• PNB Declares 7 Sen Dividend
  • SP Setia’s New Hub to Take Semenyih to Greater Heights
  • Arrow Electronics Named Among “Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2017” by HR Asia Magazine in Singapore and Malaysia
  • PKNS Trains 273 Graduates To Become Entrepreneurs Under GROW Programme

PNB Declares 7 Sen Dividend

Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) has declared an income distribution for Amanah Saham Bumiputera (ASB) comprising a dividend of seven sen a unit, bonus of 0.25 sen a unit and a special bonus of one sen a unit for balances of up to 10,000 units in conjunction with its 40th Anniversary in March 2018. The income distribution is for the financial year ending Dec 31, 2017 (FY17). “The units re-invested from the dividend and bonus will be credited into unitholders’ accounts on 1 January 2018, whereas the special anniversary bonus will be credited on March 1, 2018,” Group Chairman Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar told a media briefing in Kuala Lumpur. (Bernama)

 SP Setia’s New Hub to Take Semenyih to Greater Heights

SP Setia Berhad’s new commercial hub in Setia EcoHill Taipan, with a gross development value (GDP) of RM130 million, is set to take Semenyih to greater heights by offering various facilities and amenities to its community. Setia EcoHill General Manager, SM Koh, said the property was ready for business, way ahead of the expected completion, scheduled to be in the second quarter of 2018. “EcoHill Taipan is part of the lifestyle commercial hub at Setia EcoHill, comprising 56 shop-offices and three-storey units and four-storey corner units, all of which have been sold when they were launched in 2015,” he said. (Bernama) 

 

Arrow Electronics Named Among “Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2017” by HR Asia Magazine in Singapore and Malaysia

Global technology solutions provider Arrow Electronics, Inc., today announced that it has been named as one of HR Asia’s “Best Companies to Work in Asia” for 2017 in Singapore and Malaysia. HR Asia is one of the leading HR publications in Asia Pacific. HR Asia awards are currently run in six countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Based on HR Asia’s own proprietary survey encompassing employee feedback alongside presentations from management, companies were judged by an independent panel of industry experts, academics, journalists, and government representatives. Arrow was also recognized by HR Asia Awards in Hong Kong and Singapore, respectively, in 2015.  “HR Asia Awards has existed in the industry for many years, and enjoys a good reputation among HR professionals and organizations in the region. This speaks volumes for the dedication and commitment we, as the organizer, have put to the awards, and we look forward to seeing more companies in Asia employ more engaging workplace environments, and keep nurturing and inspiring the workforce for the future,” said Dato’ William Ng, group publisher/ editor-in-chief, Business Media International. Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 125,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 465 locations serving over 90 countries. (Media Release)

PKNS Trains 273 Graduates To Become Entrepreneurs Under GROW Programme

273 participants took part in the Graduate Realising Opportunities Way Forward (GROW) programme since it was introduced by the Selangor State Development Corporation (PKNS) in 2012 to nurture and mentor Bumiputera entrepreneurs. PKNS Corporate Communications Manager Ishak Hashim said through the programme, which was previously known as the Graduate Entrepreneur Programme, the participants recorded sales totalling RM17.3 million. “GROW is one of the PKNS entrepreneurship programmes aimed at developing business acumen among potential graduates. “The participants were taught business planning, financial management, marketing methods and monitoring of sales targets consistently for a period of six months,” he said. (Bernama)