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How Pandemic Hit SMEs Can Benefit From Budget 2021?

Based on SMECorp definition, for the manufacturing sector, SMEs are defined as firms with sales turnover not exceeding RM50 million or number of full-time...

Can JENDELA Attend To Business Communities 4IR Requirement?

With 5G now on the backburner or at least until 2022 as prescribed by the Communication Minister, the new connectivity initiative named...

Finally A Finance Minister Who Is Serious About Social And Sustainable Economy

For the first time in the history of Malaysia, the Budget is aligned with the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Budget 2021 Focused On Restoring Economy-PM

All eyes will be focused on the upcoming Budget tabling that is set to take place this week, the Prime Minister has...

IDEAS Opines Business And Economy Will Be Hampered If Parliament Were To Be Suspended

The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) is troubled by several reports that a state of emergency is expected to be...

Is WFH Stifling Innovation?

Many companies are adopting ‘work from home’ models for employees following their success during COVID-19. The pandemic-induced economic downturn may not necessarily...

Malaysia 5.0

The first thing to do in any good poker game is to find the ‘mark’. If you don’t know who the mark...

Coway continues its journey in aiding the Orang Asli community

Surayati (then 19) and her mother, Norisah used to walk three hours and carry 16 buckets of water daily from their village...

Help rakyat to ensure their financial security

By Afifah Suhaimi Burdened by the increasing financial commitments, many Malaysians are found to be deeply in debt to...

Sama-sama maju ke hadapan

By H.E. Vanu Gopala Menon, High Commissioner of the Republic of Singapore to Malaysia Singapore celebrates our 55th National Day on 9 August 2020. This...

Why is the world slowing down?

Every minute, South Korea’s household debt rises by an estimated US$100,000 as projected from Bank of Korea 2019 figures, amounting to a whopping US$1.7...

Shifting Manufacturing During Crisis

Industrial production in Malaysia dropped by 4.9 percent year-on-year in March 2020. This was the first decline in industrial output since December 2015, and...

How are finance teams closing their books remotely?

By Adrian Johnston, Senior Vice President of Cloud Applications (SaaS), Japan and Asia Pacific, Oracle Corporation In today’s business environment, many companies are adopting to...

What are the lessons learnt from changes in trade policy during the Covid-19 pandemic?

By Evelyn S. Devadason In response to Covid-19, countries have imposed temporary restrictions, such as outright export bans, export duties, export licensing, export permit requirements...

A Crisis Management Blueprint for Covid-19

By Ludo Van der Heyden, Emeritus Professor of Technology and Operations Management at INSEAD and Peter Nathanial, Crisis Management Specialist and INSEAD Adjunct Professor In...

The significance of employer branding in the midst of crisis

By Arlene Wherrett  Like never before, the world’s eyes are glued to developments with the pandemic and emotions which can get the better of us.  Prevalent questions that are often...

SMEs must leverage digital to succeed, post the pandemic

Success today requires the agility and drive to constantly rethink, reinvigorate, react and reinvent – Bill Gates By Raymond Siva, CMO at MDEC Time and again,...

Connectivity will power the new norm

By Megat Mohd. Zukarlai Meor Zailan, Director of Group Commercial Management of edotco Group The Covid-19 pandemic has called for a hard reset on life...

Boost looks forward to supporting PENJANA

The global Covid-19 pandemic was unprecedented and threw the world into one of history’s most challenging times. One of the biggest impacts worldwide was...

Unsung Heroines: Who Cares for the Carers?

Even before Covid-19, the world was facing a care crisis. The plight of often neglected, under-appreciated, under-protected and poorly equipped ‘frontline' health personnel working...