PETALING JAYA, 30 NOVEMBER 2020: The National Real Estate Awards (NREA), presented by the Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) returns this year to honour and celebrate the achievements of real estate practitioners in Malaysia. Running in its 12th year since 2009, this award is now the most recognised in the real estate industry, created by real estate practitioners to recognise real estate practitioners in Malaysia.
Evon Heng, organising chairperson of NREA 2020 said that, as the world faces the global pandemic COVID-19, it makes this year’s NREA much more meaningful in recognising the hard work of fellow real estate practitioners who have thrived in 2019. Another first for the NREA was the pivot to a live online format with the respective award winners and the public being invited to experience the event.
PUTRAJAYA, 27 November 2020 – The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (KKMM), today announced the launch of PRIME (Program Realisasi Impian Ekonomi Digital), an initiative by the national level domain name provider MYNIC, to drive digital adoption among the small medium and enterprise (SME) sector and increase the competitiveness of small businesses in Malaysia.
Under this initiative MYNIC introduced a new .BIZ.MY domain category, which has been developed specifically to empower Malaysian Micro Small Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and drive digital adoption.
Kuala Lumpur, 27 November 2020 – Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad (“Kenanga Group”) today announced its third quarter financial results (“3Q20”). Profit before tax ("PBT") for the quarter topped RM63.3 million, a seven-fold hike from the same period last year. Consolidated PBT for the first nine months, rose to RM81.6 million, highest in over 10 years for the country’s leading independent investment bank.
This was largely driven by increased brokerage fees, higher net interest income, trading and investment income, as well as, management fee income. It also recorded a share of profits from its joint venture company, Rakuten Trade.
Subang Jaya, 27 November 2020 – Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi) has strengthened its 4G LTE network coverage in Perak, Penang, Kedah and Perlis, enabling more customers to enjoy reliable, high-speed mobile internet.
With new sites rolled out as well as upgrades on existing sites completed recently, Digi’s 4G LTE and LTE-A network now covers 92% and 73% of the population respectively in the northern states.