Friday, February 22, 2019

Eight Malaysian Companies Win Global CSR, Governance Awards

Eight Malaysian companies bagged 12 awards at the 9th Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit and Awards and the Global Good Governance Awards 2017...

Huge Potential for Malaysia to Tap into China’s Rising Middle-Income & Gen-2 Class

CHINA is moving away from its traditional manufacturing-driven, export and investment-led economy to one underpinned by services, consumption and domestic activities. Such transition will...

China says has no policy to devalue currency as Xi prepares to meet Trump

China does not have any policy to devalue its currency to promote exports, Vice Foreign Minister Zheng Zeguang said on Friday, ahead of President...

US Central Banker calls for four interest rate hikes this year

A US central banker said he favours four increases in the key interest rate this year, one more than projected by the majority of...

UK to push against encryption technology

British government officials will meet with representatives of US technology companies this week to demand that they do more to help in the fight...

Challenge of Developing Countries is to Focus on HR: WB

The World Bank said Malaysia and other Asian countries that remain committed to trade openness in the face of rising protectionism will continue to...

CSR: Hong Kong to play catch up with Singapore and India

Hong Kong lags behind Singapore and India in terms of companies practising corporate social responsibility (CSR). The recently launched 4th Hong Kong SME Business...

“In 30 years, the best CEO of the year will be a machine.”

Asia may have missed the chance to dominate the current internet age, but Alibaba Group executive chairman Jack Ma (pic) believes the vast region’s...

SMEs may face tougher times with Alibaba’s ‘e-hub’, cautions analysts

Alibaba’s plans to build an e-fulfilment hub and a cross-border trading services platform in Malaysia’s newly established digital free trade zone may be regarded...

Lazada Malaysia fastest-growing in Southeast Asia, signs deal with SME Corp to expand merchants

Lazada Malaysia has overtaken Lazada Singapore to become Southeast Asia’s fastest-growing e-commerce platform in the past nine months. Lazada Malaysia chief executive officer, Hans-Peter...

Asia-Pacific boasts the most number of billionaires

Twelve Malaysians made it to Forbes’ latest annual ranking of the world’s billionaires. The richest in Malaysia is Robert Kuok (pic), ranked 115 on...

US to ban some airline passengers from carrying larger electronics

Passengers travelling on certain US-bound foreign airline flights will have to check electronic devices larger than a cellphone once US authorities formalise a new...