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PETALING JAYA: Kronologi Asia Bhd’s net profit rose 12.47% to RM5.06mil on the back of a 28.78% jump in revenue to RM52.07mil for its second quarter ended June 30.This was achieved through a combination of higher contributions from Hong Kong, Taiwan and India operations, and a maiden contribution from the recent Sandz Solutions acquisition.
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A senior official at the European Central Bank warned that banks embracing external data storage and other digital technology need to face an uncomfortable truth: there’s a good chance they’ll get hacked.
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On an August morning in Paris, when most of the city is in an advanced state of summer torpor, hundreds of young men and women are sweating it out in the third week of a gruelling month-long endurance test.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): Kronologi Asia Bhd's net profit for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019 rose 12.7% year-on-year to RM5.06 million from RM4.5 million on the back of higher contribution from H...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The people should continue buying and reading newspapers as a sign of support for the local media, says the Bernama chairman.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) says the country is ill-prepared for Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR 4.0), warning that Malaysia will no longer be competitive if it is not able t...
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NOTABLE off-market trades in the period under review include a block of 34.5 million MMAG Holdings shares sold for 30 sen apiece in the final trading hour on July 23.
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Alongside the Galaxy Note 10 series, Samsung introduced the Galaxy Book S at the Galaxy Unpacked 2019 event earlier this morning.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 7): MRCB-Quill REIT (MQReit)'s net property income (NPI) for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019 (2QFY19) fell 12.4% year-on-year (y-o-y) to RM29.49 million from RM33.65 million.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 7): MRCB-Quill REIT (MQReit)'s net property income (NPI) for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019 (2QFY19) fell 12.4% year-on-year (y-o-y) to RM29.49 million from RM33.65 million.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The investing fraternity may not be familiar with little known ARB Bhd but its former name, Aturmaju Resources Bhd, may ring a bell, especially to punters.
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PETALING JAYA: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow is leading a week-long investment promotion delegation to the west coast of the United States from today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 — The world's first computer programmer was a woman.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 — The Malaysian business community is urged to diversify and invest in Myanmar due to its growing economy and the Myanmarese government’s openness towards foreign investments...
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THE Selangor IT and e-Commerce Council has announced the top ten winners for the Selangor Accelerator Programme 2019 (SAP 2019).
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MALAYSIA is now all about that digital transformation.
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A STUDY by Workday, a global leader in enterprise technology for finance and human resources, has found that Malaysian companies are leading in Asia Pacific in quantifying the return from their digita...
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PETALING JAYA: While stakeholders generally welcome the proposed reintroduction of the Teaching and Learning of Science and Mathematics in English (PPSMI) in schools, some remain cautious of the recent development.
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KUCHING (July 16): Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said he respects Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) president Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh’s decision to resign from all his stat...
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LOGICALIS Malaysia officially launched its new headquarters based out of Sunway Velocity in Kuala Lumpur.
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KUCHING, July 16 — Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg said he respects Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) president Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh’s decision to resign from all his state ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Vortex Consolidated Bhd, formerly known as SKH Consortium Bhd, announced it has been granted approval from the Labuan Financial Services Authority (LFSA) to carry out its money...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Those championing the Malay language should put aside nationalist pride to allow science and mathematics to be taught in English, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the education ministry is studying “in detail” the reintroduction of the Teaching and Learning of Science and Mathematics in English (PPSMI) policy first int...
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EXCLUSIVE: Technology has changed almost everything, even the face of crime. According to Penang’s top cop, the state’s once notorious triads are also going online to conduct their ‘businesses’. There is some good that comes with this though – fewer turf wars and gang fights.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 — Senior lawyer Datuk Roger Tan Kor Mee is one of the two latest additions to the special task force probing the high-profile enforced disappearances of Pastor Raymond Koh and ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): Malaysia's businesses in the halal industry should look to expand their market base to Bangladesh, riding on the economic growth of the South Asian nation and its huge Muslim p...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares in ARB Bhd gained 3% in early trade Thursday after the company announced its maiden foray into Cambodia’s Internet of Things (IoT) and information technology (IT) markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): Information technology (IT) solutions and services provider ARB Bhd signed two memoranda of understanding (MoU) today for projects worth at least US$120 million (RM499.8 millio...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 9): Bursa Malaysia-listed manufacturing company SWS Capital Bhd (SWS) is venturing into drones technology, confident that an Industry 4.0 data-driven approach via Artificial Intelli...
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KUCHING: Sarawak is to further drive its digital economy ambition with a series of partnership tie-ups with international digital technology providers.
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PETALING JAYA: Being the pioneer of an end-to-end platform for the management of foreign workers in Malaysia, Bestinet Sdn Bhd is now aiming to expand its Foreign Workers Centralised Management System (FWCMS) to more countries around the world.
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PETALING JAYA, July 8 — Malaysian businesses, especially listed and government linked companies, are being urged to build and strategise more value-added joint ventures with Chinese counterparts, to...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lazada is expecting an increase in traffic during its first ever mid-year mega sale festival, to be held on July 12, 2019 across six markets in Southeast Asia.
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Big brand seeking crowdfunding for their latest project seems to be on an upward trend, with Canon recently taking to Indiegogo to get its own action camera out and about.
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IT’S OK Bluetooth 5.0 cassette player launches on Kickstarter, promising all the retro romance of the 80's with modern wireless connectivity.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 5): Lazada is expecting an increase in traffic during its first ever mid-year mega sale festival, to be held on July 12, 2019 across six markets in Southeast Asia.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 — Lazada is expecting an increase in traffic during its first-ever mid-year mega sale festival, to be held on July 12, 2019 across six markets in South-east Asia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: ACE-market listed Diversified Gateway Solutions Bhd (DGSB) is selling its information technology (IT) consulting business in Thailand to focus on its food technology and manufacturing business at home.
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JUNE 12 — It is interesting to reflect on Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz’s speech in a forum organised by an academic NGO, GERAK in Kuala Lumpur, which was recently featured in the Malay Mail (June 29, 2019...
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KUALA LUMPUR: E-services provider, Dagang NeXchange Bhd (DNeX) expects to secure more projects especially in the oil and gas sector this year, said executive deputy chairman Datuk Samsul Husin.
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PETALING JAYA: ARB Bhd has clinched a US$20mil (RM83.5mil) enterprise resource planning (ERP) system and solutions project in Cambodia.
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Dr Mahathir speaks during the roundtable meeting with the British Business Community in London.
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Malaysia seeks investments in the high-technology sector in line with the country’s goals of providing high income for its people, said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad in London today.
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LONDON: Malaysia seeks investments in high technology, in line with the country’s goals of providing a high income for its people, said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad here today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): ARB Bhd, a wood products manufacturer which diversified into information technology a year ago, has teamed up with a Cambodian firm to implement the enterprise resource plannin...
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LONDON (Bernama): Malaysia seeks investments in the high-technology sector in line with the country’s goals of providing high income for its people, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad here.
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LONDON, June 17 — Malaysia seeks investments in the high-technology sector in line with the country’s goals of providing high income for its people, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad her...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 14): Bank Negara Malaysia seeks public feedback on exposure draft of framework for electronic trading platforms, especially for FX and money markets, it says in statement on website...
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SHAH ALAM: Engineering services provider Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd is targeting to achieve sales of RM150mil to RM200mil for its information technology (IT) segment this year.
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SHANGHAI: China on Thursday officially launched Shanghai's Nasdaq-style tech board, with the country's top securities regulator cautioning that the hotly-anticipated STAR Market will face various challenges initially.
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KUALA LUMPUR: ACE Market-listed Kronologi Asia Bhd expects to continue its strong earnings growth momentum for the remainder of FY19, driven by new products as well as market and customer-base expansi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 8 — The Samsung Galaxy Fold has been delayed indefinitely and now it appears that the foldable device might make its return as early as next month.
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The Samsung Galaxy Fold has been delayed indefinitely and now it appears that the foldable device might make its return as early as next month.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 7): Malaysia’s online hiring activity in the engineering, construction and real estate industry recorded the steepest annual decline in April this year, according to the latest Mo...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 7): Malaysia’s online hiring activity in the engineering, construction and real estate industry recorded the steepest annual decline in April this year, according to the latest Mo...
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KOTA KINABALU: When 50-year-old Eddie Kim talks about chocolate, he sounds like a kid in a candy store – and in some ways he is, running about his factory displaying handful after handful of cocoa b...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two years ago, Husaini Mat Rejab, 42, embarked on a quest to collect vintage brass moulds and to get to know more about traditional kuih bahulu recipes.After almost three years of searching, he now has over 200 moulds in 70 different shapes, and has even come up with a recipe inspired by his journey which he has put to good use at his shop-cum-bakery in Jalan Pahang called Bahulu Arang.
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HOW can small and medium enterprises (SMEs) embrace Industry 4.0 solutions to enhance productivity?
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PETALING JAYA: YTL Corp Bhd posted a net profit of RM85.8mil for the third quarter ended March 31, 2019, a drop of 36.5% from a year ago.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 31): Tanco Holdings Bhd and Eduspec Holdings Bhd have entered into a 20-year land lease agreement to lease a freehold commercial land in Negeri Sembilan for Eduspec to construct and ...
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KEDAI Sayur, an Indonesian startup that empowers vegetable hawkers by utilising technology, announced that they have secured US$1.3 million (RM5.44 million) in seed funding led by East Ventures.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Vortex Consolidated Bhd is the most actively traded counter on Bursa Malaysia in early trade Tuesday.
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Japan's government said that high-tech industries will be added to a list of businesses for which foreign ownership of Japanese firms is restricted.
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Japan’s government said on Monday that high-tech industries will be added to a list of businesses for which foreign ownership of Japanese firms is restricted.
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PETALING JAYA: Insurer Pacific & Orient Bhd (P&O) has narrowed its loss in the second quarter ended March 31 to RM1.97mil compared with RM8.23mil a year ago, and expects the general insurance business to remain challenging due to intense competitive pressures and the progressive impact of tariff liberalisation.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Insurer Pacific & Orient Bhd narrowed its losses in the second quarter ended March 31, 2019 to RM1.97mil compared with RM8.23mil a year ago and it expects the general insurance business to remain challenging due to intense competitive pressures and the progressive impact of tariff liberalisation.
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SINGAPORE-based SME financing platform Validus Capital announced on May 21 that it has made several key senior hires to boost its technological capabilities as the company prepares for further expans...
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MAY 20 — When fintech is mentioned, the e-Wallet or e-Pay icon comes to mind for some.
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KUALA LUMPUR: MQ Technology Bhd jumped 12% in early trade Friday after announcing its plan to venture into the business in Mongolia.
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It has been a very busy week for the Malaysian conglomerate Axiata.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Mitsui & Co., Ltd is staking a strategic minority stake in Axiata Digital Services Sdn. Bhd. (AD) – the digital services arm of Axiata Group Bhd.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s online hiring activity registered a spike of 16% at the end of the first quarter this year, according to the latest Monster Employment Index (MEI). The recruitment platform...
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KUALA LUMPUR: American medical technology company, Edwards Lifesciences (Edwards) known for developing the commercially viable artificial heart valve, is expected to invest RM100 million in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Global medical technology company, Edwards Lifesciences Ltd is setting up its second regional business hub in Kuala Lumpur and will be investing RM100mil over the next five years.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad was given a first-hand look at Huawei's cutting-edge technology when he visited the company's Beijing Research Centre in Zhongguancun Science Park in Beijing today.
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BEIJING, April 25 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was given a first-hand look at Huawei’s cutting-edge technology when he visited the company’s Beijing Research Centre in Zhongguancun S...
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KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Bank Bhd says it will be more aggressive in investing in information and technology (IT) and bank operations in the 2019 financial year (FY19), allocating an additional RM400 million on top of its business-as-usual (BAU) allocation valued at RM500 million.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): CIMB Group Holdings Bhd is allotting RM900 million capital expenditure (capex) for the financial year ending Dec 31, 2019 (FY19), which will be used to enhance its information...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — CIMB Bank Bhd says it will be more aggressive in investing in information and technology (IT) and bank operations in the 2019 financial year (FY19), allocating an addition...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malakoff Corporation Bhd says a fire that occurred on April 22, 2019 at about 6 am at the Tanjung Bin Energy Power Plant (TBE) in Pontian, Johor was an isolated incident which involves only the belt conveyor that carries coal to the power plant and does not affect the 1,000MW power plant itself.
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THE Chinese are known as one of the most hardworking races in the world, but there is always a limit to everything.
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LONDON: The chances that Brexit will be cancelled are now greater than the chances Britain will leave the European Union without a deal, according to economists in a Reuters poll, who again pushed back their expectations for when the Bank of England will raise interest rates.
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THE recent charges brought against two men in Singapore for promoting a multi-level marketing scheme (MLM) involving the cryptocurrency OneCoin is an indication that the law is catching up with old-fa...
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SINGAPORE announced that its work in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Governance and Ethics has won a top award at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes.
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(吉隆坡8日讯)IHH医疗保健(IHH Healthcare Bhd)最近收购了Fortis Healthcare Ltd的31.17%股权,从而扩大了其印度业务版图。 IHH董事经理兼总执行长陈诗龙认为...
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Adobe Inc, one of the world’s largest software companies, is speeding up its digital transformation agenda as the company commits itself to introduce more data-driven and artificial intelligence (AI)-backed technologies in the global market.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Bursa Malaysia will suspend Comintel Corp Bhd's share trade on Monday (April 8) until further notice if the IT and telecommunication company fails to submit its fourth quarter ...
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IBM announced the appointment of Catherine Lian (pic) as managing director of IBM Malaysia, effective April 1.  She will report to Patricia Yim, general manager, IBM Asean.
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THE latest Malaysia Salary Guide for 2019 unveiled by Kelly Services, has shined a spotlight on the growing need for digital skills among workers as Malaysia is swept by the digitalisation wave.
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 30 — To assist organizations of all sizes with their individual needs, Amazon launched a series of business-oriented Alexa Blueprints Thursday which let companies using Alexa fo...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 — Malaysia’s online hiring activity continued its downward slide in the first quarter of this year, registering a decline of 8 per cent in both January and February 2019.
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LITTLE-known Sabah timber firm Aturmaju Resources Bhd, which diversified into information technology last June, could be adding to its stable.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 27 — Malaysia is facing challenges in building its digital workforce, as reflected in the fast-growing demand for digital talent despite a comparative shortfall in supply, said K...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 23 — Russian business entities are exploring opportunities to intensify their interaction with Malaysian businesses and go beyond primarily military-technical cooperation relatio...
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TURNKEY Lender, a provider of intelligent lending automation, decision management, and risk mitigation solutions, announced the opening of a new office in the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 19): Three individuals including a senior officer of the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) have been remanded for five days from today to facilitate investigations into an allege...
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Three individuals including a senior officer of a commission have been remanded for five days from today to facilitate the investigations into alleged project scandal involving the Companies Commissio...
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SCHNEIDER Electric, a leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has appointed Astri Ramayanti Dharmawan (pic) as its new country president for Schneider Electric Malaysia t...
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LONDON, March 15 — German carmaker BMW is continuing to prepare for a “worst-case scenario” no-deal Brexit after lawmakers voted to seek a delay to Britain’s exit from the European Union.