Topic: Global Transformation Forum 2017

Innovative mind: Jamila’s M-Farm app helps farmers connect directly with buyers, allowing them to make profits.
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Harvesting help for farmers

9 April 2017

A woman in Kenya rose above her humble beginnings to help farmers get a new start in their business.

Towering presence: Bolt, posing here for a wefie with Pemandu Associates CEO Datuk Seri Idris Jala (left) and Alibaba founder Jack Ma, wowed the audience at the recent Global Transformation Forum 2017 in Kuala Lumpur.

Going nuts about Bolt

2 April 2017

The runaway success of this ‘momma’s boy’ is fast becoming an inspiration to all who yearn to be on the right track too.

Never stop dreaming, because you have the right to dream. You can achieve it by wishing from the bottom of your heart. - Jose Andre Montano

Though sight-impaired, jazz prodigy’s vision for the world is one of peace

25 March 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Jazz prodigy Jose Andre Montano is not your typical rock star - he is blind and just turned 12 on Monday.

Olympic Champion Usain Bolt.

Bolt: It’s all about hard work

24 March 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Talent only goes so far; it’s hard work that makes all the difference.

Star of the show: Attendees crowding around Ma for a selfie during the Global Transformation Forum 2017 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
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Alibaba Group founder: It’s an honour to help Malaysia develop digital economy

24 March 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians will see Jack Ma more often in the next few years as China’s e-commerce giant plans to fulfil his responsibilities as a “good” adviser to the Malaysian Government on digital economy.

Khairy: Malaysian youths want fair, sustainable country

23 March 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: To live and grow in a fair, sustainable and happy Malaysia. That is what the Government is hearing from youths around the country over and over again, said Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin.

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Digital zone: Paving the way to mega trade growth

23 March 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Razak and Alibaba Group’s founder Jack Ma have launched the much-anticipated Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ), expected to generate trade worth US$65bil (RM286bil) by 2025.

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Ma: DFTZ plan took 10 mins to become a done deal

23 March 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Alibaba Group, the technology giant owned by Chinese billionaire Jack Ma, will set up an e-commerce and logistics hub in Malaysia to spur young entrepreneurs to venture out of the country.

Branson: Spoke on issues from space travel to US President Donald Trump.

‘Love of people’ drives Branson

23 March 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: It was a rousing end to the first day of the Global Transformation Forum 2017 as business magnate Richard Branson fielded questions and selfie requests.

Idris: We chose the road less travelled

23 March 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia chose the “Road Less Travelled” when it embarked on its transformation plan, says Pemandu president and CEO Datuk Seri Idris Jala.

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