Korean firms struggle to enter halal market
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- South Korean firms have been eyeing the expanding halal market for some years now, but technical difficulties in receiving certifications and a lack of expertise in attracting buyers continue to remain major hurdles. More...
Mimos, Microsoft’s AI Centre to accelerate Industry 4.0 policy
KUCHING: In line with Malaysia’s goal to become a high-tech industry destination by 2025, Mimos, an agency under the Ministry of International Trade and Industry Malaysia; and Microsoft have jointly established an Applied Artificial Intelligenc...
Lack of financing retards cooperative sector’s growth, says CCM executive chairman
KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — The constraints faced by cooperatives (co-ops) in obtaining financial assistance from banks and financial institutions are among the reasons for the slow growth recorded by the sector. Cooperative Commission of Malay...
StanChart positive on Malaysia’s growth prospect
The prospect of the country’s growth for the year looks positive, despite headwinds from the local and global fronts, along with a lower GDP projection growth of 4.3% to 4.8% for 2019 by the central bank recently. Standard Chartered Ban...
AmBank to disburse over RM20b in SME loans until 2021
AMMB Holdings Bhd (AmBank) aims to disburse over RM20 billion in loans to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) over the next three years, in line with its strategy to be among the top four players in the SME segment. Group CEO Datuk Sulaiman M...