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Creating Two Million More High Quality Job Opportunities for High-Income Malaysia

By Dr. Achim Schmillen and Dr. Amanina Abdur Rahman  Access to high-quality jobs is key for the economic well-being of Malaysians. In the country’s transition...

We Forgot Water In The Food Security Equation

By Ameen Kamal, A closer look at the Global Food Security Index (GFSI) 2020 shows how Malaysia’s waters and water resources are significantly at risk,...

The Key To Building Trust In Digital Banks

By David Rajoo, Head of Systems Engineering, Malaysia, Palo Alto Networks Bank Negara Malaysia’s implementation of a regulatory framework for digital banks and the subsequent...

Regional And Bilateral Solidarity, Cooperation And Coordination In Food Security Policy

By Head of Social, Law, and Human Rights at EMIR Research, Jason Loh. Food security policy requires close regional solidarity in the form of strategic...

Building Incinerators Key To A Sustainable Waste Management

By Jamari Mohtar is Director of Media & Communications at EMIR Research In August 2005, the Malaysia’s National Strategic Plan (NSP) for Solid Waste Management...

Guide to Managing Virtual Teams for SMEs

By Joey Lim, Lark VP of Commercial, Asia  With the recent developments in Malaysia regarding the pandemic and various remote work orders, it is clear that...

Equipping Talents With The Education And Skills That They Need

By Research Analyst at EMIR Research, Sofea Azahar As the frontier technologies start to take over humans’ lives and the process has been fastened by...

An Open Letter To Corporate Malaysia: It’s Time To Rethink “Employee Experience”

By Cllement Tan, Group CEO and Managing Director, RAMSSOL Group Berhad We do not have to be reminded that the world is constantly changing –...

The Quest In Building Resilient And Sustainable Edge Data Centres

By Schneider Electric Secure Power Business Vice President for Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei, Michael Kurniawan. The 2020 Forrester Analytics Business Technographics survey revealed 34 percent...

Why 2021 Is The Year To Embrace Creative Leadership

By Managing Director, Southeast Asia (SEA), Adobe, Simon Dale As businesses continue to face the challenges of a largely remote workforce, evolving digital business requirements...

Embedding Cybersecurity Into Digital Transformation

by Sophos Malaysia Country Manager, Wong Joon Hoong, The adoption of digital transformation in Malaysia accelerated dramatically in 2020 due to the Covid-19 outbreak but...

Overcoming Connectivity Barriers To Realise The Growth Potential Of Healthtech And Edtech In Malaysia

By Research Analyst at EMIR Research, Amanda Yeo While the Covid-19 outbreak has accelerated the growth potential of both HealthTech and EdTech, inconsistent access to...

Digitalisation And Industrialisation Of Agriculture As Pathway For Youth Employment

By head of Social, Law & Human Rights at EMIR Research, Jason Loh One of the ways to address youth unemployment and underemployment is by...

Improving Vaccination Pace Requires Local And Global Solidarity

By Head of Science and Technology at EMIR Research, Ameen Kamal Factors that could slow down a vaccination programme could span from slow uptake of...

Turning Empty Spaces Into Urban Farms

By Research Analyst at EMIR Research, Amanda Yeo Even as many ordinary Malaysians struggle to make ends meet arising from the Covid-19 outbreak, empty shop...

While The West Is Dismantling Hydroelectric Dams, Malaysia Is Constructing Two

By Director of Media & Communication, Jamari Mohtar The advantages of a hydroelectric dam are so many – a hydropower plant can generate power to...

Markets Having A ‘Louis Vuitton’ Moment

Indices charged ahead towards new records overnight, powered by a series of first-rate earnings and a dazzling run of US economic data. The rollout...

Agri-Tech Malaysia – Onward And Upward

By Head of Social, Law and Human Rights at EMIR Research, Jason Loh. Agri-tech (otherwise also known as agro-tech or agtech) has the potential to...

EM Countries Must Avoid The “C-Status”

By Founding CEO of Lundgreen’s Capital, Peter Lundgreen. Twice during the first quarter, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned emerging markets countries of serious...

Make Agriculture Appealing For Youth, Better Food Security

By Research Analyst at EMIR Research, Sofea Azahar Since the outbreak that has taken place for more than a year now, the unprecedented crisis has...