Kuala Lumpur, 4 February 2021: In a sign of the global payments industry’s increasing pace of consolidation and acquisition, LuLu Financial Holdings – a prominent UAE based holding company with investments in financial services and fintech products worldwide, has taken a 70.83% stake in Malaysia’s NS Cashpoint – a...
Kuala Lumpur, 3 February 2021 - After two successful editions of the Cyberjaya Startup Summit in 2018 and 2019, the team behind the summit is bringing you the rebranded KL Startup Summit 2021, with its first edition being held from 26th-28th March 2021. The virtual summit is being held in...
Kuala Lumpur, 3 February 2021 - The Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with digital healthcare platform, DoctorOnCall, to facilitate continuity of patient care. The collaboration sees MHTC’s 75 member hospitals getting access to the platform’s digital healthcare capabilities to provide telehealth services, allowing...
Kuala Lumpur, 2 February 2021 - The KL Hawkers and Petty Traders Association and e-commerce platform Shopee will be working together to bring Petaling Street traders online in time for the upcoming Chinese New Year (CNY) celebration. The initiative called “Petaling Street Goes Ong-Line” will see participating traders being promoted under the “Buy Malaysia” initiative on Shopee, allowing...
Kuala Lumpur, 2 February 2020 - NickMetrics has recently announced a foray into the insurance sector with an investment in Fincrew, Malaysia's leading online auto insurance platform. With this investment in auto insurance, Fincrew is now a part of the strategic investment group and NickMetrics portfolio. Fincrew is an...
Kuala Lumpur, 2 February 2021 – Pharmatech firm Goobat Sdn Bhd has become Malaysia's first online pharmacy to accept Bitcoin on its local e-commerce store Goobat.care. "There is a growing number of cryptocurrency enthusiasts in Malaysia. In fact, we have listened and learnt that there is an increasing demand from...
Kuala Lumpur, 1 February 2021 – PETRONAS has maintained its position as the most valuable ASEAN brand in the Brand Finance Global 500 report this year, and remained in the ninth spot amongst the brand valuation consultancy’s listing of global Oil and Gas (O&G) brands. PETRONAS ’Brand Strength Index (BSI)...
Kuala Lumpur,1 February 2021 – FWD Takaful Berhad (”FWD Takaful”) today announced the launch of FWD Income First, its latest family takaful plan that combines savings and protection within one plan. FWD Income First offers an annual Guaranteed Cash Payment (GCP) benefit to help customers meet their financial goals....
Kuala Lumpur, 1 February 2021 - The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has recently launched its Alternative Funding Programme for 2021. This programme will see MDEC partnering with 11 crowdfunding operators to help entrepreneurs tide over the economic challenges brought on by the COVID-19 onslaught. Chief executive officer Surina Shukri said this...
Kuala Lumpur, 22 January 2021 - Top Glove Corp Bhd is offering over 9,000 job opportunities to Malaysians this year to help reduce the country's unemployment gap and meet increased global demand for gloves and other personal protective equipment (PPE). In a statement today, the company said it is looking to achieve the target by kicking...