Items filtered by date: September 2017

TADHack’s recent return to Kuala Lumpur brought 150 participants full of energy and ideas on how programmable telecoms and connectivity services of voice, video and messaging over the internet can be used to enable new business ideas.

Participants were given 48 hours to work with sponsor APIs to ideate and build working prototypes of their solution which could be a business idea and/or a social idea. 

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Tuesday, 26 September 2017 16:22

Microsoft Launches new Surface Pro in Malaysia

Microsoft has reinvented the modern workplace concept with the launch of Microsoft’s brand-new Surface Pro. Tagged as Microsoft’s “most versatile laptop” the device which is the latest generation of its iconic Surface product line, has been redesigned from the inside out to deliver better performance and battery life than ever. 

The Surface Pro, together with Microsoft 365, is a complete, intelligent, and collaborative modern workplace solution that enables everyone to be creative and work together, taking productivity to the next level.

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Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia and 21 other countries in Asia Pacific will get access and support to the cloud solutions and resources they need to power digital transformation with the opening of Oracle’s first Digital Hub in Southeast Asia. 

The new facility in Kuala Lumpur highlights Oracle’s commitment to better serving the SME market in the new cloud economy and to working with them in a way that matches their needs and how their businesses operate. Oracle’s new Digital Hub in Malaysia is set to help SMEs leverage Oracle Cloud solutions to streamline operations, boost innovation and build a platform for growth. 

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The Labuan Financial Services Authority (Labuan FSA) announced Danial Mah bin Abdullah has been appointed as the new Director-General of Labuan FSA for a three year term, effective from October 3, 2017.

Danial Mah assumes the position of Director-General following the completion of Datuk Ahmad Hizzad bin Baharuddin’s secondment to Labuan FSA. The Authority would like to record its appreciation to Ahmad Hizzad for his contributions during his tenure with the Authority.

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Tuesday, 26 September 2017 16:18

Coca-Cola Tees Off For A Good Cause

Corporate and business partners, customers and suppliers rallied together for a good cause at the recent Coca-Cola Charity Golf Day. Held at the premier TPC Kuala Lumpur golf club, around 100 players participated in the full day event, which began with an 18-hole game and ended with dinner and entertainment. 

Highlights of the dinner included a lucky draw session and the auction for a pair of return tickets to New York sponsored by Etihad Airlines that was eventually sold to the highest bidder, Rodney Wong Kai Heng the Chief Executive Officer of Munch World Marketing Sdn Bhd.

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Titijaya Land Bhd, a Malaysian property developer listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities, has announced the appointment of Datuk Nozirah binti Bahari as its Independent Non-Executive Director effective today. She will also be appointed as the Chairman of Audit Committee of Titijaya Land.

Nozirah also holds directorship in public companies such as RHB Investment Bank, Bintulu Port Holdings Berhad, and MyWin Academy Berhad. 

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The community of Cyberjaya will see the completion of its first hospital in the area by 2020. Spanning 12.8 acres in the vicinity of Cyber 11, the 288-bed facility will not only serve the residents of Cyberjaya but also those in Puchong, Dengkil, and Sepang. The public hospital will consist of a 9-storey complex and will be complemented with an 8-storey multi-level carpark, for a total of 965 parking bays. 

“Hospital Cyberjaya is an example of efforts by the government in providing smart facilities and solutions for the rakyat as the country forges ahead in increasing the standards of our healthcare system,” said Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam, Minister of Health Malaysia at the groundbreaking ceremony of the hospital. 

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Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Sdn Bhd (MBM) together with authorised dealer Hap Seng Star (HSS) extends its presence in Johor with the launch of Mercedes-Benz Hap Seng Star Iskandar Autohaus (HSS Iskandar). With an investment of RM5 million, HSS Iskandar reflects the principal and authorised dealer’s efforts to expand their customer touchpoints to the southern region, particularly to Iskandar Malaysia, an economic development corridor.

“HSS Iskandar is a testament to Mercedes-Benz Malaysia and Hap Seng Star’s long-standing relationship and continuous commitment in delivering the best customer experience to all regions in Malaysia. As the largest premium automotive dealer network, it is natural that we remain steadfast with our core objective, to deliver the best products, best service and most importantly, efficient aftersales to customers,” said Mercedes-Benz Malaysia President and CEO, Dr Claus Weidner.

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PERTH/KUALA LUMPUR, 21 September 2017 – Holista CollTech Ltd (ASX: HCT, “Holista” or the “Group”) announced today that it will acquire a 47%-stake in iGalen International Inc (“iGalen”) a fast-growing network marketing company from Holista’s CEO and single-largest shareholder, Dr Rajen Manicka, for the nominal sum of US$1.

Holista has been a supplier of patented supplement products to iGalen, including the product Emulin®, which is already selling in North America since Emulin® was awarded FDA approval in the US.

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CIMB-Principal Asset Management Berhad (“CIMB-Principal” or “the Company”) announced the launch of its CIMB Islamic Global Equity Fund (“the fund”), the latest addition to its suite of 20 Islamic funds. The fund offers Malaysian retail and corporate investors an opportunity to tap into the growth prospects of global equities which are Shariah-compliant. 

The fund aims to achieve long-term capital appreciation and offers investors diversification benefits by enabling access to equities in numerous emerging and developed markets. 

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