Designing the Future of the Digital Economy
The Malaysia Global Business Forum (MGBF) recently held a high-level roundtable themed ‘Designing the Future of the Digital Economy’, which was attended by industry leaders and business associations. The guest of honour was The Honourable Syerleena Abdul Rashid who is the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Bukit Bendera political […]
MGBF: Advisory Group Meeting – Digital Economy
The MGBF hosted a structured discussion with some of our Special Advisory Group members in an informal setting at the MST Golf Arena at The Gardens. The discussion was held ahead of the upcoming MGBF roundtable on “Designing the Future of the Digital Economy”. Salient points covered were: 1. The […]
SECURITY CONCERNS IN CRITICAL VALUE CHAINS
The threat matrix has evolved. The frontline is at the confluence of information warfare, corporate espionage, cyberspace incursions, weather and climate change, social media, algorithms, big data, and geopolitical instability, just to name a few. Business leaders within complex global supply chains need to be aware of these threats and […]
DIGITAL RESILIENCE IN THE CORPORATE SECTOR
Corporations are in a digital arms race; it is just that many do not realise it. A new breed of mercenaries is looking to exploit gaps in cybersecurity and digital frameworks. This coupled with weaponised communications designed to bring companies to their knees, organisations now need leaders who understand the new rapidly evolving […]
A Working Lunch with Nordin Featuring Matt Friedman
Every four seconds, another person enters a human trafficking situation somewhere in the world. It is estimated that there are over 40 million people in modern-day slavery today – more than any other time in history. Joining us this week is Matthew Friedman a global resource and expert in this […]
MGBF Exclusive Roundtable: Addressing Weaponised Information in the Media
Attacks on corporations and their leadership often take the form of weaponised information attacks in the media. These communications often fall on the heads of corporate communicators. But, in fact, it goes deeper than the job scope and paygrade of communications teams. The importance of understanding these advanced business threats […]
A Working Lunch with Nordin Featuring Dr Kavitha Muthy
This week we are exploring a critical area of concern for media practitioners with Dr Kavitha Muthy on the topic, “Digital Safety for Journalist: Combating the rising threats” We will begin the discussion by understanding the types of cyber threats that can impact a journalist in general and then look […]
A Working Lunch with Nordin Featuring Murugason Thangaratnam
As the business world gears up for the post-pandemic reality the question of cyber threats has moved front and centre as digital criminal elements have too moved with the times. The question is are you as a leader setting the right agenda for your team as they face this new […]
A Working Lunch with Nordin featuring Vicks Kanasingam
This week we are digging into the issue of “Corporate Change at the Cutting Edge of AI” together with industry leader Vicks Kanagasingam. As business slowly adapts to the rapid changes in technology corporate leaders need to have a clear understanding of Artificial Intelligence or AI before being able to […]
A Working Lunch with Nordin Featuring Matthew Barsing
I’m excited to get some time to speak with Matthew Barsing, one of the leading voices in shaping the way we do business in the post-COVID-19 world. Join me for this live conversation at 12.30pm. I will be crossing live to Matthew from Menara Ken in Kuala Lumpur.
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GLOBAL EXPERT SERIES FEATURING ROMANIA’S GLOBAL ANALYST
MGBF is hosting a networking session with Romania's global analyst, Radu Magdin, in Kuala Lumpur. Join the discussion on strategic shifts and conflict flash points that impact Malaysia’s international facing business.
INDUSTRY DIALOGUE: STRATEGIC TRADE AND INVESTMENT LINKAGES
Expanding on the Malaysian government's efforts to promote the country as a trade and investment destination of choice, MGBF will engage with the many industry leaders who announced multi-billion dollar commitments.
ROUNDTABLE: THE ESG PARADIGM SHIFT – THE PROMISE OF RESILIENCE
The global trend towards a sustainable future is driven by multiple forces. What does Malaysia have to do to achieve resilience at the corporate level while creating new business opportunities?
DIGITAL RESILIENCE IN THE CORPORATE SECTOR
Special session: Cyberwarfare Waged on the Corporate Sector - Lessons from the Russia-Ukraine Crisis. Corporations are in a digital arms race that many don't realise. How does this relate to your organisation?
MGBF In The News
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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 […]
MGBF Roundtable to shape Malaysia’s future in the digital economy
January 27, 2023
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 […]
MGBF: Political stability to usher in new era for business
January 3, 2023
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 […]
Death by a Thousand Algorithms
October 25, 2022
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 […]
KSK Land recognised for investor attraction strategy
August 18, 2022
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 […]
KSK Land set to drive further investment into Malaysia
August 16, 2022
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) […]
A Need for Strategic Calm
August 9, 2022
With Change Comes Opportunity
August 8, 2022
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 […]
MALAYSIA GLOBAL BUSINESS FORUM TIES UP WITH SCOUTASIA
June 27, 2022
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 […]
MGBF Photo Bank
May 24, 2022
How to survive the Age of Crisis
May 10, 2022
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 […]
Trade and investment delegations will trickle back over the next few months, but the second half of the year should see considerable return of business travellers. It was learnt that over 50 per cent of international business chambers and industry associations surveyed will consider sending exploratory teams to Malaysia during […]
Malaysia to receive more business delegations
April 6, 2022