Business

Made In Malaysia Furniture For The Global Market

Made in Malaysia furniture ranks among the top 10 largest exporters of furniture in the world with some 80% of its production being delivered abroad. This achievement would not have been possible without the industry keeping abreast of technical advances and global changes in consumer tastes and shifting from being Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) to […]

FWD Takaful Launches ‘Komuniti Kita’

FWD Takaful Berhad (“FWD Takaful”) has announced the launch of ‘Komuniti Kita’ – a fun and accessible mobile game designed for players to learn about takaful and financial management. The main theme of ‘Komuniti Kita’ emphasises on the values of mutual assistance and community care which allows players to experience the spirit of takaful. The […]

Financial Markets

Datuk Joseph Ambrose Lee

BornOil Posts Stunning Q4 Results with PBT Jumping 1,114%

Borneo Oil Berhad (BornOil) has announced a stellar set of results for its fourth quarter ended 30 June 2021, with profit before tax soaring more than 11 folds – or 1,114 percent – to RM35.41 million from the previous corresponding period (2020: RM3.18 million). This was on the back of revenue of RM15.82 million (2020: RM16.16 […]

Ganesh Kumar Bangah

Netccentric Sees Strong H1 FY2021 With Revenue Up 60%

Malaysian social commerce platform provider Netccentric Ltd, listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and majority-owned by serial entrepreneur Ganesh Kumar Bangah (pic above), today reported a strong set of results for the half-year ended 30 June 2021 (H1 FY2021). Netccentric achieved revenue of S$5.23 million in H1 FY2021, up 60% compared to H1 FY2020 and driven […]

Peter-Bithos

SEEK Takes 10% Stake in JobKorea

SEEK Limited (SEEK), the Australian listed tech company which owns two leading online employment marketplaces JobStreet and JobsDB in Southeast Asia, today announced a USD 48 million (approximately RM203 million) investment in JobKorea, Korea’s largest online employment platform. As a result, SEEK will own a 10% stake, with SEEK Asia CEO Peter Bithos (pic above) joining JobKorea’s […]

Society

Covid-19 Mental Health Impact On Children and Young People

Children and young people could feel the impact of COVID-19 on their mental health and well-being for many years to come, UNICEF warned in its flagship report. According to The State of the World’s Children 2021; On My Mind: promoting, protecting and caring for children’s mental health – UNICEF’s most comprehensive look at the mental […]

Gratitude Offers for Essential Service Employees @ Hotel Maya Kuala Lumpur v2

Hotel Maya’s Gratitude Offers for Essential Service Employees

Now that Movement Control Order (MCO) restrictions have been progressively lifted, life is slowly getting back to normal. That said, Kuala Lumpur’s Hotel Maya is grateful to essential workers for having been there for the country during our time of need. In a nice gesture, the hotel has announced a campaign as ‘Gratitude Offers for […]