INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC LEADERSHIP FORUM & AWARDS 2019

Kuala Lumpur, 17 September 2019 – The International Islamic Leadership Forum & Awards which is jointly organized by Asia Pacific Business Council for Sustainability and IKON Malaysia Magazine will... Read more »

Uncertainty should be friend, not foe, of investors: Fidelity International 2H outlook

Investors should ride the wave of market uncertainty instead of shying away. And Asia Pacific is where investors should focus on for opportunities due to its combination of emerging... Read more »

French retail giant Carrefour leads retreat from China as ‘underdog’ hypermarkets lose dominance

Hypermarkets, hailed as game changers in China’s retail industry as recently as two decades ago, have been pushed aside by the popularity of smartphone-enabled payments and online shopping. Carrefour,... Read more »

Study: Robots to take 20 million jobs by 2030, worsening inequality

A technician adjusts an industrial robot as it stands on the production line of Guangdong Shiyi Furniture Co in Foshan, China.  WASHINGTON: Robots are expected to take over some... Read more »

Airasia’s Digital Transformation with Workday HCM

Workday, a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today announced that the world’s best low-cost airline, AirAsia, has selected Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) as... Read more »

MATRADE urges SMEs to make exporting their biz

Malaysian Small and medium Enterprises (SMEs) must include exporting in their business plan from the earlier stages of their business operation – this is the message to be championed... Read more »

Bursa Malaysia opens in the red on profit taking

Bursa Malaysia opened in the red today and slipped 4.47 points to 1,677.76 from 1,682.23 at 5 pm last Friday. Bursa Malaysia opened in the red on Monday after... Read more »

Carrefour sells control of China business at a discount

Carrefour SA has agreed to sell an 80% stake in its China unit for 4.8 billion yuan (US$698 million) in cash to local retailer Suning.com Co. as it rethinks... Read more »

Lazada activates Olympic Games partnership in SEA

Southeast Asia eCommerce leader Lazada Group yesterday activated its Olympic Games partnership as part of the IOC’s long-term partnership with Alibaba Group. As an official partner in Southeast Asia,... Read more »

SE Asian leaders emphasise economic strength in face of US-China tensions

A man walks past a billboard near the venue of the 34th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit in Bangkok on Saturday. Southeast Asian leaders agreed on Sunday... Read more »