Items filtered by date: June 2018

TA Global Bhd (TAG) recorded a boost of 15.3 per cent from RM 646.1 million in 2016 to RM745.1 million for fiscal year ended on December 31, 2017 (FY17).

The company also has successfully achieved a profit before tax (PBT) of RM 165.7 million for FY17.

Published in CORPORATE

Schneider Electric Malaysia, the global specialist in Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries, recently held the “World’s Smallest Masterpiece Contest”, in conjunction with the launch of their inaugural AvatarOn series.

AvatarOn is Schneider Electric’s extensive range of customisable switches that integrate easily into every interior styles thanks to its wide variety of covers including plastic, wood, metal, marble, leather and a DIY customisable and printable covers.

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Selayang Member of Parliament William Leong Jee Keen officially opened OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad’s (OCBC Bank) 33rd branch in the country recently, in the affluent and vibrant township of Anggun City, Rawang.

The Rawang branch is only the second OCBC Bank branch in the northern part of Selangor, after Ijok. It comes complete with a Premier Banking Centre and over 1,000 safe deposit boxes, a service that remains a rarity in Rawang.

Published in GENERAL
Thursday, 28 June 2018 17:47

Companies Urged to Venture Into IBS

The government has reaffirmed the country’s commitment to increase the number of affordable housing for purchase and rental. Hence, the adoption of IBS remains relevant and crucial towards meeting this goal.

According to Arham Abdul Rahman, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), the IBS industry can contribute in two ways.

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Nine laneways inside the historic core area of Kuala Lumpur have been recognized to be part of an upgrading programme worth RM300,000.

A collaboration between Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) and Think City, the main objective of the laneway improvement programme is to create safe, clean, functional and attractive laneways primarily for the welfare of the local stakeholders and pedestrians.

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South Korean beauty brand, Innisfree opened its door at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), making it the brand’s first duty-free store in Malaysia.

The KLIA Innisfree store is set up by Amorepacific Global Travel Retail in partnership with Dimensi Eksklusif Sdn Bhd,

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The entrepreneurship journey for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia can be daunting as market increasingly demands greater agility and speed from these businesses.

Understanding their challenges, Hong Leong Bank Berhad (‘HLB’ or ‘the Bank’) has launched an innovative and comprehensive suite of digital business and financing solutions that will serve the need of SMEs from cash management, advertising and promotion (A&P) solutions as well as property financing and working capital scheme to support SMEs for their day-to-day business operations.

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Boost app and KK Super Mart Convenience Store has join forces to contribute to the movement of cashless Malaysia. With just a scan, consumers can pay for their goods using Boost app at all KK Super Mart outlets.

KK Super Mart, one of Malaysia’s fastest growing 24 hours convenience store has more than 327 outlets in Klang Valley, Malacca, Seremban, Sarawak, India and Nepal.

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Salaries for highly-skilled talent in Malaysia are projected to soar to a total annual premium of RM10.08 billion (USD2.52 billion) by 2030, driven by a potential shortage of 94,000 highly-skilled employees, according to a new study by Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY). Wage premiums are amounts employers could be forced to pay employees, over and above normal inflation increases.

Korn Ferry’s Salary Surge study estimates that annual wage premiums for highly-skilled talent in the Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services sector in Malaysia will total RM1.896 billion (USD474 million) by 2030; while the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) sector’s total is expected to reach RM744 million (USD186 million). The country’s Manufacturing sector meanwhile could see annual wage premiums totalling RM540 million (USD135 million).

Published in FEATURES

TRXC chief executive officer Datuk Azmar Talib expressed his appreciation to the Government of Malaysia for having confidence in TRX, Kuala Lumpur’s new international financial district.

“Our investors will view this commitment positively as it confirms the Government’s pro-business stance

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