Items filtered by date: March 2018

Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd has introduced a mobile payment terminal for Malaysian businesses to help them take another step towards digitising their operations. 

The devices allow businesses to receive card-based payments for products and services without needing to be tethered to a physical phone line.

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Start-ups that are members of the FinTech Association of Malaysia (FAOM) will be receiving free insurance coverage from Allianz Malaysia.

Allianz will be offering a free annual Group Personal Accident (GPA) coverage to current startup members of the FAOM. 

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Zurich Favour8 Guaranteed Acceptance is the latest endowment plan by Zurich Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad (ZLIMB) that offers customers a short-term and hassle-free investment commitment to grow their savings. As its name suggest, the plan’s unique ‘guaranteed acceptance’ feature allows customers to be insured up to RM500,000 without having to complete any medical questionnaires and go through the hassle of medical check-ups prior to purchasing the plan. 

Research has shown that more than 50% of Malaysians are not financially prepared for retirement and that one in five are saving less than 10% of their monthly salaries. Recognising that financial wellness is a matter of concern for Malaysians today, Zurich Favour8 Guaranteed Acceptance is designed to help customers boost their savings to achieve their financial aspirations; be it a comfortable retirement, quality tertiary education for their children or a dream vacation. 

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The majority of businesses in Malaysia believe the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) trade agreement signed today will have a positive impact on their business, according to the new data from HSBC’s comprehensive survey of global businesses.

Of 1,150 firms based in CPTPP member countries surveyed by HSBC, almost half at 46 per cent expect to see positive benefits.

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Prudential BSN Takaful Berhad (PruBSN), through its non-profit charitable arm PruBSN Prihatin, has launched PruBSN Microtakaful Jariyah, the first offering of its kind in Malaysia that provides basic life protection coverage for one year for breadwinners in the hard-core poor and poor group.

In line with its mission to secure the future of Malaysian families through innovative solutions, PruBSN aims to build financial resilience and promote the accessibility of insurance through its microtakaful programme designed for the vulnerable communities. 

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As part of its efforts to help businesses go digital, Maxis organised the Maxis-MRCA Youth M-RACE, an ‘Amazing Race’-like challenge which saw participants taking part in unique digital experiences using Maxis Business Solutions. 

More than 50 MRCA Youth members took part in the one-day event, which required them to drive to several locations in Cyberjaya and Putrajaya to solve puzzles and challenges as a team, as well as look for treasures using Maxis’ business tools and solutions.  

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Malaysia will mark its biggest presence in the Philippines through the Malaysia Promotion Programme (MPP) in Manila, which will take place from 11 to 18 March. 

This event serves as a platform to strengthen the brand of Malaysia in the Philippines and to promote Malaysia as a preferred partner for sourcing, trade and investments, tourism destination and a gateway to ASEAN.

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The Story Book, an event space dedicated to run storybook-themed activities and performances has recently opened its doors in Plaza Arkadia, Desa ParkCity. 

The shop is the first of its kind to encourage people to discover stories from books through interactive events and performing arts.

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Nova Pharma Solutions Bhd made its debut on Leading Entrepreneur Accelerator Platform (LEAP) market on Bursa Malaysia, raising close to RM 2.5 million in proceeds. 

Its executive director and chief executive officer, Khoo Boo Wie said after they have move a step forward in their corporate history and close to realising their business plans after the management buyout exercise of the entire equity interest in NNE Pharmaplan Sdn. Bhd. in 2015

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Developments in digital technology are driving exponential changes in the global business environment leaving business leaders requiring a new set of skills, thinking and behaviour. Saïd Business School, University of Oxford announced the launch of the new Oxford Leadership 4.0 Immersive Learning Lab for corporations designed to build the capabilities and skills of Malaysian and ASEAN business leaders to respond to adaptive changes in an a complex, fast-changing environment. 

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