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Green plan for future city

AS A town-maker, Gamuda Land is committed to creating places where people would call home, want to be part of, grow up and grow old in.

Artists impression of Central Business District at Gamuda Cove.

Small firms do their part to help graduates

GROWING up wasn’t easy for Pajilawati Sakibun. She lived in a rural village in Kudat, Sabah and is the daughter of a traditional fisherman. Her father was the sole breadwinner of their family and had to fend for his wife and nine children.

Job seekers: The recent SL1M Sabah open interview programme drew a crowd of 15,000 visitors.

Workshop to help SMEs

AS NEW technology trends disrupt traditional businesses, more and more SMEs are seeking ways to adapt to the changing business landscape.

Good turnout: SMEs seek out ways to adapt new technology into their business at the workshop.

Malaysia urges tech startups to give it a second look

WHEN it comes to tech startup hubs in South-East Asia, entrepreneurs sometimes look past Malaysia to the lure of Singapore’s vibrant financial centre or Indonesia’s attractiveness as the region’s largest economy.

High-value jobs to boost growth

HIGH-value projects will pave the way forward for business growth at Prestige Dynamics Industries Sdn Bhd, a Penang-based plastic parts and components manufacturer.

Key to growth: Tan (left) with company director Travis Tan displaying the company’s automotive sensor housing, which will lead business growth.

Continuous learning for SME executives

SMALL business executives who took part in the AmBank BizRACE gained a new perspective in managing their operations, allowing them to bring the business further.

Final leg: The top 15 finalists attending a recent development training session.

Access to courier service providers

AT a time when parcels were the domain of businesses and consumers mainly went to postal offices for their delivery affairs, the opening of Mail Boxes Etc (MBE) in Malaysia was, in some ways, ahead of its time.

Smaller spaces: MBE has found a way to compress its offerings into kiosks at petrol stations.

The e-commerce boon

THE growth of e-commerce has certainly boosted the courier services industry.

The right bets in creating a hub

THE Malaysian startup ecosystem has been taking shape in recent years. Government agencies have been set up to build and support the ecosystem, funds have been allocated to help startups get off the ground and entrepreneurs are increasingly more bold to start their own ventures.

Bringing digital to the markets

THE wet markets are probably the last places that one would expect to see the use of digital technology like apps and online delivery. But Tunku Danny Nasaifuddin Mudzaffar and Tunku Nasruan Adil Mudzaffar, also known as Eddy, of Pasar App thought there was a gap there that they could pursue.

Digital markets: Danny (left) and Eddy are certain that getting market merchants online is the way to go to expand their business.