Items filtered by date: August 2017

China has a track-record of making changes rapidly. Within just the past decade or two, the world’s most populous country has become its biggest market for passenger cars, its biggest e-commerce market, its biggest exporter -- and its biggest source of carbon emissions. Now, China has also assumed a leadership position in the green-investment arena. 

China is ploughing billions into clean energy, promoting the use of electric vehicles, investing in low-emissions infrastructure for its fast-growing cities, and widening the options for green financing. 

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Prestariang Bhd announced its second quarter results for financial year 2017 (2QFY17) charting the highest quarter revenue of RM55.2 million being recorded since its listing. 

This represents an increase of 13.1% compared to its previous year corresponding quarter. The revenue contribution was reflective of the Company’s current core business in Software & Services under its Technology Platform formed as part of the Group’s transformation plan. 

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Kuala Lumpur, Aug 24 2017—Aon, a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement, and health solutions, has named eight organisations as Best Employers in Malaysia for 2017. 

Aon Best Employers is the most credible and comprehensive programme of its kind in the Asia Pacific region and the Middle East; designed to improve employee engagement, leadership effectiveness, employer brand, and culture to drive high performance.

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Today, as many industries struggle to remain competitive, academia plays a growing role in supporting the industries’ needs through joint undertakings in R&D activities. 

Datuk Azman Mahmud, Chief Executive Officer of MIDA said it is important that research carried out in universities finds its way into companies to enable job creation, company expansion and diversification, and spur the economic growth.

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UD Trucks, together with its sole distributor, Tan Chong Industrial Equipment (TCIE) yesterday launched Croner, an all-new medium-duty truck. 

The launch event, held at the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS), was graced by President of Tan Chong Motor Holdings Bhd, Datuk Tan Heng Chew, and President of Volvo Group Trucks Asia & JVs, Håkan Karlsson.

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Titijaya Land Bhd, a Bursa Malaysia Main Market Listed Company involved in property development, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Aman Kemensah Sdn Bhd (“Aman Kemensah”) has on 21st August 2017 received High Qlassic Achievement Awards 2017 for its Embun @ Aman Kemensah project. 

QLASSIC (Quality Assessment System in Construction) is a system and method to assess and evaluate the workmanship quality of building projects, based on the Construction Industry Standard (CIS 7), The CIS 7 was established as a mean to objectively compare the quality of workmanship among construction projects through a scoring system.

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Thursday, 24 August 2017 12:28

iPay88 To Secure #MYCYBERSALE 2017 Payments

iPay88 Sdn Bhd, a NTT Data company – Malaysia’s leading online payment gate-way provider in Asia, announces that it will be the Premier Payment Gateway Partner for the country’s annual #MYCYBERSALE.

#MYCYBERSALE 2017 is Malaysia’s 4th annual online sale – the biggest one to be held yet, in a round-the-clock marathon event from the 9th to 13th October 2017. 

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BIMB Holdings Berhad (BHB) recently received three prestigious awards, reflecting the organisation’s continuing excellence in all aspects of its business operations and contributions to the financial industry. 

The three awards received include Best Sustainability Strategies and Best Sustainability Report awards at the Asia Sustainability Excellence Awards 2017 event held on 2 August 2017, and Silver (Highest Growth in Profit after Tax over Three Years) award in the Finance Sector (Below RM10 Billion Market Cap) at the The Edge Billion Ringgit Club Corporate Awards 2017 event held on 21 August 2017.

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The Malaysian consumer confidence showed signs of resilience in the second quarter of 2017 with an index score of 94 percentage points (pp) – up 7 points compared to Q2 2016, securing its spot as the 28th most confident country globally, but second lowest in Southeast Asia. (See Chart 1). 

According to the latest Nielsen Global Survey of Consumer Confidence and Spending released recently by Nielsen, confidence levels in Southeast Asia continues to dominate the top 10 spot globally with four out of six countries in the region scoring above the 100 pp mark. 

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IHH Healthcare Bhd, a leading premium global healthcare provider reported that for the three months ended 30 June 2017, its revenue increased 12% year-on-year (“YoY”) to RM2.8 billion. 

This was due to sustained growth in inpatient admissions and revenue intensity across all home markets and the ramp up of new hospitals opened in March 2017. Tokuda Group and City Clinic Group in Bulgaria, acquired in June 2016 and since consolidated into Acibadem, also contributed to the increase in revenue. 

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