On March 16, 2021, the World Bank in Malaysia released a new Flagship Report Aiming High – Navigating the Next Stage of Malaysia’s Development which looks at the next frontier of the country’s development as the reality of being a high-income economy becomes all the more apparent. Over the next few years, Malaysia will pass the high-income threshold, calculated in GNI per capita, putting the country on the same bar as the world-leading economies.
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The Olive Tree Group’s Managing Director, Leslie Gomez shares on staying ahead in the F&B ecosystem and how he keeps both modernity and tradition alive in his establishments.
WILL A RISING TIDE LIFT ALL BOATS?
In the past, a total income of RM800–RM1,000 could support six people or more. Nowadays, you can barely support three people, and even that is a nightmare...
TAKING ON A FRAGMENTED CANCER CARE SYSTEM
The shortage of oncologists is an issue faced by the whole world, including Malaysia.
LABUAN SET TO ONLY GROW STRONGER AND FURTHER IN THE DIGITAL FINANCE SPACE
Labuan’s reputation as a financial centre dates back to 1990 when the Labuan International Business and Financial Center (Labuan IBFC) was created.
REVOLUTIONISING KITCHENS ONE STEP AT A TIME
Cloud kitchens are no novel introduction to the Malaysian market. While they have yet to really mushroom across the city, Kuala Lumpur is already home to growing names such as Cookhouse and Pop Meals. Now it is home to another, COOX.
WHY DDI TECHNOLOGY IS FUNDAMENTAL FOR MULTICLOUD SUCCESS
Covid-19 has been a rapid learning curve for businesses as they transition to virtual off-premise spaces, requiring fast and efficient access to varied applications to ensure a return to business-as-usual.
TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP FOR A POST-PANDEMIC WORLD
There’s no “best” leadership style, no “magic bullet” when it comes to leading a company. But a certain style of leadership is ideal for certain circumstances.
CHAMPIONING DIGITAL TALENT IN THE ENERGY SECTOR
The Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder of Plus Solar, Ryan Oh Zhi Kang has highlighted the need for more talent in software engineering, UIUX design and data analytics in Malaysia.
ELEVATING THE MALAYSIA-EU BILATERAL TRADE RELATIONS
The negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Malaysia and the European Union (EU), known as the MEUFTA, began in 2010 but reached an impasse in 2012.
BUILDING THE NEXT GENERATION OF FUTURE-READY TALENTS
Back in 1992, the Sunway College was just one institution.
Q Where do personal preferences come from? For example, I like hard rock music. Why am I that social outcast who runs screaming into the bathroom at school dances when everyone else is singing along? —Kate, age 13, Ohio
LUXURY CAR BRAND JAGUAR TO GO ALL-ELECTRIC BY 2025
Struggling luxury car brand Jaguar will be fully electric by 2025, the British company said this week as it outlined a plan to phase out internal combustion engines.
FREAKED-OUT CRUISE TAKES CONTROL!
Gets COVID-proof movie set after wild virus rant
Have «comfort foods» PUT YOUR healthy diet ON THE BACK SHELF?
Nutrition Myth Buster Jonny Bowden says toss out the old nutrition advice along with the junk food. It’s time to start fresh before you start having health issues.
Assassin's Creed Valhalla (for PC): Another Winner
The Assassin’s Creed series has taken us to numerous historical settings since its 2007 debut, including Ancient Greece, Renaissance Italy, and Revolutionary War-era America. The newest installment, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, details the Viking invasion of 9th Century England from the perspective of history’s most notorious raiders. Though Valhalla doesn’t introduce anything wholly new to the series, it’s an excellent PC game that follows in the footsteps of its equally exceptional predecessors, Origins and Odyssey.
MAGGIE LINDEMANN SPILLS THE TEA ON HER UPCOMING EP, TRAN- SCENDING GENRES AND COLLABORATING WITH POP PUNK’S FINEST.
A Light From Within
The only one who’d ever been afraid of me was me. Then came Bronwen
COVID-19 TURNS MALAYSIA'S GLOVE MAKERS INTO BILLIONAIRES
Owner of Riverstone Holdings is now a billionaire with his share prices going up, keeping up with the increasing demand in protective gloves across the world.
PPID DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUE ADVANCES
Year-round diagnosis of pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID, also known as Cushing’s) just got easier, thanks to the joint efforts of equine researchers in England and mathematicians in Australia.
Testing New Brass and IMR Powders