Now Allies

BravoSolution and Consus Are Now Allies

BravoSolution, the strategic procurement company, has announced a formal partnership with Consus on 10July 2015. Consus, one of the fastest growing Asia-Pacific sourcing and procurement Services Company was established in 2011, with growth rate of 150% year on year. Consus Global announced its partnership with BravoSolution’s best in class procurement technology platform to strengthen ConsusGlobal’s […]

July 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
BravoSolution and Consus Are Now Allies

BravoSolution and Consus Are Now Allies

BravoSolution, the strategic procurement company, has announced a formal partnership with Consus on 10July 2015. Consus, one of the fastest growing Asia-Pacific sourcing and procurement Services Company was established in 2011, with growth rate of 150% year on year. Consus Global announced its partnership with BravoSolution’s best in class procurement technology platform to strengthen ConsusGlobal’s […]

July 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
BravoSolution and Consus Are Now Allies

BravoSolution and Consus Are Now Allies

BravoSolution, the strategic procurement company, has announced a formal partnership with Consus on 10 July 2015. Consus, one of the fastest growing Asia-Pacific sourcing and procurement Services Company was established in 2011, with growth rate of 150% year on year. Consus Global announced its partnership with BravoSolution’s best in class procurement technology platform to strengthen […]

July 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
Asian politics: The troubles of Malaysia's prime minister continue

Asian politics: The troubles of Malaysia's prime minister continue

HOW many lousy weeks comprise an annus horribilis? If current conditions continue, Najib Razak, Malaysia’s prime minister, will find out. For months Mr Najib has been buffeted by allegations of corruption at a state investment fund, 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), which he set up six years ago. Earlier this month the Wall Street Journal reported that some $700m […]

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