Kuala Lumpur, 11 November 2020 - AIMS Data Centre (“AIMS”) applauds the government on the allocation of RM1 billion for the Industrial Digital Transformation Scheme, which aims to boost digitalisation activities. This allocation will enable more industry players to benefit from it especially in accelerating their digital transformation. This fund is made available until 31st December 2023 as of the Budget 2021 announcement by the Minister of Finance, YB Senator Tengku Dato' Sri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz on 6th November 2020.
Budget 2021 has been crafted for Malaysians with the theme of “Teguh Kita, Menang Bersama”. It’s an Economic Recovery Plan, centred on the 6R approach of Resolve, Resilience, Restart, Recovery, Revitalize and Reform. A total of RM 322.5 billion has been allocated by the government to attain its objectives which focuses on Rakyat’s well-being, Business Continuity and Economic Resilience.
Kuala Lumpur, 10 November 2020 – Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad (“Alliance Bank” or the “Bank”) today launched its fully digital banking solution which allows customers to instantly open a savings account and apply for credit card or personal loan from anywhere via the allianceonline mobile app. The solution is powered by the use of the digital Know Your Customer (e-KYC) identity verification technology in partnership with CTOS Data Systems Sdn Bhd.
The fast and simple digitised service is designed to meet the changing needs of customers who prefer to perform their banking transactions online as they are less inclined to visit the branch given the current COVID-19 pandemic situation. “Due to the current situation, we have seen a rapid adoption of digital channels by consumers who prefer to minimise physical exposure for safety reasons. We fully empathise with this, and the instant digital account opening service and application for credit facility such as credit card and personal loan are examples of quickly responding to our customers’ needs. These services provide customers with options, flexibility, and convenience. We leverage on digitisation to bring about improved customer experience, one that is faster and more responsive,” said Mr. Joel Kornreich, Group Chief Executive Officer, Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad.
Habits can be developed anywhere between 18 to 254 days. While there’s no typical timeframe for breaking an old habit, developing new healthy habits can be life-changing. One positive yet easy habit worth cultivating in the comfort of your own home is exercising. The ongoing Coway Run 2020: Change The Game which kickstarted in early November offers the perfect challenge for Malaysians to start a habit of exercising by completing the non-timed 40 km virtual run by 29 November 2020.
Simply get on a treadmill or run within your porch, garden or backyard. Vertical living dwellers can opt for gym facilities, communal recreational areas, or up and down the staircases within the residential block. Where permitted, opt to run the extra mile around the block within your neighbourhood.