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Roadshow helps tertiary students kick-start retirement planning

THE freshly launched TN50 PRS Youth is off to a good start, with the Private Pension Administrator Malaysia (PPA) participating in a roadshow at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (Utar) as part of its financial literacy programme to engage youths on the importance of retirement planning.

Husaini says it is never too early to start saving.

New hotel in heart of Port Dickson

D’WHARF Hotel & Serviced Residence, may be a new kid on the block, but its location in the heart of Port Dickson makes it an ideal place for visitors looking for accommodation.

(From left) Malaysian Vision Valley Secretariat head Ab. Rahim Ab. Rahman, Wan Abd Razak, TSR director Datuk Mahamed Hussain, Hairudin, TSR deputy chairman Tan Sri Lim Kang Yew, Port Dickson Municipal Council president Zamri Mat Kasim, TSR executive director Tengku Datuk Mustapha Tengku Mohamed and TSR Group accountant Ng Kim Keong at the opening ceremony.

Car booking app expands out of Penang

Plans are also afoot to extend services to other countries

Fleet expansion: (from left) director of business and marketing Chng Wei Em, Goh and senior manager Vivian Goh at their headquarters in Penang.

Excelling in a sticky business

F&B chain operator looks abroad to drive growth moving forward

Crowded space: Goh acknowledges that the F&B industry is fiercely competitive and its segment is reaching market saturation.

First music-based lifestyle hub in Asia

Kuala Lumpur has been chosen as the first city in the region to be the destination for Asia Music City (AMC), to be located in Quill City Mall, Kuala Lumpur.

(From left) Quill City Mall centre manager Alan Cheong, chief operating officer CK Ng, and director Datuk Michael L C Ong, Asia Music City chairman William Sim, managing director Phillip Seah and general manager Jack Chua unveiling Asia Music City.

Going forward in creative ways

AFTER its success in The Star Outstanding Business Awards (SOBA) 2017, Forefront Studio Sdn Bhd continues to chart its growth.

The Forefront team taking a group photo during their royal-themed year-end party last December.

Stepping up efforts to attract more SMEs

IN line with the aspiration “to be the household name for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) by 2020”, Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad (CGC) has recently stepped up efforts in strengthening its brand presence among the SME community.

CGC is gearing itself to create a stronger brand presence among the SME community.

Developing a formidable workforce

APPROXIMATELY 70% of Malaysian workers are not covered by any structured training funds or programmes, and most of them are employees of small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

To date, over 1,200 Malaysian SMEs have utilised ‘MyFuture’, and HRDF is set to enjoy even larger participation with the introduction of ‘MyFuture 2.0’ this year.

Stamping her mark in the hotel industry

RECIPIENT of The Star Outstanding Business Awards 2017 (SOBA 2017)’s Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award – Special Mention, Mandy Chew Siok Cheng, is the president of the multiple award-winning Lexis Hotel Group.

When she is not chairing meetings and mentoring her team, Chew enjoys travelling and reading.

An ode to entrepreneurship

ENTREPRENEURS are known for their grit. They slog through the early days, they wear almost every hat there is in the company, and they sacrifice much time and resources to build a firm that may or may not make it in the end.

Now that the hard work is done, business owners kick back and celebrate their successes.