Items filtered by date: October 2017

Hong Leong Bank continues its “Digital at the Core” journey with the unveiling of ‘SmartUp’, a mobile e-Learning application that will enable its 8,600 strong workforce access to bite-sized learning content on the go.

Pioneering the use of bite-sized learning technologies amongst local banks, HLB is leveraging on this mobile micro-learning App to allow employees quick access to electronic learning (“e-Learning”) resources including short articles and videos, through their mobile devices.

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Wednesday, 25 October 2017 14:46

Budget 2018 – Grab’s Wish List

Grab Malaysia hopes the soon to be announced Malaysian Budget 2018-19 will focus on the needs of the average Malaysian in a more fundamental way. This is especially relevant as the challenging global macroeconomic environment has put tremendous pressure on businesses and consumers alike. 

“I believe the Budget 2018 will see a focused proposal of strategies that are aimed at strengthening the Malaysian economy in general; but with a special focus on Malaysia’s fast rising digital economy, our unique and growing digital needs and strengthen the role the country is playing in the region’s digital infrastructure development,” said its country manager Sean Goh.

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Dropee, a local based technology start-up, today launched the full release of its B2B marketplace and introduced a new web interface to further streamline trading between suppliers and retailers.  Prior to the full release, Dropee was running on beta since early this year.

Unlike previously, current Dropee is able to support any number of suppliers and retailers. In addition, it also brings a new web interface that contains enhancements to help improve and optimize the way suppliers trade products with retailers. 

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AmBank Digital Banking is all about an easy, simple and fast banking experience for our valued customers across all touch points; branch, phone, machines, online, mobile or even right in their lifestyle-ecosystem at the exact moment of a banking need. 

With our recently launched Teller Tablets at branches, the process of opening a deposit account only takes five minutes, and it is done paperless. Over the next few weeks, transfers and withdrawals will be also become easier via the Teller Tablet.

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Terengganu’s socio-economic growth is expected to remain strong and resilient following the Federal Government’s concerted efforts through the East Coast Economic Region Development Council (ECERDC) in partnership with the Terengganu State Government to implement high-impact InfraRakyat projects.

Recently, ECERDC awarded a contract worth RM168 million for the main construction and infrastructure works at the Kertih Biopolymer Park (KBP) including major earthworks, road and drainage works, utility works and services as well as other associated works. The 170-hectare KBP had so far secured a total of RM4.78 billion in investments and will create 5,119 potential job opportunities. Further to this, an area of 80 hectares has also been identified for KBP’s Phase 3 expansion to accommodate the growing demand in the bio-economy sector from both local and foreign investors. 

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Danajamin Nasional Bhd, the country’s first Financial Guarantee Insurer, and Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Bhd, Malaysia’s oldest and largest development bank, today (23 October 2017) announced their collaboration to co-guarantee the issuance of an 18-year, RM639.0 million Senior Sukuk Murabahah by TRIplc Medical Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned entity of TRIplc Berhad.

This guarantee marks Danajamin’s second guarantee facility extended to the TRIplc group of companies after the previous sukuk issuance for the construction of Universiti Teknologi Mara Puncak Alam, Selangor. 

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Internet Alliance (IA), a not-for-profit organisation that facilitates about 85% of Malaysia's active Internet scene, lauds the ‘Cloud-First’ strategy for government agencies and pub-lic sector to boost the digital economy.

Announced by the Prime Minister just before the upcoming Budget 2018, "Cloud-First" would become part of the National Agenda, starting with the public sector.

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Dow Performance Silicones, a global business unit of DowDuPont Materials Sciences division, today announced the launch of Dow Corning® HMB-6301 Masterbatch, a unique, patent-pending solution based on the heritage Dow Corning silicone technology platform.

The advanced silicone-based technology addresses key drawbacks of standard slip agents, including continuous migration from the film surface and degradation over time and under elevated temperatures, to better facilitate packaging production processing of bi-axially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film.

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Deleum Chemicals Sdn Bhd (Deleum Chemicals), a subsidiary of Deleum Berhad, and Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop new cost-effective technologies for oilfield production enhancement.

The MoU was signed by Group Managing Director of Deleum Berhad Nan Yusri Nan Rahimy and Vice Chancellor of UTP Datuk Ir (Dr) Abdul Rahim Haji Hashim.  It was witnessed by General Manager of Deleum Chemicals Anwarudin Saidu and Director of Strategic Alliance Office of UTP Associate Professor Dr Fawnizu Azmadi Hussin.

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Danfoss, a key player in the energy efficiency space today launched its inaugural “Danfoss Drives Southeast Asia Energy Efficiency Tour” in Malaysia to raise awareness on the importance of energy efficiency and empower businesses to adopt brand new innovations in energy efficient technology. The Tour will travel to more than 20 cities across Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.

ASEAN is a major global hub of manufacturing and trade where the manufacturing, industry and services sectors are increasing demand for electricity in Malaysia. As the ASEAN region is well on track to be the world's 4th-largest economy by 2050 and it is one of the fastest-growing consumer markets in the world, this presents an opportunity for Danfoss to help customers in energy intensive industries including manufacturing, buildings, cement, food and beverage and industry sectors implement energy efficiency solutions to enhance process optimisation for sustainable, reliable and efficient operations. 

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