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Malaysia’s 2018 Budget may boost stock market

KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia’s government spending could revive gains in the stock market that is South-east Asia’s worst performer despite receiving the most foreign investment in the region. Go to Source Author: News Date: 17th October 2017, 06:02

Singapore-KL high-speed rail may stop at Forest City in Johor Baru: Report

KUALA LUMPUR: The High-Speed Rail (HSR) that is set to link Singapore and Kuala Lumpur may see an additional stop at Johor Baru’s Forest City added to its line, if Chinese developer Country Garden Holdings has its way. The developer of the mega Forest City project has made requests to Malaysian … Go to Source […]

Southeast Asia: Conducting Successful Corporate Internal Investigations

​Employees, managers and the companies they work for sometimes do bad things, including in southeast Asia. Employees might embezzle money or sell trade secrets to competitors. Executives may authorize a bribe to win a contract, or tacitly approve accounting trickery to make finances appear better than they really are. From stealing petty cash out of […]

Cyclone Debbie seen from space

As the International Space Station passes over Australia, the full scale of Cyclone Debbie comes into view.It has caused widespread damage in the Australian state of Queensland, with winds gusting up to 263km/h (163mph). Source: Cyclone Debbie seen from space – BBC News

Malaysia “well on track” to having 35% skilled labour by 2020

At least 35% of the Malaysian workforce will be made up of skilled manpower by 2020. This is according to Human Resource Minister Datuk Seri Richard Riot Jaem, who said the country is “well on track” to achieving this number. Having more skilled workers would also help Malaysia “achieve the high-income nation status” by 2020, […]

A reforming minister tries to spur Indonesia’s economy

WHEN campaigning for president in 2014, Joko Widodo said that he could make the Indonesian economy grow by 7% a year—a rate it regularly attained in the 1980s and 1990s but has not reached since (see chart). Alas, Mr Joko, known to all as Jokowi, has not met his target. This year the economy looks […]

Top 75 Companies in Malaysia You Would Love to Work For

Recruitment firm Randstad recently announced the launch of the inaugural Randstad Award 2016 in Malaysia and released the list of Top 75 companies in Malaysia. These awards will be presented to the winning companies on April 28, 2016.The Randstad Award is presented to the most attractive employer in more than 20 countries across the globe. […]

Edelman Trust Barometer Data Reveals Employee Trust Divide

For the first time we examined the state of trust between employers and employees in the Edelman Trust Barometer Special Report on Employee Advocacy. Source: Edelman Trust Barometer Data Reveals Employee Trust Divide

Online market offers groceries delivered to your door

The idea is simple: a full range of market groceries delivered to your door. In chaotic, congested Phnom Penh, it’s amazing nobody had offered the service before, said tattooed French national Julien Nguyen, 35, the founder of Source: Online market offers groceries delivered to your door, Post Weekend, Phnom Penh Post