Business

Malaysian Workers Can Upskill with JobStreet and FutureLearn

Leading online employment portal JobStreet has teamed up with FutureLearn, a British digital education platform, in an effort for Malaysia to continuously upskill and reskill themselves. Its objective is for candidates to ‘level up their careers’ so that they would constantly be in demand with employers. Jobstreet country manager Simran Kaur (pic above) said that, […]

More Local Data Center Players Should be Included for MyDIGITAL Plan

The SME Association of Malaysia (SME Association) and National Tech Association of Malaysia (PIKOM) are calling for local players to be included in the building and management of hyperscale data centres as well as for the provision of hybrid cloud services. Under the MyDIGITAL initiative which comes under the National Digital Economy Blueprint announced recently, […]

Financial Markets

Regulators Urge Investor Caution on Social Media Influence

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and Bursa Malaysia Berhad (Bursa Malaysia) are closely monitoring the local stock market in light of the current price surge of selected stocks in the US markets, fuelled by social media chatrooms against short-sellers. Malaysian investors are advised to be cautious of social media chatrooms that try to influence investors […]

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 […]

Society

SBD Moves on New CSR Activities

Selangor Dredging Berhad (SDB) recently embarked on a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme for young adults with disabilities called One-Two-Boost (OTB). Under this CSR initiative, SDB is collaborating with TCM (Traditional Chinese medicine) practitioners Ms. Lin Cze-Pern and Mr Go Pei Heng who are also graduates from the Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine to create […]

Celebrate Chinese New Year With a Feast From Hotel Maya

Hotel Maya Kuala Lumpur is bringing the festivities of the Year of the Ox directly into the hearts and homes in the Klang Valley this Chinese New Year. “With the Movement Control Order in force, we understand many locals will not be able to host their reunion and celebratory dinners amongst family and friends. We […]