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Three-in-one gathering of food producers

Ninth edition of Livestock Asia the largest ever as it included aquaculture and fisheries sector for the first time.

Ahmad Shabery (third from left) presenting the Lifetime Achievement award to Dr Ahmad Mustaffa (in wheelchair) at the ninth Malaysian Livestock Industry Awards. Looking on are (from left) Gandhi, Mohd Azumi and Dr Quaza.

Ant Financial’s valuation bump-up

Investors clamouring for a stake in the world’s biggest super unicorn as value rises

Growing value: Employees are seen at the reception desk of Ant Financial. The unicorns recent valuation has garnered a lot of attention. — Reuters

Drivers struggle after Uber closes in Vietnam

A number of drivers who used to work with the ride-hailing company Uber say they are uncertain about their futures after the company closed here two weeks ago.

Asia policy makers score e-commerce growth measure

POLICY makers in Asia grappling with how to measure the growth of e-commerce just scored one more tool in Singapore.

Local startups showing more promise

Runcloud, winner at the Startup World Cup Malaysia, will represent the country in Silicon Valley

Proud winner: Arif (fifth from left) with (from left) Liew, Thoo, Fenox Venture Capital senior analyst Jordan Booth, Dewati, Balasubramaniam and Leeuwen at the Startup World Cup Malaysia 2018.

Economic and employment outlook in Kedah

Graduates in the north need exposure to job demands

Lead the way: Mahfudz says companies should try to help and guide fresh graduates gain working experience.

Assisting graduates

SL1M was incepted in 2011, and with just 15 people making up its team, they have directly and indirectly assisted 144,440 students (figures as of last December). The programme – conducted in collaboration with government-linked companies (GLC) and private companies – helps underemployed and unemployed graduates enhance their marketability with soft skills and on-the-job training for up to 12 months.

New approaches to people management

The growing usage of technology can help human resource achieve better performance

People-centric logo: The Chinese character for ‘people’, rén, dominates the entrance to its office.

Balancing the tech disruption

TALKS about robots replacing human beings in the workplaces are a rage these days, amid concern over the rise of technological unemployment caused by advances in artificial intelligence (AI).

The eSports frenzy

THE recognition for video games is, perhaps, a long time coming.

Cult following: A file photo of the League of Legends Pro League match in Hangzhou last March. The eSports industry is rapidly gaining traction. — AFP