Friday, May 24, 2019

The State of Malaysian SMEs Under Pakatan

It has been a year since Pakatan Harapan (PH) took over as the leading party that governs Malaysia. It was a historic moment on...

News on 8 May 2019

Headlines: Malaysia to be removed from list of Rome Statute signatories Malaysians spend more time looking at properties than going to the gym or...

The Rise of Smart Manufacturing and Digital Transformation

Rapid technological advancements has changed the way we view the world. Activities that used to take days or weeks can now be done in...

News on 7 May 2019

Headlines: Bank Rakyat allocates RM200m for OGSE vendors Malaysia recovers US$322 mln of 1MDB assets E-hailing drivers don't have to change status of vehicles...

Bank Negara Lowers OPR to 3 percent

At its meeting today, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Bank Negara Malaysia decided to reduce the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) to 3.00 percent....

Indonesia Redouble Efforts to Attain Manufacturing Hub Dream

According to Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto, Indonesia is planning to open up more sectors to foreign investors as well as re-evaluating their stringent labour...

News on 6 May 2019

Headlines: PM rates Cabinet 5/10 after a year, but says no reshuffle Government to look into compatibility of Rome Statute with local culture No...

Meatless Meat Takes on the Carnivore City of Hong Kong

Meat alternatives have been around for a long time. Some of the earliest records of these substitutes can be traced back to the 10th...

News on 3 May 2019

Headlines: Malaysia registers highest month-on-month export growth since 2010 Finance Ministry maintains GDP growth projection Economists split on BNM key rate cut US &...

Thailand Urges SMEs to Opt-in to Single Account Business Scheme

Since its introduction in 2016, Thailand’s SME business scheme has gained the attention of over 20,000 SMEs. The single account scheme assists business owners...

News on 2 May 2019

Headlines: Malaysia not under US visa waiver programme SME Bank ties up with TM, Commerce.Asia for SME funding digitalisation Malaysia´s economy to remain on...

Failure to Innovate is the Greatest Risk for Singaporean SMEs

Technology is evolving at an unbelievable rate. It was just 20 years ago when large computer screens, slow internet speeds and flip-phones were all...