Monday, August 03, 2020

Business

Shopback Teams Up With Shopee To Launch Shopee Affiliate Marketing Solutions (AMS)

ShopBack, Asia-Pacific’s top rewards and discovery platform, together with Shopee, Malaysia’s no.1 e-commerce platform, has jointly launched Shopee Affiliate Marketing Solutions (AMS). This initiative is aimed at helping brands accelerate the growth of their e-commerce stores while bringing more value to consumers in the form of product discovery and savings. This partnership enables participating brands […]

Citi Names Lee Lung Nien As South Asia CPB Chairman

Leading global bank, Citi has appointed Lee Lung Nien as the Citi Private Bank (CPB) South Asia chairman, effective Sept 1, 2020. To be based in Singapore, Lee will be reporting to Steven Lo, CPB Asia Pacific regional head and Amol Gupte, ASEAN head and Citi country officer for Singapore. In a statement, the group said Lee is currently […]

Financial Markets

SAP Intends Qualtrics IPO to Boost Market Potential

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) recently announced its intent to take Qualtrics public through an initial public offering (IPO) in the United States. Qualtrics is the market leader and creator of the Experience Management (XM) category, a large, fast growing and rapidly evolving market. SAP intends to remain the majority owner of Qualtrics. SAP’s primary objective for […]

BNM Reduces OPR to 1.75pc to Quicken Economic Recovery

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has reduced the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) by 25 basis points to 1.75 percent. BNM said the ceiling and floor rates of the corridor of the OPR are correspondingly reduced to 2.00 percent and 1.50 percent, respectively. The central bank in a statement said the reduction in the OPR will provide […]

Financing for fishermen – Agrobank

As a strategic partner to the agro community, Agrobank takes a step further in providing housing financing to fishermen to own affordable homes under the Program Kediaman Mampu Milik-i (PKMM-i) for the “Projek Penempatan Semula Nelayan” (PPSN) in Bunut Rendang, Kuantan. The PPSN is an initiative by the Pahang State Government and Lembaga Kemajuan Ikan Malaysia […]

Society

Life Insurance Industry Continues to Spread Love and Care Amind Pandemic

Formed in 1974, the Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM) is a trade association registered under the Societies Act 1966. LIAM has a total of 16 members, of which 14 are life insurance companies and 2 life reinsurance companies. LIAM’s objectives are to promote a progressive life insurance industry; to enhance public understanding and appreciation for life insurance; […]

KL’s Hotel Maya embraces ‘new norm’ in style

‘New’ seems to be buzzword at Kuala Lumpur’s Hotel Maya. There’s a new general manager, a new set menu and guidelines embracing the ‘new norm’ for patrons at its F&B outlets. The hotel’s new GM is Sharmini Moganasundram, a highly experienced practitioner who knows the ins and outs of the hospitality industry. A graduate of […]