Business

MIDA And MPMA Co-organizes Conference

The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) and the Malaysian Plastics Manufacturers Association (MPMA) co-organised the MIDA-MPMA Conference on Government Assistance at MIDA’s headquarters on 23 November 2022. The Conference was attended by 100 participants. The Conference was organised to provide an insight to participants on various government policies, facilitations and assistance for the manufacturing sector […]

Qmed Asia Eyes APAC Expansion With Digital Health Solutions

In the wake of a successful month, Qmed Asia announces regional expansion into Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Cambodia to introduce value-added services to healthcare segments and patients in the form of innovative digital health solutions that are accessible, affordable, and reliable. On October 12, Qmed Asia signed two memoranda of understanding (MOU) with Taiwanese companies, […]

Financial Markets

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Commerce.Asia Break Previous Crowdfunding Record With RM20m Take

Commerce DotAsia Ventures Sdn Bhd (Commerce.Asia) has set a new record for equity crowdfunding (ECF) in Malaysia, raising RM20 million in its growth funding round corporate exercise that was over-subscribed and Malaysia’s largest one to date. In the process, it had also broken its own record set in 2018 when the Malaysian Book of Records […]

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BornOil Records Massive Profit Increase in FY2021

Borneo Oil Berhad (BornOil) has announced a strong set of results for its second quarter ended 31 December 2021 with net profit soaring almost ten folds to RM10.27 million (2020: RM1.68 million). This was posted on the back of increased revenue of RM18.37 million (2020: RM10.01 million) for the quarter. Subsequently, BornOil posted net profit […]

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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 […]

Technology

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Zoom Celebrates Partner Innovations at Zoomtopia APAC Partner Connect 2022

Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (Zoom) has announced the latest developments and key milestones for its partner ecosystem in Asia Pacific (APAC), and recognised partner excellence and innovation at Zoomtopia APAC Partner Connect. Zoomtopia APAC Partner Connect which is part of Zoomtopia APAC, celebrates Zoom APAC partners’ impact, shares new programme updates, and provides insights into the future […]

Features

Secrets to Success for Hair Care Influencer Marketing with Nuffnang

The hair care market in Malaysia is a very competitive and aggressive one, driven by the huge variety of brands, with each one offering its own unique selling propositions. In a survey conducted by Nuffnang Lab, which conducts brand and communication strategy research for Nuffnang Malaysia and its clients, the country’s premier influencer marketing specialist, […]

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Decluttering Your Business Travels

Asian millennials’ spend on international travel, according to the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, is expected to increase by 1.6 times to US$340 billion by 2020

Society

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SDB Leads by Example with Special Needs Individuals

Special needs individuals are people who have an emotional or physical condition that makes them act or behave differently as compared to the average individual. For someone who needs special attention, one of their greatest challenges is to blend into society, as they constantly face discrimination, are ignored or lived in isolation. While ordinary people […]

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Hotel Maya Creates Kampung Special Feast This Year

Hotel Maya Kuala Lumpur is creating traditional kampung favourites as a lead up to and during Hari Raya this year, in an effort to celebrate the signature dishes and delicacies from Malaysia’s various states. “We are bringing the best of traditional Malay cuisines to Hotel Maya so that patrons may enjoy the best of Malaysia at the […]