Bamboo industry must transform, modernise to grow: Kok
KUALA LUMPUR: The Primary Industries Ministry is urging all parties involved in the growth of the country's bamboo industry to take proactive steps to ensure that transformation and modernisation takes place to grow the sector. Minister Teresa...
SMEs remain a major facet for UOB Bank
KUCHING: With small-medium enterprises (SMEs) making up 97 per cent of business in Malaysia while providing close to 4 million employment opportunities, United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd’s (UOB Bank) next goal is to support this cornerstone t...
Take the lead and make it big in China, GLCs urged
NANNING: Government-linked companies (GLCs) could take the lead in opening the investment gateway into China through the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, says Dr Ong Kian Ming. These companies were chosen due to their strong financial backing, a ...
Samenta: Minimum wage announcement gives SMEs certainty
PETALING JAYA: The Small and Medium Enterprises Association of Malaysia (Samenta) is supportive of the increment of minimum wage across Malaysia to RM1,050 per month, stating that the new revision puts to rest the uncertainty that many SMEs face...
Alibaba's Rural Taobao could give impetus to Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR: The Rural Taobao initiative by e-commerce giant, Alibaba Group, which has assisted villagers in China to increase their income, could be adapted and give impetus to Malaysians, said Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation Sdn Bhd (MDEC). ...