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Regional Digital Masterplan Will Fail Without Proper Broadband Coverage

The pandemic has shown us many things, among the most glaring is how we are not ready to be a fully digital society. Despite...

CNY Glum With Quieter Markets Ahead

Amid a highly constructive risk backdrop floated on hopes of massive Democratic dirigible stimulus air balloons, advances on US stocks appear to have reached...

Your WhatsApp Content Can Be Searched By Anyone On Google

Disappointed but are we surprised, though? WhatsApp's main mantra is to keep all its users information secure and conversations over its platform protected with...

Robust Regulations Needed For Bitcoin After Recent Price Jumps

Greater regulatory scrutiny of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin must become a priority as they continue to play an increasingly normalised role for investors, says...

WhatsApp New Privacy Policy: Nothing Is Truly Free!

So the most popular social messenger which most Malaysians use as their preferred communication tool is adding new terms and condition to its user...

Banks Offering Moratorium For Flood Victims Including SME’s

2021 is starting off not so well for Malaysia, on top of the ongoing battle with the pandemic which has led to another MCO,...

MACEOS: MCO 2.0, better now than later

The Malaysian Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers (MACEOS) has assured that its members would rally behind the government decision to impose...

PM assures no curfew and business activities to function accordingly following emergency declaration

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has guaranteed there will be no curfew and business activities will continue to function with adherents to SOP.   This...

Another MCO would kill more businesses, warns SME Association

The SME Association of Malaysia has expressed concerns that another round of Movement Control Order (MCO) would lead to more local businesses folding and...

Onus to prevent a repeat of 2008 palm oil price crisis on Governments

In 2008, palm oil prices nearly halved after hitting a peak when surging crude oil prices boosted interest in biofuels derived from palm oil. With...

Fitch Solutions revises both 2021 and 2022 exchange rate forecasts to RM 4.05

Fitch Solutions have revised both their 2021 and 2022 average exchange rate forecasts to RM 4.05 from RM 4.15.  According to the Research House, the...

Important measures needed to protect key information in 2021

Cybersecurity service provider, Trend Micro has predicted that cybercriminals will target critical launch pads in 2021. Primarily, home networks, remote working software, and cloud...

MSWG Calls On SC ‘Guidance Note On Provision Of Investment Advice’ As Timely

The new Guidance Note on Provision of Investment Advice issued by the Securities Commission Malaysia recently would better clarify what may constitute indulging in regulated activity of...

Belt and Road Initiative Proved Success During Covid-19 Pandemic

Cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has made new progress and demonstrated a strong resilience under the COVID-19 pandemic, said Chinese State...

Exports to US and China continues to register steady rise

According to the Ministry of International Trade and Industry Malaysia, trade with China in Nov 2020 rose by 3.2 percent y-o-y to RM30.06 billion,...

Residential Tenancy Act, A Positive Initiative In The Right Direction

We have read many stories on social media or blog sites on tenants often being rejected of renting a property due to their ethnicity...

Strengthen consumers’ digital trust to accelerate the digital economy

By Afifah Suhaimi As Malaysia recorded the highest percentage of digital consumers in Southeast Asia (83 per cent), there is an increasing need to strengthen...

2020: The Year in Review

2020 was most definitely the year of tectonic shifts for business worldwide and in Malaysia, it was an eye-opener for most, if not all....

More than 1 billion people will have access to 5G coverage by the end of 2020 globally

Ericsson projects that four out of every ten mobile subscriptions in 2026 will be 5G. This forecast is included in the latest edition of...

PC.COM Awards 2020: Readers Opt For Innovative Offerings

Technology and lifestyle media, PC. once again returns with its Best Product of the Year Awards 2020, this time with an all-time highest list...