Items filtered by date: March 2018

Vivo unveiled the V9, an all-new FullView™ Display smartphone, with a 90% screen-to-body ratio that packs AI-powered features in a sleek and stylish design. From photography to enhanced mobile performance, the V9 adapts to specific users’ needs to create the perfect shot while providing a fun and optimized mobile experience. Vivo is also bolstering its efforts to engage with local customers by announcing Alvin Chong the brand’s Music Icon, adding to Vivo’s line-up of star-studded brand personalities. 

“The rapid development in mobile technology is constantly changing the way we communicate and its evolving consumers’ lifestyles, with smartphones becoming the epicenter of their daily routine. This has inspired Vivo to constantly innovate; and our new flagship – the Vivo V9 – is designed to enhance customers’ experience while capturing breathtaking images, enjoying entertainment on-the-go or simply completing their tasks over their smartphones,” said Chief Executive Officer of Vivo Malaysia, Mike Xu. 

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Energizer Malaysia expanded its brand portfolio in Malaysia with the official launch of the Refresh Your Car!® automotive fragrance brand – one of the leading automotive fragrance brands in the United States. Energizer Malaysia‘s holding company, Energizer Holdings bought over HandStands Holding Corporation, the former parent company of Refresh Your Car!® in 2016. 

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Tuesday, 27 March 2018 10:57

Vivo Launches New FullView Flagship V9 

Vivo today unveiled the V9, an all new FullView Display smartphone, with a 90 per cent screen to body ratio that packs AI powered features in a sleek and stylish design. 

From photography to enhanced mobile performance, the V9 adapts to specific users’ needs to create the perfect shot while providing a fun and optimized mobile experience.

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The PropertyGuruMarket Index (“PMI”) which tracks the asking prices of homes in Malaysia shows a continued decline in the  fourth quarter of 2017 (Q4 2017) as the market continues to correct itself – amidst a complex scenario of growing oversupply in certain property segments and prevailing consumer unaffordability.

For Q4 2018, the PMI indicated a decrease of 1.6 per cent compared to the previous quarter where the Q32017 only saw a 0.2 per cent decrease. 

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The National ICT Association of Malaysia (PIKOM) announced that the Malaysia economy will helm the Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) following the appointment of PIKOM Councillor Stan Singh as the new Chairman.

This appointment, which was announced at the recent 57th APICTA Exco Meeting in Myanmar also marks the first time the Malaysia economy will lead the 18-year-old global ICT alliance comprising 16 member-economies in Asia Pacific.

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CIMB Bank Berhad has won ‘Best Retail Bank in Malaysia’ for the second year in a row and also won the award for ‘Best Productivity, Efficiency and Automation Initiative, Application or Programme for 2018’ at The Asian Banker’s International Excellence in Retail Financial Services 2018 Awards recently. 

The Asian Banker’s awards is one of the industry’s most prestigious due to its rigorous criteria for innovativeness in retail financing in Asia Pacific, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

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In line with the Government's 2018 initiative to empower local entrepreneurs for digital economic growth, eCommerce marketplace MyBazar Malaysia (www.mybazar.com) has been appointed by Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) as the first online platform to pilot a programme called ‘Blee’, focused on unlocking growth opportunities of the digital economy to local sellers. 

Representing 76.5 per cent  of businesses in Malaysia according to SME Corp, local, micro businesses are poised to become a major growth and employment engine in the country.  

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Valyou, in partnership with Mutual Trust Bank, launched its bKash product integration that enables wallet-to-wallet remittance from Malaysia to Bangladesh. 

Using Valyou Mobile Wallet app, migrant workers in Malaysia are able to transfer money directly to any bKash account in Bangladesh.

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CIMB-Principal Asset Management Berhad recently launched its maiden China-focused fund, CIMB-Principal China Direct Opportunities Fund under its Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII) licence. 

CIMB-Principal is the first entity in Malaysia to be awarded this licence which allows it to invest directly in the China A-Shares market, giving it a strong advantage to strengthen its customer value proposition, while cementing its leadership position in the asset management industry, both in Malaysia and regionally.

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Quann Malaysia (formerly known as e-Cop Malaysia), a regional managed cyber security services provider, urged Malaysians to be prepared for a rise in Clickbait Phishing links that could potentially be a cybersecurity threat during the upcoming 14th Malaysian General Elections (GE14). 

Ivan Wen, General Manager of Quann Malaysia says news are more likely to be fake when it sounds too good to be true. 

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