Items filtered by date: November 2017

USANA® InCelligence® Technology is on the cutting-edge of nutritional science. As USANA scientists discovered how nutrients communicate with cells to initiate natural protection and renewal processes, they began re-evaluating their formulas and updating the products accordingly. 

After years of refining the formula, the CellSentials® supplements are the next evolution in USANA’s exceptional cellular nutritional products.

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Shortfalls in talent and direction, and a general lack of awareness about the profound industrial revolution underway worldwide are the top concerns of senior business and government executives assessing Malaysia’s readiness for “Industry 4.0” — the automation and digitization of industrial processes through robotics and other emerging technologies.

The survey, including recommendations was released by Malaysia’s Global Science and Innovation Advisory Council (GSIAC), meeting today in Kuala Lumpur.  

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CIMB Foundation (the Foundation) launched CIMB MOZEK, a holiday camp in collaboration with Teach For Malaysia (TFM), to promote integration and unity among school children. CIMB MOZEK is the Foundation’s flagship initiative that embraces its “Diversity and Inclusion” guiding principle, which cuts across all of the Foundation’s programmes, to ensure that they will benefit as many people as possible, regardless of their race, religion, age or gender. 

CIMB MOZEK was launched by Her Majesty Raja Zarith Sofiah Binti Almarhum Sultan Idris Shah, Permaisuri of Johor; witnessed by Dato’ Sri Nazir Razak, Chairman of CIMB Group; Tuan Haji Shaharuddin Shariff, Director of Johor Education Department; Trustees from CIMB Foundation; Dato’ Noor Rezan Bapoo Hashim, Trustee of TFM; as well as Dato’ Hamidah Naziadin, CEO of CIMB Foundation. 

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The New Entrepreneurs Foundation (myNEF) reveals eighty-nine finalists that will be competing at the ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards (Rice Bowl) finale in Kuala Lumpur on 13 December 2017. The shortlisted regional startups will have a chance to represent Southeast Asia at the upcoming Global Startup Awards next year. 

Organized by myNEF, the ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards celebrates the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship in the Southeast Asian startup ecosystem. The awards recognizes outstanding startups that provide home-grown and sustainable solutions for local issues with world class innovations, as well as having the potential to be scalable regionally. The award ceremony is held in conjunction with the Global Entrepreneurship Community (GEC) Summit on December 12 and 13, 2017. 

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Sime Darby Bhd's plantation and property units debuted on the Malaysian stock exchange this morning, with the plantations arm holding near its reference price while the property arm eased.

Sime Darby Plantations Bhd began trade at 5.60 ringgit a share, in line with its listing reference price of 5.59 ringgit. Sime Darby Property Bhd opened at 1.29 ringgit a share, versus its 1.50 ringgit reference price.

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The ASEAN Women Entrepreneurs Network (AWEN) and Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) has launched ASEAN 10x10 program. The event also witnessed the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to mark the partnership between both parties. This concerted effort was strategically curated to create exponential businesses through open innovation between SMEs and startup companies at the ASEAN level.

ASEAN 10x10 program will be the official inauguration of the SMEs and startups network. This collaborative effort will be led by AWEN Malaysia. The launch was witnessed by CEO of MaGIC; Ashran Dato’ Ghazi, Executive Director of Finance MaGIC; Amiruddin Abdul Shukor, Chairperson of AWEN ASEAN; Pacita Juan, Co-Chair of AWEN ASEAN; Maria Aurora Geotina Garcia, and Head of AWEN Malaysia; Nadira Mohd Yusoff.

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Thanks to an evolutionary leap in image processing power and efficiency, the new α7R III combines a high-resolution 42.4 MP 1 back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS image sensor with impressive shooting speeds at up to 10 fps 2 with full AF/AE tracking, as well as beautiful image and 4K 6 video quality, wide 15-stop 9 dynamic range, high sensitivity with noise reduction of almost a full stop 4 and more. With these immense capabilities and a compact, lightweight body, it’s an extremely versatile tool for photographers, videographers, multi-media creators and all other types of professionals that demand reliability, flexibility and versatility.

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Disruptive innovation often begins with bold dreams. During IFA Berlin, HUAWEI Consumer Business Group introduced its first AI mobile chipset, the Kirin 970. HUAWEI announced the HUAWEI Mate 10 Series, which will open the door to new AI mobile applications. The HUAWEI Mate 10, HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro, and Porsche Design HUAWEI Mate 10 are breakthrough AI devices that combine innovative hardware, the Kirin 970 chipset and EMUI 8.0. The HUAWEI Mate 10 Series continues its legacy of superior product performance and long-lasting battery life, while integrating New Leica Dual Camera technology.

“As we enter the age of intelligence, AI is no longer a virtual concept but something that intertwines with our daily life. AI can enhance user experience, provide valuable services and improve product performance,” said Richard Yu, CEO, HUAWEI Consumer Business Group. 

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Allianz General Insurance Company (Malaysia) Berhad has approved RM2.2million in interim payments for flood victims in Penang, Kedah and Perak. 

The Company received 338 claims as a result of the recent floods in the northern region over the last two weeks and has expedited residential and commercial claims approval and these include settling all residential claims that were within RM50,000 on the spot and fast tracking all commercial claims within RM50,000.

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Tokio Marine Life Insurance Malaysia Bhd (Tokio Marine Life) launched TokioMarine-StarterPack, a life insurance plan which provides death coverage up to RM50,000. 

With premium rate less than RM0.50 per day, the insurance plan provides a lump sum payment in the event of death of the life assured. TokioMarine-StarterPack is a good solution to provide financial aid to the family, to meet immediate and ongoing living expenses.

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