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Rare optimistic financial markets

By Peter Lundgreen, Founding CEO of Lundgreen's Capital Teaser: Investors were still in the mood to buy all kinds of securities towards the end of...

Reflection: Sabah’s experience in unprecedented 2020

By Amanda Yeo, Research Analyst at EMIR Research 2020 has been an unprecedented year to everyone across the globe. The Covid-19 pandemic has not only...

Coway: We cannot change the situation, but we can change how we handle it

When it comes to sales, companies tend to invest in new marketing strategies, tools, mediums and so on, but only a few organisations actually...

Instilling a greater need for financial literacy

According to the Securities Commission (SC) of Malaysia, 1 in 10 Malaysians believe that they are not disciplined in managing their finances revealing low...

2021: Vaccine, Economy, Politics

The passage of Budget 2021 in December and the announcement on the availability in Malaysia of Covid-19 vaccine in February are the antecedents that...

Year-end ode: 4IR is the post-Covid-19 hero

By Dr Rais Hussin President/CEO of EMIR Research As we take stock of 2020, billionaires as a group did pretty well this year; the rest...

Beyond 2020 resolutions: Ushering the year of tech Adaptation

By Eric Quah, Country Manager, Red Hat Malaysia This year has proven to be a challenging one that forced many of us to reevaluate our...

Digitalisation 2020 & 2021 – catalysts, breakthroughs, future developments

By Jason Loh Analysts and pundits didn’t foresee Covid-19 coming in 2020 and that the virus will accelerate the digitalisation trend – a seismic or...

Staying resilient, supporting SMEs

By SC Chong, Managing Director, FedEx Express Malaysia  According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the global economy will contract by three percent this year...

Changes In Aptitudes, Changes In Attitudes

The cultural differences between the Orang Asli and non-indigenous children could not be any more different. Orang Asli children are raised in an egalitarian...

The 5 Traits Of Agile Future Ready Companies

When Richard Mahoney became Monsanto Company’s CEO and chairman in the 1980s, he didn’t like where the company was heading. “The core of Monsanto was...

Local cloud infrastructure, seamless digital experience and zero trust security model among top tech predictions for 2021

By Rajesh Ganesan, Vice President at ManageEngine, the enterprise IT management division of Zoho Corporation. Faced with perhaps the most disruptive circumstances of their existence,...

Halal meat scandal – blockchain technology to the rescue?

By Jamari Mohtar, Director of Media & Communications at EMIR Research The damning expose of the domestic halal meat industry revolving around systemic and institutional corruption...

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...

Championing automation in the new normal

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way organisations approach and engage with automation solutions in a number of ways. The pandemic had created a...

Building asset resilience for financial immunity in retirement

By Mukesh Dhawan, Chief Executive Officer of Zurich Takaful Malaysia Berhad 2020 has been a record year for Malaysia. In July, we witnessed Bank Negara...

Still watch out for symptoms, observe SOPs for those exiting shorter quarantine period

By Farhan Kamarulzaman, The recent decision of the Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) to shorten the quarantine period from 14 days to 10 days will...

The importance of fetal echocardiogram in helping unborn babies with abnormal hearts

By Dr Haifa Abdul Latiff, National Heart Institute (IJN) Senior Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist While pregnancy can be a relatively smooth journey for some women, there...

Now That The Budget Is Passed, Lets Fix The Economy

For the first time in the country's history, the government of the day was on the doldrums wondering if the proposed National Budget could...

The big, future potentials of esports industry as a new driver of economic growth

By Jamari Mohtar & Tam Mei Si, research team of EMIR Research Electronic sports (Esports) is a global phenomenon right now, and it is coming...