Friday, January 24, 2020
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is no longer the world's richest person after his net worth slid by US$760 million to US$115.6 billion as Amazon shares dipped 0.7 percent. The drop may only be a tiny percentage of his net worth, but it was enough to see LVMH chief executive Bernard...

Report: Malaysia Airlines needs RM21b to continue operations

National carrier Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) is expected to run at a loss and will need up to RM21 billion for it to stay...

Grab, AirAsia among firms exploring bids for Malaysia digital bank licence

Ride-hailing group Grab, gaming firm Razer, AirAsia, telecoms firm Axiata and lender CIMB are among companies looking to apply for digital banking licences in...

US-China Trade War Seen as 2020’s Biggest Economic Threat

Days after the United States and China signed a deal that de-escalates months of back-and-forth trade retaliation, a survey of logistics executives shows that...

Thailand Plans 1 Trillion Baht Budget to Stimulate Economy

Thailand’s economy has had an uncertain outlook ever since the trade war between the US and China began. Add to this a delay in...

Government Guarantee Schemes for SMEs Announced

Effective 1 February 2020, Syarikat Jaminan Pembiayaan Perniagaan Berhad (SJPP) will start to accept applications to provide Government guarantee schemes to Malaysian SMEs. The...

Commentary on the Mitsubishi Electric Cyber Attack

Businesses and organisations around the world are all going digital. This is a natural evolution as digitisation brings with it incredible benefits that can...

Proton targets to sell 132,000 units in 2020

Proton Holdings targets to sell at least 132,000 units of vehicles in 2020, up from 100,821 units in 2019. Chief executive officer Dr Li...

13 SAsian Startups Received Accolades

13 Southeast Asian Startups Received Accolades at the ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards The ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards (Rice Bowl) has returned for another...

Singapore’s SMEs are Ready to go All-in With Digital

The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) zone is home to an uncountable number of SMEs. Said SMEs play a pivotal role on the Pacific...

Asia set for a rebound in 2020

Easing export headwinds, policy support, Southeast Asia outperformance and consumption the main positives Excessive stimulus, volatile US policy and financial risks, particularly from...

76% of businesses not confident of 2020 growth

We have entered a new decade and things are not looking bright for businesses. ADA (part of the Axiata Group) spoke to decision makers...

Malaysians Can Claim RM30 E-cash Starting Today

As of 15 January, about 15 million Malaysians will be eligible to claim RM30 from the government through one of three e-wallet operators –...
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