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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...

State environment committee, DOE need to wake up in performing monitoring and enforcement duties

By Ameen Kamal, Head of Science & Technology at EMIR Research The monitoring and enforcement responsibilities of the Selangor’s...

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...

Global connectedness strengthens us – we need more of it, not less

By John Pearson There is much speculation today about a retreat of globalisation, about the formation of rival economic blocs, about shorter supply chains, manufacturing...

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...

The Role Data Serves in the Fight Against Pandemics

By Stu Garrow, SVP & General manager APAC, Talend I’ve spent years working with data. Watching how our customers use it, I am convinced that...

Economic ghosts block post-lockdown recovery

As governments the world over struggle to revive their economies after the debilitating lockdowns they imposed following their failure to undertake adequate precautionary containment...

Empowering Malaysian Talent

Malaysia, with its central location in Southeast Asia and its good infrastructure, is becoming a regional procurement & supply chain hub for physical goods...

Short-term Economic Recovery Plan – empowering the people, propelling businesses and stimulating the economy

By Amarjeet Singh, EY Asean and Malaysia Tax Leader On 5 June 2020, the Prime Minister unveiled the Short-Term Economic Recovery Plan (“Plan”). This Plan was...

George Floyd Movement and Its Future Prospects

By Chan Kung, Founder of Anbound Think Tank and Chief Researcher The death of George Floyd, an African-American man, has sparked a social movement in...