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Business 01 Jul 2017 | 12:00 AM

54 entries shortlisted for APPIES conference

From a field of about 70 entries, the organisers and advisory council of APPIES Malaysia Marketing Awards 2017 have shortlisted 54 entries to be presented during the APPIES Marketing Conference on July 6 and 7 at the Eastin Hotel.

Economy 12 May 2017 | 9:47 AM

MDEC signs MoU with China’s Hangzhou Municipal Government and Alibaba

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has signed a three-way Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hangzhou Municipal Government and Alibaba Company Ltd to facilitate cross-border trade among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) under the Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP).

Economy 12 May 2017 | 6:18 AM

Najib confident DFTZ will be new hub of digital economy

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is confident the Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) will be the new hub of the digital economy, with more Malaysians, both in the rural and urban areas, benefiting from it.

Property 02 May 2017 | 12:00 AM

Bandar Malaysia, a catalyst for economic growth

KUALA LUMPUR: The Bandar Malaysia project, which will be developed under the public-private partnership (PPP) model with an estimated cumulative gross development value of RM150bil, has the potential to be a catalyst for future economic growth, said master developer TRX City Sdn Bhd.

Corporate News 19 Apr 2017 | 6:00 AM

Digital economy could add more than 20% to Malaysia's GDP before 2020

KUALA LUMPUR: The contribution of the digital economy to Malaysia's gross domestic product (GDP), at about 17% currently, is expected to exceed the projected target of 20% earlier than 2020, said Treasury Secretary-General Tan Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah.

Business 15 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM

Catching up with Catcha

Internet company’s CEO talks about his vision for Kuala Lumpur Internet City

Business 08 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM

Jack and Jill love story

On your own - By Tan Thiam Hock
WHEN Jack Ma came to Malaysia two weeks ago, the local tech community was awash with high anticipation and admiration for the man of the moment. The mighty little man that was supposedly rejected 10 times for admission by Harvard Business School now stand tall amongst giants of the industries, having global discussions with ex and current US presidents, prime ministers and dishing out advice on entrepreneurship, jobs and personal dreams

Analyst Reports 25 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

DFTZ – boom or bane for our local SMEs?

I NEVER got to know my grandfather. All I know about him was from stories told by my dad. During the fight between the Communist Party and Kuomintang (KMT) from 1927-1949, many Chinese migrated to South-East Asia in search of a new life.

Business 20 Mar 2017 | 7:01 AM

Malaysia is good test bed for fintech solutions

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is an interesting test bed for financial technology (FinTech) solutions as it has a lot of emerging markets, said Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) chief executive officer, Datuk Yasmin Mahmood.

Business 18 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

What’s brewing in Jaks Resources?

THE one-man institutional investor Koon Yew Yin is now the single largest shareholder in Jaks Resources Bhd, the company that has diverse interest ranging from construction to property development and power plants.