US dollar gasping for air – pummelled on Tuesday

FXTM Research Analyst Lukman Otunuga said the US Dollar is gasping for air while the Euro bulls is taking a breather and he explains that the greenback received a thorough pummelling on Tuesday. This after reports of Republican legislators failing to pass a revised healthcare bill rekindled concerns over Trump’s ability to implement tax cuts and infrastructure […]

Pay-TV providers facing a perfect storm

Pay-TV providers in the Asia-Pacific region are seeing significant challenges from content piracy and low-cost OTT services – a perfect storm that is rocking their business model. To fight back, they need to have a transformation plan that will be driven by innovation and the development of new business models. Operators are now looking at […]

Kazi Mahmood: Influencers are the Future of News

This is an interview of founder Kazi Mahmood by a Public Relations agency in Malaysia, the Supernewsroom. This week, we have a quick chat with Kazi Mahmood – Business Editor at the Malay Mail. During his career span as a journalist, Kazi was previously News Editor at the Malay Reserve, Chief Editor at OIC […]

Bahrain: Fintech startups get landmark regulatory sandbox boost

  The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has launched a regulatory sandbox allowing tartups and fintech firms to test and experiment their banking ideas and solutions. The regulatory sandbox provides an opportunity for fintech businesses around the world to expand and thrive in the Gulf and strengthens Bahrain’s position as a fintech and financial services hub in the Gulf […]

MNC, M3Tech in pact on DTFZ e-Commerce platform

MNC CEO, Christopher Tan Chor HowMNC Wireless Bhd (MNC) and M3 Technologies (Asia) Bhd (M3Tech) have joined forces to develop an integrated payment gateway solutions and an end-to-end logistic support that will operate in the Malaysia Digital Free Trade Zone (DTFZ). The project is a further boost for the DTFZ which was launched by Malaysian […]

mTouche forays in Thai media advertising landscape

mTouche Technology Bhd (mTouche), said in statement yesterday that its wholly-owned subsidiary mTouche (Thailand) Co Ltd (mTouche Thailand) entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with G.I.S. Park (Thailand) Co Ltd (G.I.S.) as its solution and technology partner. The MoU is to jointly develop, build, install and operate the SMART4 Public Phone & Wi-Fi Hub […]

Should millennials buy or not buy a house?

There is a trend in many developed countries where Millennials (born between 1980 and 2005) are not house owners, but made up 19% of households (in the US). A report released by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies said less than 10 percent of homeowners came from the Millennial bracket in 2015. While millennials might be […]

Samsung launches holiday campaign with Galaxy A Series

Samsung yesterday launched a holiday campaign for its Galaxy A Series buyers, hoping it will boost its sales in Malaysia. The company said the campaign is part of its ongoing efforts to inspire young Malaysians to seize the opportunity and “live unplanned”. The campaign will run on social media site Instagram, saying the new Galaxy […]