Items filtered by date: December 2018
Friday, 28 December 2018 12:27

WillKey™ Rewards with Sunway Pal Points

WillKey™, Malaysia’s first will registry, centralised will search and storage is partnering with Sunway Pals Loyalty Sdn Bhd, a loyalty programme that is part of Malaysian conglomerate Sunway Group.

This partnership enables Sunway Pals Members to earn 20x Pals Points when they sign up as customers through WillKey™’s will registration service and an additional 5,000 Pals Points if they opt to be will storage customers, the points will be calculated based on the standard rate of one Pals Point per RM1 spent.

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Malaysia’s peer-to-peer (P2P) financing industry is expected to continue thriving with an anticipated 300 per cent growth to RM300 million in 2019 (2018: RM100 million), said Funding Societies Malaysia chief executive officer, Wong Kah Meng.

Against the backdrop of the Budget 2019 announcement which suggested a more proactive role of P2P financing in alleviating the financing gap encountered by both the micro, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as well as first-time home buyers, prospects are bright for growth acceleration.

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IGSS GaN (IGaN), a Singapore- based global leading technology developer in gallium nitride on silicon technologies (GaN-on-Si), and SilTerra Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., a home-grown Malaysian semiconductor wafer foundry, are pleased to announce an exclusive technology transfer partnership designed to significantly reduce production costs up to 2x, with high-volume manufacturing capabilities that now includes larger wafer areas.

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Konsortium E-Mutiara Berhad, express bus operators has become the first company in Asia to adopt Scania Ecolution to reduce their fleet’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions for the betterment of the environment.

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Monday, 24 December 2018 10:44

HSBC in Agreement to Sell 49% of HATB to FWD

HSBC Insurance (Asia Pacific) Holdings Limited, an indirect wholly-owned subsidairy of HSBC Holdings plc, has reached an agreement with FWD Life Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited, a subsidiary of FWD Limited, for the sale of its 49 per cent shareholding in HSBC Amanah Takaful (Malaysia) Berhad (HATB) to FWD.

The transaction has obtained approval from the Minister of Finance, via Bank Negara Malaysia, and is expected to be completed during the first half of 2019.

Published in CORPORATE
Monday, 24 December 2018 10:35

MBE Malaysia Welcomes New Owners

A new management team is taking over at MBE Malaysia, the network of Mailboxes Etc retail shipping and business services outlets, with the acquisition of MBE Business Corporation Sdn Bhd (MBC).

MBE Ventures, led by entrepreneur Patrick Leung, has bought 100 per cent of MBC from founder Brian Chow and hence MBC holds the Master Franchisee license.

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Allianz Malaysia will start managing their own Managed Care Organisation (MCO) following the recent launch of its Customer Healthcare Administration (CHA) operations.

Fully operational under Allianz Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad (Allianz Life) since 16 October, CHA will operate as the Company’s MCO which was previously handled by several Third-Party Administrators.

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PETRONAS Chemicals Fertiliser Sabah Sdn Bhd (PCFSSB), a subsidiary of PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad, the petrochemical arm of PETRONAS, brought Christmas cheer to about 100 families in Sipitang through its Sentuhan Kasih Programme.

PCFSSB chief executive officer, Mohd Kamis A Manap, handed out grocery hampers to the families from 30 villages within the vicinity of the company’s operations.

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Carousell, one of the world’s largest and fastest growing classifieds marketplaces, conducted a voluntary response in-app survey on e-wallets with its Malaysian users recently.

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Spreading the cheer and joy this festive season, Cold Storage organises a Christmas Party, closing the year with the spirit of giving.

The brand, a trusted name in fresh produce to the local community for over five decades, hosted children, old folks and representatives from the Joy To The World Community Services (House of Joy), Persatuan Kebajikan dan Sosial Kim Loo Ting Kuala Lumpur and Persatuan Kebajikan Damai Chempaka Kuala Lumpur dan Selangor, for an unforgettable Christmas experience.

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