Friday, August 23, 2019

Malaysia retains position in Global Innovation Index

Global Innovation Index 2019: Trade Protectionism Poses Risks for Future Innovation Malaysia retains its 35th position in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2019 and remains...

Pro-China’ Boris Johnson ‘enthusiastic’ about belt and road plan

Boris Johnson, Britain’s prime minister-designate, said his government would be very “pro-China”, in an interview with a Hong Kong-based Chinese-language broadcaster shortly before he...

Toyota fetches new way to use AI, self-drive tech in Tokyo Olympics

Miniature remote controlled cars have proved to be a crowd pleaser at track and field throwing events, but for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Toyota...

SMEs in Indonesia Experiencing Sharp Exporting Growth But Severe Roadblocks Remain

Technology is giving smaller companies in Indonesia ‘virtual scale’ needed to compete  Ninety-eight percent of small and medium-sized businesses doing cross-border trade in Indonesia are...

Malaysia ranked 25th for global business complexity

Malaysia is the ninth simplest place to do business in Asia, according to a new report by TMF Group, a leading provider of international...

World economic confidence drops in Q2 2019

Global economic confidence dipped back in the second quarter this year, partially reversing the bounce seen for the first time in a year during...

The Taiwan Issue in US-China Relations

The Taiwan Issue in US-China Relations by Kishore Mahbubani, Previous President of the United Nations Security Council (Singapore) The most dangerous issue in US-China relations...

Editor’s Pick: 22 July 2019

Securities Commission Malaysia to Implement Anti-Corruption Action Plan PM calls on Malaysians to Make Visit Malaysia 2020 a national mission Malaysia can expect...

Digitalisation of All SMEs by 2024

SME Corp targets the digitalisation of all SMEs by 2024 SME Corporation Malaysia (SME Corp) expects all small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the country...

86% Malaysians Aspire to be a Business Owner

Herbalife Nutrition, a premier global nutrition company, released findings from its Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Survey 2019 today. Conducted in April 2019 with 9,000 respondents...

Malaysia aims for higher SME contribution

Malaysia aims for higher SME contribution via 2030 National Entrepreneurship Policy The Malaysian government is targeting a 50% contribution to GDP by small and medium...

Changing flood risks for urban SMEs

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are integral to the growth of the Malaysian economy. As mentioned in an SME Annual Report released by SME...