Items filtered by date: August 2017

Selangor Dredging Bhd (SDB) recently held an Appreciation Night on the 4th and 6th of August 2017 as a gesture of “thank you” to their purchasers, business partners, clients, media personnel and friends.

Held at the Tuanku Abdul Rahman Hall, Malaysian Tourism Centre (MATIC) the spectacular two-hour show featured Naomi Price and her band from Australia. 

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PETRONAS Chemicals Group Bhd (PCG) announced its 2017 first half results today. The Group doubled its Profit After Tax (PAT) year-on-year, with higher volumes, boosted by the inclusion of its Sabah Ammonia Urea (SAMUR) plant, delivering increase in revenue and better EBITDA margin.

SAMUR which started contributing to PCG’s earnings from May this year, brings an additional 1.2 million metric tonnes of urea per annum, which adds 15% to PCG’s overall capacity. With its urea production capacity almost doubling, PCG revealed that the company is making headway in its plans to cater to the growing demand for urea by being the second largest urea producer in this region.

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India’s robust growth trajectory and thriving demand for consumer products as well as clean energy to fuel its growth plans, have put Malaysia’s national oil company PETRONAS in a unique position to support the republic’s future aspirations.  

PETRONAS, which has more than two decades of strategic partnerships in India, is enhancing its business strategy to strengthen and expand its presence in the world’s fastest-growing economy, said its President and Group CEO, Datuk Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin.

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Thursday, 10 August 2017 12:18

Royal Selangor Obtains MTCS Certification

Royal Selangor, an established and iconic brand committed to producing the finest pewter products for over 130 years, is extending its leadership role by embracing sustainability of the source of wood materials used for its pewter wares.  

The pursuit of sustainability culminated in Royal Selangor successfully obtaining the Chain of Custody (CoC) Certification under the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS).  The MTCS is a national timber certification scheme for sustainability developed and operated by the Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC). Since its implementation in 2001, and as of 30 June 2017, a total of 4.1 million hectares or 28% of total Permanent Reserved Forests and 355 timber companies have been certified under the MTCS. 

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AirAsia yesterday launched its inaugural flight from Kuching to Langkawi. The new route will operate with four times weekly flights on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

The flight AK 5093 departed from Kuching International Airport at 1255hrs and was sent off by Datuk Haji Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah, Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports; Datuk Haji Abdul Wahab Bin Aziz, Chairman, Sarawak Tourism Board, and Spencer Lee, AirAsia Head of Commercial.

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Thursday, 10 August 2017 11:50

Shopplus Introduces First On-The-Go System

Shopplus officially launched their digital retail space, providing Malaysians an enhanced shopping experience with a shorter waiting time for Taiwanese products and the potential to be part of the growing e-commerce market in Malaysia. The launch that took place at Aloft Kuala Lumpur was witnessed by Datuk Chua Tee Yong, Deputy Minister of International Industry & Trade.

Targeted towards the mass Malaysian market, Shopplus is a Malaysian driven initiative that is supported by a Taiwanese technical group that provides a shopping platform with an e-commerce twist, where shoppers can shop, share and earn cash backs and shopping points from the system. 

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Nothing defines the uniqueness of being a Malaysian more than our passion for durians. In celebration of Malaysia’s 60th National day, a home-grown restaurant chain, Sepiring, is introducing three new offerings that have been inspired by the King of Fruits! 

The flagship of this trio of durian delights is the Durian Laksa, which offers a tantalising medley of fragrant herbs and spices combined perfectly with the aromatic and unique flavour of the durian. With the Durian Laksa, Sepiring has successfully blended two tradition Malaysian favorites into one exquisite dish!

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Applecrumby & Fish, one of Malaysia’s first and fastest growing ecommerce stores specialising in safe, natural, organic baby products revealed today that they have seen an increase of 124% in their open rates after migrating to GetResponse for their email marketing and marketing automation needs. 

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Straits Inter Logistics Bhd, a Bursa Malaysia Ace Market Listed Company involved in Bunkering Services, has unveiled a new corporate brand identity to reflect its new business direction - “Straits – Navigating Possibilities”. 

The launching ceremony is in conjunction with the Company’s Name and Logo change, which is intended to symbolise the Company’s positioning as a forward-looking and fast-growing company that denotes continuity and ability to change to suit varying challenges.

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MISC, which announced its financial results for the financial period ended 30 June 2017, announced that the group revenue for the quarter ended 30 June 2017 of RM2,302.5 million was 3.8% lower than the corresponding quarter’s revenue of RM2,392.4 million. 

The decrease in Group revenue was mainly due to lower freight rates and earning days for Petroleum segment as well as lower revenue from Heavy Engineering segment as most on-going projects are nearing completion. 

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