Amanie Media Sdn Bhd, the publisher of Malaysian Business magazine, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNIRAZAK) with the aim of providing readers with even more exciting content and showing them how technology can enrich their lives.
Malaysian Business Editor In Chief Datuk Dr Mohd Daud Bakar hopes with the collaboration, the magazine will able to tap onto UNIRAZAK’s vast experiences and resources as well as knowledge databank to feature better and more relevant articles and eventually making Malaysian Business the business magazine of choice in Malaysia and the region.
“The magazine has been in circulation for more than 40 years and with such collaboration with the likes of UNIRAZAK, I believe that this title has a bright future.”
“One of the changes that we have instituted since relaunching the magazine last April was feeding our articles with robotics application data to interpret economic data and how it can impact our readers,” he adds.
Dr Mohd Daud, who is also the chairman of Amanie Group, was speaking at the MOU signing ceremony held at Amanie Group’s head office in Menara Binjai, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur this morning. At the signing, Dr Mohd Daud represented Amanie Media while UNIRAZAK was represented by its President and Vice Chancellor Prof. Datuk Seri Dr. Md. Zabid Hj. Abdul Rashid.
The signing was witnessed by UNIRAZAK’s Deputy vice Chancellor (Academic & Student Affairs) Prof. Samsinar Md. Sidin and Amanie Media managing director Razi Pahlavi Abdul Aziz.
The MOU also saw the appointment of Dr Md. Zabid as one of Malaysian Business editorial advisors.
In addition, UNIRAZAK will have a monthly column in the magazine and its online news website (www:malaysian-business.com) and website space to advertise events or programmes.
In his speech earlier, Dr Md. Zabid says that UNIRAZAK looks forward to an enriching collaboration with Amanie Media.
“I am very pleased to be associated with such a renowned title as Malaysian Business and hope together we can elevate the magazine to become an important business journal for the industry particularly in the fields of education and management.”
He believes that the magazine must strive to have a strong identity with strong contents. Dr Md Zabid concurs with Dr Mohd Daud that one strategy is to present articles using business analytics and data.
Going forward, he suggests that the Malaysian Business team to always come up with astute ideas in looking at current issues, to think ahead and across those issues when planning to write the story and to think again to fit it into the reality of the business landscape.
He adds that the team must also exercise agility or possess flexibility to get things done as demanded by readers.