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Some Brief Musings – Macroeconomic Policies Under & Post-Covid-19

By Head of Social, Law, and Human Rights at EMIR Research, Jason Loh. Covid-19 has forced us to reconsider our thinking on the macroeconomic fundamentals...

Midweek Market Watch: Inflation, Yields And The Risk Of An Overheated Economy

By Stephen Innes, Chief Global Market Strategist at Axi With the acceleration of the vaccine roll-outs globally and a sharp reduction in Covid-19 infections in...

Fitch: 5G Flip Flop Prohibits Market Development

The announcement by Malaysian Government to launch its 5G rollout end of 2021 is a stark turnaround from MCMC Chairman's statement in 2020 on...

US$/MYR, where to? South, North, or should we rather see a choppy trend?

By Dr. Margarita Peredaryenko and Sofea Azahar are part of the research team at EMIR Research. Technical analysis of the historical moves of US$/MYR pair...

5 Emergency Backup Power Features To Protect Covid-19 Vaccine Storage Facilities

By Director - Power Product Marketing and Head, Central Technical Support of Asia, Arunangshu Chattopadhyay. The World Health Organization estimates that as many as 50...

MyIX: MyDigital Can Attract More Foreign Players Once Cabotage Issue Is Resolved

The MyDIGITAL initiative, which will be executed via the Malaysia Digital Economy Blueprint, is a strategic step in the right direction to further grow...

Businesses Need To Weave A Data Fabric To Keep Up With The Market

By Stu Garrow, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific Businesses are driven by delivering the best possible customer experiences. What customers want and...

Joint Statement On Covid-19 Vaccination Of Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease In Malaysia

The following is a joint statement by the by National Kidney Foundation, Malaysian Society of Nephrology and Malaysian Society of Transplantation. We view with great...

MyDigital: Malaysia’s Catalyst To Drive Native Policies And Digital-First Economy

By Managing Director of Microsoft Malaysia, K Raman. With digital transformation being an important catalyst for Malaysia’s inclusive economic recovery, MyDIGITAL and the Malaysia Digital...

Combat Fake Covid-19 Vaccines, Go Beyond Conventional Digital Traceability

By Head of Science, and Technology at EMIR Research, Ameen Kamal. There have been reports of fake Covid-19 vaccines made by filling syringes with either...

Be Vigilant Of An Unconditional i-Sinar Withdrawal

By Research Analyst at EMIR Research, Sofea Azahar. In weathering through the unprecedented crisis which doesn’t appear to be ending so soon, people are trying...

Building Relevance For Print In An Online World

By Daisuke Hori, Managing Director, Epson Malaysia, Innovation has brought great developments in many industries – some of which has seen rapid changes over the...

Midweek Market Watch: Currencies To Keep An Eye On

By Stephen Innes, Chief Global Market Strategist at Axi, The US Federal Reserve is doing the darndest to quickly kill off any premature discussion...

10 Predictions About Data Cloud Analytics In 2021

By Geoff Soon, Managing Director of South Asia, Snowflake, Many organisations are in the process of discovering the most productive way to store, unify...

Digital Skills Key to Bolster Workforce Innovation

By Dr Sumitra Nair, Vice President, Digital Skills and Jobs Division, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) As digital technologies have notably begun to play an...

Four Technology Predictions That Will Transform Businesses

By Sandeep Bhargava, Managing Director of Asia Pacific Japan at Rackspace Technology The business world will never be the same again following the momentous effort organizations...

Management Of Covid-19 Requires Consistency And Clarity, Urgently

In a published statement on its official portal, the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) has called on the government to urgently implement...

Midweek Market Watch: Re-opening and reflation theme dominates the markets

By Stephen Innes, Chief Global Market Strategist at Axi, The reopening and reflation theme is evident in both the US and in Europe at the...

Reimagining the workplace after Covid-19

The pandemic has forced the adoption of new ways of working. Organisations must reimagine their work and the role of offices in creating safe,...

Careful Vaccination Plan for Frail and Sick Senior Citizens

By Ameen Kamal Head of Science & Technology at EMIR Research. Given recent reports of deaths post Covid-19 vaccination in Norway, Germany, the UK...