Items filtered by date: January 2017

Sime Darby Property and the Construction Research Institute of Malaysia (CREAM) signed a memorandum of agreement with the aim to commercialise the Divergent Dwelling Design (D3) concept to improve affordable housing with new methods of design and construction.

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CTOS and Alliance Bank have announced a continued partnership to provide further rewards and services to CTOS members, with the Alliance One Account. Consumers with qualifying CTOS scores will be invited to use this advisory service which will demonstrate how loan consolidation can help manage household finances better.

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Deejays Prove You Can Go Cashless

“Now anyone can go cashless!” 

Two radio deejays lived this concept in the “Go Cashless” Challenge (Cabaran Tanpa Tunai) during a three-day trip covering Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Penang by simply using the CIMB PETRONAS Debit Mastercard as their challenge “partner”.

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MIDF Research is retaining its Neutral recommendation on IHH Healthcare with a discounted cashflow (DCF) target price of  RM6.58.

The research house thinks that despite the resilient demand and growth for healthcare services across all its home markets, they remain wary of 2017 as challenges persist.

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Maybank is expecting an increase of at least 25% in the number of e-Ang Pow transactions this Chinese New Year compared to 15,000 transactions valued at over RM1.6 million in 2016.

Maybank Group Head of Community Financial Services, Datuk Lim Hong Tat said that the Bank was confident that its e-Ang Pow service would gain traction this year, given the increasing acceptance among the public for this service. 

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Hong Leong Asset Management Bhd (HLAM) announced income distributions amounting to RM58 million in January 2017 for a total of 11 funds under management. In view of the encouraging performance for the funds, HLAM has declared distributions for 11 of its funds, in varying frequencies:

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Malaysians are planning to spend nine per cent more this year on Lunar New Year festivities, according to the annual United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd (UOB Malaysia) Lunar New Year Survey. 

Of their average Lunar New Year budget of RM4,201 (up from RM3,846 in 2016), respondents said they will allocate RM1,008 to food, an increase of 14 per cent over last year. This is despite the higher cost of food this year.  Forty-three per cent of this amount will go towards celebrating a traditional reunion dinner with loved ones. 

Published in CORPORATE
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 10:36

PIKOM Forms New E-Commerce Chapter

PIKOM announced recently the formation of the new E-Commerce chapter aimed at creating a vibrant E-Commerce ecosystem in Malaysia that is globally competitive.

The new chapter is a timely initiative as E-Commerce in Malaysia is at the cusp of incredible growth said PIKOM chairman Chin Chee Seong.

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Technology Park Malaysia Corporation Sdn Bhd (TPM) and Daegu Technopark of South Korea signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate through exchanges and cooperation towards contributing to both regional industry development and business growth through the transfer and commercialisation of technology.

The collaborative effort is set to spur greater cooperation in mutually creating win-win smart partnerships between South Korean and Malaysian startups and enterprises. It would also provide both parties to jointly develop strategic co-incubator programmes and provide their incubatees the opportunity to explore new business and investments opportunities in the global arena.

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Thirty-six talented website designers were recognised at the Malaysia Website Awards 2016 (MWA 2016) presentation ceremony in Penang recently.

The Malaysia Website Awards 2016, organize by the Exabytes Group, is the second in the series, seeking to recognise and reward the outstanding performance, talent and effort of the best web developers, web designers and web agencies; and at the same time encourage creativity, sharing and improvement of overall web design quality in the country.

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