Items filtered by date: October 2017

Kenanga Investment Bank Bhd under its NagaWarrants umbrella brand is issuing 10 new European style cash-settled call warrants to meet investors’ demand for trading opportunities and leveraged products. 

This new series offers warrants on familiar names such as Ann Joo Resources Berhad, Inari Amertron Berhad and Petronas Chemicals Group Berhad, while offering Kenanga warrants on Pestech International Berhad and Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Holdings Berhad for the first-time. 

Published in CORPORATE

RHB Islamic Bank Bhdn has signed a strategic partnership with PBT Pengerang to provide total e-solutions in managing its payment and collection services. The partnership will boost PBT Pengerang’s capabilities to enable it to tap into new business opportunities. 

“RHB Islamic is honoured to be the first cashless solution provider for PBT Pengerang. Through this collaboration, RHB Islamic will be able to provide local businesses and vendors of Bandar Penawar a simple, fast and seamless banking. We will continuously work towards providing our customers with innovative financial solutions to meet their business needs,” said Datuk Adissadikin Ali, Managing Director, RHB Islamic Bank.

Published in CORPORATE

Boustead Plantations Berhad (BPB) moved further towards the expansion of its land bank today as it entered into a sales and purchase agreement for the acquisition of 42 parcels of land amounting to a total of approximately 11,600 hectares, located within the district of Labuk and Sugut, Sabah. 

The purchase consideration for the land is RM750 million, derived at on a willing-buyer willing-seller basis after taking into consideration the market value of the land as appraised by independent valuers. The purchase consideration represents a discount of RM10 million or 1.3% from the market value of the plantation assets of RM760 million. The land will be acquired by BPB’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Boustead Rimba Nilai Sdn Bhd.

Published in CORPORATE

After coming to Malaysia for a business meeting in Kuala Lumpur or a holiday in Redang, what do you do with all the leftover currency that is jingling in your pocket? 

As a frequent traveller to many foreign destinations on AirAsia flights, you now have the option of trading your leftover notes and coins on the WorldKoins platform for WorldKoins credit that can be used to shop online. 

Published in GENERAL

Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson, the resort that is designed similar to the national flower of Malaysia, has won not one, but two awards during the recent Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards held in Bangkok recently. It clinched the ‘Best Pool Villa’ and ‘Best Family Resort’ for Malaysia. 

Considered one of the most anticipated awards in the hotel industry calendar, Haute Grandeur is recognized as one of the world’s leading hospitality awards initiative, acknowledging the finest in hospitality experiences across 7 continents and more than 60 countries. 

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Samsung Malaysia Electronics celebrated the launch of the Galaxy Studio in Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur to give Samsung fans in Malaysia the chance to explore and experience hands-on the latest Samsung devices, including the newly-launched Galaxy Note8, Gear VR with Controller and the new Gear 360. 

The Galaxy Studio in Kuala Lumpur will open its doors for three months to offer fans and visitors a one-stop experience of mobile connectivity.

Published in GENERAL

Funding Societies and Cheng & Co have engaged in a strategic partnership to broaden and simplify access to business financing for creditworthy Malaysian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Cheng & Co, a leading and established home-grown accounting firm, will refer promising SMEs in need of financing to Funding Societies, the first and largest peer-to-peer (P2P) financing platform in the country. In turn, Funding Societies will provide working capital to eligible SMEs through its investor base.

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CIMB Foundation yesterday set the tone on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) leadership by announcing fresh policies to further institutionalise the spirit of corporate citizenship in CIMB Group’s staff, during the unveiling of the Foundation’s refreshed brand and tagline, in commemoration of the Foundation’s tenth anniversary. 

The new policy, called Flex4CSR, allows any of CIMB Group’s staff to take up to a whole month’s paid leave to support any of the Foundation’s projects with no impact to their existing tenure and benefits. Apart from that, employees are also entitled to a half-day leave for every 10 hours spent volunteering. 

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Trend Micro welcomes the announcement of allocations and amendments to encourage the digital economy under Budget 2018. These initiatives underline how Malaysia remains on the right track, and taking another step forward towards becoming a fully-developed digital economy. 

The measures to strengthen Malaysia's commitment to the Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) will further invigorate the country’s eCommerce industry and enable local businesses to capitalise on the opportunities from the internet economy and cross-border activities.  This is also in line with Trend Micro’s continuous investment of resources and efforts in supporting this digital transformation growth in Malaysia,” said Goh Chee Hoh, Managing Director, Trend Micro Malaysia.

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TalentCorp welcomes the Government’s announcement for Budget 2018, which puts special emphasis on human capital development, particularly women, and its plans toward nation building. We remain focused in developing Malaysia’s talent landscape through attracting, nurturing and retaining skilled talent in the country.

“We welcome the Government’s announcement to introduce the National Leaders’ Circle programme to be spearheaded by TalentCorp,” said Shareen Shariza Dato’ Abdul Ghani, Chief Executive Officer of Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad (TalentCorp)

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