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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): AmBank (M) Bhd and Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Bhd (CGC) today launched an RM30 million Syariah-compliant financing facility for start-ups that have been in business...
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TOWARDS the end of July 2012, at a meeting with bankers and fund managers in the run-up to IHH Healthcare Bhd’s initial public offering, an executive of a financial institution asked what was so spe...
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ZURICH: GAM Holding AG jumped the most since December after the company reported slowing outflows and said it would soon complete the liquidation of its scandal-hit bond fund.
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ZURICH: ABB Ltd surged after chief executive officer Ulrich Spiesshofer abruptly left the Swiss engineering company after failing to impress shareholders with a plan to hive off the power grids business.
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Digital Durian CEO and co-founder Sinan Ismail shares how he started his company and helped in educating children via the popular cartoon show "Didi and Friends" at the Digital Native Agenda (DNA23) D...
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The 5G Malaysia showcase is launching tomorrow and it is an opportunity for telcos to show the potential of 5G for consumers, businesses and industries.
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Juliana Jan, Acting CEO of Cradle Seed Ventures Cradle Seed Ventures, the venture capital (VC) arm of Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd, today announced the appointment of Juliana Jan as Acting CEO.
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(L-R) RHL Ventures’s Teng Chen Shun, Jo Jo Kong, Rachel Lau, Tengku Ahmad Ridhwanuddin, and Raja Hamzah Abidin Malaysia’s private investment firm, RHL Ventures, has announced the launch of a RM10...
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Moving quickly to fill the leadership vacuum left by its departing CEO Dzuleira Abu Bakar, Cradle Seed Ventures (CSV), the venture capital arm of Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd (Cradle) announced yesterday the a...
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PETALING JAYA: The Inland Revenue Board (LHDN) has warned the public to be wary of a scam, using the name of their CEO.
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MERIDIAN Bhd, formerly known as Meda Inc Bhd, has put several of its assets — including a mall and an office building in Seberang Perai, Penang, and land parcels in Cyberjaya, Selangor — up for sa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Ekuiti Nasional Bhd chief executive officer Syed Yasir Arafat Syed Abd Kadir together with Malaysian Digital Economy Corp (MDEC) CEO Surina Shukri have been named as new appoi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Proton has extended its partnership with Petronas Lubricants Marketing Malaysia Sdn Bhd for another 10 years, effective 1 January 2019.
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PETALING JAYA: Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd’s founder Nik Hamdan Daud has resigned from his posts as group president and chief executive officer with immediate effect.The company, in a filing with Bursa Malaysia yesterday, said Nik Hamdan had left the company due to “personal reasons”.
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Winterkorn. — Reuters FRANKFURT/BERLIN: German prosecutors charged former Volkswagen boss Martin Winterkorn with fraud on Monday over his role in the carmaker’s manipulation of diesel emissions te...
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MCKINSEY Global Institute Study shows organisations that harness Big Data and Analytics are: 23 times more likely to acquire customers; Nine times more likely to retain customers and; 19 times more l...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd’s group president and chief executive officer (CEO) Nik Hamdan Daud has resigned today, and a source familiar with the matter said it was to p...
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MaGIC announces Dzuleira Abu Bakar to take over top job  Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC) has announced the appointment of Dzuleira Abu Bakar today by the Malaysian Ministry...
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FRANKFURT, April 15 — Prosecutors in the German city of Braunschweig said today they were pressing criminal charges against former Volkswagen Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn in connection with the...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 15 — Dzuleira Abu Bakar has been appointed as the new Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) chief executive officer effective today, the Entrepreneur Development M...
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After a period of radio silence, the Malaysian Ministry of Entrepreneur Development today announced the appointment of Dzuleira Abu Bakar to the post of CEO at the Malaysian Global Innovation and Crea...
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Geely Auto Group recently launched their first Electric brand, Geometry in Singapore, showing the Chinese automaker’s commitment to sustainable mobility solutions.
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Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC) has announced the appointment of Dzuleira Abu Bakar today by the Malaysian Ministry of Entrepreneur Development (MED). She was the motor behin...
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JOHOR BARU: Johor Corporation (JCorp) is looking forward to working with newly-minted Johor Mentri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal.
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WASHINGTON, April 15 — American Airlines announced yesterday it would scrap some 115 flights per day in the coming months because its fleet of Boeing 737 MAX planes is being grounded until August 19...
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It has taken four months but the Malaysian Ministry of Entrepreneur Development (MED) has finally picked Dzuleira Abu Bakar (pic) who was running Cradle Seed Ventures (CSV) for the past 2 ½ years, as...
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The upcoming Realme 3 Pro is expected to be a more powerful device than the Redmi Note 7 Pro in India.
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BLACK Monday, the Black Friday mini crash in 1989, the 1997 Asian financial crisis and the 2008 subprime crisis. Asia’s deal-making Ong brothers have come a long way to becoming household names in private equity.
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SEATTLE: Amazon.com Inc chief executive officer Jeff Bezos is daring rival retailers to raise their minimum wage to US$16 an hour.
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Proton has announced that it will extend its partnership with Petronas, whereby the latter will develop and supply lubricant products and functional fluids to the national carmaker for a period of 10 ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Hap Seng Plantations Holdings Bhd has appointed Datuk Mohammed Che Hussein as independent and non-executive chairman of the group effective May 31.
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Geely Auto Group has officially launched its first pure electric brand Geometry and its first electric vehicle (EV), the Geometry A in Singapore.
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NEW YORK, April 12 — US oil giant Chevron announced today it had agreed to acquire all outstanding shares of Anadarko in a stock and cash transaction valued at US$33 billion (RM136 billion), or US$6...
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Ex-BMW Malaysia MD and CEO, Mr. Han Sang Yun has been appointed as the new CEO of BMW Group Korea.
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Realme will be introducing its higher spec Realme 3 Pro very soon.
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PARIT BUNTAR: He might be the CEO of SP Setia, one of Malaysia’s top property developers, but Datuk Khor Chap Jen has nevertheless thrown himself headfirst into the humble mission of spreading kindness.
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AIRTRUNK, a specialist in hyperscale data centres, announced the completion of a new US$333 million (S$450 million; RM1.4 billion) financing to begin expansion across the Asia Pacific with the develop...
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FRANKFURT, April 11 — Commerzbank’s supervisory board chairman on today dismissed reports of board dissatisfaction with its chief executive as irresponsible and unfounded.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) is planning to disburse about RM50bil in mortgages and RM35bil in loans to the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector over the next three years.
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SINGAPORE: Olivia Lum is running out of time to save the company she spent a lifetime building.
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We must always read up on what’s happening in advanced property markets.
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Astroscale, a startup developing orbital debris removal technology, raised an additional US$30 million from several Japanese funds and existing investors for its series D round.
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MALAYSIA is growing on Gokhan Ogut, who has travelled the world for work and with his family.
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LONDON: When Amin Nasser met investors at the palatial St. Regis hotel in midtown Manhattan last week, the chief executive officer of the world’s biggest oil company had one clear message: we’re in a league of our own.
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Carrying on with its steady stream of acquisitions in the region as it cements its position as one of the top Southeast Asian hosting companies, Exabytes Capital Group Sdn Bhd on April 11 announced i...
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SEREMBAN: Negeri Sembilan MCA expects to see a slight increase in Chinese support for Barisan Nasional (BN) in the Rantau by-election this Saturday.
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Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) ended the first quarter of 2019 with 2,944 vehicles delivered, 12 percent lower than the same three-month period in 2018.
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Singapore’s biggest travel card issuer, EZ-Link together with its equivalent in Malaysia, Touch ‘n Go yesterday has announced that they will be launching a dual currency Combi Card later this year...
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Xiaomi’s annual adjusted net profit for 2018 was 8.6bil yuan (RM5.24bil).
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FRANKFURT, April 10 — Deutsche Bank's Chief Executive had a series of meetings with Germany's deputy finance minister before and immediately after it announced merger talks with a state-backed rival...
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AirTrunk, one of the region’s top-funded startups, just secured over US332 million in debt financing to bankroll its expansion in Singapore.
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This year will be a challenging year for the automotive industry with the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) forecasting a flattish year for sales growth.
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Clozette – an eight-year-old company focusing on editorial and user-generated content about beauty, fashion, travel, and wellness – announced that it has raised US$10 million in series C funding f...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): Mercedes Benz Malaysia has launched its new A-class limousine.
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Medigo, a Jakarta-headquartered medical software-as-a-service startup, has landed funding from Venturra Discovery, the seed-stage arm of Indonesian firm Venturra Capital.
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WASHINGTON, April 9 — The US securities watchdog's request that a federal judge hold Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk in contempt over the billionaire entrepreneur's use of Twitter was “reasona...
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ICAR Asia Limited, an Asean network of automotive portals reported that cash collections for the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19) were US$2.7 million (A$3.8 million; RM11.03 million) up US$0.57 million (A...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): MyHSR Corp Sdn Bhd is seeking a Technical Advisory Consultant (TAC) for the suspended Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Railway line (HSR). In a statement today, MyHSR Corp, wh...
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Maybe the life of an expat isn’t all it’s cracked up to be as Nissan held an extraordinary shareholders meeting to strip its former chairman and CEO, Carlos Ghosn, of the remaining position as dir...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): MyHSR Corp Sdn Bhd is seeking a Technical Advisory Consultant (TAC) for the suspended Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Railway line (HSR). In a statement today, MyHSR Corp, wh...
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LONDON, April 8 — Britain’s main index lost ground today after rounding off a solid week while investors awaited fresh updates on the Brexit process, and industrials slipped on a read-across from ...
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SEOUL, April 8 — Korean Air patriarch, chairman and CEO Cho Yang-ho died of a chronic illness today, weeks after shareholders ended his 27-year tenure on the board of the country’s biggest carrier...
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SINGAPORE: Grab expects to raise another $2 billion from strategic investors this year, the CEO of Southeast Asia’s biggest ride-hailing firm said, just weeks after it announced funding of over $4.5 billion in the region’s largest private financing round.
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WASHINGTON, April 7 ― The US Federal Reserve has regularly faced criticism from Donald Trump, but in recent days the president took matters into his own hands ― raising concerns that the Fed is be...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 6): Meridian Bhd is selling a number of its assets in order to fund the development of the 622-acre Malaysia Tourism City (MTC) in Kota Linggi, Melaka, reported The Edge Malaysia i...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): MIMOS Bhd senior vice-president Emelia Matrahah has been appointed as interim president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the national applied research and development (R&D)...
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 4 — US securities regulators shot down attempts by Amazon.com Inc to stop its investors from considering two shareholder proposals about the company’s controversial sale of a ...
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PETALING JAYA (April 5): Airbus Helicopters, the world’s leading helicopter manufacturer, is making Malaysia its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) hub in Southeast Asia, following the integrati...
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Facebook chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg reiterated his call for governments to step in with new regulations governing Internet platforms, saying in an ABC News interview that his company needs laws regulating political speech.
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Indonesian multiplatform media startup IDN Media says it’s looking to ink more than one acquisition deal in 2019 for inorganic growth, following the close of a series C funding round for an undisclo...
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SINGAPORE (April 5): Auditors’ qualified opinion with regards to IHH’s acquisition of a Fortis stake is a technical announcement and has already been provided for in co.’s fiscal 2018 audited fi...
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NEW YORK, April 5 — A federal judge yesterday gave Tesla chief executive Elon Musk and US securities regulators two weeks to resolve their differences over Musk’s prolific social media use.
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“CHANGES are already happening.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 4): Datuk Seri Amrin Awaluddin (pictured) will step down as group managing director of Sime Darby Property Bhd on May 3, with Township Development chief operating officer Datuk Wan...
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RAWANG (April 4): A years-long dispute between Prasarana Malaysia Bhd and Scomi Engineering Bhd has come to an end with the signing of a new contract worth RM303 million between the two parties today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 4): Datuk Seri Amrin Awaluddin will step down as group managing director of Sime Darby Property Bhd on May 3, with Township Development chief operating officer Datuk Wan Hashimi Al...
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WASHINGTON, April 4 — Troubled California utility PG&E on Tuesday named Bill Johnson as its new CEO, as it faces contentious bankruptcy proceedings and billions of dollars in potential liabilities o...
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RAWANG (April 4): A years-long dispute between Prasarana Malaysia Bhd and Scomi Engineering Bhd has come to an end with the signing of a new contract worth RM303 million between the two parties today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 4): Datuk Seri Amrin Awaluddin, the current chief executive officer (CEO) of Sime Darby Property Bhd, is going to fill the group managing director’s (MD) position at Boustead Hol...
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SINGAPORE (April 4): Over the last 20 years, Ivan Chee Yew Fei has been involved in various industries as founder and CEO of Webcon, a privately held diversified company in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Amrin Awaluddin (pic), the current chief executive officer (CEO) of Sime Darby Property Bhd, is going to fill the group managing director’s (MD) position at Boustead Holding...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 4): Global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), decreased 4.7% in February 2019, compared to the same period in 2018, according to ...
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MoneyMatch announced today they have been granted an approval in principle for a Class B remittance license from Bank Negara Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): Acknowledging that he has been slapped with an additional tax bill by the Inland Revenue Board (IRB), Datuk Seri Najib Razak (pictured) said he will seek  a review of the “v...
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BEIJING, April 2 — The new Huawei P30 and P30 Pro smartphones are not expected to land in 5G versions, according to the firm’s CEO, Richard Yu, in an interview reported by MySmartPrice. The brand...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Cagamas Bhd has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Korea Housing Finance Corp (KHFC) to explore housing financing methods to further promote homeownership in Malays...
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Leading venture capital firm Gobi Partners announced today it has appointed Jamaludin Bujang, former CEO of Malaysian Venture Capital Management (MAVCAP), as Managing Director for Malaysian operations...
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GOBI Partners, a regional venture capital firm announced on April 2 that it has appointed Jamaludin Bujang (pic), former chief executive officer of Malaysian Venture Capital Management (Mavcap) as the...
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Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Dealer of the Year Awards returned for its second year recently, and saw representatives from nine dealer groups gathering to receive top honours within the Mercedes-Benz dealer...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Cagamas Bhd has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Korea Housing Finance Corp (KHFC) to explore housing financing methods to further promote homeownership in Malays...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Global semiconductor sales fell 10.6% year-on-year (y-o-y) in February 2019 to US$32.9 billion from US$36.8 billion a year earlier, according to the US-based Semiconductor Indu...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Kronologi Asian Bhd has appointed Edmond Tay Nam Hiong as its executive director and CEO with effect from Monday.
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Last week, three China-based companies — China Stationery Ltd (CSL), Xingquan International Sports Holdings Ltd and Maxwell International Holdings Bhd — were found to have furnished false or misle...
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Go-Jek has announced that Duc Nguyen, CEO of its Vietnam unit Go-Viet, is moving to an advisory role within the wider company.
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The slowing Chinese economy may be claiming some unexpected victims: without its robust engine, many tech startups relying on China’s fast growth for success are being cast out.
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Sociolla, the leading Indonesian ecommerce platform dedicated to beauty and personal care products, gained significant ground in the past year – and then some.
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Pos Malaysia Bhd, has appointed former Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) CEO, Yasmin Mahmood (pic) as its new Independent Non-Executive chairman, effective today.
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Crypto news site The Block reported that Thai payments and blockchain startup Omise had been acquired for US$150 million by CP Group, a major Thai conglomerate with over US$40 billion in revenue.
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Last night, I saw this report: “Perak to build National Rocket and Aerospace Innovation Centre”. It was about the Perak State Development Corporation (PKNP), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, P...