Kuala Lumpur, May 11 - Announced by President Xi Jinping at Davos in January, China’s inaugural Belt and Road Forum this May comes at an historic inflection point in the course of economic evolution.
China will showcase major infrastructure projects to advance this ambitious initiative, but the tone world leaders adopt in their dialogue on trade could prove to be just as significant. The backdrop to the forum is one of uncertainty.
Kuala Lumpur, May 9 - To achieve Malaysia’s stated ambition to become a high income nation by 2020 requires boosting Gross National Income per capita to USD15,000 by that date (from USD9,096 in 2016).
While this is no easy target, four game changers could accelerate the transformation, according to Mahamoud Islam, senior economist for Asia at Euler Hermes-Allianz Research, in a press conference today.
Kuala Lumpur, May 5 – According to Symantec’s (Nasdaq: SYMC) Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR), Volume 22, released today, cyber criminals revealed new levels of ambition.
“New sophistication and innovation are the nature of the threat landscape, but this year Symantec has identified seismic shifts in motivation and focus,” said the Director of Systems Engineering, David Rajoo.