David Tan

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2 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Delivering world class solutions

LEADERSHIP and talent development specialist ITD World is embarking on a large-scale digitalisation drive to meet the needs of the future.

Conference participants posing for a group photograph in Bangkok.
2 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

An urgent need for caring personnel at airport

ON September 26, I arrived at the Penang International Airport from Singapore at around 11.30am.

17 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Research location before buying

CONDUCT research into the economic prospects of a location before deciding on the type of property to buy – that is the advice for young investors.

4 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Priceless tips for the bosses

Some 500 CEOs and senior leaders from multinational corporations are expected to attend the annual CEO, HR and Senior Leaders Conference on Ultimate Coaching, Ultimate Results and Ultimate Happiness this October organised by ITD World.

Goldsmith (left) and Chee ready to help high-level executives to achieve further success.
3 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

PG Mall targets RM5mil turnover

PG Mall Sdn Bhd, an online shopping company backed by Public Gold Marketing Sdn Bhd, is targeting to break-even in three years.

Innovative: Ng showing how the the online shopping portal works.
27 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘Electronic industry is not slowing down’

GEORGE TOWN: After four years of steady growth, the rather volatile electronic industry is not showing signs of slowing down, Pentamaster Corp Bhd chairman Chuah Choon Bin said.

“The growth was supported by demand from the new generation cars and the high demand of power electronics devices in the hybrid and electric vehicle (EV) car control system.  “We noticed the trend three years ago and started to develop test equipment for testing automotive sensors,” Chuah said. (Pentamaster Corporation Berhad executive chairman Chuah Choon Bin (second from right) checking out a test equipment. - File pic)
27 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Amlex to tap growing electronics market

AMLEX Holdings Bhd, which is targeting for Leading Entrepreneur Accelerator Platform (LEAP) listing in the third quarter 2018, is riding on the growth of the electronic and interconnect solutions industry in Malaysia to boost its revenue and expansion in Penang.

Founders: Say Soon (left) and Say Peng are the founders of Amlex.
27 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Captaining the ship in markets abroad

HAVING established a significant presence in the Middle-East, Federal Oats Mills Sdn Bhd is now focused on growing its Captain Oats brand name in Asia, particularly in the South-East Asia and Greater China regions.

The production floor of Federal Oats mills Mak Mandin plant.
27 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Globetronics eyes 2-digit growth, plans RM60mil expansion

GEORGETOWN: Globetronics Technology Bhd expects to close the year with a double-digit percentage improvement in its net earnings compared with 2017.

Group chief executive officer Datuk Heng Huck Lee(inset) said the group was confident of achieving its target with a strong double-digit percentage growth for its gross profit.
25 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

China factor in Penang market

More Chinese planning to invest in northern state properties

Part of masterplan: The Tamarind executive apartments is part of the development located within the Seri Tanjung Pinang masterplan.