Wednesday, July 17, 2019

ASEAN Organic Federation to Introduce Standards on Organic Food

Chairman of the ASEAN Organic Federation, Vitoon Panyakul, said that the group, which currently represents six major organic-producing countries, will be introducing new organic...

KL among major cities to face ‘unprecedented’ climate shifts by 2050

Kuala Lumpur and Singapore are among cities that will face “unprecedented” climate shifts by 2050, researchers warned this week. Such shifts could include changes...

Indonesia plans 4-mile sea bridge near Singapore

Indonesia plans to start building its longest sea bridge next year to connect two islands near Singapore and boost growth and trade with the...

Brisbane receiving $112 million boost from MICE events

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has announced Brisbane will receive an economic boost of over $112 million through new business events set to take place...

Malaysia to Review Regulations for Start-up Growth

The Malaysian government has begun reviewing regulations to ensure sustained support for the growth of entrepreneurs and start-ups in the economy. Minister of Entrepreneur...

Hong Kong competing for talent, capital and start-ups with regional hubs

The Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corp is on track to achieve its goal of attracting the first batch of research institutes to...

Toyota forms chip venture with Denso amid shift to self-driving cars

Toyota Motor Corp and auto-parts maker Denso Corp said they have agreed to set up a joint venture to develop next-generation automotive semiconductors as...

AXA Launches SME Challenge to Empower Entrepreneurs to Take Control

AXA Affin General Insurance Berhad (AXA) launched AXA #TakeControl SME Challenge 2019 at SME Corporation Malaysia, Tuesday. The event was graced by the presence...

Business sentiment in Malaysia optimistic

Business sentiment among Malaysian firms moderately optimistic in Q3 2019 Business sentiments among Malaysian companies has rebounded slightly after falling in Q2 2019. According to...

E-hailing Gives Hope to Indonesia’s Iconic Three-wheeled Taxis

For those that are unaware, the bajaj (pronounced as ‘buh-juhy’) is the iconic three-wheeled rickshaw taxis that are a common sight in Jakarta and...

Editor’s Picks: 8 July 2019

Loan approvals in May soar 13 per cent after OPR cut Chinese companies invest in 422 projects in Malaysia Malaysia leads Taiwan´s halal...

Generation Z still prefers shopping in stores

The youngest adult consumers still prefer shopping in stores over using their laptops, Instagram feeds or Amazon’s Alexa, according to a recent Morning Consult...