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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

July 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
Fall in Love with Taiwan at the First Glance

Fall in Love with Taiwan at the First Glance

Taiwan’s MICE Promotion Program (MEET TAIWAN) Networking Event, organized by Taiwan’s Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT) and implemented by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and Taiwan Trade Centre Kuala Lumpur was unveiled successfully today in Price Hotel to further improve and steer Taiwan’s MICE industry. Six reputable Taiwan’s travel and MICE companies consisting of […]

July 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
Study shows increasing demand for entrepreneurship training and education in Africa

Study shows increasing demand for entrepreneurship training and education in Africa

A study involving one thousand business owners from across Africa showed that there is increasing demand for entrepreneurship training and education across the continent. The survey was conducted by GeoPoll, the Global Entrepreneurship Network and the US State Department.   A total of 200 entrepreneurs per country were surveyed by GeoPoll in the Democratic Republic […]

July 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
NSBA Economic Report: small-business outlook dims

NSBA Economic Report: small-business outlook dims

Washington, Jul 29: The National Small Business Association (NSBA) today released its 2015 Mid-Year Economic Report which shows a small-business community with a less positive outlook on the overall economy than just six months ago. Regardless, the majority remain confident in their own business with projections of growth in the coming year.   “Despite the […]

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