Items filtered by date: March 2018

Malaysia’s first equity Exchange Traded Fund (ETF), FTSE Bursa Malaysia (FBM) KLCI etf has declared an interim income distribution of 2.8 sen per unit.

For the financial year ended 31 December 2017, FBM KLCI etf paid out a total of two income distributions totaling 3.3 sen per unit.  Income distribution is paid out semi-annually, if any.

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Friday, 09 March 2018 17:26

PIKOM to accelerate the ICT industry 

The National ICT Association of Malaysia (PIKOM) revealed three main objectives to drive  Malaysia’s ICT industry to greater heights.

Its newly-appointed chairman Ganesh Kumar Bangah shared the objectives include to drive value to members through targeted activities driven via PIKOM’s five Chapters. 

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In conjunction with International Women’s Day 2018, ACCA Malaysia is launching its first Women’s Network.

The global theme for this year’s event is #pressforprogress, seeking advances on a number of issues from gender pay parity to equality of opportunity. 

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Malaysia online marketplace,11street, announced 56 per cent of its registered sellers were women’ selling products across various categories in 2017

“Online shopping has proven to be a boon for female entrepreneurs and they are thriving in the e-commerce industry. 

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TalentCorp in collaboration with the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development (KPWKM) today launched the inaugural Career Comeback ReIGNITE Award to recognise Malaysian employers raising the bar in supporting women returning to the workforce after a career break.

This event is in conjunction with this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) theme #PressforProgress and in support of the Government’s announcement that this year is the Year of Women Empowerment.

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Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi launched the JOB MATCHING PTPTN at a ceremony to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN). 

Job Matching is a collaborative initiative between PTPTN and Prestariang Berhad to directly benefit PTPTN borrowers seeking jobs or greater opportunities to elevate their employment value. Under this strategically drawn initiative, Phase one of the collaboration will begin with Job Matching as the pilot programme targeted at upskilling and reskilling of current PTPTN borrowers. 

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Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) has collaborated with Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) hosted the inaugural  Industrial Park Forum for Central Region which saw 200 participants

The participants represent the entire spectrum of relevant stakeholders, from local authorities, park developers & managers, utility companies, manufacturers and potential investors.

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Malaysia Debt Ventures Berhad (MDV), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Minister of Finance Inc., launched its Islamic Venture Financing Programme, at The Vertical. 

Expanding into Venture Financing will better enable MDV to finance early-stage companies and fill the gap in the ecosystem for venture-financing funding for growth. 

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Online financial services marketplace BankBazaar has launched its online operations in Malaysia, further strengthening its presence in South East Asia. 

The Malaysian equivalent, BBazaar Malaysia (, will provide Malaysian users access to various financial products such as credit cards, personal loans, car loans and home loans from multiple banks, all under one roof.

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MyHSR Corporation Sdn Bhd will call for a tender to appoint the Final Survey Consultants (‘FSC’) for the Kuala Lumpur - Singapore High Speed Rail (‘KL-SG HSR’) project on 9 March 2018. 

The FSC tender will be divided into six (6) packages, with three (3) packages reserved for Bumiputera firms. The main scopes of the FSC are to conduct land survey and provide land administration support for the land acquisition process for the KL-SG HSR project within Malaysia. 

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