Eversendai Corporation Berhad (Eversendai), a specialist in engineering and construction services, secures a contract worth RM113 million (mn) for the renovation of the Khalifa Olympic Stadium through its subsidiary company in Qatar. The signature stadium, built in 1976, and initially upgraded in 2004 for the Asian games will see the re-engineering and dismantling […]

CIMB Thai Bank Public Company Limited (CIMB Thai) and Advance Info Service Public Company Limited (AIS) signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to formalise Thailand’s first business alliance between a bank and a mobile service operator. Under the MoU, the two companies will collaborate to develop a suite of new banking solutions […]

JobStreet.com recently conducts a survey to find out how prevalent the issue of fake MC’s in Malaysia is. This is following a report by the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) citing Malaysian employers lose RM2.9 billion annually in overtime payments to workers who are replacing those on medical leave. The study reveals that more […]

The topping out ceremony held at 18 Woodsville in Singapore marks a significant milestone for S P Setia’s maiden development there. The 15-storey freehold development, comprising 101 units of one-, two- and three-bedroom suites, is strategically located next to the Potong Pasir MRT station and accessible several expressways. Topping Out for the first […]

Washington Fine Properties, LLC The Upperville, Virginia estate of late heiress Rachel “Bunny” Mellon recently hit the market for $ 70 million, according to the Wall Street Journal. Called Oak Spring Farm, the 2,000-acre property includes a 10,000-square-foot Georgian mansion, a mile-long airstrip, a working dairy, two stables with 43 stalls, barns, more than 20 cottages, and […]

After months of speculation, the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) finally reveals its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dato’ Yasmin Mahmood, effective 15 September 2014. Not a stranger to the industry, Yasmin brings with her over 25 years of experience to oversee the overall growth of MDeC initiatives, which include MSC Malaysia and Digital […]

With the current business watchword being efficiency, more companies are looking at their sourcing strategy in order to streamline their operations. They stand to reap a host of benefits, from leveraging on specialist skills to improvements in quality of service and innovation. This also leaves them to focus on core business processes instead […]

By Bernard Chiang, Managing Director of SAP Malaysia. In today’s global economy where there is greater freedom in the movement of goods and services, it is more critical than ever before for our country’s 650,000 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to innovate to stay ahead of the competition. The business landscape these days is all […]