CIMB Foundation launches MOZEK for students.

The CIMB Foundation today launched CIMB MOZEK, a holiday camp for students promoting integration and unity. The project was launched in collaboration with Teach For Malaysia (TFM) and is Cimb Foundation’s flagship initiative embracing its “Diversity and Inclusion” guiding principle. “These principles cuts across all of the Foundation’s programmes to ensure that they will benefit as many people […]

IoT: The French Connection

THERE is a lot happening in Southeast Asia in the world of the internet of things (IoT), the new buzzword of today, but did you know that a lot of this internet “science” comes with French Connections? It started with French company SigFox, the world’s leading provider of connectivity for IoT with a strategic link-up […]

Universal Robots: Automating SMEs to re-energise manufacturing

AS Malaysia approaches the third year of its Eleventh Malaysia Plan (2016-2020), re-energising its manufacturing sector has grown to be a priority. A key focus is enhancing productivity using Industry 4.0 technologies such as artificial intelligence and robotics. The government has made notable attempts to encourage automation among small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the […]

AmBank Group Reports Net Profit of RM659.7 million for H1FY18

AmBank Group second-quarter net profit slipped 6% year-on-year (y-o-y) on higher interest expense and other operating expenses, said the bank today in a media release. Datuk Sulaiman Mohd Tahir (Dato’ Sulaiman), AmBank Group Chief Executive Officer said the group’s modest 2.3% year-on-year (Y-o-Y) improvement in total income of RM1,949.1 million for the half year ended […]

Why Bérenger and L’Express are hitting at XLD? The answer is here!

With strong political meddling, the local media in Mauritius is as divided as the opposition parties, along clear social and political lines. The same division is seen among the political parties, even among those in power, as they are parties born out of the social and ethnic divide in the country. As such, it was […]

Tourism: Mauritius the irresistible

Who could resist a red telephone box from which you can call an international landline at no charge? Not me. I surprise my friend at her desk in Melbourne. “I think this is the only time in my life I’ll get a call from Mauritius,” she says, in a rare gush. I get it. Even […]

Maybank pushing for stronger regional digital agenda

In the race to remain ahead of competition, Maybank, the leading Malaysian bank in Asean ranking (ranked fourth after three Singapore banks) is pushing for the enhancement of its regional internet infrastructure in some of its emerging markets, said Maybank Group Head community financial services head Datuk Lim Hong Tat. He said this was part […]

Japan’s soft values useful to Malaysia

IN the 60 years of Malaysia’s independence, the one country that has been consistently investing in Malaysia, not just in capital and investments but also in human capital, has been Japan. This, perhaps, is crucial for policymakers to understand the context of Malaysia which is now catapulting itself to be a high-income nation that can only happen through human […]

Editorial: Labour is wrong on Bhadain

The Labour Party started to play an old, lame game in trying to derail the campaign of the Reform Party’s chief Roshi Bhadain, while asking whether the latter is not playing the game in PM Pravind Jugnauth’s favour. Well, we at WFTV believe Bhadain did one of the bravest thing by resigning and challenging the […]