Friday, 18 September 2020

Assistant Governor Fraziali Ismail's Closing Remarks at Malaysia Showcase during Climate Week NYC 2020

From time to time, we chance upon heart-warming stories of how seemingly small and random acts of kindness, result in something miraculous. I am talking about stories like Jadav Payeng, an environmental activist and forest worker from India, who planted a tree almost every single day for 40 years.

Jadav was only 16 when he started working with the district’s social forestry division in a tree plantation drive. Upon completion of the 5-year project, Jadav chose to stay and continued on his quest to save his island. This led him to single-handedly create a real man-made forest, the Molai Forest, which houses several species of animals and thousands of trees that is now almost as big as New York’s Central Park.

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

First-Ever Virtual PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Malaysia) Gala Introduces Pioneering Winners’ Circle

Malaysia’s prestigious real estate awards platform presented 35 award categories to the outstanding builders of the country’s skylines and spaces via a multi-streamed event viewed worldwide via asiapropertyawards.com/en/newsroom, and the official channels on YouTube and Facebook. Viewers were able to participate in an exclusive live chat on the official Awards website during the live broadcast.

Tropicana Corporation Berhad received the title of Best Developer, boosted by 10 wins including the coveted trophy of Best Condo Development (Malaysia) for Tropicana Grandhill.

Tuesday, 15 September 2020

A Long Blog on Raw Points Earns a Place in Malaysia Book of Records

Petaling Jaya, 15 September 2020 – When CEO of brand consultancy firm Roar Point Sdn Bhd, Long Yun Siang, decided to start a blog on Valentine’s Day in 2011 it was intended to be a voice for people in the industry.

Beginning his advertising career in the 90s Long, as he is popularly known, has close to 30 years of experience in multinational agencies so he had a lot to say and has not stopped sharing his thoughts every single working day in his blog called “Raw Points”.

Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Gobi Partners and Sunway Present: The Final Four

KUALA LUMPUR, SEPTEMBER 15 — Regional venture capital firm Gobi Partners and Sunway Group, one of Malaysia’s largest conglomerates, hosted a luncheon today to announce four winners of the SuperSeed II Championship, a virtual pitching competition that was held from May to August of this year. In attendance at the event were Sunway Group President Tan Sri Chew Chee Kin, Sunway Group Executive Vice President of President’s Office Evan Cheah, Sunway Group Chief Innovation Officer and Sunway iLabs Director, Matt Van Leeuwen, Chairman and Founding Partner of Gobi Partners, Thomas G. Tsao, Managing Director of Gobi Partners Malaysia, Jamaludin Bujang, and MDEC’s Vice President of Global Growth Acceleration Division, Gopi Ganesalingam.

The Championship is aimed at early-stage Malaysian companies, inviting them to enter to win the coveted prize of up to RM 15 million in funding (subject to due diligence), as well as additional prizes that included: a potential grant from MDEC; a wild card entry into Sunway iLabs’ Super Accelerator Programme; cloud credits and a CXO membership from Alibaba Cloud; and an opportunity to attend an exclusive entrepreneurship program curated by the Alibaba Business School. 

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