Friday, December 6, 2019

Standard Chartered plans to narrow gender pay gap

Standard Chartered announced its commitment towards gender parity, in conjunction with Labour Day. Through a set of initiatives, the bank has pledged to have...

Halal in the Technological Age

The tenets of halal are followed all across the globe by Muslims, who make up a quarter of the world’s population. Halal is more...

RM741M Financing for SMEs

SME Bank plans to distribute a total of RM741mil worth of new loans to entrepreneurs. This is part of the bank’s ongoing engagement sessions with...

Promoting Can Tho as an Attractive Investment Destination

Located on the Mekong Delta, Can Tho is one of the five municipal level cities in Vietnam (hence reporting directly to the State Council)....

Funding Societies raises RM100M in Series B Funding

Southeast Asia’s largest P2P lending platform completes largest funding round in Southeast Asia. Leading peer-to-peer (P2P) financing platform in Malaysia, Funding Societies, has raised RM100 million...

A Faster Payment Platform

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) plans to modernise Malaysia’s retail payments. The central bank is helping to build a payment platform to facilitate and drive...

New Radio Station in Town

CITYPlus 92.5fm, operated by Cense Media Sdn Bhd, goes live! The Mandarin-based business and infotainment station holds a mission of helping local  SMEs and entrepreneurs...

Infrastructure Vietnam 2019

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam will play host to the inaugural Infrastructure Vietnam 2019 (IVN2019) from 25-26 July 2019 at Rex Hotel Ho Chi...

Solar and Photovoltaic to Provide Green Energy of the Future

As fossil fuels run out, and polluting energy sources fall out of favour, renewable energy sources are all the rage. In taking advantage of...

AIAC Launches Design & Build Contracts

The Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) yesterday launched a suite of Design & Build Standard Form of Contracts, tailored for the Asian construction industry. The...

DHL Express welcomes the world’s first passenger-to-freighter Airbus A330-300

DHL Express has launched its first passenger-to-freighter Airbus A330-300 in Malaysia at its Penang Gateway. The company is also hoping to deploy at least three...

Furniture Industry Records RM2.6mil in Sales

SMEs recorded a total of RM901,200 in sales at the Malaysian International Furniture Fair 2018 (MIFF) and Export Furniture Exhibition 2018 (EFE). Meanwhile manufacturers...