Sunday, October 18, 2020

Business

IJM Land Sells Out Latest Residential Project, Rimbun Jasmine

In the past, a space that promises a safe shelter away from harm is all that’s required in a home. But in light of the recent challenges, the concept of home is expected to provide a conducive environment to help homeowners reach their full potential, and help them attain a meaningful life. To help homebuyers […]

Malaysian Businesses Need to View Tech as Investment

The SME Association of Malaysia is urging local businesses to start viewing technology as an investment, and not a cost, if they are to ‘survive and thrive’ in the ‘new norm’. Its national vice president Chin Chee Seong (pic above) admitted the first real step to enhanced digital adoption by small medium enterprises (SMEs) has been somewhat […]

Financial Markets

CEOs’ Business Confidence Shaken in The Wake of COVID-19 Crisis

According to the 2020 KPMG Global CEO Outlook report, only 22 percent of CEOs in Asia Pacific remain confident about the growth prospects of the global economy over the next three years (a significant drop from 67 percent in January 2020). But on a more positive note, CEOs are much more assured in the resilience of their […]

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 […]

Technology

MyIX Targets Expanded Membership and Partnership Base

The Malaysia Internet Exchange (MyIX) is expanding its membership and partnership base to also include enterprises in line with the continued evolution of the internet landscape. Having been established in 2006 as an initiative under the Malaysian Communications Multimedia Commission (MCMC), membership was previously restricted to internet service providers (ISP) before being broadened to also […]

Society

‘Save & Win More Kaw Kaw’ With Bank Muamalat

Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad (Bank Muamalat) launched the ‘Save & Win More Kaw Kaw’ campaign to encourage its customers to save and to provide an opportunity to win attractive prizes. Held for the second consecutive year, the campaign runs for a period of one year beginning 1 August 2020 until 31 July 2021 and offers customers the chance […]

More Apps Available on HUAWEI AppGallery

Since the launch of HUAWEI AppGallery, the official app distribution platform for HUAWEI has grown to become the world’s third-largest app store behind Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. With over 1.3 million developers have already flocked to the Huawei AppGallery ecosystem, Huawei users can expect to see more exciting apps availability soon […]