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The world is watching Malaysia’s handling of the 1MDB probe: Expert

Ei Sun Oh of the Asian Strategy Leadership Institute says the markets want to see the new government in Malaysia follow a robust legal process as it investigates former Prime Minister Najib Razak. Watch the video at https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/05/22/the-world-is-watching-malaysias-handling-of-the-1mdb-probe-expert.html SOURCE: CNBC (3)

How Malaysia could offset the removal of GST

Nizam Idris of Macquarie says expenditure cuts are likely to come from a reduction of manpower in Malaysia’s ministries. Watch the video at https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/05/16/how-malaysia-could-offset-the-removal-of-gst.html SOURCE: CNBC (8)

Meeting between government-linked investment companies (GLICs) and YA Bhg Tun Daim Zainuddin

Yang Bahagia Tun Daim Zainuddin, as the Head of the Council of Eminent Persons appointed by Prime Minister YAB Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, invited and met with the chief executives of six Government-Linked Investment Companies (GLICs) and trust institutions, namely Employees Provident Fund (EPF), Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB), Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) (KWAP), Lembaga Tabung […]

What future for Malaysia –China cooperation under Mahathir?

Image: High Speed Rail – Courtesy of New Eastern Outlook By Charles F. Moreira, Editor Following the unexpected first-time victory of the Pakatan Harapan group of opposition parties in Malaysia’s 14th general elections on 9 May 2018 and the swearing in of Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohammed as Malaysia’s 7th Prime Minister; some quarters have expressed […]

Suhakam Commits to Call for EC Revamp

On the eve of the 14th general election, the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM)reaffirmed  its commitment to a free and fair election and its solidarity with the people to have the freedom to make their determination on those who will represent them through a democratic process. Chairman Tan Sri Razali Ismail said, “SUHAKAM would […]

Commerce.Asia partners with Thai technology enablers to benefit SMEs

Commerce.Asia Ventures (“Commerce.Asia”), a Malaysian commerce technology venture builder, announced its partnership with two Thailand Technology Enablers to accelerate cross-border e-commerce between Thailand and Malaysia. Commerce.Asia entered into joint venture agreements with two Thailand Technology enablers at Menara MITI today, at an event which saw the participation of more than 400 SMEs to hear presentations […]

The impact on Malaysia of US tariffs on steel and aluminium

Image Source: Statista By Charles F Moreira, Editor When US president Donald Trump announced on 1 March 2018 that his country would be implementing a 25% tariff on steel and 10% on aluminium imports, it sparked fears of retaliatory tariffs on imports from the US by her major trading partners. The Edge Markets of 5 […]

MyIX’s New Office Bearers to Lead Nation’s Internet Exchange until 2020

  Persatuan Pengendali Internet Malaysia (‘Persatuan’), the operator of Malaysia Internet Exchange – also known as MyIX, held its 10th Annual General Meeting on 15th March, 2018 at The Majestic Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. The Persatuan was established in 2008 with elected committee members; two years after the Malaysia Internet Exchange was set up in 2006 […]

Beware Potential Malaysian Election ‘Clickbait Links’ Threats

Quann Malaysia (formerly known as e-Cop Malaysia), a leading regional managed cyber security services provider, urged Malaysians to be prepared for a rise in Clickbait Phishing links that could potentially be a cybersecurity threat during the upcoming 14th Malaysian General Elections (GE14). Ivan Wen, General Manager of Quann Malaysia says, “When a news sounds too good to be true, it is likely fake news. However, […]

How Malaysian SMEs can expand globally through Hong Kong

By Charles F. Moreira, Editor Two hundred and eighty large and small business owners, key executives, industry association representatives and other interested parties from Malaysia and neighbouring countries learned about how they could find business partners and expand regionally and globally through Hong Kong, at a business luncheon hosted by the Hong Kong Trade Development […]

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