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Science conference highlights importance of knowledge sharing

THE World Engineering, Science and Technology Congress (Estcon) 2018 came to a successful conclusion at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on Wednesday.

Dr Siti Hamisah visiting the booth after launching Estcon 2018 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

E-commerce spreads its cross-border wings

IT HAS been a month since the World Cup ended in Russia, allowing soccer fans worldwide to resume their daily routines.

Growth business: E-commerce company Danyuan is busy with backlog orders for World Cup souvenirs from around the world. — China Daily

AI tech boosting smart agriculture

AS AN old saying goes, agriculture is a trade “that solely depends on the sky”.

Checking in: Tequ Group uses smart sensors and data analytics to monitor each hogs activity and log their state of health in real time. — China Daily

Linking small merchants with buyers in Myanmar

SPURRED on by increased data consumption in line with rising sales of smartphones in Myanmar, e-commerce operator is planning nationwide expansion, its top executives say.

Opportunities in sustainable farming

BACTERIA, for the most part, is associated with illness, diseases or an unhygienic environment.

Organic opportunities: Chung says its cocktail of bacteria has proven to be an effective solution for farmers.

Leverage technology for a leg up

THERE is an unmistakable call for SMEs to embrace digital technology.

Technology edge: (from left) Woo, with panellists Teh, Kuan and Chung discussing the benefits of digital technology for businesses.

A frosty helping of growth

VIVIAN Yap, founder of Monte Gelato Manufacturing Sdn Bhd, isn’t exactly a big fan of ice-cream. She prefers warmer food.

Sweet tooth: Yap is looking at offering more gelato-related products in the future.

Retaining talent despite shortage of accountants

THERE is an acute shortage of accountants in Malaysia, said Kalyx Consultants.

Lim says to retain talent, her company provides a competitive salary and an increment scheme based on performance. — Photos: MUSTAFA AHMAD/The Star

Entrepreneurs to offer advice and expertise

THE final SOBA LAB will take place on Wednesday at Menara Star, Petaling Jaya.

Chinese short-video service providers expanding globally

CHINESE short video service providers are expanding their focus as they attempt to capitalise on overseas markets.