Business

AXA, One Of The Best Companies To Work For

AXA Affin General Insurance Berhad (AXA) has once again been recognised as one of the most inspiring companies to work for with numerous prestigious accolades won.HR Asia – Best Companies to Work for In Asia 2021: Gold Award (for 5th consecutive year)Graduan Brand Awards – Malaysia’s Top 3 Most Preferred Employer (insurance category)HR Excellence Awards […]

Petronas Donates RM1.1 Million to Selangor for Flood Relief

PETRONAS today handed over 1,000 units of Gas PETRONAS cooking cylinders and RM1 million worth of cleaning equipment and necessities to the Selangor State Government to assist those affected by the floods in the state. The contribution, which is part of PETRONAS’ recent pledge of RM25 million towards flood relief efforts, was handed over to […]

Financial Markets

Datuk Joseph Ambrose Lee

Datuk Joseph Ambrose Lee Becomes BornOil’s Largest Shareholder

Borneo Oil Berhad (BornOil) executive director Datuk Joseph Ambrose Lee (pic above) has emerged as the company’s largest shareholder with a block purchase of 1,258,108,250 BornOil shares. In a filing to Bursa Malaysia this evening, the company said in a statement that Datuk Joseph had made the purchase for RM110 million, or RM0.088 per share. “BornOil has a solid asset […]

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 […]

Technology

SAP: Cloud Helps 4IR Transformation Succeed

Cloud computing is the “great enabler” of successful transformation needed for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) as its benefits go way beyond speed, scalability, storage and cost efficiencies. At the Intelligent Cloud Forum organised by TM One in Q4 2021, SAP Malaysia managing director Hong Kok Cheong explained that cloud computing provides the foundation for […]

Society

SDB - Christmas Gifts

Bring Festive Cheer With a Customised Gift Box

Selangor Dredging Berhad (SDB) is renowned for creating impact towards greater social change through extensive corporate social responsibility initiatives. Various programmes have been introduced since 2011 and its latest one is the Christmas Gift Boxes created by individuals with special needs to spread some festive cheer to fellow Malaysians. SDB’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) approach goes beyond merely […]

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 […]