Items filtered by date: December 2017

In conjunction with the two day MCY Summit at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, the Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation (MOSTI) celebrated the local talents for their significant contributions to the nation’s economic growth towards 2050 by awarding them with MCY 2017 Awards.

This MCY 2017 Awards is one of the major highlights from the summit which aim is to provide recognition and incentives to the best products and technologies. The award is also to encourage interest in the commercialization of products.

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Multi-platform online radio station created for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs, known as eFM was officially launched by the Prime Minister, YAB Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak at the Global Entrepreneurship Community Summit 2017. 

Honouring the online radio station with his presence, YAB Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak sat down for a live streaming session in the first of its kind’s pop-up studio. During the 15 minutes interview, YAB Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak gave his advice to all entrepreneurs, and also shared a song that motivated and energized him in addition to emphasizing the priority of innovation and entrepreneurship to drive the country towards achieving high growth economy.

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Having provided quality and innovative oral care products for more than two centuries globally, Colgate continues to inspire consumers to take better care of their oral health from the most primary step – through their toothpaste. In line with that, Colgate today introduces a new range of toothpaste inspired by nature – Colgate Naturals, designed to meet consumers’ gravitation towards a more wellness-focused lifestyle. With natural extracts such as lemon, tea tree oil, aloe vera, seaweed salt and crystalline salt, Colgate Naturals comes in three variants: Pure Fresh, Real White and Gum Comfort. 

Taking prominence across Asia, consumers are at a stage of heightened awareness, actively having conversations around the need for a healthier life. When it comes to personal care, consumers are becoming more conscious of the choice of products used. This highlights the fact that consumers are beginning to seek products that will provide an uplifting experience while improving their overall well-being. This growing awareness was also reported in the Nielsen Global Corporate Sustainability Report 2015, indicating that 60% of Malaysians (above the global average) are more likely to consume products that are made from fresh, natural or organic ingredients. 

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MSWG-ASEAN Corporate Governance Awards recognize corporations which advocate transparency in their companies and have shown sustainable performance as well as individuals who champions good corporate governance. MSWG evaluates top 100 Malaysian PLCs based on the ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard and the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance. In addition, the Top 100 PLCs were further subjected to the elimination criteria of Return on Equity (ROE) of not less than 3% for the last three years. Some of the key areas of assessment include Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) disclosures in annual reports, Women on the Board, and whistle blowing policy of the company.

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THE SHIRT BAR opened its first store in Metrojaya Mid Valley Megamall, amidst the hustle and bustle of Mid Valley City in Kuala Lumpur earlier this month. 

A classy addition, THE SHIRT BAR concept store in Metrojaya believes that they can bring more value to customers. The concept store officially launched to the media today by Ms Serene Ang, Founder and CEO of THE SHIRT BAR and Mr Derek Yeap, Merchandising Manager of Metrojaya. 

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MyHSR Corporation (MyHSR Corp) received the prestigious UIC membership during the 91st UIC General Assembly held in Paris last week. 

Incorporated since 1922, UIC is a worldwide professional association representing the railway sector and promoting rail transport globally, by developing and facilitating all forms of international cooperation among members and sharing best practices. 

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Danajamin Nasional Berhad (Danajamin), the Financial Guarantee Insurer, announced that it is guaranteeing a credit enhancement facility for Tranche 1 of the 12-year RM600 million Sukuk Musharakah Islamic Medium-Term Note (IMTN) Programme to be issued by SkyWorld Capital Berhad (Issuer), a sole-purpose vehicle wholly-owned by SkyWorld Development Sdn Bhd (SkyWorld). The credit enhancement facility is required in order for Tranche 1 of the IMTN to be accorded a AA3/Stable rating by RAM Rating Services Berhad in the Sukuk market.

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To create a bridge between academia and the industry, Monash University Malaysia has launched its subsidiary, Monash Malaysia R&D Sdn Bhd (MMR&D) in an event titled ‘University Industry Collaboration: A Catalyst in Powering an Innovation Economy’.

As an approved R&D status company by Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), MMR&D strives to influence and impact organisations in Malaysia to invest in research and development that will enable Malaysia to be an innovation-driven economy. Additionally, it aims to develop and provide leading-edge research and development expertise to industries and organisations, to discover innovative solutions that enhance their global competitiveness.

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Malaysia Major Events (MME), a division of Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), an agency under the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia organised its annual Malaysia Major Events Symposium 2017 (MME Symposium) by bringing in all key industrial players under one platform to discuss current issues on sports, arts, lifestyle and entertainment at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. 

Themed “We Make It Happen”, the symposium focused on accelerating the growth of the events industry in Malaysia by combining inspirational ideas, innovative technology and bold actions to maximise the Malaysia experience. The symposium also highlighted the importance of major events industry by offering each individual sector a place of its own for delegates to further delve, deliberate and decide how the content will affect their business and the industry as a whole. 

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Sharp Malaysia Sales & Service Company Sdn Bhd (SMSS) launched its new and exciting product line-up focusing on the company’s new technology and business directions.

Drawing on the brand’s tagline of “Be Original”, the launch gave a peek into Sharp’s immediate direction for future growth, which is by creating an 8K Ecosytem and products with Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things (nicely coined as AIoT by Sharp) features.

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