Items filtered by date: March 2018

The ASEAN Capital Markets Forum (ACMF) welcomed the progress achieved by the ASEAN Green Bond Standards at its meeting. 

Since its launch in November 2017, the ASEAN Green Bond Standards have gained encouraging traction and there have been three issuances from Malaysia and Singapore carrying the ASEAN Green Bond label.

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MAN Truck and Bus (M) Sdn Bhd (MAN) has handed over 13 MAN TG WW series trucks to Taipanco Sdn Bhd (Taipanco), a leader in the local haulage industry, making up a total of 43 MAN TGS 28.440, 6 x 2 prime movers in Taipanco’s fleet since 2016.

 The new trucks will help Taipanco, whose core business is in container transportation, to provide efficient and reliable services to move containers for its clients. Based in Port Klang, Taipanco is one of the largest container transportation operator servicing Northport and Westport.

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Tuesday, 20 March 2018 13:56

Keeping Data Safe for Industry 4.0 

While Industry 4.0 has been at the forefront of driving innovation and business, it has also presented a new dimension of challenges on managing operational cyber risks, be it smart factories or smart devices.

Given the highly interconnected nature of Industry 4.0, there is a need for organisations to take a very strategic outlook to manage security and privacy issues.

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Interbase Resources Sdn Bhd (IRSB), Malaysia’s pioneering e-commerce giant and owner of, today announced the relaunch of Lmall (, offering Malaysian online netizens an enhanced premium shopping experience that guarantees 100% authentic products.

Lmall achieves this by curating its brands on a by-invitation basis and requiring them to be based in Malaysia, ensuring a strong local presence that translates to genuine products, local warranty fulfilment and speedy delivery for customers. The marketplace currently houses over 100 world renowned brands that include Nestle, Dolce Gusto, Philips, Bosch, Acer and 3M.

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Affinbank Group (Affin) has recently signed an agreement with the Asian Banking School (ABS), the preferred industry provider of premium capability development programmes for financial institutions, for a customised programme for Operational Risk Review and Scenario Analysis awareness and implementation.

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Monday, 19 March 2018 12:08

PNB Turns 40

Forty years after its establishment, Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) is today the largest fund manager in Malaysia with funds worth RM279 billion. 

“Out of this, 98% of our funds are invested locally to create business and economic opportunities for Malaysians. This includes providing equal opportunities to Bumiputera professionals in the corporate sector,” said its group chairman Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar.

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Get your shopping carts ready and get energised! Grab your chance to be one of the lucky ten participants to win a shopping spree worth up to RM12,000 each with the return of the ever popular Energizer® Shop In The Dark campaign! Energizer®, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of primary batteries and the Maker of the World’s Longest Lasting Battery is launching Energizer® Shop In The Dark 2018, bringing back the popular competition for the third consecutive year – now bigger and better than ever!

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Samsung has unveiled its latest flagships, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ with new and innovative features. 

“The Galaxy S9 and S9+ now come with new AR emoji, Super Slow-more and Super Low-light features. These enable consumers to discover and re-imagine a whole new level of visual communication, tailored to their own unique voices. 

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Faber-Castell Malaysia, the country’s leading producer and supplier of high quality stationery products and the world’s largest eraser manufacturer, celebrated its 40th anniversary yesterday.

Faber-Castell Malaysia has achieved extraordinary sales performance over the four decades and its steadfast growth has made it known as the top stationery company in the country. In addition to its success, Faber-Castell Malaysia was also conferred several awards which include the Premier Brand Award (2011) from the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation for Brand Excellence in Writing & Drawing Instruments as well as the Trusted Brand Awards (2012-2016) from Readers Digest. 

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Microsoft expanded its Surface lineup for Malaysia to empower users to achieve more with the ultimate Windows device. 

The new devices include Surface Laptop and Surface Book 2 which are now available for purchase through Surface authorized retailers*. The Surface lineup rounds up a strong portfolio of Microsoft devices that will not only allow users to unleash their creativity through new Windows 10 Creators Update features, but also to empower every individual to be productive on their own terms.

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