Items filtered by date: March 2018

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility outreach in Malaysia, Fujitsu (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. announced its desktop contribution to SMK Seafield during the launch of the school’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) 2018 ceremony. The donation of 25 Fujitsu Esprimo desktops to the school will allow teachers and 1,350 students to realise 21st Century classroom learning through the power of ICT.  

“As part of the Fujitsu Way, we aim to contribute to the creation of a networked society that is rewarding and secure, and with that bring about a prosperous future that fulfils the dreams of people throughout the world. And our contribution to the students of SMK Seafield is just that,” said Chief Executive Officer, Fujitsu Malaysia, Chiharu Abe. 

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McDonald’s Malaysia underscored its commitment to long term sustainability efforts with the unveiling of several initiatives to reduce carbon footprint, as part of the company’s global Scale for Good strategy.

In Malaysia, up to 124 McDonald’s restaurants have already implemented at least one of the green initiatives that the company has committed to, bringing it well on the way to helping the nation meet the commitment to reduce the country’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Under Malaysia’s Green Technology Master Plan for 2017-2030, the government’s commitment to the Paris Agreement 2015 was to achieve up to 45 per cent reduction in GHG emission intensity of GDP by 2030 relative to 2005 levels.

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BMW Group Malaysia introduced the first-ever BMW X2, the newest member to the premium automaker’s portfolio of Sports Activity Coupes. Created to transform the Compact Premium segment, the all-new model from BMW features unmistakable sporty, dynamic and urban design cues which leaves a confident impression both in its class and within the BMW X model family.

Managing Director and CEO of BMW Group Malaysia, Harald Hoelzl, said, “The BMW X models have long made its mark in Malaysia. Last year alone, we delivered over 4,200 BMW X Series vehicles, equating to 39.6% of BMW’s deliveries of 10,618 vehicles. Today, we’re proud to expand our BMW X portfolio here in Malaysia with the first-ever BMW X2.”

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Kenanga Futures Sdn Bhd announced in Kuala Lumpur, its inaugural access into CME Group markets on its newly enhanced KDF TradeActive – the company’s trademarked real-time customised online trading solution. 

Traders can now access both the U.S. and Malaysian listed derivatives on KDF TradeActive available on both desktop and mobile devices, giving customers easy access to real-time market data and flexibility to trade on-the-go.

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The existence of illicit trade has been an enduring issue that has escalated in scope and magnitude. 

Since the complexity of the shadow economy makes it hard to combat this growing issue in isolation, public- and private-sector support is vital.

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Sapura Exploration and Production Sarawak Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sapura Energy Berhad (SEB), is pleased to announce that it has commenced production at the B15 field. 

The B15 gas field development is a maiden gas development project for Sapura Exploration and Production (Sapura E&P) and the first gas milestone was achieved within two years of the sanction of its Field Development Plan (FDP).

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Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) has already RM 1.8 billion worth of investments in Oil and Gas (O&G) related projects in the pipeline for just the first three months of 2018. 

Its chief executive officer, Datuk Azman Mahmud, said this shows that Malaysia continues to be a strategic location for the O&G industry players. 

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McDermott plans to bid for USD 5 billion worth of contracts in the next six months, covering bids in Malaysia, India, Australia, Vietnam and Indonesia as it sees a very strong potential in business expansion in Malaysia and the region.

The bid pipeline has increased compared to last year as it was USD 4 billion six months ago, showing that this is a positive sign that the oil and gas industry is on track for recovery.

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Commerce.Asia Ventures, Malaysian commerce technology venture builder, launched its flagship offering Commerce.Asia Enterprise, that is developed with the specific purpose of enabling Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), to quickly move their business online.

“It is essential that businesses embark on an Omni channel strategy that combines physical and online presence as they are losing out on a vast market of online buyers by not having an online presence.

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Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera (LTAT) or the Armed Forces Fund Board registered an increase in unaudited net profit of RM667.1 million for the financial year ended 31 December 2017. 

This marks a substantial 12.1 per cent increase compared with the previous year’s RM595 million.

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