MGBF Roundtable to shape Malaysia's future in the digital economy
The Malaysia Global Business Forum (MGBF) will be hosting a roundtable on ‘Designing the Future of the Digital Economy’ on 23 February 2023. It is the culmination of the first three MGBF Exclusive Roundtable Series titled ‘The Evolving Threat Matrix in the Digital Economy’ held throughout 2022.
According to the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC),... ...read more
The imminent SIHAT FEST by Sri Kota Specialist Medical Centre honored by Yang Dipertua of the Majlis Perbandaran Klang, YBrs. Tpr. Puan Hajah Noraini bin Roslan
Madam Tan handing goodie bag to MPK, Jabatan Kesihatan.
29th May 2022 Klang, Selangor – Sri Kota Specialist Medical Centre Klang (SKSMC) hosted the SIHAT FEST 2022, which was held at Taman Rakyat Klang from 6:30 am to 10:30 am. This initiative aims to raise the general population's health awareness, create... ...read more
Sino Malls offer HK$20 million in shoppers' rewards and exciting experience to boost Government's Consumption Voucher Scheme
Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po on 18 June announced details of how to register for and receive the HK$5,000 e-vouchers under the Government's consumption voucher scheme. To complement the scheme and help the Hong Kong economy recover, eight Sino Group shopping malls, including tmtplaza, Olympian City, and Citywalk, China Hong Kong City, Island Resort Mall, Gold Coast Piazza,... ...read more
Chandra Asri develops innovative impact copolymer PP resins to support Indonesia's local automotive content directive
New Trilene® BI55GN ICP polypropylene resin features a key blend of properties, making it suitable for molding large auto parts such as bumper fascia and instrument panels.
PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk, Indonesia's largest integrated petrochemical company, has been actively supplying the country's growing automotive industry for the past decade. Indonesia is the ASEAN region's second-largest producer of motor... ...read more
HKEX wins Blue Prism's APAC Pinnacle Award for Innovative Automation and Digital Transformation
Blue Prism®, a global leader in intelligent automation, today announced that the HKEX has won the APAC Pinnacle Award, the highest honor given by Blue Prism at its annual Customer Excellence Awards. The APAC Pinnacle Award recognizes the businesses that are most successfully using a digital workforce to redefine themselves and improve their market... ...read more
Itiviti's trading system named Best Front Office Platform at WatersTechnology Asia Awards 2021
Itiviti, a Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) business, today announced the recognition of its trading system as the Best Front Office Platform at the WatersTechnology Asia Awards 2021.
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The Fifth Forum on Laozi Culture was held in the birthplace of Tao Te Ching
On 10 June, the Fifth Forum on Laozi Culture was held at Hangu Gate in Lingbao City, Henan Province, China, the place where Laozi wrote Tao Te Ching.
Guests of the 'Fifth Forum on Laozi Culture' event were greeted by actors in ancient costumes at the Hangu Gate in Lingbao City,... ...read more
Celltrion announces positive top-line results from global Phase III trial of regdanvimab (CT-P59), an anti-COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatment
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Regdanvimab (CT-P59) (40mg/kg) achieved statistically significant and clinically meaningful results in four main endpoints including primary... ...read more
Improved insurance scheme for all foodpanda delivery partners
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As a mark of its continued commitment to the health, safety and well-being of riders, foodpanda Malaysia together with... ...read more
UOB Malaysia extends COVID-19 Relief Assistance Programme for its customers affected by MCO 3.0
UOB Malaysia has extended its COVID-19 Relief Assistance Programme for customers affected by the nation-wide Movement Control Order (MCO 3.0) that started on 1 June 2021.
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Supply Chains: Moving towards a Critical Materials Policy
In the last few days, the Movement Control Order has awoken many to the fact that supply chains that we assume work without question, have now become highly critical. The establishment of a special taskforce to maintain critical supply chains by the current government is an excellent step to ensure that, what is currently... ...read more
Appreciation to Malaysia’s Frontliners
A tribute short video is a song performed by Azlina Aziz and Liza Aziz. With the title “Pengorbanan (sacrifice) Frontliners,” they are making history as Malaysia’s heroes and heroines. Doctors, nurses, hospital staff, medical assistants, police, armed forces, food riders, cleaners and every single one who contributes directly or indirectly by putting their life... ...read more
Strategic SME's in the Halal Supply Chain: Post COVID19 Planning
The COVID19 Outbreak has exposed the populations of most countries to a dangerous virus. At the same time, perhaps more importantly, it has exposed weaknesses in supply chains of various nations across the globe.
The Malaysian government should be commended for the establishment of a special taskforce to maintain critical supply chains, it’s an excellent... ...read more
Affect BioMedical's Linebacker and Equivir repress SARS-CoV-2, infection mindful for the COVID-19 flare-up
SGX-listed Singapore eDevelopment Ltd has reported that its wholly-owned U.S. biomedical auxiliary Affect BioMedical, Inc. has through its logical inquire about accomplice GRDG Sciences
LLC. conducted molecular docking studies utilizing advanced computational models, indicating that its Linebacker and Equivir compounds successfully inhibit infection by SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the COVID-19 outbreak. The results indicate that the two compounds block 3 integral viral mechanisms... ...read more
Cybozu, Japan's #1 Collaboration Platform provider, outlines Asia Business Strategy
Cybozu, Inc., designer of the kintone collaboration stage utilized by 9 million individuals around the world, held a introduction on February 25, 2020 to declare its monetary comes about for the past financial year
In January 2020, a new Business Strategy Office was established to strengthen the global deployment of Cybozu's sales expansion. In particular, kintone, a cloud-based app for work improvement, is seeing steady sales in the Asia Pacific region, where... ...read more
Taubman Centers, Inc. to Briefly Close Shopping Centers in Reaction to COVID-19
The closures will be viable at the near of trade on March 19 and will proceed through March 29, or afterward in case required by state or neighborhood government.
“After numerous discussions with state and local officials, we will temporarily cease operations in all but two centers this evening,” said the company’s Chairman, President and CEO Robert S. Taubman. “We are clearly in unprecedented times and this is right decision for our... ...read more
COVID-19 : Air terminal Restauranteurs, Retailers and Small/Minority Businesses Encourage Air terminals and Congress to Supply Budgetary Help
The associations speak to a $10 billion industry made up of firms of changing sizes, counting numerous little and neighborhood businesses which contribute $2.5 billion to air terminal income streams.
The Airport Restaurant & Retail Association (ARRA) and Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) urged airports and Congress to pass financial relief for airport restauranteurs and retailers given the business impact caused by the spread of the Coronavirus and resultant... ...read more
COVID-19 : Work from Domestic with Superceed
Bases on latest press release, Superceed (M) Sdn Bhd has launched Homework, a novel item that supports work from domestic through Virtual Call Administration and Omnichannel Stage, empowers calls to be overseen by staff working from domestic.
With Virtual Call Management, companies can manage calls virtually as though their staff are in the same office. Staff working from home can use Superceed’s softphone installed on laptop or... ...read more
Big Dataworks partners with Codebase Technologies
According to recent Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM) data as per 2019, nearly 1.3 Million corporates and SMEs exist within Malaysia and are continuously growing. Banks are continuously trying their best to cater to these organizations (both new and existing) to ensure that the customer’s needs are catered to as efficiently as possible whilst keeping... ...read more
FibroGenesis Records Obvious Utilizing its Fibroblast Cell Treatment for Coronavirus (COVID-19) ARDS
FibroGenesis, a Texas-based regenerative medication company centered on tissue recovery and inveterate infection inversion utilizing Human Dermal Fibroblasts (HDFs), nowadays declared the recording of Joined together States Temporary Obvious Number 62/986,339 titled, "Fibroblast and TLR Activated Fibroblast Treatment of Viral Induced Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome."
The claims in the patent include utilization of universal donor cell therapies for treatment of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), which is one of the major causes of Coronavirus associated deaths. The disclosure addresses... ...read more
Big Data fighting the Economic Impact of COVID19
The ability of the SSM MYDATA Services which is operated by Big Dataworks Sdn. Bhd. has not been impacted by COVID-19. As many companies implement restricted travel and work from home regimes, SSM MYDATA continues to deliver directly to the public, government, government linked corporations and the private sector stakeholders.
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Politicians test negative for Covid-19, says Health DG
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Two high-profile individuals suspected of having Covid-19 have tested negative for the illness.
Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pic) said both individuals had undergone nasopharyngeal swabs and the virus was not detected in any of the tests.
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MITI reassures The Global Business Community that Malaysia's Economic Agenda remains on track
Malaysians are now faced with one of the most challenging period of our times. The present political scenario is one that is beyond the Rakyat’s control. Due to this, there may be some uncertainties among investors and foreign importers regarding Malaysia’s business climate. MITI wishes to assure both the local and international businesses that... ...read more
South Korean boy band BTS cancels some concerts in Seoul, citing coronavirus outbreak
South Korean boy band BTS cancelled four shows in Seoul, citing the global coronavirus outbreak.
The popular boy band had been scheduled to perform at the Olympic Stadium on April 11, 12, 18 and 19.
The cancellations come as South Korea reports rapidly rising cases of the virus, which is believed to have originated in China before... ...read more
Address regulatory issues to spur Malaysia's aviation industry
Malaysia is once again in global spotlight, the latest round of documentaries on MH370. Like all Malaysians, I too was affected by the tragedy. I believe we should do what we can to determine the cause of the disappearance but until the cockpit voice and data recorders or physical evidence are found any conclusion... ...read more
Cisco Innovates Cellular IoT Connectivity Management with 5G Readiness and Machine Learning
Cisco IoT Control Center introduces new machine learning capabilities for improved cellular IoT connection management, control, and increased security
Service provider partners increase customer satisfaction with optimized billing
Cisco works with service provider partners and customers to develop 5G use cases
Today, Cisco announced advancements to its IoT portfolio that enable service provider partners... ...read more
2020 Commercial Real Estate Outlook Using digital and analytics to revolutionise tenant experience
KUALA LUMPUR, 14 January 2020 – As the industry evolves and we envision the next decade, the most successful commercial real estate companies should follow the mantra: location, experience, and analytics. In the current artificial intelligence (AI)/ internet of things (IoT) era, the Commercial Real Estate (CRE) industry is having an unprecedented digital technology... ...read more
Port of Rotterdam throughput amounted to 469.4 million tonnes in 2019
The Port of Rotterdam saw a freight throughput of 469.4 million tonnes in 2019, fractionally higher than in 2018 (469 million tonnes). Investments by the Port of Rotterdam Authority were again at a high level, with gross investments including participations amounting to €338.3 million (2018: €408.1 million). The net result excluding taxes amounted to... ...read more
Tata Elxsi IoT Software Powers Tata Motors Connected Vehicle Platform
Tata Elxsi (PRNewsfoto/Tata Elxsi)
Tata Elxsi, a global design and technology services company, partnered with Tata Motors in developing their unified Connected Vehicle Platform that powers the Nexon EV range of electric cars.
With a collaborative approach,Tata Motors & Tata Elxsi developed a cloud-based IoT platform which provides Tata Motors with a... ...read more
Malaysia Australia Business Council hosts field trip to Lynas Malaysia’s Rare Earths plant
The Malaysia Australia Business Council (MABC) yesterday hosted a field trip to the Lynas
Malaysia advanced materials plant in Kuantan.
Over 35 MABC members toured the facilities, met with members of the Lynas Malaysia team, and saw how Rare Earth materials are produced. Rare Earths are essential to many high tech and green tech products.
Lynas has... ...read more
The Malaysia Global Business Forum holds several industry focused events, networking and business matching programs throughout the year. We assist trade and business delegations of various sizes from individual companies or associations who are exploring business opportunities in Malaysia, ASEAN and the wider Asian Markets.
How will SME’s compete in the global economy, by developing an “Allied Export Partner Strategy” find out more how the Malaysia Global Business Forum is assisting companies with this new approach to market development
“MGBF Special Reports” will explore different industries sectors in Malaysia and how they intersect with the global economy. To assist companies in their expansion the Malaysia Global Business Forum partnered with BERNAMA TV the leading news channel in Malaysia. Content available at MGBF TV dedicated YouTube Channel
To coping with the “Green Economy” ambitions the Malaysian Government has identified 7 companies who lead in innovation and production capacity to lead the export drive (more)
Expanded consultancy offering to assist international companies exploring the possibility to expand their business into Malaysia. MGBF will continue to assist Malaysian SME’s to expand into different markets regionally and globally. (more)
The Malaysia Global Business Forum is working with leading LED exporters and experts to development markets in Europe and the Middle East for information visit (more)
A series of networking sessions with various business associations and trade organisations exploring high-value opportunities for business leaders and entrepreneurs looking to build the relationships that matter.
This integrated event will include a forum, dedicated business matching, site visits, a gala dinner and golf. The focus will be on regional food security issues and trends in the context of the supply chain, agriculture technology and trade regulations and policies.
The ASEAN two-wheeler market represents more than 25 per cent of the global market and growing exponentially. What are the business opportunities for Malaysia especially in the context of mobility, ESG and supply chain?
Last week SPM results came out, 373,974 aspirants who have been waiting patiently over the last few months would now know their fate. Some 10,109 have received all A’s, the golden standard of academic success and the ticket to those looking to study the “more advanced” subjects in university. Proudly, […]
The classic knee-jerk reaction is to say, fire the coach, change the leadership of associations, and reduce the funding till they start performing better. This kind of negative reinforcement may work for kindergarten children, but we are dealing with high-performance adults – individuals much further along in their psychological and […]
Since its earliest tea plantations in 1929, Cameron Highlands has grown to become a key player in the agricultural landscape of Malaysia, producing 40 per cent of all vegetables grown. Despite Malaysia shifting its economic focus away from agriculture, the industry remains imperative for food security and the livelihoods of […]
Although at first glance the travel industry and the agricultural sector appear to have nothing in common, they actually share more than meets the eye. The economic benefits of tourism to the agricultural sector can be multiplied several times over. “Tourism brings the end consumers closer to the source, which […]
The Malaysia Global Business Forum (MGBF) recently held a high-level roundtable themed ‘Designing the Future of the Digital Economy’, attended by industry leaders and business associations. The guest of honour was Yang Berhormat Syerleena Abdul Rashid, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bukit Bendera in Penang. The MP’s Special Session […]
The Malaysia Global Business Forum (MGBF) will be hosting a roundtable on ‘Designing the Future of the Digital Economy’ on 23 February 2023. It is the culmination of the first three MGBF Exclusive Roundtable Series titled ‘The Evolving Threat Matrix in the Digital Economy’ held throughout 2022. According to the […]
The Founding Chairman of the Malaysia Global Business Forum (MGBF), Nordin Abdullah, today spoke on Bernama TV’s leading English talk show, The Brief, hosted by Jessy Chahal, on the topic of a stable political reality and what that means for the Malaysian economy. Nordin said, “The first thing that it […]
More than 1,100 years ago, Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi was developing the mathematical formulas that we know today as algorithms which now have become so intertwined with the business fortunes of global media giants and the very fabric of geopolitics. A series of recent high level international reports have revealed […]
KSK Land has been recognised by the Malaysia Global Business Forum (MGBF) for its role in attracting high net-worth individuals to Malaysia post-pandemic. The first challenge in investor attraction is “selling” the country. In the context of Asia, Malaysia is competing with some very established investment destinations. The second […]
Malaysia, in particular Kuala Lumpur, continues to position itself as a regional centre to do business, educate a family and enjoy a global lifestyle. One company, KSK Land, has taken the lead in positioning itself and the city of Kuala Lumpur as a property investment destination for the global citizen […]
The upcoming budget represents an opportunity to build resilience in the critical sectors that will form the backbone of the country’s future-facing economic ambitions. This however needs to be achieved in the context of managing the community sectors most impacted by COVID-19 over the past two years. The Keluarga Malaysia (Malaysian Family) […]
Malaysia Global Business Forum (MGBF) has moved to support the creative economy as the overall economy moves into a recovery phase following the COVID19 pandemic. As a step in the direction of normalcy, the MGBF has agreed to host the art exhibition “I Know You’re Somewhere So Far” by one […]
Congratulations to Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob for taking up the mantle of the ninth prime minister of Malaysia. There is nothing normal about the situation; it could not have been scripted but it has kept the spectrum of media, mainstream and social, gripped. The first order of business for […]
In a stirring speech to the nation, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. stamped his brand of leadership on the presidency, in his first act as the 46th president of the United State of America, it signaled several shifts. Perhaps the weather was foreboding with snow falling before the ceremony that […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 6 July 2022 – As the global economy continues to deal with unprecedented levels of disruption caused by the pandemic and the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the convergence of energy security and food security issues has become a front-of-mind issue faced by policy makers and consumers alike. […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 23 June 2022 — Malaysia Global Business Forum (MGBF) ties up with scoutAsia to ensure that businesses are equipped with deeper regional insights. The past two years has seen a massive shift in the way businesses are conducted with digitisation, digitalisation and automation continuously being adopted to improve […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 25 May 2022 – The Malaysia Global Business Forum (MGBF)’s exclusive roundtable on ‘Security Concerns in Critical Value Chains’ was held in a hybrid setting yesterday at the Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur. The guest of honour was Yang Berbahagia Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Rafidah Aziz, former minister of […]
We live in the age of crisis. At the heart of any crisis is the threat of rapid change. Change too deep or too wide that the current coping mechanisms for an individual, corporation or government are unable to remain resilient. An unwelcome paradigm shift, like the proverbial spider, that […]
The Malaysia Global Business Forum (MGBF) has released a report following the roundtable on ‘Digital Resilience in the Corporate Sector’, which was recently held in Kuala Lumpur. In attendance as guest of honour was Deputy Minister of Communications and Multimedia, Datuk Zahidi Zainul Abidin. The report recommended several critical development […]